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July

  • 5-16--Education and community: "Summer Institute in Integrated Education and Community,'' sponsored by the Centre for Educational Leadership, to be held at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Contact: Rachel Zuckerman, C.E.L., M.U., 3724 McTavish St., Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 1Y2; (514) 398-7044; fax: (514) 398-8260.

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.

  • 12-16--Writing and thinking: Workshops for teachers, sponsored by the Bard Institute for Writing and Thinking, to be held at Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y. Contact: Paul Connolly, Director, or Teresa Vilardi, Associate Director, B.I.W.T., B.C., Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y. 12504-5000; (914) 758-7431.

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.

  • 19-30--Gifted and talented: "Confratute '93,'' conference and institute, sponsored by the A.J. Pappanikou Center on Special Education and Rehabilitation at the School of Education, University of Connecticut, and the Connecticut Department of Education, for educators of the gifted, curriculum specialists, and administrators, to be held at the University of Connecticut main campus in Storrs, Conn. Contact: Sally M. Reis, U.C., 362 Fairfield Rd., Storrs, Conn. 06269-2007; (203) 486-5401; fax: (203) 486-2900.

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.

August

1-4--Teacher education: "Education Is a Community Enterprise; It's Everybody's Business,'' summer workshop, sponsored by the Association of Teacher Educators, for teacher educators, to be held at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pa. Contact: Kenneth Burrett, Chair, (412) 434-5837, or A.T.E., 1900 Association Dr., Suite ATE, Reston, Va. 22091-1502; (703) 620-3110.

1-5--Sex education: 14th annual conference, sponsored by the National Coalition for Sex Equity in Education, for teachers, administrators, supervisors, equity specialists, and counselors, to be held in Ann Arbor, Mich. Registration deadline is July 1. Contact: N.C.S.E.E., 1 Redwood Dr., Clinton, N.J. 08809; (908) 735-5045.

  • 5-7--Health education: "Blowing Your Own Horn: Promoting and Marketing Health Education Programs,'' summer institute, sponsored by the Association for the Advancement of Health Education, for health-education professionals, to be held in Leesburg, Va. Contact: A.A.H.E., (703) 476-3437.
  • 8-15--Music education: "Partners in Artistry,'' conference, co-sponsored by the International Kodaly Society and the Organization of American Kodaly Educators, to be held in West Hartford, Conn. Contact: John M. Feierabend, Hartt School of Music, University of Hartford, West Hartford, Conn. 06117.
  • 12-14--Horticultural education: "Children, Plants, and Gardens: Educational Opportunities,'' symposium on horticultural-education programs for children, sponsored by the American Horticultural Society, for pre-K-8 educators, to be held in Chevy Chase, Md. Contact: A.H.S. Children's Symposium, 7931 E. Boulevard Dr., Alexandria, Va. 22308; (800) 777-7931; fax: (703) 765-6032.
  • 13-14--Charter schools: "EdVentures'' conference on charter schools, private practices of educators, and for-profit companies contracting with schools, sponsored by the American Association of Educators in Private Practice, to be held in Madison, Wis. Contact: Chris Yelich, A.A.E.P.P., N7425 Switzke Rd., Watertown, Wis. 53094.

15-19--Mathematics: Convention, sponsored by the American Mathematical Society and the Mathematical Association of America, to be held at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Contact: H. Hope Daly, Director of Meetings, or Janet Balleto, National Conference Coordinator, P.O. Box 6887, Providence, R.I. 029004; (401) 455-4137.

20-24--Psychology: Annual convention, sponsored by the American Psychological Association, to be held in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Deadline for submissions is December 10. Contact: Candy Won, Director, Convention and Meeting Services, A.P.A., 750 First St., N.E., Washington, D.C. 20002-4242; (202) 336-5500.

23-27--Technology: "World Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education,'' sponsored by the A.I.-ED Society of the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education, to be held at the University of Edinburgh in South Bridge, Edinburgh, Scotland. Deadline for proposals is December 12. Contact: A.A.C.E., P.O. Box 2966, Charlottesville, Va. 22902; (804) 973-3987; fax: (804) 978-7449.

24-27--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 July 24. Contact: Dennis Gray, Socratic Seminars, 1056 Nautilus St., La Jolla, Calif. 92037; (800) 354-3544.

  • 25-27--Computers: "Washington Interactive Media '93,'' conference, sponsored by the Society for Applied Learning Technology, to be held in Washington, D.C. Topics include: applications of computer-based training, multimedia applications in education, and distance learning. Contact: SALT, 50 Culpeper St., Warrenton, Va. 22186; (703) 347-0055; fax: (703) 349-3169.


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