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November 2000 | December 2000 Part One | December 2000 Part Two
** marks events that have not appeared in a previous issue of Education Week.

1--Arts: Integrating Arts With Literacy, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Madison, Wis. Dead-line: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789;phone: (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500; (800) 766-1156 ;fax: (812)339-0018;e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org;Web site: www.pdkintl.org .

1--College fair: Online College Fair/International Students, sponsored by the National As- sociation for College Admission Counseling, for college-bound and college students and their parents, at www.nacac.com. Contact: Greg Ferguson, Director of Na-tional College Fairs, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314-2818;phone: (703) 836-2222, ext. 115 ;fax: (703)836-8015;e-mail: n/a;Web site: www.nacac.com .

1-- College fair: Performing and Visual Arts College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Ad-missions Counseling, for college-bound and college students interested in pursuing graduate and undergraduate programs of study in the areas of music, dance, theater, graphic de-sign, and related disciplines, and their parents, at the Washington State Convention and Trade Center in Seattle. Contact: Greg Ferguson, Director of National College Fairs, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314-2818;phone: (703) 836-2222, ext. 115 ;fax: (703)836-8015;e-mail: n/a;Web site: www.nacac.com .

1--Mathematics: Hands-on Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Casper, Wyo.; Greensboro, N.C.; Lexington, Ky.; and Tulsa, Okla. Dead-line: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington,.IN 47402-0789;phone: (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500; (800) 766- ;fax: (812) 339- 0018;e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org;Web site: www.pdkintl.org .

1-4--Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: 12th Annual CHADD International Conference, sponsored by Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, for educators, at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Towers, in Chicago. Contact: CHADD, 8181 Professional Place, Suite 201, Landover, MD 20785;phone: (301) 306-7070 ;fax: (301)306-7090;e-mail: n/a;Web site: www.chadd.org .

1-4-- Community service: Seminar, sponsored by True Col-ors Communications Group, for administrators and educators, in New Orleans. Contact: TCCG, 12395 Doherty St., River-side, CA 92503;phone: (888) 698-2577 ;fax: (909) 371- 1701;e-mail: n/a;Web site: n/a .

1-5--Gifted chil-dren: 47th Annual Convention and Exhibit, sponsored by the National Association for Gifted Children, for teachers, counselors, administrators, and parents, at the Westin Peachtree Hotel and Merchandise Mart in Atlanta. Contact: NAGC, 1707 L St. NW, Suite 550, Washington, DC 20036;phone: (202)785-4268 ;fax: (202)785- 4248;e-mail: n/a;Web site: www.nagc.org .

2--College fair: Performing and Visual Arts College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admissions Counseling, for college-bound and col-lege students interested in pursuing graduate and under-graduate programs of study in the areas of music, dance, theater, graphic design, and related disciplines, and their parents, at the University of Portland, Chiles Center, in Portland, Ore. Contact: Greg Ferguson, Director of Na-tional College Fairs, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314-2818;phone: (703) 836-2222, ext. 115 ;fax: (703)836-8015;e-mail: n/a;Web site: www.nacac.com .

2--Mathematics: Hands-on Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Idaho Falls, Idaho; Kalamazoo, Mich.; King of Prussia, Pa.; Sioux Falls, S.D.; Peabody, Mass.; and Lubbock, Texas. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Blooming-ton, IN 47402-0789;phone: (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500; (800) 766-1156 ;fax: (812)339-0018;e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org;Web site: www.pdkintl.org .

2-4--Diversity: Cultural Diversity and As-sessment, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Chil-dren's Council for Educational Diagnostic Services, for educators, at the Hanalei Hotel in San Diego. Contact: Sandra Latchford, CEDS, 60 Surrey Crescent, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, E3B 4L3;phone: (506) 453-3515 ;fax: (506)453-4765;e-mail: sandral@unb.ca;Web site: www.cec.sped.org .

2-4--Middle schools: Annual conference, sponsored by the National Middle School Association, for middle school educators and administrators, at America's Convention Center in St. Louis. Contact: Jim Kappen-hagen, CMP, Meeting Manager, NMSA, 4151 Executive Parkway, Suite 300, Westerville, OH 43081;phone: (614) 895-4730 ;fax: (614)895-4750;e-mail: jakappen@aol.com;Web site: www.nmsa.org .

2-4--Professional development: National Writing Centers Association Conference, sponsored by the National Writing Centers Association, for teachers of Eng-lish at all levels and teacher educators, in Baltimore. Contact: National Council of Teachers of English, Jon Ol-son;phone: (814) 865-9243 ;fax: (814) 863-9627;e- mail: n/a;Web site: www.english.udel.edu/wc/mawca/ nwcacon.html .

2-5-- Professional development: 2000 Topical Conference, sponsored by the Council for Educational Diag-nostic Services, for educators, at the Hotel Monteleone in New Orleans. Contact: Sandra Latchford, CEDS, 60 Surrey Crescent, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada E3B 4L3;phone: (506) 453- 3515 ;fax: (506)453-4765;e-mail: sandra1@unb.ca;Web site: n/a .

2-4-- Public engagement: The Harvard Seminar on Public Engagement: Bridging the Gap Between Edu-cators and the Public, sponsored by the Harvard Graduate School of Education, for superintendents, administrators, principals, policymakers, school board members, and educa-tion program officers in national and local foundations, in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: Melissa Dukov, HGSE, 339 Gutman Library, Cambridge, MA 02138;phone: (617) 495-3572 ;fax: (617)496-3237;e- mail: melissa_dukov@harvard.edu;Web site: www.gse.harvard.edu/~ppe .

* *2--Learning disabilities: Teaching High School Writing to Students With Learning Disabilities, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for mainstream and special education instructors, at the school in Washington. Contact: LSW, 4759 Reservoir Road N.W., Washington, DC 20007;phone: (202) 944- 3082 ;fax: (202) 965-5106;e-mail: Dianalab@aol.com;Web site: n/a .

**2-4--Achievement gap: Seeing Is Believing: Evidence That We Can Close the Achievement Gap, sponsored by the Education Trust, for edu-cators, In Washington. Contact: Nevin Brown or Sonya Wil-son, ET, 1725 K Street, NW, Suite 200, Washington, DC 20006.;phone: (202) 293- 1217 ;fax: (202) 293-2605;e-mail: n/a;Web site: n/a .

3-- Mathematics: Hands-on Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Portland, Maine; York, Pa.; Rapid City, S.D.; Odessa, Texas; and Ogden, Utah. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789;phone: (812) 339-1156, ext. 250; (800) 766-1156 ;fax: (812)339-0018;e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org;Web site: www.pdkintl.org .

3-7--Music: National conference, sponsored by the American Orff-Schulwerk Association, for educators, at the Phoenix Civic Plaza in Phoenix. Contact: AOSA, PO Box 391089, Cleveland,.OH 44139-8089;phone: (440)543-5366 ;fax: (440)543-2687;e- mail: HdqtrsAOSA@aol.com;Web site: www.aosa.org .

**3--Learning disabilities: Workshop on teaching mathematics to students with learning disabili-ties, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for educa-tors, at the school in Washington. Contact: LSW, 4759 Res-ervoir Road, NW, Washington, DC 20007;phone: (202) 944-3082 ;fax: (202) 293-2605;e-mail: Dianalab@aol.com;Web site: n/a .

**3--Technology: Technology and Professional Development -- Making a Match for All Teachers, sponsored by Scope, for educators, school board members, and parents, at the Islandia Marriott Long Island in Islandia, NY. Contact: Connie Garone or Betty Westcott, Scope, 100 Lawrence Ave., Smithtown, NY 11787;phone: (631) 369-0356 ;fax: (631) 369- 0356;e-mail: n/a;Web site: www.li- scope.org .

**3--Educational admini-stration: Annual convention, sponsored by the Univer-sity Council for Educational Administration, for educators, at the Hilton Hotel in Albuquerque, N.M. Contact: UCES, 205 Hill Hall, Columbia, MO 65211-2185;phone: (573)884- 8300 ;fax: (573)884-8302;e-mail: n/a;Web site: www.ucea.org .

4--Professional development: Personalized Learning With Differentiated Instruction, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Leesburg, Va. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloom-ington, IN 47402-0789;phone: (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500; (800) 766-1156 ;fax: (812) 339- 0018;e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org;Web site: www.pdkintl.org .

4--Reading: 19th Annual Conference of Read-ing Reform Foundation, sponsored by the Reading Reform Foundation of New York, for teachers, adult pupils, admin- istrators, tutors, and agency personnel, at the New York Hilton and Towers in New York City. Contact: Lauren Wedeles, Executive Director, RRFNY, 333 W. 57th St., Suite 1L, New York, NY 10019;phone: (212) 307-7320 ;fax: (212)307- 0449;e-mail: readingreform@mindspring.com;Web site: www.readingreformny.org. .

* *4--Middle school girls: Raising Confident and Competent Girls, sponsored by the Center for Research on Women, for staff members of youth- serving organizations, at Wellesley College in Wellesley, Mass. Contact: Ineke Ceder, Research Administrator, CRW, WC, 106 Central St., Wellesley, MA 02481;phone: (871)283-2486 ;fax: (871)283-3645;e-mail: n/a;Web site: n/a .

5--College fair: Fall 2000 National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for high school students and parents, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia. Contact: Greg Ferguson, Director of National College Fairs, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314-2818;phone: (703) 836-2222, ext. 115 ;fax: (703)836- 8015;e-mail: n/a;Web site: www.nacac.com .

5-7--Professional development: The Moral Instruction of Children, sponsored by the Council for Spiritual and Ethi-cal Education, for elementary school faculty, staff, and administration, at the Foxhollow Retreat Center, in Louis-ville, Ky. Contact: CSEE, 1465 Northside Drive, Suite 220, Atlanta, GA 30318-4225;phone: (404) 355- 4460 ;fax: (404)355-4435;e-mail: info@csee.org;Web site: www.csee.org .

6--Curriculum: Curriculum Management Audit, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Tampa. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789;phone: (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500; (800) 766- 1156 ;fax: (812)339-0018;e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org;Web site: www.pdkintl.org .

6--Mathematics: Hands-on Equations, spon-sored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Raleigh, N.C.; Las Cruces, N.M.; and Sumter, S.C. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402- 0789;phone: (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500; (800) 766-1156 ;fax: (812)339-0018;e- mail: cpds@pdkintl.org;Web site: www.pdkintl.org .

6-7--Aggression: Seminar: Reducing Aggres-sion in Schools, sponsored by the Boys Town National Re-source and Training Center, for educators, administrators, and support staff, in Indianapolis. Contact: Father Flana-gan's Boys' Home, NRTC- 14, 14100 Crawford St., Boys Town, NE 68010;phone: (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; ;fax: n/a;e-mail: n/a;Web site: www.boystown.org/nrtc .

6-9-- Professional development: The New Millennium, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Chil-dren's Teacher Education Division, for educators, at the Tropicana Hotel in Las Vegas. Contact: Nasim Dil, De-partment of Special Education, University of Nevada--Las Vegas, 4505 Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas, NV 89154-3014;phone: (702) 895-1103 ;fax: (702)895-0984;e-mail: dil@ccmail.nevada.edu;Web site: n/a .

6-10--Specialized classrooms: Seminar: Specialized Classroom Management, sponsored by the Boys Town National Resource and Training Center, for educators and administrators, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: Father Flanagan's Boys' Home, NRTC-14, 14100 Crawford St., Boys Town, NE 68010;phone: (800) 545-5771, ext. 65 ;fax: n/a;e-mail: n/a;Web site: www.boystown.org/nrtc .

7-- Professional development: Professional Network for Administrators and Instruc-tional Leaders, sponsored by the Greater Cleveland Educa-tional Development Center, for classroom teachers, adminis-trators, curriculum directors, and other interested educa-tors, at Cleveland State University in Cleveland. Con-tact: Barbara Jenkins, GCEDC, Route 901, Cleveland State University, 1860 E. 22nd St., Cleveland, OH 44114-4435;phone: (216) 523- 7107 ;fax: (216)687-5422;e-mail: nrpdc@csuohio.edu;Web site: gcedcohio.edu .

8--College fair: Fall 2000 National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Ad-mission Counseling, for high school students and parents, at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Contact: Greg Ferguson, Director of National College Fairs, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314-2818;phone: (703) 836-2222, ext. 115 ;fax: (703) 836-8015;e-mail: n/a;Web site: www.nacac.com .

8--Mathematics: Hands-on Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Norcross, Ga.; Monroe, La.; Fayetteville, N.C.; and Niagara Falls, N.Y. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington,.IN 47402-0789;phone: (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500; (800) 766- 1156 ;fax: (812) 339-0018;e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org;Web site: www.pdkintl.org .

8--Music: International Symposium-Orff Schulwerk for Life-Long Learning, sponsored by the American Orff-Schulwerk Association, for educators, at the Sheridan Four Points in Rochester, N.Y. Contact: American Orff-Schulwerk Association, PO Box 391089, Cleveland, OH 44039-8089;phone: (440) 543-5366 ;fax: (440) 543- 2687;e-mail: HdqtrsAOSA@aol.com;Web site: www.aosa.org .

8--Professional development: Personalized Learning With Differentiated Instruction, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Norcross, Ga. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789;phone: (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500; (800) 766-1156 ;fax: (812) 339- 0018;e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org;Web site: www.pdkintl.org .

8-9--Catholic schools: Seminar: The Well-Managed Classroom for Catholic Schools, sponsored by the Boys Town National Resource and Training Center, for educa- tors and support staff, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: Fa-ther Flanagan's Boys' Home, NRTC-14, 14100 Crawford St., Boys Town, NE 68010;phone: (800) 545-5771, ext. 65 ;fax: n/a;e-mail: n/a;Web site: www.boystown.org/nrtc .

8-9-- Mentoring: Mentoring the New Teacher, sponsored by the Northeast Regional Professional Development Center, for educators, at Cleveland State Uni-versity in Cleveland. Contact: NRPDC, Route 901, CSU, 1860 E. 22nd St., Cleveland, Ohio 44114-4435;phone: (216) 523-7107 ;fax: (216)687-5422;e-mail: nrpdc@csuohio.edu;Web site: nrpdc.org .

8-10--Leadership: Conference, sponsored by True Colors Communications Group, for school administra-tors, in Houston. Contact: TCCG, 12395 Doherty St., Riv-erside, CA 92503;phone: (888) 698-2577 ;fax: (909) 371-1701;e-mail: n/a;Web site: n/a .

8-10--Special education: Special Education in the 21st Century, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children's Arkan-sas Federation, for educators, at the Austin Hotel and Con-vention Center, in Hot Springs, Ark. Contact: Bruce Pil-cher, PO Box 1155, Rogers, AR 72757;phone: (501) 631-3515 ;fax: n/a;e-mail: www.cec.sped.org/Arkansas;Web site: n/a .

8-11--Dyslexia: Annual conference, sponsored by the International Dyslexia Association, for educators, in Washington. Contact: IDA, 8600 LaSalle Road, Chester Building, Suite 382, Baltimore, MD 21286- 2044;phone: (800) ABCD123 or (410) 296-0232 ;fax: n/a;e-mail: info@interdys.org;Web site: www.interdys.org .

8-12-- Communications: Annual meeting, sponsored by the National Communication Association, for faculty, professionals, administrators, and students in the field of communication, in Seattle. Contact: Michelle Randall, NCA, 5105 Backlick Road, Building E, Annandale, VA 22301;phone: (703) 750-0533 ;fax: n/a;e-mail: mrandall@natcom.org;Web site: www.natcom.org .

8-12-- Music: National conference, spon-sored by the American Orff-Schulwerk Association, for edu-cators, at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center, in Rochester, N.Y. Contact: AOSA, PO Box 391089, Cleveland, OH 44039- 8089;phone: (440) 543-5366 ;fax: (440)543-2687;e-mail: HdqtrsAOSA@aol.com;Web site: www.aosa.org .

9--Arts: Start With Arts Program, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Kansas City, Mo. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789;phone: (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500; (800) 766- 1156 ;fax: (812)339-0018;e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org;Web site: www.pdkintl.org .

9--Mathematics: Hands-on Equations, spon-sored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Merrillville, Ind.; Omaha, Neb.; and Utica, N.Y. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402- 0789;phone: (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500; (800) 766-1156 ;fax: (812)339-0018;e- mail: cpds@pdkintl.org;Web site: www.pdkintl.org .

9--Professional development: Personalized Learning With Differentiated Instruction, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Rockford, Ill. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789;phone: (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500; (800) 766-1156 ;fax: (812) 339- 0018;e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org;Web site: www.pdkintl.org .

9-10-- Professional development: Conference, sponsored by Women Education Leaders in Virginia, for indi-viduals in and aspiring to administrative positions in edu-cation, at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. Contact: Mary Ann Wolf;phone: n/a;fax: n/a;e-mail: maw6g@virginia.edu;Web site: n/a .

9-11--Education law: Annual con-ference, sponsored by the Education Law Association, for educators, attorneys, school administrators, staff members of state and federal education agencies, and anyone inter-ested in education law, at the Swissotel in Atlanta. Con-tact: Mandy Bingaman, Interim Executive Director, ELA, 300 College Park, Dayton, OH 45469-2280;phone: (937) 229-3589 ;fax: (937)229-3845;e-mail: ela@udayton.edu;Web site: www.educationlaw.org .

9-11-- Library media: Crossing the Threshold Conference, sponsored by the Illinois School Library Media Association, for educators and librarians, at the Arlington Park Sheraton, in Chicago. Contact: ISLMA, PO Box 598, Canton, IL 61520;phone: n/a;fax: n/a;e-mail: islma@aol.com;Web site: www.islma.org .

9-11--Professional development: Fall Forum 2000, spon-sored by the Coalition of Essential Schools, for K-12 edu-cators, principals, state and district leaders, school board members, parents, and students, at the Rhode Island Convention Center- Westin Hotel in Providence. Contact: Eidetics;phone: (925) 676-5748 ;fax: (925) 676-5785;e-mail: eidetics @conferencemanagement.com.;Web site: n/a .

9-11--Professional development: Experience a Taste of Niagara, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Chil-dren's Ontario Federation, for educators, at the Sheraton Hotel in Niagara Falls, Ontario. Contact: Barb Rowe;phone: (416) 223-6164 ;fax: (416)223-5677;e-mail: barbrowe@compuserve.com;Web site: n/a .

9-11--Professional develop-ment: Seminar, sponsored by True Colors Communications Group, for educators, in Sacramento, Calif. Contact: TCCG, 12395 Doherty St., Riverside, CA 92503;phone: (888) 698-2577 ;fax: (909) 371-1701;e-mail: n/a;Web site: n/a .

9-11--Technology: Fall 2000 Conference, sponsored by Computer-Using Educators Inc., for educators at all levels interested in technology in education, at the Sacramento Convention Center in Sacramento, Calif. Con-tact: Lora Sanders, CUE Inc., 1210 Marina Village Parkway, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501;phone: n/a;fax: n/a;e- mail: cueinc@cue.org;Web site: www.cue.org .

9-11--Team building: Training, sponsored by True Colors Communications Group, for educators, in Wichita, Kansas. Contact: TCCG, 12395 Doherty St., Riverside, CA 92503;phone: (888) 698-2577 ;fax: (909) 371-1701;e-mail: n/a;Web site: n/a .

**09--Obsessive compul-sive disorder: Workshop, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for mainstream and special education in-structors working with children with obsessive compulsive disorder and learning disabilities, at the school in Wash-ington. Contact: LSW, 4759 Reservoir Road N.W., Washing-ton, DC 20007;phone: (202) 944-3082 ;fax: (202) 965-5106;e-mail: Dianalab@aol.com;Web site: n/a .

**9-11--School law: Legal Issues in Education Practice: Challenges and Opportunities in the 21st Century, sponsored by the Education Law Asso-ciation, for attorneys, school administrators, educators, faculty members in schools of education and law, and staff members of state and federal education agencies. Contact: ELA, 300 College Park, Dayton, OH 45469;phone: (937) 229-3589 ;fax: (937) 229-3845;e-mail: ela@udayton.edu;Web site: www.educationlaw.org .

10-- Arts: Start With Arts Program, spon-sored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Albuquerque, N.M. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Con-tact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789;phone: (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500; (800) 766-1156 ;fax: (812)339-0018;e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org;Web site: www.pdkintl.org .

10--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, spon-sored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Brooklyn Center, Minn.; Champaign, Ill.; and Panama City, Fla. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington,.IN 47402-0789;phone: (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500; (800) 766-1156 ;fax: (812) 339- 0018;e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org;Web site: www.pdkintl.org .

10-11-- Professional development: National New Visions of Leadership, sponsored by the Foundation for Excellent Schools, for administrators, teachers, school board members, and business and community leaders, at the Stoweflake Resort and Conference Center in Stowe, Vt. Contact: Rick Dalton, President, FES, 1634 Route 30, Corn-wall, VT 05753-9264;phone: (802) 462-3170 ;fax: (802)462- 3180;e-mail: fes@middlebury.edu;Web site: www.fesnet.org .

10-12-- Professional development: Conference for Heads of Schools, sponsored by the Council for Spiri-tual and Ethical Education, for heads of schools only, at the Belmont Conference Center in Elkridge, Md. Contact: CSEE; 1465 Northside Drive, Suite 220, Atlanta,.GA 30318-4225;phone: (404) 355-4460 ;fax: (404) 355-4435;e-mail: info@csee.org;Web site: www.csee.org .

**10-11-- Leadership: New Visions in Leadership conference, sponsored by the Foundation for Ex-cellent Schools, for educators, school staff members, com- munity members, parents, and students, at the Stoweflake Resort and Conference Center in Stowe, Vt. Contact: Jenni-fer Peltier, Program Coordinator, FES, 1634 Route 30, Corn-wall, VT 05753;phone: (802) 462-3170 ;fax: (802) 462- 3180;e-mail: fesjenjp@together.net;Web site: www.fesnetorg/2000conf.cfm .

11-14--Public education: Annual conference, sponsored by the Public Education Network, for educators, at the Washington Monarch Hotel in Washington. Contact: Mary Anne Dooley, PEN, 601 13th St., NW, Suite 900 N, Washington, DC 20005;phone: (202) 628-7460 ;fax: (202)628-1893;e-mail: MADooley@PublicEducation.org;Web site: www.PublicEducation.org .

12- 14--Leadership: Courageous Lead-ership for School Success, sponsored by the HOPE Foundation and Arizona State University, for superintendents, instruc- tors, and school board members, at Arizona State Univer-sity, in Tempe, Ariz. Deadline: Sept. 31. Contact: Derek Richey, HOPE, 3925 Hagan St., Suite 105, PO Box 906, Bloom-ington, IN 47402;phone: (812) 355-6002 ;fax: (812)323- 8140;e-mail: derek@communitiesofhope.org;Web site: www.communitiesofhope.org .

12-15--Professional development: Conference, sponsored by the Ohio School Boards Asso-ciation, for school board members, superintendents, treas-urers, and other administrators, at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio. Contact: Rick Lewis, OSBA, 8050 N. High St., Suite 100, Columbus, OH 43235;phone: (614) 540-4000 ;fax: (614)540-4100;e-mail: r_lewis@osba-ohio.org;Web site: www.osba-ohio.org .

13-- Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa Inter- national, for educators, in Wilmington, Del.; Overland Park, Kan.; Great Falls, Mont.; Altoona, Pa.; and Milwau-kee. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington,.IN 47402-0789;phone: (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500; (800) 766-1156 ;fax: (812)339-0018;e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org;Web site: www.pdkintl.org .

13--Professional development: Getting Be-yond Disruption, Hostility, and Excuses, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Springfield, Mo. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402- 0789;phone: (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500; (800) 766-1156 ;fax: (812) 339-0018;e- mail: cpds@pdkintl.org;Web site: www.pdkintl.org .

13-14--Classroom management: Seminar: The Well-Managed Classroom, sponsored by the Boys Town National Resource and Training Center, for educators and support staff, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: Father Flanagan's Boys' Home, NRTC-14, 14100 Crawford St., Boys Town, NE 68010;phone: (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; ;fax: n/a;e- mail: n/a;Web site: www.boystown.org/nrtc .

13-14-- Classroom management: Conference, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators of all levels and specialties, in San Francisco. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714;phone: (800) 933-2723 ;fax: (703)575-5400;e-mail: member@ascd.org;Web site: www.ascd.org .

13-14--Mentoring: Learning Focused Mentoring, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators of all levels and specialties, in San Francisco. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311- 1714;phone: (800) 933-2723 ;fax: (703)575-5400;e-mail: member@ascd.org;Web site: www.ascd.org .

13-14--School safety: Seminar: Safe and Ef-fective Secondary Schools, sponsored by the Boys Town Na-tional Resource and Training Center, for educators, admin-istrators, and support staff, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: Father Flanagan's Boys' Home, NRTC- 14, 14100 Crawford St., Boys Town, NE 68010;phone: (800) 545-5771, ext. 65 ;fax: n/a;e-mail: n/a;Web site: www.boystown.org/nrtc .

13-19-- Reading: National Children's Book Week, sponsored by the Children's Book Council, for educators, students, and parents, held nationwide. Con-tact: JoAnn Sabatino-Falkenstein, CBC, 568 Broadway, Suite 404, New York, NY 10012;phone: (212) 966-1990, ext. 305 ;fax: (212)966-2073;e-mail: joanncbc@aol.com;Web site: www.cbcbooks.org .

14--College fair: Online College Fair/Science, Engineering, and Technology, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for college-bound and college students and their parents, at www.nacac.com. Contact: Sylvia E. Karpf, Assistant Direc-tor of National College Fairs, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Al-exandria, VA 22314-2818;phone: (703) 836-2222, ext. 121 ;fax: (703)836- 8015;e-mail: n/a;Web site: www.nacac.com .

14--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, spon-sored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Ellicott City, Md.; Butte, Mont.; Albany, N.Y.; and Green Bay, Wis. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington,.IN 47402-0789;phone: (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500; (800) 766- 1156 ;fax: (812) 339-0018;e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org;Web site: www.pdkintl.org .

14--Professional development: Getting Be-yond Disruption, Hostility, and Excuses, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Evansville, Ind. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402- 0789; (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500;phone: (800) 766-1156 ;fax: (812) 339-0018;e- mail: cpds@pdkintl.org;Web site: www.pdkintl.org .

14--Science: Hands-On Science, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Grand Rap-ids, Mich. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789;phone: (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500; (800) 766-1156 ;fax: (812)339-0018;e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org;Web site: www.pdkintl.org .

14-15-- Professional development: Pathways to Transforming Learning, sponsored by PBS Adult Learning Service and the SCANS 2000 Center at Johns Hopkins Univer- sity, for high school or college-level teachers of math, business, communications, English, technology, manufactur-ing, and quality control, at the Anaheim Hilton in Anaheim, Calif. Contact: PBS Adult Learning Service;phone: (800) 257-2578 ;fax: (703) 739-8471;e-mail: als@pbs.org;Web site: www.pbs. org/als/scans .

14-17--Special education: Annual conference and business meeting, sponsored by the National Association of State Directors of Special Edu-cation, for educators, at the Wyndham Palace Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Contact: Bill East, Executive Direc-tor, NASDSE, 1800 Diagonal Road, Suite 320, Alexandria, VA 22314-2840;phone: (703) 519-3800 or (703) 519-7008 ;fax: (703)519-3808;e- mail: east@nasdse.org;Web site: www.nasdse.org .

15--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, spon-sored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Stockton, Calif.; Boca Raton, Fla.; Clearwater, Fla.; Empo-ria, Kansas; Troy, Mich.; and Arlington, Va. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Blooming-ton,.IN 47402-0789;phone: (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500; (800) 766-1156 ;fax: (812)339-0018;e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org;Web site: www.pdkintl.org .

15-17-- Partnerships: National Symposium on Partnerships in Education, sponsored by the National Asso-ciation of Partners in Education, for school volunteer di- rectors, corporate decisionmakers, educators, volunteers, and policymakers, at the Westin Galleria Oaks in Houston. Contact: NAPE, 901 N. Pitt St., Suite 320, Alexandria, VA 22314;phone: (703) 836-4880 ;fax: (703)836-6941;e-mail: NAPEhq@NAPEhq.org;Web site: www.partnersineducation.org .

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15-17--Discipline: Administrative Inter-vention, three-day workshop, sponsored by Boys Town Na-tional Resource and Training Center, for principals, build-ing 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;phone: (800) 545-5771, ext. 65 ;fax: n/a;e-mail: n/a;Web site: www.ffbh.boystown.org .

15-17-- Teacher compensation: Teacher Compensation-Design Seminar, sponsored by the Consortium for Policy Research in Education and the Center for Ad-vanced Studies in Business Inc., for teams of school admin-istrators and educators, at the Fluno Center at the Univer-sity of Wisconsin--Madison. Contact: Lisa Armstrong, CPRE/CASB Seminars, UW--Madison, 1025 W. Johnson St., Madi-son, WI 53706;phone: (608) 263-4260 ;fax: (608)263-6448;e-mail: llarms1@facstaff.wisc.edu;Web site: www.wcer.wisc.edu/cpre .

15- 19--Multiculturalism: Real Magic: The Realization of Multicultural Education in the Everyday, sponsored by the National Association for Multicultural Education, for educators, administrators, parents, commu-nity leaders, students, policymakers, social workers, and health professionals, at the Hyatt Orlando Hotel in Or-lando, Fla. Contact: NAME, 733 15th St., NW, Washington, DC 20005;phone: (202) 628-6263 ;fax: (202) 628-6264;e-mail: nameorg@erols.com;Web site: www.umd.edu/name .

16-- Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, spon-sored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Santa Rosa, Calif.; New Orleans; and Akron, Ohio. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789;phone: (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500; (800) 766- 1156 ;fax: (812)339-0018;;e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org;Web site: www.pdkintl.org .

16--Professional development: Best Prac-tices in School Finance, sponsored by the New Hampshire School Administrators Association, for K-12 educators, ad- ministrative personnel, school board members, attorneys for education, and interested citizens and parents, at the Way-farer Inn in Bedford, N.H. Contact: NHSAA, 12 Cross St., Penacook, NH 03303;phone: (603) 753-4479 ;fax: (603)753-4611;e-mail: nhsaa@cnhec.concord.k12.nh.us;We b site: www.nhsaa.org .

16-- Professional development: Women's Lead-ership--A Look at the Research, sponsored by the Northeast _Coalition of Educational Leaders, Massachusetts affiliate, for teachers and administrators, at Framingham State Col-lege in Framingham, Mass. Contact: Janet Ferone, Presi-dent, NECEL, 4 Pearl St., Boston, MA 02125;phone: (617) 282-6143 ;fax: (773)913-2378;e-mail: necel@massed.net;Web site: n/a .

16- 17--Reading: Literacy Leader-ship: Take Charge!, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa Interna-tional, for educators, in Atlanta. Deadline: Two weeks be-fore event. Contact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789;phone: (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500; (800) 766-1156 ;fax: (812)339-0018;e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org;Web site: www.pdkintl.org .

16-17-- Professional development: Changing Roles of Educators, sponsored by the Council for Excep-tional Children's Massachusetts Federation, for educators, at the Crown Plaza Hotel, in Worcester, Mass. Contact: Jill Greene;phone: (617) 353-9310 ;fax: n/a;e-mail: jillg@bu.edu;Web site: n/a .

16-18--Religious studies: Conference for Teachers of Religious Studies, sponsored by the Council for Spiritual and Ethical Education, for teachers of religion and chaplains, at the Freedom Forum First Amendment Center, in Nashville, Tenn. Contact: CSEE, 1465 Northside Drive, Suite 220, Atlanta, GA 30318-4225;phone: (404) 355-4460 ;fax: (404)355-4435;e- mail: info@csee.org;Web site: www.csee.org .

16-18--Science: Eastern Area Convention, sponsored by the National Science Teachers Association, for science teachers, science specialists, administrators, business and industry representatives, scientists, and others, in Balti-more. Contact: Convention Registration Office, NSTA, 1840 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22201;phone: (800) 328-8998 or (703) 312-9221 ;fax: (703) 522-5413;e-mail: n/a;Web site: n/a .

16-18--Kindergarten: New England Kin- dergarten Conference, sponsored by Lesley College, for teachers, administrators, and specialists working in pre-K-3 programs, at the Providence Convention Center in Provi-dence, R.I. Deadline: Nov. 10. Contact: Mary Mindess, Lesley College, 29 Everett St., Cambridge, MA 02138-2790;phone: (617) 349-8922 ;fax: (617)349-8125;e-mail: mmindess@mail.lesley.edu;Web site: www.lesley.edu/earlye dconference/kc/nek.html .

16-18--Special education: Annual confer-ence, sponsored by the Council of Administrators of Special Education, for educators, at the Marriott Williamsburg in Williamsburg, Va. Contact: Jo Thomason, CASE, 615 16th St. NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104;phone: (800) 585-1753 or (505) 243-7622 ;fax: (505)247-4822;e-mail: casecec@aol.com;Web site: www.members.aol.com/casecec/ index.htm .

16-19--English: Annual convention, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, for teachers of English language arts at all levels of education and teacher- edu-cators, in Milwaukee. Contact: Membership Service Repre-sentative, NCTE, 1111 W. Kenyon Road, Urbana, IL 61801-1096;phone: (217) 328-3870 ;fax: (217)328-0977;e-mail: convreg@ncte.org;Web site: n/a .

17- -Mathematics: Hands-On Equa-tions, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for edu-cators, in Melbourne, Fla.; Lafayette, La.; and Cincinnati. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: DKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789;phone: (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500; (800) 766- 1156 ;fax: (812)339-0018;e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org;Web site: www.pdkintl.org .

17-18--Gifted children: Annual conference, sponsored by the Roeper Review, for educators, psycholo-gists, and parents, at the Roeper School in Birmingham, Mich. Contact: Vicki Rossbach, The Roeper Review, 2150 N. Woodward, PO Box 329, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304 (48303);phone: (248) 203-7321 ;fax: (248) 203- 7350;e-mail: vicki@roeperreview.org;Web site: www.roeperreview.org .

17-19-- Foreign language: Convention, spon-sored by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, for educators, at the Marriott Copley Place, Sheraton, and Hynes Convention Center in Boston. Contact: Louise Patierno, Convention Manager, ACTFL, 6 Executive Plaza, Yonkers, NY 10701-6801;phone: (914) 963-8830 ;fax: (914)963-1275;e-mail: actflhq@aol.com;Web site: www.actfl.org .

17-19--Foreign language: Annual conference, sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of German Inc., for pre-K-postgraduate German teachers, in Boston. Contact: Helene Zimmer-Loew, AATG, 112 Haddontowne Court, #104, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034-3668;phone: (856) 795-5553 ;fax: (856)795-9398;e-mail: aatg@bellatlantic.net;Web site: www.aarg.org .

18--College fair: Fall 2000 National Col-lege Fair, sponsored by the National Association for Col-lege Admission Counseling, for high school students and parents, at the Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center in Jacksonville, Fla. Contact: Sylvia E. Karpf, Assistant Director of National College Fairs, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314-2818;phone: (703) 836-2222, ext. 121 ;fax: (703)836- 8015;e-mail: n/a;Web site: www.nacac.com .

19-21--Correctional education: The Bridge to Success, sponsored by the Correctional Education Asso-ciation Region VII; the CEA Arizona; California State Uni-versity--San Bernardino, College of Extended Learning; and Region VII stakeholders, for correctional-education teach-ers, administrators, and wardens, at the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco. Contact: Beverly Noerr, CSU--San Bernardino, College of Extended Learning, 5500 University Parkway, San Bernardino, CA 92407- 2397;phone: (909) 880-5981 ;fax: (909) 880-5907;e-mail: bnoerr@csusb.edu;Web site: www.cel.csusb.edu .

19-21-- Professional development: Annual meeting, sponsored by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, for member presidents and chan- cellors, at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix. Contact: Rosemary Lauth, AASCU, 1307 New York Ave., NW, 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20005;phone: (202) 293- 7070 ;fax: (202)296-5819;e-mail: lauthr@aascu.org;Web site: www.aascu.org .

19-21--Technology: 35th annual conference, sponsored by New York State Computers & Technologies in Education, for educators, at the Convention Center at On-center in Syracuse, N.Y. Contact: Bernie Tomasso, NYSC&TE 2000 Conference Chair, MS Library Media Specialist, Port Byron, NY 13140-0195;phone: (315) 776- 5631 ;fax: n/a;e-mail: btomasso@syracusenet.net;Web site: n/a .

28-30--Technology: Annual Christa McAuliffe Technology Conference, sponsored by the New Hampshire School Administrator Association, for K-12 educators, administrative personnel, school board mem-bers, education lawyers, and interested citizens and par-ents, at the Sheraton Nashua in Nashua, N.H. Contact: NHSAA, 12 Cross St., Penacook, NH 03303;phone: (603) 753- 4479 ;fax: (603)753-4611;e-mail: nhsaa@cnhec.concord.k12.nh.us;We b site: www.nhsaa.org .

29--College fair: Online college fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admis-sions Counseling, for college-bound and college students and their parents, at www.nacac.com. Contact: Sylvia E. Karpf, Assistant Director of National College Fairs, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314- 2818;phone: (703) 836-2222, ext. 121 ;fax: (703)836-8015;e-mail: n/a;Web site: www.nacac.com .

29-- Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, spon-sored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Bowling Green, Ky.; Norwood, Mass.; Allentown, Pa.; and Johnson City, Tenn. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789;phone: (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500; (800) 766-1156 ;fax: (812)339-0018;e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org;Web site: www.pdkintl.org .

29--Professional development: Students, Medications, and Schools, sponsored by the Greater Cleve-land Educational Development Center, for administrators and educators, at Cleveland State University in Cleveland. Contact: GCEDC, Route 901, CSU, 1860 E. 22nd St., Cleve-land, OH 44114-4435;phone: (216) 523-7107 ;fax: (216) 687-5422;e-mail: gcedc@csuohio.edu;Web site: gcedcohio.org .

29-Dec. 1-- Diversity: Healing the Heart of Diversity, sponsored by the Fetzer Institute, for K-12 and higher education administrators and educators, business leaders, and others interested in diversity, in Santa Cruz, Calif. Contact: Patricia Moore Harbour, Director, HHD, 712 Staunton Ave. NE, Roanoke, VA 24016;phone: (540) 343-5192 ;fax: (540)721-4211;e-mail: hthd@mindspring.com;Web site: n/a .

30--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Bakersfield, Calif.; Asheville, N.C.; War-wick, R.I.; and Spokane, Wash. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789;phone: (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500; (800) 766-1156 ;fax: (812)339-0018;e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org;Web site: www.pdkintl.org .

30--Professional development: Satellite GED 2002--Making the Transition, sponsored by PBS Adult Learn-ing Service, for GED and adult-education program directors, instructors, and examiners. Contact: PBS Adult Learning Service;phone: (800) 257-2578 ;fax: (703)739-8471;e-mail: als@pbs.org;Web site: www.pbs.org/als/live .

30-Dec. 2--Professional development: Annual education conference, sponsored by the California School Boards Association, for California school board members, at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, Calif. Contact: CSBA, 3100 Beacon Blvd., West Sacramento, CA 95691;phone: (916) 371-4691 ;fax: (916) 371- 3407;e-mail: n/a;Web site: www.csba.org .

30-Dec. 2--Higher education: State relations conference, sponsored by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, for presidents, chancellors, presidential assis- tants, government and public relations officers, and commu-nication officers, at the Sheraton Bal Harbour Beach Resort in Bal Harbour, Fla. Contact: Travis Reindl, AASCU, 1307 New York Ave., NW, 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20005;phone: (202) 293-7070 ;fax: (202)296-5819;e-mail: reindlr@aascu.org;Web site: www.aascu.org .

December 2000

1--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in No rwich, Conn.; and Seattle. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington,.IN 47402- 0789;phone: (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500; (800) 766-1156 ;fax: (812) 339-0018;e- mail: cpds@pdkintl.org;Web site: www.pdkintl.org .

1-2--Character education: Conference, Building Character Development Programs in Florida, sponsored by the Consortium for Social Responsibility and Character in Education, for educators, administrators, parents, and community leaders, at the University of Central Florida in Orlando. Contact: Michael O'Byrne, Assistant to the Directors, CSRCE;phone: (407) 823-2140 ;fax: (407)823-5135;e- mail: csrce@pegasus.cc.ucf.edu;Web site: n/a .

2-4--Student advisers: Conference for Student Advisers, sponsored by the Council for Spiritual and Ethical Education, for student advisers and deans of faculty, at the Simpsonwood Retreat Center in Atlanta. Contact: CSEE, 1465 Northside Drive, Suite 220, Atlanta,.GA 30318-4225;phone: (404) 355-4460 ;fax: (404)355-4435;e-mail: info@csee.org;Web site: www.csee.org .

2-5--Education improvement: Annual conference, sponsored by the Commission on Elementary and Middle Schools and the Commission on Secondary and Middle Schools, for pre- K-12 public and private principals, administrators, and district superintendents, at the Atlanta Hilton and Towers. Contact: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur,.GA 30033- 4097;phone: (404) 679-4500 ;fax: (404)679-4541;e-mail: www.sacs.org;Web site: n/a .

2-6--Staff development: Annual conference, sponsored by the National Staff Development Council, for all educators interested in individual and organizational development and school improvement, at the Marriott Marquis in Atlanta. Contact: Shirley Havens, NSDC Business Office, PO Box 240, Oxford, OH 45056;phone: (513) 523-6029 ;fax: (513)523-0638;e-mail: NSDCHavens@aol.com;Web site: n/a .

3-6--Vocational education: Winter conference, sponsored by the State Directors of Vocational Technical Education Consortium, for state directors, teachers, and others interested in the vocational education community, at the U.S. Grant Hotel in San Diego. Contact: SDVTEC, 444 North Capitol St. NW, Suite 830, Washington, DC 20001;phone: (202) 737-0303 ;fax: (202) 737-1106;e-mail: n/a;Web site: n/a .

3-6--Assessment: Conference, sponsored by the New York Association for Comprehensive Education, for K-12 teachers and administrators, parents, and program supervisors, at the Gideon Putnam Hotel and Conference Center in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Contact: Cyndy Gilmore, 802 S. Melcher St., Johnstown,.NY 12095-3216;phone: (518) 762- 8483 ;fax: (518)762-2279;e-mail: CindyG@aol.com;Web site: n/a .

4-- Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Indianapolis; Hattiesburg, Miss.; and Houston. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington,.IN 47402-0789;phone: (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500; (800) 766-1156 ;fax: (812)339- 0018;e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org;Web site: www.pdkintl.org .

4-6--Student behavior: The Well-Managed Classroom, three-day workshop, sponsored by Boys Town National Resource and Training Center, for teachers and support staff, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: National Resource and Training Center Support Services, Box 145, Boys Town, NE 68010;phone: (800) 545-5771, ext. 65 ;fax: n/a;e-mail: n/a;Web site: www.ffbh.boystown.org .

5-- Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Mobile, Ala.; Princeton, N.J.; Eugene, Ore.; and Laredo, Texas. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington,.IN 47402-0789;phone: (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500; (800) 766- 1156 ;fax: (812)339-0018;e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org;Web site: www.pdkintl.org .

5--School law: Conference, sponsored by the Northeast Coalition of Educational Leaders, Massachusetts affiliate, for teachers and administrators, at the Brook School Library in Lincoln, Pa. Contact: Janet Ferone, President, NECEL, 4 Pearl St., Boston, MA 02125;phone: (617) 282-6143 ;fax: (773)913-2378;e-mail: necel@massed.net;Web site: n/a .

5- 8--Parental involvement: Seminar: Common Sense Parenting for Parent Trainers, sponsored by the Boys Town National Resource and Training Center, for educators, counselors, and liaison officers, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: Father Flanagan's Boys' Home, NRTC-14, 14100 Crawford St., Boys Town, NE 68010;phone: (800) 545-5771, ext. 65 ;fax: n/a;e-mail: www.boystown.org/nrtc;Web site: n/a .

6--College fair: Online College Fair: Special Needs Students, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for college-bound and college students and their parents, at www.nacac.com. Contact: Sylvia E. Karpf, Assistant Director of National College Fairs, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria,.VA 22314-2818;phone: (703) 836-2222, ext. 121 ;fax: (703)836-8015;e-mail: n/a;Web site: www.nacac.com .

6--Community service: Establishing Learning Communities, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Burnsville, Minn. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789;phone: (812) 339- 1156, ext. 2500; (800) 766-1156 ;fax: (812)339-0018;e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org;Web site: www.pdkintl.org .

6--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in West Memphis, Ark.; Athens, Ga.; Binghamton, N.Y.; and Medford, Ore. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington,.IN 47402-0789;phone: (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500; (800) 766- 1156 ;fax: (812)339-0018;e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org;Web site: www.pdkintl.org .

6--Reading: Literacy Leadership: Take Charge!, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Southfield, Mich. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington,.IN 47402-0789;phone: (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500; (800) 766-1156 ;fax: (812)339-0018;e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org;Web site: www.pdkintl.org .

6--Technology: Web-Based Workshop: Adapting Curricular Materials for the Inclusive Elementary Classroom, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, for educators. Contact: CEC, 1920 Association Drive, Reston,.VA 20191- 1589;phone: (888) 232-7733 ;fax: n/a;e-mail: conteduc@cec.sped.org;Web site: n/a .

6-8--Discipline: Administrative Intervention, three-day workshop, sponsored by Boys Town National Resource and Training Center, 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;phone: (800) 545-5771, ext. 65 ;fax: n/a;e-mail: n/a;Web site: www.ffbh.boystown.org .

7-- Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Oceanside, Calif.; Ocala, Fla.; Augusta, Ga.; and Columbus, Ohio. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington,.IN 47402-0789;phone: (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500; (800) 766- 1156 ;fax: (812)339-0018;e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org;Web site: www.pdkintl.org .

7--Reading: Literacy Leadership: Take Charge!, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Cincinnati. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789;phone: (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500; (800) 766-1156 ;fax: (812)339-0018;e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org;Web site: www.pdkintl.org .

7-9--Science: Western area convention, sponsored by the National Science Teachers Association, for educators, in Phoenix. Contact: Convention Registration Office, NSTA, 1840 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22201;phone: (800) 328-8998 or (703) 312-9221 ;fax: (703)522-5413;e-mail: www.nsta.org/conv;Web site: n/a .

7-10--Early childhood: Annual conference, sponsored by the Division for Early Childhood, for early-childhood educators, at the Hyatt Regency, Doubletree, and LaPosada Hotels in Albuquerque, N.M. Contact: DEC Conference Office, 3 Church Circle, Suite 194, Annapolis, MD 21401;phone: (410) 269-6801 ;fax: (410)267-0332;e-mail: office@gomeeting.com;Web site: n/a .

7-9--Education reform: All Children Can Learn Conference, sponsored by the Kentucky Institute for Education Research, for researchers, policymakers, and educators, at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville, Ky. Contact: Kathy McKinley, Conferences and Institutes, 218 Peterson Service Building, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506-0005;phone: (859) 257- 3929 ;fax: (859)323-8522;e-mail: kmckin2@email.uky.edu;Web site: www.uky.edu/auxserv/conference. htm .

7-10--Technology: 2000: A Career Odyssey, sponsored by the Association for Career and Technical Education, for teachers, administrators, counselors, technology coordinators, and business leaders involved in career and technical education, at the San Diego Convention Center. Contact: ACTE, 1410 King St., Alexandria, VA 22314;phone: (800) 826- 9972 or (703) 683-3111 ;fax: (703)683-7274;e-mail: n/a;Web site: www.acteonline.org .

8-- Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Culver City, Calif.; St. Augustine, Fla.; and Dayton, Ohio. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789;phone: (812

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