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November

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18-22--Professional development: "Professional Development: The Catalyst for Change and Improvement," conference, sponsored by the National Council of the States, for staff development personnel, teacher center personnel, teachers and administrators, college faculty and administrators, state department personnel, and professional organization staff and leadership personnel, to be held at the Omni Hotel at Charleston Place, Charleston, S.C. Contact: N.C.S.I.E., 402 Huntington Hall, Syracuse University, Syracuse, N.Y. 13244-2340; (315) 443-4167; fax: (315) 443-5732.

  • 21--Cooperative learning: "Cooperative Learning: Skills and Strategies," seminar, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle school teachers and administrators, to be held in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: Jean Blanchard, N.E.L.M.S., 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, Mass. 01983-1223; (508) 887-6263; fax: (508) 887-6504.
  • 21-22--Mathematics, science, and engineering: The Northern California Mathematics, Science, and Engineering Conference, sponsored by the Quality Education for Minorities Network, for parents, teachers, and administrators, to be held at the San Francisco Marriott Hotel in San Francisco, Calif. Contact: Q.E.M. Network, 1818 N St., N.W., Suite 350, Washington, D.C. 20036; (202) 659-1818; fax: (202) 659-5408.
  • 22--Curriculum and instruction: "Across the Curriculum: Reading and Writing," seminar, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle school teachers and administrators, to be held in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: Jean Blanchard, N.E.L.M.S., 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, Mass. 01983-1223; (508) 887-6263; fax: (508) 887-6504.
  • 22--Critical thinking: "Basic Survey Course in Thinking Skills," workshop, sponsored by the Hartford Critical/Creative Thinking Center Inc., for teachers and administrators, to be held in Hartford, Conn. Contact: H.C.C.T.C., 70 Terry Rd., Hartford, Conn. 06132-0188; (203) 233-8650; fax: (203) 233-8966.

23, 24, 25, 26, 27--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 on the 23rd at the Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, Pa.; on the 24th at the Cincinnati Marriott in Cincinnati, Ohio; on the 25th at the Holiday Inn Independence in Cleveland, Ohio; on the 26th at the Oberlin College Conservatory in Oberlin, Ohio; and on the 27th at the Interlochen Arts Academy in Interlochen, Mich. Contact: Marc C. Milroy, N.A.C.A.C., 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, Va. 22314-2818; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015.

28--Mathematics: "Using Manipulatives To Teach Mathematics," institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held 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.

  • 29--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 Swissotel in Chicago, Ill. Contact: Marc C. Milroy, N.A.C.A.C., 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, Va. 22314-2818; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015.
  • 29--Middle schools: "Sustaining Effective Middle-Level Teams," seminar, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle school teachers and administrators, to be held in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: Jean Blanchard, N.E.L.M.S., 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, Mass. 01983-1223; (508) 887-6263; fax: (508) 887-6504.
  • 29, 30--Mathematics: "Hands-On Equations," institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held on the 29th in Baltimore, Md., and on the 30th in Alexandria, Va., and Jackson, Miss. 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.
  • 29-30--Assessment and testing: "Authentic Assessment," 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.
  • 29-30--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 Salt Lake City, Utah. Contact: S. Lee Winocur, 21412 Magnolia St., Huntington Beach, Calif. 92649; (714) 964-3106; fax: (714) 968-3257.
  • 30-Dec. 1--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 on the 30th at the Thunderbird Hotel in Minneapolis, Minn., and on the 31st at the Holiday Inn Westport in St. Louis, Mo. Contact: Marc C. Milroy, N.A.C.A.C., 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, Va. 22314-2818; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015.
  • 30-Dec. 3--Early-childhood education: Annual conference and exhibition, sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children, to be held at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Ga. Contact: Conference Department, N.A.E.Y.C., 1509 16th St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036; fax: (202) 328-1846.

December

  • 1--Middle schools: "Keys to Unlocking Learning for 10- to 14-Year-Olds," conference, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle school teachers and administrators, to be held in White River Junction, Vt. 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.
  • 1--Professional development: "Total Quality Management for Effective Schools," seminar, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle school teachers and administrators, to be held in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: Jean Blanchard, N.E.L.M.S., 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, Mass. 01983-1223; (508) 887-6263; fax: (508) 887-6504.
  • 1--Staff development: "Freeze Frame: Tools for Managing Change and Stress," workshop, sponsored by the Institute of HeartMath, for staff development personnel, superintendents, and administrative staff, to be held at the Hyatt Regency, Bethesda, Md. Contact: Jeff Goelitz, I.H.M., 14700 West Park Ave. Boulder Creek, Calif. 95006; (408) 338-8713; fax: (408) 338-9861.
  • 1, 2--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 1st in Salt Lake City, Utah, and on the 2nd in Denver, Colo. Contact: Polly Salvador, N.E.N., P.O. Box 426, Hilmar, Calif. 95234; (209) 667-4587; fax: (209) 668-1855.
  • 1-2--Conflict resolution: "Creative Conflict Resolution," institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Montgomery, Ala. 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.
  • 1-2--Discipline: "Cooperative Discipline," institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Sacramento, Calif. 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.
  • 1-2--Inclusive education: "Inclusive Classrooms," institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Erie, Pa. 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.
  • 1-2--Inclusive education: "Narrowing the Gap: Inclusion and Strategies for Meeting the Needs of Diverse Learners," sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators--National Academy for School Executives, for superintendents, central-office administrators, special-education directors, principals, teachers, and service providers, to be held at the Menger Hotel in San Antonio, Tex. Contact: A.A.S.A.-N.A.S.E., 1801 North Moore St., Arlington, Va. 22209-9988; (703) 875-0748.
  • 1-2--Mathematics: "The Power of Numbers," institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Dayton, 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.
  • 1-2--Professional development: "Process Tools for Successful Total Quality Management," institute, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for all educators, to be held in Scottsdale, Ariz. Contact: A.S.C.D., 1250 North Pitt St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 549-9110; fax: (703) 549-3891.
  • 1-2--Professional development: "Creating Success From Conflict, Stress, and Change," workshop, sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators--National Academy for School Executives, for superintendents, central-office administrators, principals, teachers, union leaders, and school board members, to be held at the Renaissance Hotel in Arlington, Va. Contact: A.A.S.E.-N.A.S.E., 1801 North Moore St., Arlington, Va. 22209-9988; (703) 875-0748.
  • 1-2--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 Salt Lake City, Utah. Contact: S. Lee Winocur, 21412 Magnolia St., Huntington Beach, Calif. 92649; (714) 964-3106; fax: (714) 968-3257.
  • 1-2--Teaching and learning: "Coaching for Reflective Teaching: Strategies To Develop Teacher Skills in Reflective Thinking and Problem-Solving," institute, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for supervisors, managers, peer coaches, mentor teachers, and program specialists, to be held in Scottsdale, Ariz. Contact: A.S.C.D., 1250 North Pitt St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 549-9110; fax: (703) 549-3891.
  • 1-3--Montessori education: Workshop, sponsored by the North American Montessori Teachers' Association, for Montessori educators, to be held at the Holiday Inn Independence Mall in Philadelphia, Pa. Contact: N.A.M.T.A., 11424 Bellflower Rd., N.E., Cleveland, Ohio 44106; (216) 421-1905; fax: (216) 421-8193.
  • 1-3--Urban schools: "Annual Symposium on Urban Curriculum and Instructional Leadership," sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for teachers, administrators, and curriculum directors, to be held at the Doubletree Hotel at Horton Plaza in San Diego, Calif. Contact: Maritza Bourque, A.S.C.D., 1250 North Pitt St., Alexandria, Va. 22314-1453; (703) 549-9110, ext. 323; fax: (703) 549-3891.

2--Assessment: "Sharing Effective Practices: Proficiency Test Preparation," seminar, sponsored by the Greater Cleveland Educational Development Center, for teachers, administrators, and curriculum directors, to be held at the Convocation Center 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) 523-7107; fax: (216) 687-5422.

  • 2--Mathematics: "Creatively Teaching Mathematics," institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in San Diego, Calif. 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.
  • 2--Mathematics: "Hands-On Equations," institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Austin, 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.
  • 2--Middle schools: "Contemporary Issues in Middle-Level Education," and "Leadership Issues in the Middle School," conferences, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle school teachers and administrators, to be held in Vernon, 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.
  • 2--Professional development: "Breaking the Cycle of Failure," institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. 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.
  • 2--Violence prevention: "Second Step Teacher Training," workshop, sponsored by the Committee for Children, for teachers of preschool-5th grade, 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.
  • 2-4--Technology: Electronic Learning Fair, sponsored by the San Jose Mercury News, for parents, teachers, and students, to be held at the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, Calif. Contact: Nancy Woodward, E.L.F., S.J.M.N., 750 Ridder Park Dr., San Jose, Calif. 95190; (408) 920-5850.

3--Environmental education: "The Science of Packaging: Beyond Store Shelves and Landfills," environmental-education workshop, sponsored by the Flexible Packaging Association, for elementary and secondary teachers and community educators, to be held in Chicago, Ill. Contact: John Henderson, F.P.A., 1090 Vermont Ave., N.W., Suite 500, Washington, D.C. 20005; (800) 331-5652.

  • 4-7--Compensatory education: "A New Age of Education: A Blueprint for the Future," annual conference, sponsored by the New York State Association of Compensatory Education, to be held at the Sheraton Inn and Conference Center in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Contact: Lynn Hoffman, N.Y.S.A.C.E., (716) 674-2020.
  • 4-7--Educating the homeless: "It Takes a Village To Raise a Child," conference, sponsored by the National Association of State Coordinators for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth, for teachers and administrators, to be held at the Embassy Suites Hotel in South Lake Tahoe, Calif. Contact: Community Chest Inc., P.O. Box 8876, Reno, Nev. 89507; (507) 847-9311.
  • 5, 6--Discipline: "Dealing With Disruption, Hostility, and Excuses," institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held on the 5th in Albuquerque, N.M., and on the 6th 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.
  • 5, 6--Mathematics: "Hands-On Equations," institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held on the 5th in Fort Worth, Tex., and on the 6th in El Paso, 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.

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