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22, 29, Nov. 5--Violence prevention: "Social-Skills Training: A Preventative Approach to Violence in the Classroom," graduate-level workshop, sponsored by the Society for Prevention of Violence, for teachers, administrators, school nurses, school psychologists, social workers, and others, to be held in Cleveland, Ohio. Contact: Frank J. Huml, Executive Director, S.P.V., 3439 West Brainard Rd., Room 102, Woodmere, Ohio 44122; (216) 591-1876.

22-26--School safety: "Creating a Climate of Safety," conference, sponsored by the National Association of Pupil-Services Administrators, for deans, pupil-services administrators, directors of guidance, and administrators of at-risk programs, to be held at the Jupiter Beach Resort Hotel in Palm Beach County, Fla. Contact: N.A.P.S.A., 3929 Old Lee Highway, Suite 91A, Fairfax, Va. 22030; (703) 359-8976.

24--School choice: "School Choice--A Capitol Event," sponsored by the Road to Educational Achievement Through Choice Alliance, for educators, parents, legislators, and members of the general public, to be held at the Harrisburg Hilton and Towers in Harrisburg, Pa. Contact: David W. Kirkpatrick, Executive Director, R.E.A.T.C.A., P.O. Box 1283, Harrisburg, Pa. 17108-1283; (717) 238-1878; fax: (717) 232-5046.

24, 25--Whole language: "Singing and Reading Connection," workshop on the theory and practice of whole language through reading, rhyme, and song, sponsored by the National Educational Network, for pre-K-3 teachers, and music and special-education instructors, to be held on the 24th in South Bend, Ind., and on the 25th in Indianapolis, Ind. Contact: Polly Salvador, N.E.N., P.O. Box 426, Hilmar, Calif. 95234; (209) 667-4587; fax: (209) 668-1855.

24-25--Discipline: "Dealing With Disruption, Hostility, and Excuses," institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Fort Wayne, Ind. Contact: Center for Professional Development, P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156 or (812) 339-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018.

24-25--Inclusive education: "How To Put Inclusion To Work in Your Classroom, School, and Community," national conference, sponsored by the Network for Educational Development, for special educators, teachers, administrators, parents, related-service providers, and school board members, to be held at Webster University in St. Louis, Mo. Contact: N.E.D., 13157 Olive Spur Rd., St. Louis, Mo. 63141.

24-25--Rural and small schools: "Spotlight on Rural and Small Schools: Options and Opportunities," annual conference, sponsored by the Center for Rural Education and Small Schools, the American Association of School Administrators, and the Midwest Desegregation Assistance Center, for teachers, administrators, state department of education staff members, and others interested in rural and small-schools education, to be held at Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kan. Contact: Robert Newhouse or Barbara Havlicek, C.R.E.S.S., College of Education, 124 Bluemont Hall, K.S.U., Manhattan, Kan. 66506; (913) 532-5886; fax: (913) 532-7304.

24-25--Teaching and learning: "Elements of Effective Instruction," workshop, sponsored by the Greater Cleveland Educational Development Center, for teachers, administrators, and curriculum directors, to be held at Cleveland State University in Cleveland, Ohio. Contact: Barbara M. Jenkins, Program Coordinator, G.C.E.D.C., Rhodes Tower 901, C.S.U., Cleveland, Ohio 44115-2440; (216) 523-7109; fax: (216) 687-5422.

24-25--Technology: "Using Technology To Improve Learning, Teaching, and Management," conference, sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators--National Academy for School Executives, for superintendents, school board members, and others with districtwide or systemwide responsibilities for systemic leadership and improvement, to be held at the Dallas Stouffer Hotel in Dallas, Tex. Contact: A.A.S.A.-N.A.S.E., 1801 North Moore St., Arlington, Va. 22209-9988; (703) 875-0748; fax: (703) 841-1543.

25--Mathematics: "Using Manipulatives To Teach Mathematics," institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Minneapolis, Minn. Contact: Center for Professional Development, P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156 or (812) 339-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018.

25, 26--Mathematics: "Hands-On Equations," institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held on the 25th in Nashville, Tenn., and on the 26th in Memphis, Tenn. Contact: Center for Professional Development, P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156 or (812) 339-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018.

25-26--Education reform: "Institutionalizing Reform: Policy to Practice," national conference, sponsored by the Council of the Great City Schools and the College Board, for school district superintendents, mathematics and curriculum directors, guidance directors, association leaders, and policymakers, to be held at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C. Contact: Doug Brooke, Meeting Coordinator, C.B., 45 Columbus Ave., New York, N.Y. 10023-6992; (212) 713-8159.

25-26--Inclusive education: "Inclusive Classrooms," institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Charlotte, N.C. Contact: Center for Professional Development, P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156 or (812) 339-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018.

25-27--Curriculum and instruction: "Meeting the Curriculum Management Audit Standards: Best Practices in Curriculum Design and Delivery," conference, sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators--National Academy for School Executives, for superintendents, assistant superintendents, principals, directors in instructional areas, lead teachers, and teacher-educators, to be held in Santa Fe, Tex. Contact: A.A.S.A.-N.A.S.E., 1801 North Moore St., Arlington, Va. 22209-9988; (703) 875-0748; fax: (703) 841-1543.

25-28--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 Trenton, N.J. Contact: S. Lee Winocur, 21412 Magnolia St., Huntington Beach, Calif. 92649; (714) 964-3106; fax: (714) 968-3257.

26--Mathematics: "Using Manipulatives To Teach Mathematics," institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Milwaukee, Wis. Contact: Center for Professional Development, P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156 or (812) 339-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018

26-27--Classroom management: "Classroom Management for the Entry-Level Teacher," workshop, sponsored by the Greater Cleveland Educational Development Center, for entry-year teachers, administrators, and curriculum directors, to be held at Cleveland State University in Cleveland, Ohio. Contact: Barbara M. Jenkins, Program Coordinator, G.C.E.D.C., Rhodes Tower 901, C.S.U., Cleveland, Ohio 44115-2440; (216) 523-7109; fax: (216) 687-5422.

26-28--Deaf students: "Inclusion?--Defining Quality Education for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students," sponsored by Gallaudet University's College for Continuing Education and others, for general- and special-school administrators, teachers, mental-health professionals, and parents, to be held at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C. Contact: C.C.E., G.U., Conference Management Unit, 800 Florida Ave., N.E., Washington, D.C. 20002; (202) 651-5436; fax: (202) 651-5723.

26-28--Learning disabilities: "International Conference on Learning Disabilities," sponsored by the Council for Learning Disabilities, for special educators and education professionals who work with students with learning disabilities, to be held at the Fairmont Hotel in Chicago, Ill. Contact: Kirsten McBride, Executive Secretary, C.L.D., P.O. Box 40303, Overland Park, Kan. 66204; (913) 492-8755.

26-28--Technology: "Technology and Learning Conference," sponsored by the National School Boards Association and others, for educators, administrators, technology coordinators, curriculum directors, and school board members, to be held in Dallas, Tex. Contact: Ann Flynn, Manager, Technology Programs, N.S.B.A., 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 838-6764.

26-29--Parent involvement: "Families and Schools: A Global Perspective for a Multicultural Society," conference, sponsored by the Center for the Study of Parent Involvement and the National Coalition for Parent Involvement in Education, for teachers, administrators, human-services providers, parents, policymakers, legislators, and education researchers, to be held at the Oakland Airport Hilton Hotel in Oakland, California. Contact: Marcia Jaffe, C.S.P.I., John F. Kennedy University, 370 Camino Pablo, Orinda, Calif. 94563; (800) 493-2775 or (510) 254-0110; fax: (510) 254-4870.

26-29--School privatization: "The Galloping Privatization of Public Schools," conference, sponsored by the Educational Records Bureau, for public school superintendents and principals, independent-school heads and admissions directors, curriculum directors, division heads, and testing professionals, to be held at the Holiday Inn Crowne Plaza Hotel in New York City. Contact: E.R.B., 140 West 65th St., New York, N.Y. 10023; (212) 873-9108; fax: (212) 873-0020.

26-30--Arts education: "Winds of Change," sponsored by the International Network of Performing and Visual Arts Schools, for administrators, artists, teachers, and others interested in specialized arts education, to be held in Chicago, Ill. Contact: Ronald Daniel, I.N.P.V.A.S., 3421 M St., N.W. #218, Washington, D.C. 20007; (202) 966-2216; fax: (202) 966-2283.

27--Attention-deficit disorder: "A.D.D. Workshop," sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, for educators and professionals who work with students with attention-deficit disorder, to be held at the Hyatt-Cherry Hill Hotel in Philadelphia, Pa. Contact: C.E.C., 1920 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (800) 224-6830 or (703) 620-3660.

27--Cooperative learning: "Cooperative Learning: Keeping It Going," workshop, sponsored by the Greater Cleveland Educational Development Center, for teachers, administrators, and curriculum directors, to be held at Cleveland State University in Cleveland, Ohio. Contact: Barbara M. Jenkins, Program Coordinator, G.C.E.D.C., Rhodes Tower 901, C.S.U., Cleveland, Ohio 44115-2440; (216) 523-7109; fax: (216) 687-5422.

27--Mathematics: "Creatively Teaching Mathematics," institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Chicago, Ill. Contact: Center for Professional Development, P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156 or (812) 339-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018.

27--Mathematics: "Hands-On Equations," institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Cincinnati, Ohio. Contact: Center for Professional Development, P.D.K.I., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156 or (812) 339-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018.

27--Middle schools: "Unified Arts Teaming: Organization and Integration," conference, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle school teachers and administrators, to be held in Waterbury, Conn. Contact: Carol Clifford or Kathy Carter, N.E.L.M.S., 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, Mass. 01983-1223; (508) 887-6263; fax: (508) 887-6504.

27, 28--Whole language: "Sing- ing and Reading Connection," workshop on the theory and practice of whole language through reading, rhyme, and song, sponsored by the National Educational Network, for pre-K-3 teachers, and music and special-education instructors, to be held on the 27th in Peoria,, Ill., and on the 28th in Chicago, Ill. Contact: Polly Salvador, N.E.N., P.O. Box 426, Hilmar, Calif. 95234; (209) 667-4587; fax: (209) 668-1855.

27-28--Assessment: "Making Outcomes Meaningful and Measurable," conference on assessment, sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators--National Academy for School Executives, for administrators, principals, assistant principals, and others, to be held at the Midland Hotel in Chicago, Ill. Contact: A.A.S.A.-N.A.S.E., 1801 North Moore St., Arlington, Va. 22209-9988; (703) 875-0748; fax: (703) 841-1543.

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