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November

15, 16--Discipline: "Dealing With Disruption, Hostility, and Excuses,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, 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.I., 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; (800) 766-1156.

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; (800) 766-1156.

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--Outcome-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--Curriculum and instruction: "Teaching for Multiple Intelligences: Seven Ways of Knowing,'' 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; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156.

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.

17-20--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, 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 or (800) 766-1156.

18--Education reform: "Restructuring Education in America: The 21st Century Challenge,'' lecture, by Linda Darling-Hammond, Teachers College, Columbia University, sponsored by the Gordon S. Bodek Lecture of Distinguished Educators, University of Pennsylvania, to be held on the Penn campus at Stiteler Hall in Philadelphia, Pa. Contact: Gina M. Lind, Graduate School of Education, U.P., 3700 Walnut St., Philadelphia, Pa. 19104-6216; (215) 898-9794.

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--Professional development: "Intentionally, Intelligently, Instructionally Inclusive Schools,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Rockford, 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.

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, 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--Science: "Hands-On Science: Creating an Exciting Classroom Environment,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for science teachers of grades 3-9, to be held in Bloomington, Ind. Contact: Center for Professional Development. P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156.
  • 19-20--Health: "Hantaviral Disease: Prevention and Management,'' conference, sponsored by the New Mexico Department of Health, for health educators, to be held at the Alburquerque Convention Center in Albuquerque, N.M. Contact: H.D. Conference, 1479 Morning Glory Rd., N.E., Albuquerque, N.M. 87122; (505) 299-2266.

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

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.

December

1-2--Discipline: "Working With Difficult Students: A Discipline With Dignity Approach,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held at the Seattle Airport Hilton in Seattle, Wash. Contact: Center for Professional Development, P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018.

1-3--Independent schools: Annual meeting of business managers, sponsored by the Independent Schools Association of the Southwest, to be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in San Antonio, Tex. Contact: Richard W. Ekdahl, Executive Director, I.S.A.S., P.O. Box 52297, Tulsa, Okla. 74152-0297; (918) 749-5927.

1-4--Community education: "Shaping a Vision for Learning Communities,'' conference, sponsored by the National Community Education Association, to be held at the Stouffer Nashville Hotel in Nashville, Tenn. Contact: Ursula Ellis, N.C.E.A., 3929 Old Lee Hwy., Suite 91-A, Fairfax, Va. 22030; (703) 683-6232; fax: (703) 683-0161.

  • 2--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.

2--Middle schools: "Teaching Heterogeneous Classes in the Middle School,'' conference, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, to be held in Keene, N.H. Contact: Carol Clifford or Kathy Carter, N.E.L.M.S., 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, Mass. 01983-1223; (508) 887-6263.

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

  • 2, 3--Mathematics: "Making Algebra Child's Play: A Hands-On Equations Workshop,'' sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for math teachers of grades 3-9 and administrators, to be held on the 2nd at the Holiday Inn West in Knoxville, Tenn., and on the 3rd at the Radisson Plaza Hotel in Raleigh, 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.

2, 3--School data: "What Do the Data Really Say About American Schools?,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held on the 2nd in Tempe, Ariz., and on the 3rd in Dallas, Tex. Contact: Center for Professional Development, P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018.

  • 2, 3--Student achievement: "Self-Concept and School Achievement,'' seminar, sponsored by the Centre for Educational Leadership, to be held on the 2nd in Ottawa, Ontario, and on the 3rd in Montreal, Quebec. Contact: C.E.L., 3924 rue McTavish, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3A 1Y2; (514) 398-7044.

2-3--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 Stamford Marriott in Stamford, Conn. Registration deadline: Nov. 11. Contact: Lisa Rion, E.T.S., Rosedale Road, Princeton, N.J. 08541; (609) 951-6561; fax: (609) 951-1090.

2-3--New England schools: Annual meeting, sponsored by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges Inc., for chief administrative officers of member institutions in the six New England states, to be held at the Copley Plaza Hotel in Boston, Mass. Contact: Richard J. Bradley, Executive Director, N.E.A.S.C., 15 High St., The Sanborn House, Winchester, Mass. 01890; (617) 729-6762; fax: (617) 729-0924.

2-3--Student behavior: "Teaching Children To Care,''institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Princeton, N.J. Contact: Center for Professional Development, P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018.

2-4--Montessori education: "Language Arts and the Montessori Adolescent,'' conference, sponsored by the North American Montessori Teachers Association, to be held at the Sheraton Inn Airport in Minneapolis, Minn. Contact: N.A.M.T.A., 11424 Bellflower Rd., N.E., Cleveland, Ohio 44106; (216) 421-1905; fax: (216) 421-8193.

2-5--Children: "Joining Forces With Infants, Toddlers, and Their Families,'' national training institute, sponsored by Zero to Three/National Center for Clinical Infant Programs, to be held at the Washington Hilton Hotel in Washington, D.C. Contact: Z.T.-N.T.I., Box 7270, McLean, Va. 22106-7270; fax: (703) 790-7237.

  • 3--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 Litchfield, Conn., and in Florissant, Mo. Contact: P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind., 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156.


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