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

11--Literacy: Annual Teaching of Literacy Conference, sponsored by the American International College, for reading teachers, special education teachers, and administrators, at the college in Springfield, Mass. Contact: Kelly Dickson, (413) 747-6525; e-mail: conted@www.aic.edu.

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

11--Mathematics: Creatively Teaching Mathematics, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Indianapolis, Ind. 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--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Springfield, 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.

11--Sexual harassment: Understanding Sexual Harassment: Developing Policies and Procedures, 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.

11, 12--Literacy: Media literacy regional conference, sponsored by the National Telemedia Council, for K-12 teachers, college personnel in communications, English, journalism, and ethics departments, administrators, media educators, curriculum coordinators, and community leaders, at Cedar Crest College in Allentown, Pa. Registration deadline: March 11, 1997. Contact: Jim Brancato or Jim Schneider, (610) 437-4471 or Mary Beth Ziegenfuss, 547 Pine St., Catasauqua, Pa. 18032; (610) 264-7716; e-mail zmbz@aol.com

11-13--Gay issues: Beyond Tolerance: Strategies for Change, 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 Cleveland State University in Cleveland, Ohio. Contact: Rich Horton, (216) 382-0507; e-mail: GLSTNCleve@aol.com.

12--Career fair: Minority Careers in Education Exposition, sponsored by Tylin Promotions, open to all educators, at the Crowne Plaza in New York City. Contact: TP, P.O. Box 1300, Massepequa, N.Y. 11758-0905; (801) 370-3035; e-mail: fgreensp@titan.liunet.edu.

12--Career fair: Annual Teacher Job Fair, sponsored by the Chicago Public Schools, open to all educators but specifically teachers of math, science, and other specialty areas, at Malcolm X College in Chicago, Ill. Contact: (773) 535-7632 or (773) 535-7661.

13-21--Volunteers: Public School Volunteer Week, sponsored by Project Appleseed, the National Campaign for Public School Improvement, for parents and citizens to volunteer whatever time they can to a local public school. Contact: PA, (314) 726-0536; Web site: http://members.aol.com/pledgenow/appleseed.

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

14--Curriculum: Designing Rubrics for Assessing Learning, sponsored by the New Hampshire Association of Supervision and Curriculum, for teachers, administrators, superintendents, curriculium-department heads, college professors, and student interns, at the Center of New Hampshire in Manchester, N.H. Contact: Pat Wallace, South Meadow School, 108 Hancock Road, Peterborough, N.H. 03458; (603) 924-7105; fax: (603) 924-2064.

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

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

14--Violence prevention: Dealing with Disruption, Hostility, and Excuses, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Charleston, W.V. 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.

14-15--Conflict resolution: Creating the Peaceable School, sponsored by the Illinois Institute for Dispute Resolution, for administrators, teachers, social workers, and school-improvement teams, in Austin, Texas. Contact: Donna Crawford, IIDR, 110 W. Main St., Urbana, Ill. 61801; (217) 384-4118; fax: (217) 384-8280; e-mail: dcrawf2949@aol.com.

14-15--Teachers: Teacher Expectations and Student Achievement, 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.

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

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

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

15-16--Multiple intelligences: Teaching for Multiple Intelligences/Advanced, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Columbus, 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.

16--Art education: Integrating Art into the Content Areas, 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.

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

16--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Colorado Springs, Colo. 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.

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

16--Teachers: Annual Job Fair for Teachers, sponsored by Career Services, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, for certified pre-K-12 teachers, at the Holiday Inn Conference Center in Allentown, Pa. Contact: Beatrice Iceman, Associate Director, Career Services, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, Kutztown, Pa. 19530; (610) 683-4067; fax: (610) 683-4069; e-mail: iceman@kutztown.edu.

17--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 Columbia, S.C. Registration deadline: 10 working days before event. Contact: Ester Davenport, hm Study Skills P.O. Box 95010, Newton, Mass. 02195; (617) 965-0048; fax: (617) 965-0056; e-mail: ctobin1010@aol.com.

17-18--Science and math: Hands-on Science and Math, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in South Bend, Ind. 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.

17-19--Conflict resolution: Training Institute: Handling Student Conflicts, sponsored by the Peace Education Foundation, for teachers and administrators, in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Contact: Chuck Bryant, (800) 749-8838.

17-19--Counseling: Spring conference, sponsored by the American Counseling Association and the South Dakota Counseling Association, for counselors, at the Howard Johnson Lodge and Convention Center in Rapid City, S.D. Contact: Kelly Stern, Box 190, Freeman, S.D. 57029; (605) 925-7329; fax: (605) 925-4367.

17-19--English: Assigning, Responding, Assessing Writing: Teachers' and Students' Identities and Relationships, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, the California Literature Project, Sonoma State University, the Redwood Writing Project, and the Redwood Council of Teachers of English, for secondary and college-level English teachers, at the Red Lion Hotel in Sonoma County, Calif. Registration deadline: March 20, 1997. 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.

17-19--Teachers: Making Reform in Teacher Education Happen, sponsored by the California Council on the Education of Teachers, for teacher educators from K-12 and higher education, at the Hyatt Sainte Claire in San Jose, Calif. Contact: David Wampler, 1510 Brown Drive, Davis, Calif. 95616; (916) 756-6023; e-mail: drwampler@ucdavis.edu.

18--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 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.

18-19--Thinking and learning: Beyond 2000: Access, Achievement, Assessment, sponsored by the Dade County Public Schools, Miami-Dade Community College, and the Network to Improve Thinking and Learning, for teachers, administrators, and staff developers, at the Sheraton Brickell in Miami, Fla. Contact: Maria DeArmas, DCPS, 1500 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, Fla. 33132; (305) 995-1981.

18-20--Teachers: The Learning Community: Old Truths, New Challenges, sponsored by the Network of Progressive Educators, Pacific Oaks College and Children's School, Pasadena Unified School District, United Teachers of Pasadena, Children's Community School, Sequoyah School PS No. 1, Westland School, for K-12 teachers in Pasadena, Calif. Contact: Ginny Berrettini, Learning Community Conference Committee, 29750 Grandpoint Lane, Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif. 90275; (818) 797-6890; web site: http://www.pasadena.k12.ca.us.

19--Multicultural education: World Cultures Workshop, sponsored by the University of Findlay, for K-12 educators, administrators, Title I curriculum and staff-development coordinators, at the University in Findlay, Ohio. Contact: International Center for Language and Resource Development, University of Findlay, 1000 N. Main St., Findlay, Ohio 45840; (419) 424-4711 or (800) 548-0932; e-mail: rettig@lucy.findlay.edu.

20-22--Literacy: National conference, sponsored by the National Center for Family Literacy, for educators, policymakers, legislators, and teachers involved in the family-literacy movement, at the Galt House East Hotel in Louisville, Ky. Registration deadline: March 1, 1997. Contact: Barbara Qualls, NCFL, Waterfront Plaza, Suite 200, 325 W. Main St., Louisville, Ky. 40202; (502) 584-1133; fax: (502) 584-0172.

20-22--School libraries: Spring conference, sponsored by the Missouri Association of School Librarians, for school librarians, in Lee's Summit, Mo. Contact: Sharon M. Early, Library Media Coordinator, Lee's Summit School District No. 7, 600 Miller St., Lee's Summit, Mo. 64063; voice mail: (816) 524-0297 ext. 122; fax: (816) 524-0692; e-mail: searly@garfield.leesummit.k12.mo.us.

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

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

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

22--Mathematics: A Japanese Approach to Mastering Mathematics, sponsored by Kumon USA, for teachers and administrators, in Atlanta, Ga. Registration deadline: One week before the event. Contact: KUSA, 6825 Jimmy Carter Blvd., Norcross, Ga. 30071; (770) 582-0013; fax: (770) 582-9388.

22--Professional development: How the Brain Learns, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Windsor Locks, Conn. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDK, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

22-25--Staff development: IMPACT: Increase Maximal Performance By Activating Critical Thinking-Level I and II (Training of Trainers), sponsored by the Center for the Teaching of Critical Thinking and Phi Delta Kappa, for K-college educators, in Clearview, N.J. Contact: S. Lee Wincour, CTT, 5631 Marshall Drive, Huntington Beach, Calif. 92649; (714) 840-5772; fax: (714) 846-2392.

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

23--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 Fort Wayne, Ind. Registration deadline: 10 working days before event. Contact: Ester Davenport, hm Study Skills P.O. Box 95010, Newton, Mass. 02195; (617) 965-0048; fax: (617) 965-0056; e-mail: ctobin1010@aol.com.

23-25--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 Chicago, Ill. Registration deadline: 10 working days before event. Contact: Ester Davenport, hm Study Skills P.O. Box 95010, Newton, Mass. 02195; (617) 965-0048; fax: (617) 965-0056; e-mail: ctobin1010@aol.com.

24--Assessment: Alternative Assessment for Special Population, 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.

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

24-25--Scheduling: Block Scheduling: Teaching in the Block, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, for high school and middle level principals, assistant principals, and school administrators, at the Hawaiian Regent at Waikiki Beach in Honolulu, Hawaii. 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.

24-30--TV Turnoff Week: National TV-Turnoff Week, sponsored by TV-Free America, for families, schools, libraries, and community organizations in an effort to encourage people to turn off their television sets for seven days. Contact: TVFA, 1611 Connecticut Ave. N.W., Suite 3A, Washington, D.C. 20009; (202) 887-0436; fax: (202) 518-5560.

25-26--Curriculum: Education in a Democracy--Challenges for the 21st Century, sponsored by the Idaho Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for teachers and administrators, at the Vista Holiday Inn in Boise, Idaho. Contact: Doris Matthews, Idaho ASCD, 1150 West King Road, Kuna, Idaho 83634; (208) 345-1171 or 922-4943; fax: (208) 345-1172.

25-26--Title I: Title I Professional Development, sponsored by Science Linkages in the Community, for Title I compensatory education teachers and coordinators, as well as parents of Title I students, in Santa Monica, Calif. Contact: Steven Grant, American Association for the Advancement of Science, (800) 351-7542; e-mail: sgrant@aasa.org.

25-27--Montessori education: Becoming, Unfolding, Affirming, sponsored by the American Montessori Society, for teachers, heads of schools, parents, and public schools with a Montessori curriculum, in Chicago, Ill. Contact: Bob Bates, (708) 896-7557.

26--Gay issues: Working Together for Understanding, 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 Sylmar, Calif. Contact: Betty Ott, (818) 386-1971, ext. 346, or GLSTN/LA, (310) 983-1441.

27-30--Migrant education: Conference, sponsored by the National Association of State Directors of Migrant Education, for directors and administrators, at the Convention Center in Albuquerque, N.M. Contact: Tony Archuleta, N.M. Migrant Education Office, 2611 Eubank N.E., Albuquerque, N.M. 87112; (505) 293-4650; fax: (505) 296-5848.

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

29--Middle schools: School Improvement Consortium, 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.

29-30--Multiple intelligences: Multiple Intelligences, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Denver, Colo. 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.

29-30--Multiple intelligences: Teaching for Multiple Intelligences, 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.

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

30--Middle schools: Multiple Intelligence: 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.

30-May 2--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 Orlando, Fla. Registration deadline: 10 working days before event. Contact: Ester Davenport, hm Study Skills P.O. Box 95010, Newton, Mass. 02195; (617) 965-0048; fax: (617) 965-0056; e-mail: ctobin1010@aol.com.

May

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

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

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

1-3--Conflict resolution: Peacemaking as a Catalyst for Change, sponsored by the Peace Education Foundation, for teachers and administrators, in Princeton, N.J. Contact: Chuck Bryant, (800) 749-8838.

1-3--Education reform: Eastern regional meeting, sponsored by the Public Education Fund Network and the Boston Plan for Excellence in the Public Schools, for local education funds and other community-based nonprofit education-reform organizations, in Boston, Mass. 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.

1-3--Montessori education: Montessori in Ohio: A Call for Continuing Regional Dialogue, sponsored by the North American Montessori Teachers' Association, for Montessori administrators, teachers, paraprofessionals, parents, and teacher-trainees, in Columbus, Ohio. 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.

2--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Omaha, Neb. 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--Middle schools: Reading in 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.

2-3--Technology: Conference, sponsored by the California Industrial and Technology Education Association, for teachers, administrators, and counselors in industrial-technology education, tech-prep, curriculum integration, and exploring technologies, at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Monterey, Calif. Contact: Tom Westerfield, (209) 251-0404 or (209) 323-6459; fax: (209) 323-1065.

2-4--Gifted children: Expanded Horizons in Gifted Education, sponsored by the National Association for Gifted Children, for teachers, administrators, coordinators, educators, guidance counselors, and parents, at the Queen Elizabeth Hotel in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Contact: Peter D. Rosenstein, NAGC, 1707 L St. N.W., Suite 550, Washington, D.C. 20036; (202) 785-4268.

4-7--Special education: National Institute on Legal Issues of Educating Individuals with Disabilities, sponsored by LRP Publications, for lawyers, parents, and special-education administrators, at the Sheraton Hotel and Marina in San Diego, Calif. Contact: Traci Robinson, LRP Publications Conference Division, Suite 200, 1555 King St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 684-0510 or (800) 727-1227; fax: (703) 739-0489; e-mail: tlrobsn@lrp.com.

6--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Grand Junction, Colo. 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: Portfolio Assessment, 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.

7--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 Ontario, Calif. 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.

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

7-10--Education research: International conference, sponsored by the High/Scope Educational Research Foundation, for preschool and elementary teachers, trainers, administrators, child-care staff, special educators, university instructors, Head Start staff, public officials, and students, at the Marriott and Corporate Education Conference Center in Ypsilanti, Mich. Contact: Anne Hudon, 600 N. River St., Ypsilanti, Mich. 48198-2898; (313) 485-200; (313) 485-0704.

8--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 Kansas City, Mo. 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.

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

8-9--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations/Taste of Elegance, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Morristown, N.J. 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.

8-9--Mentoring: Sponsor-a-Scholar National Network Conference, sponsored by Philadelphia Futures, for those who are or are interested in mentoring high school students, at the Doubletree Hotel in Philadelphia, Pa. Contact: Barbara Dunham, (215) 790-1666.

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

9--School improvement: Redesigning the Central Office to Support School Success and Accountability, a nationwide teleconference at participating J.C. Penney stores and other local sites, sponsored by J.C. Penney Co. Inc. and the National Alliance of Business, for superintendents, district administrators, union leaders, school board members, principals, state and local business/education coalitions. Registration deadline: April 18, 1997. Contact: NAB, 1201 New York Ave., Suite 700, Washington, D.C. 20005; (800) 787-2848; fax: (202) 289-2875; e-mail: infor@nab.com.

12--Middle schools: Looping Powerful Learning and Student Connections, 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.

13-14--Multiple intelligences: Teaching for Multiple Intelligences, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Grand Rapids, Mich. 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--History: Becoming Americans: Ties and Tensions, a series of five national call-in teleconferences broadcast from Charlottesville and Williamsburg, Va., 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. Contact: Debbie Vermillion, P.O. Box 3697, Charlottesville, Va. 22903; (804) 982-5397; e-mail dmv6t@virginia.edu.

14--Middle schools: Connecting the Curriculum for Young Adolescents, 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.

14-16--At-risk students: Celebrating Unity, annual state conference, sponsored by the Juvenile Court, Community, and Alternative School Administrators of California, for court, community, and alternative school administrators, teachers, and staff members in California, at the Embassy Suites Resort, Lake Tahoe, Calif. Registration deadline: April 21. Contact: Mick Fountes, (209) 468-9033.

14-16--Technology: Technology, Learning, and Staff Development for the 21st Century, sponsored by the Center for Educational Leadership and Technology and Lesley College, open to all educators, at the Renaissance Washington Hotel in Washington, D.C. Contact: Wendy Weiler, (508) 624-4877, ext. 1223, or (703) 356-8376; Web site: http:www//celt.org/conference/index.htm.

15-16--Private schools: Conference on Governmental Affairs, sponsored by the National Association of Private Schools for Exceptional Children, for executive directors and administrator of private school special-education facilities, in Washington. Contact: Pamela A. P. Cowen, NAPSEC, 1522 K St. N.W., Suite 1032, Washington, D.C. 20005; (202) 408-3340; fax: (202) 408-3340; e-mail: napsec@aol.com.

16--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.

16--Assessment: Assessment Reform: Rubric Construction, sponsored by the Center on Learning, Assessment, and School Structure, for educators and administrators, in Princeton, N.J. Registration deadline: April 10, 1997. Contact: CLASS, 648 The Great Road, Princeton, N.J. 08540; (609) 252-1211; fax: (609) 252-1268.

16-17--Portfolio assessment: Workshop, sponsored by the Association for Childhood Education International, in Boston, Mass. Contact: Marilyn Gardner or Erin Macey, ACEI, 11501 Georgia Ave., Suite 315, Wheaton, Md. 20902; (800) 423-3563.

22--Aesthetic realism: Aesthetic Realism Teaching Method Explains Why Students Don't Learn--And How They Can, 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.

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14-15--Montessori education: Computers and Your Curriculum, sponsored by the American Montessori Society, for teachers, heads of schools, parents, and public schools with Montessori curriculum, in Dallas, Texas. Contact: Patty Calvert, (901) 332-4227.

14-18--Child development: School of the 21st Century National Academy, sponsored by the Yale Bush Center in Child Development and Social Policy, for school district personnel, child-care professionals, and policymakers, at the Bush Center in Child Development and Social Policy in New Haven, Conn. Contact: Erin Deemer, 310 Prospect St., New Haven Conn. 06511; (203) 432-9938; fax: (203) 432-9945; e-mail: mfsbush@yalevm.cis.yale.edu.

14-19--Technology: Educational Telecommunications Conference, sponsored by the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education, for those interested in computers and education, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. 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.

16-18--Conflict resolution: Build the Peace Developing Responsible Citizens, Cooperative Learning Environments, and Safe Schools, for administrators, teachers, social workers, and school-improvement teachers, in Lisle, Ill. Contact: Donna Crawford, IIDR, 110 W. Main St., Urbana, Ill. 61801; (217) 384-4118; fax: (217) 384-8280; e-mail: dcrawf2949@aol.com.

18-21--Professional development: Motivating Students and Building Positive Attitudes, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, for high school and middle level principals, assistant principals, and school administrators, at the Marriott's Frenchman Reef Resort in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. 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.

21-24--Parents: Annual conference, sponsored by Parents as Teachers National Center Inc., for representatives from the fields of education, health, mental health, social services, child-advocacy groups, government agencies, business, and other early intervention programs, at the Hyatt Regency St. Louis (Mo.) at Union Station. Contact: Nancy Litzau, PTNCI, 10176 Corporate Square Drive, Suite 230, St. Louis, Mo. 63132; (314) 432-4330; fax: (314) 432-8963; e-mail: patnc@patnc.org.

22-28--Professional development: Summer institute, sponsored by the University of Virginia, for teachers, administrators, curriculum directors, and department chairs, at St. Anne's College, University of Oxford in Oxford, England. Registration deadline, March 7. Contact: Dennis R. Parks, institute director, P.O. Box 3697, Charlottesville, Va. 22903; (804) 982-5397; fax: (804) 982-5270; e-mail: drparks@virginia.edu.

23-27--Family learning: The Language of Challenging Children in Pre-K-2 Classrooms: A Play-Based Developmentally Appropriate Approach to Improving Relations With Difficult 3-8 Year Olds, sponsored by the Bloomfield Family Learning Center/Bloomfield (N.M.) School District and Adams State College, for Pre-K-2 teachers, counselors, school psychologists, and special education staff, at Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colo. Contact: Barry Chaloner, BFLC, 325 N. Bergin Lane, Bloomfield, N.M. 87413; (505) 632-4337 or (970) 259-0205; fax: (505) 632-4371.

23-27--Multicultural education: Multicultural Summer Institute, sponsored by the University of Findlay, for K-12 educators and administrators, Title I, curriculum, and staff development coordinators, at the University in Findlay, Ohio. Contact: International Center for Language and Resource Development, UF, 1000 N. Main St., Findlay, Ohio 45840; (419) 424-4711 or (800) 548-0932; e-mail: rettig@lucy.findlay.edu.

23-28--Theater education: International Thesbian Festival, sponsored by the Educational Theatre Association, for high school drama teachers and their students, at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln. Contact: Nancy Brown, ETA, 3368 Central Parkway, Cincinnati, Ohio 45225.

23-July 11--Science: Teaching Science with TOYS: A Teacher Enhancement Program, sponsored by the Center for Chemical Education, for K-9 teachers, principal, and science supervisors, at the center at Miami University Ohio in Middletown. Contact: Mark Sabo, CCE, Miami University, 4200 E. University Blvd., Middletown, Ohio 45042.(513) 727-3373; e-mail: sabom@muohio.edu.

24-July 3--Teaching: Primarily Teaching, sponsored the National Archives, for teachers of social studies and humanities, librarians, media specialists, archivists, and museum educators, in Washington, D.C. Contact: Wynell Schamel, education specialist, Education Branch (NEEE), National Archives, Washington, D.C. 20408; (202) 501-6729; e-mail: wynell. schamel@arch1.nara.gov.

25-27--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 Boston, Mass. 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.

25-27--Professional development: Meeting the Challenges of Interdisciplinary Instruction, 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.

25-27--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 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.

25-29--Student councils: National meeting, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals with the National Association of Student Councils, for student council members and advisers, at Paradise Valley High School in Phoenix, Ariz. Contact: NAASP, Department of Student Activities, 1904 Association Drive, Reston, Va. 20191; (703) 860-0200 ext. 258.

26-28--English: Expanding the Conversation on Reflection: Innovative Practices, New Understandings, Current Challenges, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English for kindergarten through college level English teachers, at the Radisson Hotel Des Governeurs in Montreal, Canada. Registration deadline: May 29. 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.

26-29--Teachers: National Teachers Hall of Fame Weekend--The Celebration of Teaching, sponsored by the National Teachers Hall of Fame, open to the public and especially those associated with education, in Emporia, Kan. Contact: Dave Eldrige, executive director, NTHF, 1320 C of E Drive, Emporia, Kan. 66801; (316) 341-5912; e-mail: eldridge@esumall.emporia.edu.

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