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July

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.

24-30--Environmental education: "Sharp Eyes: John Burroughs and Environmental Writing in America,'' conference, sponsored by the State University of New York at Oneonta, for environmental educators and others, to be held at the university in Oneonta, N.Y. Contact: Alvin L. Hall, Dean of Continuing Education, SUNY, 135 Netzer Administrative Building, Oneonta, N.Y. 13820; (607) 436-2522.

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.

  • 31-August 6--Environmental education: "The Cascadia Environment,'' environmental-education workshop, sponsored by the North Cascades Institute and Western Washington University, for teachers of grades 6-12 in all disciplines, to be held at North Cascades National Park in Sedro-Woolley, Wash. Contact: John Miles or Mary Miller, W.W.U., (206) 650-3277.

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.

2-4--Education law: "Education Law Institute,'' to focus on legal issues relating to violence, speech and religion, and the rights of students with special needs, sponsored by the Franklin Pierce Law Center, for administrators, principals, and teachers, to be held at the center in Concord, N.H. Contact: E.L.I., F.P.L.C., 2 White St., Concord, N.H. 03301; (603) 228-1541.

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: "National Leadership Forum,'' sponsored by Jobs for the Future and the National Institute for Work and Learning, for educators, employers, policymakers, and community members in state and local partnerships, to be held in Washington, D.C. Contact: J.F.F., 1 Bowdoin Square, Boston, Mass. 02114; (617) 742-5995.

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--Education and theater: "Reflections on the Past--Projections for the Future,'' annual conference, sponsored by the American Alliance for Theatre and Education and the Association for Theatre and Disability, for educators and theater professionals, to be held in Tempe, Ariz. Contact: Katherine Krzys, A.A.T.E., Arizona State University, Box 873411, Tempe, Ariz. 85287-3411; (602) 965-6064.

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.

5-7--Gardening: "Out of the Classroom and Into the Garden,'' symposium on educational-gardening programs, sponsored by the American Horticultural Society and the Montessori Foundation, for educators, horticulturists, and community leaders, to be held at the Doubletree Hotel in Arlington, Va. Contact: A.H.S., 7931 East Boulevard Dr., Alexandria, Va. 22308-1300; (800) 777-7931.

8-13--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., Department of Teacher and School Programs, N.G.A., Washington, D.C. 20565.

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.

13-17--Career education: "Making Informed Labor Market Choices: The Right Tools, the Right Time!,'' conference, sponsored by the National Occupational Information Coordinating Committee, for educators and administrators, to be held in Danvers, Mass. Contact: Mary Sue Vickers, Conference Coordinator, N.O.I.C.C., 2100 M St., N.W., Suite 156, Washington, D.C. 20037; (202) 653-7680.

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.

  • 15-17--Mathematics: Summer meeting, sponsored by the American Mathematical Society, for mathematics educators, to be held in Minneapolis, Minn. Contact: A.M.S., P.O. Box 6887, Providence, R.I. 02940-6887.
  • 16-19--Teaching methods: "Socratic Seminar,'' 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.
  • 17-19--Interactive media: "Interactive Systems for Training, Education, and Job-Performance Improvement,'' conference, sponsored by the Society for Applied Learning Technology, for telecommunications and distance-learning educators, teachers, and administrators, to be held at the J.W. Marriott Hotel in Washington, D.C. Contact: SALT, 50 Culpeper St., Warrenton, Va. 22186; (703) 347-0055.
  • 18-20--Conflict resolution: "Handling Student Conflicts: A Positive Approach,'' sponsored by the Peace Education Foundation Inc., for administrators, teachers, parents, and youth-development professionals, to be held in Miami, Fla. Contact: Nancy Brice, P.E.F., 2627 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, Fla. 33137-3854; (305) 576-5075.
  • 21-25--Chemistry: National conference, sponsored by the American Chemical Society, for chemistry educators, to be held in Washington, D.C. Contact: A.C.S., 1155 16th St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036-4899; (202) 872-4396.
  • 30-Academic excellence: "Gathering of Champions,'' recognition and awards meeting, sponsored by the Minnesota Academic Excellence Foundation, for students, parents, teachers, administrators, and community members, to be held at the state fairgrounds in St. Paul, Minn. Contact: Carol Bauer, M.A.E.F., 971 Capitol Square Bldg., 550 Cedar St., St. Paul, Minn. 55101; (612) 297-1875.

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