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November

1--Middle schools: "Setting the Stage for Success,'' seminar, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, to be held in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: Joan Blanchard, N.E.L.M.S., 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, Mass. 01983-1223; (508) 887-6263.

1--Principals: "Diversity in Leadership: Living in a Climate of Change,'' conference, sponsored by the Principals' Center, for principals, educators, and administrators, to be held at the Harvard Faculty Club in Cambridge, Mass. Registration deadline: Oct. 15. Contact: Nindy LeRoy or Seth Sweet, P.C., Harvard University Graduate School of Education, 336 Gutman Library, 6 Appian Way, Cambridge, Mass. 02138; (617) 495-1825; fax: (617) 496-8051.

1-2--Staff development: Four-day conference (continues on Jan. 24-25), sponsored by the Greater Cleveland Educational Development Center, for teachers and administrators, to be held at Cleveland State University in Cleveland, Ohio. Registration deadline: Oct. 11. Contact: Linda Freeman, Interim Director, G.C.E.D.C., Rhodes Tower 901, C.S.U., Cleveland, Ohio 44115; (216) 523-7107; fax: (216) 687-5422.

  • 2--Technology: "Changing the Way We Learn: The Role of Technology, Grades K-12,'' seminar, sponsored by the New England School Development Council, for educators in NESDEC-affiliated districts, to be held in Chittenden South, Vt. Contact: NESDEC, 83 Boston Post Rd., Sudbury, Mass. 01776.

2-3--Media: "Video for Education Conference,'' sponsored by the Greater Cleveland Educational Development Center, for teachers and administrators, to be held at Cleveland State University in Cleveland, Ohio. Registration deadline: Oct. 13. Contact: Linda Freeman, Interim Director, G.C.E.D.C., Rhodes Tower 901, C.S.U., Cleveland, Ohio 44115; (216) 523-7107; fax: (216) 687-5422.

  • 2-4--School reform: "Planning for School Improvement,'' seminar, sponsored by the United School Administrators of Kansas, to be held at the McPherson Red Coach Inn in Topeka, Kan. Contact: U.S.A.K., 820 S.E. Quincy St., Suite 200, Topeka, Kan. 66612-1165; (913) 232-9776.

2-5--Professional development: Seminars on various topics sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators, to be held in Kansas City, Mo.; Columbus, Ohio; and Pittsburgh, Pa. Contact: A.A.S.A., (703) 875-0712.

3--Mathematics: "Using Manipulatives To Teach Mathematics (Grades 1-4),'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers of grades 1-4, to be held in Louisville, Ky. Contact: Center for Professional Development, P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018.

  • 3-4--Distance learning: "Interactive Distance Learning,'' workshop, sponsored by the Center for Excellence in Education, Indiana University, for teachers, to be held at the university in Bloomington, Ind. Contact: Michael Yoakam, C.E.E., Wendell W. Wright Education Bldg., Room 2201, 201 N. Rose Ave., Bloomington, Ind. 47405-1006; (812) 856-8221.

3-4--Professional development: Institutes on various topics, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held at the Nashville Convention Center in Nashville, Tenn. Contact: Center for Professional Development, P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018.

3-5--Health: "Building Healthy Families,'' annual New York State health-education conference, sponsored by the New York State Federation of Professional Health Educators and others, to be held at the Genesee Plaza Holiday Inn in Rochester, N.Y. A pre-conference workshop on violence prevention will be held on November 2. Registration deadline: Oct. 15. Contact: William Zimmerli, Executive Director, N.Y.S.F.P.H.E., P.O. Box 494, Kendall, N.Y. 14476; (716) 621-2529.

3-6--Dyslexia: "Masked Potential,'' conference, sponsored by the Orton Dyslexia Society, for anyone interested in dyslexia/learning disabilities, to be held at the Fairmont Hotel in New Orleans, La. Contact: O.D.S., 8600 LaSalle Road, 382 Chester Building, Baltimore, Md. 21286; (410) 296-0232; fax: (410) 321-5069.

3-6--Social work: "Social Work '93: N.A.S.W.'s Meeting of the Profession,'' conference, sponsored by the National Association of Social Workers, to be held at the Orange County Convention/ Civic Center in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Office of Continuing Education, N.A.S.W., 750 First St., N.E., Suite 700, Washington, D.C. 20002-4241; (800) 638-8799 or (202) 408-8600.

3-7--Gifted and talented: "Pursuing Excellence and Cultural Harmony,'' convention, sponsored by the National Association for Gifted Children, for teachers, administrators, counselors, coordinators, consultants, and parents, to be held at the Westin Peachtree Hotel in Atlanta, Ga. Contact: Peter D. Rosenstein, Executive Director, N.A.G.C., 1155 15th St., N.W., Suite 1002, Washington, D.C. 20005; (202) 785-4268.

4--Arts education: "Integrating Art Into the Content Areas,'' workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for elementary teachers and administrators, to be held in San Antonio, Tex. Contact: Shari Bradley or Suzanne Brown, P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47401; (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018.

4--Discipline: "Dealing With Disruption, Hostility, and Excuses,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa, for teachers and administrators, to be held at the Nashville Convention Center in Nashville, Tenn. Contact: Center for Professional Development, P.D.K., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018.

  • 4--Mathematics: "Extending and Integrating Mathematics, Grades K-6,'' seminar, sponsored by the New England School Development Council, for educators in NESDEC-affiliated districts, to be held in Lincoln, R.I. Contact: NESDEC, 83 Boston Post Rd., Sudbury, Mass. 01776.

4--Mathematics: "Mathematics and Technology: The Middle School Experience,'' videoconference series, sponsored by the Center for Improved Engineering and Science Education, Stevens Institute of Technology, to be broadcast from 4:30 to 6 P.M. Eastern Time. Contact: Pat Donnelly, S.I.T., (201) 216-5375.

4--School data: "In Support of Our Nation's Schools: Interpreting the Data,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held at the Nashville Convention Center in Nashville, Tenn. Contact: Center for Professional Development, P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018.

4, 5--Student behavior: "Increasing Student Motivation and Achievement,'' seminar, sponsored by the Centre for Educational Leadership, to be held on the 4th in Montreal, Quebec, and on the 5th in Ottawa, Ontario. Contact: C.E.L., 3724 rue McTavish, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 1Y2; (514) 398-7044.

4-5--Curriculum and instruction: "How To Integrate the Curricula,'' workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators at all levels, to be held in Syracuse, N.Y., and Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn. Contact: Shari Bradley or Suzanne Brown, P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47401; (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018.

4-5--Students with disabilities: Conference on the treatment of children, youths, and adults with developmental and neurological disabilities, sponsored by Bancroft, a private, nonprofit organization serving individuals with developmental disabilities and head injuries, to be held at the Mansion at Main Street in Vorhees, N.J. The intended audience includes psychologists, physicians, educators, neuroscientists, and parents. Contact: (609) 429-0010.

4-6--Libraries: "Libraries at the Crossroads,'' conference, sponsored by the Illinois School Library Media Association, to be held at the Effingham Ramada Inn Conference Center in Effingham, Ill. Contact: Kay Maynard, P.O. Box 598, Canton, Ill. 61520.

4-6--Mathematics: Regional conference, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, to be held in Paducah, Ky. Contact: N.C.T.M., 1906 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091-1593; (703) 620-9840.

4-6--School reform: Fall forum, sponsored by the Coalition of Essential Schools, for teachers, parents, students, higher-education faculty members, school board members, administrators, and others, to be held in Louisville, Ky. Contact: Lisa Lasky, C.E.S., Brown University, Box 1969, Providence, R.I. 02912; (401) 863-2847.

4-6--Students with disabilities: "Meeting Challenges Through Partnership,'' conference, sponsored by the Illinois Council for Exceptional Children, to be held at the Woodfield Hilton and Towers in Arlington Heights, Ill. The intended audience includes administrators, special-education teachers, standard-education teachers, parents, and related-service personnel. Contact: Susan Slagle, Fall Convention Chair, 109 Kensington Circle, #201, Wheaton, Ill. 60187; (708) 932-5217.

4-6--Students with disabilities: "...It's About Justice,'' conference, sponsored by the Association for Persons With Severe Handicaps, to be held at the Chicago Hilton and Towers in Chicago, Ill. The intended audience includes people with disabilities, parents, professionals in the disabilities field, educators, and advocates. Contact: Robin Tincha, Conference coordinator, TASH, 11201 Greenwood Ave. North, Seattle, Wash. 98133; (206) 361-8870; fax: (206) 361-9208; TDD: (206) 361-0113.

4-7--Middle schools: "New Horizons, New Perspectives,'' conference, sponsored by the National Middle School Association, for middle-level educators, to be held at the Portland Convention Center in Portland, Ore. Registration deadline: Oct. 1. Contact: N.M.S.A., 4807 Evanswood Dr., Columbus, Ohio 43229-6292; (614) 848-8211; fax: (614) 848-4301.

5--Families: "Work It Out, Talk It Out: Learning To Manage Anger for Teenagers,'' workshop, sponsored by the Center for Family Resources, for school and community professionals, to be held on Long Island, N.Y. Contact: Liz Gold, C.F.R., (516) 873-0900; fax: (516) 873-0949.

5--Labor relations: "Labor Relations in the School Sector: A Striking Scenario?,'' conference, sponsored by the Lehigh University College of Education, to be held at the university in Bethlehem, Pa. Contact: Liz Drake, (215) 758-6092.

5--Professional development: Institutes on various topics, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in St. Louis, Mo.; San Francisco, Calif.; Philadelphia, Pa.; and Tempe, Ariz. Contact: Center for Professional Development, P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018.

5-6--Behavior disorders: "Innovations in Emotional or Behavioral Disorders,'' Southeast regional conference, sponsored by the Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders, to be held in Orange Beach, Ala. Contact: Richard White, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, N.C.

5-6--Foreign language: Annual conference, sponsored by the Wisconsin Association of Foreign Language Teachers, to be held at the Paper Valley Hotel and Conference Center in Appleton, Wis. Contact: William W. Kean, President, W.A.F.L.T., Suring Public Schools, P.O. Box 158, Suring, Wis. 54174; (414) 842-2181.

5-6--Writing: "Double Consciousness: A Conference on Individualism and the Multi-Cultural,'' sponsored by the Bard College Center Institute for Writing and Thinking, for secondary and college-level teachers, to be held at the Bard campus in Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y. Contact: Judi Smith, Administrative Assistant, Institute for Writing and Thinking, B.C., Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y. 12504; (914) 758-7484.

5-7--Administrators: "Women of Influence: Raising the Glass Ceiling,'' conference, sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators, to be held in Kansas City, Mo. Contact: Mary Reese or Jennifer Bowser, 1801 North Moore St., Arlington, Va. 22209; (703) 528-0700.

6--Curriculum and instruction: "Dimensions of Learning: An Overview,'' institute, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for teachers, principals, supervisors, curriculum specialists, staff developers, and teacher-educators, to be held in Dallas, Tex. Contact: Attn: P.D.I., A.S.C.D., 1250 North Pitt St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 549-9110.

6--Diversity: "Celebrating Diversity,'' Kappa Delta Pi regional conference, to be held at Missouri Southern University in Joplin, Mo., and at Troy State University in Phenix City, Ala. Contact: K.D.P. Headquarters, P.O. Box A, West Lafayette, Ind. 47906; (317) 743-1705.

6--Technology: "Challenging the Next Generation,'' conference, sponsored by the Illinois Computing Educators, to be held at Indian Trails Junior High School in Addison, Ill. Contact: Robert W. Brunet, I.C.E., 1175 South Harvey, Oak Park, Ill. 60304; (708) 848-1210.

7-10--Children's television: "1993 Ollie Awards for Excellence in Children's Television,'' conference and contest, sponsored by the American Center for Children's Television, to be held at the Ambassador West Hotel in Chicago, Ill. The intended audience includes educators and other professionals involved with the production, study, or use of television for young people. Contact: David W. Kleeman, Director, A.C.C.T., 1400 East Touhy, Suite 260, Des Plaines, Ill. 60018; (703) 390-6499; fax: (708) 390-9435.

7-11--Indian education: "N.I.E.A.: Reflections of the Past, Visions of the Future,'' annual convention, sponsored by the National Indian Education Association, for educators and others active in American Indian/Alaska Native education, to be held in Mobile, Ala. Contact: Jane Weeks, Alabama Indian Affairs Commission, 669 South Lawrence St., Montgomery, Ala. 36104; (800) 436-8261.

8--Independent schools: "Marketing Planned Gifts to Independent School Donors,'' workshop, sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, to be held in Los Angeles, Calif. Contact: Conference Services Department, CASE, 11 Dupont Circle, Suite 400, Washington, D.C. 20036; (202) 328-5974; fax: (202) 387-4973.

  • 8--Mathematics: "Using Manipulatives To Teach Mathematics,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for curriculum directors and teachers of grades 1-4, to be held in Chicago, Ill. Contact: Center for Professional Development, P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156.

8-9--Conflict resolution: "Creative Conflict Resolution,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Birmingham, Ala. Contact: Center for Professional Development, P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018.

8-9--Grant writing: "Proposal Power,'' workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, to be held in Atlanta, Ga. Contact: Shari Bradley or Suzanne Brown, P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47401; (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018.

8-9--Professional development: "Transforming Special and Regular Education Services: Teaching Them All,'' seminar, sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators, to be held in Charleston, S.C. Contact: A.A.S.A., (703) 875-0712.

8-9--Quality standards: "Quality and Education: Strategies for Transformation,'' conference, sponsored by the Colorado Alliance of Business, the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences, and others, to be held at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colo. Contact: National Quality and Education Conference Management Office, (800) 375-7363.

8-10--Curriculum and instruction: "Dimensions of Learning,'' institute, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators, to be held in New Orleans, La. Contact: Attn: P.D.I., A.S.C.D., 1250 North Pitt St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 549-9110.

8-10--Professional development: "Assessment for Evaluation and Instruction,'' conference, sponsored by A-Trac, the professional-development division of the Natrona County (Wyo.) School District, to be held at the Jackson Snow King Resort in Jackson, Wyo. The intended audience includes teachers, coordinators, and others responsible for writing assessment and portfolio development and assessment. Contact: Cheryl Olsen Quinlan, Executive Administrator for Human Resources, N.C.S.D., 970 North Glenn Rd., Casper, Wyo. 82601; (307) 577-0327.

8-12--Professional development: Seminar on strategic planning, sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators, to be held in Hershey, Pa. Contact: A.A.S.A., (703) 875-0712.

8-14--School-business partnerships: "Meeting the Challenge: Using Partnerships as Catalysts for Change,'' national symposium, sponsored by the National Association of Partners in Education Inc., to be held at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, Va. The intended audience includes business leaders, educators, administrators, civic leaders, government officials, teachers, and partnership directors. Registration deadline: Oct. 20. Contact: Carol Pierce, NAPE, 209 Madison St., Ste. 401, Alexandria, Va., 22314; (703) 836-4880; fax: (703) 836-6941.

  • 9--Curriculum and instruction: "Creating an Interdisciplinary, Thematic Approach in the High School Classroom,'' seminar, sponsored by the New England School Development Council, for educators in NESDEC-affiliated school districts, to be held in Salem, N.H. Contact: NESDEC, 83 Boston Post Rd., Sudbury, Mass. 01776.

9--Middle schools: "Scheduling in the Middle School,'' seminar, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, to be held in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: Joan Blanchard, N.E.L.M.S., 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, Mass. 01983-1223; (508) 887-6263.

9, 11--Curriculum and instruction: "Integrated Thematic Instruction and Brain Compatible Learning,'' seminar, sponsored by the Centre for Educational Leadership, to be held on the 9th in Ottawa, Ontario, and on the 11th in Montreal, Quebec. Contact: C.E.L., 3724 rue McTavish, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 1Y2; (514) 398-7044.

9-10--Early-childhood education: "Early Childhood Programs: Design, Instruction, and Assessment,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, to be held in Bartlesville, Okla. Contact: Center for Professional Development, P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156.

9-10--At-risk youths: "YouthÑSuccess and Responsibility,'' annual youth symposium, sponsored by Our Other Youth and the University of Idaho Coeur d'Alene Center, for educators and youth professionals, to be held in Post Falls, Idaho. Registration deadline: Oct. 19. Contact: Ann Smart, University of Idaho, 925 West Garden Ave., Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83814; (208) 667-2588.

9-10--Financial aid: Workshop, sponsored by the National Association of Independent Schools and the Educational Testing Service, for financial-aid officers in private elementary and secondary schools and others involved with the distribution of need-based aid, to be held at the Holiday Inn Crowne Plaza in Natick, Mass. Registration deadline: Oct. 19. Contact: Lisa Rion, E.T.S., Rosedale Road, Princeton, N.J. 08541; (609) 951-6561; fax: (609) 951-1090.

9-10--Health: Parenting conference, sponsored by the Bay Region IV Healthy Kids Center, the California Department of Education, and the Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of California, to be held in Oakland, Calif. The intended audience includes educators, administrators, nurses, school board members, social-service and mental-health professionals, law-enforcement authorities, politicians, parents, community activists, and public-health specialists. Contact: Katherine Hunt, Program Assistance, Bay Region IV H.K.C., 313 West Winton Ave., Hayward, Calif. 94544-1198; (510) 670-4172; fax: (510) 670-4573.

9-11--Professional development: Seminar on total-quality schooling, sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators, to be held in Chicago, Ill. Contact: A.A.S.A., (703) 875-0712.

9-12--Professional development: Institutes on various topics, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Bartlesville, Okla.; Austin, Tex.; Milwaukee, Wis.; and Springfield, Ill. Contact: Center for Professional Development, P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018.

10--Mathematics: "The Power of Numbers: Mathematics in a Social Studies Context,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Vicksburg, Miss. Contact: Center for Professional Development, P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018.

10, 11, 12--Mathematics: "Hands-On Equations,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held on the 10th in Westford, Mass; on the 11th at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Portland, Me.; and on the 12th at the Century House Inn and Conference Center in Cohoes, N.Y. Contact: Center for Professional Development, P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018.

10-11--Discipline: "Working With Difficult Students: A Discipline With Dignity Approach,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Pittsburgh, Pa. and St. Louis, Mo. Contact: Center for Professional Development, P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018.

10-12--Educational research: Annual meeting, sponsored by the Mid-South Educational Research Association, for educational researchers, evaluators, and practitioners, to be held at the Radisson Suite Hotel in New Orleans, La. Contact: Harry L. Bowman, Executive Secretary, M.S.E.R.A., 215 Ball, Dean's Office, College of Education, Memphis State University, Memphis, Tenn. 38152; (901) 678-2363.

10-12--Professional development: "Building Bridges for Changemakers,'' conference, sponsored by A-Trac, the professional-development division of the Natrona County (Wyo.) School District, to be held at the Jackson Snow King Resort in Jackson, Wyo. The intended audience includes teachers, superintendents, and business leaders. Contact: Cheryl Olsen Quinlan, Executive Administrator for Human Resources, N.C.S.D., 970 North Glenn Rd., Casper, Wyo. 82601; (307) 577-0327.

10-13--Educational consulting: "What Are You Going To Do When You Grow Up?,'' conference, sponsored by the Independent Educational Consultants Association, focusing on education and preparation for a career and a contributing role in society, to be held at the Sheraton Burlington Hotel in Burlington, Vt. Contact: Marilyn Pierce or Brenda Nolan, I.E.C.A., P.O. Box 125, Forestdale, Mass. 02644; (508) 833-0670; fax: (508) 833-0863.

10-13--Students with disabilities: Conference of the Teacher Education Division of the Council for Exceptional Children, to be held in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Michael Churton, Research Institute, ED 105, College of Education, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Fla. 32816; (407) 823-3591.

10-14--Music education: "The Drum, The Voice, The Dance,'' conference and participatory workshops, sponsored by the American Orff-Schulwerk Association, to be held at the Westin Hotel in Indianapolis, Ind. The intended audience includes music and movement teachers, classroom teachers, and people interested in Orff-Schulwerk. Contact: Cindi Wobig, Executive Secretary, A.O.S.A., Executive Headquarters, P.O. Box 391089, Cleveland, Ohio 44139-8089; (216) 543-5366; fax: (216) 543-4057.

11--Reading: "Effective Techniques for Teaching Reading, Writing, and Spelling,'' conference, sponsored by the Reading Reform Foundation, for teachers, administrators, tutors, and agency personnel, to be held at the Sheraton New York Hotel in New York City. Contact: Leona Spector, Conference Coordinator, R.R.F., 333 West 57th St., Ste. 211, New York, N.Y. 10019; (212) 307-7320.

11-12--Curriculum and instruction: "Culturally Responsive Teaching: A Motivational Framework,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for K-12 teachers, to be held in Milwaukee, Wis. Contact: Center for Professional Development, P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47401; (800) 766-1156 or (812) 339-1156.

11-12--Student behavior: "Breaking the Cycle of Failure: Building Self-Esteem,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, to be held in Austin, Tex. Contact: P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156 or (812) 339-1156.

11-12--Writing: "Write More, Learn More,'' workshop on teaching writing, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for elementary and secondary teachers and administrators, to be held in Albany, N.Y. Contact: Shari Bradley or Suzanne Brown, P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47401; (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018.

11-13--Land-grant colleges: Annual meeting, sponsored by the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges, for representatives from member institutions, to be held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Washington, D.C. Contact: Melinda T. Roche, Annual Meeting Registrar, N.A.S.U.L.G.C., 1 Dupont Circle, Suite 710, Washington, D.C. 20036; (202) 778-0850.

11-13--Moral education: "From Judgement to Action: Visions for Moral Education,'' 18th annual conference of the Association for Moral Education, to be held at Florida State University in Tallahassee, Fla. Contact: A.M.E. Annual Conference, Patricia M. King, 330 Education Bldg., Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio 43404; (419) 372-7384; fax: (419) 372-8265.

11-13--Professional development: Seminar on the non-graded classroom, sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators, to be held in Wilmington, N.C. Contact: A.A.S.A., (703) 875-0712.

11-13--Reading: Twenty-first Southwest regional conference, sponsored by the International Reading Association, for reading educators at all levels, to be held in Tulsa, Okla. Contact: Gwen Humphrey, 2552 East 23rd St., Tulsa, Okla. 74114; (918) 747-4119.

11-13--Science: Area convention, sponsored by the National Science Teachers Association, to be held in Louisville, Ky. Contact: N.S.T.A., 1742 Connecticut Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20009-1171; (202) 328-5800; fax: (202) 328-0974.

  • 12--Professional development: "Smart Learning Strategies: Developing Self-Directed Students,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Springfield, Ill. Contact: Center for Professional Development, P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-7089.

12-14--Montessori education: "Montessori Public Schools for the 21st Century: Keeping the Vision,'' conference, sponsored by the North American Montessori Teachers' Association, to be held at the Plaza Hilton Inn in Kansas City, Mo. Contact: N.A.M.T.A., 11424 Bellflower Rd., N.E., Cleveland, Ohio 44106; (216) 421-1905; fax: (216) 421-8193.

  • 12-14--School chiefs: Annual meeting, sponsored by the Council of Chief State School Officers, to be held at the Columbus Marriott Hotel in Columbus, Ohio. Contact: C.C.S.S.O., 1 Massachusetts Ave., N.W., Suite 700, Washington, D.C. 20001-1431; (202) 336-7021.

12-14--Student activities: Workshop, sponsored by the National Association of Student Activity Advisers, for advisers, teachers, principals, and assistant principals, to be held at the Terrace Garden Inn in Atlanta, Ga. Contact: Wanda Carroll, Administrative Assistant, National Association of Secondary School PrincipalsÑDivision of Student Activities, 1904 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (703) 860-0200; fax: (703) 476-5432.

13--Diversity: "Celebrating Diversity,'' Kappa Delta Pi regional conference, to be held at Illinois State University in Normal, Ill. Contact: K.D.P. Headquarters, P.O. Box A, West Lafayette, Ind. 47906; (317) 743-1705.

14--College fair: Sponsored by the National Association of College Admission Counselors, to be held in Philadelphia, Pa. Contact: Mark C. Milroy, N.A.C.A.C., 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, Va. 22314-2818; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015.

14-15--Independent schools: Annual business meeting, sponsored by the Independent Schools Association of the Southwest, to be held at the Hyatt Regency D.F.W., Dallas-Fort Worth Airport, Tex. Contact: Richard W. Ekdahl, Executive Director, I.S.A.S., P.O. Box 52297, Tulsa, Okla. 74152-0297; (918) 749-5927.

14-16--Restructuring: "Journeys: Performances and Exhibitions from Learner-Centered Schools,'' conference, sponsored by the Regional Laboratory for Educational Improvement of the Northeast and Islands, to be held in Springfield, Mass. Contact: Lori Mitchell, R.L.E.I., 300 Brickstone Sq., Suite 900, Andover, Mass. 01810; (508) 470-0098, ext. 744.

15, 16--Discipline: "Dealing With Disruption, Hostility, and Excuses,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa, for teachers and administrators, to be held on the 15th in Sacramento, Calif., and on the 16th in Aurora, Colo. Contact: Center for Professional Development, P.D.K., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018.

15--Middle schools: "Unified Arts Conference,'' sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, to be held in Marlborough, Mass. Contact: Carol Clifford or Kathy Carter, N.E.L.M.S., 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, Mass. 01983-1223; (508) 887-6263.

  • 15--Professional development: "Smart Learning Strategies: Developing Self-Directed Students,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Baltimore, Md. Contact: Center for Professional Development, P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789.
  • 15-16--Conflict resolution: "Creative Conflict Resolution,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Baton Rouge, La. Contact: Center for Professional Development, P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789.

15-16--Families: "Family Science,'' conference, sponsored by the Greater Cleveland Educational Development Center, for teachers and administrators, to be held at Cleveland State University in Cleveland, Ohio. Deadline: Oct. 25. Contact: Linda Freeman, Interim Director, G.C.E.D.C., Rhodes Tower 901, C.S.U., Cleveland, Ohio 44115; (216) 523-7107; fax: (216) 687-5422.

15-16--Grant writing: "Proposal Power,'' workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, to be held in Syracuse, N.Y. Contact: Shari Bradley or Suzanne Brown, P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47401; (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018.

  • 15-16--Mathematics: "Learning Problems in Mathematics: Diagnostic and Remedial Perspectives,'' seminar, sponsored by the Landmark School, for teachers and administrators, to be held at the school in Prides Crossing, Mass. Contact: Peggie Cook, L.S., Prides Crossing, Mass. 01965-0227; (508) 927-4440.

15-17--Outcomes-based education: Conference, sponsored by the National Center for Outcome-Based Education, for building-level practitioners and district-level decisionmakers, to be held at the Crescent Hotel in Phoenix, Ariz. Contact: Floyd E. McDowell Sr., N.C.O.B.E., P.O. Box 5538, Newark, Del. 19714-5538; (302) 737-4812; fax: (302) 456-9104.

15-20--Professional development: "Curriculum Management Audit Training,'' seminar, sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators, to be held in Phoenix, Ariz. Contact: A.A.S.A., (703) 875-0712.

15-21--'National Children's Book Week': A special week set aside by the Children's Book Council in support of projects that promote literacy and encourage the reading and enjoyment of books among young people. This year's theme: "Share the Adventure.'' Contact: C.B.C., 568 Broadway, Suite 404, New York, N.Y. 10012; (212) 966-1990.

16--Mathematics: "Using Manipulatives To Teach Mathematics (Grades 1-4),'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers of grades 1-4, to be held in Chicago, Ill. Contact: Center for Professional Development, P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018.

16-17--Student behavior: "Teaching Children To Care,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Boston, Mass. Contact: Center for Professional Development, P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018.

  • 16-17--Tech prep: "Restructuring Education: Building a 21st Century Work Force,'' convention, sponsored by the Central Texas Tech Prep Consortium, the Heart of Texas Tech Prep Consortium, and the Region 12 Education Service Center, to be held in Waco, Tex. Contact: Education Service Center, Region 12, P.O. Box 1249, Waco, Tex. 76703.

17--Middle schools: "Teaching Learning Styles in the Middle School,'' conference, and "Exemplary Rural Middle Schools Conference,'' sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, to be held in Stamford, Conn., and Vermont (location T.B.A.), respectively. Contact: Carol Clifford or Kathy Carter, N.E.L.M.S., 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, Mass. 01983-1223; (508) 887-6263.

17, 18--Professional development: "Responding Democratically to Opposition Groups,'' seminar, sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators, to be held on the 17th in Burlingame, Calif., and on the 18th in Costa Mesa, Calif. Contact: A.A.S.A., (703) 875-0712.

17, 18, 19--Mathematics: "Hands-On Equations,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held on the 17th at the Crescent Hotel in Phoenix, Ariz.; on the 18th at the Howard Johnson Plaza in Albuquerque, N.M.; and on the 19th at the Red Lion Inn in Durango, Colo. Contact: Center for Professional Development, P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018.

17-18--College fair: Sponsored by the National Association of College Admission Counselors, to be held in Cleveland, Ohio. Contact: Mark C. Milroy, N.A.C.A.C., 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, Va. 22314-2818; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015.

17-18--Discipline: "Working With Difficult Students: A Discipline With Dignity Approach,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Charlotte, N.C. Contact: Center for Professional Development, P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018.

  • 17-18--Curriculum and instruction: "Teaching for Multiple Intelligences,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Dayton, Ohio. Contact: Center for Professional Development, P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789.

17-20--Gifted and talented: "Promises To Keep,'' conference, sponsored by the Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented, for educators, parents, and state consultants, to be held at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Tex. Contact: Connie McLendon, T.A.G.T., 406 East 11th St., Suite 310, Austin, Tex. 78701-2617; (512) 499-8248.

17-21--Biology: "Biology in the 90's: New Directions, New Challenges,'' national conference, sponsored by the National Association of Biology Teachers, for teachers at the elementary, junior high, senior high, and higher-education levels, to be held at the Marriott Copley Place Hotel in Boston, Mass. Contact: Patricia J. McWethy, Executive Director, N.A.B.T., 11250 Roger Bacon Dr., #19, Reston, Va. 22090; (703) 471-1134.

17-22--English: Eighty-third annual convention, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, for teachers of English at all levels, to be held in Pittsburgh, Pa. Contact: Membership Service Representative, N.C.T.E., 1111 Kenyon Rd., Urbana, Ill. 61801; (217) 328-3870.

  • 18--Curriculum and instruction: "Motivating Students To Take Responsibility for Their Own Learning,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Carmel, Ind. Contact: Center for Professional Development, P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789.

18--Families: "Empowering Kids To Take Responsibility,'' workshop, sponsored by the Center for Family Resources, for school and community professionals, to be held on Long Island, N.Y. Contact: Liz Gold, C.F.R., (516) 873-0900; fax: (516) 873-0949.

  • 18--Mathematics: "Mathematics and Technology: The Middle School Experience,'' videoconference series, sponsored by the Center for Improved Engineering and Science Education, Stevens Institute of Technology, to be broadcast from 4:30 to 6 P.M. Eastern Time. Contact: Pat Donnelly, S.I.T., (201) 216-5375.
  • 18--Student behavior: "Motivating Students To Take Responsibility for Their Own Learning,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, to be held in Carmel, Ind. Contact: Center for Professional Development, P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156.

18-19--Children: "The Expanded New England Kindergarten Conference,'' sponsored by Lesley College, to be held in Randolph, Mass. The intended audience includes early-childhood administrators, K-3 teachers, preschool and nursery school staff members, day-care professionals, special educators, and subject-area specialists. Contact: Mary Mindess, Chairperson, N.E.K.C., Lesley College, 29 Everett St., Cambridge, Mass. 02138; (617) 349-8922; fax: (617) 349-8717.

  • 18-19--Curriculum and instruction: "Creating an Effective Learning Environment,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Center for Professional Development, P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156.

18-19--Curriculum and instruction: Integrated-curriculum conference, sponsored by the Minnesota Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development and the Minnesota High Success Consortium Inc., for K-12 teachers and administrators, to be held at the Minneapolis Hilton Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minn. Contact: Judi Wold, M.H.S.C., Rte. 1, Box 82, Lewiston, Minn. 55952-9715; (507) 287-1321.

18-19--Financial aid: Workshop, sponsored by the National Association of Independent Schools and the Educational Testing Service, for financial-aid officers in private elementary and secondary schools and others involved with the distribution of need-based aid, to be held at the Embassy Suites Hotel in San Diego, Calif. Registration deadline: Oct. 28. Contact: Lisa Rion, E.T.S., Rosedale Road, Princeton, N.J. 08541; (609) 951-6561; fax: (609) 951-1090.

18-19--Mathematics: "Using Math Manipulatives,'' workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for elementary and middle school teachers and administrators, to be held in Denver, Colo. Contact: Shari Bradley or Suzanne Brown, P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47401; (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018.

18-19--Middle schools: "Creating Strategic Learners in the Middle School,'' and "Developing High Performance Teams,'' seminars, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, to be held in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: Joan Blanchard, N.E.L.M.S., 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, Mass. 01983-1223; (508) 887-6263.

18-19--Principals: "The Paradox of the Principalship,'' seminar, sponsored by the Principals' Center, for principals, educators, and administrators, to be held at the Harvard University Graduate School of Education in Cambridge, Mass. Registration deadline: Oct. 29. Contact: Nindy LeRoy or Seth Sweet, P.C., H.U.-G.S.E., 336 Gutman Library, 6 Appian Way, Cambridge, Mass. 02138; (617) 495-1825; fax: (617) 496-8051.

18-19--Professional development: Seminars on school management, sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators, to be held in Washington, D.C., and Phoenix, Ariz. Contact: A.A.S.A., (703) 875-0712.

18-19--Student motivation: "Motivating Students To Take Responsibility for Their Own Learning,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Carmel, Ind. Contact: Center for Professional Development, P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018.

18-20--Behavior disorders: "Seventeenth Annual National Conference on Severe Behavior Disorders of Children and Youth,'' sponsored by Teacher Educators for Children With Behavioral Disorders, to be held in Tempe, Ariz. Contact: Robert Rutherford, Conference Director, 8412 North 80th Pl., Scottsdale, Ariz. 85258; (612) 833-7759.

18-20--Curriculum and instruction: "The Curriculum Assessment Connection: A Mini-Conference,'' institute, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators, to be held in Atlanta, Ga. Contact: Attn: P.D.I., A.S.C.D., 1250 North Pitt St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 549-9110.

18-22--Speech and hearing: Annual convention, sponsored by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, for audiologists, speech-language pathologists, and related professionals, to be held in Anaheim, Calif. Pre-registration deadline: Oct. 15. Contact: Frances J. Johnston, A.S.L.H.A., 10801 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Md. 20852; (301) 897-5700; fax: (301) 571-0457.

  • 19-21--Conference: "Dream Catchers for Tomorrow: 1993 Joint Annual Conference,'' for Illinois educators, sponsored by the Illinois Association of School Boards, the Illinois Association of School Administrators, and the Illinois Association of School Business Officials, to be held in Chicago, Ill. Contact: I.A.S.B., 1209 S. Fifth St., Springfield, Ill. 62703-2392.

19-21--Education law: "Education With Liberty and Justice for All,'' conference, sponsored by the National Organization on Legal Problems of Education, to be held at the Wyndham Franklin Plaza, Philadelphia, Pa. The intended audience includes lawyers, administrators, teachers, government education officials, and education-association officials. Contact: Mary Luna, Administrative Assistant, NOLPE, (913) 273-3550.

19-22--Social studies: "Expectations and Excellence in Social Studies,'' annual meeting, sponsored by the National Council for the Social Studies, to be held at the Opryland Hotel in Nashville, Tenn. Pre-registration deadline: Oct. 29. Contact: Peter Stavros, N.C.S.S., 3501 Newark St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20016; (202) 966-7840; fax: (202) 966-2061.

19-23--Staff development: "Professional Development: The Catalyst for Change and Improvement,'' conference, sponsored by the National Council of States, to be held at the Omni Hotel at Charleston Place in Charleston, S.C. The intended audience includes staff-development personnel, teachers and school administrators, college faculty and administrators, state-education-department personnel, and professional-organization staff and leadership personnel. Contact: James F. Collins or Linda A. Pitonzo, N.C.S., 402 Huntington Hall, Syracuse University, Syracuse, N.Y. 13244-2340; (315) 443-4167; fax: (315) 443-5732.

20-22--Foreign language: "Enhancing Our Professional Status,'' annual meeting, sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of German Inc., in cooperation with the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, for teachers of German language, literature, and culture at all levels, to be held at the Hyatt and Hilton hotels and San Antonio Convention Center in San Antonio, Tex. Contact: A.A.T.G., 112 Haddontowne Ct., Suite 104, Cherry Hill, N.J. 08034; (609) 795-5553; fax: (609) 795-9398.

  • 29--Curriculum and instruction: "Curriculum Decisions? Materials Selection? A Process for Decisionmaking,'' workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for all educators, to be held in Crete, N.H. Contact: P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789.

30--Professional development: "Responding Democratically to Opposition Groups,'' seminar, sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators, to be held in Waterbury, Conn. Contact: A.A.S.A., (703) 875-0712.

30-Dec.2--Professional development: Seminar on total-quality education, sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators, to be held in Minneapolis, Minn. Contact: A.A.S.A., (703) 875-0712.

30-Dec. 4--Professional development: Seminar on strategic planning, sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators, to be held in Atlanta, Ga. Contact: A.A.S.A., (703) 875-0712.

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