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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 1998-99 Calendar of Events.

April

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. 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--Math and science: Workshops on teaching math and science literacy, 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.

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. Contact: Esther Davenport, hm Study Skills, PO Box 95010, Newton, MA 02495; (617) 965-0048; fax: (617) 965-0056; e-mail: ctobin1010@aol.com.

16-17--Professional development: The Legacies of Greece and Rome, 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.

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.

18-20--Student achievement: Professional Learning Communities at Work: Best Practices for Enhancing Student Achievement, sponsored by the National Educational Service, for educators, in Lincolnshire, Ill. Contact: NES, 1252 Loesch Road, Bloomington, IN 47404; (800) 733-6786; fax: (812) 336-7790; e-mail: nes@nesonline.com; Web site: www.nesonline.com.

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; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

20--Professional development: Getting Beyond Disruption, Hostility, and Excuses, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Montgomery, Ala. 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.

20--Professional development: Hands-On Equations, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Boulder, Colo.; Dothan, Ala.; and Tacoma, Wash. 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.

20--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 Minneapolis. Contact: Esther Davenport, hm Study Skills, PO Box 95010, Newton, MA 02495; (617) 965-0048; fax: (617) 965-0056; e-mail: ctobin1010@aol.com.

20--School-to-work: Employer Engagement, sponsored by Minnesota School-to-Work and the School and Main Institute Inc., for educators, at Itasca Community College in Grand Rapids, Minn. Contact: Nora Priest, SMI, 225 Friend St., Boston, MA 02114; (617) 227-2100, ext. 12; fax: (617) 227-2107; Web site: www.shore.net/~schlmain.

20-24--Health: National Convention and Exposition, sponsored by the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, for educators, in Boston. Contact: AAHPERD, Conventions Department, 1900 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191, (800) 213-7193, ext. 401, fax: (703) 476-5489; e-mail: conv@aahperd.org.

21--School-to-work: Employer Engagement, sponosered by Minnesota School-to-Work and the School and Main Institute Inc., for educators, at Capital View Conference Center in Little Canada, Minn. Contact: Nora Priest, SMI, 225 Friend St., Boston, MA 02114; (617) 227-2100, ext. 12; fax: (617) 227-2107; Web site: www.shore.net/~schlmain.

21--Professional development: Hands-On Equations, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Pensacola, Fla., and 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.

21--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 Birmingham, Ala., and Norfolk, Va. Contact: Esther Davenport, hm Study Skills, PO Box 95010, Newton, MA 02495; (617) 965-0048; fax: (617) 965-0056; e-mail: ctobin1010@aol.com.

21-22--Professional development: Leadership institute, sponsored by EQUITY 2000, the College Board, for administrators and principals, 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.

22--Brain research: Brain Research/Emotional Intelligence, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Atlanta. 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--Education reform: Education Reform That Works, sponsored by the Minnesota Humanitites Commission and the Midwest Core Knowledge Center, for educators, in St. Paul, Minn. Contact: Emily Ottaway, MCKC, 987 E. Ivy Ave., St. Paul, MN 55106-2046; (651) 774-0105, ext. 114; fax: (651) 774-0205; e-mail: emilyo@thinkmhc.org; Web site: www.thinkmhc.org.

22--School-to-work: Employer Engagement, sponsored by Minnesota School-to-Work and the School and Main Institute Inc., for educators, at South Central Technical College in North Mankato, Minn. Contact: Nora Priest, SMI, 225 Friend St., Boston, MA 02114; (617) 227-2100, ext. 12; fax: (617) 227-2107; Web site: www.shore.net/~schlmain.

22--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 San Antonio. Contact: Esther Davenport, hm Study Skills, PO Box 95010, Newton, MA 02495; (617) 965-0048; fax: (617) 965-0056; e-mail: ctobin1010@aol.com.

22-23--Professional development: 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, and paraprofessionals, at the Holiday Inn in Marquette, Mich. Contact: Peggy Carlson, Executive Secretary, MASFPS, 8638 Camellia Drive, Lansing, MI 48917; (517) 627-4120.

22-23--Student behavior: Working With Aggressive Youth, sponsored by Boys Town, for educators, guidance counselors, youth-care workers, and school nurses, in Los Angeles. 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.

22-23--Student behavior: Strategies for Reaching Disruptive and Angry Youth: Creating Caring Schools and Communities, sponsored by National Educational Services, for educators, parents, and community leaders, in Chicago. Contact: NES, 1252 Loesch Road, Bloomington, IN 47404; (800) 733-6786 or (812) 336-7700; fax: (812) 336-7790; e-mail: nes@nesonline.com; Web site: www.nesonline.com.

22-24--Math: Mathematics: Celebrating Our Progress, Continuing the Journey, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, for math teachers and administrators, in San Francisco. Contact: NCTM, Convention Services Department, 1906 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191-1593; (800) 304-7709; fax: (703) 476-2970; e-mail: regconf@nctm.org.

23--Math and science: Workshops on teaching math and science, sponsored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, for early-childhood 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.

23--Professional development: Hands-On Equations, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Danville, Ill., and Duluth, Minn. 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--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 Cleveland and Los Angeles. 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--At-risk youths: Getting Started With Difficult Kids, sponsored by Our Other Youth and Portland State University, for K-12 educators and others working with at-risk youth, at Schooner's Cove Ocean Front Motel in Cannon Beach, Ore. Contact: Jerry Conrath, OOY, 64 Junco Road, Lopez Island, WA 98261-9571; (360) 468-3169; fax: (360) 468-3120.

23-24--Diverse learners: Workshop, sponsored by the National Middle School Association, for educators and administrators, at the Radisson Hotel in Philadelphia. Contact: NMSA, 1800 Diagonal Road, Suite 600, Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 684-4493; fax: (703) 548-9446.

23-25--Teacher institute: Teaching on Your Feet! Teacher Training Institute, sponsored by Young Playwrights Inc., for teachers of grades 2-12, in New York City. Contact: Brett W. Reynolds, YPI, 321 W. 44th St., Suite 906, New York, NY 10036; (212) 307-1140; fax: (212) 307-1454; Web site: www.playwrights.org.

25-27--Alternative education: Conference, sponsored by the National Dropout Prevention Center/Network, the New York State Education Department, New York State Alternative Education Association, for teachers, administrators, counselors, district staff, policymakers, researchers, and business leaders who want to learn more about alternative and charter schools, at the Desmond Hotel in Albany, N.Y. Contact: John Peters, NDPC/N, 209 Martin St., Clemson, SC 29634-0726; (864) 656-2599; fax: 864-656-0136; e-mail: ndpc@clemson.edu.

25-28--Special education: Institute on Legal Issues of Educating Individuals with Disabilities, sponsored by LRP Publications, for superintendents, special education directors, parent/student advocates, lawyers, principals, teachers, and school psychologists, at the San Francisco Hilton and Towers in San Francisco. Contact: LRP Publications, Conference Division, 1555 King St., Suite 200, Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 684-0510; fax: (703) 739-0489; e-mail: lrpconf@lrp.com.

26--Museums: Using Museums in Instruction, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for educators, in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: Jean Blanchard, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Topsfield, MA 01983-1223; (978) 887-6263; fax (978) 887-6504.

26--School-to-work: Higher Standards and Contextual Learning Approaches: A Blueprint for Success for Schools and Business, sponsored by the Westchester Education Coalition Inc. and the Westchester/Putnam School-to-Career Partnership, for educators, business leaders, parents, and members of community organizations, in Purchase, N.Y. Contact: Maureen Bandelli, WEC, 2900 Purchase St., Purchase, NY 10577; (914) 323-7151; e-mail: wecinc@computer.net; Web site: www.wecinc.org.

26-27--Student behavior: Working With Aggressive Youth, sponsored by Boys Town, for educators, guidance counselors, youth-care workers, and school nurses, in New York City. 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.

27--Art: Start With Arts Program, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Lansing, Mich. 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.

27--Multiple intelligences: Teaching for Multiple Intelligences, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Louisville, Ky. 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.

27--Professional development: Hands-On Equations, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Spokane, Wash. 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.

27--School-to-work: Connecting the Dots: Resource Alignment, sponsored by Minnesota School-to-Work and the School and Main Institute Inc., for educators, at Itasca Community College in Grand Rapids, Minn. Contact: Nora Priest, SMI, 225 Friend St., Boston, MA 02114; (617) 227-2100, ext. 12; fax: (617) 227-2107; Web site: www.shore.net/~schlmain.

27--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 Hartford, Conn., and Lafayette, La. Esther Davenport, hm Study Skills, PO Box 95010, Newton, MA 02495; (617) 965-0048; fax: (617) 965-0056; e-mail: ctobin1010@aol.com.

27-May 1--Magnet schools: Annual International Conference on Magnet Schools, sponsored by Magnet Schools of America, for administrators, teachers, parents, grant writers, and technology specialists, at the Doubletree Hotel in Tampa, Fla. Contact: MSA, PO Box 8152, The Woodlands, TX 77387; (281) 296-9813; fax: (281) 298-6822; e-mail: director@magnet.edu.

28--Art: Start With Arts Program, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Madison, Wis. 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.

28--Math: Connecting Literature to Mathematics, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Indianapolis. 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.

28--Professional development: Hands-On Equations, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Cherry Hill, N.J., and Portland, Ore. 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.

28--School-to-work: Connecting the Dots: Resource Alignment, sponsored by Minnesota School-to-Work and the School and Main Institute Inc., for educators, at Capitol View Conference Center in Little Canada, Minn. Contact: Nora Priest, SMI, 225 Friend St., Boston, MA 02114; (617) 227-2100, ext. 12; fax: (617) 227-2107; Web site: www.shore.net/~schlmain.

28--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 Charleston, S.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.

28-30--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 Denver. Contact: Esther Davenport, hm Study Skills, PO Box 95010, Newton, MA 02495; (617) 965-0048; fax: (617) 965-0056; e-mail: ctobin1010@aol.com.

29--Math: Connecting Literature to Mathematics, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Milwaukee. 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.

29--Professional development: Hands-On Equations, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Ashland, Va.; Englewood, Ohio; Frankfort, Ky.; and Wausau, Wis. 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.

29--School-to-work: Connecting the Dots: Resource Alignment, sponsored by Minnesota School-to-Work and the School and Main Institute Inc., for educators, at South Central Technical College in North Mankato, Minn. Contact: Nora Priest, SMI, 225 Friend St., Boston, MA 02114; (617) 227-2100, ext. 12; fax: (617) 227-2107; Web site: www.shore.net/~schlmain.

29-30--Multiple intelligences: Celebrating Multiple Intelligences: The Second Decade, sponsored by the New City School, for preschool and elementary school teachers, administrators, teacher educators, and curriculum coordinators, at the New City School in St. Louis. Contact: M. Patricia Nuernberger, NCS, 5209 Waterman Ave., St. Louis, MO 63108; (314) 361-6411; fax: (314) 361-1499; e-mail: pkpks@msn.com.

29-May 1--Professional development: United Through Knowledge, sponsored by the Core Knowledge Foundation, for teachers and administrators, at the Renaissance Orlando Resort in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Connie Jones, Attn: National Conference, CKF, 801 E. High St., Charlottesville, VA 22902; (804) 977-7550 ext. 226; fax: (804) 977-0021; e-mail: coreknow@coreknowledge.org.

29-May 1--Professional development: Stories in the Classroom: Narration as Knowledge, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, for English teachers, in Tucson, Ariz. 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.

29-May 2--Food service: Annual meeting, sponsored by the American School Food Service Association, for school food service coordinators, in Rapid City, S.D. Contact: Ann E. Singer, ASFSA, 1600 Duke St., 7th Floor, Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 739-3900; fax: (703) 739-3915; e-mail: asinger@asfsa.org.

30--Professional development: Hands-On Equations, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Alexandria, Va.; Covington, Ky.; Milwaukee; and Minneapolis. 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.

30--Professional development: Active Learning Strategies for Extended Blocks of Time, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Brockton, Mass. 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.

30--Standards: Removing the Blindfold, sponsored by the Santa Clara County (Calif.) Office of Education, for K-12 administrators, teachers, management personnel, and district teams, in Santa Clara, Calif. Contact: Sheila Lopez; (408) 453-6504; fax: (408) 453-6888.

30-May 1--At-risk youths: Challenging Troubled, Angry Youth: Developing Resiliency and Responsibility in Regular and Alternative Classrooms, sponsored by Our Other Youth, for K-12 educators and others working with at-risk youth, at the Sequim Bay Lodge in Sequim, Wash. Contact: Jerry Conrath, OOY, 64 Junco Road, Lopez Island, WA 98261-9571; (360) 468-3169; fax: (360) 468-3120.

30-May 2--Theater education: Discipline-Based Theatre Education, sponsored by the Educational Theatre Association, for theater educators, at the Clarion Hotel Carlisle in Omaha, Neb. Contact: Jeffrey Leptak-Moreau, ETA, 3368 Central Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45225; (513) 559-1996; fax: (513) 559-0012, e-mail: eta-its@one.net.

May

*1-2--Early childhood: Inspirations from Reggio Emilia: The Power and Pleasure of Materials, sponsored by the Center for Children, Families, and Public Policy, for early-childhood educators, at Lesley College in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: Marta Gredler or Mary Mindess, (617) 349-8922; fax: (617) 349-8125; e-mail: mgredler@mail.leslye.edu.

2-8--Teachers: Teacher Appreciation Week, sponsored by the National Parent Teacher Association, for teachers, held nationwide. Contact: National PTA, 330 N. Wabash Ave., Suite 2100, Chicago, IL 60611-3690; (800) 407-4782; fax: (312) 670-6783; e-mail: info@pta.org; Web site: www.pta.org.

3--Multiple intelligences: Multiple Intelligences: Approaches to Assessment, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Grand Rapids, Mich. 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--Professional development: Hands-On Equations, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Akron, Ohio; Huntington, W.Va.; San Antonio; and Texarkana, 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.

3-4--Math: Mathematics With Meaning: Real World Applications and Modeling in Algebra, sponsored by EQUITY 2000, the College Board, for math teachers, 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.

4--Professional development: Hands-On Equations, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Allentown, Pa.; Erie, Pa.; Marion, Ohio; and Parkersburg, W.Va. 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--Writing: Workshop on an integrated approach to teaching grammar and writing to children with language problems, sponsored by the Churchill Center, for teachers of grades 4-7, in New York City. Contact: Susan Spero, CC, 22 E. 95th St., New York, NY 10128; (212) 722-0610; fax: (212) 410-3199.

5--Professional development: Hands-On Equations, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Decatur, Ala., and New Castle, 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.

5--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 Milwaukee. 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.

5-6--Professional development: The Mechanics of Delivering Content, Pedagogy, and Equity in Staff Development, sponsored by EQUITY 2000, the College Board, for those who conduct professional development 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.

5-7--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 Orlando, 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.

6--Professional development: Hands-On Equations, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Dallas; Daytona Beach, Fla.; Newark, N.J.; and Providence, R.I. 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.

6-7--Academic enrichment: Safety Nets: Focus on Saturday Academies, sponsored by EQUITY 2000, the College Board, for educators, students, and parents, 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.

*6-7--Literature: Telling the Stories of Great Literature, 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.

*6-7--Professional development: Better Education Is Everybody's Business, sponsored by the Conference Board, Southern California Edison, AT&T, and America Online, for educators and business and community leaders, at the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco. Contact: CB, 845 3rd Ave., New York, NY 10022-6679; (212) 339-0345; e-mail: orders@conference-board.org.

*7--Fundraising: Fund-raising workshop to support science, mathematics, and technology programming, sponsored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, for administrators and teachers, 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.

7--Professional development: Hands-On Equations, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in El Paso, Texas; Jacksonville, Fla.; Owensboro, Ky.; Portland, Maine; and Springfield, Mass. 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.

7--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 Detroit and Cedar Rapids, Iowa. 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.

*7--Technology: Workshop on creating a computer lab, 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.

7-8--Learning: Learning and the Brain: New Findings in Brain Research as Applied to the Classroom and Child Development, sponsored by Belmont Public Schools and Public Information Resources Inc., for administrators, educators, school psychologists, and testing and assessment professionals, at the Gutman Conference Center and Harvard Faculty Club in Boston. Contact: Anne Rosenfeld and Delly Williams, PIRI, 1895 Centre St., Boston, MA 02132; (617) 469-6789; fax: (617) 469-3077; e-mail: apiri@aol.com; Web site: www.edupr.com.

10--Curriculum: Curriculum Management Audit Training, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Grantville, 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.

10--Professional development: Hands-On Equations, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Jefferson City, Mo. 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--Learning: Problem-Based Learning, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Indianapolis. 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-Scheduling: Scheduling Schools for Learning, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for educators, in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: Jean Blanchard, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Topsfield, MA 11983-1223; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504.

12--Advising: Advisory Programs That Work, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for educators, in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: Jean Blanchard, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Topsfield, MA 11983-1223; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504.

12-16--Performing arts: Performing Arts Centers and Schools: Partners in Education Institute, sponsored by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Education Department, for partnership teams of arts presenters and their local school systems, at the Kennedy Center in Washington. Application deadline: Oct. 30, 1998. Contact: Barbara Shepherd, Program Manager, or Karen Currie, Program Assistant, Performing Arts Centers and Schools: Partners in Education, Education Department, the Kennedy Center, Washington, DC 20566; (202) 416-8806; fax: (202) 416-8802; e-mail: bsheper@artsedge.kennedycenter.org or KLCurrie@mail.kennedy-center.org.

13--Professional development: Hands-On Equations, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Billings, Mont., and Lebanon, N.H. 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--Multiple intelligences: Teaching for Multiple Intelligences, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Lincoln, Neb. 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--Professional development: Hands-On Equations, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Bozeman, Mont., and Montpelier, Vt. 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--Special education: Special Education: From Law to Practice, sponsored by Lehigh University's college of education, for educators, at the university in Bethlehem, Pa. Contact: Mary Ellen Leiser, LU; (610) 865-2570; or Perry A. Zirkel, LU; (610) 758-3239.

*17--Science and technology: Teaching and Inspiring Young Women in Science and Technology, sponsored by the Center for Research on Women and Gender and the Gannon Center for Women and Leadership, for science and technology teachers, at the University of Illinois in Chicago. Contact: CRWG-UIC; (847) 290-6620.

18--Language arts: Language Arts: Ideas in Action, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for educators, in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: Jean Blanchard, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Topsfield, MA 11983-1223; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504.

19--Professional development: Teaming to the Next Level, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for educators, in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: Jean Blanchard, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Topsfield, MA 11983-1223; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504.

20--Aesthetic realism: Aesthetic Realism Teaching Method--Brings Out a Child's Ability to Learn, sponsored by the Aesthetic Realism Foundation, for educators, at the Aesthetic Realism Foundation in New York City . Contact: Lois Mason, Aesthetic Realism Foundation, 414 Greene St., New York, NY, 10012; (212) 777-4490; fax: (212) 777-4426. .

20--Food service: Meeting, sponsored by the American School Food Service Association, for school food-service coordinators, in Chicago. Contact: Ann E. Singer, Director of Meetings, ASFSA, 1600 Duke St., 7th Floor, Alexandra, VA 22314; (703) 739-3900; fax: (703) 739-3915; e-mail: asinger@asfsa.org.

*21-22--Rural schools: National Conference on Gifted Education in Rural Schools, sponsored by the Belin-Blank Center and the Institute for School Executives, for educators, at the University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa. Contact: UI; (800) 336-6463 or (319) 335-6196; Web site: www.uiowa.edu/~ belinctr/special-events/rural/index.html.

*23-26--Leadership: Leadership institute, sponsored by the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, for teachers, in San Antonio. Contact: Daryka T. Anderson, AACTE, 1307 New York Ave. N.W., Suite 300, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 293-2450; fax: (202) 457-8095; Web site: www.aacte.org.

26--Science: Super Science at the Next Level, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for educators, in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: Jean Blanchard, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Topsfield, MA 11983-1223; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504.

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