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July

17-19--Administrators: Leaders Shaping Tomorrow's Heroes, sponsored by the Kentucky Association of School Administrators, for administrators, at Galt House East in Louisville, Ky. Contact: Rhonda Caldwell, KASA, 152 Consumer Lane, Frankfort, KY 40601; (502) 875-3411; fax: (502) 875-4634; e-mail: rhonda@kasa.org; Web site: www.kasa.org.

17-21--Higher education: Summer Academy: Organized for Learning, sponsored by the American Association for Higher Education, for educators, in Mount Snow, Vt. Contact: AAHE Service Center, 1 Dupont Circle, Suite 360, Washington, DC 20036-1110; (202) 293-6440, ext. 761; fax: (202) 293-0073; e-mail: servicecenter@aahe.org; Web site: www.aahe.org/conferences.htm.

18--Language arts: Preventing Academic Failure: Part 2, sponsored by the Churchill Center, for educators, at the center in New York City. Contact: Susan Spero, CC, 310 E. 30th St., New York, NY 10016; (212) 722-0610; e-mail: sspero@churchillschool.com.

**18-19--Education grants: 2002 Education Grants Summit, sponsored by the Performance Institute, for educators, administrators, and grant-proposal writers, in San Diego, Calif. Contact: PI, 311 N. Washington St., Suite 200, Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 519- 6270; Web site: www.performanceweb.org.

18-26--Civic education: We the People ... The Citizen and Constitution Summer National Elementary Level Institute, sponsored by the Center for Civic Education, for upper elementary school educators, at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Va. Deadline: March 22. Contact: Susan Roe, CCE, 5146 Douglas Fir Road, Calabasas, CA 91302; (818) 591-9321; fax: (818) 591-9330; e-mail: roe@civiced.org; Web site: www.civiced.org.

**21-23--Professional development: 2002 Arthur and Rochelle Belfer National Conference for Educators: A Next Step, sponsored by the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, for educators with at least five years of experience teaching about the Holocaust, at the museum in Washington. Contact: Sylvia Kay, Conference Coordinator, (202) 488-2639; fax: (202) 488-2696; e-mail: skay@ushmm.org; Web site: www.ushmm.org.

21-24--Administrators: Suburban School System Leaders Conference, sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators, for suburban administrators, at the Biltmore in Providence, R.I. Contact:, AASA, 1801 N. Moore St., Arlington, VA 22209; (703) 875-0769; fax: (703) 841-1543; e-mail: info@aasa.org; Web site: www.aasa.org.

21-24--Higher education: Council of Presidents, sponsored by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, for presidents and chancellors, at the Alyeska Prince Hotel in Girdwood, Alaska. Contact: Chris Bitting or Rosemary Lauth, AASCU, 1307 New York Ave. N.W., Fifth Floor, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 293- 7070; fax: (202) 296-5819; e-mail: bittingc@aascu.orgorlauthr@aasc u.org; Web site: www.aascu.org.

**21-26--Reading: National Institute on Reading Apprenticeship: Building Local Capacity for Middle and High School Reading Improvement, sponsored by WestEd’s Strategic Literacy Initiative, for teams of educators, curriculum directors, professional- development leaders, and middle and high school teacher-leaders, in Oakland, Calif. Contact: Jana Bouc, SLI, WestEd, 300 Lakeside Drive, 18th Floor, Oakland, CA 94612-3534; (510) 302-4245; fax: (510) 302-4242; e-mail: jbouc@wested.org; Web site: www.wested.org/stratlit.

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

22-24--Civic education: We the People ... Project Citizen National Finals competition, sponsored by the Center for Civic Education, for educators, legislators, and legislative staff, at the National Conference of State Legislatures' annual meeting in Denver. 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.

22-24--Professional development: Understanding by Design Conference, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators andadministrators, in Boston. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (703) 578-9600 or (800) 933-2723; fax: (703) 575-5400; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

**22-24--Reading: Kindergarten Reading Readiness: Catch Them Before They Fail, sponsored by the Churchill Center, for educators, at the center in New York City. Contact: Susan Spero, CC, 310 E. 30th St., New York, NY 10016; (212) 722-0610; e-mail: sspero@churchillschool.com.

22-25--Education law: Education Law Institute, sponsored by the Franklin Pierce Law Center, for superintendents, principals, special education administrators, teachers, lawyers, and law students, at the center in Concord, N.H. Contact: FPLC, 2 White St., Concord, NH 03301; (603) 228-1541, ext. 1152; e-mail: sredfield@fplc.edu; Web site: www.edlaw.fplc.edu.

22-26--Mathematics: Problem-Based Learning Institute for Coaching and Design, sponsored by the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, for K-16 teachers, at the academy in Aurora, Ill. 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.htm l.

22-26--Professional development: Critical Friends Group Coaches Institute, sponsored by the University of California, Los Angeles, school-management program, for educators, at the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce in Los Angeles. Deadline: June 21. Contact: Lisa Manning, Program Manager, UCLASMP, 1201 Hershey Hall, Los Angeles, CA 90095-7168; (310) 825-2488; fax: (310) 206-4116; e-mail: lmanning@smp.gseis.ucla.edu; Web site: http://www.smp.gseis.ucla.edu.

22-26--Space: Space Discovery Graduate Courses: Astronomy Principles for the Classroom, sponsored by the Space Foundation, for K-12 educators, at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Deadline: May 1. Contact: Julie Howell, Communications Manager, SF, 2860 S. Circle Drive, Suite 2301, Colorado Springs, CO 80906; (719) 576-8000; e-mail: julie@spacefoundation.org; Web site: www.spacefoundation.org.

22-29--Civic education: We the People ... The Citizen and Constitution Summer Western Region Institute, sponsored by the Center for Civic Education, for upper elementary, middle, and high school educators, at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Ariz. Deadline: March 22. Contact: Susan Roe, CCE, 5146 Douglas Fir Road, Calabasas, CA 91302; (818) 591-9321; fax: (818) 591-9330; e-mail: roe@civiced.org; Web site: www.civiced.org.

22-29--History: Colonial Williamsburg Teachers' Institute-Elementary School, sponsored by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, for 5th grade social studies teachers, in Williamsburg, Va. Deadline: June 1. Contact: Tab Broyles, CWF, PO Box 1776, Williamsburg, VA 23187; (757) 220-7975; fax: (757) 565-8916; e-mail: tbroyles@cwf.org; Web site: www.history.org/teach.

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

23--Equity: 4th Annual Forum on Educational Equity, sponsored by the American Association of University Women Education Foundation, for K-12 educators and administrators, in Washington. Deadline: July 10. Contact: Coordinator, Forum on Educational Equity, AAUWEF, 1111 16th St. N.W., Washington, DC 20036; (202) 728-7609; fax: (202) 463-7169; e-mail: ertf@aauw.org; Web site: www.aauw.org/7000/ef/forumrecap .html.

23-24--Classroom management: The Well-Managed Classroom, sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource Training Center, for teachers, administrators, and support staff, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: NRTC Support Services, Box 145, Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; e-mail: nrtcmarketing@boystown.org.

23-27--Christian educators: Teachers Light the Way National Convention, sponsored by the Christian Educators Association International, for educators, in Indianapolis. Contact: Judy Turpen, Convention Coordinator, CEAI, PO Box 41300, Pasadena, CA 91114; (888) 798-1124; e-mail: info@ceai.org; Web site: www.ceai.org.

23-27--Early childhood: 3rd Annual CIERA Summer Institute, sponsored by the Center for the Improvement of Early Reading Achievement, for teachers, administrators, reading specialists, curriculum directors, and special education professionals, at the University of Michigan League in Ann Arbor, Mich. Deadline: June 15. Contact: Diane Piel, CIERA, Room 1600 SEB, 610 E. University Ave., Ann Arbor, MI 48109- 1259; (734) 647-6940; fax: (734) 615-4858; e-mail: ciera@umich.org; Web site: www.ciera.org.

23-30--History: Colonial Williamsburg Teachers' Institute-Middle School, sponsored by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, for social studies teachers for grades 7- 12, in Williamsburg, Va. Deadline: June 1. Contact: Tab Broyles, CWF, PO Box 1776, Williamsburg, VA 23187; (757) 220-7975; fax: (757) 565-8916; e-mail: tbroyles@cwf.org; Web site: www.history.org/teach.

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

24-26--Professional development: Overcoming Obstacles Professional Development Workshop, sponsored by the Community for Education Foundation, for middle and high school teachers, guidance counselors, and administrators, in Denver. Contact: Heather Burke, Professional Development Coordinator, CEF, 111 John St., Suite 1801, New York, NY 10038; (888) 840-9606; fax: (212) 406-7480; e-mail: mail@overcomingobstacles.org; Web site: www.overcomingobstacles.org.

24-26--Technology: Education Technology 2002 Convention, sponsored by the Society for Applied Learning Technology, for industry professionals, university professionals, and educators, at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Pentagon City in Arlington, Va. Deadline: July 10. Contact: Learning Technology Institute, 50 Culpeper St., Warrenton, VA 20186; (540) 347-0055 or (800) 457-6812; fax: (540) 457-3169; e-mail: conference_infor@lti.org; Web site: www.salt.org.

24-27--Middle schools: 6th China-U.S. Conference on Middle Schools in the Middle Kingdom, sponsored by Global Interactions, for middle school educators, at Beijing Normal University in Beijing. Deadline: May 10. Contact: Jerrie Ueberle, GI, 14 W. Cheryl Drive, Phoenix, AZ 85021; (602) 906-8886; fax: (602) 906-8887; e- mail: educ@globalinteractions.org; Web site: www.globalinteractions.org.

25-26--Catholic schools: The Well-Managed Classroom for Catholic Schools, sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource Training Center, for teachers and administrators, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: NRTC, 14100 Crawford St., Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; Web site: www.girlsandboystown.org/nrtc.

**25-27--Diversity: Diversity in the 21st Century: Partnerships for Positive Change, sponsored by the Georgia Project Inc., for educators, business leaders, and government professionals, at the Northwest Georgia Trade and Convention Center in Dalton, Ga. Contact: GPI, PO Box 886, Dalton, GA 30722; (706) 281-1530; fax: (706) 281-1540; e-mail: georgiaproject@alltel.net.

**25-27--Professional development: EdVentures 2002, sponsored by the Association of Education Practitioners and Providers, for educators, at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. Deadline: July 10. Contact: Chris Yelich, AEPP, PO Box 348, Watertown, WI 53094; (800) 252-3280; fax: (920) 206-1475; e-mail: cyelich@aepp.org; Web site: www.aepp.org.

25-28--Community involvement: Reclaiming Our Children's Education: Uniting Families, Schools, and Communities, sponsored by the National Coalition of Education Activists, for parents, educators, adminstrators, and community members, at the Milwaukee Area Technical College in Milwaukee. Contact: NCEA, PO Box 679, Rhinebeck, NY 12572; (845) 876-4580; e-mail: ncea@aol.com; Web site: www.nceaonline.org.

25-28--Teacher evaluation: 11th Annual National Evaluation Institute, sponsored by the Consortium for Research on Educational Accountability and Teacher Evaluation and Boise State University, for teachers, principals, administrators, researchers, policymakers, curriculum specialists, and teacher trainers, at the Grove Hotel in Boise, Idaho. Contact: CREATE, The Evaluation Center, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5237; (616) 387-5895; fax: (616) 387-5923; Web site: http://create.wmich.edu.

**25-28--English: NCTE Assembly for the Teaching of English Grammar Conference, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, for English teachers, in Fishkill, N.Y. Contact: NCTE, 1111 W. Kenyon Road, Urbana, IL 618001-1096; Web site: www.ncte.org.

**26-27--Charter schools: Riding the Wave of Change: Nevada’s 1st Annual Charter School Conference, sponsored by the I Can Do Anything Charter High School and Resource Center, for charter school educators, special education teachers, counselors, administrators, parents, university faculty, and policymakers, at the Peppermill Hotel-Casino in Reno, Nev. Contact: Jennifer Levy, (775) 857-6825; fax: (775) 857-6825; e-mail: jlevy@icdareno.com; Web site; www.icdareno.com.

28-3--Civic education: We the People ... The Citizen and Constitution High Sierra Summer Institute, sponsored by the Center for Civic Education, for upper elementary, middle, and high school educators, at Sierra Nevada College in Incline Village, Nev. Contact: Judith Simpson, 2678 Alpine Creek Road, Reno, NV 89509; (775) 826- 6632; e-mail: judithsimpson@hotmail.com.

28-4--Civic education: We the People ... The Citizen and Constitution California Summer Institute, sponsored by the Center for Civic Education, for upper elementary, middle, and high school educators, at the University of San Diego. Contact: Roy Erickson, 4808 Runway Drive, Fair Oaks, CA 95628; (916) 863-6614; e-mail: cacoord@aol.com.

29-31--Character education: Developing Character in the Classroom, sponsored by the Hyde School, for teachers and administrators, at the school in Woodstock, Conn. Contact: Reg Ruhlin, HS, 616 High St., Bath, ME 04530; (207) 443-7311; fax: (207) 443-8631; e-mail: rrhulin@hyde.edu; Web site: www.hydeteachertraining.org.

29-1--Education law: Education Law Institute, sponsored by the Franklin Pierce Law Center, for teachers, lawyers, administrators, and law students, at the center in Concord, N.H. Contact: Sarah Redfield, FPLC, 2 White St., Concord, NH 03301; (603) 228-1541, ext. 1152; fax: (603) 228-1074; e-mail: sredfield@piercelaw.edu; Web site: www.piercelaw.edu.

29-1--Curriculum: Introduction to Paideia Seminar Instruction and Advanced Paideia Seminar Instruction, sponsored by the National Paideia Center, for educators, at the center in Chapel Hill, N.C. Contact: Alana Neal, NPC, PO Box 26171, UNC Greensboro, Greensboro, NC 27402-6171; (336) 334-3729; fax: (336) 334-3739; Web site: www.paideia.org.

29-2--Reading: 19th World Congress, sponsored by the International Reading Association, for educators, in Edinburgh, Scotland. Contact: IRA, (302) 731- 1600, ext. 293; Web site: www.reading.org.

29-2--Foreign language: Annual meeting, sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, for teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, at the Othon Palace Hotel in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Deadline: June 1. Contact: Carol E. Klein, Executive Director, AATSP, 423 Exton Commons, Exton, PA 19341-2451; (610) 363-7005; fax: (610) 363-7116; e-mail: corporate@aatsp.org; Web site: www.aatsp.org.

30-2--Arts education: Arts 4 Learning, sponsored by the Young Audiences of Greater Cleveland, for educators, artist educators, administrators, and parents, at Cleveland State University in Cleveland. Contact: Jeannie Flemming-Gifford, YAGC, 13110 Shaker Square, Suite C203, Cleveland, OH 44120-2313; (216) 561-5005; fax: (216) 561-3444; e-mail: yagc@en.com; Web site: www.yagc.org.

August

1-5--Higher education: Academic Affairs Resource Center Summer Meeting, sponsored by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, for chief academic officers, at the Hyatt Regency Monterey in Monterey, Calif. Contact: George Mehaffy or Patricia Fesci, AASCU, 1307 New York Ave. N.W., Fifth Floor, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 293-7070; fax: (202) 296-5819; e-mail: mehaffyg@aascu.orgorfescip@aasc u.org; Web site: www.aascu.org.

1-8--Civic education: We the People ... The Citizen and Constitution Washington State Summer Institute, sponsored by the Center for Civic Education, for upper elementary, middle, and high school educators, at the Seattle University Law School in Seattle. Contact: Kathy Hand, 560 S. 158th St., Seattle, WA 98148-1205; (206) 248-3463; e-mail: kathyhand@home.com; Web site: www.civiced-wa.org.

3-7--Teacher education: 2002 Summer Conference, sponsored by the Association of Teacher Educators, for educators, in Colonial Williamsburg, Va. Contact: ATE, 1900 Association Drive, Suite ATE, Reston, VA 20191; (703) 620-3110; fax: (703) 620- 9530; e-mail: ATE1@aol.com; Web site: www.ATE1.org.

4-7--Leadership: Courageous Leadership for School Success 2002: Best Practices for Enhancing Student Achievement and School Climate, sponsored by the HOPE Foundation, for superintendents, assistant superintendents, staff developers, curriculum and instructional staff, principals, and team leaders, at Tremblant Resort in Tremblant, Quebec. Contact: Kristina Anderson, 3925 Hagan St., Suite 105, Box 906, Bloomington, IN 57502; (812) 355-6000; fax: (812) 323-8140; e- mail: hope@communitiesofhope.org; Web site: www.communitiesofhope.org.

4-9--Civic education: Hilda B. Taylor Summer Institute for Civic Education, sponsored by the Center for Civic Education, for elementary and middle school educators, at the Maryland State Department of Education in Baltimore. Contact: MSDE, Department of Social Studies, 200 W. Baltimore St., Baltimore, MD 21201; (410) 767-0519; e-mail: mthoma@msde.state.m d.usormarciethoma@hotmail.com.

5--Research: Annual meeting, sponsored by the Arkansas School Study Council, for educators, at the Arkansas Excelsior Hotel in Little Rock, Ark. Contact: Martin Schoppmeyer, ASSC, (501) 442-8464; Web site: www.uark.edu/depts/elcf/ma rt/StudyCouncil.

5-7--Administrators: Annual conference, sponsored by the Arkansas Association of School Administrators, for principals, superintendents, and administrators, at the Arkansas Excelsior Hotel in Little Rock, Ark. Contact: Fred Kellar Nogle, AASA, 815 Bishop, Little Rock, AR 72202; (501) 372-1691; fax: (501) 372-2807; e- mail: k.noggle@aaea.k12.ar.us; Web site: www.aaea.k12.ar.us.

5-8--Professional development: 10th Annual Harris Institute: Introduction to Problem-Based Learning- Design, sponsored by the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, for K-16 educators, at the academy in Aurora, Ill. Deadline: July 5. Contact: Debra Gerdes, IMSA, 1500 W. Sullivan Road, Aurora, IL 60506; (630) 907-5957; fax: (630) 907-5946; e-mail: dgerdes@imsa.edu; Web site: www.imsa.edu.

5-9--Classroom management: Getting It Together: Classroom Management for New Teachers, sponsored by the Children's Literacy Initiative, for new teachers, at Arcadia University in Glenside, Pa. Contact: CLI, 2314 Market St., Philadelphia, PA 19103; (215) 561-4676; fax: (215) 561-4677; e-mail: info@mail1.cliontheweb.org; Web site: www.cliontheweb.org.

5-9--Professional development: Instructional Leadership Academy, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators and administrators, in St. Louis. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (703) 578-9600 or (800) 933-2723; fax: (703) 575-5400; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

5-9--Space: Space Discovery Graduate Courses: Robotics Made Easy, sponsored by the Space Foundation, for K-12 educators, in Colorado Springs, Colo. Deadline: May 1. Contact: Julie Howell, Communications Manager, SF, 2860 S. Circle Drive, Suite 2301, Colorado Springs, CO 80906; (719) 576-8000; e-mail: julie@spacefoundation.org; Web site: www.spacefoundation.org.

6-8--Administrators: Administrative Intervention, sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource Training Center, for principals, administrators, counselors, social workers, and team leaders, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: NRTC Support Services, Box 145, Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; e-mail: nrtcmarketing@boystown.org; Web site: www.girlsandboystown.org/nrtc.

6-8--Middle schools: Summer Institute, sponsored by the Association of Illinois Middle-Level Schools, for teachers and administrators, at Frost Junior High in Schaumburg, Ill., and at Triad High School in Troy, Ill. Contact: Barb Roth, AIMS, PO Box 11076, Champaign, IL 61826; (217) 333-7104; fax: (217) 333-2440; e-mail: bjroth@uiuc.edu; Web site: www.cprd.uiuc.edu/aims.

7-9--Science: Focus on Standards for Science and Mathematics, sponsored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, for educators, in Boston. Contact: Project 2061, AAAS, 1333 H St. N.W., Room 844, Washington, DC 20005; (888) 737-2061; Web site: www.pdp2061.org.

7-9--Professional development: Overcoming Obstacles Professional Development Workshop, sponsored by the Community for Education Foundation, for middle and high school teachers, guidance counselors, and administrators, in Chicago. Contact: Heather Burke, Professional Development Coordinator, CEF, 111 John St., Suite 1801, New York, NY 10038; (888) 840-9606; fax: (212) 406-7480; e-mail: mail@overcomingobstacles.org; Web site: www.overcomingobstacles.org.

8-9--Classroom management: The Well-Managed Classroom, sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource Training Center, for teachers, administrators, and support staff, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: NRTC Support Services, Box 145, Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; e-mail: nrtcmarketing@boystown.org.

8-9--Safety: Safe and Effective Secondary Schools, sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource Training Center, for teachers, administrators, and support staff, school resource officers, 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.

8-15--Civic education: We the People ... The Citizen and Constitution Summer Northeast Region Institute, sponsored by the Center for Civic Education, for upper elementary, middle, and high school educators, at Northeastern University in Boston. Contact: Susan Roe, CCE, 5146 Douglas Fir Road, Calabasas, CA 91302; (818) 591- 9321; fax: (818) 591-9330; e-mail: roe@civiced.org; Web site: www.civiced.org.

**9-14--Leadership: Model United Nations Summit and Leadership Conference, sponsored by the United Nations Association of the United States of America, for educators, at Seton Hall University in South Orange, N.J. Contact: Melissa Yahre, Model UN Program Administrator, UNA-USA, 801 Second Ave., New York, NY 10017; (212) 907- 1334; fax: (212) 682-9185; e-mail: Myahre@unausa.org.

11-14--Administrators: Annual Cornell Leadership Assembly, sponsored by the School Administrators Association of New York State, the New York State Council of School Superintendents, and the New York State Association of School Business Officials, for superintendents, principals, and other school administrators, at Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y. Contact: Nancy Arthur, Coordinator of Events, SAANYS, 8 Airport Park Blvd., Albany Airport Park, Latham, NY 12110; (518) 782-0600; fax: (518) 782-9552; e-mail: narthur@saanys.org; Web site: www.saanys.org.

12-15--After-school programs: Before- and After-School Training of Trainers, sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource Training Center, for school-aged care providers and program directors, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: NRTC, 14100 Crawford St., Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; Web site: www.girlsandboystown.org/nrtc.

12-16--Literacy: Early Literacy Institute: Clay's Observation Survey of Early Literacy Achievement, sponsored by the Lesley University Center for Reading Recovery, for primary classroom teachers, literacy specialists, and administrators, at the university in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: Literacy for All, LUCRR, 1815 Massachusetts Ave., Suite 378, Cambridge, MA 02140; (617) 349-8402; (617) 349- 8490.

13--College fair: Online College Fair for High Ability 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.

28-30--Professional development: Overcoming Obstacles Professional Development Workshop, sponsored by the Community for Education Foundation, for middle and high school teachers, guidance counselors, and administrators, in Chicago. Contact: Heather Burke, Professional Development Coordinator, CEF, 111 John St., Suite 1801, New York, NY 10038; (888) 840-9606; fax: (212) 406-7480; e-mail: mail@overcomingobstacles.org; Web site: www.overcomingobstacles.org.

September

17--Professional development: Satellite Town Meeting With Rod Paige, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, for K-12 educators, to be broadcast on national television. Contact: USDE, (800) 872-5327; e-mail: Satellite.Town.Meeting@ed.gov; Web site: www.ed.gov/inits/stm/.

17-18--Classroom management: The Well-Managed Classroom, sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource Training Center, for teachers, administrators, and support staff, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: NRTC Support Services, Box 145, Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; e-mail: nrtcmarketing@boystown.org.

17-20--Parental involvement: Common Sense Parenting: Training for Parent Trainers, sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource Training Center, for teachers, administrators, and support staff, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: NRTC Support Services, Box 145, Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; e-mail: nrtcmarketing@boystown.org.

22-25--Higher education: Grants Resource Center Fall Meeting, sponsored by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, for campus-sponsored program administrators, at the Washington Marriott in Washington. Contact: Jim Cummins or Marion Tangum, AASCU, 1307 New York Ave. N.W., Fifth Floor, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 293-7070; fax: (202) 296-5819; e-mail: cumminsj@aascu.orgortangumm@aa scu.org; Web site: www.aascu.org.

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