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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.

9, 10--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 9th in Greenville, S.C., and on the 10th in Atlanta, Ga. Contact: Polly Salvador, N.E.N., P.O. Box 426, Hilmar, Calif. 95234; (209) 667-4587; fax: (209) 668-1855.

9-10--Conflict resolution: "Creative Conflict Resolution," institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Tallahassee, 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.

9-10--Discipline: "Cooperative Discipline," institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Milwaukee, 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.

9-10--Education leadership: "How Effective Leaders Get Results," institute, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for all educators, to be held in Seattle, Wash. Contact: A.S.C.D., 1250 North Pitt St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 549-9110; fax: (703) 549-3891.

9-11--Education policy: "Director's Institute: Policy and Organizational Issues in Evaluation," sponsored by the Public Education Fund Network, for education administrators, to be held in New Orleans, La. Contact: Wendy Lewis, P.E.F.N., 601 13th St., Suite 209 North, Washington, D.C. 20005; (202) 628-7460; fax: (202) 628-1893.

9-11--Mathematics: Southern regional conference, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, for math educators, to be held at the Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center in Birmingham, Ala. Contact: N.C.T.M., 1906 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091-1593; (703) 620-9840.

10-12--Human-rights education: "Human Rights: A Bridge to Freedom," 1995 Western regional conference, sponsored by Amnesty International U.S.A., open to the public, to be held at the Cathedral Hill Hotel in San Francisco, Calif. Contact: A.I.U.S.A., 550 Sansome St., Suite 615, San Francisco, Calif. 94111; (415) 677-7936.

10-13--Administrators: "National Conference and Marketplace on Education," sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators, for school superintendents, assistant superintendents, central-office administrators, principals, school board members, teacher-educators, and graduate students, to be held at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, La. Contact: A.A.S.A., 1801 North Moore St., Arlington, Va. 22209-9988; (703) 875-0748; fax: (703) 841-1543.

* 11--Environmental education: Flexible Packaging Association one day conference, sponsored by the F.P.A., for elementary, secondary, and community educators, to be held in Atlanta, Ga. Contact: John Henderson, F.P.A., 1090 Vermont Ave. N.W., Suite 500, Washington, D.C. 20005-4960; (202) 842-3880; fax:(202) 842-3841.

11-14--Reading: "Ohio Reading Recovery Conference," sponsored by the Ohio Department of Education and Ohio State University, for reading-recovery teachers, trainers, teacher-leaders, administrators, and Chapter 1 coordinators and teachers, to be held at the Greater Columbus Convention Center and Hyatt Regency in Columbus, Ohio. Contact: Mary Ellen Murray, O.D.E., 65 South Front St., Room 409, Columbus, Ohio 43215-4183; (614) 728-2373; fax: (614) 752-3956.

11-16--Year-round education: Annual conference, sponsored by the National Association for Year-Round Education, for teachers, administrators, parents, school board members, and community members, to be held at the Town and Country Hotel in San Diego, Calif. Contact: Charles Ballinger, Executive Director, N.A.Y.R.E., P.O. Box 711386, San Diego, Calif. 92171-1386; (619) 276-5296; fax: (619) 571-5754.

12-15--Education reform: "Reform, Restructuring, and Innovation: What are the Results?," conference, sponsored by the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, for deans and faculty members of schools, colleges, and departments of education, and others involved in teacher education, to be held in Washington, D.C. Contact: Sonja Goree, Director of Meetings, A.A.C.T.E., 1 Dupont Circle, Suite 610, Washington, D.C. 20036-1186; (202) 293-2450; fax: (202) 457-8095.

13-16--International education: Annual conference, sponsored by the Association for the Advancement of International Education, for educators and others interested in pre-K-12 education in American/international schools abroad, to be held at the Fairmont Hotel in New Orleans, La. Contact: A.A.I.E., Thompson House, Westminster College, New Wilmington, Pa. 16172; (412) 946-7192; fax: (412) 946-7194.

14, 15--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 14th in Portland, Ore., and on the 15th in Seattle, Wash. Contact: Polly Salvador, N.E.N., P.O. Box 426, Hilmar, Calif. 95234; (209) 667-4587; fax: (209) 668-1855.

14-15--Professional development: "Total Quality in Education: From Theory to Practice," 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.

14-15--Professional development: "Working With Difficult Students," institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Omaha, Neb. 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.

14-18--Bilingual education: Annual conference, sponsored by the National Association for Bilingual Education, for educators, policymakers, community members, and others, to be held at the Phoenix Civic Plaza in Phoenix, Ariz. Contact: N.A.B.E., 1220 L St., N.W., Suite 605, Washington, D.C. 20005-4018; (202) 898-1829; fax: (202) 789-2866.

15, 16--Mathematics: "Using Manipulatives To Teach Mathematics," institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Amarillo, Tex., and Albuquerque, N.M. 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.

15-17--Attention-deficit disorder: "Institute on Attention-Deficit Disorder," sponsored by the Council of Administrators for Special Education, for special educators, principals, and other administrators, to be held at the Holiday Inn Surfside in Clearwater, Fla. Contact: Jo Thomason, CASE, 615 6th St., N.W., Albuquerque, N.M. 87104; (505) 243-7622; fax: (505) 247-4822.

16--Bodek lecture: "Gordon S. Bodek Lecture of Distinguished Educators," featuring a keynote address by Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot of the Harvard Graduate School of Education, sponsored by the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania, open to all interested individuals, to be held on the U.P. campus in Philadelphia, Pa. Contact: Gina Lind, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, G.S.E., U.P., 3700 Walnut St., Philadelphia, Pa. 19104-6216; (215) 898-9794; fax: (215) 573-2032.

16--Attention-deficit disorder: "A.D.D. Workshop," sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, for special-education professionals, teachers, and administrators, to be held at the Adolphus in Dallas, Tex. Contact: C.E.C., 1920 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (800) 224-6830 or (703) 620-3660; fax: (703) 264-9494.

16--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 in Spokane, Wash. Contact: Polly Salvador, N.E.N., P.O. Box 426, Hilmar, Calif. 95234; (209) 667-4587; fax: (209) 668-1855.

16-17--Conflict resolution: "Creative Conflict Resolution," institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Carmel, 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.

16-18--Inclusive education: "Institute on Inclusive Schools," sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, for special-education administrators and teachers, to be held at the Adolphus in Dallas, Tex. Contact: C.E.C., 1920 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (800) 224-6830 or (703) 620-3660; fax: (703) 264-9494.

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