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February

  • 8--Reading: "Parents Sharing Books,'' training-of-trainers seminar, sponsored by the Family Literacy Center and Phi Delta Kappa International, to be held in Anaheim, Calif. The seminar is designed to show parents how to become involved in their children's education and to encourage their elementary school and middle school children to read selected books and share their ideas about them. Contact: P.D.K.I., Center for Professional Development, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156, (800) 766-1156, or (800) 759-4723.

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--Teacher renewal: "Teacher Excellence--Classroom Performance and Job Satisfaction,'' half-day workshop, sponsored by Research for School Management, for new and experienced teachers interested in learning about personal- and professional-renewal strategies, to be held at the Airport Days Inn in Los Angeles, Calif. Contact: Owen Boyer, R.S.M., 1316 N. Union St., Wilmington, Del. 19806-2594; (302) 656-4944.

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--Education goals: Meeting, sponsored by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Center for Workforce Preparation and Quality Education and cosponsored by the National Education Goals Panel, to be held via satellite, to focus on the Omaha (Neb.) 2000 Initiative. Contact: (800) USA-LEARN at the U.S. Education Department.

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.

  • 9--Teacher renewal: "Teacher Excellence--Classroom Performance and Job Satisfaction,'' half-day workshop, sponsored by Research for School Management, for new and experienced teachers interested in learning about personal- and professional-renewal strategies, to be held at the San Francisco Airport Holiday Inn in San Francisco, Calif. Contact: Owen Boyer, R.S.M., 1316 N. Union St., Wilmington, Del. 19806-2594; (302) 656-4944.

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--Reading: "Parents Sharing Books,'' training-of-trainers seminar, sponsored by the Family Literacy Center and Phi Delta Kappa International, to be held in Sacramento, Calif. The seminar is designed to show parents how to become involved in their children's education and to encourage their elementary school and middle school children to read selected books and share their ideas about them. Contact: P.D.K.I., Center for Professional Development, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156, (800) 766-1156, or (800) 759-4723.

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--Reading: "Parents Sharing Books,'' training-of-trainers seminar, sponsored by the Family Literacy Center and Phi Delta Kappa International, to be held in Eugene, Ore. The seminar is designed to show parents how to become involved in their children's education and to encourage their elementary school and middle school children to read selected books and share their ideas about them. Contact: P.D.K.I., Center for Professional Development, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156, (800) 766-1156, or (800) 759-4723.

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--Reading: "Parents Sharing Books,'' training-of-trainers seminar, sponsored by the Family Literacy Center and Phi Delta Kappa International, to be held in Seattle, Wash. The seminar is designed to show parents how to become involved in their children's education and to encourage their elementary school and middle school children to read selected books and share their ideas about them. Contact: P.D.K.I., Center for Professional Development, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156, (800) 766-1156, or (800) 759-4723.

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--Print-impaired students: "Serving the Print-Impaired Student: How Braille Laws, The Americans with Disabilities Act, Electronic Files, and Permissions Affect the EL/HI Publisher,'' conference, sponsored by the Association of American Publishers School Division, the American Printing House for the Blind, and Recording for the Blind, to be held at Galt House East All Suites Tower in Louisville, Ky. Contact: A.A.P, School Division, 220 E. 23rd St., New York, N.Y. 10010; (212) 689-5427/8920.
  • 17--Reading: "Parents Sharing Books,'' training-of-trainers seminar, sponsored by the Family Literacy Center and Phi Delta Kappa International, to be held in Denver, Colo. The seminar is designed to show parents how to become involved in their children's education and to encourage their elementary school and middle school children to read selected books and share their ideas about them. Contact: P.D.K.I., Center for Professional Development, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156, (800) 766-1156, or (800) 759-4723.

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--Global education: "Global Education: Teaching With a Global Perspective,'' institute, sponsored by the Central Indiana Chapter of Phi Delta Kappa International, to be held at the Carmel Clay Schools Educational Service Center in Carmel, Ind. Contact: Center for Professional Development, P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789, (812) 339-1156; or Donovan R. Walling, (317) 844-9961.
  • 19--Reading: "Parents Sharing Books,'' training-of-trainers seminar, sponsored by the Family Literacy Center and Phi Delta Kappa International, to be held in Columbia, Mo. The seminar is designed to show parents how to become involved in their children's education and to encourage their elementary school and middle school children to read selected books and share their ideas about them. Contact: P.D.K.I., Center for Professional Development, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156, (800) 766-1156, or (800) 759-4723.

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.

  • 22--Reading: "Parents Sharing Books,'' training-of-trainers seminar, sponsored by the Family Literacy Center and Phi Delta Kappa International, to be held in Jackson, Miss. The seminar is designed to show parents how to become involved in their children's education and to encourage their elementary school and middle school children to read selected books and share their ideas about them. Contact: P.D.K.I., Center for Professional Development, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156, (800) 766-1156, or (800) 759-4723.

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, AACTE, 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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