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July

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, UW—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.

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, CUA, Summer Sessions Office, 329 Pangborn Hall, Washington, DC 20064; (202) 319-5257; fax: (202) 319-6725; e- mail: madrigal@cua.edu; Web site: http://summer.cua.edu/special/pdwi .htm.

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—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— 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/~specprog.

30-Aug. 24—Dyslexia: Slingerland Multi-Sensory Teacher Training Summer School, sponsored by the Slingerland Institute for Literacy, for educators, in Portland, Ore. Contact: Myna Soule, (503) 771-0002 or SIL, 411 108th Ave. N.E., Suite 2060, Bellevue, WA 98004; (425) 453-1190; fax: (425) 653-7762; Web site: www.slingerland.org. u 30-Aug. 24—Dyslexia: Slingerland Multi-Sensory Teacher Training Summer School, sponsored by the Slingerland Institute for Literacy, for educators, in Portland, Ore. Contact: Myna Soule, (503) 771-0002 or SIL, 411 108th Ave. N.E., Suite 2060, Bellevue, WA 98004; (425) 453-1190; fax: (425) 653-7762; Web site: www.slingerland.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, UW—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.

1-3—Science: Pasco Summer Institute: General Science, sponsored by Pasco Scientific Professional Development, for science teachers, at the Pasco Training Center in Roseville, Calif. Contact: Pasco Training Coordinator, (800) 772-8700, ext. 244; e-mail: training@pasco.com; Web site: http://www2.pasco.com/training.

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. N.W., 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.

4-8—Higher education: New Presidents? Academy, sponsored by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, for first-time member presidents appointed after April 1999, at the Vail Marriott Mountain Resort in Vail, Colo. Contact: Chris Bitting or Carole Walega, AASCU, 1307 New York Ave. N.W., Fifth Floor, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 293-7070; fax: (202) 296-5819; e-mail: bittingc@aascu.org or walegac@aascu.org; Web site: www.aascu.org.

5-7—Assessment: Summer Assessment Institute, sponsored by the National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition, for eudcators, at Brevard College in Brevard, N.C. 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.

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, SLI, 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.

6-10—Science: Pasco Summer Institute: Modeling Physics, sponsored by Pasco Scientific Professional Development, for physics teachers, at Woodcreek High School in Roseville, Calif. Contact: Pasco Training Coordinator, (800) 772-8700, ext. 244; e-mail: training@pasco.com; Web site: http://www2.pasco.com/training.

6-10—Space: Beam Me Aboard—Advanced Space Technology, sponsored by the Space Foundation, for K-12 educators, at Walker-Grant Middle School in Fredericksburg, Va. Contact: Julie Howell, Communications Manager, SF, 2860 S. Circle Drive, Suite 2301, Colorado Springs, CO 80906; (800) 691-4000; e-mail: custserv@spacefoundation.org; Web site: www.spacefoundation.org.

6-10—Student services: Development and Administration of Pupil Services Programs, 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/~specprog.

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: http://javanet.com/

**10-14— Higher education: Millenium Leadership Institute, sponsored by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, for vice-presidents and deans, at the Madison Hotel in Washington. Contact: Danita Young, AASCU, 1307 New York Ave. N.W., Fifth Floor, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 293-7070; fax: (202) 296-5189; e-mail: youngd@aascu.org; Web site: www.aascu.org.

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.

13-14—Civic education: We the People...Project Citizen National Finals, sponsored by the Center for Civic Education, for educators, legislators, and legislative staff, in San Antonio, Texas. Contact: Michael Fischer, CCE, 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.

13- 15—Science: Pasco Summer Institute: General Science and Chemistry, sponsored by Pasco Scientific Professional Development, for science teachers, at Mercersburg Academy in Mercersbug, Pa. Contact: Pasco Training Coordinator, (800) 772-8700, ext. 244; e-mail: training@pasco.com; Web site: http://www2.pasco.com/training.

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.

13-17— Science: Pasco Summer Institute: Modeling Physics, sponosored by Pasco Scientific Professional Development, for physics teachers, at Widener University in Philadelphia. Contact: Pasco Training Coordinator, (800) 772-8700, ext. 244; e-mail: training@pasco.com; Web site: http://www2.pasco.com/training.

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—Crisis prevention: Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Program, sponsored by the Crisis Prevention Institute, for educators, in Las Vegas; Calgary, Alberta, Canada; Houston; and Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. 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 .

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.

18-21—Learning skills: Unlocking the Human Potential to Learn, sponsored by the Canadian Center for UNESCO?s International Network on Technical and Vocational Education, for K-16 educators, at the Royal Crown Conference Center in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Contact: Elaine Mathieson, 676 Borebank St., Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada; (204) 489-2739; e-mail: frontline@canada.com; Web site: www.umanitoba.ca/unevoc/confer ence/.

20-23—Accreditation: Institution Orientation Workshop, sponsored by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education, for institutions seeking NCATE accreditation, at the Westin Fairfax Hotel in Washington. Registration deadline: August 10. Contact: Barbara J. Olexer, NCATE, 2010 Massachusetts Ave. N.W., Suite 500, Washington, DC 20036; (202) 466-7496; fax: (202) 296-6620; Web site: www.ncate.org.

21- 24—Crisis prevention: Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Program, sponsored by the Crisis Prevention Institute, for educators, in Los Angeles; Boise, Idaho; Anchorage, Alaska; and Denver. 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.

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.

27-30—Crisis prevention: Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Program, sponsored by the Crisis Prevention Institute, for educators, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; San Diego; Tucson, Ariz.; and Brownsville, Texas. 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.

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.

29-31—Professional development: Overcoming Obstacles: Relevant Skills workshop, sponsored by the Community for Education Foundation, for educators, in New York City. Contact: CEF, (888) 840-9606; Web site: www.overcomingobstacles.org.

September

6-8—Community involvement: State Annual Conference: All Children All the Time—Educational Alternatives, sponsored by Communities in Schools of Georgia, for educators and community members, at the Renaissance Waverly Hotel in Atlanta. Contact: CSG, (800) 838-5784, ext. 2974; Web site: www.cisga.org.

7—Professional development: 15th Annual Children?s Network Conference, sponsored by the San Bernardino County Children?s Network, for child-care professionals, educators, and families, at California State University—San Bernardino. Contact: CSU, 5500 University Parkway, San Bernardino, CA 92407-2397; (909) 880-5981; fax: (909) 880-5907; e- mail: bnoerr@csusb.edu.

10-13—Curriculum management: Maximizing Student Achievement through Curriculum Assessment and Design and Delivery, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, at the Courtyard Marriott in Williamsburg, Va. Contact: PDKI, 408 N. Union, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789, (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339- 0018; e-mail: headquarters@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

12-14—Diversity: Diversity Is Relationship, sponsored by Healing the Heart of Diversity, for educators, in Washington. 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.

14-15—Writing: Looking Back, Leaping Forward: Writing Centers in the 21st Century, sponsored by the Midwest Writing Centers Association, for educators, in Iowa City, Iowa. Contact: SuEllen Shaw, MWCA; e-mail: shaws@mnstate.edu; Web site: www.ky.edu/~MWCA.

20-22—Mental health: 6th National Conference on Advancing School-Based Mental Health Programs: Expanding the Continuum of Care to Promote Mental Health, sponsored by the Center for School Mental Health Assistance, for educators, at the Hilton Portland Hotel in Portland, Ore. Contact: Sylvia Huntley, 680 W. Lexington St., Tenth Floor, Baltimore, MD 21201; (888) 706-0980; e-mail: shuntley@psych.umaryland.edu.

20-23—Professional development: 57th National Conference, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for educators, in San Antonio, Texas. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

20-24—Federal programs: Fall Workshop and Board of Directors Meeting, sponsored by the National Association of Federal Education Program Administrators, for federal project coordinators, at the Key Bridge Marriott in Washington. Contact: John A. Pfaff, President, NAFEPA, (920) 459-6718; e-mail: jpfaff@sheboygan.k12.wi.us.

21-22—Business education: Business Functions: The Mini MBA, sponsored by the Center for Educational Outreach and Innovation, for educators and community members, at the Teachers College of Columbia University in New York City. Contact: CEOI, Box 132, 525 W. 120th St., Room 107, New York, NY 10027; (212) 678-3987; fax: (212) 678- 8417; e-mail: ceoi_mail@exchange.tc.columbia. edu; Web site: www.tc.columbia.edu/ceoi.

21- 22—English: Building Bridges Through Partnerships, Tradition and Technology, sponsored by the Arizona English Teachers Association, for English teachers, in Coolidge, Ariz. Contact: Sharon Fagan, AETA; e-mail: sharon.fagan@cgcmail.maricopa.ed u.

21-22—English: Literary Reflections by the River, sponsored by the Tennessee Council of Teachers of English, for English teachers, in Chattanooga, Tenn. Contact: Valerie Rutledge, TCTE, fax: (423) 755-5380; e-mail: Valerie-Rutledge@utc.edu.

22—Inclusion: Co-Teaching for Effective Inclusion, sponsored by The Churchill Center, for educators, at the center in New York City. Contact: Susan Spero, TCC, 310 E. 30th St., New York, NY 10016; (212) 722-0610; e-mail: sspero@churchillschool.com.

22—Professional development: Preventing Academic Failure: Part I, sponsored by The Churchill Center, for educators, at the center in New York City. Contact: Susan Spero, TCC, 310 E. 30th St., New York, NY 10016; (212) 722-0610; e-mail: sspero@churchillschool.com.

22-26—Vocational education: Fall 2001 Conference, sponsored by the National Association of State Directors of Vocational and Technical Education, for educators, at the Arlington Hotel & Spa in Hot Springs, Ark. Contact: NASDVTE; (202) 737-0303.

23—College fair: Performing and Visual Arts College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for students, parents, and educators, in San Antonio. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

23-24—Year-round education: Fixing the Design Flaw in the School Calendar, sponsored by the Kentucky Association for Year-Round Education, for teachers, administrators, parents, and school board members, at Bardstown High School in Bardstown, Ky. Contact: Elsie Arnold, KAYRE, (502) 331-8800; e-mail: earnold@btown.k12.us.

23-28—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 and extensive experience working closely with teachers at school sites, 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.

24—College fair: Performing and Visual Arts College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for students, parents, and educators, in Houston. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

24—Professional development: National Educational Conference for Counselors and Administrators, sponsored by the National Beta Club, for counselors and administrators, at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel in Nashville, Tenn. Contact: The National Beta Club, 151 W. Lee St., Spartanburg, SC 29306-3012; (800) 845-8281; e-mail: etucker@betaclub.org.

25—College fair: Performing and Visual Arts College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for students, parents, and educators, in Dallas. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

25-26—Middle schools: 24th Annual Fall Conference, Middle-Level Education: Passport for Excellence, sponsored by the Association of Illinois Middle Level Schools, for middle school educators, at the Holiday Inn Select in Tinley Park, Ill. Contact: Larry Anderson, Conference Chair, AIMS, PO Box 11076, Champaign, IL 61826; (217) 333-7104; fax: (217) 333-2440; e-mail: kasak@uiuc.edu; Web site: www.cprd.uiuc.edu/aims.

26-27—Aggression: Reducing Aggression in Schools workshop, sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource Training Center, for teachers, administrators, support staff, and counselors, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: NRTC Support Services, Box 145, Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; e-mail: nrtcmarketing@boystown.org.

27-28—Administrators: 4th Annual Best Practices in Special and Regular Education Conference, sponsored by the New Hampshire School Administrators Association and the New Hampshire Association of Special Education Administrators, for teachers, administrators, school board members, state leaders, and citizens, at the Grappone Conference Center in Concord, N.H. Contact: NHSAA, 12 Cross St., Penacook, NH 03303; (603) 753-4479; fax: (603) 753-4611; e-mail: nhsaa@cnhec.concord.k12.nh.us; Web site: www.nhsaa.org.

27-28—Charter schools: Orientation to Performance Excellence: Using the Baldridge Approach, sponsored by the National Charter Schools, for charter school staff, parents, and communitites, in Raleigh, N.C. Contact: NCS, Development and Performance Institute, 2520 S. University Park Drive, Mount Pleasant, MI 48859; (989) 774-2999; fax: (989) 774-2591.

27-28—Year-round education: Connecting Time and Learning, sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Association for Year-Round Education, for teachers, administrators, parents, and school board members, at Sheraton Park South Hotel in Richmond, Va. Contact: Richard Alcorn, MAAYRE, (619) 276-5296; e-mail: alcorn@nayre.org.

27-29—Principals: Proficiencies for Principals Workshop: Organization and Fiscal Skills, sponsored by the Cooperative Council of Oklahoma School Administrators, for principals, at the CCOSA headquarters in Oklahoma City. Contact: Sandy Wisley, Associate Executive Director, (405) 524-1191.

28-29—Business: Business Functions: The Mini MBA, sponsored by the Center for Educational Outreach and Innovation, for educators and community members, at the Teachers College of Columbia University in New York City. Contact: CEOI, Box 132, 525 W. 120th St., Room 107, New York, NY 10027; (212) 678-3987; fax: (212) 678-8417; e-mail: ceoi_mail@exchange.tc.columbia. edu; Web site: www.tc.columbia.edu/ceoi.

28-29—English: Starting Anew: Problems, Possibilities, and Potential, sponsored by the Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of English Language Arts, for English teachers, in Shippensburg, Pa. Contact: Katherine McFarland, PCTELA, (717) 477- 1496; fax: (717) 477-4025; e-mail: kpmcfa@ship.edu.

28-29—Leadership: Conference, sponsored by the Education Leaders Council, for educators, in Atlanta. Contact: Education Leaders Council, 1001 Connecticut Ave. N.W., #204, Washington, DC 20036; (202) 822-6903; Web site: www.educationleaders.org.

29—College fair: Performing and Visual Arts College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for students, parents, and educators, in Atlanta. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

29—Mathematics: Problem-Based Learning Symposium, sponsored by the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, for K-16 teachers of problem-based learning, at the academy in Aurora, Ill. Registration deadline: Sept. 20. Contact: IMSA, 1500 W. Sullivan Road, Aurora, IL 60506; (630) 907-5956; fax: (630) 907- 5946; e-mail: dgerdes@imsa.edu; Web site: www.imsa.edu/center/pbl/intro.h tml.

29— Professional development: Preventing Academic Failure: Part I, sponsored by The Churchill Center, for educators, at the center in New York City. Contact: Susan Spero, TCC, 310 E. 30th St., New York, NY 10016; (212) 722-0610; e-mail: sspero@churchillschool.com.

30—College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for high school students and their parents, at the Nassau Coliseum in Long Island, N.Y. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

30—College fair: Performing and Visual Arts College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for students, parents, and educators, in Birmingham, Ala. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

30-Oct. 1—Women: Annual Women in Educational Leadership Conference, sponsored by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, for administrators, educators, and graduate students, in Lincoln, Neb. Contact: Marilyn Grady, Educational Administration, UNL, 513 Nebraska Hall, Lincoln, NE 68588-0558; (402) 472-0974; fax: (402) 472-4300; e-mail: mgrady1@unl.edu; Web site: http://tc.unl.edu/welc.

30-Oct. 2— Dyslexia: Slingerland Screening Module, sponsored by the Slingerland Institute for Literacy, for educators, at the Asilomar Conference Center in Monterey Bay, Calif. Contact: SIL, (425) 453-1190; fax: (425) 635-7762; Web site: www.slingerland.org.

30-Oct 3—Higher education: Grants Resource Center Fall Conference, sponsored by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, for administrators of campus-sponsored programs, at the Hilton Alexandria Old Town Hotel in Alexandria, Va. Contact: Jim Cummins, AASCU, 1307 New York Ave. N.W., 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 293-7070; fax: (202) 296-5819; e-mail: cumminsj@aascu.org; Web site: www.aascu.org.

October

1—Behavior: Behavior Management for the Classroom, sponsored by The Churchill Center, for educators, at the center in New York City. Contact: Susan Spero, TCC, 310 E. 30th St., New York, NY 10016; (212) 722-0610; e-mail: sspero@churchillschool.com.

1—College fair: Performing and Visual Arts College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for students, parents, and educators, in Nashville, Tenn. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

2—College fair: Performing and Visual Arts College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for students, parents, and educators, in Orlando, Fla. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

2— School reform: Field hearing, sponsored by the National Education Goals Panel, for educators and policymakers, in Chicago. Contact: Brian Turnail, Hager Sharp Communications, 1090 Vermont Ave. N.W., Third Floor, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 842-3600, ext. 222.

2-3— College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for high school students and their parents, at the Minneapolis Convention Center. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

3—College fair: Performing and Visual Arts College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for students, parents, and educators, in Miami. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

3-5—Community involvement: Collaboration: Building Strong Communities, 3-day conference, sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource Training Center, for youth- and family-serving professionals, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: NRTC Support Services, Box 145, Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; e-mail: nrtcmarketing@boystown.org.

4—Aesthetic Realism: The Aesthetic Realism Teaching Method Brings Out Every Child?s True Intelligence—Education Succeeds seminar, sponsored by the Aesthetic Realism Foundation, for teachers, administrators, and school-based personnel, 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.

4-5— Learning disabilities: Bridging the Gap Between Research and Practice, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children?s division for learning disabilities, for educators, in San Antonio. Contact: Charles Hughes, Pennsylvania State University, 227 Cedar Building, University Park, PA 16802; (814) 863-1699; fax: (814) 863-1002; e-mail: CAH14@psu.edu.

4-5—School improvement: Focusing on Student Performance: Creating Research-Based Schoolwide Action Plans for Increasing Student Achievement, sponsored by the National Study of School Evaluation, for principals, teachers, district administrators, and superintendents, at the NSSE headquarters in Schaumburg, Ill. Contact: Sharon Steindam, NSSE, 1699 E. Woodfield Road, Suite 406, Shaumburg, IL 60173; (847) 995-9080 or (800) 843- 6773; fax: (847) 995-9088; e-mail: schoolimprovement@nsse.org; Web site: www.nsse.org.

4-6— English: Annual Fall Conference, sponsored by the North Carolina English Teachers Association, for teachers of English language arts, at the Adams Mark Hotel in Winston-Salem, N.C. Contact: Linda Jobe, NCETA Conference Director, 115 W. Burnette Ave., Enfield, NC 27823; (252) 445-2173; fax: (252) 445-5515; e-mail: jobelg@mindspring.com.

4-6— Learning disabilities: International Conference on Programming for a Diverse Population of Children and Youth with Emotional/Behavioral Disorders, sponsored by the Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders, for educators and related service personnel who provide direct and indirect services to children and youths with challenging behaviors, at the Atlanta Airport Hilton & Towers. Contact: Linda Bullock, CCBD, University of Northern Texas, PO Box 310860, Denton, TX 76203; (940) 565-3583; fax: (940) 565- 4055; e-mail: bullock@tac.coe.unt.edu; Web site: www.unt.edu/behavioraldisorders.

4-6— Scholarships: Annual Meeting—Increasing Scholarship Support from the Private Sector, sponsored by the Citizens' Scholarship Foundation of America, for CSFA board members and the general public, in Atlanta. Contact: CSFA, 1505 Riverview Road, St. Peter, MN 56082; (800) 537- 4180; fax: (507) 931-9168; e-mail: cvandyke@csfa.org; Web site: www.csfa.org.

5—English: Exploring the Landscape of Learning, sponsored by the Michigan Council of Teachers of English, for English Teachers, in Lansing, Mich. Contact: Gregory Shafer, MCTE, (810) 232-2831; e- mail: gshafer@mcc.edu.

5—Principals: What Is It About Me You Can?t Teach, one-day workshop, sponsored by the National Association of Elementary School Principals, for K-6 principals, in Seattle. Contact: Renee Rodriguez, NAESP, 1615 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 684-3345; fax: (703) 518-6281; Web site: www.naesp.org.

5-6—English: Guarantees for Success in a Time of Change, sponsored by the Ohio Council of Teachers of English Language Arts, for English teachers, in Dublin, Ohio. Contact: Marge Ford, OCTELA, (330) 755-0162; e-mail: camp_mf@access-k12.org.

6-8—English: Conference: Literacy, sponsored by the Alaska Council of Teachers of English, for English teachers, in Anchorage, Alaska. Contact: Tamara Van Wyhe, ACTE, (907) 822-3870; fax: (970) 822-3794; e-mail: tvanwyhe@crsd.k12.ak.us.

6-9— African-American education: Rewriting the Script: Lifting Up Achievement, sponsored by the National Black Child Development Institute, for educators, administrators, researchers, parents, social workers, youth workers, and policymakers, at the Fontainebleau Hilton Resort and Towers in Miami Beach, Fla. Contact: NBCDI, 1101 15th St. N.W., Suite 900, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 833-2220; fax: (202) 833-8222; Web site: www.nbcdi.org.

7—College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for high school students and their parents, at the Cincinnati Convention Center. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

7-9—Leadership: TEPSA Beginning Administrators Conference: Strategies for Success, sponsored by the Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association, for Texas administrators who have been in their positions for 3 years or less, at the Texas Hilton Hotel in Austin, Texas. Contact: TEPSA, 510 E. 10 th St., Austin, TX 78701; (512) 478-5268; fax: (512) 478-1502; e-mail: lisa@tepsa.org; Web site: www.tepsa.org.

7-10—Education law: Conference, sponsored by the Education Law Institute at the Franklin Pierce Law Center, for educators, in College Park, Md. Contact: Sarah Redfield, FPLC, (603) 228-1541; e-mail: sredfield@fplc.edu; Web site: www.edlaw.fplc.edu.

8—College fair: Performing and Visual Arts College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for students, parents, and educators, in Cincinnati. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822- 6285; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

8-9— Disabilities education: Showcasing Quality, Emphasizing Outcomes: A National Conference Addressing State Monitoring of IDEA, sponsored by the Regional Resource and Federal Centers, the National Association of State Directors of Special Education, and National Early Childhood Technical Assistance System, for those interested in the monitoring of local services under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, in Salt Lake City. Contact: Rich Lewis, MSRRC, 126 Mineral Industries Building, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506-0051; (859) 257-4921; e-mail: rlewis@ihdi.uky.edu.

8-9— Technology: Best Practices in School Technology, sponsored by eSchool News, George Mason University, AECT, and the Consortium for School Networking, for educators and administrators, at the Sheraton Premiere Hotel in Vienna, Va. Contact: eSchool News, BP Registration, 7920 Norfolk Ave., #900, Bethesda, MD 20814; (800) 394-0115; fax: (301) 913-0119; e-mail: bpinfo@eschoolnews.org; Web site: www.eschoolnews.org/bp.

9— College fair: Online College Fair for General Interest and International Students, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for students, teachers, and parents, at www.OnlineCollegeFair.com. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

9—Higher education: Northern Westchester-Putnam College Conference, sponsored by the Westchester-Putnam College Conference Committee, for students, parents, and educators, at Yorktown High School in Yorktown Heights, N.Y. Contact: Joseph Biscoglio, WPCCC, PO Box 70, Bronxville, NY 10708; (914) 793-3532; fax: (914) 793-3609.

9— Reading: Sound Sense: Changing the Way the Brain Processes Print, sponsored by The Churchill Center, for educators, at the center in New York City. Contact: Susan Spero, TCC, 310 E. 30th St., New York, NY 10016; (212) 722-0610; e-mail: sspero@churchillschool.com.

9- 10—Mentoring: Pathwise Mentor Level Training, sponsored by the Northeast Regional Professional Development Center, for teachers, administrators, curriculum directors and other interested educators, at Cleveland State University in Cleveland. Contact: Barbara Jenkins, NRPDC, RT 901, CSU, 1860 E. 22nd St., Cleveland, OH 44114-4435; (216) 523-7107; fax: (216) 687-5422; e-mail: b.m.jenkins@csuohio.edu; Web site: www.nrpdc.org.

10—College fair: Performing and Visual Arts College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for students, parents, and educators, in Oberlin/Cleveland, Ohio. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

10—Federal programs: Title I Reauthorization Workshop, sponsored by the Education Funding Research Council, for federal education program administrators, district staff, state education agency staff, principals, and auditors, at the Radisson Hotel-Berkeley Marina in Berkeley, Calif. Registration deadline: Sept. 18. Contact: Nikki, EFRC, 3105 South St. N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (800) 914-8212.

10— Guidance: Guidance Expo, sponsored by the Westchester-Putnam College Conference Committee, for students, parents, and educators, at the Westchester County Center in White Plains, N.Y. Contact: Joseph Biscoglio, WPCCC, PO Box 70, Bronxville, NY 10708; (914) 793-3532; fax: (914) 793-3609.

10— Higher education: College Conference of Southern Westchester, sponsored by the Westchester-Putnam College Conference Committee, for students, parents, and educators, at the Westchester County Center in White Plains, N.Y. Contact: Joseph Biscoglio, WPCCC, PO Box 70, Bronxville, NY 10708; (914) 793-3532; fax: (914) 793-3609.

10-12—Data: Seize the Data! Maximizing the Role of Data in School Improvement Planning, sponsored by the National Study of School Evaluation, for principals, teachers, district administrators, and superintendents, at the NSSE headquarters in Schaumburg, Ill. Contact: Sharon Steindam, NSSE, 1699 E. Woodfield Road, Suite 406, Shaumburg, IL 60173; (847) 995-9080 or (800) 843-6773; fax: (847) 995-9088; e-mail: schoolimprovement@nsse.org; Web site: www.nsse.org.

10-12—Teacher compensation: Teacher Compensation Design Seminar, sponsored by the Consortium for Policy Research in Education and the Center for Advanced Studies in Business, for teams of school administrators and educators, at the Fluno Center for Executive Education at the University of Wisconsin—Madison. 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/conferenc e.

10-13—Technology: National Tech Prep Network Annual Conference, sponsored by the National Tech Prep Network, for secondary and postsecondary educators and administrators, and business partners, at Adam's Mark Hotel in Dallas. Contact: NTPN, PO Box 21689, Waco, TX 76702-1689; (800) 518-1410; fax: (254) 776-2306; e-mail: ntpn@cord.org; Web site: www.cord.org.

11—College fair: Performing and Visual Arts College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for students, parents, and educators, in St. Louis. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822- 6285; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

11—Federal programs: Title I Reauthorization Workshop, sponsored by the Education Funding Research Council, for federal education program administrators, district staff, state education agency staff, principals, and auditors, at the Radisson Hotel-Central Dallas in Dallas. Registration deadline: Sept. 19. Contact: Nikki, EFRC, 3105 South St. N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (800) 914-8212.

11-12— Accountability: 3rd Reidy Interactive Lecture Series: Implementing an Accountability System that Improves Schools, sponsored by the National Center for the Improvement of Educational Assessment, for educational researchers, policy makers, and practitioners in educational assessment and accountability, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Nashua, N.H. Contact: NCIEA, PO Box 4084, Portsmouth, NH 03802-4084; (603) 766-7900; fax: (603) 766- 7910; Web site: www.nciea.org.

11-12—Year-round education: The Best of Balanced Calendars and More, sponsored by the California Association for Year- Round Education, for teachers, administrators, parents, and school board members, at the Town and Country Resort in San Diego. Contact: Tom Crellin, CAYRE, (619) 286-3399; e-mail: cayre-one@mindspring.com.

11-13—Foreign language: Conference, sponsored by the Florida Foreign Language Association, for language teachers, at the Wyndham Hotel and Resort in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Contact: David Gonzalez, FFLA; e-mail: dg2081@yahoo.com.

11-13—Leadership: IDEA Superintendent Associates, sponsored by the Institute for Development of Educational Activities, Inc., for superintendents, in Toledo, Ohio. Contact: IDEA Inc., 259 Regency Ridge, Dayton, OH 45459; (937) 434-6969; fax: (937) 434-5203; e-mail: idea@idea.org; Web site: www.idea.org.

11-13—Technology: Fall 2001 Conference, sponsored by Computer-Using Educators Inc., for educators, technology coordinators, administators, and adults who support CUE's mission of integrating technology into the curriculum, at the Sacramento Convention Center. Contact: CUE Inc., 1210 Marina Village Parkway, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501; (510) 814-6630; fax: (510) 814-0195; e-mail: cueinc@cue.org; Web site: www.cue.org.

12—Charter schools: Annual Colloquium: Promoting Equity to Close the Achievement Gap in Mathematics and Science, sponsored by the National Charter Schools, for charter school staff, parents, and communities, at the DoubleTree Hotel—Airport in Detroit. Contact: NCS, Development and Performance Institute, 2520 S. University Park, Mount Pleasant, MI 48859; (989) 774-2999; fax: (989) 774-2591; e-mail: charter@emich.edu; Web site: www.nationalcharterinstitute.org .

12-13—Business: Business Functions: The Mini MBA, sponsored by the Center for Educational Outreach and Innovation, for educators and community members, at the Teachers College of Columbia University in New York City. Contact: CEOI, Box 132, 525 W. 120th St., Room 107, New York, NY 10027; (212) 678-3987; fax: (212) 678- 8417; e-mail: ceoi_mail@exchange.tc.columbia. edu; Web site: www.tc.columbia.edu/ceoi.

12- 13—English: Conference, sponsored by the Virginia Association of Teachers of English, for English teachers, in Hampton, Va. Contact: Karen Hayden, VATE; e-mail: khayden@cstone.net.

12-13—Gifted education: 7th Annual New England Conference of Gifted and Talented Educators: Beacon for the Future, sponsored by the Maine Educators of the Gifted and Talented and the Maine Department of Education, for gifted and talented educators, administrators, teachers, counselors, school board members, parents, and legislators, at the Holiday Inn by the Bay in Portland, Maine. Contact: Mary Ellen Miner, Conference Co-Chair, Maine Educators of the Gifted and Talented, RR #12-Box 1469, Augusta, ME 04330; (207) 623-4513; fax: (207) 626-2538; Web site: www.necgt.org

12-14—Foreign language: 84th Annual Meeting: From the Boardroom to the Classroom, Language Works for Everyone!, sponsored by the New York State Association of Foreign Language Teachers, for language teachers, at the Nevele Grand Hotel and Resort in Ellenville, N.Y. Contact: Linda Zusman, NYSAFLT, 43 Greenway North, Albany, NY 12208; e-mail: nysaflt@aol.com.

13—Business education: Pricing Strategies and Tactics in Education and Business, sponsored by the Center for Educational Outreach and Innovation, for educators and community members, at the Teachers College of Columbia University in New York City. Contact: CEOI, Box 132, 525 W. 120th St., Room 107, New York, NY 10027; (212) 678-3987; fax: (212) 678-8417; e-mail: ceoi_mail@exchange.tc.columbia. edu; Web site: www.tc.columbia.edu/ceoi.

13—College fair: Performing and Visual Arts College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for students, parents, and educators, in Interlochen, Mich. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

13—English: Conference, sponsored by the Utah Council of Teachers of English and Language Arts, for English teachers, in Salt Lake City. Contact: LuAnn Staheli, UCTELA, (801) 465-6015; e-mail: sluann@admin.pjhs.nebo.edu.

13—Professional development: Preventing Academic Failure: Part I, sponsored by The Churchill Center, for educators, at the center in New York City. Contact: Susan Spero, TCC, 310 E. 30th St., New York, NY 10016; (212) 722-0610; e-mail: sspero@churchillschool.com.

13-15—Art: The Creative Mind: Making Magic with Children and Art, sponsored by the P. Buckley Moss Foundation for Children's Education, for educators, in Warrenton, Va. Contact: The P. Buckley Moss Foundation for Children's Education, 601 Shenandoah Village Drive, Box 1B, Waynesboro, VA 22980; (540) 932-1728; e- mail: foundation@mossfoundation.org.

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