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24-25--Youth issues: "Working with Aggressive Youth," two-day workshop, sponsored by Boys Town, for teachers, social workers, child-care workers, and administrators, to be held at the Boys Town Conference Center in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: B.T., (402) 298-1596.

25--Professional development: "Student-Centered Assessment: A Performance-Based Approach to Teaching, Learning, and Testing," workshop, sponsored by McGill University, for educators and administrators, to be held in Montreal, Quebec. Contact: Distinguished Educators Seminar Series, Centre for Educational Leadership, M.U., 3724 McTavish St., Montreal Quebec H3A 1Y2; (514) 398-7044; fax: (514) 398-8260.

25-26--Multiple intelligences: "Teaching for Multiple Intelligences," institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Rochester, N.Y. 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--College fair: Sponsored by the National Association of College Admission Counselors, for high school students and parents, at the Novi Exposition Center in Novi, Mich. Contact: Mark C. Milroy, N.A.C.A.C., 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, Va. 22314-2818; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015.

26-28--Curriculum and instruction: "Celebrate Learning," Quantum-Learning conference, sponsored by the Learning Forum Foundation, for all educators, to be held in San Diego, Calif. Contact: Mark Reardon, L.F.F., 1725 South Hill St., Oceanside, Calif. 92054-5319; (619) 722-0072; fax: (619) 722-3507.

26-28--Early-childhood issues: "New Horizons in Early-Childhood Services, Education, and Family Supports: Securing the Future of Children With Learning and Developmental Disabilities and/or Delays," national conference, co-sponsored by the Young Adult Institute and the Council for Exceptional Children, for educators and administrators, to be held at the Crown Plaza Manhattan Hotel in New York City. Contact: Staci Cunniffe, (212) 563-7474, ext. 193.

26-28--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 Orlando, Fla. Contact: hm Study Skills/N.A.S.S.P./N.A.E.S.P., P.O. Box 95010, Newton, Mass. 02195; (617) 965-0048.

27--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 Charlotte, N.C. Contact: hm Study Skills/N.A.S.S.P./N.A.E.S.P., P.O. Box 95010, Newton, Mass. 02195; (617) 965-0048.

27-28--Critical thinking: "Creating a Climate of Thinking in the Classroom," workshop, sponsored by the National Center for Teaching Thinking, for K-12 teachers and curriculum specialists, to be held in Dallas, Tex. Contact: N.C.T.T., 815 Washington St., #8, Newtonville, Mass. 02160; (617) 965-4604; fax: (617) 965-4674.

27-28--Conflict resolution: "Creative Conflict Resolution," institute, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Denver, Colo. 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.

27-28--Inclusive education: "Honoring Diversity: Creating Inclusive Learning Environments," conference, sponsored by the Principals' Center, for all school leaders, 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.

27-29--Learning disabilities: "Meeting the Challenge in Learning Disabilities and Other Special Needs: Strategies for Promoting Learning, Integration/Inclusion, Independence, Transition, and Productivity," national conference, co-sponsored by the Young Adult Institute and Columbia University's Teachers College, for special educators, administrators, and parents, to be held at the Crowne Plaza Manhattan Hotel in New York City. Contact: Ben Nivin, (212) 563-7474, ext.203.

27-29--Reading: "Canadian Reading Recovery Conference," sponsored by the University of Toronto, for Reading Recovery teachers, teacher-leaders, administrators, parents, and school trustees, at the university in Scarborough, Ontario. Contact: Christine Doan, U.T., 1265 Military Trail, Scarborough, Ontario, Canada; (416) 396-6322; fax: (416) 396-6324.

27-29--Technology: "Planning for Effective Use of Technology," and "Instructional Applications of Technology--Elementary and Secondary," institutes, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for all educators, to be held in Minneapolis, Minn. Contact: A.S.C.D., 1250 North Pitt St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 549-9110; fax: (703) 549-3891.

27-30--Deaf students: "Deaf Studies IV," conference, sponsored by the Gallaudet University Regional Center at Northern Essex Community College, for educators interested in the bilingual/bicultural aspects of the deaf community, to be held in Boston, Mass. Contact: Kathy Vesey, Director, G.U.R.C.N.E.C.C., 100 Elliott Way, Haverhill, Mass. 01830; (508) 374-4701; fax: (508) 374-3723.

29--Bilingual education: "Bilingual Education 2000: Creating World-Class Opportunities to Learn," annual spring conference, sponsored by the Bilingual/E.S.L. Education Association for the Metroplex, for teachers, administrators, parents, and students, to be held at the University of North Texas in Denton, Tex. Contact: Irma Guadarrama or Lockie Machado, Texas Women's University, B./E.E.A.M., P.O. Box 23029, Denton, Tex. 76204-1029; (817) 898-2040; fax: (817) 898-2048.

29--Career fair: Fifth annual Minorities and Bilingual Careers in Education Expo, job fair representing 21 states, open to the public, to be held at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Contact: Tylin Promotions, P.O. Box 1300, North Massapequa, Long Island, N.Y. 11758-0905; (516) 540-0098.

29--Environmental education: Environmental-education workshop, sponsored by the Flexible Packaging Educational Foundation, for elementary, secondary, and community educators, to be held at San Francisco State University in San Francisco, Calif. Contact: John Henderson, Flexible Packaging Association, (800) 331-5652.

29--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 Kansas City, Mo. Contact: hm Study Skills/N.A.S.S.P./N.A.E.S.P., P.O. Box 95010, Newton, Mass. 02195; (617) 965-0048.

29-30--Speech communication: 1995 summer conference, sponsored by the California Speech Communication Association, for educators, to be held at San Francisco State University in San Francisco, Calif. Contact: Rob Dewis, C.S.C.A. Executive Director, 21250 Stevens Creek Blvd., Cupertino, Calif. 95014; (408) 864-8579.

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

30-May 2--Curriculum and instruction: "Integrated Curriculum: Application and Assessment," seminar, sponsored by the Northern Interior Staff Development Council, for staff developers, school administrators, curriculum directors, teacher-educators, and teachers, at the Sylvan Lake Resort in Custer State Park, S.D. Contact: Jon Marshall, N.I.S.D.C., 3840 Pine View Dr., Rapid City, S.D. 57702; (605) 342-2770; fax: (605) 923-6661.

30-May 5--Reading: "Joys of Reading," annual convention, sponsored by the International Reading Association, for teachers, teacher-educators, reading specialists, consultants, administrators, supervisors, researchers, librarians, and media specialists, to be held in Anaheim, Calif. Contact: Conferences Division, I.R.A, 800 Barksdale Rd., P.O. Box 8139, Newark, Del. 19714-8139; (302) 731-1600, ext. 216; fax: (302) 731-1057.



MAY

1-5--Special education: "Administration and Supervision of Special Education," annual institute, sponsored by the division of administrative and educational services of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University's college of education, to be held in Virginia Beach, Va. Contact: Philip R. Jones, 202 East Eggleston Hall, V.P.I.S.U., Blacksburg, Va. 24061-0302; (703) 231-5925; fax: (703) 231-7845.

2-5--Magnet schools: "Bridges to the 21st Century, Travel to the Heart of Tomorrow," annual conference, sponsored by Magnet Schools of America, the San Jose Unified School District, the Southwest Center for Educational Equity, the Southwest Regional Laboratory, the Title IV Desegration Assistance Program (California Department of Education), and the Western Region Consortium for Education Equity and Magnet Schools, for leaders in magnet education, to be held at the Red Lion Hotel in San Jose, Calif. Contact: M.S.A., 2111 Holly Hall, Suite 4203, Houston, Tex. 77054; (800) 462-5526.

3--Learning and study skills: Introductory workshop, 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 Syracuse, 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.

3, 4--College fair: Sponsored by the National Association of College Admission Counselors, for high school students and parents, on the 3rd at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, Calif., and on the 4th at the Orange Show Grounds in San Bernardino, Calif. Contact: Mark C. Milroy, N.A.C.A.C., 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, Va. 22314-2818; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015.

3-4--College fair: Sponsored by the National Association of College Admission Counselors, for high school students and parents, at the Raritan Exposition Center in Edison, N.J. Contact: Mark C. Milroy, N.A.C.A.C., 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, Va. 22314-2818; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015.

3-5--Educational research: Annual conference, sponsored by the New England Educational Research Organization, for education researchers and others, at the Sheraton Resort in Portsmouth, N.H. Contact: Susan Vernon-Gerstenfeld, Project Center, Worchester Polytechnic Institute, Worchester, Mass. 01069.

3-6--Independent education: "College and School Cultures," biannual conference, sponsored by the Independent Educational Consultants Association, for educational consultants, guidance counselors, and directors of admissions of independent schools, at the Pittsburgh Vista Hotel in Pittsburgh, Pa. Contact: Breda Nolan, I.E.C.A., P.O. Box 125, Forestdale, Mass. 02644; (508) 833-0670; fax: (508) 833-0863.

4--Learning and study skills: Introductory workshop, 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 Springfield, Ill. Contact: hm Study Skills/N.A.S.S.P./N.A.E.S.P., P.O. Box 95010, Newton, Mass. 02195; (617) 965-0048.

4--Professional development: "What's Worth Fighting For in Your Schools," workshop, sponsored by McGill University, for teachers, administrators, and policymakers, to be held in Quebec City, Canada. Contact: Distinguished Educators Seminar Series, Centre for Educational Leadership, M.U., 3724 McTavish St., Montreal, Quebec H3A 1Y2; (514) 398-7044; fax: (514) 398-8260.

4-5--Assessment: "Using Portfolios to Assess Student Thinking," and "Alternative Methods of Assessing Student Learning," institutes, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for all educators, to be held in Cincinnati, Ohio. Contact: A.S.C.D., 1250 North Pitt St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 549-9110; fax: (703) 549-3891.

4-6--Youth gangs: "Gangs, School, and Community," conference, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, for administrators, counselors, teachers, youth workers, juvenile service workers, truant officers, youths, and law-enforcement officials, to be held at the Hyatt Cherry Hill Hotel in Cherry Hill, N.J. Contact: Gwendolyn J. Cooke, N.A.S.S.P., 1904 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (703) 860-0200, ext. 273.

5--Leadership: "Wealth, Knowledge, Power, and Values: Facing the 21st Century," symposium, sponsored by the National Planning Association, open to the public, to be held in Washington, D.C. Contact: N.P.A., 1424 16th St., N.W., Suite 700, Washington, D.C. 20036.

5--Learning and study skills: Introductory workshop, 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 Philadelphia, Pa. Contact: hm Study Skills/N.A.S.S.P./N.A.E.S.P., P.O. Box 95010, Newton, Mass. 02195; (617) 965-0048.

5--Professional development: "Teaching and Learning Using Technology," workshop, sponsored by McGill University, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Montreal, Quebec. Contact: Distinguished Educators Seminar Series, Centre for Educational Leadership, M.U., 3724 McTavish St., Montreal, Quebec H3A 1Y2; (514) 398-7044; fax: (514) 398-8260.

6--Portfolio assessment: "Creating an Electronic Portfolio," institute, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for all educators, to be held in Cincinnati, Ohio. Contact: A.S.C.D., 1250 North Pitt St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 549-9110; fax: (703) 549-3891.

6, 7--Gifted children: "Developmental Differences: Issues Facing the Highly Gifted Child," conference, sponsored by the Hollingworth Center for Highly Gifted Children, for all those interested, to be held at the Massachussetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: H.C.H.G.C., P.O. Box 464, South Casco, Me. 04077; (207) 655-3767.

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

9-10--College fair: Sponsored by the National Association of College Admission Counselors, for high school students and parents, at the Pasadena Center in Pasadena, Calif. Contact: Mark C. Milroy, N.A.C.A.C., 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, Va. 22314-2818; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015.

10--Assessment: "The ABC's of Alternative Assessment," conference, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle school teachers and administrators, in Portland, Me. 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.

10--Cooperative Learning: "Cooperative Learning: Skills and Strategies," seminar, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle school teachers and administrators, in Portland, Me. Contact: Jean Blanchard, N.E.L.M.S., 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, Mass. 01983-1223; (508) 887-6263; fax: (508) 887-6504.

10--Middle schools: "Sustaining Effective Middle-Level Teams," seminar, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle school teachers and administrators, in Portland, Me. Contact: Jean Blanchard, N.E.L.M.S., 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, Mass. 01983-1223; (508) 887-6263; fax: (508) 887-6504.

10--Multiple intelligences: "Multiple Intelligences: Knowing, Assessing, and Utilizing," seminar, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle school teachers and administrators, in Portland, Me. Contact: Jean Blanchard, N.E.L.M.S., 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, Mass. 01983-1223; (508) 887-6263; fax: (508) 887-6504.

10-11--College fair: Sponsored by the National Association of College Admission Counselors, for high school students and parents, at the Hartford Civic Center in Hartford, Conn. Contact: Mark C. Milroy, N.A.C.A.C., 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, Va. 22314-2818; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015.

11--Portfolio assessment: "Portfolio Assessment and Beyond," 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.

11-12--Education technology: "Teaching, Learning, and Technology," education conference and technology fair, sponsored by Indiana University's school of education, to be held at the university in Bloomington Ind. Contact: Michelle Pauley, External Relations Office, 4115 Wright Education Bldg., 210 North Rose Ave., Bloomington, Ind. 47405-1006; (812) 856-8005; fax: (812) 856-8088; e-mail: mpauley@indiana.edu.

11-13--Computers: Annual spring conference, sponsored by Computer-Using Educators Inc., for educators, to be held at the Wyndham Hotel and Palm Springs Convention Center in Palm Springs,Calif. Contact: C.U.E., 1210 Marina Village Parkway, Suite 100, Alameda, Calif. 94501.

12--Professional development: "Designing Instruction To Improve Student Motivation," workshop, sponsored by McGill University, for teachers and administrators, to be held in Ottawa, Ontario. Contact: Distinguished Educators Seminar Series, Centre for Educational Leadership, M.U., 3724 McTavish St., Montreal, Quebec H3A 1Y2; (514) 398-7044; fax: (514) 398-8260.

  • 12--Teacher leadership: "Creating Spaces for Change: Fulfilling the Promise of Teacher Leadership," conference, sponsored by the Bank Street College Teacher Leader Institute, for teacher leaders of all types and levels, to be held at the Bank Street College of Education in New York City. Contact: Gil Schmerler, T.L.I., B.S.C.E., 610 West 112th St., New York, N.Y. 10025; (212) 875-4709; fax: (212) 875-4753.

    16--Curriculum and instruction: "Scheduling: Organizing for Effective Instruction," 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.

    18--Aesthetic realism: "The Aesthetic Realism Teaching Method Succeeds--and Answers the Question, 'Education, What For?,"' seminar, sponsored by the Aesthetic Realism Foundation, for all educators, 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.

    18--Curriculum and instruction: "Study Skills Across the Curriculum," and "Integrating Curriculum: What, Why, and How," seminars, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle school teachers and administrators, in Laconia, N.H. Contact: Jean Blanchard, N.E.L.M.S., 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, Mass. 01983-1223; (508) 887-6263; fax: (508) 887-6504.

    18-19--Special education: Annual conference on governmental affairs, sponsored by the National Association of Private Schools for Exceptional Children, for directors and administrators of private, special-education schools, in Washington. Contact: Sherry L. Kolbe, Executive Director, N.A.P.S.E.C., 1522 K St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20005; (202) 408-3338; fax: (202) 408-3340.

  • 19--Education law: "Legal Responsibilities of Regular Educators for Students With Disabilities," one-day teleconference, sponsored by Lehigh University's college of education, open to the public, to be held at the university in Bethlehem, Pa. Contact: Perry A. Zirkel, College of Education, L.U., 111 Research Dr., Bethlehem, Pa. 18015.

    21--College fair: Sponsored by the National Association of College Admission Counselors, for high school students and parents, at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Contact: Mark C. Milroy, N.A.C.A.C., 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, Va. 22314-2818; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015.

    22, 23, 24--Teaching and learning: "Teacher to Teacher," seminar, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle school teachers and administrators, on the 22nd in Farmington, Conn., on the 23rd in Auburn, Mass., and on the 24th in Portland, Me. Contact: Jean Blanchard, N.E.L.M.S., 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, Mass. 01983-1223; (508) 887-6263; fax: (508) 887-6504.

    23-24--College fair: Sponsored by the National Association of College Admission Counselors, for high school students and parents, at Montgomery College in Rockville, Md. Contact: Mark C. Milroy, N.A.C.A.C., 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, Va. 22314-2818; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015.

    23-26--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 Michigan. Location TBA. Contact: S. Lee Winocur, 21412 Magnolia St., Huntington Beach, Calif. 92649; (714) 964-3106; fax: (714) 968-3257.

    25-28--Physical education: "International Conference on the Young Child: Moving To Learn," conference, sponsored by the Council on Physical Education for Children and the National Association for Sport and Physical Education, for early-childhood educators, physical-education specialists, child-care providers, school administrators, therapists, and teacher-educators, to be held in Washington. Contact: N.A.S.P.E., 1900 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (703) 476-3410.

    30-June 2--Communications: Annual conference, sponsored by the Southern Educational Communications Association, for financial, human resources, and general managers in public telecommunications, to be held in Tucson, Ariz. Contact: Norma Gay, S.E.C.A., P.O. Box 50008, Columbia, S.C. 29250; (803) 799-5517; fax: (803) 771-4831.

    31-June 2--Chemistry: Central regional meeting, sponsored by the American Chemical Society, for chemistry educators, to be held in Akron, Ohio. Contact: J. Visintainer, Goodyear Research, D415A, 142 Goodyear Blvd., Akron, Ohio 44305; (216) 796-4673.



    JUNE

    6-8--Chemistry: Great Lakes regional meeting, sponsored by the American Chemical Society, for chemistry educators, to be held in La Crosse, Wis. Contact: M. Collins, Chemistry Department, Viterbo College, La Crosse, Wis. 54601; (608) 791-0244.

    7-9--Literacy: "Newspaper in Education and Literacy," conference, sponsored by the Newspaper Association of America Foundation, for educators, literacy professionals, and newspaper personnel, to be held at the Hyatt Regency in Bellevue, Wash. Contact: Betty Sullivan or Gwen Kirk, N.A.A.F., 11600 Sunrise Valley Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; (703) 648-1000; fax: (703) 620-1265.

    8-10--Independent education: Meeting, sponsored by the Independent Schools Association of the Southwest, for independent school heads and trustees, to be held at the Inn at Loretto in Santa Fe, N.M. Contact: Richard W. Ekdahl, I.S.A.S., P.O. Box 52297, Tulsa, Okla. 74152-0297; (918) 749-5927; fax: (918) 749-5937.

    14-16--Chemistry: Northwest/Rocky Mountain regional meeting, sponsored by the American Chemical Society, for chemistry educators, to be held in Park City, Utah. Contact: Julie Boerio-Goates, Department of Chemistry, 139C-ESC, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah; (801) 378-2302.

    14-16--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 McHenry, Ill. Contact: S. Lee Winocur, 21412 Magnolia St., Huntington Beach, Calif. 92649; (714) 964-3106; fax: (714) 968-3257.

    15-19--History: "Summer Field School in Historical Archaeology," sponsored by the Corporation for Jefferson's Poplar Forest and the University of Virginia's Lynchburg Center, for teachers, undergraduate and graduate students, and members of the public, to be held in Forest, Va. Contact: Barbara Heath, C.J.P.F., P.O. Box 419, Forest, Va. 24551; (804) 525-1806.

    17-19--Technology: "Emerging Technologies: Lifelong Learning," conference, sponsored by the National Educational Computing Organization, for educators, to be held at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, Md. Contact: N.C.E.A., 1787 Agate St., Eugene, Ore. 97403-1923; (503) 346-2834; fax: (503) 346-5890.

    19-21--Technology: "Girls and Technology," symposium, sponsored by the National Coalition of Girls' Schools, for teachers and administrators, to be held at Wellesley College in Wellesley, Mass. Contact: Whitney Ransome or Meg Milne Moulton, Executive Directors, N.C.G.S., 228 Main St., Concord, Mass. 01742; (508) 287-4485.

    19-23--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.

    20-25--Chemistry: National meeting, sponsored by the American Chemical Society, for chemistry educators, to be held in Chicago, Ill. Contact: A.C.S., Department of Meetings and Divisional Activities, 1155 16th St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036; (202) 872-4396.

    23-25--Democracy and education: "Building on Our Traditions," conference, sponsored by the Institute for Democracy in Education at the Ohio University, for teachers, administrators, and teacher educators, to be held at the university in Athens, Ohio. Contact: George Wood, Coordinator, I.D.E., 313G McCracken Hall, O.U., Athens, Ohio 45701; (614) 593-4531; fax: (614) 593-0177.

    23-26--School counselors: Annual conference, sponsored by the American School Counselor Association, for professional school counselors, to be held in New Orleans, La. Contact: Jodi Fink, A.S.C.A., 5999 Stevenson Ave., Alexandria, Va. 22304; (703) 823-9800, ext. 388; (703) 461-3569.

    24-28--Student activities: Workshop, sponsored by the National Association of Student-Activity Advisers, for advisers, teachers, principals, and assistant principals, to be held at the Doubletree Hotel in Tulsa, Okla. 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.

    25-30--Curriculum and instruction: "Curriculum Development Academy," institute, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for teams of elementary educators, chosen by application through A.S.C.D., to be held in Aspen, Colo. Application deadline: April 1. Contact: A.S.C.D., 1250 North Pitt St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 549-9110; fax: (703) 549-3891.

    28-30--Assessment: "Designing Performance-Based Assessment Using Dimensions of Learning," institute, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for all educators, to be held in Toronto, Canada. Contact: A.S.C.D., 1250 North Pitt St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 549-9110; fax: (703) 549-3891.

    28-30--Professional development: "Whole Systems Change: Integrating Right-Brain and Left-Brain Planning Tools To Fast-Forward the Change Process," and "Helping Teachers Use Dimensions of Learning in Their Classrooms," institutes, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for all educators, to be held in Toronto, Canada. Contact: A.S.C.D., 1250 North Pitt St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 549-9110; fax: (703) 549-3891.

    28-July 1--School nurses: "A Voice for Children," annual conference, sponsored by the National Association of School Nurses Inc., to be held at the Albuquerque Convention Center in Albuquerque, N.M. Contact: N.A.S.N.I., P.O. Box 1300, Scarborough, Me. 04070-1300; (207) 883-2117; fax: (207) 883-2683.

    29-July 1--Character education: "Midwest Character Education Conference," sponsored by the Network for Educational Development, for teachers, administrators, school board members, teacher educators, and parents, to be held at the Hyatt Union Station in St. Louis, Mo. Contact: Jerry Corley, N.E.D., 13157 Olive Spur Rd., St. Louis, Mo. 63141; (314) 576-3535; fax: (314) 576-4996.

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