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March

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, at the University 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; e-mail: crees@umich.edu.

16-18--Professional development: Shared Decisionmaking: The Art of Practical Site-Based Management, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, for high school and middle level principals, assistant principals, and school administrators, at the Crown Plaza in Kansas City, Mo. 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 networking: School Networking on the Emerging Information Superhighway, sponsored by the Consortium for School Networking, for administrators, school technologists, educators, and business leaders, at the Georgetown University Conference Center in Washington, D.C. Contact: CoSN, 1555 Connecticut Ave. N.W., Suite 200, Washington, D.C. 20036; (202) 466-6296; fax: (202) 462-9043; e-mail: info@cosn.org.

16-18--School safety: Making Your School Safe, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, for high school and middle level principals, assistant principals, and school administrators, at the Holiday Inn Old Town in Phoenix, Ariz. Contact: Kristine Rzewnicki, NASSP, Office of Convention, Meetings, and Travel Services, 1904 Association Drive, Reston, Va. 22091; (703) 860-7238; fax: (703) 476-5432; e-mail: profed@nassp.org.

16-18--Vocational education: National Policy Seminar, sponsored by the American Vocational Association, for educators and administrators, in Washington, D.C. Contact: Bob Suhosky, (800) 826-9972.

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

17-18--Conflict resolution: Creating the Peaceable School, sponsored by the Illinois Institute for Dispute Resolution, for administrators, teachers, social workers, and school-improvement teams, in San Diego, Calif. Contact: Donna Crawford, IIDR, 110 W. Main St., Urbana, Ill. 61801; (217) 384-4118; fax: (217) 384-8280; e-mail: dcrawf2949@aol.com.

17-19--Technology: Mastering the Electronic Classroom, sponsored by the Arizona State University College of Education, for K-12 and university level educators, administrators, researchers, and technology specialists, at Arizona State University in Tempe. Contact: Barbara Ford, Microcomputers in Education Conference, ASU, Box 870908, Tempe, Ariz. 85287-0908; (602) 965-7363; fax: (602) 965-8887; e-mail: mec97@asu.edu; web site: http://mec.ed.asu.edu/97/.

18--Classroom management: Dealing with Disruption, Hostility, and Excuses, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Glen Burnie, Md. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDK, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

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

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

18-19--Multiple intelligences: Multiple Intelligences, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Beltsville, Md. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDK, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

18-19--Multiple intelligences: Teaching for Multiple Intelligences, 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.

18-19--Private schools: Legislative conference, sponsored by the Council for American Private Education, for private schools which belong to one or more CAPE member associations, in Washington, D.C. Contact: Joseph McTighe, CAPE, 1726 M St. N.W., Suite 703, Washington, D.C. 20036; (202) 659-0016; fax: (202) 659-0018; internet: cape@connectinc.com.

18-20--Technology: FOSE '97, America's Integrated Information Technology Forum, sponsored by Reed Exhibition Co., open to the public, at the Washington Convention Center, in Washington, D.C. Contact: (800) 791-FOSE.

19--History: Becoming Americans: Ties and Tensions, sponsored by the University of Virginia and the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, for K-6 teachers; high school teachers of social sciences, history, and economics; curriculum and staff development directors, first three in a series of five national, live, call-in teleconferences broadcast from Charlottesville and Williamsburg, Va. Contact: Debbie Vermillion, P.O. Box 3697, Charlottesville, Va. 22903; (804) 982-5397; e-mail dmv6t@virginia.edu.

19--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 Springfield, Ill. Registration deadline: 10 working days before the date of 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.

19--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, 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.

19--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, 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.

19-22--At-risk youths: National service-learning conference, sponsored by the National Dropout Prevention Center and the National Youth Leadership Council, for principals, teachers, counselors, school administrators, service-learning staff, community and youth workers, business leaders, higher education instructors, policymakers, and youth involved with service learning, at the Radisson Twin Towers in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Jan Wright, NDPC, 205 Martin St., Clemson, S.C. 29634-5111; (864) 656-2599; fax: (864) 656-0136; e-mail: ndpc@clemson.edu.

*19-23--Student personnel administrators: Annual conference, sponsored by the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, for student personnel administrators, at the Sheraton Towers and Hyatt Regency Hotels in Chicago, Ill. Contact: Susan Batchelor, Texas Christian University, (817) 921-7926, or Jill Carnaghi, University of Vermont, (802) 656-3434.

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

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 Parsippany, N.J. Registration deadline: 10 working days before the date of 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--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, 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.

20--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, 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.

20--Technology: Technology Exchange 3, sponsored by the Greater Cleveland Educational Development Center and the Center for Applied Educational Technology, 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.

20-22--Rural/small schools: Creating the Quality School, sponsored by the Center for the Study of Small/Rural Schools, University of Oklahoma, for administrators, teachers, school board members, state department personnel, higher education faculty, and involved community leaders, in Oklahoma City, Okla. Contact: Catherine J. Parker, CSSRS, UO, 555 E. Constitution, Room 213, Norman, Okla. 73072-7820; (405) 325-1450; fax: (405) 325-7075.

20-22--Staff development: Increase Maximal Performance By Activating Critical Thinking-Level I, sponsored by the Center for the Teaching of Critical Thinking and Phi Delta Kappa, for educators at all levels, in Castro Valley, Calif. Contact: S. Lee Wincour, CTT, 5631 Marshall Drive, Huntington Beach, Calif. 92649; (714) 840-5772; fax: (714) 846-2392.

20-24--Arts education: Arts-Language institute, sponsored by Magnet Schools of America and the Network of Performing and Visual Arts Schools, for teachers of the arts, in Miami Fla. Contact: Rod Daniel, executive director of the Network, (202) 966-2216, or Don Waldrip, executive director of MSA, at (713) 796-9356.

21--Counseling: Spring conference, sponsored by the American Counseling Association and the Michigan College Counseling Association, for counselors, location to be announced. Contact: Debora Gates, (810) 477-9640.

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 Atlanta, Ga. Registration deadline: 10 working days before the date of 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 Binghamton, 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.

21--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Providence, R.I. 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--Technology: New England Conference on Technology and Education, sponsored by the New England School Development Council, for teachers, administrators, school board members, and business leaders, at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge. Registration deadline: March 11, 1997. Contact: NESDEC, 28 Lord Road, Marlborough, Mass. 01752; (508) 481-9444; fax: (508) 481-5655; e-mail: klmunc@nesdec.org.

*21-23--Gay issues: Stand and Deliver, sponsored by the Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Teachers Network, for school staff members, parents, and community members interested in reducing anti-gay bigotry in public, private, and parochial K-12 schools, at the Downtown Holiday Inn in Salt City, Utah. Contact: Deidre Cuffee-Gray, (212) 727-0135; e-mail: GLSTN@glstn.org.

21-24--Science: Making a Difference: Building a Coherent Theory of Learning, sponsored by the National Association for Research in Science Teaching for undergraduate/graduate researchers in science education, teachers, college instructors, and government researchers, at the Hyatt Regency Oak Brook (Ill.) Contact: Kathleen Fisher, Center for Research in Mathematics and Science Education, 6475 Alvarado Road Suite 206, San Diego State University, San Diego, Calif. 92120; (619) 594-4453; fax: (619) 594-1581; e-mail kfisher@sciences.sdsu.edu.

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

22-25--Curriculum: Annual conference, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators, in Baltimore, Md. Contact: ASCD, Customer Service Center, 1250 N. Pitt St., Alexandria, Va. 22314-1435; (800)933-2723 or (703) 549-9110; fax: (703) 299-8631; e-mail: member@ascd.org; web site: http://www.ascd.org.

23-25--Curriculum: Designing Curriculum Alignment for Greater Student Achievement, 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, at the Clarion Bay View 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.

23-25--Federally impacted schools: Spring conference, sponsored by the National Association of Federally Impacted Schools, for administrators, business managers, and school board officials from federally impacted districts, at the Hyatt Regency in Washington, D.C. Contact: Lynn Watkins, NAFIS, 444 N. Capitol St. N.W., Suite 419. Washington, D.C. 20001; (202) 624-5455; fax: (202) 624-5468.

23-25--Professional development: Leading Change: Creating Successful Schools, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, for high school and middle level principals, assistant principals, and school administrators, at the Holiday Inn Old Town in Phoenix, Ariz. Contact: Kristine Rzewnicki, NASSP, Office of Convention, Meetings, and Travel Services, 1904 Association Drive, Reston, Va. 22091; (703) 860-7238; fax: (703) 476-5432; e-mail: profed@nassp.org.

23-25--Scheduling: A Look at Alternative Scheduling, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, for high school and middle level principals, assistant principals, and school administrators, at the Key Bridge Marriott in Washington, D.C. 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.

23-25--Technology: Technology Education: Managing Our Evolving Mission, sponsored by the International Technology Education Association, for all educators, at the Tampa (Fla.) Convention Center. Contact: ITEA, 1914 Association Drive, Reston, Va. 20191; (703) 860-2100; fax: (703) 860-0353; e-mail: itea@tmn.com.

23-26--Middle schools: Annual conference, 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.

23-26--School safety: Safety Strategies: Managing School Security and Discipline, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, for high school and middle level principals, assistant principals, and school administrators, at the Sonesta Beach Hotel in Hamilton HM-ES Bermuda. 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.

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

24-27--Tech prep: Tech Prep Texas/School-to-Work State conference, sponsored by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, the Texas Education Agency, the Texas Workforce Commission, and the Tech Prep Association of Texas Inc., for business, industry, government and labor representatives, parents, students, and educators, at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Tex. Contact: Ray Brown, director, (409) 880-8454; Kimberly Pope, conference coordinator, (409) 654-6370.

24-28--Education research: Talking Together in Educational Research and Practice, sponsored by the American Educational Research Association, for researchers, practitioners, policymakers, and interested others, in Chicago, Ill. Contact: AERA Central Office, 1230 17th St. N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036; (202) 223-9435; fax: (202) 775-1824; e-mail: aera@gmu.edu.

25--English: Portfolios in Classrooms and in Schools: Real Models, Real Solutions, Real Challenges, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, for elementary level educators, national teleconference. Registration Deadline: Feb. 25. Contact: NCTE Professional Development Services, 1111 W. Kenyon Road, Urbana, Ill. 61801-1096; (800) 369-6283, ext. 203. or (217) 328-3870; fax: (217) 328-0977; e-mail: pglazik@ncte.org.

25--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, 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.

*27--Ethics: Ethics Training--Building Decision Skills, workshop, sponsored by the Institute for Global Ethics, for secondary and middle school educators, at the institute in Camden, Maine. Contact: Paula Mirk or Avery Kamilla, (800) 729-2615.

April

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

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

1-4--Catholic education: Catholic Education--We Come to Share Our Story, sponsored by the National Catholic Educational Association, for Catholic school educators, at the Minneapolis (Minn.) Convention Center. Contact: Nancy Brewer, NCEA, 1077 30th St.N.W., Suite 100, Washington, D.C. 20007-3852; (202) 337-6232; fax: (202) 333-6706.

*1-5--Gay issues: Northeastern conference, sponsored by the Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Teachers Network, for school staff members, parents, and community members interested in reducing anti-gay bigotry in public, private, and parochial K-12 schools, in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: GLSTN/Boston, (617) 661-2411; e-mail: GLSTNBost@aol.com.

1-5--School psychologists: Health Care Providers: Preparing for Tomorrow, Today, sponsored by the National Association of School Psychologists and the California Association of School Psychologists, for school psychologists, administrators, and special education teachers, at the Anaheim (Calif.) Hilton and Towers. Contact: Marcia Harvey, 4340 East-West Highway, #402, Bethesda, Md. 20814; (301) 657-0270 ext. 216; fax: (301) 657-0275; e-mail: spconvnasp@aol.com.

1-5--Technology: Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education Conference, sponsored by the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education, for those interested in computers and education, in Orlando, Fla. Contact: AACE, P.O. Box, 2966, Charlottesville, Va. 22902; (804) 973-3987; fax: (804) 978-7449; e-mail: aace@virginia.edu; web site: http://aace.virginia.edu./aace.

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

2--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Milwaukee, Wis. 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.

2-5--Learning disabilities: Annual spring conference, sponsored by the Learning Disabilities Network, for special-education and regular classroom educators, professionals in related fields, parents, and learning-disabled students, at the Hilton at Dedham Place in Dedham, Mass. Contact: Polly Cowen or Cindy Christopher, LDN, 72 Sharp St., A-2, Hingham, Mass. 02043; (617) 340-5605; fax: (617) 340-5603.

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

3-5--Conflict resolution: Training Institute: Handling Student Conflicts, sponsored by the Peace Education Foundation, for teachers and administrators, in Princeton, N.J. Contact: Chuck Bryant, (800) 749-8838.

3-5--Montessori education: Deepening the Montessori Experience: A Time for Reflection and Creativity, sponsored by the North American Montessori Teachers' Association, for Montessori administrators, teachers, paraprofessionals, parents, and teacher trainees, in Portland, Ore. Contact: NAMTA, 11424 Bellflower Road N.E., Cleveland, Ohio 44106; (216) 421-1905; fax: (216) 421-8193; e-mail: namtamail@aol.com.

3-6--Foreign languages: Collaborations: Meeting New Goals, New Realities, sponsored by the Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, for preK-12 and postsecondary foreign-language, English-as-a-second-language, classical-language, and bilingual educators and professionals, at the New York Hilton and Towers in New York City. Registration deadline: postmarked by March 10, 1997. Contact: Rebecca R. Kline, Executive Director, NCTFL at Dickinson College, P.O. Box 1773, Carlisle Pa. 17013-2896; (717) 245-1977; fax: (717) 245-1976; e-mail: neconf@dickinson.edu.

3-6--Science: National convention, sponsored by the National Science Teachers Association, for science teachers, science specialists, administrators, business and industry representatives, scientists, and others, at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, La. Contact: Convention Registration Office, NSTA, 1840 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, Va. 22201; (800) 328-8998 or (703) 243-7100; fax:(703) 243-7177.

4--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, 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.

4--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Charleston, W.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.

4-6--Montessori education: Celebrate the Joy, sponsored by the National Center for Montessori Education, for Montessori teachers, administrators, school owners, and parents, at the Town and Country Hotel in San Diego, Calif. Contact: Kristin Cook, NCME, P.O. Box 1543, Roswell, Ga. 30077; (770) 613-0055.

4-7--Counseling: Minding Our Image, sponsored by the American Counseling Association, for counselors, in Orlando, Fla. Contact: American Counseling Association, 5999 Stevenson Ave., Alexandria, Va. 22304; (703) 823-9800 ext. 222 or (800) 347-6647 ext. 222; web site: http://www.counseling.org.

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