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** marks events that have not appeared in a previous issue of Education Week.

18-25--Civic education: The Citizen and the Constitution Central Regional Summer Institute, sponsored by the Center for Civic Education, for elementary, middle, and high school teachers, at the University of Missouri in Columbia. Contact: Susan Roe, Center for Civic Education, 5146 Douglas Fir Road, Calabasas, CA 91302; (818) 591-9321; fax: (818) 591-9330; e-mail: roe@civiced.org; Web site: www.civiced.org.

18-22--Professional development: Schools Attuned Workshop, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds, for educators, at the Christian Learning Center, in Holland, Mich. Contact: Doug Bouman; (616) 245-8388.

18-22--Professional development: Schools Attuned Workshop, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds, for educators, at the Old Trail School in Bath, Ohio. Contact: Kathi Howard; (216) 556-1814.

18-22--Science: A View from the Top-Earth Systems Science and Space Basics, sponsored by the Space Foundation, for educators. Contact: Julie Howell, Communications Manager, Space Foundation, 2860 S. Circle Drive, Suite 2301, Colorado Springs, CO 80906; (719) 576-8000; e-mail: julie@spacefoundation.org.

**18-29--Reading instruction: Children's Literature in Reading Instruction Workshop, sponsored by Lehigh University's college of education, for elementary and middle school educators, at the university in Bethlehem, Pa. Contact: Theresa Freeman, LU, 111 Research Drive, Room A-219, Bethlehem, PA 18015; e-mail: specprog@lehigh.edu; Web site: www.lehigh.edu/~specprog.

**18-21--Developmental differences: Understanding and Managing Differences in Learning: A Neurodevelopmental View and Approach, sponsored by the All Kinds of Minds Institute, for educators, administrators, educational therapists, and tutors, in Chapel Hill, N.C. Contact: Trilby Berger, AKMI, (919) 933-8082, ext. 57; e- mail: tberger@allkindsofminds.org; Web site: www.allkindsofminds.org.

19-23--Professional development: 2nd Annual International Conference on GIS in Education, sponsored by California State University-San Bernardino, for K-12 educators, at CSU-San Bernardino. Contact: CSU, 5500 University Parkway, San Bernardino, CA 92407- 2397; (909) 880-5981; fax: (909) 880-5907; e-mail: bnoerr@csusb.edu.

19-26--Civic education: The Citizen and the Constitution Mountains/Plains Region Summer Institute, sponsored by the Center for Civic Education, for elementary, middle, and high school teachers, at Montana State University in Billings, Mont. Contact: Susan Roe, Center for Civic Education, 5146 Douglas Fir Road, Calabasas, CA 91302; (818) 591-9321; fax: (818) 591-9330; e-mail: roe@civiced.org; Web site: www.civiced.org.

**19-22--Crisis prevention: Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Program, sponsored by the Crisis Prevention Institute, for educators, in Detroit; Milwaukee; and New Orleans. Contact: CPI, 3315-K N. 124th St., Brookfield, WI 53005; (800) 558-8976; fax: (262) 783-5906; e-mail: info@crisisprevention.com; Web site: www.crisisprevention.com.

20-21--Classroom management: Workshop, sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource and Training Center, for educators and support staff, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: NRTC Workshop Division, 14100 Crawford St., Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545- 5771, ext. 65; Web site: www.girlsandboystown.org/nrtc.

**20-22--Administrative technology: Annual Conference of ed-ACCESS, sponsored by ed-ACCESS, for administrators, business managers, and those who implement technology in schools, at Deerfield Academy in Deerfield, Mass. Contact: Pamela Livingston, Chestnut Hill Academy, (215) 247-4700, ext. 169; e-mail: plivingston@chestnuthillacademy. org; Web site: www.edaccess.org.

**20-23--Achievement: Student Achievement Seminar, sponsored by the National School Boards Association, for school board members and school leaders, in Baltimore. Contact: Hilary LaMonte, Education Programs Director, NSBA, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 683-6153; fax: (703) 683-7590; e-mail: hlamonte@nsba.org; Web site: www.nsba.org.

21-22--School safety: Safe and Effective Secondary Schools, sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource and Training Center, for educators, administrators, and support staff, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: NRTC Workshop Division, 14100 Crawford St., Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; Web site: www.girlsandboystown.org/nrtc.

**21-23--Professional development: Empathy, Experience and Spirituality 8th annual international conference: Education, Spirituality, and the Whole Child, sponsored by the University of Surrey Roehampton, for educators and researchers, in London, England. Contact: USR, CPD Office, +44 (208) 392-3383; e-mail: CPD@roehampton.ac.uk; Web site: www.roehampton.ac.uk/ education/cpd/conferences

**21-24--Professional development: Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning conference, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, for English teachers, in Estes Park, Colo. Contact: Kate Ellis, (970) 248-1284; e-mail: kellis@mesastate.edu.

23-26--Media education: National Media Education conference, sponsored by the Partnership for Media Education, for K-12 teachers, administrators, parents, community leaders, health and prevention specialists, media arts, media professionals, and journalists, at the Doubletree North Hotel in Austin, Texas. Contact: Frank Baker, (800) 277-3245; e-mail: fbaker@scetv.org.

23-20--Professional development: Institute, sponsored by the Kellogg Institute for the Training and Certification of Developmental Educators, for developmental educators and administrators, at Appalachian State University in Boone, N.C. Contact: Maggie T. Mock, National Center for Developmental Education, P.O. 32098, ASU, Boone, NC 28608; (828) 262-3057; fax: (828) 262-2128; e-mail: mockmt@appstate.edu. Deadline: April 16, 2001.

**24-29--Education law: Special Education Law Seminar: Current Issues and Answers, sponsored by Lehigh University's college of education, for education law professionals, at the university in Bethlehem, Pa. Contact: Theresa Freeman, LU, 111 Research Drive, Room A-219, Bethlehem, PA 18015; e-mail: specprog@lehigh.edu; Web site: www.lehigh.edu/~specprog.

**24-27--Assessment: 31st Annual National Conference: Large-Scale Assessment, sponsored by the Council of Chief State School Officers, for those with a professional interest in student assessment, at the Westin Galleria and Oaks Hotel in Houston. Contact: Carl Andrews, Senior Project Associate, CCSSO, 1 Massachusetts Ave. N.W., Suite 700, Washington, DC 20001; (202) 336-7053 or (202) 336-7074; e-mail: acarl@ccsso.org; Web site: www.ccsso.org/conf.html.

24--School counselors: Annual conference, sponsored by the American School Counselor Association, for pre-K-postsecondary school counselors, counselor educators, counseling students, and school counselor supervisors, at the Double Tree Lloyd Center in Port land, Ore. Contact: ASCA, 801 N. Fairfax St., Suite 310, Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 683-2722; fax: (703) 683-1619; e-mail: asca@schoolcounselor.org; Web site: www.schoolcounselor.org.

24-27--Counseling: Proud Past, Bright Future, sponsored by the American School Counselor Association, for school counselors levels K-12, postsecondary counselor educators, counselor supervisors, administrators, and graduate students, at the Double Tree at the Lloyd Center in Portland, Ore. Contact: ASCA, 801 North Fairfax St., Suite 310, Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 306-4722; fax: (703) 683- 1619; e-mail: asca@schoolcounselor.org; Web site: schoolcounselor.org.

25-29--Professional development: Schools Attuned Workshop, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds, for educators, at the Etta Israel Center in Los Angeles. Contact: Rick Goldman; (310) 285-0909.

25-29--Science: A View from the Top-Earth Systems Science and Space Basics, sponsored by the Space Foundation, for educators. Contact: Julie Howell, Communications Manager, Space Foundation, 2860 S. Circle Drive, Suite 2301, Colorado Springs, CO 80906; (719) 576-8000; e-mail: julie@spacefoundation.org.

**25-29--Catholic schools: Institute on Catholic Identity-Called To Care: Spirituality, Service, and Social Justice, sponsored by the Catholic School Administrator Program and the Center for Learning Leaders at Manhattan College, the Catholic School Administrators Association of New York State, and the Diocese of Paterson, N.J., for Catholic-school administrators, educators, and catechetical directors and coordinators, at Manhattan College in Riverdale, N.Y. Contact: Sister Remigia Kushner, (718) 862-7473; e-mail: rkushner@manhattan.edu.

**25-29--Leadership: Leadership for Learning, sponsored by the Accelerated Schools Project of the University of Connecticut's Neag school of education, for school principals, at the university in Storrs, Conn. Early registration deadline: May 18; regular registration deadline: June 1. Contact: Mary Colombo or Carol Cadman, National Center for Accelerated Schools, UC, NSE, 2131 Hillside Road, Unit 3224, Storrs, CT 06269-3224, (860) 486-6330 or (860) 486-0632; fax: (860) 486-6348; e-mail: mary@acceleratedschools.net or carol@acceleratedschools.net; Web site: www.acceleratedschools.net

**25-29--Middle schools: Creating and Managing Effective Middle-Level Programs, sponsored by Lehigh University's college of education, for middle school educators, at the university in Bethlehem, Pa. Contact: Theresa Freeman, LU, 111 Research Drive, Room A-219, Bethlehem, PA 18015; e-mail: specprog@lehigh.edu; Web site: www.lehigh.edu/~specprog.

**25-28--Crisis prevention: Crisis prevention: Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Program, sponsored by the Crisis Prevention Institute, for educators, in Chicago; Toronto, Ontario, Canada; and Minneapolis. Contact: CPI, 3315-K N. 124th St., Brookfield, WI 53005; (800) 558-8976; fax: (262) 783-5906; e-mail: info@crisisprevention.com; Web site: www.crisisprevention.com.

25--Professional development: Workshop: Exploring the Expanding Scope of Educational Practices and Preparing for Recertification, sponsored by Catholic University of America, for administrators, counselors, teachers, curriculum developers, mental-health providers, and pastors in the field of education, at Catholic University in Washington. Contact: Jessica Madrigal, Director of Summer Sessions, Catholic University of America, Summer Sessions Office, 329 Pangborn Hall, Washington, DC 20064; (202) 319-5257; fax: (202) 319-672(202) 319-6725; e-mail: madrigal@cua.edu ; Web site: summer.cua.edu/special/pdwi.htm.

25-26--Middle schools: Leadership Retreat VI-Creating High Performance Middle Schools, sponsored by the Association of Illinois Middle Schools, for educators, at the Inn at Eagle Creek in Findlay, Ill. Contact: Deborah Kasak, Executive Director, AIMS, PO Box 11076, Champaign, IL 61826-1076; (217) 333-7104; fax: (217) 333- 2440; e-mail: kasak@uiuc.edu; Web site: www.cprd.uicu.edu/aims.

25-27--Office referrals: Administrative Intervention, sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource and Training Center, for educators, administrators, and support staff, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: NRTC Workshop Division, 14100 Crawford St., Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; Web site: www.girlsandboystown.org/nrtc.

25-29--Specialized classrooms: Workshop, sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource and Training Center, for educators and administrators, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: NRTC Workshop Division, 14100 Crawford St., Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545- 5771, ext. 65; Web site: www.girlsandboystown.org/nrtc.

25-29--Technology: Internet institute, sponsored by the New Jersey Educational Computing Cooperative Inc., for educators, at Rutherford High School in Rutherford, NJ. Contact: Maria Eckert, Business Administrator, NJECC Inc., PBM 378, 551 Valley Road, Upper Montclair, NJ 07043; (888) 305-2211; fax: (800) 435-9202; Web site: www.njecc.org.

25-3--Professional development: Primarily Teaching: Original Documents and Classroom Strategies, sponsored by the National Archives at College Park, for educators at the upper elementary, secondary, and college levels, at the National Archives in College Park, Md. Contact: The Education Staff, National Archives, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD 20740; e-mail: education@arch1.nara.gov; Web site: www.nara.gov/education.

26-29--Professional development: Profile Adviser Workshop, sponsored by the Christian Learning Center and All Kinds of Minds, for educators, in Grand Rapids, Mich. Contact: Doug Bouman; (616) 245-8388.

26-28--Prevention: Symposium on Preventing School Failure, sponsored by Our Other Youth, for educators and youth professionals, in Renton, Wash. Contact: Jerry Conrath, OOY, 64 Junco Road, Lopez Island, WA 98261-9571; (360) 468-3169.

**26-28--Science: Pasco Summer Institute: General Science, sponsored by Pasco Scientific Professional Development, for science teachers, at Pennsylvania State University in University Park, Pa. Contact: Pasco Training Coordinator, (800) 772-8700, ext. 244; e-mail: training@pasco.com; Web site: http://www2.pasco.com/training.

26-28--Professional development: Safe and Intelligent Schools: Integrating Effective Social and Emotional Education into School Life, sponsored by the Center for Social and Emotional Education and Fairleigh Dickinson University, for educators, special educators, counselors, and administrators, at the Fairleigh Dickinson University Campus in Teaneck, N.J. Contact: Ms. Ellie Lazarin, CSEE, 1841 Broadway, New York, NY 10023; (2120 707-8799; fax: (212) 957-6616; e-mail: sel@csee.net; Web site: www.csee.net.

27-30--Alternative education: Conference, sponsored by the International Alternative Learning Association, for public alternative school teachers, at the Inn of the 7th Mountain in Bend, Ore. Contact: IALA, 417 Roslyn Road, Roslyn Heights, NY 11577; (800) 769-4171; fax: (516) 625-3257; e-mail: jerryaero@aol.com; Web site: www.edrev.org.

28-1--School nursing: Annual continuing education conference, sponsored by the National Association of School Nurses, for school nurses, school nursing supervisors, school nurse administrators, and school health educators, at the Hyatt Regency and Phoenix Civic Plaza in Phoenix, Ariz. Contact: NASN, PO Box 1300, Scarborough, ME 04070-1300; (207) 883-2117; fax: (207) 883-2683; e-mail: nasnnasn.org; Web site: www.nasn.org.

28-3--Professional development: Annual conference, sponsored by the National Peer Helpers Association, for students and educators, in Kansas City, Mo. Contact: NPHA, P.O. Box 32272, Kansas City, MO 64171-5272; (877) 314-7337; fax: (913) 362-0735; e-mail: npha2001peerhelping.org; Web site: www.peerhelping.org.

**28-29--Girls: Raising Confident and Competent Girls, sponsored by the Center for Research on Women at Wellesley College, for middle school personnel, parents, and staff members of youth organizations, at the college in Wellesley, Mass. Contact: Deirdre DiDonna, CRW, WC, 106 Central St., Wellesley, MA 02481; (781) 283-2878; e-mail: ddidonna@wellesley.edu; Web site: www.confidentgirls.org.

**28-29--Teaching: National Leadership Conference: What Matters Most? Quality Teaching, sponsored by the Professional Development Center in the school of education at the College of William and Mary, for superintendents and school leadership teams, in Williamsburg, Va. Registration deadline: May 29. Contact: Jan Rozzelle, PDC, CWM, PO Box 8795, Williamsburg, VA 23187-8795; (757) 221-2336 or (757) 221-2330; e-mail: mjrozz@wm.edu.

28--Professional development: The Teacher as Diagnostician, sponsored by the Churchill School and Center, for educators, at the Churchill Center in New York City. Contact: Susan Spero, CSC, 301 E. 29th St., New York, NY 10016; (212) 722-0610; fax: (212) 410- 3199; e-mail: sspero@churchillschool.com.

JULY

2-12--Reading: Helping Beginning and Struggling Readers and Writers, sponsored by Fordham University, for educators, at Fordham University-Lincoln Center in New York City. Contact: Tim Gerken, Fordham University, 113 W. 60th St., Room 1102, New York, NY 10023-7484; (212) 636-6450; fax: (212) 636-6452.

5-8--Foreign-language teachers: Annual conference, sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of French, for French teachers, in Denver. Contact: AATF, Mailcode: 4510, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL 62901-4510; (618) 453-5731; fax: (618) 453- 5733; e-mail: abrate@siu.edu; Web site: aatf.usta.edu.

**5-13--Superintendents: The Superintendency Clinic, sponsored by Lehigh University's college of education for current and prospective superintendents, at the university in Bethlehem, Pa. Contact: Theresa Freeman, LU, 111 Research Drive, Room A-219, Bethlehem, PA 18015; e-mail: specprog@lehigh.edu; Web site: www.lehigh.edu/.

5-13--Professional development: Rainforest Workshop, sponsored by Environmental Expeditions, for K-12 educators, in South America. Contact: Frances Gatz; (800) 669-6806; e-mail: fgatz@earthlink.net; Web site: www.TRAVEL2LEARN.com.

7-28--Civic education: Political and Constitutional Theory For Citizens We the People...National Academy, sponsored by the Center for Civic Education, for upper elementary, middle, and high school educators, at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. Contact: Susan Roe, Center for Civic Education, 5146 Douglas Fir Road, Calabasas, CA 91302; (818) 591-9321; fax: (818) 591-9330; e- mail: roe@civiced.org; Web site: www.civiced.org.

8-11--Communications: Seminar, sponsored by the National School Public Relations Association, for public relations professionals, superintendents, board members, principals, and other educators, at the Marriott City Center in Minneapolis. Contact: Carol Boswell, NSPRA, 15948 Derwood Road, Rockville, MD 20855; (301) 519-0496; fax: (301) 519-0494; e-mail: nspra@nspra.org; Web site: www.nspra.org.

**9-11--Community partnerships: Partners for Success: Linking Communities, Families, and Schools, sponsored by School of the 21st Century at Yale University, for superintendents, principals, teachers, parents, child-care professionals, policymakers, and advocates, at the Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale in New Haven, Conn. Early registration deadline: June 8; regular registration deadline: July 2. Contact: Valerie Zielinski, School of the 21st Century, YU, 310 Prospect St., New Haven, CT 06511-2187; (203) 432-9944; fax: (203) 432-9945; e-mail: valerie.vergato@yale.edu; Web site: www.yale.edu/21C.

**9-14--Professional development: Institute for Teaching and Learning, sponsored by Coastal Carolina University's division of extended learning, for certified K-12 teachers and school administrators, at the university in Conway/Myrtle Beach, S.C. Registration deadline: June 25. Contact: General information, (843) 349-2665; or Jennifer Shinaberger, (843) 349-2737; e-mail: jshinabe@coastal.edu; or Elizabeth Simeone, (843) 234-3402; e-mail: esimeone@coastal.edu.

**9-11--Community partnerships: Partners for Success: Linking Communities, Families, and Schools, sponsored by School of the 21st Century at Yale University, for superintendents, principals, teachers, parents, child-care professionals, policy-makers, and advocates, at the Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale in New Haven, Conn. Early registration deadline: June 8; regular registration deadline: July 2. Contact: Valerie Zielinski, School of the 21st Century, YU, 310 Prospect St., New Haven, CT 06511-2187; (203) 432-9944; fax: (203) 432-9945; e-mail: valerie.vergato@yale.edu; Web site: www.yale.edu/21C.

**9-13--Autism: The Summer Institute on Autism, sponsored by Lehigh University's college of education, for educators, at the university in Bethlehem, Pa. Contact: Theresa Freeman, LU, 111 Research Drive, Room A-219, Bethlehem, PA 18015; e-mail: specprog@lehigh.edu; Web site: www.lehigh.edu/.

9--Professional development: Understanding by Design, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators of all levels and specialties, in Chicago. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (800) 933-2723; fax: (703) 575-5400; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

9--Professional development: Exploring the Expanding Scope of Educational Practices and Preparing for Recertification, sponsored by Catholic University of America, for administrators, counselors, teachers, curriculum developers, mental-health providers, and pastors in the field of education, at Catholic University in Washington. Contact: Jessica Madrigal, Director of Summer Sessions, Catholic University of America, Summer Sessions Office, 329 Pangborn Hall, Washington, DC 20064; (202) 319-5257; fax: (202) 319-6725; e-mail: madrigal@cua.edu ; Web site: summer.cua.edu/special/pdwi.htm .

9-11--Professional development: Workshop, Writing Skills Connected, sponsored by the Churchill School and Center, for educators, at the Churchill Center in New York City. Contact:: Susan Spero, CSC, 301 E. 29th St., New York, NY 10016; (212) 722-0610; fax: (212) 410-3199; e-mail: sspero@churchillschool.com.

9-13--Professional development: Understanding by Design Academy: Advanced Educators, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for all educators with prior knowledge of Understanding by Design, in Chicago. Contact: ASCD, ASCD Customer Service, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311; (703) 578- 9600; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

9-13--Professional development: Educating Minds and Hearts, sponsored by the Center for Social and Emotional Education, the Continuing Education & Public Programs at the Graduate Center of City University of New York, Nassau BOCES, and Fairleigh Dickinson University, for K-12 regular and special educators, counselors, and administrators, at the Graduate Center of CUNY in New York City. Contact: Ms. Ellie Lazarin, CSEE, 1841 Broadway, New York, NY 10023; (212) 707-8799; fax: (212) 957-6616; e-mail: mailto:sel@csee.net ; Web site: www.csee.net .

9-13--Science: 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: Julie Howell, Communications Manager, Space Foundation, 2860 S. Circle Drive, Suite 2301, Colorado Springs, CO 80906; (719) 576-8000; e-mail: julie@spacefoundation.org.

9-14--Leadership: 4th Annual National Principals Leadership Institute, sponsored by NPLI and the Chase Manhattan Foundation, for school principals, assistant/vice principals, and district office personnel, Fordham University's Lincoln Center Campus in New York City. Contact: Lew Smith, Director, NPLI, 113 W. 60th St., Room 1119, New York, NY 10023; (212) 636-6433; fax: (212) 636-7875; e-mail: lewsmith@fordham.edu; Web site: www.fordham.edu/gse/programs.html .

9-20--Professional development: Conference, sponsored by the University of Connecticut Neag Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development, for educators and advocates interested in enrichment teaching and learning, talent development, and gifted education, in Storrs, Conn. Contact: University of Connecticut, Confratute 2001, 2131 Hillside Road, Unit 3007, Storrs, CT 06269-3007; (860) 486-4826; Web site: www.gifted.uconn.edu.

9-13--Professional development: Preventing Academic Failure, sponsored by the Churchill School and Center, for educators, at the Churchill Center in New York City. Contact: Susan Spero, CSC, 301 E. 29th St., New York, NY 10016; (212) 722-0610; fax: (212) 410- 3199; e-mail: sspero@churchillschool.com.

9-14--Professional development: Schools Attuned Workshop, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds, for educators, at Bank Street College of Education in New York City. Contact: Claire Wurtzel; (212) 875-4708.

10--Professional development: A Workshop for the New Teacher, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators, in Orlando, Fla. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (800) 933- 2723; fax: (703) 575-5400; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

11-13--Leadership: Classroom Leadership Conference 2001, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators of all levels and specialties, in Orlando, Fla. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (800) 933-2723; fax: (703) 575-5400; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

**11-13--Professional development: Overcoming Obstacles: Relevant Skills workshop, sponsored by the Community for Education Foundation, for educators, in Phoenix. Contact: CEF, (888) 840-9606; Web site: www.overcomingobstacles.org.

12-14--Leadership: Classroom Leadership Conference, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators, at Wyndham Palace Resort & Spa, in Orlando, Fla. Contact: ASCD Customer Service, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311; (800) 933-2723; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

12-14--Professional development: Character Education Conference, sponsored by the Cooperating School Districts, for teachers, character education coordinators, curriculum directors, and other educators, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel Union Station in St. Louis. Contact: Jerry Corley, CSD, 8225 Florissant Road, St. Louis, MO 63122; (800) 835-8282; e-mail: jerry@info.csd.org; Web site: info.csd.org.

12-15--School improvement: Staying the Course on School Improvement: It's Union Work, sponsored by the American Federation of Teachers, for pre-K-12 educators and education reform activists, at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington. Contact: Dawn Krusemark; (202) 393-6373; fax: (202) 879-4537; e-mail: dkrusema@aft.org; Web site: www.aft.org/QuEST2001.

**13-15--ESL teaching: TESOL 2001 Academy, sponsored by Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, Inc., for English language teachers, at the University of Colorado in Denver. Contact: Srisucha McCabe, TESOL, (703) 518-2514; fax: (703) 836-7864; e-mail: academy@tesol.org; Web site: www.tesol.org.

14-15--Substitute teaching: Partners in Education, sponsored by the National Substitute Teachers Alliance, for educators, at the Rosen Center Hotel in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Millie McBee; (407) 884-7203; e-mail: mmcbee3626@aol.com.

14-21--Civic education: We the People...The Citizen and the Constitution Southeastern Region Summer Institute, sponsored by the Center for Civic Education, for elementary, middle, and high school teachers, at Florida State University in Tallahassee. Contact: Susan Roe, Center for Civic Education, 5146 Douglas Fir Road, Calabasas, CA 91302; (818) 591-9321; fax: (818) 591-9330; e-mail: roe@civiced.org; Web site: www.civiced.org.

15-17--Standards: Higher Standards: Closing the Gap, sponsored by the Magellan Foundation and the School Administrators Association of New York State, for principals, assistant principals, curriculum directors, and superintendents, at the Holiday Inn in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Contact: SAANYS, 8 Airport Park Blvd., Albany Airport Park, Latham, NY 12110; (518) 782-0600; fax: (518) 782-9552; Web site: www.saanys.org.

15-20--Higher education: 27th 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. Contact: Kim Brown, Highpoint Center, 106 E. College Ave., Suite 900, Tallahassee, FL 32301-7732; (850) 222-7999; fax: (850) 224-3077; e-mail: flo@collegeboard.org; Web site: www.collegeboard.com.

16-17--Professional development: Study Skills for Success, sponsored by Churchill School and Center, for educators, at the Churchill Center in New York City. Contact: Susan Spero, CSC, 301 E. 29th St., New York, NY 10016; (212) 722-0610; fax: (212) 410-3199; e- mail: sspero@churchillschool.com.

16-18--Professional development: Preventing Academic Failure, sponsored by Churchill School and Center, for educators, at Churchill Center in New York City. Contact: Susan Spero, CSC, 301 E. 29th St., New York, NY 10016; (212) 722-0610; fax: (212) 410-3199; e- mail: sspero@churchillschool.com.

**16-20--Environmental education: Interdisciplinary Environmental Education Workshop for Teachers, sponsored by the National Audubon Society, for educators, at Audubon's Center of the North Woods camp in Sandstone, Minn. Contact: ACNW, PO Box 530, Sandstone, MN 55072; (320) 245-2648; e-mail: audubon1@ecenet.com; Web site: www.audubon-center.com.

16--Professional development: Workshop: Exploring the Expanding Scope of Educational Practices and Preparing for Recertification, sponsored by Catholic University of America, for administrators, counselors, teachers, curriculum developers, mental-health providers, and pastors in the field of education, at Catholic University in Washington. Contact: Jessica Madrigal, Director of Summer Sessions, Catholic University of America, Summer Sessions Office, 329 Pangborn Hall, Washington, DC 20064; (202) 319-5257; fax: (202) 319-6725; e-mail: madrigal@cua.edu ; Web site: summer.cua.edu/special/pdwi.htm .

16-18--Middle schools: Annual conference, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for educators, at the Sturbridge Host Hotel in Sturbridge, Mass. Contact: NELMS, 460 Boston St., Topsfield, MA 01983-1223; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504; e-mail: nelms@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelsm.org.

16-20--Science: Searching the Stars-Astronomy Principles for the Classroom and Life- Long Learners, sponsored by the Space Foundation, for educators, at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Contact: Julie Howell, Communications Manager, Space Foundation, 2860 S. Circle Drive, Suite 2301, Colorado Springs, CO 80906; (719) 576-8000; e-mail: julie@spacefoundation.org.

16-21--Leadership: Fourth Annual National Principals Leadership Institute, sponsored by the Fordham University graduate school of education and the Chase Manhattan Foundation, for school principals, assistant and vice principals, and district- office personnel who work with principals, at the Lincoln Center Campus in New York City. Contact: Lew Smith, Director, NPLI, 113 W. 60th St., Room 1119, New York, NY 10023; (212) 636-6433; fax: (212) 636-7875; e-mail: lewsmith@fordham.edu; Web site: www.fordham.edu/gse/programs/npli.htm .

**16-20--Office professionals: Annual Conference and Institute: Reaching New Heights, sponsored by the National Association of Educational Office Professionals, for educational office professionals, at the Little America Hotel and Towers in Salt Lake City. Registration deadline: June 11. Contact: NAEOP, PO Box 12619, Wichita, KA 67277-2619; (316) 942-4822; fax: (316) 942-7100; e-mail: naeop@naeop.org; Web site: www.naeop.org.

18-23--Physical education: Workshop, sponsored by the California Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, for educators, at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, Calif. Contact: Mary Larson, Director, CAHPERD; e-mail: ENLMAL@aol.com; Web site: www.epew-cp.com.

19-21--Evaluation: 10th Annual National Evaluation Institute, sponsored by the Consortium for Research on Educational Accountability and Teacher Evaluation, for teachers, principals, researchers, school board members, policymakers, superintendents, and curriculum specialists, at the Hilton Hotel in Wilmington, N.C. Contact: CREATE, The Evaluation Center, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5178; (616) 387-5895; fax: (616) 387-5923; Web site: create.wmich.edu.

19-21--Substitute teaching: Conference, sponsored by the Substitute Teaching Institute at Utah State University, for subcoordinators, subsecretaries, staff developers, and human resources directors, at the Yarrow Hotel & Conference Center in Park City, Utah. Contact: Michelle Ditlevsen, STI, 6516 Old Mill Hill, Logan, UT 84322-6516; (800) 922-4693; fax: (435) 797-2355; e-mail: michelled@cc.usu.edu; Web site: http://subed.usu.edu.

19-20--Professional development: Workshop, Sound Reading: Changing the Way the Brain Processes Print, sponsored by Churchill School and Center, for educators, at Churchill Center in New York City. Contact: Susan Spero, CSC, 301 E. 29th St., New York, NY 10016; (212) 722-0610; fax: (212) 410-3199; e-mail: sspero@churchillschool.com.

21-24--Higher education: Summer Council for Presidents, sponsored by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, for member presidents and chancellors. Contact: Rosemary Lauth, AASCU, 1307 New York Ave. N.W., 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 293-7070; fax: (202) 296-5819; e-mail: lauthr@aascu.org; Web site: www.aascu.org.

22-24--Professional development: Institute, sponsored by the Center on Education and Work, for certified career-development facilitators and instructors, at the University of Wisconsin- Madison. Contact: Sarah Schutt, CEW, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 964 Educational Sciences Building, 1025 W. Johnson Street, Madison, WI 53706; (800) 446-0399; e-mail: sschutt@education.wisc.edu; Web site: www.cew.wisc.edu.

**23-26--Education law: Annual Conference, sponsored by the Education Law Institute, for education law professionals, in Concord, N.H. Contact: Sarah Redfield, Director, ELI, Franklin Pierce Law Center, 2 White St., Concord, NH 03301; (603) 228-1541, ext. 1152; e-mail: sredfield@fplc.edu; Web site: www.edlaw.fplc.edu.

23--Professional development: Workshop: Exploring the Expanding Scope of Educational Practices and Preparing for Recertification, sponsored by Catholic University of America, for administrators, counselors, teachers, curriculum developers, mental-health providers, and pastors in the field of education, at Catholic University in Washington. Contact: Jessica Madrigal, Director of Summer Sessions, Catholic University of America, Summer Sessions Office, 329 Pangborn Hall, Washington, DC 20064; (202) 319-5257; fax: (202) 319-6725; e-mail: madrigal@cua.edu ; Web site: summer.cua.edu/special/pdwi.htm .

23-26--Leadership: Courageous Leadership for School Success 2001, sponsored by the HOPE Foundation, the American Association of School Administrators, and the Canadian Association of School Administrators, for public and charter school superintendents, principals, administrators, and curriculum-development specialists, at the Tremblant Resort outside Montreal. Contact: HOPE Foundation, 3925 Hagan St., Suite 105, PO Box 906, Bloomington, IN 47402; (812) 355-6000; fax: (812) 323-8140; e-mail: hope@communitiesofhope.org ; Web site: www.communitiesofhope.org .

23-27--Middle schools: Middle Level Schools: Soaring to Success!, sponsored by the Indiana Middle Level Education Association, for middle-level educators, at the Butler University Campus in Indianapolis. Contact: Sally Steward, Executive Director, IMLEA, 4600 Sunset Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46208; (317) 940-8036; fax: (317) 940- 9829; e-mail: ssteward@butler.edu; Web site: www.butler.edu/imlea.

23-27--Professional development: Understanding by Design, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators of all levels and specialties, in Seattle. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (800) 933-2723; fax: (703) 575-5400; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

23-27--Science: 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: Julie Howell, Communications Manager, Space Foundation, 2860 S. Circle Drive, Suite 2301, Colorado Springs, CO 80906; (719) 576-8000; e-mail: julie@spacefoundation.org.

23-30--Civic education: We the People...The Citizen and the Constitution Western Region Summer Institute, sponsored by the Center for Civic Education, for elementary, middle, and high school teachers, at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff. Contact: Susan Roe, Center for Civic Education, 5146 Douglas Fir Road, Calabasas, CA 91302; (818) 591-9321; fax: (818) 591-9330; e-mail: roe@civiced.org; Web site: www.civiced.org.

**24-26--Teachnology: Education Technology 2001 Conference, sponsored by the Society for Applied Learning Technology, for educators, at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Arlington, Va. Contact: SALT, (800) 457-6812 or (540) 347-0055; e-mail: conference_info@lti.or; Web site: www.salt.org.

24--Gender equity: Forum on Educational Equity, sponsored by the American Association of University Women Educational Foundation, for teachers, counselors, administrators, and other school personnel, in Washington. Contact: AAUW, 1111 16th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20036; (202) 728-7602; fax: (202) 463-7169; e- mail: ertf@aauw.org; Web site: www.aauw.org.

25-28--Professional development: Educating Children for World Peace and Unity, sponsored by the Association for Childhood Education International, for classroom pre-service and in-service educators, parents, day-care providers and directors, administrators, and professors from colleges of education around the world, in Pasig City, Manila, Philippines. Contact: Cynthia S. Acu, ACEI 2001 World Conference, c/o Wizard Academy, Shangri-la Plaza Mall, 5th Floor, Pasig City, Manila, Philippines; Web site: www.ACEI.org.

25-29--Language: Annual conference, sponsored by the Whole Language Umbrella of the National Council of Teachers of English, for teachers of English at the elementary level and teacher-educators, in Chicago. Contact: NCTE, 1111 W. Kenyon Road, Urbana, IL 61801-1096; (217) 328-3870, ext. 3642; fax: (217) 278- 3761; e-mail: covreg@ncte.org.

**25-27--Professional development: Overcoming Obstacles: Relevant Skills workshop, sponsored by the Community for Education Foundation, for educators, in Houston. Contact: CEF, (888) 840-9606; Web site: www.overcomingobstacles.org.

26-27--Catholic schools: The Well-Managed Classroom for Catholic Schools, sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource and Training Center, for educators and administrators, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: NRTC Workshop Division, 14100 Crawford Street, Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; Web site: www.girlsandboystown.org/nrtc.

26-27--Professional development: Beginning Grant-Writing for Educators, sponsored by the Center on Education and Work, for novice proposal writers, at the University of Wisconsin- Madison. Contact: Sarah Schutt, CEW, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 964 Educational Sciences Building, 1025 W. Johnson St., Madison, WI 53706; (800) 446-0399; e-mail: sschutt@education.wisc.edu; Web site: www.cew.wisc.edu.

26-28--Education reform: Conference, sponsored by EdVentures and the Association for Educators in Private Practice, for enterprising educators in professional practice, charter school educators and organizers, tutors, trainers, consultants, school board members, administrators, school reformers, university officials, and education technology experts, at the University of Southern California-Los Angeles. Contact: Chris Yelich, Executive Director, AEPP, 104 W. Main St., Suite 101, Watertown, WI 53094; (800) 252-3280; fax: (920) 206-1475; e-mail: cyelich@aepp.org ; Web site: www.aepp.org.

27-3--Civic education: We the People...The Citizen and the Constitution Northeastern Region Summer Institute, sponsored by the Center for Civic Education, for elementary, middle, and high school teachers, at Northeastern University in Boston. Contact: Susan Roe, Center for Civic Education, 5146 Douglas Fir Road, Calabasas, CA 91302; (818) 591-9321; fax: (818) 591-9330; e-mail: roe@civiced.org; Web site: www.civiced.org.

29-1--Leadership: School Leadership Assembly, sponsored by the Magellan Foundation and the School Administrators Association of New York State, for principals, assistant principals, curriculum directors, and superintendents, at the Statler Hotel at Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y. Contact: SAANYS, 8 Airport Park Blvd., Albany Airport Park, Latham, NY 12110; (518) 782-0600; fax: (518) 782- 9552; Web site: www.saanys.org.

30--Professional development: Workshop: Exploring the Expanding Scope of Educational Practices and Preparing for Recertification, sponsored by Catholic University of America, for administrators, counselors, teachers, curriculum developers, mental-health providers, and pastors in the field of education, at Catholic University in Washington. Contact: Jessica Madrigal, Director of Summer Sessions, Catholic University of America, Summer Sessions Office, 329 Pangborn Hall, Washington, DC 20064; (202) 319-5257; fax: (202) 319-672

30-31--Health: 8th Annual Summer Institute, sponsored by the American School Health Association, for health educators, school nurses, mental-health professionals, and physicians, in Lincoln, Neb. Contact: ASHA, 7263 State Route #43, PO Box 708, Kent, OH 44240; (330) 678-1601; (330) 678-4526; Web site: www.ashaweb.org.

30-3--Science: Beam Me Aboard-Advanced Space Technology, sponsored by the Space Foundation, for educators, at Air Force Space Command, Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs, Colo. Contact: Juie Howell, Communications Manager, Space Foundation, 2860 S. Circle Drive, Suite 2301, Colorado Springs, CO 80906; (719) 576-8000; e-mail: julie@spacefoundation.org.

31-2--Curriculum: Curriculum Mapping, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators of all levels and specialties, in Minneapolis. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (800) 933-2723; fax: (703) 575-5400; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

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