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March

1-2--College fair: Sponsored by the National Association of College Admission Counselors, for high school students and parents, at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, Pa. Contact: Mark C. Milroy, N.A.C.A.C., 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, Va. 22314-2818; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015.

1-4--Learning disabilities: "It Takes More Than Magic," 32nd annual conference, sponsored by International Learning Disabilities Association of America, for teachers and administrators of the disabled, to be held at the Twin Towers Hotel and Resort in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Jean Petersen, National Executive Director, L.D.A., 4156 Library Rd., Pittsburgh, Pa. 15234; (412) 341-1515; fax: (412)344-0224.

2--Education leadership: "Core Values: Visionsin School Leadership," institute, sponsoredby Research for Better Teaching Inc., for administrators and teachers, at the Wellesley College Club in Wellesley, Mass. Contact: Research for Better Teaching, 56 Bellows Hill Rd., Carlisle, Mass. 01741-1722; (508) 369-8191; fax: (508) 369-9822.

2--Music: "World's Largest Concert," nationally televised concert, sponsored by the Music Educators National Conference, to be broadcast at 1 P.M. Eastern standard time. Contact: M.E.N.C., 1806 Robert Fulton Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (800) 336-3768 or (703) 860-4000; fax: (703) 860-1531.

2-3--Conflict resolution: "Creative Conflict Resolution," institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Billings, Mont., and 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.

2-3--Discipline: "Cooperative Discipline," institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, 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.

2-3--Mathematics: "Power of Numbers," institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, 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.

2-4--English: "English and All That Jazz," interregional conference, sponsored by the Mississippi and Louisiana affiliates of the National Council of Teachers of English, for language-arts educators and administrators, at the Fairmont Hotel in New Orleans, La. Contact: Barbara Freiberg, Conference Chair, N.C.T.E., 224 Amherst, Baton Rouge, La. 70808.

2-4--Mathematics: Central regional conference, sponsored by the National Council for Teachers of Mathematics, for math educators, at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago, Ill. Contact: N.C.T.M., 1906 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091-1593; (703) 620-9840.

2-4--Reading: "Children's Literacy and Literature Conference," sponsored by the University of Arizona, College of Education, for reading-recovery teachers, teacher-leaders, trainers, site coordinators, and other educators, to be held at the university in Tucson, Ariz. Contact: Kathy Short, 513 College of Education, U.A., Tucson, Ariz. 85721; (602) 621-1311; fax: (602) 621-1853.

2-4--Reading: Georgia Council International Reading Association, 18th annual conference, sponsored by the G.C.I.R.A., for educators, to be held in Atlanta, Ga. Contact: G.C.I.R.A., Marsha Fisher, 104-C Country Club Dr., Americus, Ga.

2-5--Science and technology: "Science, Technology, and Society," conference, sponsored by the National Association for Science, Technology and Society, for teachers, administrators, teacher-educators, policymakers, science-center staff members, ethicists, and religion professionals, to be held at the Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel in Arlington, Va. Contact: Gene Bazan, Member Services Director, N.A.S.T.S., 133 Willard Building, University Park, Pa. 16802; (814) 865-3044; fax: (814) 865-3047.

3--Curriculum and instruction: "Teaching About Global Issues: Tools and Strategies," national teleconference, sponsored by the Office of International Programs and Academic Television Services, Old Dominion University, for teachers and administrators, to be broadcast from 1 to 3 P.M. Eastern time. Contact: Elizabeth Ferraro, Marketing Coordinator, A.T.S., 228 Education Building, O.D.U., Norfolk, Va. 23529-0228; (800) 548-4807; fax: (804) 683-5176.

3--Mathematics: "Creatively Teaching Mathematics," institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Louisville, Ky. 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--Science: "Hands-On Science," institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Des Moines, Iowa. 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--Teaching and learning: "Increasing Motivation Through Active Learning," institute, sponsored by Research for Better Teaching Inc., for teachers, to be held at the Northampton Quality Hotel in Northampton, Mass. Contact: R.B.T.I., 56 Bellows Hill Rd., Carlisle, Mass. 01741-8191; (508) 369-8191; fax: (508) 369-9822.

3--Violence prevention: "Second Step Teacher Training," workshop, sponsored by the Committee for Children, for teachers of preschool through grade 5, 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.

3-4--Learning disabilities: Annual convention, sponsored by the Council for Learning Disabilities, for special educators and professionals in related fields, at the J.W. Marriott Hotel in Houston, Tex. Contact: Kirsten McBride, Executive Secretary, C.L.D., P.O. Box 40303, Overland Park, Kan. 66204; (913) 492-8755.

3-4--Special education: "The Courage To Risk," conference, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, Colorado Federation, for special educators and others, at the Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo. Contact: Lewis Jackson, C.E.C., (303) 351-2691.

3-5--Paideia education: "National Paideia Conference," sponsored by the Paideia Group Inc., for Paideia educators, to be held in Chicago, Ill. Contact: Patricia Weiss, P.G.I., P.O. Box 3423, Chapel Hill, N.C. 27515; (919) 929-0600; fax: (919) 932-3905.

5--College fair: Sponsored by the National Association of College Admissions Counselors, for high school students and parents, at the Indianapolis Convention Center in Indianapolis, Ind. 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--Business: "Changing Times, Changing Policies, Changing Actions: New Challenge for Business Partners,"business and education conference, sponsored by the Conference Board, for leaders in partnerships with organizations, foundations, nonprofit associations, school districts, or government agencies, to be held at the New York Marriot Marquis in New York City. Contact: C.B., P.O. Box 4026, Church Street Station, New York, N.Y. 10261-4026; (212)339-0345; fax: (212) 980-7014.

7-10--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 Chicago, Ill. Contact: S. Lee Winocur, 21412 Magnolia St., Huntington Beach, Calif. 92649; (714) 964-3106; fax: (714) 968-3257.

8--Learning and study skills: Introductory seminar, sponsored by hm Study Skills, the National Association of Secondary School Principals, and the National Association of Elementary School Principals, for principals, curriculum directors, and teachers, to be held in Albany, N.Y. Contact: hm Study Skills/N.A.S.S.P./N.A.E.S.P., P.O. Box 95010, Newton, Mass. 02195; (617)965-0048.

* 8--School security: "Techniques for Improving Security in Your Schools," conference, sponsored by the Suffolk County (N.Y.) Organization for the Promotion of Education, for educators and administrators, to be held at the Sheraton Smithtown Inn in Smithtown, N.Y. Contact: Phyllis Connolly, S.C.O.P.E., 810 Meadow Rd., Smithtown, N.Y. 11787; (516)360-0800.

8-9--Discipline: "Beyond Bribes and Threats," institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, 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.

8-9--Education leadership: "Leadership Institute for Women Administrators," workshop, sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators--National Academy for School Executives, to be held at the Bellevue Inn in Seattle, Wash. Contact: A.A.S.A.-N.A.S.E., 1801 North Moore St., Arlington, Va. 22209-9988; (703) 875-0748.

8-10--Learning and study skills: Leadership seminar, sponsored by hm Study Skills, the National Association of Secondary School Principals, and the National Association of Elementary School Principals, for principals, curriculum directors, and teachers, to be held in Williamsburg, Va. Contact: hm Study Skills/N.A.S.S.P./N.A.E.S.P., P.O. Box 95010, Newton, Mass. 02195; (617)965-0048.

8-11--Youth leadership: "Service Learning: Integrating Schools and Community for Learning,"conference, sponsored by the National Youth Leadership Council, for youths, educators, and administrators, to be held at the Adam's Mark Hotel in Philadelphia, Pa. Contact: Lorraine Parillo, Conference Coordinator, Pennslyvania Institute for Service Learning, Henry Avenue and School House Lane, Philadelphia, Pa. 19144; (215)951-0344; fax: (215) 951-0345.

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

9-10--Education policy: Policy workshop, sponsored by the Public Education Fund Network, for all educators, in San Francisco, Calif. Contact: Wendy Lewis, P.E.F.N., 601 13th St., N.W., Suite 209 North, Washington, D.C. 20005; (202) 628-7460; fax: (202) 628-1893.

9-10--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, school board members, principals, teachers, and parents, to be held at the Anaheim Hilton and Towers in Anaheim, 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.

9-11--Children and families: "Leave No Children Behind," annual national conference, sponsored by the Children's Defense Fund, for community, religious, and minority leaders; parents; youth leaders; children's advocates; policymakers; and public officials, in Seattle, Wash. Contact: Karen Seaver, C.D.F., 25 E St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20001; (800) CDF-1200 or (202) 662-3674; fax: (202) 662-3510.

10--Sexual harassment: "Stopping Sexual Harassment in Schools," workshop, sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators--National Academy for School Executives, for superintendents, personnel directors, and other central-office staff members, at the Bellevue Inn in Seattle, Wash. Contact: A.A.S.A.-N.A.S.E., 1801 North Moore St., Arlington, Va. 22209-9988; (703) 875-0748; fax: (703) 841-1543.

10-12--Education research: "Ethnography in Education Research Forum," sponsored by the Center for Urban Ethnography, University of Pennsylvania, for education researchers, to be held at the university in Philadelphia, Pa. Contact: Eileen Waterman Storer, C.U.E., U.P., 3700 Walnut St., Philadelphia, Pa. 19104-6216; (215) 898-3273; fax: (215) 573-2032.

10-13--Dyslexia: Annual spring meeting, sponsored by the Slingerland Institute, for Slingerland board members, teachers, and administrators, in Bellevue, Wash. Contact: Clara McCulloch, S.I., 1 Bellevue Center, 411 108th Ave., N.E., Bellevue, Wash. 98004; (206) 453-1190; fax: (206) 635-7762.

11--Technology: "Technology in the Middle School Classroom," meeting, sponsored by the Association of American Publishers, for school-division publishing personnel, editors, marketing managers, and educational product developers, in San Diego, Calif. Contact: Christina D'Ortona, A.A.P., School Division, 71 Fifth Ave., New York, N.Y. 10003-3004; (212) 255-0200, ext. 257.

12-13--College fair: Sponsored by the National Association of College Admission Counselors, for high school students and parents, to be held at the Eastern States Exposition in Springfield, Mass. Contact: Mark C. Milroy, N.A.C.A.C., 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, Va. 22314-2818; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015.

13--Reading: "Reading, Thinking, and Caring," institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators of grades K-3, to be held in Minneapolis, Minn. 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.

13-15--Technology: "Gateway to Tomorrow," conference, sponsored by the Regional Consortium for Education and Technology, for teachers, administrators, and others interested in integrating technology and education, at America's Center in St. Louis, Mo. Contact: Conference Coordinator, R.C.E.T., 1460 Craig Rd., St. Louis, Mo. 64136; (314) 872-8282; fax: (314) 872-9128.

13-15--Technology: "Internet: The 'Superhighway' of the World Classroom," conference, sponsored by the Arizona State University College of Education, for teachers, administrators, researchers, and technology specialists, to be held at the university in Tempe, Ariz. Contact: Pat Southwick, A.S.U., Box 870908, Tempe, Ariz. 85287-0908; (602) 965-7363; fax: (602) 965-8887.

14--Reading: "Reading for Real," institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Minneapolis, Minn. 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.

14-15--Multiple intelligences: "Teaching for Multiple Intelligences," institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Orlando, 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.

15, 16--Mathematics: "Using Manipulatives To Teach Mathematics," institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Tampa, Fla., 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.

15-18--Quality standards: "Standards and Quality in Education and Training," conference, sponsored by the Center on Standards for Quality of the University of Oklahoma, for educators, business and industry leaders and trainers, and community members, to be held at the university in Norman, Okla. Contact: Twana Tate-Baker, Conference Coordinator, C.S.Q., College of Continuing Education, U.O., 555 East Constitution St., Room 207, Norman, Okla. 73037-0005; (800) 522-0772, ext. 6196 or (405) 325-1711; fax: (405) 325-1824.

16--Dyslexia: "Seventh Annual Dyslexia Symposium," sponsored by the Northern Ohio Branch of the Orton Dyslexia Society, for general- and special-education teachers, parents, pediatricians, speech and language therapists, and psychologists, at the Holiday Inn Cleveland/Rockside in Independence, Ohio. Contact: Lori Josephson, Program Chair, N.O.B., O.D.S., 34208 Aurora Rd., Suite 185, Solon, Ohio 44139; (216) 869-9575.

16--Professional development: "Responding Democratically to Opposition Groups," workshop, sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators--National Academy for School Executives, for superintendents, school board members, central-office administrators, public-relations directors, librarians, and teachers, in Sacramento, 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.

16-17--Technology: "Technology, the Classroom, and You," annual conference, sponsored by the Maryland Instructional Computer Coordinators Association, for all educators, at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, Md. Contact: Lesley Robinson, Public Relations Chairperson, Laurel High School, 8000 Cherry Lane, Laurel, Md. 20707; (301) 725-8300, ext. 106; fax: (301) 725-2652.

16-18--English: Spring conference, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, for teachers and teacher-educators, to be held in Minneapolis, Minn. Contact: N.C.T.E., 1111 West Kenyon Rd., Urbana, Ill. 61801-1096; (217) 328-3870.

16-18--Independent schools: Annual conference, sponsored by the Independent Schools Association of the Southwest, for independent-school teachers, administrators, and trustees, to be held at the Hyatt Regency Houston in Houston, Tex. Contact: Richard W. Eckdahl, Executive Director, I.S.A.S., P.O. Box 52297, Tulsa, Okla. 74152-0297; (918) 749-5927; fax: (918) 749-5937.

* 16-18--Alternative education: "Realizing the Vision: Quality, Caring, and Choice,"conference sponsored by the Learning Alternative Resource Network, for those interested in alternative education, to be held at the San Diego Princess Resort in San Diego, Calif. Contact: Janie Gates, Southeast Alternative Education Center, Division of Alternative Education, Los Angeles County Office of Education, 9300 Imperial Highway, ECE 126, Downey, Calif. 90242; (310) 940-1812; fax: (310) 803-8946.

* 16-18--Mathematics, science, and technology: "Energy in the Information Age," annual professional conference, sponsored by the National Consortium for Specialized Secondary Schools of Mathematics, Science, and Technology, for secondary and college educators, to be held in Lynchburg, Va. Contact: Cheryl Linderman, Conference Chair, 3020 Wards Ferry Rd., Lynchburg, Va. 24502; (804) 582-1104; fax: (804) 239-4140.

* 16-18--Middle schools: "Middle-Level School Improvement: Focus on Student Achievement," sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, for middle school principals, assistant principals, and teachers, to be held at the Marriot Midtown Hotel in Atlanta, Ga. Contact: Laurel Martin Kanthak, N.A.S.S.P., 1904 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091-1537; (800) 253-7746.

17-18--Reading: "Claremont Reading Conference," sponsored by the Claremont Graduate School, for teachers, librarians, and parents, to be held at the school in Claremont, Calif. Contact: Conference Coordinator, C.R.C., Harper Hall, 150 East 10th St., C.G.S., Claremont, Calif. 91711; (909) 621-8555, ext. 3750; fax: (909) 621-8390.

17-19--Montessori education: "Celebrate the Joy," national conference, sponsored by the National Center for Montessori Education, for Montessori teachers, administrators, and parents, at the Hyatt Newporter Hotel in Newport Beach, Calif. Contact: Kristin Cook, N.C.M.E., P.O. Box 1543, Roswell, Ga. 30077; (404) 434-1128.

17-19--Montessori education: "Montessori History and Science," workshop, sponsored by the North American Montessori Teachers' Association, for Montessori educators, at the Sheraton World Resort in Orlando, Fla. Contact: N.A.M.T.A., 11424 Belleflower Rd., N.E., Cleveland, Ohio 44106; (216) 421-1905; fax: (216) 421-8193.

17-21--Dropout prevention: "Challenges and Opportunities: Lessons From the Field," conference, sponsored by the National Dropout Prevention Network and others, for teachers, counselors, administrators, and others, to be held in Indianapolis, Ind. Contact: N.D.P.C., 205 Martin St., Box 345111, Clemson, S.C. 29634-5111; (803) 656-2599; fax: (803) 656-0136.

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