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March 31, 2004 9 min read
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14--College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for K-12 educators, administrators, and staff, at the Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center in Louisville, Ky. Contact: NACAC, College Fair Department, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836- 2222; Web site: www.nacac.com/fairs.html.

14-15--College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for K-12 educators, administrators, and staff, at the Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield, Mass. Contact: NACAC, College Fair Department, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836- 2222; Web site: www.nacac.com/fairs.html.

14-16--Technology: Education Technology Site Visit to Montgomery County, Md., Public Schools, sponsored by the National School Boards Association’s ITTE Education Technology Programs, for technology directors, superintendents, and school board members, at the Gaithersburg Marriott Washingtonian Center in Gaithersburg, Md. Contact: Ann Flynn, NSBA, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 838-6764; e-mail: aflynn@nsba.org; Web site: www.nsba.org/itte.

14-17--Professional development: Bargaining in Difficult Times in the Big Easy, sponsored by the North American Association of Educational Negotiators, for school labor relations professionals and educational negotiators, in New Orleans. Contact: Lyn King, NAAEN, 122 White Pine Drive, Springfield, IL 62707; (217) 529-7902; fax: (217) 529-7904; e-mail: naen@aol.com; Web site: www.naen.org.

15--College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for K-12 educators, administrators, and staff members, at the Grand Center in Grand Rapids, Mich. Contact: NACAC, College Fair Department, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-2222; Web site: www.nacac.com/fairs.html.

15-16--Data: Workshop: Using Data to Improve Student Achievement, sponsored by the National Study of School Evaluation, for pre-K-16 educators, in Schaumburg, Ill. Contact: Cheryl Gray, NSSE, 1699 E. Woodfield Road, Schaumburg, IL 60173; (847) 995-9080; fax: (847) 995-9088; e-mail: schoolimprovement@nsse.org; Web site: www.nsse.org.

15-16--Education reform: National Conference: Informing Policy in Support of Mathematics, Science, and Technology Education, sponsored by the Triangle Coalition for Science and Technology Education, for K-12 educators, at the Capitol Hill Club in Washington. Contact: Deborah Murtay, TCSTE, 1840 Wilson Blvd., Suite 201, Arlington, VA 22201; (703) 516-5960; fax: (703) 516-5969; e-mail: tricoal@triangle-coalition.org; Web site: www.triangle-coalition.org.

15-18--Arts education: VSA Arts International Institute, sponsored by the Vision, Strength, and Artistic Expression Arts Institute, for pre-K-12 educators, at the Hotel Allegro in Chicago. Contact: Janice Hastings, VSA, 1300 Connecticut Ave., N.W., Suite 700, Washington, DC 20036; (800) 933-8721; fax: (202) 737-0725; e- mail: janiceh@vsarts.org; Web site: www.vsarts.org.

17--College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for K-12 educators, administrators, and staff, at the Macomb Community College Sports & Expo Center in Warren, Mich. Contact: NACAC, College Fair Department, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-2222; Web site: www.nacac.com/fairs.html.

17-19--Best practices: Various workshops, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators and administrators, in New Orleans. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (703) 578- 9600 or (800) 933-ASCD; fax: (703) 575-5400; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

17-19--Leadership: National Principals’ Institute 2004, sponsored by ATLAS Communities, Inc., for K-12 principals and administrators, at the Saddlebrook Resort in Tampa, Fla. Deadline: January 31. Contact: Kathryn Troyan, ATLAS Communities, Inc., 55 Chapel St., Newton, MA 02458; (617) 618-2443; e-mail: ktroyan@atlascommunities.org; Web site: http://www.atlascommunities.org/Principals.

17-19--School safety: Second Step: A Violence Prevention Program Train the Trainer Workshop, sponsored by the Committee for Children, for K-12 educators, administrators, and counselors, in San Diego, Calif. Contact: CC, Client Support Services, 568 First Ave. S., Suite 600, Seattle, WA 98104-2804; (800) 634-4449 ext. 200; fax: (206) 343-1445; Web site: www.cfchildren.org.

17-20--Learning disabilities: 41st Annual International Conference, sponsored by the Learning Disabilities Association of America, for K-12 educators, parents, and school psychologists, at the Hilton in Atlanta. Contact: Mary-Clare Reynolds, LDAA, 4156 Library Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15234; (412) 341-1515; fax: (412) 344-0224; e-mail: mcreynolds@ldaamerica.org; Web site: www.ldaamerica.org.

18--Teacher education: Workshop: Learning Strategies, sponsored by the Hill Center, for K-12 educators, at the center in Durham, N.C. Contact: HC, 3200 Pickett Road, Durham, N.C. 27705-6010; (919) 489-7464; fax: (919) 489-7466; Web site: www.hillcenter.org.

18-19--Collaboration: Coalition Directors’ Annual Meeting, sponsored by the National Alliance of State Science and Mathematics Coalitions, for K-12 educators, policymakers, and business leaders, at the Maritime Institute of Technology and Graduate Studies in Linthicum Heights, Md. Deadline: March 4. Contact: Deborah Jones, NASSMC, 1840 Wilson Blvd., Suite 200, Arlington, VA 22201-3000; (703) 516-5970; fax: (703) 516-5979; e-mail: info@nassmc.org; Web site: www.nassmc.org.

18-19--Professional development: Project- Based Learning Workshop, sponsored by the Buck Institute for Education, for middle and high school teachers, at the institute in Novato, Calif. Contact: BI, 18 Commercial Blvd., Novato, CA 94949; (415) 883-0122; e- mail: info@bie.org; Web site: www.bie.org.

18-19--Professional development: 2004 National Conference: Summer Learning for All-Programs, Policy, and Research, sponsored by the Center for Summer Learning at Johns Hopkins University, for K-12 teachers, summer-program providers, and youth-development professionals, at the Radisson Plaza Hotel in Baltimore. Deadline: Dec. 19. Contact: Toni Decker, JHU; (410) 516-3962; e-mail: tdecker@hd.jhu.edu; Web site: www.summerlearning.org.

18-19--Professional development: Various workshops, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators and administrators, in New Orleans. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (703) 578- 9600 or (800) 933-ASCD; fax: (703) 575-5400; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

18-20--Early childhood: 55th Annual Conference, sponsored by the Southern Early Childhood Association, for early-childhood educators, at the Adams Mark Hotel and Ocean Center in Daytona Beach, Fla. Deadline: Feb. 20. Contact: Patricia Blacksher, SECA, 1123 S. University Ave., Suite 255, Little Rock, AR 72204; (501) 221- 1648 or (800) 305-7322; fax: (501) 227-5297; e-mail: blacksherp@southernearlychild hood.org; Web site: www.southernearlychildhood.org.

18-20--Elementary education: Annual International Technology Education Association Conference, sponsored by the Technology Education for Children Council, for elementary educators, in Albuquerque, N.M. Contact: International Technology Education Association,1914 Association Drive, Suite 201, Reston, VA 20191-1539; (703)860- 2100; fax; (703)860-0353; Web site: www.iteawww.org.

18-20--Foreign language: 2004 Conference, sponsored by the Southern Conference on Language Teaching, for pre-K-16 foreign-language educators, at the Adam’s Mark Hotel in Mobile, Ala. Deadline: February 1. Contact: Lynne McClendon, 165 Lazy Laurel Chase, Roswell, GA 30076; (770) 992-1256; fax: (770) 992-3464; e-mail: lynnemcc@mindspring.com; Web site: www.valdosta.edu/scolt.

18-21--Education law: National Conference: Looking Back, Moving Forward-The Unfinished Business of Brown v. Board of Education, sponsored by Hood College, for K-12 educators, at the college in Frederick, Md. Contact: Olivia White, HC, 401 Rosemont Ave., Frederick, MD 21701; (301) 696-3573; e-mail: owhite@hood.edu; Web site: www.hood.edu/brownvboard.

18-13--History: Workshop: Primary Sources, sponsored by the Annenberg/Corporation for Public Broadcasting, for high school educators, broadcast online. Contact: Annenberg/CPB; (800) Learner; e-mail: channel@learner.org; Web site: www.learner.org.

19--School improvement: Teacher Research Conference 2004, sponsored by the National Teacher Research Panel, for educators, in Birmingham, England. Contact: NTRP, 4A Sanctuary Bldg., Great Smith St., London SW1P 3BT; e-mail: teacher.researchconf04@dfes. gsi.gov.uk.

19--Professional development: Various workshops, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators and administrators, in New Orleans. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (703) 578- 9600 or (800) 933-ASCD; fax: (703) 575-5400; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

20--Job fair: National Minority Careers Education Expo, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education and Tylin Promotions, for educators, at the Marriott Brooklyn Bridge in New York City. Contact: Fred Greenspan, TP, PO Box 1300, Massapequa, Long Island, NY 11758-0905; (516) 799-2274; fax: (516) 795-1887; e-mail: WorldTradeCenter@DeptofEd.org; Web site: www.DeptofEd.org.

20--Montessori education: Southern Conference: Redirecting Children’s Behavior, sponsored by the American Montessori Society, for K-12 educators, at Lander University Culture Center in Greenwood, S.C. Contact: Evelyn Jackson, AMS, 281 Park Ave. S., New York, NY 10010; (212) 358-1250; fax: (212) 358-1256; e-mail: evelyn@amshq.org; Web site: www.amshq.org.

20-22--Teachers: Annual Conference and Exhibit Show, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators and administrators, in New Orleans. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311- 1714; (703) 578-9600 or (800) 933-ASCD; fax: (703) 575-5400; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

20-23--Urban schools: Legislative/Policy Conference, sponsored by the Council of Great City Schools, for urban administrators and school board members, at the Westin Grand Hotel in Washington. Contact: Terry Tabor, CGCS, 1301 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W., Washington, DC 20004; (202) 393-2427; fax: (202) 393-2400; Web site: www.cgcs.org.

22--College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for K-12 educators, administrators, and staff, at the Jacob K. Javitz Convention Center in New York City. Contact: NACAC, College Fair Department, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836- 2222; Web site: www.nacac.com/fairs.html.

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