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April 25, 2001 12 min read
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**6-9--Intellectual property: Intellectual Property in the Digital Environment: Exploring the Possibilities, sponsored by the University of Wisconsin’s law school and school of education, for educators interested in intellectual-property use in education, at the Monona Terrace Convention Center in Madison, Wis. Contact: Lisa Livingston, Conference Chairperson, UW/School of Education, 142 Education Science Building, 1025 W. Johnson St., Madison, WI 53706; (608) 262-3431; fax: (608) 262-6447; e-mail: livingston@education.wisc.edu; Web site: ipconference.education.wisc.edu.

7--Abuse: Preventing Child-on-Child Sexual Abuse, sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource and Training Center, for counselors, medical staff, and educators, in Chicago. Contact: NRTC Workshop Division, 14100 Crawford St., Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; Web site: www.girlsandboystown.org/nrtc.

7--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in South Bend, Ind., and Akron, Ohio. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500; (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

7-8--Classroom management: Workshop, sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource and Training Center, for educators and support staff, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: NRTC Workshop Division, 14100 Crawford St., Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545- 5771, ext. 65; Web site: www.girlsandboystown.org/nrtc.

7-9--Satellites: Satellites and Education Conference, sponsored by the Educational Center for Earth Observation Systems, for educators, administrators, and university professors, at West Chester University in West Chester, Pa. Contact: Nancy McIntyre, ECEOS, 189 Schmucker Science Center, WCU, West Chester, PA 19383; (610) 436-2393; fax: (610) 436-3045; Web site: www.wcupa.edu.

8--Middle schools: Teaching Tips and Strategies for Middle Level Science, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for educators, at the Nelms Center in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: NELMS, 460 Boston St., Topsfield, MA 01983-1223; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504; e-mail: nelms@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org.

8--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Downers Grove, Ill., and Grand Rapids, Mich. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339- 1156, ext. 2500; (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

**8-10--Science: Getting Started With Curriculum Implementation, sponsored by the Education Development Center, for teams of two or more K-12 teachers or administrators interested in new science curricula, in Bozeman, Mont., and Traverse City, Mich. Contact: Silvia Tracanna, (617) 969-7100, ext. 2759; e- mail: stracanna@edc.org; Web site: www.edc.org.

9--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Ann Arbor, Mich., and Lynnwood, Wash. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500; (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

9--Middle schools: Teaching Tips and Strategies for Middle Level Language Arts, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for educators, at the Nelms Center in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: NELMS, 460 Boston St., Topsfield, MA 01983-1223; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504; e-mail: nelms@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org.

10--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Columbus, Ohio. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500; (800) 766- 1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

10--Middle schools: World Languages for Young Adolescents, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for educators, at the Nelms Center in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: NELMS, 460 Boston St., Topsfield, MA 01983-1223; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504; e-mail: nelms@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org.

10-11--Troubled youth: Breakthrough Strategies To Teach and Counsel Troubled Youth, sponsored by Youth Change, for teachers, youth workers, counselors, court workers, foster parents, and school administrators, at the Hampton Inn in Spokane, Wash. Contact: Ruth Herman Wells, Youth Change, 275 N. Third St., Woodburn, OR 97071; (800) 545-5736; fax: (503) 982-7910; e-mail: dwells@youthchg.com; Web site: www.youthchg.com.

11--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho; Cleveland; and Portland, Ore. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500; (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org ; Web site: www.pdkintl.org .

11--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho; Cleveland; and Portland, Ore. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500; (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018;

11--Middle schools: Best Practices: Reading/Writing Across Curriculum, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for educators, at the Nelms Center in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: NELMS, 460 Boston St., Topsfield, MA 01983-1223; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504; e-mail: nelms@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org.

11-12--Professional development: I Teach Regional Conference, sponsored by Kappa Delta Pi, International Honor Society in Education, for college students or professionals in education, in El Paso, Texas. Contact: Kathy Neise, Kappa Delta Pi, 3707 Woodview Trace, Indianapolis, IN 46268-1158; (317) 871-4900; fax: (317) 704-2323; e-mail: kathyn@kdp.org; Web site: www.kdp.org.

14--Middle schools: How To Be a Great Middle School Teacher, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for educators, at the Nelms Center in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: NELMS, 460 Boston St., Topsfield, MA 01983-1223; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504; e-mail: nelms@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org.

15--Middle schools: Inclusion-Meeting the Needs of All Students, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for educators, at the Nelms Center in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: NELMS, 460 Boston St., Topsfield, MA 01983-1223; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504; e-mail: nelms@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org.

15-18--Parental involvement: Workshop, sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource and Training Center, for educators, counselors, and liaison officers, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: NRTC Workshop Division, 14100 Crawford St., Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; Web site: www.girlsandboystown.org/nrtc.

16--Middle schools: Advisory: Sustaining and Growing an Effective Program, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for educators, at the Nelms Center in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: NELMS, 460 Boston St., Topsfield, MA 01983-1223; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504; e-mail: nelms@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org.

16-18--Teacher compensation: Teacher Compensation Design Seminar, sponsored by the Consortium for Policy Research in Education and the Center for Advanced Studies in Business Inc., University of Wisconsin-Madison, for school administrators and educators, at the Fluno Center for Executive Education at the University 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; Web site: www.wcer.wisc.edu/cpre.

**16--Job fair: Virtual Teacher Recruitment Job Fair, sponsored by the California Educational Placement Agency and the Los Angeles County Teacher Recruitment Center, for credentialed teachers or those enrolled in credential programs. Registration at www.teachnow.la. Contact: LACTRC, Los Angeles County Office of Education, 9300 Imperial Highway, Downey, Calif. 90242; (800) 875-2929; fax: (562) 803-8510; Web site: or Bonnie M. Cohn, Director, TRC, LACOE, (562) 803- 8382; fax: (562) 803-8510; e-mail: Cohn_Bonnie@lacoe.edu.

17--Professional development: The Answer to America’s Learning Crisis: The Aesthetic Realism Teaching Method, sponsored by the Aesthetic Realism Foundation, for teachers, administrators, and school-based personnel, in New York City. Contact: Lois Mason, ARF, 141 Greene St., New York, NY 10012; (212) 777-4490; fax: (212) 777- 4426; Web site: www.AestheticRealism.org.

17--Professional development: How to Teach and Improvement Handwriting, sponsored by the Churchill School and Center, for educators, at the Churchill Center in New York City. Contact: Susan Spero, CSC, 22 E. 95th St., New York, NY 10128; (212) 722-0610; fax: (212) 410-3199; e-mail: sspero@churchillschool.com.

17-18--Grading: Grading and Reporting To Support Student Learning and Encourage Student Success, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators of all levels and specialties, in Albuquerque, N.M. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (800) 933- 2723; fax: (703) 575-5400; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

17-18--Professional development: Strategies To Create Brain-Compatible Classrooms, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators of all levels and specialties, in Albuquerque, N.M. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (800) 933-2723; fax: (703) 575-5400; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

17-19--Technology: Spring 2001 conference, sponsored by Computer-Using Educators Inc., for educators at all levels interested in technology in education, at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif. Contact: Lora Sanders, CUE Inc., 1210 Marina Village Parkway, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501; (510) 814-6630; fax: (510) 814-0195; email: cueinc@cue.org; Web site: www.cue.org.

17-20--Literacy: West Coast Literacy Conference, sponsored by the California Early and Extended Literacy Learning Institute, for educators, resource specialists, literacy coordinators, administrators, librarians, and curriculum supervisors, at the Hilton Hotel in Anaheim, Calif. Contact: Eventcity Event Planners, 26441 Sandy Creek, Lake Forest, CA 92630; (949) 951-2542; fax: (949) 951-2650.

17-20--Scholarships: Board meeting, sponsored by the Citizens’ Scholarship Foundation of America, for board members of the CSFA, in Kansas City, Mo. Contact: CSFA, 1505 Riverview Road, St. Peter, MN 56082; (800) 537-4180; fax: (507) 931-9168; e-mail: cvandyke@csfa.org; Web site: www.csfa.org.

18--Learning disabilities: The Power of Art-Teaching Students with Learning Disabilities, sponsored by the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, for K-12 art teachers, at the Lab School of Washington. Contact: Dima Awamleh, Coordinator, Lab School of Washington, 4759 Reservoir Road N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 944-3083; fax: 92020 965-5106; e-mail: DAWAMLEH@aol.com.

**18-19--Diversity: The Teaching of ‘Difficult’ Knowledge: Creating Inclusive Schools Across Difference, sponsored by the New School Teacher Education Program, for high school teachers, teacher-educators, and student-teachers from the New York City area, at New School University in New York City. Registration deadline: May 7. Contact: A Conference for Educators on Diversity, NSTEP, 68 Fifth Ave., New York, NY 10011; Web site: www.nsu.newschool.edu/teacher education.

**18-19--Middle schools: The High-Achieving Middle School: A Model Plan, sponsored by the National Middle School Association, for middle school teachers, at the Cal-Neva Resort in Lake Tahoe, Calif. Contact: Jim Kappenhagen, Meeting Manager, NMSA, 4151 Executive Parkway, Suite 300, Westerville, OH 43081; (614) 895-4730; fax: (614) 895-4750; e-mail: jkappen@aol.com.

22--Professional development: Word Identification, sponsored by the Churchill School and Center, for educators, at the Churchill Center in New York City. Contact: Susan Spero, CSC, 22 E. 95th St., New York, NY 10128; (212) 722-0610; fax: (212) 410-3199; e- mail: sspero@churchillschool.com.

23--Abuse: Preventing Child-on-Child Sexual Abuse, sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource and Training Center, for counselors, medical staff, and educators, in Buena Park, Calif. Contact: NRTC Workshop Division, 14100 Crawford St., Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; Web site: www.girlsandboystown.org/nrtc.

23--Scholarships: National Scholarship Month Dollars for Scholars Gala, sponsored by the Citizens’ Scholarship Foundation of America Dollars for Scholars, for educators and the general public, at the St. Paul Hotel in St. Paul, Minn. Contact: Erin Hedges, Director of Special Events, Dollars for Scholars, 7703 Normandale Road, Suite 110, Minneapolis, MN 55435; (800) 713-3193; fax: 9952) 830-1929; e-mail: ehedges@csfa.org; Web site: www.csfa.org

30-31--Technology: The Education Technology Summit, sponsored by Columbia University and Reed Exhibition Companies, for school administrators, government officials, and industry leaders, at Columbia University in New York City. Contact: Reed Exhibition Companies, Customer Service, 383 Main Ave., Norwalk, CT 06851; (800) 462-3519.

30-1--Literacy: Conference, sponsored by the Laubach Literacy Action, for those interested in adult literacy and education, at the Town and Country Resort & Convention Center in San Diego. Contact: Laubach Literacy Action, 1320 Jamesville Ave., Syracuse, NY 13210; (315) 422-9121; fax: (315) 422-6369; e- mail: info@laubch.org; Web site: www.laubach.org.

**31-1--Parent involvement: A Coalition Approach to Increasing Parent Involvement in Mathematics, Science, and Technology/Engineering, sponsored by the Massachusetts Parent Involvement Project, for parent organizations, policymakers, and school, business, and community leaders, at the Wyndham Hotel in Westborough, Mass. Early registration deadline: April 20th. Contact: Patrice Garvin, Museum Institute for Teaching Science, 308 Congress St., Suite 5D, Boston, MA 02210, (617) 695-9771; fax: (617) 695-1829; e-mail: pgarvin@mits.org; Web site: http://www.doe.mass.edu/PIP/mass pip.html

A version of this article appeared in the April 25, 2001 edition of Education Week

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