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July

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; e-mail: 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/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/psel/.

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— 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.

19-21—Special education: Institute on Legal and Educational Issues: Educating Children WithDisabilities, 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.

20-21—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.

< B>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: fye.sc.edu.

23-28—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; e-mail: 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.

24 -28—Professional development: Run With the Best, sponsored by the National Association of Educational Office Professionals, for school support staff and personnel, in Louisville, Ky. Contact: NAEOP, PO Box 12619, Wichita, KS 67277- 2619; (316) 942-4822; fax: (316) 942-7100; e-mail: naeop@naeop.org; Web site: naeop.org.

24-28—Professional development: Special Topics in Educational Leadership: Creating the Next Generation Learning System—An Agile/Virtual Model, 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/

24-29-- 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.

*25—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.

25-26—Professional development: National Teacher Training Institute Workshop, sponsored by Thirteen/WNET New York, for educators, in New York City. Contact: NTTI/Thirteen; (212) 560- 3519; email: czajka@thirteen.org

*26— 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.

26—Technology: School Teams Program/Children's Engineering, sponsored by the National Association of Elementary School Principals, for K-8 principals and teachers, at the Marriott Crystal Gateway Hotel in Arlington, Va. Contact: Merrie Hahn, Director of Programs, NAESP, 1615 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 684- 3345; fax: (703) 518-6281; email: programs@naesp.org.

26-30— Language: Whole-Language Umbrella International Conference, sponsored by the whole-language umbrella of the National Council of Teachers of English, for educators, in Nashville, Tenn. Contact: Membership Service Representative, NCTE, 1111 W. Kenyon Road, Urbana, IL 61801-1096; (217) 328-3870; fax: (217) 328-0977; e-mail: convreg@ncte.org.

27-28—Professional development: Overcoming Obstacles, sponsored by the Community for Education Foundation, for educators, in Atlanta. 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.

27-28—Professional development: National Teacher Training Institute Workshop, sponsored by Thirteen/WNET New York, for educators, in New York City. Contact: NTTI/Thirteen; (212) 560- 3519; email: czajka@thirteen.org.

27-29— Professional development: EDVentures 2000, sponsored by the Association of Educators in Private Practice and the Charter Friends National Network, for enterprising educators in professional practices, charter school educators and organizers, tutors, trainers, consultants, school board members and administrators, entrepreneurs in the education industry, legislators, school reformers, university officials, and education-technology experts, at Cobo Hall in Detroit. Contact: Chris Yelich, Executive Director, AEPP, 104 W. Main St., Suite 101, PO Box 348, Watertown, WI 53094-0348; (800) 252-3280; fax: (920) 206- 1475; e-mail: cyelich@aepp.org; Web site: www.aepp.org.

30-Aug. 4—Holocaust: Mandel Teacher Fellowship Summer Institute, sponsored by the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, for educators, at the musuem in Washington. Contact: Stephen Feinberg, Coordinator, Mandel Teacher Fellowship Program, USHMM, 100 Raoul Wallenberg Place S.W., Washington, DC 20024; (202) 488-0456; fax: (202) 314- 7888; e-mail: sfeinberg@ushmm.org; Web site: www.ushmm.org.

30-Aug. 4—Space education: Beam Me Aboard—Advanced Space Technology, sponsored by the Space Foundation, for K-12 educators, at the U.S. Air Force Space Command 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.

31- Aug. 4—Archaeology: Digging, Learning, Teaching: Archaeology for Teachers, sponsored by Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest and the University of Virginia Lynchburg Center, for K-12 educators, in Forest, Va. Contact: Barbara Bragg, UVA, PO Box 4709, Lynchburg, VA 24502; (804) 582-5107; fax: (804) 582-5110; Web site: www.uvace.virginia.edu/lynchburg< /a>.

31-Aug. 4—Education law: Education Law Institute, sponsored by the Franklin Pierce Law Center, for educators and school attorneys, in Concord, N.H. Contact: Sarah E. Redfield, FPLC, 2 White St., Concord, NH 03301; (603) 228-1541; fax: (603) 228-1074; e-mail: sredfield@fplc.edu; Web site: www.fplc.edu/eliconf.htm.

*31- Aug. 4—Professional development: Concurrent training in phonemic/graphemic awareness development, sponsored by the Riggs Institute and Southern Arkansas University, for K-12 teachers, in Portland, Ore. Contact: RI, 4185 S.W. 102nd Ave., Beaverton, OR 97005; (800) 200-4840; email: riggs@riggsinst.org; Web site: www.riggsinst.org.

*31-Aug 5—Professional development: Implementing the Project Approach, sponsored by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, for classroom teachers, faculty members in teacher education, and those involved in early-childhood education, at Robert Allerton Park and Conference Center in Monticello, Ill. Contact: James C. Onderdonk, Head Program Director, Conferences and Institutes, 302 E. John, Suite 202, Champaign, IL 61820; (217) 333-2880; e-mail: engaging@c3po.conted.uiuc.edu.

31-Aug 8—Leadership: Special Topics in Educational Leadership: School Principals Clinic, sponsored by Lehigh University, for educators, at the 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/

August

*3 -4—Communication: Overcoming Obstacles, sponsored by the Community for Education Foundation, for educators, in New York City. Contact: CEF; (888) 840- 9606; Web site: www.overcomingobstacles.org.

3-6—Christian educators: Congress for Excellence in Public Education, sponsored by the Christian Educators Association International, for Christian educators in public schools, in Colorado Springs, Colo. Contact: CEAI; (626) 798-1124; fax: (626) 798-2346; e-mail: Judy@ceai.org; Web site: www.ceai.org.

*5-8—Professional development: Sharing Experiences in Using the Project Approach, sponsored by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, for classroom teachers, those responsible for early-childhood pre-service and in-service education, and faculty members in teacher education, at the Robert Allerton Park and Conference Center in Monticello, Ill. Contact: James C. Onderdonk, Head Program Director, Conferences and Institutes; 302 E. John, Suite 202, Champaign, IL 61820; (217) 333-2880; email: engaging@c3po.conted.uiuc.edu.

7-9—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.

*7-12— Arts education: Arts Teacher Institute, sponsored by the National Gallery of Art, for all K-12 educators and administrators, in Washington, D.C. Contact: NGA; Web site: www.nga.gov.

7-13—Professional development: International Peace, Security, and Conflict Management, sponsored by the United States Institute of Peace, for social studies teachers and other interested educators, in Washington. Contact: USIP, education program, 1200 17th St. N.W., Suite 200, Washington, DC 20036; (202) 429-3854; fax: (202) 429-6063; Web site: www.usip.org.

*8-10—Learning strategies: 15th Annual Association of Illinois Middle Level Schools Summer Institute, sponsored by AIMS, for educators, at Parkside Junior High School in Normal, Ill. Contact: Debby Kasak, Executive Director, AIMS, PO Box 11076, Champaign, IL 61826-1076; (877) 871-0449; fax: (217) 333-2440; email: kasak@uiuc.edu; Web site: www.cprd.uiuc.edu/aims/index.html.

9-11—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.

*14-15— Communication: Workshop: Overcoming Obstacles, sponsored by the Community for Education Foundation, for educators, in San Francisco. Contact: CEF; (888) 840-9606; Web site: www.ovecomingobstacles.org.

*1 4-16—Professional development: Symposium: Early Prevention and Secondary Intervention With Struggling Students, sponsored by Our Other Youth, for educators, in Edmonds, Wash. Contact: Jerry Conrath, OOY, 64 Junco Road, Lopez Island, WA 98261-9571; (360) 468-3169.

14-18—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.

*14-18— Literacy: Early Literacy Institute: Clay's Observation Survey of Early Literacy Achievement, sponsored by the Lesley College Center for Reading Recovery, for elementary teachers, principals, and language arts teachers, at Lesley College in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: Jennifer Gleason, LCCRR, 1815 Massachusetts Ave., Suite 378, Cambridge, MA 02140; (617) 349-8424; fax: (617) 349-8490; email: jgleason@mail.lesley.edu; Web site: www.lesley.edu.

*17-18— Communication: Workshop: Overcoming Obstacles, sponsored by the Community for Education Foundation, for educators, in Phoenix. Contact: CEF; (888) 840- 9606; Web site: www.overcomingobstacles.org.

*21-22—Communication: Workshop: Overcoming Obstacles, sponsored by the Community for Education Foundation, for educators, in Seattle. Contact: CEF; (888) 840-9606; Web site: www.overcomingobstacles.org.

*24-25—Communication: Workshop: Overcoming Obstacles, sponsored by the Community for Education Foundation, for educators, in Portland, Ore. Contact: CEF; (888) 840-9606; Web site: www.overcomingobstacles.org.

*28-29—Communication: Workshop: Overcoming Obstacles, sponsored by the Community for Education Foundation, for educators, in New York City. Contact: CEF; (888) 840-9606; Web site: www.overcomingobstacles.org.

*31-Sept. 1—Communication: Workshop: Overcoming Obstacles, sponsored by the Community for Education Foundation, for educators, in Los Angeles. Contact: CEF; (888) 840-9606; Web site: www.overcomingobstacles.org.

September

8-10—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 Santa Cruz, Calif. Contact: Patricia Moore Harbour, Director, HHD, 712 Staunton Ave. N.E., Roanoke, VA 24016; (540) 343-5192; fax: (540) 721-4211; e-mail: hthd@mindspring.com.

18-20— 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.

20-22— 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.

30-Oct. 3—School architecture: Annual international conference, sponsored by the Council of Educational Facility Planners International, for architects, K-14 administrators, engineers, construction managers, manufacturers and suppliers, and state/ provincial government representatives, at Disney's Coronado Springs in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Barbara C. Worth, Marketing/ Communications Manager, CEFPI, 9180 E. Desert Cove Drive, Suite 104, Scottsdale, AZ 85260; (480) 391- 0840; fax: (480) 391-0940; e-mail: barb@cefpi.com; Web site: www.cefpi.com.

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