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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.
  • 2--Middle schools: "Parent/Community Involvement: Interesting and Imperative," and "21st Century Schools," conferences, 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.
  • 2-3--At-risk students: "Success for All," institute, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for district- and building-level administrators involved in schools serving at-risk students, to be held in Washington, D.C. Contact: A.S.C.D., 1250 North Pitt St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 549-9110; fax: (703) 549-3891.
  • 2-3--Conflict resolution: "Creative Conflict Resolution," institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., and Lafayette, La. 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.
  • 2-3--Discipline: "Cooperative Discipline," institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Indianapolis, 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.
  • 2-3--Education leadership: "The Fundamentals of Effective Leadership," conference, sponsored by the Principals' Center, for principals and other administrators, 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.
  • 2-3--Portfolio assessment: "Using Portfolios To Assess Student Learning in Middle and High School Classrooms," institute, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, to be held in Washington, D.C. Contact: A.S.C.D., 1250 North Pitt St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 549-9110; fax: (703) 549-3891.
  • 2-3--Professional development: "Fifth Annual Conference on Education: Alternatives and Strategies," sponsored by Notre Dame College and the Crotched Mountain Foundation, for teachers, paraprofessionals, counselors, parents, and education personnel, to be held at the Sheraton Portsmouth in Portsmouth, N.H. Contact: Thomas A. Foulkes, Program Director, N.D.C., 2321 Elm St., Manchester, N.H. 03104; (603) 669-4298, ext. 143; fax: (603) 644-8316.
  • 2-3--Science and mathematics: "Hands-On Science and Math," institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Kansas City, 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.
  • 2-4--Montessori education: "Language and Writing for the Preschool Child," workshop, sponsored by the North American Montessori Teachers' Association, for Montessori early-childhood educators, to be held in Dallas, Tex. Contact: N.A.M.T.A., 11424 Bellflower Rd., N.E., Cleveland, Ohio 44106; (216) 421-1905; fax: (216) 421-8193.
  • 3--Curriculum and instruction: "Instructional Styles," institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Raleigh, 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.
  • 3--Curriculum and instruction: "Integrating Curriculum: What, Why, and How," 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.
  • 3--Mathematics: "Creatively Teaching Mathematics," 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.
  • 3--Professional development: "Practical Strategies for Working With Shared Governance Teams," institute, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for all educators, to be held in Washington, D.C. Contact: A.S.C.D., 1250 North Pitt St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 549-9110; fax: (703) 549-3891.
  • 3--Violence prevention: "Second Step Teacher Training," workshop, sponsored by the Committee for Children, for teachers of grades 6-8, 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.
  • 3-7--Principals: "New Challenges: The Next Millenium," convention, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, for secondary school principals and assistant principals, to be held at the San Antonio Convention Center in San Antonio, Tex. Contact: Gayle Mercer, N.A.S.S.P., 1904 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (703) 860-0200; fax: (703) 476-5432.
  • 5-7--College admissions: "Demographics, Education, and Ethics," annual conference, sponsored by the College Board, for guidance professionals and teachers at the secondary school level and admissions- and financial-aid professionals at the higher-education level, to be held at the Park Plaza Hotel in Boston, Mass. Contact: Judy Herman, C.B., 470 Totten Pond Rd., Waltham, Mass. 02154; (617) 890-9150; fax: (617) 890-0693.
  • 5-7--Tech prep: "Making the Connections," conference, sponsored by the Florida Department of Education and the Hillsborough County Tech-Prep Consortium, for secondary school administrators, teachers, guidance counselors, school board members, business and industry representatives, and parents, to be held at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, Fla. Contact: Carole P. Swinehart, H.C.T.P.C., School District of Hillsborough County, Division of Technical and Career Education, 5410 North 20th St., Tampa, Fla. 33610; (813) 231-1881; fax: (813) 231-1869.
  • 5-8--At-risk students: "America's At-Risk Youths National Conference," sponsored by the National Dropout Prevention Center at Francis Marion University, for educators and community and business leaders, to be held at the Mills House Hotel in Charleston, S.C. Contact: Pat Brogdon, Chairman, A.A.R.Y.N.C., P.O. Box 8, Marion, S.C. 29571; (803) 423-8382; fax: (803) 423-8383.
  • 5-8--Quality standards: "Quest for Excellence Conference," sponsored by the National Institute of Standards and Technology and others, for education administrators, to be held at the Washington Hilton and Towers in Washington, D.C. Contact: Q.E.C., N.I.S.T., Building 101, A-537, Gaithersburg, Md. 20899; fax: (301) 948-3716.
  • 6--Reading: "Reading, Thinking, and Caring," institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators in grades K-3, 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.
  • 6, 7--Child development: "Child Development Project," institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held on the 6th in Chicago, Ill., and on the 7th 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.
  • 6, 7--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 6th in Nashville, Tenn., and on the 7th in Knoxville, Tenn. Contact: Polly Salvador, N.E.N., P.O. Box 426, Hilmar, Calif. 95234; (209) 667-4587; fax: (209) 668-1855.
  • 6-7--College fair: Sponsored by the National Association of College Admission Counselors, for high school students and parents, to be held at the Radisson Center in Miami, Fla. Contact: Mark C. Milroy, N.A.C.A.C., 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, Va. 22314-2818; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015.
  • 6-7--Professional development: "Working With Difficult Students," 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.
  • 6-8--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 Denver, Colo. Contact: S. Lee Winocur, 21412 Magnolia St., Huntington Beach, Calif. 92649; (714) 964-3106; fax: (714) 968-3257.
  • 7--Middle schools: "Contemporary Issues in Middle-Level Education," conference, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle school teachers and administrators, to be held in Portsmouth, 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.
  • 7--Reading: "Reading for Real," institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators of grades 4-8, 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.
  • 7-8--Careers: "Annual National Careers Conference: The Counselor's Role in School-to-Work Transition and Partnership With Business and Industry," conference, sponsored by the Center on Education and Work, for school guidance and career counselors, administrators, and others interested in the school-to-work transition, to be held at the Holiday Inn West in Madison, Wis. Contact: C.E.W., 964 Education Building, 1025 West Johnson St., Madison, Wis. 53706-1796; (800) 446-0399 or (608) 262-9197.
  • 7-10--School counselors: "National School Counseling Week," conference, sponsored by the American School Counselor Association, for school counselors and others. Location TBA. Contact: Jodi Fink, A.S.C.A., 5999 Stevenson Ave., Alexandria, Va. 22304; (703) 823-9800, ext. 388; fax: (703) 461-3569.
  • 8--Child development: "Child Development Project," 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.
  • 8-9--Curriculum and instruction: "Reshaping the Curriculum: Using an Integrated, Interdisciplinary Approach," workshop, sponsored by the Greater Cleveland Educational Development Center, for teachers, administrators, and curriculum directors of grades 7-12, 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.
  • 8-9--Discipline: "Beyond Bribes and Threats," institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Phoenix, Ariz. 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.
  • 8-9--Professional development: "Working With Difficult Students," institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Cincinnati, Ohio, and Tucson, Ariz. 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.
  • 8-9--Professional development: Workshops on a variety of subjects, sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators--National Academy for School Executives, for all educators, to be held in New Orleans, La. Contact: A.A.S.A.-N.A.S.E., 1801 North Moore St., Arlington, Va. 22209-9988; (703) 875-0748.
  • 8-10--Violence prevention: "Second Step Teacher Training," workshop, sponsored by the Committee for Children, for teachers of preschool through grade 8, to be held in Toronto, Ontario. Contact: C.C. 172 20th Ave., Seattle, Wash. 98122; (800) 634-4449 or (206) 322-5050; fax: (206) 322-7133.
  • 8-12--Technology: "Information Technology: Expanding Frontiers," convention, sponsored by the Association for Educational Communications and Technology, for educators and communications and technology professionals, to be held at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif. Contact: Lois Freeland, Director, A.E.C.T., 1025 Vermont Ave., N.W., Suite 820, Washington, D.C. 20005; (202) 347-7834; fax: (202) 347-7839.
  • 9--Curriculum and instruction: "Scheduling: Organizing for Effective Instruction," and "Integrated Curriculum: Beginning To Build Bridges," seminars, 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.
  • 9--Middle schools: "Advisor/Advisee: An Integral Part of Effective Education," and "Developing Effective Middle-Level Teams," seminars, 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.
  • 9--Teaching and learning: "Designing Learning Experiences To Accommodate Learning Styles," two-day institute (continues on March 9), sponsored by Research for Better Teaching Inc., for teachers, administrators, and curriculum directors, 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; (508) 369-9822.
  • 9, 10--At-risk youths: "Teaching Pro-Social Behavior to Anti-Social Youth," two-day conference, sponsored by SCOPE (Suffolk County Organization for the Promotion of Education), for educators and administrators, to be held at the Huntington Hilton, Long Island, N.Y. Contact: Phyllis Connally, SCOPE, 810 Meadow Rd., Smithtown, N.Y. 11787; (516) 360-0800.

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