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

March

30--Professional development: Teacher Expectations and Student Achievement, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Atlanta. 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: [email protected]

31--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 Agricenter International in Memphis, Tenn. Contact: Greg Ferguson, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314-2818; (703) 299-6829 or (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: www.nacac.com.

31--Inclusion: Adapting Curriculum and Instruction in Inclusive Classrooms, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Memphis, Tenn. 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: [email protected]

31--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 Lafayette, La. 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: [email protected]

April

1--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 Springfield, Ill. 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: [email protected]

1--Portfolios: Professional Portfolios for Educators, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Boston. 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: [email protected]

1--Professional development: Hands-On Equations one-day workshops, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Flagstaff, Ariz.; Cincinnati; and Washington. 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: [email protected]

*1--Responsive classroom: One-day workshop, sponsored by the Northeast Foundation for Children, for educators, in St. Paul, Minn. Contact: Penny Ricketts, Workshop Coordinator, NEFC, 71 Montague City Rd., Greenfield, MA 01301; (800) 360-6332, ext. 1; fax: (413) 772-2097; e-mail: [email protected]

1--Social skills: Teaching Social Skills in the Classroom workshop, sponsored by the Churchill Center for Learning Disabilities, for middle and high school regular and special education teachers and administrators, in New York City. Contact: CC, 22 E. 95th St., New York, NY 10128; (212) 722-0610; fax: (212) 410-3199.

1-2--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 David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, Pa. Contact: Greg Ferguson, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314-2818; (703) 299-6829 or (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: www.nacac.com.

1-3--Leadership: Hm Seminar for Leaders, 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 Chicago. 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: [email protected]

2--Professional development: Hands-On Equations one-day workshops, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Colorado Springs, Colo.; Dayton, Ohio; and Knoxville, Tenn. 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: [email protected]

2-3--Administrators: Wellness for Administrators, sponsored by the New York State Association for Women in Administration, for school and district administrators, at Century House-Lantham in Albany, N.Y. Registration deadline: March 15. Contact: Richard Bamberger, New York State Association for Women in Administration, c/o CASDA- SUNY at Albany, 135 Western Ave., Husted 211, Albany, NY 12222; (518) 442-3796; fax: (518) 442-3746.

2-3--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, in Boston. Contact: Wanda Carroll; (703) 860-7252; fax: (703) 476-5432; e-mail: [email protected]

2-4--Early childhood: How Government Supports Early Childhood Programs, sponsored by High/Scope Educational Research Foundation, the Georgia Office of School Readiness, and Michigan governor's office, for educators, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Ann Arbor, Mich. Contact: Workshop Coordinator; (734) 485-2000, ext.228; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: www.highscope.org/bro3.htm.

2-5--Mathematics: Mathematics: Leading the Way From the Past, Through the Present, to the Future, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, for teachers, supervisors, administrators, consultants, coordinators, and teacher educators, at the Washington Convention Center in Washington. Contact: Betty Richardson, NCTM, 1906 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191-1593; (703) 620-9840; fax: (703) 476-2970; e-mail: [email protected] or [email protected]

u2-5--Peace education: Peace Studies at 50: Nonviolence in Theory and Action, co-sponsored by the Consortium on Peace Research, Education, and Development and the Peace Studies Association, for educators and administrators, in North Newton, Kan. Contact: COPRED, c/o Conflict Analysis and Resolution, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030; (703) 993-2405; fax: (703) 993-3070; e-mail: [email protected]

*2-5--Teacher recruitment: Meeting America's Teacher Recruitment, Development, and Diversity Challenges, sponsored by Recruiting New Teachers Inc., for superintendents, principals, educators, and policymakers, at the Renaissance Chicago Hotel in Chicago. Contact: Lisa Cella; (617) 489-6000, ext. 121; Web site: www.rnt.org.

3--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 Detroit. 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: [email protected]

3--Professional development: Hands-On Equations one-day workshops, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Grand Junction, Colo.; Davenport, Iowa; and Bristol, Tenn. 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: [email protected]

*3--Responsive classroom: One-day workshop, sponsored by the Northeast Foundation for Children, for educators, in Langhorne, Pa. Contact: Penny Ricketts, Workshop Coordinator, NEFC, 71 Montague City Rd., Greenfield, MA 01301; (800) 360-6332, ext. 1; fax: (413) 772-2097; e-mail: [email protected]

3-5--Montessori schools: Montessori: Celebrate the Joy, sponsored by the National Center for Montessori Education, for Montessori teachers, administrators, school owners, and parents, at the Town and Country Hotel in San Diego. Contact: Kristin Cook, NCME, P.O. Box 1543, Roswell, GA 30077; (770) 613-0055; fax: (770) 613-9738; e-mail: [email protected]

3-5--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 Omni Parker House in Boston. Contact: Wanda Carroll; (703) 860-7252; fax: (703) 476-5432; e-mail: [email protected]

4--Professional development: Hands-On Equations: A Taste of Mathematical Elegance, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Tampa, 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: [email protected]

4-7--Principals: Changing Schools for a Changing World, sponsored by the National Association of Elementary School Principals' National Principals Academy, for elementary and middle school principals, in Orlando, Fla. Registration deadline: March 6. Contact: Marguerite Leishman, NAESP, 1615 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 684-3345; fax: (703) 518-6281; e-mail: [email protected]

5-6--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 OnCenter in Syracuse, N.Y. Contact: Greg Ferguson, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314-2818; (703) 299-6829 or (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: www.nacac.com.

5-9--Physical education: Change: The Only Constant, sponsored by the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, for physical and health educators, at the Reno (Nev.) Convention Center. Contact: Anna Robinson, 1900 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191-1599; (800) 213-7193; fax: (703) 476-9527; e-mail: [email protected]

7--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 Omaha, Neb. 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: [email protected]

8-11--Multicultural education: Beyond Multiculturalism: Education, Culture, and Citizenship, sponsored by the National Association for Asian and Pacific American Education, for anyone working with or interested in the education of Asian-American/Asian-Canadian students, at the Pan Pacific Hotel in Vancouver, British Columbia. Contact: NAAPE, Masako Fukawa, ARC & Associates, 1212 Broadway, Suite 400, Oakland, CA 94612; (510) 834-9455; fax: (250) 741-2679; e-mail: [email protected]

13-17--Education research: Diversity and Citizenship in Multicultural Societies, sponsored by the American Educational Research Association, for researchers, practitioners, policymakers, and other interested individuals, in San Diego. Contact: AERA, 1230 17th St. N.W., Washington, DC 20036; (202) 223-9485; fax: (202) 775-1824; Web site: www.aera.net.

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

14-17--Catholic education: Catholic Education: Spotlighting the Mosaic, sponsored by the National Catholic Educational Association, for Catholic educators, principals, superintendents, and school board members, at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles. Contact: NCEA, 1077 30th St. N.W., Suite 100, Washington, DC 20007; (202) 337-6232; fax: (202) 333-6706; e-mail: [email protected]

u15--Responsive classroom: One-day workshop, sponsored by the Northeast Foundation for Children, for educators, in Chelmsford, Mass. Contact: Penny Ricketts, Workshop Coordinator, NEFC, 71 Montague City Rd., Greenfield, MA 01301; (800) 360-6332, ext. 1; fax: (413) 772-2097; e-mail: [email protected]

*15-18--Childhood education: Annual conference, sponsored by the Association for Childhood Education International, for teachers, teacher educators, and college students, at the Hyatt Regency Westshore Hotel in Tampa, Fla. Contact: Marilyn Gardner, ACEI, 17904 Georgia Ave., Suite 215, Olney, MD 20832; (800) 423-3563; fax: (301) 570-2212; e-mail: [email protected]

15-18--Music education: Music Power! Connecting Cultures and Communities, sponsored by the Music Educators National Conference, for music educators, in Phoenix. Contact: David Showers, Conventions and Meeting Director, MENC, 1806 Robert Fulton Drive, Reston, VA 20191; (703) 860-4000; fax: (703) 860-1531; e-mail: [email protected]

15-19--Special education: Connecting Learning Communities annual convention, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, for special education teachers and administrators, related service providers, and parents, in Minneapolis. Contact: CEC, 1920 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191-1589; (800) 486-5773.

16--Professional development: How the Brain Learns, 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: [email protected]

16-19--Science: The Best Game in Town, sponsored by the National Science Teachers Association, for science educators and specialists, scientists, administrators, and business and industry representatives, in Las Vegas. Contact: Kevin Bullock, NSTA, 1840 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22201; (703) 312-9288; fax: (703) 522-6193.

*17-18--History education: Kids Learning History, sponsored by the National Council for History Education Inc., for K-8 history teachers, curriculum specialists, elementary and middle school administrators, at the National Museum of American History, in Washington, D.C. Contact: Elaine Reed, NCHE, 26915 Westwood Road, Suite B-2, Westlake, OH 44145; (440) 835-1776; fax: (440) 835-1295; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: www.history.org/nche.

17-18--Teacher recruitment: Recruitment Fair, sponsored by Independent Educational Services, for prospective and current Independent school administrators and teachers, in Alexandria, Va. Contact: IES, Danielle Bliss, 1101 King St., Suite 305, Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 548-9700 or (800) 257-5102; e-mail: [email protected]

17-19--Theater education: Set Design, sponsored by the Educational Theatre Association, for theater educators, at the Chesire Inn in St. Louis. Contact: Jeffrey Leptak-Moreau, ETA, 3368 Central Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45225; (513) 559-1996; e-mail: [email protected]

17-20--Youths: National Youth Professionals' Institute, sponsored by WAVE (Work, Achievement, Values, and Education) Inc., for teachers, principals, administrators, community-based organization staff, counselors, and anyone working with at-risk youths, at the Doubletree Hotel in Nashville, Tenn. Contact: Delores Parker, WAVE Inc., 501 School St. S.W., Washington, DC 20024; (800) 274-2005 or (202) 484-0103; fax: (202) 488-7595.

18-19--Critical thinking: Infusing Critical Thinking Into Instruction; Critical Thinking and Socratic Questioning; and Critical Thinking and the Process of Assessment workshops, sponsored by the Foundation for Critical Thinking, for K-12 and higher education staff, in Dallas. Contact: FCT, P.O. Box 7087, Cotati, CA 94931; (410) 364-5082; fax: (410) 364-5215.

19--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 Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif. Contact: Greg Ferguson, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314-2818; (703) 299-6829 or (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: www.nacac.com.

19-21--Literacy: National conference, sponsored by the National Center for Family Literacy, for family literacy practitioners and administrators, legislators, and policymakers, at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville, Ky. Registration deadline: March 16. Contact: Carmel Mackin, NCFL, Waterfront Plaza, Suite 200, 325 West Main St., Louisville, KY 40202; (502) 584-1133; e-mail: [email protected]

*19-22--Service learning: One World: Youth at the Center, sponsored by the National Youth Leadership Council, for students, educators, and administrators, in Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minn. Contact: NYLC, 1910 W. County Rd. B, St. Paul, MN 55113; (612) 631-3672; fax: (612) 631-2955; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: www.nylc.org.

19-22--Science: Networking: Developing and Renewing Resources and Strategies for Excellence in Science Teaching and Learning, sponsored by the National Association for Research in Science Teaching, for science educators, at the San Diego Princess Hotel in San Diego. Contact: Art White, NARST, Ohio State University, 1929 Kenny Road, Room 200E, Columbus, OH 43210; (614) 292-3339; fax: (614) 292-1594; e-mail: [email protected]

20--Professional development: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Eureka, 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: [email protected]

20--Professional development: Integrating Art Into the Content Areas, sponsored by the 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: [email protected]

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