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December

13-15—Holocaust studies: Holocaust Research and Holocaust Studies in the 21st Century, sponsored by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, for educators, in Washington. Contact: USHMM, 100 Raoul Wallenberg Place S.W., Washington DC 20024-2126; (202) 488-6115; fax: (202) 488-2690; e-mail: rkopetzky@ushmm.org; www.ushmm.org.

14—Middle schools: Proud Team of Self-Directed Learners, 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: bjblachnelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org.

15—Middle schools: Literature Circles and Other Effective Strategies, 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.

15-17—School improvement: The Dawning of the Education Millennium-Educational Excellence for All Children, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education and the National Conference Logistics Center, for principals, teachers, parents, representatives of teacher education and higher education, superintendents, state education officials, local education officials, program managers, grant administrators, community-based educational organizations, and national educational organizations, at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel in Chicago. Contact: Jennie Parker, NCLC, University of Oklahoma, 555 E. Constitution St., Room 208, Norman, OK 73072-7820; (800) 203-5494 or (405) 325-3760; fax: 405/325-7075; Web site: www.region7.ou.edu/.

January

4-6—Planned giving: Introduction to Planned Giving, sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, for administrators and educators, at the Wyndham Harbor in Tampa, Fla. 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.

5-8—Technology: So Many Students, So Few Computers, sponsored by the Conference on College Composition and Communication of the National Council of Teachers of English, for college-composition teachers, in Clearwater Beach, Fla. Contact: NCTE, 1111 W. Kenyon Road, Urbana, IL 618701-1096; (217) 328-3870; fax: (217) 328-0977; e-mail: convreg@ncte.org.

6-7—Planned giving: Marketing and Soliciting Planned Gifts, sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, for educators and administrators, at the Wyndham Harbor in Tampa, Fla. 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.

6-9—History: History for the 21st Century: Continuity and Change, sponsored by the American Historical Association, for history teachers and historians, in Chicago. Registration deadline: Dec. 3. Contact: Sharon K. Tune, Convention Director, AHA, 400 A St. S.E., Washington, DC 20003; (202) 544-2422; fax (202) 544-8037; e-mail: aha@theaha.org; Web site: www.theaha.org.

8-11—Professional development: District VI Annual Conference, sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, for educators, at the St. Louis Marriott Pavilion. 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.

9—Effective instruction: How Effective Instructional Leaders Get Results, sponsored by the Greater Cleveland Educational Development Center, for teachers, administrators, curriculum directors, and other interested educators, at Cleveland State University in Cleveland. Contact: Barbara Jenkins, GCEDC, Route 901, CSU, 1860 E. 22nd St., Cleveland, OH 44114-4435; (216) 523-7107; fax: (216) 687-5422; e-mail: nrpdc@csuohio.edu

10-11—Curriculum: What Works in Curriculum and Instruction, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Tampa, 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.

10-12—Curriculum management: Curriculum Management Audit Training, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Tampa, 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.

10-14—Audit writing: Curriculum Management Audit Writing Training, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Tampa, 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.

11—Curriculum: Learning Strategies Curriculum Overview, sponsored by the Churchill Center, for educators, in New York. Contact: Susan Spero, CC, 22 East 95th St., New York, NY 10128; (212) 722-0610; fax: (212) 410-3199; e-mail: churchillcenter@chur chillschool.com.

12—Gender equity: Gender Equity in Schools: Continuing the Conversation With a Focus on Boys and Men, sponsored by the Wellesley College Center for Research on Women, for K-12 teachers, administrators, and preservice teacher training institutions, at Wellesley College in Wellesley, Mass. Registration deadline: Dec. 17. Contact: Helen Matthew, Stone Center, WC, 106 Central St., Wellesley, MA 02481; (781) 283-2506; fax: (781) 283-3646; e-mail: HMatthew@Wellesley.edu.

12—Home schooling: Developing Home School Literacy Connections, sponsored by the Northeast Regional Professional Development Center, for teachers, administrators, curriculum directors, and other interested educators, at Cleveland State University in Cleveland. Contact: Barbara Jenkins, NRPDC, Route 901, CSU, 1860 E. 22nd St., Cleveland, OH 44114-4435; (216) 523-7107; fax: (216) 687-5422; e-mail: nrpdc@csuohio.edu.

12—Middle schools: Getting Your Team Out of Quicksand, 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.

12-13—Achievement: Maximizing Achievement Through Alignment, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Tampa, 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.

12-14—Fund raising: Major Gift Solicitation: Making the Ask, sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, for educators, at the Crowne Plaza in Phoenix. 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.

13—Assessment: Understanding by Design, sponsored by the New Hampshire Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators and parents, in Bedford, N.H. Contact: Jean M. Stefanik, Executive Director, NHASCD, 285 Beaver St., Manchester, NH 03104-5569; e-mail: NHASCD@aol.com.

13—Distance learning: Interactive Distance Learning Series, sponsored by the Northeast Regional Professional Development Center, for teachers, administrators, curriculum directors, and other interested educators, at Cleveland State University in Cleveland. Contact: Barbara Jenkins, NRPDC, Route 901, CSU, 1860 E. 22nd St., Cleveland, OH 44114-4435; (216) 523-7107; fax: (216) 687-5422; e-mail: nrpdc@csuohio.edu or jenkins@popmail.csuohio.edu .

13—Middle schools: Looping: Perspectives and Possibilities, 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.

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