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

February

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.

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