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Copyright 1988, Editorial 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.

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--Educational buyers: 1988 annual meeting and product exhibit, National Association of Educational Buyers, Hyatt Regency New Orleans, New Orleans. Contact: N.A.E.B., 180 Froehlich Farm Blvd., Woodbury, N.Y. 11797; (516) 364-6000.

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.

29-30--Gifted and talented education: Conference, Stanford University, to be held on the campus, Contact: David Fetterman or Michele Marincovich, Center for Teaching and Learning, Room 114, Sweet Hall, S.U., Stanford, Calif. 94305; (415) 723-2208.

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.

May

'Better Hearing and Speech Month': A month chosen by a consortium of organizations concerned with hearing, speech, and language problems to
inform Americans about the assistance available to those with communicative disorders. Contact: National Council for Better Hearing and Speech Month, 1420 21st St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036; (202) 331-9694.

1-4--Substance abuse: Annual national convention, National Organization of Student Assistance Programs and Professionals, Holiday Inn City Centre, Chicago. Contact: NOSAPP, 250 Arapahoe, Suite 301, Boulder, Colo. 80302; (303) 449-8077.

1-6--Reading: "Reaching New Heights in Reading,'' annual convention, International Reading Association, to be held in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Contact: I.R.A., Public Information Office, 800 Barksdale Road, P.O. Box 8139, Newark, Del. 19714; (302) 731-1600.

2-3--Early-childhood education: Regional hearing of the National Association of State Boards of Education's early-childhood education task force, NASBE, State of Illinois Center Building, Chicago. Contact: Patricia Doykos, NASBE, 701 North Fairfax St., Suite 340, Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 684-4000.

2-4--Cooperative learning: Team-learning training conference, Johns Hopkins University's Center for Research on Elementary and Middle Schools, to be held on the campus. Contact: Barbara Colton, Team Learning Project, J.H.U., CREMS, 3505 North Charles St., Baltimore, Md. 21218; (301) 338-8248.

3--Educational consultants: Lectures and workshops for interested professionals, independent consultants, secondary-school faculty, and admissions officers, Independent Educational Consultants, Richmond, Va. Contact: Marilyn Peirce, I.E.C.A., Box 125, Forestdale, Mass. 02644.; (617) 477-2127.

4-7--Education for the future: "An Educational Agenda for the 1990's and Beyond,'' national conference, Futures Project Inc., Congress Hotel, Chicago. Contact: F.P.I., P.O. Box 53075, Chicago, Ill. 53075; (312) 641-2595, ext. 2384.

4-8--Environmental education: International earth-education conference, Institute for Earth Education, McKeever Environmental Learning Center, Sandy Lake, Pa. Contact: I.E.E., Box 288, Warrenville, Ill. 60555; (312) 393-3096.

6-8--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.

8-9--Year-round education: Regional meeting for administrators, teachers, board members, and interested parents, National Association for Year-Round Education, Hilton Palacio del Rio, San Antonio. Contact: Charles E. Ballinger, Executive Secretary, N.A.Y.R.E., 6401 Linda Vista Rd., San Diego, Calif. 92111-7399; (619) 292-3679 or (619) 292-3809.

9--Education law: "Education Law Institute--School Law Update 1988,'' institute, Lehigh University, to be held at the university's Mountaintop campus. Contact: Perry A. Zirkel or Mary Ellen Leiser, M.C., 111 Research Drive, L.U., Bethlehem, Pa. 18015-4793; (215) 758-3241.

11-14--Elementary-school administrators: "Leadership Behavior and Group Processes,'' certificate of advanced proficiency regional workshops, National Association of Elementary School Principals, Vancouver, Canada. Contact: Robert E. Anastasi, Education Programs Specialist, N.A.E.S.P., 1615 Duke St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 684-3345.

11-14--Elementary-school administrators: "Performance and Evaluation,'' "certificate of advanced proficiency regional workshops,'' National Association of Elementary School Principals, Detroit. Contact: Robert E. Anastasi, Education Programs Specialist, N.A.E.S.P., 1615 Duke St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 684-3345.

12-13--Special education: Conference on autistic preschoolers, sponsored by the division of treatment and education of autistic and related communication-handicapped children of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill school of medicine's psychiatry department, to be held in Durham, N.C. Contact: Helen Garrison, Division TEACCH, CB# 7180, Medical School Wing E, U.N.C., Chapel Hill, N.C. 27599-7180; (919) 962-2118.

13-14--Crisis management: "Crisis Management: How to Avoid a Crisis and What to do When One Occurs,'' leadership seminar, National School Boards association, Denver. Contact: Donna Haines, Manager, Education and Management Services Department, N.S.B.A., 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 838-6722.

13-14--Democratic education: "Equity and Excellence: Public Education in a Democratic Education,'' national conference, sponsored by the Institute for Democracy in Education, Ohio University's college of education, and O.U. Student Council for Exceptional Children, to be held at the university. Contact: I.D.E., McCracken Hall, O.U., Athens, Ohio, 45701; (614) 593-4531.

13-16--Global education: "An American Forum on Education and International Competence,'' forum, sponsored by Global Perspectives in Education Inc., the Clarion Hotel, St. Louis. Contact: A.F., 45 John St., Suite 1200, New York, N.Y. 10038; (212) 732-8606.

15-16--Year-round education: Regional meeting for administrators, teachers, board members, and interested parents, National Association for Year-Round Education, Ocala Hilton, Ocala, Fla. Contact: Charles E. Ballinger, Executive Secretary, N.A.Y.R.E., 6401 Linda Vista Rd., San Diego, Claif 92111-7399; (619) 292-3679 or (619) 292-3809.

18--Urban issues: "Facing the Urban Future: People and Places/Problems and Potentials,'' convocation, the National Urban Coalition, Sheraton Washington Hotel, Washington, D.C. Contact: N.U.C., 1120 G St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20005.

19--Aesthetic realism: "Aesthetic Realism Method: The Answer to the Crisis in Education,'' seminar, Aesthetic Realism Foundation, to be held at the Foundation, New York City. Contact: Lois Mason, A.R.F., 141 Green St., New York, N.Y. 10012; (212) 777-4490.

19--Special education: "Learning Disabilities: Ideas at Work, Educating Learning Disabled Students,'' conference, sponsored by the Landmark School, Chicago Hilton and Towers, Chicago. Contact: Wendy Rubin or Lee Karpa, L.S. Outreach Program, Prides Crossing, Massachusetts 01965-0417; (617) 927-3913.

19-21--Dropout prevention: "Our Other Youth,'' symposium on dropout prevention and working with at-risk youths, sponsored by the University of Idaho/Couer d'Alene Center, to be held at the North Idaho College campus. Contact: U.I., 800 West Garden Ave., Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83814; (208) 667-2588.

19-26--Catholic education: "The Catholic Education Futures Project Symposium,'' National Catholic Educational Association, to be held at Dayton University, Dayton, Ohio. Contact: Patricia Feistritzer, Director of Communications, N.C.E.A., Suite 100, 1077 30th St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20007; (202) 337-6232.

21-24--Instructional television: National instructional-television utilization conference, Southern Educational Communications Association, The Pointe at Tapatio Cliffs, Phoenix. Contact: Jeanette Cauthen, SECA, P.O. Box 50008, Columbia, S.C. 29250; (803) 799-5517.

23-24--Early-childhood education: Regional hearing of the National Association of State Boards of Education's early-childhood education task force, NASBE, California Teachers' Association Headquarters Building, Burlingame, Calif. Contact: Patricia Doykos, NASBE, 701 North Fairfax St., Suite 340, Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 684-4000.

26-27--Values education: "Foundations for Our Future: Values, Youth, and Our Schools,'' national conference, sponsored by the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York, New York State Education Department, National Association of State Boards of Education, and various other organizations, Desmond Americana Inn, Albany, N.Y. Contact: Foundations for Our Future: Values, Youth, and Our Schools, N.Y.S.E.D., Bureau of Curriculum Development, Room 314-B Education Building, Albany, N.Y. 12234.

28-30--Business education: Annual regional convention, Western Business Education Association, an affiliate of the National Business Education Association, Sheraton Scottsdale Resort, Scottsdale, Ariz. Contact: James L. Young, W.B.E.A. President-Elect, 104 Coconino Drive, Bisbee, Ariz. 85603; (602) 432-4783.

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