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April

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. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, PO 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. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, PO 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, PO 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, PO 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. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, PO 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, PO 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, PO 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, PO 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, PO 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, PO 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, PO 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, PO 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, PO 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, PO 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, PO 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, PO 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, PO 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, PO 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, PO 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, PO 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, PO 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, PO 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, PO 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, PO 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, PO 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, PO 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, PO 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 National 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, PO 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: Aesthetic Realism Teaching Method--And Can End the Failure In Americas Classrooms, 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

*1-4--Literacy: Literacy Learning in the Classroom, co-sponsored by Richard C. Owen Publishers Inc., the Learning Network, and Hutto Elementary School, for teachers, reading/language arts specialists, and administrators, in Hutto, Texas. Contact: RCOP Inc.; (800) 262-0787; Web site: www.rcowen.com.

*4-6--Ernest L. Boyer legacy: The Boyer Legacy--Prospects for a New Century, co-sponsored by the Boyer Center for Advanced Studies and the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, for educators, at the Hershey Lodge and Convention Center in Hershey, Pa. Contact: The Boyer Center at Messiah College; (717) 796-5077; e-mail: boyerctr@messiah.edu; Web site: www.messiah.edu\boyerctr.

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.

*8-11--Literacy: Literacy Learning in the Classroom, co-sponsored by Richard C. Owen Publishing Inc., the Learning Network, and McKinney Independent School District, for teachers, reading/language arts specialists, and administrators, in McKinney, Texas. Contact: RCOP Inc.; (800) 262-0787; Web site: www.rcowen.com.

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