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7-9—Discipline: Administrative Intervention, a 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.

14 -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

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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.

October

5— Aesthetic realism: Seminar: The Aesthetic Realism Teaching Method Succeeds — and Answers the Question, Education, What For?, sponsored by the Aesthetic Realism Consultants, for teachers, administrators, and other school-based personnel, at the Aesthetic Realism Foundation in New York City. Contact: Lois Mason, ARF, 141 Greene St., New York, NY 10012; (212) 777-4490; fax: (212) 777-4426; Web site: www.AestheticRealism.org.

5- 7—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.

5-7— Science: Northwestern Area Convention, sponsored by the National Science Teachers Association, for educators, in Boise, Idaho. Contact: Convention Registration Office, NSTA, 1840 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22201; (800) 328- 8998 or (703) 312-9221; fax: (703) 522-5413; Web site: www.nsta.org/conv.

5-8— Counselors: National conference, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for secondary school counselors and college admission counselors, in Washington. Contact: Adrienne Preston, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

9-12—Private schools: Private School Education for the New Millennium, sponsored by the Maryknoll School and the Pan-Pacific Association of Private School Education, for private school educators, administrators, and other educators interested in issues related to private school and international education, at the Hilton Hawaiian Village in Honolulu. Contact: Della Au, MS, 1402 Punahou St., Honolulu, HI 96822; (808) 973-1888; fax: (808) 973-1890; e-mail: dau@maryknollhs.org.

9-13—Child development: Annual conference, sponsored by the National Black Child Development Institute, for parents, educators, administrators, health-care and human-services providers, researchers, and interested others, at the Washington Hilton and Towers in Washington. Contact: NBCDI, 1023 15th St., N.W., Suite 600, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 0387-1281; fax: (202) 234-1738; Web site: www.nbcdi.org.

12-14—Reading: Regional conference, sponsored by the International Reading Association, for educators, in St. Louis. Contact: Tom Cornell, Chairperson, IRA, 124 Travelers Trail, St. Peters, MO 63376; (314) 938-2355; fax: (314) 938-2347; e-mail: COI36@rockwood.k12.mo.us; Web site: www.reading.org.

13-15— Technology: Annual conference, sponsored by the National Tech Prep Network, for tech-prep and school-to-career practitioners at the secondary and postsecondary levels, faculty members, coordinators, administrators, principals, curriculum supervisors, and counselors, in Charlotte, N.C. Contact: NTPN, PO Box 21206, Waco, TX 76702-1206; (800) 518-1410; fax: (254) 776-2306; e- mail: trollins@cord.org; Web site: www.cord.org.

14-17—Science technology: Annual conference, sponsored by the Association of Science- Technology Centers, for educators, scientists, and exhibit creators, at the Great Lakes Science Center in Cleveland. Contact: Karen Kajiwara, ASTC, 1025 Vermont Ave. N.W., Suite 500, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 783-7200, ext. 121; fax: (202) 783-7207; e-mail: ASTC99@astc.org; Web site: www.astc.org.

15-17—School-to-work: Workforce Development and Education Reform, sponsored by the National Alliance of Business, for educators, at the Renaissance Hotel in Washington. Contact: NAB, 1201 New York Ave. N.W., Suite 700, Washington, DC 20005; (800) 787-2848; fax: (202) 289-1303; e-mail: info@nab.com; Web site: www.nab.com.

15-21—Safety: Railroad Crossing —Quiet Zone, sponsored by National School Bus Safety Week, for educators, in Springfield, Va. Contact: NSBSW, PO Box 2639, Springfield, VA 22152.

18-20—Teacher compensation: Teacher Compensation Design Seminar, sponsored by the Consortium for Policy Research in Education and the Center for Advanced Studies in Business Inc., for teams of school administrators and educators, at the Fluno Center in Madison, Wis. Contact: Lisa Armstrong, CPRE/CASB Seminars, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1025 W. Johnson St., Madison, WI 53706; (608) 263-4260; fax: (608) 263-6448; e-mail: llarms1@facstaff.wisc.edu; Web site: www.wcer.wisc.edu/cpre.

19-21— Foreign languages: Fall conference, sponsored by the Illinois Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, for teachers, administrators, and others interested in foreign-language education, at the Wyndham Hotel in Itasca, Ill. Contact: ICTFL, PO Box 5633, Springfield, IL 62705; fax: (217) 753- 3308.

19-21—Learning disabilities: 22nd International Conference on Learning Disabilities, sponsored by the Council for Learning Disabilities, for special educators and professionals in related fields who work with individuals with learning disabilities, practitioners, and higher education faculty members and researchers, at the Hyatt in Austin, Texas. Contact: Kirsten McBride, CLD, PO Box 40303, Overland Park, KS 66204; (913) 492-8755; fax: (913) 492-2546; Web site: www.cldinternational.org/page8. htm.

19-21— Science: Midwestern Area Convention, sponsored by the National Science Teachers Association, for educators, in Milwaukee. Contact: Convention Registration Office, NSTA, 1840 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22201; (800) 328- 8998 or (703) 312-9221; fax: (703) 522-5413; Web site: www.nsta.org/conv.

23-25—Student behavior: The Well-Managed Classroom, three-day workshop, 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.

25-27— 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.

25-29— Special education: Annual conference, sponsored by Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, for educators, health-care professionals, parents, and legal professionals, at the Hyatt Regency in Chicago. Contact: CHADD, 8181 Professional Place, Suite 201, Landover, MD 20754; (301) 306-7070; fax: (301) 306-7090; Web site: www.chadd.org.

27-31—Admissions: National forum, sponsored by the College Board, for professionals in higher education administration, faculty, and guidance counselors, at the Marriott Marquis in New York City. Contact: Doug Lynch, CB, 45 Columbus Ave., New York, NY 10023; (212) 713-8045; fax: (212) 713-8282; e-mail: dlynch@collegeboard.org; Web site: www.collegeboard.org.

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