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1--Mathematics:Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Dayton, Ohio. 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.

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

1-4--Catholic education:Catholic Education--We Come to Share Our Story, sponsored by the National Catholic Educational Association, for Catholic school educators, at the Minneapolis (Minn.) Convention Center. Contact: Nancy Brewer, NCEA, 1077 30th St.N.W., Suite 100, Washington, D.C. 20007-3852; (202) 337-6232; fax: (202) 333-6706.

1-5--Gay issues: Northeastern 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 Cambridge, Mass. Contact: GLSTN/Boston, (617) 661-2411; e-mail: GLSTNBost@aol.com.

1-5--School psychologists: Health Care Providers: Preparing for Tomorrow, Today, sponsored by the National Association of School Psychologists and the California Association of School Psychologists, for school psychologists, administrators, and special education teachers, at the Anaheim (Calif.) Hilton and Towers. Contact: Marcia Harvey, 4340 East-West Highway, #402, Bethesda, Md. 20814; (301) 657-0270 ext. 216; fax: (301) 657-0275; e-mail: spconvnasp@aol.com.

1-5--Technology: Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education Conference, sponsored by the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education, for those interested in computers and education, in Orlando, Fla. Contact: AACE, P.O. Box, 2966, Charlottesville, Va. 22902; (804) 973-3987; fax: (804) 978-7449; e-mail: aace@virginia.edu; web site: http://aace.virginia.edu./aace.

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

2--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Milwaukee, Wis. 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.

2-5--Learning disabilities: Annual spring conference, sponsored by the Learning Disabilities Network, for special-education and regular classroom educators, professionals in related fields, parents, and learning-disabled students, at the Hilton at Dedham Place in Dedham, Mass. Contact: Polly Cowen or Cindy Christopher, LDN, 72 Sharp St., A-2, Hingham, Mass. 02043; (617) 340-5605; fax: (617) 340-5603.

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

3-5--Conflict resolution: Training Institute: Handling Student Conflicts, sponsored by the Peace Education Foundation, for teachers and administrators, in Princeton, N.J. Contact: Chuck Bryant, (800) 749-8838.

3-5--Montessori education: Deepening the Montessori Experience: A Time for Reflection and Creativity, sponsored by the North American Montessori Teachers' Association, for Montessori administrators, teachers, paraprofessionals, parents, and teacher trainees, in Portland, Ore. Contact: NAMTA, 11424 Bellflower Road N.E., Cleveland, Ohio 44106; (216) 421-1905; fax: (216) 421-8193; e-mail: namtamail@aol.com.

3-6--Foreign languages: Collaborations: Meeting New Goals, New Realities, sponsored by the Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, for preK-12 and postsecondary foreign-language, English-as-a-second-language, classical-language, and bilingual educators and professionals, at the New York Hilton and Towers in New York City. Registration deadline: postmarked by March 10, 1997. Contact: Rebecca R. Kline, Executive Director, NCTFL at Dickinson College, P.O. Box 1773, Carlisle Pa. 17013-2896; (717) 245-1977; fax: (717) 245-1976; e-mail: neconf@dickinson.edu.

3-6--Science: National convention, sponsored by the National Science Teachers Association, for science teachers, science specialists, administrators, business and industry representatives, scientists, and others, at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, La. Contact: Convention Registration Office, NSTA, 1840 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, Va. 22201; (800) 328-8998 or (703) 243-7100; fax:(703) 243-7177.

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

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

4-6--Montessori education: Celebrate the Joy, sponsored by the National Center for Montessori Education, for Montessori teachers, administrators, school owners, and parents, at the Town and Country Hotel in San Diego, Calif. Contact: Kristin Cook, NCME, P.O. Box 1543, Roswell, Ga. 30077; (770) 613-0055.

4-7--Counseling: Minding Our Image, sponsored by the American Counseling Association, for counselors, in Orlando, Fla. Contact: American Counseling Association, 5999 Stevenson Ave., Alexandria, Va. 22304; (703) 823-9800 ext. 222 or (800) 347-6647 ext. 222; web site: http://www.counseling.org.

4-8--Education reform: Southern regional meeting, sponsored by the Public Education Fund Network and APPLE Corps Inc., for local education funds and other community-based, nonprofit education-reform organizations, in Atlanta, Ga. Contact: Wendy Lewis, PEFNet, 601 13th St. N.W., Suite 290N, Washington, D.C. 20005; (202) 628-7460; fax: (202) 628-1893; e-mail: pefnet@pefnet.org.

5--Technology: Technology and education conference, 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, Mass. Contact: NESDEC, 83 Boston Post Road, Sudbury, Mass. 01776; (508) 443-7991; fax: (508) 443-0063; e-mail: jsull@aol.com.

6-9--At-risk youths: National Youth Professionals Institute, sponsored by Work, Achievement, Values and Education Inc., for teachers, principals, administrators, counselors, and others who work with at-risk youths, in San Diego, Calif. Contact: Delores Parker, WAVE Inc., 501 School St. S.W., Suite 600, Washington, D.C. 20024; (202) 484-0103 ext. 3039; fax: (202) 488-7595.

6-9--School improvement: Annual meeting, sponsored by the North Central Association Commission on Schools, for teachers, administrators, school board members, and the public, in Chicago, Ill. Contact: Gene Wenger, (800) 525-9517.

7--Mathematics: Making Mathematical Connections, 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.

7--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, 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.

7--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, 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.

8--Curriculum: Integrating the Curriculum, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Countryside, 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.

8--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 Houston, Texas. Registration deadline: 10 working days before event. Contact: Ester Davenport, hm Study Skills P.O. Box 95010, Newton, Mass. 02195; (617) 965-0048; fax: (617) 965-0056; e-mail: ctobin1010@aol.com.

8--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 Tampa, Fla. Registration deadline: 10 working days before event. Contact: Ester Davenport, hm Study Skills P.O. Box 95010, Newton, Mass. 02195; (617) 965-0048; fax: (617) 965-0056; e-mail: ctobin1010@aol.com.

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

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

9--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 Detroit, Mich. Registration deadline: 10 working days before event. Contact: Ester Davenport, hm Study Skills P.O. Box 95010, Newton, Mass. 02195; (617) 965-0048; fax: (617) 965-0056; e-mail: ctobin1010@aol.com.

9--Mathematics: Using Mathematical Manipulatives, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Grand Rapids, Mich. 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.

9-11--Learning and study skills: Seminar for Leaders, sponsored by hm Study Skills, the National Association of Secondary School Principals, and the National Association of Elementary School Principals, for educational leaders, in Dallas, Texas. Registration deadline: 10 working days before event. Contact: Ester Davenport, hm Study Skills P.O. Box 95010, Newton, Mass. 02195; (617) 965-0048; fax: (617) 965-0056; e-mail: ctobin1010@aol.com.

9-12--Early-childhood education: Opening the World to Children, sponsored by the Association for Childhood Education International, for teachers, teacher educators, students, and day-care providers, at the Portland Hilton Hotel in Portland, Ore. Contact: Marilyn Gardner or Erin Macey, (800) 423-3563.

9-12--English: Story Matters, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, for elementary and secondary teachers, at the Convention Center in Charlotte, N.C. Registration deadline: March 19, 1997. 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.

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

10--Mathematics: Using Mathematical Manipulatives, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Cincinnati, Ohio. 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: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Cleveland, Ohio. 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: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Portland, Ore. 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: Facing History: Judgment, Reconciliation and Education, sponsored by Facing History, Facing Ourselves, for educators, lawyers, scholars, policymakers, parents, students and the general public, in Boston, Mass. Contact: Erica Stern, Facing History and Ourselves National Foundation, 16 Hurd Road, Brookline, Mass 02146; (617) 232-1595; fax: (617) 232-0218; e-mail: info_ boston@facing.org.

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

10-11--Teachers: Teacher Expectations and Student Achievement, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Colorado Springs, 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.

11--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 Philadelphia, Pa. Registration deadline: 10 working days before event. Contact: Ester Davenport, hm Study Skills P.O. Box 95010, Newton, Mass. 02195; (617) 965-0048; fax: (617) 965-0056; e-mail: ctobin1010@aol.com.

* 11--Literacy: Annual Teaching of Literacy Conference, sponsored by the American International College, for reading teachers, special education teachers, and administrators, at the college in Springfield, Mass. Contact: Kelly Dickson, (413) 747-6525; e-mail: conted@www.aic.edu.

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

11--Mathematics: Creatively Teaching Mathematics, 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.

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

11--Sexual harassment: Understanding Sexual Harassment: Developing Policies and Procedures, 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.

11, 12--Literacy: Media literacy regional conference, sponsored by the National Telemedia Council, for K-12 teachers, college personnel in communications, English, journalism, and ethics departments, administrators, media educators, curriculum coordinators, and community leaders, at Cedar Crest College in Allentown, Pa. Registration deadline: March 11, 1997. Contact: Jim Brancato or Jim Schneider, (610) 437-4471 or Mary Beth Ziegenfuss, 547 Pine St., Catasauqua, Pa. 18032; (610) 264-7716; e-mail zmbz@aol.com.

* 11-13--Gay issues: Beyond Tolerance: Strategies for Change, 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 Cleveland State University in Cleveland, Ohio. Contact: Rich Horton, (216) 382-0507; e-mail: GLSTNCleve@aol.com.

* 13-21--Volunteers: Public School Volunteer Week, sponsored by Project Appleseed, the National Campaign for Public School Improvement, for parents and citizens to volunteer whatever time they can to a local public school. Contact: PA, (314) 726-0536; Web site: http://members.aol.com/pledgenow/appleseed.

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

14--Curriculum: Designing Rubrics for Assessing Learning, sponsored by the New Hampshire Association of Supervision and Curriculum, for teachers, administrators, superintendents, curriculium-department heads, college professors, and student interns, at the Center of New Hampshire in Manchester, N.H. Contact: Pat Wallace, South Meadow School, 108 Hancock Road, Peterborough, N.H. 03458; (603) 924-7105; fax: (603) 924-2064.

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

14--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Madison, Wis. 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--Violence prevention: Dealing with Disruption, Hostility, and Excuses, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Charleston, W.V. 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.

14-15--Conflict resolution: Creating the Peaceable School, sponsored by the Illinois Institute for Dispute Resolution, for administrators, teachers, social workers, and school-improvement teams, in Austin, Texas. Contact: Donna Crawford, IIDR, 110 W. Main St., Urbana, Ill. 61801; (217) 384-4118; fax: (217) 384-8280; e-mail: dcrawf2949@aol.com.

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