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A symbol (*) marks events that have not appeared in a previous issue of Education Week.

February

17--Parents: National PTA Founder's Day, sponsored by the Texas Congress of Parents and Teachers (Texas PTA), for Texas elementary, middle, junior, and senior high school PTA and PTSA members, in various sites around Texas. Contact: Linda Y. Bedford-Gill, Texas PTA, 408 W. 11th St., Austin, Texas 78701-2199; fax: (512) 476-8152.

*17--Phonics: Phonological Awareness, sponsored by American International College, for speech pathologists and teachers, at the college in Springfield, Mass. Contact: Kelly Dickson, (413) 747-6525; e-mail: conted@www.aic.edu.

17-18--Teachers: Teacher Expectations and Student Achievement, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Raleigh, N.C. 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.

18-19--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations/Taste of Elegance, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Salt Lake City, Utah. 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.

19--Curriculum: Integrating the Curriculum, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Philadelphia, Pa. 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.

19--Special education: Special Education Law for Schools, sponsored by LRP Publications, for special education administrators, local and building-level special education personnel, and school and parents' lawyers, at the M.C. Benton Convention and Civic Center in Winston-Salem, N.C. Contact: Tracy Robinson, Promotions Manager, LRP Publications Conference Division, Suite 200, 1555 King St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 684-0510; (800) 727-1227; fax: (703) 739-0489; e-mail: lrpconf@lrp.com.

19-21--Special education: Institute on Related Services in Special Education, sponsored by the Council of Administrators of Special Education, for special education administrators, principals, central-office administrators, and school board members, at the Sheraton Sand Keys in Clearwater Beach, Fla. Contact: Jo Thomason, executive director, CASE, 615 16th St. N.W., Albuquerque, N.M. 87104; (505) 243-8722; fax: (505) 247-4822.

20--Assessment: Alternative Assessment, 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.

20-21--Teachers: Teacher Expectations and Student Achievement, 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.

20-22--Behavior disorders: Disruptive Students, sponsored by the Midwest Symposium for Leadership in Behavior Disorders, for special educators and professionals in related fields who work with individuals with emotional disorders, at the Hyatt Regency Crown Center Hotel in Kansas City, Mo. Contact: MSLBD, Kristen McBride, P.O. Box 40001, Overland Park, Kan. 66204; (913) 492-8755; fax: (913) 492-2546.

20-23--Counseling: Counseling at the Crossroads: Changes and Challenges, sponsored by the American Counseling Association and the California Association for Counseling and Development, for counselors, at the San Francisco (Calif.) Airport Marriott Hotel. Contact:Richard Hoover, c/o CACD, 2555 E. Chapman Ave., Suite 201, Fullerton, Calif. 92631; (714) 871-6460; fax: (714) 871-5132.

21-23--English: A Pleasant and Exciting Variation, sponsored by the California Association of Teachers of English, for teachers and other educators at all levels interested in the English language arts, at the convention center in Fresno, Calif.. Contact: Sharon Cook, Convention Chair, language arts coordinator, Fresno Unified School District, Tulare and M St., Fresno, Calif. 93721; (209) 441-3643.

21-23--Language arts: A Pleasant and Exciting Variation, sponsored by the California Association of Teachers of English, for language arts teachers K-12 and college level, site and district administrators, at the convention center in Fresno, Calif. Registration deadline: Jan. 28, 1997. Contact: Sharon Cook, convention chair, Fresno Unified School District, Tulare and M St., Fresno, Calif. 93721; (209) 441-3643.

21-23--Theatre education: National Middle School Theatre Forum, sponsored by the Educational Theatre Association, for middle school/junior high school theater teachers, at the Coral Springs Civics Center in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Contact: Jeffrey Leptak-Moreau, ETA, 3368 Central Pkwy, Cincinnati, Ohio 45225.

21-26--College transition: Annual conference, sponsored by the National Resource Center for The Freshman Year Experience and Students in Transition, for university faculty and staff that work with college freshman, at the Adam's Mark Hotel in Columbia, S.C. 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.

*22--Gay issues: Southern conference, sponsored by the Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Teachers Network, for school staff members, parents, and community members interested in reducing anti-gay bigotry in public, private, and parochial K-12 schools, in Atlanta, Ga. Contact: GLSTN/Atlanta, (404) 872-4320; GLSTNAtl@aol.com.

22--Montessori education: Montessori Applied to Children At-Risk for Learning Differences, sponsored by the American Montessori Society, for teachers, in Baltimore, Md. Contact: Martha Torrence, (814) 237-1585.

23-26--At-risk youths: Enhancing Student Success through Personnel, Academic, and Social Skills, sponsored by the National Dropout Prevention Center, for principals, teachers, counselors, and community workers, at the Kingston Plantation Radisson Resort in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Contact: John Peters, NDPC, 205 Martin St., Clemson, S.C. 29634-5111; (864) 656-2599; fax: (864) 656-0136; e-mail: ndpc@clemson.edu.

24-26--Technology: Midwest education and technology conference,sponsored by Cooperating School Districts, for classroom teachers, administrators, technology coordinators, librarians, and media specialists, at America's Center in St. Louis, Mo. Contact: Christine McConnell, CSD, 1460 Craig Road, St. Louis, Mo. 63146; (314) 692-1250 or(800) 835-8282; fax: (314) 872-9128; e-mail: christin@info.csd.org; Web site: http://info.csd.org/stl.html.

25--Middle schools: Adviser/Advisee: Trainer of the Trainers, 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.

25-27--Peer programs: Level I and Level II Training for Peer Helping Professionals, sponsored by the California Association of Peer Programs, for counselors, teachers, administrators, and youth service professionals, at the Anaheim (Calif.) Marriott. Contact: CAPP, P.O. Box 50725, Pasenda, Calif. 91115; (818) 564-0099.

26--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, 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.

26--Middle schools: Alternative Assessment: Trainer of Trainers, 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.

26-March 1--Bilingual education: Advancing World-Class Standards for Learning and Leadership, sponsored by the California Association Bilingual Education, for teachers, administrators, paraprofessionals, parents, university professors, and others interested, at the San Diego (Calif.) Convention Center. Contact: Silvina Rubinstein, CABE, 320 W. G St., Ontario, Calif. 91762; (909) 984-6201; fax: (909) 984-1333.

26-March 1--Independent schools: Imagination and Innovation, sponsored by the National Association of Independent Schools, for independent school heads, administrators, teachers, and trustees, at the San Francisco (Calif.) Marriott. Contact: Louis Helms, NAIS, 1620 L St. N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036; (202) 973-9700; fax: (202) 973-9790.

26-March 1--Teachers: Leadership for Transforming the Profession: Fulfilling the Commitment to Children, Communities, and the Common Good, sponsored by the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, for AACTE member representatives, policymakers, and other education professionals at the Hyatt Regency in Phoenix, Ariz. Registration deadline: Jan. 17, 1997. Contact: Sonja Goree, AACTE, One Dupont Circle, Suite 610, Washington, D.C. 20036-1186; (202) 293-2450; fax: (202) 457-8095; e-mail: sdj@aacte.nche.edu.

26-March 1--Women in education: Mapping Fault Lines: Stresses and Strengths in the Academy, sponsored by the National Association for Women in Education, for educators, at the Parc 55 Hotel in San Francisco, Calif. Contact: NAWE, 1325 18th St. N.W., #210, Washington, D.C. 20036; (202) 659-9330; fax: (202) 457-0947; e-mail: nawe@clark.net.

27--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Phoenix, Ariz. 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.

27--Mathematics: Making Mathematical Connections, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Charleston, S.C. 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.

27--Middle schools: Multiple Intelligences: Trainer of Trainers, 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.

27--Secondary schools: Step Out of the Box IV: High Schools for the 21st Century, sponsored by the Illinois Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for high school educators, at the Chicago Marriott in Oak Brook, Ill. Registration deadline: Feb. 15, 1997. Contact: IASCD, D. William Dodds, superintendent, McHenry District No. 15, 1011 N. Green St., McHenry, Ill. 60050; (815) 385-7210.

27-28--Counseling: Mid-Winter Conference, sponsored by the American Counseling Association and the Oklahoma Counseling Association, for counselors, at the Clarion Hotel in Oklahoma City, Okla. Contact: I. Claudean Harrison, P.O. Box 69, 401 West Creek, Lindsay, OK 73052; (800) 624-5963 or (405) 756-2427; fax: (800) 756-3480 or (405) 756-3443.

27-28--Title I: Professional Development Training for Title I Coordinators, sponsored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, for Title I coordinators, math and science teachers, and supervisors, in Washington, D.C. Registration deadline: one week before each workshop. Contact: Stephanie Jensen, AAAS, 1200 New York Ave. N.W., Washington, D.C. 20005; (800) 351-7542; fax: (202) 371-9849; e-mail: sjensen@aaas.org.

27-March 1--Technology: ICE.Net 97--Your Link to the Future, sponsored by Indiana Computer Educators, for all computer-using educators, at the Indianapolis (Ind.) Convention Center. Contact: ICE, 1 S.E. Ninth St., Evansville, Ind. 47708; (812) 435-8546; e-mail: miker41367@aol.com.

27-March 1--Technology: Annual conference, sponsored by the California Industrial and Technology Education Association, for teachers, administrators, counselors in industrial-technology education, tech-prep, curriculum integration and exploring technologies, at the Fresno (Calif.) Holiday Inn Centre Plaza Hotel and Convention Center. Contact: Dani Rush, CITEA, P.O. Box 191017, Sacramento, Calif. 95819-1017; (916) 362-0660; fax: (916) 362-6440.

27-March 2--Counseling: Conference, sponsored by the American Counseling Association of Missouri, for counselors, at the Holiday Inn Downtown/Convention Center in St. Louis, Mo. Contact: Judy Coy, R.R. 4, Kirksville, Mo. 63501; (816) 665-5608 or (816) 665-2402.

27-March 2--Music education: Eastern division conference, sponsored by the Music Educators National Conference, for music educators, at the Baltimore (Md.) Convention Center. Registration deadline: Jan. 15, 1997. Contact: David Showers, conventions and meetings director, MENC, 1806 Robert Fulton Drive, Reston, Va. 22091-4348; (703) 860-4000; fax: (703) 860-1531.

27-March 2--Social studies: Social Studies at the Crossroads: Lessons From Our Past, Lessons for Our Future, sponsored by the Middle States Council for the Social Studies, for teachers of social studies, at the Tarrytown (N.Y.) Hilton Inn. Contact: Bernard Cohen, 1212 Ave. R, Brooklyn, N.Y. 11229-1016; (718) 645-7920 or (212) 598-9259; e-mail: pierfy@rider1.rider.edu.

28--Mathematics: Creatively Teaching Mathematics, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Birmingham, Ala. 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.

28--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Albuquerque, N.M. 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.

28-March 1--Music education: Music and Movement Workshop, sponsored by the High/Scope Educational Research Foundation, for educators and administrators, in Salisbury, N.C. Contact: Gavin Haque, High/Scope, 600 N. River St., Ypsilanti, Mich. 48198-2898; (313) 485-2000; fax: (313) 485-0704.

28-March 1--Peer programs: PEER-Severance Making Our Schools Safe, sponsored by the California Association of Peer Programs, for high school and college students and peer helping advisers, in Glendora, Calif. Contact: CAPP, P.O. Box 50725, Pasadena, Calif. 91115; (818) 564-0099.

March

1--English: Spelling: Continuing the Conversation, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English and the Whole Language Umbrella, for elementary educators, national teleconference. Registration deadline: Feb. 1. 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.

1--Learning disabilities: The Two Sides of ADD-Pro and Con, sponsored by the Central California Branch of the Orton Dyslexia Society, for teachers, counselors, tutors, and parents, at the Monterey (Calif.) Conference Center. Contact: CCBODS, P.O. Box 924, Pebble Beach, Calif. 93953; (408) 659-7653; fax: (508) 455-9130.

3--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Fresno, Calif. 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.

3-4--Teachers: Teacher Expectations and Student Achievement, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Indianapolis, Ind. 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.

3-6--International education: Annual conference, sponsored by the Association for the Advancement of International Education, for persons interested in PreK-12 education in American/International schools abroad, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Atlanta, Ga. Contact: AAIE, Lewis A. Grell, (412) 946-7192; fax: (412) 946-7194.

4--Art education: Integrating Art Into the Content Areas, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Seattle, Wash. 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.

4--Mathematics: Using Mathematical Manipulatives, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Nashville, Tenn. 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.

4--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Sacramento, Calif. 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.

4-5--Multiple intelligences: Teaching for Multiple Intelligences, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Fayetteville, N.C. 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.

4-5--Multiple intelligences: Multiple Intelligences, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Lincoln, Neb. 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.

5--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in San Jose, Calif. 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.

5--Mathematics: Using Mathematical Manipulatives, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Denver, Colo. 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.

5-7--Counseling: With One Voice: The Practice and Profession of Rehabilitation Counseling, sponsored by the American Counseling Association and the American Rehabilitation Counseling Association, for counselors, at the Camberley Plaza Sabal Park in Tampa, Fla. Contact: Michael Leahy, Michigan State University, 336 Erickson Hall, East Lansing, Mich. 48824; (517) 355-1838; fax: (517) 353-6393; e-mail: leahym@pilot.msu.edu.

6--Art education: Integrating Art into the Content Areas, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Rockford, Ill. 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.

6--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Orlando, Fla. 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.

6--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Jackson, Miss. 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.

6-7--Counseling: Spring convention, sponsored by the American Counseling Association and the Kansas Counseling Association, for counselors, at the Ramada Inn in Hutchinson, Kan. Contact: Jan Stalling, 2111 Ash St., Hays, Kan. 67601; (913) 628-4339 or (913) 625-8003; fax: (913) 628-4447.

6-8--Early childhood: Annual conference, sponsored by the Southern Early Childhood Association, for all early childhood professionals to include preschool, kindergarten, and primary teachers; administrators, caregivers, and program directors, in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Registration deadline: Feb. 15. Contact: SECA, P.O. Box 56130, Little Rock, Ark. 72115-6130; (501) 663-0353 or (800) 305-7322; fax: (501) 663-2114.

6-9--Science and technology: Science Technology and Society Conference, sponsored by the National Association for Science, Technology and Society, for K-12 teachers and administrators, students, policymakers, science-center staff, ethicists, and religious professionals, at the Worchester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, Mass. Contact: E.J. Piel, 192 Gould Ave., North Caldwell, N.J., 07006; e-mail: epiel98502@aol.com.

6-9--Social studies: Eureka: Golden Reflection, sponsored by the California Council for the Social Studies, for K-12 educators, at the Hyatt Regency and Sacramento (Calif.) Convention Center. Contact: Linda Boaen, conference chair, (209) 436-5266; e-mail: boaen.teach@aol.com.

6-9--Technology: Technology conference, sponsored by the Kentucky Department of Education, for teachers, school and district administrators, school board members, parents, and students, in Louisville, Ky. Contact: Pam Caudill or John Williams, 1931 Capital Plaza Tower, 500 Mero St., Frankfort, Ky. 40601; (502) 564-7168; fax: (502) 564-6470; e-mail: pcaudill@plaza.kde.state.ky.us or jwilliam@plaza.kde.state.ky.us.

7--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. 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.

7--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Tupelo, Miss. 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.

7-11--Principals: Key to the Magic World of Learning, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, for high school and middle level principals, assistant principals, and school administrators, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Lori Fyock, NASSP, 1904 Association Drive, Reston, Va. 22091; (703) 860-7262; fax: (703) 476-5432.

*8-9--Multicultural education: NAME-ing the Issues: Collaborative Communities, sponsored by the National Association for Multicultural Education, for the Region 7 chapter (Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska), at the Regal Riverfront Hotel in St. Louis, Mo. Registration deadline: March 1. Contact: Fred Rodriguez, University of Kansas, 214 Bailey Hall, Lawrence, Kan. 66045.

10--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in San Diego, Calif. 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.

10--Mathematics: Making Mathematical Connections, 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.

10--Professional development: How the Brain Learns, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Seattle, Wash. 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.

10--Violence prevention: Strategies for Classroom Intervention with Children Who Have Witnessed Violence, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Miami, Fla. 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.

11--Discipline: Effective Discipline: Getting Beyond Rewards and Punishments, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Beltsville, Md. 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.

11--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Great Falls, Mont. 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.

11--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Los Angeles, Calif. 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.

11--Professional development: How the Brain Learns, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Des Moines, Iowa. 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.

11--Research: In Support of Our Nation's Schools: Interpreting the Data, sponsored by the Greater Cleveland Educational Development Center and the Northeast Regional Professional Development Center and the Greater Cleveland School Superintendents' Association, for superintendents and other 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.

11-15--Bilingual education: Creating Magic with TESOL, sponsored by Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages Inc., for teachers, teacher trainers, administrators, and other professionals working with English language learners, at the Orange Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. Contact: TESOL, 1600 Cameron St., Suite 300, Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 836-0774; fax: (703) 836-7864; e-mail: conv@tesol.edu.

12--Inclusive education: The Inclusive School III, sponsored by the Greater Cleveland Educational Development Center and the Special Education Regional Resource Centers, for classroom teachers, curriculum coordinators, and interested administrators, at Executive Caterers at Landerhaven in Cleveland, 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.

12--Discipline: Effective Discipline: Getting Beyond Rewards and Punishments, 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.

12--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Spokane, Wash. 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.

12-14--Conflict resolution: Training Institute: Handling Student Conflicts, sponsored by the Peace Education Foundation, for teachers and administrators, in St. Louis, Mo. Contact: Chuck Bryant, (800) 749-8838.

13--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Savannah, 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.

13--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Indianapolis, Ind. 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.

13--Sexual harassment: Understanding Sexual Harassment: Developing Policies and Procedures, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Burnsville, Minn. 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.

13-15--Classroom presentations: National conference, sponsored by the Core Knowledge Foundation, for all educators, at the Adam's Mark Hotel in Denver, Colo. Contact: CKF, Barbara Fortsch, 2012-B Morton Drive, Charlottesville, Va. 22903; (804) 977-7550; fax: (804) 977-0021; e-mail: bfortsch@comet.net.

13-15--Montessori education: Montessori Science, Technology, and Global Awareness, sponsored by the North American Montessori Teachers' Association, for Montessori administrators, teachers, paraprofessionals, parents, and teacher trainees, in Orlando, Fla. Contact: NAMTA, 11424 Bellflower Road N.E., Cleveland, Ohio 44106; (216) 421-1905; fax: (216) 421-8193; e-mail: namtamail@aol.com.

13-16--Professional development: Special topics seminar, sponsored by International Baccalaureate North America, for secondary school teachers and administrators, at the Waterfront Center Hotel in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Contact: Jennifer Werner, IBNA, 200 Madison Ave. #2007, New York, N.Y. 10016; (212) 696-4464; fax: (212) 889-9242; e-mail: jenw@ibo.org.

14--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations,sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Charleston, S.C. 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.

14--Mathematics: Creatively Teaching Mathematics, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Richmond, Va. 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.

14--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Chicago, Ill. 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.

14--Sexual harassment: Understanding Sexual Harassment: Developing Policies and Procedures, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Oklahoma City, Okla. 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.

15--Global education: Global Education Workshops for

teachers on world cities, sponsored by the University of Michigan International Institute, for K-12 and community college teachers, teachers-in-training, librarians, curriculum specialists, at the University in Ann Arbor, Mich. Registration deadlines: One month before the date of each workshop. Contact: Donna Parmelee, c/o Center for Russian and East European Studies, UM, 204 Lane Hall, 204 South State St., Ann Arbor, Mich. 48109-1290; (313) 764-0351; fax: (313) 763-4765; e-mail: crees@umich.edu.

16-18--Professional development: Shared Decisionmaking: The Art of Practical Site-Based Management, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, for high school and middle level principals, assistant principals, and school administrators, at the Crown Plaza in Kansas City, Mo. Contact: Kristine Rzewnicki, NASSP, Office of Convention, Meetings, and Travel Services, 1904 Association Drive, Reston, Va. 22091; (703) 860-7238; fax: (703) 476-5432; e-mail: profed@nassp.org.

16-18--School safety: Making Your School Safe, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, for high school and middle level principals, assistant principals, and school administrators, at the Holiday Inn Old Town in Phoenix, Ariz. Contact: Kristine Rzewnicki, NASSP, Office of Convention, Meetings, and Travel Services, 1904 Association Drive, Reston, Va. 22091; (703) 860-7238; fax: (703) 476-5432; e-mail: profed@nassp.org.

16-18--Vocational education: National Policy Seminar, sponsored by the American Vocational Association, for educators and administrators, in Washington, D.C. Contact: Bob Suhosky, (800) 826-9972.

17--Classroom management: Dealing with Disruption, Hostility, and Excuses, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in West Chester, Pa. 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.

17-18--Conflict resolution: Creating the Peaceable School, sponsored by the Illinois Institute for Dispute Resolution, for administrators, teachers, social workers, and school-improvement teams, in San Diego, Calif. Contact: Donna Crawford, IIDR, 110 W. Main St., Urbana, Ill. 61801; (217) 384-4118; fax: (217) 384-8280; e-mail: dcrawf2949@aol.com.

17-19--Technology: Mastering the Electronic Classroom, sponsored by the Arizona State University College of Education, for K-12 and university level educators, administrators, researchers, and technology specialists, at Arizona State University in Tempe. Contact: Barbara Ford, Microcomputers in Education Conference, ASU, Box 870908, Tempe, Ariz. 85287-0908; (602) 965-7363; fax: (602) 965-8887; e-mail: mec97@asu.edu; Web site: http://mec.ed.asu.edu/97/.

18--Classroom management: Dealing with Disruption, Hostility, and Excuses, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Glen Burnie, Md. 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.

18--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Kansas City, Mo. 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.

18--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Nashville, Tenn. 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.

18-19--Multiple intelligences: Multiple Intelligences, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Beltsville, Md. 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.

18-19--Multiple intelligences: Teaching for Multiple Intelligences, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in San Antonio, 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.

18-19--Private schools: Legislative conference, sponsored by the Council for American Private Education, for private schools which belong to one or more CAPE member associations, in Washington, D.C. Contact: Joseph McTighe, CAPE, 1726 M St. N.W., Suite 703, Washington, D.C. 20036; (202) 659-0016; fax: (202) 659-0018; internet: cape@connectinc.com.

*18-20--Technology: FOSE '97, America's Integrated Information Technology Forum, sponsored by Reed Exhibition Co., open to the public, at the Washington Convention Center, in Washington, D.C. Contact: (800) 791-FOSE.

19--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.

19--Learning and study skills: Seminar, sponsored by hm Study Skills, the National Association of Secondary School Principals, and the National Association of Elementary School Principals, for principals, curriculum directors, and teachers, in Springfield, Ill. Registration deadline: 10 working days before the date of event. Contact: Ester Davenport, hm Study SkillsP.O. Box 95010, Newton, Mass. 02195;(617) 965-0048; fax: (617) 965-0056; e-mail: ctobin1010@aol.com.

19--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Topeka, Kan. 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.

19--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Chattanooga, Tenn. 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.

19-22--At-risk youths: National service-learning conference, sponsored by the National Dropout Prevention Center and the National Youth Leadership Council, for principals, teachers, counselors, school administrators, service-learning staff, community and youth workers, business leaders, higher education instructors, policymakers, and youth involved with service learning, at the Radisson Twin Towers in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Jan Wright, NDPC, 205 Martin St., Clemson, S.C. 29634-5111; (864) 656-2599; fax: (864) 656-0136; e-mail: ndpc@clemson.edu.

20--Inclusive education: Adapting Curriculum and Instruction in the Inclusive Classrooms, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Austin, 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--Learning and study skills: Seminar, sponsored by hm Study Skills, the National Association of Secondary School Principals, and the National Association of Elementary School Principals, for principals, curriculum directors, and teachers, in Parsippany, N.J. Registration deadline: 10 working days before the date of event. Contact: Ester Davenport, hm Study SkillsP.O. Box 95010, Newton, Mass. 02195;(617) 965-0048; fax: (617) 965-0056; e-mail: ctobin1010@aol.com.

20--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Brockton, Mass. 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--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Syracuse, N.Y. 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--Technology: Technology Exchange 3, sponsored by the Greater Cleveland Educational Development Center and the Center for Applied Educational Technology, 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.

20-22--Rural/small schools: Creating the Quality School, sponsored by the Center for the Study of Small/Rural Schools, University of Oklahoma, for administrators, teachers, school board members, state department personnel, higher education faculty, and involved community leaders, in Oklahoma City, Okla. Contact: Catherine J. Parker, CSSRS, UO, 555 E. Constitution, Room 213, Norman, Okla. 73072-7820; (405) 325-1450; fax: (405) 325-7075.

20-22--Staff development: IMPACT: Increase Maximal Performance By Activating Critical Thinking-Level I, sponsored by the Center for the Teaching of Critical Thinking and Phi Delta Kappa, for educators at all levels, in Castro Valley, Calif. Contact: S. Lee Wincour, CTT, 5631 Marshall Drive, Huntington Beach, Calif. 92649; (714) 840-5772; fax: (714) 846-2392.

20-24--Arts education: Arts-Language institute, sponsored by Magnet Schools of America and the Network of Performing and Visual Arts Schools, for teachers of the arts, in Miami Fla. Contact: Rod Daniel, executive director of the Network, (202) 966-2216, or Don Waldrip, executive director of MSA, at (713) 796-9356.

21--Counseling: Spring conference, sponsored by the American Counseling Association and the Michigan College Counseling Association, for counselors, location to be announced. Contact:Debora Gates, (810) 477-9640.

21--Learning and study skills: Seminar, sponsored by hm Study Skills, the National Association of Secondary School Principals, and the National Association of Elementary School Principals, for principals, curriculum directors, and teachers, in Atlanta, Ga. Registration deadline: 10 working days before the date of event. Contact: Ester Davenport, hm Study SkillsP.O. Box 95010, Newton, Mass. 02195;(617) 965-0048; fax: (617) 965-0056; e-mail: ctobin1010@aol.com.

21--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Binghamton, N.Y. 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--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Providence, R.I. 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.

*21-22--Technology: New England Conference on Technology and Education, sponsored by the New England School Development Council, for teachers, administrators, school board members, and business leaders, at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge. Registration deadline: March 11. Contact: NESDEC, 28 Lord Road, Marlborough, Mass. 01752; (508) 481-9444; fax: (508) 481-5655; e-mail: klmunc@nesdec.org.

*21-23--Gay issues: Stand and Deliver, sponsored by the Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Teachers Network, for school staff members, parents, and community members interested in reducing anti-gay bigotry in public, private, and parochial K-12 schools, at the Downtown Holiday Inn in Salt Lake City, Utah. Contact: Deidre Cuffee-Gray, GLSTN, (212) 727-0135; e-mail: GLSTN@glstn.org.

21-24--Science: Making a Difference: Building a Coherent Theory of Learning, sponsored by the National Association for Research in Science Teaching for undergraduate/graduate researchers in science education, teachers, college instructors, and government researchers, at the Hyatt Regency Oak Brook (Ill.) Contact: Kathleen Fisher, Center for Research in Mathematics and Science Education, 6475 Alvarado Road Suite 206, San Diego State University, San Diego, Calif. 92120; (619) 594-4453; fax: (619) 594-1581; e-mail: kfisher@sciences.sdsu.edu

22--Montessori education: Montessori Applied to Children At-Risk for Learning Differences, sponsored by the American Montessori Society, for teachers, in Atlanta, Ga. Contact: Martha Torrence, (814) 237-1585.

22-25--Curriculum: Annual conference, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators, in Baltimore, Md. Contact: ASCD, Customer Service Center, 1250 N. Pitt St., Alexandria, Va. 22314-1435; (800)933-2723 or (703) 549-9110; fax: (703) 299-8631; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: http://www.ascd.org.

23-25--Curriculum: Designing Curriculum Alignment for Greater Student Achievement, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals and the Association of California School Administrators, for high school and middle level principals, assistant principals, and school administrators, at the Clarion Bay View in San Diego, Calif. Contact: Kristine Rzewnicki, NASSP, Office of Convention, Meetings, and Travel Services, 1904 Association Drive, Reston, Va. 22091; (703) 860-7238; fax: (703) 476-5432; e-mail: profed@nassp.org.

23-25--Federally impacted schools: Spring conference, sponsored by the National Association of Federally Impacted Schools, for administrators, business managers, and school board officials from federally impacted districts, at the Hyatt Regency in Washington, D.C. Contact: Lynn Watkins, NAFIS, 444 N. Capitol St. N.W., Suite 419, Washington, D.C. 20001; (202) 624-5455; fax: (202) 624-5468.

23-25--Professional development: Leading Change: Creating Successful Schools, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, for high school and middle level principals, assistant principals, and school administrators, at the Holiday Inn Old Town in Phoenix, Ariz. Contact: Kristine Rzewnicki, NASSP, Office of Convention, Meetings, and Travel Services, 1904 Association Drive, Reston, Va. 22091; (703) 860-7238; fax: (703) 476-5432; e-mail: profed@nassp.org.

23-25--Scheduling: A Look at Alternative Scheduling, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, for high school and middle level principals, assistant principals, and school administrators, at the Key Bridge Marriott in Washington, D.C. Contact: Kristine Rzewnicki, NASSP, Office of Convention, Meetings, and Travel Services, 1904 Association Drive, Reston, Va. 22091; (703) 860-7238; fax: (703) 476-5432; e-mail: profed@nassp.org.

23-25--Technology: Technology Education: Managing Our Evolving Mission, sponsored by the International Technology Education Association, for all educators, at the Tampa (Fla.) Convention Center. Contact: ITEA, 1914 Association Drive, Reston, Va. 20191; (703) 860-2100; fax: (703) 860-0353; e-mail: itea@tmn.com.

23-26--Middle schools: Annual conference, 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.

23-26--School safety: Safety Strategies: Managing School Security and Discipline, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, for high school and middle level principals, assistant principals, and school administrators, at the Sonesta Beach Hotel in Hamilton HM-ES Bermuda. Contact: Kristine Rzewnicki, NASSP, Office of Convention, Meetings, and Travel Services, 1904 Association Drive, Reston, Va. 22091; (703) 860-7238; fax: (703) 476-5432; e-mail: profed@nassp.org.

24--Violence prevention: Strategies for Classroom Intervention With Children Who Have Witnessed Violence, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in San Francisco, Calif. 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.

*24-27--Tech prep: Tech Prep Texas/School-to-Work State Conference, sponsored by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, the Texas Education Agency, the Texas Workforce Commission, and the Tech Prep Association of Texas Inc., for business, industry, government, and labor representatives as well as parents, students, and educators, at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Tex. Contact: Ray Brown, Director, (409) 880-8454, or Kimberly Pope, Conference Coordinator, (409) 654-6370.

24-28--Education research: Talking Together in Educational Research and Practice, sponsored by the American Educational Research Association, for researchers, practitioners, policymakers, and interested others, in Chicago, Ill. Contact: AERA Central Office, 1230 17th St. N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036; (202) 223-9435; fax: (202) 775-1824; e-mail: aera@gmu.edu.

25--English: Portfolios in Classrooms and in Schools: Real Models, Real Solutions, Real Challenges, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, for elementary level educators, national teleconference. Registration Deadline: Feb. 25. 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.

25--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Tampa, Fla. 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.

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