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June

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

  • 15-17--Families: "National Conference on Your City's Families,'' sponsored by the National League of Cities, to be held in Minneapolis, Minn. Open to school officials, parents, and youths; local elected officials and municipal-government department heads; and representatives of community-based organizations, foundations, nonprofit organizations, and the corporate community. Contact: Children and Families in Cities Project, N.L.C., 1301 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20004; (202) 626-3030.
  • 18-21--College guidance: "Seminar on College Counseling,'' sponsored by the Educational Policy Council, to be held in Grafton, Vt. Contact: E.P.C., 225 Main St., Westport, Conn. 06880; (203) 868-0570.

18-21--Principals: "Teacher Empowerment: Leadership for Change,'' conference, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, to be held in Hilton Head, S.C. Contact: NASSP, Office of Professional Development, 1904 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (800) 253-7746, ext. 248.

18-23--Assistant principals: "National Assistant Principal Academy,'' sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals and George Washington University, for prospective secondary-school administrators and current assistant principals, to be held at the university in Washington, D.C. Contact: Maryellen Parker, Director of A.P. Services, NASSP, 1904 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (800) 253-7746, ext. 245.

18-23--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.

  • 19-23--Office professionals: Annual conference and institute, National Association of Educational Office Professionals, to be held in Tucson, Ariz. Contact: Kay Blair, Executive Director, N.A.E.O.P., P.O. Box 12619, Wichita, Kan. 67277-2619; (316) 942-4822.

21-23--Instruction: Instruction Summer Series, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for all educators, to be held in San Francisco, Calif. Contact: Professional Development Department, A.S.C.D., 1250 N. Pitt St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 549-9110.

  • 22-25--Health: SPIRIT Teen Wellness Conference, sponsored by the Regional Health Education Center of Putnam/North Westchester BOCES, for high school students and their adult advisers, to be held in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Contact: Isabel Burk, (914) 248-2454.
  • 23-28--Conflict resolution: "Conflict Resolution and Beyond: Restructuring and Reform of Our School Communities and Our Program and Training Models,'' annual conference, National Association of Mediation in Education, to be held in Kenosha, Wis. Contact: N.A.M.E., 425 Amity St., Amherst, Mass. 01002; (413) 545-2462.

25-28--Principals: "Leadership: Building an Effective School Organization,'' conference, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, to be held in Key Biscayne, Fla. Contact: NASSP, Office of Professional Development, 1904 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (800) 253-7746, ext. 248.

  • 25-29--Middle-level education: "The Nuts and Bolts of Middle-Level Education,'' symposium for middle-level educators, sponsored by the National Resource Center for Middle Grades Education and the college of education, University of South Florida, to be held Boulder, Colo. Contact: Walt Grebing, Conference Director, 1437 Dunsford Way, Broomfield, Colo. 80020; (303) 466-2387.

25-30--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.

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

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

29-31--Language-minority students: "Educating Language-Minority Students,'' meeting, sponsored by the Association of Teacher Educators, for teacher educators, to be held in Pittsburgh, Pa. Contact: A.T.E., 1900 Association Dr., Suite ATE, Reston, Va. 22091-1502; (703) 620-3110; fax: (703) 620-9530.

30-August 4--Critical thinking: 13th International Conference on Critical Thinking, sponsored by the Center for Critical Thinking and the philosophy department at Sonoma State University, for kindergarten to postgraduate teachers and adminstrators, to be held at the university in Rohnert Park, Calif. Early discount-rate deadline is June 15. Contact: Trish Taylor, C.C.T., 1801 East Cotati Ave., Rohnert Park, Calif. 94928; (707) 664-2940.

  • 31-August 3--Physical education: "Making an Impact on Children's Physical Education: Looking at the Teacher,'' Council on Physical Education for Children annual conference, sponsored by the National Association for Sport and Physical Education, to be held in Johnson City, Tenn. Contact: N.A.S.P.E., (703) 476-3410.

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