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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.

*January 12 STAFF DEVELOPMENT

Monthly meeting. Sponsored by the New Jersey Educational Computing Cooperative Inc., in Union, N.J. For more information, 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.

*January 18 MIDDLE SCHOOL

Language Arts and Social Studies at the Middle 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; www.nelms.org.

*January 25 AESTHETIC REALISM

Seminar. Sponsored by the Aesthetic Realism Foundation, in New York City. For more information, contact: Lois Mason, ARF, 141 Greene St., New York, NY 10012; (212) 777-4490; fax (212) 777-4426; www.AestheticRealism.org .

*January 29-February 9 CURRICULUM

12th Annual Science/Technology Expedition. Online workshop sponsored by JASON Project XII: Hawaii, a Living Laboratory. Contact: JASON Foundation for Education, 395 Totten Pond Rd., Waltham, MA 02451; (781) 487-9995; fax (781) 487-9999; e-mail info@jason.org; www.jasonproject.org.

*February 1 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Change in Education. Sponsored by the New Hampshire School Administrators Association, in Bedford, N.H. For more information, 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.

*February 1-2 ASSESSMENT

Brain-Compatible Assessment Strategies To Increase Student Success. Sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, in Philadelphia. For more information, 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.

*February 1-2 MULTIPLE INTELLIGENCES

Teaching and Learning Through Multiple Intelligences. Sponsored by the Association for Supervision

and Curriculum Development, in Philadelphia. 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.

*February 1-2 STAFF DEVELOPMENT

Developing Professional Portfolios for Teachers and Administrators. Sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, in Philadelphia. 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.

*February 7 INCLUSION

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

*February 7 MIDDLE SCHOOLS

Urban Best Practices at the Middle 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.

*February 7-10 LEARNING DISABILITIES

Annual International Conference. Sponsored by the Learning Disabilities Association of America, in New York City. For more information, contact: LDAA, 4156 Library Rd., Pittsburgh, PA 15234; (412) 341-1515; fax (412) 344-0224; e-mail ldanatl@usaor.net; www.LDAAmerica.org.

*February 16 STAFF DEVELOPMENT

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

*January 25 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse. Sponsored by the Greater Cleveland Educational Development Center, in Cleveland. Contact: Barbara Jenkins, GCEDC, Rhodes Tower 901, Cleveland State University, 1860 E. 22nd St., Cleveland, OH 44114-4435; (216) 523-7107; fax (216) 687-5422; www.nrpdc.org.

*January 29-February 9 CURRICULUM

12th Annual Science/Technology Expedition. Online workshop sponsored by JASON Project XII: Hawaii, a Living Laboratory. For more information, contact: JASON Foundation for Education, 395 Totten Pond Rd., Waltham, MA 02451; (781) 487-9995; fax (781) 487-9999; e-mail info@jason.org; www.jasonproject.org.

*January 30-31 STAFF DEVELOPMENT

Elements of Effective Instruction. Sponsored by the Greater Cleveland Educational Development Center, in Cleveland. For more information, contact: Barbara Jenkins, GCEDC, Rhodes Tower 901, Cleveland State University, 1860 E. 22nd St., Cleveland, OH 44114-4435; (216) 523-7107; fax (216) 687-5422; e-mail nrpdc@csuohio.edu; www.nrpdc.org.

*February 5-7 SCHOOL TO WORK

Careers Conference 2001: Dreams and Directions. Sponsored by the Center on Education and Work, in Madison, Wis. Contact: CEW, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 964 Educational Sciences Building, 1025 W. Johnson St., Madison, WI 53706-1796; (800) 446-0399; fax (608) 262-9197; e-mail cewmail@education.wisc.edu.

*February 5-7 TECHNOLOGY

Midwest Education and Technology Conference. Sponsored by the Cooperating School Districts, in St. Louis. Contact: Dorothy White, Conference and Special Events Coordinator, CSD, 1460 Craig Rd., St. Louis, MO 63146; (314) 692-1250; fax (314) 872-9128; e-mail dorothy@info.csd.org.

*February 7 INCLUSION

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

*February 7-8 MENTORING

Mentoring the New Teacher. Sponsored by Northeast Regional Professional Development Center, in Cleveland. Contact: Barbara Jenkins, NRPDC, Rhodes Tower 901, Cleveland State University, 1860 E. 22nd St., Cleveland, OH 44114-4435; (216) 523-7107; fax (216) 687-5422; e-mail nrpdc@csuohio.edu; www.nrpdc.org.

*February 10-13 LITERACY

Conference. Sponsored by the Reading Recovery Council of North America, in Columbus, Ohio. For more information, contact: Anita Gibson, Director of Conferences and Events, RRCNA, 1929 Kenny Rd., Suite 100, Columbus OH 43210-1069; (614) 292-7111; fax (614) 292-4404; e-mail gibson.313@osu.edu; www.readingrecovery.org.

*February 13 STAFF DEVELOPMENT

Putting a Human Face on Youth Violence. Sponsored by Greater Cleveland Educational Development Center, in Cleveland. For more information, contact: Barbara Jenkins, 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; gcedc.org.

*February 22-24: BEHAVIOR DISORDERS

Symposium 2001: Our Children's Odyssey. Sponsored by the Midwest Symposium for Leadership in Behavior Disorders, in Kansas City, Mo. Contact: MSLBD, P.O. Box 40001, Overland Park, KS 66204; (913) 492-8755; fax (913) 492-2546; www.mslbd.org.

*February 27-28 CURRICULUM

Curriculum Mapping/Curriculum Alignment: Strengthening the Curriculum To Enhance Student Achievement. Sponsored by the Greater Cleveland Educational Development Center, in Cleveland. Contact: Barbara Jenkins, 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; gcedc.org.

*February 27-March 3 ESL

35th Annual Convention and Exposition. Sponsored by Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages Inc., in St. Louis. Contact: TESOL, 700 S. Washington St., Suite 200, Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-0774; fax (703) 836-7684; e-mail conv@tesol.org.

South

*January 17-19 CURRICULUM

Integrating Curriculum. Sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, in Nashville, Tenn. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1704; (800) 933-2723; fax (703) 575-5400; e-mail www.ascd.org.

*January 17-19 SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT

Standards-Based and Data-Driven School Improvement Planning. Sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, in Nashville, Tenn. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1704; (800) 933-2723; fax (703) 575-5400;www.ascd.org.

*January 17-19 SPECIAL EDUCATION

Emerging Issues in Human Resources. Sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children's Council of Administrators of Special Education, in Clearwater Beach, Fla. Contact: Jo Thomason; 615 16th St. N.W., Albuquerque, NM 87104; (505) 243-7622; fax (505) 247-4822; e-mail casecec@aol.com; members.aol.com/casecec/index.htm.

*January 17-19 STANDARDS

Differentiated Strategies for a Standards-Based Classroom. Sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, in Nashville, Tenn. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1704; (800) 933-2723; fax (703) 575-5400; www.ascd.org

*January 24-26 LEADERSHIP

Conference. Sponsored by True Colors Communications Group, in Tampa, Fla. For more information, contact: TCCG, 12395 Doherty St., Riverside, CA 92503; (888) 698-2577; fax (909) 371-1701.

*January 24-26 LEADERSHIP

Southeastern Elementary and Middle School Principals Conference. Sponsored by the Tennessee Association of Elementary and Middle School Principals, in Nashville, Tenn. For more information, contact: TAEMSP, 1311 Ninth St., Old Hickory, TN 37138.

*January 29-February 9 CURRICULUM

12th Annual Science/Technology Expedition. Online workshop sponsored by JASON Project XII: Hawaii, a Living Laboratory. Contact: JASON Foundation for Education, 395 Totten Pond Rd., Waltham, MA 02451; (781) 487-9995; fax (781) 487-9999; e-mail info@jason.org; www.jasonproject.org.

*January 31-February 1 STAFF TRAINING

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

*February 1-4 BRAIN RESEARCH

Connections 2001: Impacting Learning Through Brain Research. Sponsored by the International Network of Performing and Visual Arts Schools and Magnet Schools of America, in Montgomery, Ala. For more information, contact: INPVAS, 5505 Connecticut Ave. N.W., #180, Washington, DC 20015; (202) 966-2216; fax (202) 966-2283.

*February 3 HONOR CODES

Honor Codes and Honor Councils. Sponsored by the Council for Spiritual and Ethical Education, in Boca Raton, Fla. Contact: CSEE, 1465 Northside Dr., Suite 220, Atlanta, GA 30318-4225; (404) 355-4460; fax (404) 355-4435; e-mail www.csee.org.

*February 7 SECONDARY EDUCATION

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

*February 11-13 STAFF DEVELOPMENT

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

*February 15 and 16 ARTS

Start With Arts Program. Sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, in Columbia, S.C. (Feb. 15); and Jacksonville, Fla. (Feb. 16). 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.

*February 15-16 CONFLICT RESOLUTION

Conflict Resolution Through Peer Mediation. Sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. 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.

*February 15-16 LEADERSHIP

Effective Leadership for Increased Academic Achievement. Sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. 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.

*February 15-16 STAFF COLLABORATION

Examining Students' Work: Protocols for Professional Collaboration. Sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. 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.

*February 16 COMMUNITY SERVICE

Community service workshop. Sponsored by the Council for Spiritual and Ethical Education, in Orange Park, Fla. 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.

*February 16-18 ADMINISTRATORS

National Conference on Education. Sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators, in Orlando, Fla. Contact: AASA, 1801 N. Moore St., Arlington, VA 22209; (703) 875-0748; www.aasa.org/nce.

*February 20 and 22 STAFF DEVELOPMENT

Personalized Learning With Differentiated Instruction. Sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, in Macon, Ga. (Feb. 20); and Chattanooga, Tenn. (Feb. 22). 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.

*February 21 SCIENCE

Hands-On Science. Sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, in Tallahassee, 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.

*February 22 MATHEMATICS

Connecting Literature to Mathematics. Sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, in Nashville, Tenn. 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.

West

*January 8 CURRICULUM

Curriculum Management Audit. Sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, in San Diego. 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..

*January 11-13 AT-RISK YOUTH

Annual Conference on Educating Adjudicated, Incarcerated, and At-Risk Youth. Sponsored by Dr. Richard Ashcroft and California State University-San Bernardino, in Palm Springs, Calif. 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 bnerr@csusb.edu; cel.csusb.edu.

*January 11-13 STAFF DEVELOPMENT

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

*January 11-13 TECHNOLOGY

A Technology Odyssey. Sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children's Technology and Media Division, in Albuquerque, N.M. Contact: Margaret Bausch, Department of Special Education and Rehabilitation Counseling, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506-0001; (606) 257-2609; fax (606) 257-1325; e-mail meb@qx.net; www.tamcec.org.

*January 20-23 TITLE I

Annual National Conference. Sponsored by the National Association of State Title I Directors, in Phoenix. For more information, contact: A+ Events, 47 Broadway, Fairfax, CA 94930; (800) 256-6452; fax (415) 453-4083; e-mail info@aplusevents.com; www.aplusevents.com.

*January 29-February 9 CURRICULUM

12th Annual Science/Technology Expedition. Sponsored by JASON Project XII: Hawaii, a Living Laboratory, in Kilauea, Hawaii, or online.

Contact: JASON Foundation for Education, 395 Totten Pond Rd., Waltham, MA 02451; (781) 487-9995; fax (781) 487-9999; e-mail info@jason.org; www.jasonproject.org.

*January 31-February 3 BILINGUAL ED

Bilingualism Spells Success in Any Language. Sponsored by the California Association for Bilingual Education, in Los Angeles. Contact: CABE, 660 S. Figueroa St., Suite 1040, Los Angeles, CA 90017; (213) 532-3850; fax (213) 532-3860; e-mail info@bilingualeducation.org; www.bilingualeducation.org.

*February 7 SECONDARY EDUCATION

Adapting Curricular Materials for the Inclusive Secondary 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.

*February 9-10 SELF-MANAGEMENT

Developing Self-Management in Self-Destructive Youth. Sponsored by Our Other Youth, in Cannon Beach, Ore. Deadline: Jan. 31. Contact: Jerry Conrath, OOY, 64 Junco Rd., Lopez Island, WA 98261-9571; (360) 468-3169.

*February 9-11 ENGLISH TEACHERS

Annual convention. Sponsored by the California Association of Teachers of English, an affiliate of the National Council of Teachers of English, in Ontario, Calif. Contact: Punky Fristrom, CATE; (619) 222-3934; e-mail afristrom@aol.com.

*February 10 STAFF DEVELOPMENT

Personalized Learning With Differentiated Instruction. Sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, in Farmington, 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.

*February 22 ARTS EDUCATION

Integrating the Arts With Literacy. Sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, in Santa Rosa, Calif. 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.

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