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

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.

5--Professional development: How the Brain Learns, 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.

5--Professional development: Hands-On Science and Math, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Columbia, S.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.

5--Teachers: Teacher-Researcher seminar, sponsored by the University of Massachusetts, Graduate College of Education, for educators, at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Mass. Contact: MA Field Center for Teaching and Learning, Graduate College of Education, University of Massachusetts Boston, 100 Morrissey Blvd., Boston, MA 02125-3393; (617) 287-7660.

5-7--Mathematics: Southern regional conference, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, for teachers, supervisors, administrators, consultants, coordinators, and teacher-educators, at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, Fla. Registration deadline: Feb. 5. Contact: Betty Richardson, NCTM, 1906 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191-1593; (703) 620-9840; fax: (703) 476-2970; e-mail: annlmtg@nctm.org or regconf@nctm.org.

5-8--Technology: Annual Kentucky Education Technology Conference, sponsored by the Kentucky Department of Education, for educators, in Louisville, Ky. Contact: Kentucky Department of Education, 1931 Capital Plaza Tower, 500 Metro St., Frankfort, KY 40601; Web site: www .kde.state.ky.us/ketc.

5-8--Technology: Democracy in the Information Age, sponsored by the National Association of Science, Technology, and Society and the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, for individuals interested in science, technology, and society-related issues, at the Holiday Inn in Lisle, Ill. Contact: Michelle Micetich, IMSA, 1500 W. Sullivan Road, Aurora, IL 60506-1000; (630) 907-5069; fax: (630) 907-5976; e-mail: micetich@imsa.edu.

6--Block scheduling: Block Scheduling/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 Portland, Ore. 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.

6--Technology: Teacher and Their Toolkits for the Future: Dealing With Advancing Technologies and Teacher Education 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's Academic Television Services Studio 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.

6--Professional development: Hands-On Equations one-day workshops, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Long Beach, Calif., and 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.

6--Small schools: Democratic School, Student Learning, and Assessement conference, sponsored by the Bank Street College Graduate School of Education, for those interested in the impact of small schools (including charter schools) on teaching and learning, teachers, school leaders, advocates, and parents. Contact: Iona Lutey, (212) 875-4474.

6--Vocational education: Vocational seminar, sponsored by the American Vocational Association, for vocational teachers and administrators,in San Diego. Contact: Julia Richardson; (800) 826-9972.

8--College fair: National college fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for college-bound students and all other interested individuals, at the Radisson Centre in Miami. Contact: Greg Ferguson, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314-2818; (703) 299-6829 or (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015; e-mail: gferguson@nacac.com; Web site: www.nacac.com.

* 8-10--Education policy: Closing the Gap conference, sponsored by the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition, for educators, at the Hyatt Hotel in Chicago. Contact: Valerie Johnson, (773) 373-3366.

8-10--Technology: Technology Education: Frontier to the Future, sponsored by the International Technology Education Association, for technology education teachers K-12 and college level, teacher-educators, administrators, superintendents, school board officials, and science and math teachers, at the Tarrant County Convention Center in Fort Worth, Texas. Contact: Linda DeFranco, ITEA, 1914 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191; (703) 860-2100; fax: (703) 860-0353; e-mail:itea@iris.org.

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

9--Professional development: Getting Beyond Disruption, Hostility, and Excuses, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Austin, 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.

9--Title I: Title I Schoolwide Programs: We're Eligible, Now What?, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Salt Lake City. 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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