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May

2-6--Special education: "Administration and Supervision of Special Education,'' 16th annual institute, sponsored by the Division of Administrative and Educational Services at the College of Education of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, to be held in Virginia Beach, Va. Contact: Philip R. Jones, 202 East Eggleston Hall, V.P.I.S.U., Blacksburg, Va. 24061-0302; (703) 231-5925.

2-9--'National Music Week: A week set aside by the National Federation of Music Clubs, saluting music with the theme "A Better World Through Music.'' For more information, contact: Faith E. Rickey, 204 Lancelot Dr., Simpsonville, S.C. 29681; (803) 967-4318.

3-5--Cultures and curriculum: "Connections: Linking Cultures, Community, and Curriculum with Children,'' symposium, for middle level and high school educators, sponsored by the National Resource Center for Middle Grades/High School Education, to be held at the College of Education of the University of South Florida in Tampa, Fla. Contact: N.R.C.M.G./H.S.E., (813) 974-2530.

  • 5--Alternative assessment and accountability: "Nevada Conference on Alternative Assessment and Accountability,'' sponsored by the Nevada Department of Education and others, to be held at the Reno Hilton in Reno, Nev. Contact: Judith Williams, (702) 784-1107.

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

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

5--School choice: "Harvard Forum on Schooling and Children,'' conference on school choice, sponsored by the Harvard University Graduate School of Education, to be held in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: Liz Regan, Forum Coordinator, Programs in Professional Education, H.U.-G.S.E., 339 Gutman Library, Cambridge, Mass. 02138; (617) 495-3572.

5-6--College fair: Sponsored by the National Association of College Admission Counselors, to be held at the Raritan Center Exposition Center in Edison, N.J. Contact: Mark C. Milroy, Director of National College Fairs, N.A.C.A.C., 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, Va. 22314-2818; (703) 836-2222.

5-6--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 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.

5-7--Performance-based assessment: "Performance-Based Assessment: A How To,'' institute, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for all educators, to be held in Toronto, Canada. Contact: Professional Development Department, A.S.C.D., 1250 N. Pitt St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 549-9110.

5-7--Principals: "Gangs, Schools, Community,'' conference, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, to be held in Orlando, Fla. Contact: NASSP, Office of Professional Development, 1904 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (800) 253-7746, ext. 248.

5-7--School-based management: "Increasing Your Staff's Capacity for Site-Based Instructional Leadership,'' institute, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for all educators, to be held in Toronto, Canada. Contact: Professional Development Department, A.S.C.D., 1250 N. Pitt St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 549-9110.

6-7--Gifted and talented: "Challenging the Gifted in the Regular Classroom,'' conference, sponsored by the National/State Leadership Training Institute on the Gifted & Talented, to be held at the Sheraton World Resort in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Bounchuey Orense, N./S.-L.T.I.-G./T., Hilton Center, 900 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1142, Los Angeles, Calif. 90017. (213) 489-7470.

6-7--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 Baltimore, Md./Washington, D.C., area. Contact: P.D.K. International, Center for Professional Development, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156.

6-8--Mathematics: Regional conference, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, for all math educators, to be held in Winnepeg, Manitoba, Canada. Contact: N.C.T.M., 1906 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091-1593; (703) 620-9840; fax: (703) 476-2970.

6-8--School intervention: "On Gangs, Schools, and Community,'' national conference, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, to be held at the Holiday Inn International in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Gwendolyn Cooke, Director of Urban Services, NASSP, 1904 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091-1537; (703) 860-0200 or (800) 253-7746, ext. 273 or 237.

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

7--Gifted children: Spring seminar on developing the artistic talent of inner-city gifted children, sponsored by the Illinois Association for Gifted Children, to be held at the Marwen Foundation Art Education and Career Development Center in Chicago, Ill. Contact: Richard E. Lange, Program Chairperson, 834 Inverrary Lane, Deerfield, Ill. 60015; (708) 537-6029.

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

  • 7-8--Writing: "Teachers as Writers,'' conference, for educators interested in writing as a means of personal and professional development, sponsored by The Teacher's Journal, the Institute for Secondary Education, and the Brown University Department of Education, to be held at the university in Providence, R.I. Contact: Lee Allen, Education Department, Brown University, Box 1938, Providence, R.I. 02912; (401) 863-2407.

8--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 the early adolescent, to be held in Seattle, Wash. 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.

  • 10-12--Television technology: "The Educational Power of Public Television: Learning Solutions for All Americans,'' exhibition showcasing public television's potential as an educational tool, sponsored by the Public Broadcasting Service, to be held in Washington, D.C. Contact: Eric Thomas, (202) 822-9491, or Robb Deigh, (703) 739-5392.

12--At-risk students: "What Schools Can Do To Help Students at Risk,'' seminar, sponsored by the Centre for Educational Leadership of McGill University, to be held at the university in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Contact: Rachel Zuckerman, Centre for Educational Leadership, McGill University, 3724 McTavish St., Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 1Y2; (514) 398-7044.

12--Disability law: "Breaking the Barriers: The Law and Students With Disabilities,'' teleconference, sponsored by the Lehigh University College of Education. Contact: Joanne Walker, Lehigh University, Office of Summer Studies, 205 Johnson Hall, Bethlehem, Pa. 18015; (215) 758-3934.

12-13--College fair: Sponsored by the National Association of College Admission Counselors, to be held at the Hartford Civic Center in Hartford, Conn. Contact: Mark C. Milroy, Director of National College Fairs, N.A.C.A.C., 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, Va. 22314-2818; (703) 836-2222.

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

13--Aesthetic realism: "The Aesthetic Realism Teaching Method Can End the Fury and Boredom in America's Schools: Teachers Tell How!,'' seminar, sponsored by the Aesthetic Realism Foundation, to be held in New York City. Contact: Lois Mson, A.R.F., 141 Greene St., New York, N.Y. 10012; (212) 777-4490.

13-14--Children: "Teaching Children To Care,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for all educators, to be held in Binghamton, 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.

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