Oct. 7-9, Pittsburgh, Pa., National Tech Prep Network Annual Conference. This year’s theme is “Tech Prep/School-to-Career: Planning for the New Millennium.” Topics will include career development, career education, school-business relationship, and technology preparation.
Contact: (800) 518-1410, ext. 419
Oct. 17-20, Washington, D.C., School Technology Management 2000. Sponsored by eSchool News, this four-day event covers school technology from a management perspective. The conference features four workshops, five Distinguished Lectures, and 35 breakout sessions organized around five tracks: Leadership & Vision, Purchasing & Business Practices, Integration & Technical Support, Human Resources & Professional Development, and Accountability & Communications.
Contact: (800) 394-0115×120 http://www.eschoolnews.org/stm2k
Oct. 25-30, Honolulu, Hawaii, WebNet ’99World Conference on the WWW and Internet. This annual conference of the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education serves as a forum for the exchange of information on the research, development, and applications of all topics related to the web. This year’s keynote will be delivered by Nathaniel S. Borenstein, researcher at the University of Michigan, School of Information.
Contact: AACE, (804) 973-3987
Nov. 10-14, Birmingham, Ala. American Association of School Librarians (AASL) Ninth National Conference and Exhibition. The theme of this year’s conference, “Unleash the Power: Knowledge, Technology, Diversity,” sets the stage for information about the latest tools and techniques to keep school library media programs on the cutting edge.
Contact: (800) 545-2433, ext. 4383
Nov. 11-13, Dallas, Texas. Technology and Learning Conference. This event is sponsored by the National School Board Association’s Institute for the Transfer of Technology to Education. The conference promises to bring ideas, solutions, and innovations from school districts across the country, with workshops, roundtables, featured speakers, and exhibits.
Contact: (703) 683-7590
Nov. 18-19, Grand Rapids, Mich. Michigan Educational Technology Conference and Exposition. The ninth annual installment of this conference and exposition features a variety of topics involved in school technology, including: Student Presentations on the Internet, Digital Cameras in the Classroom, Emerging Technologies, Technology Policies, Integrating Technology with Curriculum, Web Security Issues, Marketing Technology, and High Density TV.
Contact: (517) 327-2584