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October 31, 2001 14 min read
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12--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Fairfax, Va., and Ludington, Mont. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: AIT, 1800 Stonelake Drive, PO Box A, Bloomington, IN 47402; (800) 457-4509; fax: (812) 333-4278; e-mail: info@ait.net; Web site: www.ait.net.

12-13--Classroom Management: The Well-Managed Classroom, sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource Training Center, for teachers, administrators, and support staff, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: NRTC Support Services, Box 145, Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; e-mail: nrtcmarketing@boystown.org.

13--College fair: Online College Fair for General Interest Students, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for students, teachers, and parents, at www.OnlineCollegeFair.com. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

13--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Fredericksburg, Va.; Little Rock, Ark.; and Providence, R.I. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: AIT, 1800 Stonelake Drive, PO Box A, Bloomington, IN 47402; (800) 457-4509; fax: (812) 333-4278; e- mail: info@ait.net; Web site: www.ait.net.

13--Principals: Principals’ Academy, Judgement: Quality Application of Quality Information, sponsored by the Greater Cleveland Educational Development Center, for K-12 principals and interns, at Cleveland State University. Contact: Barbara Jenkins, GCEDC, RT 901, CSU, 1860 E. 22nd St., Cleveland, OH 44114- 4435; (216) 523-7107; fax: (216) 687-5422; e-mail: b.m.jenkins@csuohio.edu; Web site: www.gcedcohio.org.

13-16--Crisis prevention: Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Program, sponsored by the Crisis Prevention Institute, for educators, in Des Moines, Iowa; Louisville, Ky.; Miami; and Nashville, Tenn. Contact: CPI, 3315-K N. 124th St., Brookfield, WI 53005; (800) 558-8976; fax: (262) 783-5906; e-mail: info@crisisprevention.com; Web site: www.crisisprevention.com.

13-16--Preschool: Common Sense Parenting of Toddlers and Preschoolers: Training of Trainers, sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource Training Center, for teachers, administrators, and school/home liaisons, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: NRTC Support Services, Box 145, Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545- 5771, ext. 65; e-mail: nrtcmarketing@boystown.org.

14-18--Music education: 2001 National Conference, sponsored by the American Orff-Schulwerk Association, for educators, in Cincinnati. Contact: Cindi Wobig, Executive Director, AOSA, PO Box 391089, Cleveland, OH 44139-8089; (440) 543-5366; fax: (440) 543-2687; e-mail: AOSAHDQ@email.msn.com.

14--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Dallas; Fort Smith, Ark.; Michigan City, Ind.; Plymouth, Mass.; and West Palm Beach, Fla. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: AIT, 1800 Stonelake Drive, PO Box A, Bloomington, IN 47402; (800) 457- 4509; fax: (812) 333-4278; e-mail: info@ait.net; Web site: www.ait.net.

14--Science: Portraits of a Scientist Lecture Series and Book Signing, sponsored by the Great Minds Program of the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, for educators, students age 10 and older, and parents, at the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy in Aurora, Ill. Deadline: Nov. 2. Contact: GMP, 1500 W. Sullivan Road, Aurora, IL 60506; (603) 907-5956; fax: (603) 907-5946; e-mail: rjones@imsa.edu; Web site: www.imsa.edu.

14-15--Foreign language: Conference, sponsored by the National Association of District Supervisors of Foreign Languages, for educators, in Washington. Contact: Loretta Williams, President, NADSFL, Plano ISD, 2700 W. 15th St., Plano, TX 75075; (972) 519-8196; fax: (972) 519-8031; e-mail: lwilla@pisd.edu,oreapetri@home.co m.

14-15--Foreign language: Conference, sponsored by the National Association of State Supervisors of Foreign Languages, for educators, in Washington. Contact: Virginia Ballinger, State of Ohio Department of Education, 65 S. Front St., Room 1009, Columbus, OH 43215-4183; (614) 466-2190; fax: (614) 728-3058; e-mail: pd_ballinger@ode.ohio.gov.

14-15--Mentoring: Pathwise Mentor Level Training, sponsored by the Northeast Regional Professional Development Center, for teachers, administrators, curriculum directors, and other interested educators, at Cleveland State University in Cleveland. Contact: Barbara Jenkins, NRPDC, RT 901, CSU, 1860 E. 22nd St., Cleveland, OH 44114-4435; (216) 523-7107; fax: (216) 687-5422; e-mail: b.m.jenkins@csuohio.edu; Web site: www.nrpdc.org.

14-18--Librarians: Conference, sponsored by the American Association of School Librarians, for school library media specialists, administrators, classroom teachers, library supervisors, technical coordinators, educators of school library media specialists, curriculum specialists, and public librarians working with children, at the Indianapolis Convention Center and RCA Dome in Indianapolis. Contact: AASL, 50 E. Huron St., Chicago, IL 60611; (800) 545-2433, ext. 4386; fax: (312) 664-7459; e-mail: aasl@ala.org; Web site: www.ala.org/aasl/indy.

15-17--Principals: Proficiencies for Principals Workshop: Leadership Behavior and Group Process Skills, sponsored by the Cooperative Council of Oklahoma School Administrators, for principals, at the CCOSA headquarters in Oklahoma City. Contact: Sandy Wisley, Associate Executive Director, CCOSA; (405) 524-1191.

15--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Cleveland; Columbus, Ohio; Lexington, Ky.; Lowell, Mass.; Ontario, Canada; Spokane, Wash.; and Trevose, Pa. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: AIT, 1800 Stonelake Drive, PO Box A, Bloomington, IN 47402; (800) 457-4509; fax: (812) 333-4278; e-mail: info@ait.net; Web site: www.ait.net.

15-17--Education law: Annual conference, sponsored by the Education Law Association, for educators, attorneys, school administrators, and anyone interested in education law, at the Hyatt Regency in Albuquerque, N.M. Contact: Mandy Bingaman, Interim Executive Director, ELA, 300 College Park, Dayton, OH 45469-0528; (937) 229- 3589; fax: (937) 229-3845; e-mail: ela@udayton.edu; Web site: www.educationlaw.org.

15-17--Early childhood education: Conference, sponsored by the New England Kindergarten Conference, for pre-K-3 teachers, at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence, R.I. Contact: NEKC, Lesley University, 29 Everett St., Cambridge, MA 02138; (617) 349-8922; fax: (617) 349-8125; e-mail: kindconf@mail.lesley.edu; Web site: www.lesley.edu/kc.

15-17--Special education: Blueprint for Administrators-Best Practices in Special Education, annual conference, sponsored by the Council of Administrators of Special Education, for general and special education administrators and service providers, at the Hyatt Regency in Irvine, Calif. Deadline: Oct. 31. Contact: CASE, 615 16th St. N.W., Albuquerque, NM 87104; (505) 243-7622; fax: (505) 247- 4822; e-mail: casecec@aol.com; Web site: http://members.aol.com/casecec.html .

15-18--English: 2001 Annual Convention: Re-creating the Classroom, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, for English teachers at all levels and teacher-educators, in Baltimore. Contact: NCTE, 1111 W. Kenyon Road, Urbana, IL 61801-1096; (217) 328-3870, ext. 3642; fax: (217) 278-3761; e-mail: convreg@ncte.org.

16--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Bangor, Maine; Canton, Ohio; Cincinnati; Dayton, Ohio; Long Beach, Calif.; Olympia, Wash.; and Wilmington, Del. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: AIT, 1800 Stonelake Drive, PO Box A, Bloomington, IN 47402; (800) 457-4509; fax: (812) 333-4278; e-mail: info@ait.net; Web site: www.ait.net.

16-17--Gifted education: Conference, sponsored by the Roeper Review, for teachers, administrators, counselors, psychologists, and parents, in Birmingham, Mich. Contact: TRR, 41190 Woodward Ave., Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304; (248) 203-7320; fax: (248) 203-7350; e-mail: ruthan@roeperreview.org; Web site: www.roeperreview.org.

16-18--Foreign language: 2001 Convention, sponsored by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages and the American Association of Teachers of German, for foreign-language teachers, at the Grand Hyatt and Renaissance in Washington. Contact: Louise Patierno, Convention Services Director, ACTFL, 6 Executive Plaza, Yonkers, NY 10707; (914) 963-8830; fax: (914) 963-1275; e-mail: actflhg@aol.com; Web site: www.actfl.org.

16-18--Native American educators: Conversations Across Cultures: Native American Educators and Artists, sponsored by the Center for Educational Outreach and Innovation, for educators and community members, at Teachers College of Columbia University in New York City. Contact: CEOI, Box 132, 525 W. 120th St., Room 107, New York, NY 10027; (212) 678-3987; fax: (212) 678-8417; e-mail: ceoi_mail@exchange.tc.columbia.ed u; Web site: www.tc.columbia.edu/ceoi.

16-18--Social studies: Annual Conference: Forming a More Perfect Union, sponsored by the National Council for the Social Studies, for social studies teachers, in Washington. Contact: NCSS, 3501 Newark St. N.W., Washington, DC 20016; (202) 966-7840; fax: (202) 966-2061; e-mail: conference@ncss.org; Web site: www.socialstudies.org.

16-20--Leadership: Improving Education Through Effective Leadership and Staff Development, sponsored by the National Council of States for the Improvement of Education, for teachers, administrators, supervisors, university faculty, state department personnel, board members, curriculum specialists, continuing education personnel, charter school staff, and parents, in Washington. Contact: Myrtle Braithwaite or James Collins, NCSIE, 1750 N.E. 167th St., North Miami Beach, FL 33162; (954) 262-8505 or (954) 262-8596 or (800) 986-3223, ext. 8505; fax: (954) 262-3912; e-mail: myrtle@nova.eduorcollinsj@nova.ed u.

17--College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for high school students and their parents, at the Prime F. Osborne III Convention Center in Jacksonville, Fla. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; fax: (703) 836- 8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

17-20--Community education: Community Education: A Beacon for All Ages, sponsored by the National Community Education Association, for community and adult educators, school administrators, after-school- and extended-day-program administrators, early- childhood and school-age child-care administrators, parks and recreation administrators, school board and advisory council members, and community college and university administrators and professors, at the Charleston Place Hotel in Charleston, S.C. Contact: NCEA, 3929 Old Lee Hwy., Suite 91A, Fairfax, VA 22030; (703) 359-8973; fax: (703) 359-0972; e-mail: ncea@ncea.com.

18--College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for high school students and their parents, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

18--New teachers: Conference for Beginning Teachers, sponsored by the New Teacher Center at the University of California-Santa Cruz and California’s Beginning Teacher Support and Assessment Program, for educators, at the San Mateo Marriott Hotel in San Mateo, Calif. Contact: Peggy Young, New Teacher Center at UCSC; (831) 459-4323; Web site: www.newteachercenter.org.

18-20--Higher education: Annual meeting, sponsored by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, for member presidents and chancellors, in New Orleans. Contact: Rosemary Lauth, AASCU, 1307 New York Ave. N.W., 5th floor, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 293-7070; fax: (202) 296-5819; e-mail: lauthr@aascu.org; Web site: www.aascu.org.

19-20--College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for high school students and their parents, at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

23-9--Diversity: African Diaspora Film Festival, sponsored by the Center for Educational Outreach and Innovation, for educators and community members, at Teachers College of Columbia University in New York City. Contact: CEOI, Box 132, 525 W. 120th St., Room 107, New York, NY 10027; (212) 678-3987; fax: (212) 678-8417; e-mail: ceoi_mail@exchange.tc.columbia.ed u; Web site: www.tc.columbia.edu/ceoi.

27-29--Technology: 2001 Christa McAuliffe Technology Conference, sponsored by the New Hampshire School Administrators Association and the New Hampshire Affiliate of the International Society of Technology in Education, for pre-K-16 educators, at the Sheraton Nashua Hotel in Nashua, N.H. Contact: NHSAA, 12 Cross St., Penacook, NH 03303; (603) 753-4479; fax: (603) 753-4611; e-mail: nhsaa@cnhec.concord.k12.nh.us; Web site: www.nhsaa.org.

27-30--Crisis prevention: Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Program, sponsored by the Crisis Prevention Institute, for educators, in Chicago; Cincinnati; Dallas; Minneapolis; and Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Contact: CPI, 3315-K N. 124th St., Brookfield, WI 53005; (800) 558-8976; fax: (262) 783-5906; e-mail: info@crisisprevention.com; Web site: www.crisisprevention.com.

28-29--Mentoring: Mentoring the New Teacher: Professional Development for Reflection and Growth, sponsored by the Northeast Regional Professional Development Center, for teachers, administrators, curriculum directors, and other interested educators, at Cleveland State University in Cleveland. Contact: Barbara Jenkins, NRPDC, RT 901, CSU, 1860 E. 22nd St., Cleveland, OH 44114-4435; (216) 523-7107; fax: (216) 687-5422; e-mail: b.m.jenkins@csuohio.edu; Web site: www.nrpdc.org.

29--Assessment: Sharing Effective Practices Seminar: The Ohio Proficiency Test and Vendor Fair, sponsored by the Greater Cleveland Educational Development Center, for teachers, administrators, curriculum directors, and other interested educators, at Cleveland State University in Cleveland. Contact: Barbara Jenkins, GCEDC, RT 901, CSU, 1860 E. 22nd St., Cleveland, OH 44114-4435; (216) 523-7107; fax: (216) 687-5422; e-mail: b.m.jenkins@csuohio.edu; Web site: www.gcedcohio.org.

29-30--Science: Sex Determination, a live broadcast lecture sponsored by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, for high school science teachers and students, broadcast live from Chevy Chase, Md. Contact: Judith Saks, Editor, Office of Grants and Special Programs; (301) 215-8547; fax: (301) 215-8888; e-mail: saksj@hhmi.org; Web site: www.holidaylectures.org.

29-30--Teacher compensation: National Conference on Teacher Compensation, sponsored by the Consortium for Policy Research in Education at the University of Wisconsin- Madison, for educators, in Chicago. Contact: Lisa Armstrong, CPRE/CASB Seminars, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1025 W. Johnson St., Madison, WI 53706; (608) 263-4260; fax: (608) 263-6448; e-mail: llarms1@facstaff.wisc.edu; Web site: www.wcer.wisc.edu/cpre/conference.

29-1--Higher education: Conference, sponsored by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, and the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges, for presidents, chancellors, presidential assistants, government and public relations officers, and communication officers, in San Diego. Contact: Travis Reindl, AASCU, 1307 New York Ave. N.W., Suite 500, Washington, DC 20005-4701; (202) 478-4657; fax: (202) 296-5819; e-mail: reindlt@aascu.org; Web site: www.aascu.org.

30-2--Early-childhood education: 16th National Training Institute, sponsored by Zero to Three, for professionals who work with babies, toddlers, and their families in the settings of pediatrics and health care, early Head Start, child care, advocacy, early intervention, mental health, family support, child welfare, and education or training, at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina in San Diego. Contact: Zero to Three, Communications Department, 2000 M St. N.W., Suite 200, Washington, DC 20036; (202) 638-1144; fax: (202) 638-0851; Web site: www.zerotothree.org.

1--Reading: Teaching Older Students to Decode Fluently Through Syllabication, sponsored by the Churchill Center, for educators, at the center in New York City. Contact: Susan Spero, CC, 310 E. 30th St., New York, NY 10016; (212) 722- 0610; e-mail: sspero@churchillschool.com.

1-5--Early-childhood education: Annual conference, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children’s division for early childhood, for educators, at the Boston Marriott Copley Place. Contact: CEC Conference Office, 3 Church Circle, Suite 194, Annapolis, MD 21401; (410) 269-6801; fax: (410) 267-0332; e-mail: office@gomeeting.com.

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