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

March

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, 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 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.

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 adminis trators, 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. 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.

6-8--Professional development: Teacher professional-development conference, sponsored by the National Partnership for Excellence and Accountability in Teaching and the Learning First Alliance, for teachers, in Washington. Contact: Kristen Kurowski, NPEAT, 1307 New York Ave. N.W., Suite 200, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 478-5371.

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--Professional development: Kids Learning History conference, sponsored by the National Council for History Education and the National Museum of American History, for elementary and middle school teachers, administrators, and teacher-educators, at the National Museum of American History in Washington. Contact: Elaine Wrisley Reed, Executive Director, NCHE, 26915 Westwood Road, Suite B-2, Westlake, OH 44145; (440) 835-1776; fax: (440) 835-1295; e-mail: nche19@idt.net; Web site: www.history.org/nche.

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--Readingcomprehension: Workshop on strategies, activities, and materials to teach reading comprehension, 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.

*13--Teachers: Workshop, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for teachers, in Washington. Contact: Diana Meltzer, LSW, 4759 Reservoir Road N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 944-3082; fax: (202) 965-5106; e-mail: dianalab@aol.com.

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.

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