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July

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.

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.

17-19--English-language teaching: 1998 TESOL Academies, sponsored by the Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, Inc., for teachers, administrators, curriculum planners, at the University of Texas at San Antonio, in San Antonio. Contact: TESOL Academies, 1600 Cameron St., Suite 300, Alexandria, VA 22314-2751; (703) 836-0774; fax: (703) 836-7864; e-mail: academy@tesol.edu; Web site: www.tesol.edu.

18-24--Admissions: College Admissions and School Relations summer institute, sponsored by the Western Regional Office of the College Board, for high school counselors and college admissions staff, at Colorado College in Colorado Springs, Colo. Contact: Lorraine Shoaf, CB-WRO, 2099 Gateway Place, Suite 480, San Jose, CA 95110-1017; (408) 573-5630; fax: (408) 453-7396; e-mail: lshoaf@collegeboard.org.

19-21--Professional development: FutureQuest: Strategies for the New Millennium, sponsored by the World Future Society, for educators, business persons, policymakers, planners, and scientists, at the Chicago Hilton and Towers in Chicago. Contact: Susan Echard, conference staff director, WFS, 7910 Woodmont Ave., Suite 450, Bethesda, MD 20814; (800) 989-8274 or (301) 656-8274; e-mail: wfsinfo@wfs.org; Web site: www.wfs.org/wfs.

*19-21--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: nspra@nspra.org.

20-23--Families and schools: The School of the 21st Century National Conference, sponsored by the Yale University Bush Center on Child Development and Social Policy, for educators, in New Haven, Conn. Contact: Valerie Vergato, 310 Prospect St., New Haven, CT 06511-2188; (203) 432-9944; fax: (203) 432-9945; e-mail: matia.finnstevenson@yale.edu.

20-24--College transition: International Conference on the First-Year Experience, sponsored by the National Resource Center for the Freshman Year Experience and Students in Transition, for all educators who work with college freshmen nationally and internationally, at the University of Dublin, Ireland. Contact: NRCFYEST, 1629 Pendleton St., University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208; (803) 777-6029; fax: (803) 777-4699, e-mail: fyeconf@ss1.csd.sc.edu.

*20-24--Learning disabilities: The Lab School Approach, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for regular and special education primary, elementary, and middle school 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.

*23--Teacher assessment: Assessment in Service of Learning: Transforming Teachers' Work, sponsored by the Educational Testing Service, for educators, at the Ramada Plaza Hotel O'Hare in Rosemont, Ill. Contact: Stephanie Young or Matthew Maurer; (202) 467-8344.

23-26--Foreign language: Annual convention, sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of French and the American Council of Teachers of Foreign Language, for teachers and professors of French, at the Queen Elizabeth Hotel in Montreal, Quebec. Contact: Jayne Abrate, Executive Director, AATF-Mailcode 4510, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL 62901-4510; e-mail: abrate@siu.edu.

26-30--Critical thinking: National Academy: Training for Trainers, sponsored by the Center for Critical Thinking, for K-12 and higher education staff, in Rohnert Park, Calif. Contact: FCT, PO Box 7087, Cotati, CA 94931; (410) 364-5082; fax: (410) 364-5215.

26-30--Training conference: Annual conference, sponsored by Microsociety Inc., for teachers, principals, and administrators, in El Paso, Texas. Contact: Kristen Ludwig, MI, 306 Cherry St., Suite 200, Philadelphia, PA 19106; (215) 922-4006; e-mail: mscoinc@aol.com.

27-28--Reading: What Principals and Teachers Should Know About Teaching Reading, co-sponsored by the National Association of Elementary School Principals, National Principals Academy, and Minnesota Elementary School Principals Association, for elementary and middle school administrators, at the Radisson Hotel South in Bloomington, Minn. 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.

*27-31--New-media classrooms: Wired: Using New Media to Enrich the U.S. History Survey, sponsored by the American Social History Project/Center for Media & Learning, for educators, at the Pembroke Hill School in Kansas City, Mo. Contact: Carl Schulkin, PHS, 5121 State Line Road, Kansas City, MO 64112; e-mail: schulkin@gvi.net.

*29-Aug. 1--School-to-work: National Leadership Forum on School-to-Career Transition, sponsored by Jobs for the Future, for K-12 educators, at the Walt Disney World Coronado Springs Resort in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Mindy Martin, 1 Bowdoin Square, Boston, MA 02114; (617) 742-5995; fax: (617) 742-5767; e-mail: mmartin@jff.org.

*30-Aug. 1--Enterprising educators: EDventures '98, sponsored by the Association of Educators in Private Practice, for educators, at Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. Contact: Chris Yelich, Executive Director, AEPP, N7425 Switzke Road, Watertown, WI 53094; (800) 252-3280; e-mail: yelichris@aol.com.

30-Aug. 2--Education activists: Equity, Accountability, and Assessment, sponsored by the National Coalition of Education Activists, for parents, school staff, community and union activists, and children's advocates, at the Marriott Hotel at Metro Center in Washington. Contact: Debi Duke, NCEA, PO Box 679, Rhinebeck, NY 12572; (914) 876-4580; e-mail: rfbs@aol.com.

*30-Aug. 2--Education activists: Language, Race, and Power in Schools, sponsored by the National Coalition of Education Activists, for educators, at the Marriott Hotel at Metro Center in Washington. Contact: NCEA, PO Box 679, Rhinebeck, NY 12572-0679; (914) 876-4580; e-mail: rfbs@aol.com.

31-Aug. 1--Critical thinking: Pre-conference workshop, sponsored by the Center for Critical Thinking, for K-12 and higher education staff, in Rohnert Park, Calif. The 18th International Conference on Critical Thinking and Educational Reform will be held Aug. 2-5. Contact: CCT, PO Box 7087, Cotati, CA 94931; (410) 364-5082; fax: (410) 364-5215.

August

2-5--Critical thinking: International Conference on Critical Thinking and Education Reform, sponsored by the Foundation for Critical Thinking, for K-12 and higher education administration and teachers, in Rohnert Park, Calif. Contact: FCT, PO Box 7087, Cotati, CA 94931; (410) 364-5082; fax: (410) 364-5215.

2-7--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.

*2-9--Children and learning: The Project Approach: Summer Institute on Engaging Children's Minds, sponsored by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, for teachers and administrators, at the Robert Allerton Conference Center in Monticello, Ill. Contact: Conferences and Institutes, UIUC, 302 E. John, Suite 202, Champaign, IL; (217) 333-2880; fax: (217) 333-9561; e-mail: engaging@c3po.ceps.uiuc.edu.

*3-7--Professional development: Implementing Student-Centered Learning, sponsored by Early Childhood Resources, for K-2 teachers, in Corte Madera, Calif. Contact: Carola Ashford, ECR, 50 El Camino Drive, Corte Madera, CA 94925; (415) 924-8714; fax: (415) 924-8913.

*3-8--New media classroom: New Media Classroom: Building a National Conversation on Narrative, Inquiry, and Technology in History and other Humanities, sponsored by the American Social History Project/Center for Media & Learning, for educators, at Washington State University in Pullman. Contact: Susan Kilgore, WSU, General Education Program, Admin. Annex 301B, Pullman, WA 99164-4133; e-mail: skilgore@wsu.edu; Web site: www.educ.wsu.edu/enviroed/NewMedia/.

*4-6--Curriculum: AIMS Summer Institutes XIII, sponsored by the Association of Illinois Middle-Level Schools, for principals and teachers of grades 5-8, in Batavia, Ill. Contact: Debby Kasak, AIMS, PO Box 11076, Champaign, IL 61821; (217) 333-7104; fax: (217) 333-2440.

*4-6--Curriculum: AIMS Summer Institues XIII, sponsored by the Association of Illinois Middle-Level Schools, for principals and teachers of grades 5-8, in Salem, Ill. Contact: Debby Kasak, AIMS, PO Box 11076, Champaign, IL 61821; (217) 333-7104; fax: (217) 333-2440.

4-6--Education law: Education Law Institute, 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.

5-7--English: International conference for Global Conversations on Language and Literacy, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, for English teachers, in Bordeaux, France. Contact: Professional Development Services, NCTE, 1111 W. Kenyon Road, Urbana, IL 61801-1096; (217) 328-3870 ext. 203; e-mail: public_info@ncte.org; Web site: www.ncte.org.

*5-7--Mathematics: International Conference on Mathematics Education, sponsored by the University of Chicago School Mathematics Project, for math educators, in Chicago. Registration deadline: July 24. Contact: Carol Siegel, 5835 S. Kimbark Ave., Chicago, IL 60637; (773) 702-1130; e-mail: ucsmp@uchicago.edu.

*5-7--Successful schools: Planning Successful Schools for Today and Tomorrow, sponsored by the University of Wisconsin-Madison's department of engineering professional development, for policymakers, administrators, facility planners/designers, and school board members, in Madison, Wis. Contact: Katie Peterson, UWM, 432 N. Lake St., Madison, WI 53706; (800) 462-0876; fax: (608) 263-3160; e-mail: custserv@epd.engr.wisc.edu; Web site: www.epdwww.engr.wisc.edu/.

6-8--Theater education: International convention, sponsored by the Educational Theatre Association, for theater educators, at the U.S. Grant Hotel in San Diego. Contact: Jeffrey Leptak-Moreau, ETA, 3368 Central Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45225; (513) 559-1996; e-mail: conf@one.net.

*6-9--English: Literate Lives: Exploring Our Teaching and Learning, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, for English teachers, in Charlotte, N.C. Contact: Professional Development Services, NCTE, 1111 W. Kenyon Road, Urbana, IL 61801-1096; (217) 328-3870 ext. 203; e-mail: public_info@ncte.org; Web site: www.ncte.org.

9-14--Teachers: Advanced Placement Institute: AP Courses teacher training, sponsored by the College Board, for AP teachers and department heads from the public and private sectors and from the U.S. Department of Defense Dependents Schools, at the University of Heidelberg in Germany. Registration deadline: July 15, 1998. Contact: Diether Raff, University of Heidelberg, Max-Weber House, Zeigelhauser Landstrasse 17, D-69120, Heidelberg, Germany; 49-6221-457410/12; fax: 49-6221-457430.

9-14--Teachers: Mandel Teacher Fellowship conference, sponsored by the education department of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum for the Mandel Associated Foundation, for teacher fellows, at the museum in Washington. Contact: USHMM, 100 Raoul Wallenberg Place S.W., Washington, DC 20024; (202) 488-0456; e-mail: sfeinberg@ushmm.org.

*10-11--Mathematics: Mathematics Education: Secondary In-service Workshops, sponsored by the University of Chicago School Mathematics Project, for teachers, in Chicago. Registration deadline: July 29. Contact: Carol Siegel, 5835 S. Kimbark Ave., Chicago, IL 60637; (773) 702-1130; e-mail: ucsmp@uchicago.edu.

*10-14--Professional development: Implementing Student-Centered Learning, sponsored by Early Childhood Resources, for teachers of grades 3-5, in Corte Madera, Calif. Contact: Carola Ashford, ECR, 50 El Camino Drive, Corte Madera, CA 94925; (415) 924-8714; fax: (415) 924-8913.

*14-16--English-language teaching: 1998 TESOL Academies, sponsored by Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages Inc., for English teachers, at Seattle University in Seattle. Contact: TESOL Academies, 1600 Cameron St., Suite 300, Alexandria, VA 22314-2751; (703) 836-0774; fax: (703) 836-7864; e-mail: academy@tesol.edu; Web site: www.tesol.edu/.

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