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November

  • 1--Social studies: State conference, sponsored by the New Hampshire Council for the Social Studies, to be held in Manchester, N.H. Contact: Phil Fujawa, Profile High School, 46 High St., Littleton, N.H. 03561; (603) 823-7411.

1-2--College fair: Sponsored by the National Association of College Admission Counselors, to be held at the Washington State Convention and Trade Center in Seattle, Wash. Contact: Mark C. Milroy, Director of National College Fairs, N.A.C.A.C., 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, Va. 22314-2818; (703) 836-2222.

2--Parenting: "Channeling Parents' Anger,'' training workshop, sponsored by the Center for Family Resources, to be held in White Plains, N.Y. The focus will be on providing school and community-service professionals with intensive training in family-focused model programs from around the country. Contact: Isabel Kogen, C.F.R., 384 Clinton St., Hempstead, N.Y. 11550.

2--School success: "Developing Self-Directed Students: Learning Strategies for Success in School,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for all educators, to be held in Memphis, Tenn. Contact: P.D.K. International, Center for Professional Development, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156.

2-3--Self-esteem: "Breaking the Cycle of Failure: Building Self-Esteem,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for all educators, to be held in Reno, Nev. Contact: P.D.K. International, Professional Development, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156.

3-5--Educational exchange: "Initiatives for a Changing World: Perspectives and Strategies for International Educational Exchange,'' conference, sponsored by the Council on International Educational Exchange, for educators, administrators, and government representatives from the United States and throughout the world, to be held at the Palast Hotel Congress Center in Berlin, Germany. Contact: Jon Howard, C.I.E.E., 205 E. 42nd St., New York, N.Y. 10017; (212) 661-1414, ext. 1114.

4-5--Multiple intelligence: "Teaching for Multiple Intelligences: Seven Ways of Knowing,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for all educators, to be held in Quad Cities, Ill. Contact: P.D.K. International, Center for Professional Development, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156.

4-5--Student discipline: "Working with Difficult Students: A Discipline With Dignity Approach,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for all educators, to be held in Sioux Falls, S.D. Contact: P.D.K. International, Center for Professional Development, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156.

4-6--Chemistry: 27th Midwest regional meeting, sponsored by the American Chemical Society, to be held in Lawrence, Kan. Contact: R.S. Givens, University of Kansas, Department of Biochemistry, Lawrence, Kan. 66045; (913) 864-4670.

4-6--Growing skills: "Lions-Quest Skills for Growing,'' workshop, sponsored by Quest International and the Lions Club International, for K-5 elementary-school teachers, school-staff members, and parents, to be held in Evansville, Ind.; Minneapolis, Minn.; Albany, N.Y.; and Dallas, Tex. Contact: Q.I., 537 Jones Rd., P.O. Box 566, Granville, Ohio 43023; (800) 446-2700.

4-6--Growing skills: "Lions-Quest Skills for Growing,'' workshop, sponsored by Quest International and the Lions Club International, for grades 6-8 middle-school teachers, school-staff members, and parents, to be held in Chicago, Ill.; Boston, Mass.; Traverse City, Mich.; Cleveland, Ohio; Oklahoma City, Okla.; and Salt Lake City, Utah. Contact: Q.I., 537 Jones Rd., P.O. Box 566, Granville, Ohio 43023; (800) 446-2700.

  • 4-6--Principals and supervisors: Fall convention, sponsored by the New Jersey Principals and Supervisors Association, to be held at Bally's Park Place Casino, Park Place and the Boardwalk, Atlantic City, N.J. Contact: N.J.P.S.A., 1479 Pennington Rd., Trenton, N.J. 08618-2694; (609) 771-8200.

4-7--Experiential education: "Powerful Partnerships: Linking Education, Work, and Communities Through Experiential Learning,'' national conference, sponsored by the National Society for Internships and Experiential Education, for secondary and postsecondary educators and business, government, and community-service professionals, to be held in Newport, R.I. Contact: Bob Gemma, (401) 277-6782, or Pat Yates, (617) 573-8312, N.S.I.E.E., 3509 Haworth Dr., Suite 207, Raleigh, N.C. 27609.

  • 4-7--Science and technology education: "Building Consensus and Support for Science and Technology Education Reform,'' annual membership meeting and board of directors' fall meeting, sponsored by the Triangle Coalition for Science and Technology Education, to be held at the Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2175, Independence Avenue and South Capitol Street, S.E., and at the National Education Association, 1201 16th St., N.W., Washington, D.C. Contact: Deborah Murray, T.C.S.T.E., 5112 Berwyn Rd., Third Floor, College Park, Md. 20740; (301) 220-0870; fax: (301) 474-4381.
  • 4-7--Teacher-educators: Conference, sponsored by the Southeastern Regional Association of Teacher Educators, for teacher-educators, teachers, and administrators, to be held at the Ramada Inn Coliseum in Jackson, Miss. Contact: Gloria A. Slick, Director, Office of Educational Field Experiences, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Miss. 39406; (601) 266-4571.

4-7--Teacher educators: "Defining Education in the New South,'' 39th annual conference, sponsored by the Southeast Regional Association of Teacher Educators, for teacher educators, to be held at the Coliseum Ramada Inn in Jackson, Mo. Contact: Frances Denton, (601) 846-4390, or the Association of Teacher Educators, 1900 Association Dr., Suite ATE, Reston, Va. 22091-1502, (703) 620-3110.

4-8--Gifted and talented: Annual convention, sponsored by the National Association for Gifted Children, to be held in Los Angeles, Calif. Contact: N.A.G.C., 1155 15th St., N.W., Suite 1002, Washington, D.C. 20005; (202) 785-4268.

  • 5--Computers and secondary mathematics: "Integrating Computers Into Secondary Mathematics,'' teleconference, sponsored by the Stevens Institute of Technology, for secondary school math teachers, school administrators, school board members, parents, and businesss and civic leaders. Contact: Pat Donnelly, S.I.T., Castle Point-on-the-Hudson, Hoboken, N.J. 07030; (201) 216-5375.
  • 5--Language arts: "Language Arts Success: Make It Happen With Literature,'' seminar, sponsored by The Education Centre, to be held at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City in Arlington, Va. The seminar is for K-8 classroom, reading, and resource teachers; teachers of Chapter 1, English-as-a-second-language, limited-English-proficient, gifted, and special-education students; language-arts and curriculum specialists; and librarians and administrators. Contact: T.E.C., 3420 Kashiwa St., Suite 3000, P.O. Box 3168, Torrance, Calif. 90510-3168; (310) 534-2934 or (800) 678-8908; fax: (310) 534-1002.

5--School success: "Beyond the Obvious: Symposium on School Success,'' sponsored by the University of Idaho and Our Other Youth, for educators, planners, and program specialists for grades K-12, to be held at the Templin's Resort in Post Falls, Idaho. Contact: Jerry Conrath, O.O.Y., 3301 77th Ave., N.W., Gig Harbor, Wash. 98335, (206) 265-2370, or Ann Smart, U.I., Coeur d' Alene Center, 800 West Garden, Coeur d' Alene, Idaho 83814, (208) 667-2588.

5-6--Children: "Teaching Children To Care,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for all educators, to be held in Atlanta, Ga. Contact: P.D.K. International, Center for Professional Development, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156.

5-6--Christian schools: "Teaching in All Wisdom,'' convention, sponsored by the Association of Christian Schools International, for Christian-school teachers and administrators, to be held at the Anaheim Convention Center, 800 West Katella Ave., Anaheim, Calif. Contact: Jerry Haddock, (310) 694-4791, or A.C.S.I., 731 North Beach Blvd., La Habra, Calif. 90631, (310) 694-4791.

5-6--Christian schools: "Teaching in All Wisdom,'' convention, sponsored by the Association of Christian Schools International, for Christian-school teachers and administrators, to be held at the Sea Gate Centre, 401 Jefferson Ave., Toledo, Ohio. Contact: James Burdick, (216) 499-0051, or A.C.S.I., 731 North Beach Blvd., La Habra, Calif. 90631, (310) 694-4791.

5-6--Christian schools: "Teaching in All Wisdom,'' convention, sponsored by the Association of Christian Schools International, for Christian-school teachers and administrators, to be held at the Park Bible Church, 1500 Kerns Rd., Burlington, Ontario, Canada. Contact: Mark Kennedy, (416) 851-2273, or A.C.S.I., 731 North Beach Blvd., La Habra, Calif. 90631, (310) 694-4791.

5-6--Conflict resolution: "Conflict Resolution,'' institute, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for all educators, to be held in Washington, D.C. Contact: Professional Development Department, A.S.C.D., 1250 N. Pitt St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 549-9110.

5-6--Math and science: "Hands-On Math and Science,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for all educators, to be held in Muncie, Ind. Contact: P.D.K. International, Center for Professional Development, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156.

  • 5-6--Social studies: "Exploring New Worlds: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow,'' state conference, sponsored by the Virginia Consortium, to be held in Virginia Beach, Va. Contact: Tracy Dussia, Churchland High School, 3418 Anita Circle, Chesapeake, Va. 23321; (703) 483-4211.

5-6--Student motivation: "Enhancing Student Motivation: A Multicultural Perspective,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for all educators, to be held in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Contact: P.D.K. International, Center for Professional Development, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156.

5-7--Reading: "Reading: The Great Life,'' annual conference, sponsored by the New England Reading Association, to be held in Manchester, N.H. Contact: N.E.R.A., P.O. Box 83, Waterville, Me. 04903-0083; (207) 873-4705.

5-6--Self-esteem: "Breaking the Cycle of Failure: Building Self-Esteem,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for all educators, to be held in San Diego, Calif. Contact: P.D.K. International, Professional Development, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156.

  • 5-6--Grant proposals: "Proposal Power,'' workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, to be held in Milwaukee, Wis., and Pittsburgh, Pa. The workshop is designed to help educators select appropriate funding sources; write and package proposals; and prepare timelines and budgets for projects. Contact: Suzanne Brown, P.D.K. International, Eighth and Union Streets, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156 or (812) 339-1156.

5-7--Literacy: "A Rocky Mountain High,'' national conference, sponsored by Literacy Volunteers of America Inc., for those interested in literacy volunteerism and adult education (both L.V.A.-connected and others), to be held at the Sheraton Denver Tech Center in Denver, Colo. Contact: Gloria Gregg, Conference Chairperson, L.V.A., 5795 Widewaters Parkway, Syracuse, N.Y. 13214; (315) 445-8000.

  • 5-7--Mathematics: Regional conference, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, for all math educators, to be held in Minneapolis, Minn. Contact: N.C.T.M., 1906 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091-1593; (703) 620-9840; fax: (703) 476-2970.

5-8--Middle schools: Annual conference, sponsored by the National Middle School Association, to be held in San Antonio, Tex. Contact: N.M.S.A., 4807 Evanswood Dr., Columbus, Ohio 43229-6292; (614) 848-8211.

5-8--Physical education: South Carolina state convention, sponsored by the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, to be held in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Contact: Bob Hampton, Convention Manager, S.C.A.H.P.E.R.D., P.O. Box 2598, Cayce-West Columbia, S.C. 29171; (803) 739-4097.

5-8--Youth service: "SuperConference '92: The Power of Youth Service,'' sponsored by Youth Service America, the Points of Light Foundation, StarService, and United Way of America, for youths, program operators, teachers, policymakers, and representatives from national youth organizations, to be held at the Washington Hilton in Washington, D.C. Contact: Jacqueline Lundquist or Len Davis, Y.S.A., 1319 F St., N.W., Suite 900, Washington, D.C. 20004; (202) 783-8855.

6--Active parenting: Leader-certification workshop for the Active Parenting Discussion Program, sponsored by Active Parenting Publishers, to be held in Dallas, Tex., and Indianapolis, Ind. Contact: Lee Carlson, 810 Franklin Court, Suite B, Marietta, Ga. 30067; (800) 825-0600.

6--Active parenting: Leadership-certification workshop for the Active Parenting of Teens Program, sponsored by Active Parenting Publishers, to be held in Las Vegas, Nev., and St. Louis, Mo. Contact: Lee Carlson, 810 Franklin Court, Suite B, Marietta, Ga. 30067; (800) 825-0060.

  • 6--Language arts: "Language Arts Success: Make It Happen With Literature,'' seminar, sponsored by The Education Centre, to be held at the Radisson Lincolnwood in Lincolnwood, Ill. The seminar is for K-8 classroom, reading, and resource teachers; teachers of Chapter 1, English-as-a-second-language, limited-English-proficient, gifted, and special-education students; language-arts and curriculum specialists; and librarians and administrators. Contact: T.E.C., 3420 Kashiwa St., Suite 3000, P.O. Box 3168, Torrance, Calif. 90510-3168; (310) 534-2934 or (800) 678-8908; fax: (310) 534-1002.

6--'Loss' education: Leader-certification workshop for the "Windows: Healing and Helping Through Loss'' program, sponsored by Active Parenting Publishers, to be held in Princeton, N.J. Contact: Lee Carlson, 810 Franklin Court, Suite B, Marietta, Ga. 30067; (800) 825-0060.

  • 6--Social studies: "Multiculturalism: From Melting Pot to Mosaic,'' state conference, sponsored by the Maryland Council for the Social Studies, to be held in Columbia, Md. Contact: Peggy Altoff, 200 West Baltimore St., Baltimore, Md. 21201; (410) 333-2326.

6--School data: "In Support of Our Nation's Schools: Interpreting the Data,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for all educators, to be held in the Chicago, Ill., area. Contact: P.D.K. International, Center for Professional Development, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156.

  • 6-7--Computers: "Technology: Links to Learning,'' conference, sponsored by the Texas Computer Education Association, for teachers of computer education, to be held at Infomart in Dallas, Tex. Contact: Jeri Hodges, 12532 Nuestra St., Dallas, Tex. 75230; (214) 490-8701.

6-7--Writing and thinking: "Ten Years of Writing and Thinking,'' conference, sponsored by the Institute of Writing and Thinking at Bard College, for secondary-school and college teachers, to be held at the college in Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y. Contact: Judi Smith, Administrative Assistant, I.W.T\B.C., Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y. 12504; (914) 758-7484.

6-8--Physical education: Arkansas state convention, sponsored by the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, to be held in Fairfield Bay, Ark. Contact: Bob Burns, John Brown University, Siloam Springs, Ark. 72761; (501) 524-3131.

7--Active parenting: Leader-certification workshop for the Active Parenting Discussion Program, sponsored by Active Parenting Publishers, to be held in Cleveland, Ohio. Contact: Lee Carlson, 810 Franklin Court, Suite B, Marietta, Ga. 30067; (800) 825-0600.

7--Active parenting: Leadership-certification workshop for the Active Parenting of Teens Program, sponsored by Active Parenting Publishers, to be held in Seattle, Wash., and Tampa, Fla. Contact: Lee Carlson, 810 Franklin Court, Suite B, Marietta, Ga. 30067; (800) 825-0060.

7--Kappa Delta Pi: Regional conference, sponsored by the Omicron Sigma Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi International, for chapter members and leaders within the region, to be held at Portland State University in Portland, Ore. Contact: K.D.P. International Headquarters, (800) 284-3167.

7--'Loss' education: Leader-certification workshop for the "Windows: Healing and Helping Through Loss'' program, sponsored by Active Parenting Publishers, to be held in Cincinnati, Ohio. Contact: Lee Carlson, 810 Franklin Court, Suite B, Marietta, Ga. 30067; (800) 825-0060.

7-8--Mathematics: Meeting, sponsored by the American Mathematical Society, to be held in Los Angeles, Calif. Contact: A.M.S., P.O. Box 6887, Providence, R.I. 02940; (401) 455-4000.

8-10--Land-grant colleges: Annual meeting, sponsored by the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges, for representatives from member institutions, to be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in New Orleans, La. Contact: Melinda T. Roche, Annual Meeting Registrar, NASULGC, 1 Dupont Circle, Suite 710, Washington, D.C. 20036; (202) 778-0850.

8-10--Physical education: Maine state convention, sponsored by the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, to be held at the Samoset Resort in Rockland, Me. Contact: Katherine Wilbur, Maine Department of Education, Station #23, Augusta, Me. 04333; (207) 289-5925.

9--Middle schools: "Scheduling in the Middle School,'' seminar, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, to be held in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: N.E.L.M.S., 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, Mass. 01983; (508) 887-6263.

9-10--Children: "Teaching Children To Care,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for all educators, to be held in Charlotte, N.C. Contact: P.D.K. International, Center for Professional Development, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156.

9-10--Multiple intelligence: "Teaching for Multiple Intelligences: Seven Ways of Knowing,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for all educators, to be held in Orlando, Fla. Contact: P.D.K. International, Center for Professional Development, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156.

  • 9-10--Grant proposals: "Proposal Power,'' workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, to be held in Scottsdale, Ariz. The workshop is designed to help educators select appropriate funding sources; write and package proposals; and prepare timelines and budgets for projects. Contact: Suzanne Brown, P.D.K. International, Eighth and Union Streets, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156 or (812) 339-1156.

10-11--College fair: Sponsored by the National Association of College Admission Counselors, to be held at the Festival Hall in Baltimore, Md. Contact: Mark C. Milroy, Director of National College Fairs, N.A.C.A.C., 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, Va. 22314-2818; (703) 836-2222.

10-12--Disadvantaged and minority youths: 10th annual continuing conference, sponsored by the Southern Education Foundation, for educators, policymakers, individuals or groups interested in education, and others concerned about equity and quality in the education of disadvantaged and minority youths, to be held at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Atlanta, Ga. Contact: Jeffrey Harrington, S.E.F., 135 Auburn Ave., N.E., 2nd Floor, Atlanta, Ga. 30303; (404) 523-0001.

11--Equations: "Hands-On Equations,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for all educators, to be held in Columbus, Ohio. Contact: P.D.K. International, Center for Professional Development, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156.

11-13--Assessment: Mini-conference, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for all educators, to be held in Baltimore, Md. Contact: Professional Development Department, A.S.C.D., 1250 N. Pitt St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 549-9110.

11-13--Educational research: Annual meeting, sponsored by the Mid-South Educational Research Association, to be held at the Hyatt Hotel in Knoxville, Tenn. Contact: Harry L. Bowman, Executive Secretary, M.S.E.R.A., 215 Ball, Dean's Office, College of Education, Memphis State University, Memphis, Tenn. 38152; (901) 678-2363.

11-13--Growing skills: "Lions-Quest Skills for Growing,'' workshop, sponsored by Quest International and the Lions Club International, for K-5 elementary-school teachers, school-staff members, and parents, to be held in Albuquerque, N.M.; Charlotte, N.C.; and San Antonio, Tex. Contact: Q.I., 537 Jones Rd., P.O. Box 566, Granville, Ohio 43023; (800) 446-2700.

11-13--Growing skills: "Lions-Quest Skills for Growing,'' workshop, sponsored by Quest International and the Lions Club International, for grades 6-8 middle-school teachers, school-staff members, and parents, to be held in Atlanta, Ga.; Indianapolis, Ind.; Lincoln, Neb.; Albany, N.Y.; Charlotte, N.C.; and Greenville, S.C. Contact: Q.I., 537 Jones Rd., P.O. Box 566, Granville, Ohio 43023; (800) 446-2700.

11-13--Restructuring: "Designing Learner-Centered Schools: Creating a Regional Renaissance in Education,'' conference, sponsored by the Regional Laboratory for Educational Improvement of the Northeast and Islands, for all educators, to be held in Springfield, Mass. Contact: Lori Mitchell, R.L.E.I.N.I., 300 Brickstone Sq., Suite 900, Andover, Mass. 01810; (508) 470-0098; ext. 744.

11-14--International education: "International Education,'' biannual conference, sponsored by the Independent Educational Consultants Association, for educational consultants and directors of admission of independent schools, colleges, and programs, to be held at the Boston Park Hotel, 64 Arlington St., Boston, Mass. Contact: Marilyn Peirce or Breda Nolan, I.E.C.A., P.O. Box, 125, Forestdale, Mass. 02644; (508) 833-0670 or (508) 833-0670; fax: (508) 833-0863.

11-15--Biology: "Diversity: An Imperative Survival,'' annual convention, sponsored by the National Association of Biology Teachers, for teachers at the elementary, junior-high, senior-high, and higher-education levels, to be held at the Radisson Hotel in Denver, Colo. Contact: Patricia J. McWethy, Executive Director, N.A.B.T., 11250 Roger Bacon Dr., #19, Reston, Va. 22090; (703) 471-1134.

12--Equations: "Hands-On Equations,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for all educators, to be held in Toledo, Ohio. Contact: P.D.K. International, Center for Professional Development, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156.

12--'Loss' education: Leader-certification workshop for the "Windows: Healing and Helping Through Loss'' program, sponsored by Active Parenting Publishers, to be held in Los Angeles, Calif. Contact: Lee Carlson, 810 Franklin Court, Suite B, Marietta, Ga. 30067; (800) 825-0060.

12--Special education: "Children: Our Best Natural Resources Beyond the Three R's,'' conference, sponsored by the Maryland Association of Non-Public Special Education Facilities, for special-education teachers, assistant special-education teachers, social workers, crisis-intervention specialists, speech pathologists, librarians, and physical-education teachers who work with children with disabilities, to be held at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, Md. Registration deadline is November 1. Contact: Myrna Cardin, M.A.N.S.E.F., P.O. Box 6815, 6501 North Charles St., Towson, Md. 21285; (301) 938-3000, ext. 4413.

12-13--Children: "Teaching Children To Care,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for all educators, to be held in Bartlesville, Okla. Contact: P.D.K. International, Center for Professional Development, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156.

12-13--Christian schools: "Teaching in All Wisdom,'' convention, sponsored by the Association of Christian Schools International, for Christian-school teachers and administrators, to be held at the Moncton Wesleyan Church, 945 St. George Blvd., Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada. Contact: Mark Kennedy, (416) 851-2273, or A.C.S.I., 731 North Beach Blvd., La Habra, Calif. 90631, (310) 694-4791.

12-13--Gifted and talented: "Secondary Programs and Curricula for the Gifted and Talented,'' institute, sponsored by the National/State Leadership Training Institute on the Gifted and Talented, with the Ventura County (Calif.) Superintendent of Schools Office, to be held at the Sheraton Denver Hotel in Denver, Colo. The institute will cover critical considerations for gifted-and-talented programs, middle school through high school, secondary program prototypes, and differentiation of secondary curriculum for the gifted and talented in language arts, mathematics, sciences, and social studies (grades 6-12). Registration deadline is October 15. Contact: Bounchuey Orense, N/S\L.T.I.\G/T, Hilton Center, 900 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1142, Los Angeles, Calif. 90017; (213) 489-7470.

12-13--Math and science: "Hands-On Math and Science,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for all educators, to be held in Springfield, Ohio. Contact: P.D.K. International, Center for Professional Development, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156.

12-14--Exceptional children: "New Challenges, New Solutions: Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Exceptional Children,'' topical conference, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, to be held in Minneapolis, Minn. Preregistration deadline is October 9. Contact: Dao Tran, C.E.C., 1920 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091-1589; (703) 264-9450.

  • 12-14--Mathematics: Regional conference, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, for all math educators, to be held in Little Rock, Ark. Contact: N.C.T.M., 1906 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091-1593; (703) 620-9840; fax: (703) 476-2970.
  • 12-14--School administrators: Forum, sponsored by the National Future Farmers Organization, to cover issues of major concern to secondary school administrators, to be held in Kansas City, Mo. Contact: National F.F.A., P.O. Box 15160, Alexandria, Va. 22309-0160; (703) 360-3600; fax: (703) 360-5524.

12-14--Technology: Annual conference, sponsored by the Illinois Association for Educational Communications and Technology, to be held at the Marriott Hotel, North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Ill. Contact: Peter C. West, Gabel Hall, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Ill. 60115; (815) 753-1241.

13--Active parenting: Leadership-certification workshop for the Active Parenting of Teens Program, sponsored by Active Parenting Publishers, to be held in Birmingham, Ala., and Kansas City, Kan. Contact: Lee Carlson, 810 Franklin Court, Suite B, Marietta, Ga. 30067; (800) 825-0060.

13--Equations: "Hands-On Equations,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for all educators, to be held in Cleveland, Ohio. Contact: P.D.K. International, Center for Professional Development, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156.

13--School success: "Developing Self-Directed Students: Learning Strategies for Success in School,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for all educators, to be held in the Dallas-Fort Worth, Tex., area. Contact: P.D.K. International, Center for Professional Development, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156.

  • 13-14--Diversity: "Southeast Learning Styles Conference: Honoring Diversity V,'' sponsored by the Fairfax County (Va.) Public Schools and George Mason University, to be held at the university in Fairfax, Va. Contact: Sylvia Auton, F.C.P.S., Office of Staff Development and Training, Walnut Hill Center, 7423 Camp Alger Ave., Falls Church, Va. 22042, (703) 698-0400; or Barbara Given, G.M.U., (703) 993-2044.
  • 13-14--Social studies: "Region by Region: Examining Human Society From a Corner of Your State to a Corner of the Globe,'' state conference, sponsored by the New Mexico Council for the Social Studies, to be held in Albuquerque, N.M. Contact: Jo Marie Anderson, 3505 Campbell Ct., N.W., Albuquerque, N.M. 87104; (505) 344-0395.
  • 13-14--Writing: "Teachers as Writers,'' two-day hands-on workshop, sponsored by the Institute for Secondary Education, The Teacher's Journal, The Rhode Island Writing Project, and the Brown University department of education, to be held at the university in Providence, R.I. Contact: Lee Allen, B.U.\D.E., Box 1938, Providence, R.I. 02912; (401) 863-2407; fax: (401) 863-1276.

14--Active parenting: Leader-certification Workshop for the Active Parenting Discussion Program, sponsored by Active Parenting Publishers, to be held in Princeton, N.J. Contact: Lee Carlson, 810 Franklin Court, Suite B, Marietta, Ga. 30067; (800) 825-0600.

14--Active parenting: Leadership-certification workshop for the Active Parenting of Teens Program, sponsored by Active Parenting Publishers, to be held in Albany, N.Y.; Pittsburgh, Pa.; and Salt Lake City, Utah. Contact: Lee Carlson, 810 Franklin Court, Suite B, Marietta, Ga. 30067; (800) 825-0060.

14--Discipline: "Discipline With Dignity,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for all educators, to be held in Covington, Ky. Contact: P.D.K. International, Professional Development, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156.

14--Kappa Delta Pi: Regional conference, sponsored by the Omicron Mu Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi International, for chapter members and leaders within the region, to be held at Cardinal Stritch College in Milwaukee, Wis. Contact: K.D.P. International Headquarters, (800) 284-3167.

14--'Loss' education: Leader-certification workshop for the "Windows: Healing and Helping Through Loss'' program, sponsored by Active Parenting Publishers, to be held in San Diego, Calif. Contact: Lee Carlson, 810 Franklin Court, Suite B, Marietta, Ga. 30067; (800) 825-0060.

14-15--Critical thinking: "Critical Thinking Instructional Strategies,'' two-day institute, sponsored by the Foundation for Critical Thinking, for all educators, to be held in Atlanta, Ga. Contact: F.C.T., 4655 Sonoma Mountain Rd., Santa Rosa, Calif. 95404; (707) 546-4926.

15-17--Independent schools: Fall meeting, sponsored by the Independent Schools Association of the Southwest, to be held at the Worthington Hotel in Fort Worth, Tex. The focus will be on promoting diversity in independent schools and other concerns. Contact: RIchard W. Ekdahl, Executive Director, I.S.A.S., P.O. Box 52297, Tulsa, Okla. 74152-0297; (918) 749-5927.

15-18--Principals: "New Paradigms in Teacher Evaluation and Supervision,'' conference, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, to be held in Williamsburg, Va. Contact: NASSP, Office of Professional Development, 1904 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (800) 253-7746, ext. 248.

16--Middle schools: Unified-arts conference, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle-school educators, to be held in Marlborough, Mass. Contact: N.E.L.M.S., 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, Mass. 01983; (508) 887-6263.

16--School success: "Developing Self-Directed Students: Learning Strategies for Success in School,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for all educators, to be held in Houston, Tex. Contact: P.D.K. International, Center for Professional Development, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156.

  • 16--Youths with disabilities: "The Inclusion of Children and Youth With Disabilities: Risks and Challenges,'' conference, sponsored by National Professional Resources Inc., to be held at the Albany Hilton Hotel in Albany, N.Y. The conference will deal with recent medical developments concerning inclusion of persons with disabilities in the least restrictive environment; it is intended for administrators and teachers of special education, teachers serving children with disabilities, and principals and school-health professionals. Contact: Susan E. Plant, N.P.R., 25 South Regent St., Chester, N.Y. 10573; (914) 937-8879.

16-17--Self-esteem: "Breaking the Cycle of Failure: Building Self-Esteem,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for all educators, to be held in Billings, Mont. Contact: P.D.K. International, Professional Development, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156.

17--School data: "In Support of Our Nation's Schools: Interpreting the Data,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for all educators, to be held in the Boston, Mass., area. Contact: P.D.K. International, Center for Professional Development, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156.

  • 17--Vice/assistant principals: Conference, sponsored by the New Jersey Principals and Supervisors Association, to be held at the Holiday Inn in Tinton Falls, N.J. Contact: N.J.P.S.A., 1479 Pennington Rd., Trenton, N.J. 08618-2694; (609) 771-8200.

18--At-risk youths: "The At-Risk Problem: What the Schools Can Do,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for all educators, to be held in Louisville, Ky. Contact: P.D.K. International, Professional Development, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156.

18--Equations: "Hands-On Equations,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for all educators, to be held in Tucson, Ariz. Contact: P.D.K. International, Center for Professional Development, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156.

  • 18--Language arts: "Language Arts Success: Make It Happen With Literature,'' seminar, sponsored by The Education Centre, to be held at the Grand Center in Grand Rapids, Mich. The seminar is for K-8 classroom, reading, and resource teachers; teachers of Chapter 1, English-as-a-second-language, limited-English-proficient, gifted, and special-education students; language-arts and curriculum specialists; and librarians and administrators. Contact: T.E.C., 3420 Kashiwa St., Suite 3000, P.O. Box 3168, Torrance, Calif. 90510-3168; (310) 534-2934 or (800) 678-8908; or fax: (310) 534-1002.
  • 18--Vocational education: "Activity-Based Learning,'' conference, sponsored by the New Hampshire State Council for Vocational Education, for high school mathematics, science, and language-arts teachers, to be held in Manchester, N.H. Contact: N.H.S.C.V.E., The Concord Center, Room 314, 10 Ferry St., Unit 25, Concord, N.H. 03301-5022; (603) 225-4629; fax: (603) 225-6766.

18-19--Children: "Teaching Children To Care,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for all educators, to be held in Hartford, Conn. Contact: P.D.K. International, Center for Professional Development, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156.

18-19--Learning: "Motivating Students to Take Responsibility for Their Own Learning,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for all educators, to be held in Kansas City, Mo. Contact: P.D.K. International, Professional Development, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156.

18-19--Parenting: Fourth annual conference, sponsored by the Healthy Kids Regional Center Staff, for educators, public-agency professionals, and community activists interested in joining together to promote parenting and parent involvement as a primary means of preventing drug, alcohol, and tobacco use, to be held Marin, Calif. Contact: H.K.R.C., Alameda County Office of Education, 313 West Winton Ave., Hayward, Calif. 94544-1198; (510) 670-4172.

18-19--Student discipline: "Working With Difficult Students: A Discipline With Dignity Approach,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for all educators, to be held in Fargo, N.D. Contact: P.D.K. International, Center for Professional Development, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156.

18-20--Growing skills: "Lions-Quest Skills for Growing,'' worskhop, sponsored by Quest International and the Lions Club International, for K-5 elementary-school teachers, school-staff members, and parents, to be held in Cleveland, Ohio, and Milwaukee, Wis. Contact: Q.I., 537 Jones Rd., P.O. Box 566, Granville, Ohio 43023; (800) 446-2700.

18-20--Growing skills: "Lions-Quest Skills for Growing,'' workshop, sponsored by Quest International and the Lions Club International, for grades 6-8 middle-school teachers, school-staff members, and parents, to be held in Hartford, Conn.; Louisville, Ky.; Albuquerque, N.M.; and San Antonio, Tex. Contact: Q.I., 537 Jones Rd., P.O. Box 566, Granville, Ohio 43023; (800) 446-2700.

18-21--Dyslexia: Annual conference, sponsored by the Orton Dyslexia Society, to be held at the Clarion Convention Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. Contact: Diane E. Nies, Secretary, O.D.S., 724 York Rd., Baltimore, Md. 21204-2540; (301) 296-0232.

18-22--Education partnerships: "Shifting the Partnership Paradigm: Changing the Status Quo,'' symposium, sponsored by the National Association of Partners in Education, for corporate decisionmakers and education and public-policy leaders, to be held at the Crystal City Gateway Marriott in Arlington, Va. Contact: Carol S. Pierce, NAPE, 209 Madison St., Suite 401, Arlington, Va. 22314; (703) 836-4880.

18-22--Educational excellence: "Educational Excellence: Revisted and Reclaimed,'' annual conference, sponsored by the National Alliance of Black School Educators, for teachers, administrators, and school-board members, to be held in Chicago, Ill. Contact: N.A.B.S.E., 2816 Georgia Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20001; (202) 483-1549.

18-23--English: 82nd annual convention, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, to be held in Louisville, Ky. Contact: Membership Service Representative, N.C.T.E., 1111 Kenyon Rd., Urbana, Ill. 61801; (217) 328-3870.

19--At-risk youths: "The At-Risk Problem: What the Schools Can Do,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for all educators, to be held in Birmingham, Ala. Contact: P.D.K. International, Professional Development, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156.

  • 19--Computers and secondary mathematics: "Integrating Computers Into Secondary Mathematics,'' teleconference, sponsored by the Stevens Institute of Technology, for secondary school math teachers, school administrators, school board members, parents, and businesss and civic leaders. Contact: Pat Donnelly, S.I.T., Castle Point-on-the-Hudson, Hoboken, N.J. 07030; (201) 216-5375.

19--Equations: "Hands-On Equations,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for all educators, to be held in Phoenix, Ariz. Contact: P.D.K. International, Center for Professional Development, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156.

  • 19--Mathematics: "Strengthening Math Skills With Cooperative Learning and Hands-On Activities: Grades K-3,'' seminar, sponsored by The Education Centre, to be held at the Grand Center in Grand Rapids, Mich. The seminar is intended for K-3 classroom, mathematics, and resource teachers; teachers of Chapter 1, English-as-a-second-language, limited-English-proficient, gifted, and special-education students; and curriculum coordinators, administrators, and aides. Contact: T.E.C., 3420 Kashiwa St., Suite 3000, P.O. Box 3168, Torrance, Calif. 90510-3168; (310) 534-2934 or (800) 678-8908; fax: (310) 534-1002.

19--Middle schools: "Teaching Math to Heterogeneous Groups,'' seminar, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle-school educators, to be held in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: N.E.L.M.S., 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, Mass. 01983; (508) 887-6263.

19-20--Early-childhood education: 1992 Expanded New England Kindergarten Conference, sponsored by Lesley College, for early-childhood educators, to be held at the Lantana-Holiday Inn-Lombardo's Complex in Randolph, Mass. Contact: Mary Mindess or Roberta Sherman, Conference Coordinators, N.E.K.C., Lesley College, 29 Everett St., Cambridge, Mass. 02138-2790; (617) 349-8922.

19-20--Gifted and talented: "Interdisciplinary Models of Teaching,'' conference, sponsored by the National/State Leadership Training Institute on Gifted and Talented, with the Ventura County (Calif.) Superintendent of Schools Office, to be held at the Sheraton National Hotel in Arlington, Va. The focus will be on developing inductive and deductive lessons to teach across the disciplines and on designing models of teaching appropriate to group and individual instruction. Registration deadline is October 21. Contact: Bounchuey Orense, N/S\L.T.I.\G/T, Hilton Center, 900 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1142, Los Angeles, Calif. 90017; (213) 489-7470.

  • 19-20--School administrators: "Partner With Social Services for Student Success: Help Kids Save Money,'' national practitioners' conference, sponsored by the American Association of School Adminstrators, to be held at the Cleveland Airport Marriott in Cleveland, Ohio. The conference deals with such issues as cutting the cost of providing health and social services. Contact: A.A.S.A., National Academy of School Executives, 1801 N. Moore St., Arlington, Va. 22209; (703) 528-0700; fax: (703) 841-1543.

19-20--Self-esteem: "Breaking the Cycle of Failure: Building Self-Esteem,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for all educators, to be held in Denver, Colo. Contact: P.D.K. International, Professional Development, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156.

19-20--Student motivation: "Enhancing Student Motivation: A Multicultural Perspective,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for all educators, to be held in the Detroit, Mich., area. Contact: P.D.K. International, Center for Professional Development, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156.

19-21--Education law: 38th annual convention, sponsored by the National Organization on Legal Problems of Education, for attorneys, precollegiate and higher-education administrators and faculty members, government education officials, and education-association officials, to be held at the Camelback Inn in Phoenix, Ariz. Contact: Mary Luna, Administrative Assistant, NOLPE, Southwest Plaza, Suite 223, 3601 S.W. 29th, Topeka, Kan. 66614; (913) 273-3550.

  • 19-21--Student assessment: "Diversifying Student Assessment: From Vision to Practice,'' conference, sponsored by the Newton (Mass.) Public Schools and Boston College, for state educators, researchers, and technology vendors, to be held at the Sheraton Needham and Boston College in Chestnut Hill, Mass. Contact: Katie Spinos, N.P.S., Division of Planning and Operations, 100 Walnut St., Newtonville, Mass. 02160, (617) 552-7645, fax: (617) 552-8419; or Katherine Cress, Urban District Assessment Consortium, 140 Commonwealth Ave., Chestnut Hill, Mass. 02167, (617) 552-4521, fax: (617) 552-8419.

20--Active parenting: Leadership-certification workshop for the Active Parenting of Teens Program, sponsored by Active Parenting Publishers, to be held in Newark, N.J., and Palm Springs, Calif. Contact: Lee Carlson, 810 Franklin Court, Suite B, Marietta, Ga. 30067; (800) 825-0060.

20--Assessment: "Issues in Teaching and Assessment: Utilizing Alternative Strategies in the Classroom,'' institute, sponsored by Arizona State University and the Arizona chapter of Phi Delta Kappa, for all educators, to be held at Arizona State University, in Tempe, Ariz. Contact: Larry McBiles, A.S.U., Bureau of Educational Research, Tempe, Ariz. 85287-2611; (602) 965-2282.

20--At-risk youths: "The At-Risk Problem: What the Schools Can Do,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for all educators, to be held in Jackson, Miss. Contact: P.D.K. International, Professional Development, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156.

20--Equations: "Hands-On Equations,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for all educators, to be held in Denver, Colo. Contact: P.D.K. International, Center for Professional Development, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156.

20--'Loss' education: Leader-certification workshop for the "Windows: Healing and Helping Through Loss'' program, sponsored by Active Parenting Publishers, to be held in Atlanta, Ga.; St. Louis, Mo.; and Washington, D.C. Contact: Lee Carlson, 810 Franklin Court, Suite B, Marietta, Ga. 30067; (800) 825-0060.

20--Middle schools: "Adviser/Advisee,'' seminar, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle-school educators, to be held in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: N.E.L.M.S., 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, Mass. 01983; (508) 887-6263.

20-22--Education law: Convention and preconvention seminars, sponsored by the National Organization on Legal Problems in Education, to be held at the Camelback Inn in Phoenix, Ariz. Contact: Mary A. Luna, NOLPE, 3601 S.W. 29th, Suite 223, Topeka, Kan. 66614; (913) 273-3550.

20-22--Foreign languages: "Foreign Languages: New Visions, New Worlds,'' annual meeting, sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of German, in cooperation with the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, for teachers of German language, literature, and culture at all levels, to be held at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare in Rosemont, Ill. Contact: A.A.T.G., 112 Haddontowne Court, Suite 104, Cherry Hill, N.J. 08034; (609) 795-5553; fax: (609) 795-9398.

20-22--Gay and lesbian teachers: Retreat, sponsored by the Gay and Lesbian Independent School Teachers Network (a committee of the Independent School Association of Massachusetts), for gay/lesbian/bisexual public- and independent-school teachers, to be held at Whispering Pines in West Greenwich, R.I. Contact: Peggy Davis, I.S.A.M., 222 Forbes Rd., Suite 105, Braintree, Mass. 02184; (617) 849-3080.

20-22--Student activities: Adviser workshop, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals Division of Student Activities, for student-activity directors and activity, class, club, student-council, and National Honor Society advisers, to be held at the Woodfield Hilton in Chicago, Ill. Contact: NASSP/D.S.A., 1904 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (800) 253-7746, ext. 357 or 258.

  • 20-23--Speech-language-hearing: Annual convention, sponsored by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, to be held in San Antonio, Tex. Contact: A.S.H.A., Convention and Meetings Division, 10801 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Md. 20852; (301) 897-5700; fax: (301) 571-0457.

20-24--In-service education: "Leadership for the Unprecedented Challenges Ahead,'' 17th annual conference, sponsored by the National Council of States on Inservice Education, for teachers and school administrators, college faculty and administrators, and education-department, staff-development, teacher-center, professional-organization, and leadership personnel, to be held at the Sheraton Hotel on Harbor Island, San Diego, Calif. Contact: James F. Collins or Linda A. Pitonzo, N.C.S.I.E., 402 Huntington Hall, Syracuse University, Syracuse, N.Y. 13244-2340; (315) 443-4167.

  • 21--Community involvement: "The Whole Village: Families, Communities, Schools, and Student Success,'' national videoconference, sponsored by the Center on Families, Communities, Schools, and Children's Learning, to be broadcast via satellite. The videoconference is intended to help individual school communities develop, strengthen, and sustain family- and community-involvement programs. Contact: Owen Heleen or Abby Weiss, C.F.C.S.C.L., Institute for Responsive Education, 605 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, Mass. 02215; (800) 538-1783 or (617) 353-3309.

21--Kappa Delta Pi: Regional conference, sponsored by the Kappa Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi International, for chapter members and leaders within the region, to be held at Columbia University in New York City. Contact: K.D.P. International Headquarters, (800) 284-3167.

21--'Loss' education: Leader-certification workshop for the "Windows: Healing and Helping Through Loss'' program, sponsored by Active Parenting Publishers, to be held in Nashville, Tenn. Contact: Lee Carlson, 810 Franklin Court, Suite B, Marietta, Ga. 30067; (800) 825-0060.

21--Science: Public opening, sponsored by the Liberty Science Center, for families, school groups, and others interested in science, at the L.S.C. in Jersey City, N.Y. The focus will be on hands-on activities. Contact: Suzanne Mannion, L.S.C., 251 Phillip St., New Jersey, N.J. 07304-4629; (212) 546-1477.

  • 21-23--Parents and teachers: State convention, sponsored by the Texas P.T.A., to be held at the Westin Hotel in Houston, Tex. Contact: Rhonda Forbes, Public Relations Specialist, Texas P.T.A., 408 West 11th St., Austin, Tex. 78701; (512) 476-6769.


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