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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.

26--Professional development: Teacher Expectations and Student Achievements, 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.

26--Professional development: Balance Act, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Chicago. 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.

26--Professional development: How the Brain Learns, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Raleigh/Durham, 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.

26--Professional development: Hands-On Equations one-day workshops, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Jackson, Miss., and Richmond, 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.

26-27--Early childhood: Annual kindergarten conference, sponsored by the Illinois Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for early childhood educators, at the Arlington Park Hilton in Arlington Heights, Ill. Contact: Donald Kachur, Executive Secretary, IASCD, c/o College of Education, Illinois State University, Normal, IL 61790-5300; (309) 438-8294; fax: (309) 438-3813; e-mail: dskachu@rs6000.cmp.ilstu.edu.

26-28--English: Rethinking Teaching Shakespeare: International Shakespeare conference, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, for teachers of English, in Chicago. Contact: Professional Development Services, NCTE, 1111 West Kenyon Road, Urbana, IL 61801-1096; (217) 328-3870, ext. 203.

26-March 1--Public education: Talents Unlimited: Sample the Flavor, Savor the Bend, sponsored by Talents Unlimited, an umbrella agency of the Mobile County, Ala., public schools, for educators, at the Atlanta Marriott Northwest hotel in Atlanta. Contact: Brenda Haskew, Director, Talents Unlimited, 109 South Cedar St., Mobile, AL 36602; (334) 690-8050; fax: (334) 433-8364; e-mail: talentsu@maf.mobile.al.us; Web site: www.maf.mobile.al.us/talents.

27--Peer programs: Middle School Peer Helping conference, sponsored by the California Association of Peer Programs, for middle school students and peer helping advisors, in Glendora, Calif. Contact: CAPP, P.O. Box 50725, Pasadena, CA 91115; (818) 564-0099.

27--Professional development: Hands-On Equations one-day workshops, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in San Jose, Calif.; Rockford, Ill.; Memphis, Tenn.; and Norfolk, 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.

27-March 1--English: Wide Horizons, sponsored by the California Association of Teachers of English, for K-12 teachers and student teachers of the English language arts and ESL teachers, administrators, and supervisors, at the Monterey Conference Center in Monterey, Calif. Contact: Cheryl Joseph, 4205 Canada Lane, Carmel, CA 93923; (408) 624-1342; e-mail: josephc707@aol.com.

27-March 2--Administrators: National conference on education, sponsored by American Association of School Administrators, for superintendents, assistant superintendents, central office administrators, school board members, principals, and professors of educational administration, at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego. Contact: AASA, 1801 North Moore St., Arlington, VA 22209; (703) 875-0748; fax: (703) 841-1543; Web site: http://www.aasa.org.

28--Reading: Workshop, sponsored by the Churchill Center for Learning Disabilities, for middle and high school regular and special education teachers, in New York City. Contact: CC, 22 E. 95th St., New York, NY 10128; (212) 722-0610; fax: (212) 410-3199.

March

1-31--Music: Music Power--Music in our Schools Month, sponsored by the Music Educators National Conference, for music educators and students, in classrooms nationwide. Contact: Kathy Welling, Director of Outreach and Special Programs, MENC, 1806 Robert Fulton Drive, Reston, VA 20191; (703) 860-1531; e-mail: kwelling@aol.com.

1-3--At-risk youth: Annual conference, sponsored by Georgia Southern University, College of Education, for educators, human service counselors and personnel, criminal justice professionals, business and community leaders, volunteer providers, and youth, at the Hyatt Hotel in Savannah, Ga. Contact: Division of Continuing Education, GSU, P.O. Box 8124, Statesboro, GA 30460-8124; (912) 681-5555; fax: (912) 681-0306; e-mail: stpratt@gsvms2.cc.gasou.edu.

2--Professional development: Teacher Expectations and Student Achievements, 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.

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

3--Geography and culture: World Wise Schools Day '98: Looking at Ourselves and Others, sponsored by the Peace Corps, for educators of grades 3-12, in schools nationwide. Registration deadline: Jan. 15. Contact: Monica Fitzgerald, Outreach Coordinator, WWS-PC, 1990 K St. N.W., Room 9500, Washington, DC 20526; (202) 606-9498; fax: (202) 606-3619; e-mail: mfitzgerald@peacecorps.gov.

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

4--Professional development: Hands-On Equations one-day workshops, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Topeka, Kan., and 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.

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

5--Professional development: Hands-On Equations one-day workshops, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Los Angeles and Indianapolis. 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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