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

January

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--Reading and writing: Learning To Read and Write: Developmentally Appropriate Practices for Young Children, sponsored by the International Reading Association and the National Association for the Education of Young Children, for teachers, administrators, and teacher-educators, in Mesa, Ariz. Contact: IRA, Professional Development Division, 800 Barksdale Road, PO Box 8139, Newark, DE 19714-8139; (800) 336-READ, ext. 235; e-mail: forums@reading.org; Web site: www.reading.org.

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.

28-30--Student affairs: Students With Psychological Disabilities: Implications for Student Affairs, sponsored by the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, for counselors, health professionals, student-affairs professionals, in Salt Lake City. Registration deadline: Jan. 15. Contact: Lyn Stoller, University of Alaska Anchorage; (907) 786-4530; fax: (907) 786-4531; e-mail: anlms1@uaa.alaska.edu.

28-30--Technology: Annual conference, sponsored by Educational Computer Conferences, for educators, coordinators, and administrators, at the Grand Hyatt San Francisco on Union Square in San Francisco. Contact: Diane Frost, ECC, 19 Calvert Court, Piedmont, CA 94611; (510) 594-1249; (888) 594-1249; fax: (510) 1838; e-mail: info@trld.com.

29--Foreign language: World Languages: Tune In and Turn On 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.

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

*29-30--Teaching: Teacher-training session, sponsored by the National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship, for teachers, in San Francisco. Contact: C.J. Meenan, NFTE; (650) 286-7351.

*30--Inclusion: New treatment approach for noncompliant children, sponsored by the Churchill Center, for educators, in New York City. Contact: Susan Spero, CC, 22 E. 95th St., New York, NY 10128; (212) 722-0610; fax: (212) 410-3199.

February

1--Social studies: Making Social Studies Meaningful and Relevant, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for educators, in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: Jean Blanchard, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Topsfield, MA 01983-1223; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504.

*1-2--Science: Annual forum, sponsored by the National Institute for Science Education, for educators and administrators, at the Marriott Key Bridge Hotel in Arlington, Va. Contact: NISE, 2000 L St. N.W., Suite 616, Washington, DC 20036; (202) 467-0652; fax: (202)467-0659; e-mail: info@ncise.org; Web site: www.wcer.wisc.edu/nise.

1-3--School-to-work: Careers conference, sponsored by the Center on Education and Work, for K-12, college, and adult career-development practitioners, at the Marriott Madison West in Madison, Wis. Contact: Joyce Thompson, CEW, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 964 Educational Sciences Building, 1025 W. Johnson St., Madison, WI 53706-1796; (800) 446-0399; fax: (608) 262-3063; e-mail: cewmail@soemadison.wisc.edu.

1-5--School counselors: National School Counseling Week, sponsored by the American School Counselor Association, for K-12 counselors and educators, held nationwide. Contact: Barbara Muller-Akerman, ASCA, 801 N. Fairfax St., Suite 310, Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 683-2722 or (800) 306-4722; fax: (703) 683-1619; e-mail: asca@erols.com.

2--Administrators: Technology Issues for Administrators, sponsored by the Greater Cleveland Educational Development Center, for teachers, administrators, and curriculum directors, at Cleveland State University in Cleveland. Contact: GCEDC, Route 901, CSU, 1860 E. 22nd St., Cleveland, OH 44114-4435; (216) 523-7107; fax: (216) 687-5422; e-mail: gcedc@csuohio.edu.

2--Math: Math In Motion: Origami in the Classroom, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Hartford, Conn. 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--Learning disabilities: Workshop, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for preschool and kindergarten teachers working with at-risk students who have learning disabilities, 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--Math: Math in Motion: Origami in the Classroom, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Cherry Hill, N.J. 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--Technology: Assessment Issues in Technology, 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.

3-5--Partners in education: Annual convention, sponsored by the Texas Association of Partners in Education, for educators, administrators, and parents, at the Doubletree Hotel North in Austin, Texas. Contact: 20th Annual TAPE Conference, TAPE, 400 W. 15th St., Suite 910, Austin, TX, 78701-1647; (512) 473-8377; fax: (512) 320-0280; e-mail: TAPE@awbell.net; Web site: www.TAPE.org.

4--Art: Integrating the Arts with Literacy, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Atlanta. 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--Learning disabilities: Workshop, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for high school 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--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 01983-1223; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504.

4-6--Math: Bank on Mathematics, Increase Interest Through Applications, sponsored by the North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics, for math teachers and administrators, in Charlotte, N.C. Registration deadline: Jan. 9. Contact: NCTM, Convention Services Department, 1906 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191-1593; (800) 304-7709; fax: (703) 476-2970; e-mail: regconf@nctm.org.

5--Art: Integrating the Arts with Literacy, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Raleigh, N.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.

5--Computer technology: Applying Computer Technology, sponsored by the 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) 6504.

*5--Professional development: Workshop, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for mental-health professionals working with students who have learning disabilities and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, 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.

*5--Reading and writing: Learning To Read and Write: Developmentally Appropriate Practices for Young Children, sponsored by the International Reading Association and the National Association for the Education of Young Children, for teachers, administrators, and teacher-educators, in Danvers, Mass. Contact: IRA, Professional Development Division, 800 Barksdale Road, PO Box 8139, Newark, DE 19714-8139; (800) 336-READ, ext. 235; e-mail: forums@reading.org; Web site: www.reading.org.

5-6--Learning disabilities: Annual conference, sponsored by the Southwest Branch of the International Dyslexia Association, for educators, administrators, school psychologists, parents, and individuals with dyslexia, at the Albuquerque Convention Center in Albuquerque, N.M. Contact: SBIDA, PO Box 25891, Albuquerque, NM 87125-0891; (505) 255-8234; fax: (505) 262-8547.

5-6--At-risk youth: Challenging Troubled, Angry Youth, sponsored by Our Other Youth, for educators and other adults working with at-risk youths, at the Rogue Regency, in Medford, Ore. Contact: Jerry Conrath, OOY, Route 2, Box 2434, Lopez Island, WA 98261; (360) 468-3169.

5-7--Technology: Education technology seminar, sponsored by the National School Boards Association, for educators, in Scottsdale, Ariz. Contact: Rachel Kliewer, Manager, Technology Programs Development, NSBA, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 950-6722; e-mail: rkliewer@nsba.org; Web site: www.nsba.org.

6-9--Reading: National conference, sponsored by the Reading Recovery Council of North America, for Reading Recovery and early literacy personnel, teachers, Title I teachers, administrators, school board members, parents, and volunteers, at the Greater Columbus Convention Center and Hyatt Regency in Columbus, Ohio. Contact: Holly Bartholomew, RRCNA, 1929 Kenny Road, Suite 100, Columbus OH 43210-1069, (614) 292-6934, fax: (614) 292-4404; e-mail: bartholomew.6@osu.edu.

7-8--Safety: Safety and School Climate Winter Symposium, sponsored by the National High School Association, the California League of High Schools, and the California League of Middle Schools, for high school and middle school teachers and administrators, at the Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe in North Lake Tahoe, Nev. Contact: Peter Murphy, Executive Director, NHSA, 18012 Cowan, Suite 110, Irvine, CA 92614, (800) 858-9365; fax: (949) 261-2578; e-mail: infor@nhsa.net.

7-9--Professional development: Annual conference, sponsored by the New England Regional Office of the College Board, for high school teachers, administrators, guidance professionals, and directors, qat the Westin Hotel in Boston. Contact: Judith Herman, CB, New England Regional Office, 470 Totten Pond Road, Waltham, MA 02451; (781) 890-9150; fax: (781) 890-0693; e-mail: jherman@collegeboard.org.

8--Independent schools: Accreditation seminar, sponsored by the Southern Association of Independent Schools, for independent school leaders and school coordinators, 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.

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

8--Parent involvement: Annual National African-American Parent Involvement Day, sponsored by National African-American Parent Involvement, for parents, guardians, and surrogate parents, at participating schools nationwide. Contact: Barbara James or Joseph Dulin, NAAPID, PO Box 2043, Ann Arbor, MI 48106-2043; (734) 434-1144 or (800) 351-4097; fax: (734) 434-5821; e-mail: naapid@aaps.k12.mi.us.

*8-9--Student behavior: Strategies for Reaching Disruptive and Angry Youth: Creating Caring Schools and Communities, sponsored by the National Educational Service, for teachers, administrators, and counselors, at the Sheraton Gateway Hotel in Atlanta. Contact: NES, 1252 Loesch Road, Bloomington, IN 47404; (800) 733-6786 or (812) 336-7700; fax: (812) 336-7790; e-mail: nes@nesonline.com; Web site: www. nesonline.com.

8-9--Policy: Third Annual Claiborne Pell Educational Policy Seminar, sponsored by the Northeast and Islands Regional Education Laboratory at Brown University/Education Alliance, for educators, administrators, and policymakers, at Brown University in Providence, R.I. Contact: NIREL at BU/Education Alliance, 222 Richmond St., Suite 300, Providence, RI 02903-4226; (800) 521-9550; fax: (401) 421-7650; e-mail: labinfo@brown.edu; Web site: www.lab.brown.edu.

9--Learning: Problem-Based Learning, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Winston-Salem, N.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.

9--Professional development: Faculty evaluation seminar, sponsored by the Southern Association of Independent Schools, for principals, department heads, and supervising teachers, 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.

9--Professional development: Efficacy, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in San Francisco. 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--Reading: Workshop on strategies, activities and materials for teaching reading comprehension in the content areas, sponsored by the Churchill Center, for teachers of grades 4-7, in New York City. Contact: Susan Spero, CC, 22 E. 95th St., New York, NY 10128; (212) 722-0610; fax: (212) 410-3199.

9--Standards: Correlating "Best" Practice With New England State Standards and Assessment, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for educators, in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: Jean Blanchard, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Topsfield, MA 01983-1223; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504.

10--Professional development: Efficacy, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Denver. 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--Learning: Problem-Based Learning, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Towson, Md. 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--Multiple intelligences: Integrating the Curricula with Multiple Intelligences: The Balancing Act, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in San Francisco. 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--Public relations: Developing a Middle-Level Public Relations Plan, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for educators, in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: Jean Blanchard, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Topsfield, MA 01983-1223; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504.

11-13--Math: Borrowing From the Past, Regrouping for the Future, sponsored by Missouri Council of Teachers of Mathematics and the Mathematics Educators of Greater St. Louis, for math teachers and administrators, in Des Moines, Iowa. Registration deadline: Feb. 14. Contact: NCTM, Convention Services Department, 1906 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191-1593; (800) 304-7709; fax: (703) 476-2970; e-mail: regconf@nctm.org.

11-13--Sexual harassment: Workshop, sponsored by the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, for judicial-affairs professionals, campus law-enforcement officers, and student-affairs professionals, in Dallas. Registration deadline: Jan. 29. Contact: Ruth Anne Koenick, Rutgers University; (732) 932-1181; fax: (732) 932-3123; e-mail: koenick@oldqueens.rutgers.edu.

11-14--Advising: Workshops, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, for teachers and administrators responsible for student activity programs, at the Wyndham Metrocenter Hotel in Phoenix. Contact: NASSP, Department of Student Activities, 1904 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191; (703) 860-0200, ext.326; Web site: www.nassp.org.

13-16--Higher education: The Academy in Motion, sponsored by the American Council on Education, for college and university presidents, chancellors, vice presidents, and deans, at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Washington. Contact: Stephanie Marshall or Missy Freeman Booze, ACE, 1 Dupont Circle N.W., Suite 800, Washington, DC 20036; (202) 939-9410; fax: (202) 833-4760; e-mail: missy_freeman_booze@ace.nche.edu.

13-17--Teacher educators: Annual conference, sponsored by the Association of Teacher Educators, for educators, at the Chicago Hilton and Towers in Chicago. Contact: Association of Teacher Educators, 1900 Association Drive, Suite ATE, Reston, VA 20191-1502; (703) 620-3110; fax: (703) 620-9530; e-mail: atel@aol.com.

13-17--Year-round education: Annual conference, sponsored by the National Association for Year-Round Education, for superintendents, principals, administrators, teachers, parents, and school board members, at the Town and Country Hotel in San Diego. Contact: Charles Ballinger, NAYRE, PO Box 711386, San Diego, CA 92171-1386; (619) 276-5296; fax: (619) 571-5751; e-mail: info@naye.org; Web site: www.nayre.org.

15-18--Student assistance: Student Assistance Program Training: For the Love of Kids, sponsored by the Student Assistance Professionals Association, for K-12 teachers, counselors, administrators, and mental health professionals, at the Sheraton Colony Square in Atlanta. Registration deadline: Jan. 25. Contact: Nancy Blair, Administrator, PO Box 218, Fayetteville, GA 30214; (770) 487-1151; e-mail: nancyblair@aol.com.

18-19--Assessment: Rubric Development and Assessment, sponsored by the Greater Cleveland Educational Development Center, for teachers, administrators, and curriculum directors, at Cleveland State University in Cleveland. Contact: GCEDC, Route 901, CSU, 1860 E. 22nd St., Cleveland, OH 44114-4435; (216) 523-7107; fax: (216) 687-5422; e-mail: gcedc@csuohio.edu.

*18-20--Charter schools: Charter School Leadership and Organization Development workshop, sponsored by the AppleTree Institute for Education Innovation, for charter school principals, directors, administrators, trustees, and teachers, at the AppleTree Leadership Center in Washington. Contact: Patrick O'Mahony, ATLC, 401 M St. S.W., 2nd Floor, Washington, DC 20024; (202) 488-3990; e-mail: pomahony@aol.com.

19--Science: Hands-On Science, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in San Antonio. 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.

19-20--Block scheduling: Workshop, sponsored by the National Middle School Association, for educators, at the Sheraton Old Town in Albuquerque, N.M. Contact: NMSA, 2600 Corporate Exchange Drive, Suite 370, Columbus, OH 43231; (614) 895-4730; fax: (614) 895-4750.

19-21--Middle schools: Middle school forum, sponsored by the Educational Theatre Association, for theater educators, at the Riverview Hotel in Cincinnati. Contact: Jeffrey Leptak-Moreau, ETA, 3368 Central Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45225; (513) 559-1996, fax: (513) 559-0012, e-mail: eta-its@one.net.

19-22--Administrators: Annual conference, sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators, for school superintendents, assistant superintendents, principals, professors and graduate students in education administration, and central-office personnel, at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. Contact: AASA, 1801 N. Moore St., Arlington, VA 22209-1813; (703) 875-0748; Web site: www.aasa.org.

21-23--Magnet schools: Legislative conference, sponsored by Magnet Schools of America, for district administrators, grant specialists, and magnet schools assistance program grant recipients, at the Metro Marriott in Washington. Contact: MSA, PO Box 8152, The Woodlands, TX 77387; (281) 296-9813; fax: (281) 298-6822; e-mail: director@magnet.edu.

21-24--At-risk youth: National forum, sponsored by the National Dropout Prevention Center/Network, Horry Count, S.C., school district, South Carolina Department of Education, and the Southeastern Equity Center, for teachers, administrators, counselors, district staff, education policymakers, researchers, and business leaders concerned about youths in at-risk situations, at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Contact: John Peters, NDPC/N, 209 Martin St., Clemson, SC 29634-0726; (864) 656-2599; fax: (864) 656-0136; e-mail: ndpc@clemson.edu.

22--Curriculum: Curriculum Management Audit Training, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in New Orleans. 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--Professional development: Hands-On Equations, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Tucson, Ariz. 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.

22-24--Technology: Midwest Education and Technology Conference, sponsored by the Educational Technology Division of Cooperating School Districts, for educators, administrators, technology coordinators, librarians, and media specialists, at America's Center in St. Louis. Contact: Christine McConnell, 1460 Craig Road, St. Louis, MO 63146; (314) 692-1250; fax: (314) 872-8128; e-mail: christin@info.csd.org.

22-25--International education: Annual conference, sponsored by the Association for the Advancement of International Education, for people interested in pre-K-12 education in American/International schools, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Houston. Contact: Lewis A. Grell, Executive Director, AAIE, Thompson House, Westminster College, New Wilmington, PA (724) 946-7192; fax: (724) 946-7194; e-mail: grellla@westminster.edu; Web site: www.aaie.org.

Vol. 18, Issue 18, Pages 45-46

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