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October

21--Discipline: Discipline in the Classroom, sponsored by the National Education Institute, for K-8 educators and administrators, in LaCrosse, Wis. Contact: NEI, (715) 831-0898.

21--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Sioux Falls, S.D. 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.

21--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Spokane, Wash. 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.

21--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.

21--Reading: Reading with Bill Halloran, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Scranton, 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.

21, 22--Middle schools: Alternative Assessment: Trainer of Trainers, 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.

21-23--Curriculum: Conference on Teaching and Learning: Assessment, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators, at the Wyndham Anatole Hotel in Dallas, Texas. Contact: ASCD, Customer Service Center, 1250 N. Pitt St., Alexandria, Va. 22314-1435; (800)933-2723 or (703) 549-9110; fax: (703) 299-8631; e-mail: member@ascd.org; web site: http://www.ascd.org.

22--Discipline: Discipline in the Classroom, sponsored by the National Education Institute, for K-8 educators and administrators, in Southfield, Mich. Contact: NEI, (715) 831-0898.

22--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in St. Paul, Minn. 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.

22--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Seattle, Wash. 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.

22--Reading: Reading with Bill Halloran, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in King of Prussia, 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.

22--Social studies: Making Sense of the World: Building Character, Developing Citizenship and Literacy, Exploring Diversity, sponsored by the California Council for the Social Studies, for K-12 educators, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in California. Registration deadline: Oct. 15. Contact: Shirley Mead-Mezzetta, (415) 802-5337.

22-23--Conflict resolution: Conflict Resolution in the Middle School, sponsored by Educators for Social Responsibility, for teachers, administrators, counselors, and educators who work with students in grades 6-9, at Springfield College in Springfield, Mass. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Libby Cowles, ESR, 23 Garden St., Cambridge, Mass. 02138; (800) 370-2515; fax: (617) 864-5164.

22-23--Conflict resolution: Conflict Resolution, Classroom Management and Discipline in Middle and High Schools, sponsored by Educators for Social Responsibility, for teachers, administrators, counselors, and educators who work with students in grades 6-12, at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Libby Cowles, ESR, 23 Garden St., Cambridge, Mass. 02138; (800) 370-2515; fax: (617) 864-5164.

22-25--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 Midland, Texas. Contact: S. Lee Wincour, CTT, 5631 Marshall Drive, Huntington Beach, Calif. 92649; (714) 840-5772; fax: (714) 846-2392.

22-27--Arts education: Leadership, Learning, and Living with the Arts, sponsored by the International Network of Performing and Visual Arts Schools, for arts administrators and artists-teachers from public and private schools, at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Louisville, Ky. Contact: Rod Daniel, Executive Dir., INPVAS, 3421 M St. N.W., #218, Washington, D.C. 20007; (202) 966-2216; fax: (202) 966-2283; e-mail: roddaniel@aol.com.

22-27--Urban education: Urban Education at Work: Achieving Success, sponsored by the Council of the Great City Schools, for urban school administrators and educators, at the Minneapolis Hyatt Regency Hotel in Minnesota. Contact: Terry Tabor, (202) 393-2427 or (800) 394-2427.

23--Discipline: Discipline in the Classroom, sponsored by the National Education Institute, for K-8 educators and administrators, in Grand Rapids, Mich. Contact: NEI, (715) 831-0898.

23--Inclusive education: Adapting Curriculum and Instruction in the Inclusive Classroom, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Appleton, Wis. 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.

23--Reading: Reading with Bill Halloran, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Pikesville, Md. 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.

23--School improvement: Productive schools seminar, sponsored by the North Central Regional Educational Laboratory, for researchers, policymakers, and practitioners, at the MacDonalds Lodge in Oak Brook, Ill. Contact: Lynn J. Stinnette, (708) 218-1082; e-mail: stinnett@ncrel.org, or Dina Czocher, (708) 218-1060; e-mail: dczocher@ncrel.org.

23--Title I: Converting Title I Funds to Schoolwide Use, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Rockford, Ill. 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.

23-25--Conflict resolution: The Peaceable Classroom K-8, sponsored by Educators for Social Responsibility, for teachers, administrators, counselors, and educators who work with students in grades K-8, in Oceanside, Calif. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Libby Cowles, ESR, 23 Garden St., Cambridge, Mass. 02138; (800) 370-2515; fax: (617) 864-5164.

23-25--Technology: Annual technology and learning conference, sponsored by the National School Boards Association, for K-12 educators, administrators, technology coordinators, curriculum directors, school board members, teachers, and library/media specialists, in Dallas, Texas. Contact: Helen Morris, manager, special projects, technology programs, (703) 838-6770.

23-26--College transition: Conference on students in transition, sponsored by the National Resource Center for The Freshman Year Experience and Students in Transition, for university faculty and staff who work with college freshman, transfer students and seniors, at the Crowne Plaza, St. Anthony Hotel, San Antonio, Texas. Contact: Ilana Myerson or Stuart Hunter, National Resource Center for The Freshman Year Experience and Students in Transition, University of South Carolina, 1728 College St., Columbia, S.C. 29208; (803) 777-6029; fax:(803) 777-4699; e-mail: ilanam@rcce.sc.edu or stuarth@rcce.sc.edu.

23-26--Education and the media: Media in Motion, sponsored by the Michigan Association for Media in Education, the Michigan Department of Education, and the Library of Michigan, for administrators, principals, media specialists, and technology coordinators, at the Westin Hotel/Renaissance Center in Detroit, Mich. Contact: MAME, 6810 S. Cedar St., Suite 8, Lansing, Mich. 48911; (517) 699-1717; web site: http://ehhs.cmich.edu/org/mame.html.

23-26--Experiential education: Experiential Education: Transforming Teaching and Learning in Schools, Colleges, Workplaces, and Communities, sponsored by the National Society for Experiential Education, for educators interested in the role of experience in education through service-learning, internships, school-to-work, career development, cooperative learning, field studies, leadership development, cross-cultural education, and active learning in the classroom, at the Snowbird Resort in Snowbird, Utah. Contact: Annette Wofford, NSEE, 3509 Haworth Drive, Suite 207, Raleigh, N.C. 27609; (919) 787-3263; fax: (919) 787-3381; e-mail: nsee@interpath.com.

24--Assessment: Standardized Testing and Performance Assessment, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Atlanta, Ga. 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.

24--Conflict resolution: Character Education and the Development of Social Consciousness, sponsored by Educators for Social Responsibility, for educators, parents, and professionals who work with children, at Springfield College in Springfield, Mass. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Libby Cowles, ESR, 23 Garden St., Cambridge, Mass. 02138; (800) 370-2515; fax: (617) 864-5164.

24--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Springfield, 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.

24--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Pittsburgh, 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.

24--Multiage classroom: Learning in a Successful Multiage Classroom, sponsored by the National Education Institute, for K-6 educators and administrators, in Scranton, Pa. Contact: NEI, (715) 831-0898.

24-25--Assessment: Using Portfolios for Instruction and Assessment, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Austin, Texas. 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.

24-25--Research: Measuring the Mind, sponsored by the Educational Records Bureau, for primary and secondary school teachers, administrators, school heads, principals, superintendents, admission directors, and testing officials from public and private schools, at the Crowne Plaza Manhattan Hotel in New York City. Contact: Dorothy Moore, ERB Conference Coordinator, 19 Stanworth Road, Kendall Park, N.J. 08824; (908) 297-2230.

24-25--Science and math: Hands-On Science and Math, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Orlando, Fla. 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.

24-26--Counseling: Counselors Do it with Humor, sponsored by the American Counseling Association and the Arizona Counselors Association, for counselors, at the Woodlands Plaza Hotel in Flagstaff, Ariz. Contact: Bob Rencken, Box 65747, Tucson, Ariz. 85728; (520) 721-1374.

24-27--Counseling: Mind Our Image, sponsored by the American Counseling Association, for counselors, at the Majestic Hotel in Hot Springs, Ark. Contact: Sharon Leggett, Hinds Community College, Box 1283, Raymond, Miss. 39154; (601) 857-3219 or (601) 922-2461; fax: (601) 857-3575.

24-27--Counseling: Confluence in Counseling, sponsored by the American Counseling Association European Branch, for counselors, at the Lake Hotel-Armed Forces Recreation Center in Chiemsee, Bavaria, Germany. Contact: Dorothy Calhoun, CMR 456, Box 914, APO AE 09157; 001-49-823-85176; fax: 001-49-821-540-7236; e-mail: calhound@email.augsburg.army.mil or Jan Keller, 95th CSH, Unit 29223, Box 445, APO AE 09102; 011-49-6221-378302; e-mail: jkeller@admin.ed.umuc.edu.

25--Assessment: Standardized Testing and Performance Assessment, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Louisville, Ky. 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.

25--Classroom management: Successful Classroom Management, sponsored by the National Education Institute, for K-8 educators and administrators, in Nashua, N.H. Contact: NEI, (715) 831-0898.

25--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Springfield, Ill. 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.

25--Mathematics: Creatively Teaching Math, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Cincinnati, Ohio. 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.

25--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in North Canton, Ohio. 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.

25--Multiage classroom: Learning in a Successful Multiage Classroom, sponsored by the National Education Institute, for K-6 educators and administrators, in Cherry Hill, N.J. Contact: NEI, (715) 831-0898.

25--Professional development: Sharing Effective Practices Seminar: Alternative Consequences, 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.

25--Reading: Reading with Bill Halloran, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Raleigh/Durham, N.C. 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.

25-26--Montessori education: Nurturing the Primary Child, sponsored by the North American Montessori Teachers' Association, for Montessori administrators, teachers, paraprofessionals, parents, and teacher trainees, in San Jose, Calif. Contact: NAMTA, 11424 Bellflower Road N.E., Cleveland, Ohio 44106; (216) 421-1905; fax: (216) 421-8193; e-mail: namtamail@aol.com; web site: http://cybergate.net/÷mashani/namta.html.

25-27--Educational administration: Reinventing Education: Retrospect and Prospect, sponsored by the University Council for Educational Administration, for professors, researchers, practitioners, and students of educational administration, at the Galt House in Louisville, Ky. Contact: Patrick B. Forsyth, executive director, UCEA, 205 Hill Hall, Columbia, Mo. 65211; (573) 884-8300; fax: (573) 884-8302; e-mail: pbf2@tiger.coe.missouri.edu.

25-27--School choice: National Conference on School Choice, sponsored by the National Alliance for Charter Schools, the Children's Educational Opportunity Foundation, and the Evergreen Freedom Foundation, for those interested in school choice, at the Bell Harbor International Conference Center Pier 66 in Seattle, Wash. Contact: Carla Dietsch, Education Revisioning Center, (206) 669-5073; e-mail: train@edurevcen.com.

25-27--Teachers: Quality Educational Standards in Teaching, sponsored by the California Federation of Teachers and the American Federation of Teachers, for K-12 and higher education educators, in San Jose, Calif. Contact: Elaine Johnson, CFT, 1 Kaiser Plaza, Suite 1440, Oakland, Calif. 94612; (510) 832-8812; fax: (510) 832-5044; e-mail: cft2elaine@aol.com.

26--Reading: Renaissance in Reading: The Optimal Blend of Language, Literature and Skills Development, sponsored by the University of California at Los Angeles Extension, for teachers, school administrators, reading specialists, language therapists, school psychologists, parents and others interested in the significance of reading in contemporary society, at the university. Registration deadline: Oct. 25. Contact: Juanita Figueroa, UCLA Education Extension, 10995 LeConte Ave., Suite 639, Los Angeles, Calif. 90024; (310) 206-1575; fax: (310) 206-7878; e-mail: jfiguero@unex.ucla.edu

26-28--Montessori education: Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Childhood, sponsored by the American Montessori Society, for teachers, heads of schools, parents and public schools with Montessori curriculum, in Philadelphia, Pa. Contact: Marie Conti, (215) 645-5165.

26-29--Science and technology: Touching Minds and Changing Futures, sponsored by the Association of Science-Technology Centers, for science-center directors, scientists, educators, and exhibit creators, at the Carnegie Science Center in Pittsburgh, Pa. Contact: Valerie Royal, ASTC, 1025 Vermont Ave. N.W., Suite 500, Washington, D.C. 20005; (202) 783-7200; fax: (202) 783-7207; e-mail: astc96@astc.org; web site: http://www.astc.org/astc.

27--Professional development: Introductory seminar, sponsored by the International Baccalaureate North America, for secondary school teachers and administrators interested in an introduction to the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program, at the San Diego Mission Valley Hilton in California. Contact: Jennifer Denbo, prospective schools manager, IBNA, 200 Madison Ave. #2007, New York, N.Y. 10016; (212) 696-4464; fax: (212) 889-9242; e-mail: jend@ibo.org.

27--Reading: Effective Techniques for Teaching Reading, Writing, and Spelling, sponsored by the Reading Reform Foundation of New York, for teachers of early childhood, elementary, junior and senior high students, adult students, administrators, tutors, and agency personnel, at the New York Hilton and Towers in New York City. Contact: Leona D. Spector, Conference Coordinator, RRF, 333, West 57th St., Suite 1L, New York, N.Y. 10019; (212) 307-7320; fax: (212) 307-0449; e-mail: 2091027@mcimail.com.

27-29--Counseling: Ideas That Work, sponsored by the American Counseling Association and the New York Counseling Association, for counselors, at the Sheraton Saratoga Springs Hotel and Convention Center in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Contact: David Kaplan, Division of Education, Alfred University, Saxon Drive, Alfred, N.Y. 14802-1205; (607) 871-2219; fax: (607) 871-2339; e-mail: kapland@bigvax.alfred.edu.

27-29--Inclusive education: Institute for Inclusive Education: Breaking the Mold, sponsored by Cooperating School Districts, for teachers, administrators, counselors, reading specialists, Chapter I and II teachers, related service providers, teachers' aides, social service agency providers, and parents, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Union Station in St. Louis, Mo. Contact: Nora Craig (information) or Christine McConnell (registrar), CSD, 1460 Craig Road, St. Louis, Mo. 63146; (314) 872-8282 or (800) 835-8282; fax: (314) 872-9128; e-mail: nora@info.csd.org or christin@info.csd.org.

27-29--Independent schools: Experienced Pro Workshop, sponsored by the Southern Association of Independent Schools, for experienced independent school teachers, at the Ignatius House Conference Center in Atlanta, Ga. Contact: SAIS, 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Ga. 30033-4097; e-mail: sais@mindspring.com.

27-29--Professional development: Understanding and Implementing Breaking Ranks, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, for high school and middle-level principals, assistant principals, and administrators, at the Holiday Inn Old Town in Phoenix, Ariz. Contact: Kristine Rzewnicki, NASSP, Office of Convention, Meetings, and Travel Services, 1904 Association Drive, Reston, Va. 22091; (703) 860-7238; fax: (703) 476-5432; e-mail: profed@nassp.org.

27-29--Special education: New Directions in Special Education: Preparing Today's Practitioners for Tomorrow's Schools, sponsored by LRP Publications, for superintendents, state and local directors of special education and staff, directors of private special education schools, principals, education specialists, professors, regular and special education instructors, at the Pointe Hilton Resort at Tapatio Cliffs in Phoenix, Ariz. 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.

28--Classroom management: Dealing with Disruption, Hostility, and Excuses, 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.

28--Conflict resolution: Teaching Conflict Resolution Through Children's Literature, sponsored by Educators for Social Responsibility, for elementary school educators who teach conflict resolution and wish to reinforce and extend children's skills, in Oceanside, Calif. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Libby Cowles, ESR, 23 Garden St., Cambridge, Mass. 02138; (800) 370-2515; fax: (617) 864-5164.

28--Reading: Reading with Bill Halloran, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Columbia, S.C. 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.

28--Research: Overcoming Disinformation: What Do The Data Say About American Schools, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in St. Louis, 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.

28--Students: When Students Don't Get the Points: Understanding Their Misunderstandings, sponsored by the Charles and Helen Schwab Foundation, for all San Francisco public and private school teachers, aides, and administrators, at the Masonic Auditorium in San Francisco, Calif. Contact: Parents' Educational Resource Center, 1660 S. Amphlett Blvd., Suite 200, San Mateo, Calif. 94402-2508; (415) 655-2410; e-mail: perc@netcom.com.

28-29--Conflict resolution: Creating the Peaceable School, sponsored by the Illinois Institute for Dispute Resolution, for administrators, teachers, social workers, and school-improvement teams, in Lisle, Ill. Contact: Donna Crawford, IIDR, 110 W. Main St., Urbana, Ill. 61801; (217) 384-4118; fax: (217) 384-8280; e-mail: dcrawf2949@aol.com.

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