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

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

December

*9--Learning disbilities: Psychological-assessment workshop, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, 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.

9--Professional development: Hands-On Equations, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Altamonte Springs, Fla., and Columbus, 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.

9--Scheduling: Scheduling Schools for Learning, 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.

9--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 Cape May, 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.

9-11--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 Atlanta. Contact: Esther Davenport, hm Study Skills, PO Box 95010, Newton, MA 02495; (617) 965-0048; fax: (617) 965-0056; e-mail: ctobin1010@aol.com.

9-12--Gifted education: Annual Convention, sponsored by the Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented, for public school administrators, principals, gifted and talented program coordinators, and counselors, at the Dallas Convention Center in Dallas. Contact: TAGT, Connie McLendon, 406 E. 11th St., Suite 310, Austin, TX 78701-2617; (512) 499-8248; fax: (512) 499-8264; e-mail: cmj@tenet.edu.

9-13--Leadership: Educational leadership academy, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators, in Alexandria, Va. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (800) 933-2723; (703) 578-9600; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.adcs.org.

10-Inclusion: Inclusion for Effective Learning, 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.

10--Professional development: Hands-On Equations, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Atlanta; Meridian, Miss.; Ontario, Calif.; and St. Petersburg, 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.

10--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 Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Contact: Esther Davenport, hm Study Skills, PO Box 95010, Newton, MA 02495; (617) 965-0048; fax: (617) 965-0056; e-mail: ctobin1010@aol.com.

10-13--Vocational education: Annual convention, sponsored by the American Vocational Association, for educators, in New Orleans. Contact: AVA Meetings Departments; (800) 826-9972; Web site: www.avaonline.org.

11--Block scheduling: Hm Learning and Study Skills/Block Scheduling 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 Springfield, Ill. Contact: Esther Davenport, hm Study Skills, PO Box 95010, Newton, MA 02495; (617) 965-0048; fax: (617) 965-0056; e-mail: ctobin1010@aol.com.

11--Professional development: Hands-On Equations, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Jackson, Miss.; Jackson, Tenn.; Jacksonville, Fla.; Oceanside, Calif.; and Peoria, Ill. 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.

11--Social studies: Making Social Studies Meaningful, 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.

11--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 Cincinnati. Contact: Esther Davenport, hm Study Skills, PO Box 95010, Newton, MA 02495; (617) 965-0048; fax: (617) 965-0056; e-mail: ctobin1010@aol.com.

13-14--Magnet schools: Improving America's Schools regional conference, sponsored by Magnet Schools of America, for district and school site magnet/theme administrators and staff, at the Opryland Hotel in Nashville, Tenn. Contact: MSA, PO Box 8152, The Woodlands, TX 77387; (281) 296-9813; fax: (281) 298-6822; e-mail: director@magnet.edu.

15-17--Improving schools: Schools, Equity, Quality, Together Connecting the Dots, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, for principals, teachers, superintendents, state education officials, local education officials, program managers, grant administrators, community-based education organizations, and department of education grantees, at the Opryland Hotel and Convention Center in Nashville, Tenn. Contact: Conference information: (800) 203-5494; Web site: www.ncbe.gwu.edu/iasconferences.

*15-19--Science: The International Conference on the Learning Sciences, sponsored by the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education, for educators, at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta. Contact: AACE, PO Box 2966, Charlottesville, VA 22902; e-mail: icls-info@cc.gatech.edu; Web site: www.cc.gatech.edu/conference/icls98/.

16--Technology: Technology for All Classrooms: Issues and Actions, 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.

*18-19--Teaching: Fundamental teacher-training sessions, sponsored by the National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship, for teachers, in New York City. Contact: Dana Zedd, NFTE; (800) FOR-NFTE or (212) 232-3333.

January

3-6--Leadership: Annual conference, sponsored by the Center for Educational Leadership at Trinity University, for educators, researchers, and policymakers, in San Antonio. Contact: Cyndi Wells, Conference Manager, Trinity University Department of Education, 715 Stadium Drive, San Antonio, TX 78212; (210) 736-7582; fax: (210) 736-7592; e-mail: cwells2@trinity.edu; Web site: www.trinity.edu/departments/education/icsei.

4--Curriculum: Curriculum Management Audit Training, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in 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.

6-9--Teachers: Learning With Our Students: Growing as Teachers, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, for English teachers, in Nashville, Tenn. Contact: NCTE, 1111 W. Kenyon Road, Urbana, IL 61801-1096; (217) 328-3870, ext. 251; e-mail: public_info@ncte.org; Web site: www.ncte.org.

7-10--History: Migrations and Diasporas in History, sponsored by the American Historical Association, for history teachers, in Washington. Registration deadline: Dec. 1. Contact: Sharon K. Tune, Convention Director, AHA, 400 A St. S.E., Washington, DC 20003; (202) 544-2422; fax: (202) 544-8307; e-mail: stune@theaha.org.

10-12--Food service: Annual meeting, sponsored by the American School Food Service Association, for food-service workers, at the Hyatt Regency City Center in Tampa, Fla. Contact: Ann E. Singer, CMP, Director of Meetings, ASFSA, 1600 Duke St., 7th Floor, Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 739-3900; fax: (703) 739-3915; e-mail: asinger@asfsa.org.

11--Standards: Using Interdisciplinary Instruction and Performance Assessment To Meet Standards in the Classroom, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: Jean Blanchard, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Topsfield, MA 01983-1223; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504.

12--Math: How To Teach a Heterogeneous Math Classroom, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: Jean Blanchard, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Topsfield, MA 01983-1223; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504.

13--Inclusion: Different Abilities: One Class, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: Jean Blanchard, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Topsfield, MA 01983-1223; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504.

13-14--Curriculum: Curriculum Mapping/Curriculum Alignment, sponsored by the Northeast Regional Professional Development Center, for teachers, administrators, and curriculum directors, at Cleveland State University in Cleveland. Contact: NRPDC, Route 901, CSU, 1860 E. 22nd St., Cleveland, OH 44114-4435; (216) 523-7107; fax: (216) 687-5422; e-mail: nrpdc@csuohio.edu.

13-14--Professional development: Measuring Equity in School Change: Data-Driven Action Planning, sponsored by EQUITY 2000, the College Board, for school counselors, 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.

13-15--Health: Healthy Schools, Healthy People V, sponsored by the California Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, the California Association of School Health Educators, and the California School Nurses Organization, for educators, counselors, administrators, and parents, at the Town and Country Hotel in San Diego. Contact: RDL Enterprises, 1412 20th St., Sacramento, CA 95814; (916) 443-0218; fax: (916) 443-2037; e-mail: RDLent@aol.com.

14--Gender equity: Gender Equity in Schools: A Focus on Boys and Men, sponsored by Wellesley College Center for Research on Women and the Stone Center, for K-12 teachers and administrators, at Wellesley College in Wellesley, Mass. Registration deadline: Dec. 18. Contact: Helen Matthew, CRW, 106 Central St., Wellesley, MA 02181-8268; (781) 283-2506; fax: (781) 283-3646; e-mail: Hmatthew@Wellesley.edu.

14--Science: Super Science at the Middle School Level seminar, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: Jean Blanchard, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Topsfield, MA 01983-1223; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504.

14-16--Student affairs: Symposium, sponsored by the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, for women student-affairs professionals, in Charleston, S.C. Registration deadline: Oct. 1. Contact: Linda Ragosta, Newbury College; (617) 730-7052; e-mail: lmr@world.std.com.

15-17--Learning: The Spirit of Accelerated Learning: Making Mind, Body, Heart Connections, sponsored by International Alliance for Learning, for educators, administrators, and corporate trainers, at the Woodlands Executive Conference Center and Resort in Houston. Contact: Julie Wilson, IAL, 1040 S. Coast Highway, Encinitas, CA 92024; (760) 634-5146 or (800) 426-2989; fax: (760) 632-1305; e-mail: info@ialearn.org; Web site: www.ialearn.org.

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