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June

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--Children and families: Annual breakfast, sponsored by the Center for Family Resources, for professionals and educators who work with families, to be held at the Fine Arts Museum of Long Island in Hempstead, N.Y. Contact: C.F.R., 22 Jericho Tpk., Hempstead, N.Y. 11501; (516) 873-0900.

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.

  • 12--Attention-deficit disorder: "A.D.D. Workshop,'' sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, for educators and specialists who work with children with attention-deficit disorder, to be held in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Contact: C.E.C., 1920 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (800) 224-6830 or (703) 620-3660.
  • 12-14--Inclusive schools: "Institute on Inclusive Schools,'' sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, for administrators and educators, to be held in San Diego, Calif. Contact: C.E.C., 1920 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (800) 224-6830 or (703) 620-3660.

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.

  • 15-17--Multimedia and copyright issues: "Educational Fair Access and the New Media,'' national conference, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for administrators and media librarians in public and private schools, to be held at American University in Washington, D.C. Contact: Carole Novak, A.I.T., 1111 West 17th St., Box A, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0120; (812) 339-2203.

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.

  • 28-30--Language instruction: "Teaching Linguistically and Culturally Diverse Learners: Effective Programs and Practices,'' institute, sponsored by the National Center for Research and Cultural Diversity and Second-Language Learning, for administrators, curriculum specialists, teachers, researchers, policymakers, and graduate education students, to be held at the University of Connecticut in Storrs, Conn. Contact: N.C.R.C.D.S.L.L., U.C., Business Services Office, U-56R, 1 Bishop Circle, Storrs, Conn. 06269-4056; (203) 486-4905.

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--School-to-work transition: "School-to-Work Transition: Regional Training,'' sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, for educators and administrators, to be held at the C.E.C. headquarters in Reston, Va. Contact: C.E.C., 1920 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (703) 620-3660.

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.

  • 10-13--Small-school administrators: "Be a Part of Education's New Frontier,'' annual conference, sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators, for small- and rural-school leaders, to be held in Arlington, Va. Contact: A.A.S.A., 1801 North Moore St., Arlington, Va. 22209-9988; (703) 875-0748.

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.

  • 11-14--Music education: "Professional Workshop for Teachers,'' sponsored by Kindermusik, a music-readiness program, for music educators, teachers, child-care professionals, and parents, to be held in San Francisco, Calif. Contact: Kindermusik, P.O. Box 14925, Greensboro, N.C. 27415; (800) 628-5687.

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.

  • 17-20--School transportation: Annual convention, sponsored by the National School Transportation Association, for school-bus contractors and administrators, to be held in Toronto, Ontario. Contact: Karen Finkel, N.S.T.A., P.O. Box 2639, Springfield, Va. 22152; (703) 644-0700.

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.

  • 21-24--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 Asheville, N.C. Contact: Kindermusik, P.O. Box 14925, Greensboro, N.C. 27415; (800) 628-5687.

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.

  • 22-23--Violence prevention: "Violence Close to Home,'' conference, sponsored by the National Conference of State Legislatures, for policymakers and educators, to be held at the Hilton Riverside in New Orleans, La. Contact: N.C.S.L., 444 North Capitol St., N.W., Suite 515, Washington, D.C. 20001; (202) 624-5400.

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.

  • 22-26--Superintendents: "Break Down the Barriers to Educational Progress,'' annual suburban superintendents' conference, sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators, for superintendents in suburban areas, to be held at the Sheraton-Harbor Island Hotel in San Diego, Calif. Contact: A.A.S.A., 1801 North Moore St., Arlington, Va. 22209-9988; (703) 875-0748.

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.

  • 25-28--Music education: "Professional Workshop for Teachers,'' sponsored by Kindermusik, a music-readiness program, for music educators, teachers, child-care professionals, and parents, to be held in Austin, Tex., and Evanston, Ill. Contact: Kindermusik, P.O. Box 14925, Greensboro, N.C. 27415; (800) 628-5687.

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.

  • 27-30--Technology: "Technology 2000: Applications for Business and Education,'' sponsored by the International Communications Corporation, for educators and business professionals, to be held at the Omni International Hotel in Norfolk, Va. Contact: I.C.C., 426 East Freemason St., Suite 201, Norfolk, Va. 23510; (804) 533-5134.
  • 29-30--Music education: "Professional Workshop for Teachers,'' sponsored by Kindermusik, a music-readiness program, for music educators, teachers, child-care professionals, and parents, to be held in Austin, Tex.; Calgary, Alberta; and Evanston, Ill. The Evanston workshop will also be conducted in Spanish. Contact: Kindermusik, P.O. Box 14925, Greensboro, N.C. 27415; (800) 628-5687.
  • 31-August 5--Media education: "Institute in Media Education,'' sponsored by the Harvard Graduate School of Education, for teachers, administrators, and media professionals, to be held at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: I.M.E., H.G.S.E., 339 Gutman Library, Cambridge, Mass. 02138; (617) 495-3572.

August

  • 1-12--Students with disabilities: "Summer Institute,'' sponsored by the University of New England and McGill University, for teachers and administrators who work with children and adolescents with learning disabilities, to be held on the U.N.E. campus in Biddeford, Me. Contact: U.N.E., (207) 283-0171, ext. 171.
  • 4--Attention-deficit disorder: "A.D.D. Workshop,'' sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, for educators and specialists who work with children with attention-deficit disorder, to be held in San Diego, Calif. Contact: C.E.C., 1920 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (703) 620-3660.
  • 4-6--Child care: "Annual Child Conference,'' sponsored by the U.S. General Services Administration, for administrators and staff members of federal child-care centers, building managers, and federal-agency representatives, to be held in Washington, D.C. Contact: Dolores J. Miller, Office of Workplace Initiatives, G.S.A., (202) 219-0965.
  • 4-6--Educational theater: National conference, sponsored by the Educational Theatre Association, for theater educators and others, to be held at the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco, Calif. Contact: Kurt Seidel, Director, E.T.A., 3368 Central Parkway, Cincinnati, Ohio 45225; (513) 559-1996.
  • 4-6--Inclusive schools: "Institute on Inclusive Schools,'' sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, for educators and administrators, to be held in San Diego, Calif. Contact: C.E.C., 1920 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (703) 620-3660.
  • 4-6--School-to-work transition: "School-to-Work Transition: Regional Training,'' sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, for educators and administrators, to be held at the Minneapolis Hilton and Tower in Minneapolis, Minn. Contact: C.E.C., 1920 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (703) 620-3660.

4-7--Physical education: "National Conference on Teaching Elementary Physical Education,'' sponsored by the National Association for Sport and Physical Education and the Council of Physical Education for Children, for pre-K-6 physical-education teachers, motor-development specialists, supervisors, and college-level instructors, to be held at the University of Wisconsin campus in LaCrosse, Wis. Contact: Lani Graham, N.A.S.P.E., 1900 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (703) 476-3413; fax: (703) 476-9527.

  • 8-13--Physics teaching: National meeting, sponsored by the American Association of Physics Teachers, to be held at the University of Notre Dame in Notre Dame, Ind. Contact: A.A.P.T., 1 Physics Ellipse, College Park, Md. 20740-3845; (301) 209-3300.
  • 10-12--Pacific educators: "The Pacific Family: Partners in Education,'' conference, sponsored by the Pacific Region Educational Laboratory, for Pacific educators and representatives from the U.S. Education Department and the National Diffusion Network, to be held in Saipan, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Contact: PREL, 828 Fort Street Mall, Suite 500, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813; (808) 533-6000.

15-17--English: Institute on global conversations on language and literacy, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, to be held in Oxford, England. Contact: Membership Service Representative, N.C.T.E., 1111 West Kenyon Rd., Urbana, Ill. 61801-1096; (217) 328-3870; fax: (217) 328-9645.

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