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MAY

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.

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2-4--Research: "Ethnographic and Qualitative Research in Education," seventh annual conference, sponsored by the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, for educators interested in such research, to be held at the university. Contact: Vicki Anderson, Conference Coordinator, School of Education, U.M., Amherst, Mass. 01003.

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.

10-14--Educational telecommunications: "National Utilization 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.

12-13--Private schools: National Council for Private School Accreditation public-policy forum, sponsored by the council, for private school educators and administrators, to be held at the Holiday Inn Old Town in Alexandria, Va. Contact: N.C.P.S.A., 601 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W., Suite 900, Washington, D.C. 20004; (410) 349-0139; fax: (410) 349-0140.

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.

16-17--Science: "Funding Informal Science Programs for Youth-Serving Organization,"workshop, sponsored by Science Linkages in the Community Institute, for those involved with youth service, to be held in Washington, D.C. Contact: Stephanie Jensen, (800) 351-7542.

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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