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April 11, 2001 12 min read
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April

22-24—Leadership: Courageous Leadership for School Success 2001, sponsored by the HOPE Foundation, the American Association of School Administrators, the Canadian Association of School Administrators, the North Central Regional Educational Laboratories, the Illinois Association of School Administrators, the Small Schools Workshop, the Illinois Prinicpals Association, the Association of Illinois Middle Schools, and Chicago Public Schools, for public and charter school superintendents, principals, administrators, and curriculum-development specialists, at the Holiday Inn Select in Naperville, Ill. Contact: HOPE Foundation, 3925 Hagan St., Suite 105, PO Box 906, Bloomington, IN 47402; (812) 355-6000; fax: (812) 323-8140; e-mail: hope@communitiesofhope.org; Web site: www.communitiesofhope.org.

23— Mathematics: Hands-On Math, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Billings, Mont., and Charlotte, N.C. 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.

23-24—Outcome measurement: Workshop, sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource and Training Center, for educators and administrators, 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.

23-28—Technology: Annual International Conference: The Integration of Technology and Curriculum, sponsored by the Magnet Schools of America and the St. Louis Public Schools, for superintendents, administrators, instructors, marketing and recruiting personnel, board members, parents, and others interested in magnet schools, at the Adam’s Mark Hotel in St. Louis. Contact: Rita Holmes-Bobo, St. Louis Public Schools, 801 N. 11th St., St. Louis, MO 63101; (314) 345-2283; fax: (314) 345-2658; e-mail: rbobo@dtd1.slps.k12.mo.us.

24—College fair: Spring 2001 National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association of College Admission Counseling, for high school students and their parents, at the Novi Expo Center in Detroit and the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego. Contact: Greg Ferguson, Director of National College Fairs, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314-2818; (703) 836- 2222, ext. 115; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

24—Mathematics: Hands-On Math, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Berkeley, Calif.; Topeka, Kan.; and Missoula, Mont. 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.

24—Testing: Test Success in the Brain Compatible Classroom, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Alexandria, Va. 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; cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

24-25—College fair: Spring 2001 National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association of College Admission Counseling, for high school students and parents, at the Montgomery County, Md., Agricultural Center in Gaithersburg, Md. Contact: Greg Ferguson, Director of National College Fairs, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314-2818; (703) 836-2222, ext. 115; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

25—Health: Child Maltreatment, a workshop sponsored by the Southern New Jersey Perinatal Cooperative, for school nurses, at Shore Memorial Hospital in Summers Point, N.J. Contact: SNJPC, 2500 McClellan Ave., Suite 110, Pennsauken, NJ 08109-4613; (856) 665-6000; fax: (856) 665-7711.

25—Mathematics: Hands-On Math, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Sacramento, Calif.; Durham, N.C.; and Richmond, Va. 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.

25—Testing: Test Success in the Brain Compatible Classroom, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Albany, N.Y. 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.

25-26—College fair: Spring 2001 National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association of College Admission Counseling, for high school students and their parents, at the Ontario Convention Center in Ontario, Canada. Contact: Greg Ferguson, Director of National College Fairs, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314-2818; (703) 836-2222, ext. 115; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

25-27—Research: Conference, sponsored by the New England Educational Research Organization, for educational researchers and practitioners, at the Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center in Portsmouth, N.H. Contact: Charlie DePascale, Data Analysis & Testing Associates Inc., PO Box 395, Concord, MA 01742; (978) 287-5170; e-mail: data@data.mv.com.

26—Mathematics: Hands-On Math, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Springfield, Ill.; Omaha, Neb.; Toledo, Ohio; Knoxville, Tenn.; and Charleston, W.Va. 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.

**26-27—Drug-abuse prevention: Drug Abuse Prevention Summit, sponsored by Cornell University’s Institute for Prevention Research and Columbia University’s Teachers College, for prevention professionals, educators, policymakers, and the public, at Snowbird Ski Resort in Snowbird, Utah. Contact: Michelle Lewis, Cornell IPR, (212) 746-1270; e-mail: mil2006@med.cornell.edu.

26-27—Troubled youths: 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 Holiday Inn Airport in St. Louis. Contact: Ruth Herman Wells, Youth Change, 275 N. Third Street, Woodburn, OR 97071; (800) 545-5736; fax: (503) 982-7910; e- mail: dwells@youthchg.com; Web site: www.youthchg.com.

26-28—Professional development: Northwest Regional Affiliate Conference, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English and its Northwest affiliates, for English teachers at all levels of education and teacher-educators, in Boise, Idaho. Contact: Driek Zirinsky, Boise State University, English Dept., 1991 University Drive, Boise, ID 83725; (208) 385- 1246; fax: (208) 343-5292; e-mail: dzirin@micron.net.

26-29—Professional development: Strategic Dreaming: Unlocking Your Child’s Destiny, sponsored by the National Coalition Title I/ Chapter I Parents Region III, for parents, teachers, advocates, and community leaders, in Charleston, W.Va. Contact: Carolyn Reynolds, Conference Chairperson, 1031 Quarrier St., 8th Floor, Charleston, WV 25301; (800) 624-9120; fax: (394) 347- 0490.

27—Health: Pediatric Skin Rashes, a workshop sponsored by the Southern New Jersey Perinatal Cooperative, for school nurses, at the Helene Fuld School of Nursing at Camden County College in Blackwood, N.J. Contact: SNJPC, 2500 McClellan Ave., Suite 110, Pennsauken, NJ 08109-4613; (856) 665-6000; fax: (856) 665-7711.

27—Mathematics: Hands-On Math, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Quincy, Ill.; Springdale, Ohio; Kingsport, Tenn.; and Parkersburg, W.Va. 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.

27—Scholarships: National Scholarship Month Kickoff, sponsored by the Citizens’ Scholarship Foundation of America, for educators and the general public, at the National Press Club in Washington. 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.

27-May 1—Parents: Born to Learn conference, sponsored by Parents as Teachers National Center, for early-childhood parent-educators, teachers, administrators, community leaders, child-care providers, Head Start, Even Start, and other Title I personnel, at the Adam’s Mark Hotel in St. Louis. Contact: Patti Holman, PATN Inc., 10176 Corporate Square Drive, Suite 230, St. Louis, MO 63132; (314) 432-4330; fax: (314) 432-8963; e-mail: patnc@patnc.org; Web site: www.patnc.org.

28—College fair: Online College Fair for High School Juniors, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for high school students and their parents, at www.OnlineCollegeFair.com. Contact: Amy Vogt, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836- 8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

28-May 1—Standards: Conference, sponsored by the National Council of States for the Improvement of Education, for educators, entrepreneurs, researchers, and parents, at the Radisson Deauville Resort in Miami Beach, Fla. Contact: Myrtle Braithwaite, NCSIE, 1750 N.E. 167th St., North Miami Beach, FL 33162; (954) 262-8505; fax: (954) 262-3878; e-mail:myrtle@nova.edu.

28-May 2—Vocational education: Conference, sponsored by the National Association of State Directors of Vocational Technical Education, for educators, at the Radisson Barcelo Hotel in Washington. Contact: NASDVTEC, 444 North Capitol Street N.E., Washington, DC 20001; (202) 737-0303.

29—College fair: Spring 2001 National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association of College Admission Counseling, for high school students and their parents, at the Anaheim, Calif., Convention Center. Contact: Greg Ferguson, Director of National College Fairs, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314-2818; (703) 836-2222, ext. 115; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

30—Curriculum: Curriculum management audit, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Seattle. 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.

30—Learning styles: Workshop, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for regular and special education teachers working with students with learning disabilities, in Baltimore. Contact: The Lab School of Washington, 4759 Reservoir Road N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 944-3082; fax: (202) 965-5106; e-mail: Dianalab@aol.com.

30—Mathematics: Hands-On Math, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Augusta, Maine; Washington, Pa.; Williamsport, Pa.; Myrtle Beach, S.C.; and Corpus Christi, Texas. 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: http://www.pdkintl.org.

30-May 1—College fair: Spring 2001 National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association of College Admission Counseling, for high school students and parents, at the World Trade Center in Boston and the Pasadena Center in Pasadena, Calif. Contact: Greg Ferguson, Director of National College Fairs, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314-2818; (703) 836-2222, ext. 115; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

30-May 1—School safety: Workshop, sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource and Training Center, for educators, administrators, and support staff, in Boys Town, NE. Contact: NRTC Workshop Division, 14100 Crawford Street, Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; Web site: www.girlsandboystown.org/nrtc.

May

1—Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Boston; Bismark, N.D.; and Scranton, Pa. 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.

1—Middle schools: School Scheduling: Ideas and Perspectives, 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.

1—Professional development: Getting Beyond Disruption, Hostility, and Excuses, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Rochester, N.Y. 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.

1—Professional development: Teaching Grammar and Writing to Children With Language Problems, 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.

2—College fair: Ventura National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association of College Admission Counseling, for high school students and their parents, at Seaside Park in Ventura, Calif. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

2—Higher education: College Conference of Southern Westchester, sponsored by the Westchester-Putnam College Conference Committee Inc., for students, parents, and educators, at the Westchester County Center in White Plains, N.Y. Contact: Joseph Biscoglio, Registrar and Associate Coordinator, WPCCC, PO Box 70, Bronxville, NY 10708; (914) 793-3532; fax: (914) 793-3609.

2—Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Hollywood, Fla. 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.

2—Middle schools: Teaching Tips and Strategies for Middle Level Social Studies. 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.

2—Professional development: Getting Beyond Disruption, Hostility, and Excuses, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Flint, 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.

2-3—College fair: Spring 2001 National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association of College Admission Counseling, for high school students and their parents, at the New Jersey Convention Center in Edison, N.J. Contact: Sylvia E. Karpf, Assistant Director, National College Fairs, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314-2818; (703) 836-2222, ext. 121; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

A version of this article appeared in the April 11, 2001 edition of Education Week

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