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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., 3724 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 ToCare,''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.

3--Middle schools: "Teaching and Learning Styles,'' 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.

3-4--Professional development: "Strategic Planning Phase II,'' seminar, sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators, to be held in Atlanta, Ga. Contact: A.A.S.A., (703) 875-0712.

3-5--Writing: Workshops, 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.

3-7--Vocational education: Convention and trade show, sponsored by the American Vocational Association, for teachers, administrators, guidance counselors, and other vocational educators, to be held at the Opryland Hotel in Nashville, Tenn. Contact: Maddie Harwood, Convention Manager, (703) 683-9330.

4--Critical thinking: "Personal Mythmaking: Understanding the Present and Designing the Future,'' seminar, sponsored by the Hartford Critical and Creative Thinking Center, for teachers and administrators, to be held at the center in Hartford, Conn. Contact: H.C.C.T.C., P.O. Box 320188, Hartford, Conn. 06132-0188; (203) 233-8650.

5-8--Compensatory education: "Cornucopia of Change,'' annual conference, sponsored by the New York State Association of Compensatory Educators, for New York teachers and administrators involved in compensatory education, to be held at the Sheraton Inn and Conference Center in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Contact: Lynn Hoffman, Conference Co-Chair, (716) 674-2020.

5-8--School-college collaboration: National conference, sponsored by the American Association for Higher Education, to be held at the Pittsburgh Hilton and Towers in Pittsburgh, Pa. The intended audience includes school district administrators and teachers, state and national policy leaders, and higher-education faculty members, administrators, and researchers. Contact: Carol Stoel or Kristy Bonanno, A.A.H.E. School/College Trust, 1 Dupont Circle, Suite 360, Washington, D.C. 20036; (202) 293-6440; fax: (202) 293-0073.

6--Principals: "How To Inspire or Retire the Marginal Teacher,'' workshop, 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: Nov. 19. 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.

6-7--Conflict resolution: "Creative Conflict Resolution,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held at the La Pasada de Albuquerque in Albuquerque, N.M. Contact: Center for Professional Development, P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018.

6-7--Curriculum and instruction: "Coaching Teachers in Dimensions of Learning,'' institute, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for principals, curriculum specialists, and instructional supervisors, to be held in Baltimore, Md. The institute is for those who have had a minimum of two days of training in the "Dimensions of Learning'' framework. Contact: Attn: P.D.I., A.S.C.D., 1250 North Pitt St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 549-9110.

7--Discipline: "Dealing With Disruption, Hostility, and Excuses,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held at the P.D.K. International Conference Center in Bloomington, 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.

7--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 Baltimore, Md. Contact: Center for Professional Development, P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018.

7--Middle schools: "Mathematics Using Manipulatives,'' 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.

8-9--Conflict resolution: "Creative Conflict Resolution,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Austin, 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.

8-11--Quality standards: "International Education Industry Conference,'' sponsored by the Center on Standards for Quality of the University of Oklahoma's College of Continuing Education, and others, to be held at the Hotel Hilton Palacio Del Rio in San Antonio, Tex. The intended audience includes education administrators, higher-education leaders, education policymakers, teachers, trainers, business and industry leaders, and others interested in the development and use of voluntary standards. Response to call for papers due Sept. 30. Contact: F. LeRoy Walser, C.S.Q., College of Continuing Education, U.O., 555 Constitution St., Ste. 128, Norman, Okla. 73037; (405) 325-1711; fax: (405) 325-1824.

9--Middle schools: "Sustaining 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.

10--Middle schools: "Conversation on Middle Schools--A Conference,'' and "Scheduling in the Middle School'' and "Portfolio Assessment,'' seminars, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, to be held in Marlborough, Mass. Contact: Carol Clifford, Kathy Carter, or Joan Blanchard, N.E.L.M.S., 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, Mass. 01983-1223; (508) 887-6263.

10-12--Professional development: "What Works in Advisory Programs: Teacher to Teacher,'' institute, sponsored by the National Middle School Association, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Indianapolis, Ind. Contact: Lee McDonough, Director, Butler University, 4600 Sunset Ave., Indianapolis, Ind. 46208; (317) 921-6480.

11-15--Special education: "International Early Childhood Conference on Children With Special Needs,'' sponsored by the Division for Early Childhood, Council for Exceptional Children, for parents, teachers, and administrators, to be held at the Marriott Hotel and Marina in San Diego, Calif. Contact: D.E.C., 3 Church Circle, Box 194, Annapolis, Md. 21401; (410) 269-6801.

11-15--Staff development: "Celebrating Our Strengths . . . Touching Tomorrow Today,'' annual conference, sponsored by the National Staff Development Council, to be held at the Loews Anatole Hotel in Dallas, Tex. Contact: Shirley Havens, Business Manager, N.S.D.C., P.O. Box 240, Oxford, Ohio 45056; (800) 727-7288.

12-13--College fair: Sponsored by the National Association of College Admission Counselors, to be held in Washington, D.C. Contact: Mark C. Milroy, N.A.C.A.C., 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, Va. 22314-2818; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015.

13--Middle schools: "Using Outward Bound Activities To Create a Positive Classroom Environment,'' 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.

14-15--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 Radnor Hotel in St. David's, Pa. Registration deadline: Nov. 23. Contact: Lisa Rion, E.T.S., Rosedale Road, Princeton, N.J. 08541; (609) 951-6561; fax: (609) 951-1090.

15-16--Middle schools: Seminars on various topics, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, to be held in Farmington, Conn. Contact: Joan Blanchard, N.E.L.M.S., 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, Mass. 01983-1223; (508) 887-6263.

15, 16, 17--Mathematics: "Hands-On Equations,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held on the 15th at the Omni Austin Hotel in Austin, Tex.; on the 16th at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Houston, Tex.; and on the 17th in Corpus Christi, 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.

16-18--Science: Area convention, sponsored by the National Science Teachers Association, to be held in Orlando, Fla. Contact: N.S.T.A., 1742 Connecticut Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20009-1171; (202) 328-5800; fax: (202) 328-0974.

20--Middle schools: "Inclusion and Cooperative Learning,'' 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.

January 1994

6-7--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 Clarion Hotel in Cincinnati, Ohio. Registration deadline: Dec. 16. Contact: Lisa Rion, E.T.S., Rosedale Road, Princeton, N.J. 08541; (609) 951-6561; fax: (609) 951-1090.

6-9--Annual meeting, sponsored by the American Historical Association, for educators, historians, and history buffs, to be held at the San Francisco Hilton and Towers in San Francisco, Calif. Contact: Sharon K. Tune, Convention Manager, A.H.A., 400 A St., S.E., Washington, D.C. 20003; (202) 544-2422; fax: (202) 544-8307.

  • 7-8--Leadership: "Team Leader Practicum,'' workshop, sponsored by the National Middle School Association, for team leaders, teachers who would like to become team leaders, and administrators, to be held in Birmingham, Ala. Contact: N.M.S.A., 4807 Evanswood Dr., Columbus, Ohio, 43229-6292; (617) 848-8211.

10-12--Education reform: "Practitioner's Practice V,'' national conference focusing on ideas, strategies, and applications that support educational change and promote successful learning for all, sponsored by the Minnesota High Success Consortium Inc., to be held in Rochester, Minn. The intended audience includes K-12 teachers, admininstrators, school board members, parents, and community members. Pre-conference: Jan. 8-9. Contact: Judi Wold, M.H.S.C., Rte. 1, Box 82, Lewiston, Minn. 55952-9715; (507) 287-1321.

10-14--Professional development: Seminar on strategic planning, sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators, to be held in Columbus, Ohio. Contact: A.A.S.A., (703) 875-0712.

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

12-13--Outcome-based 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: Dec. 23. 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.

12-14--Professional development: Seminar on education reform, sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators, to be held in Tempe, Ariz. Contact: A.A.S.A., (703) 875-0712.

  • 13-14--School restructuring: "Restructuring Rally,'' conference, sponsored by the South Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching and School Leadership, for principals and educators, to be held at the Sheraton Hotel in Columbia, S.C. Contact: Gail Youngblood, S.C.C.A.T.S.L., 143 Withers, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, S.C. 29733; (800) 768-2875 or (803) 323-4772.

13-15--Outcome-based education: "Outcome-Based Education: A Mini-Conference,'' institute, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators, to be held in Williamsburg, Va. Contact: Attn: P.D.I., A.S.C.D., 1250 North Pitt St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 549-9110

13-15--Special education: "CASE Public Policy Conference on Special Education,'' sponsored by the Council of Administrators of Special Education Inc., to be held at the Pan Pacific Hotel in San Diego, Calif. The intended audience includes special-education administrators, principals, school board members, and others. Registration deadline: Dec. 15. Contact: Jo Thomason, Executive Director, CASE, 615 16th St., N.W., Albuquerque, N.M. 87104; (505) 243-8722; fax: (505) 247-4822.

14--Principals: "Service-Learning: A Pathway to Social Responsibility,'' workshop, 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: Dec. 23. 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.

14-16--Student activities: Workshop, sponsored by the National Association of Student Activity Advisers, for advisers, teachers, principals, and assistant principals, to be held at the Loew's Georgia Hotel in Denver, Colo. Contact: Wanda Carroll, Administrative Assistant, National Association of Secondary School Principals,ÑDivision of Student Activities, 1904 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (703) 860-0200; fax: (703) 476-5432.

16-18--Independent schools: "CASE/N.A.I.S. in Support of Independent Schools,'' workshop, sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, to be held in Boston, Mass. Contact: Conference Services Department, CASE, 11 Dupont Circle, Suite 400, Washington, D.C. 20036; (202) 328-5974; fax: (202) 387-4973.

17-18--Professional development: "Transforming Special and Regular Education Services: Teaching Them All,'' seminar, sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators, to be held in Phoenix, Ariz. Contact: A.A.S.A., (703) 875-0712.

17-21--Professional development: Seminars on various topics, sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators, to be held in Dallas, Tex.; New Orleans, La.; and Austin, Tex. Contact: A.A.S.A., (703) 875-0712.

18--Students with disabilities: "Medical Interventions at School,'' teleconference, for general- and special-education teachers and parents, sponsored by ADDNET, to be broadcast from the University of Georgia. Contact: Lisa M. Ehrhart, ADDNET Telecast Coordinator, U.G., 570 Aderhold Hall, Athens, Ga. 30602; (800) 296-4770; (706) 542-5877.

  • 18-21--Teaching methods: "Socratic Seminars,'' sponsored by the San Diego City Schools, for educators, to be held in La Jolla, Calif. Contact: Dennis Gray, S.S., 1056 Nautilus St., La Jolla, Calif. 92037; (800) 354-3544.

18-22--Students with disabilities: "Leadership in Learning,'' annual conference, sponsored by the National Association of Private Schools for Exceptional Children, for directors and administrators of private schools serving children, youths, and adults with disabilities, to be held at the Sundial Beach and Tennis Resort in Sanibel Island, Fla. Contact: Mara S. Miller, Administrator, NAPSEC, 1522 K St., N.W., Suite 1032, Washington, D.C. 20005; (202) 408-3338; fax: (202) 408-3340.

20--Middle schools:Ò"Health Protection Issues Conference,'' and "Classroom Strategies andÒSite-Based Management,'' seminars, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, to be held in Marlborough, Mass. Contact: Joan Blanchard, Carol Clifford, or Kathy Carter, N.E.L.M.S., 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, Mass. 01983-1223; (508) 887-6263.

  • 20, 21--Mathematics: "Math Enrichment and Extensions for Increased Learning,'' seminar, sponsored by the Centre for Educational Leadership, for math teachers of grades 4-8, to be held on the 20th in Monreal, Quebec, and on the 21st in Ottawa, Ontario. Contact: C.E.L., 3724 rue McTavish, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 1Y2; (514) 398-7044.

20-21--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 Marriott Hotel in New Orleans, La. Registration deadline: Dec. 30. Contact: Lisa Rion, E.T.S., Rosedale Road, Princeton, N.J. 08541; (609) 951-6561; fax: (609) 951-1090.

20-22--Education Law: "Preventing and Defending Civil Rights Suits Against School Districts,'' seminar, sponsored by the National School Boards Association's Council of School Attorneys, for lawyers representing school districts, to be held in Cozumel, Mexico. Contact: Susan R. Butler, N.S.B.A., 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 838-6722; fax: (703) 683-7590.

20-22--Technology: "Technology, Reading, and Learning Difficulties,'' conference, sponsored by Educational Computer Conferences, to be held at the Parc Fifty-Five Hotel in San Francisco, Calif. The intended audience includes reading specialists, classroom teachers, learning-disability specialists, administrators, and others. Contact: Diane Frost, E.C.C., Suite E, 1070 Crows Nest Way, Richmond, Calif. 94803; (510) 222-1249; (800) 255-2218.

  • 21-23--Middle schools: "Organizing for Team Instruction,'' workshop, sponsored by the National Middle School Association, for administrators interested in strategies for organizing a middle school to implement the team process, to be held in San Antonio, Tex. Contact: N.M.S.A., 4807 Evanswood Dr., Columbus, Ohio 43229-6292; (614) 848-8211.

21-23--Technology: Ninth national meeting and technological-literacy conference, sponsored by the National Association for Science, Technology, and Society, to be held at the Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel in Arlington, Va. Deadline call for participation: Oct. 15. Contact: N.A.S.T.S., 133 Willard Building, University Park, Pa. 16802; (814) 865-9951; fax: (814) 864-3047.

22--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 Orlando, Fla. Contact: Attn: P.D.I., A.S.C.D., 1250 North Pitt St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 549-9110.

25--Middle schools: "Now That We're a Team: What Do We Do?'' and "Adviser/Advisee,'' seminars, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, to be held in Portland, Me. Contact: Joan Blanchard, N.E.L.M.S., 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, Mass. 01983-1223; (508) 887-6263.

25-26--Careers: "Careers Conference '94,'' sponsored by the Center on Education and Work, for administrators, counselors, planners, and teachers, to be held at the Sheraton Inn Conference Center in Madison, Wis. Contact: Roger Lambert/Barbara Prindiville, C.E.W., 964 Educational Sciences, 1025 West Johnson St., Madison, Wis. 53706-1796; (608) 262-9264 or (800) 446-0399; fax: (608) 262-9197.

25-28--Professional development: Seminar on middle schools, sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators, to be held in Orlando, Fla. Contact: A.A.S.A., (703) 875-0712.

26--"School Nurse Day'': A special day to honor school nurses set aside by the National Association of School Nurses Inc. Contact: N.A.S.N., P.O. Box 1300, Scarborough, Me. 04070-1300; (207) 883-2117.

  • 26--Student motivation: "Batteries Not Included: Motivating the Reluctant Learner,'' 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., (508) 927-4440.

26, 27--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 26th in Columbia, Md., and on the 27th in Hartford, Conn. Contact: Center for Professional Development, P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018.

27--Aesthetic realism: "Through the Aesthetic Realism Teaching Method, Knowledge Opposes AngerÑAnd Students Learn!,'' seminar, sponsored by the Aesthetic Realism Foundation, to be held in New York City. Contact: Lois Mason, A.R.F., 141 Greene St., New York, N.Y. 10012; (212) 777-4490.

27--Middle schools: "Inclusion of SPED Into the Curriculum,'' conference, and "Promoting Self-Esteem'' and "Process Writing,'' seminars, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, to be held in Farmington, Conn. Contact: Joan Blanchard, N.E.L.M.S., 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, Mass. 01983-1223; (508) 887-6263.

  • 27-28--Leadership: "Schools That Make a Difference: What's Worth Fighting For in Schools,'' institute, sponsored by the Centre for Educational Leadership, to be held in Montreal, Quebec. Contact: C.E.L., 3724 rue McTavish, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 1Y2; (514) 398-7044.

27-28--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 Aurora, Colo. Contact: Center for Professional Development, P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156 or (812) 339-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018.

  • 28--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 Grand Rapids, Mich. Contact: Center for Professional Development, P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156 or (812) 339-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018.
  • 28-29--School reform: "Dynamics of an Empowered School: Getting to the Core,'' workshop, sponsored by the National Middle School Association, for administrators, teachers, and parents, to be held in Rochester, N.Y. Contact: N.M.S.A., 4807 Evanswood Dr., Columbus, Ohio 43229-6292; (617) 848-8211.

29-Feb. 2--Federal relations: Annual federal-relations conference, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals and the National Association of Elementary School Principals, to be held at the Washington Court Hotel in Washington, D.C. Registration deadline: Jan. 7. Contact: Richard Kruse, NASSP, 1904 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (703) 860-0200; fax: (703) 476-5432.

30--Jewish education: Tehillah institute, sponsored by the Bureau of Jewish Education of Greater Boston and others, for rabbis, nursery-school lay leaders, community leaders, and nursery-school directors, to be held at the Maimonides School in Brookline, Mass. Registration deadline: Jan. 7. Contact: Anna Borin, B.J.E., 333 Nahanton St., Newton, Mass. 02159; (617) 965-7350; fax: (617) 965-9776.

  • 30-Feb. 1--Tech prep: Florida State Tech Prep Conference, sponsored by the Volusia/Flagler Counties Tech Prep Consortia, for secondary school administrators, teachers, and counselors, to be held in Daytona Beach, Fla. Contact: Mary Thomspon, Coordinator, V./F.C. T.P.C., P.O. Box 2410, Daytona Beach, Fla. 32115; (904) 255-6475, ext. 2265.
  • 30-Feb. 2--At-risk youths: "Developing the Agenda: Changing Strategies From the Way They Are to the Way They Need To Be,'' conference, sponsored by the America's At-Risk Youth National Convention, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Charleston, S.C. Contact: Pat Brogdon, Chairman, A.A.-R.Y.N.C., (803) 423-8382.

31--Jewish education: Early-childhood conference, sponsored by the Bureau of Jewish Education of Greater Boston, for early-childhood directors and teachers, to be held at the Maimonides School in Brookline, Mass. Registration deadline: Jan. 7. Contact: Anna Borin, B.J.E., 333 Nahanton St., Newton, Mass. 02159; (617) 965-7350; fax: (617) 965-9776.

February

1-2, 3-4--Conflict resolution: "Creative Conflict Resolution,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held Feb. 1-2 in St. Louis, Mo., and Feb. 3-4 in Rochester, 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.

2--Students with disabilities: Inclusion 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: Jan. 12. 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.

2-5--Bilingual education: "Success Speaks Many Languages,'' conference, sponsored by the California Association for Bilingual Education, for educators, students, administrators, parents, and others, to be held at the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, Calif. Contact: Barbara M. Carrillo, Interim Executive Director, C.A.B.E., 320 West G St., Suite 203, Ontario, Calif. 91762; (909) 984-6201; fax: (909) 984-1333.

3-4--Families: 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: Jan. 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.

4-5--Principals: "Smart Schools: Learning and Teaching in a Culture of Thinking,'' conference, 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: Jan. 14. 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.

4-6--Reading: "Addressing Society's Needs With Literacy,'' conference on adult and adolescent literacy, sponsored by the International Reading Association, for educators, adult-literacy groups, and others, to be held in Washington, D.C. Contact: Conferences Division, I.R.A., 800 Barksdale Rd., P.O. Box 8139, Newark, Del. 19714-8139; (302) 731-1600, ext. 216; fax: (302) 731-1057.

4-6--Sociology of education: Conference, sponsored by the Sociology of Education Association, to be held at the Asilomar Conference Grounds in Pacific Grove, Calif. Deadline for submission of papers: Sept. 15. Contact: Roslyn Mickelson, Department of Sociology, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, N.C. 28223.

7-9--Quality standards: "Translating Total Quality Management to Education: A Mini-Conference,'' institute, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators, to be held in St. Louis, Mo. Contact: Attn: P.D.I., A.S.C.D., 1250 North Pitt St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 549-9110.

8--Middle schools: "Learning With Style,'' 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.

8-9--Teaching and learning: "Teaching Without Tracking,'' 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: Jan. 18. 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.

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