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Note to Readers: Approximately once every four weeks, Education Week runs a full listing of the following month's meetings--skipping for one week the listings for the current month. We hope this helps you plan your schedule.

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April

'Mathematics Education Month': A month chosen by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics during which individuals and institutions are encouraged to schedule events that emphasize the importance of mathematics in today's society. For more information, contact: N.C.T.M., 1906 Association Drive, Reston, Va. 22091; (703) 620-9840.

4-7--Catholic education: Annual convention, exposition, and religious-education congress, National Catholic Educational Association, Jacob Javits Center, New York City. Contact: Patricia Feistritzer, Director of Communications, N.C.E.A., Suite 100, 1077 30th St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20007; (202) 337-6232.

  • 4-7--Educational opportunity: "After 1988: What Is the Future of Educational Opportunity?'' annual conference, the Association for Equality and Excellence in Education Inc., Trump Plaza, Atlantic City, N.J. Contact: Paula J. Martin, A.E.E.E. Inc., 1773 Manhattanville Station, N.Y. 10027; (212) 348-9200.

4-10--Geography: Annual meeting, Association of American Geographers, to be held at the Hilton and Hyatt hotels, Phoenix. Contact: A.A.G., 1710 16th St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20009; (202) 234-1450.

  • 5-7--Families: "Celebrate the Family,'' Eastern symposium on building family strengths, Penn State Cooperative Extension Service, to be held on the campus. Contact: Celebrate the Family, 306 Agricultural Administration Building, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pa. 16802; (814) 865-8301.
  • 5-9--Educational computing: "Computing in Education: Practice, Policy, and Research,'' national conference, International Association for Computing in Education, Meridien Hotel, New Orleans. Contact: I.A.C.E., 1230 17th St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036; (202) 223-0709.

5-9--Educational research: "Research Policy and Practice,'' annual meeting, American Educational Research Association, to be held in New Orleans. Contact: A.E.R.A., 1230 17th St., N.W., Washington, D.C., 20036; (202) 223-9485.

  • 5-10--School psychologists: Annual convention, National Association of School Psychologists, Hyatt Regency O'Hare Hotel, Chicago. Contact: Jack Donahue, Executive Director, N.A.S.P., 808 17th St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20006; (202) 223-9498.

6-10--Early-childhood education: "Tough Issues for Children,'' annual conference, Association for Childhood Education International, to be held in Salt Lake City. Contact: Cleda Desgalier, A.C.E.I., Suite 200, 11141 Georgia Ave., Wheaton, Md. 20902; (301) 942-2443.

6-10--Health and physical education: "Creating Unity,'' annual conference, American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, Bartle Hall Convention Center, Kansas City, Mo. Contact: Gladys Merrick, Director of Conventions, A.A.H.P.E.R.D., 1900 Association Drive, Reston, Va. 22091; (703) 476-3400.

6-10--Kappa Delta Pi: Biennial convocation, for members of Kappa Delta Pi, Hyatt Regency Hotel, New Orleans. Contact: Ron Green, K.D.P., P.O. Box A, West Lafayette, Ind. 47906; (317) 743-1705.

7--Learning styles: "The Adaptive Approach: An Introduction to a System for Adapting Materials for Multiple Levels and Learning Styles in the Regular Classroom,'' video teleconference, sponsored by Oklahoma State University's college of education. Contact: Connie Lawry, Education Extension, O.S.U., 108 Gunderson, Stillwater, Okla. 74078-0146; (405) 624-6254.

  • 7-8--Telecommunication technologies: "Distance Learning in the Northeast: Access and Equity in the Information Age,'' conference, sponsored by the Massachusetts Corporation for Educational Telecommunications, the Massachusetts Department of Education's bureau of educational technologies, the New York State Education Department's center for learning technologies, and the State University of New York's college of technology at Utica/Rome, Sheraton Tara Hotel, Springfield, Mass. Contact: SUNY College of Technoloy at Utica/Rome, Center for Training and Professional Development, P.O. Box 3050, Marcy Campus, Utica, N.Y. 13504-3050.

7-9--Gifted education: "Educating Able Learners: Fulfilling Their Promise,'' annual spring conference, Gifted Students Institute, to be held at the Arlington Convention Center and the Arlington Sheraton Centre Park Hotel, Arlington, Tex. Contact: Doris Gluck, Communication Specialist, G.S.I., P.O. Box 11388, Fort Worth, Tex. 76109-0338; (817) 926-2461.

7-9--Asian and Pacific-American education: "Educational Partnership for Asian/Pacific Success,'' annual conference, National Association for Asian and Pacific American Education, Radisson Hotel, Denver. Contact: Siri Vongthieres, Colorado Department of Education, 201 East Colfax Ave. Fourth Floor, Denver, Colo. 80203; (303) 866-6784; or Sumiko Tanaka Hennessy, Asian Pacific Development Center, 1825 York St., Denver, Colo. 80206; (303) 393-0304.

7-10--Foreign languages: "Toward a New Integration of Language and Culture,'' conference, Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, Hilton Hotel, New York City. Contact: James Dodge, Executive Secretary, N.C.T.F.L., Box 623, Middlebury, Vt. 05753; (802) 388-4017.

7-10--Science teachers: National convention, National Science Teachers Association, to be held at the Cervantes Convention Center and five local hotels, St. Louis. Contact: Matthew R. Murphy, N.S.T.A., 1742 Connecticut Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20009; (202) 328-5800.

8-10--Writing and thinking: Workshops in writing and thinking, sponsored by Bard College's institute for writing and thinking, to be held on the campus. Contact: Paul Connolly, Director, I.W.T., B.C., Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y. 12504; (914) 758-6822.

  • 8-10--Mediation in the schools: "Education and Mediation: Exploring the Alternatives,'' conference, American Bar Association's Standing Committee on Dispute Resolution, Washington Plaza and Vista International Hotels, Washington, D.C. Contact: Prue Kestner or Megan Sylvester S.C.D.R., 1800 M St., N.W., 2nd Floor, South Lobby, Washington, D.C. 20036; (202) 331-2258

8-12--Art education: National convention, National Art Education Association, Westin Bonaventure, Los Angeles. Contact: Jean Rollins, Program Coordinator, 1701 North Congress Ave., Austin, Tex. 78701; (512) 463-9556.

  • 9--Advanced Placement: "Teaching Advanced Placement Courses,'' conference, for secondary-school teachers interested in or already teaching within the College Board's A.P. program, to be held at Easton Area High School, Easton, Pa. Contact: C.B. Middle States Regional Office, Suite 410, 3440 Market St., Philadelphia, Pa. 19104; (215) 387-7600.
  • 11-12--Early-childhood education: Regional hearing of the National Association of State Boards of Education's early-childhood education task force, Georgia State University, Atlanta. Contact: Patricia Doykos, NASBE, 701 North Fairfax St., Suite 340, Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 684-4000.
  • 12--School-library media programs: National teleconference to announce publication of Information Power: Guidelines for School Library Media Programs, sponsored by the American Association of School Librarians and the Association for Educational Communications and Technology, originating from the Instructional Services Center at the University of South Carolina. Contact: Dan Barron, Director of the Teleconference Project, College of Library and Information Science, U.S.C., Columbia, S.C. 29208; (803) 777-4825.
  • 13-16--Indian education: National training institute and annual spring issue conference, sponsored by the National Indian School Board Association and the Association of Community and Tribal Schools, Writers' Manor Hotel, Denver. Contact: Carmen Cornelius Taylor, One Tandy Center Plaza, Fort Worth, Tex. 76102; (817) 626-6410.

14-16--Computers and reading: "Computers and Reading/Learning Difficulties,'' national conference, sponsored by Educational Computer Conferences and the magazine, Academic Therapy, Hershey Philadelphia Hotel, Philadelphia. Contact: Diane Frost, E.C.C., 1070 Crows Nest Way, Richmond, Calif. 94803; (415) 222-1249.

14-16--Foreign languages: Annual conference, Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, to be held in Denver. Contact: Gerard L. Ervin, C.S.C.T.F.L., Slavic Department, 232 Cunz Hall, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210; (614) 292-1882.

14-17--Early-childhood education: Annual seminar, American Montessori Society, the Clarion Hotel, Cincinnati. Contact: Beth Bronsil, Director, Montessori Teacher Education, Xavier University, 3900 Victory Parkway, Cincinnati, Ohio 45207; (513) 745-3424.

  • 15-16--Self-esteem: "Self-Esteem: The Bottom Line,'' annual convention, Association for Humanistic Education, to be held in Paducah, Ky. Contact: John G. Taylor, Room 229, Wells Hall, Murray State University, Murray, Ky. 42071; (502) 762-2590.

15-17--Creativity: "Creativity by Chance?'' annual meeting, National Association for Creative Chilren and Adults, to be held in Las Vegas. Contact: Michael F. Shaughnessy, Eastern New Mexico University, Psychology Department--25, Portales, N.M. 88130; (505) 562-2245 or (505) 763-5053.

  • 16--Advanced Placement: "Administering and Teaching Advanced Placement Courses,'' conference for secondary-school administrators and teachers interested in or already offering courses within the College Board's A.P. program, to be held at Dulaney Senior High School, Timonium, Md. Contact: C.B. Middle States Regional Office, Suite 410, 3440 Market St., Philadelphia, Pa. 19104; (215) 387-7600.

16-20--Elementary-school administrators: Annual convention, National Association of Elementary School Principals, Moscone Center, San Francisco. Contact: Helen Dobrowolski, Director of Conventions, N.A.E.S.P., 1615 Duke St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 684-3345.

17-22--College admissions: Annual meeting, American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, Opryland Hotel, Nashville. Contact: Laurie Robinson, A.A.C.R.A.O., One Dupont Circle, Suite 330, Washington, D.C. 20036; (202) 293-9161.

20-23--Music education: "America Takes Note: Music in Our Schools: The First 150 Years,'' national biennial inservice conference, Music Educators National Conference, Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis. Contact: Harriet M. Mogge, M.E.N.C., 1902 Association Drive, Reston, Va. 22091; (703) 860-4000.

  • 21-24--Early-childhood education: "The Child and Family,'' annual study conference, Association for Childhood Education International, Salt Lake City. Contact: Gerald Odland, A.C.E.I., 11141 Georgia Ave., Suite 200, Wheaton, Md. 20902; (301) 942-2443 or 1(800) 423-3563.

22--Poetry: "Teaching Poetry: Reading and Writing,'' conference, sponsored by Bard College, to be held at Simon's Rock of Bard College, Barrington, Mass. Contact: Paul Connolly, Institute for Writing and Thinking, B.C., Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y. 12504; (917) 758-6822.

  • 22-23--Learning environments: "Creating Inviting Schools: Moving From Theory to Practice,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International and the organization's Cook Inlet, Alaska, chapter, to be held in Anchorage. Contact: Mary Flynn, P.D.K. Conference, 1750 Patterson, Anchorage, Alaska 99504.

22-24--Early-childhood education: Annual conference, National Center for Montessori Education, Bahia Hotel, San Diego. Contact: Carrie Goldberg, N.C.M.E., 5033 Fair Oaks Boulevard, Carmichael, Calif. 95608; (916) 487-7878.

22-24--Environmental education: "Outdoor Leadership and Human Relations Skills Workshop,'' sponsored by the Pocono Environmental Education Center, to be held at the center, Dingmans Ferry, Pa. Contact: Jack Padalino, Director, PEEC, R.D. 1, Box 268, Dingmans Ferry, Pa. 18328; (717) 828-2319.

24-30--Bilingual education: "Bilingual Education: Excellency Touches the Future,'' annual conference, National Association for Bilingual Education, Hyatt Regency Hotel, Houston. Contact: NABE, Suite 407, 1201 16th St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036; (202) 882-7870.

  • 24-30--Science and technology: "National Science and Technology Week '88,'' a week chosen to promote public understanding of science, engineering, and mathematics through a variety of national programs and activities, National Science Foundation. Contact: N.S.F., 1800 G St., Washington, D.C. 20550.
  • 25-27--Foundations: Annual conference, Council on Foundations, to be held in Los Angeles. Contact: C.O.F., 1828 L St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036; (202) 466-6512.
  • 25-28--Special education: Administration and Supervision of Special Education, annual institute, sponsored by Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University's college of education, Hilton Inn, Virginia Beach, Va. Contact: Philip R. Jones, Room 232, University College Office Building, V.P.I.S.U., Blacksburg, Va. 24061; (703) 961-5925.
  • 27-29--Teacher education: "Using Knowledge Bases in Teacher Education Programs,'' workshop, American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, Butler University, Indianapolis. Contact: Ann O'Brien or Michelle Winston, AACTE, 1 Dupont Circle, N.W., Suite 610, Washington, D.C. 20036; (202) 293-2450.
  • 27-30--Learning environments: "School climate: Creating a Learning Environment,'' institute, National Association of Secondary School Principals, Jupiter Beach Hilton, West Palm Beach, Fla. Contact: NASSP Inservice Office, 1904 Association Drive, Reston, Va. 22091-1598; (703) 860-0200 or (703) 860-8430.
  • 29-May 1--Science and mathematics: "Voyage of the Mimi,'' workshop to help teachers use a multi-media approach to science and math education, Pocono Environmental Education Center, to be held at the center. Contact Dan Hendey, PEEC, R.D. 1, Box 268, Dingmans Ferry, Pa. 18328; (717) 828-2319.

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