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March

*6--Small-schools conference: A Conference on Democratic Schooling, Student Learning, and Assessment, sponsored by the Bank Street College Graduate School of Education, for teachers, school leaders, advocates, and parents, at the college in New York City. Contact: Iona Lutey, (212) 875-4474.

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.

9-11--Technology: Midwest Education and Technology conference, sponsored by Cooperating School Districts, educational technology division, for educators, administrators, technology coordinators, librarians, media specialists, and anyone interested in integrating technology into education, at America's Center in St. Louis. Contact: Christine McConnell, 1460 Craig Road, St. Louis, MO 63146; (314) 692-1250; fax: (314) 872-9128; e-mail: christin@info.csd.org.

10--Professional development: Hands-On Equations one-day workshops, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Bakersfield, Calif., and Cheyenne, Wyo. 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.

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

10--Mathematics: Math in Motion: Origami in the Classroom, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Madison, Wis. 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.

10--Study skills: Study Skills workshop, sponsored by the Churchill Center for Learning Disabilities, for upper elementary, middle and junior high school teachers, at the Churchill Center in New York City. Contact: CC, 22 East 95th St., New York, NY 10128; (212) 722-0610; fax: (212) 410-3199.

10-14--Computing in education: Conference, sponsored by the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education, a part of the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education, for teachers and administrators, at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. Contact: AACE, P.O. Box 2966, Charlottesville, VA 22902; (804) 973-3987; fax: (804) 978-7449; e-mail: aace@virginia.edu; Web site: www.aace.org/conf/site.

11--Inclusion: Inclusive Schools IV: A Place for ALL Learners, 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.

11--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 Phoenix. 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.

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

11--Portfolios: Professional Portfolios for Educators, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Springfield, 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.

11--Mathematics: Math in Motion: Origami in the Classroom, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in 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.

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

11-14--Learning disabilities: Annual international conference, sponsored by the Learning Disabilities Association of America, for educators, administrators, parents, and other professionals, at the Washington Hilton and Towers in Washington. Contact: LDAA, 4156 Library Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15234; (412) 341-1515; fax: (412) 344-0224; e-mail: ldanatl@usaor.net

12--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 Fort Myers, Fla. Registration deadline: 10 days before event. Contact: Esther Davenport, hm Study Skills, P.O. Box 95010, Newton, Mass. 02195; (617) 965-0048; fax: (617) 965-0056; e-mail: ctobin1010@aol.com.

12--Learning disabilities: Student Assessment and Instruction: Making Inclusion Classrooms Work, sponsored by the Landmark School Outreach Training Program, for teachers and professionals throughout New England, at the Crowne Plaza 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.

12--Professional development: Insights '98: Working Collaboratively to Help All Children, sponsored by the Mississippi Bend Area Education Agency, for general and special education teachers, administrators, and support staff, at the River Center in Davenport, Iowa. Contact: Penni Snyder, 729 21st St., Bettendorf, IA 52722; (319) 359-1371 ext. 240; fax: (319) 359-5967.

12-14--Professional development: Content Counts, sponsored by the Core Knowledge Foundation, for teachers and administrators, at the Atlanta Hilton and Towers in Atlanta. Contact: Peggy Brown, Core Knowledge Foundation, 2012-B Morton Drive, Charlottesville, VA 22903; e-mail: peggyv@comet.net.

12-14--Social studies: Social Studies: A Bridge From the Past to the Future, sponsored by the Middle States Council for the Social Studies, for social studies educators at the elementary, middle, secondary, and college level, at the Holiday Inn in Lancaster, Pa. Contact: Ruth Stas, 1833 Larchmont Lane, Lancaster, PA 17601-5022; (717) 396-9053.

12-14--Teachers: Advanced Placement Institute: English and French teacher training, sponsored by the College Board, for AP teachers and department heads from public and private sectors and from Department of Defense Dependents Schools, at the American International School on Cote d'Azur in Nice, France. Registration deadline: Feb. 26. Contact: Jeannette Stollar, College Board, c/o 29 Charles St., Suite 4C, New York, NY 10014; (212) 675-3494; fax: (212) 627-8395; e-mail: jgstollar@aol.com.

12--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 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.

12--Professional development: Balancing Act, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in St. Louis. 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.

12--Professional development: Hands-On Equations one-day workshops, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Columbus, Ga.; Kansas City, Mo.; Reno, Nev.; and Casper, Wyo. 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--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 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.

13--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 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.

13--Title I: Title I Schoolwide Programs: We're Eligible, Now What?, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Des Moines, Iowa. 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: Hands-On Equations one-day workshops, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Macon, Ga.; Springfield, Mo.; Elko, Nev.; and Amarillo, 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.

13-14--Teacher recruitment: Recruitment fair, sponsored by Independent Educational Services, for prospective and current members Independent school administrators and teachers, in Boston and San Francisco. Contact: IES, Danielle Bliss, 1101 King St., Suite 305, Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 548-9700 or (800) 257-5102; e-mail: dblissies@aol.com.

13-15--Peer programs: Level I and Conflict Mediation Training for Peer Helping Professionals workshop, sponsored by the California Association of Peer Programs, for counselors, teachers, administrators, and youth service professionals, at the Westin Hotel in Santa Clara, Calif. Contact: CAPP, P.O. Box 50725, Pasadena, CA 91115; (818) 564-0099.

14--Montessori schools: Book fair, sponsored by Northwoods Montessori school and Atlanta area Montessori schools, for parents, teachers, and early childhood professionals, in Atlanta. Contact: Gail Pruitt Borden, 3340 Chestnut Drive, Atlanta, GA 30340; (770) 457-7261; fax: (770) 455-9211; e-mail: gborden@earthlink.net.

14--English: Looking Closely at Reading Instruction videoconference, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, for teachers of English. Contact: Professional Development Services, NCTE, 1111 West Kenyon Road, Urbana, IL 61801-1096; (217) 328-3870 ext. 203.

14-15--Critical thinking: Infusing Critical Thinking Into Instruction; Critical Thinking and Socratic Questioning; and Critical Thinking and Writing Across the Curriculum workshops, sponsored by the Foundation for Critical Thinking, for K-12 and university educators, in Cincinnati. Contact: Foundation for Critical Thinking, P.O. Box 7087, Cotati, CA 94931; (410) 364-5082; fax: (410) 364-5215.

14-15--Peer programs: Peer Helping conference, sponsored by the California Association of Peer Programs, for high school and college students and peer helping professionals, at the Westin Hotel in Santa Clara, Calif. Contact: CAPP, P.O. Box 50725, Pasadena, CA 91115; (818) 564-0099.

15-16--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 Eastern States Exposition in Springfield, Mass. 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.

16-18--Technology: Bridging the Learning Gap via Technology, sponsored by Arizona State University, for K-12 and university level educators, administrators, researchers, and technology specialists, at the university in Tempe, Ariz. Contact: Pat McCaughin, Microcomputers in Education Conference, ASU, Box 870908, Tempe, AZ 85287-0908; (602) 965-7363; fax: (602) 965-8887; Web site: mec.ed.asu.edu/98; e-mail: mec98@asu.edu.

17-21--Bilingual education: Connecting Our Global Community, sponsored by Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages Inc., for all professionals wanting to improve their effectiveness in TESOL, at the Washington State Convention and Trade Center in Seattle. Contact: TESOL Conventions Dept., 1600 Cameron St., Suite 300, Alexandria, VA 22314-2751; (703) 836-0774; fax: (703) 836-7864; e-mail: conv@tesol.edu.; Web site: www.tesol.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 Parsippany, N.J. 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--Portfolios: Professional Portfolios for Educators, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Baltimore. 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: Hands-On Equations one-day workshops, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Orlando, Fla., and Bismarck, N.D. 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.

18-20--Curriculum: Pre conference institutes, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators, in San Antonio, Texas. Contact: ASCD, 1250 North Pitt St., Alexandria, Va. 22314-1435; (800) 933-2723; (703) 549-9110; fax: (703) 299-8631; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

19--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 Denver. 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: Hands-On Equations one-day workshops, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Miami and Jacksonville, Fla.; Boise, Idaho; Great Falls, Mont.; and Jamestown, N.D. 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--Science: Hands-On Science, 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.

19--Learning disabilities: Preventive Discipline: A Home/School Behavior-Management Strategy That Works, sponsored by the Landmark School Outreach Training Program, for teachers and professionals throughout New England, at the Crowne Plaza 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.

19-21--English: One Heart, Many Voices: A Quest for Harmony, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, for elementary and secondary school teachers and teacher-educators, in Albuquerque, N.M. Registration deadline: Feb. 28. Contact: Membership Service Representative, NCTE, 1111 West Kenyon Road, Urbana, IL 61801-1096; (217) 328-3870 ext. 251.

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