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February

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@churchillschool.com.

March

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—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.

3-5—Professional development: Good Teaching Conference, sponsored by the California Teachers Association, for educators in California, at the Marriott Airport in San Francisco. Contact: CTA, PO Box 92, 1705 Murchison Drive, Burlingame, CA 94010; (650) 697-1400; fax: (650) 552-5002; Web site: www.cta.org.

3-6—School administrators: Annual convention, sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators, for administrators, at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco. Contact: AASA, 1801 North Moore St., Arlington, Va. 22209-1813; (703) 528-0700; fax: (703) 841-1543; e-mail: mhunt@aasa.org; Web site: www.aasa.org.

4—Learning-strategies curriculum: First Letter Mnemonics, 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@churchillschool.com.

4-7—Principals: Principals public relations/network conference, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, for high school principals, at the Washington Court Hotel in Washington. Contact: Daniel Whitt Jr., NASSP, 1904 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191; (703) 860-7316; fax: (703) 476-5432; e-mail: whittd@nassp.org; Web site: www.nassp.org.

4-7—Professional development: Legislative conference, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals and the National Association of Elementary School Principals, for principals, at the Washington Court Hotel in Washington. Contact: Stephen DeWitt, NASSP, 1904 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191; (703) 860-7316; fax: (703) 476-5432; e-mail: dewitts@nassp.org; Web site: www.nassp.org.

4-7—School communities: Learning to Care: Caring to Learn, sponsored by the National Paideia Center, for educators and those interested in improving school communities, at the Koury Convention Center in Greensboro, N.C. Contact: Jim Mascenik, NPC, PO Box 26171, University of North Carolina-Greensboro, Greensboro, NC 27402; (336) 334-3729; fax: (336) 334-3739.

5-6—Middle schools: Solomon Schechter Day School Middle School Conference, sponsored by the Solomon Schechter Day School Association, for educators, at the Epstein School in Atlanta. Contact: Myrna Rubel, SSDSA, 155 Fifth Ave., New York, NY 10010: e-mail: education@uscj.org

6—Curriculum: Curriculum-Driven Budgeting, 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.

*6-9—Technology: TechEd2000, annual convention, sponsored by the Community College Foundation, for educators, at the Palm Springs Convention Center in Palm Springs, Calif. Contact: CCF, Attn: Registrar, 2415 K St., Sacramento, CA 95816-5001; (916) 551-2041; fax: (916) 446-5885; Web site: www.teched2000.org.

6-10—Special education: Specialized Classroom Management, five-day workshop, sponsored by Boys Town, for teachers, paraprofessionals, 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—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 Airport in Evansville, Ind. Contact: PDK, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

7—Literature and math: Connecting Literature to Mathematics, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Phoenix, 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.

7—Problem-based learning: Problems as Possibilities: Problem-Based Learning for Today's Learners, 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.

7—Professional development: Active Learning Strategies for Extended Blocks of Time, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Lansing, Mich. 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—Professional development: Personalized Learning With Differentiated Instruction, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, at the Holiday Inn Coliseum at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, S.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.

*7—Professional development: Personalized Learning With Differentiated Instruction, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, at the Holiday Inn Coliseum at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, S.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.

7-8—Curriculum and instruction: What Works in Curriculum and Instruction, 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.

8—Literacy: Getting Results: Developing Literacy, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators in grades 3-8, in Des Moines, Iowa. 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—Literature and math: Connecting Literature to Mathematics, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Denver, Colo. 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—Alumni relations: Workshop for Newcomers in Alumni Relations, sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, for 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.

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