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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 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; (703) 836-2222, ext. 115; fax: (703) 836-8015; 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; (703) 836-2222, ext. 115; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

1-4--Achievement: Federal Education Programs: Working Together To Close the Achievement Gap, sponsored by the National Association of Federal Education Program Administration, for federal-project coordinators and principals in charge of federal programs, at the Keybridge Marriott in Arlington, VA. Contact: Penny Soule VP, NAFEPA; (702) 799-5406; fax: (702) 799-5239; e-mail: Psoule9407@aol.com.

2-4--Learning disablities: Workshop, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for regular and special education teachers, at the Lab School in Washington. Contact: The Lab School of Washington, 4759 Reservoir Road N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 944- 3082; fax: (202) 965-5106; e-mail: Dianalab@aol.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; (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500; (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

2-4--Curriculum: 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; (800) 933-2723; fax: (703) 575-5400; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

2-6--Learning disabilities: Unlocking Learning Potential, sponsored by the Learning Disabilities Network, for educators, in Randolph, Mass. Contact: Jean Rosetti, Events Coordinator, Learning Disabilities Network, 72 Sharp St., Hingham, MA 02043; (781) 340-5605; fax: (781) 340-5603; e-mail: LDNTWK@aol.com; Web site: www.LDNetwork.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; (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500; (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

3-6--Professional development: 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 worldwide, at the Royal York Hotel in Toronto. Contact: ACEI, Conference Department, 17904 Georgia Ave., Suite 215, Olney, MD 20832; (301) 570-2111; fax: (301) 570-2212; e-mail: ACEImc@aol.com; Web site: www.ACEI.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; (651) 631-3672; fax: (651) 631-2955; e-mail: conference@nylc.org; Web site: www.nylc.org.

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; (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500; (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; (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500; (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; (703) 836-2222, ext. 115; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

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; (614) 292-7111; fax: (614) 292-4404; e-mail: gibson.313@osu.edu ; Web site: www.readingrecovery.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; (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500; (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; (812) 339- 1156, ext. 2500; (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; (703) 908-9500; fax: (703) 908-0622; e-mail: rpowell@nasdc.org; Web site: www.naschools.org.

5-6--Professional development: Breakthrough Strategies To Teach and Counsel Troubled Youth, sponsored by Youth Change, for teachers, youth workers, counselors, court workers, foster parents, and school administrators, at the Clarion Inn in Austin, Texas. Contact: Ruth Herman Wells, Youth Change, 275 N. Third St., Woodburn, OR 97071; (800) 545-5736; fax: (503) 982-7910; e-mail: dwells@youthchg.com; Web site: www.youthchg.com.

5--Assessment: Tests and More Tests: The Road Ahead for Student Assessment, sponsored by EdSource, for educators, at the Ontario Marriott in Ontario, Calif. Contact: EdSource, 4151 Middlefield Road, Suite 100, Palo Alto, CA 94303-4743.

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; (404) 355-4460; fax: (404) 355-4435; e-mail: info@csee.org; Web site: www.csee.org.

6--Assessment: Tests and More Tests: The Road Ahead For Student Assessment, sponsored by EdSource, for educators, at the PG&E Learning Center in San Ramon, Calif. Contact: EdSource, 4151 Middlefield Road, Suite 100, Palo Alto, CA 94303-4743.

7-10--Principals: 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. Contact: Lisa Wachter, conventions coordinator, NAESP, 1615 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 684- 3345; fax: (703) 518-6281; e-mail: programs@naesp.org. Deadline: March 2, 2001.

8-9--Graduate programs: David L. Clark National Graduate Student Research Seminar in Educational Administration and Policy, sponsored by the University Council for Educational Administration, for educators, at the Seattle Sheraton Hotel in Seattle. Contact: UCEA, 205 Hill Hall, Columbia, MO 65211-2185; (573) 884-8300; fax: (573) 884-8302; e-mail: admnucea@coe.missouri.edu; Web site: www.ucea.org.

9--At-risk youth: Conference, sponsored by the New Hampshire Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for teachers, administrators, school board members, and policymakers, at the C.R. Sparks Event Center in Bedford, N.H. Contact: Nick Hardy, Executive Director, NHASCD, PO Box 1417, Hampton, NH 03843-1417; (603) 781-6893; fax: (207) 655-8768; e-mail: nhascd@aol.com.

10--Structural arithmetic: Addition and Subtraction Concepts and Telling Time, a workshop sponsored by the Churchill School and Center, for educators, at the Churchill Center in New York City. Contact: Susan Spero, CSC, 22 E. 95th St., New York, NY 10128; (212) 722-0610; fax: (212) 410-3199; e-mail: sspero@churchillschool.com.

10-12--Professional development: 2001 Schoolwide Institute: Constructing Schoolwide Programs for Student Success, sponsored by the University of Oklahoma, for teachers, principals, support staff, and district and school federal programs personnel, in St. Louis. Contact: Dave Gray; e-mail: dholcomb@ou.edu; Web site: http://swp.ou.edu.

10-14--Professional development: 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; (202) 223-9485; fax: (202) 775-1824; Web site: www.aera.net.

11-13--Native American education: Retention in Education Today for All Indigenous Nations, sponsored by the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, for educators, retention researchers and practitioners, college administrators, directors, students, tribal leaders, state boards of governing regents, administrators of tribal colleges, and community members, at the University of Oklahoma. Contact: Theresa Monnard, University of Oklahoma, 555 E. Constitution St., Room 208, Norman, OK 73072-7820; (800) 203-5494; fax: (405) 325-7075; e-mail; tmonnard@ou.edu ; Web site: www.conferencepros.com .

12-13--Professional development: Breakthrough Strategies To Teach and Counsel Troubled Youth, sponsored by Youth Change, for teachers, youth workers, counselors, court workers, foster parents, and school administrators, at the Holiday Inn Airport, in Des Moines, Iowa. Contact: Ruth Herman Wells, Youth Change, 275 N. Third St., Woodburn, OR 97071; (800) 545-5736; fax: (503) 982-7910; e-mail: dwells@youthchg.com; Web site: www.youthchg.com.

14--Community involvement: 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; (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500; (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

17-18--Parental involvement: Common Sense Parenting, 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; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; Web site: www.girlsandboystown.org/nrtc.

17-21--Risk 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; (301) 657-0270; fax: (301) 657-0275; e-mail: jwilliams@naspweb.org ; Web site: www.naspweb.org/convention .

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; (888) 232-7733; e-mail: conteduc@cec.sped.org.

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; (703) 836-2222, ext. 115; fax: (703) 836-8015; 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; (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; (800) 933-2723; fax: (703) 575-5400; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

19-20--Troubled youth: Breakthrough Strategies To Teach and Counsel Troubled Youth, sponsored by Youth Change, for teachers, youth workers, counselors, court workers, foster parents, and school administrators, at the Sweetbriar Inn in Portland, Ore. Contact: Ruth Herman Wells, Youth Change, 275 N. Third Street, Woodburn, OR 97071; (800) 545-5736; fax: (503) 982-7910; e-mail: dwells@youthchg.com; Web site: www.youthchg.com.

19-21--After-school care: 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; (617) 298-5012; fax: (617) 298-5022; e-mail: staff@nsaca.org; Web site: www.nsaca.org.

19-22--Professional development: Conference on inequity in American public education, sponsored by the Learning Communities Network Inc., for educators, funders, and policymakers, in San Diego. Contact: The Learning Communities Network Inc., 1422 Euclid Ave., Suite 1668, Cleveland, OH 44115; (216) 575-7535, ext. 27; fax: (216) 575-7523; e-mail: kmcphee@icn.org.

19-22--Professional development: Seminar, sponsored by the American Montessori Society, for educators, at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare in Chicago. Contact: AMS, 281 Park Ave. S., New York, NY 10010; (212) 358-1250; Web site: www.amshq.org.

20-22--Parental involvement: Connecting Communities to Public Schools Through Parent Organizing, sponsored by Parents for Public Schools Inc. and PPS of Memphis Inc., for PPS chapter leaders, members of the PPS National Network, parents and people in the community interested in parent involvement for district-level public school improvement and support, at the Holiday Inn Select at the Memphis Airport in Memphis, Tenn. Contact: Kris Kaiser Olson, Director of Communications, PPS- Satellite Office, 510 N. Valley Mills Drive, Suite 304, Waco, TX 76710; (254) 751-0505; fax: (254) 772-7841; e-mail: ppskris@aol.com .

21-23--Civic education: The Citizen and the Constitution National Finals, sponsored by the Center for Civic Education, for high school students and teachers, at the JW Marriott in Washington. Contact: Kari Coopinger, Center for Civic Education, 5146 Douglas Fir Road, Calabasas, CA 91302; (818) 591-9321; fax: (818) 591- 9330; e-mail: coppinger@civiced.org; Web site: www.civiced.org.

22-24--Leadership: Courageous Leadership for School Success 2001, sponsored by the HOPE Foundation, the American Association of School Administrators, the Canadian Association of School Administrators, the North Central Regional Educational Laboratories, the Illinois Association of School Administrators, the Small Schools Workshop, the Illinois Prinicpals Association, the Association of Illinois Middle Schools, and Chicago Public Schools, for public and charter school superintendents, principals, administrators, and curriculum-development specialists, at the Holiday Inn Select in Naperville, Ill. Contact: HOPE Foundation, 3925 Hagan St., Suite 105, PO Box 906, Bloomington, IN 47402; (812) 355-6000; fax: (812) 323-8140; e-mail: hope@communitiesofhope.org ; Web site: www.communitiesofhope.org .

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; (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500; (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

23-24--Outcome measurement: Workshop, sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource and Training Center, for educators and administrators, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: NRTC Workshop Division, 14100 Crawford St., Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545- 5771, ext. 65; Web site: www.girlsandboystown.org/nrtc.

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; (314) 345-2283; fax: (314) 345-2658; e-mail: rbobo@dtd1.slps.k12.mo.us.

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 and the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego. Contact: Greg Ferguson, Director of National College Fairs, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314-2818; (703) 836-2222, ext. 115; fax: (703) 836-8015; 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; (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500; (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; (812) 339- 1156, ext. 2500; (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; (703) 836-2222, ext. 115; fax: (703) 836- 8015; 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; (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500; (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; (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500; (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; (703) 836-2222, ext. 115; fax: (703) 836-8015; 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; (978) 287-5170; e-mail: data@data.mv.com.

25--Health: Child Maltreatment, a workshop sponsored by the Southern New Jersey Perinatal Cooperative, for school nurses, at Shore Memorial Hospital in Summers Point, N.J. Contact: SNJPC, 2500 McClellan Ave., Suite 110, Pennsauken, NJ 08109-4613; (856) 665-6000; fax: (856) 665-7711.

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; (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500; (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

26-27--Troubled youth: Breakthrough Strategies to Teach and Counsel Troubled Youth, sponsored by Youth Change, for teachers, youth workers, counselors, court workers, foster parents, and school administrators, at the Holiday Inn Airport in St. Louis. Contact: Ruth Herman Wells, Youth Change, 275 N. Third Street, Woodburn, OR 97071; (800) 545-5736; fax: (503) 982-7910; e-mail: dwells@youthchg.com; Web site: www.youthchg.com.

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; (208) 385-1246; fax: (208) 343-5292; e-mail: dzirin@micron.net.

26-29--Professional development: Strategic Dreaming: Unlocking Your Child's Destiny, sponsored by the National Coalition Title I/Chapter I Parents Region III, for parents, teachers, advocates, and community leaders, in Charleston, W.Va. Contact: Carolyn Reynolds, Conference Chairperson, 1031 Quarrier St., 8th Floor, Charleston, WV 25301; (800) 624-9120; fax: (394) 347-0490.

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; (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500; (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

27--Scholarships: National Scholarship Month Kickoff, sponsored by the Citizens' Scholarship Foundation of America, for educators and the general public, at the National Press Club in Washington. Contact: CSFA, 1505 Riverview Road, St. Peter, MN 56082; (800) 537-4180; fax: (507) 931-9168; e-mail: cvandyke@csfa.org; Web site: www.csfa.org.

27-1 May--Parents: 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; (314) 432-4330; fax: (314) 432-8963; e-mail: patnc@patnc.org; Web site: www.patnc.org.

27--Health: Pediatric Skin Rashes, a workshop sponsored by the Southern New Jersey Perinatal Cooperative, for school nurses, at the Helene Fuld School of Nursing at Camden County College in Blackwood, N.J. Contact: SNJPC, 2500 McClellan Ave., Suite 110, Pennsauken, NJ 08109-4613; (856) 665-6000; fax: (856) 665- 7711.

28--College fair: Online College Fair for High School Juniors, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for high school students and their parents, at www.OnlineCollegeFair.com. Contact: Amy Vogt, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

28-1--Standards: Conference, sponsored by the National Council of States for the Improvement of Education, for educators, entrepreneurs, researchers, and parents, at the Radisson Deauville Resort in Miami Beach, Fla. Contact: Myrtle Braithwaite, NCSIE, 1750 N.E. 167th St., North Miami Beach, FL 33162; (954) 262- 8505; fax: (954) 262-3878; e-mail: myrtle@nova.edu.

28-2--Vocational education: Conference, sponsored by the National Association of State Directors of Vocational Technical Education, for educators, at the Radisson Barcelo Hotel in Washington. Contact: NASDVTEC, 444 North Capitol Street N.E., Washington, DC 20001; (202) 737-0303.

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; (703) 836-2222, ext. 115; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

30--Curriculum: Curriculum management 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; (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500; (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

30--Learning styles: Workshop, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for regular and special education teachers working with students with learning disabilities, in Baltimore. Contact: The Lab School of Washington, 4759 Reservoir Road N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 944-3082; fax: (202) 965-5106; e-mail: Dianalab@aol.com.

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; (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500; (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

30-1--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 and the Pasadena Center in Pasadena, Calif. Contact: Greg Ferguson, Director of National College Fairs, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314-2818; (703) 836-2222, ext. 115; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

30-1--School safety: Workshop, sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource and Training Center, for educators, administrators, and support staff, in Boys Town, NE. Contact: NRTC Workshop Division, 14100 Crawford Street, Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; Web site: www.girlsandboystown.org/nrtc.

1-2--Professional development: I Teach Regional Conference, sponsored by Kappa Delta Pi, International Honor Society in Education, for college students or professionals in education, at Butler University in Indianapolis. Contact: Kathy Neise, Kappa Delta Pi, 3707 Woodview Trace, Indianapolis, IN 46268-1158; (317) 871-4900; fax: (317) 704-2323; e-mail: kathyn@kdp.org; Web site: www.kdp.org.

3-6--Professional development: African-American Autobiography: Reading/Writing Sites and I Construction, sponsored by the college section of the National Council of Teachers of English, for teachers of English at the college level and teacher- educators, in San Diego. Contact: Customer Service Department, NCTE, 1111 W. Kenyon Road, Urbana, IL 61801-1096; (877) 369-6283; fax: (217) 328-9645; e- mail: convreg@ncte.org.

**3-4--Troubled youths: Breakthrough Strategies To Teach and Counsel Troubled Youth workshop, sponsored by Youth Change, for educators, counselors, parents, and social workers, in Indianapolis. Contact: YC, 275 N. Third St., Woodburn, OR 97071; (800) 545-5736; fax: (503) 982-7910; e-mail: dwells@youthchg.com; Web site: www.youthchg.com.

4--Abuse: Preventing Child-on-Child Sexual Abuse, sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource and Training Center, for counselors, medical staff, and educators, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: NRTC Workshop Division, 14100 Crawford St., Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; Web site: www.girlsandboystown.org/nrtc.

**4-6--School milk: School Milk Matters: International Conference on School Milk, sponsored by the Dairy Farmers of Ontario, for professionals in education, public health, food services, and the dairy industry, at the Sheraton Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Contact: DFO, (905) 821-8970, ext. 275; e-mail: canada2001@milk.org; Web site: www.milk.org.

Vol. 20, Issue 31, Pages 48-50

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