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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/amashani/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 Skills P.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 Skills P.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, alternative schools administrators, teachers and staff in Calif., at the Embassy Suites Resort, Lake Tahoe, Calif. Registration deadline: April 21, 1997. 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--Business and education: Business and Education conference, sponsored by the Family Education Network, the U.S. Department of Education, and the Conference Board, for those interested in business and education partnerships, at the Swissotel in Boston, Mass. Contact: CB, 845 Third Ave., New York, N.Y. 10022.

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--Art:The Power of Art: Teaching Students with Learning Disabilities, sponsored by the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, for art teachers who teach students with disabilities, at the Lab School of Washington in Washington, D.C. Contact: LSW, 4759, Reservoir Road N.W., Washington, D.C. 20007; (202)944-3083; fax: (202) 944-2213; e-mail: AMoroney@aol.com.

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.

June

* 9-10--Private schools: Meeting and public-policy forum, sponsored by the National Council for Private School Accreditation, for those involved in private school accreditation, in Alexandria, Va. Contact: Charles J. O'Malley, NCPSA, 601 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W., Suite 900, Washington, D.C. 20004; (410) 349-0139; fax: (410) 349-0140.

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 .

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