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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

*March 2 and 30 ENGLISH AND HISTORY
Chiseling Out the Argument: Using Debate in English and History Classrooms. Sponsored by the Center for Educational Outreach and Innovation, in New York City. For more information, contact: Center for Educational Outreach and Innovation, Teachers College, Columbia University, P.O. Box 525, 120th St., New York, NY 10027; (212) 678-3987; fax (212) 678-8417; e-mail ceoi_mail@exchange.ts.columbia. edu; www.tc.columbia.edu/ceoi.

*March 6-11 TESOL
Special TESOL Materials: The Creative Classroom. Sponsored by the Center for Educational Outreach and Innovation, in New York City. For more information, contact: Center for Educational Outreach and Innovation, Teachers College, Columbia University, P.O. Box 525, 120th St., New York, NY 10027; (212) 678- 3987; fax (212) 678-8417; e-mail ceoi_mail@exchange.ts.columbia. edu; www.tc.columbia.edu/ceoi.

*April 2, 3, and 5 MATHEMATICS
Hands-On Equations. Sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, in Morristown, N.J. (April 2); Long Branch, N.J. (April 3); and Concord, N.H. (April 5). 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.

*April 2-4 CURRICULUM
Linking Curriculum Standards and Principles of Deep Understanding to Performance-Based Learning and Assessment. Sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, in Middlebury, Conn. 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.

*April 3-6 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
2001 Education Odyssey: From Froebel to the Internet. Sponsored by the Association for Childhood Education International, in Toronto. For more information, contact: Patricia Monkres, Director of Conferences, ACEI, 17904 Georgia Ave., Suite 215, Olney, MD 20832; (301) 570-2111; fax (301) 570-2212; e-mail ACEImc@aol.com; www.ACEI.org.

*April 4-7 READING
Conference. Sponsored by the Reading Recovery Council of North America, in Washington, D.C. 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.

*April 5 PROFESSIONAL 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.

*April 6 COMMUNITY SERVICE
Community Service Workshop. Sponsored by the Council for Spiritual and Ethical Education, in Baltimore. For more information, 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.

*April 17-21 RISK PREVENTION
Annual Convention. Sponsored by the National Association of School Psychologists, in Washington, D.C. For more information, contact: Jacqueline Williams, Director of Meetings and Conventions, NASP, 4340 East West Hwy., Suite 402, Bethesda, MD 20814; (301) 657-0270; fax (301) 657-0275; e-mail jwilliams@naspweb.org; www.naspweb.org.

April 20-22 TESOL
Experience Learning Another Language: The Silent Way. Sponsored by the Center for Educational Outreach and Innovation, in New York City. Contact: Center for Educational Outreach and Innovation, Teachers College, Columbia University, P.O. Box 525, 120th St., New York, NY 10027; (212) 678-3987; fax (212) 678- 8417; e-mail ceoi_mail@exchange. ts.columbia.edu; www.tc.columbia.edu/ceoi.

April 21 and 22 MATH AND SCIENCE
Issues in Mathematics and Science Education: Mathematics and Science in the Media. Sponsored by the Center for Educational Outreach and Innovation, in New York City. Contact: Center for Educational Outreach and Innovation, Teachers College, Columbia University, P.O. Box 525, 120th St., New York, NY 10027; (212) 678-3987; fax (212) 678-8417; e-mail ceoi_mail@exchange.ts.columbia. edu; www.tc.columbia.edu/ceoi.

Midwest/Plains

*April 2 MATHEMATICS
Hands-On Equations. Sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, in St. Louis. 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.

*April 4 and 5 STAFF DEVELOPMENT
Getting Beyond Disruption, Hostility, and Excuses. Sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, in Green Bay, Wis. (April 4); and Rockford, Ill. (April 5). 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.

*April 14 COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
Establishing Learning Communities. Sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, in Elk Grove, 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; www.pdkintl.org.

*April 17-22 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Annual Convention and Expo. Sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, in Kansas City, Mo. Contact: CEC, 1920 Association Dr., Reston, VA 20191-1589; (888) 232-7733; e-mail conteduc@cec.sped.org.

*April 18-20 CONSTRUCTIVIST TEACHING
Emotions, Learning, and the Brain. Sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, in Indianapolis. 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.

*April 18-20 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Instructional Strategies for Flexible Schedules. Sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, in Indianapolis. 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.

South

*April 3, 4, and 5 MATHEMATICS
Hands-On Equations. Sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, in Columbus, Ga. (April 3); Alexandria, Va. (April 4); and Gainesville, Fla. (April 5). 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.

*April 19-22 COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
Seminar. Sponsored by the True Colors Communications Group, in Hot Springs, Ark. For more information, contact: TCCG, 12395 Doherty St., Riverside, CA 92503; (888) 698-2577; fax (909) 371-1701.

*April 23, 25, and 26 MATHEMATICS
Hands-On Equations. Sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, in Charlotte, N.C. (April 23); Durham, N.C. (April 25); Richmond, Va. (April 25); Knoxville, Tenn. (April 26); and Charleston, W.Va. (April 26). 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

*April 3 MATHEMATICS
Hands-On Equations. Sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, in Tucson, Ariz. 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.

*April 4-8 SERVICE LEARNING
Partnerships for a Civil Society: 12th Annual National Service-Learning Conference. Sponsored by the National Youth Leadership Council, in Denver. For more information, contact: NYLC, 1910 W. County Rd. B, Roseville, MN 55113- 1337; (651) 631-3672; fax (651) 631-2955; e-mail conference@nylc.org; www.nylc.org.

-Michelle Galley

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