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March

27-30--Learning: "Creative Learning Communities: A Call for Bold Alliances and Commitments,'' annual conference, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for all educators, to be held in Washington, D.C. The focus will be on transforming the learning environment, cultural diversity and social issues, systemic change, and other topics. Contact: Margaret Murphy or Mary Jones, A.S.C.D., 1250 N. Pitt St., Alexandria, Va. 22314-1403; (703) 549-9110, ext. 317 and 328; fax: (703) 549-3891.

27-30--School boards: Annual meeting, sponsored by the National School Board's Association, to be held in Anaheim, Calif. Contact: Teresa Dumouchlle, N.S.B.A., 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 838-6738.

27-31--Principals: Annual convention, sponsored by the National Association of Elementary School Principals, for elementary and middle school principals, teachers, and exhibitors, to be held at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, Calif. Contact: June Million, N.A.E.S.P., 1615 Duke St., Alexandria, Va. 22314-3483; (703) 684-3345.

28-30--Drug abuse and violence: "Prevention Through Education: Schools and Communities Working to Safeguard Our Children,'' conference, sponsored by the Midwest Regional Center for Drug-Free Schools and Communities and the North Central Regional Educational Laboratory, to be held at the Chicago Marriott Downtown Hotel in Chicago, Ill. The conference will discuss school and community alcohol- and drug-abuse-prevention programs and provide strategies for dealing with violence in schools. Contact: M.R.C.D.F.S.C., 1900 Spring Rd., Suite 300, Oak Brook, Ill. 60521; (708) 571-4710.

28-30--Distance learning: "Distance Learning Week,'' sponsored by the United States Distance Learning Association, as a way to promote the achievements and applications of distance learning. Contact: Patrick S. Portway, Executive Director, U.S.D.L.A., Box 5129, San Ramon, Calif. 94583; (510) 820-5845.

28-31--Elementary school prinicipals: "The Golden Gate to Success,'' annual convention, sponsored by the National Association of Elementary School Principals, for elementary-school principals, middle-school principals, and superintendents, to be held at the Moscone Center and San Francisco Marriott in San Francisco, Calif. Contact: Marguerite Leishman, Director of Conventions; Lisa Wachter, Conventions Assistant; or Kim Cappucio, Exhibit Manager, N.A.E.S.P., 1615 Duke St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 684-3345.

28-31--Middle schools: 12th annual conference, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle-school educators, to be held in Hyannis, Mass. Contact: N.E.L.M.S., 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, Mass. 01983; (508) 887-6263.

28-April 1--Principals: "Authentic Assessment: New Modes of Measuring Student Achievement,'' conference, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, to be held in Bermuda. Contact: NASSP, Office of Professional Development, 1904 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (800) 253-7746, ext. 248.

29--Elementary education: "The Responsive Classroom Workshop: Teaching the Social Curriculum,'' sponsored by the Northeast Foundation for Children Inc., for elementary school educators, to be held at the University of Southern Maine in Portland. Contact: Jed Proujansky, N.F.C., 71 Montague City Rd, Greenfield, Mass. 01301; (413) 772-2066.

  • 29-30--Conflict resolution: "Creative Conflict Resolution,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International and Educators for Social Responsibility, for K-6 educators, to be held at the Marriott Hotel in Seattle, Wash. Contact: P.D.K. International, Center for Professional Development, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156.

30--Environmental education: "Developing Curriculum Using Environmental Themes in the High School,'' sponsored by the New England School Development Council, for regional state legislators, school board members, and school superintendents, to be held in Amherst, N.H. Contact: N.E.S.D.E.C., 83 Boston Post Rd., Sudbury, Mass. 01776; (508) 443-7991.

30-31--Children: "Teaching Children To Care,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for all educators, to be held in Louisville, Ky. Contact: P.D.K. International, Center for Professional Development, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156.

  • 30-April 2--Early-childhood education: "Circle of Inclusion--Families, Children, Schools, Community,'' conference, sponsored by the Association for Childhood Education International, for teachers, teacher-educators, college students, day\care personnel, and other care-givers, to be held in New Orleans, La. Contact: Marilyn Gardner, Director of Conferences, A.C.E.I., 11501 Georgia Ave., Suite 315, Wheaton, Md. 20902; (800) 423-3563.
  • 31--Health: "On-Site Social and Health Service: Linking Adolescents, Schools, and Community Agencies,'' sponsored by the New England School Development Council, for regional state legislators, school board members, and school superintendents, to be held in Newport, R.I. Contact: N.E.S.D.E.C., 83 Boston Post Rd., Sudbury, Mass. 01776; (508) 443-7991.
  • 31--Reading: "Parents Sharing Books,'' training-of-trainers seminar, sponsored by the Family Literacy Center and Phi Delta Kappa International, to be held in Grand Rapids, Mich. 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.
  • 31--Technology: Fourth annual Southwest Education and Technology Conference, sponsored by the Regional Consortium for Education and Technology--Southwest, for educators and administrators in grades K-12 and beyond, to be held at the University Plaza Hotel in Springfield, Mo. Contact: Julie Holloway, R.C.E.T.--S.W., 1418 Pythian, Springfield, Mo. 65802; (417) 895-2722.
  • 31--Vocational education: "Reform and Accountability,'' conference, sponsored by the New Hampshire State Council for Vocational Education, Phi Delta Kappa International, New Hampshire Profile Chapter, Plymouth State College, New England Telephone, McGraw-Hill, and the Psychological Corporation, to be held at Plymouth State College in Plymouth, N.H. Contact: Roger D. Crim, Executive Director, N.H.S.C.V.E., 10 Ferry St., Box 25, Concord, N.H. 03301-5081; (603) 225-4629.
  • 31-April 2--Child care: "Child Care and Education: The Critical Connection,'' conference, sponsored by the Child Care Action Campaign and the Council of Chief State School Officers, for policymakers, educators, child-care experts, practitioners, business leaders, and advocates, to be held at the New York Hilton in New York City. Contact: Marilyn J. Flood, Project Director, C.C.A.C., 330 Seventh Ave., 17th Floor, New York, N.Y. 10001; (212) 239-0138.
  • 31-April 3--Mathematics: Annual meeting, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, for all math educators, to be held in Seattle, Wash. Contact: N.C.T.M., 1906 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091-1593; (703) 620-9840; fax: (703) 476-2970.


April

  • 1--Middle schools: "Heterogeneous Practices at the Middle School, Grades 5-8,'' sponsored by the New England School Development Council, for regional state legislators, school board members, and school superintendents, to be held in Walpole, Mass. Contact: N.E.S.D.E.C., 83 Boston Post Rd., Sudbury, Mass. 01776; (508) 443-7991.
  • 1--School data: "In Support of Our Nation's Schools: Interpreting the Data,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, to be held at the Holiday Inn Airport #2 in Bloomington, Minn. Topics will include trends on the Scholastic Aptitude Test, achievement-test trends, international comparisons, costs of education, education and jobs, education and international competitiveness, and how schools can improve. Contact: P.D.K.I., Center for Professional Development, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156.

1-2--Children: "Teaching Children To Care,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for all educators, to be held in the Indianapolis, Ind., 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.

  • 1-2--K-6 educators: "Creative Conflict Resolution,'' institute sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa and Educators for Social Responsibility, for K-6 educators, to be held at three locations: the Holiday Inn-Miramar, San Diego, Calif.; the Holiday Inn-East, Springfield, Ill.; and the Holiday Inn, Fairfax, Va. Contact: Center for Professional Development, Phi Delta Kappa, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156.
  • 1-3--Distance learning: The Third Annual International Distance Learning Conference, sponsored by the United States Distance Learning Association, to be held at the Fairview Park Marriott in Falls Church, Va. Contact: (800) 829-3400.
  • 1-3--Social studies: Regional conferences of the National Council for the Social Studies, sponsored by N.C.S.S. regional councils, to be held in two locations. The Rocky Mountain/Great Plains council will meet at the Salt Lake Hilton Conference Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. Contact: George Chilcoat, Department of Education, Brigham Young University, #210-B, McKay Building, Provo, Utah 84602. The New York council will meet at the Concord Hotel in Kiamesha Lake, N.Y. Contact: Daniel Berman, Hoyt Road, Box 93, South Salem, N.Y. 10509; (914) 241-6032. Exhibitors for the New York conference contact: Claire DeLoria, 1 Exeter Road, Baldwinsville, N.Y. 13027; (315) 652-1123.
  • 1-3--Whole language: The 19th Annual Whole Language/Developmental Education Conference for Elementary School Educators, sponsored by the Society for Developmental Education, to be held in Nashua, N.H. Contact: S.D.E., Northgate Building, P.O. Box 577, Peterborough, N.H. 03458; (800) 462-1478.

1-5--Art education: National convention, sponsored by the National Art Education Association, for elementary-, secondary-, and higher-education teachers, art and museum educators, and state-education-department employees from the United States and 66 foreign countries, to be held at the Chicago Hilton and Towers Hotel in Chicago, Ill. Contact: Kathy Shevlin, Administrative Assistant, N.A.E.A., 1916 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091-1590; (703) 860-8000; fax: (703) 860-2960.

2--Active parenting: Leadership-certification workshop for the Active Parenting of Teens 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.

  • 2--Reading: "Parents Sharing Books,'' training-of-trainers seminar, sponsored by the Family Literacy Center and Phi Delta Kappa International, to be held in St. Paul, Minn. The seminar is intended to show parents how to become involved in their children's education and encourage their elementary school children or middle school adolescents to read selected books and share their ideas about them. Contact: P.D.K. International, Center for Professional Development, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156, (800) 766-1156, or (800) 759-4723.
  • 2--School data: "In Support of Our Nation's Schools: Interpreting the Data,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, to be held at the Holiday Inn Denver Airport in Denver, Colo. Topics will include trends on the Scholastic Aptitude Test, achievement-test trends, international comparisons, costs of education, education and jobs, education and international competitiveness, and how schools can improve. Contact: P.D.K.I., Center for Professional Development, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156.
  • 3--English-language instruction: "Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL): Teaching for Content for K-12,'' workshop, sponsored by Teachers College, Columbia University, for K-12 educators, to be held at the college in New York City. Contact: T.C.-C.U., Office of Continuing Professional Education, Box 132, New York, N.Y. 10027; (212) 678-3987.
  • 3--Kappa Delta Pi: Regional conferences, for chapter members and leaders within the following regions, to be held at the following sites: Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, Mo. (sponsored by the Alpha Eta chapter); Purdue University, West Lafayette, Ind. (sponsored by the Eta chapter); Ocean City, Md. (sponsored by the Sigma Nu chapter at the University of Maryland-Eastern Shore); and Barry University, Miami Shores, Fla. (sponsored by the Nu Psi chapter). Contact: K.D.P. International Headquarters, (800) 284-3167.

4--Gay and lesbian teachers: Conference, sponsored by the Gay and Lesbian Independent School Teachers Network (a committee of the Independent School Association of Massachusetts), for public- and independent-school personnel who care about gay/lesbian/bisexual issues in schools, to be held at Milton Academy in Milton, Mass. Contact: Peggy Davis, I.S.A.M., 222 Forbes Rd., Suite 105, Braintree, Mass. 02184; (617) 849-3080.

4-6--Assistant principals: "Keeping Schools Safe,'' assistant principals' conference, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, to be held at the Hilton Hotel in Seattle, Wash. Contact: Maryellen Parker, Director of A.P. Services, NASSP, 1904 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (800) 253-7746, ext. 245.

  • 4-6--Educational-office professionals: National Association of Educational Office Professionals Spring Institute, sponsored by the association, to be held at the Menger Hotel in San Antonio, Tex. Contact: Kay Blair, Executive Director, N.A.E.O.P., P.O. Box 12619, Wichita, Kan. 67277-2619; (316) 942-4822.

4-7--At-risk youths: "National Youth Professionals' Institute,'' 19th annual training conference, sponsored by Wave Inc., for teachers, principals, administrators, counselors, and all professionals who work with at-risk youths, to be held at the Hotel Inter-Continental in Miami, Fla. Contact: Delores Parker, Wave Inc., 501 School St., S.W., Suite 600, Washington, D.C. 20024; (202) 484-0103.

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

5-9--Exceptional children: "Partnerships for Success,'' annual convention, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, to be held in San Antonio, Tex. Contact: C.E.C., 1920 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091-1589; (703) 264-9450.

6-7--College fair: Sponsored by the National Association of College Admission Counselors, to be held at the John B. Hynes Auditorium in Boston, Mass. Contact: Mark C. Milroy, Director of National College Fairs, N.A.C.A.C., 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, Va. 22314-2818; (703) 836-2222.

7--Middle schools: "To Group or Not To Group,'' 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.

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

7-10--Business educators: "Empowering Business Educators for New Realities,'' convention, sponsored by the National Business Education Association, to be held at the Loews Anatole Hotel in Dallas, Tex. Contact: Helen Sellman, Convention Director, N.B.E.A., 1914 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (703) 860-8300.

7-10--Children: "Creating a Culture in a World of Difference,'' conference, sponsored by the Association for Childhood Education International, for teachers, teacher educators, college students, day-care personnel, and other care-givers, to be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Phoenix, Ariz. The focus will be on multicultural and bilingual education, special needs, and children at risk. Contact: Marilyn Gardner or Theresa Watts, A.C.E.I., 11501 Georgia Ave., Suite 315, Wheaton, Md. 20902; (800) 423-3563.

8-9--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 Billings, Mont. 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--Mathematics: Meeting, sponsored by the American Mathematical Society, to be held in Salt Lake City, Utah. Contact: A.M.S., P.O. Box 6887, Providence, R.I. 02940; (401) 455-4000.

  • 10--Public relations: "Public Relations for Education and Non-Profits Serving Children,'' workshop, offered by the New York University School of Continuing Education, for teachers and administrators, to be held at the school in New York City. Contact: N.Y.U./Management Institute, (212) 988-7219.

13-16--Space: Ninth national space symposium, sponsored by the United States Space Foundation, for space professionals, educators, members of Congress, and others interested in current space events and issues, to be held at the Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Sprngs, Colo. Contact: U.S.S.F., 1525 Vapor Trail, Colorado Springs, Colo. 80916; (719) 550-1000.

13-17--English: "Designing Our World,'' 27th annual convention and exposition, sponsored by Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, for language professionals, teachers, administrators, researchers, and others who deal with English-as-a-second-language students, to be held at the Atlanta Hilton in Atlanta, Ga. Deadline for proposals is May 1. Contact: TESOL, 1600 Cameron St., Suite 300, Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 836-0774; fax: (703) 836-7864.

  • 14--Education policy: "School Practice and Education Policy,'' annual spring forum, sponsored by the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education Alumni Association, Phi Delta Kappa (Tau Chapter), Pi Lambda Theta (Philadelphia Area Chapter), the G.S.E. Graduate Student Association, and the Undergraduate Education Society, to be held on the campus in Philadelphia, Pa. Contact: Gina Lind, Development and Alumni Relations, Graduate School of Education, 3700 Walnut St., Philadelphia, Pa. 19104-6216; (215) 898-9794.
  • 14--'MegaSkills': "Learn More About MegaSkills and How They Work,'' two seminars, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa, the Home and Skill Institute, and the Amy Beverland Elementary School, for K-8 educators and counselors, to be held at the Amy Beverland Elementary School in Indianapolis, Ind. Contact: P.D.K., Center for Professional Development, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156.

14-15--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 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.

  • 14--Thinking: "Thoughtful Education: Teaching for Creative Thinking,'' seminar, sponsored by the McGill Centre for Educational Leadership, for K-12 educators, to be held at the M.C.E.L. at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Contact: Rachel Zuckerman, M.C.E.L., M.U., 3724 McTavish St., Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 1Y2; (514) 398-7044; fax: (514) 398-8260.

14-16--Outcome-based schools: "Celebrating Human Growth and Development Through Success for All,'' first annual conference, sponsored by the Network for Outcome-Based Schools, for teachers, school administrators, school board members, parents, and community members, to be held in Plymouth, Mich. Contact: Plymouth-Canton Schools, (313) 451-3189.

14-17--Principals: "Team Approach to Drugs, Alcohol, Suicide: Crisis Thru Prevention,'' conference, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, to be held in West Palm Beach, Fla. Contact: NASSP, Office of Professional Development, 1904 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (800) 253-7746, ext. 248.

15--Child abuse: "Schools and Child Abuse,'' workshop, sponsored by the Independent School Association of Massachusetts, for elementary-, middle-, and secondary-school teachers, counselors, and administrators, to be held in Boston, Mass. Contact: Peggy Davis, I.S.A.M., 222 Forbes Rd., Suite 105, Braintree, Mass. 02184; (617) 849-3080.

  • 15--Education policy: "New Directions in Education and Public Policy,'' colloquia series, sponsored by George Washington University, to be held at the G.W.U. Club in Washington, D.C. The featured speaker will be Albert Shanker, the president of the American Federation of Teachers. Contact: John R. Rosser, School of Education and Human Development, G.W.U., Washington, D.C. 20052; (202)994-1449.

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

  • 15--Thinking: "Thoughtful Education: Teaching for Creative Thinking,'' seminar, sponsored by the McGill Centre for Educational Leadership, for K-12 educators, to be held at the M.C.E.L. at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Contact: Rachel Zuckerman, M.C.E.L., M.U., 3724 McTavish St., Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 1Y2; (514) 398-7044; fax: (514) 398-8260.

15-16--Children: "Teaching Children To Care,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for all educators, to be held in the Buffalo-Rochester, N.Y., 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.

  • 15-16--Conflict resolution: "Creative Conflict Resolution,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International and Educators for Social Responsibility, for K-6 educators, to be held at the Holiday Inn 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.

15-16--Student motivation: "Enhancing Student Motivation: A Multicultural Perspective,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for all educators, to be held in San Francisco, 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.

15-17--High schools: "The New High School: Preparing for the 21st Century,'' institute, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for all educators, to be held in Portland, Ore. Contact: Professional Development Department, A.S.C.D., 1250 N. Pitt St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 549-9110.

15-17--Teacher education: "Mid-America Challenge: Educating Teachers in Urban and Rural Settings,'' regional clinic, sponsored by the mid-America regional clinic of the Association of Teacher Educators, for teacher educators, to be held at the Airport Hilton in Wichita, Kan. Contact: Candace B. Wells, (316) 689-3322, or A.T.E., 1900 Association Dr., Suite áôå, Reston, Va. 22091-1502, (703) 620-3110.

15-18--Foreign language: "Reflecting on Proficiency From the Classroom Perspective,'' 40th-anniversary meeting, sponsored by the Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, to be held at the New York Hilton and Towers in New York City. Contact: Northeast Conference Registration, 200 Twin Oaks Terrace, Suite 16, South Burlington, Vt. 05403; (802) 863-9939.

16--Active parenting: Leader-certification workshop for the Active Parenting Discussion Program, sponsored by Active Parenting Publishers, to be held in Minneapolis, Minn., and St. Louis, Mo. Contact: Lee Carlson, 810 Franklin Court, Suite B, Marietta, Ga. 30067; (800) 825-0600.

16--Active parenting: Leadership-certification Workshop for the Active Parenting of Teens Program, sponsored by Active Parenting Publishers, to be held in San Francisco, Calif. Contact: Lee Carlson, 810 Franklin Court, Suite B, Marietta, Ga. 30067; (800) 825-0060.

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

  • 16--School data: "In Support of Our Nation's Schools: Interpreting the Data,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, to be held at the Marriott Hotel in Richmond, Va. Topics will include trends on the Scholastic Aptitude Test, achievement-test trends, international comparisons, costs of education, education and jobs, education and international competitiveness, and how schools can improve. Contact: P.D.K.I., Center for Professional Development, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156.
  • 17--Careers in education: "Third Annual Careers in Education Exposition for Culturally Diverse Educators,'' job fair, sponsored by a consortium of schools from around the country for the recruitment of teachers, diagnostic professionals, and administrators, to be held at the Holiday Inn Crowne Plaza Convention Centre in New York City. The fair is geared especially to minority and bilingual candidates and those in such fields as English as a second language, bilingual education, special education, occupational education, and physical therapy. Superintendents and administrators in charge of personnel should contact: Fred Greenspan, (516) 799-2273 or (800) 935-1855, ext. 990.
  • 17--Public relations: "Public Relations for Education and Non-Profits Serving Children,'' workshop, offered by the New York University School of Continuing Education, for teachers and administrators, to be held at the school in New York City. Contact: N.Y.U./Management Institute, (212) 988-7219.

17-18--Critical thinking: "Critical Thinking Instructional Strategies,'' two-day institute, sponsored by the Foundation for Critical Thinking, for all educators, to be held in Portland, Ore. Contact: F.C.T., 4655 Sonoma Mountain Rd., Santa Rosa, Calif. 95404; (707) 546-4926.

17-18--Mathematics: Meeting, sponsored by the American Mathematical Society, to be held in Washington, D.C. Contact: A.M.S., P.O. Box 6887, Providence, R.I. 02940; (401) 455-4000.

18--College fair: Sponsored by the National Association of College Admission Counselors, to be held at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Ind. Contact: Mark C. Milroy, Director of National College Fairs, N.A.C.A.C., 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, Va. 22314-2818; (703) 836-2222.

18-20--Principals: "The Middle-Level Curriculum: What Should It Be?,'' middle-level conference, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, to be held in St. Louis, Mo. Contact: NASSP, Office of Professional Development, 1904 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (800) 253-7746, ext. 248.

18-21--Dyslexia: "Language and Literacy in the 1990's,'' 43rd annual conference, sponsored by the Orton Dyslexia Society, for those interested in dyslexia, to be held at the Clarion Hotel and Cincinnati Convention Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. Contact: O.D.S., 8600 LaSalle Rd., 382 Chester Building, Baltimore, Md. 21286-2044; (410) 296-0232 or (800) 222-3123.

18-21--Federally impacted schools: Spring conference, sponsored by the National Association of Federally Impacted Schools, for school superintendents, administrators, and school-board members, to be held at the Hyatt Regency, 400 New Jersey Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. Contact: Barbara F. Balduman, Associate Director, N.A.F.I.S., 444 North Capitol St., N.W., Suite 419, Washington, D.C. 20001; (202) 624-5455.

18-21--Technology: "Technological Literacy: Life and Work,'' conference, sponsored by the International Technology Education Association, for precollegiate technology-education teachers, members of boards of education, school prinicipals, technology educators from universities, and mathematics and science educators, to be held at the Omni Hotel in Charlotte, N.C. Deadline for preregistration is March 19. Deadline for presenters is September 15. Contact: I.T.E.A.. 1914 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (703) 860-2100.

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

20--Youth service: "National Youth Service Day '93,'' a special day sponsored by Youth Service America, for program directors, teachers, and youths. Contact: Paula Mitchell or Aulani Wilhelm, Y.S.A., 1319 F St., N.W., Suite 900, Washington, D.C. 20004; (202) 783-8855.

20-21--Multiple intelligence: "Teaching for Multiple Intelligences: Seven Ways of Knowing,'' 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.

21-23--Curriculum: "The Design and Implementation of Interdisciplinary Curriculums: A Miniconference,'' sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for all educators, to be held in Denver, Colo. Contact: Professional Development Department, A.S.C.D., 1250 N. Pitt St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 549-9110.

21-24--Principals: "Learning and Renewing the School: Creating a Total Community of Learners,'' conference, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, to be held in San Antonio, Tex. Contact: NASSP, Office of Professional Development, 1904 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (800) 253-7746, ext. 248.

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

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

  • 22-23--Conflict resolution: "Creative Conflict Resolution,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International and Educators for Social Responsibility, for K-6 educators, to be held at two locations: the Guest Quarters Suite Hotel at Philadelphia National Airport in Philadelphia, Pa., and the Marriott Airport Hotel 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.

22-23--Math and science: "Hands-On Math and Science,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for all educators, to be held in Utica, 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.

22-23--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 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.

22-23--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 Baltimore, Md. Contact: P.D.K. International, Center for Professional Development, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156.

22-23--Student motivation: "Enhancing Student Motivation: A Multicultural Perspective,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for all educators, to be held in Albany, 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.

  • 22-23--Grant proposals: "Proposal Power,'' workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, to be held in Pittsburgh, Pa., and Milwaukee, Wis. The workshop is designed to show educators how to select an appropriate source of grant funding and to develop and write effective an effective proposal. 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.
  • 22-24--Alternative certification: "Diversity in Teacher Preparation for the 21st Century,'' third national conference on alternative certification of teachers, sponsored by the Texas Alternative Certification Association, Texas A&M University, and Prairie View University, for those in alternative-certification programs, to be held at Texas A&M in College Station, Tex. Contact: Marc T. Horn, Conference Chairman, College of Science, Texas A&M University, College Station, Tex. 77843-3257; (409) 845-2956.

23--Active parenting: Leadership-certification workshop for the Active Parenting of Teens 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.

  • 23--Careers in education: "Third Annual Careers in Education Exposition for Culturally Diverse Educators,'' job fair, sponsored by a consortium of schools from around the country, for the recruitment of teachers, diagnostic professionals, and administrators, to be held at the Hilton & Towers in Philadelphia, Pa. The fair is geared especially to minority and bilingual candidates and those in such fields as English as a second language, bilingual education, special education, occupational education, and physical therapy. Superintendents and administrators in charge of personnel should contact: Fred Greenspan, (516) 799-2273 or (800) 935-1855, ext. 990.

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

  • 24--Careers in education: "Third Annual Careers in Education Exposition for Culturally Diverse Educators,'' job fair, sponsored by a consortium of schools from around the country, for the recruitment of teachers, diagnostic professionals, and administrators, to be held at the Sheraton New Carrollton in New Carrollton, Md. The fair is geared especially to minority and bilingual candidates and those in such fields as English as a second language, bilingual education, special education, occupational education, and physical therapy. Superintendents and administrators in charge of personnel should contact: Fred Greenspan, (516) 799-2273 or (800) 935-1855, ext. 990.

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

  • 24--English-language instruction: "Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL): Teaching for Content for K-12,'' workshop, sponsored by Teachers College, Columbia University, for K-12 educators, to be held at the college in New York City. Contact: T.C.-C.U., Office of Continuing Professional Education, Box 132, New York, N.Y. 10027; (212) 678-3987.
  • 24--Kappa Delta Pi: Regional conference, sponsored by the Theta Kappa chapter of Kappa Delta Pi International, for chapter members and leaders within the region, to be held at the State University of New York at Plattsburgh, N.Y. Contact: K.D.P. International Headquarters, (800) 284-3167.
  • 24--Public relations: "Public Relations for Education and Non-Profits Serving Children,'' workshop, offered by the New York University School of Continuing Education, for teachers and administrators, to be held at the school in New York City. Contact: N.Y.U./Management Institute, (212) 988-7219.

25-26--Assistant principals: "Leadership Forum for the 21st Century,'' national assistant-principal recognition program, sponsored by the McDonald's Corporation and the National Association of Secondary School Principals, to be held at the McDonald's Corporation in Oak Brook, Ill. Contact: Maryellen Parker, Director of A.P. Services, îáóóð, 1904 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (800) 253-7746, ext. 245.

26--College fair: Sponsored by the National Association of College Admission Counselors, to be held at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, Calif. Contact: Mark C. Milroy, Director of National College Fairs, N.A.C.A.C., 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, Va. 22314-2818; (703) 836-2222.

27--Middle schools: "Doing Mathematics Using Manipulative Material,'' 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.

  • 27--School data: "In Support of Our Nation's Schools: Interpreting the Data,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, to be held at the Bellemont Hotel & Convention Center in Baton Rouge, La. Topics will include trends on the Scholastic Aptitude Test, achievement-test trends, international comparisons, costs of education, education and jobs, education and international competitiveness, and how schools can improve. Contact: P.D.K.I., Center for Professional Development, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156.

27-30--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 March 27. Contact: Dennis Gray, Socratic Seminars, 1056 Nautilus St., La Jolla, Calif. 92037; (800) 354-3544.

  • 28--School data: "In Support of Our Nation's Schools: Interpreting the Data,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, to be held at the Holiday Inn Airport in Indianapolis, Ind. Topics will include trends on the Scholastic Aptitude Test, achievement-test trends, international comparisons, costs of education, education and jobs, education and international competitiveness, and how schools can improve. Contact: P.D.K.I., Center for Professional Development, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156.
  • 28-29--'Authentic' assessment: "Authentic Assessment in the Classroom,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International and the Illinois Renewal Institute Group, to be held at the Holiday Inn, 1501 Rhode Island Ave., N.W., in Washington, D.C. The institute will focus on creating new ways to evaluate students that more accurately measure their learning and growth. Contact: P.D.K. International, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156.

28-29--College fair: Sponsored by the National Association of College Admission Counselors, to be held at the Pasadena Center in Pasadena, Calif. Contact: Mark C. Milroy, Director of National College Fairs, N.A.C.A.C., 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, Va. 22314-2818; (703) 836-2222.

28-29--Leadership: "Faculty Leadership Workshop,'' sponsored by the Independent School Association of Massachusetts, for department heads and administrators, 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.

28-30--Research: Annual conference, sponsored by the New England Educational Research Organization, to be held at the Sheraton Resort in Portsmouth, N.H. Deadline for call for proposals is November 20. Contact: Constance M. Perry, Shibles Hall, University of Maine, Orono, Me. 04469; (207) 581-2494.

28-May 1--Children: "Children in the Year 2000: Adaptive Strategies for the Children of Today,'' training workshop, sponsored by the Independent Educational Consultants Association, for educational consultants and directors of admissions of independent schools, colleges, and programs, to be held at the Westin St. Francis Hotel, 335 Powell St., San Francisco, Calif. Contact: Marilyn Peirce or Breda Nolan, I.E.C.A., P.O. Box 125, Forestdale, Mass. 02644; (508) 833-0670; fax: 508) 833-0863.

28-May 1--Principals: "School Leadership and the Quality Paradigm,'' conference, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, to be held in Boston, Mass. Contact: NASSP, Office of Professional Development, 1904 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (800) 253-7746, ext. 248.

  • 29--Elementary education: "The Responsive Classroom Workshop: Teaching the Social Curriculum,'' sponsored by the Northeast Foundation for Children Inc., for elementary education educators, to be held at the University of Maryland in College Park, Md. Contact: Jed Proujansky, N.F.C., 71 Montague City Rd., Greenfield, Mass. 01301; (413) 772-2066.
  • 29--Fine arts: " 'Sight and Sound': Interdisciplinary Fine Arts,'' sponsored by the New England School Development Council, for regional state legislators, school board members, and school superintendents, to be held in Maynard, Mass. Contact: N.E.S.D.E.C., 83 Boston Post Rd., Sudbury, Mass. 01776; (508) 443-7991.
  • 29-30--Conflict resolution: "Creative Conflict Resolution,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International and Educators for Social Responsibility, for K-6 educators, to be held at the Holiday Inn at Pittsburgh Airport 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.

29-30--Student motivation: "Enhancing Student Motivation: A Multicultural Perspective,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for all educators, to be held in Milwaukee, Wis. Contact: P.D.K. International, Center for Professional Development, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156.

  • 30--Elementary education: "The Responsive Classroom Workshop: Teaching the Social Curriculum,'' sponsored by the Northeast Foundation for Children Inc., for elementary education educators, to be held at Marymount University in Arlington, Va. Contact: Jed Proujansky, N.F.C., 71 Montague City Rd., Greenfield, Mass. 01301; (413) 772-2066.

30--Active parenting: Leadership-certification workshop for the Active Parenting of Teens Program, sponsored by Active Parenting Publishers, to be held in Des Moines, Iowa, and Indianapolis, Ind. Contact: Lee Carlson, 810 Franklin Court, Suite B, Marietta, Ga. 30067; (800) 825-0060.

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

  • 30-May 1--Gifted children: "Vision 2000: A New Generation,'' conference, sponsored by the Ohio Association for Gifted Children, for educators and parents of gifted children, to be held at the Toledo SeaGate Centre in Toledo, Ohio. A youth program will run concurrently with the conference. Contact: Connie Barron, Ottawa County Office of Education, 314 W. Water St., Oak Harbor, Ohio 43449; (419) 898-1318.

30-May 2--Montessori education: 33rd annual conference, sponsored by the American Montessori Society, for the entire Montessori community, to be held in San Francisco, Calif. Contact: Terri Byrd, Executive Assistant, A.M.S., 150 Fifth Ave., New York, N.Y. 10011; (212) 924-3209.

30-May 2--Student activities: Adviser workshop, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals Divison of Student Activitites, for student-activity directors and activity, class, club, student-council, and National Honor Society advisers, to be held at the Opryland Hotel in Nashville, Tenn. Contact: NASSP/D.S.A., 1904 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (800) 253-7746, ext. 357 or 258.

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