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25--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Charleston, S.C. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: AIT, 1800 N. Stonelake Drive, PO Box A, Bloomington, IN 47402; (800) 457-4509; fax: (812) 333-4278; e-mail: info@ait.net; Web site: www.ait.net.

25-26--Language skills: Including English-Language Learners in Mainstream Classrooms, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators and administrators, in Kansas City, Mo. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (703) 578-9600 or (800) 933-2723; fax: (703) 575-5400; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

25-26--Principals: If Only I Knew: Support for the New Principal, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators and administrators, in Kansas City, Mo. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (703) 578-9600 or (800) 933-2723; fax: (703) 575- 5400; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

25-26--Scheduling: Instructional Strategies for Flexible Scheduling, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators and administrators, in Kansas City, Mo. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (703) 578-9600 or (800) 933-2723; fax: (703) 575- 5400; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

25-28--Indian education: 2002 Oklahoma Johnson-O'Malley Conference, sponsored by the Oklahoma InterTribal JOM Committee, for parents, educators, and administrators involved in Indian education, at the Clarion on Meridian Hotel and Convention Center in Oklahoma City. Contact: The Cherokee Nation JOM Program, 2002 Oklahoma JOM Conference, PO Box 948, Tahlequah, OK 74465; (918) 456-0671; fax: (918) 458- 6195.

**25-27--Segregation: 3rd Annual Conference: The Resegregation of America’s Schools: What’s at Stake? What Should Be Done?, sponsored by the Learning Communities Network, for educators, funders, policymakers, and reform advocates, at the Rio All- Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. Contact: Linda Boozer, Black Diamond Summit, (303) 758-6567; e-mail: lindab@bdsummit.com.

27-30--Science: National Convention, sponsored by the National Science Teachers Association, for science teachers, at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego. Contact: NSTA, 1840 Wilson Blvd., Third Floor, Arlington, VA 22201-3000; (800) 328-8998; fax: (703) 243-7177; e-mail: reg@nsta.org; Web site: www.nsta.org/conventions.

April

1-5--Reading: The Writing Road to Reading: A Comprehensive Introduction, sponsored by the Reading Reform Foundation of New York, for educators, at the foundation in New York City. Contact: RRF, 333 W. 57th St., Suite 1L, New York, NY 10019; (212) 307-7320; fax: (212) 307-0449; e-mail: readingreform@mindspring.com; Web site: www.readingreformny.org.

1-5--Research: Validity and Value in Education Research, sponsored by the American Educational Research Association, for AERA members and nonmembers, educators, policymakers, and stakeholders, at multiple facilities throughout New Orleans. Contact: Debra Gallagher, AERA, 1230 17th St. N.W., Washington, DC 20036-3078; (202) 223-9485; fax: (202) 775-1824; e-mail: dgallagher@aera.net; Web site: www.aera.net.

1-30--Technology: Internet Information Literacy, sponsored by the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, for science and mathematics teachers, on the Web at http://wizard.imsa.edu/course. Contact: Lora Kaisler, IMSA, 1500 W. Sullivan Road, Aurora, IL 60506-1000; (630) 907-5970; fax: (630) 907-5918; e-mail: lkaisler@imsa.edu; Web site: www.imsa.edu.

2-3--College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for high school students and their parents, at the Connecticut Expo Center in Hartford, Conn. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

3-6--Professional development: Teaching and Learning Without Borders: Annual International Conference and Exhibition, sponsored by the Association for Childhood Education International, for teachers, child-care workers and directors, college of education faculty, students, parents, and others interested in infancy through middle-adolescence education, at the Hyatt Regency San Diego in San Diego. Contact: ACEI, 17904 Georgia Ave., Suite 215, Olney, MD 20832; (301) 570-2111 or (800) 423-3563; fax: (301) 570-2212; e-mail: ACEImc@aol.com; Web site: www.ACEI.org.

3-6--Special education: Annual Convention and Expo, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, for special educators, general educators, and related service providers, at the New York Hilton Avenue of the Americas and the Sheraton New York and Manhattan in New York City. Contact: CEC, 1110 N. Glebe Road, Suite 300, Arlington, VA 22201; (888) 232-7733; fax: (703) 620-4334; e-mail: service@cec.sped.org; Web site: www.cec.sped.org.

4-6--Science: Using "Atlas of Science Literacy," sponsored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, for educators, in Austin, Texas. Contact: Project 2061, AAAS, 1333 H St. N.W., Room 844, Washington, DC 20005; (888) 737-2061; Web site: www.pdp2061.org.

4-6--School attorneys: Council of School Attorneys' School Law Seminar, sponsored by the National School Boards Association, for school attorneys, school leaders, and school board members, in New Orleans. Contact: NSBA, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 838-6722; fax: (703) 683-7590; e-mail: info@nsba.org; Web site: www.nsba.org/conference.

4-7--Urban school boards: Council of Urban Boards of Education Pre-Conference Meeting and Issues Forum, sponsored by the National School Boards Association, for urban school leaders and school board members, in New Orleans. Contact: NSBA, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 838-6722; fax: (703) 683-7590; e-mail: info@nsba.org; Web site: www.nsba.org/conference.

5-6--Leadership: National Graduate Student Research Seminar in Educational Administration: Advancing Knowledge for Improved Practice, sponsored by the University Council for Educational Administration, for graduate students and educators, in New Orleans. 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.

5-6--Professional development: 9th Annual Conference: The Diffusion of Knowledge, sponsored by the National Paideia Center, for educators, at the Boar's Head Inn in Charlottesville, Va. Contact: Alana Neal, NPC, UNCG School of Education, PO Box 26171, Greensboro, NC 27402-6171; (336) 334-3729; fax: (336) 334-3739; e-mail: Alana_Neal@uncg.edu; Web site: www.paideia.org.

5-9--Principals: 2002 Convention and Exhibit: Experience the Heart of Leadership in the Heart of Texas, sponsored by the National Association of Elementary School Principals, for elementary and middle school principals, in San Antonio. Contact: NAESP, 1615 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 684-3345; fax: (703) 518-6281; Web site: www.naesp.org.

6-9--Linguistics: Conference, sponsored by the American Association of Applied Linguistics, for language teachers, in Salt Lake City. Contact: AAAL, PO Box 21686, Eagan, MN 55121-0686; (612) 953-0805; fax: (612) 431-8404; e-mail: aaaloffice@aaal.org; Web site: www.aaal.org.

6--Reading: Reflections 2002, sponsored by the Vermont Council on Reading, for classroom teachers, teacher leaders, reading specialists, and administrators, at Stoweflake Resort and Conference Center in Stowe, Vt. Contact: Patricia Daniels, VCR, 609 Cherrierville Road, Fairfax, VT 05454; (802) 527-7816; fax: (802) 849-2865; e-mail: pdaniels@fwsu.k12.vt.us; Web site: www.sover.net/~vtread.

6-9--School boards: 62nd Annual Conference, sponsored by the National School Boards Association, for school board members, at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. Contact: NSBA, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 838-6722; fax: (703) 683-7590; e-mail: info@nsba.org; Web site: www.nsba.org/conference.

7--College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for high school students and their parents, at the Memphis Cook Convention Center in Memphis, Tenn. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

7-8--College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for high school students and their parents, at the Onondaga County Convention Center in Syracuse, N.Y. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

7-10--Science: Annual General Meeting: Research, Policy, and Practice - Creating a Voice for the Profession, sponsored by the National Association for Research in Science Teaching, for science educators, administrators, researchers, and policymakers, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in New Orleans. Contact: David B. Zandvliet, Annual Meeting Coordinator, NARST, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada; (604) 291-5680; fax: (604) 291- 4203; e-mail: dbz@sfu.ca; Web site: www.educ.sfu.ca/narstsite/.

8--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Charleston, W.Va., and Melbourne, Fla. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: AIT, 1800 N. Stonelake Drive, PO Box A, Bloomington, IN 47402; (800) 457-4509; fax: (812) 333-4278; e-mail: info@ait.net; Web site: www.ait.net.

8-11--Curriculum management: Maximizing Student Achievement Through Systems Factors: Governance, Leadership, and Support Services, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for all educators, in San Francisco. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: headquarters@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

8-12--Learning disabilities: 20th Annual Conference: Unlocking Learning Potential, sponsored by the Learning Disabilities Network, for educators, school leaders, clinicians, and parents, at the Lantana in Randolph, Mass. Contact: LDN, 72 Sharp St., Hingham, MA 02043; (781) 340-5605; fax: (781) 340-5603; e-mail: LDNTWK@aol.com; Web site: www.LDNetwork.org.

9-13--Physical education: National Convention, sponsored by the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, for health and physical education professionals, in San Diego. Contact: AAHPERD, (800) 213-7193, ext. 401; Web site: www.aahperd.org.

9--Reading: Word Identification, sponsored by the Churchill Center, for educators, at the center in New York City. Contact: Susan Spero, CC, 310 E. 30th St., New York, NY 10016; (212) 722-0610; e-mail: sspero@churchillschool.com.

9-13--English: Conference, sponsored by Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, for English-language teachers, in Salt Lake City. Contact: TESOL, 700 S. Washington St., Suite 200, Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-0774; fax: (703) 836-7864; e-mail: conv@tesol.com.

9--College fair: Online College Fair for Junior Jump-Start Students, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for students, teachers, and parents, at www.OnlineCollegeFair.com. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

9--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Kissimmee, Fla., and Tallahassee, Fla. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: AIT, 1800 N. Stonelake Drive, PO Box A, Bloomington, IN 47402; (800) 457-4509; fax: (812) 333-4278; e-mail: info@ait.net; Web site: www.ait.net.

10--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Ann Arbor, Mich.; Birmingham, Ala.; Blacksburg, Va.; Cleveland, Tenn.; Lakeland, Fla.; and Lancaster, Pa. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: AIT, 1800 N. Stonelake Drive, PO Box A, Bloomington, IN 47402; (800) 457-4509; fax: (812) 333-4278; e-mail: info@ait.net; Web site: www.ait.net.

10-12--Professional development: A Framework for Teaching: The Observation and Evaluation Process, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K- 12 educators and administrators, in Minneapolis. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (703) 578-9600 or (800) 933-2723; fax: (703) 575-5400; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

10-12--Teaching: Teaching for Deep Understanding, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators and administrators, in Minneapolis. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311- 1714; (703) 578-9600 or (800) 933-2723; fax: (703) 575-5400; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

10-13--Leadership: Reaching and Teaching: Good Schools Getting Better, sponsored by the Golden Hills School Division and Alberta Regional Consortia, for teachers, administrators, staff, trustees, and parents, in Calgary, Alberta. Contact: TW Branun and Associates, (800) 531-0082; fax: (866) 465-2325; Web site: www. twblearn.com/reachingandteaching2/reachingandteaching2.html.

**10--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Ann Arbor, Mich.; Birmingham, Ala.; Blacksburg, Va.; Cleveland, Tenn.; Lakeland, Fla.; and Lancaster, Pa. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: AIT, 1800 N. Stonelake Drive, PO Box A, Bloomington, IN 47402; (800) 457-4509; fax: (812) 333-4278; e-mail: info@ait.net; Web site: www.ait.net.

**10-13--Leadership: Reaching and Teaching: Good Schools Getting Better, sponsored by the Golden Hills School Division and Alberta Regional Consortia, for teachers, administrators, staff, trustees, and parents, in Calgary, Alberta. Contact: TW Branun and Associates, (800) 531-0082; fax: (866) 465-2325; Web site: www. twblearn.com/reachingandteaching2/reachingandteaching2.html.

11--Senior year: Graduation by Exhibition, sponsored by the Parker Regional Teachers Center, for educators, at the center in Devens, Mass. Contact: PRTC, PO Box 2129, Devens, MA 01432; (978) 772-2687; Web site: www.parker.org/rtc.

11-13--English: The Art of Writing Centers, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, for English teachers, in Savannah, Ga. Contact: Donna Sewell, (229) 333-5946; fax: (229) 259-5529; e-mail: dsewell@valdosta.edu.

11--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Albany, Ga.; St. Louis; and Toledo, Ohio. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: AIT, 1800 N. Stonelake Drive, PO Box A, Bloomington, IN 47402; (800) 457-4509; fax: (812) 333-4278; e-mail: info@ait.net; Web site: www.ait.net.

11-12--Gifted education: Education for Gifted Students: Focus on the Future, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators and administrators, in Minneapolis. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (703) 578-9600 or (800) 933-2723; fax: (703) 575- 5400; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

11-12--School improvement: Focusing on Student Performance-Creating Research-Based Schoolwide Action Plans for Increasing Student Achievement, sponsored by the National Study of School Evaluation, for principals, teachers, and administrators, at the NSSE headquarters in Schaumburg, Ill. Deadline: 15 days before event. Contact: Sharon Steindam, NSSE, 1699 E. Woodfield Road, Suite 406, Schaumburg, IL 60173; (847) 995-9080 or (800) 843-6773; fax: (847) 995-9088; e-mail: schoolimprovement@nsse.org; Web site: www.nsse.org.

11-12--Technology: Software Training Workshop for Data Point, sponsored by the National Study of School Evaluation, for teachers and administrators, at the NSSE headquarters in Schaumburg, Ill. Deadline: 15 days before event. Contact: Sharon Steindam, NSSE, 1699 E. Woodfield Road, Suite 406, Schaumburg, IL 60173; (847) 995-9080 or (800) 843-6773; fax: (847) 995-9088; e-mail: schoolimprovement@nsse.org; Web site: www.nsse.org.

**11--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Rome, Ga. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: AIT, 1800 N. Stonelake Drive, PO Box A, Bloomington, IN 47402; (800) 457-4509; fax: (812) 333-4278; e-mail: info@ait.net; Web site: www.ait.net.

**11--Senior year: Graduation by Exhibition, sponsored by the Parker Regional Teachers Center, for educators, at the center in Devens, Mass. Contact: PRTC, PO Box 2129, Devens, MA 01432; (978) 772-2687; Web site: www.parker.org/rtc.

**11-12--Technology: Software Training Workshop for Data Point, sponsored by the National Study of School Evaluation, for teachers and administrators, at the NSSE headquarters in Schaumburg, Ill. Deadline: 15 days before event. Contact: Sharon Steindam, NSSE, 1699 E. Woodfield Road, Suite 406, Schaumburg, IL 60173; (847) 995-9080 or (800) 843-6773; fax: (847) 995-9088; e-mail: schoolimprovement@nsse.org; Web site: www.nsse.org.

**11-13--English: The Art of Writing Centers, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, for English teachers, in Savannah, Ga. Contact: Donna Sewell, (229) 333-5946; fax: (229) 259-5529; e-mail: dsewell@valdosta.edu.

12--Counselors: Counselor Workshop for New Counselors, sponsored by the College Board, for new college counselors, at Monroe Community College in Rochester, N.Y. Contact: Stephen DiPietro, CB, 3440 Market St., Suite 410, Philadelphia, PA 19104; (215) 387-7600, ext. 124; fax: (215) 387-5805; e-mail: sdipietro@collegeboard.org; Web site: www.collegeboard.org.

12--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Jefferson City, Mo. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: AIT, 1800 N. Stonelake Drive, PO Box A, Bloomington, IN 47402; (800) 457-4509; fax: (812) 333-4278; e-mail: info@ait.net; Web site: www.ait.net.

**12--Counselors: Counselor Workshop for New Counselors, sponsored by the College Board, for new college counselors, at Monroe Community College in Rochester, N.Y. Contact: Stephen DiPietro, CB, 3440 Market St., Suite 410, Philadelphia, PA 19104; (215) 387-7600, ext. 124; fax: (215) 387-5805; e-mail: sdipietro@collegeboard.org; Web site: www.collegeboard.org.

**12--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Jefferson City, Mo. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: AIT, 1800 N. Stonelake Drive, PO Box A, Bloomington, IN 47402; (800) 457-4509; fax: (812) 333-4278; e-mail: info@ait.net; Web site: www.ait.net.

14-17--Federal programs: Annual Spring Conference, sponsored by the National Association of Federal Education Program Administrators, for federal project coordinators, at the Key Bridge Marriott in Arlington, Va. Contact: Penny Soule, Vice President, NAFEPA, (702) 799-5406; e-mail: psoule9407@aol.com.

14--College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for high school students and their parents, at the Cleveland State University Convocation Center in Cleveland. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

14-16--Alternative education: Alternative Education Conference: Effective Strategies Institute on Alternative Schools, sponsored by the National Dropout Prevention Center/Network, for teachers, counselors, district staff, social service agencies, juvenile-justice professionals, and government leaders, at the Des Moines Marriott in Des Moines, Iowa. Contact: NDPC/N, 209 Martin St., Clemson, SC 29631-1555; (864) 656-2599; fax: (864) 656-0136; e-mail: ndpc@clemson.edu; Web site: www.dropoutprevention.org.

15--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Baltimore; Louisville, Ky.; and Winston-Salem, N.C. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: AIT, 1800 N. Stonelake Drive, PO Box A, Bloomington, IN 47402; (800) 457-4509; fax: (812) 333-4278; e-mail: info@ait.net; Web site: www.ait.net.

15-16--Character education: Developing Character in the Classroom, sponsored by the Hyde School, for teachers and administrators, at the school in Woodstock, Conn. Contact: Reg Ruhlin, HS, 616 High St., Bath, ME 04530; (207) 443-7311; fax: (207) 443-8631; e-mail: rrhulin@hyde.edu; Web site: www.hydeteachertraining.org.

15-16--Public policy: 2002 Public Policy Conference, sponsored by the Alliance for Children and Families, for educators, at the Hyatt Regency in Bethesda, Md. Contact: ACF, 1701 K St. N.W., Suite 200, Washington, DC 20006; (800) 220-1016; fax: (202) 331-7476; e-mail: policy@alliance1.org; Web site: www.alliance1.org.

**15--Special education: Online Seminar: Special Education Referrals: Culturally and Linguistically Diverse and Economically Disadvantaged Populations, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, for educators, policymakers, and counselors, at www.cec.sped.org/pd. Contact: CEC, 1110 N. Glebe Road, Suite 300, Arlington, VA 22201-5704; (800) 224-6830, ext. 516; fax: (703) 620-2521; Web site: www.cec.sped.org/pd/.

16-17--Character education: Classrooms With Character, sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource Training Center, for educators and teaching aides, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: NRTC, 14100 Crawford St., Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545- 5771, ext. 65; Web site: www.girlsandboystown.org/nrtc.

16--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Arlington, Va.; Arlington Heights, Ill.; Charlotte, N.C.; Columbus, Ind.; and Sharonville, Ohio. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: AIT, 1800 N. Stonelake Drive, PO Box A, Bloomington, IN 47402; (800) 457-4509; fax: (812) 333-4278; e-mail: info@ait.net; Web site: www.ait.net.

16--Parental involvement: Nervous, Worried, Scared?: Parents' Guide to Helping Children Deal With Their Fears, sponsored by the Churchill Center, for educators, at the center in New York City. Contact: Susan Spero, CC, 310 E. 30th St., New York, NY 10016; (212) 722-0610; e-mail: sspero@churchillschool.com.

Workshop for Parents With Adopted Children With LD/ADHD, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for educators and parents, at the school in Washington. Contact: LSW, 4759 Reservoir Road N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 944-3083; fax: (202) 965-5106; e- mail:

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16--Principals: Principals' Academy, The Principal, Politics, and the Community, sponsored by the Greater Cleveland Educational Development Center, for K-12 principals, at Cleveland State University, in Cleveland. Contact: Barbara Jenkins, GCEDC, RT 901, CSU, 1860 E. 22nd St., Cleveland, OH 44114-4435; (216) 523-7107; fax: (216) 687-5422; e-mail: b.m.jenkins@csuohio.edu; Web site: www.gcedcohio.org.

16--Principals: Raking Leaves in a High Wind: Building Community Connectedness, sponsored by the National Association of Elementary School Principals, for elementary and middle school principals and assistant principals, at the Radisson Hotel in Birmingham, Ala. Contact: NAESP, 1615 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314-3483; (703) 684-3345, ext. 208; fax: (703) 518-6281; e-mail: lhoffman@naesp.org; Web site: www.naesp.org.

16--Professional development: Satellite Town Meeting With Rod Paige, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, for K-12 educators, to be broadcast on national television. Contact: USDE, (800) 872-5327; e-mail: Satellite.Town.Meeting@ed.gov; Web site: www.ed.gov/inits/stm/.

**17—Early-childhood education: Workshop for Preschool Teachers Working With Students at Risk for Learning Disabilities, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for educators, at the school in Washington. Contact: LSW, 4759 Reservoir Road N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 944-3083; fax: (202) 965- 5106; e-mail: Dianalab@aol.com.

17--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Wilmington, N.C. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: AIT, 1800 N. Stonelake Drive, PO Box A, Bloomington, IN 47402; (800) 457-4509; fax: (812) 333-4278; e-mail: info@ait.net; Web site: www.ait.net.

17--Principals: Raking Leaves in a High Wind: Building Community Connectedness, sponsored by the National Association of Elementary School Principals, for elementary and middle school principals and assistant principals, at the Montgomery Civic Center in Montgomery, Ala. Contact: NAESP, 1615 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314-3483; (703) 684-3345, ext. 208; fax: (703) 518-6281; e- mail: lhoffman@naesp.org; Web site: www.naesp.org.

17--Professional development: Assessing Professional Development, sponsored by the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, for educators, professional-development coordinators, and curriculum leaders, at the academy in Aurora, Ill. Deadline: April 3. Contact: Guy Todnem, IMSA, 1500 W. Sullivan Road, Aurora, IL 60506- 1000; (630) 907-5970; fax: (630) 907-5918; e-mail: gtodnem@imsa.edu; Web site: www.imsa.edu.

17-20--Poetry: Annual conference, sponsored by the National Association for Poetry Therapy, for counselors and creative-writing faculty, at the Hyatt Regency in Denver. Contact: Angela Comfort, NAPT, 5505 Connecticut Ave. N.W., Suite 280, Washington, DC 20015; (202) 966-2536; fax: (202) 966-2283; e-mail: PoetryTherapy@danielgrp.com; Web site: www.poetrytherapy.org.

**17-20—Principals: Leading Schools to Improve Learning for All Students: 19th Annual Conversation, sponsored by the International Network of Principals' Centers of Harvard University, for K-12 principals, principal educators, and principals' center leaders, at the Principals' Center of Georgia State University in Atlanta. Contact: Cindy Teston, (706) 867-2849; Web site: www.principalscenter.org.

17-20--Professional development: Peter Senge in Schools That Learn, sponsored by the Peel District School Board, for teachers, administrators, parents, and community leaders, in Toronto. Contact: TW Branun and Associates, (800) 531-0082; fax: (866) 465- 2325; Web site: www.twblearn.com/conferences.html .

18--English: Infusing Poetry Into Successful Teaching Practice, sponsored by the English Language Arts Council/United Federation of Teachers, for English teachers, in New York City. Contact: Vita Rosenberg, (212) 598-9298; fax: (212) 533-5402; e-mail: uftprocomm@aol.com.

18-20--Science: Focus on Standards for Science and Mathematics, sponsored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, for educators, in New York City. Contact: Project 2061, AAAS, 1333 H St. N.W., Room 844, Washington, DC 20005; (888) 737-2061; Web site: www.pdp2061.org.

18--College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for high school students and their parents, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

Vol. 21, Issue 26, Pages 35-36

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