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October 07, 1998 13 min read
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For a complete listing of education conferences and seminars, see our 1998-99 Calendar of Events.

OCTOBER

12--Year-round education: Annual conference, sponsored by the California Association for Year-Round Education, for K-12 educators, administrators, board members, office staff, and parents, in Anaheim, Calif. Contact: Thomas Crellin Jr., CAYRE, PO Box 60104, San Diego, CA 92160; (619) 286-3399.

13-15--Education reform: Designing and Connecting Powerful Learning Experiences, sponsored by Rockhurst College and the Center for the Advancement of Reform in Education, for K-12 educators and administrators, in Kansas City, Mo. Contact: CARE, Rockhurst College, 1100 Rockhurst Road, Kansas City, MO 64110; (816) 501-4651; fax: (816) 501-4169.

13-17--Rural education: Raising Standards in Rural Education, sponsored by the National Rural Education Association, for rural education practioners and supporters, at the Adam’s Mark Hotel in Buffalo, N.Y. Contact: Joseph T. Newlin, NREA, 230 Education Building, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523-1588; (970) 491-7022; (970) 491-1317; e-mail: jnewlin@lamar.colostate.edu.

14--Learning disabilities: Workshop, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for mental-health professionals working with children that have attention-deficit disorder and other disabilities, in Washington. Contact: Diana Meltzer, LSW, 4579 Resevoir Road N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 944-3082; fax: (202) 965-5106; e-mail:dianalab@aol.com.

14-15--Multimedia integration: Supporting Multimedia Integration and the Project-Based Learner, sponsored by the Northeast Regional Professional Development Center, for teachers, administrators, and curriculum directors, at Cleveland State University in Cleveland. Contact: NRPDC, Route 901, Cleveland State University, 1860 E. 22nd St., Cleveland, OH 44114-4435; (216) 523-7107; fax: (216) 687-5422; e-mail: nrpdc@csuohio.edu.

14-15--Professional development: From Gatekeeper to Advocate: Transforming the Role of the Counselor, sponsored by EQUITY 2000, the College Board, for educators and counselors, in Washington. Contact: Carol West, CB, 1233 20th St. N.W., Suite 600, Washington, DC 20036-2304; (202) 822-5930, ext. 120; fax: (202) 822-5939; e-mail: equity@collegeboard.org; Web site: www.collegeboard.org.

14-16--Education reform: National conference, sponsored by the Center for the Advancement of Reform in Education, Rockhurst College, the Institute for Learning and Teaching, and the ASCD Brain-Based Education/Learning Styles Network, for K-16 educators, at Rockhurst College in Kansas City, Mo. Contact: Joan Caulfield, RC, 1100 Rockhurst Road, Kansas City, MO 64110; (816) 501-4651; fax: (816) 501-4169; e-mail: caulfield@vax1.rockhurst.edu.

14-16--Parental involvement: We Are the Village, sponsored by the National African-American Parent Involvement Day, for parents, educators, teachers, administrators, community leaders, students, school personnel, and politicians, at the Detroit Metro Crowne Plaza Hotel in Romulus, Mich. Contact: Barbara James or James Dulin, NAAPID, PO Box 2043, Ann Arbor, MI 48106-2043; (734) 434-1144 or (800)351-4097; fax: (734) 434-5821; e-mail: naapid@aaps.k12.mi.us.

14-17--Technology: International Conference on Computers in Education, sponsored by the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education, for educators, in Beijing, China. Contact: AACE, PO Box 2966, Charlottesville, VA 22902; (804) 973-3987; fax: (804) 978-7449; e-mail: aace@virginia.edu; Web site: www.aace.org.

14-17--Pupil services: Administrative Practices and Policies, sponsored by the National Association of Pupil Service Administrators, for pupil-service administrators, special education administrators, directors of guidance, and administrators of at-risk programs, at the Westgate Hotel in San Diego. Contact: NAPSA, Nancy Woodward, Supervisor of Pupil Services, Salt Lake City Schools, 440 E. First South, Salt Lake City, UT 84111; (801) 578-8202.

15--Curriculum: Integrating the Curricula with Multiple Intelligences: The Balancing Act, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Rockford, Ill. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

15--Learning disabilities: Workshop on behavior management, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for teachers working with students with learning disabilities, in Washington. Contact: Diana Meltzer, LSW, 4579 Reservoir Road N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 944-3082; fax: (202) 965-5106; e-mail:dianalab@aol.com.

15--Professional development: Active Learning Strategies for Extended Blocks of Time, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Los Angeles. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

15--Professional development: Hands-On Equations, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Memphis, Tenn., and St. Cloud, Minn. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

15-16--Independent schools: Technology conference, sponsored by the Southern Association of Independent Schools, for administrators, technology coordinators, webmasters, and parent technology volunteers, at the Radison Plaza Hotel in Orlando, Fla. Contact: SAIS, Kathy Kelleher, 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097; (800) 472-0630, pin #1452; fax: (706) 561-6136; e-mail: katedcon@mindspring.com.

15-16--Professional development: Transition: Piecing It All Together, sponsored by the Kansas Division on Career Development and Transition, for educators, at the Holiday Inn-Crowne Plaza in Kansas City, Kan. Contact: Yvonne Unruh, c/o Seaman High School, 485 Rochester Road, Topeka, KS 66617; (785) 286-8300; fax: (785) 286-8320.

15-16--Year-round education: Annual conference, sponsored by the Arizona Association of Year-Round Education, for K-12 administrators, educators, board members, office staff, and parents, at the Arizona Golf Resort in Mesa, Ariz. Contact: Patti Anoff, AAYRE, 6545 N. 7th Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85013; (602) 212-9418.

15-17--Assessment: Assessment for Intervention, sponsored by the Council for Educational Diagnostic Services, for administrators, at the Alexis Park Resort in Las Vegas. Contact: Sandra Latchford; (506) 453-3515; fax: (506) 453-4765; e-mail: sandral@unb.ca.

15-17--Education policy: Connecting the Nation’s Policy Leaders, sponsored by the National Association of State Boards of Education, for state education policymakers and state board of education members, at the Denver Marriott in Denver. Registration deadline: Sept. 14. Contact: Doris Cruel, NASBE, 1012 Cameron St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 684-4000; fax: (703) 836-2313; e-mail: dorisc@nasbe.org.

15-17--Learning disabilities: Annual conference, sponsored by Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorders along with the University of Massachusetts Medical Center, for parents, adults, health-care professionals, educators, and counselors, at the New York Hilton and Towers in New York City. Contact: CHADD, 499 N.W. 70th Ave., Suite 101, Plantation, FL 33317; (954) 587-3700; fax: (954) 587-4599.

15-17--Math: Central regional conference, sponsored by the Greater Louisville Council of Teachers of Mathematics and the Kentucky Council of Teachers of Mathematics, for math teachers, mathematicians, and education administrators, in Louisville, Ky. Registration deadline: Sept. 17. Contact: NCTM Convention Services Dept., 1906 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191-1593; (800) 304-7709; fax: (703) 476-2970; fax-on-demand: (800) 220-8483; e-mail: regconf@nctm.org; Web site: www.nctm.org.

15-17--Math: Eastern regional conference, sponsored by the Association of Teachers of Mathematics in New England and Connecticut, for math teachers, mathematicians, and education administrators, in Hartford, Conn. Registration deadline: Sept. 17. Contact: NCTM Convention Services Dept., 1906 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191-1593; (800) 304-7709; fax: (703) 476-2970; fax-on-demand: (800) 220-8483; e-mail: regconf@nctm.org; Web site: www.nctm.org.

15-17--School law: Council of School Attorneys’ Advocacy Seminar, sponsored by the National School Boards Association, for school district lawyers, at the San Antonio Marriott Riverwalk in San Antonio. Contact: Susan Butler, NSBA, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 950-6722; e-mail: sbutler@nsba.org; Web site: www.nsba.org.

15-17--School law: School law retreat, sponsored by the National School Board Association’s Council of School Attorneys, for attorneys who represent public elementary and secondary schools, at the San Antonio Marriott Riverwalk in San Antonio. Contact: Lyndsay Andrews, NSBA, (703) 838-6738; fax: (703) 548-5613; e-mail: landrews@nsba.org; Web site: www.nsba.org/cosa.

15-17--Sexual harassment: Conference on Sexual Assault and Harassment on Campus, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, for administrators, counselors, teachers, health professionals, student leaders, and law enforcement officials, at the Holiday Inn International Drive Resort Hotel in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Gwendolyn J. Cooke, Office of Urban Services, NASSP, 1904 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191; (703) 860-7273.

15-17--Special education: Assessment for Intervention, sponsored by the Council for Educational Diagnostic Services, for educational diagnosticians, special educators, and school psychologists, at the Alexis Park Resort in Las Vegas. Contact: Sandra Latchford, (506) 453-3513; fax: (506) 453-4765; e-mail: sandra@unb.ca or Sherri Strawser, (702) 895-1109; fax: (702) 895-0984; e-mail: strawser@nevada.edu.

16--Art: Integrating the Arts with Literacy, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Los Angeles. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

16--Early childhood: Evaluating Dynamic Early Childhood Programs in Changing Times, sponsored by the Bush Center in Child Development and Social Policy at Yale University, for educators, in New Haven, Conn. Contact: BC; (203) 432-9935 or (203) 432-4581.

16--Professional development: Active Learning Strategies for Extended Blocks of Time, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in San Francisco. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

16--Professional development: Hands-On Equations, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Fayetteville, Ark., and Topeka, Kan. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

17--Conflict resolution: Introduction to Conflict Resolution, sponsored by Children’s Creative Response to Conflict, for educators and parents, in Washington. Contact: CCRC, 7710 Carroll Ave., Takoma Park, MD 20912; (301) 270-1005; fax: (301) 270-0151.

17--English: Evaluation Matters: What’s It All About, professional development videoconference, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, for English teachers. Contact: NCTE, Membership Service Representative, 1111 W. Kenyon Road, Urbana, IL 61801-1096; (217) 328-3870, ext 203; e-mail: pds@ncte.org.

17--Substitute teachers: One-day conference, sponsored by the National Conference for Substitute Teachers Inc., for substitute teachers and those interested in obtaining such work, at Petersburg High School in Petersburg, Va. Contact: NCST, PO Box 1954, Petersburg, VA 23805; (804) 732-0523; fax: (804) 526-1365.

17-18--Magnet schools: Pre-conference for magnet schools, sponsored by Magnet Schools of America, for district and school site magnet, theme administrators and staff, at the Doubletree Hotel in Portland, Ore. Contact: MSA, PO Box 8152, The Woodlands, TX 77387; (281) 296-9813; fax: (281) 298-6822; e-mail: director@magnet.edu.

17-20--School leadership: School Leadership: Making A Difference, sponsored by the School Administrators’ Association of New York State, for administrators, at the Nevele Hotel in Ellenville, N.Y. Contact: SAANYS, 8 Airport Park Blvd., Albany Airport Park, Latham, NY 12110; (518) 782-0600; fax: (518) 782-9552; e-mail: jgoodman@saanys.org.

17-20--Science: Broadening Horizons, sponsored by the Association of Science-Technology Centers Inc., for science-center and museum professionals, at the Shaw Conference Centre in Edmonton, Alberta. Contact: Karen Kajiwara, ASTC, 1025 Vermont Ave. N.W., Suite 500, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 783-7200, ext. 120; fax: (202) 783-7207; e-mail: ASTC98@astc.org; Web site: www.astc.org.

18-21--Dropout prevention: Annual conference, sponsored by the National Dropout Prevention Center/Network and the Detroit public schools, for teachers, administrators, counselors, district staff, education policymakers, researchers, and business leaders concerned about at-risk youth, at the Westin Hotel-Renaissance Center in Detroit. Registration deadline: Sept. 30. Contact: John Peters, NDPC/N, 209 Martin St., Clemson, SC 29634-0726; (864) 656-2599; fax: (864) 656-0136; e-mail: ndpc@clemson.edu.

18-24--School bus safety: National School Bus Safety Week, sponsored by the National Parent Teacher Association, for local PTA units participating in the “Be Cool. Follow the Rules” bus safety program, held nationwide. Contact: National PTA, 330 N. Wabash Ave., Suite 2100, Chicago, IL 60611-3690; (800) 407-4782; fax: (312) 670-6783; e-mail: info@pta.org; Web site: www.pta.org.

19--Professional development: Getting Beyond Disruption, Hostility, and Excuses, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Cleveland. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

19--Professional development: Hands-On Equations, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Odessa, Texas, and Oklahoma City. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

19-21--Curriculum and assessment: Connecting Curriculum and Assessment, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for pre-K through college educators, in Nashville, Tenn. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (800) 933-2723; (703) 578-9600; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

19-21--Improving schools: Schools, Equity, Quality, Together Connecting the Dots, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, for principals, teachers, superintendents, state and local education officials, program managers, grant administrators, community-based educational organizations, and department of education grantees, in Portland, Ore. Contact: Conference information: (800) 203-5494; Web site: www.ncbe.gwu.edu/iasconferences.

19-24--Partnerships: The Power of Partnerships: Linking Education to the 21st Century, sponsored by the National Association of Partners in Education, for educators and business and community leaders, at the Los Angeles Airport Marriott Hotel in Los Angeles. Contact: NAPE, 901 N. Pitt St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-4880; fax: (703) 836-6941; e-mail: napehq@napehq.org.

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