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June

26-27—Leadership: Creating High Performance Middle Level Schools, sponsored by the Association of Illinois Middle Level Schools, for educators, at the Eagle Creek Resort in Findlay, Ill. 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.

*26-27— Professional development: University of Kansas—Clarifying Concept Comparison, Survey and Quality Assignment, 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; e-mail: sspero@churchillschool.com.

26-27—Professional development: Overcoming Obstacles, sponsored by the Community for Education Foundation, for educators, in Boston. 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.

26-28—International education: International Education Summit for a Democratic Society, sponsored by the Whole Schooling Umbrella, the Whole Language Consortuim, and the Rogue Forum, for educators, at Wayne State University in Detroit. Contact: Lynn Pennacchini, 260 Teacher Education, College of Education, WSU, Detroit, MI 48216; (313) 577-6376; fax: (313) 577-4091; e-mail: lynnlynn2000@yahoo.com.

26-30—Multicultural education: Current Issues in Counseling and Therapy: Multicultural Skills, sponsored by Lehigh University, for educators, at Lehigh University, in Bethlehem, Pa. Contact: Theresa Freeman, Lehigh University, 36 University Dr., Rm. 216, Bethlehem, PA 18105-3062 (610) 758-6563; fax: (610) 758-5942, e- mail: specprog@lehigh.edu, website: www.lehigh.edu/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—Professional development: The Teacher as Diagnostician, 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; e- mail: sspero@churchillschool.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—Professional development: Preventing Academic Failure—Advanced, 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; e-mail: sspero@churchillschool.com.

*6—Reading: Starting Over, a multisensory program for teaching adolescents and adults to read, write, spell, and comprehend, 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; e-mail: sspero@churchillschool.com.

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.

*7—Professional development: Preventing Academic Failure—Advanced, 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; e-mail: sspero@churchillschool.com.

*7—Reading: Starting Over, a multisensory program for teaching adolescents and adults to read, write, spell, and comprehend, 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; e-mail: sspero@churchillschool.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—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.

9-13—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 K-12 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; email: barbrap@ussf.org; Web site: www.spacefoundation.org. sponsored by the Space Foundation, for K-12 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; email: barbrap@ussf.org 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—Professional development: 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; e- mail: sspero@churchillschool.com.

*10—Reading: Starting Over, a multisensory program for teaching adolescents and adults to read, write, spell, and comprehend, 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; e-mail: sspero@churchillschool.com.

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.

10-13—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: ktravelo@mail.lesley.edu; 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/

*11—Professional development: 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; e- mail: sspero@churchillschool.com.

*11—Reading: Starting Over, a multisensory program for teaching adolescents and adults to read, write, spell, and comprehend, 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; e-mail: sspero@churchillschool.com.

*11-14—Professional development: 18th World Congress on Reading, sponsored by the International Reading Association, for educators, in Auckland, New Zealand. Contact: Conferences Division, IRA, 800 Barksdale Road, PO Box 8139, Newark, DE 19714-8139; (302) 731-1600, ext. 216; fax: (302) 731-1057.

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; email: programs@naesp.org.

*12—Reading: Starting Over, a multisensory program for teaching adolescents and adults to read, write, spell, and comprehend, 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; e-mail: sspero@churchillschool.com.

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—Professional development: University of Kansas—Paired Associates, Mnemonics, and LINCS (vocabulary) Strategies, 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; e-mail: sspero@churchillschool.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.

*14—Professional development: University of Kansas—Paired Associates, Mnemonics, and LINCS (vocabulary) Strategies, 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; e-mail: sspero@churchillschool.com.

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: sponsored by the Space Foundation, for K- 12 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; email: barbarap@ussf.org; Web site: www.spacefoundation.org.To the Moon and Beyond—Living in Space and Basic Rocketry, sponsored by the Space Foundation, for K-12 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; email: barbarap@ussf.org; Web site: www.spacefoundation.org.

*17—Professional development: University of Kansas—Content Enhancement Routines, 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; e-mail: sspero@churchillschool.com.

17-18—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—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/

18—Professional development: University of Kansas—Content Enhancement Routines, 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; e-mail: sspero@churchillschool.com.

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—Writing instruction: University of Kansas—Fundamentals of Sentences, Sentences, Paragraph Writing, and Error Monitoring Strategies, 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; e-mail: sspero@churchillschool.com.

*19—Writing instruction: University of Kansas—Fundamentals of Sentences, Sentences, Paragraph Writing, and Error Monitoring Strategies, 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; e-mail: sspero@churchillschool.com.

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—Writing instruction: University of Kansas—Fundamentals of Sentences, Sentences, Paragraph Writing, and Error Monitoring Strategies, 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; e-mail: sspero@churchillschool.com.

*20—Writing instruction: University of Kansas—Fundamentals of Sentences, Sentences, Paragraph Writing, and Error Monitoring Strategies, 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; e-mail: sspero@churchillschool.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.

*21—Writing instruction: University of Kansas—Fundamentals of Sentences, Sentences, Paragraph Writing, and Error Monitoring Strategies, 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; e-mail: sspero@churchillschool.com.

*21-22—Professional development: Teacher Training Institute, sponsored by Young Playwrights Inc., for classroom teachers of grades 3-12, in New York City. Contact: Kenneth Weitzman, YPI Education Coordinator, YPI, 321 W. 44th St., Suite 906, New York, NY 10036; (212) 307-1140; fax: (212) 307-1454.

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: www.fye.sc.edu.

23-28—Space education: sponsored by the Space Foundation, for K- 12 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; email: barbarap@ussf.org; Web site: www.spacefoundation.org.To the Moon and Beyond—Living in Space and Basic Rocketry, sponsored by the Space Foundation, for K-12 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; email: barbarap@ussf.org; Web site: www.spacefoundation.org.

*24—Professional development: University of Kansas—Overview and Visual Imagery, Self-Questioning, and Paraphrasing Strategies, 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; e-mail: sspero@churchillschool.com.

24-26—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.

24-26—Technology: Education Technology Conference, sponsored by the Society for Applied Learning Technology, for educators, at the Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel in Arlington, Va. Contact: SALT; (800)457-6812 or (540) 347-0055; fax: (540) 349- 3169; email: conference_info@lti.org; Web site: www.salt.org.

24-27—Literacy: Phonics Institute: Meeting the Standards, sponsored by the Lesley College Center for Reading Recovery, for classroom teachers of grades K- 4, principals, and language arts teachers, at Lesley College in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: Karen Travelo, LCCRR, 1815 Massachusettes Ave., Suite 378, Cambridge, MA 02140; (617) 349-8402; fax: (617) 349-8490; email: ktravelo@mail.lesley.edu; Web site: www.lesley.edu.

24-28—History and literature: Wired: Using New Media to Enrich the Teaching of History and Literature, sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities, for high school and college/university educators, at Pembroke Hill School in Kansas City, Mo. Contact: Carl Schulkin, Pembroke Hill School, 5121 State Line Road, Kansas City, MO 64112; (816) 753-1300; fax: (816) 936-1429; e-mail: schulkin@gvi.net; Web site: www.elfrank.com/kc/nmc.htm.

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