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

February

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.

13-15--Professional development: Regional leadership-team conference, sponsored by the Science and Mathematics Consortium for Northwest Schools, for math and science educators, in Seattle. Contact: Susan Harrington, SMCNS; (208) 332-6953; Web site: www.col-ed.org/smcnws/nsdc.

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--Alternative schools: Boundary-Breaking Public Schools: How To Create Alternative, Magnet, and Charter Schools That Work, sponsored by the National Educational Service, for educators, at Arizona State University in Tempe, Ariz. Contact: NES, 1252 Loesch Road, Bloomington, IN 47404; (800) 733-6786; fax: (812) 336-7790; Web site: www.nesonline.com.

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 youths: 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.

23--Multiple intelligences: Multiple Intelligences Lesson Planning Practicum, 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.

23--Professional development: Hands-On Equations, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Tempe, 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.

24--Art: Start With Arts Program, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Houston. 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.

24-Multiage classrooms: Sharing Effective Practices Seminar: Looping, Nongraded Primary, Multiage Classrooms, sponsored by the Greater Cleveland Educational Development Center, for K-6 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.

24-26--Technology: Annual conference, sponsored by the Consortium for School Networking, for technology coordinators, curriculum specialists, administrators, and school board members, in Washington. Contact: CoSN, 1555 Connecticut Ave. N.W., Suite 200, Washington, DC 20036; (202) 466-6296, ext. 55; fax: (202) 462-9043; e-mail: josie@cosn.org.

24-26--Teacher education: Shaping the Future, sponsored by the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, for teacher-educators, in Washington. Contact: AACTE, 1307 New York Ave. N.W., Suite 300, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 293-2450; fax: (202) 457-8095; Web site: www.aacte.org.

24-27--Independent schools: Challenging Tradition, sponsored by the National Association of Independent Schools, for private school administrators and teachers, at the Wyndham Anatole Hotel in Dallas. Contact: Louis Helms, NAIS, 1620 L St. N.W., Washington, DC 20036; (202) 973-9700; fax: (202) 973-9790; e-mail: lhelmsjr@nais-schools.org, Web site: www.nais-schools.org.

24-27--Learning disabilities: Annual conference, sponsored by the Learning Disabilities Association of America, for educators, administrators, parents, doctors, and lawyers, at the Atlanta Hilton in Atlanta. Contact: LDAA, 4156 Library Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15234; (412) 341-1515; fax: (412) 344-0224; e-mail: ldanatl@usaor.net.

25--Art: Start With Arts Program, 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.

25--Professional development: Hands-On Equations, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Houston. 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.

25-27--Advising: Workshop, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, for teachers and administrators responsible for student activity programs, at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in New Orleans. Contact: NASSP, Department of Student Activities, 1904 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191; (703) 860-0200, ext.326; Web site: www.nassp.org.

25-27--Special education: Trends and Services for Students with E/BD in the 21st Century, sponsored by the Midwest Symposium for Leadership in Behavior Disorders, for special educators and professionals in related fields who work with individuals with emotional disorders, at the Hyatt Regency Crown Center Hotel in Kansas City, Mo. Contact: Kirsten McBride, MSLBD, PO Box 40001, Overland Park, KS 66294; (913) 492-8755; fax: (913) 492-2546.

25-28--Magnet schools: Magnet schools institute, sponsored by Magnet Schools of America, for district administrators, school site specialists in arts and core disciplines, and magnet schools assistance program grant recipients, at the California Fairmont Hotel in San Jose, Calif. Contact: MSA, PO Box 8152, The Woodlands, TX 77387; (281) 296-9813; fax: (281) 298-6822; e-mail: director@magnet.edu.

26--Professional development: Hands-On Equations, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Columbia, 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.

26--School reform: Conference on high school reform, sponsored by the Assocciation of Illinois High Schools, for high school teachers and administrators, in Mt. Carmel, Ill. Contact: Bill Geurin, Mt. Carmel High School, 201 Pear St., Mt. Carmel, IL 62863; (618) 262-5104; fax: (618) 262-8886.

26-27--Curriculum reform: Conference on curriculum reform and school restructuring for high schools, sponsored by the Association of Illinois High Schools, in St. Charles, Ill. Contact: Debbie Kling or Kathryn Zimmer, St. Charles High School, 1020 Dunham Road, St. Charles, IL 60174; (630) 584-1100; fax: (630) 443-2769.

26-March 2--Professional development: Celebrating Leadership for Learning, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, for principals, assistant principals, and other secondary school leaders, at the New Orleans Convention Center in New Orleans. Contact: Kim Mains, NASSP, 1904 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191; (703) 860-7262; Web site: www.nassp.org.

27--Math: Workshop to teach beginning concepts in addition, subtraction, and time, sponsored by the Churchill Center, for K-2 and remedial teachers, in New York City. Contact: Susan Spero, CC, 22 E. 95th St., New York, NY 10128; (212) 722-0610; fax: (212) 410-3199.

27--Professional development: Evaluation Matters: A Close Look, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, for English teachers, participate through videoconference. 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.

28-March 3--Food service: Annual meeting, sponsored by the American School Food Service Association, for food service professionals, at the J.W. Marriott in Washington. Contact: Ann E. Singer, Director of Meetings, ASFSA, 1600 Duke St., 7th Floor, Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 739-3900; fax: (703) 739-3915; e-mail: asinger@asfsa.org.

28-March 4--Technology: International conference, sponsored by the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education, for educators, administrators, and superintendents, in San Antonio. Contact: AACE, PO Box 2966, Charlottesville, VA 22902; (804) 973-3987; fax: (804) 978-7449; e-mail: ace@virginia.edu; Web site: www.aace.org.

March

1-2--Professional development: Statewide Compensatory Education conference, sponsored by the Michigan Association of State and Federal Program Specialists and the Michigan Department of Education, for Title I administrators, principals, teachers, paraprofessionals, and parents, at the Holiday Inn South in Lansing, Mich. Contact: Peggy Carlson, Executive Secretary, MASFPS, 8638 Camellia Drive, Lansing, MI 48917; (517) 627-4120.

*1-4--Math, science, and technology: International conference, sponsored by the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education, for educators, at the San Antonio Convention Center in San Antonio. Contact: AACE, PO Box 2966, Charlottesville, VA 22902; (804) 973-3987; fax: (804) 978-7449; e-mail: aace@virginia.edu; Web site: www.aace.org/conf/mset.

1-7--Health: Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Week, sponsored by the Arthritis Foundation, for health educators, in cities nationwide. Contact: Kim Henderson, AF, 1330 W. Peachtree St., Atlanta, GA 30309; (404) 872-7100; fax: (404) 872-8694; e-mail: khenders@arthritis.org.

2--Geography: Peace Corps Day '99, sponsored by the Peace Corps, for educators of grades 3-12, held nationwide. Contact: Monica Fitzgerald, Outreach Coordinator, Peace Corps, World Wise Schools Program, 1111 20th St., N.W., 2nd Floor, Washington, DC 20526; (800) 424-8580 or (202) 692-1469; fax: (202) 692-1421; e-mail: pcday@peacecorps.gov.

2--Math: Math In Motion: Origami in the Classroom institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Grand Rapids, Mich. Registration is two weeks before institute. 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--Writing: Workshop on how to teach handwriting and how to address specific handwriting problems, sponsored by the Churchill Center, for teachers of grades K-4, in New York City. Contact: Susan Spero, CC, 22 E. 95th St., New York, NY 10128; (212) 722-0610; fax: (212) 410-3199.

3--Math: Connecting Literature to Mathematics institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Birmingham, Ala. Registration is two weeks before institute. 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--Math: Math In Motion: Origami in the Classroom institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Englewood, Ohio. Registration is two weeks before institute. 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.

*3-5--Brain research: Symposium on the application of brain research in the elementary grades, sponsored by the International Elementary School Consortium, for elementary school educators, in San Francisco. Contact: M. Robinson, IESC; (248) 435-8400, ext. 232; fax: (248) 435-9280.

4--Math: Connecting Literature to Mathematics institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Little Rock, Ark. Registration is two weeks before institute. 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--Multiple intelligences: Integrating the Curricula with Multiple Intelligences: The Balancing Act institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Richmond, Va. Registration is two weeks before institute. 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--Professional development: Hands-On Equations, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Burlington, N.C. Registration is two weeks before institute. 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--Sexual harassment: Hostile Hallways: Anti-Gay Peer Harassment in Schools, sponsored by the Georgetown Journal of Gender and the Law, for lawyers, students, educators, policy-makers, and advocates, at the Georgetown University Law Center in Washington. Contact: Meghan Faux, GJGL; (202) 986-0154; e-mail: gender_journal@hotmail.com.

4-5--Professional development: Hands-On Math and Science, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Burnsville, Minn. Registration is two weeks before institute. 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.

*4-5--Minorities: Problems, Politics, and Progress: Addressing the Crisis in Education Facing African-American Children, sponsored by the National Black Child Development Institute, for educators, in Washington. Contact: NBCDI, 1023 15th St. N.W., Suite 600, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 387-1281 or (800) 556-2234.

4-6--Language: Discovering the Promise of Language: Our Journeys to Freedom, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, for English teachers, in Cincinnati. 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.

4-6--Math: Mathematics Under the Stars in the Big Sky, sponsored by the Montana Council of Teachers of Mathematics, for math teachers and administrators, in Great Falls, Mont. Registration deadline: Feb. 4. Contact: NCTM Convention Services Dept., 1906 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191-1593; (800) 304-7709; fax: (703) 476-2970; e-mail: regconf@nctm.org.

*4-6--Technology: Kentucky Education Technology Conference, sponsored by the Kentucky Department of Education's office of education technology, for educators and education technology specialists, in Louisville, Ky. Contact: KETC, 400 S. 1st St., Louisville, KY 40202; fax: (502) 561-3121; Web site: www.kde.state.ky.us/ketc99.

5--Professional development: Hands-On Equations, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Greenville, N.C. Registration is two weeks before institute. 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--Professional development: Integrating the Arts with Literacy institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Oklahoma City. Registration is two weeks before institute. 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--Reading: 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 College Park, Md. 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--Teachers: Annual conference, sponsored by the Michigan Science Teachers' Association, for teachers, in Lansing, Mich. Contact: MSTA, 3300 Washtenaw Ave., Suite 220, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-4200; (734) 973-0433.

5-7--Student achievement: Urban conference, sponsored by the National Middle School Association, for educators and administrators, at the Marriott Marquis in Atlanta. Contact: NMSA, 1800 Diagonal Road, Suite 600, Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 684-4493; fax: (703) 548-9446.

6--Math: Workshop on using the Stern materials to teach math, sponsored by the Churchill Center, for teacher of grades 3-4 and remedial teachers, in New York City. Contact: Susan Spero, CC, 22 E. 95th St., New York, NY 10128; (212) 722-0610; fax: (212) 410-3199.

6-8--Professional development: Annual conference, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for pre-K to college educators and administrators, in San Francisco. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (800) 933-2723 or (703) 578-9600; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

6-9--Public policy: Advocacy & Public Policy Institute, sponsored by the American School Counselor Association, for state leaders and goverment-relations liaisons, in Washington. Contact: Nancy Perry, 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.

8--Professional development: Getting Beyond Disruption, Hostility, and Excuses institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Albuquerque, N.M. Registration is two weeks before institute. 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.

8--Professional development: Hands-On Equations, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Topeka, Kan. Registration is two weeks before institute. 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.

8-12--Learning disabilities: Annual conference, sponsored by the Learning Disabilities Network, for K-12 educators, leaders, clinicians, and parents, in Randolph, Mass. Contact: LDN; (781) 340-5605; e-mail: LDNTWK@aol.com.

9--Professional development: Professional Network for Administrators and Instructional Leaders: Assessment and Instructional Alignment, 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.

9--Professional development: Getting Beyond Disruption, Hostility, and Excuses institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Phoenix. Registration is two weeks before institute. 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: Hands-On Equations, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Modesto, Calif. Registration is two weeks before institute. 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.

9-10--Multiple intelligences: Teaching for Multiple Intelligences institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Elk Grove Village, Ill. Registration is two weeks before institute. 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.

9-13--English teachers: Annual convention, sponsored by the Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages Inc., for English language teachers and administrators, at the New York Hilton and Towers in New York City. Contact: TESOL, Convention Department, 1600 Cameron St., Suite 300, Alexandria, VA 22314, (703) 836-0774; fax: (703) 836-7864; e-mail: conv@tesol.edu; Web site: www.tesol.edu/.

10--Professional development: Efficacy, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Atlanta. Registration is two weeks before institute. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156; (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

10--Professional development: Hands-On Equations, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Costa Mesa, Calif., and Wichita, Kan. Registration is two weeks before institute. 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.

10-11--College admissions: The Path to College, 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.

Vol. 18, Issue 21, Pages 38-39

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