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December 03, 2003 6 min read
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6-10—Arts education: 2004 ARTS Week Educators Conference, sponsored by the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts, for K-12 educators and administrators, at the Wyndham Miami Airport Hotel in Miami. Contact: NFAA, 800 Brickell Ave., Suite 500, Miami, FL 33131; (305) 377- 1140; Web site: www.nfaa.org.

8-11—Linguistics: 78th Annual Meeting, sponsored by the Linguistic Society of America, for linguists, at the Sheraton Hotel and Towers in Boston. Contact: LSA, 1325 18th St., N.W., Suite 211, Washington, DC 20036-6501; (202) 835-1714; fax: (202) 835-1717; e-mail: lsa@lsadc.org; Web site: www.lsadc.org.

8-11—Science: 2004 International Conference, sponsored by the Association for the Education of Teachers of Science, for K-12 science teachers, in Nashville, Tenn. Contact: AETS, Ball State University, Muncie, IN 47306; Web site: http://aets.chem.pitt.edu.

10— Achievement: Preventing Academic Failure: Part II, sponsored by the Churchill Center, for teachers in grades 1-3 and remedial, at the center in New York City. Contact: Susan Spero, CC, 301 E. 29th St., New York, NY 10016; (212) 722-0610; fax: (212) 722-6555; e-mail: sspero@churchillschool.com; Web site: www.churchillcenter.org.

10— Education funding: 2003 Education Grants Symposium, sponsored by the Performance Institute, for K-12 educators, at the U.S. Grand Hotel in San Diego. Contact: James Simpson, PI, 1515 N. Courthouse Road, Suite 600, Arlington, VA 22201; (703) 894-0481; fax: (703) 894-0482; e-mail: Simpson@PerformanceWeb.org; Web site: www.EducationPerformance.org.

10—Teacher education: Waldorf Teacher Preparation for Grades Four and Five, sponsored by the Waldorf Institute of Southern California, for educators, in San Diego and Los Angeles. Contact: WISC, 17100 Superior St., Northridge, CA 91325, (877) 394-1444; fax: (818) 349-2390; e-mail: info@waldorfteaching.org; Web site: www.waldorfteaching.org.

*11-13—Achievement: Workshop: Examining Student Work to Improve Achievement, sponsored by the National Middle School Association, for middle level educators, in Lexington, Ky. Contact: Al Summers, NMSA, 4151 Executive Pkwy., Suite 300, Westerville, OH 43081; (800) 528-NMSA; Web site: www.nmsa.org.

12-13—Middle schools: Language Arts and Social Studies at the Middle Level, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle school educators, at the Sturbridge Host Hotel in Sturbridge, Mass. Contact: Valerie Sullivan, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Topsfield, MA 01983; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887- 6504; e-mail: vrsulliv@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org.

13-16—Professional development: National Classroom Walk-Throughs Institute, sponsored by the UCLA School Management Program, for PK-12 educators, at the Hilton Hotel in Glendale, Calif. Deadline: Dec. 3. Contact: Lisa Manning, UCLA, 1201 Hershey Hall, Los Angeles, CA 90095-7268; (310) 825-2488; fax: (310) 206-4116; e-mail: smpevents@smp.gseis.ucla.edu; Web site: www.smp.gseis.ucla.edu.

15— Mathematics: Seminar: Differentiated Instruction for Math, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle school educators, at the NELMS center in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: NELMS, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, MA 01983-1223; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504; e-mail: nelms@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org.

15-16—Reading: Illinois Reading Recovery/Descubriendo la Lectura Institute, sponsored by National Louis University, for Title I teachers and Reading Recovery personnel, at the Marriott Downtown in Chicago. Contact: Ellen Swengel, Institute Coordinator, 1205 W. Charles St., Champaign, IL 61821; (217) 359- 7434; fax: (217) 359-7495; e-mail: eswengel@aol.com; Web site: www.illinoisreadingrecovery.org .

15-17—Dropouts: 10th Joint National Conference on Alternatives to Expulsion, Suspension and Dropping Out of School, sponsored by the Safe Schools Coalition, for educators, at the Hyatt Orlando in Kissimmee, Fla. Contact: David Anderson, SSC, 5351 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach, FL 34217; (800) 537-4903; fax: (941) 778-6816; e-mail: ssc@tampabay.rr.com; Web site: www.thesafeschools.org.

16— Leadership: Seminar: Leadership Skills, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle school educators, in Monson, Mass. Contact: NELMS, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, MA 01983-1223; (978) 887- 6263; fax: (978) 887-6504; e-mail: nelms@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org.

16—Mental health: National Conference: Recovering From Emotional Fatigue—Effectively Bearing the Burdens of Teaching and Counseling, sponsored by GroupWorks for Education, for teachers and administrators, in Long Branch, N.J. Contact: Toby Feinson, GWE, 39-15 D’Auria Drive, Fair Lawn, NJ 07410; (201) 819-9285; e-mail: drtoby@groupswork.org.

16-17— Facilities: Sustainable Schools Symposium, sponsored by the Council of Educational Facility Planners International, for school architects, K-12 and college administrators, school maintainence and operations professionals, and school suppliers, at Pointe South Mountain Resort in Phoenix. Contact: Barbara C. Worth, CEFPI, 9180 E. Desert Cove Drive, Suite 104, Scottsdale, AZ 85260; (480) 391-0840; fax: (480) 391-0940; e-mail: barb@cefpi.org; Web site: www.cefpi.org.

16-18—Technology: Annual Technology Conference, sponsored by the National High School Association, for middle and high school educators, in Monterey, Calif. Contact: Contact: NHSA, 6615 E. Pacific Coast Hwy., Suite 120, Long Beach, CA 90803; (562) 430-3136; fax: (562) 430-5607; e-mail: info@clhs.net; Web site: www.clhs.net, www.clms.net, or www.nhsa.net.

18-20—Independent schools: 34th Annual Independent Schools Conference, sponsored by the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education and the National Association of Independent Schools, for administrators, at the Hilton in Washington. Contact: Barbara Berry, CASE, 1307 New York Ave., N.W., Washington, DC 20005; (202) 478-5641; fax: (202) 387-4973; e-mail: berry@case.org; Web site: www.case.org.

20—Leadership: Seminar: Leadership for Results, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle school educators, in Monson, Mass. Contact: NELMS, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, MA 01983-1223; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504; e-mail: nelms@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org.

21—Foreign language: Seminar: World Languages: Active and Alive, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle school educators, at the NELMS Center in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: NELMS, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, MA 01983- 1223; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504; e-mail: nelms@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org.

21-22—Data: Workshop: Improving Student Learning: Using Data for Instructional Decision Making, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K- 12 educators and administrators, in Miami. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (703) 578-9600 or (800) 933-ASCD; fax: (703) 575-5400; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

21-22—Instruction: Workshop: Creating Concept-Based Interdisciplinary Units: Designing for Deep Understanding, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators and administrators, in Miami. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (703) 578-9600 or (800) 933- ASCD; fax: (703) 575-5400; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

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