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A bullet marks events that have not appeared in a previous issue of Education Week.

November

  • 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.

December

1-3--Scheduling: A Look at Alternative Schedules, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals and the Association of California School Administrators, for high school and middle level principals, assistant principals, and school administrators, in San Diego, Calif. 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.

2--Arts education: Integrating Art into the Content Areas, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Phoenix, Ariz. 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.

2--Mathematics: Making Mathematical Connections, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Chattanooga, Tenn. 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.

2-3--Professional development: Power Learning: Creating Student Centered, Problems-Based Classrooms with Dynamic New Technologies, 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 the event. Contact: Barbara Jenkins, GCEDC, Rhodes Tower 901, Cleveland State University, Euclid at East 24th St., Cleveland, Ohio 44115; (216) 523-7107; fax: (216) 687-5422.

2-4--Multicultural education: Educational Empowerment Exchange, sponsored by Horizons, for teacher-educators, principals, administrators, preservice teacher training program managers, counselors, and parents, in Atlanta, Ga. Registration deadline: Nov. 4, 1996. Contact: Darlene Floyd, (703) 578-3169; fax: (703) 845-1660.

2-5--Head Start: Annual training conference, sponsored by the National Head Start Association, for directors, parents, staff, government officials, and others interested in the program, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Houston, Texas. Contact: NHSA, 201 North Union St., Suite 320, Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 739-0875; fax: (703) 739-0878.

3--Discipline: Effective Discipline: Getting Beyond Rewards and Punishments, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Oklahoma City, Okla. Registration deadline: two weeks before the 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.

3--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 Green Bay, Wis. Registration deadline: 10 working days before the event. Contact: Ester Davenport, hm Study SkillsP.O. Box 95010, Newton, Mass. 02195;(617) 965-0048; fax: (617) 965-0056; e-mail: ctobin1010@aol.com.

3--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Charlotte, N.C. Registration deadline: two weeks before the 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.

3--Mathematics: Using Mathematical Manipulatives, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Reading, Pa. Registration deadline: two weeks before the 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.

3--Middle schools: Social Studies 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.

4--Art education: Integrating Art into the Content Areas, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in San Antonio, 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.

4--Discipline: Effective Discipline: Getting Beyond Rewards and Punishments, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Dallas, Texas. Registration deadline: two weeks before the 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.

4--Inclusive education: Adapting Curriculum and Instruction in the Inclusive Classroom, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Atlanta, Ga. Registration deadline: two weeks before the 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.

4--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 Seattle, Wash. Registration deadline: 10 working days before the seminar. Contact: Ester Davenport, hm Study SkillsP.O. Box 95010, Newton, Mass. 02195;(617) 965-0048; fax: (617) 965-0056; e-mail: ctobin1010@aol.com.

4--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Greenville, S.C. Registration deadline: two weeks before the 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.

4--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Ashland, Va. Registration deadline: two weeks before the 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.

4--Middle schools: Math/Science Connections at the Middle Level, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for teachers and administrators, in Windham, Conn. Contact: Adrian L. Aleckna, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, Mass. 01983-1223; (508) 887-6263; fax: (508) 887-6504.

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

4--Middle schools: World Language For Young Adolescents, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for teachers and administrators, in Windham, Conn. Contact: Adrian L. Aleckna, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, Mass. 01983-1223; (508) 887-6263; fax: (508) 887-6504.

4--Professional development: Planning for the Future, sponsored by the New Jersey Principals and Supervisors Association, for principals and supervisors, 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--Reading: Reading with Bill Halloran, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in St. Louis, Mo. Registration deadline: two weeks before the 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.

4-6--Learning and study skills: Seminar for Leaders, sponsored by hm Study Skills, the National Association of Secondary School Principals, and the National Association of Elementary School Principals, for educational leaders, in Philadelphia, Pa. Registration deadline: 10 working days before event. Contact: Ester Davenport, hm Study SkillsP.O. Box 95010, Newton, Mass. 02195;(617) 965-0048; fax: (617) 965-0056; e-mail: ctobin1010@aol.com.

4-7--Multicultural education: A Vision for Building New Allies, sponsored by the National Association of Independent Schools, for independent school heads, administrators, diversity coordinators, teachers, school staff, and students of color, at the Renaissance Harbor Place Hotel in Baltimore, Md. Registration deadline: Oct. 1. Contact: Betty-Ann Workman, NAIS, 1620 L St. N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036; (202) 973-9700; fax: (202) 973-9790.

5--Inclusive education: Adapting Curriculum and Instruction in the Inclusive Classrooms, 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.

5--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 Nashville, Tenn. Registration deadline: 10 working days before event. Contact: Ester Davenport, hm Study SkillsP.O. Box 95010, Newton, Mass. 02195;(617) 965-0048; fax: (617) 965-0056; e-mail: ctobin1010@aol.com.

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

5--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Virginia Beach, 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.

5--Middle schools: Adviser/Advisee Programs 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.

5--Reading: Reading with Bill Halloran, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Kansas City, Mo. Registration deadline: two weeks before the 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.

5--Violence prevention: Deadly Consequence, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Houston, Texas. Registration deadline: two weeks before the 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.

  • 5-6--Inclusive education: Essentials of an Inclusive School: Curriculum, Collaboration, and Instruction, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, for teachers, administrators, and those who work with disabled children, in Albuquerque, N.M. Contact: Brian Carroll, (800) 224-6830.

5-6--Title I: Professional Development Training for Title I Coordinators, sponsored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, for Title I coordinators, math and science teachers, and supervisors, in Washington, D.C. 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.

5-7--Montessori education: Meeting the Needs of Montessori Adolescent Experiments, Including Erdkinder, sponsored by the North American Montessori Teachers' Association, for Montessori administrators, teachers, paraprofessionals, parents, and teacher trainees, in Chicago, Ill. 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.

  • 5-7--Student-personnel administrators: Worshop on Student Affairs Assessment, sponsored by the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, for student-personnel administrators, in Baltimore, Md. Contact: James T. Bryan, (717) 941-7680.

5-8--School boards: Annual education conference, for school board members, superintendents, and administrators, sponsored by the California School Boards Association, at the San Jose (Calif.) Convention Center. Registration deadline: Nov. 14. Contact: Sue Maur, (916) 371-3407; fax: (916) 371-3407; e-mail: smaur@csba.org.

5-8--Technology: Telecommunications in Education, sponsored by the International Society for Technology in Education and the Florida Association for Computers in Education, for K-12 educators, technology coordinators, media specialists, information resource specialists, and postsecondary educators, at the Tampa Convention Center, Florida. Contact: Lori Novak, (541) 346-2411; fax: (541) 346-5890; e-mail: lori_ novak@ccmail.uoregon.edu.

6--Administrators: Embracing Change in Education, sponsored by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, for chief administrative officers of K-16 institutions in the six New England states, at the Copley Plaza Hotel in Boston, Mass. Contact: Kathy Willis, NEASC, 209 Burlington Road, Bedford, Mass. 01730; (617) 271-0022, ext. 306; fax: (617) 271-0950; e-mail: kwillis@neasc.org.

6--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Jacksonville, Fla. Registration deadline: two weeks before the 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.

6--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Atlanta, Ga. Registration deadline: two weeks before the 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.

6--Middle schools: World Languages For Adolescents, 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.

6--Reading: Reading with Bill Halloran, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Northglenn, Colo. Registration deadline: two weeks before the 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.

7--Education leadership: Annual education conference, sponsored by the Council of Supervisors and Administrators of the City of New York, for supervisors, parents, and teachers, at the Sheraton Hotel, New York City. Contact: CSA, 16 Court St., Brooklyn, N.Y. 11241-1003; (718) 852-3000; fax: (718) 403-0278.

  • 7-11--Early childhood: Early Childhood Conference on Children With Special Needs and Their Families, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, for educators, administrators, and those who work with special-needs children, at the Hyatt Regency at Civic Plaza in Phoenix, Ariz. Contact: CEC International Conference 1996, 3 Church Circle, Suite 194, Annapolis, Md. 21401; (410) 269-6801; fax: (410)267-0332.

7-11--Staff development: Reaching Beyond the Rim, sponsored by the National Staff Development Council, for educators interested in individual and organizational development and school improvement, in Vancouver, British Columbia. Contact: Shirley Havens, NSDC Business Office, P.O. Box 240, Oxford, Ohio 45056; (513) 523-6026; fax: (513) 523-0638; e-mail: nsdchavens@aol.com.

8-10--Professional development: Understanding and Implementing Breaking Ranks, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals and the Association of California School Administrators, for high school and middle level principals, assistant principals, and school administrators, in San Diego, Calif. 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.

8-11--Education policy: Connections: The Future of Learning, sponsored by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, for educators and administrators, at the Opryland Hotel in Nashville, Tenn. Contact: SACS, 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Ga. 30033; (404) 679-4500.

9--Reading: Reading with Bill Halloran, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Lake Oswego, Ore. Registration deadline: two weeks before the 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.

9-10--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations/Taste of Elegance, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Glen Burnie, Md. Registration deadline: two weeks before the 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.

9-10--Independent schools: Annual meeting, sponsored by the Southern Association of Independent Schools, for heads of independent schools, at the Opryland Hotel in Nashville, Tenn. Contact: SAIS, 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Ga. 30033-4097; e-mail: sais@mindspring.com.

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