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October 09, 2002 10 min read
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12--College fair: Performing and Visual Arts College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for educators, parents, and students, at the Interlochen Arts Academy in Interlochen, Mich. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; fax: (703) 836- 8015; Web site: www.collegefairs.com.

12--Scheduling: Beyond Tweak: Aligning School Schedule With Mission Workshop, sponsored by the Council for Spiritual and Ethical Education, for administrators, at the JW Marriott Conference Center in Atlanta. Contact: CSEE, 1465 Northside Drive, Suite 220, Atlanta, GA 30318-4225; (404) 355-4460 or (800) 298-4599; fax: (404) 355-4435; Web site: www.csee.org.

13-15--Leadership: Courageous Leadership for School Success 2002: Best Practices for Enhancing Student Achievement and School Climate, sponsored by the HOPE Foundation, for superintendents, assistant superintendents, staff developers, curriculum and instructional staff, principals, and team leaders, at the Ramada Plaza Hotel in Columbus, Ohio. Contact: Kristina Anderson, 3925 Hagan St., Suite 105, Box 906, Bloomington, IN 57502; (812) 355-6000; fax: (812) 323- 8140; e-mail: hope@communitiesofhope.org; Web site: www.communitiesofhope.org.

14-16--Special education: Hill Methodology Workshop, sponsored by the Hill Center, for special education teachers, at the center in Durham, N.C. Contact: Gaye Thompson, HC, 3200 Pickett Road, Durham, NC 27705; (919) 489-7464; fax: (919) 489-7466; Web site: www.hillcenter.org.

14-18--Health: 1st Annual Healthcare Industry Partners With Education Week, sponsored by the National Consortium on Health Science and Technology Education, for educators, with events scheduled nationally. Contact: NCHSTE, Carole Stacy, Executive Director, 2410 Woodlake Drive, Suite 440, Okemos, MI 48864-3997; (517) 347-3332; fax: (517) 347-4096; e-mail: cstacy@mhc.org; Web site: www.NCHSTE.org.

14-18--Reading: Teaching Reading K-2: A Library of Classroom Practices, sponsored by the Annenberg Foundation, for teachers of grades K-2, to be broadcast nationally. Contact: Annenberg/CPB Channel, (800) 532-7637; Web site: www.learner.org/redi rect/channel/register.html.

15--College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for educators, parents, and students, at the Boise Centre on the Grove in Boise, Idaho. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.collegefairs.com.

15--College fair: Performing and Visual Arts College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for educators, parents, and students, at Southern Methodist University in Dallas. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.collegefairs.com.

15--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Natchez, Miss., and Troy, Mich. Contact: AIT, PO Box A, Bloomington, IN 47402; (800) 457-4509; fax: (812) 333-4278; e-mail: info@ait.net; Web site: www.ait.net.

15--Professional development: Satellite Town Meeting With Rod Paige, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, for K-12 educators, to be broadcast on national television. Contact: USDE, (800) 872-5327; e-mail: Satellite.Town.Meeting@ed.gov; Web site: www.ed.gov/inits/stm/.

15-16--Safety: Safe and Effective Secondary Schools, sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource Training Center, for teachers, administrators, and support staff, school resource officers, and counselors, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: NRTC Support Services, Box 145, Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; Web site: www.girlsandboystown.org.

15-19--Health: Beyond the Borders, sponsored by the American School Health Association, for educators, school nurses, counselors, physicians, school boards, and social workers, at the Camino Real Hotel in El Paso, Texas. Contact: Mary Bamer Ramsier, ASHA; e-mail: mbramsi@ashaweb.org; Web site: www.ashaweb.org.

16--College fair: Performing and Visual Arts College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for educators, parents, and students, at Rice University in Houston. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.collegefairs.com.

16--Instruction: Differentiated Instruction, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle school educators, in Brattleboro, Vt. Contact: Adrian Aleckna, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, MA 01983; (987) 887- 6263; fax: (987) 887-6504; e-mail: nelms@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org.

16-17--Curriculum: Designing and Connecting Powerful Learning Experiences, sponsored by the MidAmerica Nazarene University, for teachers and administrators, at the Tivoli Theater in Kansas City, Mo. Contact: MNU, 2030 E. College Way, Olathe, KS 66062; (913) 791-3439; fax: (913) 791-3407; e-mail: recert@mnu.edu.

16-17--Ethics: Pruning the Moral Thicket: A Conference for Parents, sponsored by the Council for Spiritual and Ethical Education, for parents and educators, at Westridge School in Pasadena, Calif. Contact: CSEE, 1465 Northside Drive, Suite 220, Atlanta, GA 30318-4225; (404) 355-4460 or (800) 298-4599; fax: (404) 355-4435; Web site: www.csee.org.

16-18--Achievement gap: ADAPTS Training, sponsored by the American Productivity and Quality Center, for educators and administrators, at the Mobile County Public Schools in Mobile, Ala. Deadline: Oct. 2. Contact: Jessica Sellers, APQC, 123 N. Post Oak Lane, Third Floor, Houston, TX 77024; (713) 685-4652; fax: (713) 685- 4611; e-mail: jsellers@apqc.org; Web site: www.apqc.org/education.

16-18--African-American education: 7th Annual NAAPID Conference: We Are the Village: Building on Our Strengths and Mobilizing Our Energies, sponsored by the National African- American Parent Involvement Day, for parents, teachers, administrators, and community members, at the Detroit Metro Airport Crowne Plaza Hotel in Romulus, Mich. Contact: Barbara James or Joseph Dulin, NAAPID, PO Box 2043, Ann Arbor, MI 48106-2043; (800) 351-4097 or (734) 434-1144; e-mail: naapid@aaps.k12.mi.us.

16-19--Administrators: We Are One, sponsored by the American Association of School Personnel Administrators, for personnel and human resources administrators, at the Hyatt Regency in Vancouver, B.C. Contact: Jody Sheldon, AASPA, 533-B N. Mur-Len Road, Olathe, KS 66062; (913) 829-2007; fax: (913) 829-2041; e-mail: aaspa@aaspa.org; Web site: www.aaspa.org.

16-19--Professional development: The Future of Learning, sponsored by the Ottawa-Carleton Catholic District School Board, for educators, in Ottawa, Ontario. Contact: TW Branun and Associates, (800) 531-0082 or (604) 465-8499; fax: (866) 465-2325 or (604) 465-2325; e-mail: info@twblearn.com; Web site: www.twblearn.com/conferences.html .

16-19--Rural education: Journey to Discovery, sponsored by the National Rural Education Association, for rural educators, at the DoubleTree Hotel, Jantzen Beach in Portland, Ore. Deadline: Oct. 2. Contact: Bob Mooneyham, NREA, 820 Van Vleet Oval, Room 227, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK 73019; (405) 325-7959; fax: (405) 325-7959; e-mail: bmooneyham@ou.edu; Web site: www.nrea.net.

16-20--Urban schools: 46th Annual Fall Conference, sponsored by the Council of the Great City Schools, for urban school superintendents, senior administrators, board members, and deans of colleges of education, at the Marriott Harbor Beach Hotel in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Contact: Terry Tabor, CGCS, 1301 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W., Suite 702, Washington, DC 20004; (202) 393-2427; fax: (202) 393- 2400; Web site: www.cgcs.org.

17--College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for educators, parents, and students, at the Spokane Center in Spokane, Wash. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.collegefairs.com.

17--College fair: Performing and Visual Arts College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for educators, parents, and students, at the Bass Museum of Art in Miami. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.collegefairs.com.

17--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Greenville, Miss.; Helena, Mont.; and Indianapolis. Contact: AIT, PO Box A, Bloomington, IN 47402; (800) 457-4509; fax: (812) 333-4278; e-mail: info@ait.net; Web site: www.ait.net.

17-18--Choice: The Promise and Reality of School Choice: The Milwaukee Experience, sponsored by the Public Policy Forum, for educators, administrators, policymakers, and researchers, at the Downtown Milwaukee Hilton in Milwaukee. Deadline: Oct. 14. Contact: Anneliese Dickman or Emily Van Dunk, PPF, 633 W. Wisconsin Ave., Suite 406, Milwaukee, WI 53203; (414) 276-8240; fax: (414) 276- 9962; e-mail: ppf@execpc.com; Web site: www.publicpolicyforum.org.

17-18--English: Reflections: Mirrors of Our Past, Windows to the Future, sponsored by the New York State English Council, for English teachers, in Albany, N.Y. Contact: Danielle Brain, (315) 339-5638; e-mail: bdbrain@borg.com.

17-18--English: State Montana Education Association Conference-MATELA, sponsored by the Montana Association of Teachers of English Language Arts, for English teachers, in Missoula, Mont. Contact: Kathy Holt, (406) 657-2337; e-mail: kholt@msubillings.edu.

17-19--Behavior: 14th Annual International Conference, sponsored by Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, for educators, parents, psychologists, and students, at the Fontainbleau Hilton in Miami Beach, Fla. Contact: Marsha Bokman, CHADD, 8181 Professional Place, Suite 201, Landover, MD 20785; (301) 306-7070, ext. 118; fax: (301) 306-7071; e-mail: marsha_bokman@chadd.org; Web site: www.chadd.org.

17-19--Character education: Cultivating Citizens for a Changing World, sponsored by the Character Education Partnership, for teachers, administrators, counselors, parents, policymakers, professors, and business and community leaders, at the Radisson Hotel in New Orleans. Contact: Iris Wyatt, CEP, 1025 Connecticut Ave. N.W., Suite 1011, Washington, DC 20036; (202) 296-7743, ext. 12; fax: (202) 296- 7779; e-mail: lwyatt@character.org; Web site: www.character.org.

17-20--Special education: Educational Therapy: Best Practices in the 21st Century, sponsored by the Association of Educational Therapists, for educational therapists, teachers, speech-language teachers, and social workers, at the Mart Plaza Holiday Inn in Chicago. Contact: Cheryl Peugh, AET, (800) 286-4267; fax: (818) 843-7423; e-mail: aet@aetonline.org; Web site: www.aetonline.org.

18--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Fort Wayne, Ind., and Kalispell, Mont. Contact: AIT, PO Box A, Bloomington, IN 47402; (800) 457-4509; fax: (812) 333-4278; e- mail: info@ait.net; Web site: www.ait.net.

18--Early childhood: Early Childhood Conference, sponsored by the Park School, for preschool teachers, assistants, and directors, at the school in Brooklandville, Md. Contact: Megan M. Ford, Primary Level Admissions Coordinator, Admissions Office, PS, PO Box 8200, Brooklandville, MD 21022; (410) 339-4133; fax: (410) 339-4127; e-mail: mford@parkschool.net; Web site: www.parkschool.net.

18--English: Fall Conference: Celebrate Teaching, sponsored by theMichigan Council of Teachers of English, for English teachers, at the Lansing Center in Lansing, Mich. Contact: Julia Reynolds, 135 Wallinwood Ave. N.E., Grand Rapids, MI 49503; (616) 456-9396; fax: (616) 732-4581; e-mail: JMRLiteracy@aol.com; Web site: www.msu.edu/user/mcte/mcte.html .

18-19--English: Literacy ... With the Accent on ‘Lit’, sponsored by the Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of English and Language Arts, for English teachers, at the Holiday Inn at Greentree in Pittsburgh. Contact: Shannon Varley, Conference Chair, PCTELA, 201 Doris Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15236; (412) 886-1545; e-mail: svarley@baldwin.k12.pa.us.

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