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May

18-21--Archival research: "Going to the Source: An Introduction to Archival Research,'' lecture-workshop for teachers, librarians, and others, sponsored by the National Archives, to be held in Washington, D.C. Contact: Paula Nassen Poulos, Education Branch (NEEE) National Archives, Washington, D.C. 20408; (202) 724-0455.

19--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 Hartford College for Women in Hartford, Conn. Contact: Jed Proujansky, N.F.C., 71 Montague City Rd., Greenfield, Mass. 01301; (413) 772-2066.

19--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 North Conway, N.H. Contact: N.E.L.M.S., 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, Mass. 01983; (508) 887-6263.

19--Middle schools: "Showcasing Unified Arts Teams/Merging Unified Arts With Basic Subjects,'' conference, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle-school educators, to be held in North Conway, N.H. Contact: N.E.L.M.S., 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, Mass. 01983; (508) 887-6263.

19--National education goals: Public hearings on collegiate assessment, for responses to recommendations made by a task force targeting National Education Goal 5, sponsored by the National Education Goals Panel, to be held at the Chicago Marriott Downtown in Chicago, Ill. Contact: Edward J. Fuentes, N.E.G.P., 1850 M St., N.W., Suite 270, Washington, D.C. 20036; (202) 632-0952.

19-22--Mental health: "Overcoming a Decade of Neglect: Challenges for Public and Private Practice,'' 70th annual meeting, American Orthopsychiatric Association, for psychologists, psychiatrists, educators, social workers, counselors, lawyers, and others, to be held at the Cathedral Hill Hotel in San Francisco, Calif. Contact: American Healthcare Institute, 801 Wayne Ave., Silver Spring, Md. 20910; (301) 565-9200.

21--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 University of Vermont, Burlington. Contact: Jed Proujansky, N.F.C., 71 Montague City Rd., Greenfield, Mass. 01301; (413) 772-2066.

21-22--Mathematics: Meeting, sponsored by the American Mathematical Society, to be held in DeKalb, Ill. Contact: A.M.S., P.O. Box 6887, Providence, R.I. 02940; (401) 455-4000.

  • 23-26--Education reform: National conference on Kentucky's education-reform efforts, sponsored by the Kentucky Department of Education, the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence, and the Partnership for Kentucky School Reform, to be held in Lexington, Ky. Among the topics are systemic school restructuring, school-based decisionmaking, and performance-based assessment. Contact: Mary L. Dean, Associate Commissioner, Kentucky Department of Education, 500 Mero St., Room 1915, Frankfort, Ky. 40601; (502) 564-3421.

27-29--Mathematics: Regional conference, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, for all math educators, to be held in New York City. Contact: N.C.T.M., 1906 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091-1593; (703) 620-9840; fax: (703) 476-2970.

26-28--Child care: Fourth annual child-care conference, sponsored by the Office of Child Care and Development Programs of the U.S. General Services Administration, to be held in Portland, Ore. The conference is for those involved with federal child-care centers, including staff members, administrators, board of directors members, federal-building managers, and federal-agency liaisons. Contact: Patricia Kinney, (202) 501-3965.

26-28--Newspapers and education: Conference on newspapers in education and literacy, sponsored by the Newspaper Association of America Foundation, for newspaper professionals, educators, and literacy specialists, to be held at the Capital Hilton in Washington, D.C. The final day of the conference is specifically targeted toward teachers. Contact: Betty Sullivan, (703) 648-1051, or Gwen Kirk, (703) 648-1251.


June

1-4--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 May 1. Contact: Dennis Gray, Socratic Seminars, 1056 Nautilus St., La Jolla, Calif. 92037; (800) 354-3544.

  • 2-5--Student competition: "Odyssey of the Mind,'' problem-solving competition for K-college students, sponsored by the Odyssey of the Mind Association, to be held in College Park, Md. Contact: Tom Belz, (202) 515-5210.

4-6--Global education: "Bringing the World Home: Educating Americans in a New Global Community,'' national conference, sponsored by the American Forum for Global Education and the Indian Humanities Council, for all educators, to be held at the Westin Hotel, 50 S. Capitol Ave., Indianapolis, Ind. Contact: Rita Boemi, A.F.G.E., 45 John St., Suite 908, New York, N.Y. 10038; (212) 732-8606.

7-11--Art and mathematics: "Art and Mathematics Conference (AM93),'' interdisciplinary conference relating art and mathematics, to be held at the State University of New York at Albany. Contact: Nat Friedman, Department of Mathematics, SUNY-Albany, Albany, New York, 12222; (518) 442-4731.

  • 9-12--Preschool education: "Reggio Symposium,'' featuring seven leaders of the Reggio Emilia, Italy, preschools, sponsored by the National Learning Center and the District of Columbia Schools Early Childhood Program, to be held in Washington, D.C. Contact: Reggio Symposium, 800 Third St., N.E., Washington, D.C. 20002; (202) 675-4129.

10-12--Independent schools: Meeting, sponsored by the Independent School Association of the Southwest, for school heads and trustees, to be held at the Broadmoor, in Colorado Springs, Colo. Discussion will focus on issues and methods to help diversify independent schools. Contact: Richard W. Ekdahl, Executive Director, I.S.A.S., P.O. Box 52297, Tulsa, Okla. 74152-0297; (918) 749-5927.

14-18--Paideia institute: Institute sponsored by the Paideia Institute, Augsburg College, for educators interested in a comprehesive program focusing on beginning and developing Paideia programs and curriculum design, to be held in Minneapolis, Minn. Contact: Rita Kaplan, Assistant to the President, Augsburg College, 731 21st Ave. South, Minneapolis, Minn. 55454; (612) 330-1654.

14-August 20--Teacher institutes: One-week summer institutes, sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, for middle- and high-school teachers of science, mathematics, and history, to be held throughout the United States. Contact: Wes James, W.W.N.F.F., P.O. Box 642, Princeton, N.J. 08542-0642; (609) 497-9064.

16-18--Education reform: "Peaks to Excellence,'' conference, sponsored by the St. Vrain Valley (Colo.) School District, for educators interested in different aspects of change in education, to be held in Longmont, Colo. Contact: Mary Fobes, S.V.V.S.D., 395 S. Pratt Parkway, Longmont, Colo. 80501; (303) 682-7212.

17-18--Grant proposals: "Proposal Power,'' workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, to be held in Orlando, Fla., and Pittsburgh, Pa. The workshop is designed to help educators select appropriate funding sources and write effective grant proposals. 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.

17-20--Athletics: "Coaching America's Coaches,'' national conference, sponsored by the American Coaching Effectiveness Program, for administrators and coaching educators from community-based youth sports, secondary schools, higher education, and national sports organizations, to be held in Indianapolis, Ind. Contact: Michele Sjuts, Director, A.C.E.P. Conference, Box 5076, Champaign, Ill. 61825-5076l (800) 747-4457.

19-24--Academics: One-week workshop on mathematics, reading/writing, science, and leadership, sponsored by the Independent School Association of Massachusetts, for elementary-, middle-, and secondary-school teachers and administrators, to be held at the Dana Hall School in Wellesley, Mass. Contact: Peggy Davis, I.S.A.M., 222 Forbes Rd., Suite 105, Braintree, Mass. 02184; (617) 849-3080.

21--Science education: "Science in the Toy Store,'' sponsored by the Smart Center at Lehigh University, for K-12 educators, to be held at the university in Bethlehem, Pa. Contact: Judith Bazler, L.U. College of Education, 309 Coppee Hall, Bethlehem, Pa. 18015; (215) 758-3235.

21-22--School restructuring: "How To Integrate the Curricula,'' workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators involved in school restructuring, to be held in Downey, Calif.; Merrillville, Ind.; Lexington, Ky.; and Tampa, Fla. Contact: Suzanne Brown, P.D.K. International--Dissemination, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156 or (812) 339-1156.

21-23--Architecture and learning: "International Summit on Architecture and Children: Learning Through the Natural, Built, and Cultural Environment,'' sponsored by the University of New Mexico's Institute for Environmental Learning at the School of Architecture and Planning and the College of Education, to be held at the university in Albuquerque, N.M. The conference will discuss ways educators can promote creative problem-solving, critical-thinking skills, and interdisciplinary visual and verbal learning. Contact: Charlene Brown, Project/Conference Coordinator, (505) 277-7422.

21-23--Principals: "The National Association of Secondary School Principals Comprehensive Assessment of School Environments-Information Management Systems School Improvement Process,'' conference, sponsored by the association, to be held in Portland, Me. Contact: NASSP, Office of Professional Development, 1904 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (800) 253-7746, ext. 248.

21-25--Art and design education: "Shifting Boundaries,'' first annual Teachers' Academy, sponsored by the Rhode Island School of Design Institute for the Advancement of Art and Design Education, for K-12 art educators, museum educators, and community-arts educators, to be held in Providence, R.I. Contact: R.I.S.D. Department of Art Education, (401) 454-6131.

21-25--Asian studies: "K-12 Teachers' Institute in Asian Studies,'' sponsored by the Centers for Chinese, Japanese, and South and Southeast Asian Studies, University of Michigan, to be held in Ann Arbor, Mich. The institute is intended to encourage development of curricula in Asian studies in primary and secondary schools. Contact: Teachers' Institute in Asian Studies, 104 Lane Hall, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich. 48109-1290; (313) 764-6308

21-25--Learning: "Dimensions of Learning,'' institute, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for all educators, to be held in Washington, D.C. Contact: Professional Development Department, A.S.C.D., 1250 N. Pitt St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 549-9110.

21-25--Teachers: "Integrating Models of Teaching,'' institute, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for all educators, to be held in Washington, D.C. Contact: Professional Development Department, A.S.C.D., 1250 N. Pitt St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 549-9110.

21-27--Theater: Thespian Festival '93, sponsored by the Educational Theater Association, for high school teachers and students, to be held at Ball State University in Muncie, Ind. Contact: Nancy Brown, Festival Chair, E.T.A., 3368 Central Parkway, Cincinnati, Ohio 45225; (513) 559-1996.

21-July 17--Archaeology: Summer field school in historical archaeology, sponsored by the Corporation for Jefferson's Poplar Forest, for social-studies teachers and college students, to be held at Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest, Forest, Va. Contact: Barbara Heath, Director of Archaeology, Poplar Forest, P.O. Box 419, Forest, Va. 24551; (804) 525-1806.

22-27--Health: National conference, sponsored by the National Association of School Nurses, to be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Minneapolis, Minn. Contact: Gloria Durgin, N.A.S.N., P.O. Box 1300, Scarborough, Me. 04070-1300; (207) 883-2177.

23-25--Family violence: "The Prevention and Treatment of Family Violence,'' conference, sponsored by the Child and Family Agency, for professionals or anyone involved in families in which violence occurs, to be held in New London, Conn. Deadline for submissions is September 1. Contact: Judy Lovelace or Thomas P. Gullotta, C.F.A., 255 Hempstead St., New London, Conn. 06320; (203) 443-2896.

23-25--Science, mathematics, technology: "Synergy Conference,'' sponsored by the Triangle Coalition for Science and Technology Education, for industry's "education managers,'' to be held in Leesburg, Va. The conference is open to foundation staff members, directors of educational programs, public-affairs and corporate-relations officers, and industrial scientists and engineers who are involved in science, math, or technology education. Contact: John M. Fowler, Executive Director, T.C., 5112 Berwyn Rd., 3rd Floor, College Park, Md. 20740; (301) 220-0870.

23-26--Environmental education: "Environmental Education 2000,'' conference, sponsored by the Alliance for Environmental Education, to be held in Leesburg, Va. Contact: Jan Hunt, A.E.E., P.O. Box 368, The Plains, Va. 22171; (800) 638-1313.

23-26--Principals: "Taking Control of the Principalship in a Changing Environment,'' conference, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, to be held in Jackson Hole, Wyo. Contact: NASSP, Office of Professional Development, 1904 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (800) 253-7746, ext. 248.

23-26--Technology: "World Conference on Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia,'' sponsored by the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education, to be held at the Hyatt Orlando Hotel in Orlando, Fla. The event is to serve as a multidisciplinary forum for the dissemination of information on research, development, and applications of multimedia and hypermedia for all levels of education. Deadline for proposals is October 15. Contact: A.A.C.E., P.O. Box 2966, Charlottesville, Va. 22902; (804) 978-3983; fax: (804) 978-7449.

23-July 2--Research: Summer institute for teachers, on using historical documents in the classroom, sponsored by the National Archives, to be held in Washington, D.C. Contact: Education Branch, Office of Public Programs, N.A., Washington, D.C. 20408; (202) 724-0454.

24-25--School restructuring: "How To Integrate the Curricula,'' workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators involved in school restructuring, to be held in Atlanta, Ga., and Orlando, Fla. Contact: Suzanne Brown, P.D.K. International--Dissemination, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156 or (812) 339-1156.

24-25--Grant proposals: "Proposal Power,'' workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, to be held in Scottsdale, Ariz., and Milwaukee, Wis. The workshop is designed to help educators select appropriate funding sources and write effective grant proposals. 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.

24-26--Intergenerational training: Institute, sponsored by Generations Together, an intergenerational-studies program at the University of Pittsburgh, to be held at the university in Pittsburgh, Pa. Contact: Nancy Matrozza, G.T., U.P., 121 University Place, Suite 300, Pittsburgh, Pa. 15260; (412) 648-7150.

24-27--Alternative education: "Weaving the Future,'' conference, sponsored by Colorado Options in Education, to be held at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Contact: Mary Ellen Sweeney, C.O.E., 98 N. Wadsworth Blvd., #127, Box 191, Lakewood, Colo. 80226; (303) 458-4313.

24-27--School counselors: "Freedom Through Prevention,'' conference, sponsored by the American School Counselor Association, for school counselors at all levels, to be held at the McLean Hilton Hotel in McLean, Va. Contact: A.S.C.A., 5999 Stevenson Ave., Alexandria, Va. 22304; (703) 823-9800, ext. 388.

25-27--Progressive education: "Education, Democracy, and Diversity: Progressive Education for the 21st Century,'' conference, sponsored by the Goddard Institute for Teaching and Learning, to be held at Goddard College in Plainfield, Vt. Contact: Steve Schapiro, I.T.L. Director, G.C., Plainfield, Vt. 05667; (800) 468-4888 or (802) 454-8311.

25-28--Principals: "Leadership: Building an Effective School Organization,'' institute, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, to be held at the Sonesta Key Biscayne in Key Biscayne, Fla. Contact: NASSP, Professional Development Office, P.O. Box 3250, Reston, Va. 22090-1250; (703) 860-0200 or (800) 253-7746, ext. 248.

25-30--Student councils: National conference, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals' Division of Student Activities, to be held at Glasglow High School in Newark, Del. Contact: NASSP/D.S.A., 1904 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (800) 253-7746, ext. 357 or 258.

25-July 23--Developmental education: 1993 Kellogg Institute for the training and certification of developmental educators, to be held at Appalachian State University in Boone, N.C. Contact: Director, K.I., National Center for Developmental Education, A.S.U., Boone, N.C. 28608; (704) 262-3057.

26-30--Middle schools: "Active Learning in the Middle School,'' institute, for middle school educators, sponsored by the Harvard/Outward Bound Project in Experience-Based Education and the Harvard Graduate School of Education, to be held in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: DianeWortis, Program Coordinator, Active Learning in the Middle School, H.G.S.E., 339N Gutman Library, Cambridge, Mass. 02138; (617) 495-3572.

26-July 1--Academics: One-week workshop on mathematics, reading/writing, science, and leadership, sponsored by the Independent Schools Association of Massachusetts, for elementary-, middle-, and secondary-school teachers and administrators, to be held at the Dana Hall School in Wellesley, Mass. Contact: Peggy Davis, I.S.A.M., 222 Forbes Rd., Suite 105, Braintree, Mass. 02184; (617) 849-3080.

27--School nurses: 'National School Nurses Day,'' a special day sponsored by the National Association of School Nurses. Contact: N.A.S.N., P.O. Box 1300, Scarborough, Me. 04070-1300; (207) 883-2117.

27-30--Paideia workshop: Workshop, sponsored by the Paideia Group Inc., for educators both new to and experienced with Paideia education who are interested in curriculum planning, to be held in Wrightsville Beach, N.C. Contact: Patricia Weiss, P.G.I. President, Box 3423, Chapel Hill, N.C.; (919) 929-0600.

27-30--Technology: "The Magic of Technology,'' conference, sponsored by the National Educational Computing Conference, for all educators, to be held at the Marriott's Orlando World Center in Orlando, Fla. Submissions deadline is October 1. Contact: N.E.C.C. '93, University of Central Florida, College of Education, Orlando, Fla. 32816; (800) 999-1959, ext. 8419.

27-July 1--Philosophy: "Philosophy for Children,'' training institute, sponsored by Ashland University and the Institute for the Advancement of Philosophy for Children, to be held in Ashland, Ohio. The institute is for teachers of the academically talented, classroom teachers, and program administrators. Contact: Jane Piirto, Director of Gifted Education, A.U., Ashland, Ohio 44805.

27-July 1--21st-century schools: "Creating the 21st Century: Rights, Responsibilities, and Actions,'' five-day conference, sponsored by the World Future Society, for all educators, to be held at the Sheraton Washington Hotel in Washington, D.C. Contact: Susan Echard, Assembly Staff Director, W.F.S., 7910 Woodmont Ave., Suite 450, Bethesda, Md. 20814; (301) 656-8274 or fax: (301) 951-0395.

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