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17--Mathematics: Hands-On Math, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in New Orleans. 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 .

17-19--Professional development: Reaching for Balance, Resolving Educational Dilemmas, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators of all levels and specialties, in Boston. 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 .

17-19--Professional development: Resolving Educational Dilemmas, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators, in Boston. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311; phone: (800) 933-2723 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: member@ascd.org ; Web site: www.ascd.org .

**17--Job fair: CEPA/LA Teacher Recruitment Center Job Fair, sponsored by the California Educational Placement Agency and the Los Angeles County Teacher Recruitment Center, for credentialed teachers or those enrolled in credential programs, at the Norwalk Sports and Arts Complex in Norwalk, Calif. Registration and deadlines: Contact Bonnie M. Cohn, Director, TRC, LACOE at email listed Contact: LACTRC, Los Angeles County Office of Education, 9300 Imperial Highway, Downey, Calif. 90242; (800) 875-2929 ; phone: (562) 803-8382 ; fax: (562) 803-8510 ; e-mail: Cohn_Bonnie@lacoe.edu ; Web site: www.cepalink.org .

19--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Birmingham, Ala.; Philadelphia; and Ogden, Utah. 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 .

**19-20--Classroom management: The Well-Managed Classroom, two-day workshop, sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource and Training Center, for educators and support- staff members, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: NRTC, Workshop Division, 14100 Crawford St., Boys Town, NE 68010; phone: (800) 545-5771, ext. 65 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: n/a; Web site: www.girlsandboystown.org/nrtc .

**19-20--School safety: Safe and Effective Secondary Schools, two-day workshop, sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource and Training Center, for educators, administrators, and suport-staff members, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: NRTC, Workshop Division, 14100 Crawford St., Boys Town, NE 68010; phone: 800) 545-5771, ext. 65 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: n/a; Web site: www.girlsandboystown.org/nrtc .

20--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Dover, Del.; Reno, Nev.; Greenville, S.C.; and Memphis, 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 .

**20--Mathematics: Workshop, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for educators working with students who have math difficulties, 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 .

21--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Wichita, Kan.; Biloxi, Miss.; Oklahoma City, Okla.; and Chesapeake, Va. 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 .

21-24--Professional development: 2001 Odyssey Toward Effective Listening, sponsored by the International Listening Association, for elementary, secondary, special education, and college educators; administrators; principals; school board members; and superintendents; at the Midland Hotel in Chicago. Contact: Dr. James Pratt, Executive Director, ILA, Box 744, River Falls, WI 54022; phone: (800) ILA-4505 ; fax: (888)314-9533 ; e-mail: IListening@aol.com ; Web site: www.listen.org .

**21-23--Office referrals: Administrative Intervention, three-day workshop, sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource and Training Center, for educators, administrators, and support-staff members, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: NRTC, Workshop Division, 14100 Crawford St., Boys Town, NE 68010; phone: (800) 545-5771, ext. 65 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: n/a; Web site: www.girlsandboystown.org/nrtc .

22--Arts: Integrating the Arts With Literacy, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Lansing, Mich. 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 .

22--College fair: Online College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for college-bound and college students and their parents, at www.nacac.org. 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 .

22--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Springfield, Mass.; Winston Salem, N.C.; and Huntsville, 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 .

**22-24--School law: Council of School Attorneys' School Law Seminar, sponsored by the National School Boards Association's Council of School Attorneys, for school lawyers and other school leaders, in San Diego. Contact: Susan Butler, Director, COSA, NSBA, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; phone: (703) 838-6711 ; fax: (703) 683-7590 ; e-mail: sbutler@nsba.org ; Web site: www.nsba.org/cosa .

23--Mathematics: Connecting Literature and Math, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Decatur, 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 .

23--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Stamford, Conn.; Jackson, Miss.; and Schenectady, 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 .

**23-24--Urban school boards: Council of Urban Boards of Education Preconference Meeting and Issues Forum, sponsored by the National School Boards Association's Council of Urban Boards of Education, for school board members and other school leaders from urban districts, in San Diego. Contact: Katrina Kelley, Director, CUBE, NSBA, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; phone: (703) 838-6742 ; fax: (703) 683-7590 ; e-mail: kkelley@nsba.org ; Web site: www.nsba.org/cube .

24-26--Physical education: Annual conference, sponsored by the Society of State Directors of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, for state directors of health and physical education programs and others interested in school health and physical education, in Cincinnati. Contact: Helen Leonard, SSDHPER, 1900 Association Drive, Reston,.VA 20191-1599; phone: (703) 476-3402 ; fax: (703)476-3428 ; e-mail: hleonard@aahperd.org ; Web site: www.thesociety.org .

**24--Teaching: The Responsive Classroom Introductory Awareness Workshop, sponsored by the Northeast Foundation for Children, for educators, at the Ramada Plaza Hotel in Meriden, Conn. Contact: Responsive Classroom; phone: (800) 360-6332 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: n/a; Web site: www.responsiveclassroom.org .

**24-27--School boards: National School Boards Association's 61st Annual Conference and Exposition, sponsored by the association, for school board members, superintendents, and other district administrators, at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego. Contact: NSBA, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; phone: (703) 838-6722 ; fax: (703) 683-7590 ; e-mail: n/a; Web site: www.nsba.org/conference .

25--Professional development: Moral Assessment, sponsored by the Council for Spiritual and Ethical Education, for faculty, staff, and administration, at Camp Allen in Navasota, Texas. 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 .

25-28--Middle schools: 20th annual conference, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for educators, at the Westin Conference Center in Providence, R.I. Contact: NELMS, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield,.MA 01983-1223; phone: (978) 887-6263 ; fax: (978)887-6504 ; e-mail: nelms@nelms.org ; Web site: www.nelms.org .

25-28--Science: Annual conference, sponsored by the National Association for Research in Science Teaching, for educators, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in St. Louis. Contact: Holly Priestley, Education Department, University of Hawaii at Hilo, 200 W. Kawili St., Hilo, HI 96720; phone: 808-933-0714 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: n/a; Web site: www.narst.org .

25--College fair: Spring 2001 National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for high school students and parents, at the Charlotte Merchandise Mart in Charlotte, N.C. 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 .

25--College fair: Spring 2001 National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for high school students and parents, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City. 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 .

25-28--Professional development: Grants Resource Center spring conference, sponsored by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, for campus-sponsored program administrators, at the Hilton Arlington & Towers Hotel in Arlington, Va. Contact: Jim Cummins, AASCU, 1307 New York Ave. NW, 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20005; phone: (202) 293- 7070 ; fax: (202)296-5819 ; e-mail: cumminsj@aascu.org ; Web site: www.aascu.org .

26--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Evansville, Ind.; Kansas City, Mo.; and Madison, 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 .

26--Professional development: Getting Beyond Disruption, Hostility, and Excuses, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Orlando, 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 .

27--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Louisville, Ky., and Oshkosh, 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 .

27--Professional development: Getting Beyond Disruption, Hostility, and Excuses, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Savannah, 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 .

27--Science: Hands-On Science, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Lexington, Ky. 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 .

28--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Greely, Colo.; Alexandria, La.; and Fort Worth, 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 .

28-30--Compensation: Teacher Compensation Design Seminar, sponsored by the Consortium for Policy Research in Education and the Center for Advanced Studies in Business, for educators, at the Fluno Center for Executive Education, at the University of Wisconsin--Madison, in Madison, Wis. Contact: CPRE/CASB Seminars, University of Wisconsin--Madison, 1025 W. Johnson St., Madison, WI 53706; phone: (608) 263-4260 ; fax: (608)263-6448 ; e-mail: llarms1@facstaff.wisc.edu ; Web site: www.wcer.wisc.edu/cpre .

**28-30--Teacher compensation: Teacher Compensation Design Seminar, sponsored by the Consortium for Policy Research in Education and the Center for Advanced Studies in Business, for teams of school administrators and educators, at the Fluno Center for Executive Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in Madison, Wis. Contact: Lisa Armstrong, CPRE/CASB Seminars, UW-M, 1025 W. Johnson St., Madison, WI 53706; phone: (608) 263-4260 ; fax: (608) 263-6448 ; e-mail: llarms1@facstaff.wisc.edu ; Web site: www/wcer.wisc.edu/cpre .

29--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Boise, Idaho, and Charleston, 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 .

29-31--English: National Council of Teachers of English spring conference, sponsored by the NCTE, for teachers of elementary and secondary English and teacher- educators, in Birmingham, Ala. Contact: NCTE, 1111 West Kenyon Road, Urbana,.IL 61801-1096; phone: (217) 328-3870, ext. 3642 ; fax: (217)278-3761 ; e-mail: convreg@ncte.org ; Web site: n/a .

29-31--Professional development: Professional Development Conference: Making the Connections, sponsored by Southern Early Childhood Association, for pre-K and primary-grade educators and university faculty, at the Little Rock Convention Center in Arkansas. Contact: Glenda Bean, Executive Director, SECA, P.O. Box 55930, Little Rock,.AR 72215-5930; phone: (800) 305-7322 or (501) 663-0353 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: seca@aristotle.net ; Web site: www.SouthernEarlyChildhood.org .

29-April 1--Language: Changing Contexts in Language Learning, sponsored by the Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, for foreign-language, classical-slanguage, and ESL educators and administrators--pre-K through university, at the Hilton New York, in New York City. Contact: Rebecca R. Kline, Northeast Conference at Dickinson College, P.O. Box 1773, Carlisle.PA 17013-2896; phone: (717) 245-1977 ; fax: (717)245-1976 ; e-mail: nectfl@dickinson.edu ; Web site: www.nectfl.org .

**29--Teaching: The Responsive Classroom Introductory Awareness Workshop, sponsored by the Northeast Foundation for Children, for educators, at the Ramada Plaza Hotel in Meriden, Conn. Contact: Responsive Classroom; phone: (800) 360-6332 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: n/a; Web site: www.responsiveclassroom.org .

**29-30--Troubled youths: Breakthrough Strategies To Teach and Counsel Troubled Youth Workshop, sponsored by Youth Change, for educators, counselors, parents, juvenile- corrections workers, and social workers, in Phoenix. Contact: YC, 275 N. Third St., Woodburn, OR 97071; phone: (800) 545-5736 ; fax: (503) 982-7910 ; e-mail: dwells@youthchg.com ; Web site: www.youthchg.com .

30--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Pocatello, Idaho; Ithaca, N.Y.; Columbia, S.C.; and Nashville, 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 .

**30-31--Learning: Learning Expo 2001: Creating Classrooms That Nurture Mind, Body, and Spirit, sponsored by Cardinal Stritch University, for K-12 educators, at the university in Milwaukee. Contact: Jody McCarthy; phone: (414) 410-4378 or (800) 347-8822, ext. 4378 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: jmccarth@stritch.edu ; Web site: n/a .

**30-31--Middle schools: Strategies To Enhance Learning in the Content Areas, sponsored by the National Middle School Association, for middle school teachers, at the Radisson Memphis International Airport in Memphis, Tenn. Contact: Jim Kappenhagen, 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: n/a .

**30-31--Middle schools: Different Strokes for Different Folks: Increasing Student Achievement Through Differentiation of Instruction and Assessment, sponsored by the National Middle School Association, for middle school teachers, at the Hilton Atlanta Airport and Towers in Atlanta. Contact: Jim Kappenhagen, 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: n/a .

**30-1--Diversity: Healing the Heart of Diversity 2001 Retreat Series, sponsored by the Fetzer Institute, for those interested in diversity issues, in Pamona, Calif. Contact: HHD, 712 Staunton Ave. N.W., Roanoke, VA 24016; phone: (540) 343-5192 ; fax: (540) 343-0407 ; e-mail: hthd@mindspring.com ; Web site: www.healingtheheart.org .

**31--Charter schools: Annual D.C. Public Charter School Parents' Fair, sponsored by Friends of Choice in Urban Schools and D.C. Parents for School Choice, for parents and students from the District of Columbia, at the Washington Convention Center in Washington. Contact: FOCUS at (202) 387-0405 email: kteel@focus-dccharter.org or DCPSC, (202) 518-4140; phone: n/a; fax: n/a; e-mail: gfwalden@aol.com ; Web site: n/a .

Spring 2001 National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association of College Admission Counseling, for high school students and their parents, at the Cleveland State University Convocation Center in Cleveland and the Memphis Cook Convention Center in Memphis, Tenn. 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:

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1--College fair: Spring 2001 National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association of College Admission Counseling, for high school students and their parents, at the Memphis Cook Convention Center in Memphis, Tenn. 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 .

1-2--College fair: Spring 2001 National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association of College Admission Counseling, for high school students and their parents, at the Onondaga County Convention Center in Syracuse, N.Y. 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 .

2--Mathematics: Hands-On Math, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in St. Louis and Morristown, N.J. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; phone: (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500 or (800) 766-1156 ; fax: (812)339-0018 ; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org ; Web site: www.pdkintl.org .

2-4--Curriculum: Conference, Linking Curriculum Standards and Principles of Deep Understanding to Performance-Based Learning and Assessment, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators of all levels and specialties, in Middlebury, Conn. 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 .

3--Mathematics: Hands-On Math, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Tucson, Ariz.; Columbus, Ga.; and Long Branch, N.J. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; phone: (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500 or (800) 766-1156 ; fax: (812)339-0018 ; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org ; Web site: www.pdkintl.org .

3-6--Professional development: Conference, 2001 Education Odyssey, sponsored by the Association for Childhood Education International, for classroom preservice and in-service educators, parents, day-care providers and directors, administrators, and university professors from colleges of education around the world, at the Royal York Hotel in Toronto. Contact: ACEI, Conference Department, 17904 Georgia Ave., Suite 215, Olney, MD 20832; phone: (301) 570-2111 ; fax: (301)570-2212 ; e-mail: ACEImc@aol.com ; Web site: www.ACEI.org .

**3-5--Science: Getting Started with Curriculum Implementation, sponsored by the Education Development Center, Inc., for teams of 2 or more K-12 teachers or administrators interested in new science curricula, in Spearfish, S.D. Contact: Silvia Tracanna; phone: (617) 969-7100 ext. 2759 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: stracanna@edc.org ; Web site: www.edc.org/csc .

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

4--Professional development: Getting Beyond Disruption, Hostility, and Excuses, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Green Bay, Wis. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; phone: (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500 or (800) 766-1156 ; fax: (812)339-0018 ; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org ; Web site: www.pdkintl.org .

4-5--College fair: Spring 2001 National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association of College Admission Counseling, for high school students and parents, at the Connecticut Expo Center in Hartford, Conn. 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 .

4-7--International education: 2001 Education Odyssey: From Froebel to the Internet, sponsored by the Association for Childhood Education International, for teachers, early- childhood caregivers, administrators, directors, university educators, and education students, at the Royal York Hotel in Toronto. Contact: Patricia A. Monkres, director of conferences, ACEI, 17904 Georgia Ave., Suite 215, Olney, MD 20832; phone: (301) 570-2111 ; fax: (301)570-2212 ; e-mail: ACEIhq@aol.com ; Web site: www.ACEI.org .

4-7--Reading: Conference, sponsored by the Reading Recovery Council of North America, for Reading Recovery personnel, including teams of Reading Recovery-trained personnel and administrators, classroom teachers, Title I teachers, principals, school board members, and other personnel involved as teams in implementing Reading Recovery at school, district, city, and/or state levels, at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill in Washington. Contact: Anita Gibson, Director of Conferences and Events, RRCNA, 1929 Kenny Road, Suite 100, Columbus OH 43210-1069; phone: (614) 292-7111 ; fax: (614)292-4404 ; e-mail: gibson.313@osu.edu ; Web site: www.readingrecovery.org .

4-8--Service learning: Partnerships for a Civil Society: 12th Annual National Service-Learning Conference, sponsored by the National Youth Leadership Council, for educators, administrators, researchers, parents, youth leaders, and AmeriCorps members, in Denver. Contact: NYLC, 1910 West County Road B, Roseville, MN 55113-1337; phone: (651) 631-3672 ; fax: (651)631-2955 ; e-mail: conference@nylc.org ; Web site: www.nylc.org .

5--Mathematics: Hands-On Math, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Gainesville, Fla., and Concord, N.H. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; phone: (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500 or (800) 766-1156 ; fax: (812)339-0018 ; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org ; Web site: www.pdkintl.org .

5--Professional development: Getting Beyond Disruption, Hostility, and Excuses, 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 or(800) 766-1156 ; fax: (812)339-0018; ; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org ; Web site: www.pdkintl.org .

5-6--Leadership: New American Schools Annual Leadership Conference, sponsored by New American Schools, for school, district, and state staff implementing or interested in comprehensive school reform, in Washington. Contact: Becky Powell, NAS, 1560 Wilson Blvd., #901, Arlington, VA 22209; phone: (703) 908-9500 ; fax: (703)908-0622 ; e-mail: rpowell@nasdc.org ; Web site: www.naschools.org .

6--Community service: Community service workshop, sponsored by the Council for Spiritual and Ethical Education, for faculty, staff, administration, and students, in Baltimore. 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 .

7-10--Child development: Principals in Partnership: Our Children, Our Schools, Our Future, sponsored by the National Association of Elementary School Principals, for K-8 principals, at the Convention Center in San Diego. Deadline: March 2, 2001. Contact: Lisa Wachter, conventions coordinator, NAESP, 1615 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; phone: (703) 684-3345 ; fax: (703)518-6281 ; e-mail: programs@naesp.org ; Web site: n/a .

10-14--Professional development: Conference, What We Know and How We Know It, sponsored by the American Educational Research Association, for researchers, practitioners, policymakers, education press, and interested others, in Seattle. Contact: AERA, 1230 17th St. NW, Washington, DC 20036; phone: (202) 223-9485 ; fax: (202)775-1824 ; e-mail: n/a; Web site: www.aera.net .

**10-12--Schoolwide programs: Constructing High-Performing Schoolwide Programs, sponsored by the Schoolwide Program Institute of Region VII—which covers Missouri, Oklahoma, Nebraska, Kansas, Illinois, and Indiana—for superintendents, principals, teachers, federal-program administrators, and board of education members, at the Regal Riverfront Hotel in St. Louis. Contact: Dee Anne Holcomb, National Conference Logistics Center; phone: (800) 203-5494 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: n/a; Web site: www.conferencepros.com .

**10-12--Science: Getting Started with Curriculum Implementation, sponsored by the Education Development Center, Inc., for teams of 2 or more K-12 teachers or administrators interested in new science curricula, in Moscow, Idaho. Contact: Silvia Tracanna; phone: 617) 969-7100 ext. 2759 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: stracanna@edc.org ; Web site: www.edc.org/csc .

**11-13--Technology: Technology site visit, sponsored by the National School Boards Association's Institute for the Transfer of Technology to Education: Educational Technology Programs, for technology coordinators, school board members, superintendents, teachers, and school leaders, at the Oakland school district in Waterford, Mich. Contact: Ann Lee Flynn, Education Technology Programs, NSBA, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; phone: (703) 838-6764 ; fax: (703) 683-7590 ; e-mail: aflynn@nsba.org ; Web site: www.nsba.org/itte .

12-14--Leadership: Conference, sponsored by True Colors Communications Group, for school administrators, in Atlanta. Contact: TCCG, 12395 Doherty St., Riverside, CA 92503; phone: (888) 698-2577 ; fax: (909) 371-1701 ; e-mail: n/a; Web site: n/a .

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

17-22--Professional development: Annual convention and expo, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, for educators, in Kansas City, Mo. 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 .

17-21--Prevention: Annual Convention, sponsored by the National Association of School Psychologists, for school psychologists, educators, counselors, social workers, administrators, psychologists, and other mental-health professionals, and intervention specialists working with children and youths, at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington. Contact: Jacqueline Williams, Director, Meetings and Conventions; NASP, 4340 East West Highway, Suite 402, Bethesda, MD 20814; phone: (301) 657-0270 ; fax: (301)657-0275 ; e-mail: jwilliams@naspweb.org ; Web site: www.naspweb.org/convention .

**17-01--Parental involvement: Common-Sense Parenting, two-day workshop, sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource and Training Center, for educators, counselors, and liaison officers, in Buena Park, Calif. Contact: NRTC Workshop Division, 14100 Crawford St., Boys Town, NE 68010; phone: (800) 545-5771, ext. 65 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: n/a; Web site: www.girlsandboystown.org/nrtc .

18--College fair: Online College Fair: Students of Color, sponsored by the National Association of College Admission Counseling, for college-bound and college students and their parents, at www.nacac.com. 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 .

18-20--Constructivist teaching: Conference, Emotions, Learning, and the Brain, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators of all levels and specialties, in Indianapolis. 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 .

18-20--Professional development: Conference, Instructional Strategies for Flexible Schedules, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators of all levels and specialties, in Indianapolis. 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 .

19-21--After school: National conference, sponsored by the National School-Age Care Alliance, for after-school professionals, at the Westin Hotel in Indianapolis. Contact: NSACA, 1137 Washington St., Boston, MA 02124; phone: (617) 298-5012 ; fax: (617)298-5022 ; e-mail: staff@nsaca.org ; Web site: www.nsaca.org .

19-22--Community service: Seminar, sponsored by the True Colors Communications Group, for administrators and educators, in Hot Springs, Ark. Contact: TCCG, 12395 Doherty St., Riverside, CA 92503; phone: (888) 698-2577 ; fax: (909) 371-1701 ; e-mail: n/a; Web site: n/a .

23--Mathematics: Hands-On Math, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Billings, Mont., and Charlotte, N.C. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; phone: (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500 or (800) 766-1156 ; fax: (812)339-0018 ; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org ; Web site: www.pdkintl.org .

23-28--Technology: Annual International Conference: The Integration of Technology and Curriculum, sponsored by the Magnet Schools of America and the St. Louis Public Schools, for superintendents, administrators, instructors, marketing and recruiting personnel, board members, parents, and others interested in magnet schools, at the Adam's Mark Hotel in St. Louis. Contact: Rita Holmes-Bobo, St. Louis Public Schools, 801 N. 11th St., St. Louis, MO 63101; phone: (314) 345-2283 ; fax: (314)345-2658 ; e-mail: rbobo@dtd1.slps.k12.mo.us ; Web site: n/a .

24--College fair: Spring 2001 National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association of College Admission Counseling, for high school students and their parents, at the Novi Expo Center in Detroit. 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 .

24--College fair: Spring 2001 National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association of College Admission Counseling, for high school students and parents, at the San Diego Convention Center. 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 .

24--Mathematics: Hands-On Math, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Berkeley, Calif.; Topeka, Kan.; and Missoula, Mont. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington,.IN 47402-0789; phone: (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500 or (800) 766-1156 ; fax: (812)339-0018 ; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org ; Web site: www.pdkintl.org .

24--Testing: Test Success in the Brain Compatible Classroom, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Alexandria, Va. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington,.IN 47402-0789; phone: (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500 or (800) 766-1156 ; fax: (812)339-0018 ; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org ; Web site: www.pdkintl.org .

24-25--College fair: Spring 2001 National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association of College Admission Counseling, for high school students and parents, at the Montgomery County, Md., Agricultural Center in Gaithersburg, Md. 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 .

25--Mathematics: Hands-On Math, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Sacramento, Calif.; Durham, N.C.; and Richmond, Va. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington,.IN 47402-0789; phone: (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500 or (800) 766-1156 ; fax: (812)339-0018 ; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org ; Web site: www.pdkintl.org .

25--Testing: Test Success in the Brain Compatible Classroom, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Albany, N.Y. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington,.IN 47402-0789; phone: (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500 or 800) 766-1156 ; fax: (812)339-0018 ; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org ; Web site: www.pdkintl.org .

25-26--College fair: Spring 2001 National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association of College Admission Counseling, for high school students and their parents, at the Ontario Convention Center in Ontario, Canada. 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 .

25-27--Research: Conference, sponsored by the New England Educational Research Organization, for educational researchers and practitioners, at the Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center in Portsmouth, N.H. Contact: Charlie DePascale, Data Analysis & Testing Associates Inc., PO Box 395, Concord, MA 01742; phone: (978) 287-5170 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: data@data.mv.com ; Web site: n/a .

25-27--Safety: Conference, sponsored by True Colors Communications Group, for consultants, program administrators, and program directors, in San Antonio, Texas. Contact: TCCG, 12395 Doherty St., Riverside, CA 92503; phone: (888) 698-2577 ; fax: (909) 371-1701 ; e-mail: n/a; Web site: n/a .

26--Mathematics: Hands-On Math, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Springfield, Ill.; Omaha, Neb.; Toledo, Ohio; Knoxville, Tenn.; and Charleston, W.Va. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington,.IN 47402-0789; phone: (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500 or (800) 766-1156 ; fax: (812)339-0018 ; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org ; Web site: www.pdkintl.org .

26-28--Professional development: Seminar, sponsored by True Colors Communications Group, for educators, in Tulsa, Okla. Contact: TCCG, 12395 Doherty St., Riverside, CA 92503; phone: (888) 698-2577 ; fax: (909) 371-1701 ; e-mail: n/a; Web site: n/a .

26-28--Professional development: Northwest Regional Affiliate Conference, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English and its Northwest affiliates, for English teachers at all levels of education and teacher-educators, in Boise, Idaho. Contact: Driek Zirinsky, Boise State University, English Dept., 1991 University Drive, Boise, ID 83725; phone: (208) 385-1246 ; fax: (208)343-5292 ; e-mail: dzirin@micron.net ; Web site: n/a .

27--Mathematics: Hands-On Math, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Quincy, Ill.; Springdale, Ohio; Kingsport, Tenn.; and Parkersburg, W.Va. 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 .

27-May 1--Parental involvement: Born to Learn conference, sponsored by Parents as Teachers National Center, for early-childhood parent-educators, teachers, administrators, community leaders, child-care providers, Head Start, Even Start, and other Title I personnel, at the Adam's Mark Hotel in St. Louis. Contact: Patti Holman, PATN Inc., 10176 Corporate Square Drive, Suite 230, St. Louis, MO 63132; phone: (314) 432-4330 ; fax: (314)432-8963 ; e-mail: patnc@patnc.org ; Web site: www.patnc.org .

29--College fair: Spring 2001 National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association of College Admission Counseling, for high school students and their parents, at the Anaheim, Calif., Convention Center. 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 .

30--Curriculum: Curriculum audit, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in 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 .

30--Mathematics: Hands-On Math, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Augusta, Maine; Washington, Pa.; Williamsport, Pa.; Myrtle Beach, S.C.; and Corpus Christi, 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 .

30-May 1--College fair: Spring 2001 National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association of College Admission Counseling, for high school students and parents, at the World Trade Center in Boston. 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 .

30-May 1--College fair: Spring 2001 National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association of College Admission Counseling, for high school students and parents, at the Pasadena Center, in Pasadena, Calif. 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 .

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