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August

1-6 Student councils: National Leadership Camp, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals Division of Student Activities, to be held at Outlaw Ranch in Mount Rushmore, S.D. Contact: Jolene Roitman, NASSP, Division of Student Activities, 1904 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (703) 860-0200, ext. 258.

  • 2-4 African-American history: "African-American History: Destroying the Myths Teaching the Truth,'' fifth annual conference, sponsored by the Indianapolis Public Schools' Office of African-American History/Multicultural Education, for educators, parents, and students, to be held at the Marriott Hotel, 21st and Shadeland Avenue, Indianapolis, Ind. Contact: Pat Browne, Director, African-Centered/Multicultural Education, Crispus Attucks Jr. High School, I.P.S., 1140 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St., Indianapolis, Ind. 46202; (317) 226-4611.

2-6 Chemistry: 12th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, sponsored by the Division of Chemical Education, to be held on the campus of the University of California in Davis. Contact: F.E. Wood, U.C.-Davis, Calif. 95616 or A. Russell, U.C.L.A., Los Angeles, Calif. 90024.

  • 3-5 Social studies: "Planning the Social Studies Curriculum,'' workshop, sponsored by the National Council for the Social Studies, for social-studies educators, to be held at the University of Colorado in Colorado Springs. Participants will engage in the process of planning what students will study and how content will be organized and presented. Contact: N.C.C.S., Professional Development Program, 3501 Newark St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20016-3167; (202) 966-7840.

3-6 Self-esteem: "Self-Esteem Through Love and Logic,'' professional workshop, sponsored by Willamette University, for all educators, to be held in Collins Room 140 at the university in Salem, Ore. The workshop will cover strategies for working with students, classroom management, discipline, and communication; building self-esteem; decreasing student stress; and increasing student participation and learning. Contact: Patsy Davis, Willamette University, Gatke Hall, Education Department, 900 State St., Salem, Ore. 97301; (503) 375-5433.

3-7 Curriculum development: "Supervision for Reflective Teaching'' and "Training Center,'' seminars, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, to be held in Washington, D.C. Contact: Professional Development Department, A.S.C.D., 1250 North Pitt St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 549-9110.

3-7 Social studies: "Storyline: A Strategy for Integrating Elementary- and Middle-School Social Studies,'' five-day institute, sponsored by the National Council for the Social Studies, for elementary- and middle-school social-studies educators, to be held at Seattle (Wash.) University. The institute will focus on curriculum integration and effective learning and teaching using a strategy developed in Scotland. Contact: N.C.S.S., Professional Development Program Registration, 3501 Newark St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20016-3167; (202) 966-7840.

6-9 Whole language: Third annual conference, sponsored by the Whole Language Umbrella, for all educators, to be held at the Niagara Falls Convention Center in Niagara Falls, N.Y. The conference will reflect on current theories and practices of whole language. Contact: Michael Ford, Wayne-Finger Lakes OCES, 3501 County Rd., 20 Stanley, N.Y. 14561; (716) 526-6420.

6-10 Multicultural symposium: "A Symposium on Arts and Multicultural Education,'' sponsored by the liberal-studies and adult-learning division of Lesley College, for elementary- and secondary-school classroom teachers, to be held at the college's Cambridge, Mass., campus. Contact: Nancy Langstafft, Creative Arts in Learning Program, Lesley College, 29 Everett St., Cambridge, Mass. 02138; (617) 349-8426.

6-16 Urban education: "The First Annual Teachers College Conference on Urban Education,'' sponsored by the Institute for Urban and Minority Education and Teachers College, Columbia University, for anyone interested in urban education, to be held at the college, 525 West 120th St., New York City. The conference will cover education and the immigrant population, racial/ethnic conflict and resolution, urban school finance, urban- and minority-teacher recruitment and retention, multiculturalism and new developments in curriculum and instruction, urban-school restructuring and reform, and other current issues in urban education. Contact: Francisco Rivera-Batiz, Director, I.U.M.E., T.C.\C.U., New York, N.Y. 10027; (212) 678-3780.

7-8 Crisis management: "Crisis Management for New and Substitute Teachers,'' professional workshop, sponsored by Willamette University, for all educators, to be held in Collins Room 203 at the university in Salem, Ore. Contact: Patsy Davis, Willamette University, Gatke Hall, Education Department, 900 State St., Salem, Ore. 97301; (503) 375-5433.

7-9 Basic skills/whole language: "Teaching Basic Skills Without Workbooks Through Direct Instruction,'' 15-hour seminar, sponsored by the Riggs Institute, for K-12 classroom, developmental and remedial professors, and others, be held in Minneapolis, Minn. The seminar will deal with multi-sensory, handwriting, and spelling with rules. Contact: Myrna McCulloch, 4185 S.W. 102nd Ave., Beaverton, Ore. 97005; (503) 646-9459.

  • 7-9 Montessori education: Heads' summer retreat, sponsored by the American Montessori Society, for heads of Montessori schools, to be held in Sundance Resort, Utah. Contact: Kay Neff, (313) 291-3200.

8-13 Student councils: National Leadership Camp, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals Division of Student Activities, for senior-high students, to be held in Aurora, Colo. Contact: Jolene Roitman, N.A.S.S.P. Division of Student Activities, 1904 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (703) 860-0200, ext. 258.

10-12 Education and values: "Values Education: Positive School Climate Based on Common Values,'' three-day summer workshop, presented by the Salvatori Teacher Training Academy of the University of Southern California Professional Studies Department, sponsored by the Thomas Jefferson Center, University of Southen California School of Education, and University of Southern California Graduate School, for teachers, principals, curriculum specialists, district administrators, counselors, and board members, to be held at Golden Gate University, Auditorium B, in San Francisco, Calif. Contact: Ann Cioffi, U.S.C.\P.S., University Park, 804, Los Angeles, Calif. 90089-0031; (213) 740-2173.

10-13 Art education: "Theory and Practice of Discipline-Based Art Education,'' professional workshop, sponsored by Willamette University, for elementary and secondary educators, to be held in Collins Room 202 at the university in Salem, Ore. Contact: Patsy Davis, Willamette University, Gatke Hall, Education Department, 900 State St., Salem, Ore. 97301; (503) 375-5453.

10-13 Cooperative learning: "Tribes Program: A Process for Social Development and Cooperative Learning,'' professional workshop, sponsored by Willamette University, for all educators, to be held in Collins Room 203 at the university in Salem, Ore. Contact: Patsy Davis, Willamette University, Gatke Hall, Education Department, 900 State St., Salem, Ore. 97301; (503) 375-5453.

10-13 Critical thinking: "Strategies for Teaching Critical Thinking Across the Curriculum,'' professional-development program, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for secondary-level educators, teachers, and professional-staff developers, as well as principals and school superintendents, to be held at P.D. International headquarters in Bloomington, Ind. Contact: P.D. International, Center for Professional Development, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156.

10-14 Environmental education: "Problem-Solving Science: Environmental Education,'' five-day institute, sponsored by Teachers' Laboratory Inc., for K-8 educators, to be held in Brattleboro, Vt. Contact: T.L.I., P.O. BOx 6480, Brattleboro, Vt. 05302; (802) 254-3457.

12-16 A.F.T. conference: Biennial convention, sponsored by the American Federation of Teachers, to be held in Pittsburgh. Contact: Sally Muravchik, A.F.T., 555 New Jersey Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20001; (202) 879-4424.

12-14 Curriculum development: "Establishing Quality Programs for Young Children: A Leadership Retreat,'' sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, to be held in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Contact: Professional Development Department, A.S.C.D., 1250 North Pitt St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 549-9110.

12-17 Student councils: National Leadership Camp, senior-high students, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals Division of Student Activities, to be held at Camp Cheley in Estes Park, Colo. Contact: Jolene Roitman, N.A.S.S.P. Division of Student Activities, 1904 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (703) 860-0200.

  • 13-14 Basic skills/whole language: "Teaching Basic Skills Without Workbooks Through Direct Instruction,'' 15-hour seminar, sponsored by the Riggs Institute, for K-12 classroom, developmental and remedial professors, and others, be held in Wadena, Minn. The seminar will deal with multi-sensory, handwriting, and spelling with rules. Contact: Myrna McCulloch, 4185 S.W. 102nd Ave., Beaverton, Ore. 97005; (503) 646-9459.

14-15 Curriculum integration: "Integrating Curriculum: Key to a New Era in Teaching, Learning, and Assessment,'' professional workshop, sponsored by Willamette University, for teachers, staff developers, supervisors, and administrators, to be held in Collins Room 202 at the university in Salem, Ore. Contact: Patsy Davis, Willamette University, Gatke Hall, Education Department, 900 State St., Salem, Ore. 97301; (503) 375-5453.

  • 14-15 Teaching: "Teachers in Private Practice and Marketplace Schools,'' summer workshop, sponsored by the American Association of Educators in Private Practice, to be held at the St. Benedict Conference Center in Madison, Wis. Contact: Chris Yelich, President, A.A.E.P.P., N7425 Switzke Rd., Watertown, Wis. 53094; (414) 699-3280.

15 'Earth literacy': "Earth Literacy for Educators: A New Natural History of the Senses,'' workshop, sponsored by the Pocono Environmental Education Center, for all educators, to be held at PEEC, in Dingmans Ferry, Pa. Contact: PEEC, R.D. 2, Box 1010, Dingmans Ferry, Pa. 18328; (717) 828-2319.

15-19 Technology and the labor market: "Technology, Innovation, and Change: A New Reality,'' 15th annual National State Occupational Information Coordinating Committee Conference, sponsored by the National Occupational Information Coordinating Committee, for labor-market and occupational and career-development experts, to be held in Tulsa, Okla. Contact: Kay Brawley, N.O.I.C.C., Suite 156, 2100 M St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20037; (202) 653-7680.

17-18 Collaboration: "Visions for the Future,'' third annual conference, sponsored by the Upper Arlington City Schools of Upper Arlington, Ohio, and the Interprofessional Commission on Education and Practice of Ohio State University, for all educators, to be held at the Radisson Inn North in Columbus, Ohio. Contact: Phoebe Wienke, 1950 North Mallway, Upper Arlington, Ohio 43221; (614) 487-5076.

17-19 Education and values: "Values Education: Positive School Climate Based on Common Values,'' three-day summer workshop, presented by the Salvatori Teacher Training Academy of the University of Southern California Professional Studies Department, sponsored by the Thomas Jefferson Center, University of Southen California School of Education, and University of Southern California Graduate School, for teachers, principals, curriculum specialists, district administrators, counselors, and board members, to be held at the Inn at the Park in Anaheim, Calif. Contact: Ann Cioffi, U.S.C.\P.S., University Park, 804, Los Angeles, Calif. 90089-0031; (213) 740-2173.

19-23 Student councils: National Leadership Camp, for middle-level students, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals Division of Student Activities, to be held at Camp Cheley in Estes Park, Colo. Contact: Jolene Roitman, N.A.S.S.P. Division of Student Activities, 1904 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (703) 860-0200.

23-25 Mathematics: Regional conference, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, to be held in Montreal, Canada. Contact: N.C.T.M., 1906 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (703) 620-9840.

23-28 Chemistry: 204th national meeting, sponsored by the American Chemical Society, to be held in Washington, D.C. Contact: A.C.S., 1155 16th St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036; (202) 872-4396.

  • 24-29 New teachers: "New England New Teacher Seminar,'' six-day workshop, co-sponsored by the Independent School Association of Massachusetts and the Connecticut Association of Independent Schools, for inexperienced elementary-, middle-, and secondary-school teachers, to be held at the Pomfret School in Pomfret, Conn. Contact: Peggy Davis, I.S.A.M., 222 Forbes Rd., Suite 105, Braintree, Mass. 02184; (617) 849-3080.

27 Curriculum development: "Student Motivation,'' satellite conference, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development. Contact: Professional Development Department, A.S.C.D., 1250 North Pitt St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 549-9110.

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