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February

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.

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. Registration deadline: Jan. 15. 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. 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 ExpectationsÑNew 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--African-American history: Symposium, to discuss resources in the Library of Congress for the study of African-American history and culture, to be held at the library in Washington, D.C. Contact: L.C., Public Affairs, (202) 707-2905.

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--Curriculum and instruction: "Basic Lesson Design Workshop,'' sponsored by the National Center for Teaching Thinking, for teachers and curriculum specialists, to be held in Dallas, Tex. Contact: N.C.T.T., P.O. Box 334, Newton Center, Mass. 02159; (617) 965-4604.
  • 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--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: "Advanced Lesson Design Workshop,'' sponsored by the National Center for Teaching Thinking, for teachers and curriculum specialists who have taken the "Basic Lesson Design Workshop,'' to be held in Dallas, Tex. Contact: N.C.T.T., P.O. Box 334, Newton Center, Mass. 02159; (617) 965-4604.

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.

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