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Following are dates for workshops, conferences, and other professional-development opportunities for teachers. Some events may also include administrators, policymakers, parents, and others. The list is organized by region, though some events are national meetings. Registration deadlines may close before the date of the event. Asterisks (*) denote new entries.

East

*March 16 STUDY SKILLS

Hm Learning and Study Skills Seminar. Sponsored by Hm Study Skills, the National Association of Secondary School Principals, and the National Association of Elementary School Principals, in Parsippany, N.J. Registration deadline: ten working days before event. For more information, contact: Esther Davenport, P.O. Box 95010, Newton, MA 02495; (617) 965-0048; fax (617) 965-0056; e-mail edaven1010@aol.com.


*March 16-18 STAFF DEVELOPMENT

National Council of Teachers of English Spring Conference. Sponsored by the NCTE, in New York City. Contact: Membership Service Representative, NCTE, 1111 W. Kenyon Rd., Urbana, IL 61801-1096; (217) 328-3870; fax (217) 328-0977; e-mail convreg@ncte.org.


*March 17-20 MONTESSORI EDUCATION

Annual seminar. Sponsored by the American Montessori Society, in New York City. Contact: AMS, 281 Park Ave. S., 6th Fl., New York, NY 10010-6102; (212) 358-1250; fax (212) 358-1256.


*March 24 ARTS

The Start With Arts Program: Integration That Works. Sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, in Harrisburg, Pa. For more information, contact: PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax (812) 339-0018; e-mail cpds@pdkintl.org; www.pdkintl.org.


*March 26-29 MIDDLE SCHOOLS

Annual conference. Sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, in Providence, R.I. Contact: Jean Blanchard, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, MA 01983-1223; (978) 887-6263; fax (978) 887-6504; e-mail bjblanch@nelms.org; www.nelms.org.


*March 27-31 CURRICULUM MANAGEMENT

Curriculum Management Audit Training. Sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, in Philadelphia. Contact: PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax (812) 339-0018; e-mail cpds@pdkintl.org; www.pdkintl.org.


*March 28-29 TECHNOLOGY

Technology, the Classroom, and You. Sponsored by the Maryland Instructional Computer Coordinators Association, in Baltimore. For more information, contact: William Rust, President, MICCA, Baltimore County Public Schools, 1940-G Greenspring Dr., Timonium, MD 21093; (410) 887-7837; e-mail wrust@bcps.org; www.howard.k12.md.us/micca.


*March 31-April 1 TECHNOLOGY

Technology specialty conference. Sponsored by the Middle States Regional Office of the College Board, in Scotch Plains, N.J. For more information, contact: Middle States Regional Office, 3440 Market St., Suite 410, Philadelphia, PA 19104; (215) 387-7600; fax (215) 387-5805; www.collegeboard.org.

Midwest/Plains


*March 20-22 STUDENT BEHAVIOR

The Well-Managed Classroom. Sponsored by Boys Town, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: National Resource and Training Center Support Services, Box 145, Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; www.boystown.org.


*March 21 SCIENCE

Hands-On Science. Sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, in Farmington Hills, Mich. For more information, contact: PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax (812) 339-0018; e-mail cpds@pdkintl.org; www.pdkintl.org.


*March 23 ARTS

The Start With Arts Program: Integration That Works. Sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, in Cincinnati. Contact: PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax (812) 339-0018; e-mail cpds@pdkintl.org; www.pdkintl.org.


*March 23 TESTING

How To Raise Test Scores. Sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, in Milwaukee. Contact: PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax (812) 339-0018; e-mail cpds@pdkintl.orgwww.pdkintl.org.


*March 25-28 READING

The Next Chapter. Sponsored by the Michigan Reading Association, in Detroit. For more information, contact: Karen White, 19735 Warrington, Detroit, MI 48221; (313) 342-7152; fax (313) 345-7463; e-mail whitekarenal@juno.com; www.iserv.net.


*March 29 STAFF DEVELOPMENT

Prisoners of Time: Too Much To Teach and Not Enough Time To Teach It. Sponsored by the Northeast Regional Professional Development Center, in Cleveland. Contact: Barbara Jenkins, NRPDC, Route 901, CSU, 1860 E. 22nd St., Cleveland, OH 44114-4435; (216) 523-7107; fax (216) 687-5422; e-mail nrpdc@csuohio.edu or jenkins@popmail.csuohio.edu.


*March 30 ADMINISTRATORS

How Do Administrators Deal With the Challenges Facing Today’s School? Sponsored by the Greater Cleveland Educational Development Center, in Cleveland. For more information, contact: Barbara Jenkins, GCEDC, Route 901, CSU, 1860 E. 22nd St., Cleveland, OH 44114-4435; (216) 523-7107; fax (216) 687-5422; e-mail gcedc@csuohio.edu or jenkins@popmail.csuohio.edu.


*March 30-April 1 TEACHER PAY

Teacher Compensation Design Seminar. Sponsored by the Consortium for Policy Research in Education and the Center for Advanced Studies Inc., in Madison, Wis. Contact: Lisa Armstrong, CPRE/CASB Seminars, University of Wisconsin at Madison, 1025 W. Johnson St., Madison, WI 53706; (608) 263-4260; (608) 263-6448; e-mail llarms@facstaff.wisc.edu.


South

*March 16-18 MATH

March Into the New Millennium With Mathematics. Sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, the Alabama Council of Teachers of Mathematics, the Central Alabama Council of Teachers of Mathematics, the North Alabama Council of Teachers of Mathematics, and the West Alabama Council of Teachers of Mathematics, in Mobile, Ala. Registration deadline: Feb. 17. For more information, contact: NCTM Convention Services Dept., 1906 Association Dr., Reston, VA 20191-1593; (800) 235-7566; fax (703) 476-2970; e-mail orders@nctm.org; www.nctm.org.


*March 20-21 MULTIPLE INTELLIGENCES

Multiple Intelligences Lesson Planning and Curriculum Design Practicum. Sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, in Dallas. Contact: PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax (812) 339-0018; e-mail cpds@pdkintl.org; www.pdkintl.org.


*March 21-25 PHYSICAL EDUCATION

2000 AAHPERD National Convention and Exposition. Sponsored by the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, in Orlando, Fla. For more information, contact: AAHPERD, Convention Office, 1900 Association Dr., Reston, VA 20191-1598.


*March 22 and 31 STUDY SKILLS

Hm Learning and Study Skills Seminar. Sponsored by Hm Study Skills, the National Association of Secondary School Principals, and the National Association of Elementary School Principals, in Tampa, Fla. (March 22) and Nashville, Tenn. (March 31). Registration deadline: ten working days before event. Contact: Esther Davenport, P.O. Box 95010, Newton, MA 02495; (617) 965-0048; fax (617) 965-0056; e-mail edaven1010@aol.com.


*March 22-24 TECHNOLOGY

Technology site visit. Sponsored by the National School Boards Association, at the Plano Independent School District in Plano, Texas. For more information, contact: Ann Lee Flynn, Manager, Technology Programs, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 838-6764; fax (703) 548-5560; e-mail aflynn@nsba.org; www.nsba.org/itte.


*March 25-28 STAFF DEVELOPMENT

Making Connections: Developing Connected, Non-Violent Children in the Age of Columbine. Sponsored by the International Elementary School Consortium, in New Orleans. For more information, contact: Julie Gray, IESC; (248) 435-8400, ext. 232; fax (248) 435-6170.


*March 25-28 YOUNG CHILDREN

How Young Children Build Skills of Well-Being in the Age of Columbine. Sponsored by the International Elementary School Consortium, in New Orleans. For more information, contact: Julie Gray, IESC; (248) 435-8400, ext. 232; fax (248) 435-6170.


*March 28-29 COACHING STRATEGIES

Developing Coaching Strategies. Sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, in Austin, Texas. Contact: PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax (812) 339-0018; e-mail cpds@pdkintl.org; www.pdkintl.org.


*March 29-31 STUDY SKILLS

Hm Study Skills Seminar for Leaders. Sponsored by Hm Study Skills, the National Association of Secondary School Principals, and the National Association of Elementary School Principals, in Atlanta. Registration deadline: ten working days before event. For more information, contact: Esther Davenport, P.O. Box 95010, Newton, MA 02495; (617) 965-0048; fax (617) 965-0056; e-mail edaven1010@aol.com.


West

*March 14-18 BILINGUAL EDUCATION

Navigating the New Millenium. Sponsored by the Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages Inc., in Vancouver, British Columbia. Contact: TESOL Convention Dept., 1600 Cameron St., Suite 300, Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-0774; fax (703) 836-7864; e-mail conv@tesol.edu; www.tesol.edu.


*March 16 FOREIGN LANGUAGE

Annual conference. Sponsored by the Southwest Conference on Language Teaching, in Salt Lake City. For more information, contact: Audrey Cournia, Executive Director, 1348 Coachman Dr., Sparks, NV 89434; (775) 358-6943; fax (775) 348-1605; e-mail Acournia@Compuserve.com.


*March 16-18 TECHNOLOGY

Building a Community of Learners 2000. Sponsored by the Hawaii Department of Education E-School, in Honolulu. Contact: Vicki Kajioka, E-School Director, HDE, 3645 Waialae Ave., Room B-302, Honolulu, HI 96816; (808) 733-4777; fax (808) 733-4730; e-mail vicki_kajioka@notes.k12.hi.us.


*March 28-29 ASSESSMENT

Multiple Intelligences Approach to Assessment. Sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, in Honolulu. For more information, contact: PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax (812) 339-0018; e-mail cpds@pdkintl.org; www.pdkintl.org.


*March 30 STUDY SKILLS

Hm Learning and Study Skills Seminar. Sponsored by Hm Study Skills, the National Association of Secondary School Principals, and the National Association of Elementary School Principals, in Los Angeles. Registration deadline: ten working days before event. For more information, contact: Esther Davenport, P.O. Box 95010, Newton, MA 02495; (617) 965-0048; fax (617) 965-0056; e-mail edaven1010@aol.com.


*March 30-April 1 PROJECT LEARNING

Kids Who Know and Do. Sponsored by the Autodesk Foundation, in San Francisco. Contact: Judy Morgan, AF, 111 McInnis Pkwy., San Rafael, CA 94903; (415) 507-6336; fax (415) 507-6339; e-mail judy.morgan@autodesk.com; www.autodesk.com/foundation

—Karen L. Abercrombie and Michelle Galley

Vol. 11, Issue 5, Pages 55-56

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