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31—Middle schools: Tips and Strategies for the Science Classroom, 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) 877-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504; e-mail: bjblanch@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org.

31-Feb. 2—Career education: Careers: A Millenium of Opportunities, sponsored by the Center on Education and Work and the Wisconsin Career Development Association, for K-12 and college educators, at the Marriott Madison West Hotel in Madison, Wis. Contact: CEW, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 964 Educational Sciences Building, 1025 W. Johnson St., Madison, WI 53706-1796; (800) 446- 0399; fax: (608) 262-9197; e-mail: cewmail@
soemadison.wisc. edu
; Web site: www.cew.wisc.edu.

31-Feb. 2—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 Santa Cruz, Calif. 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.

February

1—Middle school instruction: Instructional Strategies for Directed Learning, 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.

1—Reading: Phonemic Awareness Programs, sponsored by the Churchill Center, for educators, in New York City. 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.

2—Middle schools: Effective Strategies and Practices for World Languages, 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.

2-4—Development: Annual conference, sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, for development researchers and educators, at the Wyndham Emerald Plaza in San Diego. 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.

2-4—Professional development: A New Century of Growth and Vision, sponsored by the Southwestern Regional Assembly of the College Board, for high school and college faculty, guidance professionals, admission and financial aid officers, administrators, and policymakers, at the Marriott at the Capitol in Austin, Texas. Contact: Martha H. Salmon, the College Board, Southwestern Regional Office; 4330 South MoPac Expressway, Suite 200, Austin, TX 78735; (512) 891-8400; fax: (512) 891-8404; e-mail: msalmon@collegeboard.org.</ p>

4—Middle schools: Promising Practitioners Round Table, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for educators with one to three years of experience, in Sturbridge, Mass. Contact: Candice Short, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, MA 01983-1223; (978) 877-6263; fax: (978) 877-6504; e-mail: coshort@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org.

4—Middle schools: Two- to Three-Person Teams: What's it Like?, 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.

4-5—Alternative education: Success, Standards, and Struggling Secondary Students: Prevention Classes, Schools-Within-Schools, Alternative Programs, sponsored by Our Other Youth, for secondary educators working with at-risk youth, at Schooner's Cove Ocean Front Motel in Cannar Beach, Ore. Contact: Jerry Conrath, OOY, 34 Junco Rd., Lopez Island, WA 98261; (360) 468-3169; fax: (360) 468-3120.

4-5—Special education: North Dakota Federation Conference, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, at the Holiday Inn, Minot, N.D. Contact: Cindy Ludwig, 1336 Tuxedo Dr., Minot, ND 58703; office: (701) 857-4553; home: (701) 839-6499; e-mail: cildwig@sendit.nodak.edu.</ p>

4-8—Secondary school principals: The National Association of Secondary School Principals Convention ... Leading with Purpose, sponsored by the NASSP, for secondary school principals and members of the NASSP, in San Antonio. Contact: Lenor Hersey; NASSP; 1904 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191; (703) 860- 7208; fax: (703) 476-5432; e-mail: hersey1@nassp.org.

5—Learning strategies curriculum: Visual Imagery Strategy, sponsored by the Churchill Center, for educators, in New York: Susan Spero; CC; 22 East 95th St., New York, NY 10128; (212) 722-0610; fax: (212) 410-3199; e-mail: churchillcenter@chur chillschool.com\.

5-6—Student advancement: SAA/SF Network District VII Conference, sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, for educators, at California State University in Long Beach. 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—Literacy: Ensuring the Best First: A Celebration of 15 Years of Reading Recovery, sponsored by the Reading Recovery Council of North America Inc., for Reading Recovery-trained professionals, early-literacy specialists, K-2 teachers, researchers, administrators, volunteers, and parents, at the Hyatt Regency and Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio. Registration deadline: Dec. 18. Contact: Holly Bartholomew, Conference Coordinator, RRCNA, Suite 100, 1929 Kenny Road, Columbus, OH 43210-1069; (614) 292-6934; fax: (614) 292-4404; e-mail: bartholomew.6@osu.edu; Web site: www.readingrecovery.org.

5-8—Professional development: Annual conference, sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, for educators, at the Hyatt Regency in Baltimore, Md. 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.

5-9—Year-round education: 31st Annual Conference: Chart a New Course, sponsored by the National Association for Year-Round Education, for administrators, teachers, parents, and school board members, at the Town and Country Hotel in San Diego. Contact: NAYRE, PO Box 711386, San Diego, CA 92171-1386; (619) 276- 5296; fax: (619) 571-5754; e-mail: info@nayre.org; Web site: www.nayre.org.

6-8—Professional development: Serving Students: One Hundred Years of Excellence, A New Century of Opportunity, sponsored by the New England Regional Office of the College Board, for delegates from member institutions, admission professionals, financial aid professionals, guidance professionals, secondary school teachers, and faculty from higher education institutions, at the Westin Hotel at Copley Place in Boston. Contact: Judy Herman, the College Board, New England Regional Office, 470 Totten Pond Road, Waltham, MA 02452; (781) 890-9150; fax: (781) 890-0693; e-mail: jherman@collegeboard.org.</ p>

6-9—Professional development: Beyond School Hours III: From Research To Reality, sponsored by Foundations Inc. and the U.S. Department of Education, Region VI, for representatives from nonprofit organizations, schools, government, corporate, volunteer, health, human services, and philanthropic organizations, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Houston. Contact: Martha C. Young, Foundations Inc., 821 East Gate Drive, Mount Laurel, NJ 08054; (888) 977-KIDS; fax: (609) 727-8815; e-mail; MCY33@att.net; Web site: www.Foundations-inc.org.

7-8—School reform: Effective Use of Data to Drive Decisions and Monitor Reform, sponsored by the College Board, Equity 2000, for educators, 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.

7-8—School reform: Measuring Equity in School Change: Data-Driven Action Planning, sponsored by the College Board, Equity 2000, for school counselors, 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.

8—Professional development: Active Learning Strategies for Extended Blocks of Time, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Albuquerque, N.M. 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.

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