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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, N.Y. 12222; (518) 442-4731.

  • 8-10--Assessment: National Conference on Large Scale Assessment, sponsored by the Council of Chief State School Officers, to be held in Albuquerque, N.M. Contact: C.C.S.S.O., 1 Massachusetts Ave., N.W., Suite 700, Washington, D.C. 20001; fax: (202) 408-8072.
  • 9--Educational publishing: "Education at the Crossroads,'' 1993 EdPress conference, sponsored by the Educational Press Association of America, to be held in Philadelphia, Pa, for members of the educational publishing community. Contact: EdPress, Rowan College of New Jersey, 201 Mullica Hill Rd., Glassboro, N.J. 08028; (609) 863-7349. c

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.

12-15--Assessment: "National Institute on the Assessment of Experiential Learning,'' sponsored by Thomas Edison State College, for educators, to be held in Princeton, N.J. Contact: Debra A. Dagavarian, Director of the Institute, T.E.S.C., 101 W. State St., Trenton, N.J. 08608-1176; (609) 984-1141.

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.

  • 15--National education goals: Meeting, National Education Goals Panel, open to the public, to be held in Washington, D.C. Agenda will include discussion of the development of criteria for reviewing national content standards, consideration of a resolution on collegiate assessment, and a dialogue with state officials on developing state "opportunity to learn'' standards. Contact: Public Information Officer, N.E.G.P., 1850 M St., N.W., Suite 270, Washington, D.C. 20036; (202) 632-0952.

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--Teacher training: Multicultural summer institute, sponsored by the University of Findlay, for teachers involved in bilingual/multicultural teaching, to be held at the university in Findlay, Ohio. Contact: Jean Nye, Director, International Center for Language and Resource Development, U.F., 1000 N. Main St., Findlay, Ohio 45840; (419) 424-4678.

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. 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.

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--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.

24-25--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.

24-26--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--American Indian education: Meeting, National Advisory Council on Indian Education, open to the public, to be held in Green Bay, Wis. Contact: Robert K. Chiago, Executive Director, N.A.C.I.E., 330 C St., S.W., Room 4072, Switzer Building, Washington, D.C. 20202-7566; (202) 205-8353.

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.

27-29--Minority education: "Acting for Tomorrow Now--A Summit on Quality Education for Minorities,'' conference, sponsored by the Quality Education for Minorities Network, to be held in Washington, D.C. Open to parents, students, educators, foundation officers, and others interested in changing the educational outcomes of minority students. Contact: Jacinta Gauda, (202) 659-1818.

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.

28-29--School restructuring: "How To Integrate the Curricula,'' workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators involved in school restructuring, to be held in Collinsville, Ill.; Tallahassee, Fla.; and West Palm Beach, Fla. Contact: Suzanne Brown, P.D.K. International--Dissemination, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156 or (812) 339-1156.

28-30--Staff development: Staff Development Summer Series, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for all educators, to be held in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Professional Development Department, A.S.C.D., 1250 N. Pitt St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 549-9110.

July


4-7--French: Annual convention, sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of French, for teachers of French at all levels of instruction, to be held at the Marriott Marina in San Diego, Calif. Contact: Fred M. Jenkins, Executive Director, A.A.T.F., 57 East Armory Ave., Champaign, Ill. 61820; (217) 333-2842.

  • 5-24--Thinking: "Infusing Critical and Creative Thinking Into Content Instruction,'' institute, sponsored by the National Center for Teaching Thinking, for teachers, curriculum developers, staff-development specialists, administrators, and college faculty members, to be held in Chestnut Hill, Mass. Contact: N.C.T.T., P.O. Box 334, Newton Center, Mass. 02159; (617) 965-4604.

5-30--History: 1993 DeWitt Wallace-Reader's Digest National Institute on World History, sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, for 50 high-school teachers of world history, to be held on the campus of Princeton University in Princeton, N.J. Application deadline is November 1. Contact: Nancy Arnold, Director of Month-Long Programs, W.W.N.F.F., P.O. Box 642, Princeton, N.J. 0845-0642; (609) 924-4666.

  • 7-10--Assistant principals: "Keys to Effective Behavior Management,'' assistant-principal summer workshop, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, to be held at the Tara Hyannis in Hyannis, Mass. Contact: NASSP, Office of Professional Development, 1904 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (800) 253-7746, ext. 248.
  • 8-11--Teaching: "A.F.T. QuEST '93,'' educational-standards conference, sponsored by the American Federation of Teachers, to be held in Washington, D.C. The conference is open to educators, union leaders and members, administrators, school board members, legislators, and members of the higher-education and business communities. Contact: Marsha Berger, (202) 879-4460.
  • 11-14--Parent involvement: "Working With Parents Towards Positive Solutions,'' Small School District Administrators Summer Conference, sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators, to be held in Nashville, Tenn. Contact: Mary Reese or Jennifer Bowser, A.A.S.A., 1801 N. Moore St., Arlington, Va. 22209; (703) 528-0700.

11-16--Space and teaching: "Getting Comfortable Teaching With Space,'' graduate course, sponsored by the United States Space Foundation, for K-12 educators of all subjects, to be held at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Contact: U.S.S.F., 1525 Vapor Trail, Colorado Springs, Colo. 80916; (719) 550-1000.

12-14--Leadership and supervision: Leadership and Supervision Series, sponsored by the the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for all educators, to be held in Atlantic City, N.J. Contact: Professional Development Department, A.S.C.D., 1250 N. Pitt St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 549-9110.

  • 13-14--Astronomy education: "The Universe in the Classroom,'' workshop on teaching astronomy in grades 3-12, sponsored by the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, to be held in San Diego, Calif. Contact: A.S.P., (415) 337-1100.
  • 14-16--Education reform: National forum and annual meeting, Education Commission of the States, to be held in Pittsburgh, Pa. Contact: E.C.S. Annual Meeting Infoline, (303) 299-3697.
  • 14-16--Social studies: "Teaching About Peace and Security in the Post-Cold War Period,'' conference, sponsored by the United States Institute of Peace, to be held in Washington, D.C. Contact: U.S.I.P., Education and Training Program, 1550 M Street, N.W., Suite 700, Washington, D.C. 20005-1708; (202) 457-0259.

14-17--Principals: "Restructuring the Middle-Level School,'' middle-level consortium, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, to be held in San Diego, Calif. Contact: NASSP, Office of Professional Development, 1904 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (800) 253-7746, ext. 248.

  • 14-17--Student activities: "Reaching for the STARS--Restructuring Your Activities Programs to Benefit All Students,'' workshop, sponsored by the National Middle School Activities Association, to be held in San Diego, Calif. Contact: Joe Bournonville or Bert VanLuyck, P.O. Box 207, Pittsburg, Kan. 66762; (800) 723-5882 or (316) 235-3240.

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