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December

6—Algebra: Hands-On Equations: Making Algebra Child’s Play!, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Cincinnati; New Braunfels, Texas; and Sunnyvale, Calif. Contact: 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—Middle schools: Best Practices: Reading at the Middle Level, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for educators, in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: Jean Blanchard, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, MA 01983-1223; (978) 887-6263; fax: (987) 887-6504; e-mail: bjblanch@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org.

6-7—Technology: Reality Bytes, sponsored by Cooperating School Districts, for administrators, teachers, librarians, media specialists, and technology coordinators, at the St. Louis Airport Hilton in St. Louis. Contact: CSD, 1460 Craig Road, St. Louis, MO 63146; (314) 872-8282 or (800) 835-8282; fax: (314) 872-9128; e-mail: christin@info.csd.org; Web site: info.csd.org.

6-8—Student behavior: The Well-Managed Classroom, three-day workshop, sponsored by Boys Town, for teachers and support staff, 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.

7—Algebra: Hands-On Equations: Making Algebra Child’s Play!, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Columbus, Ohio, and Fresno, Calif. Contact: 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—Middle schools: School Scheduling: Ideas & Perspectives, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for educators, in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: Jean Blanchard, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, MA 01983-1223; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504; e-mail: bjblanch@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org.

7—Special education: Technology workshop, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for mainstream and special education teachers and tutors working with students with learning disabilities, in Washington. Contact: Diana Meltzer, LSW, 4759 Reservoir Rd. N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 944-3082; fax: (202) 965-5106; e-mail: dianalab@aol.com.

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 in grades 1-12, in Colorado Springs, Colo.; San Francisco; and St. Louis. Registration deadline: 10 working days before event. Contact: Esther Davenport, PO Box 95010, Newton, MA 02495; (617) 965-0048; fax: (617) 965-0056; e-mail: edaven1010@aol.com.

8—Algebra: Hands-On Equations: Making Algebra Child’s Play!, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Coral Gables, Fla., and Ft. Myers, Fla. Contact: 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—Math and science: Math and Science at the Middle Level, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for educators, in Sturbridge, Mass. Contact: NELMS, 460 Boston St., Topsfield, MA 01983-1223; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504.

8—Social studies: Tips and Strategies for the Social Studies Classroom, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle schoool educators, in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: Jean Blanchard, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, MA 01983-1332; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504; e-mail: bjblanch@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org.

8—Testing: Teachers, Testing, and Change, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Austin, Texas. Contact: 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.

8-10—Fund raising: Strategic Planning for Development Officers, sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, for educators, at the Biltmore in Los Angeles. Contact: CASE, 1307 New York Ave. N.W., Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20005-4701; (202) 328-5900; fax: (202) 387-4973; e-mail: conference@case.org; Web site: www.case.org.

8-10—Discipline: Administrative Intervention, three-day workshop, sponsored by Boys Town, for principals, building administrators, counselors, social workers, and team leaders, 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—Teacher compensation: Teacher Compensation Design Seminar, sponsored by the Consortium for Policy Research in Education and the Center for Advanced Studies in Business Inc., for administrators and educators, at the Edgewater Hotel in Madison, Wis. Contact: Lisa Armstrong, CPRE/CASB Seminars, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1025 W. Johnson St., Madison, WI 53706; (608) 263-4260; fax: (608) 263-6448; Web site: www.wcer.wisc.edu/cpre.

8-11—Vocational education: Winter conference, sponsored by the National Association of State Directors of Vocational Technical Education Consortium, for educators, at the Wyndham Orlando (Fla.) Resort. Contact: NASDVTEc, the Hall of States, 444 N. Capitol St., N.W., Suite 830, Washington, DC 20001; (202) 737-0303; fax: (202) 737-1106; e-mail: nasdvte@ciris.org.

9—Algebra: Hands-On Equations: Making Algebra Child’s Play!, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Hattiesburg, Miss.; Lakeland, Fla.; and Long Beach, Calif. Contact: 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—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 in grades 1-12, in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Registration deadline: 10 working days before event. Contact: Esther Davenport, PO Box 95010, Newton, MA 02495; (617) 965-0048; fax: (617) 965-0056; e-mail: edaven1010@aol.com.

9-10—At-risk youths: Working With Aggressive Youth, two-day workshop, sponsored by Boys Town, for educators, youth-care and social workers, guidance counselors, foster parents, law officers, and psychologists, 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.

9-10—Life skills: Teaching Social Skills to Youth, two-day workshop, sponsored by Boys Town, for teachers, guidance counselors, psychologists, and school administrators, 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.

9-12—Early childhood: Children With Special Needs, sponsored by the Division for Early Childhood, for administrators, policymakers, pediatric-health providers, psychologists, Head Start personnel, physical therapists, social workers, researchers, teachers, and parents, in Washington. Registration deadline: Nov. 8. Contact: Kristie Chlanda, DEC, 1444 Wazee St., Suite 230, Denver, CO 80202; (303) 620-4579; (303) 620-4588; e-mail: decceo@cudenver.edu; Web site: dec-sped.org.

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