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A symbol (*) marks deadlines that have not appeared in a previous issue of Education Week. For a complete listing of educational conferences and seminars, see our 1998-99 Calendar of Events.

June

7-8--Accreditation: Commission on Standards and Review, sponsored by the National Council for Private School Accreditation, for representatives of private school accrediting associations and governmental and public policy agencies, at the Ramada Plaza Hotel in Alexandria, Va. Contact: Dr. Charles J. O'Malley, NCPSA, 442 Crane's Roost Court, Annapolis, MD 21401; (410) 349-0139; fax:(410) 349-0140; e-mail: cjoncpsa@erols.com; Web site: www.ncpsa.org.

8-10--Literacy: Literacy Connections, sponsored by Laubach Literacy Action, for educators, at the Hyatt Orlando Hotel in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Janet Hiemstra, Director of Conferences, LLA, 1320 Jamesville Ave., Box 131, Syracuse, NY 13210; (315) 422-9121, ext. 283; e-mail: jhiemstra@laubach.org.

10-11--Student behavior: Working With Aggressive Youth, sponsored by Boys Town, for educators, guidance counselors, youth-care professionals, and school nurses, in Los Angeles. Contact: National Resource and Training Center Support Services, Box 145, Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; Web site: www.ffbh.boystown.org.

11-14--French: Annual convention, sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of French, for French teachers at all levels, at the Marriott Pavilion in St. Louis. Contact: AATF, Mail Code 4510, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL 62901-4510; (618) 453-5731; fax: (618) 453-5733; e-mail: abrate@siu.edu; Web site: aatf.utsa.edu/.

13-18--Teacher education: Annual conference, sponsored by the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification, for teacher-educators, at the Flamingo Hotel in Santa Rosa, Calif. Contact: NASDTEC, PO Box 256, Bedford, MA 01730-0256; (781) 275-8839; fax: (781) 271-1573; Web site: www.nasdtec.org.

14-15--Relationships: Unmasking Sexual Con Games, sponsored by Boys Town, for teachers, school administrators, counselors, health educators, and residence-hall counselors, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: National Resource and Training Center Support Services, Box 145, Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; Web site: www.ffbh.boystown.org.

14-15--Student behavior: Working With Aggressive Youth, sponsored by Boys Town, for educators, guidance counselors, youth-care professionals, and school nurses, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: National Resource and Training Center Support Services, Box 145, Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; Web site: www.ffbh.boystown.org.

14-18--Special education: Specialized Classroom Management, sponsored by Boys Town, for teachers, paraprofessionals, and support-staff members, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: National Resource and Training Center Support Services, Box 145, Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; Web site: www.ffbh.boystown.org.

16-18--Professional development: National conference, sponsored by Boys Town, for educators, counselors, and youth-care professionals, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: National Resource and Training Center Support Services, Box 145, Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; Web site: www.ffbh.boystown.org.

18-20--Art education: The Creative Mind: Special Arts for Special Needs, sponsored by the P. Buckley Moss Foundation for Children's Education, for K-12 arts, special, and general educators, in Bridgewater, Va. Contact: Brian F. Carroll, CEO, PBMFCE, 601 Shenandoah Village Dr., Suite 1B, Waynesboro, VA 22980; (540) 932-1728; fax: (540) 949-8404; e-mail: mossfoun@mnsinc.com; Web site: www.mossfoundation.org.

18-20--Professional development: Quality and Quantity: Walking the Staffing Tightrope, sponsored by the American Association of School Personnel Administrators, for administrators, at the Crystal City Gateway Marriott Hotel in Arlington, Va. Contact: AASPA, 3080 Brickhouse Court, Virginia Beach, VA 23452; (757) 340-1217; fax: (757) 340-1889; Web site: www.aaspa.org.

18-21--Educational inquiry: In Praise of Education, sponsored by the Institute for Educational Inquiry, for educators, at the Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue, Wash. Contact: Amanda Froh; (206) 325-3010.

19-22--Service learning: Forum, sponsored by the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, for students, faculty, university staff, community-based organizations, at Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta. Contact: Carol G. Holladay, NASPA, 1875 Connecticut Ave. N.W., Suite 418, Washington, DC 20009; (202) 265-7500; fax: (202) 797-1157; e-mail: cholladay@naspa.org.

19-24--Educational multimedia: World conference, sponsored by the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education, for educators and researchers, at the Doubletree Hotel in Seattle. Contact: Contact: AACE, PO Box 2966, Charlottesville, VA 22902; (804) 973-3987; fax: (804) 978-7449; e-mail: aace@virginia.edu; Web site: www.aace.org/conf/edmedia.

19-26--Art: Annual conference, sponsored by the Savannah College of Art and Design, for art educators, at the Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, Ga. Contact: SCAD, 342 Bull St., Savannah, GA 31402-3146.

20-24--Independent schools: Administrative institute, sponsored by the Southern Association of Independent Schools, for heads of schools and senior administrative staff, at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn. Contact: Kathy Kelleher, SAIS, 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097; (800) 472-0630, pin #1452; fax: (706) 561-6136; e-mail: katedcon@mindspring.

21-23--Intervention: Administrative Intervention, sponsored by Boys Town, for principals, building administrators, counselors, social workers, and team leaders, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: National Resource and Training Center Support Services, Box 145, Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; Web site: www.ffbh.boystown.org.

21-25--Curriculum: So You Want to Be a Rock and Roll Teacher: Using Popular Music in Interdisciplinary Learning, sponsored by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum and Cuyahoga Community College, in Cleveland. Contact: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, 1 Key Plaza, Cleveland, OH 44114; (216) 781-ROCK; Web site: www.rockhall.com.

21-26--Curriculum: Curriculum Management Audit Training, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Bloomington, Ind. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

21-26--Theater education: The International Thespian Festival, sponsored by the Educational Theatre Association and the International Thespian Society, for high school actors and their troupe sponsors, at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, in Lincoln, Neb. Contact: Kathleen Hughes, ETA, 3368 Central Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45225; (513) 559-1996; fax: (513) 559-0012; e-mail: eta-its@one.net.

23--Health: Hands-on Health workshop, sponsored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, for educators, in Washington. Contact: Gaynelle Bowden, AASA, 1200 New York Ave. N.W., Washington, DC 20005; (800) 351-7542, ext. 6682; e-mail: gbowden@aasa.org.

23--Internet: Beginner's Guide to the Internet, sponsored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, for educators, in Washington. Contact: Gaynelle Bowden, AASA, 1200 New York Ave. N.W., Washington, DC 20005; (800) 351-7542, ext. 6682; e-mail: gbowden@aasa.org.

23--Learning disabilities: Effective Written Language and Literature Instruction for Students With Learning Disabilities, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for high 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.

23-25--Student behavior: The Well-Managed Classroom, sponsored by Boys Town, for teachers and support-staff members, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: National Resource and Training Center Support Services, Box 145, Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; Web site: www.ffbh.boystown.org.

23-July 2--Teaching: Primarily Teaching: Original Documents and Classroom Strategies, sponsored by the National Archives and Records Administration, for upper elementary and secondary teachers, at the National Archives in Washington. Contact: Lee Ann Potter, NARA, 700 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W., Washington, DC 20408; (202) 501-6172; fax: (202) 501-5239; e-mail: education@arch1.nara.gov.

24--Internet: Beginner's Guide to the Internet, sponsored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, for educators, in Washington. Contact: Gaynelle Bowden, AASA, 1200 New York Ave. N.W., Washington, DC 20005; (800) 351-7542, ext. 6682; e-mail: gbowden@aasa.org.

24--Math and science: Math and science workshop, sponsored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, for early-childhood educators, in Washington. Contact: Gaynelle Bowden, AASA, 1200 New York Ave. N.W., Washington, DC 20005; (800) 351-7542, ext. 6682; e-mail: gbowden@aasa.org.

24--Learning disabilities: Math Skills for the Student With Learning Disabilities, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for math 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.

24-25--Student behavior: Working With Aggressive Youth, sponsored by Boys Town, for educators, guidance counselors, youth-care professionals, and school nurses, in Atlanta. Contact: National Resource and Training Center Support Services, Box 145, Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; Web site: www.ffbh.boystown.org.

24-26--Language arts: Words Your Way workshop, sponsored by the E.L. Cord Foundation for Learning and Literacy, and the University of Nevada, Reno, for teachers and administrators in grades K-8, at the University of Nevada--Reno at the college of education in Reno, Nev. Contact: Donald Bear, Director, University of Nevada--Reno, College of Education, E.L. Cord Foundation Center for Learning and Literacy/288, Reno, NV 89557-0029; e-mail: bear@unr.edu.

24-26--Writing: Teaching Teenagers to Write: When Theory Meets Reality, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, for English teachers, in Orlando, Fla. Contact: NCTE, 1111 W. Kenyon Road, Urbana, IL 61801-1096; (217) 328-3870, ext. 251; e-mail: public_info@ncte.org; Web site: www.ncte.org.

24-July 1--Library: Annual conference, sponsored by the American Library Association, for librarians, trustees, educators, and publishers, in New Orleans. Contact: ALA Conference Services, 50 E. Huron St., Chicago, IL 60611; (312) 280-3223; Web site: www.ala.org.

25-29--School counselors: School Counselors Lighting the Way, sponsored by the American School Counselor Association, for school counselors, at the Pointe Hilton Resort in Phoenix. Contact: Kelly Frey, Meeting Coordinator, ASCA, 801 N. Fairfax St., Suite 310, Alexandria VA 22314; (703) 683-2722 or (800) 306-4722; fax: (703) 683-1619; e-mail: asca@erols.com.

26-29--Parent involvement: Annual conference, sponsored by the National Parent Teacher Association, for PTA members, in Portland, Ore. Contact: National PTA, 330 N. Wabash Ave., Suite 2100, Chicago, IL 60611-3690; (800) 407-4782; fax: (312) 670-6783; e-mail: info@pta.org; Web site: www.pta.org.

26-29--School nurses: The Courage to Dare, sponsored by the National Association of School Nurses Inc., for school nurses, at the Westin Hotel in Providence, R.I. Contact: NASN, PO Box 1300, Scarborough, ME 04070-1300; (207) 883-2117; fax: (207) 883-2683; e-mail: NASN@aol.com.

27-30--Leadership: 1999 Summer Leadership Institute, sponsored by the National Dropout Prevention Center/Network, College of Health, Education and Human Development at Clemson University, for teachers, administrators, counselors, district staff, education policymakers, researchers, and business leaders concerned about at-risk youths, at Clemson University in Clemson, S.C. Contact: John Peters, NDPC/N, 209 Martin St., Clemson, SC 29634-0726; (864) 656-2599; fax: (864) 656-0136; e-mail: ndpc@clemson.edu.

27-30--Media education: 1999 National Media Education Conference, sponsored by the Partnership for Media Education, for K-12 educators, youth leaders, parents, child advocates, health and prevention specialists, journalists, and students and teachers of mass communications and journalism, in St. Paul, Minn. Contact: PME, 2121 S. Oneida St., Suite 325, Denver, CO 80224-2552; (303) 756-8380; e-mail: info@nmec.org; Web site: www.nmec.org/1999.

27-July 1--Teacher education: Almost 2000: Crises and Challenges in Teacher Education, sponsored by Beit Berl College, for educators, in Beit Berl, Israel. Contact: Conference Secretariat, BBC, Beit Berl, Israel 44905; phone: 972-9-7476269; e-mail: arkan@beitberl.ac.il.

28-29--Middle schools: Creating High Performance Middle Level Schools, sponsored by the Association of Illinois Middle Level Schools, for middle school administrators, in Findlay, Ill. Contact: Debby Kasak, AIMS; (217) 333-7104; e-mail: kasak@uiuc.edu.

28-30--Small schools: 1999 Summer Institute, sponsored by the University of Illinois at Chicago, for educators, at the George Williams College Conference Center in Williams Bay, Wis. Contact: Theresa Gatlin, Small Schools Workshop, UIC, 115 S. Sangamon St., Chicago, IL 60607; (312) 413-8066; e-mail: ssw@uic.edu.

28-30--Student behavior: The Well-Managed Classroom, sponsored by Boys Town, for teachers and support-staff members, in Los Angeles. Contact: National Resource and Training Center Support Services, Box 145, Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; Web site: www.ffbh.boystown.org.

28-July 1--Professional development: Connecting Classrooms, Communities, and Careers, sponsored by School-to-Careers, for educators, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Beaver Creek, Colo. Contact: Debi Plank, Conference Coordinator, 8235 S. Old Hammer Lane, Aurora, CO 80016; (303) 690-9722; fax: (303) 766-1793; e-mail: djplank@schooltocareers.com; Web site: www.schooltocareers.com.

28--July 2--Curriculum: From Diversity to Unity, sponsored by the University of Washington, for administrators and teachers, in Seattle, Wash. Contact: Tony Veliz, UW; (206) 685-6504 or (800) 543-2320; e-mail: tveliz@ese.washington.edu.

29-30--Assessment: Testing: How To Improve Learning, Not Just Audit Performance, sponsored by the National Association of Elementary School Principals, for K-8 principals and teachers, at the Holiday Inn in King of Prussia, Pa. Contact: Merrie Hahn, NAESP, 1615 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 684-3345; fax: (703) 518-6281; e-mail: programs@naesp.org.

29--Learning disabilities: Diagnostician: Identifying and Managing Diverse Educational Needs in the Classroom, sponsored by the Churchill Center, for special education teachers and those working in inclusion model classrooms, in New York City. Contact: Susan Spero, 22 E. 95th St., New York, NY 10128; (212) 722-0610; fax: (212) 410-3199; e-mail: S.Spero@churchillschool.com.

29--July 1--Leadership skills: Hm Study Skills seminar for education leaders, sponsored by hm Study Skills, the National Association of Secondary School Principals, and the National Association of Elementary School Principals, for teachers and administrators of grades 1-12, in Boston. Contact: Esther Davenport, hm Study Skills, PO Box 95010, Newton, MA 02495; (617) 965-0048; fax: (617) 965-0056; e-mail: ctobin1010@aol.com.

30--Reading: Intensive Reading Instruction for Non-Reading Specialists, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for educators, 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.

30-July 2--Curriculum: Learning Strategies Curriculum from the University of Kansas, sponsored by the Churchill Center, for regular and special education teachers and tutors, in New York City. Contact: Susan Spero, 22 E. 95th St., New York, NY 10128; (212) 722-0610; fax: (212) 410-3199; e-mail: S.Spero@churchillschool.com.

July

1-7--Astronomy: Partners in Astronomy, sponsored by the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, and the American Association of Variable Star Observers, for science teachers and amateur and professional astronomers, in Toronto, Canada. Contact: ASP, 390 Ashton Ave., San Francisco, CA 94112; (415) 337-1100; fax: (415) 337-5205.

5-8--Workforce skills: World Conference, sponsored by the Cooperative Education Association Inc. and the World Association for Cooperative Education Inc., for educators, employers, and policymakers, in Washington. Contact: Helen Oloroso, CEA-WACE, 8640 Guilford Road, Suite 215, Columbia, MD 21046; (410) 290-3666; fax: (410) 290-7084; e-mail: jleim@aol.com.

6-7--Curriculum: Content Enhancement Routines from the University of Kansas, sponsored by the Churchill Center, for classroom and special education teachers, tutors, and content-area teachers, in New York City. Contact: Susan Spero, CC, 22 E. 95th St., New York, NY 10128; (212) 722-0610; fax: (212) 410-3199; e-mail: S.Spero@churchillschool.com.

6-9--Professional development: Can We Talk?, sponsored by the University of Washington, for teachers and administrators, in Seattle, Wash. Contact: UW, College of Education, Box 353600, Seattle, WA 98195-3600; (206) 543-2320 or (800) 543-2320.

6-11--Administrators: New Deans Institute, sponsored by the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, for new deans and administrators of schools, colleges, or departments of education, in Denver. Contact: Daryka T. Anderson, AACTE, 1307 New York Ave. N.W., Suite 300, Washington, DC 20005-4701; (202) 293-2450; e-mail: danderson@aacte.org.

7--Learning disabilities: Teaching Academics and Social Skills to the Preschool Student 'At Risk' for Learning Disabilities, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for teachers, administrators, and guidance counselors, 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.

7-8--Reading: Preventing Academic Failure, sponsored by the Churchill Center, for educators, in New York City. Contact: Susan Spero, CC, 22 E. 95th St., New York, NY 10128; (212) 722-0610; fax: (212) 410-3199.

7-9--Technology: Consortia Building and Industry Support for Implementing Instructional Technology in Schools, sponsored by the Society for Applied Learning Technology, for educators, at the Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel in Arlington, Va. Contact: SALT, 50 Culpeper St., Warrenton, VA 20186; (800) 457-6812; e-mail: salt_conference_info@lti.org; Web site: www.salt.org.

8--Occupational therapy: Using Occupational Therapy Techniques To Develop Self-Regulation Skills in Children, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for educators, 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.

8-10--Professional development: Leadership conference, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators of pre-K to college, at the Buena Vista Palace in Orlando, Fla. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (800) 933-2723 or (703) 578-9600; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

8-11--Standards: Quality Education Standards in Teaching Conference, sponsored by the American Federation of Teachers, for educators, in Washington. Contact: QuEST '99, AFT Educational Issues Dept., 555 New Jersey Ave. N.W., Washington, DC 20001; Web site: www.aft.org.

9-11--Early childhood and music: Songs, Sounds, Leaps, and Bounds, sponsored by the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music, for educators who want to incorporate music into a child-care curriculum, in New York City. Contact: Ric Frank, BCM; (718) 622-3300.

11-14--Education reform: Reshaping Education for a New Century, sponsored by the Education Commission of the States, for political leaders, chief state school executive officers, legislative education advisers, and state or local school board members, at the Marriott City Center in Denver. Contact: Dara Dawes, ECS, 707 17th St., Suite 2700, Denver, CO 80202-3427; (303) 296-8332.

11-15--College admissions: Summer institute, sponsored by the College Board, for high school guidance counselors and college admissions professionals, at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Fla. Contact: M.H. Allen, CB, Highpoint Center, 106 E. College Ave., Suite 900, Tallahassee, FL 32301-7732; (850) 222-7999; fax: (850) 224-3077; e-mail: mhallen@collegeboard.org.

11-15--Professional development: International Confederation of Principals convention, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, for principals, in Helsinki, Finland. Contact: Randall Jackson, Acting Secretary General, 1904 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191; (703) 860-7267; fax: (703) 476-9319; e-mail: jacksonr@nassp.org.

11-16--Professional development: Summer institute, sponsored by the Institute for Development of Educational Activities Inc., for administrators and other education leaders, at the Agnes Scott College in Decatur, Ga.; Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, Calif.; Lawrence University in Appleton, Wis.; and the Teikyo-Loretto Heights College in Denver. Registration deadline: Feb. 5. Contact: Jon Paden, Vice President, IDEA, 259 Regency Ridge, Dayton, OH 45459; (937) 434-6969; fax: (937) 434-5203; e-mail: idea@idea.org.

11-23--Enrichment: Conference and institute, sponsored by the University of Connecticut, for educators and advocates interested in enrichment teaching and learning, in Storrs, Conn. Contact: Sally M. Reis, Confratute '99, University of Connecticut, 362 Fairfield Road, U-7, Storrs, CT 06269-2007; (860) 486-4826; fax: (860) 486-2900; Web site: www.gifted.uconn.edu.

12-14--Teachers: Arthur and Rochelle Belfer National Conference, sponsored by the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, for middle and high school teachers, at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington. Contact: Sylvia Kay, Conference Coordinator, USHMM, 100 Raoul Wallenberg Place S.W., Washington, DC 20024; (202) 488-2639; fax: (202) 488-2696; e-mail: skay@ushmm.org.

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

12-16--Bilingual education: Summer institute, sponsored by Long Island University, for researchers, school leaders, teachers, and students of education, in Brooklyn, New York. Contact: Dean Ofelia Garcia, Long Island University, School of Education, 1 University Place, Brooklyn, NY 11102; (718) 488-14055; fax: (718) 488-3472; e-mail: ogarcia@hornet.liunet.edu.

*12-16--Technology: Summer technology institute, sponsored by Villanova University, for K-12 school counselors, at the university in Villanova, Pa. Contact: Ken Hartman, Widener University; (610) 499-4256; e-mail: ken.e.hartman@widener.edu; Web site: www.institute.villanova.edu.

12-18--Professional development: Instructional Intelligence: The Art in the Science of Teaching, sponsored by the National Association of Elementary School Principals, for K-8 principals, at Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. Contact: Merrie Hahn, NAESP, 1615 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 684-3345; fax: (703) 518-6281; e-mail:programs@naesp.org.

13-16--Reading: Preventing Academic Failure, sponsored by the Churchill Center, for educators, in New York City. Contact: Susan Spero, CC, 22 E. 95th St., New York, NY 10128; (212) 722-0610; fax: (212) 410-3199.

14-18--Catholic schools: Emerging Women Leaders in Catholic Independent Schools, sponsored by the Catholic Independent School Leadership Institute, for women in Roman Catholic elementary and secondary schools, at Rosemont College in Rosemont, Pa. Contact: Margaret Doyle, CISLI, 325 E. 33rd St., New York, NY 10016; (212) 889-3886; e-mail: mdoyle325@aol.com.

14-19--Principals: National Principal Leadership Institute, sponsored by the Fordham University graduate school of education, for principals, assistant principals, and district personnel, at the Lincoln Center campus in New York City. Contact: Lew Smith, Institute Co-Director, Fordham University Graduate School of Education, 113 W. 60th St., New York, NY 10023; (212) 636-6433; fax: (212) 636-7875; e-mail: lsmith@mary.fordham.edu.

15-17--Professional development: Academy for New Personnel Administrators, sponsored by the American Association for School Personnel Administrators, for administrators, in Bellevue, Wash. Contact: AASPA, 3080 Brickhouse Court, Virginia Beach, VA 23452; (757) 340-1217; fax: (757) 340-1889; Web site: www.aaspa.org.

*18-20--Advocacy: Legislative Summit/Children and Youth Action Network, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, for special education teachers, administrators, parents, and individuals interested in political advocacy, at the Wyndham Hotel in Washington. Contact: CEC Constituent Services; (888) 232-7733.

18-21--Gender equity: Annual conference, sponsored by the National Coalition for Sex Equity in Education, for teachers, administrators, supervisors, equity specialists, and counselors, at the Minnesota Entertainment and Convention Center in Duluth, Minn. Registration deadline: June 18, 1999. Contact: Theordora F. Martin, Business Manager, NCSEE, PO Box 534, Annandale, NJ 08801-0534; (908) 735-5045.

18-21--Public relations: Annual conference, sponsored by the National School Public Relations Association, for school public relations professionals, principals, superintendents, and board members, at the Omni Inner Harbor in Baltimore. Contact: Judi Cowan, Manager of Communication Services, NSPRA, 15948 Derwood Road, Rockville, MD 20855; (301) 519-0496; fax: (301) 519-0494; e-mail: nspra@nspra.org.

18-22--Professional development: Frontiers of the 21st Century, sponsored by the World Future Society, for educators, policymakers, business leaders, and analysts, at the Washington Hilton and Towers in Washington. Contact: Susan Echard, Assembly Director, WFS, 7910 Woodmont Ave., Suite 450, Bethesda, MD 20814; (800) 989-8274 or (301) 656-8274; fax: (301) 951-0394; e-mail: echard@wfs.org; Web site: www.wfs.org/wfs.

18-23--Professional development: Leadership academy, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, for principals, assistant principals, central office personnel, and teachers aspiring to become schools administrators, at the Key Bridge Marriott in Washington. Contact: Gwendolyn J. Cooke, NASSP, 1904 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191; (703) 860-7273.

*19--Conflict resolution: Social and Emotional Learning Through Conflict Resolution, sponsored by Educators for Social Responsibility, for early-childhood teachers, administrators, counselors, parents, and community leaders, in Boston. Contact: ESR, 23 Garden St., Cambridge, MA 02138; (800) 370-2515.

*19-21--Bullying: Creating the K-6 Peaceable Classroom and Preventing Bullying, sponsored by Educators for Social Responsibility, for K-6 teachers, administrators, counselors, parents, and community leaders, in Boston. Contact: ESR, 23 Garden St., Cambridge, MA 02138; (800) 370-2515.

*19-21--Conflict resolution: Conflict Resolution in Classrooms and Advisories, sponsored by Educators for Social Responsibility, for middle and high school teachers, administrators, counselors, parents, and community leaders, in Boston. Contact: ESR, 23 Garden St., Cambridge, MA 02138; (800) 370-2515.

19-21--Middle-level education: Rocky Mountain Middle Level Education Symposium, sponsored by Utah State University and the Utah Middle Level Association, for teachers, administrators, and board members, at Utah State University in Logan, Utah. Contact: Martin Tadlock, Symposium Director, 2805 Old Main Hill, USU, Logan, UT 84322-2805; (435) 797-0382; fax: (435) 797-0372; e-mail: tadlock@coe.usu.edu.

19-21--Teachers: Arthur and Rochelle Belfer National Conference, sponsored by the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, for middle and high school teachers, at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington. Contact: Sylvia Kay, Conference Coordinator, USHMM, 100 Raoul Wallenberg Place S.W., Washington, DC 20024; (202) 488-2639; fax: (202) 488-2696; e-mail: skay@ushmm.org.

19-23--Professional development: The Lab School Approach, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for educators, 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.

19-23--Professional development: Annual institute and conference, sponsored by the National Association of Educational Office Professionals, for education office personnel, at the Wichita Hyatt Regency in Wichita, Kan. Contact: Doris Baittie, Conference Chairman; (630) 969-7595.

*20--Learning: Social and Emotional Learning Through Music, Movement, Art, and Language, sponsored by Educators for Social Responsibility, for early-childhood teachers, administrators, counselors, parents, and community leaders, in Boston. Contact: ESR, 23 Garden St., Cambridge, MA 02138; (800) 370-2515.

*20--Learning: Social and Emotional Learning Through Adventures in Peacemaking, sponsored by Educators for Social Responsibility, for early-childhood teachers, administrators, counselors, parents, and community leaders, in Boston. Contact: ESR, 23 Garden St., Cambridge, MA 02138; (800) 370-2515.

*22-23--Conflict resolution: Teaching Conflict Resolution Through Children's Literature, sponsored by Educators for Social Responsibility, for K-8 teachers, administrators, counselors, parents, and community leaders, in Boston. Contact: ESR, 23 Garden St., Cambridge, MA 02138; (800) 370-2515.

*22-23--Conflict resolution: Leadership for the Peaceable School: Conflict Resolution, sponsored by Educators for Social Responsibility, for administrators and teachers, in Boston. Contact: ESR, 23 Garden St., Cambridge, MA 02138; (800) 370-2515.

*22-23--Special education: Social and Emotional Leadership for the Inclusive Classroom, sponsored by Educators for Social Responsibility, for K-12 administrators and teachers, in Boston. Contact: ESR, 23 Garden St., Cambridge, MA 02138; (800) 370-2515.

22-24--Curriculum: Connecting Curriculum: Choices and Challenges for the 21st Century, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English and the National Council for the Social Studies, for English and social studies teachers, in Washington. Contact: Kimberly E. Soehnlein, Meetings and Exhibits Coordinator, NCSS, 3501 Newark St. N.W., Washington, DC 20016-3167; (202) 966-7840, ext. 108; fax: (202) 966-2061; Web site: www.ncss.org/conference.

22-24--Technology: Leading the New Millennium with Visualization Technology, sponsored by the Center for Image Processing in Education, for educators, at the Marriott University Park Hotel in Tucson, Ariz. Contact: CIPE, PO Box 13570, Tucson, AZ 85732-3650; (800) 322-9884; fax: (520) 327-0175; Web site: www.cipe.com.

*22-25--School reform: Annual conference, sponsored by MicroSociety Inc., for teachers and administrators, in San Francisco. Contact: Kristen Ludwig, MS, 306 Cherry St., Suite 200, Philadelphia, PA 19106; (215) 922-4006; fax: (215) 922-3303; e-mail: msocinc@aol.com.

23-28--School food service: Meeting, sponsored by the American School Food Service Association, for school food service coordinators, in Denver. Contact: Ann E. Singer, Director of Meetings, ASFSA, 1600 Duke St., 7th Floor, Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 739-3900; fax: (703) 739-3915; e-mail: asinger@asfsa.org.

24-30--College admissions: Summer institute, sponsored by the Western regional office of the College Board, for high school guidance counselors and college admissions personnel, at Colorado College in Colorado Springs, Colo. Contact: CB, Sandra Williams, 2099 Gateway Place, Suite 480, San Jose, CA 95110-1017; (408) 452-1400; fax: (408) 453-7396; e-mail: swilliams@collegeboard.org.

24-30--Literacy: Microbial Literacy Collaborative, sponsored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, for teachers and students, in Washington. Contact: Gaynelle Bowden, AASA, 1200 New York Ave. N.W., Washington, DC 20005; (800) 351-7542, ext. 6682; e-mail: gbowden@aasa.org.

25-27--School safety: Education and Leadership for Safe Schools, sponsored by the Conflict Resolution Education Network, for educators, at Boston University in Boston. Contact: CREnet; (202) 667-9700; fax: (202) 466-4769; e-mail: nidr@crenet.org.

26-30--Race relations: Strategies for Improving Racial and Ethnic Relations in Schools, sponsored by the University of Washington, for educators, in Seattle, Wash. Contact: UW, College of Education, Box 353600, Seattle, WA 98195-3600; (206) 543-2320 or (800) 543-2320.

26-31--Teaching thinking: Infusing Critical and Creative Thinking Into Classroom Instruction, sponsored by the National Center for Teaching Thinking, for K-12 and college educators, at Morgan State University in Baltimore. Contact: NCTT, 815 Washington St., Suite 8, Newtonville, MA 02460; (617) 965-4604; fax: (617) 965-4674.

27--Teaching: Teaching Academic Skills Through the Visual and Performing Arts, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for 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.

27-30--Math: Mathematics for the Next Millennium, sponsored by the Colorado Council of Teachers of Mathematics, for math teachers and administrators, in Honolulu. Contact: NCTM, Convention Services Department, 1906 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191-1593; (800) 304-7709; fax: (703) 476-2970; e-mail: regconf@nctm.org.

28--Counseling: Psychological Assessment of Learning Disabilities for Psychologists--Part I, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for educators and school counselors, 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.

28-Aug. 1--Theater education: Conference, sponsored by the Educational Theatre Association and the American Alliance for Theatre and Education, for theater educators, Holiday Inn-Mart Plaza in Chicago. Contact: Kathleen Hughes or Jeffrey Leptak-Moreau, ETA, 3368 Central Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45225; (513) 559-1996; fax: (513) 559-0012; e-mail: eta-its@one.net.

29--Counseling: Psychological Assessment of Learning Disabilities for Psychologists--Part II, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for educators and school counselors, 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.

29-Aug. 1--Honors: Students First: Taking Charge of Change, sponsored by Pi Lambda Theta, International Honor Society and Professional Association in Education, for teachers, administrators, teacher educators, and education students, at the Atlanta Marriott North Central in Atlanta. Contact: Juli Knutson, Director of Publications and Programs, PLT, PO Box 6626, Bloomington, IN 47407-6626; (800) 487-3411; conference@pilambda.org.

30--Reading: What Principals and Teachers Should Know About Teaching Reading, sponsored by the National Association of Elementary School Principals, for K-8 principals and teachers, at the Holiday Inn Boston-Newton in Newton, Mass. Contact: Merrie Hahn, NAESP, 1615 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 684-3345; fax: (703) 518-6281; e-mail:programs@naesp.org.

31-Aug. 2--Character education: Reach In to Reach Out, sponsored by Community of Caring, for teachers, administrators, student-services personnel, parents, community members, and business representatives, at the Inner Harbor Marriott in Baltimore. Registration deadline: June 30. Contact: CC, 1325 G St. N.W., Suite 500, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 393-1251.

August

1-3--Professional development: Summer institute, sponsored by the National High School Association, the California League of High Schools, and the California League of Middle Schools, for middle and high school teachers and administrators, at the Hyatt Grand Champions Resort in Indian Wells, Calif. Contact: Peter Murphy, NHSA, 18012 Cowan, Suite 110, Irvine, CA 92614; (800) 858-9365; fax: (949) 261-2578; e-mail: info@nhsa.net.

2-6--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 superintendents, principals, special education administrators, teachers, lawyers and law students, at the Franklin Pierce Law Center in Concord, N.H. Contact: Franklin Pierce Law Center, 2 White St., Concord, NH 03301; (603) 228-1541, ext. 1152; e-mail: sredfield@fplc.edu; Web site: www.fplc.edu/eliconf.htm.

2-6--Professional development: Leadership academy, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators from pre-K to college, in Alexandria, Va. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (800) 933-2723 or (703) 578-9600; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

2-6--Professional development: Understanding By Design Academy, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators from pre-K to college, in Hyannis, Mass. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (800) 933-2723 or (703) 578-9600; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site:www.ascd.org.

2-6--Professional development: Technology Integration Academy, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators from pre-K to college, in Chicago. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (800) 933-2723 or (703) 578-9600; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site:www.ascd.org.

5-7--Reading: Whole Language Umbrella International conference, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, for K-6 English teachers, in Rochester, N.Y. Registration deadline: July 15. Contact: Membership Service Representative, NCTE, 1111 W. Kenyon Road, Urbana, IL 61801-1096; (217) 328-3870, ext.251; fax: (217) 328-0977; e-mail: convreg@ncte.org.

6-15--History: Teaching Urban and Local History in the Classroom, sponsored by the New-York Historical Society, for teachers, in New York City. Contact: NYHS, L.J. Krizner, 2 W. 77th St., New York, NY 10024; (212) 873-3400, ext. 281; e-mail: nyhs_education@compuserve.com.

8-12--Teachers: New teacher seminar, sponsored by the Southern Association of Independent Schools, for teachers new to independent school education, in Asheville, N.C. Contact: Kathy Kelleher, SAIS, 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097; (800) 472-0630, pin #1452; fax: (706) 561-6136; e-mail: katedcon@mindspring.com.

7-12--Professional development: Summer Conference, sponsored by the Association of Teacher Educators, for teacher educators, at the Adams Mark Hotel in San Antonio. Contact: ATE, 1900 Association Drive, Suite ATE, Reston, VA 20191-1502; (703) 620-3110; fax: (703) 620-9530; e-mail: ate1@aol.com

9-11--School reform: Institute on schoolwide programs, sponsored by the Region VII Comprehensive Center at Oklahoma University, for educators, at the Regal Riverfront Hotel in St. Louis. Contact: Kenya Wilson, RCC, 555 E. Constitution St., Norman, OK 73072; (800) 228-1766; Web site: swp.ou.edu.

10-12--Middle schools: Linking Learning, Minds in Motion, sponsored by the Association of Illinois Middle Level Schools, for middle school eductors, in Normal, Ill. Contact: Debby Kasak, AIMS; (217) 333-7104; e-mail: kasak@uiuc.edu.

11-13--Curriculum: Infusion of Culture and History Into School Curriculum, sponsored by the Indianapolis Chapter of the Tuskegee Airmen and the Indianapolis Commission on the African-American Male, for students, parents, teachers, and administrators, at the Crispus Attucks Multicultural Center in Indianapolis. Registration deadline: Aug. 1. Contact: Pat Payne, CAMC, 1140 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St., Indianapolis, IN 46202; (317) 226-4611; e-mail: pbrowne@ips.k12.in.us.

12-13--Literacy: Microbial Literacy Collaborative, sponsored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, for teachers and students, in Washington. Contact: Gaynelle Bowden, AASA, 1200 New York Ave. N.W., Washington, DC 20005; (800) 351-7542, ext. 6682; e-mail: gbowden@aasa.org.

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