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November

A symbol (*) marks events that have not appeared in a previous issue of Education Week. * 15--Reading: A special presentation of the Junior Great Books Curriculum, sponsored by the Great Books Foundation, for district and school administrators, to be held at the Northshore Hilton in Skokie, Ill. Contact: Henrietta Perlman, G.B.F., 35 East Wacker Dr., Suite 2300, Chicago, Ill. 60601-2298; (800) 222-5870.

15-16--Inclusive education: "The Inclusive School," 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.

* 15-20--African-American education: "From Dreams to New Realities for Educating Students of African Descent,"annual conference, sponsored by the National Alliance of Black School Educators, for teachers and administrators, to be held at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in Los Angeles, Calif. Contact: Sheryl B. Neely, (310) 558-3637, or Carol A. Morton, (213) 733-0654; fax: (213) 757-0609.

16--Child development: "Child Development Project," institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in St. Louis, Mo. 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.

16--Reading: "Arkansas Early Literacy Model," conference on reading recovery, sponsored by the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, for reading-recovery teachers, teacher leaders, trainers, site coordinators, elementary school principals, and others, to be held at the Donaghey Student Center in Little Rock, Ark. Contact: Anne Allen, 2801 South University, Little Rock, Ark. 72204-1099; (501) 569-3479; fax: (501) 569-8694.

* 16--Research libraries: "Creating New Alliances in Higher Education," symposium, sponsored by the Association of College and Research Libraries, for educators and administrators, to be held at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City. Contact: Lois Cherepon, (718) 390-4456; fax: (718) 442-3612.

16, 17--Mathematics: "Hands-On Equations," institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held on the 16th in Columbia, S.C., and on the 17th in Atlanta, Ga. 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.

16-17--Curriculum and instruction: "Instructional Styles," 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.

16-17--Professional development: "Working With Difficult Students," institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Seattle, Wash. 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.

16-18--Violence prevention: "Second Step Teacher Training," workshop, sponsored by the Committee for Children, for educators interested in becoming trainers of youth-violence-prevention curricula, to be held in Seattle, Wash. Contact: C.C., 172 20th Ave., Seattle, Wash. 98122; (800) 634-4449 or (206) 322-5050; fax: (206) 322-7133.

16-19--Biology: "Biotechnology: A Gateway to the Future," annual convention, sponsored by the National Association of Biology Teachers, for biology and life-science educators, to be held at the Adam's Mark Hotel in St. Louis, Mo. Contact: N.A.B.T., 11250 Roger Bacon Dr., Suite 19, Reston, Va. 22090; (703) 471-1134.

16-19--Gifted education: "The Challenge of Change," annual conference, sponsored by the Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented, for teachers, administrators, and parents who are involved in gifted education, to be held in Fort Worth, Tex. Contact: Connie McLendon, Executive Director, T.A.G.T., 406 East 11th St., Suite 310, Austin, Tex. 78701-2617; (512) 499-8248; fax: (512) 499-8264.

16-19--Reading: Southwest regional conference, sponsored by the International Reading Association, for reading educators, to be held in Little Rock, Ark. Contact: Susan Peterson, I.R.A., 3505 Clearwell Rd., Conway, Ark. 72032; (501) 450-3400.

17--College fair: Performing-arts college fair, sponsored by the National Association of College Admission Counselors, for parents and high school students interested in music, dance, and theater, to be held at the Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles, Calif. Contact: Marc C. Milroy, N.A.C.A.C., 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, Va. 22314-2818; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015.

17--Cooperative learning: "Cooperative Learning: Getting Started," 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.

17--Inclusive education: "Inclusive Classrooms," institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Syracuse, N.Y. 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.

17--Middle schools: "United Arts Conference," sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle school teachers and administrators, to be held in Marlborough, Mass. 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.

17--Professional development: "Responding Democratically to Opposition Groups," workshop, sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators--National Academy for School Executives, for superintendents, school board members, central-office administrators, public-relations directors, librarians, and teachers, to be held in Columbia, Md. Contact: A.A.S.A.-N.A.S.E., 1801 North Moore St., Arlington, Va. 22209-9988; (703) 875-0748; fax: (703) 841-1543.

17, 18--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 17th in Saginaw, Mich., and on the 18th in Detroit, Mich. Contact: Polly Salvador, N.E.N., P.O. Box 426, Hilmar, Calif. 95234; (209) 667-4587; fax: (209) 668-1855.

17-18--Discipline: "Beyond Bribes and Threats," institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Detroit, Mich. 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.

17-18--Discipline: "Cooperative Discipline," institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Louisville, Ky. 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.

17-18--Early-childhood education: "The Expanded New England Kindergarten Conference," sponsored by Lesley College, for early-childhood administrators, teachers of grades K-3, preschool and nursery-school staff members, day-care professionals, and special educators, to be held in Randolph, Mass. A post-conference session will be held on the 20th at Lesley College in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: Mary Mindess, Chairperson, L.C., 29 Everett St., Cambridge, Mass. 02138; (617) 349-8922; fax: (617) 349-8717.

17-18--Professional development: "Surviving and Thriving When You 'Meet the Press,"' workshop, sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators--National Academy for School Executives, for superintendents, school board leaders, public-relations directors, and central-office administrators, to be held at the Lenox Hotel in Boston, Mass. Contact: A.A.S.A.-N.A.S.E., 1801 North Moore St., Arlington, Va. 22209-9988; (703) 875-0748; fax: (703) 841-1543.

17-19--Conflict resolution: "Conflict Resolution and Intergroup Relations: An Institute for Principals and Other School Leaders," conference, sponsored by the Principals' Center, for all school leaders, to be held at the Gutman Conference Center at the Harvard Graduate School of Education in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: P.C., H.G.S.E., 336 Gutman Library, 6 Appian Way, Cambridge, Mass. 02138; (617) 495-1825.

17-20--Educational resources: Annual fall show, sponsored by the National School Supply and Equipment Association, for school-supply dealers and school marketers, to be held in San Antonio, Tex. Contact: N.S.S.E.A., 8300 Colesville Rd., Suite 250, Silver Spring, Md. 20910; (301) 495-0240; fax: (301) 495-3330.

* 17-21 English: "Defining Ourselves and Our Work in a Changing World," annual conference, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Anna Flanagan or Lori Bianchini, (217) 328-3870.

18--Assessment: "The ABC's of Alternative Assessment," conference, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle school teachers and administrators, to be held in Auburn, Mass. 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.

18--Diversity: "Diversity in Education," conference, sponsored by the South Central United Educators, for all educators, to be held in Dells, Wis. Contact: Jim Yoder, S.C.U.E., 2900 Red Fox Run, Portage, Wis., 53901; fax: (608) 742-4773.

18--Discipline: "Dealing With Discipline," two-day institute (continues on Dec. 9), sponsored by Research for Better Teaching Inc., for teachers and administrators, to be held at the Wellesley College Club in Wellesley, Mass. Contact: R.B.T.I., 56 Bellows Hill Rd., Carlisle, Mass. 01741-1722; (508) 369-8191; fax: (508) 369-9822.

18--Mathematics: "Creatively Teaching Mathematics," institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Amarillo, Tex. 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.

18--Mathematics: "Hands-On Mathematics," institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Fayetteville, 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.

18--Professional development: "Breaking the Cycle of Failure," institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Rochester, N.Y. 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.

18--Science: "Hands-On Science," institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Grand Rapids, Mich. 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.

* 18-19--Mathematics, science, and engineering: The Southern California Mathematics, Science, and Engineering conference, sponsored by the Quality Education for Minorities Network, for teachers, parents, and administrators, to be held at the Le Meridien Hotel in Newport Beach, Calif. Contact: Q.E.M. Network, 1818 N St., N.W., Suite 350, Washington, D.C. 20036; (202) 659-1818; fax: (202) 659-5408.

18-20--Foreign language: "German Study for a Multicultural Society," sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of German and the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, for teachers of German language, literature, and culture, to be held at the Atlanta Hilton/Hyatt Regency in Atlanta, Ga. Contact: Helene Zimmer-Loew, Executive Director, A.A.T.G., 112 Haddontowne Ct., Suite 104, Cherry Hill, N.J. 08034; (609) 795-5533; fax: (609) 795-9398.

18-20--Student activities: Workshop, sponsored by the National Association of Student-Activity Advisers, for advisers, teachers, principals, and assistant principals, to be held at Branson Towers in Branson, Mo. Contact: Wanda Carroll, N.A.S.A.A., National Association of Secondary School Principals, 1904 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (703) 860-0200; fax: (703) 476-5432.

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