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JUNE

6--Children's demographics: "Seminar on Children's Demographics and the School District Data Book," seminar, sponsored by the National Center for Education Statistics and the U.S. Education Department, for policy analysts, researchers, and administrators from school systems, academia, associations and businesses, to be held in Arlington, Va. Contact: Jennifer Turner, School District Data Book, 2775 South Quincy St., #610, Arlington, Va. 22206; (703) 379-4700; fax: (703) 379-4704.

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.

15-16--Children's demographics: "Seminar on Children's Demographics and the School District Data Book," seminar, sponsored by the National Center for Education Statistics and the U.S. Education Department, for policy analysts, researchers, and administrators from school systems, academia, associations, and businesses, to be held in San Mateo, Calif. Contact: Jennifer Turner, School District Data Book, 2775 South Quincy St., #610, Arlington, Va. 22206; (703) 379-4700; fax: (703) 379-4704.
15-17--Exceptional children: Georgia Federation Summer Conference, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, for teachers and administrators, to be held at Epworth by the Sea in St. Simons, Ga. Contact: William Whittaker, (404) 696-9435.
15-17--Exceptional children: "Collaboration Celebration '95," Texas Federation conference, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, for teachers and administrators, to be held at the Worthington Hotel in Fort Worth, Tex. Contact: Cindy Thigpen, T.C.E.C. State Office, P.O. Box 201415, Austin, Tex. 78720-1415; (512) 335-1660; fax: (512) 331-1060.

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.

20-21--Children's demographics: "Seminar on Children's Demographics and the School District Data Book," seminar, sponsored by the National Center for Education Statistics and the U.S. Education Department, for policy analysts, researchers, and administrators from school systems, academia, associations, and businesses, to be held in Los Angeles, Calif. Contact: Jennifer Turner, School District Data Book, 2775 South Quincy St., #610, Arlington, Va. 22206; (703) 379-4700; fax: (703) 379-4704.

20-23--Crisis intervention: "Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Training," seminar, sponsored by the National Crisis Prevention Institute Inc., for teachers, administrators, and counselors, to be held in Brookline, Mass., and Isla Verde, P.R. Contact: N.C.P.I., 3315-K North 124th St., Brookfield, Wis. 53005, (800) 558-8976.

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.

22-23--Astronomy: "The Universe in the Classroom," national workshop on teaching astronomy in grades 2-12, sponsored by the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, for science teachers, grades 3-12, to be held at the University of Maryland in College Park, Md. Contact: Teacher's Workshop, A.S.P., 390 Ashton Ave., San Francisco, Calif. 94112.

22-25--Peace education: "Education and the Culture of Peace: Teaching Learning and Decisionmaking," conference, sponsored by the Friends Council on Education, the Friends Association for Higher Education, and Haverford College, for teachers and administrators, to be held at the college in Haverford, Pa. Contact: Helene Pollock, President's Office, H.C., 370 Lancaster Ave., Haverford, Pa. 19041; (610) 896-1020; e-mail: hpollock@haverford.edu.

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.

25-27--Children and families: "Joining Forces for Young Families," national conference, sponsored by Parents as Teachers National Center Inc., for educators and parents, to be held in St. Louis, Mo. Contact: P.T.N.C., 9374 Olive Blvd., St. Louis, Mo. 63132; (314) 432-4330; fax: (314) 432-8963.

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.

26-27--Assessment: "Exploring Assessment Alternatives: Diversity in Voices and Choices," conference, sponsored by the Four Seasons Project, an alliance of the Coalition of Essential Schools, Project Zero, the Foxfire Network, and the National Center for Restructuring Schools and Teaching, for secondary and elementary educators, to be held in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Leslie Corbin, (212) 678-3752.

26-29--Crisis intervention: "Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Training," seminar, sponsored by the National Crisis Prevention Institute Inc., for teachers, administrators, and counselors, to be held in Buffalo, N.Y.; Pittsburgh, Pa.; and Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Contact: N.C.P.I., 3315-K North 124th St., Brookfield, Wis. 53005, (800) 558-8976.

27-29--Child care: Sixth annual conference, sponsored by the U.S. General Services Administration, for those involved with federal child-care centers, to be held in Minneapolis, Minn. Contact: Dolores J. Miller, Office of Workplace Initiatives, (202) 219-0965 or (202) 501-3965.

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.



JULY

5-7--Principals' institute: "Dealing With Change in Chaotic Times," institute, sponsored by the Northeast Effective Schools Consortium and the Capital Area School Development Association, for principals, to be held in Albany, N.Y. Contact: C.A.S.D.A., University of Albany, 135 Western Ave., Husted Hall 211, Albany, N.Y. 12222; (518) 442-3796; fax: (518)442-3746.

7-12--Physics: Workshops, sponsored by the American Association of Physics Teachers, for physics educators, to be held at Gonzaga University in Spokane, Wash. Contact: A.A.P.T., 1 Physics Ellipse, College Park, Md. 20740-3845; (301) 209-3300; fax: (301) 209-0845.

7-14--English: "Reconstructing Language and Learning for the 21st Century: Connecting With Our Classrooms," conference, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, the International Federation for the Teaching of English, and the New York University, for teachers, administrators, and researchers, to be held in New York City. Contact: Linda Oldham, N.C.T.E., 1111 West Kenyon Rd., Urbana, Ill. 61801; (800) 369-NCTE or (217) 328-3870; fax: (217) 328-0977.

8-14--Education leadership: "Leadership Conference," sponsored by the New Jersey Principals and Supervisors Association, for principals, assistant principals, supervisors, and other administrators, to be held at Princeton University in Princeton, N.J. Contact: Anthony Scannella, N.J.P.S.A., 1479 Pennington Rd., Trenton, N.J. 08618-2694; (609) 771-8200; fax: (609) 771-9375.

9-11--Inclusion: "Responsible Inclusion: A D.L.D. Teacher Institute for Special/General Partner Pairs," seminar, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children's Division of Learning Disabilities, for teachers, location TBA. Contact: C.E.C., (800) 224-6830.

10-11--Work and special education: "School-to-Work: Putting the Pieces Together for L.D. Youth,"conference, sponsored by Pinnacle Resources Inc., for career-education specialists, guidance counselors, special-education teachers, and job coaches, to be held at Endicott College in Beverly, Mass. Contact: Wendy Rubin, P.R.I., Box 242, Prides Crossing, Mass. 01965; (508) 927-3377; fax: (508) 927-6069.

10-14--Thinking skills: "Improving the Quality of Thinking on the Job," workshop, sponsored by the National Center for Teaching Thinking, for K-12 teachers, curriculum developers, staff-development specialists, and administrators, to be held at Mount Ida College in Newton Center, Mass. Contact: N.C.T.T., 815 Washington St., Suite 8, Newtonville, Mass. 02160; (617) 965-4604; fax: (617) 965-4674.

10-14--Staff development: "Building Collaborative and Inclusive Schools: A Train-the-Trainers Workshop," staff-development institute, sponsored by the Aspen Institute on Inclusion/Collaboration and the Association for Educational and Psychological Consultation, for educators, staff-development coordinators, special-education teachers, school psychologists, guidance counselors, and speech-language clinicians, to be held at the Grand Aspen Hotel in Aspen, Colo. Application deadline: June 1. Contact: Lorna Idol, Education Consultant, A.I.I./C., P.O. Box 200910, Austin, Tex. 78720; (512) 338-0475.

10-13, 18--Assessment: "Neuropsychological Assessment of Children: A Process Approach,"conference, sponsored by Pinnacle Resources Inc., for clinicians, school psychologists, guidance counselors, and special-education teachers, to be held at Endicott College in Beverly, Mass. Contact: Wendy Rubin, P.R.I., Box 242, Prides Crossing, Mass. 01965; (508) 927-3377; fax: (508) 927-6069.

10-16--Principals: "National Fellows Program," seminar, sponsored by the National Association of Elementary School Principals. Location TBA. Contact: Marguerite Leishman, Director of Conventions, N.A.E.S.P., 1615 Duke St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 684-3345.

11-13--Education leadership: "Summer Leadership Seminar," sponsored by the Texas Congress of Parents and Teachers, for P.T.A.. presidents and leaders, teachers, and parents, to be held at the University of Texas in Austin, Tex. Contact: T.C.P.T., 408 West 11th St., Austin, Tex. 78701; (512) 476-6769; fax: (512) 476-8152.

11-14--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 Grand Junction, Colo. Contact: S. Lee Winocur, 21412 Magnolia St., Huntington Beach, Calif. 92649; (714) 964-3106; fax: (714) 968-3257.

12--Gender equity: "Gender in the Classroom: From Equity to Mutuality," conference, sponsored by Pinnacle Resources Inc., for teachers, guidance counselors, administrators, school psychologists, and parents, to be held at Endicott College in Beverly, Mass. Contact: Wendy Rubin, P.R.I., Box 242, Prides Crossing, Mass. 01965; (508) 927-3377; fax: (508) 927-6069.

12-14--Education reform: "Extending the Reach of Reform," forum, sponsored by the Education Commission of the States, for state and local school board members, teachers, administrators, and students, to be held in Denver, Colo. Contact: Christie McElhinney, E.C.S, 707 17th St., Suite 2700, Denver, Colo. 80202-3427; (303) 299-3695; fax: (303)296-8332.

12-14--Diversity: Summer series, focusing on diversity, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for all educators, to be held in Atlantic City, N.J. Contact: A.S.C.D., 1250 North Pitt St., Alexandria, Va.22314; (703) 549-9110; fax: (703) 549-3891.

13-14--Staff collaboration: "Staff Support Teams: A Model for Collaboration,"conference, sponsored by Pinnacle Resources Inc., for techers, administrators, special educators, and guidance counselors, to be held at Endicott College in Beverly, Mass. Contact: Wendy Rubin, P.R.I., Box 242, Prides Crossing, Mass. 01965; (508) 927-3377; fax: (508) 927-6069.

13-16--Foreign language: Annual convention, sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of French, for French teachers at all levels, to be held at the St. Anthony Hotel in San Antonio, Tex. Contact: Fred M. Jenkins, Executive Director, A.A.T.F., 57 East Armory Ave., Champaign, Ill. 61820; (217) 333-2842.

15-22--Native-American issues: "Explore Cross-Cultural Education: From the Navajo and Hopi Perspectives," educational study-tour, sponsored by Northern Arizona University and Navajo Community College, for all educators, to be held on the Navajo Nation and Hopi Reservations in Arizona. Contact: Jennifer Hartin, N.A.U., Office of Continuing Education, P.O. Box 4117, Flagstaff, Ariz. 86011; (602) 523-7530.

17-18--Reading: "Adapting Reading Programs to Individual Learning Styles,"conference, sponsored by Pinnacle Resources Inc., for teachers, tutors, clinicians, and administrators, to be held at Endicott College in Beverly, Mass. Contact: Wendy Rubin, P.R.I., Box 242, Prides Crossing, Mass. 01965; (508) 927-3377; fax: (508) 927-6069.
17-18--Inclusion: "Strategies for Inclusion at the Middle School Level,"conference, sponsored by Pinnacle Resources Inc., for teachers, administrators, speech/language specialists, and special educators, to be held at Endicott College in Beverly, Mass. Contact: Wendy Rubin, P.R.I., Box 242, Prides Crossing, Mass. 01965; (508) 927-3377; fax: (508) 927-6069.
17-21--Thinking skills: "Improving the Quality of Thinking on the Job," workshop, sponsored the National Center for Teaching Thinking, for K-12 teachers, curriculum developers, staff-development specialists, and administrators, to be held at Mount Ida College in Newton Center, Mass. Contact: N.C.T.T., 815 Washington St., Suite 8, Newtonville, Mass. 02160; (617) 965-4604; fax: (617) 965-4674.

17-23--Principals: "Institute for Reflective Practice," retreat, sponsored by the National Association of Elementary School Principals. Location TBA. Contact: Marguerite Leishman, Director of Conventions, N.A.E.S.P., 1615 Duke St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 684-3345.

18-19--Science education: "Science Linkages in the Community," workshop, sponsored by the S.L.I.C. Institute of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, for community and youth organizations interested in learning how to fund and develop science- and mathematics-education activities for children, to be held in Washington D.C. Contact: Stephanie Jensen, (202) 326-6681.

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