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March

5-8—At-risk students: 11th Annual National Youth At-Risk Conference, sponsored by Georgia Southern University, for educators, administrators, counselors, criminial-justice professionals, and business and community leaders, at the Hyatt Regency, in Savannah, Ga. Contact: Sybil Fickle, GSU, PO Box 8124, Statesboro, GA 30460-8124; (912) 681-5555; fax: (912) 681-0306; e-mail: sfickle@gasou.edu; Web site: www2.gasou.edu/conte du/yar2000.html.

*5-8—At-risk students: 11th Annual National Youth At- Risk Conference, sponsored by Georgia Southern University, for educators, administrators, counselors, criminial-justice professionals, and business and community leaders, at the Hyatt Regency, in Savannah, Ga. Contact: Sybil Fickle, GSU, PO Box 8124, Statesboro, GA 30460-8124; (912) 681-5555; fax: (912) 681-0306; e-mail: sfickle@gasou.edu; Web site: www2.gasou.edu/conte du/yar2000.html.

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.

7-8—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.

8-10—Development: Workshop for Newcomers in Development, sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, for educators, at the Hyatt Regency in Charlotte, N.C. 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—Learning disabilities: Workshop on teaching reading to students with disabilities, for mainstream and special education teachers, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, in Washington. Contact: Diana Meltzer, LSW, 4759 Reservoir Rd. N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 944-3802; fax: (202) 965-5106; e-mail: dianalab@aol.com.

*9—Learning disabilities: Workshop on teaching reading to students with disabilities, for mainstream and special education teachers, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, in Washington. Contact: Diana Meltzer, LSW, 4759 Reservoir Rd. N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 944-3802; fax: (202) 965-5106; e-mail: dianalab@aol.com.

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

9—Standards: Creating High-Performing Standards, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Portland, Ore. 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—Troubled youths: Breakthrough Strategies to Teach and Counsel Troubled Youth, sponsored by Youth Change, for educators, counselors, and parents, at the Clarion Hotel in Sacramento, Calif. Contact: YC, 275 N. Third St., Woodburn, OR, 97071; (503) 982-4220; fax: (503) 982-7910; Web site: www.youthchg.com.

9-10—Achievement: Maximizing Achievement Through Alignment, 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.

9-10—Multiple intelligences: Multiple Intelligences Lesson Planning and Curriculum Design Practicum, 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.

9-10—Study skills: Hm Implementation 2 Seminar, sponsored by hm Study Skills, the National Association of Secondary School Principals and the National Association of Elementary School Principals, for teachers and administrators in grades 1-12, in Las Vegas. Registration deadline: 10 working days before event. Contact: Esther Davenport, PO Box 95010, Newton, MA 02495; (617) 965-0048; fax: (617) 965-0056; e-mail: edaven1010@aol.com.

9-11—Reading: Regional conference, sponsored by the International Reading Association, for educators, in Savannah, Ga. Contact: Sheree Bryant, Chairperson; IRA; 335 Cypress Lane, Stockbridge, GA 30281; (770) 787-1330; fax: (770) 385- 6421; e-mail: srbryant@gateway.net; Web site: www.reading.org.

10—Math: Hands-On Math, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Oklahoma City. 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—Mental health: Workshop on group psychotherapy for children with special needs, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for mainstream and special education teachers, in Washington. Contact: Diana Meltzer, LSW, 4759 Reservoir Rd. N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 944-3802; fax: (202) 965-5106; e-mail: dianalab@aol.com.

*10—Mental health: Workshop on group psychotherapy for children with special needs, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for mainstream and special education teachers, in Washington. Contact: Diana Meltzer, LSW, 4759 Reservoir Rd. N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 944-3802; fax: (202) 965-5106; e-mail: dianalab@aol.com.

10—Professional development: Quantum Learning, sponsored by the Learning Forum, for educators, at the Radisson La Jolla in San Diego. Contact: (800) 28-LEARN; Web site: www.learningforum.com.

10-11—Computer science: Two-day workshop, 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.

10-12—Student advancement: SAA/SF Network District IV Conference, sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, for educators, at the University of Houston in Texas. 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.

10-12—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, 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.

11-14—Parents and teachers: National PTA's Annual Legislative Conference, sponsored by the National PTA, for parents and educators, in Washington. Contact: National PTA, Meetings Department, 330 N. Wabash Ave., Suite 2100, Chicago, IL 60611; (312) 670-6782; fax: (312) 670-6783; e-mail: info@pta.org; Web site: www.pta.org.

12-13—College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for secondary school students, in Springfield, Mass. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

12-14—School social work: Launching Pupil Services Teams Into the New Millennium, sponsored by the School Social Work Association of America and the Western Alliance of School Social Workers, for school social workers, in Las Vegas. Contact: Karen Ditmar, 2333 N.E. Ridgewood Drive, Portland OR 97212; (503) 282-4133 or (847) 289-4642; fax: (503) 282-6175; e-mail: dboguckiix@netcom.com.

13—Professional development: Getting Beyond Disruption, Hostility, and Excuses, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Harrisburg, Pa. 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.

13—Violence and communities: Economic Viability and Violence: Assessing the Future for Children, Families, and Communities, sponsored by the Alliance for Children and Families, at the Westin Fairfax Hotel in Washington. Contact: ACF, 11700 W. Lake Park Drive, Milwaukee, WI 53224-3099; (414) 359-1040 or (800) 221-3726; fax: (414) 359-1074; Web site: www.alliance1.org.

13-15—Technology: The Future Is Now, sponsored by Arizona State University, for K-12 and higher education teachers, administrators, and researchers interested in the integration of technology into the classroom, at ASU in Tempe, Ariz. Contact: Julie Solomon, Events Coordinator, ASU, PO Box 870908, Tempe, AZ 85287-0908; (480) 965-7363; fax: (480) 965-8887; e-mail: MEC2000@asu.edu; Web site: mec.ed.asu.edu/2000.

13-15—Technology: 17th Annual Midwest Education and Technology Conference, sponsored by Cooperating School Districts, for administrators, classroom teachers, librarians, media specialists, and technology coordinators, in St. Louis. Contact: CSD, 1460 Craig Road, St. Louis, MO 63146; (314) 872-8282 or (800) 835- 8282; fax: (314) 872-9128; e-mail: christin@info.csd.org; Web site: info.csd.org.

14—Learning disabilities: Workshop on teaching Spanish to children with disabilities, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for mainstream and special education teachers, in Washington. Contact: Diana Meltzer, LSW, 4759 Reservoir Rd. N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 944-3802; fax: (202) 965-5106; e- mail: dianalab@aol.com.

*14—Learning disabilities: Workshop on teaching Spanish to children with disabilities, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for mainstream and special education teachers, in Washington. Contact: Diana Meltzer, LSW, 4759 Reservoir Rd. N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 944-3802; fax: (202) 965-5106; e-mail: dianalab@aol.com.

14—Professional development: Active Learning Strategies for Extended Blocks of Time, 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.

14—Professional development: Getting Beyond Disruption, Hostility, and Excuses, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Albany, N.Y. 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—Professional development: Personalized Learning With Differentiated Instruction, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, at the Holiday Inn Select Downtown Convention Center in St. Louis. 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—Professional development: Personalized Learning With Differentiated Instruction, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, at the Holiday Inn Select Downtown Convention Center in St. Louis. 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—Professional development: Quantum Learning, sponsored by the Learning Forum, for educators, at the Holiday Inn City Centre in Chicago. Contact: (800) 28-LEARN: Web site: www.learningforum.com.

14—Study skills: Hm Learning and Study Skills Seminar, sponsored by hm Study Skills, the National Association of Secondary School Principals and the National Association of Elementary School Principals, for teachers and administrators in grades 1-12, in Springfield, Ill. Registration deadline: 10 working days before event. Contact: Esther Davenport, PO Box 95010, Newton, MA 02495; (617) 965-0048; fax: (617) 965-0056; e-mail: edaven1010@aol.com.

14-18—Bilingual education: Navigating the New Millenium, sponsored by the Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages Inc., for English teachers and administrators, at the Vancouver Convention and Exhibition Center in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Contact: TESOL Convention Department, 1600 Cameron St., Suite 300, Alexandria, VA, 22314; (703) 836-0774; fax: (703) 836-7864; e-mail: conv@tesol.edu; Web site: www.tesol.edu.

14-18—Service learning: Leadership for the Common Good, sponsored by the National Youth Leadership Council, for educators, youth leaders, policymakers, and students, at the Providence Convention Center in Providence, R.I. Contact: Mike Huck, Conference Director, 1910 W. County Road B, St. Paul, MN 55113; (651) 631-3672, ext. 230; fax: (651) 631-2955; e-mail: mhuck@nylc.org; Web site: www.nylc.org.

15-17—Communications: Editors' Forum: Issues and Trends Affecting Alumni Magazines, sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, for educators, at the Hilton Towers 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.

16—Foreign language: Annual conference, sponsored by the Southwest Conference on Language Teaching, for K-12 and university foreign language teachers, at the Hilton Hotel in Salt Lake City. Contact: Audrey Cournia, Executive Director, 1348 Coachman Drive, Sparks, NV 89434; (775) 358-6943; fax: (775) 348-1605; e-mail: acournia@compuserve.com.

16—Study skills: Hm Learning and Study Skills Seminar, sponsored by hm Study Skills, the National Association of Secondary School Principals and the National Association of Elementary School Principals, for teachers and administrators in grades 1-12, in Parsippany, N.J. Registration deadline: 10 working days before event. Contact: Esther Davenport, PO Box 95010, Newton, MA 02495; (617) 965-0048; fax: (617) 965-0056; e-mail: edaven1010@aol.com.

16-17—School choice: National Conference on School Choice and Education Change with International Pre-Conference, sponsored by Michigan State University College of Education, for education policymakers from local schools and school districts, charter schools, chartering agencies, intermediate school districts, colleges and universities, state and federal governmental agencies, representatives of major education stakeholder organizations, at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center at MSU in East Lansing, Mich. Contact: Dr. Barbara W. Markle, Director of K-12 Outreach; MSU College of Education; 518 Erickson Hall, East Lansing, MI 48823; (517) 353-8950; fax: (515) 353- 6393; e-mail: markle@msu.edu; Web site: www.educ.msu.edu.

*16-17—Troubled youths: Breakthrough Strategies to Teach and Counsel Troubled Youth, sponsored by Youth Change for educators, counselors, and parents, at the Clarion Hotel in Seattle. Contact: YC, 275 N. Third St., Woodburn, OR, 97071; (503) 982-4220; fax: (503) 982-7910; Web site: www.youthchg.com.

16-18—Math: March Into the New Millennium with Mathematics, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, the Alabama Council of Teachers of Mathematics, the Central Alabama Council of Teachers of Mathematics, the North Alabama Council of Teachers of Mathematics, the West Alabama Council of Teachers of Mathematics, for math teachers, mathematicians, and education administrators, in Mobile, Ala. Registration deadline: Feb. 17. Contact: NCTM Convention Services Dept., 1906 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191-1593; (800) 235-7566; fax: (703) 476-2970; e- mail: orders@nctm.org; Web site: www.nctm.org.

16-18—Professional development: National Council of Teachers of English Spring Conference, sponsored by the NCTE, for teachers of elementary and secondary English and teacher-educators, in New York City. Contact: Membership Service Representative, NCTE, 1111 W. Kenyon Rd., Urbana, IL 61801-1096; (217) 328-3870; fax: (217) 328-0977; e-mail: convreg@ncte.org.

16-18—Technology: Building a Community of Learners 2000, sponsored by the Hawaii Department of Education E-School, for K-12 and university educators, administrators, parents, business leaders, and the general public, at the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel in Honolulu. Contact: Vicki Kajioka, E-School Director, HDE, 3645 Waialae Ave., Room B-302, Honolulu, HI 96816; (808) 733-4777; fax: (808) 733-4730; e- mail: vkajioka@k12.hi.us.

17-18—Reading: 2000 Claremont Reading Conference, sponsored by Claremont Graduate University Institue for Developmental Studies in Education for educators, librarians, and parents, at the Claremont Colleges in Claremont, Calif. Contact: Claremont Graduate University, Institute for Developmental Studies in Education, 150 E. 10th St., Claremont, CA 91711-6160; (909) 607-1667; fax: (909) 621-8734; e-mail: readconfcgu.edu; Web site: www.cgu.edu/webcal/939 061658.html.

*17-18—Reading: 2000 Claremont Reading Conference, sponsored by Claremont Graduate University Institue for Developmental Studies in Education for educators, librarians, and parents, at the Claremont Colleges in Claremont, Calif. Contact: Claremont Graduate University, Institute for Developmental Studies in Education, 150 E. 10th St., Claremont, CA 91711-6160; (909) 607-1667; fax: (909) 621-8734; e- mail: readconf@cgu.edu; Web site: www.cgu.edu/webcal/939 061658.html.

*17-19—Human rights: "We are One Family," sponsored by the California Teachers Association, for educators, at the Hyatt Islandia Hotel, in San Diego. Contact: CTA, 1705 Murchison Dr., Burlingame,CA 94010; (650) 697-1400, ext. 5313; Web site: www.cta.org.

17-20—Montessori education: Annual seminar, sponsored by the American Montessori Society, for educators, at the New York Marriott Marquis in New York City. Contact: AMS, 281 Park Ave. South, 6th floor, New York, NY 10010- 6102; (212) 358-1250; fax: (212) 358-1256.

18-21—Diversity: National Association of Elementary School Principals Annual Convention, sponsored by the NAESP, for K-8 principals, at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. Contact: Marguerite Leishman, Director of Conventions, NAESP, 615 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 684-3345; fax: (703) 518-6281; e-mail: programs@naesp.org.

*18-21—Higher learning: A New Agenda for a New Age: Higher Education in Transformation, sponsored by the American Council on Education, for higher education administrators, at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Towers in Chicago. Contact: ACE, 1 Dupont Circle N.W., Washington DC, 20036; (202) 939-9410; fax: (202) 833-4760; e-mail: missy_freeman_booze@ace .nche.edu; Web site: www.acenet.edu.

20-21—Multiple intelligences: Multiple Intelligences Lesson Planning & Curriculum Design Practicum, 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.

20-22—International education: European Schools Conference, sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, for educators, at Keble College Oxford in Oxford, England. 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.

20-22—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.

*21—Assistive technology: Workshop, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for mainstream and special education teachers, in Washington. Contact: Diana Meltzer, LSW, 4759 Reservoir Rd. N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 944-3802; fax: (202) 965-5106; e-mail: dianalab@aol.com.

21—Science: Hands-On Science, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Farmington Hills, 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.

21—Science: Paracesus Goes to School, sponsored by the Society of Toxicology, for science teachers of grades K-12, at the Philadelphia Marriott in Philadelphia. Contact: SOT, 1767 Business Center Drive, Suite 302, Reston, VA 20190; (703) 438-3115; fax: (703) 438-3113; e-mail: sotg@toxicology.org; Web site: www.toxicology.org.

*21—Science: Paracesus Goes to School, sponsored by the Society of Toxicology, for science teachers of grades K-12, at the Philadelphia Marriott in Philadelphia. Contact: SOT, 1767 Business Center Drive, Suite 302, Reston, VA 20190; (703) 438-3115; fax: (703) 438-3113; e-mail: sotg@toxicology.org; Web site: www.toxicology.org.

21-25—Counseling: Annual conference, sponsored by the American Counseling Association, for ACA members, mental health professionals, social workers, and psychologists, in Washington. Contact: Andrew Miller, ACA, Director of Conferences & Meetings, 5999 Stevenson Ave., Alexandria, VA 22304; (800) 347-6647, ext. 296; fax: (703) 823-0252; e-mail: amiller@counseling.org.

21-25—Physical education: 2000 AAHPERD National Convention and Exposition, sponsored by the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, for educators, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. Contact: AAHPERD; Convention Office, 1900 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191-1598.

22—Study skills: Hm Learning and Study Skills Seminar, sponsored by hm Study Skills, the National Association of Secondary School Principals, and the National Association of Elementary School Principals, for teachers and administrators in grades 1-12, in Tampa, Fla. Registration deadline: 10 working days before event. Contact: Esther Davenport, PO Box 95010, Newton, MA 02495; (617) 965-0048; fax: (617) 965-0056; e-mail: edaven1010@aol.com.

22-23—College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for secondary school students, at the Connecticut Expo Center in Hartford. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

22-24—Advancement: Winter Institute for Chief Advancement Services Officers, sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, for educators, at the Royal Orleans in New Orleans. 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—Communications: CASE-UCDA Design Institute, sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, for educators, at the Hyatt Regency in Austin, Texas. 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—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.

22-24—Planned giving: Advanced Planned Giving Institute, sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, for educators and administrators, at the Marriott Inner Harbor 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.

22-24—Technology: Technology site visit, sponsored by the National School Boards Association, for technology coordinators, board members, superintendents, teachers, and other school leaders, at the Plano Independent School District in Plano, Texas. Contact: Ann Lee Flynn, Manager, Technology Programs, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 838-6764; fax: (703) 548-5560; e-mail: aflynn@nsba.org; Web site: www.nsba.org/itte.

23—Arts: The Start With Arts Program (S.W.A.P.): Integration That Works, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Cincinnati. 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—Study skills: Hm Learning and Study Skills Seminar, sponsored by hm Study Skills, the National Association of Secondary School Principals, and the National Association of Elementary School Principals, for teachers and administrators in grades 1-12, in Indianapolis. Registration deadline: 10 working days before event. Contact: Esther Davenport, PO Box 95010, Newton, MA 02495; (617) 965-0048; fax: (617) 965-0056; e-mail: edaven1010@aol.com.

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

23-26—Student advancement: SAA/SF Network District VI Conference, sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, for educators, at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colo. 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—Arts: The Start With Arts Program (S.W.A.P.): Integration That Works, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Harrisburg, Pa. 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.

*25-27—Professional development: Annual convention, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators, at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (800) 933-2723; (703) 578-9600; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

25-28—Professional development: Making Connections: Developing Connected, Non-Violent Children in the Age of Columbine, sponsored by the International Elementary School Consortium, for elementary school teams of teachers, principals, central office staff, and board members, in New Orleans. Contact: Julie Gray; IESC; (248) 435-8400, ext. 232; fax: (248) 435-6170.

25-28—Youth crime: National Youth Crime Prevention Conference, sponsored by the National Crime Prevention Council and Youth Crime Watch of America, for educators. Contact: Jaime Handelsman, YCWA, 9300 S. Dadeland Blvd., Miami, FL 33156; (305) 670-2409; fax: (305) 670-3805; e-mail: ycwa@ycwa.org; Web site: www.ncpc.org/youthcon.

*25-28—Youth crime: National Youth Crime Prevention Conference, sponsored by the National Crime Prevention Council and Youth Crime Watch of America, for educators. Contact: Jaime Handelsman, YCWA, 9300 S. Dadeland Blvd., Miami, FL 33156; (305) 670-2409; fax: (305) 670-3805; e-mail: ycwa@ycwa.org; Web site: www.ncpc.org/youthcon.

25-28—Young children: How Young Children Build Skills of Well-Being in the Age of Columbine, sponsored by the International Elementary School Consortium, for elementary school teachers, principals, office staff, and board members, in New Orleans. Contact: Julie Gray, IESC; (248) 435-8400, ext. 232; fax: (248) 435- 6170.

25-28—Reading: The Next Chapter, sponsored by the Michigan Reading Association, for teachers, administrators, and parents, at the Cobo Hall Convention Center in Detroit. Contact: Karen White, 19735 Warrington, Detroit, MI 48221; (313) 342-7152; fax: (313) 345-7463; e-mail: whitekarenal@juno.com; Web site: www.iserv.net/baltimore. Contact: William Rust, President, MICCA, Baltimore County Public Schools, 1940 G Greenspring Drive, Timonium, MD 21093; (410) 887-7837; e-mail: wrust@bcps.org; Web site: www.howard.k12.md.us/micca.

29—Inclusion: Prisoners of Time: Too Much To Teach and Not Enough Time To Teach It, sponsored by the Northeast Regional Professional Development Center, for K-8 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: nrpd@ccsuohio.edu or jenkins@popmail.csuohio.edu.

*29—Indiana public schools: A Look at the Future of Public Schools in Indiana: 1750 and Beyond, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, at the Courtyard by Marriott in Valparaiso, Ind. Contact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

29—Study skills: Hm Learning and Study Skills Seminar, sponsored by hm Study Skills, the National Association of Secondary School Principals, and the National Association of Elementary School Principals, for teachers and administrators in grades 1-12, in Cleveland. Registration deadline: 10 working days before event. Contact: Esther Davenport, PO Box 95010, Newton, MA 02495; (617) 965-0048; fax: (617) 965-0056; e-mail: edaven1010@aol.com.

29-31—Study skills: Hm Study Skills Seminar for Leaders, sponsored by hm Study Skills, the National Association of Secondary School Principals, and the National Association of Elementary School Principals, for teachers and administrators in grades 1-12, in Atlanta. Registration deadline: 10 working days before event. Contact: Esther Davenport, PO Box 95010, Newton, MA 02495; (617) 965-0048; fax: (617) 965-0056; e-mail: edaven1010@aol.com.

30—Administrators: How Do Administrators Deal With the Challenges Facing Today's School?, sponsored by the Greater Cleveland Educational Development Center, for classroom 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: nrpd@ccsuohio.edu or jenkins@popmail.csuohio.edu.

*30—Indiana public schools: A Look at the Future of Public Schools in Indiana: 1750 and Beyond, 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; e-mail: cpdspdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

30—Study skills: Hm Learning and Study Skills Seminar, sponsored by hm Study Skills, the National Association of Secondary School Principals, and the National Association of Elementary School Principals, for teachers and administrators in grades 1-12, in Los Angeles. Registration deadline is: 10 working days before event. Contact: Esther Davenport, PO Box 95010, Newton, MA 02495; (617) 965-0048; fax: (617) 965-0056; e-mail: edaven1010@aol.com.

30-April 1—Education law: School law seminar, sponsored by the National School Boards Association's Council of School Attorneys, for school attorneys and other school administrators and leaders, in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Susan Butler,Director, NSBA, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA, 22314; (703) 838-6711; fax: (703) 683- 7590; e-mail: sbutler@nsba.org; Web site: www.nsba.org/cosa.

30-April 1—Peer collaboration: Teaching and Learning in the New Millennium, sponsored by the Chicago Annenberg Challenge, the Chicago Learning Collaborative, the Chicago Public Schools, and the University of Illinois at Chicago, for educators, at the Allegro Hotel in Chicago. Contact: Steven Strull, UIC Small Schools Workshop, 115 S. Sangamon St., Chicago, IL 60607; (312) 413-9417; e- mail: sstrul1@uic.edu; Web site: www.uic.edu/depts /educ/ssw/events/opendoor

*30-April 1—Peer collaboration: Teaching and Learning in the New Millennium, sponsored by the Chicago Annenberg Challenge, the Chicago Learning Collaborative, the Chicago Public Schools, and the University of Illinois at Chicago, for educators, at the Allegro Hotel in Chicago. Contact: Steven Strull, UIC Small Schools Workshop, 115 S. Sangamon St., Chicago, IL 60607; (312) 413-9417; e- mail: sstrul1@uic.edu; Web site: www.uic.edu/depts/ educ/ssw/events/opendoor

30-April 1—Project-based learning: Kids Who Know and Do, sponsored by the Autodesk Foundation, for pre-K-12 teachers, administrators, school district officials, and prospective teachers, at the San Francisco Hilton Hotel in San Francisco. Contact: Ross Kleinberg, AF, 111 McInnis Parkway, San Rafael, CA 94903; (415) 507- 6336; fax: (415) 507-6339; e-mail: ross.kleinberg@autodesk.com; Web site: www.autodesk.com/foundation or Sanna Randolph, AF; (415) 507-6232; e-mail: sanna.randolph@autodesk.org.< /p>

30-April 1—School law: Annual school law seminar, sponsored by the National School Boards Association's Council of School Attorneys, for school attorneys, administrators, and school board members, in Orlando, Fla. Contact: NSBACSA, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 838-6738; fax: (703) 548-5613; e- mail: landrews@nsba.org; Web site: www.nsba.org/cosa.

30-April 1—Teacher compensation: Teacher Compensation Design Seminar, sponsored by the Consortium for Policy Research in Education and the Center for Advanced Studies, Inc., for educators, at the Fluno Center, UW-Madison campus in Madison, Wis. Contact: Lisa Armstrong, CPRE/CASB Seminars, University of Wisconsin- Madison, 1025 W. Johnson St., Madison, WI 53706; (608) 263-4260; (608) 263-6448; e- mail: llarms@facstaff.wisc.edu; Web site: www.wcer.wisc.edu/cpre.

31—Study skills: Hm Learning and Study Skills Seminar, sponsored by hm Study Skills, the National Association of Secondary School Principals, and the National Association of Elementary School Principals, for teachers and administrators in grades 1-12, in Nashville, Tenn. Registration deadline: 10 working days before event. Contact: Esther Davenport, PO Box 95010, Newton, MA 02495; (617) 965-0048; fax: (617) 965-0056; e-mail: edaven1010@aol.com.

31-April 1—Professional development: Leadership Institute, sponsored by the College Board, Equity 2000, for principals and other administrators, 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.

31-April 1—Student achievement and technology: Key Work of School Boards: Student Achievement and Technology, sponsored by the National School Boards Association, for school board members, superintendents, and other school leaders, in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Susan Booth, Manager, Technology Leadership Network, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA, 22314; (703) 838-6155; fax: (703) 548-5560; e-mail: sbooth@nsba.org; Web site: www.nsba.org/itte.

31-April 1—Technology: Technology specialty conference, sponsored by the Middle States Regional Office of the College Board, for educators, in Scotch Plains, N.J. 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.

31-April 1—Urban education: Annual meeting, sponsored by the National School Boards Association's Council of Urban Boards of Education, for school board members and other school leaders from urban and large school districts, in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Katrina Kelley, NSBA, Director, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA, 22314; (703) 838-6742; fax: (703) 683-7590; e-mail: kkelley@nsba.org; Web site: www.nsba.org/cube.

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