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March

20, 21, 22--Child development: "Child Development Project," institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, on the 20th in Kansas City, Mo., on the 21st in Philadelphia, Pa., and on the 22nd 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.

20, 21, 22--Mathematics: "Number Power," institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators of grades K-2, on the 20th in Grand Rapids, Mich., on the 21st in Chicago, Ill., and on the 22nd 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.

20, 21, 22--Mathematics: "Number Power," institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators of grades 3-6, on the 20th in Grand Rapids, Mich., on the 21st in Chicago, Ill., and on the 22nd 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.

21--Technology: "Technology Exchange," workshop, sponsored by the Greater Cleveland Educational Development Center, for teachers, administrators, and curriculum directors, 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.

21-25--School psychologists: "The Chicago Connection: Together for Kids," annual convention, sponsored by the National Association of School Psychologists, for school psychologists, counselors, trainers, teachers, administrators, and other pupil personnel, at the Chicago Hilton Hotel and Towers in Chicago, Ill. Contact: Sheila Page, Director of Meetings, N.A.S.P., 8455 Colesville Rd., Suite 1000, Silver Springs, Md. 20910-3319; (301) 608-0500, ext. 12; fax: (301) 608-2514.

22-24--Children's books: 28th annual Children's Book Festival, sponsored by the University of Southern Mississippi, open to all, to be held at the university in Hattiesburg, Miss. Contact: U.S.M., Continuing Education, Box 5136, Hattiesburg, Miss. 39406-5136; (601) 266-4168; fax: (601) 266-5839.

22-24--Professional development: Institutes on various subjects, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for all educators, to be held in San Francisco, Calif. Contact: A.S.C.D., 1250 North Pitt St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 549-9110; fax: (703) 549-3891.

22-25--Information technology: Annual international conference, sponsored by the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education, a division of the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education, for educators and administrators, to be held in San Antonio, Tex. Contact: A.A.C.E., P.O. Box 2966, Charlottesville, Va. 22902; (804) 973-3987.

23--Science: "Trends in Science Education Leadership," mini-conference, sponsored by the National Science Supervisors Association, for science educators and supervisors, to be held in Philadelphia, Pa. Contact: Garland Johnson, N.S.S.A., 4053 East Farrin Way, Fresno, Calif. 93726; (209) 222-6075.

23--Teaching and learning: "Classroom Climate," two-day institute (continues on March 30), 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--Discipline: "Beyond Bribes and Threats," 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.

23-24--Professional development: "Surviving and Thriving When You 'Meet the Press,"' workshop, sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators--National Academy for School Executives, for superintendents, school board leaders, public-relations directors, and central-office administrators, at the Midland Hotel in Chicago, Ill. Contact: A.A.S.A.-N.A.S.E., 1801 North Moore St., Arlington, Va. 22209-9988; (703) 875-0748; fax: (703) 841-1543.

23-25--Special education: "Sculpting the Future," conference, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, Missouri Federation, for special educators and others, at the University Plaza Conference Center in Springfield, Mo. Contact: Terri Chasteen, C.E.C., (417) 833-0442.

23-26--Science: National convention, sponsored by the National Science Teachers Association, for science educators, to be held in Philadelphia, Pa. Contact: N.S.T.A., 1840 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, Va. 22201-3000; (703) 243-7100; fax: (703) 243-7177.

24--Assessment: "Test Marked for Life? or Can We Change the Bell Curve?", one-day testing seminar, sponsored by the Institute for Effective Instruction at the University of San Francisco, for educators and administrators, to be held at the university in San Francisco, Calif. Contact: Dr. S. Alan Cohen, I.E.I./U.S.F., School of Education, 2130 Fulton Ave., San Francisco, Calif. 94117-1080; (415) 666-2102.

24-26--Student activities: Workshop, sponsored by the National Association of Student-Activity Advisers, for advisers, teachers, principals, and assistant principals, at the Princess Hotel in Hamilton, Bermuda. Contact: Wanda Carroll, N.A.S.A.A., National Association of Secondary School Principals, 1904 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (703) 860-0200; fax: (703) 476-5432.

25, April 1, 8--Violence prevention: "Social-Skills Training: A Preventative Approach to Violence in the Classroom," graduate-level workshop, sponsored by the Society for Prevention of Violence, for teachers, administrators, school nurses, school psychologists, social workers, and others, to be held in Cleveland, Ohio. Contact: Frank J. Huml, Executive Director, S.P.V., 3439 West Brainard Rd., Room 102, Woodmere, Ohio 44122; (216) 591-1876.

25-28--Curriculum and instruction: "The Mind's Wealth: Promise of a Golden Harvest," annual conference and exhibit show, for all educators, at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, Calif. Contact: Mary Jones, A.S.C.D., 1250 North Pitt St., Alexandria, Va. 22314-1453; (703) 549-9110, ext. 328; fax: (703) 549-3891.

25-30--Music: "1995 National Convention," sponsored by the Music Teachers National Association, for independent, conservatory, and school music teachers, to be held in Albuquerque, N.M. Contact: Julie L. Meckstroth, Convention Coordinator, 441 Vine St., Suite 505, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202-2814; (513) 421-1420; fax: (513) 421-2503.

26-28--Technology: "Technology Education and the Multicultural Society," conference, sponsored by the International Technology Education Association, for technology educators, teachers, and administrators, to be held in Nashville, Tenn. Contact: I.T.E.A., 1914 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (703) 860-2100; fax: (703) 860-0353.

26-29--Middle schools: Annual 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.

27-April 1--Early-childhood education: "Children: Our Concern," conference, sponsored by the Southern Early-Childhoood Association, for early-childhood teachers, administrators, care-givers, and teacher-educators, to be held at the Twin Towers in Orlando, Fla. Contact: S.E.C.A., P.O. Box 56130, Little Rock, Ark. 72215-6130; (501) 663-0353; fax: (501) 663-2114.

28-29--Multiple intelligences: "Teaching for Multiple Intelligences," institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Atlanta, Ga. 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.

28-April 1--Bilingual education: "Building Futures Together," convention, sponsored by the Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, for English teachers and English-as-a-second-language professionals, to be held at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, Calif. Contact: Cheryl Stephens, T.E.S.O.L., 1600 Cameron St., Suite 300, Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 836-0774; fax: (703) 836-7864.

28-April 1--Physical education: Annual convention, sponsored by the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, for physical education, dance, and health professionals and educators, to be held in Portland, Ore. Contact: A.A.H.P.E.R.D., 1900 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (703) 476-3400.

29-31--Violence prevention: "Second Step Teacher Training," workshop, sponsored by the Committee for Children, for teachers of preschool through grade 8, to be held in Boston, Mass. Contact: C.C., 172 20th Ave., Seattle, Wash. 98122; (800) 634-4449 or (206) 322-5050; fax: (206) 322-7133.

29-April 1--Learning disabilities: "Thirteenth Annual Network Conference on Educational Therapy and Learning Disabilities," sponsored by the Learning Disabilities Network, for educators and professionals who work with students with learning disabilities, to be held in Hingham, Mass. Contact: L.D.N., 72 Sharp St., Suite A2, Hingham, Mass. 02043; (617) 340-5605.

30--Staff development: "Spring Drive-In Conference," sponsored by the Georgia Staff Development Council, for staff-development coordinators, human-resources personnel at the state level, superintendents, principals, teachers, and other administrators, at the Macon Conference Center in Macon, Ga. Contact: Don Adams, G.S.D.C., School of Education, West Georgia College, Carrollton, Ga. 30118; (404) 836-6569; fax: (404) 836-6729.

30-April 1--Gender equity: "Gender Equity in Schooling: What Is It and How Do We Get There?," conference, sponsored by the Center for Contemporary Education at the Park School and the Department of Psychology: Social and Health Sciences, Duke University, for educators and administrators, to be held at the Park School, in Brooklandville, Md. Contact: Barbara Hoyt, Gender in a Coed World, Conference Registration, P.O. Box 32862, Baltimore, Md. 21208; (410) 339-4187.

30-April 1--Gifted and talented: National conference on the gifted and talented, sponsored by the National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented at the University of Connecticut, open to the public, to be held at the Sheraton Hotel at Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, Conn. Contact: Dawn Guenther, (203) 486-4676.

30-April 1--Montessori education: "The Child and Nature," workshop, sponsored by the North American Montessori Teachers' Association, for Montessori educators, at the Skamania Lodge in Portland, Ore. Contact: N.A.M.T.A., 11424 Bellflower Rd., N.E., Cleveland, Ohio 44106; (216) 421-1905; fax: (216) 421-8193.

April

2-4--School librarians: Spring conference, sponsored by the Missouri Association of School Librarians, at the Lodge of the Four Seasons in Lake Ozark, Mo. Contact: Marianne Fues, Public Relations Committee, 1 East Burnam Rd., Columbia, Mo. 65203; (314) 696-2282.

2-4--Quality education: "Shaping Quality Strategies for Education," conference, sponsored by the National Governors' Association, the National Goals Panel, and the education division of the American Society for Quality Control, for teachers, adminstrators, parents, and community leaders, to be held in Albuquerque, N.M. Contact: 1995 Quality in Education Conference, P.O. Box 93637, Albuquerque, N.M. 87199-3637.

2-5--Title I: "The Future of Chapter 1, Title I," annual in-service conference, sponsored by the National Association of Federal Education Program Administrators, for Chapter 1, Title I administrators, at the Key Bridge Marriott in Arlington, Va. Contact: Stanley McFarland or Donna Ruffin, 1801 North Moore St., Arlington, Va. 22209; (703) 875-0729; fax: (703) 875-0774.

2-7--Chemistry: National meeting, sponsored by the American Chemical Society, for chemistry educators, in Anaheim, Calif. Contact: A.C.S., Department of Meetings and Divisional Activities, 1155 16th St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036-4899; (202) 872-4396.

3-5--Education policy: "Comprehensive Services and AIDS Prevention Training Workshop," sponsored by the Public Education Fund Network, for comprehensive health-services-program grantees, to be held 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.

4--Education conference: Regional Conference, sponsored by Kappa Delta Pi, for educators and administrators to be held at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Ariz. Contact: K.D.P. Headquarters, P.O. Box A, West Lafayette, Ind. 47906; (317) 743-1705.

4-5--College fair: Sponsored by the National Association of College Admission Counselors, for high school students and parents, at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, Mass. Contact: Mark C. Milroy, N.A.C.A.C., 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, Va. 22314-2818; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015.

4-7--Staff development: "IMPACT," staff-development seminar in critical thinking, sponsored by the National Diffusion Network and Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in New Orleans, La. Contact: S. Lee Winocur, 21412 Magnolia St., Huntington Beach, Calif. 92649; (714) 964-3106; fax: (714) 968-3257.

5--Careers in education: "Future Educators of America," meeting, sponsored by the Miami-Dade Community College, for college students interested in pursuing careers in education, at the college in Miami, Fla. Contact: M.-D.C.C., (305) 237-3660.

5-7--Technology: "Technology Touches All Students Through Learning Partnerships," annual conference, sponsored by the East Carolina University School of Education, for K-12 educators, to be held in Greenville, N.C. Contact: Dr. James S. Pressley, (919) 328-6499.

5-8--Technology: Global Village Schools national conference, sponsored by the University of Oklahoma, the Global Village Schools Institute, the Center for Educational Leadership, and the Mecklenburger Group, for educators and administrators, to be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Atlanta, Ga. Contact: Continuing Education Registration, U.O. 1704 Asp Ave., Norman, Okla. 73072-6407; (800) 522-0772.

5-9--Special education: Annual convention, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, for special-education professionals, educators, and others, in Indianapolis, Ind. Contact: C.E.C., 1920 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (703) 620-3660; fax: (703) 264-9494.

6-7--Business and education: Annual forum, sponsored by the National Alliance of Business, for administrators, school board members, business executives, foundation directors, community leaders, and business and education association representatives, to be held at the Washington Renaissance Hotel in Washington, D.C. Contact: Michael J. Puzia, Program Manager, N.A.B., 1201 New York Ave., N.W., Suite 700, Washington, D.C. 20005; (202) 289-2903; fax: (202) 289-1303.

6-7--Conflict resolution: "Creative Conflict Resolution," institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Chicago, Ill., and 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.

6-7--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 Philadelphia, Pa. Contact: N.C.T.T., 815 Washington St. #8, Newtonville, Mass. 02160; (617) 965-4604; fax: (617) 965-4674.

6-8--Global education: "Silver and Gold: Bridges to the Future," conference, sponsored by the American Forum for Global Education and the United Nations Association of the United States of America, for educators, administrators, and professional-development individuals, to be held at the Sheraton, in New York City. Contact: Ria Boemi, A.F.G.E., 120 Wall Street, Suite 2600, New York, N.Y. 10005; (212) 742-8232; fax: (212) 742-8752.

6-8--Quality schools: "Creating the Quality School," annual national conference, sponsored by the Center for the Study of Small/Rural Schools at the University of Oklahoma, to be held at the Holiday Inn Airport West in Oklahoma City, Okla. Contact: Jan C. Simmons, Program Coordinator, C.S.S./R.S., U.O., 555 East Constitution St., Room 213, Norman, Okla. 73072; (405) 325-1450; fax: (405) 325-1824.

6-9--Foreign language: "Voices From the Field," conference, sponsored by the Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, for foreign-language teachers and professionals, at the New York Hilton and Towers in New York City. Contact: Rebecca Kline, Chair, N.C.T.F.L., 29 Ethan Allen Ave., Colchester, Vt. 05446; (802) 655-0558.

6-9--Mathematics: Annual meeting, sponsored by the National Council for Teachers of Mathematics, for math educators, at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, Mass. Contact: N.C.T.M., 1906 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091-1593; (703) 620-9840.

7--Mathematics: "Creatively Teaching Mathematics," institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Emporia, Kan. 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--Middle schools: Middle-level education, one-day conference, sponsored by the Lehigh University College of Education, for administrators, teachers, parents, and school board members, to be held at the university in Bethlehem, Pa. Contact: Liz Drake, (610) 776-7363.

* 8--Education conference: Regional conference, sponsored by Kappa Delta Pi, for educators and administrators, to be held at Lock Haven University in Lock Haven, Pa. Contact: K.D.P. Headquarters, P.O. Box A, West Lafayette, Ind. 47906; (307) 743-1705.

* 8--Middle schools: "Transforming the Middle Grades: Putting It All Together," conference, sponsored by the United Federation of Teachers' special-educator support program, for all school staff members who work with students in grades 5-9, to be held in New York City. Contact: Maria Neria, U.F.T., Special Educator Support Program, 260 Park Ave. South, New York, N.Y. 10010; (212) 260-7679.

8-12--Education policy: "Washington Policy Seminar," national conference, sponsored by the Institute for Educational Leadership, for Education Policy Fellowship Program fellows and alumni, and others, to be held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Washington, D.C. Contact: Nicole Mahedy, I.E.L., 1001 Connecticut Ave., N.W., Suite 310, Washington, D.C. 20036; (202) 822-8405; fax: (202) 872-4050.

8-12--Principals: "Creating Our Children's Future," annual convention, sponsored by the National Association of Elementary School Principals, for elementary and middle school principals, at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, Calif. Contact: Marguerite Leishman, Director of Conventions, N.A.E.S.P., 1615 Duke St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 684-3345.

9--College fair: Sponsored by the National Association of College Admission Counselors, for high school students and parents, at the Charlotte Merchandise Mart in Charlotte, N.C. Contact: Mark C. Milroy, N.A.C.A.C., 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, Va. 22314-2818; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015.

10, 11, 12--Middle schools: "Essential Learning: Begin With the End in Mind," seminar, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle school teachers and administrators, to be held on the 10th in Portsmouth, N.H., on the 11th in Farmington, Conn., and on the 12th in Auburn, 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.

* 11--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 Birmingham, Ala. Contact: hm Study Skills/N.A.S.S.P./N.A.E.S.P., P.O. Box 95010, Newton, Mass. 02195; (617) 965-0048.

12-15--Business education: "Gateway to Golden Opportunities," annual national convention, sponsored by the National Business Education Association, for business teachers, state and local supervisors, and business teacher-educators. Contact: Helen Sellman, Convention Director, N.B.E.A., 1914 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091-1596; (703) 860-8300; fax: (703) 620-4483.

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