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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 or jenkins@popmail.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 or jenkins@popmail.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.

14—Budgeting: Curriculum-Driven Budgeting, 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.

17—English and math: Conference, sponsored by the Middle States Regional Office of the College Board, for educators, in Annapolis, Md. Contact: MSRO, 3440 Market St., Suite 410, Philadelphia, PA 19104; (215) 387-7600; fax: (215) 387-5805; Web site: www.collegeboard.org.

18—Block scheduling: Active Learning Strategies for Extended Blocks of Time, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Elk Grove Village, Ill. 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.

19—Cooperative learning: Cooperative Learning: What Works, 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.

19—Literacy: Getting Results: Developing Literacy in Grades 3-8, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Tucson, Ariz. 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.

19—Math: Hands-On Math, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Tallahassee, 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.

19-21—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

20—Literacy: Getting Results: Developing Literacy in Grades 3-8, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Los Angeles. Contact: PDKI, PO ox 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—Middle schools: Addressing the Needs of High Achievers, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for educators, in Sturbridge, Mass. Contact: Candice Short, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, MA 01983-1223; (978) 886263; fax: (978) 887-6504; e-mail: coshort@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org.

20—Middle schools: Scheduling Schools: Looking at Different Models, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for educators, in Sturbridge, Mass. Contact: Candice Short, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, MA 01983-1223; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504; e-mail: coshort@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org.

20—Middle schools: School Construction: Issues To Consider, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for educators, in Sturbridge, Mass. Contact: Candice Short, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, MA 01983-1223; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504; e-mail:coshort@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org.

20—Middle schools: Language Arts and Social Studies at the Middle Level, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for educators, in Sturbridge, Mass. Contact: Adrian Aleckna, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, MA 01983-1223; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504; e-mail: alaleckn@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org.

20-22—Math: Mathematics With Meaning, sponsored by the College Board, Equity 2000, for math teachers, in Washington. Contact: Marlene Guy, CB, 1233 20th St. N.W., Washington, DC 20036-2304; (202) 822-5930, ext. 120; fax: (202) 822-5939; e-mail: mguy@collegeboard.org.

21-23—Diversity: Healing the Heart of Diversity, sponsored by the Fetzer Institute, for K-12 and higher education administrators and educators, business leaders, and others interested in diversity, in Washington. Contact: Patricia Moore Harbour, Director, HTHD, 712 Staunton Ave. N.E., Roanoke, VA 24016; (540) 343-5192; fax: (540) 721-4211; e-mail: hthd@mindspring.com.

23-25—Advancement/management: 30th Annual Independent Schools Conference, sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, for educators, at the Sheraton Palace Hotel in San Francisco. 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.

*23-26—Student loans: Annual meeting and student-loan seminar, sponsored by the Coalition of Higher Education Assistance Organizations, for educators, at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Arlington, Va. Contact: CHEAO, 1101 Vermont Ave. N.W., Suite 400, Washington, DC 20005-3586; (202) 289-3910; fax: (202) 371-0197; Web site: www.coheao.com.

24—Block scheduling: Active Learning Strategies for Extended Blocks of Time, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Macon, Ga. 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.

24—Middle schools: Standards-Based Math Instruction, 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.

25—Middle schools: Successful Inclusion and Differentiating Instruction, 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.

25—Testing: How To Raise Test Scores, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Jacksonville, 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.

26—Curriculum and instruction: One-day workshop, sponsored by the Middle States Regional Office of the College Board, for educators, in Philadelphia. Contact: Middle States Regional Office, 3440 Market St., Suite 410, Philadelphia, PA 19104; (215) 387-7600; fax: (215) 387-5805; Web site: www.collegeboard.org.

26—Middle schools: Improving Classroom Climate and Discipline, 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.

26-28—Special education: Institute on Alternative Placements, sponsored by the Council of Administrators of Special Education, for special and general education administrators, at the Sheraton Sand Key in Clearwater, Fla. Registration deadline: Dec. 17. Contact: Jo Thomason, 615 16th St. N.W., Albuquerque, NM 87104; (800) 585-1753 (office) or (505) 243-7622 (home); fax: (505) 247-4822; e-mail: casecec@aol.com; Web site: www.members.aol.co m/caseced/index.htm.

26-29—First-year teaching: Western Regional Conference, sponsored by the National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience at the University of South Carolina, for faculty, academic administrators, and student-personnel administrators within the higher education community, at the San Francisco Airport Marriott. Contact: Nina L. Glisson, Conference Coordinator, NRC, USC, 1629 Pendleton St., Columbia, SC 29208; (803) 777-6029; fax: (803) 777-4699; e-mail: ninal@gwm.sc.edu; Web site: ye.sc.edu.

27—Aesthetic realism: The Answer to the Fury and Failure in America's Schools: The Aesthetic Realism Teaching Method, sponsored by the Aesthetic Realism Foundation, for teachers, administrators, and school-based personnel, in New York City. Contact: Lois Mason, 141 Greene St., New York, NY, 10012; (212) 777-4490; fax: (212) 777-4426; Web site: www.AestheticRealism.org.</ p>

27—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 .

New Teachers at the Center, 2nd Annual Symposium, sponsored by the New Teacher Center at the University of California, Santa Cruz, for teachers, administrators, policymakers, and teacher-educators, in Monterey, Calif. Contact: Sunga Rose, NTC, 725 Front St., Suite 206, Santa Cruz, CA 95060; (831) 459-4323; fax: (831) 459-3822; e-mail:

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27-28—Space education: One-day conference on space, sponsored by the United States Space Foundation, for K-12 educators, at the Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum in Denver. Contact: USSF, 2860 South Circle Road, Suite 2301, Colorado Springs, CO 80906; (800) 691-4000; fax: (719) 576-8801; e-mail: barbarap@ussf.org; Web site: www.spacefoundation.org.

27-29—Math: C3 Mathematics: Connecting Countries and Centuries, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics and the Greater El Paso Council of Teachers of Mathematics, for math teachers, mathematicians, and administrators, in El Paso, Texas. Registration deadline: Dec. 30. Contact: NCTM, Convention Services Dept., 1906 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191-1593; (800) 235-7566; fax: (703) 476-2970 or fax-on-demand: (800) 220-8483; e-mail: orders@nctm.org; Web site: www.nctm.org.

27-29—Technology: Technology, Reading, and Learning Disabilities, sponsored by Educational Computer Conferences, for educators, at the Grand Hyatt San Francisco on Union Square. Contact: Diane Frost, ECC, 19 Calvert Court, Piedmont, CA 94611; (888) 594-1249; fax: (510) 594-1838; e-mail: info@trld.com; Web site: www.trld.com.

28—Child abuse: Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse, 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 or jenkins@popmail.csuohio.edu .

28—Literacy: Integrating the Arts With Literacy: The Power To Promote Learning, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Denver. 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.

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