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1—Economics: Teaching the Basics of Savings and Investing, sponsored by the National Association of Securities Dealers, for educators, administrators, and librarians, at the Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport Hilton in Minneapolis. Contact: West Glen Communications, 1430 Broadway, New York, NY 10018; phone: (888) 822-5775; fax: (212) 912-9536; e-mail: nasd@westglen.com; Web site: www.wgen.com/nasd.htm.

1-2—Professional development: Critical-Thinking Weekend Seminar, sponsored by the Center/Foundation for Critical Thinking, for educators, at the Holiday Inn by the Bay in San Francisco. Contact: CFCT, PO Box 7087, Cotati, CA 94931; phone: (800) 833-3645; fax: (707) 878-9111; e-mail: cct@criticalthinking.org; Web site: www.criticalthinking.org.

1-4—Professional development: Annual Conference, sponsored by the National School Boards Association, for school board members, superintendents, and other school district administrators, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Bob Lucas, Assistant Executive Director, NSBA, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA, 22314; (703) 838-6790; fax: (703) 683-7590; e-mail: blucas@nsba.org; Web site: www.nsba.org/conference.

1-5—Professional development: District IV Annual Conference, sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, for educators, at the Radisson Hotel in Baton Rouge, La. 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—College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for secondary school students, in Cleveland. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

2-4—Federal aid: 2000 Spring Conference, sponsored by the National Association of Federally Impacted Schools, for educators, in Washington. Contact: NAFIS, 444 North Capitol St. N.W., Washington, DC 20001; (202) 624-5455; fax: (202) 624-5468; e-mail: nafis@sso.org; Web site: www.sso.org/nafis.

2-4—Philanthropy: The Changing Face of Philanthropy, sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, for educators, in St. Louis. 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.

2-5—Professional development: Focusing on Success, sponsored by the North Central Association Commission on Schools, for teachers, administrators, board members, and parents, in Chicago. Contact: Gene Wenger, NCACS, Arizona State University, Box 873011, Tempe, AZ 85287-3011; (800) 525-9517; e-mail: gwenger@nca.asu.edu.

2-5—Special education: Special Education World Congress 2000, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, for educators, in Vancouver, British Columbia. Contact: CEC, 1920 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191-1589; (888) 232-7733; e- mail: conteduc@cec.sped.org.

3—Professional development: Getting Beyond Disruption, Hostility, and Excuses, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa, for educators, in Flint, 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.

3-7—Special needs: 18th Annual Conference on Learning Disabilities and Educational Therapy, sponsored by the Learning Disabilities Network, for educators, at the Lantana in Randolph, Mass. Contact: Kate Norton, LDN, 72 Sharp St., Suite A-2, Hingham, MA 02043; (781) 340-5605; fax: (781) 340-5603; e-mail: LDNTWK@aol.com.

3-9—Professional development: Annual Convention, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, for educators, in Vancouver, British Columbia. Contact: CEC; 1920 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191-1589; (888) 232-7733; e-mail: conteduc@ece.sped.org.

4—Writing: Helping Children Develop as Nonfiction Writers, sponsored by Lesley College Center for Reading Recovery, for classroom teachers of grades 2- 6, prinicipals, and language arts teachers, at the Holiday Inn in Dedham, Mass. Contact: Karen Travelo, LCCRR, 1815 Massachusetts Ave., Suite 378, Cambridge, MA 02140; phone: (617) 349-8402; fax: (617) 349-8490; e-mail: ktravelomail@lesley.edu; Web site: www.lesley.edu.

4—Literacy: Improving Literacy in the Secondary Schools, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, at the Holiday Inn in Matteson, 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.

4—Math: How To Create Games That Teach, Reinforce and Review Mathematics Concepts, 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@churchillschoo l.com.

4—Middle schools: Applying Computer Technology at the Middle Level Conference, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for educators, in Sturbridge, Mass. Contact: Adrian Alekna, 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.

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

4—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 Dallas. 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.

5—Literacy: Improving Literacy in the Secondary Schools, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, at the Holiday Inn Airport in Cleveland. 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.

5—Math: Connecting Literature to Mathematics, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Timonium, Md. 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.

5—Professional development: Building Champions, 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.

5—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 Norfolk, Va. 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.

5—Technology: Sharing Effective Practices Seminar: Using Technology to Enhance Learning, 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: nrpdc@csuohio.edu or jenkins@popmail.csuohio.edu.

6—Literacy: Improving Literacy in the Secondary Schools, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, at the Holiday Inn Select Downtown, 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.

6—Literacy: Integrating the Arts With Literacy: The Power to Promote Learning, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, 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.

6—Math and literature: Connecting Literature to Mathematics, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Brockton, Mass. 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—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 Detroit. 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.

6-7—Assessment: Multiple Intelligences Approach to Assessment, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Grand Rapids, 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.

6-8—Diversity: Healing the Heart of Diversity, sponsored by the Fetzer Institute, for K-12 and higher education administrators and educators, business leaders, and others, 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.

6-8—Technology: International Technology Education Association's 62nd Annual Conference, sponsored by the ITEA, for educators, at the Salt Palace in Salt Lake City. Contact: ITEA, 1914 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191-1539; (703) 860- 2100; fax: (703) 860-0353; e-mail: itea@iris.org; Web site: www.itea.org.

6-9—Science: The National Science Teachers Association 48th National Convention, sponsored by the NSTA, for educators, in Orlando, Fla. Contact: NSTA, 1840 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22201.

7—Literacy: Integrating the Arts With Literacy: The Power To Promote Learning, 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.

7—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 Seattle. 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.

7-8—Saturday academies: Safety Nets: Focus on Saturday Academies, sponsored by the College Board, Equity 2000, for educators, students, and parents, 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.

7-9—Montessori education: National conference, sponsored by the National Center for Montessori Education, for teachers, administrators, school owners, and parents, at the Town and Country Hotel in San Diego. Contact: Kristin Cook, NCME, 3941 Covered Bridge Place, Smyrna, GA 30082; (770) 437-8055; fax: (770) 437-8061; e-mail: ncme@mindspring.com; Web site: www.mindspring.com/ncme.

7-9—Student advancement: SAA/SF Network District V Conference, sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, for educators, at Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. 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.

9-10—College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for secondary school students, at the Onondaga County Convention Center in Syracuse, N.Y. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

9-11—Professional development: National Policy Seminar, sponsored by the Association for Career and Technical Education, for educators, at the Washington Renaissance Hotel in Washington. Contact: ACTE, Meetings Department, 1410 King St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 826-9972; fax: (703) 683-7424; Web site: www.acteonline.org.

10-11—College admission: The Path to College, sponsored by the College Board, Equity 2000, for educators, in Washington. Contact: Marlene Guy, 1233 20th St. N.W., Washington, DC 20036-2304; (202) 822-5930; fax: (202) 822- 5939, ext. 120; e-mail: mguy@collegeboard.org.

10-12—Diversity: The Institute on Cultural and Linguistic Diversity, sponsored by the Northeast and Islands Regional Educational Laboratory, for practitioners, school leaders, staff developers, higher education representatives, and researchers, at Brown University in Providence, R.I. Registration deadline: March 1. Contact: LAB at BU, 222 Richmond St., Suite 300, Providence, RI 02903-4226; (800) 521-9550 or (401) 274-9548; fax: (401) 421-7650; e-mail: info@lab.brown.edu; Web site: www.lab.brown.edu.

10-12—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.

11—Diversity: Effective Policy and Practice for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students, sponsored by the Northeast and Islands Regional Educational Laboratory, for policymakers, practitioners, and community and business leaders, at Brown University in Providence, R.I. Contact: LAB at BU, 222 Richmond St., Suite 300, Providence, RI 02903-4226; (800) 521-9550; or (401) 274-9548; fax: (401) 421-7650; e-mail: info@lab.brown.edu; Web site: www.lab.brown.edu.

11—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 Manchester, N.H. 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.

11—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 Philadelphia. 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.

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

12—Curriculum: 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.

12—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 Hartford, Conn. 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.

12-14—Philanthropy: Women in Philanthropy: Contributions of Women's Colleges and Girls' Schools, sponsored by the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education, for educators, at the Marriott Hotel at Metro Center in Washington. 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.

12-14—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 Chicago. 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.

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

13-15—Math: Mathematics: Everyone's Future, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics and the Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics, for math teachers, mathematicians, and administrators, in Chicago. Contact: NCTM, Convention Services Department, 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.

13-15—Professional development: The Conference on College Composition and Communication Annual Convention, sponsored by the CCCC of the National Council of Teachers of English, for college composition teachers, in Minneapolis. 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.

13-16—Foreign language: Agents of Change in a Changing Age, sponsored by the Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, for foreign language, classical language, ESL educators, and administrators, at the Omni-Shoreham Hotel in Washington. Registration deadline: March 17. Contact: Rebecca R. Kline, NECTFL, Dickinson College, PO Box 1773, Carlisle, PA 17013-2896; (717) 245-1977; fax: (717) 245- 1976; e-mail: nectfl@dickinson.edu; Web site: www.dickinson.edu/nectfl.

14—English and math: One-day 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.

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 Kansas City, Mo. 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.

14-15—Dyslexia: Regional workshop and training in screening and tutoring, sponsored by the Slingerland Institute, for eduators, tutors, administrators, special education teachers, and Title I specialists, at the Embassy Suites in Nashville, Tenn. Contact: SI, 1 Bellevue Center, 411 108th Ave. N.E., Bellevue, WA 98004; phone (425) 453-1190; fax: (425) 635-7762; e-mail: SlingInst@aol.com.

17-18—Communications: Attracting National Media Attention to Your Campus, sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, for educators, at Georgetown University in Washington. 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—Writing: An Integrated Approach To Teaching Grammar and Writing for Children with Language Problems, sponsored by the Churchill Center, for educators. Contact: Susan Spero, CC, 22 E. 95th St., New York, NY 10128; (212) 722-0610; fax: (212) 410-3199; e-mail: churchillcenter@churchillschoo l.com.

19-22—Business education: Real Time, Real World—Accepting the Challenges of 2000 and Beyond, sponsored by the National Business Education Association, for individuals and groups engaged in instruction, administration, research, and dissemination of information for and about business, including educators involved at the elementary, junior high, senior high school, community college, university, or private business school levels, administrators, supervisors, counselors, and business professionals, at the Anaheim Marriott in Anaheim, Calif. Contact: NBEA, 1914 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191-1596; (703) 860-8300; fax: (703) 620-4483; e-mail: nbea@nbea.org; Web site: www.nbea.org.

19-22—Computer education: Bridging Distances, sponsored by the Northwest Council for Computer Education, for K-12 educators, preservice teachers, and technology professionals, at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland. Contact: Myrna Jensen, Conference Organizer, NCCE, 324 Whitebirch Place, Wenatchee, WA 98801; (509) 663-1950; fax: (509) 663-1950; e-mail: myrnaJ5@AOL.COM; Web site: www.ncce.org/2000/.

19-21—Philanthropy: Advanced Annual Giving Conference, sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, for educators, at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in Cambridge, Mass. 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.

24-28—Curriculum management: Curriculum Management Audit Training, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Akron, 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.

24-28—Professional development: Creating Knowledge in the 21st Century: Insights from Multiple Perspectives, sponsored by the American Educational Research Association, for researchers, practitioners, policymakers, and interested others, in New Orleans. Contact: AERA, 1230 17th St. N.W., Washington, DC 20036; (202) 223- 9485; fax: (202) 775-1824; Web site: www.aera.net.

25-26—Alumni relations: Alumni Cultivation Strategies: Building an Alumni Center, sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, for educators, at the Hyatt Regency 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.

25-27—Fund raising: Major Gift Fund Raising for Deans, sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, for educators and administrators, at the Royal Sonesta in Cambridge, Mass. 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.

25-28—Athletics: Activities & Athletics: Classroom for Values Symposium, sponsored by the Secondary Schools Department of the National Catholic Educational Association, for administrators, teachers, moderators, and coaches, at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore. Contact: Sister Mary Frances Taymans, Associate Executive Director, NCEA, 1077 30th St. N.W., Suite 100, Washington, DC 20007- 3852; (202) 337-6232; (202) 333-6706; e-mail: nceasec@ncea.org.

25-28—Professional development: National Catholic Educational Association Annual Convention and Exposition, sponsored by the NCEA, for administrators, teachers, board members, parish religious education directors/catechists, at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore. Contact: NCEA, 1077 30th St. N.W., Suite 100, Washington, DC 20007; (202) 337-6232; fax: (202) 333-6706; e-mail: convention@ncea.org; Web site: www.ncea.org.

26-28—Alumni relations: Annual Conference for Chief Alumni Relations Officers, sponsored by the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education, for educators, at the Hyatt Regency 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.

26-28—Technology: Technology site visit, sponsored by the National School Boards Association, for technology coordinators, superintendents, board members, teachers, and school and community leaders, at the Clark County School District in Las Vegas. Contact: Ann Lee Flynn, NSBA, 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.

27—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 Minneapolis. 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.

27-28—College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for secondary school students, at the Convention Center in Los Angeles. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

27-28—Development: Matching Gifts Symposium, sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, for educators, in Los Angeles. 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.

27-29—Special education: Creating 21st Century Communities, Families, Schools, and Beyond, sponsored by the California Chapter of the Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps, for parents, teachers, support staff, administrators, and other interested educators, at the Burbank Airport Hilton Hotel in Burbank, Calif. Contact: CAL-TASH at (800) 967-2042; fax: (800) 683-2482; Web site: www.caltash.gen.ca.us.

28-May 1—Science: National Association for Research in Science Teaching 2000 Annual Meeting, sponsored by the NARST, for educators, at the Radisson Hotel in New Orleans. Contact: John R. Wiggins, 2000 Annual Meeting Coordinator, Director, Technology Training Center, 850 College Station Road, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602; (706) 542-4909; fax: (706) 542-0242; e-mail: jwiggins@coe.uga.edu.

28—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 Long Island, N.Y. 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.

28-29—Annual giving: Increasing Phonathon Revenue, sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, for educators, in Los Angeles. 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.

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

*30-May 2—Technology: SchoolTech Exposition and Conference, sponsored by Technology and Learning magazine, for educators, administrators, and information- technology specialists, at the Hilton Hotel and Towers in New York City. Contact: SchoolTech Expo, c/o CMP Media, 600 Harrison St., San Francisco, CA 94107; phone: (800) 829- 3976; Web site: www.schooltechexpo.com.

30-May 5—Reading: Annual convention, sponsored by the International Reading Association, for teachers and administrators, in Indianapolis. Contact: IRA Headquarters, 800 Barksdale Road, PO Box 8139, Newark, DE 19714-8139; (302) 731-1600; fax: (302) 731-1057; Web site: www.reading.org.

Vol. 19, Issue 29, Pages 53-54

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