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November 06, 2002 6 min read
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November

13-16--Dyslexia: Reading on My Mind: 53rd Annual Conference, sponsored by the International Dyslexia Association, for teachers, administrators, parents, researchers, and psychologists, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Atlanta. Contact: Cindy Ciresi, IDA, 8600 LaSalle Road, Chester Building, Suite 382, Baltimore, MD 21286; (410) 296-0232; fax: (410) 321-5069; e-mail: info@inderdys.org; Web site: www.inderdys.org.

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.

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

14--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Columbus, Ohio; Gainesville, Ga.; Hartford, Conn.; Phoenix; and Rocky Mount, N.C. 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.

14--Professional development: CES Fall Forum 2002, sponsored by the Coalition of Essential Schools, for educators, administrators, superintendents, and policymakers, in Washington. Contact: Priya Asnani, CES, 1814 Franklin St., Suite 700, Oakland, CA 94612; (510) 433-1916; fax: (510) 433-1915; e-mail: pasnani@essentialschools.org; Web site: www.essentialschools.org.

14--Special education: Web Seminar: Student-Led IEPs, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, for teachers, administrators, psychologists, and special education professionals, online at www.cec.sped.org/pd/. Contact: Continuing Education Manager, CEC 1110 N. Glebe Road, Suite 300, Arlington, VA 22201; (800) 224-6830, ext. 516; fax: (703) 620-2521; e-mail: conteduc@cec.sped.org; Web site: www.cec.sped.org/pd.

**14--Language development: Workshop, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for special education, early childhood, speech and language teachers of students at risk for 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 .

14-15--Early childhood: 40th Annual New England Kindergarten Conference: Engaging the Minds and Hearts of Young Children, sponsored by Lesley University, for early- childhood educators, at the Rhode Island Convention Center and Holiday Inn in Providence, R.I. Contact: LUCRR, 1815 Massachusetts Ave., Suite 378, Cambridge, MA 02140; (617) 349-8402; e-mail: literacy@mail.lesley.edu; Web site: www.lesley.edu.

14-15--Economics: Problem-Based Economics, sponsored by the Buck Institute for Education, for social studies teachers, at the institute in Novato, Calif. Deadline: 10 days before event. Contact: Nancy Wright, BIE, 18 Commercial Blvd., Novato, CA 94949; (415) 883-0122; fax: (415) 883-0260; e-mail: nancy@bie.org; Web site: www.bie.org.

**14-15--Facilities: Energy In Schools conference, sponsored by the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, for middle, high school and college level teachers, school administrators and facility managers, at the Albany Marriot in Albany, NY. Contact: Chris Mason, NESEA, 50 Miles St., Greenfield, MA 01301; (413) 774- 6051; e-mail: cmason@nesea.org; Web site: www.nesea.org.

14-16--Education law: 48th Annual Conference, sponsored by the Education Law Association, for lawyers, professors, school administrators, and others interested in education law, at the Hotel Monteleone in New Orleans. Contact: Mandy Bingaman, Executive Director, ELA, 300 College Park-0528, Dayton, OH 45469; (937) 229-3589; fax: (937) 229-3845; e-mail: ela@udayton.edu; Web site: www.educationlaw.org.

14-16--Science: NSTA Western Area Convention, sponsored by the National Science Teachers Association, for science teachers, students, and parents, at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Ore. Contact: Carla Daniels, NSTA, 1840 Wilson Blvd., Third Floor, Arlington, VA 22201-3000; (800) 328-8998; fax: (703) 243-7177; e-mail: carla.daniels@nsta.org; Web site: www.nsta.org/conventions.

14-16--Science: Focus on Standards for Science and Mathematics, sponsored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, for educators, in Los Angeles. Contact: Project 2061, AAAS, 1333 H St. N.W., Room 844, Washington, DC 20005; (888) 737-2061; Web site: www.pdp2061.org.

14-16--Science: Using “Atlas of Science Literacy,” sponsored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, foreducators, in Miami. Contact: Project 2061, AAAS, 1333 H St. N.W., Room 844, Washington, DC 20005; (888) 737- 2061; Web site: www.pdp2061.org.

15--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Fort Collins, Colo.; Fort Worth, Texas; and New Haven, Conn. 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.

15-17--Equity: International Perspectives: Global Voices for Gender Equity, sponsored by the American Association of University Women, for educators, at the Wyndham Hotel in Washington. Deadline: Oct. 21. Contact: AAUW Educational Foundation, 1111 16th St. N.W., Washington, DC 20036; fax: (202) 463-7169; e-mail: intsymp@aauw.org; Web site: www.aauw.org/7000/ef/symposium. html.

16--At-risk youths: Fannie Mae Help the Homeless Walkathon, sponsored by Bright Beginnings Inc., for educators and students, in Washington. Contact: Julee Smariga, BBI, 128 M St. N.W., Suite 150, Washington, DC 20001; (703) 227-3255; fax: (703) 227-3377; e-mail: jcsmariga@nisource.com; Web site: www.brightbeginningsinc.org.

16--Science: Earth 2 Class, sponsored by the Center for Educational Outreach and Innovation at Teachers College, Columbia University, for science teachers, at the college in New York City. Contact: CEOI, TC, CU, Box 132, 525 W. 120th St., New York, NY 10027-6696; (800) 209-1245; fax: (212) 678-8417; Web site: www.tc.columbia.edu/ceoi.

16--Special education: Recognizing and Helping the Child with Occupational Therapy Issues in the Classroom, sponsored by the Churchill Center, for general and remedial teachers of grades 1-3, 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.

16--Job fair: 12th Annual National Minority (Culturally Diverse) Careers in Education Expo, sponsored by the National Minority Careers in Education Expo, for educators, at the Holiday Inn in Rosemont, Ill. Contact: Tylin Promotions, PO Box 1300, Massapequa, NY 11758-0905; Web site: www.DeptofEd.org.

A version of this article appeared in the November 06, 2002 edition of Education Week

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