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February

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, SC. 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, Il. 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: aace@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: *rban 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.

*10-12--Public education: Making Choices in Public Education: Advocating for Children, sponsored by Hampton University's school of liberal arts and education, for educators, parents, and students, at the university in Hampton, Va. Contact: HU, PO Box 6446, Hampton, VA 23668; (757) 727-5400; fax: (757) 728-6941; e-mail: locke@hampton.edu.

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.

11--Athletics: Athletic conference, sponsored by the Southern Association of Independent Schools, for athletic directors and coaches in independent schools, in Atlanta. Contact: Kathy Kelleher, SAIS, 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097; (800) 472-0630, pin #1452; fax: (706) 561-6136.

11--Learning disabilities: Workshop, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for teachers and tutors working with students who have learning disabilities, in Washington. Contact: LSW, 4759 Reservoir Road N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 944-3082; fax: (202) 965-5106; e-mail: dianalab@aol.com.

11--Professional development: Efficacy, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Charlotte, 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.

11--Professional development: Hands-On Equations, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Charleston, S.C., and West Palm Beach, Fla. 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.

*11--Student behavior: Discipline With Dignity for Aggressive, Angry, or Hostile Students, sponsored by the Maryland Student Conflict Resolution/Peer Mediation Network, for adminstrators, counselors, student-peer mediators, and teachers, in Linthicum, Md. Contact: MSCR/PMN, 4009 Arjay Circle, Ellicott City, MD 21042; (410) 461-2040.

11-13--Social studies: Spanning the Centuries in Social Studies, sponsored by the Middle States Council for the Social Studies, for elementary and secondary social studies teachers, at the Holiday Inn and Conference Center in Annapolis, Md. Contact: Ronald Robeson, MSCSS, 2324 Golden Chapel Road, Odenton, MD 21113-2534; (310) 912-3170; e-mail: ronnpat@erols.com.

*12--Learning disabilities: Workshop, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for regular and special education teachers and tutors working with students who have attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, in Washington. Contact: LSW, 4759 Reservoir Road N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 944-3082; fax: (202) 965-5106; e-mail: dianalab@aol.com.

12--Professional development: Active Learning Strategies for Extended Blocks of Time institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Austin, Texas. 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.

12--Professional development: Hands-On Equations, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Amarillo, Texas, and Norfolk, 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.

*12--Student behavior: Schoolwide Programs for Dealing With Conflict Constructively, sponsored by the Maryland Student Conflict Resolution/Peer Mediation Network and the Citizenship Law-Related Education Program, for administrators, counselors, student-peer mediators, and teachers, in Linthicum, Md. Contact: MSCR/PMN, 4009 Arjay Circle, Ellicott City, MD 21042; (410) 461-2040.

12-14--Advising: Workshop, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, for teachers and administrators responsible for student activity programs, at the Holiday Inn SunSpree Resort in Tampa, Fla. Contact: NASSP, Department of Student Activities, 1904 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191; (703) 860-0200, ext. 326; Web site: www.nassp.org.

12-14--Montessori education: Montessori: Celebrate the Joy!, sponsored by the National Center for Montessori Education, for Montessori teachers, administrators, school owners, and parents, at the Town and Country Hotel in San Diego. Contact: Kristin Cook, NCME, PO Box 1543, Roswell, GA 30077; (770) 613-0055; fax: (770) 613-9738; e-mail: ncme@mindspring.com.

13-17--Technology: Annual conference, sponsored by the Comprehensive Information Management for Schools--User Support Association and the Users Network for Information Technology in Education, for educators and users of CIMS, SASI, TSS, and Osiris software, at the Sheraton Mesa in Mesa, Ariz. Contact: CIMS-USA/UNITE, 35 E. Wacker Drive, Suite 500, Chicago, IL 60601; (312) 782-5252; e-mail: jkim@accessgroup.com.

15--Professional development: Getting Beyond Disruption, Hostility, and Excuses institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Rochester, N.Y. 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.

15--Professional development: Hands-On Equations, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Clarksville, Tenn., and Colorado Springs, Colo. 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.

15-17--Charter schools: Charter Schools National Conference, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education and the University of Oklahoma, for charter school directors and founders, policymakers, and technical-assistance providers, at the Adam's Mark Hotel in Denver. Contact: David McAfee, National Conference Logistics Center, 555 E. Constitution, Room 208, Norman, OK 73072-7820; (800) 203-5494 or (405) 325-0751; fax: (405) 325-7075; e-mail: dmcafee@ou.edu; Web site: www.ou.edu/nclc/gate.html.

15-17--Technology: 19th Annual Microcomputers in Education Conference: Classroom Solutions for the Next Century, sponsored by Arizona State University, for K-12 educators and administrators, at ASU in Tempe, Ariz. Contact: Julie Solomon, PO Box 870908, Tempe, AZ 85287-0908; (602) 965- 7363; fax: (602) 965-8887; e-mail: jsolomon@asu.edu.

16--Professional development: Getting Beyond Disruption, Hostility, and Excuses institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Boston. 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.

16--Professional development: Hands-On Equations, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Montgomery, Ala., and Troy, N.Y. 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.

16--Reading: All Reading by 3rd Grade, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Orlando, Fla. 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.

17--Professional development: Hands-On Equations, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Fayetteville, N.C., and Tuscaloosa, 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.

*17--Learning disabilities: Reading workshop, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for regular and special education teachers working with students who have learning disabilites, in Washington. Contact: LSW, 4759 Reservoir Road N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 944-3082; fax: (202) 965-5106; e-mail: dianalab@aol.com.

17--Reading: All Reading by 3rd Grade, 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 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

*18--Learning disabilities: Technology workshop, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for regular and special education teachers working with students who have learning disabilities, in Washington. Contact: LSW, 4759 Reservoir Road N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 944-3082; fax: (202) 965-5106; e-mail: dianalab@aol.com.

18--Multiple intelligences: Integrating the Curricula with Multiple Intelligences: The Balancing Act institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Milwaukee. 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.

18--Professional development: Getting Beyond Disruption, Hostility, and Excuses institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Rockford, 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.

18--Professional development: Hands-On Equations, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in LaSalle, 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; (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

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

19--Study skills: Hm Learning and Study Skills seminar, sponsored by hm Study Skills, the National Association of Secondary School Principals, and the National Association of Elementary School Principals, for teachers and administrators of grades 1-12, in Atlanta and Pittsburgh. Registration deadline: 10 working days before event. Contact: Esther Davenport, hm Study Skills, PO Box 95010, Newton, MA 02495; (617) 965-0048; fax: (617) 965-0056; e-mail: ctobin1010@aol.com.

19-20--Safe schools: Workshop, sponsored by the National Middle School Association, for educators and administrators, at the Holiday Inn City Center in Milwaukee. Contact: NMSA, 1800 Diagonal Road, Suite 600, Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 684-4493; fax: (703) 548-9446.

19-21--Curriculum: Curriculum Development and Assessment, sponsored by the Educational Theatre Association, for theater educators, Holiday Inn Express-Westport Plaza in Kansas City, Mo. Contact: Jeffrey Leptak-Moreau, ETA, 3368 Central Parkway, Cincinnati, OH, 45225; (513) 559-1996; fax: (513) 559-0012; e-mail: eta-its@one.net.

19-21--Experiential education: Conference, sponsored by the Association for Experiential Education, for educators, at Camp St. Croix in Hudson, Wis. Contact: Amy Sandeen, AEE; (715) 386-4380.

20-21--Creative thinking: A Meeting of Minds, sponsored by the Hartford Critical/Creative Thinking Center, for teachers, in Hartford, Conn. Contact: HC/CTC, PO Box 320188, Hartford, CT 06132-0188; (860) 233-8650; fax: (860) 233-8966; e-mail: htfdthink@hartnet.org.

20-23--Principals: Education: The Key to a Bright Tomorrow, sponsored by the National Association of Elementary School Principals, for K-8 principals, at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco. Registration deadline: Feb. 19. Contact: NAESP, 1615 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 684-3345; fax: (703) 518-6281; e-mail: programs@naesp.org.

Vol. 18, Issue 23, Pages 57-58

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