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January

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  • 4-6--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 San Francisco, Calif. Contact: C.C., 172 20th Ave., Seattle, Wash. 98122; (800) 634-4449 or (206) 322-5050; fax: (206) 322-7133.
  • 4-7--Mathematics: Annual meeting, sponsored by the American Mathematical Society, for math educators, to be held in San Francisco, Calif. Contact: A.M.S., P.O. Box 6887, Providence, R.I. 02940-6887.
  • 9, 10--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 9th in Phoenix, Ariz., and on the 10th in Tucson, Ariz. Contact: Polly Salvador, N.E.N., P.O. Box 426, Hilmar, Calif. 95234; (209) 667-4587; fax: (209) 668-1855.
  • 9-13--Curriculum and instruction: "Curriculum Management Audit Training: Basic Seminar," sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators--National Academy for School Executives, for superintendents, deputy superintendents, curriculum and instructional leaders, and principals, 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; fax: (703) 841-1543.
  • 9-13--Professional development: "Strategic Planning Phase I: Internal Facilitator Training," conference, sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators--National Academy for School Executives and the Texas Association of School Administrators, for superintendents, and central-office or school-site administrators, to be held in San Antonio, Tex. Contact: T.A.S.A., (512) 477-6361.

10--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 Portland, Me. 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.

  • 11--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 Meriden, 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.
  • 11--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 Meriden, Conn. Contact: Jean Blanchard, N.E.L.M.S., 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, Mass. 01983-1223; (508) 887-6263; fax: (508) 887-6504.
  • 11--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 Meriden, Conn. Contact: Jean Blanchard, N.E.L.M.S., 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, Mass. 01983-1223; (508) 887-6263; fax: (508) 887-6504.
  • 11--Multiple intelligences: "Multiple Intelligences: Knowing, Assessing, and Utilizing," seminar, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle school teachers and administrators, to be held in Meriden, Conn. Contact: Jean Blanchard, N.E.L.M.S., 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, Mass. 01983-1223; (508) 887-6263; fax: (508) 887-6504.
  • 11, 12, 13--Service learning: "Service Learning," seminar, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle school teachers and administrators, to be held on the 11th in Meriden, Conn., on the 12th in Merrimack, N.H., and on the 13th in Southwick, Mass. Contact: Jean Blanchard, N.E.L.M.S., 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topfield, Mass. 01983-1223; (508) 887-6263; fax: (508) 887-6504.
  • 12--Middle schools: "Leadership Issues in the Middle School," workshop, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle school teachers and administrators, to be held in Merrimack, N.H. 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.
  • 12, 13--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 12th in El Paso, Tex., and on the 13th in Albuquerque, N.M. Contact: Polly Salvador, N.E.N., P.O. Box 426, Hilmar, Calif. 95234; (209) 667-4587; fax: (209) 668-1855.
  • 12-13--Diversity: "Managing Cultural Diversity: Constructing an Inclusive Environment for Students and Staff," workshop, sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators--National Academy for School Executives, for school administrators and other education leaders, to be held at the Sheraton Biscayne Bay Hotel in Miami, Fla. Contact: A.A.S.A.-N.A.S.E., 1801 North Moore St., Arlington, Va. 22209-9988; (703) 875-0748.
  • 12-13--Professional development: "Strategic Planning Phase II: Internal Facilitator Training," conference, sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators--National Academy for School Executives and the Texas Association of School Administrators, for internal facilitators who have attended the Phase I conference, to be held in San Antonio, Tex. Contact: T.A.S.A., (512) 477-6361.
  • 12-13--Reading:"Michigan Reading Recovery Conference," sponsored by Western Michigan University and Oakland University, for reading-recovery teachers, teacher-leaders, trainers, and site coordinators, to be held at the Holiday Inn South in Lansing, Mich. Contact: Mary Ann Marks, Livonia Public Schools, 15125 Farmington Rd., Livonia, Mich. 48154; (313) 523-9193; fax: (313) 523-8691.
  • 12-13--Reading: "Partnerships in Learning: Southeast Regional Reading Recovery Conference," sponsored by the Southeast Teacher-Leaders, for reading-recovery teachers, teacher-leaders, site coordinators, program directors, central-office administrators, and principals, to be held at the Holiday Inn Four Seasons in Greensboro, N.C. Contact: Ruby Brown, 2 Parkstone Dr., Greenville, S.C. 29609; (803) 235-2985; fax: (803) 299-8342.
  • 12-15--Accelerative learning: "The Future of Learning," international conference, sponsored by the Society for Accelerative Learning and Teaching, for educators and trainers, to be held in San Diego, Calif. Contact: Bobbi DePorter, President, S.A.L.T., 1725 South Hill St., Oceanside, Calif. 92054-5319; (619) 722-0072; fax: (619) 722-3507.
  • 12-15--Professional development: "The Future of Learning," conference, sponsored by the International Alliance for Learning, for educators and administrators, to be held in San Diego, Calif. Contact: I.A.L., 1725 South Hill St., Oceanside, Calif. 92054-5319; (619) 722-0348.
  • 13--Teaching and learning: "Increasing Motivation Through Active Learning," institute, sponsored by Research for Better Teaching Inc., for teachers at all levels, 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.
  • 13-15--Physical education: "Expanding Horizons: Technology in Physical Education," conference, sponsored by the National Association for Sport and Physical Education and the Middle and Secondary School Physical Education Council, for middle and secondary school physical educators, to be held at the Marriott Rivercenter Hotel in San Antonio, Tex. Contact: N.A.S.P.E., 1900 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (703) 476-3410.

14-15--Physics: Winter meeting, sponsored by the American Association of Physics Educators, to be held in Orlando, Fla. Contact: A.A.P.T., 1 Physics Ellipse, College Park, Md. 20740-3845; (301) 209-3300.

15--Staff development: "Basic Skills for Whole Language," seminar, sponsored by Southern Arkansas University, for whole-language teachers, to be held at the university in Magnolia, Ark. Contact: S.A.U., 100 East University, Magnolia, Ark.71753-5000; (503) 646-9459; fax: (503) 644-5191.

16-20--Professional development: "Strategic Planning Phase I: Internal Facilitator Training," conference, sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators--National Academy for School Executives and the Buckeye Association of Administrators, for superintendents, and central-office or school-site administrators, to be held in Columbus, Ohio. Contact: B.A.A., (614) 891-5330.

  • 17-18--Education policy: Policy workshop, sponsored by the Public Education Fund Network, for all educators, to be held in Chattanooga, Tenn. Contact: Wendy Lewis, P.E.F.N., 601 13th St., Suite 290 North, Washington, D.C. 20005; (202) 628-7460; fax: (202) 628-1893.
  • 17-21--Special education: "Shifting Paradigms: Strategies for Change," annual conference, sponsored by the National Association of Private Schools for Exceptional Children, for directors and administrators of private special-education schools, to be held at the Sundial Beach and Tennis Resort in Sanibel Island, Fla. Contact: Mara S. Miller, Administrator, NAPSEC, 1522 K St., N.W., Suite 1032, Washington, D.C. 20005; (202) 408-3338; fax: (202) 408-3340.
  • 18--Diversity: "Diversity Is Desirable in the Classroom," conference, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle school teachers and administrators, to be held in Holyoke, 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--Education leadership: "Transformational Leadership for Teachers," 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.
  • 18-19--Professional development: "The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People: The 'Principle-Centered' Approach to Quality Schools," conference, sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators--National Academy for School Executives, for superintendents, central-office administrators, board members, principals, teachers, and parents, to be held at the Mills House Hotel in Charleston, S.C. Contact: A.A.S.A.-N.A.S.E., 1801 North Moore St., Arlington, Va. 22209-9988; (703) 875-0748; fax: (703) 841-1543.
  • 18-21--Education counseling: "Facing New Frontiers: Prospects for Challenge and Change in Group Work," conference, sponsored by the Association for Specialists in Group Work, for school counselors, members of community health centers, human-services agencies, and similar organizations, to be held in Athens, Ga. Contact: Facing New Frontiers, 402 Aderhold Hall, University of Georgia, Athens, Ga. 30602; (706) 542-1812.
  • 19--Middle schools: "Adviser/ Advisee: An Integral Part of Effective Education," 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.
  • 19-20--Assessment: "Hands-On Assessment: A Comprehensive Approach to Evaluating Student Performance," workshop, sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators--National Academy for School Executives, for superintendents, central-office administrators, principals, and teachers, to be held at the Fiesta Inn in Phoenix, Ariz. Contact: A.A.S.A.-N.A.S.E., 1801 North Moore St., Arlington, Va. 22209-9988; (703) 875-0748.
  • 19-20--Discipline: "Beyond Bribes and Threats," institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Baltimore, Md. 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.
  • 19-20--Nongraded classrooms: "Nongraded Primary Schools: Creating Success for All Learners," workshop, sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators--National Academy for School Executives, for teams of superintendents, principals, teachers, and central-office administrators, and parents and school board members, to be held at the Doubletree Hotel at Horton Plaza in San Diego, Calif. Contact: A.A.S.A.-N.A.S.E., 1801 North Moore St., Arlington, Va. 22209-9988; (703) 875-0748.
  • 19-21--Minority education: "Expanding Minority Opportunities," conference, co-sponsored by the Coalition to Increase Minority Degrees, the American Council on Education, Arizona State University, the College Board, the Charles A. Dana Foundation, the Educational Testing Service's southwestern office, and the Hewlett and Rockefeller foundations, for students, educators, administrators, foundation officers, and corporate representatives, to be held at A.S.U. in Tempe, Ariz. Contact: Expanding Minority Opportunies, Box 872702, A.S.U., Tempe, Ariz. 85287-2702; (602) 965-3367; fax: (602) 965-8309.
  • 19-21--Technology: "Technology, Reading, and Learning Difficulties," conference, sponsored by Educational Computer Conferences, for teachers, reading specialists, administrators, English-as-a-second-language instructors, technology coordinators, and special-education professionals, to be held at the Parc Fifty-Five Hotel in San Francisco, Calif. Contact: Diane Frost, E.C.C., Department N, 1070 Crows Nest Way, Richmond, Calif. 94803; (510) 222-1249.

20--Cooperative learning: "Cooperative Learning Structures," institute, sponsored by Research for Better Teaching Inc., for all teachers, 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.

  • 23, 24--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 23rd in New Orleans, La., and on the 24th in Mobile, Miss. Contact: Polly Salvador, N.E.N., P.O. Box 426, Hilmar, Calif. 95234; (209) 667-4587; fax: (209) 668-1855.
  • 23-27--Professional development: "Strategic Planning Phase I: Internal Facilitator Training," conference, sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators--National Academy for School Executives and the New Jersey Association of School Administrators, for superintendents, and central-office or school-site administrators, to be held in Atlantic City, N.J. Contact: N.J.A.S.A., (609) 599-2900.
  • 23-27--Professional development: "Total Quality Transformation: Train-the-Trainer," conference, sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators--National Academy for School Executives, for staff members and others involved in leading total quality efforts at the school, district, or state level, to be held at the Mark Hopkins Inter-Contintental Hotel in San Francisco, Calif. Contact: A.A.S.A.-N.A.S.E., 1801 North Moore St., Arlington, Va. 22209-9988; (703) 875-0748; fax: (703) 841-1543.
  • 24--Science and mathematics: "Integrating Math and Science at the Middle Level," 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.
  • 24-25--Discipline: "Beyond Bribes and Threats," institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Portland, Ore. 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--Educational resources: "Reinventing Schools: Tools of the New Classroom," conference, sponsored by the Association of American Publishers, School Division, for presidents, chief executive officers, and editors of school divisions, senior product developers, and senior marketing personnel, to be held at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Contact: Christine D'Ortona, A.A.P., S.D., 71 5th Ave., New York, N.Y. 10003-3004; (212) 255-0200, ext. 257.
  • 24-25--Multiple intelligences: "Teaching for Multiple Intelligences," institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Dallas, 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.
  • 24, 25, 26--Mathematics: "Number Power," institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators of grades K-2, to be held on the 24th in Des Moines, Iowa, on the 25th in Columbus, Ohio, and on the 26th in Madison, 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.
  • 24, 25, 26--Mathematics: "Number Power," institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators of grades 3-6, to be held on the 24th in Des Moines, Iowa, on the 25th in Columbus, Ohio, and on the 26th in Madison, 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.
  • 25--Gender equity: "Gender Equity for Girls and Boys," conference, sponsored by the Wellesley College Center for Research on Women, for classroom teachers and administrators, to be held on the campus of Wellesley College in Wellesley, Mass. Contact: Helen Matthew, C.R.W., W.C., 106 Central St., Wellesley, Mass. 02181; (617) 283-2506; fax: (617) 283-2504.
  • 25, 26--Mathematics: "Using Manipulatives To Teach Mathematics," institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held on the 25th in Philadelphia, Pa., and on the 26th in Boston, Mass. 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--Technology: "Introduction to Hypercard," workshop, sponsored by the Greater Cleveland Educational Development Center, for teachers, administrators, teacher-educators, 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.

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