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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 | Midwest/Plains | South | West



East

March 13-16 FOREIGN LANGUAGES
10th Biennial Northeast Regional Meeting. Sponsored by the New York Metropolitan Chapter of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, in Purchase, N.Y. Contact: George Castellanos, Manhattanville College, Purchase, NY 10577; e-mail
castellanosg@mvlle.edu.

March 14- 15 LITERACY
13th Annual Literacy and Learning Institute. Sponsored by the East Suffolk BOCES and the New York State Education Department, in Melville, N.Y. Contact: Joan Daly-Lewis, (631) 244-4201; fax (631) 244-4216; e-mail jdalylew@sricboces.org.

March 14- 16 LITERACY
Early Literacy Institute: Clay's Observation Survey of Early Literacy Achievement. Sponsored by Lesley University's Center for Reading Recovery, in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: LUCRR, 1815 Massachusetts Ave., Suite 378, Cambridge, MA 02140; (617) 349-8402; (617) 349-8490; e-mail literacy@mail.lesley.edu; www.lesley.edu.

*March 21 STAFF DEVELOPMENT
The Passionate Educator: Sustaining and Rediscovering the Adventures in Teaching and Counseling. Sponsored by Ocean County College and Adventures in Teaching and Counseling, in Toms River, N.J. Deadline: March 14. Contact: ATC, 39-15 D'Auria Drive, Fair Lawn, NJ 07410; (201) 410-5839; e-mail teachdoctor@adventuresinteaching.org; www.adventuresinteaching.org.

*March 21-22 DYSLEXIA
30th Annual Conference on Dyslexia and Related Learning Disabilities. Sponsored by the New York Branch of the International Dyslexia Association, in New York City. Contact: Sandra Gorecke, NYBIDA, 71 W. 23rd St., Suite 1527, New York, NY 10010; (212) 691-1930; fax (212) 633-1620; e-mail info@nybida.org.

*March 21-25 URBAN SCHOOLS

Legislative and Policy Conference. Sponsored by the Council of the Great City Schools, in Washington, D.C. Contact: Terry Tabor, CGCS, 1301 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W., Washington, DC 20004; (202) 393-2427; fax (202) 393-2400; www.cgcs.org.

March 23-26 MIDDLE SCHOOLS
22nd Annual Conference. Sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, in Providence, R.I. Deadline: March 1. Contact: Adrian Aleckna, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, MA 01983; (987) 887-6263; fax (987) 887-6504; e-mail nelms@nelms.org;www.nelms.org.

*April 1-5 PHYSICAL EDUCATION
2003 National Convention and Exposition. Sponsored by the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, in Philadelphia. Contact: Fran Gilbride, AAHPERD, 1900 Association Dr., Reston, VA 20191; (703) 476-3401; fax (703) 476-5489; email conv@aahperd.org; www.aahperd.org.

*April 9-11 SCIENCE
Ethics, Science, and Education: Intersections. Sponsored by the Council for Spiritual and Ethical Education, in Washington, D.C. Contact: CSEE, 1465 Northside Dr., Suite 220, Atlanta, GA 30318-4225; (404) 355-4460 or (800) 298-4599; fax (404) 355-4435; www.csee.org.

*April 10-13 FOREIGN LANGUAGES
50th Annual Conference. Sponsored by the Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, in Washington, D.C. Contact: Susan Cavenagh, NCTFL, Dickinson College, P.O. Box 1773, Carlisle, PA 17013; (717) 245-1977; fax (717) 245- 1976; e-mail nectfl@dickinson.edu; www.nectfl.org.

*April 11 SCHOOL VIOLENCE
Emotional Education: An Antidote to Violence in the Schools. Sponsored by Ocean County College and Adventures in Teaching and Counseling, in Toms River, N.J. Deadline: April 4. Contact: ATC, 39-15 D'Auria Dr., Fair Lawn, NJ 07410; (201) 410-5839; e-mail teachdoctor@adventuresinteaching .orgwww.adventuresinteaching.org.

*April 13-16 READING
Fourth North American Leadership Academy. Sponsored by the Reading Recovery Council of North America, in Washington, D.C. Deadline: One month before event. For more information, contact: RRCNA, 1929 Kenny Rd., Suite 100, Columbus, OH 43210; (614) 292-7111, ext. 2; fax (614) 247-7323; e-mail conferenceinfo@readingrecovery .org; www.readingrecovery.org.

*April 23 ETHICS
Ethics Colloquium. Sponsored by the Council for Spiritual and Ethical Education, in Washington, D.C. Contact: CSEE, 1465 Northside Dr., Suite 220, Atlanta, GA 30318-4225; (404) 355-4460 or (800) 298- 4599; fax (404) 355-4435; www.csee.org.

*May 2 STRESS
Recovering From Emotional Fatigue: Bearing the Burdens of Teaching and Counseling in Uncertain Times. Sponsored by Adventures in Teaching and Counseling, in Long Branch, N.J. Deadline: April 25. Contact: ATC, 39-15 D'Auria Dr., Fair Lawn, NJ 07410; (201) 410-5839; e-mail: teachdoctor@adventuresinteac hing.org; www.adventuresinteaching.org.

*May 14-17 PARTNERSHIPS
Partners in Education Institute 2003. Sponsored by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, in Washington, D.C. Contact: Partners in Education, JFKCPA, 2700 F St. N.W., Washington, DC 20566-0001; (202) 416-8806; fax (202) 416-8860; e-mail partnersineducation@kennedy-center.org; www.kennedy- center.org/partners.


Midwest/Plains

March 14 SPECIAL EDUCATION
Converting Assessment Results Into Effective Classroom Programming for Children With Autism. Sponsored by the Shaklee Institute, in Wichita, Kan. Contact: Kim Soule, Shaklee Institute, 8700 E. 29th St. N., Wichita, KS 67226; (316) 634-8792; fax (316) 634-0555; email
ksoule@heartspring.org; www.heartspring.org.

*March 25- 28 PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT
Common Sense Parenting of Toddlers and Preschoolers: Training of Trainers. Sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource Training Center, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: NRTC Support Services, Box 145, Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; e-mail nrtcmarketing@boystown.org.

* March 27-28 CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT
The Well-Managed Classroom. Sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource Training Center, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: NRTC Support Services, Box 145, Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; e-mail: nrtcmarketing@boystown.org.

* March 28 BEHAVIOR
Antisocial Behavior in Schools: Strategies and Best Practices. Sponsored by the Shaklee Institute, in Wichita, Kan. Contact: Kim Soule, Shaklee Institute, 8700 W. 29th St. N., Wichita, KS 67226; (316) 634-8792; fax (316) 634-0555; e-mail ksoule@heartspring.org; www.heartspring.org.

*April 21- 25 ACCOUNTABILITY
Accountability for Educational Quality: Shared Responsibility. Sponsored by the American Educational Research Association, in Chicago. Contact: AERA, 1230 17th St. N.W., Washington, DC 20036; (202) 223-9385; fax (202) 775-1824; e- mail: outreach@aera.net; www.aera.net.

*April 23-26 SERVICE LEARNING
National Service Learning Conference. Sponsored by the National Youth Leadership Council, in Minneapolis. Contact: NYLC, (800) 366-6952; fax (651) 631-2955; e-mail nslc@nylc.org; www.nylc.org.

*April 28- May 3 STAFF DEVELOPMENT
2003 High/Scope International Conference. Sponsored by the High/Scope Educational Research Foundation, in Ypsilanti, Mich. Contact: Marianne McDonnell, HSERF, 600 N. River St., Ypsilanti, MI 48198-2898; (734) 485-2000, ext. 288; fax (734) 485- 4467; e-mail mmcdonnell@highscope.org; www.highscope.org.

*April 30-May 1 ETHICS
Pruning the Moral Thicket: Conference for Parents. Sponsored by the Council for Spiritual and Ethical Education, in Detroit. Contact: CSEE, 1465 Northside Dr., Suite 220, Atlanta, GA 30318-4225; (404) 355-4460 or (800) 298-4599; fax (404) 355-4435; www.csee.org.

*May 1-2 CURRICULUM
Integrating Curricula Within and Across Disciplines: Concept-Based Unit Design. Sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, in Indianapolis. 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.

*May 1-2 DATA
Using Data for Improving Student Learning. Sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, in Indianapolis. 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.

*May 1-2 STANDARDS
Spinning Straw Into Gold: Strategies for Designing Standards-Based Curriculum Units and Lessons. Sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, in Indianapolis. 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.

*May 7-8 CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT
The Well-Managed Classroom. Sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource Training Center, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: NRTC Support Services, Box 145, Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545- 5771, ext. 65; e-mail nrtcmarketing@boystown.org.

* May 13-16 PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT
Common Sense Parenting: Training for Parent Trainers. Sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource Training Center, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: NRTC Support Services, Box 145, Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545- 5771, ext. 65; e-mail nrtcmarketing@boystown.org.


South

March 10-12 MIDDLE SCHOOLS
28th Annual Conference. Sponsored by the North Carolina Middle School Association, in Greensboro, N.C. Contact: NCMSA, P.O. Box 5216, Pinehurst, NC 28374; (910) 235- 3761; fax (910) 215- 5567; e-mail
info@ncmsa.net; www.ncmsa.net.

March 13-15 TECHNOLOGY
Annual Conference and Exhibition: Advancing Information and Knowledge Through Innovation. Sponsored by the International Technology Education Association, in Nashville, Tenn. Contact: ITEA, 1914 Association Dr., Suite 201, Reston, VA 20190; (703) 860-2100; fax (703) 860-0353; e-mail itea@iris.org; www.iteawww.org.

*March 24-26 ACHIEVEMENT
Teaching What Matters Most: Standards and Strategies for Raising Student Achievement. Sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, in Atlanta. 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.

*March 24-26 CURRICULUM
Themes and Essential Questions for the Development of Curriculum and Assessment. Sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, in Atlanta. 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.

*March 24-26 LITERACY
Literacy Across the Curriculum. Sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, in Atlanta. 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.

*March 26-28 TECHNOLOGY
Technology Site Visit to Henrico County Public Schools. Sponsored by the National School Boards Association's Education Technology Programs, near Richmond, Va. Contact: Ann Flynn, Director of Education Technology, NSBA, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 838-6722; e-mail aflynn@nsba.org; www.nsba.org/itte.

*March 30-April 1 RELIGIOUS EDUCATION
Aesthetics, Ethics, and Religion. Sponsored by the Council for Spiritual and Ethical Education, in Chapel Hill, N.C. Contact: CSEE, 1465 Northside Dr., Suite 220, Atlanta, GA 30318-4225; (404) 355-4460 or (800) 298- 4599; fax (404) 355-4435; www.csee.org.

*April 4 WRITING
Unlocking the Code: Multisensory Grammar and Sentence Writing Strategies, Morphology, Syntax, and Semantics. Sponsored by the Hill Center, in Durham, N.C. Contact: Gaye Thompson, HC, 3200 Pickett Rd., Durham, NC 27705; (919) 489-7464; fax (919) 489-7466; www.hillcenter.org.

*April 9-12 MATHEMATICS
81st Annual Meeting. Sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, in San Antonio. Contact: NCTM, (800) 235-7566; e-mail annlmtg@nctm.org; www.nctm.org.

*April 12-14 ETHICS
Moral Instruction of Children: Elementary. 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 or (800) 298- 4599; fax (404) 355- 4435; www.csee.org.

*June 13-15 STAFF DEVELOPMENT
International Education for 21st Century Global Citizens. Sponsored by the International Schools Association, in Boca Raton, Fla. Deadline: April 25. Contact: ISA, 10333 Diego Dr. S., Boca Raton, FL 33428.


West

*March 16-18 LITERACY
National Conference on Family Literacy and the California Family Literacy Conference. Sponsored by the National Center for Family Literacy, in Long Beach, Calif. Contact: Carmel Mackin, NCFL, 325 W. Main St., Suite 300, Louisville, KY 40202; (502) 584-1133; fax (502) 584-0172; e-mail
cmackin@famlit.org; www.famlit.org.

*April 2-4 TECHNOLOGY
Ethics and Technology. Sponsored by the Council for Spiritual and Ethical Education, in Los Angeles. Contact: CSEE, 1465 Northside Dr., Suite 220, Atlanta, GA 30318-4225; (404) 355- 4460 or (800) 298-4599; fax (404) 355-4435; www.csee.org.

*April 9-10 CURRICULUM
Curriculum Mapping: Beginning the Journey. Sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, in Phoenix. 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 9-10 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Designing Powerful Professional Development Plans and Evaluations. Sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, in Phoenix. 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 9-10 WRITING
Outstanding Lessons and Techniques for Motivating Reluctant Writers. Sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, in Phoenix. 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 9-12 SPECIAL EDUCATION
Annual Convention and Expo. Sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, in Seattle. Contact: Victor Erickson, CEC, 110 N. Glebe Rd., Suite 300, Arlington, VA 22201-5704; (703) 264-9454; fax (703) 264-1637; e-mail victore@cec.sped.org; www.cec.sped.org.

*May 7-9 TECHNOLOGY
Technology Site Visit to Poway Unified School District. Sponsored by the National School Boards Association's Education Technology Programs, in San Diego. Contact: Ann Flynn, Director of Education Technology, NSBA, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 838-6722; e- mail aflynn@nsba.org; www.nsba.org/itte.

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