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January

19-20--School scheduling: Registration is due for "The Master Schedule Game,'' workshop, sponsored by the California Testing Bureau/Macmillan McGraw-Hill, for instruction on how to plan, organize, design, and evaluate a master schedule for a school, to be held at the Fountain Suites Hotel in Phoenix, Ariz. Contact: C.T.B./Columbia Master Schedule Building Workshop, 2500 Garden Rd., Monterey, Calif. 93940-5308; (800) 538-9547. Registration deadline is January 12.

20-22--Site-based decisionmaking: "Total System Collaboration for Site-Based Decisionmaking,'' workshop, sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators-National Academy for School Executives, to be held at the Doubletree Suites Hotel in Phoenix, Ariz. Contact: A.A.S.A.-N.A.S.E., 1801 N. Moore St., Arlington, Va. 22209-9988; (703) 875-0748.

20-23--Principals: "Street Heat: Kids, Gangs, Guns,'' conference, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, to be held in Scottsdale, Ariz. Contact: NASSP, Office of Professional Development, 1904 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (800) 253-7746, ext. 248.

21--Language arts: "Project Read: A Mainstream Language Arts Program for At-Risk Learners--The Phonology Strand,'' seminar, sponsored by the Landmark School, for parents and professionals who are involved with dyslexic individuals, to be held at the Carroll School's Garside Institute of Teacher Training in Lincoln, Mass. Contact: Wendy Rubin or Lee Karpa, Landmark School, Prides Crossing, Mass. 01965-0227; (508) 927-4440.

21--Professional development: "School Law Update for 1993,'' workshop, sponsored by the New England School Development Council, to be held at St. Marks School, Southborough, Mass. Contact: NESDEC, 83 Boston Post Rd., Sudbury, Mass. 01776; (508) 443-7991.

22--Children: "One Is the Loneliest Number: Who Are America's New 'Orphans' and How Can We Educate Them?,'' eighth annual conference, sponsored by the Elementary School Center, to be held at the New York Academy of Medicine in Manhattan, New York City. The conference is for interdisciplinary child-serving professionals, including educators, social workers, and health-care professionals, as well as policymakers, government and foundation officials, parents, and education journalists. Contact: Rosalie Adia, E.S.C., 2 E. 103rd St., New York, N.Y. 10029; (212) 289-5929.

23--Dyslexia: "When Smart Kids Don't Learn, Part II,'' fifth annual coastal conference, sponsored by the Central California branch of the Orton Dyslexia Society, for parents, educators, administrators, psychologists, physicians, and adults with learning problems, to be held at the Monterey Conference Center in Monterey, Calif. Contact: Marian L. Kirkbride, Conference Coordinator, C.C.B.-O.D.S., Fifth Annual Coastal Conference, P.O. Box 924, Pebble Beach, Calif. 93953; (408) 649-1770.

  • 23--Middle schools: "Activities for Leadership, Independence, Fitness/Fun, and Esteem (LIFE),'' workshop, sponsored by the National Middle School Activities Association, to assist in the planning and developing of age-appropriate activity programs for early adolescents, to be held in Phoenix, Ariz. Contact: Joe Bournonville or Burt VanLuyck, N.M.S.A.A., P.O. Box 207, Pittsburg, Kan. 66762; (800) 723-5882 or (316) 231-2740.

23--Montessori education: "Discipline: The Path to Freedom,'' symposium, sponsored by the American Montessori Society, for teachers and parents, to be held in Indian Harbor, Fla. Contact: Cynthia Thomas, (407) 777-1480.

23--Psychology: "Rational Emotive Therapy for Educators,'' seminar, sponsored by the Illinois Renewal Institute Group, to be held in Palatine, Ill. Contact: I.R.I.G., 200 E. Wood St., Suite 274, Palatine, Ill. 60067; (800) 348-4474, ext. 210.

23-24--Critical thinking: "Critical Thinking Instructional Strategies,'' two-day institute, sponsored by the Foundation for Critical Thinking, for all educators, to be held in Philadelphia, Pa. Contact: F.C.T., 4655 Sonoma Mountain Rd., Santa Rosa, Calif. 95404; (707) 546-4926.

24-26--Independent schools: 23rd annual conference, sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education and the National Association of Independent Schools, for school fund-raisers, heads, and trustees, to be held at the Westin St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco, Calif. Registration deadline is January 10. Contact: Independent Schools Office, CASE, 11 Dupont Circle, Suite 400, Washington, D.C. 20036; (202) 328-5971.

25--Psychology: "Practical Psychology,'' workshop, sponsored by the Independent School Association of Massachusetts, for elementary-, middle-, and secondary-school teachers, to be held at St. Mark's School in Southborough, Mass. Contact: Peggy Davis, I.S.A.M., 222 Forbes Rd., Suite 105, Braintree, Mass. 02184; (617) 849-3080.

25-26--School scheduling: "The Master Schedule Game,'' workshop, sponsored by the California Testing Bureau/Macmillan McGraw-Hill, for instruction on how to plan, organize, design, and evaluate a master schedule for a school, to be held at the Doubletree Hotel Pasadena in Pasadena, Calif. Contact: C.T.B./Columbia Master Schedule Building Workshop, 2500 Garden Rd., Monterey, Calif. 93940-5308; (800) 538-9547. Registration deadline is January 18.

25-26--Special education: "Transforming Special and Regular Education Services: Teaching Them All,'' workshop, sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators-National Academy for School Executives, to be held at the Sheraton Harbor Place Hotel in Fort Myers, Fla. Contact: A.A.S.A.-N.A.S.E., 1801 N. Moore St., Arlington, Va. 22209-9988; (703) 875-0748.

26--Middle schools: "Math/Science, Language Arts, Foreign Language, Social Studies, Job-A-Like,'' conferences, 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.

26--Reading: "Reading Recovery Discoveries, Grades K-2,'' seminar, sponsored by the New England School Development Council, to be held at the Old Rochester Rural School District, Matapoisett, Mass. Contact: NESDEC, 83 Boston, Rd., Sudbury, Mass. 01776; (508) 443-7991.

26-29--Socratic workshop: Seminar, sponsored by the San Diego (Calif.) City Schools, for K-12 educators, to be held at the Socratic Seminars Center in La Jolla, Calif. Registration deadline is December 26. Contact: Dennis Gray, Socratic Seminars, 1056 Nautilus St., La Jolla, Calif. 92037; (800) 354-3544.

27--Community education: "A Tool for Discovering Community Concerns,'' training session, sponsored by the Center for Family Resources, to be held at the White Plains Hotel in White Plains, N.Y. Participants will be taught how to implement a research tool that provides analysis of community attitudes, opinions, behaviors, and concerns. Contact: Liz Gold, Training Coordinator, C.F.R., 384 Clinton St., Hempstead, N.Y. 11550; (516) 489-4323.

27--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 Baton Rouge, La. Contact: P.D.K. International, Center for Professional Development, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156.

27-28--School teams: "From Conflict to Consensus: Building a School Team,'' 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., (602) 965-2282.

27-29--Learning: "Facilitating the Learning Organization,'' institute, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for all educators, to be held in Seattle, Wash. Contact: Professional Development Department, A.S.C.D., 1250 N. Pitt St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 549-9110.

27-30--Principals: "The Future Is Now! Technology Innovations Impacting Education,'' conference, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals in cooperation with Apple Computer Inc., to be held in San Francisco, Calif. Contact: NASSP, Office of Professional Development, 1904 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (800) 253-7746, ext. 248.

28--Aesthetic realism: "The Success of the Aesthetic Realism Teaching Method: Students Learn, Prejudice Is Defeated!,'' seminar, sponsored by the Aesthetic Realism Foundation, to be held in New York City. Contact: Lois Mason, A.R.F., 141 Greene St., New York, N.Y. 10012; (212) 777-4490.

28-29--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 Williamsburg Hilton and National Convention Center, 50 Kingsmill Rd., Williamsburg, Va. Contact: Glenn Schultz, (404) 985-5840, or A.C.S.I., 731 North Beach Blvd., La Habra, Calif. 90631, (310) 694-4791.

28-29--Math and science: "Hands-On Math and Science,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for all educators, to be held in San Antonio, 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.

28-29--School scheduling: "The Master Schedule Game,'' workshop, sponsored by the California Testing Bureau/Macmillan McGraw-Hill, for instruction on how to plan, organize, design, and evaluate a master schedule for a school, to be held at the Doubletree Hotel Austin in Austin, Tex. Contact: C.T.B./Columbia Master Schedule Building Workshop, 2500 Garden Rd., Monterey, Calif. 93940-5308; (800) 538-9547. Registration deadline January 21.

28-30--Technology: "Technology and Reading/Learning Difficulties: Integrating Technology Across the Curriculum,'' 11th annual national conference, sponsored by Educational Computer Conferences, to be held at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, Calif. The conference is for classroom teachers, learning-disability specialists, reading specialists, curriculum coordinators, speech and language specialists, administrators, English-as-a-second-language instructors, youth-authority specialists, special-education instructors, adult-literacy coordinators, and technology coordinators. Contact: E.C.C., Dept. N, 1070 Crows Nest Way, Richmond, Calif. 94803; (800) 255-2218 or (510) 222-1249.

29--Communications: Membership luncheon, sponsored by the Connecticut School Public Relations Association (ConNSPRA), to be held at the Holiday Inn in Cromwell, Conn. The luncheon is intended for individuals who carry out communications responsibilities in Connecticut public and private schools or in local, regional, or state educational agencies, as well as superintendents, principals, school volunteers, and school board members. Contact: Elaine Quayle, Treasurer, ConNSPRA, Guilford Schools, P.O. Box 367, Guilford, Conn. 06437.

29-30--Gifted and talented: 13th annual Curriculum Conference on the Gifted and Talented, 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 Four Seasons Hotel in Austin, Tex. The focus will be on developing an outcome-based differentiated curriculum. Registration deadline is December 28. Contact: Bounchuey Orense, N/S-L.T.I.-G/T, Hilton Center, 900 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1142, Los Angeles, Calif. 90017; (213) 489-7470.

29-31--Student activities: Adviser workshop, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals Divison of Student Activities, for student-activity directors and activity, class, club, student-council, and National Honor Society advisers, to be held at the Orlando Hyatt in Orlando, Fla. Contact: NASSP/D.S.A., 1904 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (800) 253-7746, ext. 357 or 258.

31-February 2--Experienced teachers: "Experienced Teachers,'' workshop, sponsored by the Independent School Association of Massachusetts, for elementary-, middle-, and secondary-school teachers, to be held at the Stone House in Rhode Island. Contact: Peggy Davis, I.S.A.M., 222 Forbes Rd., Suite 105, Braintree, Mass. 02184; (617) 849-3080.

February 1993

1-2--Multiple intelligence: "Teaching for Multiple Intelligences: Seven Ways of Knowing,'' 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.

  • 2--Cooperative learning: "Cooperative Learning in Math,'' seminar, sponsored by the Center for Educational Leadership, McGill University, for K-12 teachers and administrators, to be held at the university in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Contact: Rachel Zuckerman, C.E.L.-M.U., 3724 McTavish St., Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 1Y2; (514) 398-7044; fax: (514) 398-8260.

2--Middle schools: "Study and Organizational Skills for Adolescents,'' 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.

  • 3-4--Language: Language-Based Programs in the Winds of the Regular Education Initiative,'' seminar, sponsored by the Landmark School, for parents and professionals who are involved with dyslexic individuals, to be held at the Children's Hospital in Boston, Mass. Contact: Wendy Rubin or Lee Karpa, Landmark School, Prides Crossing, Mass. 01965-0227; (508) 927-4440.

3-4--Math and science: "Hands-On Math and Science,'' 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.

3-4--Multiple intelligence: "Teaching for Multiple Intelligences: Seven Ways of Knowing,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for all educators, to be held in Eugene, Ore. Contact: P.D.K. International, Center for Professional Development, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156.

3-4--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 Little Rock, Ark. Contact: P.D.K. International, Center for Professional Development, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156.

3-5--Authentic student work: "Authentic Student Work,'' institute, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for all educators, to be held in Hilton Head, S.C. Contact: Professional Development Department, A.S.C.D., 1250 N. Pitt St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 549-9110.

  • 4--Cooperative learning: "Cooperative Learning in the Middle Grades,'' successful-practice seminar, sponsored by the New England School Development Council, for teachers from NESDEC-affliated school districts, to be held in the Dennis-Yarmouth, Mass., school district. Contact: NESDEC, 83 Boston Post Rd., Sudbury, Mass. 01776; (508) 443-7991.

4--Principals: "Responsibility and Motivation: Priorities of Home and School,'' one-day preconvention workshop, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, to be held in Las Vegas, Nev. Contact: NASSP, Office of Professional Development, 1904 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (800) 253-7746, ext. 248.

4-5--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 Briarwood Christian School, 2204 Briarwood Way, Birmingham, Ala. Contact: Glenn Schultz, (404) 985-5840, or A.C.S.I., 731 North Beach Blvd., La Habra, Calif. 90631, (310) 694-4791.

4-5--Curriculum: "Integrating the Curriculum,'' 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.

4-5--Student motivation: "Enhancing Student Motivation: A Multicultural Perspective,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for all educators, to be held in San Diego, Calif. 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--Arts education: "Achieving National Education Reform: Arts Education as Catalyst,'' conference, sponsored by the Getty Center for Education in the Arts, for representatives from education, the arts, arts education, politics, and business, to be held at the San Francisco Hilton and Towers in San Francisco, Calif. The meeting will address the state of arts education in American schools and its role in the core curriculum. Contact: Valsin Marmillion, Rachel Rosenthal, or Christopher Doyle, Pacific Visions Communications, 9000 Sunset Blvd., Suite 700, Los Angeles, Calif. 90069; (310) 274-8787.
  • 4-5--Grant proposals: "Proposal Power,'' workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators interested in learning how to select appropriate funding sources and put together effective grant proposals, to be held in Scottsdale, Ariz. Contact: Suzanne Brown, P.D.K. International, Eighth and Union Sts., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156 or (812) 339-1156.

5--Principals: "Legal Issues for Principals,'' preconvention workshop, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, for secondary-school principals and other administrators, to be held at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nev. Contact: Gayle Mercer, NASSP, 1904 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (703) 860-0200.

  • 6--Kappa Delta Pi: Regional conference, sponsored by the Beta Gamma chapter of Kappa Delta Pi International, the Pennsylvania State Education Association, and the Association of Childhood Education--International, for Pennsylvania educators, to be held at Indiana University of Pennsylvania in Indiana, Pa. Contact: K.D.P. International Headquarters, P.O. Box A, West Lafayette, Ind. 47906; (800) 284-3167.

5-9--Principals: "America 2000: Principals Lead the Way,'' annual convention and exhibit, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, for secondary-school educators and administrators, to be held at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nev. Early-registration deadline is January 8. Contact: Gayle Mercer, Convention Director, NASSP, 1904 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (703) 860-0200.

6-7--Critical thinking: "Critical Thinking Instructional Strategies,'' two-day institute, sponsored by the Foundation for Critical Thinking, for all educators, to be held in San Diego, Calif. Contact: F.C.T., 4655 Sonoma Mountain Rd., Santa Rosa, Calif. 95404; (707) 546-4926.

7-11--Year-round schools: Annual conference, sponsored by the National Association of Year-Round Schools, for administrators, teachers, and parents, to be held in Las Vegas, Nev. Contact: Charles Ballinger, Executive Director, N.A.Y.R.E., P.O. Box 711386, San Diego, Calif. 92171-1386; (619) 276-5296.

8--Student behavior: "Working With Disruption, Hostility, and Excuses: A Reality Therapy Approach,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for all educators, to be held in Fort Smith, Ark. Contact: P.D.K. International, Center for Professional Development, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156.

  • 8-9--Postsecondary education: "Focus on Adults: A Self-Study Guide for Postsecondary Educational Institutions,'' workshop, sponsored by the American Council on Education--Center for Adult Learning, for college and university faculty administrators, to be held at the Dupont Plaza Hotel, 1500 New Hampshire Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. Contact: Jackie Taylor, A.C.E.--C.A.L., 1 Dupont Circle, Suite 250, Washington, D.C. 20036-1193; (202) 939-9475.
  • 9--Algebra: "Making Algebra Child's Play,'' workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, to be held in New Orleans, La. The workshop is intended for upper-elementary teachers, middle school and junior high mathematics teachers, teachers of the gifted (grades 3-5), teachers of the learning disabled (grades 4-12), math coordinators, school principals, and curriculum directors. Contact: P.D.K. International, Center for Professional Development, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789, (812) 339-1156; or Henry Borenson, P.O. Box 3328, Allentown, Pa. 18106, (215) 820-5575.

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

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

9--Middle schools: "Teaching Early Adolescents in Urban Middle Schools,'' conference, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle-school educators, to be held in Cromwell, Conn. Contact: N.E.L.M.S., 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, Mass. 01983; (508) 887-6263.

9--Student behavior: "Working With Disruption, Hostility, and Excuses: A Reality Therapy Approach,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for all educators, to be held in Dallas, 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.

  • 10--Algebra: "Making Algebra Child's Play,'' workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, to be held in Birmingham, Ala. The workshop is intended for upper-elementary teachers, middle school and junior high mathematics teachers, teachers of the gifted (grades 3-5), teachers of the learning disabled (grades 4-12), math coordinators, school principals, and curriculum directors. Contact: P.D.K. International, Center for Professional Development, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789, (812) 339-1156; or Henry Borenson, P.O. Box 3328, Allentown, Pa. 18106, (215) 820-5575.
  • 10--Assessment: "Reading and Writing Assessment,'' seminar, sponsored by the Center for Educational Leadership, McGill University, for K-12 teachers and administrators, to be held at the university in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Contact: Rachel Zuckerman, C.E.L.-M.U., 3724 McTavish St., Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 1Y2; (514) 398-7044; fax: (514) 398-8260.
  • 10--Children's issues: "New Directions in Education and Public Policy,'' colloquia series, sponsored by George Washington University, to discuss issues critical to American children, to be held at the G.W.U. Club in Washington, D.C. The featured speaker will be Theodore Sizer, the founder and chairman of the Coalition for Essential Schools. Contact: John R. Rosser, School of Education and Human Development, G.W.U., Washington, D.C. 20052; (202) 994-1449.

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

10--Middle schools: "Teaching Math to Mixed Ability 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.

10--Student behavior: "Working With Disruption, Hostility, and Excuses: A Reality Therapy Approach,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for all educators, to be held in Pittsburgh, Pa. Contact: P.D.K. International, Center for Professional Development, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156.

10-11--College fair: Sponsored by the National Association of College Admission Counselors, to be held at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, Pa. Contact: Mark C. Milroy, Director of National College Fairs, N.A.C.A.C., 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, Va. 22314-2818; (703) 836-2222.

10-11--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 Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minn. Contact: P.D.K. International, Center for Professional Development, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156.

10-12--Curriculum: "Developing Thoughtful Curriculums,'' institute, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for all educators, to be held in Anaheim, Calif. Contact: Professional Development Department, A.S.C.D., 1250 N. Pitt St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 549-9110.

10-14--Physical education: Texas state convention, sponsored by the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, to be held at the Dallas Hyatt Hotel in Dallas, Tex. Contact: Barbara Peterson, Convention Manager, 2004 Jackie, Burleson, Tex. 76028; (817) 478-9829.

  • 11--Algebra: "Making Algebra Child's Play,'' workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, to be held in Nashville, Tenn. The workshop is intended for upper-elementary teachers, middle school and junior high mathematics teachers, teachers of the gifted (grades 3-5), teachers of the learning disabled (grades 4-12), math coordinators, school principals, and curriculum directors. Contact: P.D.K. International, Center for Professional Development, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789, (812) 339-1156; or Henry Borenson, P.O. Box 3328, Allentown, Pa. 18106, (215) 820-5575.

11-12--Children: "Teaching Children To Care,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for all educators, to be held in Albuquerque, N.M. Contact: P.D.K. International, Center for Professional Development, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156.

11-12--Math and science: "Hands-On Math and Science,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for all educators, to be held in Peoria, 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.

11-13--Language-minority students: "Educating Language-Minority Students,'' meeting, sponsored by the Association of Teacher Educators, for teacher educators, to be held in Los Angeles, Calif. Contact: A.T.E., 1900 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091-1502; (703) 620-3110; fax: (703) 620-9530.

  • 11-13--Middle schools: "Celebrating Program Diversity,'' 15th annual conference and exhibit, sponsored by the Georgia Middle School Association, to be held at the Westin Peachtree Plaza Hotel in Atlanta, Ga. Contact: Charles Hudson, G.M.S.A., Exhibitor Registration, Gwinnett County Schools, 52 Gwinnett Dr., Lawrenceville, Ga. 30245; (404) 963-8651.

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

12-14--Montessori education: Winter regional conference, sponsored by the American Montessori Society, for the entire Montessori community, to be held in Houston, Tex. Contact: Terri Byrd, Executive Assistant, A.M.S., 150 Fifth Ave., New York, N.Y. 10011; (212) 924-3209.

12-15--School administrators: "Working Together ... For World-Class Schools,'' 125th annual convention and exhibit, sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators, for all school leaders, to be held at the Orange County Convention/Civic Center in Orlando, Fla. Contact: A.A.S.A., 1801 N. Moore St., Arlington, Va. 22209; (703) 528-0700 or (703) 875-0748.

13--Curriculum: "Curriculum for the 21st Century: A Briefing,'' institute, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for all educators, to be held in Anaheim, Calif. Contact: Professional Development Department, A.S.C.D., 1250 N. Pitt St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 549-9110.

  • 13--Middle schools: "Activities for Leadership, Independence, Fitness/Fun, and Esteem (LIFE),'' workshop, sponsored by the National Middle School Activities Association, to assist in the planning and developing of age-appropriate activity programs for early adolescents, to be held in Hilton Head, S.C. Contact: Joe Bournonville or Burt VanLuyck, N.M.S.A.A., P.O. Box 207, Pittsburg, Kan. 66762; (800) 723-5882 or (316) 231-2740.

13-17--Teacher education: "A Celebration of Diversity in Teacher Education,'' 73rd annual meeting, sponsored by the Association of Teacher Educators, for teacher educators, to be held at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in Los Angeles, Calif. Contact: A.T.E., 1900 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091-1502; (703) 620-3110.

14-17--Principals: "Cultural Styles and Change Strategies: Leadership in Schools of Cultural Diversity,'' conference, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, to be held in Keystone, Colo. Contact: NASSP, Office of Professional Development, 1904 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (800) 253-7746, ext. 248.

15-18--International education: 27th annual conference, sponsored by the Association for the Advancement of International Education, for those interested in prekindergarten-through-12th-grade education in American and international schools abroad, to be held at the Twin Towers Hotel in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Lewis A. Grell, Executive Director, A.A.I.E., Thompson House, Westminster College, New Wilmington, Pa. 16172; (412) 946-7192; fax: (412) 946-7194.

  • 16--'Quality schools': "The Quality School,'' seminar, sponsored by the Center for Educational Leadership, McGill University, for K-12 teachers and administrators, to be held at the university in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Contact: Rachel Zuckerman, C.E.L.-M.U., 3724 McTavish St., Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 1Y2; (514) 398-7044; fax: (514) 398-8260.

16--Student behavior: "Working With Disruption, Hostility, and Excuses: A Reality Therapy Approach,'' 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.

16-17--Children: "Teaching Children To Care: Creating Prosocial Values 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., (602) 965-2282.

  • 17--'Quality schools': "The Quality School,'' seminar, sponsored by the Center for Educational Leadership, McGill University, for K-12 teachers and administrators, to be held at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Contact: Rachel Zuckerman, C.E.L.-M.U., 3724 McTavish St., Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 1Y2; (514) 398-7044; fax: (514) 398-8260.

18--Children: "Teaching Children To Care: Creating Prosocial Values 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., (602) 965-2282.

  • 18-19--Computers: 11th Annual Microcomputer and Technology Fair, sponsored by the Northwest Computer Support Center, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Education Outreach, and the Wisconsin Instructional Computing Consortium, to be held at the Holiday Inn Convention Center in Eau Claire, Wis. Contact: Debra Moen, Education Outreach, U.W.-E.C., Eau Claire, Wis. 54702-4004; (715) 836-5843.
  • 18-19--Conflict resolution: "Creative Conflict Resolution,'' workshop, sponsored by the Broward County Chapter of Phi Delta Kappa International and the Educators for Social Responsibility, for K-6 educators and administrators, to be held at the Holiday Inn, 1711 North University Dr., Plantation, Fla. Contact: P.D.K. International, Center for Professional Development, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789, (800) 766-1156 or (812) 339-1156; Dierdre Satterwhite Wilson, Pines Middle School Guidance Counselor, 200 N. Douglas Rd., Pembroke Pines, Fla. 33204, (305) 437-0563; or Mary Ann Naves, Multicultural Education Coordinator, Broward County School Board, (305) 765-6901.

18-19--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 Wesleyan Education Center, 1917 North Centennial St., High Point, N.C. Contact: Glenn Schultz, (404) 985-5840, or A.C.S.I., 731 North Beach Blvd., La Habra, Calif. 90631, (310) 694-4791.

  • 18-19--School leadership: "Schools That Make a Difference,'' leadership institute, sponsored by the Center for Educational Leadership, McGill University, for K-12 administrators, to be held at the university in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Contact: Rachel Zuckerman, C.E.L.-M.U., 3724 McTavish St., Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 1Y2; (514) 398-7044; fax: (514) 398-8260.

18-19--Student motivation: "Enhancing Student Motivation: A Multicultural Perspective,'' 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.

  • 18-19--Grant proposals: "Proposal Power,'' workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators interested in learning how to select appropriate funding sources and put together effective grant proposals, to be held in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Suzanne Brown, P.D.K. International, Eighth and Union Sts., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156 or (812) 339-1156.

18-20--Dropout prevention: "Our Other Youth: Dropout Prevention,'' "Prevent School Failure,'' and "At-Risk Youth,'' annual national conference, sponsored by Our Other Youth and Lewis and Clark College, for K-12 educators and youth-service workers, to be held at the Red-Lion Sea-Tac in Seattle, Wash. Contact: Jerry Conrath, O.O.Y., 3301 77th Ave., N.W., Gig Harbor, Wash. 98335, (206) 265-2370; after November 20: Route 2, Box 2434, Lopez Island, Wash. 98261, (206) 468-3169.

  • 18-20--Montessori education: "Montessori Schools/Public Schools: Direction and Diversity,'' conference, sponsored by the Center for Public Montessori Programs/Jola Publications, to be held at the Doubletree Hotel in Arlington, Va. Contact: C.P.M.P./J.P., Box 8354, Minneapolis, Minn. 55408; (612) 823-6348.

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

19--Student behavior: "Working With Disruption, Hostility, and Excuses: A Reality Therapy Approach,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for all educators, to be held in Jackson, Miss. Contact: P.D.K. International, Center for Professional Development, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156.

19-20--Foreign language: 1992-93 Illinois joint foreign-language conference, sponsored by the Illinois Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages and the Illinois Board of Education, to be held at Jumer's Chateau in Bloomington, Ill. Contact: Susan Leibowitz, Glenbrook South High School, Glenview, Ill. 60025; (312) 549-7517 (home).

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

20--Minority teachers: "Job Fair for Teachers of Color,'' sponsored by Channels for Educational Choices (a program of the Independent School Association of Massachusetts), for elementary-, middle-, and secondary-school teachers, to be held in Boston, Mass. Contact: Rhondelle Brown, C.H.E.C., Park Square Building #921A, 31 St. James Ave., Boston, Mass. 02116; (617) 451-0710.

21-22--Family-school collaboration: "Family-School Collaboration: Preventive and Problem-Solving Approaches,'' two-day seminar, sponsored by the Ackerman Institute for Family Therapy, to be held at the institute, 149 E. 78th St., New York City. Contact: Ifaat Quresai, A.I.F.T., 149 E. 78th St., New York, N.Y. 10021; (212) 879-4900.

21-24--Principals: "Learning Technology in Action! Leaders in the Field: CNN, TCI, Carrollton High School,'' conference, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, to be held in Atlanta, Ga. Contact: NASSP, Office of Professional Development, 1904 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (800) 253-7746, ext. 248.

  • 23--Algebra: "Making Algebra Child's Play,'' workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, to be held at the Howard Johnson Plaza Suite Hotel in Las Vegas, Nev. The workshop is intended for upper-elementary teachers, middle school and junior high mathematics teachers, teachers of the gifted (grades 3-5), teachers of the learning disabled (grades 4-12), math coordinators, school principals, and curriculum directors. Contact: P.D.K. International, Center for Professional Development, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789, (812) 339-1156; or Henry Borenson, P.O. Box 3328, Allentown, Pa. 18106, (215) 820-5575.

23-24--Multiple intelligence: "Teaching for Multiple Intelligences: Seven Ways of Knowing,'' 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.

23-26--Technology: "The Role of Technology in Education XII: Preparing for the 21st Century,'' conference, sponsored by the North Cook Educational Service Center, for all educators, to be held at the Pheasant Run Conference Center in St. Charles, Ill. Contact: N.C.E.S.C., 2701 Central Rd., Glenview, Ill. 60025; (708) 998-5065; fax: (708) 998-5099.

24-26--Curriculum: "Exploring Curriculum,'' conference, sponsored by the Chicago Principals Association and the Chicago Board of Education, for school administrators and principals, to be held at the Fairmont Hotel, 200 N. Columbus Dr., Chicago, Ill. Contact: Bruce Berndt, President, C.P.A., 221 N. LaSalle St., Suite 3316, Chicago, Ill. 60601; (312) 263-7767.

  • 24-26--Mathematics: Regional conference, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, for all math educators, to be held in Las Vegas, Nev. Contact: N.C.T.M., 1906 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091-1593; (703) 620-9840; fax: (703) 476-2970.

24-27--Bilingual education: 22nd annual bilingual-bicultural education conference, sponsored by the National Association for Bilingual Education, for educators, policymakers, community members, and others interested in the education of language-minority children and the development of second-language competence, to be held at the George Brown Convention Center in Houston, Tex. Preregistration deadline is January 15. Contact: Nancy F. Zelasko, Assistant Director and Conference Coordinator, NABE, Union Center Plaza, 810 First St., N.E., Washington, D.C. 20002-4205; (202) 898-1829.

24-27--Independent schools: Annual conference, sponsored by the National Association of Independent Schools, to be held at the New York Hilton and Towers in New York City. Contact: Theresa E. Rossi, Conference Director, N.A.I.S., 75 Federal St., Boston, Mass. 02110; (617) 451-2444; fax: (617) 482-3913.

24-27--Learning disabilities: 30th annual international conference, sponsored by the Learning Disabilities Association of America, to be held at the San Francisco Hilton in San Francisco, Calif. Contact: Jean Peterson, Executive Director, L.D.A., 4156 Library Rd., Pittsburgh, Pa. 15234; (412) 341-1515; fax: (412) 344-0224.

24-27--Teacher education: "America's Children and Youth: The Challenge for Teacher Education,'' annual conference, sponsored by the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, for higher-education, deans, administrators, and faculty members as well as teachers and others interested in the topic, to be held at the Sheratons on Harbor Island in San Diego, Calif. Contact: Sonja McCoy, ááãôå, 1 Dupont Circle, Suite 610, Washington, D.C. 20036-1186; (202) 293-2450.

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

25--'Loss' education: Leader-certification workshop for the "Windows: Healing and Helping Through Loss'' Program, sponsored by Active Parenting Publishers, to be held in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, and San Antonio, Tex. Contact: Lee Carlson, 810 Franklin Court, Suite B, Marietta, Ga. 30067; (800) 825-0060.

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

25--Middle schools: "Reading, Writing, and Studying Across the Curriculum,'' seminar, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle-school educators, to be held in Windsor Locks, Conn. Contact: N.E.L.M.S., 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, Mass. 01983; (508) 887-6263.

25--Middle schools: "Exemplary Teams,'' conference, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle-school educators, to be held in West Locks, Conn. Contact: N.E.L.M.S., 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, Mass. 01983; (508) 887-6263.

  • 26--Restructuring: "Creating Learning Organizations: Growth Through Quality,'' live interactive videoconference, presented by the Public Broadcasting Service and produced by the Associated Equipment Distributors' Foundation and the National Educational Service Foundation, for schools, colleges, businesses, and other organizations. The conference will offer strategies to help manage current restructuring efforts and to initiate improvements by focusing on the five disciplines of the successful learning organization. Contact: P.B.S. Adult Learning Satellite Service, 1320 Braddock Place, Alexandria, Va. 22314-1698; (703) 739-0775.

25-26--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 Prairie Bible College, 319 5th Ave., North, Three Hills, Canada. Contact: Neil Steinke, (403) 443-7337, or A.C.S.I., 731 North Beach Blvd., La Habra, Calif. 90631, (310) 694-4791.

25-26--Learning: "Motivating Students To Take Responsibility for Their Own Learning,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for all educators, to be held in Omaha, Neb. Contact: P.D.K. International, Professional Development, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156.

25-26--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 San Antonio, 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.

25-26--Student motivation: "Enhancing Student Motivation: A Multicultural Perspective,'' 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.

25-27--Thinking and learning: "Thinking and Learning: How Cognitive Science Will Transform the Next Generation of Schools,'' institute, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for all educators, to be held in San Antonio, Tex. Contact: Professional Development Department, A.S.C.D., 1250 N. Pitt St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 549-9110.

26--Active parenting: Leadership-Certification workshop for the Active Parenting of Teens Program, sponsored by Active Parenting Publishers, to be held in New Orleans, La. Contact: Lee Carlson, 810 Franklin Court, Suite B, Marietta, Ga. 30067; (800) 825-0060.

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

  • 26--Pupil services: "Pupil Services Program Evaluation,'' workshop, sponsored by the National Association of Pupil Services Administrators, for administrators of student-services-oriented programs, to be held at the Sturbridge Host Hotel in Sturbridge, Mass. Contact: Robert E. Boyd, P.O. Box 555, Brookline Village, Mass. 02147; (617) 730-2444.

26--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 Kansas City, Mo. Contact: P.D.K. International, Center for Professional Development, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156.

  • 26-27--Music auditions: Auditions for the 1993 summer season of the Boston University Tanglewood Institute and the Boston University School for the Arts, for high school and college-age musicians in the Boston area, to be held in the Marshall Room at the B.U.S.A. in Boston, Mass. Contact: B.U.S.A., 855 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, Mass. 02215; (800) 643-4796.
  • 26-27--Student motivation: "Enhancing Student Motivation: A Multicultural Perspective,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for all educators, to be held at the Aurora Public Library in Aurora, 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.

26-28--Student activities: Adviser workshop, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals Divison of Student Activities, for student-activity directors and activity, class, club, student-council, and National Honor Society advisers, to be held at the Phoenix Airport Hilton in Phoenix, Ariz. Contact: NASSP/D.S.A., 1904 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (800) 253-7746, ext. 357 or 258.

27--Active parenting: Leader-certification workshop for the Active Parenting Discussion Program, sponsored by Active Parenting Publishers, to be held in Baltimore, Md.; Seattle, Wash.; and St. Thomas, Virgin Islands. Contact: Lee Carlson, 810 Franklin Court, Suite B, Marietta, Ga. 30067; (800) 825-0600.

  • 27--Dyslexia: "Dyslexia and Learning Disabilities: Demystification, Not Humiliation,'' annual conference, sponsored by the New Mexico branch of the Orton Dyslexia Society, to be held at the Marriott Hotel in Albuquerque, N.M. Contact: N.M.B.-O.D.S., P.O. Box 25891, Albuquerque, N.M. 87125; (505) 255-8234.

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

28-March 3--Principals: "Effective Discipline Practices Working in Today's Schools,'' conference, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, to be held in New Orleans, La. Contact: NASSP, Office of Professional Development, 1904 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (800) 253-7746, ext. 248.

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