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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

*April 6 MATH AND LITERATURE

Connecting Literature to Mathematics. Sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, in Brockton, Mass. 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.

*April 6-8 DIVERSITY

Healing the Heart of Diversity. Sponsored by the Fetzer Institute, in Washington, D.C. For more information, contact: Patricia Moore Harbour, Director, HTHD, 712 Staunton Ave. N.E., Roanoke, VA 24016; (540) 343-5192; fax (540) 721-4211; e-mail hthd@mindspring. com.

*April 7-8 SATURDAY ACADEMIES

Safety Nets: Focus on Saturday Academies. Sponsored by the College Board, Equity 2000, in Washington, D.C. Contact: Marlene Guy, CB, 1233 20th St. N.W., Washington, DC 20036-2304; (202) 822-5930, ext. 120; fax (202) 822-5939; e-mail mguy@collegeboard.org.

*April 9-11 CAREER EDUCATION

National policy seminar. Sponsored by the Association for Career and Technical Education, in Washington, D.C. For more information, contact: ACTE, Meetings Department, 1410 King St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 826-9972; fax (703) 683-7424; www.acteonline.org.

*April 10-12 DIVERSITY

The Institute on Cultural and Linguistic Diversity. Sponsored by the Northeast and Islands Regional Educational Laboratory, in Providence, R.I. Registration deadline: March 1. For more information, contact: Lab at BU, 222 Richmond St., Suite 300, Providence, RI 02903-4226; (800) 521-9550 or (401) 274-9548; fax (401) 421-7650; e-mail info@lab.brown.edu; www.lab.brown.edu.

*April 11 DIVERSITY

Effective Policy and Practice for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students. Sponsored by the Northeast and Islands Regional Educational Laboratory, in Providence, R.I. No registration necessary. Contact: Lab at BU, 222 Richmond St., Suite 300, Providence, RI 02903-4226; (800) 521-9550 or (401) 274-9548; fax (401) 421-7650; e-mail info@lab.brown.edu; www.lab.brown.edu .

*April 11, 12, and 28 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 Philadelphia and Manchester, N.H. (April 11); Hartford, Conn. (April 12); and Long Island, N.Y. (April 28). 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.

*April 12 CURRICULUM

Understanding by Design. Sponsored by the New Hampshire Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, in Bedford, N.H. Contact: Jean Stefanik, Executive Director, NHASCD, 285 Beaver St., Manchester, NH 03104-5569; e-mail NHASCD@aol.com.

*April 13-16 FOREIGN LANGUAGE

Agents of Change in a Changing Age. Sponsored by the Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, in Washington, D.C. Registration deadline: March 17. For more information, contact: Rebecca Kline, NECTFL, Dickinson College, P.O. Box 1773, Carlisle, PA 17013-2896; (717) 245-1977; fax (717) 245-1976; e-mail nectfl@dickinson.edu; www.dickinson.edu/nectfl.

*April 14 ENGLISH AND MATH

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

*April 18 WRITING

An Integrated Approach to Teaching Grammar and Writing for Children With Language Problems. Sponsored by the Churchill Center, in New York City. Contact: Susan Spero, CC, 22 E. 95th St., New York, NY 10128; (212) 722-0610; fax (212) 410-3199; e-mail churchillcenter@churchillschool.com.

*April 25-28 ATHLETICS

Activities and Athletics: Classroom for Values Symposium. Sponsored by the Secondary Schools Department of the National Catholic Educational Association, in Baltimore. Contact: Sister Mary Frances Taymans, Associate Executive Director, NCEA, 1077 30th St. N.W., Suite 100, Washington, DC 20007-3852; (202) 337-6232; fax (202) 333-6706; e-mail nceasec@ncea.org .

*April 25-28 CATHOLIC EDUCATION

Annual convention and exposition. Sponsored by the National Catholic Educational Association, in Baltimore. Contact: NCEA, 1077 30th St. N.W., Suite 100, Washington, DC 20007-3852; (202) 337-6232; fax (202) 333-6706; e-mail convention@ncea.org; www.ncea.org.

MIDWEST/PLAINS

*April 2-5 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Focusing on Success. Sponsored by the North Central Association Commission on Schools, in Chicago. For more information, contact: Gene Wenger, NCACS, Arizona State University, Box 873011, Tempe, AZ 85287- 3011; (800) 525-9517; e-mail gwenger@nca.asu. edu.

*April 3 and 4 CLASSROOM DISCIPLINE

Getting Beyond Disruption, Hostility, and Excuses. Sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, in Flint, Mich. (April 3) and Toledo, Ohio (April 4). 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.

*April 5 TECHNOLOGY

Sharing Effective Practices Seminar: Using Technology To Enhance Learning. 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 nrpdc@csuohio.edu or jenkins@ popmail.csuohio.edu.

*April 6 and 7 LITERACY

Integrating the Arts With Literacy: The Power To Promote Learning. Sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, in Indianapolis (April 6) and Columbus, Ohio (April 7). 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.

*April 6-7 ASSESSMENT

Multiple Intelligences Approach to Assessment. Sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, in Grand Rapids, Mich. 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.

*April 6, 14, and 27 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 Detroit (April 6), Kansas City, Mo. (April 14), and Minneapolis (April 27). 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.

*April 10-12 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.

*April 12-14 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 Chicago. 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.co m.

*April 13 LEARNING STRATEGIES

Active Learning Strategies for Extended Blocks of Time. Sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, in Rockford, Ill. 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.

*April 13-15 MATH

Mathematics: Everyone's Future. Sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics and the Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics, in Chicago. Contact: NCTM, Convention Services Department, 1906 Association Dr., Reston, VA 20191-1593; (800) 235-7566; fax (703) 476-2970 or fax- on-demand (800) 220-8483; e-mail orders@nctm.org; www.nctm.org.

*April 13-15 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

The Conference on College Composition and Communication Annual Convention. Sponsored by the CCCC of the National Council of Teachers of English, in Minneapolis. For more information, 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.

*April 24-28 CURRICULUM MANAGEMENT

Curriculum Management Audit Training. Sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, in Akron, Ohio. 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.

*April 30-May 5 READING

Annual convention. Sponsored by the International Reading Association, in Indianapolis. Contact: IRA Headquarters, 800 Barksdale Rd., P.O. Box 8139, Newark, DE 19714-8139; (302) 731-1600; fax (302) 731- 1057; www.reading.org.

SOUTH

*April 4 and 5 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 Dallas (April 4) and Norfolk, Va. (April 5). 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 .

*April 5 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Building Champions. Sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, in Austin, Texas. 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.

*April 6-9 SCIENCE

National convention. Sponsored by the National Science Teachers Association, in Orlando, Fla. For more information, contact: NSTA, 1840 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22201; (703) 243-7100.

WEST

*April 2-5 SPECIAL EDUCATION

Special Education World Congress 2000. Sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, in Vancouver, British Columbia. Contact: CEC, 1920 Association Dr., Reston, VA 20191- 1589; (888) 232-7733; e-mail conteduc@cec.sped.org.

*April 3-9 STAFF DEVELOPMENT

Annual convention. Sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, in Vancouver, British Columbia. For more information, contact: CEC, 1920 Association Dr., Reston, VA 20191-1589; (888) 232-7733; e- mail conteduc@cec.sped.org.

*April 6-8 TECHNOLOGY

Annual conference. Sponsored by the International Technology Education Association, in Salt Lake City. For more information, contact: ITEA, 1914 Association Dr., Reston, VA 20191- 1539; (703) 860-2100; fax (703) 860-0353; e-mail itea@iris.org; www.iteawww.org.

*April 7 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 Seattle. 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.

*April 7-9 MONTESSORI EDUCATION

National conference. Sponsored by the National Center for Montessori Education, in San Diego. For more information, contact: Kristin Cook, NCME, 3941 Covered Bridge Pl., Smyrna, GA 30082; (770) 437-8055; fax (770) 437-8061; e-mail ncme@mindspring. com.

*April 19-22 COMPUTER EDUCATION

Bridging Distances. Sponsored by the Northwest Council for Computer Education, in Portland, Ore. Contact: Myrna Jensen, Conference Organizer, NCCE, 324 Whitebirch Pl., Wenatchee, WA 98801; (509) 663-1950; fax (509) 663-1950; e-mail myrnaJ5@AOL.COM; www.ncce.org/2000.

*April 26-28 TECHNOLOGY

Technology site visit. Sponsored by the National School Boards Association, in Las Vegas. Contact: Ann Lee Flynn, NSBA, 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 .

—Karen L. Abercrombie and Michelle Galley

Vol. 11, Issue 6, Pages 65-66

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