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February

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--Student assessment: "Authentic Assessment in the Classroom,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Fort Smith, Ark. Contact: Center for Professional Development, P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156.

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, 24--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 23rd in Albuquerque, N.M., and on the 24th in Kansas City, Mo. Contact: Center for Professional Development, P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018.

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--Time management: "Quality Time for Quality Kids,'' workshop, sponsored by New View, an edducational publishing company, for teachers, counselors, and parents, to be held in Chapel Hill, N.C. Contact: Trudy Webb, N.V., P.O. Box 3021, Chapel Hill, N.C. 27515-3021; (800) 441-3604.

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: Infusing Critical and Creative Thinking Into Content Instruction,'' sponsored by the National Center for Teaching Thinking, for teachers and curriculum specialists, to be held in Dallas, Tex. Contact: N.C.T.T., 815 Washington St. #8, Newtonville, Mass. 02160; (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.

  • 25-26--School violence: "A Future Search for Safe Schools: Strategies for Reducing School Violence,'' educational-policy conference, sponsored by the Stockton (Calif.) Teachers Association, for teachers, administrators, and parents, to be held in Stockton, Calif. Contact: S.T.A., 730 North West Ln., Stockton, Calif. 95210; (202) 478-5074.
  • 25-27--Education funding: "Funding Education in the 1990's: Exploring Solutions in a New Education Climate,'' seminar, sponsored by the Education Commission of the States and the National Conference of State Legislatures, for state policymakers, educators, and business and community leaders, to be held at the Fairmont Hotel in Dallas, Tex. Contact: E.C.S., 707 17th St., Suite 2700, Denver, Colo. 80202-3427; (303) 299-3600.

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: Infusing Critical and Creative Thinking Into the Curriculum,'' 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., 815 Washington St. #8, Newtonville, Mass. 02160; (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.

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; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156.

  • 3-4--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 Jonesboro, Ga. Contact: Center for Professional Development, P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 766-1156 or (800) 766-1156.

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--Curriculum and instruction: "Control Theory and the Quality School,'' workshop, sponsored by New View, an educational publishing company, for administrators, teachers, counselors, and parents, to be held in Chapel Hill, N.C. Contact: Trudy Webb, N.V., P.O. Box 3021, Chapel Hill, N.C. 27515-3021; (800) 441-3604.

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.

  • 7-8--Discipline: "Restitution Facilitators Training,'' workshop on student discipline, sponsored by New View, an educational publishing company, for teachers, administrators, and counselors, to be held in Chapel Hill, N.C. Contact: Trudy Webb, N.V., P.O. Box 3021, Chapel Hill, N.C. 27515-3021; (800) 441-3604.
  • 7-8--Staff development: "Staff Development Training Seminar: Infusing Critical and Creative Thinking Into Content Instruction,'' sponsored by the National Center for Teaching Thinking, for teachers and staff developers who have taken the "Basic Lesson Design Workshop,'' to be held in Columbia, S.C. Contact: N.C.T.T., 815 Washington St., #8, Newtonville, Mass. 02160; (617) 965-4604.
  • 8-10--Mentoring: Replication conference for "Sponsor-a-Scholar,'' a program that recruits individual, group, and corporate sponsors to provide mentoring and scholarships to low-income high school students, sponsored by Philadelphia Futures, to be held in Philadelphia, Pa. Contact: Audrey Miller, P.F., 230 South Broad St., 7th Floor, Philadelphia, Pa. 19102; (215) 790-1666.

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--Poetry reading: Crow Indian children read poetry of their people, sponsored by the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry and Literature Fund, to be held at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. Contact: L.C., Public Affairs, (202) 707-2905.
  • 10--Special education: "Complying With the I.D.E.A. and Section 504: L.R.P.'s Update on Special-Education Law,'' seminar, sponsored by L.R.P. Publications, for special-education teachers, administrators, and school psychologists, to be held in Charleston, S.C. Contact: L.R.P.P., 1555 King St., Suite 200, Alexandria, Va. 22314; (800) 727-1227.

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.

  • 10-11--Discipline: "Restitution: Overview of Concepts,'' workshop on student discipline, sponsored by New View, an educational publishing company, for teachers, administrators, and counselors, to be held in Chapel Hill, N.C. Contact: Trudy Webb, N.V., P.O. Box 3021, Chapel Hill, N.C. 27515-3021; (800) 441-3604.
  • 10-11--Time management: "Executive Renewal,'' time-management seminar, sponsored by United School Administrators, for Kansas school administrators, to be held in Wichita, Kan. Contact: U.S.A., 820 Southeast Quincy St., Suite 200, Topeka, Kan. 66612-1165; (913) 232-6566.

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--International education: "An International Education for an Interdependent World,'' conference, sponsored by the Washington International School, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Washington, D.C. Contact: Diane Wolf Bernard, W.I.S., 3100 Macomb St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20008; (202) 364-1822.

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 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. and 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.

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.

16-19--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--Student motivation: "Helping Kids Help Themselves,'' workshop, sponsored by New View, for teachers, administrators, and counselors, to be held in Chapel Hill, N.C. Contact: Trudy Webb, N.V., P.O. Box 3021, Chapel Hill, N.C. 27515-3021; (800) 441-3604.
  • 17-18--Curriculum and instruction: "Basic Lesson Design Workshop: Infusing Critical and Creative Thinking Into Content Instruction,'' sponsored by the National Center for Teaching Thinking, for teachers and curriculum specialists, to be held in Boston, Mass. Contact: N.C.T.T., 815 Washington St., #8, Newtonville, Mass. 02160; (617) 965-4604.

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 Little Rock, Ark. 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.

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.

  • 21--Discipline: "Dealing With Disruption, Hostility, and Excuses: A Reality Therapy Approach,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers, counselors, and administrators, to be held in Amarillo, 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.
  • 21--Mathematics: "The Power of Numbers: Mathematics in a Social Studies Context,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for math teachers of grades 6-12, to be held in Springfield, Ill. Contact: Center for Professional Development, P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156.
  • 21, 22, 23, 24--Special education: "Complying With the I.D.E.A. and Section 504: L.R.P.'s Update on Special-Education Law,'' seminar, sponsored by L.R.P. Publications, for special-education teachers, administrators, and school psychologists, to be held on the 21st in Sacramento, Calif.; on the 22nd in Las Vegas, Nev.; on the 23rd in Detroit, Mich.; and on the 24th in Albany, N.Y. Contact: L.R.P.P., 1555 King St., Suite 200, Alexandria, Va. 22314; (800) 727-1227.
  • 22, 23--Mathematics: "Making Algebra Child's Play: A Hands-On Equations Workshop,'' sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for middle school math teachers, curriculum directors, and math coordinators, to be held on the 22nd in Bloomington, Minn., and on the 23rd in Bismarck, N.D. Contact: Center for Professional Development, P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156.
  • 22-23--Student self-esteem: "Breaking the Cycle of Failure--Building Self-Esteem,'' sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers, administrators, and counselors, 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.
  • 23--School violence: "Preventing School Violence: Learning Through the Storm,'' conference, sponsored by the Connecticut Association of Special Education Facilities, for educators, community workers, clinicians, and parents, to be held in Cromwell, Conn. Contact: Daria Rockholz, Executive Director, C.A.S.E.F., P.O. Box 586, Brookfield, Conn. 06804; (203) 740-1048.
  • 23, 24, 25--Special education: "Complying With the I.D.E.A. and Section 504: L.R.P.'s Update on Special-Education Law,'' seminar, sponsored by L.R.P. Publications, for special-education teachers, administrators, and school psychologists, to be held on the 23rd in Detroit, Mich.; on the 24th in Albany, N.Y.; and on the 25th in Uniondale, N.Y. Contact: L.R.P.P., 1555 King St., Suite 200, Alexandria, Va. 22314; (800) 727-1227.
  • 24-25--Curriculum and instruction: "Basic Lesson Designs Workshop: Infusing Critical and Creative Thinking Into Content Instruction,'' sponsored by the National Center for Teaching Thinking, for teachers and curriculum specialists, to be held in Miami, Fla. Contact: N.C.T.T., 815 Washington St., #8, Newtonville, Mass. 02160; (617) 965-4604.
  • 24-25--Curriculum and instruction: "Creating Caring Classroom Communities,'' sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for elementary school teachers, to be held in Madison, Wis. 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--Curriculum and instruction: "Teaching for Multiple Intelligences: Seven Ways of Knowing,'' institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in 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--Alternative education: "Taking Charge of Change,'' 20th annual conference, sponsored by the Washington Association for Learning Alternatives, for teachers, administrators, and education students, to be held in Stevenson, Wash. Contact: W.A.L.A., P.O. Box 795, Port Townsend, Wash. 98648; (509) 663-7947.

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.

  • 25--Behavior disorders: "Ensuring Appropriate Services to Children and Youth With Emotional/Behavioral Disorders,'' inclusion forum, sponsored by the Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders, for teachers, practitioners, supervisors, administrators, and teacher-educators, to be held in Hartford, Conn. Contact: Lyndal M. Bullock, Chairperson, C.C.B.D., University of North Texas, P.O. Box 13857, Denton, Tex. 76203; (817) 565-3583.

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.

  • 28-29--Staff development: "Staff Development Training Seminar: Infusing Critical and Creative Thinking Into Content Instruction,'' sponsored by the National Center for Teaching Thinking, for teachers and curriculum specialists who have taken the "Basic Lessons Design Workshop,'' to be held in Miami, Fla. Contact: N.H.S.C.V.E., Concord Center, Room 314, 10 Ferry St., Concord, N.H. 03301-5081; (603) 225-4629.


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