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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

*April 3-6 SPECIAL EDUCATION Annual Convention and Expo. Sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, in New York City. For more information, contact: CEC, 1110 N. Glebe Rd., Suite 300, Arlington, VA 22201; (888) 232-7733; fax (703) 620-4334; e-mail service@cec. sped.org; www.cec.sped.org.

*April 8-12 LEARNING DISABILITIES 20th Annual Conference: Unlocking Learning Potential. Sponsored by the Learning Disabilities Network, in Randolph, Mass. For more information, contact: Learning Disabilities Network, 72 Sharp St., Hingham, MA 02043; (781) 340-5605; fax (781) 340-5603; e-mail LDNTWK@ aol.com; www.LDNetwork.org.

*April 9 READING

Word Identification. Sponsored by the Churchill Center, in New York City. For more information, contact: Susan Spero, Churchill Center, 310 E. 30th St., New York, NY 10016; (212) 722-0610; e-mail sspero@ churchillschool.com.

*April 18-21 FOREIGN LANGUAGE Teaching in Changing Times: The Courage to Lead. Sponsored by the Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, in New York City. For more information, contact: Rebecca Kline, Executive Director, NECTFL, P.O. Box 1773, Carlisle, PA 17013; (717) 245-1977; fax (717) 245-1976; e-mail nectfl@ dickinson.edu; nectfl.org.

April 22-24 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Understanding by Design: Teaching and Assessing for Understanding. Sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, in New York City. For more information, contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (703) 578-9600 or (800) 933-2723; fax (703) 575-5400; e-mail member@ascd.org; www.ascd.org.

*April 23 LEARNING DISABILITIES Interpreting Evaluations for Classroom and Remedial Use. Sponsored by the Churchill Center, in New York City. For more information, contact: Susan Spero, Churchill Center, 310 E. 30th St., New York, NY 10016; (212) 722-0610; e-mail sspero@churchillschool.com.

*April 23-24 DEVELOPMENTAL EDUCATION Organizing Schools Using Brain Research. Sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, in New York City. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (703) 578-9600 or (800) 933-2723; fax (703) 575-5400; e-mail member@ ascd.org; www.ascd.org.

*April 23-24 DIVERSITY Instructional Strategies for Academically Diverse Learners: A Look at Differentiated Instruction. Sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, in New York City. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (703) 578-9600 or (800) 933-2723; fax (703) 575-5400; e-mail member@ascd.org; www.ascd.org.

*April 29-30 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Understanding by Design. Sponsored by Relearning by Design, in Philadelphia. Contact: Carol Wander, Project Manager, Relearning by Design, 65 S. Main St., Building B, Pennington, NJ 08534-2821; (609) 730-1199; fax (800) 329-3122; e- mail conferences@relearning.org; www. relearning.org.

Midwest/Plains

*April 10-12 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT A Framework for Teaching: The Observation and Evaluation Process. Sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, in Minneapolis. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (703) 578-9600 or (800) 933-2723; fax (703) 575-5400; e-mail member@ascd.org; www.ascd.org.

*April 10-12 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Teaching for Deep Understanding. Sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, in Minneapolis. For more information, contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (703) 578-9600 or (800) 933-2723; fax (703) 575-5400; e-mail member@ascd.org; www.ascd.org.

*April 11-12 GIFTED EDUCATION Education for Gifted Students: Focus on the Future. Sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, in Minneapolis. For more information, contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311- 1714; (703) 578-9600 or (800) 933-2723; fax (703) 575-5400; e-mail member@ascd.org; www.ascd.org.

*April 11-12 SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT Focusing on Student Performance: Creating Research-Based Schoolwide Action Plans for Increasing Student Achievement. Sponsored by the National Study of School Evaluation, in Schaumburg, Ill. Registration deadline: 15 days prior to event. For more information, contact: Sharon Steindam, NSSE, 1699 E. Woodfield Rd., Suite 406, Schaumburg, IL 60173; (847) 995-9080 or (800) 843-6773; fax (847) 995-9088; e-mail schoolimprovement@nsse.org; www.nsse.org.

*April 14-16 ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION Alternative Education Conference. Sponsored by the National Dropout Prevention Center/Network, in Des Moines, Iowa. Contact: NDPC/N, 209 Martin St., Clemson, SC 29631-1555; (864) 656-2599; fax (864) 656-0136; e-mail ndpc@clemson.edu; www.dropoutprevention.org.

*April 25 SPECIAL EDUCATION Restructuring for Caring and Effective Education: The Inclusive Schools. Sponsored by the Northeast Ohio Special Education Regional Resource Centers, in Cleveland. Contact: Northeast Regional Professional Development Centers, Rhodes Tower 901, Cleveland State University, 1860 E. Second St., Cleveland, OH 44114- 4435; (216) 523-7107; fax (216) 687-5422; e-mail nrpdc@ csuohio.edu; www.nrpdc.org.

South

*April 1-5 RESEARCH Validity and Value in Education Research. Sponsored by the American Educational Research Association, in New Orleans. Contact: AERA, 1230 17th St. N.W., Washington, DC 20036-3078; (202) 223-9485; fax (202) 775-1824; e-mail nkabel@aera. net; www.aera.net.

*April 5-6 LEADERSHIP National Graduate Student Research Seminar in Educational Administration: Advancing Knowledge for Improved Practice. Sponsored by the University Council for Educational Administration, in New Orleans. Contact: UCEA, 205 Hill Hall, Columbia, MO 65211-2185; (573) 884-8300; fax (573) 884-8302; e-mail admnucea@coe.missouri.edu; www. ucea.org.

West

*April 3-6 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Teaching and Learning Without Borders: Annual International Conference and Exhibition. Sponsored by the Association for Childhood Education International, in San Diego. Early registration deadline: Feb. 22. Contact: ACEI, 17904 Georgia Ave., Suite 215, Olney, MD 20832; (301) 570-2111 or (800) 423-3563; fax (301) 570-2212; e-mail ACEImc@aol. com; www.ACEI.org.

*April 5-7 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Taking Flight: The Elevation of Teaching and Learning. Sponsored by the National Paideia Center, in San Diego. For more information, contact: Alana Neal, National Paideia Center, P.O. Box 26171, University of North Carolina Greensboro, Greensboro, NC 27402-6171; (336) 334-3729; fax (336) 334-3739; e-mail Alana_Neal@uncg.edu; aaaloffice@aaal.org; www. aaal.org.

*April 8-11 CURRICULUM MANAGEMENT Maximizing Student Achievement Through Systems Factors: Governance, Leadership, and Support Services. Sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, in San Francisco. Deadline: two weeks before event. For more information, contact: PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156; (800) 766-1156; fax (812) 339-0018; e-mail headquarters@pdkintl.org; www.pdkintl.org.

*April 9-13 ENGLISH Conference. Sponsored by Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, in Salt Lake City. For more information, contact: TESOL, 700 S. Washington St., Suite 200, Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-0774; fax (703) 836- 7864; e-mail conv@tesol.com.

*April 9-13 PHYSICAL EDUCATION National Convention. Sponsored by the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, in San Diego. Early registration deadline: Jan. 25; advance registration deadline: March 22. For more information, contact: AAHPERD, (800) 213-7193, ext. 401; www.Aahperd.org.

*April 17-20 POETRY Annual Conference. Sponsored by the National Association for Poetry Therapy, in Denver. Contact: Angela Comfort, NAPT, 5505 Connecticut Ave. N.W., Suite 280, Washington, DC 20015; (202) 966-2536; fax (202) 966-2283; e-mail PoetryTherapy@ danielgrp.com.

*April 19-21 MATHEMATICS Annual Conference: Seize the Opportunity, Provide the Leadership. Sponsored by the National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics, in Las Vegas. Registration deadline: March 15. Contact: NCSM, P.O. Box 10667, Golden, CO 80401; (404) 274-5932; fax (404) 274-5932; e-mail ncsm@mathforum.com; www. ncsmonline.org.

—Vanessa Dea

Vol. 13, Issue 5, Pages 47-48

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