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Following are dates for workshops, conferences, and other professional de velopment opportunities for teachers. Some events may include administra tors, policymakers, parents, and others. The list is organized by region, though some events are national meetings. Registration deadlines may close be fore the date of the event. Asterisks (*) denote new entries.

East

*October 15-16 HISTORY

History Institute for Teachers: Teaching 9/11 and the War on Terrorism. Sponsored by the Foreign Policy Research Institute, in Bryn Mawr, Pa. Contact: Alan Luxenberg, FPRI, 1528 Walnut St., Suite 610, Philadelphia, PA 19102; (215) 732-3774, ext. 105; fax (215) 732-4401; e-mail lux@fpri.org; www.fpri.org.

*October 18 SCIENCE

Laboratory Waste Management Workshop. Sponsored by the Laboratory Safety Institute, in Natick, Mass. Contact: LSI, 192 Worcester Rd., Natick, MA 01760-2252; (800) 647-1977; fax (508) 647-0062; www.labsafety.org.

*October 19-22 SCIENCE

The Next Step Institute. Sponsored by the Association of Science Materials Centers, in Pittsburgh. Contact: Tom Peters, ASMC, #3 Highway 93, Sears House at Clemson University, Clemson, SC 29634-0977; (864) 656-1863; fax (864) 656-1864; e-mail tpeters@clemson.edu; www.ces.clemson.edu.

*October 20-21 SPECIAL EDUCATION

26th Annual Fall Conference on Mainstreaming Students With Hearing Loss. Sponsored by the Clarke School for the Deaf, in Springfield, Mass. Contact: Barbara Rochon, CSD, 48 Round Hill Rd., Northampton, MA 01060; (413) 587-7313; fax (413) 586-6654; e-mail brochon@clarkeschool.org.

*October 20-22 SCIENCE

Eastern Area Convention. Sponsored by the National Science Teachers Association, in Hartford, Conn. Contact: NSTA, P.O. Box 98087, Washington, DC 20090; (800) 328-8998; fax (703) 243-3924; www.nsta.org/conventions.

*October 27-30 EXPERIENTIAL EDUCATION

34th Annual Conference. Sponsored by the National Society for Experiential Education, in Philadelphia. Contact: NSEE, 515 King St., Suite 420, Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 706-9552; fax (703) 684-6048; www.nsee.org.

*November 3-5 ACHIEVEMENT GAP

16th National Conference. Sponsored by the Education Trust, in Washington, D.C. For more information, contact: ET, 1250 H St., Suite 700, Washington, DC 20005; fax (202) 293-2605; www.edtrust.org.

*November 3-5 MIDDLE SCHOOLS

National Conference. Sponsored by the National Middle School Association, in Philadelphia. For more information, contact: NMSA, 4151 Executive Pkwy., Suite 300, Westerville, OH 43081; (800) 528-6672; www.nmsa.org.

*November 4 WRITING

Writing Workshop for Teachers. Sponsored by the Institute for Writing and Thinking at Bard College, in Annandale, N.Y. Deadline: Oct. 28. Contact: Judi Smith, IWT, Bard College, P.O. Box 5000, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY 12504-5000; (845) 758-7484; fax (845) 758-7629; e-mail jsmith@bard.edu.

*November 4-5 ACHIEVEMENT GAP

Ninth Annual National Conference: Closing the Education Gap. Sponsored by the Foundation for Excellent Schools, in Hartford, Conn. Contact: Rick Dalton, FES, 1634 Route 30, Cornwall, VT 05753; (802) 462-3170; fax (802) 462-3180; e-mail info@fesnet.org; www.fesnet.org.

*November 6-8 LITERACY

16th Annual Literacy for All Conference. Sponsored by Lesley University, in Providence, R.I. Contact: Conference Office, LU, 1815 Massachusetts Ave., Suite 378, Cambridge, MA 02140; (800) 999-1959, ext. 8402; fax (617) 349-8490; e-mail literacy@mail.lesley.edu.

*November 7 LITERACY

Conference on Literacy Goals for the Nation’s High Schools. Sponsored by the Alliance for Excellent Education, in Washington, D.C. Contact: Kathleen Mohr, AEE, 1201 Connecticut Ave. N.W., Washington, DC 20036; (202) 828-0828; e-mail kmohr@all4ed.org; www.all4ed.org.

*November 8 and 29 SCIENCE

Lab Safety Training Workshop. Sponsored by the Laboratory Safety Institute, in Long Island, N.Y. (Nov. 8); Framingham, Mass. (Nov. 29); and Natick, Mass. (Nov. 29). Contact: LSI, 192 Worcester Rd., Natick, MA 01760-2252; (800) 647-1977; fax (508) 647-0062; www.labsafety.org.

*November 9-12 LEARNING DISABILITIES

28th Annual Conference. Sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, in Portland, Maine. Contact: Diana Hammitte, CEC, Teacher Education Division, P.O. Box 766, Statesboro, GA 30459; www.tedcec.org.

*November 17-22 ENGLISH

2005 Annual Convention. Sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, in Pittsburgh. Contact: NCTE Customer Service Department, 1111 W. Kenyon Rd., Urbana, IL 61801-1096; (217) 278-3849 or (877) 369-6283; fax (217) 328-9645; e-mail public_info@ncte.org; www.ncte.org/profdev/conv/annual.

*November 19-22 MIDDLE EAST EDUCATION

Annual Meeting. Sponsored by the Middle East Studies Association of North America, in Washington, D.C. Contact: MESANA, University of Arizona, 1219 N. Santa Rita Ave., Tucson, AZ 85721; (520) 621-5850; fax (520) 626-9095; e-mail mesana@u.arizona.edu.

*November 27-29 READING

Celebrate Reading Literacy Conference. Sponsored by the International Reading Association, in Toronto. Contact: IRA, 800 Barksdale Rd., P.O. Box 8139, Newark, DE 19714; (800) 336-READ; www.reading.org.

Midwest/Plains

*October 19-22 SCIENCE

2005 Frontiers in Education Conference. Sponsored by the American Society for Engineering Education and the Computer Society, in Indianapolis. Contact: ASEE, University of Kansas, 1515 Saint Andrews Dr., Lawrence, KS 66047; fax (785) 864-4871; http://fie.engrng.pitt.edu/fie2005.

*October 20-21 BEST PRACTICES

Educational Care for All Kinds of Minds Seminar. Sponsored by All Kinds of Minds, in Overland Park, Kan. Deadline: Oct. 15. Contact: Educational Care, AKM, 1450 Raleigh Rd., Second Floor, Chapel Hill, NC 27515; (919) 933-8082; fax (919) 442-0018; e-mail educationalcare@allkindsofminds.org.

*October 27-28 SPECIAL EDUCATION

Early Intervention for Young Children with Autism, Part 1. Sponsored by Heartspring World Reach, in Wichita, Kan. Contact: Evelyn Horton, HWR, 8700 E. 29th St. N., Wichita, KS 67226; (316) 634-8700; fax (316) 634-0555; e-mail ehorton@heartspring.org.

*October 27-29 MENTAL HEALTH

Effective School Mental Health Practice Conference. Sponsored by the Center for School Mental Health Analysis and Action, in Cleveland. For more information, contact: Sylvia Huntley, CSMHA, University of Maryland Baltimore, Dept. of Psychiatry, 737 W. Lombard St., Fourth Floor, Baltimore, MD 21201; (410) 706-0980; fax (410) 706-0984; e-mail shuntley@psych.umaryland.edu; http://csmha.umaryland.edu/annl_conf/registration.php.

*November 7-9 PARENT INVOLVEMENT

Common-Sense Parenting: Training for Trainers Workshop. Sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource Training Center, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: NRTC, 14100 Crawford St., Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771; e-mail nrtcmarketing@girlsandboystown.org; www.girlsandboystown.org.

*November 9 and 21 SCIENCE

Lab Safety Training Workshop. Sponsored by the Laboratory Safety Institute, in Indianapolis (Nov. 9) and Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada (Nov. 21). Contact: LSI, 192 Worcester Rd., Natick, MA 01760-2252; (800) 647-1977; fax (508) 647-0062; www.labsafety.org.

*November 9-12 READING

32nd Plains Conference. Sponsored by the International Reading Association, in Minneapolis. Contact: IRA, 800 Barksdale Rd., P.O. Box 8139, Newark, DE 19714; (800) 336-READ; www.reading.org.

*November 10-12 SCIENCE


Midwestern Area Convention. Sponsored by the National Science Teachers Association, in Chicago. Contact: NSTA, P.O. Box 98087, Washington, DC 20090; (800) 328-8998; fax (703) 243-3924; www.nsta.org/conventions.

*November 11-13 ARTS EDUCATION

Second Annual Conference on Arts-Curriculum-Community. Sponsored by the University of Wisconsin-Madison, in Madison, Wis. For more information, contact: Nancy Blake, 1050 University Ave., #340, Madison, WI 53706; (608) 262-4650; fax (608) 265-4309; e-mail nblake@education.wisc.edu.

*November 15-20 AFRICAN AMERICAN ED

33rd Annual Conference. Sponsored by the National Alliance of Black School Educators, in Detroit. Contact: NABSE, 310 Pennsylvania Ave. S.E., Washington, DC 20003; (800) 221-2654; www.nabse.org.

*November 17-18 SPECIAL EDUCATION

Teaching Language Skills to Children With Autism Workshop. Sponsored by Heartspring World Reach, in Wichita, Kan. Contact: Evelyn Horton, HWR, 8700 E. 29th St. N., Wichita, KS 67226; (316) 634-8700; fax (316) 634-0555; e-mail ehorton@heartspring.org.

*November 17-20 SOCIAL STUDIES

2005 Social Studies Conference: The Heart of the Curriculum. Sponsored by the National Council for the Social Studies, in Kansas City, Mo. Contact: NCSS, 8555 16th St., Silver Spring, MD 20910; www.socialstudies.org.

*December 7-10 COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT


Diversity: The Foundation of Community Education. Sponsored by the National Community Education Association, in St. Louis. Deadline: Nov. 4. Contact: Kerry Loughney, NCEA, 3929 Old Lee Hwy., Suite 91-A, Fairfax, VA 22030; (703) 359-8973; fax (703) 359-0972; e-mail kerry@ncea.com; www.ncea.com.

South

*October 15-20 DROPOUTS

95th Annual Truancy, Dropout, and Delinquency Prevention Conference. Sponsored by the International Association for Truancy and Dropout Prevention, in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Contact: Jackie L. Williams, IATDP, 6 Birkhall Cir., Greenville, SC 29605; www.iatdp.org.

*October 20-22 CHARACTER EDUCATION

12th National Forum: Building Cultures of Character. Sponsored by the Character Education Partnership, in Atlanta. Contact: CEP, 1025 Connecticut Ave. N.W., Suite 1011, Washington, DC 20036; (800) 988-8081; www.character.org.

*October 20-22 ETHICS

Annual International Conference. Sponsored by the Center for Academic Integrity, in Blacksburg, Va. Contact: Tim Dodd, CAI, 102 W. Duke Bldg., Duke University, Durham, NC 27708; (919) 660-3045; fax (919) 684-4483; e-mail integrity@duke.edu.

*October 24 LEARNING DISABILITIES

Overview of LD/ADHD Workshop. Sponsored by the Hill Center, in Durham, N.C. Contact: Jean Neville, HC, 3200 Pickett Rd., Durham, NC 27705; (919) 489-7464; e-mail jneville@hillcenter.org; www.hillcenter.org.

*October 27-28 EDUCATION REFORM

Girls 2005! Changing the Culture for Girls. Sponsored by the Ophelia Project and the Triad Foundation, in Tampa, Fla. Contact: OP, 110 E. Oak St., Tampa, FL 33602; (813) 224-9622, ext. 279; fax (813) 229-5949; www.opheliaproject.org.

*October 27-29 LEARNING DISABILITIES

17th Annual International Conference on Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. Sponsored by Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder, in Dallas. Contact: CHADD, 8181 Professional Place, Suite 150, Landover, MD 20785; (301) 306-7070; fax (301) 306-7090; www.chadd.org.

*November 2, 16, and 30 SCIENCE

Lab Safety Training Workshop. Sponsored by the Laboratory Safety Institute, in Birmingham, Ala. (Nov. 2); St. Augustine, Fla. (Nov. 16); and Corpus Christi, Texas (Nov. 30). Contact: LSI, 192 Worcester Rd., Natick, MA 01760-2252; (800) 647-1977; fax (508) 647-0062; www.labsafety.org.

*November 3-5 COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

2005 Healthy Communities, Healthy Youth Conference. Sponsored by the Search Institute, in Dallas. Contact: Liz Brekke, SI, The Banks Bldg., 615 First Ave. N.E., Suite 125, Minneapolis, MN 55413; (612) 692-5555; fax (612) 692-5553; e-mail lizb@search-institute.org; www.search-institute.org/hchy.

*November 3-5 TEACHER EDUCATION

45th Biennial Convocation. Sponsored by Kappa Delta Pi, in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Michael P. Wolfe, KDP, 3707 Woodview Trace, Indianapolis, IN 46268; (317) 871-4900; fax (317) 704-2323; e-mail wolfe@kdp.org; www.kdp.org.

*November 3-6 SEX EDUCATION

Eastern and Mid-Continent Region Conference 2005. Sponsored by the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality, in Atlanta. Contact: SSSS, P.O. Box 416, Allentown, PA 18105; (610) 530-2483; fax (610) 530-2485; www.sexscience.org.

*November 4-5 BEST PRACTICES

Accelerated Schools Conference. Sponsored by the Southwest Center for Accelerated Schools, in Austin, Texas. Contact: Bonnie Hamill, SCAS, 4030 W. Braker Ln., Bldg. 2, Suite 244, Austin, TX 78759; (512) 232-0700; fax (512) 232-0707; e-mail bhamill@mail.utexas.edu.

*November 7-8 LEARNING DISABILITIES

Annual Conference. Sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, in Charleston, S.C. For more information, contact: Charles Hughes, CEC, Division of Learning Disabilities, 227 CEDAR, Penn State University, University Park, PA 16802; www.teachingld.org.

*November 9-11 CURRICULUM

Teaching for Understanding Workshop. Sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, in Miami. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311; (703) 578-9600; fax (703) 575-5400; e-mail member@ascd.org; www.ascd.org.

*November 9-13 GIFTED EDUCATION

52nd Annual Convention. Sponsored by the National Association for Gifted Children, in Louisville, Ky. Contact: NAGC, 1707 L St. N.W., Suite 550, Washington, DC 20036; (202) 785-4268; fax (202) 785-4248; e-mail nagc@nagc.org; www.nagc.org.

*November 9-13 MULTICULTURAL EDUCATION

15th Annual International Conference. Sponsored by the National Association for Multicultural Education, in Atlanta. Contact: Joyce E. Harris, NAME, 733 15th St. N.W., Suite 430, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 628-6263; fax (202) 628-6264; e-mail name@nameorg.org; www.nameorg.org.

*November 11 BEHAVIOR


Functional Behavioral Assessment and Behavior Intervention. Sponsored by the Hill Center, in Durham, N.C. Contact: Jean Neville, HC, 3200 Pickett Rd., Durham, NC, 27705; (919) 489-7464; e-mail jneville@hillcenter.org; www.hillcenter.org.

*December 10-12 SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT

2005 Annual Conference. Sponsored by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, in Houston. Deadline: Nov. 4. Contact: Lucy Welzant-Hayden, 1866 Southern Ln., Decatur, GA 30033; (404) 679-4501, ext. 565; fax (404) 679-4541; e-mail lwhayden@sacscasi.org; www.sacscasi.org.

West

*October 15 DANCE EDUCATION

Workshop: Creative-Based Dance Education. Sponsored by Luna Kids Dance, in San Francisco. Contact: Julie Regalado, LKD, P.O. Box 8058, Berkeley, CA 94707; (510) 644-3629; e-mail jregalado@lunakidsdance.com; www.lunakidsdance.com.

*October 18-23 RURAL EDUCATION

Annual Conference. Sponsored by the National Rural Education Association, in Tucson, Ariz. Contact: NREA, University of Oklahoma, 820 Van Vleet Oval, Room 227, Norman, OK 73019; (405) 325-7959; www.nrea.net.

*October 19 and 25 SCIENCE

Lab Safety Training Workshop. Sponsored by the Laboratory Safety Institute, in Salt Lake City (Oct. 19) and Portland, Ore. (Oct. 25). Contact: LSI, 192 Worcester Rd., Natick, MA 01760-2252; (800) 647-1977; fax (508) 647-0062; www.labsafety.org.

*October 19-22 HEALTH

Supersize Prevention: Obesity, Diabetes, and Other Critical Issues. Sponsored by the American School Health Association, in Burbank, Calif. Contact: Mary Bamer Ramsier, ASHA, P.O. Box 708, 7263 State Route 43, Kent, OH 44240; (330) 678-1601, ext. 127; fax (330) 678-4526; e-mail mbramsi@ashaweb.org; www.ashaweb.org/annual_conferences.html.

*October 20-22 LEARNING DISABILITIES

13th International Conference. Sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, in Albuquerque, N.M. Contact: CEC, Division on Career Development and Transition, Cudahy School District, 2915 E. Ramsey Ave., Cudahy, WI 53110; www.dcdt.org.

*October 22 CURRICULUM

Workshops. Sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, in San Francisco. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311; (703) 578-9600; fax (703) 575-5400; e-mail member@ascd.org; www.ascd.org.

*October 26-28 TECHNOLOGY

T+L2 Conference. Sponsored by the National School Boards Association, in Denver. Contact: Ann Flynn, NSBA, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 838-6722; e-mail aflynn@nsba.org; www.nsba.org.

*October 26-29 LITERACY

Annual Conference. Sponsored by ProLiteracy Worldwide, in Tucson, Ariz. Contact: PLW, 1320 Jamesville Ave., Syracuse, NY 13210; (315) 422-9121, ext. 319; e-mail conference@proliteracy.org; www.proliteracy.org/conference.

*October 27-28 READING

10th Transmountain Conference. Sponsored by the International Reading Association, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Contact: IRA, 800 Barksdale Rd., P.O. Box 8139, Newark, DE 19714; (800) 336-READ; www.reading.org.

*November 2-6 EXPERIENTIAL EDUCATION

33rd Annual International Conference. Sponsored by the Association for Experiential Education, in Tucson, Ariz. Contact: Evan Natrotsky, AEE, 3775 Iris Ave., Suite 4, Boulder, CO 80301; (303) 440-8844; fax (303) 440-9581; e-mail conferences@aee.org; www.aee.org.

*November 2-30 DANCE EDUCATION

Workshop: Developing and Implementing Creative Dance Curriculum, Section A. Sponsored by Luna Kids Dance, in Oakland, Calif. Contact: Julie Regalado, LKD, P.O. Box 8058, Berkeley, CA 94707; (510) 644-3629; e-mail jregalado@lunakidsdance.com; www.lunakidsdance.com.

*November 3-4 CHARACTER EDUCATION

Steps to Respect Training Workshop. Sponsored by the Committee for Children, in Seattle. Deadline: Oct. 27. Contact: Client Support Services, CC, 568 First Ave. S., Suite 600, Seattle, WA 98104; (800) 634-4449, ext. 200; fax (206) 438-6765; e-mail clientsupport@cfchildren.org; www.cfchildren.org.

*November 5-9 RURAL EDUCATION

97th Annual Convention. Sponsored by the National Rural Education Association, in Tucson, Ariz. Deadline: Oct. 25. Contact: Bob Mooneyham, NREA, 820 Van Vleet Oval, Room 227, Norman, OK 73019; (405) 325-7959; fax (403) 325-7959; e-mail bmooneyham@ou.edu.

*November 18-20 TECHNOLOGY

Technology-Infused Teaching Conference. Sponsored by the National High School Association, in Monterey, Calif. Deadline: Nov. 11. Contact: Peter F. Murphy, NHSA, 6615 E. Pacific Coast Hwy., Suite 120, Long Beach, CA 90803; (800) 326-1880; fax (562) 430-5607; e-mail info@nhsa.net.

*December 1-4 MATHEMATICS

Annual Fall Asilomar Mathematics Conference. Sponsored by the California Mathematics Council, in Monterey, Calif. Deadline: Nov. 20. Contact: Mike Contino, CMC, P.O. Box 880, Clayton, CA 94517; (925) 680-8573; fax (925) 680-8573; e-mail cmc-math@sbcglobal.net.

*December 7-9 INSTRUCTION

Second Step: Training for Trainers Workshop. Sponsored by the Committee for Children, in Seattle. Deadline: Nov. 30. Contact: Client Support Services, CC, 568 First Ave. S., Suite 600, Seattle, WA 98104; (800) 634-4449, ext. 200; fax (206) 438-6765; e-mail clientsupport@cfchildren.org; www.cfchildren.org.

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