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January

15--Gender equity: Gender Equity for Girls and Boys: Training for K-12 Teachers and Administrators, sponsored by the Wellesley Centers for Women, for K-12 classroom teachers and school administrations, at Wellesley (Mass.) College. Registration deadline: Dec. 16. Contact: Helen Matthew, Stone Center, Wellesley College, 106 Central St., Wellesley, Mass. 02181; (617) 283-2506; fax: (617) 283-3646.

15--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in New Orleans, La. Registration deadline: two weeks before the event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDK, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

15--Middle schools: Humanities Conference: Language Arts, Social Studies, Art, Music, and Foreign Language, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for teachers and administrators, in Sturbridge, Mass. Contact: Adrian L. Aleckna, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, Mass. 01983-1223; (508) 887-6263; fax: (508) 887-6504.

16--Middle schools: School Improvement Consortium, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for teachers and administrators, in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: Adrian L. Aleckna, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, Mass. 01983-1223; (508) 887-6263; fax: (508) 887-6504.

*16-18--Charter schools: Establishment of Charter Schools, sponsored by Teachers College, New York University, and the U.S. Department of Education, for teachers, parents, and community leaders who are involved or wish to be involved in establishing charter schools, at Teachers College, Columbia University, in New York City. Contact: Teachers College, (212) 678-3802.

16-18--Conflict resolution: Training Institute: Handling Student Conflicts, sponsored by the Peace Education Foundation, for teachers and administrators, in Miami, Fla. Contact: Chuck Bryant, (800) 749-8838.

16-18--English:Conflict and Consensus: Exploring Diversity and Standards in the Portfolio Movement, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English and the Louisiana Writing Projects, for kindergarten through college level English teachers, at the Hotel Monteleone New Orleans, La. Registration deadline: Dec. 19. Contact: NCTE Professional Development Services, 1111 W. Kenyon Road, Urbana, Ill. 61801-1096; (800) 369-6283, ext. 203. or (217) 328-3870; fax: (217) 328-0977; e-mail: pglazik@ncte.org.

*16-18--Personnel administrators: National Workshop on Student Affairs Professionals as Fundraisers: Doing It Right!, sponsored by the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, for personnel administrators, at Omni Royal Orleans Hotel in New Orleans, La. Contact: Cherry Callahan, University of North Carolina, (910) 334-5099; or James Doran, University of South Carolina, (803) 777-3848.

16-19--Montessori education:Whole School, Whole Child: Parents, Teachers, and Administrators Sharing the Vision, sponsored by the North American Montessori Teachers' Association, for Montessori administrators, teachers, paraprofessionals, parents, and teacher trainees, in Houston, Texas. Contact: NAMTA, 11424 Bellflower Road N.E., Cleveland, Ohio 44106; (216) 421-1905; fax: (216) 421-8193; e-mail: namtamail@aol.com; web site: http://cybergate.net/~mashani/namta.html.

17--Middle schools:Science at the Middle Level, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for teachers and administrators, in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: Adrian L. Aleckna, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, Mass. 01983-1223; (508) 887-6263; fax: (508) 887-6504.

17--Nutrition:Nutrition Education and Training Program, sponsored by the Greater Cleveland Educational Development Center and the Northeast Regional Professional Development Center, for classroom teachers, curriculum coordinators, and interested administrators, at Cleveland State University in Ohio. Registration deadline: 10 days before event. Contact: Barbara Jenkins, GCEDC, Rhodes Tower 901, CSU, Euclid at East 24th St., Cleveland, Ohio 44115; (216) 523-7107; fax: (216) 687-5422.

17-19--English:Odyssey of the Spirit, sponsored by the Los Angeles County Office of Education and the Southland Council of Teachers of English, for teachers of literature, at the Ojai Valley Inn in Ojai, Calif. Registration deadline: Dec. 15 or until sold out. Contact: Bill Henke, registrar, 1372 Stanford Ave., Upland, Calif. 91786; (909) 982-3892.

18-21--College transition:Freshman Year Experience Conference West, sponsored by National Resource Center for The Freshman Year Experience and Students in Transition, for university faculty and staff that work with college freshman, at the Westin South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa, Calif. Contact: Ilana Myerson or Stuart Hunter, National Resource Center for The Freshman Year Experience and Students in Transition, University of South Carolina, 1728 College St., Columbia, S.C. 29208; (803) 777-6029; fax: (803) 777-4699; e-mail: ilanam@rcce.sc.edu or stuarth@rcce.sc.edu.

20--Research:Overcoming Disinformation: What Do the Data Say About American Schools, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Houston, Texas. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDK, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

20--Violence prevention:Strategies for Classroom Intervention With Children Who Have Witnessed Violence, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Windsor Locks, Conn. Registration deadline: two weeks before the event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDK, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

20-21--Private schools: Annual meeting, sponsored by the National Council for Private School Accreditation, for private school educators and administrators, at Mountain Shadows Marriott Hotel in Paradise Valley, Ariz. Contact: NCPSA, 601 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W., Suite 900, Washington, D.C. 20004; (410) 349-0139; fax: (410) 349-0140.

21--Middle schools:Grade 5 in the Middle Level School, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for teachers and administrators, in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: Adrian L. Aleckna, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, Mass. 01983-1223; (508) 887-6263; fax: (508) 887-6504.

21--Research:Overcoming Disinformation: What Do the Data Say About American Schools, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Atlanta, Ga. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDK, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

21-24--Staff development: IMPACT: Increase Maximal Performance By Activating Critical Thinking--Level I and II (Training of Trainers), sponsored by the Center for the Teaching of Critical Thinking and Phi Delta Kappa, for kindergarten through college educators, in San Antonio, Texas. Contact: S. Lee Wincour, CTT, 5631 Marshall Drive, Huntington Beach, Calif. 92649; (714) 840-5772; fax: (714) 846-2392.

*21-25--Personnel administrators: Regions V and VI annual regional conference, sponsored by the National Association of Personnel Administrators, for personnel administrators, at the Royal Waikoloan in Kona, Hawaii. Contact: Alan Yang, University of Hawaii at Manoa, (808) 933-3334.

21-25--Private schools:Making Connections: People, IDEAs, Solutions, sponsored by the National Association of Private Schools for Exceptional Children, for executive directors and administrator of private school special education facilities, at the South Seas Plantation in Captiva Island, Fla. Contact: NAPSEC, Pamela A.P. Cowen, 1522 K St. N.W., Suite 1032, Washington, D.C. 20005; (202) 408-3340; fax: (202) 408-3340; e-mail: napsec@aol.com.

22--History:Becoming Americans: Ties and Tensions, sponsored by the University of Virginia and the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, for K-6 teachers; high school teachers of social sciences, history, and economics; curriculum- and staff-development directors, first three in a series of five national, live, call-in teleconferences broadcast from Charlottesville and Williamsburg, Va. Contact: Debbie Vermillion, P.O. Box 3697, Charlottesville, Va. 22903; (804) 982-5397; e-mail dmv6t@virginia.edu.

22--Middle schools:Adviser/Advisee Programs at the Middle Level, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for teachers and administrators, in Seekonk, Mass. Contact: Adrian L. Aleckna, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, Mass. 01983-1223; (508) 887-6263; fax: (508) 887-6504.

22--Middle schools:Implementing the Middle Level Concept, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for teachers and administrators, in Seekonk, Mass. Contact: Adrian L. Aleckna, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, Mass. 01983-1223; (508) 887-6263; fax: (508) 887-6504.

22--Middle schools:Inclusion at the Middle Level, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for teachers and administrators, in Seekonk, Mass. Contact: Adrian L. Aleckna, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, Mass. 01983-1223; (508) 887-6263; fax: (508)

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