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

For a complete listing of educational conferences and seminars, see our 1997-98 Calendar of Events.

November

17--Professional development: Hands-On Equations one-day workshops, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in San Diego and Sacramento, Calif. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156 or (812) 339-1156; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

17--Professional development: Curriculum Management Audit Training, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Philadelphia. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156 or (812) 339-1156; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

17--Professional development: Using Mathematical Manipulatives, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in San Antonio, Texas. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156 or (812) 339-1156; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

17-18--Middle schools: Annual unified arts conference, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle school teachers and administrators, in Sturbridge, Mass. Contact: Adrian Aleckna, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Topsfield, MA 01983-1223; (508) 887-6263; fax: (508) 887-6504.

17, 18--Curriculum: Phi Delta Kappa/Integrating the Curriculum, sponsored by the Greater Cleveland Educational Development Center-Northeast Regional Professional Development Center, for classroom teachers, administrators, curriculum directors, and other educators, at Cleveland State University in Cleveland. Contact: Barbara Jenkins, Cleveland State University, GCEDC/NRPDC, Rhodes Tower #901, 1860 East 22nd St., Cleveland, OH 44114-4435; (216) 523-7107; fax: (216) 687-5422; e-mail: nrpdc@csuohio.edu or gcedc@csuohio.edu.

17-19--Curriculum: Leading the Learning and Learning the Leading for the 21st Century, sponsored by the Michigan Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development, for educators, curriculum leaders, and staff developers, at the Sheraton-Lansing Hotel in Lansing, Mich. Contact: Christopher S. Walczak, Beaverton Rural Schools, 406 South Ross, P.O. Box 529, Beaverton, MI 48612-0529; (517) 435-7771; fax: (517) 435-2901; e-mail: cwalczak@edcen.ehhs.cmich.edu

18--Learning: hm Learning and Study Skills, sponsored by hm Study Skills, the National Association of Secondary School Principals, and the National Association of Elementary School Principals, for administrators and teachers in grades 1-12, in Harrisburg, Pa. Registration deadline: 10 days before event. Contact: Esther Davenport, hm Study Skills, P.O. Box 95010, Newton, MA 02195; (617) 965-0048; fax: (617) 965-0056; e-mail: ctobin1010@aol.com.

*18--Learning disabilities: Workshop, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for regular education and special education teachers with students with learning disabilities teaching language arts and multi-media technology, at the Lab School in Washington. Contact: Diana Meltzer, LSW, 4759 Reservoir Road N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 944-3082; fax: (202) 965-5106; e-mail: dianalab@aol.com.

18--Professional development: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in San Francisco and Long Beach, Calif. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156 or (812) 339-1156; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

18--Professional development: Teaching for Multiple Intelligences, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Raleigh, N.C. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156 or (812) 339-1156; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

18--Mathematics: Using Mathematical Manipulatives, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Omaha, Neb. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156 or (812) 339-1156; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

18--Mathematics: Math in Motion: Origami in the Classroom, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Charleston, W.Va. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156 or (812) 339-1156; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

*18-19--Service Learning: Learning conference, sponsored by the Community Service Learning Center, for educators, youth, administrators, parents, and community agencies, at the Best Western Royal Plaza in Marlborough, Mass. Contact: Community Learning Service Center, 333 Bridge St., Suite 8, Springfield, MA 01103; (413) 734-6857.

18-20--International education: Boundaries and Bridges in International Education, sponsored by the Council on International Educational Exchange, for international education professionals and individuals from educational institutions, corporations, government, and other agencies, at the Hotel Princesa Sofia Inter-Continental in Barcelona, Spain. Contact: CIEE, 205 East 42nd St., New York, NY 10017; (212) 822-2600; fax: (212) 822-2699; e-mail: info@ciee.org; Web site: www.ciee.org/conf.

18-22--Partnerships National Symposium on Partnerships in Education, sponsored by the National Association of Partners in Education Inc., for partnership experts, chamber of commerce and government representatives, educators, policymakers, and volunteers, at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, Va. Contact: Pat Monkres, NAPE, 901 North Pitt St., Suite 320, Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-4880; fax: (703) 836-6941; e-mail: napehq@napehq.org; Web site: http://www.NAPEhq.org.

19--Learning: Learning Differences/Study Skills, sponsored by hm Study Skills, the National Association of Secondary School Principals, and the National Association of Elementary School Principals, for administrators and teachers in grades 1-12, in Atlanta. Registration deadline: 10 days before event. Contact: Esther Davenport, hm Study Skills, P.O. Box 95010, Newton, MA 02195; (617) 965-0048; fax: (617) 965-0056; e-mail: ctobin1010@aol.com.

19--Professional development: Only the Best: How to Select Good Literature to Use With Students, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Little Rock, Ark. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156 or (812) 339-1156; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

19--Professional development: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Eureka, Calif.; Tupelo, Miss.; and Piscataway, N.J. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156 or (812) 339-1156; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

19--Mathematics: Math in Motion: Origami in the Classroom, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Nashville, Tenn. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156 or (812) 339-1156; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

19-21--Diversity: Cultural and Linguistic Diversity, sponsored by the Northeast and Islands Regional Educational Laboratory at Brown University, for superintendents, teachers, bilingual/ESL directors, professional developers, administrators, curriculum writers, and other educators, at the Biltmore Hotel in Providence, R.I. Application deadline, Sept. 30. Contact: Leslie van Beuren, 222 Richmond St., Suite 300 Providence, RI 02903-4226; (401) 274-9548, ext. 262; fax: 401-421-7650; e-mail: leslie_van_beuren@brown.edu.

*19-21--Independent schools: 1997 Florida Council of Independent Schools conference, sponsored by the Council, for teachers and administrators, at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, Fla. Contact: FCIS, 1211 N. Westshore Blvd., Suite 612, Tampa, FL 33607; (813) 287-2820; fax: (813) 286-3025.

19-22--Gifted Students: Giftedness, sponsored by the Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented, for public school administrators, principals, gifted and talented program coordinators, and counselors, at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas. Contact: Connie McLendon, Executive Director, TAGT, 406 East 11th St., Suite 310, Austin, TX 78701-2617; (512) 499-8248; fax: (512) 499-8264; e-mail: cjm@tenet.edu.

19-22--School libraries: Literacy On Parade, sponsored by the California School Library Association, for school library, media and technology personnel, at the Pasadena Convention Center in Pasadena, Calif. Contact: Nancy Kohn, CSLA, 1499 Old Bayshore Highway, Suite 142, Burlingame, CA 94010; (415) 692-2350; fax: (415) 692-4956

19-22--Gifted education: Giftedness: Through the Looking Glass, sponsored by the Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented, for public school administrators, principals, gifted and talented program coordinators, and counselors, at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas. Registration deadline: Nov. 10. Contact: TAGT, Connie McLendon, 406 East 11th St., Suite 310, Austin, TX 78701-2617; (512) 499-8248; fax: (512) 499-8264; e-mail: cmj@tenet.edu.

19-23--Special education: Annual International Division for Early Childhood conference, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, for special education teachers and administrators, related service providers, and parents, at the Hyatt Regency hotel in New Orleans. Contact: 1997 International DEC Conference, 3 Church Circle, Suite 194, Annapolis, MD 21401; (410) 269-6801; fax: (410) 267-0332.

20--Professional development: Only the Best: How to Select Good Literature to Use With Students, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Rockford, Ill. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156 or (812) 339-1156; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

20--Professional development: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Lansing, Mich.; Columbus, Miss.; and Syracuse and Nanuet, N.Y. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156 or (812) 339-1156; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

20--Learning: hm Learning and Study Skills, sponsored by hm Study Skills, the National Association of Secondary School Principals, and the National Association of Elementary School Principals, for administrators and teachers in grades 1-12, in Milwaukee. Registration deadline: 10 days before event. Contact: Esther Davenport, hm Study Skills, P.O. Box 95010, Newton, MA 02195; (617) 965-0048; fax: (617) 965-0056; e-mail: ctobin1010@aol.com.

*20-23--Charter schools: Charter School Forum, sponsored by the National Education Association, for educators, parents, and others confronting issues related to developing and conducting charter schools, in Washington. Participants will be chosen mainly from schools associatied with the NEA Charter School Initiative. Open enrollment is limited. Contact: Robert McClure, co-director, NEA-CSI, 1201 16th St. N.W., Washington, DC 20036-3290; (202) 822-7926; e-mail: rmcclure@nea.org.

20-23--English: Language as Moral Action, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, for teachers of English at all levels and teacher educators, in Detroit. Registration deadline: Oct. 27. Contact: Membership Service Representative, NCTE, 1111 West Kenyon Road, Urbana, IL 61801-1096; (217) 328-3870 ext. 251.

20-23--Foreign language: National Challenges: Professional Priorities, sponsored by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, the American Association of Teachers of French, the American Association of Teachers of German, the American Association of Teachers of Italian, the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, the Chinese Language Teachers Association, the National Council of Elementary and Secondary Teachers of Japanese, and the Tennessee Foreign Language Teachers Association, for foreign language educators, at the Opryland Hotel in Nashville, Tenn. Contact: Sharon Denet, ACTFL, 6 Executive Plaza, Yonkers, NY 10701; (914) 963-8830; fax: (914) 963-1275; e-mail: actflhq@aol.com.

20-23--Speech communication: Annual convention, sponsored by the Speech Communication Association, in Chicago. Contact: Norma J. Geiger, SCA, 5105 Backlick Road, Suite F, Annandale, VA 22003; (703) 750-0533 or (703) 914-9471.

20-22--Early childhood education: New England Kindergarten conference, sponsored by Lesley College in Cambridge, Mass., for early childhood administrators, K-3 teachers, preschool and nursery staff, early education and care professionals, special educators, and subject area specialists, in Randolph, Mass., on Nov. 20-21 and in Cambridge, Mass., on Nov. 22. Contact: Mary Mindess or Marta Gredler, Conference Coordinators, LC/NEKC, 29 Everett St., Cambridge, MA 02138; (617) 349-8922; fax: (617) 349-8125; e-mail: mgredler@mail.lesley.edu.

20-22--Special Education: Public Policy in Special Education, sponsored by the Council of Administrators of Special Education Inc., for building and central-office administrators and school board members, at the Wyndham Emerald Plaza in San Diego. Contact: Jo Thomason, CASE, 615 16th St. N.W., Albuquerque, NM 87104; (505) 243-7622; fax: (505) 247-4822; e-mail: thomason@apsicc.aps.edu.

20-22--Moral education: Annual conference, sponsored by the Association for Moral Education, for educators, psychologists, philosophers, and other professionals concerned about moral development and education, at the Emory University Conference Center in Atlanta. Contact: John Snarey, Emory University, Pitts Library Building, Office #3, Atlanta, GA 30322; e-mail: jsnarey@emory.edu.

20-23--Social studies: Annual conference, sponsored by the National Council for the Social Studies, for social studies educators and anyone interested in social studies education, in Cincinnati. Contact: Jaime E. Hitchcock, Director of Meetings, 3501 Newark St. N.W., Washington, DC 20016; (202) 966-7840; fax: (202) 966-2061; e-mail: conference@ncss.org.

20-23--Communication: Celebrating Our Centrality, sponsored by the National Communication Association (formerly the Speech Communication Association), for educators, at the Chicago Hilton and Towers in Chicago. Contact: NCA National Office, 5015 Backlick Road, Building E, Annandale, VA 22003; (703) 750-0533.

20-22--School-to-work: National Conference on Transition from School to Careers, sponsored by the American Vocational Association, the National Education Association, and other national organizations, for education, business, and community leaders, at the Holiday Inn International Drive Resort in Orlando, Fla. Contact: David Andersen, Safe Schools Coalition Inc., 5351 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach, FL 34217; (941) 778-6652; fax: (941) 778-6818; e-mail: 102630.2245@compuserve.com.

20-22--Science: Science for Everyone: Experience the Excitement, sponsored by the National Science Teachers Association, for science educators and specialists, scientists, administrators, and business and industry representatives, in Denver. Contact: Kevin Bullock, NSTA, 1840 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22201; (703) 312-9288; fax: (703) 522-6193.

20--Professional development: Algebra for All: Rhetoric or Reality; Developing Motivated and Self-Directed Learners; Language Arts: Ideas in Action; and Scheduling Schools for Learning seminars, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle school teachers and administrators, in Cheshire, Mass. Contact: Jean Blanchard, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Topsfield, MA 01983-1223; (508) 887-6263; fax: (508) 887-6504.

20-22--Education law: Convention, sponsored by the Education Law Association, for educators and those involved in education law, at the Stouffer Madison Hotel in Seattle. Contact: ELA, 300 College Park, Dayton, OH 45469-2280; (937) 229-3589; fax: (937) 229-3845.

20--Learning disabilities Conference, sponsored by the Landmark School Outreach Training Program, for teachers and professionals throughout New England, at the Crowne Plaza hotel in Woburn, Mass. Contact: Anne Marie Carpenter, LSOTP, P.O. Box 227, Prides Crossing, MA 01965; (508) 927-4440; e-mail: outreach@shore.net; Web site: www.landmarkschool.org.

21--Learning: hm Learning and Study Skills, sponsored by hm Study Skills, the National Association of Secondary School Principals, and the National Association of Elementary School Principals, for administrators and teachers in grades 1-12, in Princeton, N.J., and St. Louis. Registration deadline: 10 days before event. Contact: Esther Davenport, hm Study Skills, P.O. Box 95010, Newton, MA 02195; (617) 965-0048; fax: (617) 965-0056; e-mail: ctobin1010@aol.com.

21--Multiple intelligences: Multiple Intelligences/Study Skills, sponsored by hm Study Skills, the National Association of Secondary School Principals, and the National Association of Elementary School Principals, for administrators and teachers in grades 1-12, in Las Vegas. Registration deadline: 10 days before event. Contact: Esther Davenport, hm Study Skills, P.O. Box 95010, Newton, MA 02195; (617) 965-0048; fax: (617) 965-0056; e-mail: ctobin1010@aol.com.

*21--Multiple intelligences: Multiple Intelligences Party, sponsored by the Hartford Critical/Creative Thinking Center, for those interested in multiple intelligences, at the Town and Country Club in Hartford, Conn. Contact: HCCTC, P.O. Box 320188, Hartford, CT 06132-0188; (860) 233-8650; fax: (860) 233-8966.

21--Professional development: Only the Best: How to Select Good Literature to Use With Students, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Kansas City, Mo. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156 or (812) 339-1156; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

21--Professional development: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Albuquerque, N.M. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156 or (812) 339-1156; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

21--Professional development: Advisory Programs That Work, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle school teachers and administrators, in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: Jean Blanchard, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Topsfield, MA 01983-1223; (508) 887-6263; fax: (508) 887-6504.

21--Professional development: Sharing Effective Practices Seminar, sponsored by the Greater Cleveland Educational Development Center-Northeast Regional Professional Development Center, for classroom teachers, administrators, curriculum directors, and other interested educators, at Cleveland State University in Cleveland. Contact: Barbara Jenkins, Cleveland State University, GCEDC/NRPDC, Rhodes Tower #901, 1860 E. 22nd St., Cleveland, OH 44114-4435; (216) 523-7107; fax: (216) 687-5422; e-mail: nrpdc@csuohio.edu or gcedc@csuohio.edu.

21--Technology: Partnerships for In-Service Faculty Development: We Can't Afford To NOT Team Up! teleconference, sponsored by Old Dominion University Academic Television Services and the Association For Educational Communications and Technology, for K-12 administrators and district-level technology professionals, school board members, teacher education faculty and students, deans of education, and educational technology faculty and students, at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Va. Contact: Karen Streeter, Marketing Coordinator, Old Dominion University Academic Television Services, 209 Administration Annex, Norfolk, VA 23529; (800) 548-4807; fax: (757) 683-5176; e-mail: kSt.@blue.cc.odu.edu.

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