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A symbol (*) marks deadlines that have not appeared in a previous issue of Education Week. For a complete listing of educational conferences and seminars, see our 1999 Calendar of Events.

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. 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. 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.

*8-9--Student behavior: Working With Aggressive Youth, sponsored by Boys Town, for educators, guidance counselors, youth-care workers, and school nurses, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: National Resource and Training Center Support Services, Box 145, Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; Web site: www.ffbh.boystown.org.

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. 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--Science and Technology: Workshops on science and on the Internet, sponsored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, for educators, in Washington. Contact: Gaynelle Bowden, AAAS, 1200 New York Ave. N.W., Washington, DC 20005; (800) 351-7542, ext.6682; e-mail: gbowden@aaas.org.

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.

*12-13--Professional development: Paths of Inquiry, sponsored by the Minnesota Humanities Commission's teacher institute, for K-12 teachers, in St. Paul, Minn. Contact: MHC, Teacher Institute, 987 E. Ivy Ave., St. Paul, MN 55106-2046; (651) 774-0105, ext. 262; fax: (651) 774-0205; Web site: www.thinkmhc.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. 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. Contact: Esther Davenport, hm Study Skills, PO Box 95010, Newton, MA 02495; (617) 965-0048; fax: (617) 965-0056; e-mail: ctobin1010@aol.com.

*14-16--Student behavior: The Well-Managed Classroom, sponsored by Boys Town, for teachers and support-staff members, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: National Resource and Training Center Support Services, Box 145, Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; Web site: www.ffbh.boystown.org.

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