A "whole-language" conference devoted to "Creating Child Centered Classrooms" will be Oct. 20 in the Salt Lake Airport Hilton, 5151 Wiley Post Way. Registration begins at 8 a.m. For information, call the Society for Developmental Education, 1-800-924-9621.

The conference is for educators in grades pre-kindergarten through second, as well as specialists and administrators. Speakers will be Kathie Cloonan and Jay Buros.