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5-6—Professional development: Annual Legislative Conference, sponsored by the College Board, for high school counselors, superintendents, principals, teachers, two- and four-year higher education admissions officers, financial-aid advisers, faculty, and state policymakers, at the Capitol Hill Hyatt Regency in Washington. Contact: Irene Spero or Rob Caruano, CB, 1233 20th St. NW, Suite 600, Washington, DC 20036; (202) 822-5900; fax: (202) 822-5920; e-mail: ispero@collegeboard.org or rcaruano@collegeboard.org.

8- 11—Literacy: Literacy Connections, sponsored by the Laubach Literacy Action, for educators and students, at the Hyatt in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Janet Hiemstra, Director of Conferences, LLA, 1320 Jamesville Ave., Syracuse, NY 13210; (315) 422-9121, ext. 283; fax: (315) 422-6369; e-mail: jhiemstra@laubach.org; Web site: www.laubach.org.

8-12—College admissions: Admission Middle Management Institute, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for nondirectors with at least three years of experience, in San Diego. Contact: Cologne Hunter, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

11-14—Teacher education: Annual conference, sponsored by the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification, for teacher educators, at the Portland Marriott at Sable Oaks in Portland, Maine. Contact: Roy Einreinhofer, Executive Director, NASDTEC, PO Box 256, Bedford, MA 01730-0256; (781) 275-8839; fax: (781) 271-1573; e-mail: rje@bu.edu; Web site: www.nasdtec.org.

12-13—Professional development: Overcoming Obstacles, sponsored by the Community for Education Foundation, for educators, in Salt Lake City. Contact: CEF, 280 Park Ave., 24th Floor East Tower, New York, NY 10017; (212) 599-5499 or (888) 840-9606; fax: (212) 599-5498; Web site: www.overcomingobstacles.org.

12-14—School safety: Creating Safe Environments and Safe Schools, national conference, sponsored by the National Resource and Training Center at Boys Town, for educators, counselors, and youth-care professionals, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: NRTC Support Services, Box 145, Boys Town, NE 68010 (800) 545- 5771, ext. 65; Web site: www.ffbh.boystown.org.

12-16— Special education: Specialized Classroom Management, five-day workshop, sponsored by Boys Town, for teachers, paraprofessionals, and support staff, 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.

13-15— Planned giving: Introduction to Planned Giving, sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, for educators and administrators, at the Marriottin Providence, R.I. Contact: CASE, 1307 New York Ave. N.W., Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20005-4701; (202) 328-5900; fax: (202) 387-4973; e-mail: conference@case.org; Web site: www.case.org.

*14-17—Service learning: Leadership institute, sponsored by the National Service-Learning Leader Schools Program, for educators, in Washington. Contact: Steve Holman, NSLLSP, 1150 Connecticut Ave. N.W., Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20036; (800) 628-8442; email: leaders@esilsg.org.

15-16—Planned giving: Marketing and Soliciting Planned Gifts, sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, for educators and administrators, at the Marriott in Providence, R.I. Contact: CASE, 1307 New York Avenue N.W., Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20005-4701; (202) 328-5900; fax: (202) 387-4973; e- mail: conference@case.org; Web site: www.case.org.

15-16—Professional development: Overcoming Obstacles, sponsored by the Community for Education Foundation, for educators, in Kansas City, Mo. Contact: CEF, 280 Park Ave., 24th Floor East Tower, New York, NY 10017; (212) 599-5499 or (888) 840-6906; fax: (212) 599-5498; Web site: www.overcomingobstacles.org.

19-20—Professional development: Overcoming Obstacles, sponsored by the Community for Education Foundation, for educators, in Chicago. Contact: CEF, 280 Park Ave., 24th Floor East Tower, New York, NY 10017; (212) 599-5499 or (888) 840-6906; fax: (212) 599-5498; Web site: www.overcomingobstacles.org.

19-21—Curriculum management: Curriculum Management Audit Writing Training, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Bloomington, Ind. Contact: 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.

19-21— Discipline: Administrative Intervention, three-day workshop, 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.

19-21— Special education: Institute on Legal and Educational Issues: Educating Children With Disabilities, sponsored by Marathon County Special Education and the Wisconsin Council of Administrators of Special Services, for regular and special education teachers, support-staff members, and administrators, at the Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center in Madison, Wis. Contact: MCSE, 1200 Lakeview Drive, Wausau, WI 54403; (715) 848-5440; e-mail adamscm@hotmail.com.

19-23—School violence: Current Issues in Counseling and Therapy: Reducing School Violence and Student Disruptions, sponsored by Lehigh University, for educators, at Lehigh University, in Bethlehem, Pa. Contact: Theresa Freeman, LU, 36 University Drive, Room 216, Bethlehem, PA 18105-3062 (610) 758-6563; fax (610) 758-5942; e-mail: specprog@lehigh.edu; Web site: http://www.lehigh.edu/pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

21-23—Student behavior: The Well-Managed Classroom, three-day workshop, sponsored by Boys Town, for teachers and support staff, 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.

21-26— Peer mediation: Peer Helping in the New Millennium, sponsored by the National Peer Helpers Association, for students and educators, at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Boston. Contact: NPHA, PO Box 2684, Greenville, NC 27836-0684; (252) 522-3959; fax: (252) 522-3959; e-mail: nphaorg@aol.com; Web site: www.peerhelping.org.

22-23—Middle school: "You Gotta Reach 'Em if You Want to Teach 'Em: Knowing Kids in the Middle," sponsored by the Association of Illinois Middle Level Schools, for educators, at North Park University in Chicago. Contact: Debby Kasak, AIMS, PO Box 11076, Champaign, IL 61826-1076; (877) 871-0449; fax: (217) 333-2440; e- mail: kasak@uiuc.edu; Web site: http://www.cprd.uiuc.edu/aims/in dex.html.

22-23—Professional development: Overcoming Obstacles, sponsored by the Community for Education Foundation, for educators, in Indianapolis. Contact: CEF, 280 Park Ave., 24th Floor East Tower, New York, NY 10017; (212) 599-5499 or (888) 840-6906; fax: (212) 599-5498; Web site: www.overcomingobstacles.org.

24-25—Student leadership: World Wide Web of Leadership, sponsored by the National Association of Student Councils and the National Association of Secondary School Principals, for student council members and advisers, at the Monta Vista High School in San Jose, Calif. Contact: Donna Clark, NASSP, 1904 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191; (703) 860-7336; fax: (703) 476-5432; e- mail: clarkd@nassp.org.

24-27—Parents and teachers: National PTA's Annual Convention, sponsored by the NPTA, for parents and educators, in Chicago. Contact: NPTA, Meetings Department, 330 N. Wabash, Suite 2100, Chicago, IL 60611; (312) 670-6782; fax: (312) 670-6783; e- mail: info@pta.org; Web site: www.pta.org.

24-27—Student achievement: Student Achievement Seminar, sponsored by the National School Boards Association, for school board members, superintendents, and other school leaders, at Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. Contact: Hilary LaMonte, NSBA, Education Programs Director, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA, 22314; (703) 838-6153; (703) 683-7590; e-mail: hlamonte@nsba.org; Web site: www.nsba.org.

24-28—Technology: Curriculum, Instruction, Technology, and You 2000, sponsored the Secondary Schools Department of the National Catholic Educational Association, for educators, at Neumann College in Aston, Pa. Contact: Sister Mary Frances Taymans, Associate Executive Director, SSD of the NCEA, 1077 30th St. N.W., Suite 100, Washington, DC 20007-3852; (202) 337-6232; fax: (202) 333-6706; e- mail: nceasec@ncea.org.

24-July 21— Professional development: Kellogg Institute for the Training and Certification of Developmental Educators, sponsored by the National Center for Developmental Education, for developmental educators and learning-assistance professionals, at Appalachian State University in Boone, N.C. Contact: NCDE, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC 28608; (828) 262-3057; fax: (828) 262- 2128; Web site: www.ced.appstate.edu/ncde.

25- 27—Professional development: Advancement Forum for CEOs and CAOs at Community Colleges, sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, for educators, at the Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles. Contact: CASE, 1307 New York Ave. N.W., Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20005-4701; (202) 328-5900; fax: (202) 387-4973; e-mail: conference@case.org; Web site: www.case.org.

25-28—Assessment: 30th Annual National Conference on Large-Scale Assessment, sponsored by the Council of Chief State School Officers, for educators and federal, state, and local staff members interested in assessment, at the Snowbird Resort in Snowbird, Utah. Contact: Julia MacMillian, Conference Director, CCSSO, 1 Massachusetts Ave. N.W., Suite 700, Washington, DC 20001-1431; (202) 336-7053; fax: (202) 789- 1792; e-mail: juliam@ccsso.org.

25-30—College admissions: Summer Institute, sponsored by the College Board and Harvard University, for guidance counselors and college admissions staff, at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: James Colman, CB, New England Regional Office, 470 Totten Pond Road, Waltham, MA 02451-1982; (781) 890-9150; fax: (781) 890-0693; e-mail: jcolman@collegeboard.org.

*25- 30—Education law: Special Topics in Educational Leadership: Special Education Law, sponsored by Lehigh University, for educators, at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pa. Contact: Theresa Freeman, LU, 36 University Drive, Room 216, Bethlehem, PA 18105-3062; (610) 758-6563; fax: (610) 758-5942; e-mail: specprog@lehigh.edu; Web site: http://www.lehigh.edu/~specprog.

25-30—Humanities:Interdisciplinary investigations of Local and Global Migration, sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities, for high school and college/university educators, and museum educators, at Millersville University in Millersville, Pa. Contact: Tracey Weis, New Media Classroom Regional Leader, Millersville University, History Department, PO Box 1002, Millersville, PA 17551-0302; (717) 871-2025; fax: (717) 871-2485; e-mail: Tracey.Weis@millersv.edu; Web site: www.millersv.edu/tweis/1999.html.

25-July 2—French: French TeachingMethodology and Quebec Culture Program, sponsored by Linguahostel and the Université de Montréal, for current and future teachers of French, on the campuses of Université de Montréal in Montreal and Quebec. Contact: Elizabeth White, Linguahostel, 14 Edgewater Estates, Plattsburgh, N.Y. 12091; (518) 561-009; fax: (518) 561-2166; e-mail: lhostel@together.net; Web site: /homepages.together.net/

26- 30—School psychology: Special Topics in School Psychology: Promoting Health in the Schools, sponsored by Lehigh University, for educators, at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pa. Contact: Theresa Freeman, LU, 36 University Drive, Room 216, Bethlehem, PA 18105-3062; (610) 758-6563; fax: (610) 758-5942; e- mail: specprog@lehigh.edu; Web site: http://www.lehigh.edu/~specprog.

26-July 2—Professional Development: 8th International Integration of Academic and Technical Education Conference, sponsored by Connecting Classrooms, Communities, and Careers, for educators, at the Hyatt Regency Beaver Creek Resort and Spa in Beaver Creek, Colo. Contact: Debi Plank, Integration Conference, 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.

27- 29—Study skills: Hm Study Skills Seminar for 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 in grades 1-12, in Boston. Registration deadline: 10 working days before event. Contact: Esther Davenport, PO Box 95010, Newton, MA 02495; (617) 965-0048; fax: (617) 965-0056, e-mail: edaven1010@aol.com.

28-July 1— Health: 32nd Annual Conference, sponsored by the National Association of School Nurses, for educators, in Milwaukee. Contact: NASN, PO Box 1300, Scarborough, ME 04070-1300; (207) 883-2117; (207) 883-2683; e-mail: NASN@aol.com.

29-30—Professional development: Overcoming Obstacles, sponsored by the Community for Education Foundation, for educators, in Washington. Contact: CEF, 280 Park Ave., 24th Floor East Tower, New York, NY 10017; (212) 599-5499 or (888) 840-6906; fax: (212) 599-5498; Web site: www.overcomingobstacles.org.

July

*5-13—Leadership: Special Topics in Educational Leadership: The Superintendency Clinic, sponsored by Lehigh University, for educators, at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pa. Contact: Theresa Freeman, LU, 36 University Drive, Room 216, Bethlehem, PA 18105-3062; (610) 758-6563; fax: (610) 758-5942; e-mail: specprog@lehigh.edu; Web site: http://www.lehigh.edu/

6-7— Professional development: Overcoming Obstacles, sponsored by the Community for Education Foundation, for educators, in New York City. Contact: CEF, 280 Park Ave., 24th Floor East Tower, New York, NY 10017; (212) 599-5499 or (888) 840-6906; fax: (212) 599-5498; Web site: www.overcomingobstacles.org.

9-13—Diversity: Collaborating for Success: Effective Practices To Support Diverse Learners, sponsored by Sopris West and the Colorado Department of Education, for educators, at the Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center in Breckenridge, Colo. Contact: SW, 4093 Specialty Place, Longmont, CO 80504; (800) 547-6747; fax: (303) 776-5934; Web site: www.sopriswest.com.

9-11— Holocaust: Arthur and Rochelle Belfer National Conference for Educators, sponsored by the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, for middle and high school teachers, at the museum in Washington. Contact: Sylvia Kay, USHMM, 100 Raoul Wallenberg Place S.W., Washington, DC 20024-2126; (202) 488-2639; fax: (202) 488-2696; e-mail: skay@ushmm.org.

9-12—Professional development: Annual conference, sponsored by the National School Public Relations Association, for educators, at the Hilton Palacio del Rio in San Antonio. Contact: NSPRA: 15748 Derwood Road, Rockville, MD 20855; (301) 519- 0496; fax: (301) 519-0496; Web site: www.nspra.org.

9-12—Professional development: Annual Meeting, sponsored by the Education Commission of the States, for educators and policymakers, at the Hilton in Minneapolis. Contact: Dara Dawes, ECS, 707 17th St., Suite 2700, Denver, CO 80202-3427; (303) 299- 3621; fax: (303) 296-8332; e-mail: ddawes@ecs.org.

9-12—Rural schools: Annual Convention, sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators, for administrators, at the Killington Grand Resort Hotel & Conference Center in Killington, Vt. Contact: AASA, 1801 North Moore St., Arlington, Va. 22209-1813; (703) 528-0700; fax: (703) 841-1543; e-mail: mhunt@aasa.org; Web site: www.aasa.org.

9-13—College admissions: The 26th Annual Summer Institute on College Admissions, sponsored by the College Board, for secondary school counselors and two-year and four-year college admissions professionals, at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Fla. Contact: M.H. Allen, the College Board, Highpoint Center, 106 East College Ave., Suite 900, Tallahassee, FL 32301-7732; (850) 222- 7999; fax: (850) 224-3077; e-mail: flo@collegeboard.org; Web site: www.collegeboard.org.

9-13— Humanities: New Technologies in Humanities Classrooms: Literacy for the 21st Century, sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities, for high school and college/university educators, at Washington State University in Pullman, Wash. Contact: Susan Kilgore, New Media Classroom Regional Leader, WSU, General Education Program, Admin. Annex 301B, Pullman, WA 99164-4133; (509) 335-1339; fax: (509) 335-7003; e-mail: skilgore@wsu.edu; Web site: www.educ.wsu.edu/enviroed/NewM edia/.

9-14—Space education: To the Moon and Beyond—Living in Space and Basic Rocketry, sponsored by the Space Foundation, for educators, at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Contact: SF, 2860 S. Circle Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80906; (719) 576-8000; fax: (719) 576-8801; Web site: www.spacefoundation.org.

9-21— Gifted education: Confratute 2000 Summer Experience, sponsored by Confratute 2000, for educators and advocates interested in enrichment teaching and learning, talent development, and gifted education, at the University of Connecticut in Storrs. Contact: Sally M. Reis, Confratute 2000, UC, 362 Fairfield Road, U-7, Storrs, CT 06269-2007; (860) 486-4826; Web site: www.gifted.uconn.edu.

10-11— Professional development: Overcoming Obstacles, sponsored by the Community for Education Foundation, for educators, in San Diego. Contact: CEF, 280 Park Ave., 24th Floor East Tower, New York, NY 10017; (212) 599-5499 or (888) 840- 6906; fax: (212) 599-5498; Web site: www.overcomingobstacles.org.

10-12—Student behavior: The Well-Managed Classroom, three-day workshop, sponsored by Boys Town, for teachers and support staff, 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.

10-13— Early childhood: Conference, sponsored by the Parents as Teachers National Center, for early-childhood parent-educators; teachers; administrators; community leaders; child-care providers; and Head Start, Even Start, and other Title 1 personnel, at the Adam's Mark Hotel in St. Louis. Contact: Patti Holman, PTNC, 10176 Corporate Square Drive, Suite 230, St. Louis, MO 63132; (314) 432-4330; fax: (314) 432-8963; e-mail: pholm@patnc.org; Web site: www.patnc.org.

u10-13—Literacy: The 17th Annual Literacy Institute: Guiding Readers and Writers in the Intermediate Grades, sponsored by the Lesley College Center for Reading Recovery, for classroom teachers of grades 3-6, principals, and language arts teachers, at Lesley College in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: Karen Travelo, LCCRR, 1815 Massachusetts Ave., Suite 378, Cambridge, MA 02140; (617) 349-8402; fax: (617) 349-8490; email: Web site: www.lesley.edu.

10-14—Autism: Special Topics in Educational Leadership: Summer Institute on Autism, sponsored by Lehigh University, for educators, at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pa. Contact: Theresa Freeman, LU, 36 University Drive, Room 216, Bethlehem, PA 18105-3062; (610) 758-6563; fax: (610) 758-5942; e-mail: specprog@lehigh.edu; Web site: http://www.lehigh.edu/

10-14— Leadership: Special Topics in Educational Leadership: Supervision and Professional Development, sponsored by Lehigh University, for educators, at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pa. Contact: Theresa Freeman, LU, 36 University Drive, Room 216, Bethlehem, PA 18105-3062; (610) 758-6563; fax: (610) 758-5942; e-mail: specprog@lehigh.edu; Web site: http://www.lehigh.edu/

10-15—Art education: Incorporating Art Into the Classroom, sponsored by the National Gallery of Art, for K-12 educators and administrators, at the National Gallery in Washington. Contact: NGA; Web site: www.nga.gov.

10-15—Principals: Third Annual National Principals Leadership Institute Revisiting Leadership, Learning to Understand and Harness the Forces of Change, sponsored by the Fordham University Graduate School of Education, for principals and assistant/vice principals of all schools, K-12, and central-office personnel who work with school principals, at Fordham University in New York City. Contact: Lew Smith, Institute Director, FU 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.

10- 21—Science: Seventh Annual Summer Institute, sponsored by the resource center of the Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, for educators, in Piscataway, N.J. Contact: EOHSI, 170 Frelinghuysen Rd., Piscataway, NJ 08854; (732) 235-5130; fax: (732) 445-0122; e-mail: caplandf@umdnj.edu.

*11-16— Leadership: National Fellows Program, sponsored by the National Association of Elementary School Principals, for K-8 principals, at American University in Washington. Contact: Merrie Hahn, Director of Programs, NAESP, 1615 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 684-3345; fax: (703) 518-6281; em ail: programs@naesp.org.

12-14— Discipline: Administrative Intervention, three-day workshop, 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.

12-14— Diversity: Healing the Heart of Diversity, sponsored by the Fetzer Institute, for K-12 and higher education administrators and educators, business leaders, and others interested in diversity, in Washington. Contact: Patricia Moore Harbour, Director, HTHD, 712 Staunton Ave. N.E., Roanoke, VA 24016; (540) 343-5192; fax: (540) 721-4211; e-mail: hthd@mindspring.com.

13-14— Professional development: Overcoming Obstacles, sponsored by the Community for Education Foundation, for educators, in Los Angeles. Contact: CEF, 280 Park Ave., 24th Floor East Tower, New York, NY 10017; (212) 599-5499 or (888) 840- 6906; fax: (212) 599-5498; Web site: www.overcomingobstacles.org.

13-15—Astronomy: Universe in the Classroom, sponsored by the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, for teachers, youth group leaders, and curriculum specialists, at the Convention Center in Pasadena, Calif. Contact: Sandrine Milanello, Meeting Planner, ASP, 390 Ashton Ave., San Francisco, CA 94112; (415) 337-1100, ext. 109; fax: (415) 337-5205; e-mail: meeting@aspsky.org; Web site: www.aspsky.org.

13-15—International education: International Assembly, sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, for educators, at the Royal York Hotel in Toronto. Contact: CASE, 1307 New York Ave. N.W., Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20005-4701; (202) 328-5900; fax: (202) 387-4973; e-mail: conference@case.org; Web site: www.case.org.

16-19—Gender equity: Annual conference, sponsored by the National Coalition for Sex Equity In Education, for educators, parents, school board members, and education professors, in Denver. Contact: Theodora Furst Martin, NCSEE, PO Box 534, Annandale, NJ 08801; (908) 735-5045; fax: (908) 735-9674; e-mail: tedequity@nac.net.

16-19—Suburban schools: Suburban School Administrators Conference, sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators, for administrators, at the Hilton of Santa Fe in Santa Fe, N.M. Contact: AASA, 1801 N. Moore St., Arlington, Va. 22209-1813; (703) 528-0700; fax: (703) 841-1543; e-mail: mhunt@aasa.org; Web site: www.aasa.org.

*16-20—Professional development: National Academy: Training for Trainers, sponsored by the Center & Foundation for Critical Thinking, for educators and administrators, at Sonoma State University in California. Contact: CFCT, POB 7087, Cotati, CA 94931; (800) 833-3645; fax: (707) 878-9111; email: cct@criticalthinking.org; Web site: www.criticalthinking.org.

*16- 21—Space education: To the Moon and Beyond—Living in Space and Basic Rocketry, sponsored by the Space Foundation, for educators, at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Contact: SF, 2860 S. Circle Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80906; (719) 576-8000; fax: (719) 576-8801; Web site: www.spacefoundation.org.

17-21—Curriculum: Special Topics in Educational Leadership: Curriculum Management for the School Executive, sponsored by Lehigh University, for educators, at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pa. Contact: Theresa Freeman, LU, 36 University Drive, Room 216, Bethlehem, PA 18105-3062; (610) 758-6563; fax: (610) 758-5942; e-mail: specprog@lehigh.edu; Web site: http://www.lehigh.edu

17-21— Professional Development: Overcoming Obstacles, sponsored by the Community for Education Foundation, for educators, in Dallas. Contact: CEF, 280 Park Ave., 24th Floor East Tower, New York, NY 10017; (212) 599-5499 or (888) 840-6906; fax: (212) 599-5498; Web site: www.overcomingobstacles.org.

*17-20— Foreign language: The American Association of Teachers of French Conference, sponsored by the AATF, for educators, in Paris. Contact: AATF, Mailcode 4510, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL 62901-4510; (618) 453-5731; fax: (618) 453-5733; email: abrate@siu.edu; Web site: aatf.utsa.edu.

*17-20—Literacy: Early Literacy Institute: An Introduction to Guided Reading in a Balanced Literacy Program, sponosored by the Lesley College Center for Reading Recovery, for classroom teachers of grades K-2, principals, language arts teachers, and Title I teachers, at Lesley College in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: Karen Travelo, LCCRR, 1815 Massachusetts Ave., Suite 378, Cambridge, MA 02140; (617) 349-8402; fax: (617) 349-8490; email: ktravelo@mail.lesley.edu; Web site: www.lesley.edu.

17-21—Humanities: The New Media Classroom: Teaching, Learning and Technology in the Humanities Classroom, sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities, for high school and college/university educators, in Tulsa, Okla. Contact: Peter Felten, Tulsa Community College, Liberal Arts Division, 10300 East 81st St. South, Tulsa, OK 74133-4513; (918) 595-7780; fax: (918) 595-7799; e-mail: pfelten@tulsa.cc.ok.us; Web site: home.earthlink.net/cnew/pdccl ass.htm.

*17-21—Professional development: The Third Annual Columbia University Social Emotional Learning Summer Institute, sponsored by the Center for Social and Emotional Education, for K-12 teachers, special educators, and administrators, at Columbia University in New York City. Contact: CSEE; (212) 570-1075; email: sel@columbia.edu; Web site: www.tc.columbia.edu/academic/ps el/.

17-21—Special education: Specialized Classroom Management, five-day workshop, sponsored by Boys Town, for teachers, paraprofessionals, and support staff, 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.

*18-21— Professional development: Annual conference, sponsored by The School of the 21st Century, for superintendents, principals, program administrators, teachers, parents, child-care professionals, policymakers, service providers, and advocates, in New Haven, Conn. Contact: STC; (203) 432-9944; e-mail: valerie.vergato@yale.edu; Web site: www.yale.edu/21C.

*18-23—Space education: A View From the Top—Space Basics and Earth Studies, sponsored by the Space Foundation, for educators, at the Glen Eyrie Conference Center in Colorado Springs, Colo. Contact: SF, 2860 S. Circle Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80906; (719) 576-8000; fax: (719) 576-8801; Web site: www.spacefoundation.org.

*19- 21—Special education: Institute on Legal and Educational Issues: Educating Children With Disabilities, sponsored by Marathon County Special Education, Quarles & Brady, and the Wisconsin Council of Administrators of Special Services, at the Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center in Madison, Wis. Contact: MCSE, 1200 Lakeview Drive, Wausau, WI 54406; (715) 848-5440; e- mail: adamscm@hotmail.com.

20-21— Professional development: Overcoming Obstacles, sponsored by the Community for Education Foundation, for educators, in Houston. Contact: CEF, 280 Park Ave., 24th Floor East Tower, New York, NY 10017; (212) 599-5499 or (888) 840- 6906; fax: (212) 599-5498; Web site: www.overcomingobstacles.org.

*20-23—Accountability: Ninth National Evaluation Institute Conference, sponsored by the Consortium for Research on Educational Accountability and Teacher Evaluation, for educators, at the Fairmont Hotel in San Jose, Calif. Contact: Patti Negrevski, CREATE, The Evaluation Center, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5178; (616) 387-5895; fax: (616) 387-5923; email: patti.negrevski@wmich.edu; Web site: www.wmich.edu/evalctr/create.

* 21—Professional development: School Teams Program, sponsored by the National Association of Elementary School Principals, for K-8 principals and teachers, in Bloomington, Minn., and Meriden, Conn. Contact: Merrie Hahn, Director of Programs, NAESP, 1615 Duke St., Alexandria, VA, 22314; (703) 684- 3345; fax: (703) 518-6281; email: programs@naesp.org.

22-25— Professional development: 20th International Conference on Critical Thinking, sponsored by the Center & Foundation for Critical Thinking, for educators and administrators, at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, Calif. Contact: CFCT, POB 7087, Cotati, CA 94931; (800) 833-3645; fax: (707) 878-9111; email: cct@criticalthinking.org; Web site: www.criticalthinking.org.

*22- 25—Professional development: 20th International Conference on Critical Thinking, sponsored by the Center & Foundation for Critical Thinking, for educators and administrators, at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, Calif. Contact: CFCT, POB 7087, Cotati, CA 94931; (800) 833-3645; fax: (707) 878-9111; email: cct@criticalthinking.org; Web site: www.criticalthinking.org.

22- 29—College admissions: Summer Admission Institute, sponsored by the western regional office of the College Board, for new college-admission personnel and high school counselors, at Colorado College in Colorado Springs, Colo. Contact: Sandra Williams, Associate Director, Secondary School Services, College Board, Western Regional Office, 2099 Gateway Place, Suite 480, San Jose, CA 95110; (408) 452-1400; fax: (408) 453-7396; e-mail: sawilliams@collegeboard.org.

23-25—Professional development: Annual Conference, sponsored by the World Future Society, for educators, entrepreneurs, corporate executives, and policymakers, in Houston. Contact: Robert M. Schley, Program Director, WFS, 7910 Woodmont Ave., Suite 450, Bethesda, MD 20814; (301) 656-8274; fax: (301) 951-0394; e-mail: schley@wfs.org; Web site: www.wfs.org.

23-28—Higher education: Thirteenth International Conference on the First-Year Experience, sponsored by the National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition at the University of South Carolina, for faculty, academic administrators, and student personnel administrators within the higher education community across the world, at the University of Reading in Reading, United Kingdom. Contact: Nina L. Glisson, Conference Coordinator, National Resource Center, University of South Carolina, 1629 Pendleton St., Columbia, SC 29208; (803) 777-6029; fax: (803) 777-4699; e-mail: ninal@gwm.sc.edu; Web site: http://fye.sc.edu.

Vol. 19, Issue 38, Pages 40-41

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