Published Online:
Published in Print: April 1, 2000, as Events

Events

Article Tools
  • PrintPrinter-Friendly
  • EmailEmail Article
  • ReprintReprints
  • CommentsComments

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 convention@ncea.org; 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 edaven1010@aol.com.

*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 sfeinberg@ushmm.org; 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 bjblanch@nelms.org; 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 bjblanch@nelms.org; 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 bjblanch@nelms.org; 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 bjblanch@nelms.org; 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 ispero@collegeboard.org or rcaruano@collegeboard.org.

* 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 rje@bu.edu; 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 nphaorg@aol.com; 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 edaven1010@aol.com.

*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 cpds@pdkintl.org; 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 nrpdc@csuohio.eduor jenkins@popmail.csuohio.edu.

*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 llarms1@facstaff.wisc.edu; 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 pholm@patnc.org; 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 cpds@pdkintl.org; 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 jwiggins@coe.uga.edu.

*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 edaven1010@aol.com.

*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 jhiemstra@laubach.org; 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 cpds@pdkintl.org; 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 cpds@pdkintl.org; 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 jwiggins@coe.uga.edu.

*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 edaven1010@aol.com.

*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 jhiemstra@laubach.org; 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 cpds@pdkintl.org; 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 hthd@mindspring.com.

—Karen L. Abercrombie and Michelle Galley

Vol. 11, Issue 7, Page 69

You must be logged in to leave a comment. Login | Register
Ground Rules for Posting
We encourage lively debate, but please be respectful of others. Profanity and personal attacks are prohibited. By commenting, you are agreeing to abide by our user agreement.
All comments are public.

Back to Top Back to Top

Most Popular Stories

Viewed

Emailed

Recommended

Commented

MORE EDUCATION JOBS >>