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June

28-July 1--Dropout prevention: Summer Leadership institute, sponsored by the National Dropout Prevention Center/Network, and the College of Health, Education, and Human Development at Clemson University, for teachers, administrators, counselors, educational policymakers, researchers, and business leaders concerned about at-risk youth, at the Madren Conference Center at Clemson University in Clemson, S.C. Contact: John Peters, NDPC/N, 205 Martin St., Clemson, SC 29634; (864) 656-2599; fax: (864) 656-0136; e-mail: ndpc@clemson.edu.

28-July 1--Professional development: Connecting Classrooms, Communities, and Careers: Integration of Academic and Vocational Education conference, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, the National Dropout Prevention Center, and Pickens Technical Center, for all levels of academic and technical teachers, administrators, counselors, school-to-work staff, and representatives of business and industry, at the Hyatt Regency hotel in Beaver Creek, Colo. Contact: Debi Plank; (303) 690-9722; fax: (303) 766-1793; e-mail: DJPlank@aol.com.

28-July 1--School nurses: Annual conference, sponsored by the National Association of School Nurses Inc., for school nurses, at the Town and Country Hotel in San Diego. Contact: NASN, PO Box 1300, Scarborough, ME 04070-1300; (207) 883-2117; fax: (207) 883-2683.

28-July 2--Teacher education: Annual meeting, sponsored by the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification, for educators and teacher educators, policymakers, and representatives from state departments of education, at the Rushmore Plaza Holiday Inn Hotel in Rapid City, S.D. Contact: NASDTEC, 3600 Whitman Ave. N., #105, Seattle, WA 98103; (206) 547-3151; fax: (206) 548-0116.

28-July 3--Admissions: College Admissions and School Relations summer institute, sponsored by the College Board and Harvard University, for guidance counselors and college admissions staff, in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: James Colman, CB-New England Regional Office, 470 Totten Pond Road, Waltham, MA 02154-1982; (617) 890-9150; fax: (617) 890-0693; e-mail: jcolman@collegeboard.org.

29-30--Leadership retreat: Leadership Retreat III: Creating High-Performance Middle-Level Schools, sponsored by the Association of Illinois Middle-Level Schools, for principals, assistant principals, deans, and team leaders of grades 5-8, at the Eagle Creek Resort in Findlay, Ill. Contact: Debby Kasak, AIMS, PO Box 11076, Champaign, IL 61821; (217) 333-7104; fax: (217) 333-2440.

29-30--Professional development: The World Around Us: Gathering and Using Data in Math and Science, sponsored by Synergy Learning, for teachers in grades 2-8, in Brattleboro, Vt. Contact: Casey Murrow, PO Box 60, Brattleboro, VT 05302; (800) 769-6199; e-mail: summer@synergylearning.org.

29-July 3--Catholic school administration: Principals Academy, sponsored by the National Catholic Educational Association, for principals, in Alexandria, Va. Contact: NCEA, 1077 30th St. N.W., Suite 100, Washington, DC 20007-3852; (202) 337-6232; fax: (202) 333-6706; Web site: www.ncea.org.

30-July 1--Assessment: Leadership for Excellence in Assessment, co-sponsored by the National Association of Elementary School Principals and the Colorado Association of School Executives, for elementary and middle school administrators and teachers, at the Doubletree Hotel in Denver. Contact: Merrie Hahn, Director of Program Administration, NAESP, 1615 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 684-3345; fax: (703) 518-6281; e-mail: programs@naesp.org.

July

5-9--Catholic school administration: Assistant Principals Academy, sponsored by the National Catholic Educational Association, for assistant principals, in Alexandria, Va. Contact: NCEA, 1077 30th St. N.W., Suite 100, Washington, DC 20007-3852; (202) 337-6232; fax: (202) 333-6706; Web site: www.ncea.org.

6-9--Literacy: Literacy Learning Institute, co-sponsored by Woodstock Elementary School and Richard C. Owens Publishers Inc., for teachers, in Woodstock, Vt. Contact: RCOP Inc.; (800) 262-0787; Web site: www.rcowen.com.

6-10--Principals: 1998 Vanderbilt International Institute for Principals, sponsored by Vanderbilt University, for elementary and secondary school leaders, at the Peabody College of Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn. Contact: Philip Hallinger, PO Box 514, Peabody College, VU, Nashville, TN 37203; (615) 343-7092; fax: (615) 343-7093; e-mail:hallinger@vanderbilt.edu.

6-10--Literacy: Literacy Through the Arts, sponsored by the Music Center Inc., for educators, at the center's Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles. Contact: Melinda Williams; (213) 202-2277.

*6-11--New-media classrooms: Making Connections: Teaching, Learning, and Technology in the Humanities Classroom, sponsored by the sponsored by the American Social History Project/Center for Media & Learning, for educators, at the Borough of Manhattan Community College in New York City. Contact: Bill Friedheim, 199 Chambers St., New York, NY 10007; (212) 346-8243; e-mail: billfheim@cuny.campus.mci.net.

6-31--Education law: Education Law Institute summer courses, sponsored by the Franklin Pierce Law Center, the New Hampshire Department of Education, the New Hampshire Association of School Principals, and the New Hampshire School Superintendents Association, for school superintendents, principals, special education administrators, teachers, attorneys, and law students, at the center in Concord, N.H. Contact: FPLC, 2 White St., Concord, NH 03301; (603) 228-1541 ext. 1152; e-mail: sredfield@fplc.edu.

7--At-risk students: Workshop, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for preschool, kindergarten, and special education teachers and administrators, in Washington. Contact: Diana Meltzer, LSW, 4759 Reservoir Road N.W. Washington, DC 20007; (202) 944-3082; fax: (202) 965-5106; e-mail: dianalab@aol.com.

8--Reading: Workshop, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for regular and special education teachers, in Washington. Contact: Diana Meltzer, LSW, 4759 Reservoir Road N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 944-3082; fax: (202) 965-5106; e-mail: dianalab@aol.com.

8-9--Reading: Preventing Academic Failure, sponsored by the Churchill Center, for teachers of grades 1-4, in New York City. Contact: CC, 22 E. 95th St., New York, NY 10128; (212) 722-0610; fax: (212) 410-3199.

8-10--Curriculum development: ASCD Summer Series, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators, at the Chicago Marriott Downtown in Chicago. Contact: ASCD, 1250 N. Pitt St., Alexandria, VA 22314-8631; (800) 933-2723 or (703) 549-9110; fax: (703) 299-8631; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

9--Learning disabilities: Workshop, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for school psychologists, in Washington. Contact: Diana Meltzer, LSW, 4759 Reservoir Road N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 944-3082; fax: (202) 965-5106; e-mail: dianalab@aol.com.

*9-12--Catholic education: Selected Programs for Improving Catholic Education, sponsored by the National Catholic Educational Association, for educators and administrators, at Boston College in Boston. Contact: NCEA, 1077 30th St. N.W., Suite 100, Washington, D.C. 20007-3852; (202) 337-6232; fax: (202) 333-6706; Web site: www.ncea.org.

*10-15--Food services: Annual meeting, sponsored by the American School Food Service Association, for school food-service administrators, in New Orleans. Contact: ASFSA, 1600 Duke St., 7th Floor, Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 739-3900; fax: (703) 739-3915; e-mail: asinger@asfsa.org.

12-14--Teachers: Arthur and Rochelle Belfer National Conference, sponsored by the Belfer Family, for middle and high school teachers, at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington. Contact: U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, 100 Raoul Wallenberg Place S.W., Washington, DC 20024; (202) 488-2639; e-mail: skay@ushmm.org.

12-15--School safety: Annual conference, sponsored by the National Association of School Safety and Law Enforcement Officers, for administrators, at the Radisson Hotel in Toronto, Canada. Contact: Ralph E. Griffith, Executive Secretary; (540) 788-4966; fax: (540) 788-4966; e-mail: regriff@erols.com; Web site: www.oswegonet.com/nassleo.

12-15--School transportation: Annual convention, sponsored by the National School Transportation Association, for school transportation providers, in Washington. Registration deadline: June 30. Contact: Karen E. Finkel, NSTA, 6213 Old Keene Mill Court, PO Box 2639, Springfield, VA 22152; (703) 644-0700; fax: (703) 644-9385.

12-15--Gender equity: Making the Equity Connection, sponsored by the National Coalition for Sex Equity in Education, for teachers, administrators, and supervisors, equity specialists, and counselors, at the Westin Crown Center in Kansas City, Mo. Registration deadline: June 12. Contact: Theodora F. Martin, NCSEE, One Redwood Drive, Clinton, NJ 08809; (908) 735-5045.

12-16--Admissions: Annual summer institute on college admissions, sponsored by the College Board, for secondary school counselors and college admissions professionals, at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Fla. Registration deadline: June 9. Contact: M.H. Allen, CB, Suite 900, Highpoint Center, 106 East College Ave., Tallahassee, FL 32301-7732; (850) 222-7999; fax: (850) 224-3077; e-mail: flo@collegeboard.org; Web site: www.collegeboard.org.

*12-16--Child-care programs: Summer Seminars for School-Age Professionals, sponsored by the National Institute on Out-of-School Time, for program directors, administrators, and policymakers, at Wellesley College in Wellesley, Mass. Contact: WC, 106 Central St., Wellesley, MA 02181-8259; (781) 283-2547; fax: (781) 283-3657; Web site: www.wellesley.edu/wcw/crw/sac.

12-17--Professional development: Summer institutes, sponsored by Facing History, Facing Ourselves, for middle and high school teachers and administrators, at the Facing History Resource Center in Brookline, Mass. Contact: Cathy McCarney; (617) 735-1605; fax: (617) 232-0281.

12-18--Educational telecommunications: Annual conference, sponsored by the International Education and Resource Network, for educators, in Chattanooga, Tenn. Contact: I*EARN-US; (212) 870-2693; e-mail: chattanooga@copenfund.igc.apc.org; Web site: www.iearn.org.

13-16--Conflict resolution: Conflict Resolution Training, sponsored by Children's Creative Response to Conflict, for teachers, at American University in Washington. Contact: CCRC, 7710 Carroll Ave., Takoma Park, MD 20912; (301) 270-1005; fax: (301) 270-0151; e-mail: ccrcdc@erols.com.

13-17--Curriculum development: Understanding by Design Academy, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators, in Chicago. Contact: ASCD, 1250 N. Pitt St., Alexandria, VA 22314-8631; (800) 933-2723 or (703) 549-9110; fax: (703) 299-8631; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

13-17--Professional development: Children's Engineering, Problem Solving in the Classroom, sponsored by Synergy Learning, for teachers of grades 1-6, in Durham, N.C. Contact: Casey Murrow, PO Box 60, Brattleboro, VT 05302; (800) 769-6199; e-mail: summer@synergylearning.org.

13-17--Reading: Preventing Academic Failure, sponsored by the Churchill Center, for teachers of grades 1-4, in New York City. Contact: CC, 22 E. 95th St., New York, NY 10128; (212) 722-0610; fax: (212) 410-3199.

13-17--Technology: Technology Integration Academy, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators, in Chicago. Contact: ASCD, 1250 N. Pitt St., Alexandria, VA 22314-8631; (800) 933-2723 or (703) 549-9110; fax: (703) 299-8631; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

13-18--New-media classrooms: Narrative and Inquiry on the Great Plains: Teaching Effectively with New Media, sponsored by the American Social History Project/Center for Media & Learning, for educators, at Tulsa Community College in Tulsa, Okla. Contact: Peter Felten, Liberal Arts Division, TCC, 10300 E. 81st St. S., Tulsa, OK 74133-4513; e-mail: pfelten@vm.tulsa.cc.ok.us; Web site: home.earthlink.net/~cnew/tpdcnew.htm.

13-18--New-media classrooms: The New Media Classroom @ MASS MoCA: Building a National Conversation on Inquiry, Narrative, and Technology in U.S. History and Humanities Courses, sponsored by the American Social History Project/Center for Media & Learning, for educators, at Mount Greylock Regional High School in Williamstown, Mass. Contact: Howard Lurie, MGRHS, 1781 Cold Spring Road, Williamstown, MA 01267; e-mail: hxlurie@cbcc.bcwan.net.

13-19--Principals: National Principals Academy Summer Program, sponsored by the National Association of Elementary School Principals National Principals Academy, for elementary and middle school leaders, at Northwestern University, in Evanston, Ill. Registration deadline: June 12. Contact: Merrie Hahn, NAESP, 1615 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 684-3345; fax: (703) 518-6281; e-mail: programs@naesp.org.

13-24--Gifted education: Confratute '98 conference and institute, sponsored by the University of Connecticut, for educators involved in gifted education, at the university in Storrs. Contact: Sally M. Reis, Confratute '98, UC, 362 Fairfield Road, U-7, Storrs, CT 06269-2007; (860) 486-4826.

14--Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorders: Workshop, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for ADD/ADHD teachers, in Washington. Contact: Diana Meltzer, LSW, 4759 Reservoir Road, N.W. Washington, DC 20007; (202) 944-3082; fax: (202) 965-5106; e-mail: dianalab@aol.com.

15--Mathematics: Workshop, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for regular and special education teachers of math, in Washington. Contact: Diana Meltzer, LSW, 4759 Reservoir Road N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 944-3082; fax: (202) 965-5106; e-mail: dianalab@aol.com.

15-18--Diversity: Diversity and the Dynamics of Change, sponsored by the National Training and Technical Assistance Center Inc., for educators, at the Grenelefe Golf and Tennis Resort in Haines City, Fla. Contact: NTTAC, 7611 S. Orange Blossom Trail, Orlando, FL 32809; (407) 859-8612; fax: (407) 850-9799.

16--Learning disabilities: Workshop, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for junior high and high school teachers and administrators, in Washington. Contact: Diana Meltzer, LSW, 4759 Reservoir Road N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 944-3082; fax: (202) 965-5106; e-mail: dianalab@aol.com.

16-21--Teachers: AFT Biennial Convention, sponsored by the American Federation of Teachers, for teachers at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. Contact: Sally Muravchik, AFT, 555 New Jersey Ave. N.W., Washington, DC 20001; (202) 879-4400; Web site: www.aft.org.

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