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October 11, 2005 3 min read
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**25-Dec. 1—Science: Science Institute, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle-level educators, at the NELMS Center in Topsfield, Mass. Beginning Oct. 25, and then continuing on two nonconsecutive days. Contact: Valerie Kacian, 460 Boston Street, Suite 4, Topsfield, MA 01983; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504; e-mail: vrkacian@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org.

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26-28—Technology:T+L2 Conference, sponsored by the National School Boards Association, for technology directors and educators, in Denver, Colo. Contact: Ann Flynn, NSBA, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 838-6722; e-mail: aflynn@nsba.org; Web site: www.nsba.org.

26-29—Literacy: Annual Conference, sponsored by ProLiteracy Worldwide, for K-12 educators, at the Starr Pass Marriott Resort and Spa in Tucson, Ariz. Contact: PLW, 1320 Jamesville Ave., Syracuse, NY 13210; (315) 422-9121 ext. 319; e-mail: conference@proliteracy.org; Web site: www.proliteracy.org/conference.

27-28—Education reform: Girls 2005! Changing the Culture for Girls, sponsored by the Ophelia Project and the Triad Foundation, for educators, counselors, and parents, at the Grand Hyatt in Tampa, Fla. Contact: OP, 110 E. Oak St., Tampa, FL 33602; (813) 224-9622 ext. 279; fax: (813) 229-5949; Web site: www.opheliaproject.org.

27-28—Reading: 10th Transmountain Conference, sponsored by the International Reading Association, for K-12 educators, in Calgary, Alberta Canada. Contact: IRA, 800 Barksdale Road, PO Box 8139, Newark, DE 19714; (800) 336-READ; Web site: www.reading.org.

27-28—Special education: Early Intervention for Young Children with Autism Part 1, sponsored by Heartspring World Reach, for special education teachers and paraprofessionals, 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.

27-29—Learning disabilities: 17th Annual International Conference on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, sponsored by Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, for K-12 educators and administrators, in Dallas. Contact: CHADD, 8181 Professional Place, Suite 150, Landover, MD 20785; (301) 306-7070; fax: (301) 306-7090; Web site: www.chadd.org.

27-29—Mental health: Effective School Mental Health Practice Conference, sponsored by the Center for School Mental Health Assistance, for school counselors, psychologists, and educators, in Cleveland. Contact: Sylvia Huntley, CSMHA, Center for Mental Health in Schools, UCLA/Dept. of Psychology, PO Box 951563, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1563; fax: (310) 206-8716; Web site: http://csmha.umaryland.edu/annl_conf/registration.php.

27-30—Experiential education: 34th Annual Conference, sponsored by the National Society for Experiential Education, for K-12 educators, in Philadelphia. Contact: NSEE, 515 King St., Suite 420, Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 706-9552; fax:(703) 684-6048; Web site: www.nsee.org.

**27-Dec.2—Social Studies: Social Studies Institute, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle-level educators, at the NELMS Center in Topsfield, Mass. Beginning Oct. 27, then continuing on two nonconsecutive days. Contact: Valerie Kacian, 460 Boston Street, Suite 4, Topsfield, MA 01983; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504; e-mail: vrkacian@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org.

28—Early-childhood education: Every Move Counts: Implementing Assistive Technology and Augmenting Communication, sponsored by Heartspring World Reach, for special education teachers, 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.

A version of this article appeared in the October 12, 2005 edition of Education Week

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