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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 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 [email protected]; www.ncea.org.

*April 30-May 2 Technology

SchoolTech Expo and Conference. Sponsored by CMP Media Inc., in New York City. For more information, contact: Schooltech Expo and Conference, c/o CMP Media, 600 Harrison St., San Francisco, CA 94107; (800) 829-3976, ext. 3060; (800) 829-3976, ext. 3060; www.schooltechexpo.com.

*May 2 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 Pittsburgh (May 2) and Toronto (May 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 [email protected].

*May 7-9 HOLOCAUST

Mandel Teacher Fellowship Conference. Sponsored by the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, in Washington, D.C. Contact: Stephen Feinberg, Coordinator, Mandel Teacher Fellowship Program, USHMM, 100 Raoul Wallenberg Pl. S.W., Washington, DC 20024; (202) 488-0456; fax (202) 314-7888; e-mail [email protected]; www.ushmm.org.

*May 8 ENGLISH

Language arts. Sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: Jean Blanchard, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, MA 01983-1223; (978) 887-6263; fax (978) 887-6504; e-mail [email protected]; www.nelms.org.

*May 9 LANGUAGE

World Languages. Sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: Jean Blanchard, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, MA 01983-1223; (978) 887-6263; fax (978) 887-6504; e-mail [email protected]; www.nelms.org.

*May 10 MATH

How To Teach a Heterogeneous Math Class. Sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: Jean Blanchard, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, MA 01983-1223; (978) 887-6263; fax (978) 887-6504; e-mail [email protected]; www.nelms.org.

*May 11 SCIENCE

Activate Your Science Program. Sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: Jean Blanchard, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, MA 01983-1223; (978) 887-6263; fax (978) 887-6504; e-mail [email protected]; www.nelms.org.

*June 2-5 Theater

Conference. Sponsored by the American Alliance for Theatre and Education, in Washington, D.C. Contact: AATE, Department of Theater, Arizona State University, Box 872002, Tempe, AZ 85287-2002; (480) 965-6064; fax (480) 965-5351.

*June 5-6 Staff development

Annual legislative conference. Sponsored by the College Board, in Washington, D.C. Contact: Irene Spero or Rob Caruano, CB, 1233 20th St. N.W., Suite 600, Washington, DC 20036; (202) 822-5900; fax (202) 822-5920; e-mail [email protected] or [email protected].

* June 11-14 Teacher education

Annual conference. Sponsored by the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification, in Portland, Maine. Contact: Roy Einreinhofer, Executive Director, NASDTEC, P.O. Box 256, Bedford, MA 01730-0256; (781) 275-8839; fax (781) 271-1573; e-mail [email protected]; www.nasdtec.org.

*June 21-26 Peer mediation

Peer Helping in the New Millennium. Sponsored by the National Peer Helpers Association, in Boston. Contact: NPHA, P.O. Box 2684, Greenville, NC 27836-0684; (252) 522-3959; fax (252) 522-3959; e-mail [email protected]; www.peerhelping.org.

Midwest /Plains

*May 3 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 Lafayette, Ind. 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 [email protected].

*May 8, 9, and 10 DISCIPLINE

Getting Beyond Disruption, Hostility, and Excuses. Sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, in Milwaukee (May 8), Des Moines, Iowa (May 9), and Topeka, Kan. (May 10). 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 [email protected]; www.pdkintl.org.

*May 8-10 STUDENT BEHAVIOR

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

*May 16-18 SCHOOL REFORM

The Adaptive School: Developing and Facilitating Collaborative Groups. Sponsored by the Northeast Regional Professional Development Center, in Cleveland. For more information, contact: Barbara Jenkins, NRPDC, Route 901, CSU, 1860 E. 22nd St., Cleveland, OH 44114-4435; (216) 523-7107; fax (216) 687-5422; e-mail [email protected]or [email protected].

*May 24-26 TEACHER COMPENSATION

Teacher Compensation Design Seminar. Sponsored by the Consortium for Policy Research in Education and the Center for Advanced Studies in Business Inc., in Madison, Wis. For more information, contact: Lisa Armstrong, CPRE/CASB, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1025 W. Johnson St., Madison, WI 53706; (608) 263-4260; fax (608) 263-6448; e-mail [email protected]; www.wcer.wisc.edu/cpre.

*June 11-13 Parents

Conference. Sponsored by Parents as Teachers National Center Inc., in St. Louis. For more information, contact: Patti Holman, PTNC, 10176 Corporate Square Dr., Suite 230, St. Louis, MO 63132; (314) 432-4330; fax (314) 432-8963; e-mail [email protected]; www.patnc.org.

*June 12-16 Special education

Specialized Classroom Management. 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.ffbh.boystown.org.

*June 19-21 and 19-23 Curriculum

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

*June 19-23 School safety

Safe Schools, Safe Environments National Conference. 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.ffbh.boystown.org.

*June 21-23 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.ffbh.boystown.org.

South

*April 28-May 1 SCIENCE

Annual meeting. Sponsored by the National Association for Research in Science Teaching, in New Orleans. Contact: John Wiggins, 2000 Annual Meeting Coordinator, Director, Technology Training Center, 850 College Station Rd., University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602; (706) 542-4909; fax (706) 542-0242; e-mail [email protected].

*May 3-5 STUDY SKILLS

Hm Study Skills for Leaders Seminar. Sponsored by Hm Study Skills, the National Association of Secondary School Principals, and the National Association of Elementary School Principals, in Orlando, Fla. 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 [email protected].

*June 8-11 Literacy

Literacy Connections. Sponsored by the Laubach Literacy Action, in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Janet Hiemstra, Director of Conferences, LLA, 1320 Jamesville Ave., Syracuse, NY 13210; (315) 422-9121, ext. 283; fax (315) 422-6369; email [email protected]; www.laubach.org.

West

* April 27-29 SPECIAL EDUCATION

Creating 21st Century Communities, Families, Schools, and Beyond. Sponsored by the California Chapter of the Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps, at the Burbank Airport Hilton Hotel in Burbank, Calif. Contact: CAL-TASH at (800) 967-2042; fax (800) 683-2482; www.caltash.gen.ca.us.

*May 1-3 CURRICULUM

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

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

*June 19-23 School safety

Safe Schools, Safe Environments National Conference. 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.ffbh.boystown.org.

*June 21-23 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;

South

*April 28-May 1 SCIENCE

Annual meeting. Sponsored by the National Association for Research in Science Teaching, in New Orleans. Contact: John Wiggins, 2000 Annual Meeting Coordinator, Director, Technology Training Center, 850 College Station Rd., University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602; (706) 542-4909; fax (706) 542-0242; e-mail [email protected].

*May 3-5 STUDY SKILLS

Hm Study Skills for Leaders Seminar. Sponsored by Hm Study Skills, the National Association of Secondary School Principals, and the National Association of Elementary School Principals, in Orlando, Fla. 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 [email protected].

*June 8-11 Literacy

Literacy Connections. Sponsored by the Laubach Literacy Action, in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Janet Hiemstra, Director of Conferences, LLA, 1320 Jamesville Ave., Syracuse, NY 13210; (315) 422-9121, ext. 283; fax (315) 422-6369; email [email protected]; www.laubach.org.

West

* April 27-29 SPECIAL EDUCATION

Creating 21st Century Communities, Families, Schools, and Beyond. Sponsored by the California Chapter of the Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps, at the Burbank Airport Hilton Hotel in Burbank, Calif. Contact: CAL-TASH at (800) 967-2042; fax (800) 683-2482; www.caltash.gen.ca.us.

*May 1-3 CURRICULUM

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

*May 24-26 DIVERSITY

Healing the Heart of Diversity. Sponsored by the Fetzer Institute, in Santa Cruz, Calif. Contact: Patricia Moore Harbour, Director, HTHD, 712 Staunton Ave. NE, Roanoke, VA 24016; (540) 343-5192; fax (540) 721-4211; e-mail [email protected].

—Karen L. Abercrombie and Michelle Galley

Vol. 11, Issue 7, Page 69

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