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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.utsa.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/~specprog/.

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, 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.

**9-12--College transition: International Conference on the First-Year Experience, sponsored by the National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition, for educators, in Honolulu. Contact: NRCFYEST, University of South Carolina, 1629 Pendleton St., Columbia, SC 29208; (803) 777-6029; fax: (803) 777-4699; e-mail: fyeconf@gwm.sc.edu; Web site: www.sc.edu/fye.

**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/.

**9-14--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--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 .

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.nelms.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.

**17-20--Crisis prevention: Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Program, sponsored by the Crisis Prevention Institute, for educators, in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada; Springfield, Ill.; Toledo, Ohio; and Lexington, Ky. 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.

**18-20--Science: Pasco Summer Insititute: General Science and Middle Schools, sponsored by Pasco Scientific Professional Development, for science teachers, at Auburn University in Auburn, Ala. Contact: Pasco Training Coordinator, (800) 772-8700, ext. 244; e-mail: training@pasco.com ; Web site: www2.pasco.com/training .

**18-21--Poetry: Teaching Poetry: An Innovative Conference for Teachers of English, sponsored by the Sonoma Country Day School, for English teachers, at the school in Santa Rosa, Calif. Contact: Susan Nix, Conference Coordinator, SCDS, 4400 Day School Place, Santa Rosa, CA 95403; (707) 284-3209; e-mail: susan.nix@scds.org ; Web site: www.teachingpoetry.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.

**23-26--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 .

**23-27--Conflict resolution: Safer Schools and Smarter Students Through Conflict Resolution, sponsored by Lehigh University, 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/lehigh.edu/~specprog .

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.


AUGUST

1-3--Professional development: Implementing Career Development Within a Comprehensive Guidance Program, sponsored by the Center on Education and Work, for career-development practitioners, 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.

2-5--Professional development: Academic Affairs Resource Center Summer Meeting, sponsored by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, for chief academic advisers, in the Pacific Northwest. Contact: Pat Fesci, AASCU, 1307 New York Ave. NW, 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 293-7070; fax: (202)296-5819; e-mail: fescip@aascu.org; Web site: www.aascu.org.

3-5--Diversity: Diversity Is Relationship, sponsored by Healing the Heart of Diversity, for educators, in Pamona, Calif. Contact: HHD, 712 Staunton Ave., N.W., Roanoke, VA 24016; (540) 343-5192; fax: (540) 343-0407; e-mail: hthd@mindspring.com; Web site: www.healingtheheart.org.

5-10--Reading improvement: National Institute on Reading Apprenticeship, sponsored by WestEd's Strategic Literacy Initiative, for curriculum and professional-development leaders with department- or district-level responsibility for curriculum and professional development in adolescent literacy, secondary level curriculum, and extensive experience working closely with teachers at school sites in long- term professional development, at Westerbeke Ranch in Sonoma County, Calif. Contact: Jana Bouc, Strategic Literacy Initiative, 300 Lakeside Drive, 18th Floor, Oakland, CA 94612-4245; (510) 302-4245; fax: (510) 302-4354; e-mail: jbouc@wested.org ; Web site: www.wested.org/stratlit .

6-10--Professional development: Schools Attuned Workshop, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds, for educators, at the Children's Health Council in Palo Alto, Calif. Contact: Karen Grites; (650) 688-3611.

7-9--Middle schools: 16th Annual Summer Institute, Middle Level Education: Passport for Excellence, sponsored by the Association of Illinois Middle Level Schools, for educators, at Frost Middle School in Schaumburg, Ill., and Troy High School in Jacob, 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.uiuc.edu/aims/.

8-14--Professional development: Schools Attuned Workshop, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds, for educators, at the Variety School of Hawaii in Honolulu. Contact: Duane Yee; (808) 732-2835.

9-14--Professional development: Thinking-Based Learning, sponsored by the National Center for Teaching Thinking, for educators, in Boston. Contact: NCTT, 815 Washington St., Suite 8, Newtonville, MA 02460; (617) 965-4504; fax: (617) 965-4674; e-mail: nctt1@javanet.com; Web site: users.javanet.com/~natlctt/.

10-11--Technology: National School Technology Leadership Conference, sponsored by NSTLC, for educators, at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina. Contact: NSTLC; (800) 394-0115, ext. 199; e-mail: stlcinfo@eschoolnews.org; Web site: www.eschoolnews.org/stlc.

11-13--Professional development: 2001 Summer Regional Conference, sponsored by the American Montessori Society, for educators, at the Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center in Breckenridge, Colo. Contact: AMS, 281 Park Ave. S., New York, NY 10010; (212) 358-1250; Web site: www.amshq.org.

13-17--Professional development: Schools Attuned Workshop, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds, for educators, at the Principals' Center for the Garden State in Princeton, N.J. Contact: Carol Wilson; (609) 497-1907.

13-14--Civic education: We the People...Project Citizen National Finals, sponsored by the Center for Civic Education, for educators, legislators, and legislaive staff, in San Antonio, Texas. Contact: Michael Fischer, Center for Civic Education, 5146 Douglas Fir Road, Calabasas, CA 91302; (818) 591-9321; fax: (818) 591- 9330; e-mail: fischer@civiced.org; Web site: www.civiced.org.

13-14--Middle schools: Emergency Middle School Training, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for educators, at the Nelms Center in Topsfield, 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.nelms.org.

14-16--Prevention: Symposium on Preventing School Failure, sponsored by Our Other Youth, for educators and youth professionals, at Harbor Square in Edmonds, Wash. Contact: Jerry Conrath, OOY, 64 Junco Road, Lopez Island, WA 98261-9571; (360) 468-3169.

14-17--Professional development: Profile Adviser Workshop, sponsored by the Children's Health Council and All Kinds of Minds, for educators, in Palo Alto, Calif. Contact: Karen Grites; (650) 688-3611.

24-25—Achievement gap: Teaching With Purpose Conference 2001, sponsored by the NAACP college chapter of Portland State University, for teachers working with low-income and minority students, at the university in Portland, Ore. Registration deadline: July 17. Contact: Educational Chair, NAACP@PSU-SD, PO Box 751, Portland, OR 97207; (503) 725-9070; Web site: www.ess.pdx.edu/naacp.

28-29--Professional development: New Teacher Tech Training, sponsored by the New Jersey Educational Computing Cooperative Inc., for educators, at Rutherford High School in Rutherford, N.J., and at Berkeley College in West Paterson, N.J. Contact: Maria Eckert, Business Administrator, NJECC, PBM 378, 551 Valley Road, Upper Montclair, NJ 07043; (888) 305-2211; fax: (800) 435-9202; Web site: www.njecc.org.

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