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** marks events that have not appeared in a previous issue of Education Week.

March 2004

10-5--Science: Workshop: Science in Focus, sponsored by the Annenberg/Corporation for Public Broadcasting, for K-12 educators, broadcast online. Contact: Annenberg/CPB; (800) Learner; e-mail: channel@learner.org; Web site: www.learner.org.

11-12--Professional development: Problem-Based Government Workshop, sponsored by the Buck Institute for Education, for high school civics teachers, at the institute in Novato, Calif. Contact: BI, 18 Commercial Blvd., Novato, CA 94949; (415) 883-0122; e-mail: info@bie.org; Web site: www.bie.org.

11-12--School Improvement: Workshop: Skills for New School Leaders: Mobilizing Staff for School Improvement, sponsored by the National Study of School Evaluation, for school leaders, in Schaumburg, Ill. Contact: Cheryl Gray, NSSE, 1699 E. Woodfield Road, Suite 406, Schaumburg, IL 60173; (847) 995-9080; fax: (847) 995-9088; e- mail: schoolimprovement@nsse.org; Web site: www.nsse.org.

11-13--Education finance: Annual Conference, sponsored by the American Education Finance Association, for K-12 educators, education finance researchers, and policy analysts, at the Marriott-City Center Hotel in Salt Lake City. Contact: Ed Steinbrecher, 8365 S. Armadillo Trail, Evergreen, CO 80439; (303) 674-0857; fax: (303) 670-8986; e-mail: esteinbr@du.edu; Web site: www.aefa.cc.

11-6--Economics: Workshop: The Economics Classroom, sponsored by the Annenberg/Corporation for Public Broadcasting, for high school educators, broadcast online. Contact: Annenberg/CPB; (800) Learner; e-mail: channel@learner.org; Web site: www.learner.org.

12--Diversity: Cultural Fluency Conference: Finding the Common Ground, sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Equity Center, for K-12 educators and parents, in Washington. Contact: Susan Shaffer, MAEC, 5454 Wisconsin Ave., Suite 655, Chevy Chase, MD 20815; (301) 657-7741 ext. 108; fax: (301) 657-8782; e-mail: sshaffer@maec.org; Web site: www.maec.org.

**12--Special education: Workshop: Sensory Motor and Language Development, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for preK-2 teachers, in Washington. Contact: LSW, 4759 Reservoir Road, N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 944-2232; fax: (202) 965- 5106; e-mail:lois.meyer@labschool.org.

12-14--Middle schools: Annual Conference, sponsored by the California League of Middle Schools, for middle school educators, at the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, Calif. Contact: CLMS, 6615 E. Pacific Coast Highway, Suite 120, Long Beach, CA 90803; (562) 430-3136; fax: (562) 430-5607; e-mail: info@clms.net; Web site: www.clms.net.

**12-14--Early childhood: Northeast Institute: Building Connections: A Contextual Curriculum, sponsored by Lesley University Center for Children, Families, and Public Policy, for educators of children ages 2-6 years old, at the Marran Theater in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: LU, CCFPP, 29 Everett St., Cambridge, MA 02138; (617) 349-8922 or (800) 999-1959 ext. 8922; fax: (617) 349-8215; e-mail: eceinfo@lesley.edu.

14--College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for K-12 educators, administrators, and staff, at the Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center in Louisville, Ky. Contact: NACAC, College Fair Department, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836- 2222; Web site: www.nacac.com/fairs.html.

14-15--College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for K-12 educators, administrators, and staff, at the Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield, Mass. Contact: NACAC, College Fair Department, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836- 2222; Web site: www.nacac.com/fairs.html.

14-16--Technology: Education Technology Site Visit to Montgomery County, Md., Public Schools, sponsored by the National School Boards Association's ITTE Education Technology Programs, for technology directors, superintendents, and school board members, at the Gaithersburg Marriott Washingtonian Center in Gaithersburg, Md. Contact: Ann Flynn, NSBA, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 838-6764; e-mail: aflynn@nsba.org; Web site: www.nsba.org/itte.

14-17--Professional development: Bargaining in Difficult Times in the Big Easy, sponsored by the North American Association of Educational Negotiators, for school labor relations professionals and educational negotiators, in New Orleans. 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.

15--College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for K-12 educators, administrators, and staff members, at the Grand Center in Grand Rapids, Mich. Contact: NACAC, College Fair Department, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-2222; Web site: www.nacac.com/fairs.html.

15-16--Data: Workshop: Using Data to Improve Student Achievement, sponsored by the National Study of School Evaluation, for pre-K-16 educators, in Schaumburg, Ill. Contact: Cheryl Gray, NSSE, 1699 E. Woodfield Road, Schaumburg, IL 60173; (847) 995-9080; fax: (847) 995-9088; e-mail: schoolimprovement@nsse.org; Web site: www.nsse.org.

15-16--Education reform: National Conference: Informing Policy in Support of Mathematics, Science, and Technology Education, sponsored by the Triangle Coalition for Science and Technology Education, for K-12 educators, at the Capitol Hill Club in Washington. Contact: Deborah Murtay, TCSTE, 1840 Wilson Blvd., Suite 201, Arlington, VA 22201; (703) 516-5960; fax: (703) 516-5969; e-mail: tricoal@triangle-coalition.org; Web site: www.triangle- coalition.org.

15-18--Arts education: VSA Arts International Institute, sponsored by the Vision, Strength, and Artistic Expression Arts Institute, for pre-K-12 educators, at the Hotel Allegro in Chicago. Contact: Janice Hastings, VSA, 1300 Connecticut Ave., N.W., Suite 700, Washington, DC 20036; (800) 933-8721; fax: (202) 737-0725; e- mail: janiceh@vsarts.org; Web site: www.vsarts.org.

17--College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for K-12 educators, administrators, and staff, at the Macomb Community College Sports & Expo Center in Warren, Mich. Contact: NACAC, College Fair Department, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-2222; Web site: www.nacac.com/fairs.html.

17-19--Best practices: Various workshops, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators and administrators, in New Orleans. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (703) 578- 9600 or (800) 933-ASCD; fax: (703) 575-5400; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

17-19--Leadership: National Principals' Institute 2004, sponsored by ATLAS Communities, Inc., for K-12 principals and administrators, at the Saddlebrook Resort in Tampa, Fla. Deadline: January 31. Contact: Kathryn Troyan, ATLAS Communities, Inc., 55 Chapel St., Newton, MA 02458; (617) 618-2443; e-mail: ktroyan@atlascommunities.org; Web site: www.atlasprincipals.org.

17-19--School safety: Second Step: A Violence Prevention Program Train the Trainer Workshop, sponsored by the Committee for Children, for K-12 educators, administrators, and counselors, in San Diego, Calif. Contact: CC, Client Support Services, 568 First Ave. S., Suite 600, Seattle, WA 98104-2804; (800) 634-4449 ext. 200; fax: (206) 343-1445; Web site: www.cfchildren.org.

17-20--Learning disabilities: 41st Annual International Conference, sponsored by the Learning Disabilities Association of America, for K-12 educators, parents, and school psychologists, at the Hilton in Atlanta. Contact: Mary-Clare Reynolds, LDAA, 4156 Library Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15234; (412) 341-1515; fax: (412) 344-0224; e-mail: mcreynolds@ldaamerica.org; Web site: www.ldaamerica.org.

18--Teacher education: Workshop: Learning Strategies, sponsored by the Hill Center, for K-12 educators, at the center in Durham, N.C. Contact: HC, 3200 Pickett Road, Durham, N.C. 27705-6010; (919) 489-7464; fax: (919) 489-7466; Web site: www.hillcenter.org.

18-19--Collaboration: Coalition Directors' Annual Meeting, sponsored by the National Alliance of State Science and Mathematics Coalitions, for K-12 educators, policymakers, and business leaders, at the Maritime Institute of Technology and Graduate Studies in Linthicum Heights, Md. Deadline: March 4. Contact: Deborah Jones, NASSMC, 1840 Wilson Blvd., Suite 200, Arlington, VA 22201-3000; (703) 516-5970; fax: (703) 516-5979; e-mail: info@nassmc.org; Web site: www.nassmc.org.

18-19--Professional development: Project- Based Learning Workshop, sponsored by the Buck Institute for Education, for middle and high school teachers, at the institute in Novato, Calif. Contact: BI, 18 Commercial Blvd., Novato, CA 94949; (415) 883-0122; e- mail: info@bie.org; Web site: www.bie.org.

18-19--Professional development: 2004 National Conference: Summer Learning for All-Programs, Policy, and Research, sponsored by the Center for Summer Learning at Johns Hopkins University, for K-12 teachers, summer-program providers, and youth-development professionals, at the Radisson Plaza Hotel in Baltimore. Deadline: Dec. 19. Contact: Toni Decker, JHU; (410) 516-3962; e-mail: tdecker@hd.jhu.edu; Web site: www.summerlearning.org.

18-19--Professional development: Various workshops, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators and administrators, in New Orleans. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (703) 578- 9600 or (800) 933-ASCD; fax: (703) 575-5400; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

18-20--Early childhood: 55th Annual Conference, sponsored by the Southern Early Childhood Association, for early-childhood educators, at the Adams Mark Hotel and Ocean Center in Daytona Beach, Fla. Deadline: Feb. 20. Contact: Patricia Blacksher, SECA, 1123 S. University Ave., Suite 255, Little Rock, AR 72204; (501) 221- 1648 or (800) 305-7322; fax: (501) 227-5297; e-mail: blacksherp@southernearlychild hood.org; Web site: www.southernearlychildhood.org.

18-20--Elementary education: Annual International Technology Education Association Conference, sponsored by the Technology Education for Children Council, for elementary educators, in Albuquerque, N.M. Contact: International Technology Education Association,1914 Association Drive, Suite 201, Reston, VA 20191-1539; (703)860- 2100; fax; (703)860-0353; Web site: www.iteawww.org.

18-20--Foreign language: 2004 Conference, sponsored by the Southern Conference on Language Teaching, for pre-K-16 foreign-language educators, at the Adam's Mark Hotel in Mobile, Ala. Deadline: February 1. Contact: Lynne McClendon, 165 Lazy Laurel Chase, Roswell, GA 30076; (770) 992-1256; fax: (770) 992-3464; e-mail: lynnemcc@mindspring.com; Web site: www.valdosta.edu/scolt.

18-21--Education law: National Conference: Looking Back, Moving Forward-The Unfinished Business of Brown v. Board of Education, sponsored by Hood College, for K-12 educators, at the college in Frederick, Md. Contact: Olivia White, HC, 401 Rosemont Ave., Frederick, MD 21701; (301) 696-3573; e-mail: owhite@hood.edu; Web site: www.hood.edu/brownvboard.

18-13--History: Workshop: Primary Sources, sponsored by the Annenberg/Corporation for Public Broadcasting, for high school educators, broadcast online. Contact: Annenberg/CPB; (800) Learner; e-mail: channel@learner.org; Web site: www.learner.org.

19--School improvement: Teacher Research Conference 2004, sponsored by the National Teacher Research Panel, for educators, in Birmingham, England. Contact: NTRP, 4A Sanctuary Bldg., Great Smith St., London SW1P 3BT; e-mail: teacher.researchconf04@dfes. gsi.gov.uk.

19--Professional development: Various workshops, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators and administrators, in New Orleans. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (703) 578- 9600 or (800) 933-ASCD; fax: (703) 575-5400; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

20--Job fair: National Minority Careers Education Expo, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education and Tylin Promotions, for educators, at the Marriott Brooklyn Bridge in New York City. Contact: Fred Greenspan, TP, PO Box 1300, Massapequa, Long Island, NY 11758-0905; (516) 799-2274; fax: (516) 795-1887; e-mail: WorldTradeCenter@DeptofEd.org; Web site: www.DeptofEd.org.

20--Montessori education: Southern Conference: Redirecting Children's Behavior, sponsored by the American Montessori Society, for K-12 educators, at Lander University Culture Center in Greenwood, S.C. Contact: Evelyn Jackson, AMS, 281 Park Ave. S., New York, NY 10010; (212) 358-1250; fax: (212) 358-1256; e-mail: evelyn@amshq.org; Web site: www.amshq.org.

20-22--Teachers: Annual Conference and Exhibit Show, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators and administrators, in New Orleans. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311- 1714; (703) 578-9600 or (800) 933-ASCD; fax: (703) 575-5400; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

20-23--Urban schools: Legislative/Policy Conference, sponsored by the Council of Great City Schools, for urban administrators and school board members, at the Westin Grand Hotel in Washington. Contact: Terry Tabor, CGCS, 1301 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W., Washington, DC 20004; (202) 393-2427; fax: (202) 393-2400; Web site: www.cgcs.org.

21--College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for K-12 educators, administrators, and staff, at the Jacob K. Javitz Convention Center in New York City. Contact: NACAC, College Fair Department, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836- 2222; Web site: www.nacac.com/fairs.html.

22-24--Technology: TechEd Ontario, sponsored by the Community College Foundation, for K- 12 and college educators, at the Ontario Convention Center in Ontario, Calif. Contact: William Neece, TE, 1901 Royal Oaks Drive, Sacramento, CA 95815; (916) 418-5136; fax: (916) 922-2346; e-mail: wneece@techedevents.org; Web site: www.techedevents.org.

22-26--Professional development: Schools Attuned Training, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds, for K-12 educators, in Rochester, N.Y. Contact: AKM; Web site: www.allkindso fminds.org/sa/siteLocationsAndDates.aspx.

22-17--Literature: Workshop: Teaching Multicultural Literature in High School, sponsored by the Annenberg/Corporation for Public Broadcasting, for high school educators, broadcast online. Contact: Annenberg/CPB; (800) Learner; e-mail: channel@learner.org; Web site: www.learner.org.

23--Science: Workshop: Paracelus Goes to School, sponsored by the Society of Toxicology, for K-12 teachers, in Baltimore. Deadline: March 1. Contact: Betty Eidemiller, SOT, 1821 Michael Faraday Drive, Suite 300, Reston, VA 20190; (703) 438-3115 ext. 1430; fax: (703) 438-3113; e-mail: betty@toxicology.org; Web site: www.toxicology.org/publicoutreach/k12resources/snapshots.html.

23-24--Character education: The Fifth Annual Northeast United States Conference on Character Education, sponsored by Hudson Valley Community College, for K-12 educators, at the college in Troy, N.Y. Contact: HVCC, 80 Vandenburgh Ave., Troy, NY 12180; (518) 629-HVCC or (877) 325- HVCC; Web site: www.hvcc.edu/K-12/charactered/annual/index.html.

24--School safety: Talking About Touching: A Personal Safety Curriculum Staff Training Workshop, sponsored by the Committee for Children, for K-12 educators, administrators, and counselors, in Seattle. Contact: CC, Client Support Services, 568 First Ave. S., Suite 600, Seattle, WA 98104-2804; (800) 634-4449 ext. 200; fax: (206) 343-1445; Web site: www.cfchildren.org.

24-26--Professional development: Schools Attuned Training, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds, for K-12 educators, in Dunkirk, N.Y. Contact: AKM; Web site: www.allkindsofminds.org/sa/siteLocationsAndDates.aspx.

24-27--English: Annual Convention-Making Composition Matter, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, for teacher-educators, in San Antonio. Contact: NCTE Customer Service Department, 1111 W. Kenyon Road, Urbana, IL 61801-1096; (217) 278-3849 or (877) 369-6283; fax: (217) 328-9645; e-mail: public_info@ncte.org; Web site: www.ncte.org.

24-27--Space education: National Conference on Aviation and Space Education: Teaching Today for Tomorrow, sponsored by the Civil Air Patrol and the U.S. Air Force, for K- 12 educators and homeschoolers, at the Marriott Marquis in Atlanta. Contact: Kathy Buucum, CAP, National Headquarters, Aerospace Education, 105 S. Hansell St., Bldg. 714, Maxwell AFB, AL 36112; (334) 953-4213; fax: (334) 953-4245; e- mail: kbaucum@cap.gov; Web site: www.cap.gov/events/ncmain.html.

25--College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for K-12 educators, administrators, and staff, at the Kiefer Uno Lakefront Arena in New Orleans. Contact: NACAC, College Fair Department, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-2222; Web site: www.nacac.com/fairs.html.

25--School safety: Second Step: A Violence Prevention Program Staff Training Workshop, sponsored by the Committee for Children, for K-12 educators, administrators, and counselors, in Seattle. Contact: CC, Client Support Services, 568 First Ave. S., Suite 600, Seattle, WA 98104-2804; (800) 634-4449 ext. 200; fax: (206) 343-1445; Web site: www.cfchildren.org.

25--Teacher education: National Teleconference: Creating Engaged Learning Environments, sponsored by the National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition, for secondary educators and counselors, online. Contact: Nina Glisson, NRC, 1629 Pendleton St., Columbia, SC 29208; (803) 777- 8158; fax: (803) 777-4699; e-mail: nina1@gwm.sc.edu; Web site: www.sc.edy/fye.

25-26--Early childhood: Workshop: Effective Practices in Assessment and Intervention for Infants and Toddlers with Special Needs, sponsored by Heartspring, for K-12 educators, nurses, and administrators, at the Hyatt Regency in Denver. Contact: Evelyn Short, Heartspring, 8700 E. 29th St. N., Wichita, KS 67226; (316) 634-8881; fax: (316) 634-0555; e-mail: eshort@heartspring.org; Web site: www.heartspring.org.

25-27--Education law: School Law Seminar, sponsored by the National School Boards Association's Council of School Attorneys, for school attorneys, at the Royal Pacific Resort in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Lyndsay Andrews, NSBA, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 838-6738; e-mail: landrews@nsba.org; Web site: www.nsba.org/cosa.

26--School safety: Second Step: A Violence Prevention Program Family Guide Facilitator Training Workshop, sponsored by the Committee for Children, for K-12 educators, administrators, and counselors, in Seattle, Calif. Contact: CC, Client Support Services, 568 First Ave. S., Suite 600, Seattle, WA 98104-2804; (800) 634-4449 ext. 200; fax: (206) 343-1445; Web site: www.cfchildren.org.

26-28--Urban schools: CUBE's Pre-Conference Programming, sponsored by the National School Boards Association, for urban administrators, in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Judy Tucker, NSBA, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 838-6705; fax: (703) 548-5613; e-mail: cube@nsba.org; Web site: www.nsba.org/cube.

**26-28--Character education: Midatlantic Conference, sponsored by the Northeast and Southwest Regional Institute, for K-12 educators, at the Atlantic Sands Hotel in Rehoboth, Del. Contact: Allen Zipke, Campus Community School, 21 N. Bradford St., Dover, DE 19904; (302) 736-3300; fax: (302) 736-3390; e-mail: zipke@ccs.k12.de.us; Web site: www.glassernortheast.com.

27--Reading: Arts Integration Seminar: Visualizing Literature through Art, sponsored by the Young Audiences of Greater Cleveland and Playhouse Square Center, for K-12 educators and administrators, in Cleveland. Contact: Emily Davidson, YAGC, 13110 Shaker Square, Suite C203, Cleveland, OH 44120; (216) 561-5014; fax: (216) 561-3444; e-mail: emily@yagc.org; Web site: www.yagc.org.

27-30--School boards: 64th Annual Conference, sponsored by the National School Boards Association, for school board members and administrators, in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Dobby Wall, NSBA, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 838- 6790; e-mail: dwall@nsba.org; Web site: www.nsba.org/conference.

27-24--Education reform: Workshop: Critical Issues in School Reform, sponsored by the Annenberg/Corporation for Public Broadcasting, for K-12 educators, broadcast online. Contact: Annenberg/CPB; (800) Learner; e-mail: channel@learner.org; Web site: www.learner.org.

28--College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for K-12 educators, administrators, and staff, at the Mid- South Coliseum in Memphis, Tenn. Contact: NACAC, College Fair Department, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-2222; Web site: www.nacac.com/fairs.html.

28-30--Middle schools: Annual Conference, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle school educators, at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence, R.I. Deadline: March 1. Contact: Valerie Sullivan, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Topsfield, MA 01913; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504; e-mail: vrsulliv@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org.

28-31--Higher education: Grants Resource Center Spring Meeting, sponsored by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, for campus-sponsored program administrators, at the Loews L'Enfant Plaza Hotel in Washington. Contact: Jim Cummins, AASCU, 1307 New York Ave., N.W., Fifth Floor, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 293-7070; fax: (202) 296-5819; e-mail: cumminsj@aascu.org; Web site: www.aascu.org.

28-31--School improvement: 109th Annual Meeting, sponsored by the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement, for K-12 and college educators, in Chicago. Contact: Ron Stastney, NCACASI, Arizona State University, PO Box 874705, Tempe, AZ 85287-4705; (800) 525-0517 ext. 54485; fax: (480) 965-8658; e-mail: rstastney@ncacasi.org; Web site: www.ncacasi.org.

28-31--Service learning: National Service Learning Conference, sponsored by the National Youth Leadership Council, for K-12 educators, teacher educators, and students, at the Caribe Royal Resort in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Rebecca Cape, NYLC, 1667 Snelling Ave. N., Suite D300, St. Paul, MN 55108; (651) 999-7365; fax: (651) 631-2955; e-mail: nylcinfo@nylc.org; Web site: www.nylc.org.

29-30--Education reform: Workshop: Second Annual Conference on Differentiation and Inclusive School Reform, sponsored by the University of Wisconsin-Madison, for teachers and administrators, at the university in Madison, Wis. Contact: UWM, Office of Education Outreach, 1050 University Ave., Madison, WI 53706-1386; (608) 262- 7419; e-mail: outreachinfo@education.wisc.edu ; Web site: www.education.wisc.edu/outreach.

29-30--Education reform: Midwest Conference: Creating Responsive Learning Environments: Structuring Schools and Classrooms for the Success of All Students, sponsored by the University of Wisconsin-Madison office of education outreach, at the Pyle Center in Madison, Wis. Contact: UWM, Office of Education Outreach, 1050 University Ave., Suite 304, Madison, WI 53706; (608) 263-5140; e-mail: outreachinfo@education.wisc.edu ; Web site: www.education.wisc.edu/outreach.

30-31--College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for K-12 educators, administrators, and staff, at the Expo Center in Hartford, Conn. Contact: NACAC, College Fair Department, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-2222; Web site: www.nacac.com/fairs.html.

30-3--Foreign language: 38th Annual Convention, sponsored by the Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, for K-12 educators, in Long Beach, Calif. Contact: Bart Ecker, TESOL, Conference Services Department, 700 S. Washington St., Suite 200, Alexandria, VA 2214; (703) 836-0774; fax: (703) 836-7864; e- mail: conventions@tesol.org; Web site: www.tesol.org.

31--Literacy: Achieving Literacy Through Science Learning and Teaching Seminar, sponsored by the National Science Resources Center, for K-12 educators, at the Westin Peachtree Plaza in Atlanta. Deadline: March 19. Contact: Wendy Binder, NSRC, 901 S St., S.W, Suite 704B, Washington, DC 20024; (202) 287-2065; fax: (202) 287-2070; e-mail: binderw@si.edu; Web site: www.nsrconline.org.

31-2--School safety: Second Step: A Violence Prevention Program Train the Trainer Workshop, sponsored by the Committee for Children, for K-12 educators, administrators, and counselors, in Seattle. Contact: CC, Client Support Services, 568 First Ave. S., Suite 600, Seattle, WA 98104-2804; (800) 634-4449 ext. 200; fax: (206) 343-1445; Web site: www.cfchildren.org.

31-3--Early childhood: National Training Institute: Addressing Challenging Behavior, sponsored by the Center for Evidence-Based Practice and the Council for Exceptional Children, for K-8 educators, at the Sheraton Sand Key Resort in Clearwater Beach, Fla. Contact: Betsy Dague, CEC, 634 Eddy Ave., Missoula, MT 59812; (406) 243-5892; fax: (406) 243-4730; e-mail: betsy.dague@dec-sped.org; Web site: www.dec-sped.org.

April 2004

1--Administrators: Workshop: Administrators Overview, sponsored by the Hill Center, for administrators, at the center in Durham, N.C. Contact: HC, 3200 Pickett Road, Durham, N.C. 27705-6010; (919) 489-7464; fax: (919) 489-7466; Web site: www.hillcenter.org.

1-2--Professional development: Schools Attuned Training, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds, for K-12 educators, in Dunkirk, N.Y. Contact: AKM; Web site: www.allkindsofminds.org/sa/siteLocationsAndDates.aspx.

**1-2--Education law: National Conference: Brown v. Board of Education: 50 years later on Long Island, sponsored by Hofstra University, for K-12 educators and administrators, at the university in Hempstead, NY. Contact: Barbara Calvo- Moran, HU, Hempstead, NY 11549; (516) 463-5750; Web site: www.hofstra.edu.

1-3--Foreign language: Making Connections, sponsored by the Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, for K-16 educators, at the Hyatt Regency in Dearborn, MI. Deadline: March 8. Contact: Patrick T. Raven, CSCTFL, PO Box 251, Milwaukee, WI 53201; (414) 405-4645; fax: (414) 276-4650; e-mail: CSCTFL@aol.com; Web site: www.centralstates.cc.

1-3--History: International Conference: Explorations in World History: Commemorating the Anniversary of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, sponsored by the National Council for History Education, for K-12 history educators, at the Millennium Hotel in St. Louis. Contact: Elaine Wrisley Reed, NCHE, 26915 Westwood Road, Suite B-2, Westlake, OH 44145; (440) 835-1776; fax: (440) 835-1295; e-mail: nche@nche.net; Web site: www.history.org/nche.

1-4--Federal programs: National Conference Focus on the Vision: No Child Left Behind, sponsored by the National Association for Federal Education Program Administrators, for federal program directors, staff, and principals, at the Grand Hyatt in Washington. Contact: Registration Staff, A+ Events, 836B Southampton Road, #304, Benicia, CA 94510; (800) 256-6452; fax: (707) 516- 2948; e-mail: NAFEPA@aplusevents.com; Web site: www.nafepa.org.

1-4--Journalism education: Spring National High School Journalism Convention, sponsored by the Journalism Education Association and the National Scholastic Press Association, for middle and high school journalism teachers and students, at the Town and Country Resort and Convention Center in San Diego. Deadline: March 1. Contact: Linda S. Puntney, 103 Kedzie, Manhattan, KS 66506; (785) 532- 7822; fax: (785) 532-5484; e-mail: lindarp@ksu.edu; Web site: www.jea.org.

1-4--Science: National Convention, sponsored by the National Science Teachers Association, for science educators, in Atlanta. Contact: Carla Daniels, NSTA, 1840 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22201; (703) 312-9371; fax: (703) 841-0250; e-mail: carladaniels@nsta.org; Web site: www.nsta.org.

2--Curriculum: STC and STC/MS User Group Seminar, sponsored by the National Science Resources Center, for K-8 educators, at the Westin Peachtree Plaza in Atlanta. Deadline: March 19. Contact: Kate McLeod, NSRC, 901 D St., S.W, Suite 704B, Washington, DC 20024; (202) 287-7307; fax: (202) 287-2070; e-mail: mcleod@si.edu; Web site: www.nsrconline.org.

**2--Writing: Written Language Workshop, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for special educators, in Washington. Contact: LSW, 4759 Reservoir Road, N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 944-2232; fax: (202) 965-5106; e-mail: lois.meyer@labschool.org.

2-3--Parent involvement: Practical Parenting Partnerships Family Festival, sponsored by the Practical Parenting Partnerships Center, for K-12 educators, counselors, and parents, at the TanTarA Resort in Osage Beach, Mo. Contact: Darlene Robinett, PPP, 2412C Hyde Park, Jefferson City, MO 65109; (573) 761-7770; fax: (573) 761- 7760; Web site: www.pppctr.org.

2-4--Achievement gap: First Annual East Coast Summit, sponsored by the HOPE Foundation, for K-12 educators, in Newport News, Va. Contact: HOPE Foundation, 1252 N. Loesch Road, PO Box 906, Bloomington, IN 47404; (800) 627-0232; fax: (812) 323-8140; e-mail: pd@communitiesofhope.org; Web site: www.communitiesofhope.org.

2-4--Arts education: Weekend Retreat: The Arts and Assessment, sponsored by the Young Audiences of Greater Cleveland and Playhouse Square Center, for K-12 educators and administrators, in Cleveland. Contact: Emily Davidson, YAGC, 13110 Shaker Square, Suite C203, Cleveland, OH 44120; (216) 561-5014; fax: (216) 561-3444; e-mail: emily@yagc.org; Web site: www.yagc.org.

3--Montessori education: Mid-Atlantic Conference: Montessori Meets the Point-and-Click Brain, sponsored by the American Montessori Society, for K-12 educators, at the Barrie School in Silver Spring, Md. Contact: Evelyn Jackson, AMS, 281 Park Ave. S., New York, NY 10010; (212) 358-1250; fax: (212) 358-1256; e-mail: evelyn@amshq.org; Web site: www.amshq.org.

3--Science: LASER/ASMC Science Education Reform Networking Forum, sponsored by the National Science Resources Center, for K-12 educators, at the Westin Peachtree Plaza in Atlanta. Deadline: March 19. Contact: Mandy Monk, NSRC, 901 D St., S.W., Suite 704B, Washington, DC 20024; (202) 287-7312; fax: (202) 287-2070; e-mail: monkm@si.edu; Web site: nsrconline.org.

3-22--Assessment: Workshop: The Next Move, sponsored by the Annenberg/Corporation for Public Broadcasting, for K-5 educators, broadcast online. Contact: Annenberg/CPB, (800) Learner; e-mail: channel@learner.org; Web site: www.learner.org.

4-5--Technology: 2nd Annual Technology Retreat, sponsored by the Virginia Association of Independent Schools, for K-12 teachers, at the Virginia Crossings Resort in Richmond, Va. Contact: Joan Fargis, VAIS, 6802 Paragon Place, Suite 525, Richmond, VA 23230; (804) 282-3592 ext. 301; fax: (804) 828-3596; e-mail: joanfargis@vais.org; Web site: www.vais.org.

12-16--Education research: 85th Annual Meeting: Enhancing the Visibility and Credibility of Educational Research, sponsored by the American Educational Research Association, for K-12 educators, in San Diego. Contact: Robert Smith, AERA, 1230 17th St. N.W., Washington, DC 20036; (202) 223-9485 ext. 114; fax: (202) 775-1824; e-mail: rsmith@aera.net; Web site: www.aera.net.

13-15--Parent involvement: National Conference: Parents and Children Making It Against the Odds, sponsored by the National Association for Parental Involvement, for parent involvement coordinators, educators, liaisons, and parent leaders, at the Hyatt Regency in Atlanta. Contact: Registration Staff, A+ Events, 836B Southampton Road, #304, Benicia, CA 94510; (800) 256-6452; fax: (707) 516- 2948; e-mail: parentalinvolvement@aplusevents .com; Web site: www.na4pi.org.

13-17--Special education: Annual Convention and Expo, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, for special education teachers and administrators, at the Ernest N. Moral Convention Center in New Orleans. Contact: Victor Erickson, CEC, 1110 N. Glebe Road, Arlington, VA 22201; (703) 264-9454; fax: (703) 264-1637; e-mail: victore@cec.sped.org; Web site: www.cec.sped.org.

13-8--Middle schools: Workshop: Essential Concepts for Middle School Math Teachers, sponsored by the Annenberg/Corporation for Public Broadcasting, for middle- level educators, broadcast online. Contact: Annenberg/CPB, (800) Learner;

13-8--Middle schools: Workshop: Essential Concepts for Middle School Math Teachers, sponsored by the Annenberg/Corporation for Public Broadcasting, for middle- level educators, broadcast online. Contact: Annenberg/CPB, (800) Learner;

14--Religious education: Chief Administrators of Catholic Education Workshop, sponsored by the National Catholic Educational Association, for catholic administrators, in Boston. Deadline: April 2. Contact: Daniel Baczkowski, NCEA, 1077 30th St., N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 337-6232; fax: (202) 333-6706; e-mail: cace@ncea.org; Web site: www.ncea.org.

14-15--Ethics: Ethics Colloquium, sponsored by the Council for Spiritual and Ethical Education, for middle and high school educators, at the National Cathedral School in Washington. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: CSEE, 1465 Northside Drive, Suite 220, Atlanta, GA 30318-4225; (404) 298-4899; fax: (404) 355-4435; e-mail: info@csee.org; Web site: www.csee.org.

14-17--Early childhood: 2004 Annual International Conference and Exhibition, sponsored by the Association for Childhood Education International, for teachers, teacher educators and college students, at the Sheraton in New Orleans. Contact: Lisa A. Wenger, ACEI, 17904 Georgia Ave., Suite 215, Olney, MD 20832; (301) 570- 2111; fax: (301) 570-2212; e-mail: aceimc@aol.com or conferences@acei.org; Web site: www.acei.org.

14-17--Special education: Annual Convention and Expo, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, for K-12 educators, at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. Contact: Anmarie Kallas, CEC, 1110 N. Glebe Road, Suite 300, Arlington, VA 22201-5704; (888) 232-7733; fax: (703) 264-9494; e-mail: aka@cec.sped.org; Web site: www.cec.sped.org.

14-18--Arts education: National Conference: Connect with Music, sponsored by the National Association for Music Education, for K-12 music teachers, in Minneapolis. Deadline: March 31. Contact: Pat Woofer, NAME; (800) 336-3768; e-mail: patw@menc.org; Web site: www.menc.org.

14-18--Special education: 25th Annual Convention, sponsored by the International Listening Association, for K-12 educators, business leaders, college educators, and medical professionals, at the Holiday Inn Select in Ft. Meyers, Fla. Deadline: March 14. Contact: James W. Pratt, PO Box 744, River Falls, WI 54022; (800) ILA-4505; fax: (888) 314-9533; e-mail: Ilistening@aol.com; Web site: www.listen.org.

15-17--Counseling: 7th National School Social Work Conference-The Bridge to Educational Achievement, sponsored by the School Social Work Association of America, for school social workers, counselors, and psychologists, at the Marriott Airport San Francisco in Burlingame, Calif. Deadline: April 15. Contact: Randy Fisher, SSWAA, PO Box 2072, Northlake, IL 60164; (847) 289-4642; e-mail: sswaa@aol.com; Web site: www.sswaa.org.

15-18--Foreign language: 51st 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 educators and administrators, at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. Deadline: March 15. Contact: Rebecca R. Kline, Northeast Conference at Dickinson College, PO Box 1773, Carlisle, PA 17013- 2896; (717) 245-1977; fax: (717) 245-1976; e-mail: nectfl@dickinson.edu; Web site: www.nectfl.org.

16-18--Service learning: National Youth Service Day, sponsored by Youth Service America, for K- 12 educators, parents, and students, with events scheduled nationally. Contact: Karen Daniel, 1101 15th St. N.W., Suite 200, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 296-2992 ext. 34; fax: (202) 296-4030; e-mail: kdaniel@YSA.org; Web site: www.YSA.org/nysd.

16-20--Arts education: Annual Convention, sponsored by the National Art Education Association, for K-12 visual arts teachers, principals, and arts council staff members, at the Adam's Mark Hotel in Denver. Contact: Kathy Duse, NAEA, 1916 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191; (703) 860-8000 ext. 213; fax: (703) 860- 2960; e-mail: kduse@naea-reston.org; Web site: www.naea-reston.org.

16-20--Leadership: National Convention and Expo: Explore, Engage, Enjoy the Possibilities, sponsored by the National Association of Elementary School Principals, for elementary school educators, at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco. Contact: Amanda S. Rushing, NAESP, 1615 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 684-3345; fax: (703) 549-5568; Web site: www.naesp.org.

18--College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for K-12 educators, administrators, and staff members, at the Cleveland State University Convocation Center in Cleveland. Contact: NACAC, College Fair Department, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-2222; Web site: www.nacac.com/fairs.html.

18-20--Accountability: 2003 Effective Strategies Institute on No Child Left Behind, sponsored by the National Dropout Prevention Center/Network, for K-12 educators, at Sams Town Hotel in Tunica, Miss. Contact: NDPCN, 209 Martin St., Clemson, SC 29631; (864) 656-2599; fax: (864) 656-0136; e-mail: ndpc@clemson.edu; Web site: www.dropoutprevention.org.

18-20--Technology: Education Technology Site Visit to Forsyth County (Georgia) Schools, sponsored by the National School Boards Association's ITTE Education Technology Programs, for technology directors, superintendents, and board members, at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Alpharetta, Ga. Contact: Ann Flynn, NSBA, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 838-6764; e-mail: aflynn@nsba.org; Web site: www.nsba.org/itte.

18-22--Magnet schools: Magnet Schools of America Conference 2004, sponsored by the Magnet Schools of America, for pre-K-12 teachers, administrators, and parents, in Raleigh, N.C. Contact: Judith Stein, MSA, 733 15th St., Suite 330, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 824-0672; fax: (202) 638-7895; e-mail: nationaldirector@magnet-dc.org; Web site: www.magnet.edu.

19-24--Early childhood: Securing Our Future Conference, sponsored by the National Head Start Association, for educators of infants through 8-year-olds, at the Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif. Contact: Michelle Brown, NHSA, 1651 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 600-1123; fax: (703) 739-0878; e-mail: mbrown@nhsa.org; Web site: www.nhsa.org.

19-25--Animal education: National Wildlife Week, sponsored by the National Wildlife Federation, for K-8 educators and students, with events nationwide. Contact: Jo Sorrell, NWF, 11100 Wildlife Center Drive, Reston, VA 20190; (703) 438-6000; fax: (703) 438-6061; e-mail: info@nwf.org; Web site: www.nwf.org/nationalwildlifeweek.

20--College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for K-12 educators, administrators, and staff members, at the Convention Center in Ontario, Calif. Contact: NACAC, College Fair Department, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-2222; Web site: www.nacac.com/fairs.html.

20-21--College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for K-12 educators, administrators, and staff members, at the Montgomery County Agricultural Center and Fairgrounds in Gaithersburg, Md. Contact: NACAC, College Fair Department, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-2222; Web site: www.nacac.com/fairs.html.

20-23--Education reform: 2004 Spring Conference, sponsored by the National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium, for secondary and college educators, at the Hilton in Washington. Contact: Meghan Pauliny, NASDCTEC, 444 N. Capitol St., N.W., Suite 830, Washington, DC 20001; (202) 737-0303; fax: (202) 737-1106; e-mail: mpauliny@careertech.org; Web site: www.careertech.org.

21-22--Mentoring: Workshop: Session One, sponsored by the New Teacher Center, for K-12 educators and administrators working with new teachers, in Waunakee, Wis. Contact: NTC; (608) 849-2858; Web site: www.newteachercenter.org.

21-23--Achievement gap: Seventh National Spring Summit, sponsored by the HOPE Foundation, for K-12 educators, in Chicago. Contact: HOPE Foundation, 1252 N. Loesch Road, PO Box 906, Bloomington, IN 47404; (800) 627-0232; fax: (812) 323-8140; e-mail: pd@communitiesofhope.org; Web site: www.communitiesofhope.org.

21-23--Education research: Annual Conference, sponsored by the New England Educational Research Organization, for K-12 researchers and administrators, at the Sheraton Harborside Hotel in Portsmouth, N.H. Contact: Susan Etheredge, Smith College, Department of Education and Child Study, Northampton, MA 01063; (413) 585- 3252; fax: (413) 585-3268; e-mail: sethered@email.smith.edu; Web site: www.neero.org.

21-23--Leadership: Change Leadership Group's Three-Day Learning Lab Institute, sponsored by the Harvard Graduate School of Education, for K-12 administrators, in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: Sara Huff, HGSE, 14 Story St., Fourth Floor, Cambridge, MA 02138; (617) 496-8215; fax: (617) 496-8051; e-mail: sara-huff@gse.harvard.edu; Web site: www.gse.harvard.edu/ppe.

21-24--Mathematics: 82nd Annual Meeting, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, for mathematics educators, in Philadelphia. Contact: NCTM, 1906 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191; e-mail: annlmtg@nctm.org; Web site: www.nctm.org/meetings.

22--Achievement gap: Pacific Conference: Closing the Achievement Gap and Opening Doors of Hope, sponsored by Seattle Pacific University, for K-12 educators, at Shoreline Conference Center in Shoreline, Wash. Contact: Keith Overa, SPU, 3307 Third Ave. W., Suite 209, Seattle, WA 98119-1950; (206) 281-2875; fax: (206) 281-2271; e-mail: kovera@spu.edu; Web site: www.spu.edu/spiral.

22--Assessment: Workshop: Smart Choices for Intellectual Assessment, sponsored by the University of Wisconsin-Madison, for teachers and administrators, at the university in Madison, Wis. Contact: UWM, Office of Education Outreach, 1050 University Ave., Madison, WI 53706-1386; (608) 262-7419; e-mail: outreachinfo@education.wisc.edu ; Web site: www.education.wisc.edu/outreach.

22--College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for K-12 educators, administrators, and staff, at the Convention Center in San Diego. Contact: NACAC, College Fair Department, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-2222; Web site: www.nacac.com/fairs.html.

22--College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for K-12 educators, administrators, and staff members, at the Convention Center in Honolulu. Contact: NACAC, College Fair Department, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-2222; Web site: www.nacac.com/fairs.html.

22-23--School Improvement: Workshop: Focusing on Student Performance: Data-Driven and Research- Based School Improvement, sponsored by the National Study of School Evaluation, for pre-K-12 educators, in Schaumburg, Ill. Contact: Cheryl Gray, NSSE, 1699 E. Woodfield Road, Suite 406, Schaumburg, IL 60173; (847) 995-9080; fax: (847) 995-9088; e-mail: schoolimprovement@nsse.org; Web site: www.nsse.org.

22-25--Montessori education: 2004 National Conference, sponsored by the National Montessori Society, at the Boston Park Plaza in Boston. Contact: Mimi Basso, AMS, 281 Park Ave. S., New York, NY 10010; (212) 358-1250; fax: (212) 358-1256; e- mail: mimi@amshq.org; Web site: www.amshq.org.

23--Teacher education: Workshop: Using Results to Get Results-Improving Teaching and Learning, sponsored by the University of Wisconsin-Madison, for teachers and administrators, at the university in Madison, Wis. Contact: UWM, Office of Education Outreach, 1050 University Ave., Madison, WI 53706-1386; (608) 262- 7419; e-mail: outreachinfo@education.wisc.edu ; Web site: www.education.wisc.edu/outreach.

23-24--Community involvement: Community Service Workshop, sponsored by the Council for Spiritual and Ethical Education, for middle and high school educators, at the Menlo School in Atherton, Calif. Deadline: 2 weeks before event. Contact: CSEE, 1465 Northside Drive, Suite 220, Atlanta, GA 30318-4225; (404) 298-4899; fax: (404) 355-4435; e-mail: info@csee.org; Web site: www.csee.org.

24--College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for K-12 educators, administrators, and staff members, at the Convention Center in Providence, R.I. Contact: NACAC, College Fair Department, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-2222; Web site: www.nacac.com/fairs.html.

24--Arts education: Arts Integration Seminar: People on the Move, sponsored by the Young Audiences of Greater Cleveland and Playhouse Square Center, for K-12 educators and administrators, in Cleveland. Deadline: 7 days before the event. Contact: Emily Davidson, YAGC, 13110 Shaker Square, Suite C203, Cleveland, OH 44120; (216) 561-5014; fax: (216) 561-3444; e-mail: emily@yagc.org; Web site: www.yagc.org.

25--College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for K-12 educators, administrators, and staff members, at the Merchandise Mart in Charlotte, N.C. Contact: NACAC, College Fair Department, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-2222; Web site: www.nacac.com/fairs.html.

25--College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for K-12 educators, administrators, and staff members, at the Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif. Contact: NACAC, College Fair Department, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-2222; Web site: www.nacac.com/fairs.html.

26-27--College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for K-12 educators, administrators, and staff members, at the Seaside Parkin Ventura, Calif. Contact: NACAC, College Fair Department, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-2222; Web site: www.nacac.com/fairs.html.

26-30--Professional development: Schools Attuned Training, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds, for K-12 educators, in Corning, N.Y. Contact: AKM; Web site: www.allkindsofminds.org/sa/siteLocationsAndDates.aspx.

28--College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for K-12 educators, administrators, and staff members, at the Pasadena Center in Pasadena, Calif. Contact: NACAC, College Fair Department, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-2222; Web site: www.nacac.com/fairs.html.

28-29--College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for K-12 educators, administrators, and staff members, at the Bayside Expo Center in Boston. Contact: NACAC, College Fair Department, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-2222; Web site: www.nacac.com/fairs.html.

28-30--School safety: Second Step: A Violence Prevention Program Train the Trainer Workshop, sponsored by the Committee for Children, for K-12 educators, administrators, and counselors, in Plymouth, Maine. Contact: CC, Client Support Services, 568 First Ave. S., Suite 600, Seattle, WA 98104-2804; (800) 634-4449 ext. 200; fax: (206) 343-1445; Web site: www.cfchildren.org.

28-1--Diversity: White Privilege Conference 5, sponsored by Central College, for K-12 educators, at the college in Pella, Iowa. Deadline: April 1. Contact: Eddie Moore, CC, 812 University, Pella, IN 50219; (641) 628-5134; fax: (641) 628- 5338; e-mail: mooree@central.edu; Web site: www.whiteprivilegeconference.com.

28-23--Science: Workshop: Learning Science Through Inquiry, sponsored by the Annenberg/Corporation for Public Broadcasting, for K-8 educators, broadcast online. Contact: Annenberg/CPB, (800) Learner; e-mail: channel@learner.org; Web site: www.learner.org.

29-30--Professional development: Various workshops, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators and administrators, in Chicago. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (703) 578- 9600 or (800) 933-ASCD; fax: (703) 575-5400; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web s

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