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AUGUST

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. 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 Anchorage, Alaska; Boise, Idaho; Denver; and Los Angeles. 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. 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 Brownsville, Texas; Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; San Diego; and Tucson, Ariz. 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.

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., 10th 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. 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: NBC, 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, 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, CCOSA, (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.co lumbia.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: ELC, 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. 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.

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