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September

30--Administrators: New Administrators Conference, sponsored by the New Jersey Principals and Supervisors Association, for administrators, at the Holiday Inn in Jamesburg, N.J. Contact: Anthony Scannella, NJPSA, 1479 Pennington Road, Trenton, N.J. 08618-2694; (609) 771-8200; fax: (609) 771-9375; e-mail: njpsa@aol.com.

30--College admissions: Admission Research Techniques, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for nondirectors in admission with at least three years of experience who are seeking a better understanding of the goals, attitudes, perceptions, and decisionmaking behavior of students through research, at the Hilton Hotel and Minneapolis (Minn.) Convention Center. Contact: Donna Raczynski, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, Va. 22314-2818; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015; e-mail: draczynski@nacac.com.

30--College admissions: Financial Aid 101, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for high school counselors and admission professionals, at the Hilton Hotel and Minneapolis (Minn.) Convention Center. Contact: Donna Raczynski, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, Va. 22314-2818; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015; e-mail: draczynski@nacac.com.

30--College admissions: Recruiting International Students, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for admission professionals, at the Hilton Hotel and Minneapolis (Minn.) Convention Center. Contact: Donna Raczynski, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, Va. 22314-2818; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015; e-mail: draczynski@nacac.com.

30-Oct. 1--College admissions: School Counselors Institute: Tools of the Trade, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for new high school counselors, at the Hilton Hotel and Minneapolis (Minn.) Convention Center. Contact: Donna Raczynski, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, Va. 22314-2818; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015; e-mail: draczynski@nacac.com.

30-Oct. 1--College admissions: Understanding Learning Disabilities, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for admission and counseling professionals, at the Hilton Hotel and Minneapolis (Minn.) Convention Center. Contact: Donna Raczynski, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, Va. 22314-2818; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015; e-mail: draczynski@nacac.com.

30-Oct. 1--College fair: National college fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for parents, students, and teachers, at the Minneapolis (Minn.) Convention Center. Contact: Mark Milroy, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, Va. 22314-2818; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015; e-mail: mmilroy@nacac.com.

October

1--Middle schools: Teaching Tips and Techniques: What Works at the Middle Level, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for teachers and administrators, in Hamden, Conn. Contact: Adrian L. Aleckna, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, Mass. 01983-1223; (508) 887-6263; fax: (508) 887-6504.

1-2--Professional development: The High/Scope Child Observation Record, sponsored by the High/Scope Educational Research Foundation, for educators and administrators, in Kilgore, Texas. Contact: Gavin Haque, High/Scope, 600 N. River St., Ypsilanti, Mich. 48198-2898; (313) 485-2000; fax: (313) 485-0704.

1-4--Staff development: IMPACT: Increase Maximal Performance By Activating Critical Thinking--Level I and II (Training of Trainers), sponsored by the Center for the Teaching of Critical Thinking and Phi Delta Kappa, for kindergarten through college educators, in Chicago, Ill. Contact: S. Lee Winocur, CTT , 5631 Marshall Drive, Huntington Beach, Calif. 92649; (714) 840-5772; fax: (714) 846-2392.

2--Middle schools: Teaching Tips and Techniques: What Works at the Middle Level, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for teachers and administrators, in Providence, R.I. Contact: Adrian L. Aleckna, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, Mass. 01983-1223; (508) 887-6263; fax: (508) 887-6504.

2--Professional development: Planning for the Future, sponsored by the New Jersey Principals and Supervisors Association, for principals and administrators planning their retirements, at the Inn at Panther Valley in Allamuchy, N.J. Contact: Anthony Scannella, NJPSA, 1479 Pennington Road, Trenton, N.J. 08618-2694; (609) 771-8200; fax: (609) 771-9375; e-mail: njpsa@aol.com.

2--Sexual harassment: From Sissy to 'Ho: Teasing and Bullying as the Antecedents to Sexual Harassment, sponsored by the Massachusetts affiliate of the Northeast Coalition of Educational Leaders and Wellesley College Club, for women teachers, administrators, and other educators, at Wellesley College in Massachusetts. Contact: Janet Ferone, NECEL/MA, 44 Pearl St., Boston, Mass. 02125; (617) 282-6143; e-mail: jferone@idea.uml.edu.

2-4--Private schools: Blueprints for Building Success, Effective Religious Schools: Today and Tomorrow, sponsored by the Michigan Association of Non-Public Schools, for religious school administrators, at the Mission Point Resort in Mackinac Island, Mich. Registration deadline: Sept. 15. Contact: John Jaksa, executive director, 505 N. Capitol Ave., Lansing, Mich. 48933-1266; (800) 394-5949.

3--Block scheduling: Building a Block of Time Schedule for Effective Schools 7-12, sponsored by the Greater Cleveland Educational Development Center and the East Shore and Cuyahoga SERRC Centers, for classroom teachers, curriculum coordinators, and interested administrators, at Cleveland State University in Ohio. Registration deadline: 10 days before event. Contact: Barbara Jenkins, GCEDC, Rhodes Tower 901, CSU, Euclid at East 24th St., Cleveland, Ohio 44115; (216) 523-7107; fax: (216) 687-5422.

3--Middle schools: Teaching Tips and Techniques: What Works at the Middle Level, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for teachers and administrators, in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: Adrian L. Aleckna, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, Mass. 01983-1223; (508) 887-6263; fax: (508) 887-6504.

3--Professional development: Meeting The Needs of Academically Diverse Learners, sponsored by the University of Virginia, for teachers, administrators, teachers of gifted and special education students, a live national teleconference from Charlottesville, Va. Contact: Debbie Vermillion, P.O. Box 3697, Charlottesville, Va. 22903; (804) 982-5397; e-mail: dmv6t@virginia.edu.

3, 4--Assessment: Assessment Reform: The Vision and The Tools, sponsored by the Center on Learning, Assessment, and School Structure, for educators and administrators, at the Sheraton Tara in Framingham, Mass. Registration deadline: Sept. 9. Contact: CLASS, 648 The Great Road, Princeton, N.J. 08540; (609) 252-1211; fax: (609) 252-1268.

3, 4--Science: In Touch With Preschool Science, sponsored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, for private or community-based preschool instructors, at the Radisson Hotel Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minn. Registration deadline: one week before each workshop. Contact: Stephanie Jensen, AAAS, 1200 New York Ave. N.W., Washington, D.C. 20005; (800) 351-7542; fax: (202) 371-9849; e-mail: sjensen@aaas.org.

3-5--Teachers: Partnerships for Learning: Real Issues and Real Solutions, sponsored by the Teacher Education Council of State Colleges and Universities, for deans and directors at member schools, at the Tremont Plaza Hotel in Baltimore, Md. Contact: TECSCU, 1731 White Swan Drive, Oshkosh, Wis., 54901-3126; (414) 231-1188; fax:(414) 231-1931; e-mail: bentonr@vaxa.cis.uwosh.edu.

3-6--Counseling: To Lead Get the Lead Out, sponsored by the American Counseling Association, for counselors, at the Ramada Plaza Suites and Conference Center in Fargo, N.D. Contact: George Altha McCoy, 654 West Road, Lombard, Ill. 60148; (312) 534-6204 or (708) 627-2379; fax: (312) 534-6203 or (708) 627-2379.

3-6--Counseling: Think Change: Transforming Counselor Education and Supervision, sponsored by the American Counseling Association and the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, for counselors, at the Marriott Hotel in Portland, Ore. Contact: Loretta Bradley, Texas Tech University, Department of Educational Psychology, COE, Box 41071, Lubbock, Texas 79409-1071; (806) 742-2393; fax: (806) 742-2179.

4--Professional development: Fall Workshop Series on the New New Jersey State Standards, sponsored by the New Jersey Principals and Supervisors Association, for principals and supervisors, at the Holiday Inn in Jamesburg, N.J. Contact: Anthony Scannella, NJPSA, 1479 Pennington Road, Trenton, N.J. 08618-2694; (609) 771-8200; fax: (609) 771-9375; e-mail: njpsa@aol.com.

4--School improvement: Making Change for School Improvement: The Change Game, sponsored by the Greater Cleveland Educational Development Center, for teams of classroom teachers, curriculum coordinators, and interested administrators, at Cleveland State University, in Ohio. Registration deadline: 10 days before event. Contact: Barbara Jenkins, GCEDC, Rhodes Tower 901, CSU, Euclid at East 24th St., Cleveland, Ohio 44115; (216) 523-7107; fax: (216) 687-5422.

4-5--Bilingual education: Fall conference, sponsored by MIDTESOL, Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, for bilingual educators, in Kansas City, Mo. Contact: Rosa Schuette, Box 1083, 1 Brookings Drive, Washington University, St. Louis, Mo. 63105; (314) 935-4813; e-mail: rosas@artsci.wustl.edu. or Judy Grimes, Applied Language Institute, 5100 Rockhill Road, Kansas City, Mo. 64110; (816) 235-1233; e-mail: grimesj@smtpgate.umkc.edu.

4-5--Education leadership: Leadership in a Pluralistic School Society, sponsored by the National Education Foundation and The Effective School Report, for district and school administrators, in Chattanooga, Tenn. Contact: NEF at (800) 544-3359.

5--Education therapy: Principles of Educational Therapy, sponsored by University of California Los Angeles Extension, for those interested in training to become educational therapists, at the university. Contact: Mervat Fam, UCLA Education Extension, 10995 LeConte Ave., Suite 639, Los Angeles, Calif. 90024; (310) 825-2960; fax: (310) 206-7878; e-mail: mfam@unex.ucla.edu.

5--Montessori education: Montessori Applied to Children At Risk for Learning Differences, sponsored by the American Montessori Society, for teachers in Fort Wayne, Ind. Contact: Martha Torrence, (814) 237-1585.

5-8--Education facilities: Annual conference, sponsored by the Council of Educational Facility Planners International, for K-12 administrators and planners, higher education professionals, and state/provincial government representatives, in Tampa, Fla. Contact: Barbara Worth, CEFPI, Marketing/Communications Manager, 8687 E. Via de Ventura, Suite 311, Scottsdale, Ariz. 85258; (602) 948-2337.

5-8--Business and education: A Workforce Vision for the 21st Century, sponsored by the National Alliance of Business, for human resource professionals, educators, business leaders, and training professionals, at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel and Suites in Los Angeles, Calif. Contact: Donna Randall, NAB, 1201 New York Ave. N.W., Suite 700, Washington, D.C. 20005; (202) 289-2888 or (800) 787-2881; e-mail: nfo@nab.com.

5-8--Workforce education: Annual workforce conference, sponsored by the National Alliance of Business, for business leaders, educators, and workforce development professionals, at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel and Suites in Los Angeles, Calif. Registration deadline: Sept. 30. Contact: NAB, Annual Conference, 1201 New York Ave. N.W., Suite 700, Washington, D.C.; (800) 787-2881; fax: (202) 289-2875; e-mail: nfo@nab.com.

6--College fair: National college fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for parents, students, and teachers, at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, N.Y. Contact: Mark Milroy, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, Va. 22314-2818; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015; e-mail: mmilroy@nacac.com.

6-7--Multicultural education: Conference, sponsored by the National Association of Multicultural Education and the Kansas State Board of Education, for all those interested in education and multicultural concerns, location to be announced. Contact: Kim Kreicker, KSBE, 120 S.E. 10th Ave., Topeka, Kan. 66612-1182; (913) 296-7929; fax: (913) 296-5867; e-mail: kkreicker@smtpgw.ksbe.state.ks.us.

*6-8--Education policy: 1996 and Our Children's Future--Federal Education Policy at the Crossroad, sponsored by the National School Boards Asssociation, for those involved or interested in federal education policy, in Washington, D.C. Contact: NSBA, (800) 950-6722 (select option #1, document #719).

6-8--Federally impacted schools: Fall conference, sponsored the National Association of Federally Impacted Schools, for administrators, business managers, and school board officials from federally impacted districts, at the Hyatt Regency hotel in Washington, D.C. Contact: Lynn Watkins, NAFIS, 444 North Capitol St. N.W., Suite 419, Washington, D.C. 20001; (202) 624-5455; fax: (202) 624-5468.

6-9--Year-round education: Annual seminar, sponsored by the National Association for Year-Round Education, for teachers, administrators, school board members, and parents, at the Aston Wailea Resort in Wailea, Maui, Hawaii. Registration deadline: Oct. 1. Contact: Charles Ballinger, NAYRE, P.O. Box 711386, San Diego, Calif. 92171-1386; (619) 276-5296; fax: (619) 571-5754.

7-8--Critical thinking: Critical Thinking in a Cooperative Setting, sponsored by the Greater Cleveland Educational Development Center and The Northeast Regional Professional Development Center, for classroom teachers, curriculum coordinators, and administrators, at Cleveland State University in Ohio. Registration deadline: 10 days before event. Contact: Barbara Jenkins, GCEDC, Rhodes Tower 901, CSU, Euclid at East 24th St., Cleveland, Ohio 44115; (216) 523-7107; fax: (216) 687-5422.

7-9--Counseling: Annual conference, sponsored by the American Counseling Association and the Louisiana Counseling Association, for counselors, at the Chateau Charles in Lake Charles, La. Contact: Diane Austin, 353 Leo, Shreveport, La. 71105; (318) 861-0657.

7-9--Science: Science convention, New Jersey Science Teachers and New Jersey Science Supervisors, for science and math teachers from New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, at the Doubletree Hotel and the Garden State Convention & Exhibit Center in Somerset, N.J. Contact: New Jersey Science Convention, Mary Ann Hull, (201) 451-0006 ext 284; e-mail: mhull@lsc.org.

8-9--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations/Taste of Elegance, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Kansas City, Mo. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDK, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

8-11--Staff development: IMPACT: Increase Maximal Performance By Activating Critical Thinking--Level I and II (Training of Trainers), sponsored by the Center for the Teaching of Critical Thinking and Phi Delta Kappa, for K-college educators, in New Orleans, La. Contact: S. Lee Wincour, CTT, 5631 Marshall Drive, Huntington Beach, Calif. 92649; (714) 840-5772; fax: (714) 846-2392.

9--Children and families: The Role of Education in the Prevention of Child Abduction, sponsored by the Suffolk County Organization for the Promotion of Education, for administrators, teachers, parents, health educators, community representatives, and others, at the Sheraton Smithtown Hotel in New York. Contact: SCOPE, Phyllis Connolly, 810 Meadow Road, P.O. Box 604, Smithtown, N.Y. 11787; (516) 360-0800; fax: (516) 360-0356.

9--Professional development: Standards, sponsored by the National Center on Education and the Economy, for teachers and curriculum specialists, in Boston, Mass. Registration deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: Alliance Staff Assistant, NCEE, 700 11th St. N.W., Suite 750, Washington, D.C. 20001; (202) 783-3668; fax: (202) 783-3672; e-mail: nareinfo@ncee.org.

9-11--Counseling: Confluence in Counseling, sponsored by the American Counseling Association and the Kentucky Counseling Association, for counselors, at the Executive West Hotel in Louisville, Ky. Contact: Sue Strong, 1954 Natchez Trail, Lexington, Ky. 40504; (606) 622-1124 or (606) 277-3119; fax: (606) 277-3119.

9-11--Education reform: Designing and Connecting Powerful Learning Experiences, sponsored by the Center for Advancement of Reform in Education, the Institute for Learning and Teaching, and the ASCD Brain-Based Education/Learning Styles Network, for K-12 educators, at Rockhurst College in Kansas City, Mo. Contact: Rockhurst College, 1100 Rockhurst Road, Kansas City, Mo. 64110; (816) 501-4651; fax: (816) 501-4169; e-mail: coughlin@vax1.rockhurst.edu.

9-12--Teachers: Sailing the Seas of Excellence, sponsored by the Southeastern Region Association of Teacher Educators, for educators, at the Sheraton Charleston Hotel in South Carolina. Contact: Gaston Bloodsworth, University of South Carolina-Aiken, School of Education, 171 University Parkkway, Aiken, S.C. 29801; (803) 648-6851 ext. 3212; fax: (803) 641-3698; e-mail: gastonb@aiken.sc.edu.

10--Critical/creative thinking: Expand Your Mind, sponsored by the Hartford Critical/Creative Thinking Center, for teachers, administrators, nurses, and business professionals, in Hartford, Conn. Contact: Louise E. Loomis, executive director, HCCT, P.O. Box 320188, Hartford, Conn. 06132-0188; (860) 233-8650; fax: (860) 233-8966.

10--Principals: Principals Center Workshop: Leadership Skills, sponsored by the New Jersey Principals and Supervisors Association, for principals, at the Marriott Hotel in Somerset, N.J. Contact: Anthony Scannella, NJPSA, 1479 Pennington Road, Trenton, N.J. 08618-2694; (609) 771-8200; fax: (609) 771-9375; e-mail: njpsa@aol.com.

10--Science: Lectures, sponsored by the Geraldine R. Dodge Science Lecture Series, for teachers, at the Liberty Science Center in Jersey City, N.J. Contact: Cathleen Lyons, LSC, Liberty State Park, 251 Phillip St., Jersey City, N.J. 07030; (201) 451-0006, ext. 292; e-mail: clyons@lsc.org.

10--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Philadelphia, Pa. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDK, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

10-11--Vocational education: Partnerships in School-to-Careers Initiatives, sponsored by the American Vocational Association, for teachers, administrators, counselors, career specialists, teacher educators, technology preparation and school-to-work coordinators, at the Wyndham Hotel in San Antonio, Texas. Registration deadline: Sept. 20. Contact: AVA, 1410 King St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (800) 826-9972; fax: (703) 683-7424.

10-12--Children and youth: Annual conference, sponsored by the National Association of State Coordinators for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth, for state coordinators, teachers, social workers, and program managers, at the Doubletree Hotel in Nashville, Tenn. Contact: Doug Vickers, conference chairman, (615) 532-6186; e-mail: dvickers@mail.state.tn.us.

10-12--Counseling: Creativity and Connections, sponsored by the American Counseling Association and the Washington Counseling Association, for counselors, at the Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel in Everett, Wash. Contact: Llew Ingram at (206) 941-0100, or (206) 952-0397, or Stacy Ferris at (509) 925-4993.

10-12--Counseling: The Evolution of Success through Association, sponsored by the American Counseling Association and the Wyoming Counseling Association, for counselors, at the Casper Hilton Inn in Wyoming. Contact: Joyce R. Thomas, Casper College, 125 College Drive, Casper, Wyo. 82601; (307) 268-2604 or (307) 472-6920; fax: (307) 268-2444; e-mail: jthomas@admin.cc.whecn.edu.

10-12--Independent schools: Fall conference, sponsored by the Southern Association of Independent Schools, for middle school administrators, athletic directors and coaches, and fine arts teachers, at the Radisson Plaza Hotel in Orlando, Fla. Contact: SAIS, 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Ga. 30033-4097; e-mail: SAIS@mindspring.com.

10-12--Mathematics: Regional conference, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, for math teachers, supervisors, and administrators, in Baltimore, Md. Contact: Betty C. Richardson, NCTM, 1906 Association Drive, Reston, Va. 22091-1593; (703) 620-9840; fax: (703) 476-2970.

10-12--Mathematics: Regional conference, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, for math teachers, supervisors, and administrators, in Kansas City, Mo. Contact: Betty C. Richardson, NCTM, 1906 Association Drive, Reston, Va. 22091-1593; (703) 620-9840; fax: (703) 476-2970.

10-12--Montessori education: Music, Nature, and Storytelling as Teaching, sponsored by the North American Montessori Teachers' Association, for Montessori administrators, teachers, paraprofessionals, parents, and teacher trainees, in Wilton, Conn. Contact: NAMTA, 11424 Bellflower Road N.E., Cleveland, Ohio 44106; (216) 421-1905; fax: (216) 421-8193; e-mail: namtamail@aol.com.

10-12--Professional development: Standards, sponsored by the National Center on Education and the Economy, for teachers and curriculum specialists, in Boston, Mass. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Alliance Staff Assistant, NCEE, 700 11th St. N.W., Suite 750, Washington, D.C. 20001; (202) 783-3668; fax: (202) 783-3672; e-mail: nareinfo@ncee.org.

11--Conflict resolution: Building Peaceable Early Childhood Classrooms, sponsored by Educators for Social Responsibility, for teachers, administrators, counselors, and Pre-K-3 educators, in Maplewood, N.J. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Libby Cowles, ESR, 23 Garden St., Cambridge, Mass. 02138; (800) 370-2515; fax: (617) 864-5164.

11--Counseling: Annual fall conference, sponsored by the American Counseling Association and the Delaware Counseling Association, for counselors, at the Christiana Hilton Inn in Newark, Del. Contact: Charlie Brown, RD #4, Box 212, Milford, Del. 19963; (302) 422-1620 or (302) 422-2011.

11--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Arlington, Va. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDK, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

11--Physical education: Day for Physical Educators, sponsored by the Greater Cleveland Educational Development Center and the Cleveland State University Department of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, for physical education, health teachers, and administrators, at the University in Ohio. Registration deadline: 10 days before event. Contact: Barbara Jenkins, GCEDC, Rhodes Tower 901, CSU, Euclid at East 24th St., Cleveland, Ohio 44115; (216) 523-7107; fax: (216) 687-5422.

11--Principals: Center Workshop: Leadership Skills, sponsored by the New Jersey Principals and Supervisors Association, for principals, site to be announced. Contact: Anthony Scannella, NJPSA, 1479 Pennington Road, Trenton, N.J. 08618-2694; (609) 771-8200; fax: (609) 771-9375; e-mail: njpsa@aol.com.

11--Professional development: High Performance Management, sponsored by the National Center on Education and the Economy, for principals and central-office personnel, in Boston, Mass. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Alliance Staff Assistant, NCEE, 700 11th St. N.W., Suite 750, Washington, D.C. 20001; (202) 783-3668; fax: (202) 783-3672; e-mail: nareinfo@ncee.org.

11-13--Catholic teachers: Catholic Teacher Organizations: A Nuts and Bolts Approach, sponsored by the National Association of Catholic School Teachers, for Catholic teachers'-association leaders and others, at the Doubletree Hotel in Philadelphia, Pa. Registration deadline: Sept. 20, 1996. Contact: Rita C. Schwartz, NACST, 1700 Sansom St., Suite 903, Philadelphia, Pa. 19103; (215) 665-0993; fax: (215) 568-8270.

11-14--Counseling: The Power of Images in Counseling, sponsored by the American Counseling Association, for counselors, at the Christiana Hilton Hotel in Newark, Del. Contact: Lucy C. McLamb, 5200 New Kent Road, Linden Hill Village, Wilmington, Del. 19808; (302) 323-2880 or (302) 738-3459; (302) 323-2748.

11-14--Rural education: Rural Education--The Heart of America, sponsored by the National Rural Education Association and hosted by the Texas Rural Education Association, for educators involved in rural and small schools as administrators, board members, regional service-agency directors, and other interested educators, at the St. Anthony Hotel in San Antonio, Texas. Contact: Joe Newlin, NREA, 230 Education Bldg, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colo. 80523-1588; (970) 491-7022; fax: (970) 491-1317; e-mail: jnewlin@lamar.colostate.edu.

12--College fair: National college fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for parents, students, and teachers, at the Cleveland Convention Center in Ohio. Contact: Mark Milroy, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, Va. 22314-2818; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015; e-mail: mmilroy@nacac.com.

12--Education reform: The Road to Educational Reform, sponsored by the Educational Freedom Foundation, for legislators, educators, and grassroots activists on school-choice theory and strategy, at the Tysons Westpark Hotel in McLean, Va. Contact: Patrick Reilly, EFF, 927 S. Walter Reed Drive, Suite 1, Arlington, Va. 22204; (703) 486-8311; fax: (703) 486-3160; e-mail: cefvoucher@aol.com.

12--Education therapy: Principles of Educational Therapy, sponsored by the University of California at Los Angeles Extension, for those interested in training to become educational therapists, at the university. Contact: Mervat Fam, UCLA Education Extension, 10995 LeConte Ave., Suite 639, Los Angeles, Calif. 90024; (310) 825-2960; fax: (310) 206-7878; e-mail: mfam@unex.ucla.edu.

12--Global education: University of Michigan Global Education Workshops on world cities, sponsored by the University of Michigan International Institute, for K-12 and community college teachers, teachers-in-training, librarians, and curriculum specialists, at the university in Ann Arbor, Mich. Registration deadlines: one month before each workshop. Contact: Donna Parmelee, c/o Center for Russian and East European Studies, UM, 204 Lane Hall, 204 South State St., Ann Arbor, Mich. 48109-1290; (313) 764-0351; fax: (313) 763-4765; e-mail: parmelee@umich.edu.

12--Professional development: High-Performance Management, sponsored by the National Center on Education and the Economy, for principals and central-office personnel, in Boston, Mass. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Alliance Staff Assistant, NCEE, 700 11th St. N.W., Suite 750, Washington, D.C. 20001; (202) 783-3668; fax: (202) 783-3672; e-mail: nareinfo@ncee.org.

12--Youth service: Youth in Service to Delaware, sponsored by the Delaware Department of Public Instruction and Quest International, for principals, teachers, counselors, and K-12 curriculum directors interested in service learning, in Dover, Del. Contact: QI, P.O. Box 4850, Newark, Ohio 43058-4850; (800) 446-2700; e-mail: com questnet@alink.com.

13--College fair: National college fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for parents, students, and teachers, at the Cincinnati Convention Center in Ohio. Contact: Mark Milroy, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, Va. 22314-2818; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015; e-mail: mmilroy@nacac.com.

13--College fair: National college fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for parents, students, and teachers, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia. Contact: Mark Milroy, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, Va. 22314-2818; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015; e-mail: mmilroy@NACAC.com.

15--Inclusive education: Adapting Curriculum and Instruction in the Inclusive Classroom, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Grand Rapids, Mich. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDK, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

15--Special education: Regional institute on special education, sponsored by LAP Publications, for superintendents, teachers, state and local directors of special education and staff, principals, professors, regular and special education instructors, at the Best Western Maryland Inn in Washington, D.C. Contact: Traci Robinson, LRP Publications Conference Division, Suite 200, 1555 King St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 684-0510 or (800) 727-1227; fax: (703) 739-0489; e-mail: tlrobsn@lrp.com.

15-16--Arts education: Integrating Arts into the Curriculum, sponsored by the Greater Cleveland Educational Development Center and the Northeast Regional Professional Development Center, for classroom teachers, curriculum coordinators, and interested administrators, at Cleveland State University in Ohio. Registration deadline: 10 days before event. Contact: Barbara Jenkins, GCEDC, Rhodes Tower 901, CSU, Euclid at East 24th St., Cleveland, Ohio 44115; (216) 523-7107; fax: (216) 687-5422.

15, 16--Middle schools: School improvement consortium, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for teachers and administrators, in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: Adrian L. Aleckna, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, Mass. 01983-1223; (508) 887-6263; fax: (508) 887-6504.

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