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Following are dates for workshops, conferences, and other professional- development opportunities for teachers. Some events may 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

November 9-11 ESSENTIAL SCHOOLS

Fall Forum 2000. Sponsored by the Coalition of Essential Schools, in Providence, R.I. Contact: Eidetics, (925) 676-5748; fax (925) 676-5785; e-mail eidetics@conferencemanagement.co m.

November 10-11 LEADERSHIP

New Visions of Leadership. Sponsored by the Foundation for Excellent Schools, in Stowe, Vt. Contact: Rick Dalton, President, FES, 1634 Route 30, Cornwall, VT 05753-9264; (802) 462-3170; fax (802) 462-3180; e-mail fes@middlebury.edu; www.fesnet.org.

November 11-14 PUBLIC EDUCATION

Annual conference. Sponsored by the Public Education Network, in Washington, D.C. Contact: Mary Anne Dooley, PEN, 601 13th St. N.W., Suite 900 N, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 628-7460; fax (202) 628-1893; e-mail MADooley@PublicEducation.org; www.PublicEducation.orgwww.PublicEducation.org.

November 13 MATHEMATICS

Hands-On Equations. Sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, in Wilmington, Del.; and Altoona, Pa. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500, or (800) 766- 1156 fax (812) 339-0018; e-mail cpds@pdkintl.org; www.pdkintl.org.

November 14 MATHEMATICS

Hands-On Equations. Sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, in Ellicott City, Md.; and Albany, N.Y. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500, or (800) 766-1156 fax (812) 339-0018; e-mail cpds@pdkintl.org; www.pdkintl.org.

*November 16 SCHOOL FINANCE

Best Practices in School Finance. Sponsored by the New Hampshire School Administrators Association, in Bedford, N.H. Contact: NHSAA, 12 Cross St., Penacook, NH 03303; (603) 753-4479; fax (603) 753-4611; e-mail nhsaa@cnhec.concord.k12.nh.us; www.nhsaa.org.

*November 16 WOMEN LEADERS

Women's Leadership: A Look at the Research. Sponsored by the Northeast Coalition of Educational Leaders, Massachusetts affiliate, in Framingham, Mass. Contact: Janet Ferone, President, NECEL, 4 Pearl St., Boston, MA 02125; (617) 282-6143; fax (773) 913-2378; e-mail necel@massed.net.

*November 16-17 DEVELOPMENT

Changing Roles of Educators. Sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children's Massachusetts Federation, in Worcester, Mass. Contact: Jill Greene, (617) 353-9310; e-mail jillg@bu.edu.

*November 16-18 KINDERGARTEN

38th Annual New England Kindergarten Conference. Sponsored by Lesley College, in Providence, R.I. Deadline: Nov. 10. Contact: Kerri Schmidt, Lesley College, 29 Everett St., Cambridge, MA 02138-2790; (617) 349-8922; fax (617) 349-8125; e- mail kindconf@mail.lesley.edu.

*November 16-18 SCIENCE

Eastern Area Convention. Sponsored by the National Science Teachers Association, in Baltimore. Contact: Convention Registration Office, NSTA, 1840 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22201; (800) 328-8998 or (703) 312-9221; fax (703) 522-5413.

*November 17 TECHNOLOGY

Monthly meeting. Sponsored by the New Jersey Educational Computing Cooperative Inc., in Union, N.J. Contact: Maria Eckert, Business Administrator, NJECC Inc., PBM 378, 551 Valley Rd., Upper Montclair, NJ 07043; (888) 305-2211; fax (800) 435-9202; www.njecc.org.

*November 17-19 FOREIGN LANGUAGES

Convention. Sponsored by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, in Boston. Contact: Louise Patierno, Convention Manager, ACTFL, 6 Executive Plaza, Yonkers, NY 10701-6801; (914) 963-8830; fax (914) 963-1275; e- mail actflhq@aol.com; www.actfl.org.

*November 17-19 GERMAN

Annual conference. Sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of German Inc., in Boston. Contact: Helene Zimmer-Loew, AATG, 112 Haddontowne Ct., #104, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034-3668; (856) 795-5553; fax (856) 795-9398; e-mail aatg@bellatlantic.net.

*November 19-21 TECHNOLOGY

35th Annual Conference. Sponsored by New York State Computers and Technologies in Education, in Syracuse, N.Y. Contact: Bernie Tomasso, NYSC&TE 2000 Conference Chair, MS Library Media Specialist, Port Byron, NY 13140-0195; (315) 776-5631; e-mail btomasso@syracusenet.

*November 28-30 TECHNOLOGY

Annual Christa McAuliffe Technology Conference. Sponsored by the New Hampshire School Administrators Association, in Nashua, N.H. Contact: NHSAA, 12 Cross St., Penacook, NH 03303; (603) 753-4479; fax (603) 753-4611; e-mail nhsaacnhec.concord.k12.nh.us; www.nhsaa.org.

*November 29 MATHEMATICS

Hands-On Equations. Sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, in Norwood, Mass.; and Allentown, Pa. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500, or (800) 766- 1156; fax (812) 339-0018; e-mail cpds@pdkintl.org; www.pdkintl.org.

*November 30 MATHEMATICS

Hands-On Equations. Sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, in Warwick, R.I. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500, or (800) 766-1156; fax (812) 339-0018; e-mail cpds@pdkintl.org; www.pdkintl.org.

*December 1, 5, and 6 MATHEMATICS

Hands-On Equations. Sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, in Norwich, Conn. (Dec. 1); Princeton, N.J. (Dec. 5); and Binghamton, N.Y. (Dec. 6). Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500, or (800) 766-1156; fax (812) 339-0018; e- mail cpds@pdkintl.org; www.pdkintl.org.

*December 3-6 ASSESSMENT

Conference. Sponsored by the New York Association for Comprehensive Education, in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Contact: Cyndy Gilmore, 802 S. Melcher St., Johnstown, NY 12095-3216; (518) 762-8483; fax (518) 762-2279; e-mail CyndyG@aol.com.

*December 5 SCHOOL LAW

Conference. Sponsored by the Northeast Coalition of Educational Leaders, Massachusetts affiliate, in Lincoln, Pa. Contact: Janet Ferone, President, NECEL, 4 Pearl St., Boston, MA 02125; (617) 282-6143; fax (773) 913-2378; e- mail necel@massed.net.

*December 6 TECHNOLOGY

Adapting Curricular Materials for the Inclusive Elementary Classroom. Online workshop sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children. Contact: CEC, 1920 Association Dr., Reston, VA 20191-1589; (888) 232-7733; e-mail conteduc@cec.sped.org.

*December 8 MIDDLE SCHOOL

Math and Science at the Middle School Level. Sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, in Sturbridge, Mass. Contact: NELMS, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, MA 01983-1223; (978) 887-6263; fax (978) 887-6504; e-mail nelms@nelms.org; www.nelms.org.

*December 10-12 RELIGION

Solomon Schechter Day School Association National Conference. Sponsored by the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism, in New York City. Contact: USCJ, Rapport House, 155 Fifth Ave., New York, NY 10010-6802; (212) 533-7800, ext. 2500; fax (212) 353-9439; e-mail education@uscj.org; www.uscj.org.

*December 13-15 SCHOOL REFORM

Improving America's Schools Regional Conferences. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, in Washington, D.C. Contact: Mary Waggoner, National Conference Logistics Center, University of Oklahoma, 555 East Constitution, Room 208, Norman, OK 73072-7820; (800) 203-5494; fax (405) 325-7075; e-mail mwaggonr@ou.edu; www.conferencepros.com.

*December 15 TECHNOLOGY

Monthly meeting. Sponsored by the New Jersey Educational Computing Cooperative Inc., in Union, N.J. Contact: Maria Eckert, Business Administrator, NJECC Inc., PBM 378, 551 Valley Rd., Upper Montclair, NJ 07043; (888) 305-2211; fax (800) 435-9202; www.njecc.org.

Midwest/Plains

November 9-11 LIBRARY MEDIA

Crossing the Threshold Conference. Sponsored by the Illinois School Library Media Association, in Chicago. Contact: ISLMA, P.O. Box 598, Canton, IL 61520; e-mail islma@aol.com.

November 9-11 TEAM BUILDING

Training. Sponsored by True Colors Communications Group, in Wichita, Kan. Contact: TCCG, 12395 Doherty St., Riverside, CA 92503; (888) 698-2577; fax (909) 371-1701.

November 10 MATHEMATICS

Hands-On Equations. Sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, in Brooklyn Center, Minn.; and Champaign, Ill. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500, or (800) 766-1156; fax (812) 339-0018; e-mail cpds@pdkintl.org.

November 13 DISCIPLINE

Getting Beyond Disruption, Hostility, and Excuses. Sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, in Springfield, Mo. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500, or (800) 766-1156; fax (812) 339-0018; e-mail cpds@pdkintl.org; www.pdkintl.org.

November 13 MATHEMATICS

Hands-On Equations. Sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, in Overland Park, Kansas; and Milwaukee. Deadline: Two weeks before event. For more information, contact: PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339- 1156, ext. 2500, or (800) 766-1156; fax (812) 339-0018; e-mail cpds@pdkintl.org; www.pdkintl.org.

November 13-14 MANAGING CLASSROOMS

The Well-Managed Classroom. Sponsored by the Boys Town National Resource and Training Center, in Boys Town, Neb. For more information, contact: Father Flanagan's Boys' Home, NRTC-14, 14100 Crawford St., Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; www.boystown.org/pros/trai ning/nrtc.htm.

November 13-14 SCHOOL SAFETY

Safe and Effective Secondary Schools. Sponsored by the Boys Town National Resource and Training Center, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: Father Flanagan's Boys' Home, NRTC-14, 14100 Crawford St., Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; www.boystown.org/pros/training/nrtc.htm.

November 14 DISCIPLINE

Getting Beyond Disruption, Hostility, and Excuses. Sponsored by

Phi Delta Kappa International, in Evansville, Ind. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500, or (800) 766-1156; fax (812) 339-0018; e-mail cpds@pdkintl.org; www.pdkintl.org.

November 14 MATHEMATICS

Hands-On Equations. Sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, in Green Bay, Wis. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500, or (800) 766-1156; fax (812) 339-0018; e-mail cpds@pdkintl.org; www.pdkintl.org.

November 14 SCIENCE

Hands-On Science. Sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, in Grand Rapids, Mich. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500, or (800) 766-1156; fax (812) 339-0018; e-mail cpds@pdkintl.org; www.pdkintl.org.

*November 15 MATHEMATICS

Hands-On Equations. Sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, in Emporia, Kansas; and Troy, Mich. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500, or (800) 766- 1156; fax (812) 339-0018; e-mail cpds@pdkintl.org; www.pdkintl.org.

*November 15-17 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. Contact: Lisa Armstrong, CPRE/CASB Seminars, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1025 W. Johnson St., Madison WI 53706; (608) 263-4260; fax (608) 263-6448; e-mail llarmst1@facstaff.wisc.edu; www.wcer.wisc.edu/cpre.

*November 16 MATHEMATICS

Hands-On Equations. Sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, in Akron, Ohio. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500, or (800) 766-1156; fax (812) 339-0018; e- mail cpds@pdkintl.org; www.pdkintl.org.

*November 16-19 ENGLISH TEACHERS

Annual convention. Sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, in Milwaukee. 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.

*November 17 MATHEMATICS

Hands-On Equations. Sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, in Cincinnati. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500, or (800) 766-1156; fax (812) 339-0018; e-mail cpds@pdkintl.org; www.pdkintl.org.

*November 17-18 GIFTED EDUCATION

Annual conference. Sponsored by the Roeper Review, in Birmingham, Mich. For more information, contact: Vicki Rossbach, Roeper Review, 2150 N. Woodward, P.O. Box 329, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304 (48303); (248) 203-7321; fax (248) 203- 7350; e-mail vicki@roeperreview.org; www.roeperreview.org.

*November 29 STAFF DEVELOPMENT

Students, Medications, and Schools. Sponsored by the Greater Cleveland Educational Development Center, in Cleveland. Contact: GCEDC, Rhodes Tower 901, Cleveland State University, 1860 E. 22nd St., Cleveland, OH 44114-4435; (216) 523-7107; fax (216) 687-5422; e-mail gcedc@csuohio.edu; www.nrpdc.org

*December 4, 7, and 8 MATHEMATICS

Hands-On Equations. Sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, in Indianapolis (Dec. 4); Columbus, Ohio (Dec. 7); and Dayton, Ohio (Dec. 8). Deadline: Two weeks before event. For more information, contact: PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500, or (800) 766-1156 fax (812) 339-0018; e-mail cpds@pdkintl.org; www.pdkintl.org.

*December 4-6 STUDENT BEHAVIOR

The Well-Managed Classroom. Sponsored by Boys Town National Resource and Training Center, 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.

*December 5-8 PARENT INVOLVEMENT

Common Sense Parenting for Parent Trainers. Sponsored by the Boys Town National Resource and Training Center, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: Father Flanagan's Boys' Home, NRTC-14, 14100 Crawford St., Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; www.boystown.org.

*December 6 COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Establishing Learning Communities. Sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, in Burnsville, Minn. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500, or (800) 766-1156; fax (812) 339-0018; e-mail cpds@pdkintl.org; www.pdkintl.org.

*December 6 and 7 READING

Literacy Leadership: Take Charge! Sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, in Southfield, Mich (Dec. 6); and Cincinnati (Dec. 7). Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500, or (800) 766-1156; fax (812) 339-0018; e-mail cpds@pdkintl.org; www.pdkintl.org.

*December 6 TECHNOLOGY

Adapting Curricular Materials for the Inclusive Elementary Classroom. Online workshop sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children. Contact: CEC, 1920 Association Dr., Reston, VA 20191-1589; (888) 232-7733; e-mail conteduccec.sped.org.

*December 6-8 DISCIPLINE

Administrative Intervention. Sponsored by Boys Town National Resource and Training Center, 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.

*December 12-13 DISCIPLINE

Reducing Aggression in Schools. Sponsored by the Boys Town National Resource and Training Center, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: Father Flanagan's Boys' Home, NRTC-14, 14100 Crawford St., Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; www.boystown.org.

*December 13 CURRICULUM

Differentiated Instruction: Crafting Curriculum To Meet the Needs of Diverse Learners. Sponsored by the Northeast Regional Professional Development Center, in Cleveland. Contact: NRPDC, Rhodes Tower 901, CSU, 1860 E. 22nd St., Cleveland, Ohio 44114-4435; (216) 523-7107; fax (216) 687-5422; e-mail nrpdc@csuohio.edu; www.nrpdc.org.

South

November 9-11 EDUCATION LAW

Annual conference. Sponsored by the Education Law Association, in Atlanta. Contact: Mandy Bingaman, Interim Executive Director, ELA, 300 College Park, Dayton, OH 45469-2280; (937) 229-3589 fax (937) 229-3845; e-mail elakeiko.udayton.edu; www.educationlaw.org.

November 10 MATHEMATICS

Hands-On Equations. Sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, in Panama City, Fla. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500, or (800) 766-1156; fax (812) 339-0018; e-mail cpds@pdkintl.org; www.pdkintl.org.

November 14-17 SPECIAL EDUCATION

Annual conference and business meeting. Sponsored by the National Association of State Directors of Special Education, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Contact: Bill East, Executive Director, NASDSE, 1800 Diagonal Rd., Suite 320, Alexandria, VA 22314-2840; (703) 519-3800 or (703) 519-7008; fax (703) 519-3808; e-mail east@nasdse.org; www.nasdse.org.

November 15 MATHEMATICS

Hands-On Equations. Sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, in Boca Raton, Fla.; Clearwater, Fla.; and Arlington, Va. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500, or (800) 766-1156; fax (812) 339-0018; e-mail cpds@pdkintl.org; www.pdkintl.org.

*November 15-17 PARTNERSHIPS

National Symposium on Partnerships in Education. Sponsored by the National Association of Partners in Education, in Houston. Contact: NAPE, 901 N. Pitt St., Suite 320, Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-4880; fax (703) 836-6941; e-mail NAPEhq@NAPEhq.org; www.partnersineducation.org.

*November 15-19 MULTICULTURALISM

Real Magic: The Realization of Multicultural Education in the Everyday. Sponsored by the National Association for Multicultural Education, in Orlando, Fla. Contact: NAME, 733 15th St. N.W., Washington, DC 20005; (202) 628-6263; fax (202) 628-6264; e-mail nameorg@erols.com; www.umd.edu/name.

*November 16 MATHEMATICS

Hands-On Equations. Sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, in New Orleans. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500, or (800) 766-1156; fax (812) 339-0018; e- mail cpds@pdkintl.org; www.pdkintl.org.

*November 16 READING

Literacy Leadership: Take Charge! Sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, in Atlanta. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500, or (800) 766-1156; fax (812) 339-0018; e-mail cpds@pdkintl.org; www.pdkintl.org.

*November 16-18 RELIGIOUS STUDIES

Conference for teachers of religious studies. Sponsored by the Council for Spiritual and Ethical Education, in Nashville, Tenn. Contact: CSEE, 1465 Northside Dr., Suite 220, Atlanta, GA 30318-4225; (404) 355-4460; fax (404) 355- 4435; e-mail info@csee.org; www.csee.org.

*November 16-18 SPECIAL EDUCATION

Annual conference. Sponsored by the Council of Administrators of Special Education, in Williamsburg, Va. Contact: Jo Thomason, CASE, 615 16th St. N.W., Albuquerque, NM 87104; (800) 585-1753 or (505) 243-7622; fax (505) 247-4822; e- mail casecec@aol.com; members.aol.com/casecec/inde x.htm.

*November 17 MATHEMATICS

Hands-On Equations. Sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, in Melbourne, Fla.; and Lafayette, La. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500, or (800) 766- 1156; fax (812) 339-0018; e-mail cpds@pdkintl.org; www.pdkintl.org.

*November 29 MATHEMATICS

Hands-On Equations. Sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, in Bowling Green, Ky.; and Johnson City, Tenn. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500; (800) 766-1156; fax (812) 339-0018; e-mail cpds@pdkintl.org; www.pdkintl.org.

*November 30 MATHEMATICS

Hands-On Equations. Sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, in Asheville, N.C. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500, or (800) 766-1156; fax (812) 339-0018; e-mail cpds@pdkintl.org.

*December 1-2 CHARACTER EDUCATION

Building Character Development Programs in Florida. Sponsored by the Consortium for Social Responsibility and Character in Education, in Orlando. Contact: Michael O'Byrne, Assistant to the Directors, CSRCE; (407) 823- 2140; fax (407) 823-5135; e-mail csrce@pegasus.cc.ucf.edu.

*December 2-4 STUDENT ADVISERS

Conference for Student Advisers. Sponsored by the Council for Spiritual and Ethical Education, in Atlanta. Contact: CSEE, 1465 Northside Dr., Suite 220, Atlanta, GA 30318-4225; (404) 355-4460; fax (404) 355-4435; e-mail info@csee.org; www.csee.org.

*December 2-5 EDUCATION IMPROVEMENT

Annual conference. Sponsored by the Commission on Elementary and Middle Schools and the Commission on Secondary and Middle Schools, in Atlanta. Contact: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, 1866 Southern Ln., Decatur, GA 30033-4097; (404) 679-4500; fax (404) 679-4541; www.sacs.org.

*December 2-6 STAFF DEVELOPMENT

Annual conference. Sponsored by the National Staff Development Council, in Atlanta. Contact: Shirley Havens, NSDC Business Office, P.O. Box 240, Oxford, OH 45056; (513) 523-6029; fax (513) 523-0638; e-mail NSDCHavens@aol.com.

*December 4 MATHEMATICS

Hands-On Equations. Sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, in Hattiesburg, Miss.; and Houston. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500, or (800) 766-1156; fax (812) 339-0018; e-mail cpds@pdkintl.org; www.pdkintl.org.

*December 5 MATHEMATICS

Hands-On Equations. Sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, in Mobile, Ala.; and Laredo, Texas. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500, or (800) 766- 1156; fax (812) 339-0018; e-mail cpds@pdkintl.org; www.pdkintl.org.

*December 6 MATHEMATICS

Hands-On Equations. Sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, in West Memphis, Ark.; and Athens, Ga. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500, or (800) 766-1156; fax (812) 339-0018; e-mail cpds@pdkintl.org; www.pdkintl.org.

*December 6 TECHNOLOGY

Adapting Curricular Materials for the Inclusive Elementary Classroom. Online workshop sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children. Contact: CEC, 1920 Association Dr., Reston, VA 20191-1589; (888) 232-7733; e-mail conteduc@cec.sped.org.

*December 7 MATHEMATICS

Hands-On Equations. Sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, in Ocala, Fla.; and Augusta, Ga. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500, or (800) 766-1156; fax (812) 339-0018; e-mail cpds@pdkintl.org; www.pdkintl.org.

*December 7-9 EDUCATION REFORM

All Children Can Learn Conference. Sponsored by the Kentucky Institute for Education Research, in Louisville, Ky. Contact: Kathy McKinley, Conferences and Institutes, 218 Peterson Service Building, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506-0005; (859) 257-3929; fax (859) 323-8522; e-mail kmckin2@email.uky.edu; www.uky.edu/auxserv/conference. htm.

*December 8 MATHEMATICS

Hands-On Equations. Sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, in St. Augustine, Fla. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500, or (800) 766-1156; fax (812) 339-0018; e-mail cpds@pdkintl.org; www.pdkintl.org.

*December 11-12 BRAIN RESEARCH

Making Connections: Using Brain Research in the Classroom. Sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, in Atlanta. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (800) 933-2723; fax (703) 575-5400; e-mail members@ascd.org; www.ascd.org.

*December 11-12 DIVERSITY

Supporting Teachers of Diverse Learners. Sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, in Atlanta. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (800) 933-2723; fax (703) 575-5400; e-mail members@ascd.org; www.ascd.org.

*December 11-12 STAFF DEVELOPMENT

Leading Change for Student Results. Sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, in Atlanta. For more information, contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (800) 933-2723; fax (703) 575- 5400; e-mail members@ascd.org; www.ascd.org.

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November 9-11 STAFF DEVELOPMENT

Seminar. Sponsored by True Colors Communications Group, in Sacramento, Calif. Contact: TCCG, 12395 Doherty St., Riverside, CA 92503; (888) 698-2577; fax (909) 371-1701.

November 9-11 TECHNOLOGY

Fall 2000 Conference. Sponsored by Computer-Using Educators Inc., in Sacramento, Calif. Contact: Lora Sanders, CUE Inc., 1210 Marina Village Pkwy., Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501; e-mail cueinc@cue.org; www.cue.org.

November 10 ARTS

Start With Arts Program. Sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, in Albuquerque, N.M. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500, or (800) 766-1156; fax (812) 339-0018; e-mail cpds@pdkintl.org; www.pdkintl.org.

November 13 MATHEMATICS

Hands-On Equations. Sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, in Great Falls, Mont. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500, or (800) 766-1156; fax (812) 339-0018; e-mail cpds@pdkintl.org; www.pdkintl.org.

November 13-14 MANAGING CLASSROOMS

Conference. Sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, in San Francisco. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (800) 933-2723; fax (703) 575-5400; e-mail member@ascd.org; www.ascd.org.

November 13-14 MENTORING

Learning-Focused Mentoring. Sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, in San Francisco. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (800) 933-2723; fax (703) 575-5400; e-mail mailto:member@ ascd.org; http://www.ascd.org.

November 14 MATHEMATICS

Hands-On Equations. Sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, in Butte, Mont. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500, or (800) 766-1156; fax (812) 339-0018; e-mail cpds@pdkintl.org; www.pdkintl.org.

November 14-15 TEACHER DEVELOPMENT

Pathways to Transforming Learning. Sponsored by PBS Adult Learning Service and the SCANS 2000 Center at Johns Hopkins University, in Anaheim, Calif. Contact: PBS Adult Learning Service, (800) 257-2578; fax (703) 739-8471 e-mail als@pbs.org; www.pbs.org/als/scans.

*November 15 MATHEMATICS

Hands-On Equations. Sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, in Stockton, Calif. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500; (800) 766-1156; fax (812) 339-0018; e-mail cpds@pdkintl.org; www.pdkintl.org.

*November 16 MATHEMATICS

Hands-On Equations. Sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, in Santa Rosa, Calif. Deadline: Two weeks before event. For more information, contact: PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500, or (800) 766-1156; fax (812) 339-0018; e-mail cpds@pdkintl.org; www.pdkintl.org.

*November 19-21 STAFF DEVELOPMENT

The Bridge to Success. Sponsored by the Correctional Education Association Region VII; the CEA Arizona; California State University-San Bernardino, College of Extended Learning; and Region VII stakeholders, in San Francisco. Contact: Beverly Noerr, CSU-San Bernardino, College of Extended Learning, 5500 University Pkwy., San Bernardino, CA 92407-2397; (909) 880-5981 fax (909) 880-5907; e-mail bnoerr@csusb.edu; cel.csusb.edu.

*November 29-December 1 DIVERSITY

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

*November 30 MATHEMATICS

Hands-On Equations. Sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, in Bakersfield, Calif.; and Spokane, Wash. Deadline: Two weeks before event. For more information, contact: PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339- 1156, ext. 2500, or (800) 766-1156; fax (812) 339-0018; e-mail cpds@pdkintl.org; www.pdkintl.org.

*December 1 and 5 MATHEMATICS

Hands-On Equations. Sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, in Seattle (Dec. 1); and Eugene, Ore. (Dec. 5). Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500, or (800) 766-1156; fax (812) 339-0018; e-mail cpds@pdkintl.org; www.pdkintl.org.

*December 1-7 VOCATIONAL EDUCATION

Winter conference. Sponsored by the State Directors of Vocational Technical Education Consortium, in San Diego. Contact: SDVTEC, 444 N. Capitol St. N.W., Suite 830, Washington, DC 20001; (202) 737-0303; fax (202) 737-1106.

*December 6 TECHNOLOGY

Adapting Curricular Materials for the Inclusive Elementary Classroom. Online workshop sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children. Contact: CEC, 1920 Association Dr., Reston, VA 20191-1589; (888) 232-7733; e-mail conteduc cec.sped.org

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*December 6, 7, and 8 MATHEMATICS

Hands-On Equations. Sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, in Medford, Ore. (Dec. 6); Oceanside, Calif. (Dec. 7); and Culver City, Calif. (Dec. 8). Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500, or (800) 766-1156; fax (812) 339-0018; e- mail cpds@pdkintl.org; www.pdkintl.org.

*December 7-9 SCIENCE

Western area convention. Sponsored by the National Science Teachers Association, in Phoenix. For more information, contact: Convention Registration Office, NSTA, 1840 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22201 (800) 328-8998 or (703) 312-9221; fax (703) 522-5413; www.nsta.org/conv.

*December 7-10 EARLY CHILDHOOD

Annual conference. Sponsored by the Division for Early Childhood, in Albuquerque, N.M. For more information, contact: DEC Conference Office, 3 Church Cir., Suite 194, Annapolis, MD 21401; (410) 269-6801; fax (410) 267- 0332; e-mail office@gomeeting.com.

*December 7-10 TECHNOLOGY

2000 Convention: A Career Odyssey. Sponsored by the Association for Career and Technical Education, in San Diego. Contact: ACTE, 1410 King St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 826-9972 or (703) 683-3111; fax (703) 683-7424; www.acteonline.org.

*December 7-10 VOCATIONAL EDUCATION

The Association for Career and Technical Education Convention and Trade Show. Sponsored by ACTE, in San Diego. Contact: Meetings Department, ACTE, 1410 King St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 826-9972; fax (703) 683-7424; www.acteonline.org.

—Michelle Galley

Vol. 12, Issue 2, Pages 67-71

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