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March

1-31—Arts education: Music In Our Schools Month, sponsored by: The National Association for Music Education, for educators, nationwide. Contact: Elizabeth Lasko, MENC: NAME, 1806 Robert Fulton Drive, Reston, VA 20191; (703) 860-4000; e-mail: elizabethl@menc.org; Web site: www.menc.org.

3-7—Special education: Specialized Classroom Management, sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource Training Center, for teachers, administrators, and support staff, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: NRTC Support Services, Box 145, Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; Web site: www.girlsandboystown.org.

4-7—After-school programs: Before and After School Training of Trainers, sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource Training Center, for before- and after-school program directors, supervisors, and staff, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: NRTC Support Services, Box 145, Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; Web site: www.girlsandboystown.org.

4-7—Professional development: Learning Walks/ Classroom Walk- Throughs Institute, sponsored by the UCLA School Management Program, for PK-12 teachers and administrators. Deadline: Feb 25. Contact: Lisa Manning, UCLA SMP, 1201 Hershey Hall, Los Angeles, CA 90095-7168; (310) 825-2488; fax: (310) 206-4116; e-mail: lmanning@smp.gseis.ucla.edu; Web site: www.smp.gseis.ucla.edu.

4-7—Professional development: Learning Walks/ Classroom Walk- Throughs Institute, sponsored by the UCLA School Management Program, for PK-12 teachers and administrators. Deadline: Feb 25. Contact: Lisa Manning, UCLA SMP, 1201 Hershey Hall, Los Angeles, CA 90095-7168; (310) 825-2488; fax: (310) 206-4116; e-mail: lmanning@smp.gseis.ucla.edu; Web site: www.smp.gseis.ucla.edu.

5—Mental health: Academic Teaching Conference Series: From Clinical Efficacy to Service Effectiveness to System Change: Interdisciplinary Intergration in Children's Mental Health, sponsored by the Judge Baker Children's Center and Children's Hospital Boston, for teachers, school counselors and administrators, at the Judge Baker Children's Center in Boston. Contact: Catherine Fontaine, JBCC, 3 Blackfan Circle, Boston, MA 02115; (617) 232-8390 ext. 2104; fax: (617) 730- 5440; e-mail: cfontaine@jbcc.harvard.edu; Web site: www.jbcc.harvard.edu/lectures.htm .

5-7—Instruction: Lesson Design for Differentiating Instruction, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators and administrators, in San Francisco. 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.

5-7—Mentoring: Learning-Focused Mentoring: Consulting, Collaborating, and Coaching for Professional Excellence, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators and administrators, in San Francisco. 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.

5-7—Professional development: Understanding by Design: Teaching and Assessing for In-Depth, Engaging, and Effective Learning, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators and administrators, in San Francisco. 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.

5-7—Special education: 10th Annual EBD Institute, sponsored by Marathon County Special Education, for educators and administrators, at the Westwood Conference Center in Wausau, Wis. Contact: MCSE, 1200 Lakeview Drive, Suite 350, Wausau, WI 54403; (715) 261-1980; fax: (715) 261-1981; e-mail: conferences@mcspecialeducation.c om; Web site: www.mcspecialeducation.com.

5-8—Bilingual education: Everyone's Children: Our English-Language Learners, sponsored by the Arizona Learning Consortium, for educators, in Phoenix. Contact: TW Branun and Associates, (800) 531-0082 or (604) 465-8499; fax: (866) 465-2325 or (604) 465- 2325; e-mail: info@twblearn.com; Web site: www.twblearn.com/conferences.html .

5-8—Religious education: Chaplains Conference, sponsored by the Council for Spiritual and Ethical Education, for chaplains, religion teachers, and administrators, at St. Christopher's Retreat Center in John's Island, S.C. Contact: CSEE, 1465 Northside Drive, Suite 220, Atlanta, GA 30318-4225; (404) 355-4460 or (800) 298-4599; fax: (404) 355-4435; Web site: www.csee.org.

6—Instruction: Differentiated Instruction, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle school educators, in Westboro, Mass. Contact: Adrian Aleckna, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, MA 01983; (987) 887- 6263; fax: (987) 887-6504; e-mail: nelms@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org.

6-7—Principals: Southern California Principals' Round Table, sponsored by the California Department of Education, for principals, in Los Angeles, Calif. Contact: CDE; (916) 319-0878; fax: (916) 323-2728; e-mail: ElemNet@cde.ca.gov.

6-7—Professional development: Various Pre-Conference Workshops, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators and administrators, in San Francisco. 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.

6-7—Professional development: Teaching the Holocaust, sponsored by the U.S Holocaust Memorial Museum, for classroom and pre-service teachers, at the University of Vermont, Waterman Bldg., in Burlington, Vt. Deadline: Feb. 21. Contact: Jill Nissan, USHMM, 100 Raoul Wallenberg Place S.W., Washington, DC 20024; (202) 314-7826; fax: (202) 314-7888; e-mail: nationaloutreach@ushmm.org; Web site: www.ushmm.org.

6-7—School improvement: Focusing on Student Performance Institute: Creating Research-based Schoolwide Action Plans for Increasing Student Achievement, sponsored by the National Study of School Evaluation, for teachers and administrators, at NSSE headquarters in Schaumburg, Ill. Deadline: 5 days before event. Contact: NSSE, 1699 East Woodfield Road, Suite 406, Schaumburg, IL 60173; (847) 995-9080 or (800) 843- 6773; fax: (847) 995-9088; e-mail: schoolimprovement@nsse.org; Website:www.nsse.org.

6-8—Professional development: 12th Annual Conference, sponsored by the Core Knowledge Foundation, for teachers, principals, and district personnel, at the Hyatt Regency Crowne Plaza and Civic Plaza in Phoenix. Contact: Michel Van Eersel, 801 E. High St., Charlottesville, VA 22902; (434) 977-7550; fax: (434) 977- 0021; e-mail: michel@coreknowledge.org; Web site: www.coreknowledge.org.

7—Professional development: Various Pre-Conference Workshops, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators and administrators, in San Francisco. 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.

7-8—Professional development: Paraeducators as Critical Team Members in Supporting Students with Disabilities, sponsored by the University of Wisconsin School of Education, for teacher aides, instructional assistants, paraeducators and administrators, at the American Family Insurance in Madison, Wis. Deadline: Day of the event. Contact: Karen Fiske, UWSE, Office of Education Outreach, 1050 University Ave., Suite 304, Madison, WI 53706; (608) 262-7419; fax: (608) 265- 4309; e- mail: kfiske@education.wisc.edu; Web site: www.education.wisc.edu/outreach .

7-8—Reading: Phonics Lessons: Systematic Teaching of Phonics and Spelling in the Primary Classroom, sponsored by Lesley University Center for Reading Recovery and Literacy Collaborative, for K-3 teachers, at the University in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: LU, CRR, 1815 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02140; (617) 349- 8402; fax: (617) 349-8490; e-mail: literacy@mail.lesley.edu; Web site: www.lesley.edu/literacyforall.

**8—Professional development: Workshop: The Great Lessons and Beyond, sponsored by the American Montessori Society, for mMontessori educators, in Seattle. Contact: Martha Torrence, AMS; (513) 745-3425; fax: (513) 745-4378; Web site: www.amshq.org.

8—Behavior: Workshop: Stop Managing Anger, sponsored by the Worldview Foundation, for teachers, counselors and administrators, at the Worldview Foundation Center in Tampa, Fla. Deadline: Day of the event. Contact: Linda Herbert-Ford, WF, 521 Herschel Drive, Tampa, FL 33617; (800) 987-9444; fax: (813) 985- 4505; e-mail: drlindahf@aol.com.

8—Foreign languages: Twin Cities- Twin Challenges: Traditional Values and Contemporary Perspectives, sponsored by the Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, for K-12 and college post 16 educators, at the Hyatt Regency in Minneapolis. Contact: Patrick T. Raven, CSCTFL; e-mail: csctfl@aol.com; Web site: www.centralstates.cc.

8-10—Professional development: Annual Conference and Exhibit Show, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators and administrators, in San Francisco. 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.

9—College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for educators, parents, and students, at the Cobb Galeria Centre in Atlanta. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com/fairs.html.

9-10—College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for educators, parents, and students, at the Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield, Mass. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com/fairs.html.

9-12—Administrators: Negotiating for Improvement Conference, sponsored by the North American Association of Educational Negotiators, for administrators, at the Chaparral Suites in Scottsdale, Ariz. Contact: Lyn King, NAAEN, 122 White Pine Drive, Springfield, IL 62707; (217) 529-7902; fax: (217) 529-7904; e-mail: naen@aol.com; Web site: www.naen.org.

10-12—Middle schools: 28th Annual Conference, sponsored by the North Carolina Middle School Association, for middle school teachers and administrators, at the Four Seasons/Koury Convention Center in Greensboro, N.C. Contact: NCMSA, PO Box 5216, Pinehurst, NC 28374; (910) 235-3761; fax: (910) 215-5567; e-mail: info@ncmsa.net; Web site: www.ncmsa.net.

11—Special education: Web Seminar: Differentiated Instruction, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, for special education teachers and administrators, online at www.cec.sped.org/pd/. Contact: Continuing Education Manager, CEC, 1110 N. Glebe Road, Suite 300, Arlington, VA 22201; (800) 224-6830, ext. 516 or (703) 245-0616; fax: (703) 620-2521; e-mail: conteduc@cec.sped.org; Web site: www.cec.sped.org/pd/.

12—School improvement: Preparing Each Student for Success: NCACASI Transitions, sponsored by the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement, for educators, in Petoskey, Minn. Contact: David Hurst, NCACASI, PO Box 873011, Tempe, AZ 85287; (800) 525-9517 ext. 55864; fax: (480) 965- 8658; e-mail: dhurst@ncacasi.org; Web site: www.ncacasi.org.

13—Arts education: The World's Largest Concert, sponsored by the Music Educator's National Conference: The National Association for Music Education, for elementary and middle school teachers and administrators, at the Public Broadcasting Service in Washington. Contact: Elizabeth Lasko, MENC: NAME, 1806 Robert Fulton Drive, Reston, VA 20191; (703) 860- 4000; e-mail: elizabethl@menc.org; Web site: www.menc.org.

13-14—Curriculum: Understanding by Design: What's the Big Idea?, sponsored by Relearning by Design, for curriculum designers and administrators, at the College of New Jersey in Ewing, N.J. Contact: Carol Wander, RD, CNJ, 447 Forcina Hall, POB 7718, Ewing, NJ 08628; (732) 274-1118; fax: (609) 637-5130; e-mail: cw@relearning.org; Web site: www.relearning.org.

13-14—Data: Seize the Data! Maximizing the Role of Data in School Improvement Planning, sponsored by the National Study of School Evaluation, for teachers and administrators, at NSSE headquarters in Schaumburg, Ill. Deadline: 5 days before event. Contact: NSSE, 1699 East 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.

13-14—Parental involvement: Leadership Development Conference, sponsored by the National Network of Partnership Schools at Johns Hopkins University, for educators, administrators and parents, at the Sheraton Inner Harbor in Baltimore. Deadline: Feb 17. Contact: Karen Clark Salinas, NNPS, 3003 North Charles St., Suite 200, Baltimore, MD 21218; (410) 516- 8818; fax: (410-516-8890; e-mail: nnps@csos.jhu.edu; Web site: www.partnershipschools.org.

13-15—Professional development: 2003 Professional Conference: Sharing the Power of Knowledge, sponsored by the National Consortium for Specialized Secondary Schools of Mathematics, Science and Technology and Virginia Tech's Institute for Connecting Science Research to the Classroom, for educators, at the Hotel Roanoke in Roanoke, Va. Deadline: March 1. Contact: John Wenrich, ICSRC, Virginia Tech Mail Code 0317, Blacksburg, VA 24061; fax: (540) 231- 3717; e- mail: wenrich@vt.edu; Web site: www.icsrc.org/ncsssmst.

13-15—Technology: Annual Conference and Exhibition: Advancing Information and Knowledge Through Innovation, sponsored by the International Technology Education Association, for educators, at the Nashville Convention Center in Nashville, Tenn. Contact: ITEA, 1914 Association Drive, Suite 201, Reston, VA 20190; (703) 860-2100; fax: (703) 860-0353; e-mail: itea@iris.org; Web site: www.iteawww.org.

13-16—Foreign languages: 10th Biennial Northeast Regional Meeting, sponsored by the New York Metropolitan Chapter of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, for K-16 language teachers and administrators, at Manhattanville College in Purchase, N.Y. Contact: George Castellanos, Manhattanville College; e-mail: castellanosg@mvlle.edu.

14—Special education: Converting Assessment Results Into Effective Classroom Programming for Children With Autism, sponsored by the Shaklee Institute, for special education teachers, at the Heartspring Conference Center in Wichita, Kan. Contact: Kim Soule, Shaklee Institute, 8700 E. 29th St. N., Wichita, KS 67226; (316) 634-8792; fax: (316) 634- 0555; e-mail: ksoule@heartspring.org; Web site: www.heartspring.org.

14-15—Literacy: 13th Annual Literacy and Learning Institute, sponsored by the East Suffolk Board of Cooperative Educational Services and the New York State education department, for K-6 teachers and administrators, at the Huntington Hilton Hotel in Melville, N.Y. Contact: Joan Daly-Lewis, (631) 244-4201; fax: (631) 244-4216; e-mail: jdalylew@sricboces.org.

14-16—Literacy: Early Literacy Institute: Clay's Observation Survey of Early Literacy Achievement, sponsored by Lesley University's Center for Reading Recovery, for K-2 educators, at the university in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: LUCRR, 1815 Massachusetts Ave., Suite 378, Cambridge, MA 02140; (617) 349- 8402; e-mail: literacy@mail.lesley.edu; Web site: www.lesley.edu.

14-17—Higher education: Learning to Change Conference: Good Work in Challenging Times, sponsored by the American Association for Higher Education, for educators and administrators, in Washington, DC. Contact: AAHE, One Dupont Circle, Suite 360, Washington, DC 20036; (202) 293-6440; fax: (202) 293-0073; e-mail: info@aahe.org; Web site: www.aahe.org.

15—Job fair: Los Angeles County Teacher Recruitment Center Job Fair, sponsored by the Los Angeles County Teacher Recruitment Center, for K-12 teachers, at the Norwalk Arts and Sports Center in Norwalk, Calif. Deadline: March 5. Contact: Bonnie Cohn, LA TRC, LACOE -ECE 104, 9300 Imperial Hwy., Downey, CA 90242; (800) 875-2929; fax: (562) 803- 8510; e-mail: Cohn_Bonnie@lacoe.edu; Web site: www.teachnow.la.

15—School improvement: Educating Everyone's Children: Diverse Teaching Strategies for Today's Diverse Learners, sponsored by the Chicago Teachers Union Quest Center, for teachers, administrators and parents, at the Holiday Inn Mart Plaza in Chicago. Contact: Connee R. Fitch- Banks, CTUQC, 222 Merchandise Mart Plaza, Suite 400, Chicago, IL 60654-1016; (312) 329-6275; fax: (312) 329-6205; e- mail: conneefitchbanks@ctulocall.com.

15-19—Arts education: Music Teachers National Association National Conference, sponsored by the Music Teachers National Association, for independent and collegiate music teachers, at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City. Contact: Jennifer D. Martin, MTNA, 441 Vine St., Suite 505, Cincinnati, OH 45202; (513) 421-1420 ext. 224; (513) 421-2503; e-mail: jmartin@mtna.org; Web site: www.mtna.org.

16—College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for educators, parents, and students, at the Charlotte Merchandise Mart in Charlotte, N.C. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com/fairs.html.

16-18—Education law: CCSSO Legislative Conference, sponsored by the Council of Chief State School Officers, for state school officers, at the Wyndham Washington Hotel in Washington. Contact: Jill Henry, CCSSO, 1 Massachusetts Ave. N.W., Suite 700, Washington, DC 20001; (202) 408-5505; fax: (202) 408-8072; Web site: www.ccsso.org.

16-18—Literacy: National Conference on Family Literacy and the California Family Literacy Conference, sponsored by the National Center for Family Literacy, for early-childhood educators, adult education professionals, researchers, program administrators, and policymakers, at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, Calif. Contact: Carmel Mackin, NCFL, 325 W. Main St., Suite 300, Louisville, KY 40202; (502) 584-1133; fax: (502) 584-0172; e-mail: cmackin@famlit.org; Web site: www.famlit.org.

17-18—School improvement: Preparing Each Student for Success: NCACASI Transitions, sponsored by the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement, for educators, in Englewood, Ohio. Contact: David Hurst, NCACASI, PO Box 873011, Tempe, AZ 85287; (800) 525-9517 ext., 55864; fax: (480) 965- 8658; e-mail: dhurst@ncacasi.org; Web site: www.ncacasi.org.

17-21—Professional development: Critical Friends Groups New Coaches Institute, sponsored by the UCLA School Management Program, for PK- 12 teachers and administrators, at the Glendale Hilton Hotel in Glendale, Calif. Deadline: Feb. 21. Contact: Lisa Manning, UCLA SMP, 1201 Hershey Hall, Los Angeles, CA 90095-7168; (310) 825- 2488; fax: (310) 206-4116; e-mail: lmanning@smp.gseis.ucla.edu.

18—Parent involvement: Education News Parents Can Use: Teacher Quality, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, for parents and educators, at the WETA Studios in Arlington, Va. Deadline: Day of the event by 10 am. Contact: Jennifer Walsh, Tricom Associates, 2009 N. 14th St., Suite 407, Arlington, VA 22201; (703) 276- 2772 ext. 13; fax: (703) 528-5058; e-mail: jennifer@tricomassociates.com; Web site: www.ed.gov/offices/OIIA/televisi on.

18—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/.

19—Career education: Alternative Career Options for Educators, sponsored by the New England Coalition of Educational Leaders in Massachusetts, for educators, at the Great Oak School in Danvers, Mass. Snow date: March 26. Contact: Janet Ferone, NECELMA, 44 Pearl St., Boston, MA 02125; (617) 282-0326; fax: (773) 913-2378; e-mail: necel.ma@verizon.net.

19—Developmental education: Academic Teaching Conference Series: The Construct of Resilience: Applications in Interventions, sponsored by the Judge Baker Children's Center and Children's Hospital Boston, for school counselors and administrators, at the Judge Baker Children's Center in Boston, Mass. Contact: Catherine Fontaine, JBCC, 3 Blackfan Circle, Boston, MA 02115; (617) 232-8390 ext. 2104; fax: (617) 730-5440; e-mail: cfontaine@jbcc.harvard.edu; Web site: www.jbcc.harvard.edu/lectures.htm .

19-21—Principals: ATLAS Principals' Institute Conference, sponsored by ATLAS Communities, for principals, in Miami. Deadline: Jan. 31. Contact: Kathryn Troyan, ATLAS Communities, 55 Chapel St., Newton, MA 02458; (617) 969-7100; fax: (617) 969-3440; e-mail: ktroyan@edc.org; Web site: www.edc.org/ATLAS/Principals.

20-21—Special Education: Special Education Conference, sponsored by the Mary Lyon Foundation and Special Education Directors' Association of Western Massachusetts, for PK- 12 teachers and administrators, at Greenfield Community College in Greenfield, Mass. Deadline: March 10. Contact: Susan B. Silvester, MLF, PO Box 184, 6 Water St., Shelburne Falls, MA 01370; (413) 625-2555; fax: (413) 625-0065; e- mail: mlef@shaysnet.com; Web site: www.mlef.org.

21-22—Dyslexia: 30th Annual Conference on Dyslexia and Related Learning Disabilities, sponsored by the New York Branch of the International Dyslexia Association, for educators, administrators, and researchers, at the New York Marriott Marquis in New York City. Contact: Sandra Gorecke, NYBIDA, 71 W. 23rd St., Suite 1527, New York, NY 10010; (212) 691-1930; fax: (212) 633-1620; e-mail: info@nybida.org.

21-25—Urban schools: Legislative and Policy Conference, sponsored by the Council of the Great City Schools, for urban administrators, board members, and teacher- educators, at the Westin Grand Hotel in Washington. Contact: Terry Tabor, CGCS, 1301 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W., Suite 702, Washington, DC 20004; (202) 393- 2427; fax: (202) 393- 2400; e-mail: ttabor@cgcs.org; Web site: www.cgcs.org.

22—Job fair: Annual National Minority (Culturally Diverse) Careers in Education Expo, sponsored by Tylin Promotions, for educators, administrators, and human resources directors, at the Brooklyn Marriott in New York City. Contact: Lynne Weber, PO Box 1300, Massapequa, NY 11758-0905; recruiters: (516) 799- 2274 or candidates: (718) 805-5400; fax: (516) 795-1887; e-mail: Expo@DeptofEd.org; Web site: www.DeptofEd.org.

22—Technology: Spending Time with Technology, sponsored by the New York State Association for Computers and Technologies in Education, for educators, at Fayetteville-Manlivs High School in Manlivs, N.Y. Deadline: March 12. Contact: Chuck DeVoe or Joanne Read, NYSCATE, PO Box 11775, Albany, NY 12211; (800) 479- 4830; fax: (315) 655-8650; e-mail: jread@fm.cnyric.orgornyscate@a ol.com; Web site: www.nyscate.org.

23—College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for educators, parents, and students, at the New Orleans Cultural Center in New Orleans and the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center of New York in New York City. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com/fairs.html.

23-26—Middle schools: 22nd Annual Conference, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle school educators, in Providence, R.I. Deadline: March 1. Contact: Adrian Aleckna, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, MA 02183; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887- 6504; e-mail: nelms@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org.

24-26—Achievement: Teaching What Matters Most: Standards and Strategies for Raising Student Achievement, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators and administrators, in Atlanta. 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.

24-26—Curriculum: Themes and Essential Questions for the Development of Curriculum and Assessment, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators and administrators, in Atlanta. 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.

24-26—Literacy: Literacy Across the Curriculum, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators and administrators, in Atlanta. 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.

24-26—Technology: TechEd International Conference and Exposition, sponsored by the Community College Foundation, for K- 20 teachers and administrators, at the Ontario Convention Center in Ontario, Calif. Contact: Michael Coe, Attendance Manager, TechEd, 1901 Royal Oaks Drive, Sacramento, CA 95815; (916) 418-5133; e-mail: mcoe@TechEdEvents.org; Web site: www.TechEdEvents.org.

25-28—Parental involvement: Common Sense Parenting of Toddlers and Preschoolers: Training of Trainers, sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource Training Center, for teachers, administrators, and support staff, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: NRTC Support Services, Box 145, Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545- 5771, ext. 65; Web site: www.girlsandboystown.org.

26-28—Administrators: Administrative Intervention, sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource Training Center, for principals, administrators, counselors, social workers, and team leaders, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: NRTC Support Services, Box 145, Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; Web site: www.girlsandboystown.org.

26-28—Technology: Technology Site Visit to Henrico County Public Schools, sponsored by the National School Boards Association's ITTE Education Technology Programs, for educators and administrators, at the Sheraton Richmond West in Richmond, Va. Deadline: March 3. Contact: Ann Flynn, Director of Education Technology, NSBA, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 838-6722; e-mail: aflynn@nsba.org; Web site: www.nsba.org/itte.

26-29—English: TESOL 2003: Hearing Every Voice, sponsored by the Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, Inc., for ESOL teachers, in Baltimore. Contact: TESOL Conference Services, 700 S. Washington St., Suite 200, Alexandria, VA 22314-2571; (703) 836-0774; fax: (703) 836-7864; e-mail: conventions@tesol.org; Web site: www.tesol.org.

27-28—Classroom management: The Well-Managed Classroom, sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource Training Center, for teachers, administrators, and support staff, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: NRTC Support Services, Box 145, Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545- 5771, ext. 65; Web site: www.girlsandboystown.org.

27-29—Administrators: American Education Finance Association Annual Conference: Policy and Influencing Research, Research Informing Policy, sponsored by the AEFA, for administrators, at the Sheraton World Hotel in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Ed Steinbrecher, AEFA, 8365 Armadillo Trail, Evergreen, CO, 80439; (303) 674- 0857; fax: (303) 670-8986; Web site: www.ed.sc.edu/aefa.

27-29—Behavior: International Conference on Positive Behavior Support, sponsored by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, for K-12 educators, at the Radisson Hotel in Orlando, Fla. Deadline: March 7. Contact: Cindy Hipple; (813) 974- 0637; fax: (813) 974-6115; e-mail: chipple@fmhi.usf.edu; Web site: www.rrtcpbs.org.

27-29—Charter schools: California Charter Schools Conference, sponsored by the California Network of Educational Charters, for charter school teachers, administrators, parents, students, and policymakers, at the Anaheim Marriott Hotel in Anaheim, Calif. Deadline: March 7. Contact: Julie Cruit Angilly, CANEC, 744 El Camino Real, San Carlos, CA 94070; (650) 654-6003; fax: (650) 654- 4267; e-mail: cruit@canec.org; Web site: www.canec.org.

27-29—Professional development: Teaching the Holocaust, sponsored by the U.S Holocaust Memorial Museum, for classroom and pre-service teachers, at the University of California, Berkeley, Dwinelle Hall. Deadline: Feb. 28. Contact: Jill Nissan, USHMM, 100 Raoul Wallenberg Place S.W., Washington, DC 20024; (202) 314-7826; fax: (202) 314-7888; e-mail: nationaloutreach@ushmm.org; Web site: www.ushmm.org.

27-29—Social work: SSWAA National School Social Work Conference, sponsored by the School Social Work Association of America, for school social workers and student services workers, at the Crystal City DoubleTree Hotel in Arlington, Va. Contact: Randy A. Fisher, PO Box 2072, Northlake, IL 60164; (847) 289- 4642; e-mail: sswaa@aol.com; Web site: www.sswaa.org.

27-30—Professional development: National Science Teachers Association National Convention, sponsored by the National Science Teachers Association, for science teachers and administrators, in Philadelphia. Contact: Carla Daniels, NSTA, 1840 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22201; (703) 312-9371; (703) 841- 0250; e-mail: carla.daniels@nsta.org; Web site: www.nsta.org.

28—Behavior: Antisocial Behavior in Schools: Strategies and Best Practices, sponsored by the Shaklee Institute, for educators, at the Heartspring Conference Center in Wichita, Kan. Contact: Kim Soule, Shaklee Institute, 8700 W. 29th St. N., Wichita, KS 67226; (316) 634-8792; fax: (316) 634-0555; e- mail: ksoule@heartspring.org; Web site: www.heartspring.org.

28—Job fair: California Charter School Job Fair, sponsored by the California Network of Educational Charters, for charter school recruiters and job seekers, at the Anaheim Marriott, in Anaheim, Calif. Contact: Julie Cruit Angilly, CANEC, 700 W. Convention Way, Anaheim, CA 92802; (916) 996- 3092; fax: (650) 654-4267; e-mail: cruit@canec.org; Web site: www.canec.org.

28-29—College fair: N ational College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for educators, parents, and students, at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center in Rochester, N.Y. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com/fairs.html.

28-29—Curriculum: National Paideia Conference: Schooling for All Seasons, sponsored by the National Paideia Center, for educators, at the Friday Center in Chapel Hill, N.C. Deadline: March 15. Contact: Alana Neal, NPC, PO Box 1164, Carrboro, NC 27510; (336) 334-3729; fax: (336) 334-3739; e-mail: Alana_Neal@uncg.edu; Web site: www.paideia.org.

29—Principals: Elementary and Early Childhood Institute, sponsored by the Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association, for administrators, at the Austin Omni Southpark Hotel in Austin, Texas. Contact: Lisa Holloway, TEPSA, (512) 478-5268; e-mail: lisa@tepsa.org; Web site: www.tepsa.org.

30—College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for educators, parents, and students, at the Mid- South Coliseum in Memphis, Tenn. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822- 6285; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com/fairs.html.

30-31—College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for educators, parents, and students, 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/fairs.html.

30- April 1—Religious education: Aesthetics, Ethics, and Religion, sponsored by the Council for Spiritual and Ethical Education, for educators and administrators, at the Ackland Art Museum in Chapel Hill, N.C. Contact: CSEE, 1465 Northside Drive, Suite 220, Atlanta, GA 30318-4225; (404) 355-4460 or (800) 298-4599; fax: (404) 355-4435; Web site: www.csee.org.

April

1-2—College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for educators, parents, and students, 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/fairs.html.

1-5—Physical education: 2003 National Convention and Exposition, sponsored by the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, for educators, in Philadelphia. Contact: Fran Gilbride, AAHPERD, 1900 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191; (703) 476-3401 or (800) 213-7193 ext. 401; fax: (703) 476- 5489; e-mail: conv@aahperd.org; Web site: www.aahperd.org.

2—Mental health: Academic Teaching Conference Series: New Developments in Genetics and Genomics and Child Mental Health, sponsored by the Judge Baker Children's Center and Children's Hospital Boston, for school administrators, social workers and psychiatrists, at the Judge Baker Children's Center in Boston. Contact: Catherine Fontaine, JBCC, 3 Blackfan Circle, Boston, MA 02115; (617) 232- 8390 ext. 2104; fax: (617) 730-5440; e-mail: cfontaine@jbcc.harvard.edu; Web site: www.jbcc.harvard.edu/lectures.htm .

2-4—Technology: Ethics and Technology, sponsored by the Council for Spiritual and Ethical Education, for educators and administrators, at the Harvard-Westlake in Los Angeles. Contact: CSEE, 1465 Northside Drive, Suite 220, Atlanta, GA 30318-4225; (404) 355-4460 or (800) 298-4599; fax: (404) 355-4435; Web site: www.csee.org.

3-5—Education law: Council of School Attorneys' School Law Seminar, sponsored by the National School Boards Association, for school attorneys, at the San Francisco Hilton in San Francisco. Contact: Susan Butler, Director of the Council of School Attorneys, NSBA, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 838- 6722; e-mail: sbutler@nsba.org; Web site: www.nsba.org/cosa.

3-5—Professional development: Teaching the Holocaust, sponsored by the U.S Holocaust Memorial Museum, for classroom and pre-service teachers, at San Diego State University in San Diego. Deadline: March 7. Contact: Jill Nissan, USHMM, 100 Raoul Wallenberg Place S.W., Washington, DC 20024; (202) 314-7826; fax: (202) 314- 7888; e-mail: nationaloutreach@ushmm.org; Web site: www.ushmm.org.

3-6—Special education: Annual State Education Convention, sponsored by the California Speech- Language- Hearing Association, for rehabilitation specialists and special education educators, at the Hyatt Regency in Monterey, Calif. Contact: CSHA; (916) 921-1568; fax: (916) 921-0127; e-mail: csha@csha.org; Web site: www.csha.org.

3-7—Urban schools: Council of Urban Boards of Education Site Visit and Issues Forum, sponsored by the National Schools Boards Association, for urban schools leaders and educators, at the San Francisco Hilton in San Francisco. Contact: Katrina Kelley, Director of the Council of Urban Boards of Education, NSBA, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 838-6722; e-mail: kkelley@nsba.org; Web site: www.nsba.org/cube.

4—Leadership: Leading With Soul Conference, sponsored by the Seattle Pacific University, SOE Continuing Education, for administrators and teachers, at the Shoreline Center in Shoreline, Wash. Deadline: March 28. Contact: Keith Overa, Seattle Pacific University, SOE-CE, 3307 Third Ave. West, Peterson Hall, Seattle, WA 98119-1997; (800) 589-4038; fax: (206) 281-2271; e-mail: kovera@spu.edu; Web site: www.spu.edu/spiral.

4—Writing: Unlocking the Code: Multisensory Grammar and Sentence Writing Strategies, Morphology, Syntax, and Semantics, sponsored by the Hill Center, for middle school teachers, at the center in Durham, N.C. Contact: Gaye Thompson, HC, 3200 Pickett Road, Durham, NC 27705; (919) 489-7464; fax: (919) 489- 7466; Web site: www.hillcenter.org.

4-5—Parental involvement: Family Festival Conference, sponsored by the Practical Parenting Partnership, for educators, parents and counselors who work with families, at the Tan Tar A Resort in Osage Beach, Mo. Deadline: Day before the event. Contact: Darlene Robinett, PPP, 2412 C Hyde Park, Jefferson City, MO 65109; (573) 761- 7770; fax: (573) 761-7760; e-mail: drobinet@pppctr.org; Web site: www.pppctr.org.

4-5—Reading: Phonics Lessons: Systematic Teaching of Phonics and Spelling in the Primary Classroom, sponsored by the Lesley University Center for Reading Recovery and Literacy Collaborative, for K-3 teachers, at the university in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: LU, CRR, 1815 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02140; (617) 349- 8402; fax: (617) 349-8490; e-mail: literacy@mail.lesley.edu; Web site: www.lesley.edu/literacyforall.

5-8—School boards: 63rd Annual Conference, sponsored by the National School Boards Association, for school board members and superintendents, at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco. Contact: Sue Merry, NSBA, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 838-6722; e-mail: smerry@nsba.org; Web site: www.nsba.org/conference.

5-10—Magnet schools: 21st International Conference on Magnet Schools, sponsored by the Magnet Schools of America, for K-12 educators, at the Hyatt Regency in Long Beach, Calif. Deadline: March 10. Contact: Judith S. Stein, MSA, 733 15th St. N.W., Suite 330, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 824- 0672; fax: (202) 638-7895; e-mail: director@magnet.edu; Web site: www.magnet.edu.

6—Magnet schools: Successful Strategies for Starting a New Magnet School, sponsored by the Magnet Schools of America, for magnet school administrators, at the Hyatt Regency Long Beach in Long Beach Calif. Contact: Judith S. Stein, MSA, 733 15th St. N.W., Suite 330, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 824-0672; fax: (202) 638- 7895; e-mail: director@magnet.edu; Web site: www.magnet.edu.

6-9—Accountability: No Child Left Behind Conference, sponsored by the National Association of Federal Education Program Administrators, for federal title administrators, superintendents, and instructional service leaders, at the Key Bridge Marriott in Arlington, Va. Contact: Carol Brush, NAFEPA, c/o San Juan Unified School District, 3738 Walnut Ave., PO Box 477, Carmichael, CA 95609-0477; (916) 971- 7202; fax: (916) 971-7212; e-mail: cbrush@sanjuan.edu; Web site: www.nafepa.org.

6-9—Achievement gap: Raising Student Achievement: Practices that Work, sponsored by the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement, for educators, at the Marriott Hotel in Chicago. Contact: Ron Stastney, NCACASI, PO Box 873011, Tempe, AZ 85287; (800) 525- 9517 ext. 54485; fax: (480) 965-8658; e-mail: rstastney@ncacasi.org; Web site: www.ncacasi.org.

7-8—Professional development: Teaching the Holocaust, sponsored by the U.S Holocaust Memorial Museum, for classroom and pre-service teachers, at Louisiana State University, Peabody Hall, in Baton Rouge, La. Deadline: March 28. Contact: Jill Nissan, USHMM, 100 Raoul Wallenberg Place S.W., Washington, DC 20024; (202) 314-7826; fax: (202) 314-7888; e-mail: nationaloutreach@ushmm.org; Web site: www.ushmm.org.

7-9—Mathematics: Annual Conference, sponsored by the National Conference of Supervisors of Mathematics, for leaders in mathematics education, at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio. Contact: Mo Nelson, NCSM, PO Box 10667, Golden, CO 80401- 0600; (303) 274-5932; fax: (303) 274- 5932; e-mail: ncsm@mathforum.org; Web site: www.ncsmonline.org.

8-9—African-American education: Educating the African-American Male Child National Seminar, sponsored by African American Images, for educators, in Chicago. Contact: AAI, 1909 W. 95th St., Chicago, IL 60643; (773) 445-0322.

9-10—Curriculum: Curriculum Mapping: Beginning the Journey, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators and administrators, in Phoenix. 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.

9-10—Professional development: Designing Powerful Professional Development Plans and Evaluations, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators and administrators, in Phoenix. 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.

9-10—Writing: Outstanding Lessons and Techniques for Motivating Reluctant Writers, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators and administrators, in Phoenix. 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.

9-11—Education research: 35th Annual Conference, sponsored by the New England Educational Research Organization, for researchers, K-12 coordinators and administrators, at the Sheraton Harborside Hotel in Portsmouth, N.H. Contact: Susan Etheredge, Smith College, Education and Child Study Dept., Northampton, MA 01063; (413) 585-3252; fax: (413) 585-3268; e-mail: sethered@email.smith.edu; Web site: www.neero.org.

9-11—Science: Ethics, Science, and Education: Intersections, sponsored by the Council for Spiritual and Ethical Education, for science teachers and administrators, at the College of Preachers in Washington. Contact: CSEE, 1465 Northside Drive, Suite 220, Atlanta, GA 30318-4225; (404) 355-4460 or (800) 298-4599; fax: (404) 355-4435; Web site: www.csee.org.

9-12—Mathematics: 81st Annual Meeting, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, for mathematics teachers, at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio. Contact: NCTM, 1906 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191; (703) 620-9840; fax: (703) 295-0956; e-mail: annlmtg@nctm.org; Web site: www.nctm.org.

9-12—Special education: Annual Convention and Expo, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, for special education teachers, administrators, and related personnel, at the Washington State Convention and Trade Center in Seattle. Contact: Victor Erickson, CEC, 110 N. Glebe Road, Suite 300, Arlington, VA 22201- 5704; (703) 264-9454; fax: (703) 264- 1637; e-mail: victore@cec.sped.org; Web site: www.cec.sped.org.

10—Career education: Schools of the Future: Leadership, Curriculum, Technology, sponsored by the New England Coalition of Educational Leaders in Massachusetts, for educators, in Needham, Mass. Contact: Janet Ferone, NECELMA, 44 Pearl St., Boston, MA 02125; (617) 282-0326; fax: (773) 913-2378; e-mail: necel.ma@verizon.net.

10—College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for educators, parents, and students, at the Novi Exposition Center in Novi, Mich. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822- 6285; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com/fairs.html.

10-13—Foreign languages: Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, sponsored by the Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, for pre-K-16 foreign-language teachers, at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington. Contact: Susan Cavenagh, NCTFL, Dickinson College, PO Box 1773, Carlisle, PA 17013; (717) 245-1977; fax: (717) 245-1976; e-mail: nectfl@dickinson.edu; Web site: www.nectfl.org.

11-13—Service learning: 15th Annual National Youth Service Day, sponsored by Youth Service America, for educators, parents, and students, with events scheduled nationally. Contact: Karen Larson, Director, 1101 15th St. N.W., Suite 200, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 296-2992, ext. 34; fax: (202) 296-4030; e-mail: nysd@ysa.org; Web site: www.ysa.org.

11-15—Principals: 2003 Annual Convention: Leading Learning Communities-Catch the Wave of the Future, sponsored by the National Association of Elementary School Principals, for administrators, in Anaheim, Calif. Contact: NAESP, 1615 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 684-3345; fax: (703) 518-6281; Web site: www.naesp.org.

12-14—Ethics: Moral Instruction of Children: Elementary, sponsored by the Council for Spiritual and Ethical Education, for elementary educators and administrators, at St. Andrew's School in Boca Raton, Fla. Contact: CSEE, 1465 Northside Drive, Suite 220, Atlanta, GA 30318-4225; (404) 355-4460 or (800) 298-4599; fax: (404) 355-4435; Web site: www.csee.org.

13-16—Best practices: Bridging the Gap: Educating the Hearts and Minds of Our Future, sponsored by the Association for Childhood Education International, for teachers and students, at the Hyatt Regency at Civic Plaza in Phoenix. Contact: Lisa Wenger, Director of Conferences, 17904 Georgia Ave., Suite 215, Olney, MD 20832; (301) 570-2111; fax: (301) 570-2212; e-mail: aeicmc@aol.com;Websitewww.aeic.o rg; Web

13-16—Reading: 4th North American Leadership Academy, sponsored by the Reading Recovery Council of North America, for teacher-leaders and educators, curriculum directors, administrators, and board members, at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill in Washington. Deadline: March 1. Contact: Anita Gibson, RRCNA, 1929 Kenny Road, Suite 100, Columbus, OH 43210-1069; (614) 292-0269; fax: (614) 247-7323; e-mail: con ferenceinfo@readingrecovery.orgoragibson@readingrecovery.org; Web site: www.readingrecovery.org.

14-20—Poetry: Young People's Poetry Week, sponsored by the Children's Book Council, for educators and students, with events scheduled nationally. Contact: JoAnn Sabatino- Falkenstein, 12 W. 37th St., Second Floor, New York, NY 10018-7480; (212) 966-1990; fax: (212) 966-2073; e-mail: joann.sabatino-falkenstein@cbcbooks.org; Web site: www.cbcbooks.org/html/poetry _week.html.

15—Parent involvement: Education News Parents Can Use: Special Education, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, for parents and educators, at the WETA Studios in Arlington, Va. Deadline: Day of the event by 10 am. Contact: Jennifer Walsh, Tricom Associates, 2009 N. 14th St., Suite 407, Arlington, VA 22201; (703) 276-2772 ext. 13; fax: (703) 528-5058; e-mail: jennifer@tricomassociates.com; Web site: www.ed.gov/offices/OIIA.televisi on.

15—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/.

16-20—Poetry: Conference, sponsored by the National Association for Poetry Therapy, for educators, counselors, and creative-arts therapists, at the Sheraton Biscayne Bay in Miami. Contact: Angela B. Comfort, NAPT, 733 15th St. N.W., Suite 330, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 966- 2536; fax: (202) 638-7895; e- mail: NAPT@dmg-dc.com; Web site: www.poetrytherapy.org.

16-27—Distance learning: Designing and Teaching Online Courses, sponsored by the Concord Consortium, for online leaders and instructors, online at http://concord. org/courses. Contact: Cynthia McIntyre, CC, 10 Concord Crossing, Suite 300, Concord, MA 01742; (978) 369-4367; fax: (978) 371-0696; e-mail: courses@concord.org; Web site: http://concord.org.

16-8—Distance learning: Facilitating Online Learning by Moving Out of the Middle, sponsored by the Concord Consortium, for online leaders and instructors, online at http://concord.org/courses. Contact: Cynthia McIntyre, CC, 10 Concord Crossing, Suite 300, Concord, MA 01742; (978) 369-4367; fax: (978) 371- 0696; e-mail: courses@concord.org; Web site: http://concord.org.

19-20—Administrators: National Graduate Research Seminar in Educational Administration, sponsored by the University Council for Educational Administration, for administrators, researchers, and graduate students, in Chicago. Contact: UCEA, 205 Hill Hall, Columbia, MO 65211; (573) 884-8300; fax: (573) 884-8302; e- mail: admnucea@coe.missouri.edu; Web site: www.ucea.org.

21-23—School improvement: National Spring Summit, sponsored by the HOPE Foundation, for teachers and administrators, at the Naperville Holiday Inn Select in Chicago. Contact: HOPE Foundation, 3925 Hagan St., Suite 105, PO Box 906, Bloomington, IN 47402- 0906; (812) 355-6000; fax: (812) 323-8140; e-mail: hope@communitiesofhope.org; Web site: www.communitiesofhope.org.

21-25—Accountability: Accountability for Educational Quality: Shared Responsibility, sponsored by the American Educational Research Association, for educators, administrators, researchers, community and business leaders, and policymakers, at the Sheraton and Hyatt Regency Hotels in Chicago. Contact: AERA, 1230 17th St. N.W., Washington, DC 20036; (202) 223- 9385; fax: (202) 775-1824; e-mail: outreach@aera.net; Web site: www.aera.net.

21-27—Environmental education: National Wildlife Week, sponsored by the National Wildlife Federation, for K-8 teachers, with events scheduled nationwide. Contact: Jo Sorrell, NWF, 11100 Wildlife Center Drive, Reston, VA 20190; (703) 438-6000; fax: (703) 438- 6061; e-mail: sorrell@nwf.org; Web site: www.nwf.org/nationalwildlifeweek</ a >.

22-23—College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for educators, parents, and students, at the Montgomery County Agricultural Center and Fairgrounds in Gaithersburg, Md. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com/fairs.html.

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