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November

9-Dec. 14—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/re direct/channel/register.html.

10—Reading: 21st Annual Conference: Effective Techniques for Teaching Reading, Writing, and Spelling, sponsored by the Reading Reform Foundation of New York, for early-childhood educators, K-12 educators, administrators, tutors, and agency personnel, at the New York Hilton and Towers in New York City. Contact: RRF, 333 W. 57th St., Suite 1L, New York, NY 10019; (212) 307-7320; fax: (212) 307-0449; e-mail: info@readingreformny.org; Web site: www.readingreformny.org.

10- 12—Standards: Standards-Based Reform: A Civic Imperative, sponsored by the Public Education Network, for educators, local education fund officials, board members, business leaders, and policymakers, at the Park Hyatt Hotel in Washington. Contact: Mary Anne Hickey, PEN, 601 13th St. N.W., Suite 900N, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 628-7460; fax: (202) 628-1893; e-mail: mahickey@PublicEducation.org; Web site: www.PublicEducation.org.

11- 14—Early childhood: Common Sense Parenting of Toddlers and Preschoolers: Training of Trainers, sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource Training Center, for parent educators, counselors, and child-care professionals, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: NRTC Support Services, Box 145, Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; Web site: www.girlsandboystown.org.

**11- 16—Job fair: National Minority Careers in Education Expo, sponsored by Tylin Promotions, for educators and administrators, in Chicago at the Holiday Inn O’Hare International. Contact: Fred Greenspan, Tylin Promotions, PO Box 1300, Massapequa, NY 11758; administrators: (516) 799-2274; candidates: (718) 805-5400; fax: 516 795-1887; e-mail: Expo@DeptofEd.org; Web site: www.DeptofEd.org.

12—Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Cleveland; Oak Ridge, Tenn.; and Williamsburg, Va. 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.

12—Physical education: Ensuring Success for the LD/ADHD Student in PE, Team Sports, and on the Playground, sponsored by the Churchill Center, for educators, at the center in New York City. Contact: Susan Spero, CC, 301 E. 29th St., New York, NY 10016; (212) 722-0610; fax: (212) 722-1387; Web site: www.churchillcenter.com.

**12—Testing: Profiting on the Test: How Businesses Translate High Stakes Testing into Commercial Opportunity, sponsored by the National Center for Privatization of Education, for educators, at Teachers College, Columbia University in New York. Contact: Casandra Gomez, NCSPE; e-mail: gomez@tc.columbia.edu.

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; Web site: www.girlsandboystown.org.

12- 14—Character education: Classrooms With Character, sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource Training Center, for educators and teaching aides, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: NRTC Support Services, Box 145, Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; Web site: www.girlsandboystown.org.

13— Behavior management: Workshop, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for educators who teach adolescents with learning disabilities, in Washington. Contact: LSW, 4759 Reservoir Road N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 944-3083; fax: (202) 965-5106; e-mail: Dianalab@aol.com.

13—Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Coral Gables, Fla.; Fredericksburg, Va.; Kingsport, Tenn.; Pierre, S.D.; and Pittsburgh. 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.

13-15—Counseling: North Carolina School Counselors’ Conference, sponsored by the North Carolina School Counselors’ Association, for school counselors, counselor educators, and administrators, at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel in Raleigh-Durham, N.C. Contact: Linda Kopec, NCSCA; e-mail: lkopec@ocs.onslow.k12.nc.us; Web site: www.nccounseling.org.

13-15— Teacher education: Professional Practices Institute, sponsored by the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification, for state certification and professional-development personnel, human-resources officers, state legal personnel, and enforcement-agency personnel, at the Biltmore Hotel in Providence, R.I. Contact: Roy Einreinhofer, NASDTEC, 39 Nathan Ellis Highway, PMB 134, Mashpee, MA 02649; (508) 539-8844; fax: (508) 539-8868; e-mail: nasdtec@attbi.com; Web site: www.nasdtec.org.

13-15—Technology: NSBA’s 16th Annual Technology and Learning Conference, sponsored by the National School Boards Association, for technology coordinators, media specialists, educators, school board members, and administrators, at the Dallas Convention Center in Dallas. Contact: Ann Lee Flynn, Director, Education Technology, NSBA, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 838- 6722; fax: (703) 683-7590; e-mail: aflynn@nsba.org; Web site: www.nsba.org/T+L.

13-16—Community involvement: 37th Annual Conference, sponsored by the National Community Education Association, for after-school practitioners, 21st Century Community Learning Center staff, school district personnel, superintendents, university personnel, and community members, at the Renaissance Hotel in Austin, Texas. Contact: NCEA, 3929 Old Lee Highway, Suite 91A, Fairfax, VA 22030; (703) 359- 8973; fax: (703) 359-0972; e-mail: ncea@ncea.com; Web site: www.ncea.com.

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