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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.

February

20-21--Middle school: Middle Level Initiatives for Student Achievement, sponsored by the National Middle School Association, for middle level educators, in Anaheim, Calif.Contact: NMSA, 2600 Corporate Exchange Drive, Suite 370, Columbus, OH 43231-1672; (614) 895-4730; fax: (614) 895-4750; web site: www.nmsa.org.

20-22--Theater education: Middle school theater forum, sponsored by the Educational Theatre Association, for middle and junior high school theater educators, at the Holiday Inn on the Beach in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.Contact: Jeffrey Leptak-Moreau, ETA, 3368 Central Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45225; (513) 559-1996; e-mail: conf@one.net.

20-24--College transition: Annual conference on the Freshman Year Experience, sponsored by the National Resource Center for the Freshman Year Experience and Students in Transition, for all educators who work with students in transition: college freshmen, transfers, and seniors, at the Adam's Mark Hotel in Columbia, S.C.Contact: NRCFYEST, 1629 Pendleton St., University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208; (803) 777-6029; fax: (803) 777-4699, e-mail: fyeconf@ss1.csd.sc.edu.

22-24--Higher education: Where Our Paths Collide and Our Roads Converge, sponsored by the Midwestern Regional Office of the College Board, for high school and college faculty, guidance professionals, admission and financial aid officers, administrators, and policymakers, at the Renaissance Hotel in Chicago.Contact: College Board-MRO, 1800 Sherman Ave., Suite 401, Evanston, Ill.60201-3715; (847) 866-1708; (847) 866-9280; e-mail: mro@collegeboard.org.

22-24--Higher education: Western Regional Assembly conference, sponsored by the Western Regional Office of the College Board, for high school and college faculty, guidance professionals, admission and financial aid officers, administrators, and policymakers, at the Pasadena Hilton Hotel in Pasadena, Calif.Contact: Susan Shanahan, College Board-WRO, 2099 Gateway Place, Suite 480, San Jose, CA 95110-1017; (408) 452-1400 ext.120; fax: (408) 453-7396; e-mail: sshanahan@collegeboard.org.

23--Professional development: Curriculum Management Audit Training, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in San Diego.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.

23--Professional development: Teacher Expectations and Student Achievements, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Orlando, Fla.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.

23-26--International education: Annual conference, sponsored by the Association for the Advancement of International Education, for those interested in pre-K-12 education in American/international schools abroad, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in San Francisco.Contact: Lewis A.Grell, AAIE, (412) 946-7192; fax: (412) 946-7194; e-mail: grellla@westminster.edu.

24--Professional development: Teaching for Multiple Intelligences, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Los Angeles.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.

24-27--Technology: The Role of Technology in Education conference, sponsored by the North Cook Intermediate Service Center, for educators, at the Pheasant Run Resort and Convention Center in St.Charles, Ill.Contact: Judy Sander, NCISC, 200 Glendale St., Wheeling, IL 60090-2936; (847) 419-5065, ext.14; fax: (847) 419-0676.

25-28--Independent schools: A Matter of Trust: Family/School Partnerships, sponsored by the National Association of Independent Schools, for independent school heads, administrators, teachers, and trustees, at the New York Hilton and Towers hotel in New York City.Contact: Louis Helms, NAIS, 1620 L St.N.W., Washington, DC 20036; (202) 973-9700; fax: (202) 973-9790.

25--Professional development: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in 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.

25-28--Lab schools: Laboratory Schools: Demonstrating Educational Theory Through Exemplary Practice, sponsored by the National Association of Laboratory Schools Inc., for laboratory school personnel and teacher educators, in New Orleans.Contact: John R.Johnson, NALS, Executive Director, 104 Stouffer Hall, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA 15705; phone/fax: (412) 397-9444; e-mail: jrjohnsn@grove.iup.edu.

25-28--Teacher recruitment: Recruitment fair, sponsored by Independent Educational Services, for prospective and current independent schooladministrators and teachers, in New York City.Contact: IES, Danielle Bliss, 1101 King St., Suite 305, Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 548-9700 or (800) 257-5102; e-mail:dblissies@aol.com.

26--Professional development: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in San Francisco.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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