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

29— Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Buffalo, N.Y.; Hampton, Va.; LaCrosse, Wis.; and Petersburg, Va. 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.

29—Reading: Teaching Reading to Students With Learning Disabilities, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for educators and tutors, at the school in Baltimore, Md. Contact: LSW, 4759 Reservoir Road N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 944-3082; fax: (202) 965-5106; e-mail: dianalab@aol.com.

29-30—Professional development: Education Now and in the Future 2001: Professional Development for Northwest Educators, sponsored by the Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory, for educators, administrators, and policymakers, at the DoubleTree Hotel in Portland, Ore. Contact: NWREL, (800) 547-6339; e-mail: enf@nwrel.org; Web site: www.nwrel.org/enf/.

29-30—Technology: Connected Classroom Conference, sponsored by Classroom Connect, for educators, at the Alexis Park Resort in Las Vegas. Contact: CC, Sales Processing Team, 2221 Rosecrans Ave., Suite 237, El Segundo, CA 90245-4949; (800) 638-1639; fax: (888) 801-8299; Web site: www.proflearn.classroom.co m/conferences.

29-Nov. 1—Crisis prevention: Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Program, sponsored by the Crisis Prevention Institute, for educators, in Nashua, N.H. 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.

29-Nov. 2—Mental health: Creating Mentally Healthy Schools and Communities Online Conference, sponsored by the Center for Effective Collaboration and Practice, for educators, mental health providers, family members, and researchers, at http://cecp.zair.org/vc/default.asp. Contact: CECP, (202) 944-5400 or (888) 457-1551; TTY: (877) 334-3499; Web site:http://cecp.air.org.

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

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

30—Learning disabilities: Assistive Technology Workshop, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for educators and tutors, at the school in Baltimore, Md. Contact: LSW, 4759 Reservoir Road N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 944-3082; fax: (202) 965-5106; e-mail: dianalab@aol.com.

30-31—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.

30-Nov. 2—Crisis prevention: Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Program, sponsored by the Crisis Prevention Institute, for educators, in Kansas City, Mo., and Ottawa, Ontario. 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.

31-Nov. 2—Leadership: Annual Convention: Builders of Dreams, sponsored by the Texas Elementary Principals and Superviors Association, for Texas elementary and middle school principals, assistant principals, and supervisors, at the Texas Convention Center in Arlington, Texas. Contact: TEPSA, 501 E. 10th St., Austin, TX 78701; (512) 478-5268; fax: (512) 478-1502; e-mail: lisa@tepsa.org; Web site: www.tepsa.org.

31-Nov. 2—Professional development: National Symposium, sponsored by the National Association of Partners in Education, for educators, business and community leaders, partnership-development professionals, volunteers, and policymakers, in Anchorage, Alaska. Contact: Esther Wong Hershman, NAPE, 901 North Pitt St., Suite 320, Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-4880; fax: (703) 836-6941; e-mail: Ehershman@napehq.org; Web site: www.partnersineducation.org.

31-Nov. 2—Scholarships: ScholarShop Coordinator Professional Development and Program Orientation, sponsored by the Citizens’ Scholarship Foundation of America, for ScholarShop volunteers, in Minneapolis. Contact: CSFA, 1505 Riverview Road, St. Peter, MN 56082; (800) 537-4180; fax: (507) 931-9168; e-mail: cfreeman@csfa.org; Web site: www.csfa.org.

31-Nov. 2—Teacher certification: Protecting Our Students, sponsored by the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification, for certification investigators, state department of education personnel, school district human resource officers, law-enforcement officials, and others, in San Diego. Contact: Roy Einreinhefer, Executive Director, NASDTEC, 39 Nathan Ellis Highway, PMB #134, Mashpee, MA 02649-3267; (508) 539-8844; fax: (508) 539-8868; e-mail: nasdtec@mediaone.net; Web site: www.nasdtec.org.

31-Nov. 4—Arts education: Currents in Arts Education: Community, Curriculum, Construction, sponsored by the International NETWORK of Performing and Visual Arts Schools, for anyone involved in arts and education, at the Hotel Le Meridien in New Orleans. Contact: Rod Daniel, INPVAS, 5505 Connecticut Ave. N.W., #280, Washington, DC 20015; (202) 966-2216; fax: (202) 966-2283; e-mail: execdir@artsschoolsnetwork.org; Web site: www.artsschoolsnetwork.org.

November

1—Behavior: Behavior Management for the Classroom, 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—College fair: Performing and Visual Arts College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for students, parents, and educators, in Denver. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

1—Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Houston; Idaho Falls, Idaho; Lynchburg, Va.; and Rutland, Vt. 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.

1-2—Hearing loss: 22nd Annual Conference on Mainstreaming Students with Hearing Loss, sponsored by the Mainstream Center, CLARKE School for the Deaf, and the Center for Oral Education in Northampton, Mass., for classroom teachers, teachers of the deaf, speech and language pathologists, and parents, at the Sheraton Springfield in Springfield, Mass. Contact: Claire A. Troiano, Mainstream Center, CLARKE, 48 Round Hill Road, Northampton, MA 01060-2124; (413) 582-1147; e-mail: ctroiano@clarkeschool.org; Web site: www.clarkeschool.org.

1-2—Troubled youths: Breakthrough Strategies to Teach and Counsel Troubled Youth, sponsored by Youth Change, for special educators, teachers, counselors, parents, court workers, job trainers, juvenile corrections workers, social workers, and psychologists, in Seattle, Wash. Contact: YC, 275 N. Third St., Woodburn, OR 97071; (800) 545-5736; fax: (503) 982-7910; e-mail: dwells@youthchg.com; Web site: www.youthchg.com.

1-3—Diversity: Losing Ground: A National Summit on Diversity in the Teaching Force, sponsored by Recruiting New Teachers Inc., the National Education Association, the American Association of School Personnel Administrators, the American Council on Education, and the Association of Teacher Educators, for educators, at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington. Contact: Katherine Leahey, RNTI, 385 Concord Ave., Suite 103, Belmont, MA 02478; (617) 489-6000; e-mail: kleahey@rnt.org.

1-3—Foreign language: Conference, sponsored by the Wisconsin Association of Foreign Language Teachers, for language teachers, in Appleton, Wis. Contact: Eddie Lowry, Ripon College, 646 Woodside Ave., Ripon, WI 54971; (920) 748-3077; fax: (920) 748-7243; e-mail: lowry@ripon.edu.

1-3—Gifted education: Conference, sponsored by the Virginia Association for the Gifted, for educators, at the Williamsburg Marriott in Williamsburg, Va. Contact: Liz Nelson, Executive Secretary, VAG, PO Box 26212, Richmond, VA 23260-6212; (804) 355-5945; fax: (804) 355-5137; e-mail: vagifted@mediaone.net; www.vagifted.org.

1-3—Literacy: Tapping Into Literacy, sponsored by the New England Reading Association, for literacy teachers at the kindergarten through college levels, at the Sheraton Hotel in Burlington, Vt. Contact: Duane Small, Business Manager, NERA, PO Box 322, Moody, ME 04054-0322; (207) 641-2085; Web site: www.nereading.org.

1-3—Middle schools: National Middle School Association Annual Conference and Exhibits—Middle Level Education: A Capital Idea, sponsored by the National Middle School Association, for anyone involved with middle school students, at the Washington Convention Center in Washington. Contact: Jim Kappenhagen, Meeting Manager, NMSA, 4151 Executive Parkway, Suite 300, Westerville, OH 43081; (614) 895-4730; fax: (614) 895-4750; e-mail: jakappen@aol.com.

1-4—Communications: Convention, sponsored by the National Communication Association, for educators, at the Marriott Marquis/Atlanta Hilton & Towers in Atlanta. Contact: Michelle Randall, NCA Meeting Coordinator, 1765 N St. N.W., Washington, DC 20036; (202) 464-4622; fax: (202) 464-4600; e-mail: mrandall@natcom.org; Web site: www.natcom.org.

1-4—Reading: Annual conference, sponsored by the College Reading Association, for educators, at Wyndham Orlando Resort in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Katherine Wiesendanger, Alfred University; e-mail: fweisendanger@bigvax.alfred.edu.

2—Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Boise, Idaho; Burlington, Vt.; Danville, Va.; McAllen, Texas; and Oklahoma City. 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.

2—Technology: Annual SCOPE Technology Conference—21st Century Skills: The Road to Digital Age Learning, sponsored by SCOPE, Long Island, for teachers, technology coordinators, and administrators, at the Islandia Marriott Long Island in Islandia, N.Y. Contact: Betty Westcott, SCOPE, 100 Lawrence Ave., Smithtown, NY 11787; (631) 360-0800; Web site: www.li-scope.org.


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