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December

14-16--School improvement: Improving America's Schools regional conference, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, open to the public, at the Sheraton Washington Hotel in Washington. Contact: U.S. Department of Education, 600 Independence Ave. S.W., Washington, DC 20202; (800) 203-5494.

15--Teachers: 12 Centuries of Japanese Art from the Imperial Collections teacher workshop, sponsored by the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery and Freer Gallery of Art, for K-12 art, social studies, and language-arts educators, in Washington. Contact: Sarah Ridley, Arthur M. Sackler Gallery and Freer Gallery of Art-Education Department, 1050 Independence Ave. S.W., Washington, DC 20506; (202) 357-4880; fax: (202) 357-4911; e-mail: ridlesa@asia.si.edu.

January

4-7--School improvement: Annual conference, sponsored by the International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement, for practitioners, policy persons, and researchers interested in improving education, at the University of Manchester in Manchester, Britain. Registration deadline: Dec. 15, 1997. Contact: Janet Adnams, Conference Services Administrator, Manchester Conference Center Trading Services, UMIST, P.O. Box 88, Manchester M60 1QD, UK; 011-44-161-200-4068; fax: 011-44-161-200-4090; e-mail: j.adnams@umist.ac.uk; Web site: www.cc.umist.ac.uk/icsei98/icsei98.htm.

8-11--Physical education: Empower Students: Facilitate Responsibility Through Physical Activity, sponsored by the National Association for Sport and Physical Education, for elementary, middle, and high school physical educators, physical education administrators, and teacher preparation professionals, at the Tempe Mission Palms Hotel in Tempe, Ariz. Contact: Paula Keyes Kun, NASPE, 1900 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191; (703) 476-3461; fax: (703) 476-8316; e-mail: pkun@aahperd.org.

9-11--Student advisers: Activity Adviser workshop, sponsored by the National Association of Student Activity Advisers and the National Association of Secondary School Principals, for administrators, advisers, and teachers, at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in New Orleans. Contact: Wanda Carroll; (703) 860-7252; fax: (703) 476-5432; e-mail: nasaa@nassp.org.

12--Professional development: Curriculum Management Audit Training, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Dallas/Fort Worth, 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.

13--Professional development: Language Arts and Social Studies at the Middle Level, 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.

14--Gender equity: Gender Equity for Girls and Boys: A One Day Conference, sponsored by the Wellesley College Centers for Women, for K-12 classroom teachers, administrators, and educators from teacher training and professional-development institutions, in Wellesley, Mass. Registration deadline: Dec. 19. Contact: Helen Matthew, Wellesley College Centers for Women, 106 Central St., Wellesley, MA 02181-8268; (617) 283-2506; fax: (617) 283-3646; e-mail: hmatthew@wellesley.edu.

14--Multicultural education: Education in a Multicultural Society in a Shrinking World, sponsored by the Greater Cleveland Educational Development Center-Northeast Regional Professional Development Center, for 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.

14--Professional development: Using Mathematical Manipulatives, 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.

15--Professional development: Developing Motivated and Self-Directed Learners, 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.

15-17--Technology: Technology: The Gateway to Independence, for special education teachers and administrators, related service providers, and parents, in Atlanta. Contact: John Langone, 573 Aderhold Hall, Department of Special Education, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602-7153.

15-17--English: Inside Portfolios: Interpreting the Cultural Artifacts of Literacy, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, for English teachers, in San Jose, Calif. Contact: Professional Development Services, NCTE, 1111 West Kenyon Road, Urbana, IL 61801-1096; (217) 328-3870 ext. 203.

15-17--Conflict resolution: Building Quality Conflict Resolution Education Programs, sponsored by the Illinois Institute for Dispute Resolution and Educators for Social Responsibility, for K-12 educators, coordinators of safe and drug-free school programs, administrators, school improvement teams, and social workers, in San Diego. Contact: Donna Crawford, IIDR, 110 West Main St., Urbana, IL 61801; (217) 384-4118; fax: (217) 384-8280; e-mail: iidr@aol.com.

16--Professional development: Emotional Intelligence: Schooling the Emotions, 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.

16--Professional development: Strategies for the Block and Secondary Classroom, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Milwaukee. 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.

16-18--Theater education: Curriculum Development and Assessment in Theater Education, sponsored by the Educational Theatre Association, for theater educators, at the Ramada Inn/University in Tucson, Ariz. Contact: Jeffrey Leptak-Moreau, ETA, 3368 Central Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45225; (513) 559-1996; e-mail: conf@one.net.

19-20--Private schools: Annual meeting, sponsored by the National Council for Private School Accreditation, for representatives of private school accrediting associations, governmental and public policy agencies, corporations involved in matching-gifts programs, and state legislators, at the Doubletree Hotel in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Contact: Charles O'Malley, NCPSA, 601 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W., Suite 900, Washington, DC 20004; (410) 349-0140; e-mail: cjoncpsa@erols.com.

20-24--Private education: Navigating the Future: Our Map to Excellence, sponsored by the National Association of Private Schools for Exceptional Children, for administrators and executive directors of private special education facilities, at the South Seas Plantation in Captiva Island, Fla. Contact: Pamela A.P. Cowen, NAPSEC, 1522 K St. N.W., Suite 1032, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 408-3338; fax: (202) 408-3340; e-mail: pamnapsec@aol.com.

22-24--Technology: The Magic of Technology, sponsored by Indiana Computer Educators, for K-12 and higher education teachers, at the Indianapolis Convention Center in Indianapolis. Contact: ICE, Kim Gast, Administrative Assistant, 620 Union Drive, Room 123, Indianapolis, IN 46202-5167; (317) 274-3452; e-mail: kgast@indyunix.iupui.edu

22--Professional development: Advisory Programs That Work; How to Teach in a Heterogeneous Math Classroom; Reading at the Middle Level; and Working With Difficult Students, seminars sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle school teachers and administrators, in Providence, R.I. Contact: Jean Blanchard, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Topsfield, MA 01983-1223; (508) 887-6263; fax: (508) 887-6504.

22-23--Assessment: Translating Assessment Planning Into Action, sponsored by the Greater Cleveland Educational Development Center-Northeast Regional Professional Development Center, for 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.

22-25--Leadership: National Leadership Academy, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals and Earth Shuttle, for state officers of the National Honor Society and the National Association of Student Councils, in Orlando, Fla. Registration deadline: Nov. 14. Contact: Rosa Aronson; (703) 860-7279.

24-29--School facilities: Preparing Your School Building for Technology, sponsored by the Council of Educational Facility Planners International, for K-12 administrators and planners, architects, consultants, construction-program managers, and technology specialists, at the Doubletree La Posada Resort in Scottsdale, Ariz. Contact: Barbara C. Worth, CEFPI, 8687 E. Via de Ventura, Suite 311, Scottsdale, AZ 85258; (602) 948-2337; fax: (602) 948-4420; e-mail: barb@cefpi.com.

26--Professional development: Math/Science: Linking Learning, 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.

26--Professional development: Teacher Expectations and Student Achievements, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Lawton, Okla. 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.

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