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January

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 service agencies, and similar organizations, to be held in Athens, Ga. Contact: Facing New Frontiers, 402 Aderhold Hall, The 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," first annual 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 Southwestern Office, The Hewlett Foundation, and The Rockefeller Foundation, for students, educators, administrators, foundation officers, and corporate representatives, to be held at Arizona State University, Tempe Ariz. Contact: Expanding Minority Opportunies, Box 872702, Arizona State University, 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.
  • 20, 21--Critical thinking: "Infusing Critical and Creative Thinking Into Content Instruction: Basic Lesson Design," workshop, sponsored by the National Center for Teaching Thinking, for K-12 teachers and curriculum specialists, to be held in San Antonio, Tex. Contact: N.C.T.T., 815 Washington St., #8, Newtonville, Mass. 02160; (617) 965-4604; fax: (617) 965-4674.
  • 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.
  • 25-27--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 Stockton, Calif., and Fullerton, Calif. Contact: S. Lee Winocur, 21412 Magnolia St., Huntington Beach, Calif. 92649; (714) 964-3106; fax: (714) 968-3257.
  • 26--Aesthetic realism: "The Aesthetic Realism Teaching Method: The Solution to Our National Emergency in Education!," seminar, sponsored by the Aesthetic Realism Foundation, for teachers and administrators, to be held in New York City. Contact: Lois Mason, A.R.F., 141 Greene St., New York, N.Y. 10012; (212) 777-4490; fax: (212) 777-4426.
  • 26--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 Providence, R.I. Contact: Jean Blanchard, N.E.L.M.S., 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, Mass. 01983-1223; (508) 887-6263; fax: (508) 887-6504.
  • 26--Foreign language: "Foreign Language in the Middle School," seminar, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle school teachers and administrators, to be held in Providence, R.I. Contact: Jean Blanchard, N.E.L.M.S., 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, Mass. 01983-1223; (508) 887-6263; fax: (508) 887-6504.
  • 26--Language arts: "Language Arts: Integrating Reading and Writing," seminar, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle school teachers and administrators, to be held in Providence, R.I. Contact: Jean Blanchard, N.E.L.M.S., 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, Mass. 01983-1223; (508) 887-6263; fax: (508) 887-6504.
  • 26--Mathematics: "Math in the Middle School," seminar, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle school teachers and administrators, to be held in Providence, R.I. Contact: Jean Blanchard, N.E.L.M.S., 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, Mass. 01983-1223; (508) 887-6263; fax: (508) 887-6504.
  • 26--Middle schools: "Developing a Middle School," conference, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle school teachers and administrators, to be held in Providence, R.I. 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.
  • 26, 27--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 26th in Birmingham, Ala., and on the 27th in Jackson, Miss. Contact: Polly Salvador, N.E.N., P.O. Box 426, Hilmar, Calif. 95234; (209) 667-4587; fax: (209) 668-1855.
  • 26-27--Conflict resolution: "Creative Conflict Resolution," institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Little Rock, Ark. 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--Discipline: "Cooperative Discipline," 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.
  • 26-27--Curriculum and instruction: "Dimensions of Learning," institute, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for all educators, to be held in Orlando, Fla. Contact: A.S.C.D., 1250 North Pitt St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 549-9110; fax: (703) 549-3891.
  • 26-27--Outcomes-based education: "Implementing Outcomes-Based Education," institute, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for all educators, to be held in Orlando, Fla. Contact: A.S.C.D., 1250 North Pitt St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 549-9110; fax: (703) 549-3891.
  • 26-27--Portfolios: "Secondary School Porfolios," conference, sponsored by the Suffolk County Organization for the Promotion of Education, for secondary school teachers, to be held at the Sheraton Smithtown Inn, Long Island, N.Y. Contact: S.C.O.P.E., 810 Meadow Rd., Smithtown, N.Y. 11787; (516)360-0800.
  • 26-28--Multiple intelligences: "New Ways of Learning: Spotlight on the Multiple Intelligences," conference, sponsored by the University of Arizona, Special Education Department and the Zephyr Press, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Tucson, Ariz. Contact: Conference Coordinator, Z.P., P.O. Box 66006, Tucson, Ariz. 85728-6006; (602) 322-5090; fax: (602) 323-9402.
  • 26-28--School-to-work transition: "School-to-Work Transition: Regional Training," conference, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, for administrators and teachers, to be held at the Holiday Inn Vanderbilt in Nashville, Tenn. Contact: C.E.C., 1920 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (800) 500-5223 or (703) 620-3660.
  • 27--Child-abuse prevention: "Talking About Touching: Teacher Training," workshop, sponsored by the Committee for Children, for teachers and administrators, 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.
  • 27-28--Reading: "Illinois Reading Recovery Conference," sponsored by the Center for the Study of Reading, for reading-recovery teachers, teacher-leaders, trainers, site coordinators, and administrators, to be held at the Chicago Marriott in Chicago, Ill. Contact: Ellen Swengle, C.S.R., University of Illinois, 51 Gerty Dr., Champaign, Ill. 61820; (217) 333-7623; fax: (217) 333-2552.
  • 28--Curriculum and instruction: "Designing Interactive Workshops Using Dimensions of Learning," institute, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for all educators, to be held in Orlando, Fla. Contact: A.S.C.D., 1250 North Pitt St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 549-9110; fax: (703) 549-3891.
  • 28--Discipline: "Alternatives to Expulsion, Suspension, and Dropping Out of School," conference, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, for administrators, counselors, teachers, youth leaders, juvenile-service workers, truant officers, and parents, to be held at the Holiday Inn International Drive Hotel in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Gwendolyn C. Cooke, N.A.S.S.P., 1904 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (703) 860-0200, ext. 273.

30, 31--Assessment: "Assessing the Quality of Student Thinking: A Demonstration Workshop," sponsored by the National Center for Teaching Thinking, for K-12 teachers and curriculum specialists, to be held in Orlando, Fla. Contact: N.C.T.T., 815 Washington St., #8, Newtonville, Mass.; (617) 965-4604; fax: (617) 965-4674.

  • 31--Curriculum and instruction: "Instructional Styles," institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in San Antonio, 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.
  • 31--Middle schools: "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 Farmington, 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.

February

  • 1--Education policy: "Legislative Day," conference, sponsored by the Texas Congress of Parents and Teachers, for P.T.A. presidents and legislative-action chairmen, to be held in Austin, Tex. Contact: T.C.P.T., 408 West 11th St., Austin, Tex. 78701; (512) 476-6769; fax: (512) 476-8152.
  • 1-4--Bilingual education: Annual conference, sponsored by the California Association for Bilingual Education, for educators and others, to be held at the Anaheim Hilton and Towers in Anaheim, Calif. Contact: C.A.B.E., 320 West G St., Suite 203, Ontario, Calif. 91762; (909) 984-6201; fax: (909) 984-1333.

2--Curriculum and instruction: "Instructional Styles," institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Birmingham, 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.

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