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For a complete listing of educational conferences and seminars, see our 1998-99 Calendar of Events.

November

30--Curriculum: Curriculum Management Audit Training, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Lexington, Ky. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

December

1--Advising: Advisory Programs That Work, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for educators, in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: Jean Blanchard, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Topsfield, MA 01983; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504.

1--Learning disabilities: Math workshop, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for regular and special education teachers, in Washington. Contact: Diana Meltzer, LSW, 4759 Reservoir Road N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 944-3082; fax: (202) 965-5106; e-mail: dianalab@aol.com.

1--Instruction: Improving Observation Skills To Enhance Instruction, sponsored by the Greater Cleveland Educational Development Center, for teachers, administrators, curriculum directors, at Cleveland State University in Cleveland. Contact: GCEDC, Cleveland State University, Route 901, 1860 E. 22nd St., Cleveland, OH 44114-4435; (216) 523-7107; fax: (216) 687-5422; e-mail: gcedc@csuohio.edu.

1--Professional development: Hands-On Equations, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Frederick, Md.; Irving, Texas; and Savannah, Ga. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

2--Learning: Hm Learning and Study Skills/Learning Differences seminar, sponsored by hm Study Skills, the National Association of Secondary School Principals, and the National Association of Elementary School Principals, for teachers and administrators of grades 1-12, in Detroit. Contact: Esther Davenport, hm Study Skills, PO Box 95010, Newton, MA 02495; (617) 965-0048; fax: (617) 965-0056; e-mail: ctobin1010@aol.com.

*2--Learning disabilties: Math workshop, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for regular and special education teachers, in Washington. Contact: Diana Meltzer, LSW, 4759 Reservoir Road N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 944-3082; fax: (202) 965-5106; e-mail: dianalab@aol.com.

2--Parent involvement: Teachers and Teams: Creating Positive Parental Involvement, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for educators, in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: Jean Blanchard, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Topsfield, MA 01983; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504.

2--Professional development: Hands-On Equations, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Alexandria, Va., and Texarkana, Texas. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

2-4--Leadership skills: Hm Study Skills seminar for leaders, sponsored by hm Study Skills, the National Association of Secondary School Principals, and the National Association of Elementary School Principals, for teachers and administrators of grades 1-12, in Philadelphia. Contact: Esther Davenport, hm Study Skills, PO Box 95010, Newton, MA 02495; (617) 965-0048; fax: (617) 965-0056; e-mail: ctobin1010@aol.com.

2-5--Community education: Annual conference, sponsored by the National Community Education Association, for community school/education directors, administrators, school board and advisory council members, state education officials, parents, and educators, at the Town and Country Hotel in San Diego. Contact: Ursula Ellis, Diane Kurtz, or Starla Jewell-Kelly, NCEA, 3929 Old Lee Highway, Suite 91-A, Fairfax, VA 22030-2401; (703) 359-8973; fax: (703) 359-0972; e-mail: ncea@ncea.com.

*3--Learning disabilities: Math workshop, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for regular and special education teachers, in Washington. Contact: Diana Meltzer, LSW, 4759 Reservoir Road N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 944-3082; fax: (202) 965-5106; e-mail: dianalab@aol.com.

3--Professional development: Hands-On Equations, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Houston and Spartanburg, S.C. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

3--Standards: Aligning Learning With Standards, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for educators, in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: Jean Blanchard, New England League of Middle Schools, 460 Boston St., Topsfield, MA 01983; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504.

3--Study skills: Hm Learning and Study Skills seminar, sponsored by hm Study Skills, the National Association of Secondary School Principals, and the National Association of Elementary School Principals, for teachers and administrators of grades 1-12, in Denver. Contact: Esther Davenport, hm Study Skills, PO Box 95010, Newton, MA 02495; (617) 965-0048; fax: (617) 965-0056; e-mail: ctobin1010@aol.com.

3-4--Professional development: Effective Use of Data To Drive Decisions and Monitor Reform, sponsored by EQUITY 2000, the College Board, for people who manage and report student enrollment and achievement data, in Washington. Contact: Carol West, CB, 1233 20th St. N.W., Suite 600, Washington, DC 20036-2304; (202) 822-5930, ext. 120; fax: (202) 822-5939; e-mail: equity@collegeboard.org.; Web site: www.collegeboard.org.

3-5--Higher education: Enrollment Management for Student Affairs, sponsored by the National Association for Student Personnel Administrators, for higher education professionals, in Washington. Contact: Alan Galsky, Bradley University; (309) 677-3140; fax: (309) 677-3789; e-mail: apsa@bradley.edu.

3-5--Science: Annual Southwestern area convention, sponsored by the National Science Teachers Association, for science teachers, students, and administrators, in Albuquerque, N.M. Contact: Convention Registration Office, NSTA, 1840 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22201; (800) 328-8998; (703) 312-9288; fax: (703) 522-6193.

3-6--School law: Annual conference, sponsored by LRP Publications, for school lawyers, at the Buena Vista Palace in Orlando, Calif. Contact: LRP, Conference Division, 1555 King St., Suite 200, Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 684-0510; fax: (703) 739-0489; e-mail: lrpconf@lrp.com.

4--Assessment: Standards-Based Curriculum and Assessment, sponsored by the Center for the Study of Expertise in Teaching and Learning, for educators, administrators, and students, at Adelphi University in Garden City, N.Y. Contact: CSETL, 20 Elm Place, Sea Cliff, NY 11579; (516) 794-4694; fax; (516) 671-7264; e-mail: learning@csetl.org; Web site: www.csetl.org.

4--Language arts: Language Arts Ideas in Action, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for educators, in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: Jean Blanchard, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Topsfield, MA 01983; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504.

*4--Learning disabilities: Language workshop, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for regular and special education teachers, in Washington. Contact: Diana Meltzer, LSW, 4759 Reservoir Road N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 944-3082; fax: (202) 965-5106; e-mail: dianalab@aol.com.

4--Professional development: Hands-On Equations, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Anderson, S.C.; Beaumont, Texas; Sacramento, Calif.; and South Bend, Ind. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

4--Study skills: Hm Learning and Study Skills seminar, sponsored by hm Study Skills, the National Association of Secondary School Principals, and the National Association of Elementary School Principals, for teachers and administrators of grades 1-12, in New York City. Contact: Esther Davenport, hm Study Skills, PO Box 95010, Newton, MA 02495; (617) 965-0048; fax: (617) 965-0056; e-mail: ctobin1010@aol.com.

4-5--Assessment: Making Meaning of Assessment, sponsored by the Connecticut Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators, at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel in Boston. Contact: Irving Ouellette, Executive Director, Maine ASCD, PO Box 926, Brunswick, ME 04011; (207) 729-6652; e-mail: mascd@biddeford.com.

4-5--At-risk students: Developing Resiliency and Responsibility in Regular and Alternative Classrooms, sponsored by Our Other Youth, for educators, at the Harbor Square Conference Facilities in Edmonds, Wash. Contact: Jerry Conrath, OOY, 64 Junco Road, Lopez Island, WA 98261-9571; (360) 468-3169; fax: (360) 468-3120.

4-6--Magnet schools: National Institute on Mathematics, Science, and Technology, sponsored by the Magnet Schools of America, for district and school site administrators, at the Palm Beach Resort in Palm Beach, Fla. Contact: MSA, PO Box 8152, The Woodlands, TX 77387; (281) 296-9813; fax: (281) 298-6822; e-mail: director@magnet.edu.

4-6--Theater education: Discipline Based-Theatre Education, sponsored by the Educational Theatre Association, for theater educators, at the Riverside Hotel in Portland, Ore. Contact: Jeffrey Leptak-Moreau, ETA, 3368 Central Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45225; (513) 559-1996; fax: (513) 559-0012, e-mail: eta-its@one.net.

*5--Montessori education: Seminar, sponsored by the Maryland Center for Montessori Studies, for those interested in becoming a Montessori teacher, in Lutherville, Md. Contact: MCMS, 10807 Tony Drive, Lutherville, MD 21093-3697; (410) 321-8555.

5-6--Urban education: Urban schools roundtable, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, for administrators, teachers, nurses, doctors, parents, and youth advocates, at the Holiday Inn Old Town in Scottsdale, Ariz. Contact: Gwendolyn J. Cooke, NASSP, 1904 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191; (703) 860-7273.

5-9--Staff development: Annual conference, sponsored by the National Staff Development Council, for educators interested in individual and organizational development and school improvement, at the Washington Hilton and Towers Hotel in Washington. Contact: Shirley Havens, NSDC Business Office, PO Box 240, Oxford, OH 45056; (513) 523-6029; fax: (513) 523-0683; e-mail: nsdchavens@aol.com.

6-7--Independent schools: Annual meeting, sponsored by the Southern Association of Independent Schools, for independent school leaders, at the Atlanta Hilton Hotel in Atlanta. Contact: Kathy Kelleher, SAIS, 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097; (800) 472-0630, pin #1452; fax: (706) 561-6136; e-mail: katedcon@mindspring.com.

6-9--Early childhood: Annual International Division for Early Childhood Conference, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, for special education teachers and administrators, related service providers, and parents, at the Hilton Hotel in Chicago. Contact: 1998 International DEC Conference, 3 Church Circle, Suite 194, Annapolis, MD 21401; (410) 269-6801; fax: (410) 267-0332.

6-9--Staff development: Annual conference, sponsored by the National Staff Development Council, for educators, at the Washington Hilton & Towers in Washington. Contact: Shirley Haven, NSDC Business Office, PO Box 240, Oxford, OH 45056; (513) 523-6029; fax: (513)523-0638; e-mail: nsdchavens@aol.com.

6-9--Teaching and learning: Annual convention, sponsored by the Southern Association of Collges and Schools Inc., for educators, at the Atlanta Hilton and Towers and the Hyatt Regency in Atlanta. Contact: Mildred Hill, SACS, 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097; (404) 679-4500; fax: (404) 679-4556.

7--Professional development: Hands-On Equations, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Austin, Texas; Columbus, Ind.; New Bern, N.C.; and West Palm Beach, Fla. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

7--Multiple intelligences: Hm Learning and Study Skills/Multiple Intelligences seminar, sponsored by hm Study Skills, the National Association of Secondary School Principals, and the National Association of Elementary School Principals, for teachers and administrators of grades 1-12, in Parsippany, N.J. Contact: Esther Davenport, hm Study Skills, PO Box 95010, Newton, MA 02495; (617) 965-0048; fax: (617) 965-0056; e-mail: ctobin1010@aol.com.

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