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April

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: cpds@pdkintl.org.

20--Professional development: Integrating Art Into the Content Areas, sponsored by the Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Denver. Registration deadline: tow 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.

20--Professional development: Curriculum Management Audit Training, 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: cpds@pdkintl.org.

20--Professional development: Getting Beyond Disruption, Hostility, and Excuses, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Albuquerque, N.M. 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.

20-21--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 National Orange Show Grounds in San Bernardino, 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: gferguson@nacac.com; Web site: www.nacac.com.

20-22--Critical thinking: Critical Thinking: The Role of Administration workshop, sponsored by the Foundation for Critical Thinking, for K-12 and higher education administration, in Dallas. Contact: FCT, P.O. Box 7087, Cotati, CA 94931; (410) 364-5082; fax: (410) 364-5215.

21--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 Long Island, N.Y. 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.

21--Learning: Learning Differences/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 Phoenix. 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.

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

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

21--Professional development: Connecting Literature to Mathematical Problemsolving, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Kansas City, Mo. 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.

*21--Technology: Beginner's Guide to the Internet and Hands-On Science, sponsored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, for educators in Washington. Contact: Patricia Thompson, Meetings Coordinator, AAAS; (800) 351-7542 or (202) 326-6645; e-mail: pthompson@aaas.org.

22--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 Washington. 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.

22--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 San Diego Convention Center in San Diego. 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.

22--Professional development: Integrating Art Into the Content Areas, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Topeka, Kan. 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.

22--Professional development: Connecting Literature to Mathematical Problemsolving, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Springfield, Mo. 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.

22--Professional development: Hands-On Equations one-day workshops, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Charlotte, N.C., and Lawton, Okla. 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--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 San Antonio. 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.

23--Professional development: Hands-On Equations one-day workshops, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Raleigh, N.C.; Murfreesboro, Tenn.; Wichita Falls, Texas; and Philadelphia. 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.

23-24--Title I: Compensatory education conference, sponsored by the Michigan Association of State and Federal Program Specialists, for Title I administrators, principals, paraprofessionals, and teachers, at the Holiday Inn in Marquette, Mich. Contact: MASPS, 3598 Greenview Court, Suite 217, Grand Rapids, MI 49546; (616) 954-2855; fax: (616) 954-2489.

23-25--Character education: National Character Counts!, co-sponsored by Character Counts, the Josephson Institute of Ethics, and the New Mexico state board of education, for administrators and teachers, at the Doubletree Hotel in Albuquerque, N.M. Contact: Character Counts, (800) 711-2670.

23-26--Teachers: AFT Paraprofessional and School-Related Personnel conference, sponsored by the American Federation of Teachers, for teachers, at the Washington Hilton in Washington. Contact: Tish Olshefski, AFT, 555 New Jersey Ave. N.W., Washington, DC 20001; (202) 879-4400; Web site: www.aft.org.

23-26--Staff development: Increase Maximal Performance by Activating Critical Thinking training seminars, sponsored by the Center for the Teaching of Thinking and Phi Delta Kappa, for educators, in Clearview, N.J. Contact: S. Lee Winocur, 5631 Marshall Drive, Huntington Beach, CA 92649; (714) 840-5772; fax: (714) 846-2392.

24-25--Gifted education: The Intricate World of the Gifted Individual, sponsored by Kent State University for parents, researchers, mental health specialists, and gifted adults, at the Harley Hotel in Willoughby, Ohio. Contact: Kent State University; (800) 672-KSU2; Web site: www.kent.edu/continuing_studies.

24--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 Des Moines, IA. 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.

24--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 Boston. 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.

24--Professional development: Integrating Art Into the Content Areas, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Little Rock, Ark. 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--Professional development: Hands-On Science, 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.

24--Professional development: Hands-On Equations one-day workshops, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Bangor, Maine; Greensboro, N.C.; and San Angelo, 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.

*25--Minority recruitment: Annual National Minority Careers in Education Expo, sponsored by Tylin Promotions, for educators, at the Millennium Broadway Hotel in New York City. Contact: TP, (973) 682-6464, ext. 9500; e-mail: fgreensp@titan.liunet.edu; Web site: www.deptofed.org.

26--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 Nashville Convention Center in Nashville, 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: gferguson@nacac.com; Web site: www.nacac.com.

27--Professional development: Hands-On Equations one-day workshops, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Omaha, Neb.; Columbus, Ohio; Oklahoma City; and 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.

27--Privatization: Charters, Vouchers, and For-Profit Education: Why Privatization Won't Save American Schools, 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.

27--Mathematics: Effective Math Instruction academy, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle school teachers and administrators, in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: Pat Garland, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Topsfield, MA 01983-1223; (508) 887-6263; fax: (508) 887-6504.

27-28--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 Pasadena Center in Pasadena, 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: gferguson@nacac.com; Web site: www.nacac.com.

28--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 Columbus, S.C. 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.

28--Privatization: Charters, Vouchers, and For-Profit Education: Why Privatization Won't Save American Schools, 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: cpds@pdkintl.org.

28--Professional development: Teacher Expectations and Student Achievements, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Columbus, Ohio, and Annandale, 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.

28--Professional development: Hands-On Equations one-day workshops, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Des Moines, Iowa; Tulsa, Okla.; St. George, Utah; and Cleveland. 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.

28--Multiple Intelligences: Teaching for Multiple Intelligences (Advanced), 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.

29--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 Minneapolis. 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.

29--Student motivation: Strategies on building student self-esteem, sponsored by the Churchill Center, for teachers, in New York City. Contact: CC, 22 E. 95th St., New York, NY 10128; (212) 722-0610; fax: (212) 410-3199.

29--Privatization: Charters, Vouchers, and For-Profit Education: Why Privatization Won't Save American Schools, 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.

29--Professional development: Hands-On Equations one-day workshops, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Bartlesville, Okla., and Greenville, 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.

29--Science: Super Science at the Middle Level, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle school teachers and administrators, in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: Pat Garland, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Topsfield, MA 01983-1223; (508) 887-6263; fax: (508) 887-6504.

29-May 1--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 Orlando, Fla. 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.

30--Privatization: Charters, Vouchers, and For-Profit Education: Why Privatization Won't Save American Schools, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Milwaukee. 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.

30--Science: Hands-On Science and Math, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Cincinnati. 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.

30--Professional development: Hands-On Equations one-day workshops, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Tupelo, Miss.; Harrisburg, Pa.; and 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.

30--Learning disabilities: Management of Children With ADD, 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.

30-May 1--Vocational education: Vocational workshop, sponsored by the American Vocational Association, for vocational teachers and administrators, in Albuquerque, N.M. Contact: Julia Richardson, (800) 826-9972.

30-May 2--School-age care: Courage to Explore: Pioneering Partnerships for Children, Youth, and Families, sponsored by the National School-Age Care Alliance, for professionals who provide programs for children and youths ages 5-14 when they are not in school, at the Washington State Convention and Trade Center in Seattle. Contact: Janet Frieling, Conference Coordinator, 1118 5th Ave., Seattle, WA 98101; (206) 461-3602; e-mail: jfrieling@compuserve.com.

May

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 Ontario, Canada. 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.

1--Professional development: Ensuring Success: Mentoring the New Teacher academy, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle school teachers and administrators, in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: Pat Garland, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Topsfield, MA 01983-1223; (508) 887-6263; fax: (508) 887-6504.

1--Professional development: Hands-On Equations one-day workshops, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Little Rock, Ark.; Sumter, S.C.; and 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.

1--Vocational education: Vocational seminar, sponsored by the American Vocational Association, for vocational teachers and administrators, in Hyannis, Mass. Contact: Julia Richardson, (800) 826-9972.

*1-2--Technology: Annual conference, sponsored by the Virginia Society for Technology in Education, for educators, at the Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center in Roanoke, Va. Contact: Linda Thompson; (804) 343-6517; e-mail: lthompso@pen.k12.va.us.

3--College fair: National college fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for college-bound students and all other interested individuals, at Madison Square Garden in New York City. 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.

3-6--School law: National Institute on Legal Issues of Educating Individuals with Disabilities, sponsored by LRP Publications Conference Division, for special education administrators, attorneys, and parents at the Opryland Hotel in Nashville, Tenn. Contact: Traci Robinson, Promotions Manager, LRP Publications Conference Division, Suite 200, 1555 King St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 684-0510; (800) 727-1227; fax: (703) 739-0489; e-mail: tlrobnsn@lrp.com.

4--Professional development: Hands-On Equations one-day workshops, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Springfield, Ill.; Toledo, Ohio; and Bethlehem, Pa. 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--Learning: Learning Differences/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 Memphis, Tenn. 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.

5--Professional development: World Languages: Tune In and Turn On Learners, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle school teachers and administrators, in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: Jean Blanchard, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Topsfield, MA 01983-1223; (508) 887-6263; fax: (508) 887-6504.

5--Professional development: Hands-On Equations one-day workshops, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Peoria, Ill.; Wilkes-Barre, Pa.; and Detroit. 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--Multiple Intelligences: Teaching for Multiple Intelligences, 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.

5-10--Environmental education: 1998 Project WILD International Coordinators' conference, sponsored by the Council for Environmental Education and the California Department of Fish and Game, for educators and Project WILD coordinators and facilitators, in South Lake Tahoe, Calif. Contact: Michele Campbell, Administrative Coordinator, Project WILD, 5430 Grosvenor Lane, Suite 230, Bethesda, MD 20814; (301) 493-5447; e-mail: natpwild@igc.apc.org.

6--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 Wichita, Kan. 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--Professional development: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Gallup, N.M. 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--School improvement: School Improvement conference, 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.

6-7--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 New Jersey Exposition Center in Edison, N.J. 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.

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 Lansing, Mich., and Montreal. 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.

7--Professional development: Hands-On Equations one-day workshops, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Augusta, Maine, and 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: cpds@pdkintl.org.

7--School facilities: Issues in School Facilities, sponsored by the New England School Development Council, for superintendents, business managers, school board members, and building committee members, in Needham, Mass. Contact: Karen Muncaster, NESDEC, 28 Lord Road, Marlborough, MA 01752; (508) 481-9444; e-mail: nesdec@nesdec.org.

*7--Title I: Workshop, sponsored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, for educators, in Washington. Contact: Patricia Thompson, Meetings Coordinator, AAAS, (800) 351-7542 or (202) 326-6645; e-mail: pthompson@aaas.org.

7-8--Technology: Technology and Education is Everybody's Business, sponsored by the Conference Board and the U. S. Department of Education, for educators and business leaders, at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City. Contact: Conference Board, (212) 339-0345; fax: (212) 980-7014; e-mail: orders@conference-board.org.

*7-9--Alternative certification: Annual conference, sponsored by the National Association for Alternative Educator Preparation, Certification and Licensure, for educators, at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville, Ky. Contact: Kathryn K. Wallace, 1998 Conference Chair, NAAEPCL, c/o Ky. Department of Education, 1024 Capital Center Dr., Frankfort, KY 40601; (502) 573-4606; fax: (502) 573-1610; e-mail: kwallace@kde.state.ky.us.

8--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 Salt Lake City. 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.

8--Professional development: Hands-On Equations one-day workshops, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Portland, Maine, and Providence, R.I. 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.

*8--Special education: A Practical Approach to Implementing Special Education Law, sponsored by Lehigh University's College of Education, for educators, in Bethlehem, Pa. Contact: Mary Ellen Leiser (610) 865-2570 or Perry Zirkel (610) 758-3239.

*9--Responsive classroom: One-day workshop, sponsored by the Northeast Foundation for Children, for educators, at the Alexander Dawson School in Lafayette, Colo. Contact: Penny Ricketts, Workshop Coordinator, NEFC, 71 Montague City Road, Greenfield, MA 01301; (800) 360-6332, ext. 1; (413) 772-2097; e-mail: nefc@crocker.com.

12--Professional development: Advisory Programs That Work, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle school teachers and administrators, in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: Jean Blanchard, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Topsfield, MA 01983-1223; (508) 887-6263; fax: (508) 887-6504.

12-13--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 Hartford Civic Center in Hartford, Conn. 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.

13--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 Novi Exposition Center in Novi, Mich. 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.

13--Inclusion: Inclusion for Effective Learning, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle school teachers and administrators, in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: Jean Blanchard, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Topsfield, MA 01983-1223; (508) 887-6263; fax: (508) 887-6504.

*13--Technology: Beginner's Guide to the Internet and Hands-On Science, sponsored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, for educators, in Washington. Contact: Patricia Thompson, Meetings Coordinator, AAAS, (800) 351-7542 or (202) 326-6645; e-mail: pthompson@aaas.org.

*13-16--Agriculture: 1998 Agriculture in the Classroom Nation Conference, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, for educators, teachers, administrators, and board members in Williamsburg, Va. Contact: USDA, Ag in the Classroom, Room 3920-South Building, Washington, DC, 20250-0991; (202) 720-7925; fax: (202) 690-0062; Web site: www.reeusda.gov/serd/hep/agcon98.htm.

14--Science: Super Science for the Middle Level, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle school teachers and administrators, in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: Jean Blanchard, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Topsfield, MA 01983-1223; (508) 887-6263; fax: (508) 887-6504.

14-15--Portfolios: Portfolios Across the K-12 Curriculum, sponsored by the Pennsylvania State University College of Education, for educators, at the Penn State Conference Center Hotel in State College, Pa. Contact: (800) PSU-TODAY; Web site: www.cde.psu.edu/c&i/k-12portfolios.

14-15--Private education: Conference on Governmental Affairs, sponsored by the National Association of Private Schools for Exceptional Children, for administrators and executive directors of private special education facilities, at the Holiday Inn on the Hill in Washington. Contact: Pamela A.P. Cowen, NAPSEC, 1522 K St. N.W., Suite 1032, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 408-3338; fax: (202) 408-3340; e-mail: pamnapsec@aol.com.

14-15--Vocational education: Vocational workshop, sponsored by the American Vocational Association, for vocational teachers and administrators, in Grand Rapids, Mich. Contact: Julia Richardson, (800) 826-9972.

*15--Learning disabilities: The Power of Art: Teaching Students with Learning Disabilities, sponsored by the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, for art teachers, at the Lab School of Washington, in Washington. Contact: The Lab School of Washington, 4759 Reservoir Rd., N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 965-6600; fax: (202) 944-5106; e-mail: dianalab@aol.com.

15-17--Theater education: Set Design, sponsored by the Educational Theatre Association, for theater educators, at the City Center Quality Inn in Seattle. Contact: Jeffrey Leptak-Moreau, ETA, 3368 Central Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45225; (513) 559-1996; e-mail: conf@one.net.

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 Cleveland State University Convocation Center in Cleveland. 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.

16-17--Critical thinking: Infusing Critical Thinking Into Instruction and Critical Thinking and Writing Across the Curriculum workshops, for K-12 and higher education staff, in Portland, Ore. Contact: FCT, P.O. Box 7087, Cotati, CA 94931; (410) 364-5082; fax: (410) 364-5215.

19--Professional development: Scheduling Schools for Learning, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle school teachers and administrators, in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: Jean Blanchard, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Topsfield, MA 01983-1223; (508) 887-6263; fax: (508) 887-6504.

19-20--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 World Trade Center in Boston. 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.

19-20--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 Rockville, Md., campus of Montgomery College. 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.

21--Professional development: Teaching method seminar, for teachers and administrators, at the Aesthetic Realism Foundation in New York City. Contact: Lois Mason, ARF, (212) 777-4490; fax: (212) 777-4426.

June

8-9--Private schools: Annual meeting, sponsored by the National Council for Private School Accreditation, for representatives of K-12 and postsecondary private school accrediting associations, governmental and public policy agencies, corporations involved in matching-gifts programs, and state legislators, at the Holiday Inn and Suites in Alexandria, Va. Contact: Charles O'Malley, NCPSA, 601 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W., Suite 900, Washington, DC 20004; (410) 349-0140; e-mail: cjoncpsa@erols.com.

11-14--Literacy: Literacy Empowers, sponsored by the Laubach Literacy Action, for those interested in literacy, adult education, and volunteerism, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Columbus, Ohio. Registration deadline: May 8. Contact: Janet Hiemstra, LLA, 1320 Jamesville Ave., Box 131, Syracuse, NY 13210; (315) 422-9121; fax: (315) 422-6369; e-mail: jhiemstra@laubach.org.

18-20--English: Practice, Theory, Reflection, and Action: Transforming Classrooms, Transforming Schools, Transforming English Studies, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, for English teachers, in Seattle. Contact: Professional Development Services, NCTE, 1111 W. Kenyon Road, Urbana, IL 61801-1096; (217) 328-3870 ext. 203.

21-26--Professional development: Summer institutes, sponsored by Facing History, Facing Ourselves, for middle and high school teachers and administrators, at the Facing History Resource Center in Brookline, Mass. Contact: Cathy McCarney; (617) 735-1605; fax: (617) 232-0281.

22--Professional development: Curriculum Management Audit Training, 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.

22-24--Conflict resolution: Building Quality Conflict Resolution Education Programs, sponsored by the Illinois Institute for Dispute Resolution and Educators for Social Responsibility, for K-12 educators, coordinators of safe and drug-free school programs, administrators, school improvement teams, and social workers, in Chicago. Contact: Donna Crawford, IIDR, 110 W. Main St., Urbana, IL 61801; (217) 384-4118; fax: (217) 384-8280; e-mail: IIDR@aol.com.

23-26--Staff development: Increase Maximal Performance by Activating Critical Thinking training seminars, sponsored by the Center for the Teaching of Thinking and Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Charlottesville, Va. Contact: S. Lee Winocur, 5631 Marshall Drive, Huntington Beach, CA 92649; (714) 840-5772; fax: (714) 846-2392.

23-27--Theater education: International Thespian Festival, sponsored by the International Thespian Society, for high school students and their teachers, at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln, Neb. Contact: Nancy Brown, ITS, 3368 Central Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45225; (513) 559-1996; e-mail: festvols@one.net.

23-July 2--Teachers: Primarily Teaching: Original Documents and Classroom Strategies, sponsored by the National Archives and Records Administration, for upper elementary and secondary teachers, at the National Archives in Washington. Contact: Wynell Schamel, NARA-Educational and Museum Programs, 700 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W., Washington, DC 20408; (202) 501-6729; fax: (202) 219-1888; e-mail: wynell.schamel@arch1.nara.gov.

24--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 Boston. 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.

26-July 24--Developmental education: Kellogg Institute for the Training and Certification of Developmental Educators, sponsored by the National Center for Developmental Education at Appalachian State University, for advanced professional trainers in developmental education, at the university in Boone, N.C. Registration deadline is April 1. Contact: Elaini L. Bingham or Maggie T. Mock, NCDE, ASU, Boone, NC 28608; (704) 262-3057; fax (704) 262-2128; e-mail: mockmt@appstate.edu.

27-30--Catholic education: Curriculum, Methods, Resources national conference, sponsored by the National Catholic Educational Association, for Catholic high school campus ministers and religion teachers, at the University of Dayton in Ohio. Contact: Mary Frances Taymans, SND, NCEA, Secondary Schools Department, 1077 30th St. N.W., Suite 100, Washington, DC 20007; (202) 337-6232; e-mail: nceasec@ncea.org.

27-30--Parents: All Children Born to Learn, sponsored by Parents as Teachers National Center, for professionals in early childhood parent education and family support, at the Hyatt Regency St. Louis at Union Station in St. Louis. Registration deadline: June 8. Contact: Patti Holman, PATNC, 10176 Corporate Square Drive, St. Louis, MO 63132; (312) 432-4330; fax: (312) 432-8963; e-mail: patnc@patnc.org.

28-July 1--Dropout prevention: Summer Leadership institute, sponsored by the National Dropout Prevention Center/Network, and the College of Health, Education, and Human Development at Clemson University, for teachers, administrators, counselors, educational policymakers, researchers, and business leaders concerned about at-risk youth, at the Madren Conference Center at Clemson University in Clemson, S.C. Contact: John Peters, NDPC/N, 205 Martin St., Clemson, SC 29634; (864) 656-2599; fax: (864) 656-0136; e-mail: ndpc@clemson.edu.

28-July 1--Professional development: Connecting Classrooms, Communities, and Careers: Integration of Academic and Vocational Education conference, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, the National Dropout Prevention Center, and Pickens Technical Center, for all levels of academic and technical teachers, administrators, counselors, school-to-work staff, and representatives of business and industry, at the Hyatt Regency hotel in Beaver Creek, Colo. Contact: Debi Plank; (303) 690-9722; fax: (303) 766-1793; e-mail: DJPlank@aol.com.

28-July 1--School nurses: Annual conference, sponsored by the National Association of School Nurses Inc., for school nurses, at the Town and Country Hotel in San Diego. Contact: NASN, P.O. Box 1300, Scarborough, ME 04070-1300; (207) 883-2117; fax: (207) 883-2683.

28-July 2--Teacher education: Annual meeting, sponsored by the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification, for educators and teacher educators, policymakers, and representatives from state departments of education, at the Rushmore Plaza Holiday Inn Hotel in Rapid City, S.D. Contact: NASDTEC, 3600 Whitman Ave. N., #105, Seattle, WA 98103; (206) 547-3151; fax: (206) 548-0116.

28-July 3--Admissions: College Admissions and School Relations summer institute, sponsored by the College Board and Harvard University, for guidance counselors and college admissions staff, in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: James Colman, CB-New England Regional Office, 470 Totten Pond Road, Waltham, MA 02154-1982; (617) 890-9150; fax: (617) 890-0693; e-mail: jcolman@collegeboard.org.

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