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

December

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--Writing: Integrating Technology in the Teaching of Writing, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, for college composition teachers, in Clearwater Beach, Fla. Contact: NCTE, 1111 W. Kenyon Road, Urbana, IL 61801-1096; (217) 328-3870, ext. 251; fax: (217) 328-0977; e-mail: convreg@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.

15-17--Advising: Workshop, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, for teachers and administrators, at the Sheraton Princess Kaiulani in Honolulu. Contact: NASSP, Department of Student Activities, 1904 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191; (703) 860-0200, ext. 326; Web site: www.nassp.org.

15-17--Assessment and curriculum: Curriculum Development and Assessment, sponsored by the Educational Theatre Association, for theater educators, at the Wyndham Garden Hotel-Airport in Pittsburgh. Contact: Jeffrey Leptak-Moreau, ETA, 3368 Central Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45225; (513) 559-1996; fax: (513) 559-0012; e-mail: eta-its@one.net.

15-17--High school education: Annual conference, sponsored by the National High School Association, for high school teachers and administrators, at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel in Nashville, Tenn. Contact: Peter Murphy, Executive Director, NHSA, 18012 Cowan, Suite 110, Irvine, CA 92614; (800) 858-9365; fax: (494) 261-2578; e-mail: infor@nhsa.net.

16-20--Learning: National conference, sponsored by the National Center for Accelerated Schools at Stanford University, for teachers, administrators, and district office personnel, at the Fairmont Hotel in New Orleans. Contact: Betty M. Davidson, University of New Orleans, Accelerated Schools Center, UNO-College of Education, Department of Educational Leadership, Counseling and Foundations, New Orleans, LA 70148; (504) 280-5682; fax: (504) 280-6453; e-mail: bmdel@uno.edu.

18-19--Standards: Meeting and public-policy forum, sponsored by the National Council for Private School Accreditation, at the Holiday Inn SunSpree in Scottsdale, Ariz. Contact: Charles J. O'Malley, 442 Crane's Roost Court, Annapolis, MD 21401; (410) 349-0139; fax: (410) 349-0140; e-mail: cjoncpsa@erols.com; Web site: www.ncpsa.org.

20--Learning: One-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Austin, 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.

20--Looping: Looping: Planning and Practice, 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.

20-21--Math: Mathematics With Meaning: Real World Applications and Modeling in Algebra, sponsored by EQUITY 2000, the College Board, for math teachers, 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.

21-23--Discipline: Joint National Conference on Alternatives to Expulsion, Suspension, and Dropping Out of School, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals and the Safe Schools Coalition, at the Holiday Inn International Drive Resort Hotel in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Gwendolyn J. Cooke, NASSP, 1904 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191; (703) 860-7273.

21-23--Technology: Annual conference, sponsored by the Indiana Computer Educators, for educators, at the Indianapolis Convention Center and Westin Hotel in Indianapolis. Registration deadline: Dec. 18. Contact: Laurenda Jackson, Administrative Assistant, ICE, 620 Union Drive, UN 123, Indianapolis, IN 46202-5167; (317) 274-3452; fax: (317) 274-8002; e-mail: ice@iupui.edu.

22--Language arts and social studies: Language Arts and Social Studies at the Middle Level, sponsored by New England League of Middle Schools, for educators, in Sturbridge, Mass. Contact: NELMS, 460 Boston St., Topsfield, MA 01983-1223; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504.

22--Professional development: Active Learning Strategies for Extended Blocks of Time, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Burnsville, Minn. 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.

22--Reading: Improving Reading Performance, sponsored by the Santa Clara County (Calif.) Office of Education, for K-12 administrators, teachers, mentors, management personnel, and district teams, in Santa Clara, Calif. Contact: Sheila Lopez, SCCOE; (408) 453-6504; fax: (408) 453-6888.

*22-23--Teaching: Teacher-training session, sponsored by the National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship, for teachers, in New York City. Contact: Dana Zedd, NFTE; (212) 232-3333 or (800) FOR-NFTE; fax: (212) 232-2244.

22-28--School libraries: Conference, sponsored by the American Library Association, for librarians, educators, writers, and publishers, in Philadelphia. Contact: ALA Conference Services, 50 E. Huron St., Chicago, IL 60611; (312) 280-3222; Web site: www.ala.org.

25--At-risk students: Working With Difficult Students at the Middle Level, 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.

26--Block scheduling: Block Scheduling: What? Why? How?, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Oklahoma City. 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.

26--Reading: Workshop on group and individual reading readiness screening test, sponsored by the Churchill Center, for kindergarten teachers, in New York City. Contact: Susan Spero, CC, 22 E. 95th St., New York, NY 10128; (212) 722-0610; fax: (212) 410-3199.

26--Reading: All Reading by the 3rd Grade, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Grand Rapids, Mich. 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.

26--Student performance: Motivating Students Achieve Quality Work, 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.

27--Assessment: Making Connections: Student Assessment and Learning, 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.

27--Block scheduling: Block Scheduling: What? Why? How?, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Dallas. 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.

27--Reading: All Reading by the 3rd Grade, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Louisville, 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.

27-29--Assessment: Institute on Assessment and Access to the General Curriculum, sponsored by the Council of Administrators of Special Education, for general and special education administrators, at the Sheraton Sand Key in Clearwater Beach, Fla. Contact: CASE, 615 16th St. N.W., Albuquerque, NM 87104; (505) 243-7622; fax: (505) 247-4822; e-mail: casecec@aol.com.

28--Aesthetic realism: The Aesthetic Realism Teaching Method: Students Learn, Prejudice Is Defeated, sponsored by the Aesthetic Realism Foundation, for educators, at the offices of the ARF in New York City. Contact: Lois Mason, ARF, 414 Greene St., New York, NY 10012; (212) 777-4490; fax: (212) 777-4426; Web site: www.AestheticRealism.org.

28--Learning: Developing Responsible Learners, 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.

28--Technology: Systems Thinking, Systems Changing: A Simulation Game, 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.

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