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November

18--Classroom management: Dealing with Disruption, Hostility, and Excuses, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Stockton, Calif. 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.

18--Curriculum: Designing Project-Centered Curricula to Meet Performance Objectives, sponsored by the New Hampshire Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for teachers, administrators, superintendents, curricular department heads, college professors, and student interns, at the Center of New Hampshire in Manchester. Contact: Pat Wallace, South Meadow School, 108 Hancock Road, Peterborough, N.H. 03458; (603) 924-7105; fax: (603) 924-2064.

18--Discipline: Discipline in the Classroom, sponsored by the National Education Institute, for K-6 educators and administrators, in Richmond, Va. Contact: NEI, (715) 831-0898.

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

18--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in San Jose, Calif. 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.

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

18--Multiage classrooms: Building Your Successful Multiage Classrooms, sponsored by the National Education Institute, for grades 1-3 educators and administrators, in Fargo, N.D. Contact: NEI, (715) 831-0898.

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

18--Violence prevention: Strategies for Classroom Intervention With Children Who Have Witnessed Violence, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Brockton, Mass. 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.

18-19--Assessment: Assessment Reform: The Vision and the Tools, sponsored by the Center on Learning, Assessment, and School Structure, for educators and administrators, at the Regal Harvest House, Boulder, Colo. Registration deadline: Oct. 11. Contact: CLASS, 648 The Great Road, Princeton, N.J. 08540; (609) 252-1211; fax: (609) 252-1268.

18-19--Conflict resolution: Conflict Resolution, K-12, sponsored by Educators for Social Responsibility, for teachers, administrators, counselors, and educators who work with students in grades K-12, at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, 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.

18-19--Teachers: Teacher Expectations and Student Achievement, 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.

18-20--At-risk youths: Alternative schools conference, sponsored by the National Dropout Prevention Center and West Georgia College, for principals, teachers, and counselors who want to obtain information on how to start or improve their alternative school, at the Sheraton Gateway Hotel in Atlanta, Ga. Contact: John Peters, NDPC, 205 Martin St., Clemson, S.C. 29634-5111; (864) 656-2599; fax: (864) 656-0136; e-mail: ndpc@clemson.edu.

18-20--Land-grant colleges: Annual meeting, sponsored by the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges, for top administrative officials of member universities, at the Sheraton San Diego (Calif.) Hotel and Marina. Contact: NASULGC, Martha Henebry, One Dupont Circle N.W., Suite 710, Washington, D.C. 20036; (202) 778-0850; fax: (202) 296-6456; e-mail: henebrym@nasulgc.nche.edu.

18-20--Personnel administrators: Annual regional conference, sponsored by the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, for personnel administrators, at the Sheraton Monarch Place Hotel in Springfield, Mass. Contact: NASPA, 1875 Connecticut Ave. N.W., Suite 418, Washington, D.C. 20009-5728; (202) 265-7500; fax: (202) 797-1157.

19--Classroom management: Dealing with Disruption, Hostility, and Excuses, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Los Angeles, Calif. 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.

19--Discipline: Discipline in the Classroom, sponsored by the National Education Institute, for K-6 educators and administrators, in Columbia, S.C. Contact: NEI, (715) 831-0898.

19--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Sacramento, Calif. 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.

19--Mathematics: Using Mathematical Manipulatives, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Rochester, N.Y. 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.

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

19--Reading: Reading with Bill Halloran, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Mobile, Ala. 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.

19--Superintendents: Challenges of Women in the Superintendency, sponsored by the Northeast Coalition of Educational Leaders (Massachusetts affiliate) and Wellesley College Club, for women teachers, administrators, and other educators, at Wellesley (Mass.) College. Contact: Janet Ferone, NECEL/MA, 44 Pearl St., Boston, Mass. 02125; (617) 282-6143; e-mail: jferone@idea.uml.edu.

19-20--Professional development: The Learner-Centered School, 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.

19-23--Education partnerships: Children at the Center: Partnerships Linking Education, Community, and Economic Development, sponsored by the National Association of Partners in Education, for partnership directors, educators, volunteers, and public policymakers, at the Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel in Arlington, Va. Contact: Patricia Monkres, NAPE, 901 N. Pitt St., Suite 320, Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 836-4880; fax: (703) 836-6941; e-mail: napehq@napehq.org.

20--Assessment: Standardized Testing and Performance Assessment, 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.

20--Conflict resolution: Teaching Conflict Resolution Through Children's Literature, sponsored by Educators for Social Responsibility, for elementary school educators who are already teaching conflict resolution and wish to reinforce and extend children's skills, at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, 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.

*20--Discipline: Discipline in the Classroom, sponsored by the National Education Institute, for K-6 educators and administrators, in Savannah, Ga. Contact: NEI, (715) 831-0898.

*20--Education reform: Making Schools of the Next Century Work for Childern: Creating the Vision, Telling the Stories, Keeping It Going, sponsored by the Connecticut Center for School Change and the William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund, for teachers, administrators, parents, community and business leaders, and all others interested in education reform, at the Marriott Hotel in Farmington, Conn. Contact: CCSC, (860) 568-2340; e-mail: ccsc@ntplx.net.

20--Learning and study skills: Seminar, sponsored by hm Study Skills, the National Association of Secondary School Principals, and the National Association of Elementary School Principals, for principals, curriculum directors, and teachers, in Princeton, N.J. Registration deadline: 10 working days before event. Contact: Ester Davenport, hm Study Skills, P.O. Box 95010, Newton, Mass. 02195; (617) 965-0048; fax: (617) 965-0056; e-mail: ctobin1010@aol.com.

20--Middle schools: Language Arts 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.

20--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Albuquerque, N.M. 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.

20--Religion and schools: Religion in the Public Schools: Guidelines for Growing and Changing, sponsored by Suffolk County Organization for the Promotion of Education, for administrators, teachers, school board members, clergy, and parents, at the Huntington (N.Y.) Hilton Hotel. Contact: SCOPE, Phyllis Connolly, 810 Meadow Road, P.O. Box 604, Smithtown, N.Y. 11787; (516) 360-0800; fax: (516)360-0356.

20--Title I: Converting Title I Funds to Schoolwide Use, 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.

20-22--Counseling: Embracing Challenges: From Crisis Comes Opportunity, sponsored by the American Counseling Association and the Alabama Counseling Association, for counselors, at the Hilton Hotel/Von Braun Civic Center in Huntsville, Ala. Contact: Ervin L. Wood, Station #36, University of West Alabama, Livingston, Ala. 35470; (205) 652-3578; fax: (205) 652-3730; e-mail: livelwo1@uwamail.westal.edu.

20-22--Counseling: Confluence in Counseling, sponsored by the American Counseling Association and the Arkansas Counseling Association, for counselors, at the Arlington Hotel in Hot Springs National Park, Ark. Contact: Teresa Hutton, chair, Cotton Boll Technical Institute, P.O. Box 36, Burdette, Ark. 72321; (501) 763-1486 or (501) 561-3096; fax: (501) 763-1496.

20-22--School improvement: Improving America's Schools regional conference, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, for administrators from common schools, institutions of higher education, state departments of education, and other entities who receive federal funds for education purposes, in Atlanta, Ga. Contact: Mary Waggoner, USED, c/o USDE Conference Support Services, University of Oklahoma, 555 E. Constitution, Room 208, Norman, Okla. 73072-7820; (405) 325-3760 or (800) 203-5494; fax: (405) 325-7075.

*20-24--Standards: Struggling Toward Standards: Closing the Achievement Gap, Kindergarten through College, sponsored by the American Association for Higher Education, for educators in higher education and K-12, community activists, and others working to improve student learning in their communities, at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Washington, D.C. Contact: AAHE, 1 Dupont Circle, Suite 360, Washington, D.C. 20036-1110; (202) 293-6440; fax: (202) 293-0073.

21--Assistant principals: Personalize Your School, sponsored by the New Jersey Principals and Supervisors Association, for assistant principals, 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--Learning and study skills: Seminar, sponsored by hm Study Skills, the National Association of Secondary School Principals, and the National Association of Elementary School Principals, for principals, curriculum directors, and teachers, in St. Louis, Mo. Registration deadline: 10 working days before event. Contact: Ester Davenport, hm Study Skills, P.O. Box 95010, Newton, Mass. 02195; (617) 965-0048; fax: (617) 965-0056; e-mail: ctobin1010@aol.com.

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

21--Middle schools: Scheduling a Middle-Level Program, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for teachers and administrators, in Lewiston, Maine. Contact: Adrian L. Aleckna, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, Mass. 01983-1223; (508) 887-6263; fax: (508) 887-6504.

21--Middle schools: Teacher Assistants: Partners at the Middle Level, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for teachers and administrators, in Lewiston, Maine. Contact: Adrian L. Aleckna, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, Mass. 01983-1223; (508) 887-6263; fax: (508) 887-6504.

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

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

21--School-teams management: Roadblocks and Recommendations for Effective Teams, sponsored by Suffolk County Organization for the Promotion of Education, for administrators and teachers, at the Best Western MacArthur Hotel in Holtsville, N.Y. Contact: SCOPE, Phyllis Connolly, 810 Meadow Road, P.O. Box 604, Smithtown, N.Y. 11787; (516) 360-0800; fax: (516) 360-0356.

21--Title I: Converting Title I Funds to Schoolwide Use, 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.

21-22--Teachers: Teacher Expectations and Student Achievement, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Burnsville, 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.

21-23--Mathematics: Regional conference, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, for math teachers, supervisors, and administrators, in Albuquerque, N.M. Contact: Betty C. Richardson, NCTM, 1906 Association Drive, Reston, Va. 22091-1593; (703) 620-9840; fax: (703) 476-2970.

21-23--Science: Science: No Boundaries ... Only Bridges, sponsored by the National Science Teachers Association, for science teachers, science specialists, administrators, business and industry representatives, scientists, and others, at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Contact: Convention Registration Office, NSTA, 1840 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, Va. 22201; (800) 328-8998 or (703) 243-7100; fax:(703) 243-7177.

21-23--Special education: Public-policy conference, sponsored by the Council of Administrators of Special Education, for special-education administrators, principals, central-office administrators, and school board members, at the Disney Yacht Club in Orlando, Fla. Oct. 15. Contact: Jo Thomason, executive director, CASE, 615 16th St. N.W., Albuquerque, N.M. 87104; (505) 243-8722; fax: (505) 247-4822.

21-24--Standards: Struggling Toward Standards: Closing the Achievement Gap, Kindergarten Through College, sponsored by the Education Trust (American Association for Higher Education), for K-12 educators and those in higher education, community activists, parents, and others interested in improving student learning in their communities, especially among low-income and minority students, at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Washington, D.C. Contact: Wanda Robinson, ET, One Dupont Circle, Suite 360, Washington, D.C. 20036; (202) 293-6440, ext. 15; fax: (202) 293-0073; e-mail: wrobinsn@aahe.org.

21-26--English: Honoring All Our Stories, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, for kindergarten through college level English teachers, at the Hilton Palmer House in Chicago, Ill. Registration deadline: Oct. 28. Contact: NCTE, 1111 W. Kenyon Road, Urbana, Ill. 61801-1096; (800) 369-6283, ext. 251 or (217) 328-3870; fax: (217) 328-0977.

22--Curriculum: From Interdisciplinary to Integration: Opening Doors, sponsored by Suffolk County Organization for the Promotion of Education, for administrators and teachers, at the Best Western MacArthur Hotel in Holtsville, N.Y. Contact: SCOPE, Phyllis Connolly, 810 Meadow Road, P.O. Box 604, Smithtown, N.Y. 11787; (516) 360-0800; fax: (516)360-0356.

22--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Des Moines, Iowa. 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 Covington, 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.

22--Mathematics: Creatively Teaching Math, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Ft. Worth, 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.

22--Middle schools: Math/Science Connections 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.

22--Professional development: Sharing Effective Practices Seminar: Proficiency Test Preparation, sponsored by the Greater Cleveland Educational 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.

22--Reading: Reading with Bill Halloran, 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.

22-23--Music education: Music and Movement Workshop, sponsored by the High/Scope Educational Research Foundation, for educators and administrators, in Detroit, Mich. Contact: Gavin Haque, High/Scope, 600 N. River St., Ypsilanti, Mich. 48198-2898; (313) 485-2000; fax: (313) 485-0704.

*22-24--ESL/bilingual education: Clearing the Hurdles in the Classroom and the Community, sponsored by the New York State Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, for educators and administrators, at the Saratoga Sheraton Hotel in Saratogo Springs, N.Y. Contact: Diana Segovia, conference chair, (518) 463-6624.

22-24--Foreign language: One Profession Working Together, sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of German Inc. in conjunction with the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, for teachers/instructors at all levels of German instruction, at the Philadelphia (Pa.) Marriott and Convention Center. Contact: AATG, 112 Haddontowne Ct. #104, Cherry Hill, N.J. 08034; (609) 795-5553; fax: (609) 795-9398.

22-24--Foreign language: Annual convention, sponsored by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, for teachers, authors, editors, and publishers of foreign languages, in Philadelphia, Pa. Contact: Louise Patierno, convention manager, ACTFL, 6 Executive Plaza, Yonkers, N.Y. 10701; (914) 963-8830; fax: (913) 963-1275.

22-24--Independent schools: Intentionally Creating Community Within the School, sponsored by the Council for Religion in Independent Schools, for educators and administrators, at the College of Preachers in Washington, D.C. Registration deadline: Nov. 1. Contact: CRIS, 4405 East-West Hwy., Suite 506, Bethesda, Md. 20814-4536; (301) 657-0912; fax: (301) 657-0915.

22-24--Technology: Ernest L. Boyer Technology Summits for Educators, sponsored by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting with the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education, for high school teachers, librarian/media specialists, and faculty of schools and colleges of education, at the University of North Texas in Dallas. Application deadline: Sept. 27. Contact: Kari Stoddard, CPB, 901 E Street N.W., Washington D.C. 20004-2037; (202) 879-9776; e-mail: kstoddard@cpb.org; web site: http://www.cpb.org/edtech/summits/index.html.

22-25--Social studies: Annual convention, sponsored by the National Council for Social Studies, for K-12 and postsecondary educators, administrators, and curriculum supervisors, in Washington, D.C. Contact: Jaime E. Hitchcock, NCSS, 3501 Newark St. N.W., Washington, D.C. 20016; (202) 966-7840.

22-26--Staff development: Annual conference, sponsored by the National Council of the States, for staff-development personnel, teacher-center personnel, teachers and administrators, college faculty and administrators, state-department personnel, professional-organization staff, and leadership personnel, location to be announced. Registration deadline: Sept. 20. Contact: James F. Collins or Linda A. Pitonzo, NCS, 402 Huntington Hall, Syracuse University, Syracuse, N.Y. 13244-2340; (315) 443-4167; fax: (315) 443-5732.

23-25--Parents: Annual convention, sponsored by the Texas Congress of Parents and Teachers (Texas PTA), for Texas elementary, middle, junior, and senior high school PTA and PTSA members, in San Antonio, Texas. Contact: Linda Y. Bedford-Gill, Texas PTA, 408 W. 11th St., Austin, Texas 78701-2199; fax: (512) 476-8152.

23-26--Speech communication: Annual convention, sponsored by the Speech Communication Association, for education professionals, in San Diego, Calif. Contact: James L. Gaudino, Executive Director, 5105 Backlick Road, Building E, Annandale, Va. 22003; (703) 750-0533; fax: (703) 914-9471; e-mail: jgaudino@scassn.org.

24-26--Education policy: No More Reform! Americans Need the Separation of School and State, sponsored by the Separation of School & State Alliance, for those interested in the separation of school and state, at the Doubletree Hotel Arlington, Va. Contact: Marshall Fritz, SSSA, 4578 N. First #310, Fresno Calif. 93726; (209) 292-1776; fax: (209) 292-7582; e-mail: separate@sepschool.org; web site: http://www.sepschool.org.

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