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February

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.

8—Standards: Creating High-Performing Standards, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Savannah, 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.

8-11—Professional development: The Southern Regional Assembly of the College Board, sponsored by the Southern Regional Office of the College Board, for high school and college faculty, guidance professionals, admission and financial aid officers, administrators, and policymakers, at the Hyatt Regency in Savannah, Ga. Contact: Connie Smith; The College Board; Southern Regional Office; 100 Crescent Centre Parkway, Suite 340, Tucker, GA 30084; (770) 908-9737; fax: (770) 934-4885; e-mail: csmith@collegeboard.org.

9—Standards: Creating High-Performing Standards, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Raleigh, N.C. 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.

9-10—Mentors: Mentoring the New Teacher: Professional Development for Reflection and Growth, 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.

9-11—Fund raising: Major Gift Fund Raising for Deans, sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, for educators and administrators, at the Menger Hotel in San Antonio. 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.

9-11—Professional development: Building on the Past and Celebrating the Future, sponsored by the Middle States Regional Office of the College Board, for high school and college faculty, guidance professionals, admission and financial aid officers, administrators, and policymakers, at the Renaissance Harborplace Hotel in Baltimore, Md. Contact: Deborah Martin; MSRO; 3440 Market St., Suite 410, Philadelphia, PA 19104-3338; (215) 387-7600; fax: (215) 387-5805; e-mail: dmartin@collegeboard.org.

10—Literacy: Getting Results: Developing Literacy in Grades 3-8, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Orlando, 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—Standards: Creating High Performing Standards, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Richmond, Va. 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—Literacy: Getting Results: Developing Literacy, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators in grades 3-8, 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.

11-12—Special needs: Unraveling the Mystery of Dyslexia: Science, Strategies, Solutions, sponsored by the Southwest Branch of the International Dyslexia Association, for teachers, educational diagnosticians, speech/language pathologists, administrators, school psychologists, parents, and individuals with dyslexia, at the Albuquerque Convention Center in New Mexico. Contact: Linda Curry, IDA, PO Box 25891, Albuquerque, NM 87123-0891; (505) 255-8234; fax: (505) 262-8547; Web site: www.interdys.org.

11-13—Technology: Making the Technology-Education Connection: A Briefing for School Leaders, sponsored by the National School Boards Association, for school board members, superintendents, and other school district leaders, at the Holiday Inn Sunspree Resort in Scottsdale, Ariz. Contact: Rachel Kliewer, NSBA, Manager, Technology Programs Development, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 838-6770; fax: (703) 548-5560; e-mail: rkliewer@nsba.org; Web site: www.nsba.org/itte.

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

14—Parent involvement: Annual National African-American Parent Involvement Day, sponsored by National African-American Parent Involvement, for parents, guardians, and surrogate parents, at participating schools nationwide. Contact: Barbara James or Joseph Dulin, NAAPID, PO Box 2043, Ann Arbor, MI 48106-2043; (743) 434-4611 or (800) 351-4097; fax: (734) 434-5821; e-mail: mailto:naapid@aaps.k12.mi.us.

14-15—Multiple intelligences: The Rubrics Way: Using Multiple Intelligences to Assess Understanding, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Los Angeles. 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.

14-16—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.

15—Phonics: Integrated Phonics Through Literacy Routines, 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 .

15—Professional development: Getting Beyond Disruption, Hostility, and Excuses, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Columbus, Ohio. 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.

15-17—Community partnerships: Changing the Scenery Conference 2000, sponsored by Communities in Schools North Carolina, for educators, administrators, and business leaders, at the Pinehurst Resort and Country Club in Pinehurst, N.C. Contact: Laura Killion, CISNC, 222 N. Person St., Raleigh, NC 27601; (919) 832-2700; e-mail: lkillion@cisnc.org.

16—Professional development: Cognitive Coaching, 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.

16—Volunteerism: Professional Network for Administrators and Instructional Leaders: Bringing Volunteers Into Your School, 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: gcedc@csuohio.edu or jenkins@popmail.csuohio.edu .

16-18—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.

16-19—Learning disabilities: 37th Annual International Conference, sponsored by the Learning Disabilities Association of America, for parents, educators, administrators, doctors and lawyers, at the Reno Hilton in Reno, Nev. Contact: LDA, 4156 Library Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15234; (412) 341-1515; fax: (412) 344-0224; e-mail: ldanatl@usaor.net; Web site: www.ldantl.org.

17—Arts: The Start With Arts Program (SWAP): Integration That Works, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Dallas. 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.

17-18—Administrators: Planning: The Blueprint for Educational Success, sponsored by the Chicago Principals and Administrators Association and the Chicago Public Schools, for school principals, assistant principals, and all levels of administrators, at the Fairmont Hotel in Chicago. Contact: Arthur A. Fumarolo; CPAA; 221 North LaSalle St., Suite 1550, Chicago, IL 60601; (312) 263-7767, ext. 15; fax: (312) 263-2012; e-mail: afumarolo@cpaa.cps.k12.il.u s; Web site: www.cpaa.cps.k12.il.us/

17-22—Science: 2000 AAAS Forum for School Science, sponsored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, for educators, at the Marriott Wardman Park and Omni Shoreham hotels in Washington. Contact: Registrar, AAAS Meetings Department, 1200 New York Ave. N.W., Washington, DC 20005; (202) 326-6450; fax: (202) 842-1065; Web site: www.aaas.org/meetings.

18—Arts: The Start With Arts Program (SWAP): Integration That Works, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Atlanta. 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.

18-20—Student advancement: SAA/SF Network District II Conference, sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, for educators, at Brock University in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada. 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.

18-21—Student advancement: SAA/SF Network District VIII Conference, sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, for educators, at the University Inn Best Western in Moscow, Idaho. 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.

18-22—Professional development: Nineteenth Annual National Conference on the First-Year Experience, sponsored by the National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition, for faculty, academic administrators, and student personnel administrators within the higher education community, at the Adam's Mark Hotel in Columbia, S.C. Contact: Nina L. Glisson, Conference Coordinator, National Resource Center, University of South Carolina, 1629 Pendleton St., Columbia, SC 29208; (803) 777-6029; fax: (803) 777-4699; e-mail: ninal@gwm.sc.edu; Web site: fye.sc.edu.

20-23—Professional development: District III Annual Conference, sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, for educators, at the Hyatt Regency in Atlanta. 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.

22-24—Technology: Cyberleadership: Bridging the Digital Divide, sponsored by the Consortium for School Networking, for educators, at the Loews L'Enfant Plaza Hotel in Washington. Contact: Josie Jordan, CoSN, 1555 Connecticut Ave. N.W., Suite 200, Washington, DC 20036; (202) 466-6296; fax: (202) 462-9043; Web site: www.cosn.org; e-mail: josie@cosn.org.

23—Science: Hands-On Science, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Madison, Wis. 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.

23-25—Development: Winter Institute for Chief Development Officers, sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, for educators, 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.

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

24-25—College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for secondary school students, at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

24-26—Behavior disorders: 19th Annual Regional Conference, sponsored by the Midwest Symposium for Leadership in Behavior Disorders, for special educators and professionals in related fields who work with individuals with emotional disorders, at the Hyatt Regency Crown Center Hotel in Kansas City, Mo. Contact: Kirsten McBride, conference manager, MSLBD, PO Box 40001, Overland Park, KS 66201; (913) 492-8755; fax: (913) 492-2546; Web site: www.mslbd.org.

24-26—Social studies: Social studies specialty conference, sponsored by the Middle States Council for the Social Studies, for social studies educators, at the Wyndham Garden Hotel in Wilmington, Del. Contact: Ruth W. Stas, MCSS; (717) 396-9053; e-mail: rms630@aol.com.

25-26—Math: Math specialty conference, sponsored by the Middle States Regional Office of the College Board, for educators, in Philadelphia. Contact: MSRO, 3440 Market St., Suite 410, Philadelphia, PA 19104; (215) 387-7600; fax: (215) 387-5805; Web site: www.collegeboard.org.

25-27—Student advancement: SAA/SF Network District I Conference, sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, for educators, at Boston College in Massachusetts. 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.

26-29—Teacher education: Making a Difference in the Learning of All Students, sponsored by the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, for teacher educators, in Chicago. Contact: Daryka T. Anderson, AACTE, 1307 New York Ave. N.W., Suite 300, Washington, DC 20005-4701; (202) 293-2450; e-mail: danderson@aacte.org.

27-29—Professional development: District VIII Annual Conference, sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, for educators, at the Westin Hotel in Seattle. Contact: CASE, 1307 New York Ave. N.W., Washington, DC 20005-4701; (202) 328-5900; fax: (202) 387-4973; e-mail: conference@case.org; Web site: www.case.org.

27-29—Professional development: Piecing the Puzzle Together: Pooling Our Perspectives, sponsored by the Midwestern Regional Office of the College Board, for high school and college faculty, guidance professionals, admission and financial aid officers, administrators, and policymakers, at the Renaissance Chicago Hotel in Chicago. Contact: Jan Coons, College Board, Midwestern Regional Office, 1560 Sherman Ave., Suite 1001, Evanston, IL 60201-4805; (847) 866-1700; fax: (847) 866-9280; e-mail: jcoons@collegeboard.org.

27-29—Professional development: The Western Regional Assembly of the College Board, sponsored by the Western Regional Office of the College Board, for high school and college faculty, guidance professionals, admission and financial aid officers, administrators, and policymakers, and all educators in the western region, at the Hyatt Regency Waikiki in Honolulu. Contact: Susan Shanahan, College Board, Western Regional Office, 2099 Gateway Place, Suite 480, San Jose, CA 95110; (408) 573-5620; fax: (408) 453-7396; e-mail: sshanahan@collegeboard.org .

28-March 2—International education: 34th Annual Conference, sponsored by the Association for the Advancement of International Education, for persons interested in pre- K-12 education in American/international schools abroad, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in San Francisco. Contact: Dr. Lewis A. Grell, Executive Director, AAIE, Thompson House, Westminster College, New Wilmington, PA 16172; (724) 946-7172; fax: (724) 946-7194; e-mail: grella@westminster.edu; Web site: www.aaie.org.

28-March 3—Curriculum management: Curriculum Management Audit Training, 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.

29—Reading: Individual and Group Kindergarten Reading Readiness Screening Tests, sponsored by the Churchill Center, for educators, in New York City. Contact: Susan Spero, CC, 22 E. 95th St., New York, NY 10128; (212) 722-0610; fax: (212) 410-3199; e-mail: churchillcenter@chur chillschool.com.

1—Reading: Linking Reading Assessment and Intervention, 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, CSU, Route 901, 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 .

1-4—Independent schools: Where Are You Going? Where Have You Been?, sponsored by the National Association of Independent Schools, for independent school directors, administrators, teachers, and trustees, at the Convention Center in Baltimore. Contact: Joanna Lanzirotti, NAIS, 1620 L St. N.W., Washington, DC 20036; (202) 973-9769; fax: (202) 973-9790; Web site: www.nais.org.

2—Indiana public schools: A Look at the Future of Public Schools in Indiana: 1750 and Beyond, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa, for educators, at the Holiday Inn Select Airport in Indianapolis. 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.

*2—Indiana public schools: A Look at the Future of Public Schools in Indiana: 1750 and Beyond, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa, for educators, at the Holiday Inn Select Airport in Indianapolis. 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.

2—Professional development: Personalized Learning With Differentiated Instruction, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, at the Holiday Inn in Fort Wayne, Ind. 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.

*2—Professional development: Personalized Learning With Differentiated Instruction, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, at the Holiday Inn in Fort Wayne, Ind. 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.

2-4—Professional development: Racing Into the New Millennium, Students in the Winner's Circle, sponsored by the Kentucky Department of Education and the Jefferson County Public Schools, for teachers, library media specialists, school and district technology coordinators, curriculum directors, administrators, parents, community members, and students, at the Commonwealth Convention Center in Louisville, Ky. Contact: KDE, Division of Customer Support Services, 500 Mero St., 19th Floor CPT, Frankfort, KY 40601-1972; (502) 564-7168; fax: (502) 564-6470; e-mail: lsledge@kde.state.ky.us; Web site: www.kde.state.ky.us.

2-4—Special education: Kentucky CEC Federation Conference, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, for educators, at the Executive Inn in Louisville, Ky. Contact: Barbara Ungvary; CEC; 151 S. Locust Hill Dr., Lexington, KY 40517; (606) 381-3546; fax: (606) 381-3560; e-mail: bungvary@fayette.k12.ky.us .

2-4—Urban education: National Middle School Association's Urban Conference, sponsored by the NMSA, for middle school administrators and educators, at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. Contact: Jim Kappenhagen, meeting manager; NMSA; 4151 Executive Parkway, Suite 300, Westerville, OH 43081; (614) 895-4730; fax: (614) 895-4750; e-mail: jakappen@aol.com; Web site: www.nmsa.org.

2-5—Literature: Third International Shakespeare Conference, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English Professional Development Services Institute, for teachers of English, in Washington. Contact: Membership Service Representative; NCTE; 1111 W. Kenyon Road, Urbana, IL 61801-1096; (217) 328-3870; fax: (217) 328-0977; e-mail: convreg@ncte.org.

2-5—Student advancement: SAA/SF Network District III Conference, sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, for educators, at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, 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.

3—Space education: One-day conference on space, sponsored by the United States Space Foundation, for K-12 educators, in New York City. 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.

3-4—School reform: Parent/Family Involvement and Community Engagement in School Reform, sponsored by the College Board, Equity 2000, for educators, parents, students, and community leaders, 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.

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