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February

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.

10-12--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.

21-31--Middle schools: Annual conference, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for educators, in Sturbridge, Mass. Contact: NELMS, 460 Boston St., Topsfield, MA 01983-1223; (978) 887-1223; fax: (978) 887-6504.

21-23--Vocational education: Policy seminar, sponsored by the American Vocational Association, for educators, at the Washington Renaissance Hotel in Washington. Contact: AVA Meetings Department; (800) 826-9972; Web site: www.avaonline.org.

22--Professional development: Hands-On Equations, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Brownsville, Texas; Jackson, Tenn.; and Marietta, Ga. 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.

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

23--Technology: Using Technology to Enhance Learning, 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.

23--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 Lakeland, Fla. 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.

23-24--Multiple intelligences: Teaching for Multiple Intelligences institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Raleigh, 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 and (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

24--Professional development: Hands-On Equations, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Towson, Md., and Tulsa, Okla. 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.

24-26--Leadership skills: Hm Study Skills seminar for leaders, sponsoredby 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 Chicago. 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.

24-27--Special education: Rural Special Education for the New Millennium, sponsored by the American Council on Rural Special Education, for special educators, at the Sheraton Old Town Hotel in Albuquerque, N.M. Contact: Judy Weyrauch, ACRES 2323 Anderson Ave., Suite 226, Manhattan, KS 66502-2912; (985) 532-2737; fax: (785) 532-7732; Web site: www.ksu.edu/acres.

24-28--Art education: Annual convention, sponsored by the National Art Education Association, for art teachers, principals, and students, in Washington. Contact: Kathy Duse, NAEA, 1916 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191; (703) 860-8000; e-mail: naea@dgs.dgsys.com; Web site: www.naea-reston.org.

25--Professional development: Hands-On Equations, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Brockton, Mass.; Chesterfield, Mo.; Kingsport, Tenn.; and Saginaw, 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.

*25-26--Teachers: Recruiting and Preparing New Teachers: Partnerships That Work, sponsored by the Fairfax County, Va., public schools, the Fairfax (Va.) Education Association, George Mason University's graduate school of education, the National Education Association, the Prince William County, Va., public schools, the Prince William County (Va.) Education Association, and the Virginia Education Association, for teacher-educators, at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va. Contact: FEA, 3917 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax, VA 22030; (703) 352-7300; fax: (703) 359-2982; e-mail: cgrier@fairfaxea.org.

25-27--Quality schools: Conference on Creating the Quality School, sponsored by the Center for the Study of Small/Rural Schools, University of Oklahoma, for school administrators, teachers, school board members, community leaders, and higher education faculty, site to be announced. Contact: Jennie Parker, CSS/RS, 555 E. Constitution, Room 208, Norman, OK 73072-7820; (800) 203-5494 or (405) 325-0751; fax: (405) 325-7075; e-mail: jparker@ou.edu; Web site: www.ou.edu/nclc/gate.html.

25-27--Professional development: Visible Students, Visible Teachers, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, for teachers, in Atlanta. 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.

*25-27--Teacher-educators: National Symposium on Performance-Based Education, Certification, and Assessment, sponsored by the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification, for teacher-educators, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Bellevue, Wash. Contact: NASDTEC; (781) 275-8839; Web site: www.nasdtec.org.

25-28--Science: National convention, sponsored by the National Science Teachers Association, for science teachers and administrators, at the John B. Hynes Convention Center in Boston. Contact: NSTA, 1840 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22201; (800) 328-8998 or (703) 312-9288; fax: (703) 522-6193.

26--Professional development: Hands-On Equations, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Asheville, N.C.; Bangor, Maine; Greenville, Miss.; and Springfield, 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.

26--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 Parsippany, N.J. 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.

26-27--Curriculum: Workshop, sponsored by the National Middle School Association, for educators and administrators, at the Kansas City Airport Hilton in Kansas City, Mo. Contact: NMSA, 1800 Diagonal Road, Suite 600, Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 684-4493; fax: (703) 548-9446.

26-27--Literacy: Literacy and Learning Institute, sponsored by the Eastern Suffolk BOCES and the New York State Department of Education, for K-6 English teachers, at the Wyndham's Wind Watch Hotel in Hauppauge, N.Y. Registration deadline: March 12. Contact: Joan Daly-Lewis, ESBOCES, 15 Andrea Road, Holbrook, NY 11741; (516) 244-4201; fax: (516) 244-4216; e-mail: jdalylew@sricboces.org.

26-28--Experiential education: Conference, sponsored by the Association for Experiential Education, for educators, site to be announced. Contact: Crystal Schaffer, AEE; (301) 387-3032; e-mail: crystal@genet.net.

27-30--Professional development: Annual conference, sponsored by the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, for academic professionals and student affairs professionals, in New Orleans. Registration deadline: Jan. 29. Contact: Kevin Kruge, NASPA; (202) 265-7500; fax: (202) 797-1157; e-mail: kkruger@naspa.org.

28-30--Technology: Annual conference, sponsored by the International Technology Education Association, for teachers and administrators, in Indianapolis. Registration deadline: March 5. Contact: ITEA, 1914 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191; (703) 860-4924; fax: (703) 860-0353; e-mail: iteaconf@iris.org; Web site: www.iteawww.org.

28-31--Middle schools: Annual conference, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle school teachers and administrators, in Providence, R.I. Contact: NELMS, 460 Boston St., Topsfield, MA 01983; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504.

28-31--Science: Annual conference, sponsored by the National Association for Research in Science Teaching, for science teachers, at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel in Boston. Contact: Art White, NARST, 1929 Kenny Road, Room 200 E, Columbus, OH 43210; (614) 292-3339; Web site: science.coe.uwf.edu/narst/narst.html.

*29-April 1--Black colleges: Partnerships for the Future, sponsored by Seedco, a nonprofit organization that provides financial and technical assistance to community-based groups working to revitalize underserved communities, and three historically black colleges and universities in New Orleans--Dillard University, Southern University, and Xavier University--for administrators, guidance counselors, and other educators, at the Westin Canal Place Hotel in New Orleans. Contact: Seedco, 915 Broadway, Suite 1703, New York, NY 10010; (212) 473-0255; fax: (212) 473-0357.

30--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 Indianapolis and Philadelphia. 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.

31--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 Raleigh, N.C. 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.

April

5--Curriculum: Curriculum Management Audit Training, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Englewood, Ohio. 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.

5-6--Professional development: Effective Use of Data to Drive Decisions and Monitor Reform, sponsored by EQUITY 2000, the College Board, for people who manage and report student enrollment and achievement data, 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.

6-9--Catholic education: Catholic Education: Good Times, Good News, sponsored by the National Catholic Educational Association, for teachers, administrators, superintendents, board members, religious education coordinators, pastors, and parents, at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. Registration deadline: Feb. 25. Contact: Nancy Brewer, NCEA, 1077 30th St. N.W., Suite 100, Washington, DC 20007; (202) 337-6232; fax: (202) 333-6706; e-mail: convention@ncea.org.

7-10--Early childhood: Claiming Our Future, sponsored by the Association for Childhood Education International, for educators, at the Marriott Riverwalk Hotel in San Antonio. Contact: Marilyn Gardner or Kathy Rickard, ACEI, 17904 Georgia Ave., Suite 215, Olney, MD 20832; (301) 570-2111 or (800) 423-3563; fax: (301) 570-2212; e-mail: aceimc@aol.com.

7-10--Reading: Strengthening the Implementation of Reading Recovery, sponsored by Reading Recovery Council of North America, for Reading Recovery teachers, teacher leaders, site coordinators, trainers, administrators, and board members, in San Antonio. Registration deadline: Feb. 7. Contact: Jean Bussell, RRCNA, 1929 Kenny Road, Suite 100, Columbus, OH 43210-1069; (614) 292-1795; fax: (614) 292-4404; e-mail: bussell.4@osu.edu.

8-10--School law: Seminar, sponsored by the Council of School Attorneys and the National School Boards Association, for school district lawyers, in San Francisco. Contact: Susan Butler, Director, NSBA, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 950-6722; e-mail: sbutler@nsba.org; Web site: www.nsba.org.

8-10--School reform: Critical Friends Groups in Action: Making Teaching Public, sponsored by the Annenberg Institute for School Reform, for teachers, administrators, district office personnel, university education faculty, and parents, at the Philadelphia Marriott in Philadelphia. Contact: Sara Tortora, AISR, Brown University, Box 1985, Providence, RI 02912; (401) 863-1294; fax: (401) 863-1290; e-mail: sara_tortora@brown.edu.

8-11--Language: Language Learners of Tomorrow: Process and Promise, sponsored by the Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, for foreign language, classical language, and ESL educators, at the New York Hilton and Towers in New York City. Registration deadline: March 8. Contact: Rebecca R. Kline, Northeast Conference at Dickinson College, PO Box 1773, Carlisle, PA 17013-2896; (717) 245-1977; fax: (717) 245-1976; e-mail: nectfl@dickinson.edu.

9-10--Student achievement: Workshop, sponsored by the National Middle School Association, for educators and administrators, at the Hyatt Regency in Louisville, Ky. Contact: NMSA, 1800 Diagonal Road, Suite 600, Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 684-4493; fax: (703) 548-9446.

9-10--Technology: Technology Leadership Network Meeting, sponsored by the National School Boards Association, for educators, in San Francisco. Contact: Cheryl Williams, Director, NSBA, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314, (800) 950-6722; e-mail:cwilliams@nsba.org; Web site: www.nsba.org.

9-10--Urban school boards: Forum, sponsored by the Council of Urban Boards of Education and the National School Boards Association, for educators, in San Francisco. Contact: Katrina Kelley, Director, NSBA, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 950-6722; e-mail: kkelley@nsba.org; Web site: www.nsba.org.

9-11--School law: Seminar, sponsored by the National School Board Association's Council of School Attorneys, for lawyers who represent elementary and secondary public schools, in San Francisco. Contact: Lyndsay Andrews, c/o NSBA, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 838-6738; fax: (703) 548-5613; e-mail: landrews@nsba.org; Web site: www.nsba.org/cosa.

9-12--Professional development: Annual conference, sponsored by the University Continuing Education Association, for educators, in Washington. Contact: Carol Davidson, NCEA, 1 Dupont Circle N.W., Suite 615, Washington, DC 20036; (202) 659-3130; fax: (202) 785-0374.

10-13--Professional development: Annual conference, sponsored by the National School Boards Association, for board members, in San Francisco. Contact: Jeanette Knickerbocker, Marketing Assistant, NSBA, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 950-6722; e-mail: jknickerbocker@nsba.org; Web site: www.nsba.org.

10--Teachers: Teachers' symposium, sponsored the American Montessori Society, for teachers, in Greenwich, Conn. Contact: Martha Torrence, AMS, (814) 237-1585; fax: (814) 237-0707.

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

12-17--Counseling: Annual conference, sponsored by the American Counseling Association, for mental health, school, and career development counselors, in San Diego. Contact: ACA, 5999 Stevenson Ave., Alexandria, VA 22304; (800) 347-6647, ext. 222; fax: (703) 823-9800.

13--Professional development: Hands-On Equations, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Little Rock, Ark.; Harrisburg, Pa.; and Watertown, N.Y. 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.

13--Reading: Workshop, sponsored by the Churchill Center, for teachers of grades 3-6, in New York City. Contact: Susan Spero, CC, 22 E. 95th St., New York, NY 10128; (212) 722-0610; fax: (212) 410-3199.

13--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 Manchester, N.H. Registration deadline: 10 working days prior to 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.

14--Professional development: Hands-On Equations, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Austin, Texas; Bemidji, Minn.; Enid, Okla.; and Scranton, Pa. 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.

14--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 Kansas City, Mo. Registration deadline: 10 working days prior to 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.

15--Professional development: Hands-On Equations, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Madison, Wis.; Newburgh, N.Y.; and Salt Lake 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.

15--Professional development: Active Learning Strategies for Extended Blocks of Time, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Rockford, Ill. 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--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 Jacksonville, Fla. Registration deadline: 10 working days prior to 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.

15-17--Professional development: Assistant Principal Front Line Conference, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, for middle and high school assistant principals, at the Key Bridge Marriott in Washington. Contact: Maryellen Parker, NASSP, 1904 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191; (703) 860-0200; fax: (703)476-5432.

16--Professional development: Hands-On Equations, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Chattanooga, Tenn.; Elk Grove Village, Ill.; Pocatello, Idaho; and St. Petersburg, Fla. 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--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 Seattle and Springfield, Ill. Registration deadline: 10 working days prior to 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.

16-18--Theater education: Lighting for Musicals, sponsored by the Educational Theatre Association, for theater educators, at the Jumer Castle Lodge in Bettendorf, Iowa. Contact: Jeffrey Leptak-Moreau, ETA, 3368 Central Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45225; (513) 559-1996; fax: (513) 559-0012, e-mail: eta-its@one.net.

18-24--Children: Week of the Young Child, sponored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children, for educators and parents, held nationwide. Contact: Pat Spahr, NAEYC, 1509 16th St. N.W., Washington, DC 20036-1426; (202) 232-8777 or (800) 424-2460; fax: (202) 328-1846; e-mail: pspahr@naeyc.org; Web site: www.naeyc.org.

18-24--Reading: Reading Is Fun Week, sponsored by the Reading Is Fundamental, for parents, educators, and community leaders, held nationwide. Contact: RIF, 600 Maryland Ave. S.W., Suite 600, Washington, DC 20024; (202) 287-3220; fax: (202) 287-3196.

19--Assessment: Multiple Intelligences: Approaches to Assessment, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Amarillo, 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.

19--Professional development: Hands-On Equations, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Anderson, S.C.; Ann Arbor, Mich.; Boise, Idaho; and Valdosta, 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.

19--Professional development: Getting Beyond Disruption, Hostility, and Excuses, 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.

19-23--Professional development: On the Threshold of the 21st Century: Challenges and Opportunities, sponsored by the American Educational Research Association, for researchers, practitioners, and policymakers, in Montreal, Canada. Contact: AERA Central Office, 1230 17th St. N.W., Washington, DC 20036; (202) 223-9485; (202) 775-1824; Web site: aera.net.

20--Brain research: Brain Research/Emotional Intelligence, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Philadelphia. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (

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