Nov. 5-7

Philadelphia. MUSEE Expo. This first-ever event is a unique collaboration between Technology & Learning magazine and the nonprofit Museums & Universities Supporting Educational Enrichment Inc. (MUSEE). Broader than the usual ed-tech event, MUSEE Expo will serve both classroom and museum educators who use technology in the learning process. The Expo will provide educator-to-educator sessions, classroom-tested technology applications, hands-on computer instruction, a showcase of museum and school collaborations, keynote addresses, special events, and networking opportunities.

Contact: (800) 829-3976, ext. 2976

Nov. 8-11

Anaheim, Calif. Connected Classroom Conference. Sponsored by Classroom Connect, this national conference will include practical presentations from real classroom teachers and hands-on training in state-of-the-art computer labs. Keynote speakers will include David Thornburg, director of the Thornburg Center and senior fellow of the Congressional Institute for the Future.

Contact: (800) 638-1639 conferences

Nov. 9-10

Vienna, Va. Business to Education Technology Summit. Sponsored by eSchool News, this summit caters to the business of school technology. The summit will deliver vital knowledge on the K-12 marketplace to school technology business professionals through 19 information-packed sessions and several opportunities for networking. Companies are encouraged to send their top executives, investors, purchasers, and sales, marketing, and development teams.

Contact: (800) 394-0115, ext. 119

Nov. 9-11

Atlanta. The Brain Connection to Education Fall Forum 2000. Superintendents and school administrators are invited to discuss the outcomes of new brain research with their peers and other learning experts. Participants will hear from experts who will discuss how brain research is impacting student achievement. Also featured will be panelists who will discuss specific problems facing school districts, administrators who have used technology to achieve dramatic gains in their districts, and experts on brain research, language, and reading.

Contact: (888) 452-7323

Nov. 9-11

Sacramento, Calif. Computer Using Educators (CUE) Conference. For 22 years, CUE has been gathering technology-using teachers and administrators at its conferences to address the use of educational technology in instruction, administration, curriculum, and management. This fall’s meeting will offer 200 speaker presentations and more than 100,000 square feet of vendor displays.

Contact: (510) 814-6630

Nov. 12-14

Cairo, Egypt. ThinkQuest Conference 2000: Kids, Technology, and Learning. The ThinkQuest 2000 Conference will bring together leaders in teaching, learning, and information technology from countries around the world to share their programs, experience, and wisdom. This year’s conference will focus on new technologies, new methodologies, and new initiatives, with a special international focus on the role of education and technology in bridging the digital as well as social and economic divides.

Contact: (914) 765-8322 conference/conf_sched.shtml

Nov. 13-14

San Antonio. Grants & Funding for School Technology. For educators and fund-raising experts who were unable to attend the Philadelphia version of this conference Sept. 14-15, eSchool News will reprise its unique event designed to provide strategies, knowledge, and expertise for securing the necessary funding for your schools’ technology programs.

Contact: (800) 394-0115, ext. 199


Dec. 7-10

San Diego. Career Tech Exposition and Convention. Sponsored by the Association for Career and Technical Education, this conference will feature keynote speakers and a Career Tech Expo, with more than 350 companies showcasing the latest products and services available in the career and technical education field. Educators will find the Career Tech Expo a rich source of ideas and tangible ways to improve their instructional programs and smooth their students’ transition from school to careers.

Contact: (800) 826-9972

January 2001

Jan. 11-13

Orlando. Florida Educational Technology Conference (FETC). For the past 21 years, FETC has provided a venue where teachers, media specialists, principals, and district administrators could come together, not only to review the latest technological trends but also to share successful curriculum integration strategies. An expected attendance of more than 12,000 educators will be able to choose from among hundreds of sessions, workshops, and vendor exhibits.

Contact: (850) 219-9600