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May

9, 10, 11, 12--College fairs: Sponsored by the National Association of College Admission Counselors, to be held on the 9th and 10th in Hartford, Conn., and on the 11th and 12th in Raritan, N.J. Contact: Mark C. Milroy, N.A.C.A.C., 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, Va. 22314-2818; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015.

  • 10--Arts education: "Arts Education: Are We Ready for Goals 2000?'' conference, sponsored by the Newington-Cropsey Foundation, for educators, policymakers, fund-raisers, and art specialists. Contact: Karen Rose Gonon, N.-C.F., P.O. Box 326, Hastings-on-Hudson, N.Y. 10503; (212) 260-0176.

10--Middle schools: "Violence in the Classroom,'' seminar, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, to be held in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: Joan Blanchard, N.E.L.M.S., 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, Mass. 01983-1223; (508) 887-6263.

10-13--Staff development: "IMPACT,'' staff-development seminar in critical thinking, sponsored by the National Diffusion Network and Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Ottawa, Ill. Contact: S.L. Winocur, 21412 Magnolia St., Huntington Beach, Calif. 92646; (714) 964-3106.

10-13--Teaching methods: "Socratic Seminars,'' sponsored by the San Diego City Schools, for educators, to be held in La Jolla, Calif. Contact: Dennis Gray, Socratic Seminars, 1056 Nautilus St., La Jolla, Calif. 92037; (800) 354-3544.

11--Curriculum and instruction: "Making Connections: Individualizing and Differentiating Instruction in Heterogeneous Classrooms,'' workshop, sponsored by the New England School Development Council, for administrators, teachers, and curriculum directors, to be held at the Holiday Inn in Portsmouth, N.H. Contact: Kathy Keeman, NESDEC, 83 Boston Post Rd., Sudbury, Mass. 01776; (508) 443-7991.

  • 11-Distance learning: "Leaders in Learning,'' seminar, sponsored by PictureTel Corporation, for teachers and administrators interested in learning about innovations in interactive videoconferencing for distance-learning applications, to be held in Chicago, Ill. Contact: P.T., Tower at Northwoods, 222 Rosewood Dr., Danvers, Mass. 01923; (800) 925-8022 or (508) 762-5000.

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

12--Middle schools: "Critical Thinking Skills,'' 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.

12--Student learning: "Multiple Intelligences,'' forum, part of the "How Children Think and Learn'' series, sponsored by the Smithsonian Institution and the U.S. Education Department, for teachers, administrators, parents, and policy leaders, to be held in Washington, D.C. Contact: S.I., (202) 357-3030.

13--Student learning: "The Unschooled Mind: How Children Think and How Schools Should Teach,'' 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 1YR; (514) 398-7044.

13-15--Global education: "Culture and Curriculum in the 21st Century,'' annual national conference, sponsored by the American Forum for Global Education, for precollegiate educators, collegiate educators, and teacher-educators, to be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Miami, Fla. Contact: Ria Boemi, Conference Director, A.F.G.E., 45 John St., Suite 908, New York, N.Y. 10038; (212) 732-8606.

  • 14--Technology: "Visions '94: Changing Learning Through Technology,'' conference, sponsored by Seattle Pacific University, Puget Sound Educational Technology Specialists, and the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, for administrators, teachers, parents, school board members, and P.T.A. representatives, to be held in Seattle, Wash. Contact: S.P.U., Division of Continuing Studies, (206) 281-2121.

14-18--Multimedia education: "National Utilization Conference,'' sponsored by the Southern Educational Communications Association and WNEO/WEAO, for utilization specialists, teachers, and administrators, to be held in Akron, Ohio. Contact: Norma Gay, N.U.C., P.O. Box 50008, Columbia, S.C. 29250; (803) 799-5517.

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

15-16--Independent schools: "The Small-Shop Series: Small-Shop Strategies for Soliciting Major Gifts,'' workshop, sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, to be held in Portland, Ore. Contact: Conference Services Department, CASE, 11 Dupont Circle, Suite 400, Washington, D.C. 20036; (202) 328-5974; fax: (202) 387-4973.

17-Professional development: "C¢E¢ = Connecticut Celebrates Excellence in Education,'' statewide conference, sponsored by the Celebration of Excellence, for teachers and administrators, to be held at the Sheraton Hotel in Waterbury, Conn. Contact: C.E., 255 Skiff St., Hamden, Conn.; (203) 248-9119.

  • 17--Families: "In Support of Families: Sharing Our Strengths,'' workshop, sponsored by the Center for Family Resources, for educators, policymakers, supervisors, administrators, and parents, to be held in Albany, N.Y. Contact: Liz Gold, C.F.R., 22 Jericho Turnpike, Suite 110, Mineola, N.Y. 11501-2937; (516) 873-0900.

17--Middle schools: "Teaching Math to Heterogeneous Groups,'' 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.

17--Middle schools: "Conversation on Middle School Curriculum--A Conference,'' sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, to be held in Portland, Me. Contact: Carol Clifford or Kathy Carter, N.E.L.M.S., 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, Mass. 01983-1223; (508) 887-6263.

17--Students with disabilities: "Increasing Self-Esteem,'' 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.

17-18--College fair: Sponsored by the National Association of College Admission Counselors, to be held in Boston, Mass. 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--Education and civil rights: "Brown v. Board of Education After 40 Years,'' conference, sponsored by the Institute of Bill of Rights Law of the College of William and Mary and the Howard University School of Law, for all educators, to be held in Williamsburg, Va. Contact: Millie Arthur, Administrative Assistant, I.B.R.L., C.W.M.., P.O. Box 8795, Williamsburg, Va.; (804) 221-3775.

19--Aesthetic realism: "The Success of the Aesthetic Realism Teaching Method: Prejudice Changes to Respect for Knowledge and People!,'' 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.

  • 19--Children with disabilities: "Learning Styles of Children With Disabilities,'' forum, part of the "How Children Think and Learn'' series, sponsored by the Smithsonian Institution and the U.S. Education Department, for teachers, administrators, parents, and policy leaders, to be held in Washington, D.C. Contact: S.I., (202) 357-3030.
  • 19--Grant writing: "The Money Maze: Writing Successful Grants,'' workshop, sponsored by the New England School Development Council, for administrators, teachers, curriculum directors, business managers, and special-services staff members, to be held at the Johnson and Wales Airport Hotel in Warwick, R.I. Contact: Kathy Keeman, NESDEC, 83 Boston Post Rd., Sudbury, Mass. 01776; (508) 443-7991.

19--Middle schools: "Effective Teaming,'' 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.

19-20--Students with disabilities: Conference on government affairs, sponsored by the National Association of Private Schools for Exceptional Children, for directors and administrators of private schools serving children, youths, and adults with disabilities, to be held in the Quality Hotel in Washington, D.C. Contact: Mara S. Miller, Administrator, NAPSEC, 1522 K St., N.W., Suite 1032, Washington, D.C. 20005; (202) 408-3338; fax: (202) 408-3340.

19-21--Reading: Institute on portfolios, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, to be held in Scottsdale, Ariz. Contact: Membership Service Representative, N.C.T.E., 1111 West Kenyon Rd., Urbana, Ill. 61801-1096; (217) 328-3870; fax: (217) 328-9645.

20--Women in education: "Matrix Luncheon,'' with keynote speaker Madeleine Kunin, deputy U.S. secretary of education, sponsored by Women in Communications Inc., for all educators and members of the public, to be held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Washington, D.C. Contact: Danna Walker, W.I.C.I., (301) 530-6746.

  • 20-21--Curriculum and instruction: "Saving the African-American Male,'' conference, sponsored by the African-Centered Schools Committee, for educators interested in learning about African-centered education, to be held at the Radisson Hotel, Detroit, Mich. Contact: A-C.S.C., 6230 Plainview, Detroit, Mich. 48228; (313) 271-8637.

20-22--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 Seattle, Wash. Contact: NAME, 205 Hampshire House, Box 3365, Amherst, Mass. 01003-3635; (413) 545-2462

20-22--Middle schools: "School Reform Empowerment,'' workshop, sponsored by the National Middle School Association, for middle-level educators, to be held in Washington, D.C. Contact: N.M.S.A., 4807 Evanswood Dr., Columbus, Ohio 43229-6292; (614) 848-8211; fax: (614) 848-4301.

  • 21--Year-round education: Spring conference, sponsored by the Illinois Association for Year-Round Education and the Chicago Teachers Union, for administrators, teachers, parents, and community representatives, to be held in Chicago, Ill. Contact: Molly A. Carroll, C.T.U., (312) 329-6263.
  • 22--Single-parent families: "Making it as a Single-Parent Family,'' conference, sponsored by the Center for Family Resources, for educators and parents, to be held at Nassau Community College in Garden City, N.Y. Contact: C.F.R., 22 Jericho Turnpike, Suite 110, Mineola, N.Y. 11501-2937, (516) 873-0900.

24--Middle schools: "Learning To Lead--Peer Leadership in the Middle School,'' seminar, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, to be held in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: Joan Blanchard, N.E.L.M.S., 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, Mass. 01983-1223; (508) 887-6263.

24-25--College fair: Sponsored by the National Association of College Admission Counselors, to be held in Rockville, Md. Contact: Mark C. Milroy, N.A.C.A.C., 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, Va. 22314-2818; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015.

25-27--Literacy: Conference on newspapers in education and literacy, sponsored by the Newspaper Association of America, for educators, literacy-program providers and administrators, and newspaper personnel, to be held at the Peabody Hotel in Memphis, Tenn. Contact: Betty Sullivan, Director, Education Programs, or Gwendolyn Kirk, Manager, Education Programs, N.A.A. Foundation, 11600 Sunrise Valley Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (703) 648-1051 or (703) 648-1251; fax: (703) 620-1265.

  • 25-28--Middle schools: "Middle-Level Leadership and Teacher Education,'' institute, sponsored by the National Middle School Association, for middle-school educators and teacher-educators, to be held in Snowbird, Utah. Contact: N.M.S.A., 4807 Evanswood Dr., Columbis, Ohio 43229-6292; (614) 848-8211.
  • 26--Student learning: "Putting Theory Into Practice: Cooperative Learning, Experiential Learning, and Other Methods,'' forum, part of the "How Children Think and Learn'' series, sponsored by the Smithsonian Institution and the U.S. Education Department, for teachers, administrators, parents, and policy leaders, to be held in Washington, D.C. Contact: S.I., (202) 357-3030.

31-June 3--Teaching methods: "Socratic Seminars,'' sponsored by the San Diego City Schools, for educators, to be held in La Jolla, Calif. Contact: Dennis Gray, Socratic Seminars, 1056 Nautilus St., La Jolla, Calif. 92037; (800) 354-3544.

June

2-5--Literacy: "The Challenge of Change,'' conference, sponsored by Laubach Literacy Action, for literacy-program managers, trainers, tutors, new readers, and board members, to be held in Little Rock, Ark. A pre-conference will be held June 1-2. Contact: Janet Hiemstra, Director of Conferences, L.L.A., 1320 Jamesville Ave., Box 131, Syracuse, N.Y. 13210; (315) 422-9121; fax: (315) 422-6369.

  • 3-4--Education leadership: "American Education: Renaissance or Retreat,'' leadership summit, sponsored by the Educational and Cultural Organizations Section of the Public Relations Society of America, with Peabody College of Vanderbilt University, and the Leonard Bernstein Center for the Arts in Education, for public-affairs, community-relations and communications professionals, and educators, to be held at the Loews Vanderbilt Hotel in Nashville, Tenn. Contact: Milt Capps, V.U., (615) 322-2706.
  • 5-8--Literature: Summer institute, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, for teachers of literature, to be held in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Contact: Lori Bianchini, N.C.T.E., 1111 West Kenyon Rd., Urbana, Ill. 61801-1096; (212) 328-3870.
  • 7-10--Staff development: "IMPACT,'' staff-development seminar in critical thinking, sponsored by the National Diffusion Network and Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in McHenry, Ill. Contact: S.L. Winocur, 21412 Magnolia St., Huntington Beach, Calif. 92646; (714) 964-3106.
  • 8-Distance learning: "Leaders in Learning,'' seminar, sponsored by PictureTel Corporation, for teachers and administrators interested in learning about innovations in interactive videoconferencing for distance-learning applications, to be held in New York City. Contact: P.T., Tower at Northwoods, 222 Rosewood Dr., Danvers, Mass. 01923; (800) 925-8022 or (508) 762-5000.
  • 8-10--Quality schools: "Quality Schools, Partnerships, and Tools,'' conference, sponsored by the St. Varin Valley School District, for teachers and administrators, to be held at Skyline High School in Longmont, Colo. Contact: Valleri Peterson, S.V.V.S.D., 395 South Pratt Pkwy., Longmont, Colo. 80501-6499; (303) 682-7231.
  • 8-11--Intergenerational training: "Generations Together: National Intergenerational Training Conference II,'' sponsored by the University of Pittsburgh, for all educators, to be held at the university in Pittsburgh, Pa. Contact: U.P., 121 University Pl., Suite 300, Pittsburgh, Pa. 15260; (412) 648-7150.

9--Jewish education: Seventy-third annual meeting, sponsored by the Bureau of Jewish Education of Greater Boston, for Jewish educators, B.J.E. board members, and friends of the B.J.E., to be held at the J.C.C. Gosman Campus in Newton, Mass. Contact: Shari D. Stier, B.J.E., 333 Nahanton St., Newton, Mass. 02159; (617) 965-7350; fax: (617) 965-9776.

  • 10--Education reform: "Flying High: Exploring Solutions for Tomorrow in Education,'' conference, sponsored by the Tri-County Educational Service Center #10, for educators, school board members, business-community members, and parents, to be held at Joliet Junior College in Joliet, Ill. Contact: T.-C. E.S.C. #10, 24900 South Sage St., Channahon, Ill. 60410; (815) 467-4048.
  • 10--Mathematics: Meeting, sponsored by the Canadian Mathematical Society, for math educators, to be held at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta. Contact: C.M.S., 577 King Edward, Suite 109, P.O. Box 450, Station A, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1N 6N5; (613) 564-2223.
  • 10-11--Gifted students: "Gifted Education and School Reform: Making the Connection,'' sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, for administrators, supervisors, curriculum specialists, coordinators, and general-education and gifted-education practitioners, to be held at the Excelsior Hotel in Little Rock, Ark. Contact: C.E.C., 1920 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (800) 224-6830 or (703) 620-3660.

10-12--Independent schools: Meeting for trustees and school heads, sponsored by the Independent Schools Association of the Southwest, to be held at the Sheraton Old Town in Albuquerque, N.M. Contact: Richard W. Ekdahl, Executive Director, I.S.A.S., P.O. Box 52297, Tulsa, Okla. 74152-0297; (918) 749-5927.

  • 11--Technology: "Education Technology and Computer Exposition,'' sponsored by the Juniata Valley School District, for educators, administrators, and school board members, to be held in Alexandria, Pa. Contact: J.V.S.D., P.O. Box 318, Alexandria, Pa. 16611; (814) 669-4474.

13-15--Technology: "Recreating the Revolution,'' conference, sponsored by the National Educational Computing Conference, for all educators, to be held in Boston, Mass. Contact: N.E.C.C. '94, Lesley College, 29 Everett St., Cambridge, Mass. 02138-2790; (800) 999-1959, ext. 8965.

  • 13-17--Advanced Placement: "Advanced Placement Workshop,'' sponsored by the University of Wisconsin at Eau Claire, for high school educators interested in teaching Advanced Placement courses, to be held at the university in Eau Claire, Wis. Contact: Debra Moen, Education Outreach, U.W.-E.C., (715) 836-5843.
  • 13-17--Reading: "Current Trends in Reading,'' conference, sponsored by the University of Wisconsin at Eau Claire, for elementary-reading educators, to be held at the university in Eau Claire, Wis. Contact: Debra Moen, Education Outreach, U.W.-E.C., (715) 836-5843.

13-17--Space education: "Getting Comfortable Teaching With Space,'' graduate course, sponsored by the United States Space Foundation, for K-12 educators, to be held at the Air University, Maxwell Air Force Base, in Montgomery, Ala. Contact: Liz Taylor, U.S.S.F., 2860 South Circle Dr., Suite 2301, Colorado Springs, Colo. 80906-4184; (719) 576-8000; fax: (719) 576-8801.

  • 13-24--Foreign language: Summer session for the Language Immersion Institute, sponsored by the State University of New York, offered in 20 different languages, for teachers, businesspeople, and students, to be held at the university in New Paltz, N.Y. Contact: L.I.I., SUNY, College at New Paltz, New Paltz, N.Y. 12561; (914) 257-3500.
  • 14-Distance learning: "Leaders in Learning,'' seminar, sponsored by PictureTel Corporation, for teachers and administrators interested in learning about innovations in interactive videoconferencing for distance-learning applications, to be held in Dallas, Tex. Contact: P.T., Tower at Northwoods, 222 Rosewood Dr., Danvers, Mass. 01923; (800) 925-8022 or (508) 762-5000.
  • 14-17--Student assessment: "National Conference on Large-Scale Assessment,'' sponsored by the Council of Chief State School Officers, for administrators and teachers, to be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Albuquerque, N.M. Contact: C.C.S.S.O., 1 Massachusetts Ave., N.W., Suite 700, Washington, D.C. 20001-1431; (202) 408-5505.
  • 16-Distance learning: "Leaders in Learning,'' seminar, sponsored by PictureTel Corporation, for teachers and administrators interested in learning about innovations in interactive videoconferencing for distance-learning applications, to be held in Washington, D.C. Contact: P.T., Tower at Northwoods, 222 Rosewood Dr., Danvers, Mass. 01923; (800) 925-8022 or (508) 762-5000.
  • 16-18--Professional development: "Professional Development Series Institute,'' sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, for language-arts teachers and other educators, to be held in Scottsdale, Ariz. Contact: N.C.T.E., 1111 West Kenyon Rd., Urbana, Ill. 61801-1096; (217) 328-3870.
  • 18-20--Choral music: "Choral Music Symposium,'' sponsored by the University of Wisconsin at Eau Claire, for educators and choir directors, to be held at the university in Eau Claire, Wis. Contact: Debra Moen, Education Outreach, U.W.-E.C., (715) 836-5843.
  • 19-24--Problem-solving: "Creative Problem-Solving Institute,'' sponsored by the Creative Education Foundation, for all educators, to be held at the State University of New York in Buffalo, N.Y. Contact: C.P.S.I., C.E.F., 1050 Union Rd. #4, Buffalo, N.Y. 14224-3402; (800) 477-2774 or (716) 675-3181.
  • 19-July 2--Student writing: "Kenyon Writing Institute,'' sponsored by the Bard Institute for Writing and Thinking, for students in grades 9-12, to be held at Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio. Contact: David Lynn, Director, K.W.I., (614) 427-5210.
  • 20-22--Outcomes-based assessment: "Outcomes-Based Assessment Workshop,'' sponsored by the University of Wisconsin at Eau Claire, for K-12 educators, to be held at the university in Eau Claire, Wis. Contact: Debra Moen, Education Outreach, U.W.-E.C., (715) 836-5843.

20-23--Curriculum and instruction: "Dimensions of Learning,'' "How To Develop Masterful Presentations Skills,'' "Integrating Models of Teaching To Increase Student Achievement,'' and "Coaching for Reflective Practice,'' institutes, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, to be held in Washington, D.C. Contact: Attn: P.D.I., A.S.C.D., 1250 North Pitt St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 549-9110.

  • 20-24--Calculus: "Calculus A.P. Workshop,'' sponsored by the University of Wisconsin at Eau Claire, for Advanced Placement calculus teachers, to be held at the university in Eau Claire, Wis. Contact: Debra Moen, Education Outreach, U.W.-E.C., (715) 836-5843.
  • 20-24--Child care: "Family-Centered Child and Youth Care,'' conference, sponsored by the National Organization of Child Care Worker Associations, the International Federation of Educative Communities, and the Child and Youth Care Learning Center, for child- and youth-care workers, teachers, foster parents, social workers, and administrators, to be held at the University of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, Wis. Contact: C.Y.C.L.C., (414) 229-5522.

20-24--Health: "Putting It All Together III: Comprehensive Health Summer Institute for Middle and High School Teachers,'' institute, sponsored by the Bay Region IV Healthy Kids Center and the Western Center for Drug Free Schools and Communities, for middle and high school teachers, administrators, counselors, school nurses, and other support staff, to be held in Hayward, 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.

20-24--Space education: "Getting Comfortable Teaching With Space,'' graduate course, sponsored by the United States Space Foundation, for K-12 educators, to be held at the Air University, Maxwell Air Force Base, in Montgomery, Ala. Contact: Liz Taylor, U.S.S.F., 2860 South Circle Dr., Suite 2301, Colorado Springs, Colo. 80906-4184; (719) 576-8000; fax: (719) 576-8801.

  • 22-23--Behavior disorders: "Effective Management and Discipline for Students With Challenging Behaviors'' and "Educational Programming With an Emphasis on Social Skills for Students With Challenging Behaviors,'' institutes, sponsored by the Council for Children With Behavioral Disorders, for practitioners, teachers, supervisors, and administrators, to be held in Portland, Ore. Contact: Lyndal M. Bullock, Chairperson, C.C.B.D., University of North Texas, P.O. Box 13857, Denton, Tex. 76203; (817) 565-3583.
  • 22-24--Conflict resolution: "Creating Peace: Beyond Violence Prevention,'' conference, sponsored by the Illinois Institute for Dispute Resolution, for educators, school board members, parents, student mediators, and other community members, to be held at the Arlington Park Hilton Conference Center in Arlington Heights, Ill. Contact: I.I.D.R., 301 West Cook St., Springfield, Ill. 62704; (217) 523-6080.
  • 23-Distance learning: "Leaders in Learning,'' seminar, sponsored by PictureTel Corporation, for teachers and administrators interested in learning about innovations in interactive videoconferencing for distance-learning applications, to be held in Los Angeles, Calif. Contact: P.T., Tower at Northwoods, 222 Rosewood Dr., Danvers, Mass. 01923; (800) 925-8022 or (508) 762-5000.
  • 23-25--Parent training: "All Children Ready To Learn: Meeting the Challenge,'' conference, sponsored by the Parents as Teachers National Center Inc., for parents, educators, members of child-advocacy groups, and health and government officials. Contact: Patricia Holman, Conference Coordinator, P.A.T.N.C., 9374 Olive Blvd., St. Louis, Mo. 63132; (314) 432-4330.
  • 24-25-Gifted students: "Gifted Education and School Reform: Making the Connection,'' sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, for administrators, supervisors, curriculum specialists, coordinators, and general-education and gifted-education practitioners, to be held at the Park Inn in Minneapolis, Minn. Contact: C.E.C., 1920 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (800) 224-6830 or (703) 620-3660.
  • 24-26--Democracy and education: "Democracy and Education,'' annual conference, sponsored by the Institute for Democracy in Education and Foxfire Teacher Outreach, for administrators and teachers, to be held at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio; I.D.E., 313 McCracken Hall, Athens, Ohio; (614) 593-4531.

24-28--Student activities: Conference, sponsored by the National Association of Student Councils, for student-council members and their advisers in grades 7-12, to be held at the SheratonÑPort Inn in St. Louis, Mo. Contact: Wanda Carroll, Administrative Assistant, National Association of Secondary School PrincipalsÑDivision of Student Activities, 1904 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (703) 860-0200; fax: (703) 476-5432.

  • 25-29--School admissions: "Summer Admission Workshop,'' sponsored by the National Association of Independent Schools, for private school admissions directors and staff members, to be held at Robert Louis Stevenson School in Pebble Beach, Calif. Contact: Jennifer Davis, N.A.I.S., 1620 L St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036; (202) 973-9700.
  • 25-30--Student diversity: "Diversity '94,'' workshop, sponsored by the National Association of Independent Schools, for administrators, trustees, teachers, and parents, to explore the realities of promoting diversity in private schools, to be held at Northfield Mount Hermon School in Northfield, Mass. Contact: Randolph Carter, N.A.I.S., 1620 L St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036; (202) 973-9700.
  • 26-29--National PTA: Annual convention, sponsored by the National PTA, for association members, to be held in Las Vegas, Nev. Contact: PTA, 700 North Rush St., Chicago, Ill. 60611-2571; (312) 787-0977.
  • 26-July 1--Science: "Elementary Science Leadership Institute,'' sponsored by the National Science Resources Center, for elementary science teachers, to be held in Washington, D.C. Contact: N.S.R.C., Director of Outreach, Smithsonian Institution, 600 Maryland Ave., S.W., Suite 880; Washington, D.C. 20024; (202) 287-2063.
  • 26-July 16--Student writing: "Summer Writing and Thinking Workshop,'' sponsored by the Bard Institute for Writing and Thinking, for students in grades 9-12, to be held at Simon's Rock College of Bard in Great Barrington, Mass. Contact: Jamie Hutchinson, Director, S.W.T.W., (415) 528-7231.
  • 27-28--Physical education: "Motor Behavior II,'' conference, sponsored by the University of Wisconsin at Eau Claire, for physical-education teachers and therapists, to be held at the university in Eau Claire, Wis. Contact: Debra Moen, Education Outreach, U.W.-E.C., (715) 836-5843.

27-29--Curriculum and instruction: "Chicago Summer Series,'' institute, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators and administrators, 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.

  • 27-29--Social studies: "International Social Studies Conference,'' sponsored by the National Council for the Social Studies and the African Social and Environmental Studies Program, for social-studies educators and professionals, to be held at the Intercontinental Nairobi Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya. Contact: N.C.S.S., 3501 Newark St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20016-3167; (202) 966-7840.
  • 27-July 1--Professional development: "Workshop for Experienced Administrators,'' sponsored by the National Association of Independent Schools, for school administrators who are considering future career plans, to be held at the Airlie House in Airlie, Va. Contact: Steve Clem, N.A.I.S., 1620 L St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036; (202) 973-9700.
  • 27-July 8--Foreign language: Summer session for the Language Immersion Institute, sponsored by the State University of New York, offered in 20 different languages, for teachers, businesspeople, and students, to be held at the university in New Paltz, N.Y. Contact: L.I.I., SUNY, College at New Paltz, New Paltz, N.Y. 12561; (914) 257-3500.
  • 29-30--Behavior disorders: "Effective Management and Discipline for Students With Challenging Behaviors'' and "Educational Programming With an Emphasis on Social Skills for Students With Challenging Behaviors,'' institutes, sponsored by the Council for Children With Behavioral Disorders, for practitioners, teachers, supervisors, and administrators, to be held in Madison, Wis. Contact: Lyndal M. Bullock, Chairperson, C.C.B.D., University of North Texas, P.O. Box 13857, Denton, Tex. 76203; (817) 565-3583.

29-July 2--School nurses: "New Horizons in School Nursing Practice,'' annual conference, sponsored by the National Association of School Nurses Inc., to be held in Orlando, Fla. Contact: N.A.S.N., P.O. Box 1300, Scarborough, Me. 04070-1300; (207) 883-2117.

July

3-29--History: "The DeWitt Wallace National History Institute,'' sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, for teachers of history, to be held at Princeton University in Princeton, N.J. Contact: W.W.N.F.F., CN 5281, Princeton, N.J. 08543-5281; (609) 452-7007; fax: (609) 452-0066.

  • 5-10--Education management: "Management Institute for Independent School Leaders,'' sponsored by the National Association of Independent Schools and the Harvard Graduate School of Education, for independent-school leaders, to be held at the Dana Hall School in Wellesley, Mass. Contact: Linda MacMurray Gibbs, N.A.I.S., 1620 L St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036; (202) 973-9700.
  • 5-14--History: "Primarily Teaching: Original Documents and Classroom Strategies,'' workshop on using historical documents in the classroom, sponsored by the National Archives, for teachers of history, geography, government, sociology, psychology, economics, and other classes in the humanities, to be held in Washington, D.C. Contact: Education Branch, Office of Public Programs, N.A., Washington, D.C. 20408; (202) 724-0454.
  • 5-18--Reading: "Teaching Reading,'' graduate course, sponsored by the Reading Reform Foundation of New York, for reading educators, to be held in New York City. Contact: Lauren Wedeles, R.R.F., (212) 307-7320.

6-8--Curriculum and instruction: "San Francisco Summer Series,'' institute, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators and administrators, to be held in San Francisco, Calif. Contact: Attn: P.D.I., A.S.C.D., 1250 North Pitt St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 549-9110.

  • 6-8--Gifted students: "Gifted Education IV,'' workshop, sponsored by the University of Wisconsin at Eau Claire, for K-12 educators, to be held at the university in Eau Claire, Wis. Contact: Debra Moen, Education Outreach, U.W.-E.C., (715) 836-5843.

6-9--Staff development: "QuEst Conference,'' for teachers, higher-education faculty members, and paraprofessionals, sponsored by the American Federation of Teachers, to be held at the Sheraton Washington Hotel in Washington, D.C. Contact: Sally Muravchik, A.F.T., 555 New Jersey Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20001; (202) 879-4400.

  • 6-9--Staff development: "High Schools That Work,'' staff-development conference, sponsored by the Southern Regional Education Board, for high school educators, to be held at the Opryland Hotel in Nashville, Tenn. Contact: Coordinator of Staff Development, S.R.E.B., H.S.T.W., 592 10th St., N.W., Atlanta, Ga. 30318-5790; (404) 875-9211.
  • 7-9--Professional development: "EDVentures Conference,'' sponsored by the American Association of Educators in Private Practice, for charter-school organizers, school officials, and school-improvement advocates, to be held in Madison, Wis. Contact: Chris Yelich, A.A.E.P.P., N7425 Switzke Rd., Watertown, Wis. 53094; (800) 252-3280.
  • 7-9--Technology: "Design Technology,'' institute, sponsored by Synergy Learning International, for K-8 educators, to be held in Marlboro, Vt. Contact: S.L.I., P.O. Box 60, Brattleboro, Vt. 05302; (802) 257-2629.

10-15--Dropout prevention: "Active Learning Strategies for At-Risk Youth,'' conference, sponsored by the National Dropout Prevention Center, to be held at Clemson University in Clemson, S.C. Contact: John Peters, N.D.P.C., 205 Martin St., Box 345111, Clemson, S.C. 29634-5111; (803) 656-2599; fax: (803) 656-0136.

10-15--Space education: "Getting Comfortable Teaching With Space,'' graduate course, sponsored by the United States Space Foundation, for K-12 educators, to be held at the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Contact: Liz Taylor, U.S.S.F., 2860 South Circle Dr., Suite 2301, Colorado Springs, Colo. 80906-4184; (719) 576-8000; fax: (719) 576-8801.

  • 10-22--Student writing: "Clemson Workshop in Writing and Thinking,'' sponsored by the Bard Institute for Writing and Thinking, for students in grades 9-12, to be held at Clemson University in Clemson, S.C. Contact: Carl Lovitt, Director, C.W.W.T., (803) 656-1520.
  • 11-13--Mathematics: "Integrated Math,'' institute, sponsored by Synergy Learning International, for K-8 educators, to be held in Marlboro, Vt. Contact: S.L.I., P.O. Box 60, Brattleboro, Vt. 05302; (802) 257-2629.
  • 11-15--Writing: "Writer's Retreat'' and other writing workshops, sponsored by the Bard Institute for Writing and Thinking, for secondary school teachers, to be held at Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y. Contact: Paul Connolly, Director, B.I.W.T., B.C., Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y. 12504; (914) 758-7431.
  • 11-16--Art education: "Teacher Institute,'' sponsored by the National Gallery of Art, for educators of all subjects, to be held at the gallery in Washington, D.C. Contact: T.I., Dept. of Teacher and School Programs, N.G.A., Washington, D.C. 20565.

11-17--Principals: National-fellows program for elementary and middle-grades principals, sponsored by the National Association of Elementary School Principals. Location T.B.A. Contact: Merrie Hahn, Programs, N.A.E.S.P., 1615 Duke St., Alexandria, Va. 22314-3483; (703) 684-3345; fax: (703) 548-6021.

  • 11-22--Foreign language: Summer session for the Language Immersion Institute, sponsored by the State University of New York, offered in 20 different languages, for teachers, businesspeople, and students, to be held at the university in New Paltz, N.Y. Contact: L.I.I., SUNY, College at New Paltz, New Paltz, N.Y. 12561; (914) 257-3500.
  • 11-22--Reading: "Teaching Reading,'' graduate course, sponsored by the Reading Reform Foundation of New York, for reading educators, to be held in Long Island, N.Y. Contact: Lauren Wedeles, R.R.F., (212) 307-7320.
  • 11-22--Student writing: "Fir Acres Writing Workshop,'' sponsored by the Bard Institute for Writing and Thinking, for students in grades 9-12, to be held at Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Ore. Contact: Robert D. Whittemore, Director, F.A.W.W., (503) 768-7745.
  • 11-August 5--Science and mathematics: "Teacher Enhancement Workshops,'' sponsored by the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and the Florida Department of Education, for high school teachers of mathematics and science, to be held at the university in Daytona Beach, Fla. Contact: Patricia Fleener-Ryan, Teacher Resource Center, E.-R.A.U., 600 South Clyde Morris Blvd., Daytona Beach, Fla. 32114-3900; (904) 226-6175.

12-16--English: Summer institute, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, for teachers of secondary school English, to be held in Pine Mountain, Ga. Contact: Membership Service Representative, N.C.T.E., 1111 West Kenyon Rd., Urbana, Ill. 61801-1096; (217) 328-3870.

13-15--Curriculum and instruction: "Orlando Summer Series,'' institute, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators and administrators, to be held in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Attn: P.D.I., A.S.C.D., 1250 North Pitt St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 549-9110.

  • 14-16--African-American students: "Educating the African-American Child,'' seminar, sponsored by the African-American Images Talent Center, for educators and parents, to be held in Chicago, Ill. Contact: A.A.I.T.C., 1909 West 95th St., Chicago, Ill. 60643; (312) 445-0322.
  • 15-17--Education leadership: "Summer Leadership Seminar,'' sponsored by the Texas Congress of Parents and Teachers, for teachers, administrators, and parents, to be held at the University of Texas, Austin, Tex. Contact: T.C.P.T., 408 West 11th St., Austin, Tex. 78701; (512) 476-6769.

15-20--American Federation of Teachers: Biennial convention, sponsored by the A.F.T., for teachers, higher-education faculty members, paraprofessionals, state employees, and health professionals, to be held in Anaheim, Calif. Contact: Sally Muravchik, A.F.T., 555 New Jersey Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20001; (202) 879-4400.

  • 17-20--Equity education: "Mirror of the Past, Lighthouse on the Future: Illuminating Equity,'' conference, sponsored by the National Coalition for Sex Equity in Education, for all educators, to be held in Olympia, Wash. Contact: Darcy Lees, N.C.S.E.E., (206) 753-2560.
  • 17-22--Critical thinking: "Improving the Quality of Thinking in a Changing World,'' conference, sponsored by the National Center for Teaching Thinking, for teachers and administrators, to be held at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: N.C.T.T., P.O. Box 334, Newton Center, Cambridge, Mass. 02159; (617) 965-4604.

17-22--Space education: "Getting Comfortable Teaching With Space,'' graduate course, sponsored by the United States Space Foundation, for K-12 educators, to be held at the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Contact: Liz Taylor, U.S.S.F., 2860 South Circle Dr., Suite 2301, Colorado Springs, Colo. 80906-4184; (719) 576-8000; fax: (719) 576-8801.

  • 18-22--At-risk students: "Developmental Therapy,'' workshop, sponsored by the University of Wisconsin at Eau Claire, for teachers and administrators of at-risk students in preschool through high school, to be held at the university in Eau Claire, Wis. Contact: Debra Moen, Education Outreach, U.W.-E.C., (715) 836-5843.
  • 18-22--Science: "Science for All Students: Diversity and Opportunity,'' institute, sponsored by Synergy Learning International, for K-8 educators, to be held in Marlboro, Vt. Contact: S.L.I., P.O. Box 60, Brattleboro, Vt. 05302; (802) 257-2629.
  • 18-22--Students with special needs: "Including Students With Special Needs and Students At-Risk for School Failure,'' institute, sponsored by the Association for Educational and Psychological Consultation and Lorna Idol, education consultant, for special-education teachers, remedial teachers, school psychologists, guidance counselors, staff-development coordinators, and other special-services personnel, to be held at the Grand Aspen Hotel in Aspen, Colo. Contact: Lorna Idol, P.O. Box 200910, Austin, Tex. 78720; (512) 338-4757.
  • 18-23--Independent schools: "Institute for Finance and Administration,'' sponsored by the National Association of Independent Schools, for school heads and trustees interested in gaining a deeper understanding of independent-school finance and administration, to be held at Upper Canada College in Toronto, Ontario. Contact: Christine Larsen, N.A.I.S., 1620 L St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036; (202) 973-9700.
  • 18-23--Music: "1994 World Conference,'' sponsored by the International Society for Music Education, for music educators, to be held in Tampa, Fla. Contact: John W. Richmond, Conference Director, School of Music, University of South Florida, 4202 East Fowler Ave., FAH 110, Tampa, Fla. 33620-7350; (813) 974-2311.

18-24--Principals: "Institute for Reflective Practice,'' interdisciplinary program and retreat sponsored by the National Association of Elementary School Principals, for elementary and middle school principals. Location T.B.A. Contact: Ron Areglado, Programs, N.A.E.S.P., 1615 Duke St., Alexandria, Va. 22314-3483; (703) 684-3345; fax: (703) 548-6021.

19-22--Reading: "Socio-cultural Contexts for Literacy,'' world congress on reading, sponsored by the International Reading Association, to be held in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The intended audience includes educators and others interested in sharing research, theory, and practices for facilitating literacy worldwide. 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.

20-22--Curriculum and instruction: "Atlantic City Summer Series,'' institute, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators and administrators, to be held in Atlantic City, N.J. Contact: Attn: P.D.I., A.S.C.D., 1250 North Pitt St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 549-9110.

21-22--Health: "SPIRIT Teen Wellness Conference,'' youth-leadership conference, sponsored by the Regional Health Education Center and the Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES, for high school students and adult advisers, to be held at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Contact: Isabel Burk, SPIRIT Director, P./N.W. BOCES, Regional Health Education Center, 200 BOCES Dr., Yorktown Heights, N.Y. 10598; (914) 248-2454; fax: (914) 962-6819.

  • 21-28--Independent schools: "Institute for New Heads,'' sponsored by the National Association of Independent Schools, for independent-school heads early in their tenure, to be held in Dana Hall School in Wellesley, Mass. Contact: Patricia McGrath, N.A.I.S., 1620 L St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036; (202) 973-9700.

22-24--English: Institute on media education, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, to be held in Madison, Wis. Contact: Membership Service Representative, N.C.T.E., 1111 West Kenyon Rd., Urbana, Ill. 61801-1096; (217) 328-3870; fax: (217) 328-9645.

  • 22-27--Violence prevention: "Violence Prevention and Building Our Diverse Communities,'' conference, sponsored by the National Association for Mediation in Education, for teachers, administrators, and community representatives, to be held at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, Mass. Contact: NAME, 205 Hampshire House, Box 33635, U.M., Amherst, Mass. 01003-3635; (413) 545-2462.
  • 23-26--International Baccalaureate: "Conference for Heads of Schools,'' annual North American regional meeting, sponsored by International Baccalareate, for members of the board of directors for I.B. North America, I.B. coordinators, district officials, and heads of I.B. schools, to be held in Ottawa, Ontario. Contact: I.B., 200 Madison Ave., Suite 2007, New York, N.Y. 10016; (212) 696-4464.
  • 24-29--Science: "Elementary Science Leadership Institute,'' sponsored by the National Science Resources Center, for elementary science teachers, to be held in Washington, D.C. Contact: N.S.R.C., Director of Outreach, Smithsonian Institution, 600 Maryland Ave., S.W., Suite 880; Washington, D.C. 20024; (202) 287-2063.

24-29--Space education: "Getting Comfortable Teaching With Space,'' graduate course, sponsored by the United States Space Foundation, for K-12 educators, to be held at the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Contact: Liz Taylor, U.S.S.F., 2860 South Circle Dr., Suite 2301, Colorado Springs, Colo. 80906-4184; (719) 576-8000; fax: (719) 576-8801.

  • 25-29--Reading: "Teaching Reading,'' graduate course, sponsored by the Reading Reform Foundation of New York, for reading educators, to be held in New York City. Contact: Lauren Wedeles, R.R.F., (212) 307-7320.
  • 25-August 5--Foreign language: Summer session for the Language Immersion Institute, sponsored by the State University of New York, offered in 20 different languages, for teachers, businesspeople, and students, to be held at the university in New Paltz, N.Y. Contact: L.I.I., SUNY, College at New Paltz, New Paltz, N.Y. 12561; (914) 257-3500.
  • 26-29--Teaching methods: "Socratic Seminars,'' sponsored by the San Diego City Schools, for educators, to be held in La Jolla, Calif. Contact: Dennis Gray, Socratic Seminars, 1056 Nautilus St., La Jolla, Calif. 92037; (800) 354-3544.

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