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

5-7--Preschool: Core Knowledge Preschool Institutes, sponsored by the Core Knowledge Foundation, for instructional personnel, administrators, and parents, at the Boston Sheraton Copley Place in Boston. Contact: CKF, 801 E. High St., Charlottesville, VA 22902; phone: (804) 977-0021 ; fax: (804)977-0021 ; e-mail: coreknow@coreknowledge.org ; Web site: www.coreknowledge.org .

5-7--Professional development: Tenth Core Knowledge National Conference, sponsored by the Core Knowledge Foundation, for instructional personnel, administrators, and parents, at the Boston Sheraton Copley Place, and the Hynes Convention Center in Boston. Contact: CKF, 801 E. High St., Charlottesville, VA 22902; phone: (804) 977-0021 ; fax: (804)977-0021 ; e-mail: coreknow@coreknowledge.org ; Web site: www.coreknowledge.org .

5-7--Professional development: Conference, sponsored by the New Jersey Educational Computing Cooperative Inc., for educators, at Montclair University in Montclair, N.J. Contact: Maria Eckert, Business Administrator, NJECC, PBM 378, 551 Valley Road, Upper Montclair, NJ 07043; phone: (888) 305-2211 ; fax: (800)435-9202 ; e-mail: n/a; Web site: www.njecc.org .

**5-6--School safety: Safe and Effective Secondary Schools, two-day workshop, sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource and Training Center, for educators, administrators, and support-staff members, in Chicago. Contact: NRTC, Workshop Division, 14100 Crawford St., Boys Town, NE 68010; phone: (800) 545-5771, ext. 65 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: n/a; Web site: www.girlsandboystown.org/nrtc .

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

**6-7--Aggression: Reducing Aggression in Schools, sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource and Training Center, for educators, administrators, and support-staff members, in Buena Park, Calif. Contact: NRTC, Workshop Division, 14100 Crawford St., Boys Town, NE 68010; phone: (800) 545-5771, ext. 65 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: n/a; Web site: www.girlsandboystown.org/nrtc .

7--Assessment: Using Assessment To Track Our Progress Toward Educational Goals, sponsored by Northeast Regional Professional Development Center, for classroom teachers, administrators, curriculum directors, and other interested educators, at Cleveland State University. Contact: Barbara Jenkins, NRPDC, RT 901, Cleveland State University, 1860 E. 22nd St., Cleveland,.OH 44114-4435; phone: (216) 523-7107 ; fax: (216)687-5422 ; e-mail: nrpdc@csuohio.edu ; Web site: nrpdc.org .

7--Multiple intelligences: Multiple intelligences, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in St. Louis. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington,.IN 47402-0789; phone: (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500; (800) 766-1156 ; fax: (812)339-0018 ; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org ; Web site: www.pdkintl.org .

7--Professional development: Telephone Seminar: Promising Practices for Reducing Disproportionate Representation, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, for educators. Contact: CEC, 1920 Association Drive, Reston,.VA 20191-1589; phone: (888) 232-7733 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: conteduc@cec.sped.org ; Web site: n/a .

**7--Special education: Promising Practices for Reducing Disproportionate Representation in Special Education Assessment and Placement, telephone seminar, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, for educators. Contact: CEC, 1920 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191-1589; phone: (888) 232-7733 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: conteduc@cec.sped.org ; Web site: www.cec.sped.org .

**7-9--Satellite use: Satellites and Education Conference, sponsored by West Chester University, for K-12 teachers and administrators, university professors, and vendors of equipment, software, and publications, at the university in West Chester, PA Contact: Nancy McIntyre; phone: (610) 436-2393 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: n/a; Web site: SatEd.org/eceos .

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

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

8--Professional development: Creating High Performing Students, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Rockford, Ill. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington,.IN 47402-0789; phone: (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500; (800) 766-1156 ; fax: (812)339-0018 ; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org ; Web site: www.pdkintl.org .

**8--Learning disabilities: Workshop, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for high school educators working with students with learning disabilities or attention deficit disorder, at the school in Washington. Contact: LSW, 4759 Reservoir Road N.W., Washington, DC 20007; phone: (202) 944-3082 ; fax: (202) 965-5106 ; e-mail: Dianalab@aol.com ; Web site: n/a .

**8--Teaching: The Responsive Classroom Introductory Awareness Workshop, sponsored by the Northeast Foundation for Children, for educators, at the Ramada Plaza Hotel in Meriden, Conn. Contact: Responsive Classroom; phone: (800) 360-6332 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: n/a; Web site: www.responsiveclassroom.org .

**8-9--Troubled youths: Breakthrough Strategies To Teach and Counsel Troubled Youth Workshop, sponsored by Youth Change, for educators, counselors, parents, juvenile- corrections workers, and social workers, in Sacramento, Calif. Contact: YC, 275 N. Third St., Woodburn, OR 97071; phone: (800) 545-5736 ; fax: (503) 982-7910 ; e-mail: dwells@youthchg.com ; Web site: n/a .

**8-10--Core knowledge: Catch the Revolutionary Spirit of Knowledge, sponsored by the Core Knowledge Foundation, for educators, administrators and parents, at the foundation in Charlottesville, Va. Deadline: standard, Feb. 2; on-site, through conference dates. Contact: CKF, 801 E. High St., Charlottesville, VA 22902; phone: (804) 977-7550 ; fax: (804) 977-0021 ; e-mail: coreknow@coreknowledge.org ; Web site: www.coreknowledge.org .

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

9-10--Professional development: Seminar, sponsored by True Colors Communications Group, for administrators and educators, in Seattle. Contact: TCCG, 12395 Doherty St., Riverside, CA 92503; phone: (888) 698-2577 ; fax: (909) 371-1701 ; e-mail: n/a; Web site: n/a .

**9--ADHD: Workshop, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for educators working with students with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, at the school in Washington. Contact: LSW, 4759 Reservoir Road N.W., Washington, DC 20007; phone: (202) 944-3082 ; fax: (202)965-5106 ; e-mail: Dianalab@aol.com ; Web site: n/a .

**9-11--Teaching: A Teaching Odyssey Good Teaching Conference, sponsored by the California Teachers Association, for California teachers, at the Westin Hotel in Los Angeles. Contact: Stuart Jeung, 1705 Murchison Drive, Burlingame, CA 94010; phone: (650) 552-5350 ; fax: (650) 552-5008 ; e-mail: n/a; Web site: n/a .

10-13--Reading: Annual conference, sponsored by the Michigan Reading Association, for educators, at the Grand Center and Amway Grand Plaza Hotel in Grand Rapids, Mich. Contact: MRA, 5241 Plainfield Ave., Suite 1, Box 10, Grand Rapids,.MI 49525-2232; phone: (616) 361-2232 ; fax: (616)361-0056 ; e-mail: mraread@iserv.net ; Web site: n/a .

11-12--College fair: Spring 2001 National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for high school students and parents, at the Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield, Mass. Contact: Sylvia E. Karpf, Assistant Director of National College Fairs, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria,.VA 22314-2818; phone: (703) 836-2222, ext. 121 ; fax: (703)836-8015 ; e-mail: n/a; Web site: www.nacac.com .

12--Curriculum: Curriculum Management Audit, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Washington. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington,.IN 47402-0789; phone: (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500; (800) 766-1156 ; fax: (812)339-0018 ; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org ; Web site: www.pdkintl.org .

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

13--Community service: Establishing Learning Communities, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Seattle. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington,.IN 47402-0789; phone: (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500; (800) 766-1156 ; fax: (812)339-0018 ; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org ; Web site: www.pdkintl.org .

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

13--Professional development: 2000 Best Practices in Personnel Leadership, sponsored by the New Hampshire School Administrator Association, for K-12 educators, administrative personnel, school board members, lawyers for education, and interested members of the public and parents, at the Wayfarer Inn Convention Center in Bedford, N.H. Contact: NHSAA, 12 Cross St., Penacook, NH 03303; phone: (603) 753-4479 ; fax: (603)753-4611 ; e-mail: nhsaa@cnhec.concord.k12.nh.us ; Web site: www.nhsaa.org .

**13--Language skills: Facilitating Expressive or Receptive Language Skills in the Classroom, sponsored by the Churchill Center, for educators, at the center in New York City. Contact: Susan Spero, CC, 22 E. 95th St., New York, NY 10128; phone: (212) 722-0610 ; fax: (212) 410-3199 ; e-mail: sspero@churchillschool.com ; Web site: n/a .

14--Inclusive education: Inclusive Schools Conference: Successful Inclusion Strategies for Your Classroom, sponsored by Northeast Regional Professional Development Center, for classroom teachers, administrators, curriculum directors, and other interested educators, at Cleveland State University. Contact: Barbara Jenkins, NRPDC, RT 901, Cleveland State University, 1860 E. 22nd St., Cleveland,.OH 44114-4435; phone: (216) 523-7107 ; fax: (216)687-5422 ; e-mail: nrpdc@csuohio.edu ; Web site: nrpdc.org .

14-16--Diversity: Differentiating Instruction for Academic Diversity, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators of all levels and specialties, in Boston. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria,.VA 22311-1714; phone: (800) 933-2723 ; fax: (703)575-5400 ; e-mail: member@ascd.org ; Web site: www.ascd.org .

14-16--Professional development: Teaching and Assessing Habits of Mind, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators of all levels and specialties, in Boston. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria,.VA 22311-1714; phone: (800) 933-2723 ; fax: (703)575-5400 ; e-mail: member@ascd.org ; Web site: www.ascd.org .

14-16--Professional development: Teaching and Assessing for In-Depth, Engaging, and Effective Learning, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators of all levels and specialties, in Boston. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria,.VA 22311-1714; phone: (800) 933-2723 ; fax: (703)575-5400 ; e-mail: member@ascd.org ; Web site: www.ascd.org .

14-16--Professional development: Seminar, sponsored by True Colors Communications Group, for educators, in Laguna Beach, Calif. Contact: TCCG, 12395 Doherty St., Riverside, CA 92503; phone: (888) 698-2577 ; fax: (909) 371-1701 ; e-mail: n/a; Web site: n/a .

14-16--Research: Translating Brain Research Into Classroom Practice, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators of all levels and specialties, in Boston. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; phone: (800) 933-2723 ; fax: (703)575-5400 ; e-mail: member@ascd.org ; Web site: www.ascd.org .

**14--Child maltreatment: Child Maltreatment Workshop, sponsored by the Southern New Jersey Perinatal Cooperative, at the Center for Health and Fitness in Vineland, N.J. Contact: SNJPC, Meeting Planner; phone: (856) 665-6000 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: n/a; Web site: n/a .

**14--Faith-based organizations: The Role of Faith-Based Organizations in Child Care, sponsored by the Brookings Institution, for leaders of faith-based organizations, leaders of child care, and government policymakers, at the institution in Washington. Contact: BI; phone: (202) 797-6407 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: mhsu@brookings.edu ; Web site: n/a .

**14--Teaching: The Responsive Classroom Introductory Awareness Workshop, sponsored by the Northeast Foundation for Children, for educators, at the Ramada Plaza Hotel in Meriden, Conn. Contact: Responsive Classroom; phone: (800) 360-6332 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: n/a; Web site: www.responsiveclassroom.org .

15-16--Curriculum: Language Across the Curriculum, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators of all levels and specialties, in Boston. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria,.VA 22311-1714; phone: (800) 933-2723 ; fax: (703)575-5400 ; e-mail: member@ascd.org ; Web site: www.ascd.org .

15-16--Assessment: Using Student Data To Promote Learning, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators of all levels and specialties, in Boston. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria,.VA 22311-1714; phone: (800) 933-2723 ; fax: (703)575-5400 ; e-mail: member@ascd.org ; Web site: www.ascd.org .

15-16--Professional development: Dimensions of Learning, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators of all levels and specialties, in Boston. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria,.VA 22311-1714; phone: (800) 933-2723 ; fax: (703)575-5400 ; e-mail: member@ascd.org ; Web site: www.ascd.org .

15-16--Professional development: Tame and Wicked Problems, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators of all levels and specialties, in Boston. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria,.VA 22311-1714; phone: (800) 933-2723 ; fax: (703)575-5400 ; e-mail: member@ascd.org ; Web site: www.ascd.org .

15-17--Professional development: The Conference on College Composition and Communication annual convention, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, for college composition teachers, in Denver. Contact: NCTE, 1111 West Kenyon Rd., Urbana,.IL 61801-1096; phone: (217) 328-3870, ext. 3642 ; fax: (217)278-3761 ; e-mail: convreg@ncte.org ; Web site: n/a .

15-17--Social work: National School Social Work Conference, sponsored by the School Social Work Association of America, for educators and school social workers, at the Adams Mark Hotel in Philadelphia. Contact: Randy A. Fisher, SSWAA, PO Box 2072,; phone: (847) 289-4527 ; fax: (630)355-1919 ; e-mail: sswaa@aol.com ; Web site: n/a .

15-18--Spirituality: Contemporary Spirituality, sponsored by the Council for Spiritual and Ethical Education, for chaplains, teachers of religion, and administrators, at the Kanuga Retreat Center in Asheville, N.C. Contact: CSEE, 1465 Northside Drive, Suite 220, Atlanta,.GA 30318-4225; phone: (404) 355-4460 ; fax: (404)355-4435 ; e-mail: info@csee.org ; Web site: www.csee.org .

16--Discipline: Countering Violence, Aggression, and Hostility in Our Schools, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators of all levels and specialties, in Boston. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria,.VA 22311-1714; phone: (800) 933-2723 ; fax: (703)575-5400 ; e-mail: member@ascd.org ; Web site: www.ascd.org .

16--Faculty: Whole-School Change Through Faculty Study Groups, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators of all levels and specialties, in Boston. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria,.VA 22311-1714; phone: (800) 933-2723 ; fax: (703)575-5400 ; e-mail: member@ascd.org ; Web site: www.ascd.org .

16--Gifted children: Teaching Gifted Kids in the Regular Classroom, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators of all levels and specialties, in Boston. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria,.VA 22311-1714; phone: (800) 933-2723 ; fax: (703)575-5400 ; e-mail: member@ascd.org ; Web site: www.ascd.org .

16--Learning disabilities: The Myth of the ADD/ADHD Child, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators of all levels and specialties, in Boston. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria,.VA 22311-1714; phone: (800) 933-2723 ; fax: (703)575-5400 ; e-mail: member@ascd.org ; Web site: www.ascd.org .

16--Administrators: Transforming Classroom Grading, Record Keeping, and Assessment, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators of all levels and specialties, in Boston. Contact: ASCD, 1703 North Beauregard St., Alexandria,.VA 22311-1714; phone: (800) 933-2723 ; fax: (703)575-5400 ; e-mail: member@ascd.org ; Web site: www.ascd.org .

16--Assessment: 360 Degree Feedback: A Tool for Assessing Leadership Impact, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators of all levels and specialties, in Boston. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria,.VA 22311-1714; phone: (800) 933-2723 ; fax: (703)575-5400 ; e-mail: member@ascd.org ; Web site: www.ascd.org .

16--Assessment: Using Teacher Judgment To Assess Student Achievement, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators of all levels and specialties, in Boston. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria,.VA 22311-1714; phone: (800) 933-2723 ; fax: (703)575-5400; ; e-mail: member@ascd.org ; Web site: www.ascd.org .

16--School improvement: Assessing School Culture, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators of all levels and specialties, in Boston. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria,.VA 22311-1714; phone: (800) 933-2723 ; fax: (703)575-5400 ; e-mail: member@ascd.org ; Web site: www.ascd.org .

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

16--Principals: The Principal as Staff Developer, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators and administrators of all levels and specialties, in Boston. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria,.VA 22311-1714; phone: (800) 933-2723 ; fax: (703)575-5400 ; e-mail: member@ascd.org ; Web site: www.ascd.org .

16--Professional development: The Resilient Learner, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators of all levels and specialties, in Boston. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria,.VA 22311-1714; phone: (800) 933-2723 ; fax: (703)575-5400 ; e-mail: member@ascd.org ; Web site: www.ascd.org .

16--Professional development: Great Strategies and Ingenious Systems That Work, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators of all levels and specialties, in Boston. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria,.VA 22311-1714; phone: (800) 933-2723 ; fax: (703)575-5400 ; e-mail: member@ascd.org ; Web site: www.ascd.org .

16--Professional development: Socratic Seminars, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators of all levels and specialties, in Boston. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria,.VA 22311-1714; phone: (800) 933-2723 ; fax: (703)575-5400 ; e-mail: member@ascd.org ; Web site: www.ascd.org .

16-20--Education reform: Legislative/Policy Conference, sponsored by the Council of the Great City Schools, for urban school superintendents, senior administrators, board members and deans of colleges of education, at the Watergate Hotel in Washington. Contact: CGCS, 1301 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Suite 702, Washington, DC 20004; phone: (202) 393-2427 ; fax: (202)393-2400 ; e-mail: n/a; Web site: www.cgcs.org .

**16-18--Diversity: Healing the Heart of Diversity 2001 Retreat Series, sponsored by the Fetzer Institute, for those interested in diversity issues, in Washington. Contact: HHD, 712 Staunton Ave. N.W., Roanoke, VA 24016; phone: (540) 343-5192 ; fax: (540) 343-0407 ; e-mail: hthd@mindspring.com ; Web site: www.healingtheheart.org .

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

17-19--Professional development: Reaching for Balance, Resolving Educational Dilemmas, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators of all levels and specialties, in Boston. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria,.VA 22311-1714; phone: (800) 933-2723 ; fax: (703)575-5400 ; e-mail: member@ascd.org ; Web site: www.ascd.org .

17-19--Professional development: Resolving Educational Dilemmas, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators, in Boston. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311; phone: (800) 933-2723 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: member@ascd.org ; Web site: www.ascd.org .

**17--Job fair: CEPA/LA Teacher Recruitment Center 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, at the Norwalk Sports and Arts Complex in Norwalk, Calif. Registration and deadlines: www.cepalink.org. Contact Bonnie M. Cohn, Director, TRC, LACOE at email listed Contact: LACTRC, Los Angeles County Office of Education, 9300 Imperial Highway, Downey, Calif. 90242; (800) 875-2929 ; phone: (562) 803-8382 ; fax: (562) 803-8510 ; e-mail: Cohn_Bonnie@lacoe.edu ; Web site: www.cepalink.org .

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

**19-20--Classroom management: The Well-Managed Classroom, two-day workshop, sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource and Training Center, for educators and support- staff members, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: NRTC, Workshop Division, 14100 Crawford St., Boys Town, NE 68010; phone: (800) 545-5771, ext. 65 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: n/a; Web site: www.girlsandboystown.org/nrtc .

**19-20--School safety: Safe and Effective Secondary Schools, two-day workshop, sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource and Training Center, for educators, administrators, and suport-staff members, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: NRTC, Workshop Division, 14100 Crawford St., Boys Town, NE 68010; phone: 800) 545-5771, ext. 65 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: n/a; Web site: www.girlsandboystown.org/nrtc .

20--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Dover, Del.; Reno, Nev.; Greenville, S.C.; and Memphis, Tenn. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington,.IN 47402-0789; phone: (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500; (800) 766-1156 ; fax: (812)339-0018 ; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org ; Web site: www.pdkintl.org .

**20--Mathematics: Workshop, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for educators working with students who have math difficulties, at the school in Washington. Contact: LSW, 4759 Reservoir Road N.W., Washington, DC 20007; phone: (202) 944-3082 ; fax: (202)965-5106 ; e-mail: Dianalab@aol.com ; Web site: n/a .

21--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Wichita, Kan.; Biloxi, Miss.; Oklahoma City, Okla.; and Chesapeake, Va. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington,.IN 47402-0789; phone: (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500; (800) 766-1156 ; fax: (812)339-0018 ; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org ; Web site: www.pdkintl.org .

21-24--Professional development: 2001 Odyssey Toward Effective Listening, sponsored by the International Listening Association, for elementary, secondary, special education, and college educators; administrators; principals; school board members; and superintendents; at the Midland Hotel in Chicago. Contact: Dr. James Pratt, Executive Director, ILA, Box 744, River Falls, WI 54022; phone: (800) ILA-4505 ; fax: (888)314-9533 ; e-mail: IListening@aol.com ; Web site: www.listen.org .

**21-23--Office referrals: Administrative Intervention, three-day workshop, sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource and Training Center, for educators, administrators, and support-staff members, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: NRTC, Workshop Division, 14100 Crawford St., Boys Town, NE 68010; phone: (800) 545-5771, ext. 65 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: n/a; Web site: www.girlsandboystown.org/nrtc .

22--Arts: Integrating the Arts With Literacy, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Lansing, Mich. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington,.IN 47402-0789(812) 339-1156, ext. 2500; phone: (800) 766-1156 ; fax: (812)339-0018 ; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org ; Web site: www.pdkintl.org .

22--College fair: Online College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for college-bound and college students and their parents, at www.nacac.org. Contact: Sylvia E. Karpf, Assistant Director of National College Fairs, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria,.VA 22314-2818; phone: (703) 836-2222, ext. 121 ; fax: (703)836-8015 ; e-mail: n/a; Web site: www.nacac.com .

22--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Springfield, Mass.; Winston Salem, N.C.; and Huntsville, Texas. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington,.IN 47402-0789; phone: (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500; (800) 766-1156 ; fax: (812)339-0018 ; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org ; Web site: www.pdkintl.org .

**22-24--School law: Council of School Attorneys’ School Law Seminar, sponsored by the National School Boards Association’s Council of School Attorneys, for school lawyers and other school leaders, in San Diego. Contact: Susan Butler, Director, COSA, NSBA, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; phone: (703) 838-6711 ; fax: (703) 683-7590 ; e-mail: sbutler@nsba.org ; Web site: www.nsba.org/cosa .

23--Mathematics: Connecting Literature and Math, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Decatur, Ill. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington,.IN 47402-0789; phone: (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500; (800) 766-1156 ; fax: (812)339-0018 ; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org ; Web site: www.pdkintl.org .

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

**23-24--Urban school boards: Council of Urban Boards of Education Preconference Meeting and Issues Forum, sponsored by the National School Boards Association’s Council of Urban Boards of Education, for school board members and other school leaders from urban districts, in San Diego. Contact: Katrina Kelley, Director, CUBE, NSBA, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; phone: (703) 838-6742 ; fax: (703) 683-7590 ; e-mail: kkelley@nsba.org ; Web site: www.nsba.org/cube .

24-26--Physical education: Annual conference, sponsored by the Society of State Directors of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, for state directors of health and physical education programs and others interested in school health and physical education, in Cincinnati. Contact: Helen Leonard, SSDHPER, 1900 Association Drive, Reston,.VA 20191-1599; phone: (703) 476-3402 ; fax: (703)476-3428 ; e-mail: hleonard@aahperd.org ; Web site: www.thesociety.org .

**24--Teaching: The Responsive Classroom Introductory Awareness Workshop, sponsored by the Northeast Foundation for Children, for educators, at the Ramada Plaza Hotel in Meriden, Conn. Contact: Responsive Classroom; phone: (800) 360-6332 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: n/a; Web site: www.responsiveclassroom.org .

**24-27--School boards: National School Boards Association’s 61st Annual Conference and Exposition, sponsored by the association, for school board members, superintendents, and other district administrators, at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego. Contact: NSBA, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; phone: (703) 838-6722 ; fax: (703) 683-7590 ; e-mail: n/a; Web site: www.nsba.org/conference .

25--Professional development: Moral Assessment, sponsored by the Council for Spiritual and Ethical Education, for faculty, staff, and administration, at Camp Allen in Navasota, Texas. Contact: CSEE, 1465 Northside Drive, Suite 220, Atlanta,.GA 30318-4225; phone: (404) 355-4460 ; fax: (404)355-4435 ; e-mail: info@csee.org ; Web site: www.csee.org .

25-28--Middle schools: 20th annual conference, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for educators, at the Westin Conference Center in Providence, R.I. Contact: NELMS, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield,.MA 01983-1223; phone: (978) 887-6263 ; fax: (978)887-6504 ; e-mail: nelms@nelms.org ; Web site: www.nelms.org .

25-28--Science: Annual conference, sponsored by the National Association for Research in Science Teaching, for educators, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in St. Louis. Contact: Holly Priestley, Education Department, University of Hawaii at Hilo, 200 W. Kawili St., Hilo, HI 96720; phone: 808-933-0714 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: n/a; Web site: www.narst.org .

25--College fair: Spring 2001 National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for high school students and parents, at the Charlotte Merchandise Mart in Charlotte, N.C. Contact: Sylvia E. Karpf, Assistant Director of National College Fairs, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria,.VA 22314-2818; phone: (703) 836-2222, ext. 121 ; fax: (703)836-8015 ; e-mail: n/a; Web site: www.nacac.com .

25--College fair: Spring 2001 National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for high school students and parents, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City. Contact: Sylvia E. Karpf, Assistant Director of National College Fairs, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria,.VA 22314-2818; phone: (703) 836-2222, ext. 121 ; fax: (703)836-8015 ; e-mail: n/a; Web site: www.nacac.com .

25-28--Professional development: Grants Resource Center spring conference, sponsored by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, for campus-sponsored program administrators, at the Hilton Arlington & Towers Hotel in Arlington, Va. Contact: Jim Cummins, AASCU, 1307 New York Ave. NW, 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20005; phone: (202) 293- 7070 ; fax: (202)296-5819 ; e-mail: cumminsj@aascu.org ; Web site: www.aascu.org .

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

26--Professional development: Getting Beyond Disruption, Hostility, and Excuses, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Orlando, Fla. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington,.IN 47402-0789; phone: (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500; (800) 766-1156 ; fax: (812)339-0018 ; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org ; Web site: www.pdkintl.org .

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

27--Professional development: Getting Beyond Disruption, Hostility, and Excuses, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Savannah, Ga. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington,.IN 47402-0789; phone: (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500; (800) 766-1156 ; fax: (812)339-0018 ; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org ; Web site: www.pdkintl.org .

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

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

28-30--Compensation: Teacher Compensation Design Seminar, sponsored by the Consortium for Policy Research in Education and the Center for Advanced Studies in Business, for educators, at the Fluno Center for Executive Education, at the University of Wisconsin--Madison, in Madison, Wis. Contact: CPRE/CASB Seminars, University of Wisconsin--Madison, 1025 W. Johnson St., Madison, WI 53706; phone: (608) 263-4260 ; fax: (608)263-6448 ; e-mail: llarms1@facstaff.wisc.edu ; Web site: www.wcer.wisc.edu/cpre .

**28-30--Teacher compensation: Teacher Compensation Design Seminar, sponsored by the Consortium for Policy Research in Education and the Center for Advanced Studies in Business, for teams of school administrators and educators, at the Fluno Center for Executive Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in Madison, Wis. Contact: Lisa Armstrong, CPRE/CASB Seminars, UW-M, 1025 W. Johnson St., Madison, WI 53706; phone: (608) 263-4260 ; fax: (608) 263-6448 ; e-mail: llarms1@facstaff.wisc.edu ; Web site: www/wcer.wisc.edu/cpre .

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

29-31--English: National Council of Teachers of English spring conference, sponsored by the NCTE, for teachers of elementary and secondary English and teacher- educators, in Birmingham, Ala. Contact: NCTE, 1111 West Kenyon Road, Urbana,.IL 61801-1096; phone: (217) 328-3870, ext. 3642 ; fax: (217)278-3761 ; e-mail: convreg@ncte.org ; Web site: n/a .

29-31--Professional development: Professional Development Conference: Making the Connections, sponsored by Southern Early Childhood Association, for pre-K and primary-grade educators and university faculty, at the Little Rock Convention Center in Arkansas. Contact: Glenda Bean, Executive Director, SECA, P.O. Box 55930, Little Rock,.AR 72215-5930; phone: (800) 305-7322 or (501) 663-0353 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: seca@aristotle.net ; Web site: www.SouthernEarlyChildhood.org .

31--Charter School Fair: Annual D.C. Public Charter School Parents’ Fair, sponsored by Friends of Choice in Urban Schools and D.C. Parents for School Choice, for parents and students from the District of Columbia, at the Washington Convention Center in Washington. Contact: FOCUS, (202) 387-0405; email: kteel@focus- dccharter.org; or DCPSC, (202) 518-4140; email: gfwalden@aol.com.

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