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JUNE

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.

22-24--Democracy and education: "Building on Our Traditions," 1995 "Democracy and Education" conference, sponsored by the Institute for Democracy in Education at Ohio University and Foxfire Teacher Outreach, for teachers, administrators, and university faculty members, 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.

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 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.

26-30--Professional development: Eighth International Rimm Underachievement Institute, sponsored by the Central Minnesota Educational Cooperative Service Unit, for teachers, administrators, guidance counselors, school psychologists, school nurses, parents, and coordinators of gifted/talented programs, to be held at the Kelly Inn in St. Cloud, Minn. Contact: Pat Denne, C.M.E.C.S.U., 3335 West St. Germain, Suite 105, P.O. Box 1576, St. Cloud, Minn. 56302; (602) 255-3236.

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.

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