Published Online:

Events

Article Tools
  • PrintPrinter-Friendly
  • EmailEmail Article
  • ReprintReprints
  • CommentsComments

A symbol (

  • ) marks events that have not appeared in a previous issue of Education Week.

May

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.

  • 9-11--Computing: "Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing,'' conference, sponsored by the Computing Research Association, the Association for Computing Machinery, and the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers Computer Society, for computing educators and others, to be held at the Loews L'Enfant Plaza Hotel in Washington, D.C. Contact: Pavani Diwanji, G.H.C.W.C., (415) 336-3700.

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.

  • 13-16--Music education: "Professional Workshop for Teachers,'' sponsored by Kindermusik, a music-readiness program for young children, for music educators, teachers, child-care professionals, and parents, to be held in Tampa, Fla., and Winston-Salem, N.C. Contact: Kindermusik, P.O. Box 14925, Greensboro, N.C. 27415; (800) 628-5687.

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.

  • 17-18--Music education: "Professional Workshop for Teachers,'' sponsored by Kindermusik, a music-readiness program for young children, for music educators, teachers, child-care professionals, and parents, to be held in Tampa, Fla., and Winston-Salem, N.C. Contact: Kindermusik, P.O. Box 14925, Greensboro, N.C. 27415; (800) 628-5687.

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.

  • 20-23--Music education: "Professional Workshop for Teachers,'' sponsored by Kindermusik, a music-readiness program for young children, for music educators, teachers, child-care professionals, and parents, to be held in Annapolis, Md.; Dallas, Tex.; St. Louis, Mo.; and Ypsilanti, Mich. Contact: Kindermusik, P.O. Box 14925, Greensboro, N.C. 27415; (800) 628-5687.

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.

  • 24-25--Music education: "Professional Workshop for Teachers,'' sponsored by Kindermusik, a music-readiness program for young children, for music educators, teachers, child-care professionals, and parents, to be held in Annapolis, Md.; Dallas, Tex.; St. Louis, Mo.; and Ypsilanti, Mich. Contact: Kindermusik, P.O. Box 14925, Greensboro, N.C. 27415; (800) 628-5687.

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 Sheraton Port Inn in St. Louis, Mo. 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.

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--Arts: "Indiana Institute for the Arts,'' sponsored by Clowes Memorial Hall of Butler University, the Indiana Department of Education, and the Indiana Arts Commission, for Indiana artists and art educators, to be held on the campus of the university in Indianapolis, Ind. Contact: Anna M. Thompson, Director of Education, C.M.H., B.U., Indianapolis, Ind. 46203; (317) 283-9696.

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.

  • 27-30--Music education: "Professional Workshop for Teachers,'' sponsored by Kindermusik, a music-readiness program for young children, for music educators, teachers, child-care professionals, and parents, to be held in Boston, Mass.; San Diego, Calif.; Seattle, Wash.; and Toronto, Ontario. Contact: Kindermusik, P.O. Box 14925, Greensboro, N.C. 27415; (800) 628-5687.

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

  • 1-2--Music education: "Professional Workshop for Teachers,'' sponsored by Kindermusik, a music-readiness program for young children, for music educators, teachers, child-care professionals, and parents, to be held in Boston, Mass.; Cincinnati, Ohio; San Diego, Calif.; Seattle, Wash.; and Toronto, Ontario. The San Diego workshop will also be conducted in Spanish. Contact: Kindermusik, P.O. Box 14925, Greensboro, N.C. 27415; (800) 628-5687.

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.

  • 5-8--Music education: "Professional Workshop for Teachers,'' sponsored by Kindermusik, a music-readiness program for young children, for music educators, teachers, child-care professionals, and parents, to be held in Atlanta, Ga.; Memphis, Tenn.; and Minneapolis, Minn. Contact: Kindermusik, P.O. Box 14925, Greensboro, N.C. 27415; (800) 628-5687.

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.

  • 6-10--Teacher education: "CAPE: Camp Attracting Prospective Educators,'' sponsored by the Ohio Department of Education, for Ohio high school juniors interested in teaching as a career, to be held at Baldwin Wallace College in Berea, Ky. Contact: O.D.E., Division of Teacher Education, (614) 752-9447.

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.

  • 9-10--Music education: "Professional Workshop for Teachers,'' sponsored by Kindermusik, a music-readiness program for young children, for music educators, teachers, child-care professionals, and parents, to be held in Atlanta, Ga.; Memphis, Tenn.; Minneapolis, Minn.; and San Francisco, Calif. Contact: Kindermusik, P.O. Box 14925, Greensboro, N.C. 27415; (800) 628-5687.

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.

Web Only

You must be logged in to leave a comment. Login |  Register
Ground Rules for Posting
We encourage lively debate, but please be respectful of others. Profanity and personal attacks are prohibited. By commenting, you are agreeing to abide by our user agreement.
All comments are public.

Back to Top Back to Top

Most Popular Stories

Viewed

Emailed

Commented