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July

12-14--Parents: Summer leadership seminar, sponsored by the Texas Congress of Parents and Teachers, for newly elected PTA leaders, at the University of Texas at Austin. Registration deadline: June 21, 1996. Contact: Ed Fitzgerald, Texas PTA, 408 W. 11th St., Austin, Texas 78701-2199; (512) 476-6769; fax: (512) 476-8152.

13--Educational advocacy: The Goals 2000 Act and Educational Advocacy, sponsored by the National Council of La Raza, for administrators, educators, parents, and advocates, at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colo. Contact: Ariana Qui¤ones, NCLR, 1111 19th St., N.W., Suite 1000, Washington, D.C. 20036; (202) 785-1670 or (202) 776-1737.

13-17--School public relations: Annual seminar, sponsored by the National School Public Relations Association, for school public-information officers, superintendents, principals, board members, and others concerned about communications and public relations for schools, at The Pointe in Phoenix, Ariz. Contact: Judi Cowan, NSPRA, 1501 Lee Highway, Suite 201, Arlington, Va. 22209; (703) 528-5840; fax: (703) 528-7017.

14--Education reform: Local Education Reform: Becoming Involved in the Mobilization for Equity, sponsored by the National Council of La Raza, for administrators, educators, parents, and advocates, at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colo. Contact: Ariana Qui¤ones, NCLR, 1111 19th St., N.W., Suite 1000, Washington, D.C. 20036; (202) 785-1670 or (202) 776-1737.

14-17--Middle schools: Annual middle school summer-school conference, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle school educators and administrators, location TBA. Contact: NELMS, 460 Boston St., Topsfield, Mass. 01983-1223; (508) 887-6263; fax: (508) 887-6504.

14-18--Curriculum: Conference, sponsored by the Consortium of MicroSociety Schools, for educators and administrators, in Hershey, Penn. Contact: CMS, 53 N. Mascher, Suite 3, Philadelphia, Pa. 19106; (215) 922-4006; fax: (215) 922-3303.

  • 14-18--Teachers: From Algebra to Zoology, sponsored by the Teachers Academy for Mathematics and Science, for elementary and middle school teachers, at the academy in Chicago, Ill. Contact: Maria Morales, TAMS, 3424 S. State St., Chicago, Ill. 60616; (312) 808-0100; fax: (312) 808-9257.

14-19--Principals: National Assistant Principal Academy, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals and George Washington University, for educators aspiring to the assistant principalship, newly appointed assistant principals, and educators who want a broader perspective of the job, in Washington, D.C. Contact: NASSP, Maryellen Parker, Director of AP Services, 1904 Association Drive, Reston, Va. 22091; (703) 860-0200; fax: (703) 476-5432.

14-20--Professional development: IDEA Fellows Programs, sponsored by the Institute for Development of Educational Activities Inc., for school administrators and other school leaders, at five sites: Atlanta, Ga.; Baltimore, Md.; Appleton, Wis.; Denver, Colo.; and Claremont, Calif. Registration deadline: Feb. 9, 1996. Contact: Jon Paden, IDEA, 259 Regency Ridge, Dayton, Ohio 45459; (513) 434-6969.

15--Reading and learning disabilities: The Teacher as Diagnostician--Identifying and Managing the Diverse Educational Needs Within the Classroom, sponsored by the Churchill Center for Learning Disabilities, for elementary and special education teachers, in New York City. Contact: CCLD, (212) 722-7226; fax: (212) 410-3199.

15-17--Professional development: The School as Caring Community: Beyond Discipline, sponsored by the National Principal Academy of the National Association of Elementary School Principals, for elementary and middle school principals and teachers, at the Holiday Inn Boston-Newton, Mass. Contact: Merrie Hahn or Barbara Wilmer, NAESP, 1615 Duke St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 684-3345 or (800) 386-2377, ext. 276; fax: (703) 518-6281.

15-18--Curriculum: A Woman's Place Is in the Curriculum, sponsored by the National Women's History Project, for K-12 classroom teachers, librarians, curriculum coordinators, and gender-equity and multicultural specialists, in Rohnert Park, Calif. Contact: NWHP, 7738 Bell Road., Department P., Windsor, Calif. 95492; (707) 838-6000.

15-19--Foreign language: 69th annual convention, sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of French, for teachers and professors of French, in Lyon, France. Registration deadline: June 1, 1996. Contact: Fred M. Jenkins, Executive Director, AATF, 57 E. Armory Ave., Champaign, Ill. 61820; (217) 333-2842; fax: (217) 333-5850.

15-19--Science: Getting Comfortable Teaching With Space, sponsored by the United States Space Foundation, for K-12 educators, at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Contact: Customer Service, USSF, 2860 S. Circle Drive, Suite 2301, Colorado Springs, Colo. 80906; (719) 576-8000 or (800) 691-4000; fax: (719) 576-8801.

* 15-21--Principals: The Institute for Reflective Practice, sponsored by the National Principals Academy of the National Association of Elementary School Principals, for elementary and middle school principals, at Salve Regina University in Newport, R.I. Contact: Merrie Hahn or Barbara Wilmer, NAESP, 1615 Duke St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 684-3345 or (800) 386-2377, ext. 276; fax: (703) 518-6281.

* 17--Community-based education: Community-Based Education Programs: Strategies for Success, sponsored by the National Council of La Raza, for community-based educators and parents, at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colo. Contact: Ariana Qui¤ones, NCLR, 1111 19th St., N.W., Suite 1000, Washington, D.C. 20036; (202) 785-1670 or (202) 776-1737.

19--Environmental education: Environmental workshop, sponsored by the Flexible Packaging Edcuational Foundation, for elementary, secondary, and community educators, in Santa Ana, Calif. Contact: FPEF, (800) 331-5652.

20--Reading: Creating World-Class Readers, sponsored by the Institute for Academic Excellence, for reading teachers, librarians, principals, and other interested educators, at the Holiday Inn O'Hare International in Chicago, Ill. Contact: Alyssa Paul, IAE, P.O. Box 45016, Madison, Wis. 53744-5016; (800) 200-4848.

20-24--Blind and visually impaired: Show Us Your Spirit, sponsored by the Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired, for teachers and other professionals who work with blind or visually impaired children or adults, at the Adam's Mark Hotel in St. Louis, Mo. Contact: Julia Richardson, AERBVI, 206 N. Washington St., Suite 320, Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 548-1884; fax: (703) 683-2926; e-mail: aernet@laser.net.

21-24--Education equity: 17th annual conference, sponsored by the National Coalition for Sex Equity in Education, for teachers, administrators, supervisors, equity specialists, and counselors, at the Hyatt Regency in Princeton, N.J. Registration deadline: June 21, 1996. Contact: Theodora F. Martin, Business Manager, 1 Redwood Drive, Clinton, N.J. 08809; (908) 735-5045.

21-26--College-admissions counseling: Summer institute, sponsored by the College Board, for high school counselors and college-admissions personnel, in Colorado Springs, Colo. Contact: Lorraine Shoaf, CB, (408) 452-1400, ext. 130; e-mail: lshoaf@collegeboard.org.

21-26--Ethics: Ethics institute, sponsored by the Council for Religion in Independent Schools, for teachers and school leaders, in Chicago, Ill. Contact: CFRIS, 4405 East-West Highway, Suite 506, Bethesda, Md. 20814-4536; (301) 657-0912.

22-26--Science: Getting Comfortable Teaching With Space, sponsored by the United States Space Foundation, for K-12 educators, at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Contact: Customer Service, USSF, 2860 S. Circle Drive, Suite 2301, Colorado Springs, Colo. 80906; (719) 576-8000 or (800) 691-4000; fax: (719) 576-8801.

25--Conflict resolution: K-8 Conflict Resolution, sponsored by the Central Minnesota Service Cooperative and Lions Quest International, for K-8 teachers and administrators, in St. Cloud, Minn. Contact: Pat Denne, P.O. Box 1576, St. Cloud, Minn. 56302; (612) 255-3236; fax: (612) 255-2998.

25-28--Schools and community: Schools and Community: Collaborating for Justice, sponsored by the National Coalition of Education Activists and the Coalition for Quality Education, for school and community-based groups, teachers, administrators, and parents, at the Lakeside City Center Holiday Inn in Cleveland, Ohio. Contact: Debi Duke, NCEA, P.O. Box 679, Rhinebeck, N.Y. 12572; (914) 876-4580; e-mail: rfbs@aol.com.

26-28--Staff development: School-team conference, sponsored by the National Staff Development Council, for school leadership teams and site-based-decisionmaking councils, at the Westin Hotel in Kansas City, Mo. Contact: Shirley Havens, NSDC Business Office, P.O. Box 240, Oxford, Ohio 45056; (513) 523-6026; fax: (513) 523-0638.

27-29--Principals: Annual conference, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, for assistant principals, in Sante Fe, N.M. Contact: NASSP, Maryellen Parker, Director of AP Services, 1904 Association Drive, Reston, Va. 22091; (703) 860-0200; fax: (703) 476-5432.

28-31--Critical thinking: Conference, sponsored by the Center for Critical Thinking, for educators and administrators, at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, Calif. Contact: CCT, Sonoma State University, 1801 E. Cotati Ave., Rohnert Park, Calif. 94928; (707)664-2940; e-mail: cct@sonoma.edu.

* 29-Aug. 2--Technology: Connected Communities: Linking Learners and Leaders Through Technology, sponsored by the Genessee Intermediate School District, for teachers and administrators, in Flint, Mich. Contact: GISD, Tracy Valentine, 2413 W. Maple Ave., Flint, Mich. 48507-3493; (810) 768-4439; fax: (810) 768-4582; e-mail: tvalen@gisd.gisd.k12.mi.us. 30-Aug. 1--Education law: Education-law institute, sponsored by Franklin Pierce Law Center, for administrators, superintendents, teachers, and lawyers, at the center in Concord, N.H. Contact: FPLC, (603) 228-1541; e-mail: bmorrison@fplc.edu.

31--Multiage classrooms: Foundations for Successful Multiage Classrooms, sponsored by the National Education Institute, for K-3 educators and administrators, in Appleton, Wis. Contact: NEI, (715) 831-0898.

31-Aug. 1--Discipline: Discipline for Building a Classroom Community, sponsored by the Central Minnesota Service Cooperative, for K-8 teachers, special educators, and administrators, in St. Cloud, Minn. Contact: Pat Denne, P.O. Box 1576, St. Cloud, Minn. 56302; (612) 255-3236; fax: (612) 255-2998.

31-Aug. 5--Public education: Congress for Excellence in Public Education, sponsored by the Christian Educators Association International, for public school educators, at the Marriott Hotel in Memphis, Tenn. Contact: Judy Turpen, CEAI, P.O. Box 41300, Pasadena, Calif. 91114; (818) 798-1124; fax: (818) 798-2346; e-mail: ceai educa@aol.

August

1--Multiage classrooms: Foundations for Successful Multiage Classrooms, sponsored by the National Education Institute, for K-3 educators and administrators, in Rochester, Minn. Contact: NEI, (715) 831-0898.

1-3--Health: Annual summer institute, sponsored by the Association for the Advancement of Health Education, for health educators, in Reston, Va. Contact: Aileen Frazee, AAHE, 1900 Association Drive, Reston, Va. 22091; (703) 476-3420.

2--Multiage classrooms: Foundations for Successful Multiage Classrooms, sponsored by the National Education Institute, for K-3 educators and administrators, in Kansas City, Mo. Contact: NEI, (715) 831-0898.

5-9--Underachieving students: Annual International Rimm Underachievement Institute, sponsored by the Central Minnesota Service Cooperative, for K-12 teachers, counselors, psychologists, administrators, and parents, in St. Cloud, Minn. Contact: Pat Denne, P.O. Box 1576, St. Cloud, Minn. 56302; (612) 255-3236; fax: (612) 255-2998.

11-16--Middle schools: Annual summer institute, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle school educators and administrators, in Newport, R.I. Contact: NELMS, 460 Boston St., Topsfield, Mass. 01983-1223; (508) 887-6263; fax: (508) 887-6504.

12--Multiage classrooms: Successful Teaching and Learning in the Multiage Classroom: A Practical Perspective, sponsored by the National Education Institute, for educators and administrators of grades 1-4, in West Palm Beach, Fla. Contact: NEI, (715) 831-0898.

13--Multiage classrooms: Successful Teaching and Learning in a Multiage Classroom: A Practical Perspective, sponsored by the National Education Institute, for educators and administrators of grades 1-4, in Charleston, S.C. Contact: NEI, (715) 831-0898.

13, 14, 15--Professional development: Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, sponsored by the Central Minnesota Service Cooperative, for K-12 teachers and administrators, in St. Cloud, Minn. Contact: Joyce Rife, P.O. Box 1576, St. Cloud, Minn. 56302; (612) 255-3236; fax: (612) 255-2998.

14--Multiage classrooms: A Practical Guide to Multiage Programs: Beyond the Jargon, sponsored by the National Education Institute, for K-6 educators and administrators, in Virginia Beach, Va. Contact: NEI, (715) 831-0898.

15--Multiage classrooms: A Practical Guide to Multiage Programs: Beyond the Jargon, sponsored by the National Education Institute, for K-6 educators and administrators, in New Haven, Conn. Contact: NEI, (715) 831-0898.

* 19-23--Curriculum: Integrating Math and Science, sponsored by the Los Angeles Coalition of Essential Schools and the Elementary School Network, for educators from all disciplines, at Torrance High School in Torrance, Calif. Contact: Kimberly Haag, (310) 533-4396; e-mail Kimberly_ Haag@CES.uu.holonet.net.

* 19-23--Curriculum: Designing and Implementing Integrated Curriculum, sponsored by the Los Angeles Coalition of Essential Schools and the Elementary School Network, for K-12 educators, at Whittier High School in Whittier, Calif. Contact: Maria Rico, (213) 268-0176; e-mail Maria_E_ Rico@CES.uu.holonet.net.

* 19-23--Curriculum: Classrooms for Today's Schools, sponsored by the Los Angeles Coalition of Essential Schools and the Elementary School Network, for elementary teachers, coordinators, and principals at University Elementary School/UCLA in Los Angeles, Calif. Contact: Hannah MacLauren, (818) 791-9795; e-mail HannahMacL@aol.com.

20-21--Middle schools: Emergency Middle School Training, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle school educators and administrators, in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: NELMS, 460 Boston St., Topsfield, Mass. 01983-1223; (508) 887-6263; fax: (508) 887-6504.

* 21-23--Technology: Interactive Systems for Training, Education, and Job Performance Improvement, sponsored by the Society for Applied Learning Technology, open to all, at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, Va. Contact: Conference Information, SALT, 50 Culpeper St., Warrenton, Va. 20186; (540) 347-0055 or (800) 457-6812; fax: (540) 349-3169; e-mail: conference_ info@lti.org.

* 22, 23--Multicultural education: Teaching Excellence in a Multicultural Society, sponsored by the Central Minnesota Service Cooperative, for K-12 teachers and administrators, in St. Cloud, Minn. Contact: Judy Manetas, P.O. Box 1576, St. Cloud, Minn. 56302; (612) 255-3236; fax: (612) 255-2998.

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