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January

27--Early-childhood education: Advanced Reggio Approach Workshop: A Day in the Model Early Learning Center, sponsored by the Model Early Learning Center at the Capital Children's Museum, for early-childhood educators, administrators, and policymakers, at the museum in Washington, D.C. Contact: Erika Hamlin, (202) 675-4148; fax: (202) 675-4140.

27--Middle schools:Implementing the Middle Level Concept, 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.

27-29--Education careers: National Careers Conference: Pathways to the Future, sponsored by the Center on Education and Work, University of Wisconsin-Madison and the Wisconsin Career Development Association, for administrators, teachers, counselors, K-12 and postsecondary career-development professionals, university educators and administrators, leaders of parent/community-based groups, business and labor leaders, policymakers, legislators, and staff, at the Holiday Inn-West in Middleton, Wis. Contact: Jenn Gonnering, conference assistant, 964 Educational Sciences Bldg., 1025 W. Johnson St., Madison, Wis. 53706-1796; (608) 263-3696; fax: (608) 262-9197; e-mail address: cewconf@soemadison.wisc.edu; web site: http://www.cew.wisc.edu.

28--Middle schools:Grade 6 In the Middle Level School, 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.

* 28-Feb. 4--Inclusive education: Identifying and Managing Diverse Educational Needs Within the Classroom: The Teacher as Diagnostician, sponsored by the Churchill School and Center, for elementary and special education teachers, at the center in New York City. Contact: Churchill Center for Learning Disabilities, 22 E. 95th St., New York, N.Y. 10128; (212) 722-0619; fax: (212)410-3199.

29--Mathematics:Hands-On Equations, 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.

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

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

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

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

29-Feb. 1--Science:Connecting Aviation Education Through Cyberspace, sponsored by Magnet Schools of America and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, for principals and science teachers, in Daytona Beach, Fla. Contact: Patricia Ryan, Embry-Riddle, (904) 226-6012.

30--Aesthetic realism: Aesthetic Realism Teaching Method: Prejudice Ends--in Students and Teachers--and Learning Succeeds, sponsored by the Aesthetic Realism Foundation, for administrators and teachers, in New York City. Contact: Lois Mason, ARF, 141 Greene St., New York, N.Y. 10012; (212) 777-4490; fax: (212) 777-4426.

* 30--Discipline: Discipline in the Classroom, sponsored by the National Education Institute, for K-8 educators and administrators, in San Francisco, Calif. Contact: Customer Service, (715) 831-0898.

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

30--Middle schools:Scheduling a Middle Level Program, 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.

* 30--Discipline: Discipline in the Classroom, sponsored by the National Education Institute, for K-8 educators and administrators, in Sacramento, Calif. Contact: Customer Service, (715) 831-0898.

* 31--Early-childhood education: Advanced Reggio Approach Workshop: Model Early Learning Center Viewings, sponsored by the Model Early Learning Center at the Capital Children's Museum, for early-childhood educators, administrators, and policymakers, at the museum in Washington, D.C. Contact: Erika Hamlin, (202) 675-4148; fax: (202) 675-4140.

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

31--Professional development: Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse, 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.

31-Feb. 1--Service learning: Service Learning, sponsored by Quest International, for K-12 educators, parents, and community-based organizations, in Jackson, Miss. Contact: Melanie Swanson, QI, (800)446-2700.

31-Feb. 2--Montessori education: The Child in Virtual Reality, sponsored by the American Montessori Society, for teachers, heads of schools, parent, and public schools with a Montessori curriculum, in San Francisco, Calif. Contact: Sarah Zimmerman, (510) 820-1343.

February

2-4--Education reform:Western regional meeting, sponsored by the Public Education Fund Network and the San Francisco Education Fund, for local education funds and other community-based nonprofit education-reform organizations, in San Francisco, Calif. Contact: Wendy Lewis, PEFNet, 601 13th St. N.W., Suite 290N, Washington, D.C. 20005; (202) 628-7460; fax: (202) 628-1893. e-mail: pefnet@pefnet.org.

2-4--Scheduling: A Look at Alternative Schedules, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, for high school and middle level principals, assistant principals, and school administrators, 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.

* 3--Discipline: Discipline in the Classroom, sponsored by the National Education Institute, for K-8 educators and administrators, in Cincinnati, Ohio. Contact: Customer Service, (715) 831-0898.

* 3--Discipline: Discipline in the Classroom, sponsored by the National Education Institute, for K-6 educators and administrators, in Philadelphia, Pa. Contact: Customer Service, (715) 831-0898.

3--Independent schools: Accreditation Workshop, sponsored by the Southern Association of Independent Schools, for heads and school coordinators of independent schools anticipating SACS evaluation studies and visits, in Decatur, Ga. Contact: SAIS, 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Ga. 30033-4097; e-mail: sais@mindspring.com.

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

3--Middle schools: Connecting the Curriculum and State Frameworks, 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.

3-4--Multiple intelligence: Multiple Intelligences, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Baton Rouge, La. 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: Discipline in the Classroom, sponsored by the National Education Institute, for K-8 educators and administrators, in Cleveland, Ohio. Contact: Customer Service, (715) 831-0898.

* 4--Discipline: Discipline in the Classroom, sponsored by the National Education Institute, for K-6 educators and administrators, in Wilmington, Del. Contact: Customer Service, (715) 831-0898.

4--Inclusive education: Adapting Curriculum and Instruction in the Inclusive Classroom, 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.

4--Mathematics: Using Mathematical Manipulatives, 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.

4--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in El Paso, 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--Middle schools: Algebra for All, 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--Education reform: Education Reform--Despite the NEA and the AFT, sponsored by the Alexis de Tocqueville Institution, for those interested in education reform, at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. Contact: Paul Steidler, AdTI, 1611 N. Kent St., Suite 901, Arlington, Va. 22209; (703) 527-5021.

4-8--Bilingual education: Building Learning Communities Through Technology, Language, and Culture, sponsored by the National Association for Bilingual Education, for educators, policymakers, community members, and others interested in the education of language-minority children and the development of second-language competence, at the Albuquerque (N.M.) Convention Center. Contact: NABE, 1220 L St. N.W., Suite 605, Washington, D.C. 20005-4018; (202) 898-1829; fax: (202) 789-2866; e-mail: nabe97@nabe.org.

* 5--Discipline: Discipline in the Classroom, sponsored by the National Education Institute, for K-6 educators and administrators, in Providence, R.I. Contact: Customer Service, (715) 831-0898.

5--Mathematics: Using Mathematical Manipulatives, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Topeka, Kan. 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.

5-8--Professional development: Crisis Intervention and Postvention, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, for high school and middle level principals, assistant principals, and school administrators, in Breckenridge, Colo. 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.

6--Curriculum: Using Technology in Integrated Curriculum, sponsored by the New Hampshire Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for teachers, administrators, superintendents, curriculum 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.

6--Inclusive education: Adapting Curriculum and Instruction in the Inclusive Classroom, 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.

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

6-8--Conflict resolution: Training Institute: Handling Student Conflicts, sponsored by the Peace Education Foundation, for teachers and administrators, in Dallas, Texas. Contact: Chuck Bryant, (800) 749-8838.

6-8--Principals: Assistant Principal Front Line Conference, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, for high school and middle level principals, assistant principals, and school administrators, 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.

6-8--Science: Separation Science, sponsored by the Center for Chemical Education, for educators at all levels, at the Center at Miami University in Middletown, Ohio. Contact: Mark Sabo, CCE, Miami University, 4200 E. University Blvd., Middletown, Ohio 45042.(513) 727-3373; e-mail: sabom@muohio.edu.

* 7--Early childhood education: Advanced Reggio Approach Workshop: A Day in the Model Early Learning Center, sponsored by the Model Early Learning Center at the Capital Children's Museum, for early-childhood educators, administrators, and policymakers, at the museum in Washington, D.C. Contact: Erika Hamlin, (202) 675-4148; fax: (202) 675-4140.

7--Mathematics: Creatively Teaching Mathematics, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Jacksonville, 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.

7--Peer programs: PEER-Severance Making Our Schools Safe, sponsored by the California Association of Peer Programs, for middle school students and peer helping advisers, in Glendora, Calif. Contact: CAPP, P.O. Box 50725, Pasadena, Calif. 91115; (818) 564-0099.

7--Reading: A Balanced Approach to Literacy, sponsored the East Carolina University Department of Foundations, Research, and Reading School of Education, for elementary and middle school educators, in Greenville, N.C. Contact: Betty Wheatley, DFRR, Speight Bldg., ECU, Greenville, N.C. 27858-4353; (919) 328-6174; fax: (919)328-4219; e-mail: edwheatl@eastnet.educ.ecu.edu.

7--Science: Hands-On Science, 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.

7, 8--Assessment: Assessment Reform: The Vision and The Tools, sponsored by the Center on Learning, Assessment, and School Structure, for educators and administrators, at the Doubletree-Oceanfront, Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Registration deadline: Jan. 6, 1997. Contact: CLASS, 648 The Great Road, Princeton, N.J. 08540; (609) 252-1211; fax: (609) 252-1268.

8-13--Year-round education: Annual conference, sponsored by the National Association for Year-Round Education, for teachers, administrators, school board members, and parents, at the Town and Country Hotel in San Diego, Calif. Registration deadline: Feb. 1, 1997. Contact: Charles Ballinger, NAYRE, P.O. Box 711386, San Diego, Calif. 92171-1386; (619) 276-5296; fax: (619) 571-5754.

* 9-11--Personnel administrators: Region IV-East annual regional conference, sponsored by the National Association of Personnel Administrators, for personnel administrators, at the Hyatt on Capitol Square in Columbus, Ohio. Contact: Barbara Jones, Ball State University, (317) 285-5036.

9-11--Professional development: Building Better Bridges: Working Together for Student Success, sponsored by the New England Regional Office of the College Board, for academic administrators and teachers, guidance professionals, admissions, and financial aid deans, directors, and professional staff, at the Copley Marriott Hotel in Boston, Mass. Contact: CB, New England Regional Office, Judy Herman, 470 Totten Pond Road, 5th Floor, Waltham, Mass. 02154; (617) 890-9150; fax: (617) 890-0693.

9-11--Professional development: Effective Strategies for Teaching Gifted Students in De-Tracked Schools, 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.

* 10--Classroom management: Successful Classroom Management, sponsored by the National Education Institute, for K-8 educators and administrators, in Des Moines, Iowa. Contact: Customer service, (715) 831-0898.

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

10--Staff development: Helping School Teams Lead Successful School Change, 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.

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

11--Communities: From Neighborhood to Community: Strategies for Collaboration and Beyond, sponsored by the Greater Cleveland Educational Development Center and the Northeast Regional Professional Development Center and the Greater Cleveland School Superintendent's Association, for superintendents and other 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.

11-12--Conflict resolution: Creating the Peaceable School, sponsored by the Illinois Institute for Dispute Resolution, for administrators, teachers, social workers, and school-improvement teams, in Atlanta, Ga. Contact: Donna Crawford, IIDR, 110 W. Main St., Urbana, Ill. 61801; (217) 384-4118; fax: (217) 384-8280; e-mail: dcrawf2949@aol.com.

11-12--Teachers: Building Lesson Plans, 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.

* 12--Classroom management: Effective Classroom Management: Encouraging Student Responsibility and Self-Discipline, sponsored by the National Education Institute, for grades 6-12 educators and administrators, in Columbia, S.C. Contact: Customer service, (715) 831-0898.

12--Discipline: Effective Discipline: Getting Beyond Rewards and Punishments, 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.

13--Discipline: Effective Discipline: Getting Beyond Rewards and Punishments, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Hattiesburg, Miss. 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.

13--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Corpus Christi, 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.

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

* 13-15--Special education: Special Education Technology for the Next Century, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, for special education teachers, administrators, and other special education professionals, in Silicon Valley, Calif. Contact. J. Emmett Gardner, (405) 325-1533; fax: (405) 326-6655; e-mail: jgardner@uoknor.educ.

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

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

14-16--Music education: Northwest division conference, sponsored by the Music Educators National Conference, for music educators, at the Bellevue (Wash.) Convention Center. Registration deadline: Jan. 15, 1997. Contact: David Showers, conventions and meetings director, MENC, 1806 Robert Fulton Drive, Reston, Va. 22091-4348; (703) 860-4000; fax: (703) 860-1531.

14-16--School business: Leadership training conference, sponsored by the Association of School Business Officials International, for school business executives in leadership roles, at the Waterfront Center Hotel in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Contact: Alex Graham, director of member services and professional programs, ASBO International, 11401 N. Shore Drive, Reston, Va. 22090; (703) 478-0405.

14-17--Administrators: National Conference on Education, sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators, for superintendents, central-office personnel, board members, principals, teachers, university professors, and graduate students, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. Contact: AASA, Member Service, 1801 N. Moore St., Arlington, Va. 22209; (703) 528-0748; website: http://www.aasa.org.

15--Global education: Global Education Workshops for teachers on world cities, sponsored by the University of Michigan International Institute, for K-12 and community college teachers, teachers in training, librarians, curriculum specialists, in Ann Arbor, Mich. Registration deadlines: One month before the date of 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 .

15-17--Teachers: Democratic Education for the 21st Century, sponsored by the Association of Teacher Educators, for educators, at the Sheraton Washington (D.C.) Hotel. Contact: ATE, 1900 Association Drive, Suite ATE, Reston, Va. 20191; (703) 620-3110; fax: (703) 620-9530.

16-18--Professional development: Meeting the Challenges of Interdisciplinary Instruction, 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 Francisco, 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.

16-18--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 school administrators, 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.

16-18--School safety: Making Your School Safe, 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.

17--Parents: National PTA Founder's Day, 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 various sites around Texas. Contact: Linda Y. Bedford-Gill, Texas PTA, 408 W. 11th St., Austin, Texas 78701-2199; fax: (512) 476-8152.

17-18--Teachers: Teacher Expectations and Student Achievement, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Raleigh, 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.

18-19--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations/Taste of Elegance, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Salt Lake City, Utah. 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--Curriculum: Integrating the Curriculum, 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.

* 19--Special education: Special Education Law for Schools, sponsored by LRP Publications, for special education administrators, local and building-level special education personnel, and school and parents' lawyers, at the M.C. Benton Convention and Civic Center in Winston-Salem, N.C. Contact: Tracy Robinson, Promotions Manager, LRP Publications Conference Division, Suite 200, 1555 King St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 684-0510; (800) 727-1227; fax: (703) 739-0489; e-mail: lrpconf@lrp.com.

19-21--Special education: Institute on Related Services in Special Education, sponsored by the Council of Administrators of Special Education, for special education administrators, principals, central-office administrators, and school board members, at the Sheraton Sand Keys in Clearwater Beach, Fla. Contact: Jo Thomason, executive director, CASE, 615 16th St. N.W., Albuquerque, N.M. 87104; (505) 243-8722; fax: (505) 247-4822.

20--Assessment: Alternative Assessment, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Houston, 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.

20-21--Teachers: Teacher Expectations and Student Achievement, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Houston, 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.

20-22--Behavior disorders: Disruptive Students, sponsored by the Midwest Symposium for Leadership in Behavior Disorders, for special educators and professionals in related fields who work with individuals with emotional disorders, at the Hyatt Regency Crown Center Hotel in Kansas City, Mo. Contact: MSLBD, Kristen McBride, P.O. Box 40001, Overland Park, Kan. 66204; (913) 492-8755; fax: (913) 492-2546.

20-23--Counseling: Counseling at the Crossroads: Changes and Challenges, sponsored by the American Counseling Association and the California Association for Counseling and Development, for counselors, at the San Francisco (Calif.) Airport Marriott Hotel. Contact:Richard Hoover, c/o CACD, 2555 E. Chapman Ave., Suite 201, Fullerton, Calif. 92631; (714) 871-6460; fax: (714) 871-5132.

21-23--English: A Pleasant and Exciting Variation, sponsored by the California Association of Teachers of English, for teachers and other educators at all levels interested in the English language arts, at the convention center in Fresno, Calif.. Contact: Sharon Cook, Convention Chair, language arts coordinator, Fresno Unified School District, Tulare and M St., Fresno, Calif. 93721; (209) 441-3643.

21-23--Language arts: A Pleasant and Exciting Variation, sponsored by the California Association of Teachers of English, for language arts teachers K-12 and college level, site and district administrators, at the convention center in Fresno, Calif. Registration deadline: Jan. 28, 1997. Contact: Sharon Cook, convention chair, Fresno Unified School District, Tulare and M St., Fresno, Calif. 93721; (209) 441-3643.

21-23--Theater education: National Middle School Theatre Forum, sponsored by the Educational Theatre Association, for middle school/junior high school theater teachers, at the Coral Springs Civics Center in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Contact: Jeffrey Leptak-Moreau, ETA, 3368 Central Pkwy, Cincinnati, Ohio 45225.

21-26--College transition: Annual conference, sponsored by the National Resource Center for The Freshman Year Experience and Students in Transition, for university faculty and staff that work with college freshman, at the Adam's Mark Hotel in Columbia, S.C. 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.

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

23-26--At-risk youths: Enhancing Student Success through Personnel, Academic, and Social Skills, sponsored by the National Dropout Prevention Center, for principals, teachers, counselors, and community workers, at the Kingston Plantation Radisson Resort in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Contact: John Peters, NDPC, 205 Martin St., Clemson, S.C. 29634-5111; (864) 656-2599; fax: (864) 656-0136; e-mail: ndpc@clemson.edu.

24-26--Technology: Midwest education and technology conference,

sponsored by Cooperating School Districts, for classroom teachers, administrators, technology coordinators, librarians, and media specialists, atAmerica's Center in St. Louis, Mo. Contact: Christine McConnell, CSD, 1460 Craig Road, St. Louis, Mo. 63146; (314) 692-1250 or(800) 835-8282; fax: (314) 872-9128; e-mail: christin@info.csd.org; web site: http://info.csd.org/stl.html.

25--Middle schools: Adviser/Advisee: Trainer of the 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.

25-27--Peer programs: Level I and Level II Training for Peer Helping Professionals, sponsored by the California Association of Peer Programs, for counselors, teachers, administrators, and youth service professionals, at the Anaheim (Calif.) Marriott. Contact: CAPP, P.O. Box 50725, Pasenda, Calif. 91115; (818) 564-0099.

26--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, 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.

26--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.

26-March 1--Bilingual education: Advancing World-Class Standards for Learning and Leadership, sponsored by the California Association Bilingual Education, for teachers, administrators, paraprofessionals, parents, university professors, and others interested, at the San Diego (Calif.) Convention Center. Contact: Silvina Rubinstein, CABE, 320 W. G St., Ontario, Calif. 91762; (909) 984-6201; fax: (909) 984-1333.

26-March 1--Independent schools: Imagination and Innovation, sponsored by the National Association of Independent Schools, for independent school heads, administrators, teachers, and trustees, at the San Francisco (Calif.) Marriott. Contact: Louis Helms, NAIS, 1620 L St. N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036; (202) 973-9700; fax: (202) 973-9790.

26-March 1--Teachers: Leadership for Transforming the Profession: Fulfilling the Commitment to Children, Communities, and the Common Good, sponsored by the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, for AACTE member representatives, policymakers, and other education professionals at the Hyatt Regency in Phoenix, Ariz. Registration deadline: Jan. 17, 1997. Contact: Sonja Goree, AACTE, One Dupont Circle, Suite 610, Washington, D.C. 20036-1186; (202) 293-2450; fax: (202) 457-8095; e-mail: sdj@aacte.nche.edu.

26-March 1--Women in education: Mapping Fault Lines: Stresses and Strengths in the Academy, sponsored by the National Association for Women in Education, for educators, at the Parc 55 Hotel in San Francisco, Calif. Contact: NAWE, 1325 18th St. N.W., #210, Washington, D.C. 20036; (202) 659-9330; fax: (202) 457-0947; e-mail: nawe@clark.net.

27--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, 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.

27--Mathematics: Making Mathematical Connections, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Charleston, 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.

27--Middle schools: Multiple Intelligences: 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.

27--Secondary schools: Step Out of the Box IV: High Schools for the 21st Century, sponsored by the Illinois Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for high school educators, at the Chicago Marriott in Oak Brook, Ill. Registration deadline: Feb. 15, 1997. Contact: IASCD, D. William Dodds, superintendent, McHenry District No. 15, 1011 N. Green St., McHenry, Ill. 60050; (815) 385-7210.

27-28--Counseling: Mid-Winter Conference, sponsored by the American Counseling Association and the Oklahoma Counseling Association, for counselors, at the Clarion Hotel in Oklahoma City, Okla. Contact:I. Claudean Harrison, P.O. Box 69, 401 West Creek, Lindsay, OK 73052; (800) 624-5963 or(405) 756-2427; fax: (800) 756-3480 or (405) 756-3443.

27-28--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.

27-March 1--Technology: ICE.Net 97--Your Link to the Future, sponsored by Indiana Computer Educators, for all computer-using educators, at the Indianapolis (Ind.) Convention Center. Contact: ICE, 1 S.E. Ninth St., Evansville, Ind. 47708; (812) 435-8546; e-mail: miker41367@aol.com.

27-March 1--Technology: Annual conference, sponsored by the California Industrial and Technology Education Association, for teachers, administrators, counselors in industrial-technology education, tech-prep, curriculum integration and exploring technologies, at the Fresno (Calif.) Holiday Inn Centre Plaza Hotel and Convention Center. Contact: Dani Rush, CITEA, P.O. Box 191017, Sacramento, Calif. 95819-1017; (916) 362-0660; fax: (916) 362-6440.

27-March 2--Counseling: Conference, sponsored by the American Counseling Association of Missouri, for counselors, at theHoliday Inn Downtown/Convention Center inSt. Louis, Mo. Contact: Judy Coy, R.R. 4, Kirksville, Mo. 63501; (816) 665-5608 or (816) 665-2402.

27-March 2--Music education: Eastern division conference, sponsored by the Music Educators National Conference, for music educators, at the Baltimore (Md.) Convention Center. Registration deadline: Jan. 15, 1997. Contact: David Showers, conventions and meetings director, MENC, 1806 Robert Fulton Drive, Reston, Va. 22091-4348; (703) 860-4000; fax: (703) 860-1531.

27-March 2--Social studies: Social Studies at the Crossroads: Lessons From Our Past, Lessons for Our Future, sponsored by the Middle States Council for the Social Studies, for teachers of social studies, at the Tarrytown (N.Y.) Hilton Inn. Contact: Bernard Cohen, 1212 Ave. R, Brooklyn, N.Y. 11229-1016; (718) 645-7920 or (212) 598-9259; e-mail: pierfy@rider1.rider.edu.

28--Mathematics: Creatively Teaching Mathematics, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Birmingham, 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.

28--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.

28-March 1--Music education: Music and Movement Workshop, sponsored by the High/Scope Educational Research Foundation, for educators and administrators, in Salisbury, N.C. Contact: Gavin Haque, High/Scope, 600 N. River St., Ypsilanti, Mich. 48198-2898; (313) 485-2000; fax: (313) 485-0704.

28-March 1--Peer programs: PEER-Severance Making Our Schools Safe, sponsored by the California Association of Peer Programs, for high school and college students and peer helping advisers, in Glendora, Calif. Contact: CAPP, P.O. Box 50725, Pasadena, Calif. 91115; (818) 564-0099.

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