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January

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--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 25th in Hartford, Conn., and on the 26th in Columbia, 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.

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.

  • 25-26--Curriculum and instruction: "Teaching for Multiple Intelligences: Seven Ways of Knowing,'' seminar, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for all educators, to be held in Madison, Wis. Contact: Center for Professional Development, P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156 or (812) 339-1156.

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.

27--Aesthetic realism: "Through the Aesthetic Realism Teaching Method, Knowledge Opposes Anger And 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--Literature: "Teaching Through Literature,'' conference, sponsored by California State University, for teachers and authors of children's literature, to be held on C.S.U.'s Hayward, Calif., campus. Contact: University Relations and Development, C.S.U., 25800 Carlos Bee Blvd., Hayward, Calif. 94542-3004; (510) 881-3724.

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. 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 Thompson, 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.

2-4--Curriculum and instruction: "Inclusion: Quality Skills for Online Educators,'' conference, sponsored by Notre Dame College, for administrators, educators, and parents involved in inclusionary education, to be held in Portsmouth, N.H. Contact: Thomas Foulkes, Program Coordinator, Continuing Education Division, N.D.C., 2321 Elm St., Manchester, N.H. 03104-2299; (603) 669-4298.

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--Curriculum and instruction: "Inclusive Education: Innovative Practices,'' 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.

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.

  • 3-4--Student self-esteem: "Breaking the Cycle of Failure--Building Self-Esteem,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers, counselors, and administrators, to be held in Albuquerque, N.M. Contact: Center for Professional Development, P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156 or (812) 339-1156.
  • 4--Curriculum and instruction: "Smart Learning Strategies: Developing Self-Directed Students,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Lexington, Ky. Contact: Center for Professional Development, P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156.

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. 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. Contact: Roslyn Mickelson, Department of Sociology, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, N.C. 28223.

  • 5--Science: "Sharks and Coral Reefs: Sea World of Florida's Science Symposium,'' sponsored by Sea World Inc. and the University of Central Florida, for science educators, to be held in Orlando, Fla. Contact: S.W.F. Education, (407) 363-2380.

5-6--Children with disabilities: "Educating Students with A.D.H.D.: Identification and Intervention Strategies,'' conference, to address treatment of children with attention-deficit hyperactive disorder, sponsored by the University of California at Los Angeles Education Extension, for teachers, administrators, reading specialists, counselors, and other professionals, to be held on the U.C.L.A. campus. Contact: U.C.L.A. E.E., 10995 LeConte Ave., Suite 639, Los Angeles, Calif. 90024; (310) 825-4191.

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. 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.

8-11--Staff development: "IMPACT,'' staff-development seminar, sponsored by the National Diffusion Network and Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Denver, Colo. Contact: S.L. Winocur, 21412 Magnolia St., Huntington Beach, Calif. 92646; (714) 964-3106.

9--Professional development: "Maximizing People Power Through M.B.W.A.,'' seminar, sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators, to be held in San Francisco, Calif. Contact: A.A.S.A., (703) 875-0712.

  • 9-10--Violence prevention: "Making Prevention Work: Reducing Violence in All Communities,'' conference, sponsored by the Illinois Department of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse and the Prevention Resource Center, for Illinois educators and counselors, to be held in Springfield, Ill. Contact: P.R.C., 822 South College, Springfield, Ill. 62704.

9-10--College fair: Sponsored by the National Association of College Admission Counselors, to be held in Pittsburgh, Pa. Contact: Mark C. Milroy, N.A.C.A.C., 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, Va. 22314-2818; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015.

9-10--Professional development: Seminars on various topics, sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators, to be held in San Francisco, Calif. Contact: A.A.S.A., (703) 875-0712.

9-13--Multicultural education: "Facing the Challenges of Cultural Pluralism and Diversity,'' fourth annual national conference, sponsored by the National Association for Multicultural Education, for K-12 educators and administrators, to be held at the Westin Hotel in Detroit, Mich. Contact: Estela C. Matriano, Conference Director, College of Education, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio; (513) 556-3573; fax: (513) 556-2483.

10--International education: "Global Interdependence: The United States and the Third World,'' teleconference, sponsored by the Office of International Programs, Old Dominion University, to be broadcast from 1 to 3 P.M. Eastern time. Contact: O.D.U., Academic Television Services; (800) 548-4807.

10--Middle schools: "Conversation on Middle School Curriculum: A Conference,'' and "Scheduling in the Middle School'' and "Violence in the Classroom,'' seminars, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, to be held in Farmington, Conn. 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.

10-11--Curriculum and instruction: "Creating an Effective Learning Environment,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators, teachers, and staff developers, to be held in Atlanta, Ga. Contact: Center for Professional Development, P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47492-0789; (800) 766-1156 or (812) 339-1156.

10-11--Mathematics: "Math in a Social Studies Context,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Sacramento, Calif. 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--Quality standards: 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 San Diego Princess Hotel in San Diego, Calif. 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. Contact: F. LeRoy Walser, C.S.Q., College of Continuing Education, U.O., 555 Constitution St., Suite 128, Norman, Okla. 73037; (405) 325-1711; fax: (405) 325-1824.

11--Middle schools: "Alternative Assessment Conference,'' and "Transition, How and Why To Detrack Without Derailing,'' and "Language Arts in the Middle School,'' seminars, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, to be held in Sturbridge, Mass. Contact: Joan Blanchard, N.E.L.M.S., 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, Mass. 01983-1223; (508) 887-6263.

11--Curriculum and instruction: "Winning at Teaching Without Beating Your Kids,'' seminar, sponsored by the Centre for Educational Leadership, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Montreal, Quebec. Contact: C.E.L., 3724 rue McTavish, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3A 1Y2; (514) 398-7044.

11-12--Dyslexia: "Dyslexia: Where Are We Now?,'' sixth annual coastal conference, sponsored by the Orton Dyslexia Society, Central California branch, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Monterey, Calif. Contact: O.D.S., C.C.B., P.O. Box 924, Pebble Beach, Calif. 93953-0924.

11-12--Dyslexia: "Putting Theory Into Practice,'' conference, sponsored by the Orton Dyslexia Society, Southwest branch, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Albuquerque, N.M. Contact: O.D.S., S.B., P.O. Box 25891, Albuquerque, N.M. 87125; (505) 255-8234.

11-13--Curriculum and instruction: "Dimensions of Learning: Training of Trainers,'' institute, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for administrators and educators, to be held in Washington, D.C. The institute is for those who have had at least three days of training in the "Dimensions of Learning'' model, have used it in the classroom, and now wish to learn to train others. Contact: Attn: P.D.I., A.S.C.D., 1250 North Pitt St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 549-9110.

11-13--Staff development: "The Cutting Edge for Urban Middle-Level Reform,'' conference, sponsored by the National Staff Development Council and the National Middle School Association, for urban middle-level staff members, to be held at the Marriott Hotel in Chattanooga, Tenn. Contact: Shirley Havens, P.O. Box 240, Oxford, Ohio 45056; (513) 523-6029; fax: (513) 523-0638.

11-13--Storytelling: "The Creative Process Through Storytelling,'' workshop, sponsored by the storytellers Jay O'Callahan and Doug Lipman, for educators and parents, to be held at the Hemlocks Education Center in Hebron, Conn. Contact: Jay O'Callahan, Old Mt. Skirgo Rd., Marshfield, Mass. 02050; (800) 626-5356 or (617) 837-0962.

11-14--School administrators: National conference, sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators, to be held at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, Calif. Contact: A.A.S.A., 1801 North Moore St., Arlington, Va. 22209; (703) 875-0748.

12-16--Teacher education: "Education and Human Resources: Putting the Pieces Together,'' annual meeting, sponsored by the Association of Teacher Educators, to be held at the Westin Peachtree Plaza in Atlanta, Ga. Contact: A.T.E., 1900 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (703) 620-3110; fax: (703) 620-9530.

12-17--Year-round education: Annual conference, sponsored by the National Association for Year-Round Education, for educators, administrators, parents, and school board members, to be held at the Town and Country Hotel in San Diego, Calif. Contact: Charles E. Ballinger, P.O. Box 711386, San Diego, Calif. 92171-1386; (619) 276-5296; fax: (619) 571-5754.

14-17--International education: Annual conference, sponsored by the Association for the Advancement of International Education, to be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in San Francisco, Calif. The intended audience is those interested in pre-K-12 education in American/international schools abroad. Contact: Lewis A. Grell, Executive Director, A.A.I.E., Thompson House, Westminster College, New Wilmington, Pa. 16172; (412) 946-7192; fax: (412) 946-7194.

15-19--Bilingual education: Conference, sponsored by the National Association for Bilingual Education, for educators, policymakers, community members, and others, to be held at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, Calif. Contact: NABE, 1220 L St., N.W., Suite 605, Washington, D.C. 20005-4018; (202) 898-1829; fax: (202) 789-2866.

16-17, 17-18--Outcome-based education: Conference on quality schools, sponsored by the National Academy for Local Schools and the National Center for Outcome-Based Education, for teachers, principals, administrators, school board members, and parents, to be held Feb. 16-17 at the Georgia Center in Athens, Ga., and Feb. 17-18 at the Hilton Hotel in Asheville, N.C. Contact: Robert Bingham, Executive Director, N.A.L.S., 214 Pine St., Boone, N.C. 28607; (704) 264-9128 or (800) 946-6336; fax: (704) 265-2840.

16-18--Staff development: "IMPACT,'' staff-development seminar, sponsored by the National Diffusion Network and Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Monroe, La. Contact: S.L. Winocur, 21412 Magnolia St., Huntington Beach, Calif. 92646; (714) 964-3106.

16-19--Special education: "CASE Institute on School Reform,'' sponsored by the Council of Administrators of Special Education Inc., for special-education administrators, principals, school board members, and others, to be held at the Radisson Bay Harbor Inn in Tampa, Fla. Contact: Jo Thomason, Executive Director, CASE, 615 16th St., N.W., Albuquerque, N.M. 87104; (505) 243-7622; (505) 247-4822.

16-19--Teacher education: "The Challenge for Leadership: Teacher Education in a Climate of Standards and Assessment,'' conference, sponsored by the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, to be held at the Chicago Hilton and Towers in Chicago, Ill. The intended audience includes deans, administrators, and faculty members within institutions of higher education as well as teachers and others. Contact: Sonja Goree, AACTE, 1 Dupont Circle, Suite 610, Washington, D.C. 20036; (202) 293-2450; fax: (202) 457-8095.

  • 16-20--Technology: "InCite '94 Exposition,'' international computing and technology exposition, sponsored by the Association for Educational Communications and Technology, for media specialists, educators, librarians, and instructional designers, to be held at the Opryland Hotel and Convention Center in Nashville, Tenn. Contact: A.E.C.T., 1025 Vermont Ave., N.W., Suite 820, Washington, D.C. 20005-3547; (202) 347-7834.
  • 17--Mathematics: "Mathematics and Technology: The Transition Years,'' 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.
  • 17-18--Curriculum and instruction: "Creating an Effective Learning Environment,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators, teachers, and staff developers, to be held in Houston, Tex. Contact: Center for Professional Development, P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47492-0789; (800) 766-1156 or (812) 339-1156.

17-18--Science and mathematics: "Hands-On Science and Math,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Omaha, Neb. Contact: Center for Professional Development, P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018.

17-19--At-risk youths: Annual conference, sponsored by Our Other Youth, for educators and youth professionals, to be held in Seattle, Wash. Registration deadline: Feb. 1. Contact: Jerry Conrath, O.O.Y., Rte. 2, Box 2434, Lopez Island, Wash. 98261; (206) 468-3169.

17-19--Principals: "Creating Strategies for Quality Schools,'' conference, sponsored by the Southwest Principals Association and the Mesa Education Foundation, for elementary and middle school principals, superintendents, central office personnel, and teachers, to be held at the Mesa Sheraton in Mesa, Ariz. Contact: Jerry Edwards, 2122 East Pueblo Ave., Mesa, Ariz. 85204; (602) 898-0955; fax: (602) 497-2380.

17-19--Technology: "The International Computing and Instructional Technology Exposition (InCITE),'' sponsored by the Association for Educational Communications and Technology, to be held at the Opryland Hotel and Convention Center in Nashville, Tenn. The intended audience includes school district media supervisors, library media specialists, teachers, technology coordinators, administrators, distance-education specialists, and others. Contact: Deborah K. Hafer, A.E.C.T. National Convention, 1025 Vermont Ave., N.W., Suite 820, Washington, D.C. 20005; (202) 347-7834; fax: (202) 347-7839.

  • 18-19--Technology: "Integrating Technology Throughout the Curriculum,'' 12th annual microcomputer and technology fair, sponsored by the University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire, Wis. Contact: Debra Moen, Education Outreach, U.W.-E.C., Eau Claire, Wis. 54702-4004; (715) 836-5843.

18-20--Student activities: Workshop, sponsored by the National Association of Student Activity Advisers, for advisers, teachers, principals, and assistant principals, to be held at the St. Anthony's Hotel in San Antonio, Tex. Contact: Wanda Carroll, Administrative Assistant, National Association of Secondary School Principals, Division of Student Activities, 1904 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (703) 860-0200; fax: (703) 476-5432.

18-22--Principals: "America's Future: New Expectations, New Opportunities,'' convention, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, for principals and assistant principals from middle-level and high schools, to be held at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, La. Contact: Gayle Mercer, Convention Director, NASSP, 1904 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (703) 860-0200; fax: (703) 476-5432.

  • 18-23--Science: Annual meeting, sponsored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, for science educators and researchers, to be held in San Francisco, Calif. Contact: A.A.A.S., Meetings Office, 1333 H St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20005; (202) 326-6450.

21-23--Professional development: "School/Site Planning in a Strategic Context,'' seminar, sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators, to be held in Hilton Head, S.C. Contact: A.A.S.A., (703) 875-0712.

  • 22-23--Curriculum and instruction: "Teaching for Multiple Intelligences: Seven Ways of Knowing,'' seminar, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for all educators, 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.

23--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 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.

  • 23-25--Technology: "Orlando Multimedia '94,'' 12th annual conference on interactive instruction, sponsored by the Society for Applied Learning Technology, for school professionals involved in technology-based instruction and representatives of educational-research and -development organizations, to be held in Orlando, Fla. Contact: SALT, 50 Culpepper St., Warrenton, Va. 22186; (800) 457-6812 or (703) 347-0055.
  • 24--Science and technology: "Scientific Work Experience Programs for Teachers,'' videoconference, sponsored by the Triangle Coalition for Science and Technology Education, for teachers and administrators, to be broadcast from 2 to 3:30 P.M. Eastern time. Contact: Gwen Hall, Project Coordinator, T.C., 5112 Berwyn Rd., College Park, Md. 20740-4129; (301) 220-0885.
  • 24-25--Curriculum and instruction: "Creating an Effective Learning Environment,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators, teachers, and staff developers, to be held in Charlotte, N.C. Contact: Center for Professional Development, P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47492-0789; (800) 766-1156 or (812) 339-1156.

24-25--Professional development: "Strategic Planning Phase II,'' seminar, sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators, to be held in Hilton Head, S.C. Contact: A.A.S.A., (703) 875-0712.

24-25--Student behavior: "Teaching Children To Care,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held 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.

24-25--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 Philadelphia, Pa. Contact: Center for Professional Development, P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018.

24-26--Behavior disorders: "Educational Reform and a Changing Society: How Will Students With Behavior Disorders Fare?,'' symposium, sponsored by the Midwest Symposium for Leadership in Behavior Disorders, for special educators and other professionals who work with individuals with emotional disorders, to be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Kansas City, Mo. Contact: Kirsten McBride, Conference Manager, P.O. Box 40001, Overland Park, Kan. 66204; (913) 492-8755; fax: (913) 492-2546.

24-26--Individually guided education: Conference, sponsored by the Association for Individually Guided Education, for elementary, secondary, and higher-education teachers, administrators, and parents, to be held in Atlanta, Ga. Contact: Joan Teach, (404) 378-6643.

24-26--Mathematics: Regional conferences, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, to be held in Bismarck, N.D., Richmond, Va., and San Francisco, Calif. Contact: N.C.T.M., 1906 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091-1593; (703) 620-9840.

  • 25--Mathematics: "Administrators' Miniconference and Luncheon,'' sponsored by the Virginia Council of Teachers of Mathematics, for principals, superintendents, school board members, and other administrators interested in the direction of mathematics education. Contact: Dreama Menefee, Salem City Schools, 19 North College Ave., Salem, Va. 24153; (703) 389-0130.
  • 25-27--Conflict resolution: "Training for Trainers: Staff Development in Conflict Resolution Skills,'' workshop, sponsored by the National Association for Mediation in Education, University of Massachusetts, for trainers, school district staff members, and school mediation-program advisers, to be held in Denton, Tex. Contact: NAME, 205 Hampshire House, Box 33635, U.M., Amherst, Mass. 01003-3635; (413) 545-2462.
  • 28-March 1--Curriculum and instruction: "Teaching for Multiple Intelligences: Seven Ways of Knowing,'' seminar, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for all educators, to be held in Dallas, Tex. Contact: Center for Professional Development, P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156.

28-March 1--Student behavior: "Teaching Children To Care,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Sacramento, Calif. Contact: Center for Professional Development, P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018.

28-March 2--Technology: Annual Midwest education and technology conference, sponsored by the Regional Consortium for Education and Technology, for educators, administrators, and others, to be held at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in St. Louis, Mo. Contact: Conference Coordinator, R.C.E.T., 13480 South Outer 40 Rd., Chesterfield, Mo. 63017; (314) 851-0085, ext. 106.

March

1--Health: "Third Annual Youth Summit for a Drug-, Alcohol-, and Tobacco-Free Bay Area,'' conference, sponsored by the Bay Region IV Healthy Kids Center and the University of California at Berkeley's Department of Education, for students in grades 6-9 accompanied by a designated adult leader, to be held at the university in Berkeley, Calif. Contact: Deborah Beres Supple, Coordinator, Bay Region IV H.K.C., 313 West Winton Ave., Hayward, Calif. 94544-1198; (510) 670-4172; fax: (510) 670-4573.

2-3--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 Atlanta, Ga. 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--Principals: Conference, sponsored by the Chicago Principals Association in conjunction with the Chicago Board of Education, to be held at the Fairmont Hotel in Chicago, Ill. Contact: Bruce Berndt, President, C.P.A., 221 North LaSalle St., Chicago, Ill. 60601; (312) 263-7767; fax: (312) 263-2012.

  • 3--Assessment and testing: "Linking Assessment to Instruction: Sampling Learning Using Systemic Observation, Performance-Based Assessments, and Norm-Referenced Testing,'' seminar, sponsored by the Landmark School, for teachers, consultants, and administrators, to be held at the school in Prides Crossing, Mass. Contact: L.S., (508) 927-4440.
  • 3--Mathematics and technology: "The Transition Years,'' videoconference series on integrating computers into pre-algebra, algebra, and geometry, sponsored by the Center for Improved Engineering and Science Education, to be broadcast from 4:30 to 6 P.M., Eastern time. Contact: C.I.E.S.E., Stevens Institute of Technology, Castle Point on the Hudson, Hoboken, N.J. 07030; (201) 216-5375.

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

  • 3-4--Curriculum and instruction: "Creating an Effective Learning Environment,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators, teachers, and staff developers, to be held in Austin, Tex. Contact: Center for Professional Development, P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47492-0789; (800) 766-1156 or (812) 339-1156.

3-5--Children: Conference, sponsored by the Children's Defense Fund, to be held at the Cincinnati Convention Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. Contact: Ann Delory, Conference Coordinator, C.D.F., 25 E St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20001; (202) 628-8787, or conference hot line, (202) 662-3684.

  • 3-6--Technology: "On the Move With the Kentucky Education Technology System,'' conference, sponsored by the Kentucky Department of Education, for all Kentucky educators interested in education technology as it relates to school reform, to be held in Louisville, Ky. Contact: Lydia Wells Sledge or Jena Howard, K.D.E., (502) 564-7168.

4--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 in San Francisco, Calif. Contact: Center for Professional Development, P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018.

5-9--Principals: "Quality School Leaders for Successful Children,'' annual convention, sponsored by the National Association of Elementary School Principals, for elementary-grades principals, teachers, and exhibitors, to be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Lisa Wachter, Conventions, N.A.E.S.P., 1615 Duke St., Alexandria, Va. 22314-3483; (703) 684-3345; fax: (703) 548-6021.

6-7--Independent schools: "Communications Support for the Capital Campaign,'' workshop, sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, to be held in Washington, D.C. Contact: Conference Services Department, CASE, 11 Dupont Circle, Suite 400, Washington, D.C. 20036; (202) 328-5974; fax: (202) 387-4973.

6-9--Dropout prevention: National Dropout Prevention Conference, sponsored by the National Dropout Prevention Network, the National Dropout Prevention Center, and others, to be held at the San Jose Civic Convention Center in San Jose, Calif. The intended audience includes teachers, administrators, parents, counselors, and representatives of the business community, the justice system, and social-service agencies. Contact: Claire Communications, Conference Coordinator, 1840 41st Ave., #102, Capitola, Calif. 95010; (408) 464-2570.

  • 6-9--National PTA: Legislative conference, sponsored by the National PTA, for state PTA leaders, to be held in Washington, D.C. Contact: PTA, National Headquarters, 700 North Rush St., Chicago, Ill. 60611-2571; (312) 787-0977.

6-10--Education law: "New Developments in Education Law,'' spring seminar, sponsored by the National Organization on Legal Problems of Education, to be held at Cliff Lodge in Snowbird, Utah. The intended audience includes lawyers, administrators, teachers, government education officials, and education-association officials. Contact: Mary Luna, Administrative Assistant, NOLPE, (913) 273-3550.

  • 6-12--'Alcohol Awareness Week': A special week set aside by the National PTA to help counter the threat of alcohol and other drug use among youths. Contact: National PTA, Headquarters, 700 North Rush St., Chicago, Ill. 60611-2571; (312) 787-0977.
  • 7--Grant writing: "Dollars and Sense: A Grantsmanship Workshop,'' sponsored by the American Library Association and the Southeastern Library Network, for librarians who have little or no experience locating and securing grant dollars to fund special projects, to be held at the University of South Florida in St. Petersburg, Fla. Contact: Amy Bernath, S.L.N., 1438 West Peachtree St., N.W., Suite 200, Atlanta, Ga. 30309-2955; (800) 999-8558, ext. 226.
  • 7-8--Business/education partnerships: Tenth annual business/education conference, sponsored by the Conference Board, for educators and corporate leaders, to be held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City. Contact: C.B., P.O. Box 4026, Church Street Station, New York, N.Y. 10261-4026; (212) 339-0290.
  • 7-8--Curriculum and instruction: "Creating an Effective Learning Environment,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators, teachers, and staff developers, to be held in Dayton, Ohio. Contact: Center for Professional Development, P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47492-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156.
  • 8-11--Staff development: "IMPACT,'' staff-development seminar, sponsored by the National Diffusion Network and Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Jackson, Miss. Contact: S.L. Winocur, 21412 Magnolia St., Huntington Beach, Calif. 92646; (714) 964-3106.

8-12--English: "Sharing Our Stories,'' convention, sponsored by Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages Inc., to be held at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, Md. Contact: Ellison Loth, Director of Conventions and Expositions, TESOL, 1600 Cameron St., Ste. 300, Alexandria, Va. 22314-2751; (703) 836-0774; fax: (703) 836-7864.

9--Dyslexia: Symposium, sponsored by the Northern Ohio Branch of the Orton Dyslexia Society, to be held at the Holiday Inn Rockside in Independence, Ohio. The intended audience includes regular and special educators, tutors, consutants, adult dyslectics, psychologists, speech and language pathologists, and parents. Contact: Lori Josephson, Program Chairman, 2454 Cardigan Dr., Akron, Ohio, 44333; (216) 869-9575.

9-12--Art education: "Beyond Borders,'' annual conference, sponsored by the International Network of Performing and Visual Arts Schools, for arts administrators and artists/teachers, to be held in the Pan Pacific Hotel in San Diego, Calif. Contact: Ronald Daniel, Executive Director for Registration and Information, I.N.P.V.A.S., 3421 M Street, N.W., #218, Washington, D.C. 20007; (202) 966-2216; fax: (202) 966-2283.

10-11--Conflict resolution: "Creative Conflict Resolution,'' 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; (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018.

10-12--English: Conference, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, for elementary and secondary school teachers and teacher-educators, to be held in Portland, Ore. Contact: Membership Service Representative, N.C.T.E., 1111 West Kenyon Rd., Urbana, Ill. 61801-1096; (217) 328-3870.

10-12--Foreign language: "Theoretical Aspects and Practical Applications,'' conference on second- and foreign-language acquisition by children, sponsored by the Oklahoma Foreign Language Teachers' Association and others, to be held in Tulsa, Okla. Contact: Al Gage, O.F.L.T.A., P.O. Box 15356, Del City, Okla. 73155; (405) 672-8681.

10-12--Learning disabilities: Regional conference, sponsored by the Council for Learning Disabilities, for special educators and professionals in related fields, to be held at the Perdido Beach Hilton in Orange Beach, Ala. Contact: Kirsten McBride, Executive Secretary, C.L.D., P.O. Box 40303, Overland Park, Kan. 66204; (913) 492-8755.

11--Principals: "Re-Engaging the Discouraged Learner,'' 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: Feb. 25. 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.

11-13--Middle schools: "Integrating a Curriculum/ Maintaining a Middle School,'' workshop, sponsored by the National Middle School Association, for middle-level educators, to be held at the Fairmont Hotel in Chicago, Ill. Contact: N.M.S.A., 4807 Evanswood Dr., Columbus, Ohio 43229-6292; (614) 848-8211; fax: (614) 848-4301.

12--Technology: "Making Connections, Collapsing Barriers,'' conference on technology and education, sponsored by the New England School Development Council, to be held at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Mass. The intended audience includes legislators, school board members, superintendents, principals, teachers, and business leaders. Registration deadline: March 4. Contact: Sally Von Benken, NESDEC, 83 Boston Post Rd., Sudbury, Mass. 01776; (508) 443-7991; fax: (508) 443-0063.

12-15--Drug education: "Prevention Through Education: Schools and Communities Working To Reclaim the Lives of Our Children,'' conference, sponsored by the Midwest Regional Center for Drug-Free Schools and Communities, to be held in Chicago, Ill. Contact: Donna Wagner, Conference Coordinator, M.R.C., 1900 Spring Rd., Suite 300, Oak Brook, Ill. 60521; (800) 252-0283 or (708) 571-4710.

13-14--College fair: Sponsored by the National Association of College Admission Counselors, to be held in Springfield, Mass. Contact: Mark C. Milroy, N.A.C.A.C., 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, Va. 22314-2818; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015.

13-15--Vocational education: National policy seminar, sponsored by the American Vocational Association, for teachers, administrators, guidance counselors, and other vocational educators, to be held at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C. Contact: Bret Lovejoy, Assistant Executive Director, Legislative Affairs, (703) 683-9311.

13-19--'National Middle-Level Education Week': A special week set aside by the National Association of Secondary School Principals. Contact: NASSP, 1904 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (703) 860-0200.

  • 14-At-risk youths: "Education Is Everyone's Business,'' fourth annual conference on the at-risk, sponsored by the West Virginia Education Association, for teachers, administrators, and business leaders, to be held in Charleston, W.Va. Contact: W.V.E.A., 1558 Quarrier St., Charleston, W.Va. 25311; (304) 346-5315.

14--Principals: "On Goodness in Schools: The Power of Portraits,'' lecture and dinner, sponsored by the Principals' Center, for principals, educators, and administrators, to be held at the Harvard Faculty Club in Cambridge, Mass. Registration deadline: Feb. 25. 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.

14-16--Technology: Annual "Microcomputers in Education Conference,'' sponsored by the Arizona State University College of Education and others, for educators, administrators, researchers, and technology specialists, to be held at the university in Tempe, Ariz. Contact: Kay Kennedy, Conference Co-Director, M.E.C., Arizona State University, C.S.B. 355C Box 870908, Tempe, Ariz. 85287-0908; (602) 965-7363; fax: (602) 965-8887.

15--Students with disabilities: "Classroom Tested Interventions,'' teleconference, sponsored by ADDNET, for general- and special-education teachers and parents, 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 or (706) 542-5877.

15-16--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 Omaha, Neb. Contact: Center for Professional Development, P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018.

15-16--Independent schools: Legislative conference, sponsored by the Council for American Private Education, for private school leaders, administrators, teachers, and parents, to be held in Washington, D.C. Contact: Greg D. Kubiak, CAPE, 1726 M St., N.W., Suite 1102, Washington, D.C. 20036; (202) 659-0016; fax: (202) 659-0018.

  • 16-18--Staff development: "IMPACT,'' staff-development seminar, sponsored by the National Diffusion Network and Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Atlanta, Ga. Contact: S.L. Winocur, 21412 Magnolia St., Huntington Beach, Calif. 92646; (714) 964-3106.

16-19--Learning disabilities: "L.D.A.: A Capitol Idea,'' conference, sponsored by the Learning Disabilities Association of America, to be held at the Washington Hilton in Washington, D.C. Contact: Jean Petersen, National Executive Director, L.D.A.A., 4156 Library Rd., Pittsburgh, Pa. 15234; (412) 341-1515; fax: (412) 344-0224.

  • 17--Mathematics and technology: "The Transition Years,'' videoconference series on integrating computers into pre-algebra, algebra, and geometry, sponsored by the Center for Improved Engineering and Science Education, to be broadcast from 4:30 to 6 P.M., Eastern time. Contact: C.I.E.S.E., Stevens Institute of Technology, Castle Point on the Hudson, Hoboken, N.J. 07030; (201) 216-5375.

17-18--Science and mathematics: "Hands-On Science and Math,'' 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.

17-18--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 Sacramento, Calif. Contact: Center for Professional Development, P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018.

17-19--Independent schools: Annual conference, sponsored by the Independent Schools Association of the Southwest, for teachers, administrators, and trustees, to be held at the Sheraton Park Central Hotel in Dallas, Tex. Contact: Richard W. Ekdahl, Executive Director, I.S.A.S., P.O. Box 52297, Tulsa, Okla. 74152-0297; (918) 749-5927.

17-19--Montessori education: "Language and Writing for the Preschool Child,'' conference, sponsored by the North American Montessori Teachers' Association, to be held at the Sheraton World Resort in Orlando, Fla. Contact: N.A.M.T.A., 11424 Bellflower Rd., N.E., Cleveland, Ohio 44106; (216) 421-1905; fax: (216) 421-8193.

18-19--Reading: "Creating Authentic Images,'' conference, sponsored by the Claremont Reading Conference, for teachers, librarians, and administrators, to be held at the Claremont Graduate School in Claremont, Calif. Contact: Phil Dreyer, Director, C.R.C., Harper Hall, C.G.S., 150 East 10th St., Claremont, Calif. 91711; (909) 621-8075; fax: (909) 621-8390.

18-20--Montessori education: "Celebrate the Joy,'' national conference, sponsored by the National Center for Montessori Education, for Montessori teachers, administrators, and parents, to be held at the Hyatt Newporter Hotel in Newport Beach, Calif. Contact: Kristin Cook, N.C.M.E., P.O. Box 1543, Roswell, Ga. 30077; (404) 434-1128.

  • 18-20--Conflict resolution: "Training for Trainers: A Systemic Approach to Intercultural Dispute Resolution Within the Educational Community,'' workshop, sponsored by the National Association for Mediation in Education, University of Massachusetts, for trainers, school district staff members, and school mediation-program advisers, to be held in San Rafael, Calif. Contact: NAME, 205 Hampshire House, Box 33635, U.M., Amherst, Mass. 01003-3635; (413) 545-2462.

19-22--Curriculum and instruction: "Emerging Images of Learning: World Perspectives for the New Millennium,'' annual conference, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators, to be held in Chicago, Ill. Contact: Attn: P.D.I., A.S.C.D., 1250 North Pitt St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 549-9110

20-23--Technology: "Technology Education: Preparing for the Global Community,'' conference and exhibits, sponsored by the International Technology Education Association, for educators, administrators, principals, and others, to be held in Kansas City, Mo. Early-registration deadline: Feb. 18. Contact: I.T.E.A., 1914 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (703) 860-2100; fax: (703) 860-0353.

22--Mathematics: "Math in a Social Studies Context,'' 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. 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018.

  • 23--Vocational education: "High Schools That Work,'' third annual tech-prep conference, sponsored by the New Hampshire State Council for Vocational Education and Phi Delta Kappa of New Hampshire, for vocational educators, to be held in Concord, N.H. Contact: N.H.S.C.V.E., Concord Center, Room 314, 10 Ferry St., Unit 25, Concord, N.H. 03301-5022; (603) 225-4629.
  • 23-25--Technology: "Connections: Linking the Classroom to the World!,'' fifth annual technology and teaching conference, sponsored by East Carolina University, for public school administrators, teachers, and teacher-education faculty members, to be held in Greenville, N.C. Contact: James Pressley, School of Education, E.C.U., Greenville, N.C. 27848-4353; (919) 757-6135.
  • 24-25--Curriculum and instruction: "Teaching for Multiple Intelligences: Seven Ways of Knowing,'' seminar, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for all educators, to be held in Billings, Mont. Contact: Center for Professional Development, P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156.

24-25--Outcome-based education: Conference on invitational learning and outcome-based education, sponsored by the National Academy for Local Schools and the National Center for Outcome-Based Education, for teachers, principals, administrators, school board members, and parents, to be held at the Omni Hotel in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Robert Bingham, Executive Director, N.A.L.S., 214 Pine St., Boone, N.C. 28607; (704) 264-9128 or (800) 946-6336; fax: (704) 265-2840.

24-25--Student behavior: "Teaching Children To Care,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Madison, Wis. Contact: Center for Professional Development, P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018.

24-26--Mathematics: Regional conference, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, to be held in Bismarck, N.D. Contact: N.C.T.M., 1906 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091-1593; (703) 620-9840.

27-30--Middle schools: "13th Annual Middle School Conference,'' sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, to be held in Hyannis, Mass. Contact: Carol Clifford or Kathy Carter, N.E.L.M.S., 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, Mass. 01983-1223; (508) 887-6263.

27-30--Technology: "Deciding Our Future: Technological Imperatives for Education,'' conference, sponsored by the University of Texas at Austin's College of Education, to be held at the Institute of Education, University of London, in London, England. Contact: Marie Williams, U.T.-Austin, Education Annex Building, Room 2.240, Austin, Tex. 78712; (512) 471-1808; fax: (512) 471-8786.

27-30--Youth professionals: "Annual Youth Professionals Institute,'' sponsored by Work, Achievement, Values, and Education Inc., to be held at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C. The intended audience includes teachers, administrators, principals, counselors, social workers, agency directors, school board members, employment-training specialists, welfare workers, and other professionals who work with young people. Contact: Delores Parker or J. Tyler, WAVE Inc., 501 School St., S.W., Suite 600, Washington, D.C. 20024; (202) 484-0103 or (800) 274-2005; fax: (202) 488-7595.

  • 30-31--Creativity: "Serious Creativity,'' forum, sponsored by the Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce, the American Society for Quality Control--Indianapolis branch, and the Central Indiana Quality Leadership Forum, for educators and administrators, to be held in Indianapolis, Ind. Contact: National Center for Creativity, (317) 237-0703.

30-April 2--Children: "Focus 2000: Circle of Inclusion--Families, Children, Schools, Community,'' annual international study conference, sponsored by the Association for Childhood Education International, for teachers, teacher-educators, college students, day-care personnel, and other care-givers, to be held at the Fairmont Hotel in New Orleans, La. Contact: Marilyn Gardner or Cindy Scherrer, A.C.E.I., 11501 Georgia Ave., Ste. 315, Wheaton, Md. 20902; (800) 423-3563.

30-April 2--Science: National convention, sponsored by the National Science Teachers Association, to be held in Anaheim, Calif. Contact: N.S.T.A., 1742 Connecticut Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20009-1171; (202) 328-5800; fax: (202) 328-0974.

  • 31--Mathematics and technology: "The Transition Years,'' videoconference series on integrating computers into pre-algebra, algebra, and geometry, sponsored by the Center for Improved Engineering and Science Education, to be broadcast from 4:30 to 6 P.M., Eastern time. Contact: C.I.E.S.E., Stevens Institute of Technology, Castle Point on the Hudson, Hoboken, N.J. 07030; (201) 216-5375.
  • 31--Vocational education: "Accountability and Restructuring,'' Northern New England educational conference, sponsored by the New Hampshire State Council for Vocational Education and Phi Delta Kappa of New Hampshire, for vocational educators, to be held at Plymouth State College in Plymouth, N.H. Contact: N.H.S.C.V.E., Concord Center, Room 314, 10 Ferry St., Unit 25, Concord, N.H. 03301-5022; (603) 225-4629.
  • 31-April 2--Rural and small schools: "Third National Conference on Creating the Quality School,'' sponsored by the Center for the Study of Small/Rural Schools, University of Oklahoma, for administrators, teachers, school board members, and community leaders, to be held at the Holiday Inn Airport West in Oklahoma City, Okla. Contact: C.S.S.R.S., U.O., 555 East Constitution St., Room 213, Norman, Okla. 73037-0005; (405) 325-1450.

April

4-7--Catholic schools: "Unity in Diversity: Embracing the Challenge,'' annual convention, sponsored by the National Catholic Educational Association, to be held at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif. Contact: Nancy A. Brewer, Convention and Exposition Director, N.C.E.A., 1077 30th St., N.W., Ste. 100, Washington, D.C. 20007; (202) 337-6232; fax: (202) 333-6706.

4-8--Educational research: "Alternative Learning Environments: Work, School, Play,'' annual meeting, sponsored by the American Educational Research Association, to be held in New Orleans, La. Contact: William J. Russell or Jaime E. Hitchcock, A.E.R.A., 1230 17th St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036-2078; (202) 223-9485; fax: (202) 775-1824.

6-9--Learning disabilities: Twelfth annual network conference on educational therapy and learning disabilities, sponsored by the Learning Disabilities Network, to be held at the Natick Inn in Natick, Mass. Contact: L.D.N., (617) 340-5605.

6-9--Music: Biennial in-service conference, sponsored by the Music Educators National Conference, to be held in Cincinnati, Ohio. Contact: MENC, 1806 Robert Fulton Dr., Reston, Va. 22091-4348.

7-9--Social studies: "Interdisciplinary Approaches to Social Studies Education,'' conference, sponsored by the Middle States Council for the Social Studies, to be held in Harrisburg, Pa. Deadline for proposals: Sept. 10. Contact: Daniel Sidelnick, Conference Chairman, 2313 Harvey John Ave., Lebanon, Pa.; (717) 272-4883.

8-9--School law: Seminar, sponsored by the National School Boards Association, for school attorneys, school board members, and school administrators, to be held in New Orleans, La., in conjunction with the N.S.B.A. annual convention and exposition. Preregistration deadline: March 1. Contact: Susan R. Butler, N.S.B.A., 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 838-6722; fax: (703) 683-7590.

8-10--Middle schools: "Heterogeneous Grouping,'' workshop, sponsored by the National Middle School Association, for middle-level educators, to be held at the Peppermill Hotel in Reno, Nev. Contact: N.M.S.A., 4807 Evanswood Dr., Columbus, Ohio 43229-6292; (614) 848-8211; fax: (614) 848-4301.

10-13--Federally impacted schools: Spring conference, sponsored by the National Association of Federally Impacted Schools, for school superintendents, administrators, and school board members, to be held at the Hyatt Regency Washington in Washington, D.C. Contact: Barbara F. Balduman, Associate Director, N.A.F.I.S., 444 North Capitol St., N.W., Suite 419, Washington, D.C. 20001; (202) 624-5455; fax: (202) 624-5468.

11-12--Vocational education: Conference, sponsored by the National Tech Prep Network, for educators, administrators, and business and community leaders interested in the planning, implementation, and improvement of local tech-prep programs, to be held in Baltimore, Md. Contact: National Tech Prep Network, P.O. Box 21689, Waco, Tex. 76702-1689; (800) 972-2766; fax: (817) 772-8972.

12-16--Children: "Today's Children--Tomorrow's Future,'' annual conference, sponsored by the Southern Early Childhood Association, to be held in New Orleans, La. The intended audience includes early-childhood care-givers and educators, child-care advocates, parents, teacher-educators, agency directors, and administrators. Contact: Jane Alexander, SECA, P.O. Box 56130, Little Rock, Ark. 72215-6130; (501) 663-0353; fax: (501) 663-2114.

12-16--Physical education: "Sharing Our Vision,'' national convention, sponsored by the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, for educators, students, and others, to be held at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colo. Contact: Lysa Price, Director of Conventions, A.A.H.P.E.R.D., 1900 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (703) 476-3400; fax: (703) 476-9527.

13--Physical education: National Council of Secondary School Athletic Directors, sponsored by the National Association for Sport and Physical Education, for secondary school athletic directors, to be held in Denver, Colo., in conjunction with the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance national convention. Contact: Kathy Chichester, N.A.S.P.E., 1900 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (703) 476-3417; fax: (703) 476-9527.

13-14--Conflict resolution: "Creative Conflict Resolution,'' 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; fax: (812) 339-0018.

13-15--Education law: "The Promise of Brown,'' conference commemorating the 1954 U.S. Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education, sponsored by the Metropolitan Center for Educational Research Development and Training at the New York University School of Education, the N.Y.U. Law School, and the New York University Humanities Council, to be held in New York City. Contact: LaRuth Gray, Associate Director, 32 Washington Pl., Room 72, New York, N.Y. 10003; (212) 998-5100; fax: (212) 995-4199.

13-16--Mathematics: Annual meeting, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, to be held in Indianapolis, Ind. Contact: N.C.T.M., 1906 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091-1593; (703) 620-9840.

14-15--Principals: "Quality Education: Schools as Learning Organizations,'' institute, 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: March 25. 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--Community education: National training institute for community-based and global environmental education, sponsored by the National Community Education Association, to be held at the Minneapolis/St. Paul Airport Hilton in Minneapolis, Minn. Contact: Ursula Ellis, N.C.E.A., 3929 Old Lee Hwy., Suite 91-A, Fairfax, Va. 22030; (703) 683-6232; fax: (703) 683-0161.

14-16--English: Institute on portfolios, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, to be held in Baltimore, Md. Contact: Membership Service Representative, N.C.T.E., 1111 West Kenyon Rd., Urbana, Ill. 61801-1096; (217) 328-3870; fax: (217) 328-9645.

14-16--Montessori education: "Montessori: The Multicultural Dimension,'' conference, sponsored by the North American Montessori Teachers' Association, to be held in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Contact: N.A.M.T.A., 11424 Bellflower Rd., N.E., Cleveland, Ohio 44106; (216) 421-1905; fax: (216) 421-8193.

16--Careers in education: "Fourth Annual Careers in Education Exposition for Culturally Diverse and Bilingual Educators,'' sponsored by a consortium of public schools and state education departments, to be held at the Holiday Inn Crowne Plaza Hotel and Convention Centre in New York City. The exposition is seeking candidates for teaching, diagnostic, and administrative jobs in the areas of guidance, social work, P.T., O.T., E.S.L., special education, speech and hearing, and other Òhard-to-findÓ areas of specialty. Contact: Fred Greenspan, Director, or Lynne Weber, Expo Administrator, Tylin Productions, Box 1300, North Massapequa, N.Y. 11758-0905; (516) 799-2274; fax (516) 795-1887.

17--College fair: Sponsored by the National Association of College Admission Counselors, to be held in Indianapolis, Ind. 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--Independent schools: "The Small-Shop Series: Annual Giving in the Small Shop,'' workshop, sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, to be held in Chicago, Ill. Contact: Conference Services Department, CASE, 11 Dupont Circle, Suite 400, Washington, D.C. 20036; (202) 328-5974; fax: (202) 387-4973.

17-19--Education management: "Partners for Quality National Governor's Conference,'' sponsored by the Minnesota Academic Excellence Fo

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