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June

18-20—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; Web site: www.girlsandboystown.org.

18- 20—Technology: 12th Annual ed-ACCESS Conference, sponsored by ed- ACCESS, for educators, at the Purnell School in Pottersville, N.J. Contact: Rob Mancabelli, PS, Pottersville, NJ 07979; (908) 439-4038; Web site: www.edaccess.org.

18-24—Early childhood: Social-Emotional Growth Module and Socialization and Group Care Module, sponsored by the WestEd Center for Child and Family Studies, for educators, program managers, and child-care providers, at the Shelter Pointe Hotel in San Diego. Contact: Alicia Tuesta, WestEd, 180 Harbor Drive, Suite 112, Sausalito, CA 94965; (415) 289-2300; e- mail: atuesta@wested.org; Web site: www.pitc.org.

19-20—Classroom management: Inspire the Best ... Strategies for Success, sponsored by Calvert School Education Services, for teachers and administrators, at the Calvert School in Baltimore. Deadline: May 30. Contact: Megin Renaud, CSES, 10713 Gilroy Road, Suite B, Hunt Valley, MD 21031; (877) 485-8283 ext. 2; fax: (410) 785-3418; e-mail: schools@calvertservices.org; Web site: www.calvertschool.org.

19-27— Education law: Southeastern Region Summer Institute, sponsored by the Center for Civic Education, for upper elementary, middle, and high school teachers, at Furman University in Greenville, S.C. Contact: Susan Roe, Director of Professional Development, 5146 Douglas Fir Road, Calabasas, CA 91302; (818) 591-9321; fax: (818) 591-9330; e- mail: roe@civiced.org.

20-22— Parental involvement: National PTA Convention, sponsored by the National Parent Teacher Association, for educators and child advocates, at the Charlotte Convention Center in Charlotte, N.C. Contact: NPTA, Customer Service; fax: (312) 670-6783; e-mail: info@pta.org; Web site: www.pta.org.

20-25— Collaboration: 2003 Conference, sponsored by the National Peer Helpers Association, for educators, at the Sheraton Colony Square Hotel in Atlanta. Contact: NPHA, PO Box 32272, Kansas City, MO 64171-5272; (877) 314-7337; fax: (913) 362-0735; e-mail: npha@peerhelping.org; Web site: www.peerhelping.org.

22- 24—Professional development: PATHWISE Framework for Teaching, sponsored by the Educational Testing Service, for school staff developers, mentors, and administrators, at the Radisson O’Hare Airport in Chicago. Contact: Lisa Mannon, ETS Pathwise, 33 Delaware Avenue, Suite 102, Yardley, PA 19067; (800) 297-9051; fax: (800) 553-4423; Web site: www.ets.org/pathwise.

22-25— Assessment: 33rd Annual Conference on Large-Scale Assessment, sponsored by the Council of Chief State School Officers, for education agencies, test developers, universities, and policymakers, in San Antonio. Contact: Carl Andrews, CCSSO, 1 Massachusetts Ave. N.W., Suite 700, Washington, DC 20001; (202) 336-7053; e-mail: acarl@ccsso.org; Web site: www.ccsso.org/conf.html.

22- 27—Education law: Oregon Summer Institute, sponsored by the Center for Civic Education, for upper elementary, middle, and high school teachers, at Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Ore. Contact: Marilyn Cover, 620 S.W. Main St., Suite 102, Portland, OR 97205; (503) 224-4424; fax: (503) 227-1721; e-mail: office@classroomlaw.org; Web site: www.classroomlaw.org.

22- 27—Education law: Special Education Law Seminar, sponsored by Lehigh University’s College of Education, for administrators, special education teachers, and mental health agencies, at the university’s Mountaintop Campus in Bethlehem, Pa. Deadline: June 2. Contact: Theresa M. Freeman, LUCOE, 111 Research Drive, A-219, Bethlehem, PA 18015; (610) 758-6563; fax: (610) 758- 3227; e-mail: specprog@lehigh.edu; Web site: www.lehigh.edu/e-mail: l.helton@thelearningcenterofnt .org; Web site: www.allkindsofminds.org.

22-27—Social studies: Global Education Institute: Focus on Western Europe, sponsored by the University of Maine College of Education and Human Development, for K-12 teachers, at the university’s Hutchinson Center in Belfast, Maine. In connection with this event, the sponsor is also offering an optional study tour to Western Europe, July 5-16. Contact: Edward Jadallah, UM, CEHD, Orono, ME 04469-5766; (207) 581-2488; e-mail: Edward.jadallah@umit.maine.edu; Web site: www.unmit.maine.edu/global_education.

22-July 14—Principals: PTC Summer Institutes: Miami Sessions, sponsored by the Principals’ Training Center for International School Leadership, for principals, at the Roney Palace in Miami Beach, Fla. Contact: Donna Giberti, PTC, PO Box 458, Cummaquid, MA 02632; (508) 362- 6550; fax: (508) 362-0285; e-mail: theptc@aol.com; Web site: www.ThePTC.org.

23-24—Administrators: Leadership VIII, sponsored by the Association of Illinois Middle-Level Schools, for middle school administrators, at The Inn at Eagle Creek in Findlay, Ill. Contact: Matt Jacobson, AIMS, PO Box 11076, Champaign, IL 61826; (217) 333-7104; fax: (217) 333-2440; e-mail: mjacobsn@uiuc.edu; Web site: www.cprd.uiuc.edu/aims.

23-25—Teacher education: 2003 ChemCom Teacher Training Workshop, sponsored by the American Chemical Society, for chemistry teachers, at Chatsworth High School in Los Angeles and at Concordia University in Ann Arbor, Mich. Contact: Angela Powers, ACS, 1155 16th St. N.W., Washington, DC 20036; (202) 872-6383; fax: (202) 833-7732; Web site: http://chemistry.org/chemcom/w orkshops.html.

23-26—Independent schools: Administrative Institute, sponsored by the Southern Association of Independent Schools, for independent school administrators and division heads, at Wofford College in Spartanburg, S.C. Deadline: 2 weeks before the event. Contact: SAIS, 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033; (404) 622-2203; e-mail: leslie@sais.org; Web site: www.sais.org.

23-27—Career education: Commission on Technology 7th Annual Technology Conference, sponsored by the Connecticut Association of Independent Schools, for teachers, technology coordinators, and librarians, at Miss Porter's School in Farmington, Conn. Deadline: June 16. Contact: Diane Brewer, CAIS, PO Box 159, Mystic, CT 06355; (860) 572-2950; fax: (860) 572-2938; e-mail: d_brewer@caisct.org; Web site: www.caisct.org.

23-27—Leadership: Creating Strategic Systems in Education Leading and Facilitating District Strategic Planning conference, sponsored by the Association of California School Administrators, for administrators and superintendents, in Burlingame, Calif. Contact: Kathy Ohm, ACSA; (650) 259-3472; fax: (650) 692- 1508; e-mail: kohm@acsa.org; Web site: www.acsa.org.

23-27—Leadership: GIS Leadership Institute, sponsored by the Missouri Botanical Garden, for grade 4-12 teachers, at the gardens in St. Louios. Contact: Bob Coulter, MBG, PO Box 299, St. Louis, MO 63166-0299; (314) 577-0219; fax: (314) 577- 9435; email: bob.coulter@mbot.org.

23-27—Professional development: Schools Attuned Training, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds and Holland Hall, for private school teachers and administrators, at Holland Hall in Tulsa, Okla. Contact: Carol Hoffman, HH; (918) 481-1111; e-mail: choffman@hollandhall.org; Web site: www.allkindsofminds.org.

23-27—Professional development: Schools Attuned Training, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds and The Learning Center of North Texas, for teachers and administrators, in Ft. Worth, Texas. Contact: Lucille Helton, LCNT; (817) 336-0808; e-mail: l.helton@thelearningcenterofnt.o rg; Web site: www.allkindsofminds.org.

23-27—Professional development: Schools Attuned Training, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds and the Children's Health Council RTS, for teachers and administrators, in Palo Alto, Calif. Contact: Karen Grites, CHC RTS; (650) 326-5530; e-mail: kgrites@chconline.org; Web site: www.allkindsofminds.org.

23-27—Professional development: Schools Attuned Training, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds and the Etta Israel Center RTS, for teachers and administrators, at the center in Los Angeles. Contact: Rick Goldman, EIC RTS; (818) 385-1631; e-mail: rlgcal@aol.com; Web site: www.allkindsofminds.org.

23-27—Professional development: Schools Attuned Training, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds and the Christian Learning Center Midwest RTS, for teachers and administrators, at the University of Chicago Laboratory School in Chicago. Contact: Doug Bouman, CLCM RTS; (616) 748-9024; e-mail: doug@clcnetwork.org; Web site: www.allkindsofminds.org.

23-27—Religious education: Institute in Catholic Identity: Called to Be Authentic, sponsored by the Manhattan College Catholic School Administrator Program, the Center for Learning Leaders, and the Catholic School Administrator Association, for Catholic school educators, at the college in Riverdale, N.Y. Contact: Sister Remigia Kushner, CSAP, MC School of Education, Riverdale, NY 10471; (718) 862- 7473; fax: (718) 862-7816; e-mail: sr.remigia.kushner @manhattan.eduornysadm@aol.com; Web site: www.manhattan.edu/~rkushner/IC I/2003.

23-27—Space education: Earth Systems Science, sponsored by the Space Foundation, for K-16 educators, in Colorado Springs, Colo. Contact: Misty Garland, SF, 310 S. 14th St., Colorado Springs, CO 80904; (719) 576-8000; fax: (719) 576-8801; e-mail: misty@spacefoundation.org; Web site: www.spacefoundation.org/education .

23-27—Special education: Specialized Classroom Management, 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; Web site: www.girlsandboystown.org.

24—Reading: Breaking the Code for Reading and Spelling Success, sponsored by the Hill Center, for elementary school teachers, at the center in Durham, N.C. Contact: Gaye Thompson, 3200 Pickett Road, Durham, NC 27705; (919) 489-7464; fax: (919) 489-7466; Web site: www.hillcenter.org.

24-27—Education law: Illinois We the People Institute for 7th and 8th Grades, sponsored by the Center for Civic Education, for grades 7-8 social studies teachers, at the Constitutional Rights Foundation Chicago in Chicago. Contact: Nisan Chavkin, 407 S. Dearborn, Suite 1700, Chicago, IL 60605-1119; (312) 663-9057; fax: (312) 663-4321; e-mail: crcf@crcf.org; Web site: www.crcf.org.

24-July 3—Professional development: Workshop: Primarily Teaching: Original Documents and Classroom Strategies, sponsored by the National Archives and Records Administration, for elementary and secondary teachers, at the National Archives in College Park, Md. Contact: Education Staff, NWE, National Archives, 8601 Adelphia Road, College Park, MD 20740; e-mail: education@nara.gov; Web site: www.archives.gov/digital_classroom/primarily_teaching/primarily_teac hing.html.

25—Administrators: Workshop: What Admissions Directors Need to Know, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for educators, in Washington. Contact: Lois Meyer, LSW, 4759 Reservoir Road, N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 944-2232; fax: (202) 944-3083; e-mail: Loislab@aol.com; Web site: www.labschool.org.

25—Reading: Foundations for Fluent Reading and Writing, sponsored by the Hill Center, for middle school teachers, at the Hill Center in Durham, N.C. Contact: Gaye Thompson, 3200 Pickett Road, Durham, NC 27705; (919) 489-7464; fax: (919) 489-7466; Web site: www.hillcenter.org.

*25-27—Early childhood: Raising Responsible Americans: Public Policy, Early Childhood Education and the South, sponsored by the Southern Early Childhood Association, for early chilldhood educators, at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn. Contact: Glenda Bean, SECA, 8500 W. Markham, Suite105, Little Rock, AR 72205; (800) 305-7322; fax: (501) 227- 5297; e-mail: gbean@southernearlychildhood.org ; Web site: www.SouthernEarlyChildhood.org .

26—Administrators: Workshop: What Admissions Directors Need to Know, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for educators, in Washington. Contact: Lois Meyer, LSW, 4759 Reservoir Road, N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 944-2232; fax: (202) 944-3083; e-mail: Loislab@aol.com; Web site: www.labschool.org.

26-27—Home schooling: 4th Annual Calvert School Curriculum Conference, sponsored by Calvert School Education Services, for teachers and home-schooling parents, in Baltimore. Contact: CS, 10713 Gilroy Road, Suite B, Hunt Valley, MD 21031; (888) 487-4652; fax: (410) 785-3418; Web site: www.calvertschool.org.

26- 29—Curriculum: CITY 2003, sponsored by the National Catholic Educational Association, for Catholic secondary teachers and administrators, at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minn. Contact: William J. Hudson, NCEA, 1077 30th St. N.W., Suite 100, Washington, DC 20007; (202) 337-6232; fax: (202) 333-6706; e-mail: whudson@ncea.org; Web site: www.ncea.org.

26- 29—Dropouts: 15th Annual National Dropout Prevention Network Conference, sponsored by the National Dropout Prevention Center and the Missouri Department of Education, for teachers, counselors, and social workers, at the Hyatt Regency Crown Center in Kansas City, Mo. Contact: John Peters, NDPC, 209 Martin St., Clemson, SC 29631; (864) 656-2599; fax: (864) 656-0136; e- mail: ndpc@clemson.edu; Web site: www.dropoutprevention.org.

26- 29—Literacy: Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning Ninth Summer Conference—Beyond Fear and Isolation: Building a Culture of Listening, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, for educators, in Ithaca, NY. Contact: Bruce Novak, NCTE; (217) 328-3870; fax: (217) 278-3761; e-mail: bjnovak@midway.uchicago.edu; Web site: www.ncte.org.

26-29—Urban Schools: Council of Urban Boards of Education Issues Forum, sponsored by the National School Boards Association, for urban school leaders and educators, in Chicago. Contact: Katrina Kelley, Director of the Council of Urban Boards of Education, NSBA, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 838-6722; e-mail: kkelley@nsba.org; Web site: www.nsba.org/cube.

*27-29—School improvement: Selected Programs for Improving Catholic Education Conference: Catholic Schools for Children and Youth in Poverty, sponsored by the National Catholic Educational Association and Boston College, for educators, at the college in Boston. Contact: Michael Coombe, NCEA, 1007 30th St. N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 337-6232; fax: (202) 333-6706; e-mail: mcoombe@ncea.org; Web site: www.ncea.org/dep artments/cace/programs/spice.asp.

28- 30—Instruction: Conference on Differentiating Instruction, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators and administrators, in Chicago. 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.

28-July 1—Literacy: National Media Education Conference: Literacy and Liberty: Roles and Responsibilities in a Media Age, sponsored by the Alliance for a Media Literate America, for K-12 educators, at the Wyndham Baltimore Inner Harbor in Baltimore. Contact: Joan Keane or Suzanne Thompson, AMLA, K-T Enterprizes, 721 Glencoe St., Denver, CO 80220; (888) 775-2652; fax: (847) 251- 4684; e-mail: amla@ccicrosby.com or ktes@qwest.net; Web site: www.amlainfo.org or www.amedialitamerica.org.

28- July 1—School nurses: Partners With Children, Families, and Communities, sponsored by the National Association of School Nurses, for school nurses, administrators, and health educators, in Cincinnati. Contact: Gloria Durgin, NASN, PO Box 1300, Scarborough, ME 04070; (207) 883-2117; fax: (207) 883-2683; e-mail: nasn@nasn.org; Web site: www.nasn.org.

28-July 1—School nurses: 35th Annual Conference, sponsored by the National Association of School Nurses, for school nurses, administrators, school-nurse educators, and consultants, in Castle Rock, Colo. Contact: Gloria Durgin, NASN, PO Box 1300, Scarborough, ME 04070; (207) 883- 2117; fax: (207) 883-2683; e-mail: nasn@nasn.org; Web site: www.nasn.org.

29-July 2—Counseling: Annual Conference, sponsored by the American School Counselor Association, for school counselors and administrators, in St. Louis. Contact: Kelly Frey, ASCA, 801 N. Fairfax St., Suite 310, Alexandria, VA 22079; (703) 683-2722; fax: (703) 683-1619; e-mail: kfrey@schoolcounselor.org; Web site: www.schoolcounselor.org.

*29- July 2—Technology: 2003 National Education Computing Conference, sponsored by the International Society for Technology in Education and the Northwest Council for Computer Education, for educators, at the Washington Convention and Trade Center in Seattle. Deadline: June 18. Contact: Pat Walsh, ISTE, NECC 2003, 1277 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403-1277;(541) 346-3537 or (800) 280-6218; Web site: www.neccsite.org.

30-July 1— Professional development: NSTA Regional Convention, sponsored by the National Science Teachers Association, for science teachers, and administrators, in Minneapolis. Contact: Carla Daniels, NSTA, 1840 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22201; (703) 312- 9371; fax: (703) 841-0250; e-mail: carla.daniels@nsta.org; Web site: www.nsta.org.

30-July 22— Principals: PTC Summer Institutes: London Sessions, sponsored by the Principals’ Training Center for International School Leadership, for principals, at the Imperial College in South Kensington, London. Contact: Donna Giberti, PTC, PO Box 458, Cummaquid, MA 02632; (508) 362- 6550; fax: (508) 362-0285; e-mail: theptc@aol.com; Web site: www.ThePTC.org.

*30-July 31—Teacher education: Reaching All Learners: Summer Special Education Core Courses, sponsored by Seattle Pacific University, for special education teachers and administrators, at the Shoreline Conference Center in Shoreline, Wash. Contact: Keith Overa, SPU, 3307 Third Avenue W., Suite 209, Seattle, WA 98119-1950; (206) 281-2875; fax: (206) 281- 2271; e-mail: kovera@spu.edu; Web site: www.spu.edu/spiral.

July

*1—Learning disabilities: Workshop: Utilizing Technology in Teaching Students with Learning Disabilities, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for educators, in Washington. Contact: Lois Meyer, LSW, 4759 Reservoir Road, N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 944-2232; fax: (202) 944-3083; e-mail: Loislab@aol.com; Web site: www.labschool.org.

*2— Literacy: Workshop: Media Literacy in the Classroom—Using Mass Media to Develop Critical Thinking Skills , sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for educators, in Washington. Contact: Lois Meyer, LSW, 4759 Reservoir Road, N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 944-2232; fax: (202) 944-3083; e-mail: Loislab@aol.com; Web site: www.labschool.org.

2-12— Teachers: Teacher Training Center, sponsored by the Principals’ Training Center for International School Leadership, for teachers, at the Radisson Deauville in Miami Beach, Fla. Contact: Donna Giberti, PTC, PO Box 458, Cummaquid, MA 02632; (508) 362-6550; fax: (508) 362-0285; e-mail: theptc@aol.com; Web site: www.ThePTC.org.

4- 7—Foreign languages: Annual Convention, sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of French, for French teachers, in La Pointe du Bout, Martinique. Contact: Jayne Abrate, AATF, Mailcode 4510, Department of Foreign Languages, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL 62901-4510; (618) 453- 5731; fax: (618) 453-5733; e-mail: abrate@siu.edu; Web site: http://frenchteachers.org.

5-8— English: Transforming Literacies: Changing English, sponsored by the International Federation for the Teaching of English, for English teachers, in Melbourne, Australia. Contact: IFTE; Web site: www.ifte.net.

5-26—Education law: National Academy, sponsored by the Center for Civic Education, for upper elementary, middle and high school teachers, at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. Contact: Susan Roe, Director of Professional Development, 5146 Douglas Fir Road, Calabasas, CA 91302; (818) 591-9321; fax: (818) 591-9330; e-mail: roe@civiced.org.

*6-11—Teacher education: 2003 ChemCom Teacher Training Workshop, sponsored by the American Chemical Society, for chemistry teachers, in Lake Forest, Ill. Contact: Angela Powers, ACS, 1155 16th St. N.W., Washington, DC 20036; (202) 872-6383; fax: (202) 833-7732; Web site: http://chemistry.org/chemcom /workshops.html.

6-13—Education law: We the People ... The Citizen and the Constitution Summer Institute, sponsored by the Center for Civic Education, for teachers, at the University of San Diego in San Diego. Contact: Roy Erickson, 4808 Runaway Drive, Fair Oaks, CA 95628; (916) 863-6614; fax: (916) 863-6551; e-mail: Cacoord49@sol.com.

6- 18—Education law: Georgia State Summer Institute, sponsored by the Center for Civic Education, for middle and high school teachers, at Berry College in Rome, Ga. Contact: Parker F. Davis, PO Box 26156, Mason, GA 31221; (478) 474-7217; fax: (478) 474-9482; e-mail: pfabdav@aol.com.

*7- 9—Best practices: 2003 Aurora Education Summit on Education, sponsored by Aurora City Schools, for K-12 educators, at the high school in Aurora, Ohio. Deadline: June 5. Contact: ACS, 102 E. Garfield Road, Aurora, OH 44202; (330) 995-7702.

*7-11—Aesthetic education: Workshop: Introduction to Aesthetic Education, sponsored by the Lincoln Center Institute, for PK-12 teachers, artists, schools, teacher-educators, and administrators, in New York City. Deadline: June 2. Contact: Jose Velez, LCI, 70 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10027; (212) 875-5535; Web site: www.lcinstitute.org.

*7- 11—Best practices: Reclaiming Connections: Caring, Trust, and Social Justice in Schools and Communities, sponsored by the Center for Peaceable School at Lesley University, for educators, parents, and community members, in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: Lucy Patton or Tania Mireles, 29 Everett St., Cambridge, MA 02138; (617) 349-8669; e-mail: peace@mail.lesley.edu; Web site: www.lesley.edu/peace.html.

7- 11—Curriculum: Understanding by Design Academy, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators and administrators, in Los Angeles. 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.

7-11—Professional development: Schools Attuned Training, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds and The Learning Center of North Texas, for teachers and administrators, in Ft. Worth, Texas. Contact: Lucille Helton, LCNT; (817) 336-0808; e-mail: l.helton@thelearningcenterofnt .org; Web site: www.allkindsofminds.org.

7-11— Space education: Rocketry and the Biology of Living in Space, sponsored by the Space Foundation, for educators, in Colorado Springs, Colo. Contact: Misty Garland, SF, 310 S. 14th St., Colorado Springs, CO 80904; (719) 576-8000; fax: (719) 576-8801; e-mail: misty@spacefoundation.org; Web site: www.spacefoundation.org/educati on.

7- 11—Special Education: The Summer Institute on Autism, sponsored by Lehigh University’s College of Education, for administrators, teachers and social workers, at the university in Bethlehem, Pa. Deadline: June 16. Contact: Theresa M. Freeman, LUCOE, 111 Research Drive, A-219, Bethlehem, PA 18015; (610) 758-6563; fax: (610) 758-3227; e-mail: specprog@lehigh. edu; Web site: www.lehigh.edu/

7-15—Education law: Institute for Elementary Teachers 1, sponsored by the Center for Civic Education, for upper elementary school teachers, at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Va. Contact: Susan Roe, Director of Professional Development, 5146 Douglas Fir Road, Calabasas, CA 91302; (818) 591-9321; fax: (818) 591- 9330; e-mail: roe@civiced.org.

*8—Reading: Workshop: Reading Comprehension for the Older Student, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for educators, in Washington. Contact: Lois Meyer, LSW, 4759 Reservoir Road, N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 944-2232; fax: (202) 944-3083; e-mail: Loislab@aol.com; Web site: www.labschool.org.

*9—Learning disabilities: Workshop: Unlocking the Mystery of Written Language Instruction for Elementary Students with Learning Disabilities, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for educators, in Washington. Contact: Lois Meyer, LSW, 4759 Reservoir Road, N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 944-2232; fax: (202) 944-3083; e-mail: Loislab@aol.com; Web site: www.labschool.org.

*9— Substitutes: Pre-Conference Workshop: Train the Trainer, sponsored by the Substitute Teaching Institute at Utah State University, for educators and substitute teaching administrators, at the Grand Summit Resort Hotel in Park City, Utah. Contact: Geoffrey G. Smith, STI/USU, 6516 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322-6516; (800) 922-4693; fax: (435) 797-0944; e-mail: gsmit@subed.usu.edu; Web site: http://subed.usu.edu.

9-12—Staff development: 2003 Institute for Staff Development, sponsored by the National Academy Foundation, for educators, administrators, business leaders, and researchers, at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort and Spa in Scottsdale, Ariz. Contact: Jenna Mandel, Associate Director, NAF Conferences, (212) 635-2400, ext. 224; fax: (212) 635-2409; e- mail: jenna@naf.org; Web site: www.naf.org.

9-17—Education law: Central Region Institute, sponsored by the Center for Civic Education, for upper elementary, middle and high school teachers, at Columbia College in Columbia, Mo. Contact: Susan Roe, Director of Professional Development, 5146 Douglas Fir Road, Calabasas, CA 91302; (818) 591-9321; fax: (818) 591-9330; e- mail: roe@civiced.org.

9-Aug. 19— Distance learning: Designing and Teaching Online Courses, sponsored by the Concord Consortium, for online leaders and instructors, online at http://concord.org/courses. Contact: Cynthia McIntyre, CC, 10 Concord Crossing, Suite 300, Concord, MA 01742; (978) 369- 4367; fax: (978) 371-0696; e-mail: courses@concord.org; Web site: http://concord.org.

9-Sept. 30—Distance learning: Facilitating Online Learning by Moving Out of the Middle, sponsored by the Concord Consortium, for online leaders and instructors, online at http://concord.org/courses. Contact: Cynthia McIntyre, CC, 10 Concord Crossing, Suite 300, Concord, MA 01742; (978) 369-4367; fax: (978) 371-0696; e-mail: courses@concord.org; Web site: http://concord.org.

*10—Behavior: Workshop: Practical Behavior Management for the Elementary Student in the Classroom, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for educators and social workers, in Washington. Contact: Lois Meyer, LSW, 4759 Reservoir Road, N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 944-2232; fax: (202) 944-3083; e-mail: Loislab@aol.com; Web site: www.labschool.org.

*10-12—Art education: Let’s Dance, Draw, Sing & Paint: Incorporating the Arts Into Your Curriculum, sponsored by the Southern Early Childhood Association, for early childhood teachers and administrators, at the University of North Carolina in Asheville, NC. Contact: SECA, 8500 W. Markham, Suite105, Little Rock, AR 72205; (800) 305-7322; fax: (501) 227-5297; e-mail: gbean@southernearlychildhood.org ; Web site: www.SouthernEarlyChildhood.org .

10-12—Character education: 9th Annual Character Education Conference, sponsored by Cooperating School Districts, for teachers, counselors, and administrators, at the Hyatt Regency Union Station in St. Louis. Contact: Dorothy J. White, CSD, 1460 Craig Road, St. Louis, MO 63146; (314) 872-8282; fax: (314) 872-9128; e-mail: dwhite@csd.org; Web site: http://www.csd.org.

10-12— Substitutes: SubSolutions 2003 Summer Conference, sponsored by the Substitute Teaching Institute at Utah State University, for educators and substitute teaching administrators, at the Grand Summit Resort Hotel in Park City, Utah. Contact: Geoffrey G. Smith, STI/USU, 6516 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322-6516; (800) 922- 4693; fax: (435) 797-0944; e-mail: gsmit@subed.usu.edu; Web site: http://subed.usu.edu.

10-13— Standards: Quality Educational Standards in Teaching Conference, sponsored by the American Federation of Teachers, for educators, administrators, and education advocates, at the Washington Hilton and Towers in Washington. Contact: Lydia Ellis or Dawn Krusemark, AFT, 555 New Jersey Ave., N.W., Washington, DC 20001; (800) 238- 1133, ext. 5684 or (202) 393-6373; fax: (202) 879-4537; e-mail: lellis@aft.org; Web site: www.aft.org.

10-15— Leadership: Model UN Workshops: Summit and Leadership Conference, sponsored by the United Nations Association of the United States of America, for middle and secondary students and teachers, at New School University in New York. Contact: Melissa Yahre, UNA- USA, 801 Second Ave., New York, NY 10017; (212) 907-1334; fax: (212) 682-9185; Web site: www.unausa.org.

10-17— Education law: Kansas City Metropolitan Institute, sponsored by the Center for Civic Education, for upper elementary, middle and high school teachers, at Rockhurst College in Kansas City, Mo. Contact: Thomas Vontz, 1100 Rockhurst Road, Kansas City, MO 64110- 2561; (816) 501-3539; fax: (816) 501-4169; e-mail: Thomas_vontz@rockhurst.edu; Web site: www.rockhurst.edu.

11-19— Education law: Western Region Institute, sponsored by the Center for Civic Education, for upper elementary, middle and high school teachers, at Boise State University in Boise, Idaho. Contact: Susan Roe, Director of Professional Development, 5146 Douglas Fir Road, Calabasas, CA 91302; (818) 591-9321; fax: (818) 591-9330; e-mail: roe@civiced.org.

12-16—Public relations: 2003 Conference, sponsored by the National School Public Relations Association, for educators, administrators, public relations officials, and school board members, at the Adam’s Mark Hotel in Denver. Contact: Elaine Willis, NSPRA, 15948 Derwood Road, Rockville, MD 20855; (301) 519-0496; fax: (301) 519-0494; e-mail: nspra@nspra.org; Web site: www.nspra.org.

12-17—Ethics: Summer Ethics Institutes, sponsored by the Council for Spiritual and Ethical Education, for educators and administrators, at the College of Preachers in Washington. Contact: CSEE, 1465 Northside Drive, Suite 220, Atlanta, GA 30318- 4225; (404) 355-4460 or (800) 298-4599; fax: (404) 355-4435; Web site: www.csee.org.

13-16—Education law: National Forum on Education Policy, sponsored by the Education Commission of the States, for state legislators and education leaders, at the Marriott City Center in Denver. Deadline: June 25. Contact: Dara Piltz, EDS, 700 Broadway, Suite 700, Denver, CO 80203-3460; (303) 299-3600; Web site: www.ecs.org.

13-16—Public relations: Golden Seminar, sponsored by the National School Public Relations Associations, for school public relations professionals and administrators, at the Adam’s Mark Hotel in Denver. Contact: Elaine Willis, NSPRA, 15948 Derwood Road, Rockville, MD 20855; (301) 519-0496; (301) 519- 0494; e-mail: ewillis@nspra.org; Web site: www.nspra.org.

13-16—Rural education: Rural/Small Schools Conference, sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators, for educators, at the Grand Summitt Resort, The Canyons, in Park City, Utah. Contact: Mary Conk, AASA, 1801 N. Moore St., Arlington, VA 22209; (703) 528-0700; Web site: www.aasa.org.

*13-17—Higher education: Summer Institute on College Admissions, sponsored by the College Board, for educators, college counselors, and students, at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Fla. Contact: CB; (800) 787-7477 ext. 1; fax: (212) 460-5460; e-mail: sro@collegeboard.org; Web site: www.collegeboard.com.

13- 18—Professional development: The I.D.E.A. Fellow Program, sponsored by the Institute for Development of Educational Activities, for administrators, at Agnes Scott College in Atlanta; St. Norbert College in DePere, Wis.; and the University of Denver in Denver. Contact: IDEA, 259 Regency Ridge, Dayton, OH 45459; (513) 434-6969.

13-18—Reading: National Institute on Reading Apprenticeship: Building Local Capacity for Middle and High School Reading Improvement, sponsored by WestEd, for educators, in Oakland, Calif. Contact: Jana Bouc, Strategic Literacy Initiative, WestEd, 300 Lakeside Drive, 18th Floor, Oakland, CA 94612-3534; (510) 302-4245; fax: (510) 302-4354; e- mail: jbouc@wested.org; Web site: www.wested.org/stratlit.

13-19—Education law: New Mexico Summer Institute, sponsored by the Center for Civic Education, for upper elementary, middle, and high school teachers, at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. Contact: Dora Marroquin, 7305 Vivian Drive, N.E., Albuquerque, NM 87106; (505) 822-8357; fax: (505) 822-0760; e- mail: bdjlglm@earthlink.net.

13-20— Education law: Wisconsin Summer Institute, sponsored by the Center for Civic Education, for upper elementary, middle, and high school teachers, at the University of Wisconsin in Madison. Contact: Dee Runaas, 5302 Eastpark Blvd., Madison, WI 53718; (608) 250- 6191; fax: (608) 257-5502; e-mail: drunaas@wisbar.org; Web site: www.legalexplorer.com.

*14-17— Leadership: Partners for Success: Linking Communities, Families, and Schools, sponsored by the School of the 21st Century, for administrators, teachers, parents, policymakers, and advocates, at the Omni New Haven Hotel in New Haven, Conn. Deadline: July 3. 2003. Contact: S21C, Yale University, 310 Prospect St., New Haven, CT 06511-2187; (203) 432- 9944; fax: (203) 432-9945; e-mail: yale21c@yale.edy; Web site: www.yale.edu/21C.

14-17— Literacy: 20th Annual Literacy Institute: Guiding Readers and Writers in the Intermediate Grade Classroom, sponsored by Lesley University’s Center for Reading Recovery, for educators of grades 3-6, at the university in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: LUCRR, 1815 Massachusetts Ave., Suite 378, Cambridge, MA 02140; (617) 349-8402; e-mail: literacy@mail.lesley.edu; Web site: www.lesley.edu.

*14-18—Achievement: Preventing Academic Failure: Part I, sponsored by the Churchill Center, for grade 1-3 teachers and remedial educators, at the center in New York City. Contact: Susan Spero, CC, 301 E. 29th St., New York, NY 10016; (212) 722-0610; fax: (212) 722-1387; Web site: www.churchillcenter.org.

14- 18—Professional development: Critical Friends Groups New Coaches Institute, sponsored by the UCLA School Management Program, for teachers and administrators. Location TBA. Deadline: June 27. Contact: Lisa Manning, UCLA SMP, 1201 Hershey Hall, Los Angeles, CA 90095-7168; (310) 825-2488; fax: (310) 206-4116; e-mail: lmanning@smp.gseis.ucla.edu; Web site: www.smp.gseis.ucla.edu.

14-18— Professional development: Hill Center Institute, sponsored by the Hill Center, for teachers and administrators, at the Hill Center in Durham, N.C. Contact: Gaye Thompson, HC, 3200 Pickett Road, Durham, NC 27705; (919) 489-7464; fax: (919) 489-7466; Web site: www.hillcenter.org.

14-18— Space education: Biology and Physical Research, sponsored by the Space Foundation, for educators, in Colorado Springs, Colo. Contact: Misty Garland, SF, 310 S. 14th St., Colorado Springs, CO 80904; (719) 576-8000; fax: (719) 576-8801; e-mail: misty@spacefoundation.org; Web site: www.spacefoundation.org/educati on.

14-18—Special education: Specialized Classroom Management, 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; Web site: www.girlsandboystown.org.

*14- 18—Special education: Critical Issues in Urban Special Education: Preparing and Supporting Teachers of Students with Disabilities, sponsored by the Harvard Graduate School of Education, for K-12 educators, in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: Melissa Lynch, HGSE, 14 Story St., Cambridge, MA 02138; (800) 545-1849; e-mail: melissa_lynch@gse.harvard.edu; Web site: www.gse.harvard.edu/ppe.

*15— Behavior: Workshop: Adolescent Impulsivity and Behavior Problems—Strategies That Work, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for educators and social workers, in Washington. Contact: Lois Meyer, LSW, 4759 Reservoir Road, N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 944-2232; fax: (202) 944-3083; e-mail: Loislab@aol.com; Web site: www.labschool.org.

15-17—Middle schools: 2003 Summer NELMS Conference, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle school educators, in Sturbridge, Mass. Contact: NELMS, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, MA 02183; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504; e-mail: nelms@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org.

*16-17—Achievement: Raising Classroom Achievement Conference, sponsored by the Otter Creek Institute, for teachers, at the Embassy Suites Minneapolis Airport in Bloomington, Minn. Contact: OCI, PO Box 3068, Eau Claire, WI 54702; (880) 931- 9193; Web site: www.oci- sems.com.

16-18—Administrators: 34th Annual Conference, sponsored by the Kentucky Association of School Administrators, for administrators, at the Galt House Hotel 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.

16-24—Independent schools: International Democratic Education Conference 2003, sponsored by the Alternative Education Resource Organization and the Albany Free School, for teachers, administrators and parents, at Russell Sage College in Troy, N.Y. Deadline: June 1. Contact: Dana Bennis, AERO, 416 Roslyn Road, Roslyn Heights, NY 11577; (800) 769-4171 or (518) 928-1234; fax: (516) 625-3257; e-mail: dbennis@idec2003.com; Web site: www.IDEC2003.com.

*17-18—Distance learning: Missouri Distance Learning Conference, sponsored by the Missouri Distance Learning Association, for educators and parents, at the Sheraton West Port Chalet in St. Louis. Contact: Dorothy J. White, CSD, 1460 Craig Road, St. Louis, MO 63146; (314) 872- 8282 or (314) 692-1250; fax: (314) 872-9128; e-mail: dwhite@csd.org; Web site: www.modla.org.

*18-21—Character education: 2003 Community of Caring National Conference: Building Character, Building Friendships, Building Our Nation, sponsored by Community of Caring, for K-12 educators, at the Doubletree Crystal City in Arlington, Va. Contact: COC, 1325 G St., N.W., Suite 500, Washington, DC 20005; (800) 937-8728; e-mail: contact@communityofcaring.org; Web site: www.communityofcaring.org.

18- 22—Curriculum: Understanding by Design Summer Academy I, sponsored by Relearning by Design, for curriculum designers and administrators, at the College of New Jersey in Ewing, N.J. Contact: Carol Wander, RBD, CNJ, 447 Forcina Hall, POB 7718, Ewing, NJ 08628; (732) 274-1118; fax: (609) 637-5130; e- mail: cw@relearning.org Web site: www.relearning.org.

18- 25—Education law: Virginia We the People Summer Institute, sponsored by the Center for Civic Education, for secondary school teachers, at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Va. Contact: Andrew Washburn, 11407 Constitution Hwy., Montpelier Station, VA 22957; (540) 672-2728 ext. 106; fax: (540) 672-0411; e-mail: awashburn@Montpelier.org; Web site: www.montpelier.org

20-23—Urban schools: Suburban Conference, sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators, for educators, at the Vail Marriott Mountain Resort and Spa in Vail, Colo. Contact: Judy Seltz, AASA, 1801 N. Moore St., Arlington, VA 22209; (703) 528-0700; Web site: www.aasa.org.

20-25—Professional development: Schools Attuned Training, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds and Cattaraugus-Allegany-Erie- Wyoming BOCES, for teachers and administrators, at Holiday Valley in Olean, N.Y. Contact: Barbara Van Wicklin, CAEW BOCES; (716) 376-8321; e-mail: barb_vanwicklin@cabo.wnyric.org ; Web site: www.allkindsofminds.org.

*20- 25—Reading: National Institute on Reading Apprenticeship: Building Local Capacity for Middle and High School Reading Improvement, sponsored by WestEd, for educators, in Baltimore. Contact: Jana Bouc, Strategic Literacy Initiative, WestEd, 300 Lakeside Drive, 18th Floor, Oakland, CA 94612-3534; (510) 302-4245; fax: (510) 302-4354; e-mail: jbouc@wested.org; Web site: www.wested.org/stratlit.

*20- 25—Teacher education: 2003 ChemCom Teacher Training Workshop, sponsored by the American Chemical Society, for chemistry teachers, in Lawrenceville, NJ. Contact: Angela Powers, ACS, 1155 16th St. N.W., Washington, DC 20036; (202) 872-6383; fax: (202) 833-7732; Web site: http://chemistry.org/chemcom /workshops.html.

20- 27—Professional Development: Annual Conference, sponsored by the International Education and Resource Network, for teachers, students, and administrators, in Japan. Contact: Ed Gragert, IEARN; e-mail: iearn@iearn.org; Web site: www.iearn.org.

20-28— Education law: Institute for Elementary Teachers II, sponsored by the Center for Civic Education, for upper elementary school teachers, at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Va. Contact: Susan Roe, Director of Professional Development, 5146 Douglas Fir Road, Calabasas, CA 91302; (818) 591-9321; fax: (818) 591-9330; e-mail: roe@civiced.org.

21-23—Safety: 34th Annual Conference, sponsored by the National Association of School Safety and Law Enforcement Officers, for school administrators, police officers and school resource officers, in Milwaukee. Deadline: June 20. Contact: Peter Pochowski, Director of Security, Milwaukee Public Schools, 3841 West St. Paul Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53201; (414) 345-6635; fax: (414) 345-6609; e-mail: pochowpp@mail.milwaukee.k12.wi. us.

*21-24—Health: EnviroHealth Connections Summer Institute, sponsored by Maryland Public Television, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, for grade 6-12 teachers, at the Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore. Deadline: June 20. Contact: Cynde Mutryn, MPT; (800) 223-3678 ext. 4380; e-mail: cyndemutryn@mpt.org; Web site: www.thinkport.org.

21-24— Literacy: Early Literacy Institute: An Introduction to Guided Reading in a Good Literacy Program, sponsored by Lesley University’s Center for Reading Recovery, for K-2 educators, at the university in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: LUCRR, 1815 Massachusetts Ave., Suite 378, Cambridge, MA 02140; (617) 349-8402; e-mail: literacy@mail.lesley.edu; Web site: www.lesley.edu.

*21-24—Teacher education: 11th Annual Harris Institute: Introduction to Problem Based Learning Design, sponsored by the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, for K-16 educators, at the Hampton Inn in Aurora, Ill. Deadline: June 15. Contact: Deb 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/center/pbl/intro. html.

21-25—Boarding schools: Residential Life Workshop, sponsored by the Association of Boarding Schools, for boarding school professionals, at Episcopal High School in Alexandria, Va. Contact: ABS, 4455 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Suite A-200, Washington, DC 20008; (202) 966-8705; fax: (202) 966-8708; e- mail: TABS@schools.com; Web site: www.schools.com.

21-25—Boarding schools: Admission Academy Workshop, sponsored by the Association of Boarding Schools, for boarding school admission professionals, at Episcopal High School in Alexandria, Va. Contact: ABS, 4455 Connecticut Ave., N.W., Suite A-200, Washington, DC 20008; (202) 966-8705; fax: (202) 966-8708; e-mail: TABS@schools.com; Web site: www.schools.com.

*21-25—Education reform: Coaching for Educational Equity Institute, sponsored by the Bay Area Coalition for Equitable Schools, for administrators and district personnel, at Preservation Park in Oakland, Calif. Contact: BayCES University, Eidetics Conference Management, 4425-C Treat Blvd., Suite 241, Concord, CA 84521; (925) 676-5748; fax: (925) 676-5785; e-mail: eidetics@conferencemanagement.c om; Web site: www.conferencemanagement.com or www.bayces.org.

21-25— Instruction: Instructional Leadership Academy, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators and administrators, in Orlando, Fla. 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.

21-25—Mathematics: Harris Institute: Introduction to Problem-Based Learning Design Institute, sponsored by the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, for educators, at the academy in Aurora, Ill. Deadline: June 15. Contact: Deb 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/team/cpbl/cpbl.html .

21-25—Professional development: Schools Attuned Training, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds and The Learning Center of North Texas, for teachers and administrators, at the Shelton School in Houston, Texas. Contact: Lucille Helton, LCNT; (817) 336-0808; e-mail: l.helton@thelearningcenterofnt .org; Web site: www.allkindsofminds.org.

*21- 25—Professional development: Conference on Thinking XI,sponsored by the International Conference on Thinking, for educators and business professionals, at the Phoenix Civic Plaza in Phoenix. Contact: Paula Cush, 107 S. Southgate Drive, Chandler, AZ 85226; (480) 893-8788; e-mail: info@conferencesonthinking.org ; Web site: www.conferenceonthinking.org.

*21-25—Science: The Science of the Lewis and Clark Trail, sponsored by the Missouri Botanical Garden, for grade 4- 12 teachers, at the gardens in St. Louis. Contact: Bob Coulter, MBG, PO Box 299, St. Louis, MO 63166-0299; (314) 577-0219; fax: (314) 577-9435; e-mail: bob.coulter@mbot.org.

21-25—Space education: Astronomy Principles for the Classroom, sponsored by the Space Foundation, for educators, in Colorado Springs, Colo. Contact: Misty Garland, SF, 310 S. 14th St., Colorado Springs, CO 80904; (719) 576-8000; fax: (719) 576-8801; e-mail: misty@spacefoundation.org; Web site: www.spacefoundation.org/educati on.

*21-Aug. 1—Teacher education: 8th Annual Summer Sleuths Institute: Introduction to Problem-Based Learning Coaching, sponsored by the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, for K-16 educators, at the Hampton Inn in Aurora, Ill. Deadline: June 15. Contact: Deb 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/center/pbl/intro. html.

*22—Best practices: Workshop: Creative Activities to Enhance Learning, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for educators, in Washington. Contact: Lois Meyer, LSW, 4759 Reservoir Road, N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 944-2232; fax: (202) 944-3083; e-mail: Loislab@aol.com; Web site: www.labschool.org.

22—Equity: 2003 Forum on Educational Equity, sponsored by the American Association of University Women Educational Foundation, for teachers, administrators, counselors, and researchers, in Washington. Deadline: July 8. Contact: Forum Coordinator, AAUWEF, 1111 16th St. N.W., Washington, DC 20036; (202) 728-7609; fax: (202) 463-7169; e-mail: erff@aauw.org; Web site: www.aauw.org.

22-23—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; Web site: www.girlsandboystown.org.

*22- 24—Achievement: Preventing Academic Failure: Part II, sponsored by the Churchill Center, for grade 1-3 teachers and remedial educators, at the center in New York City. Contact: Susan Spero, CC, 301 E. 29th St., New York, NY 10016; (212) 722-0610; fax: (212) 722-1387; Web site: www.chuchillcenter.org.

22-25— After-school programs: Before and After-School Training of Trainers, sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource Training Center, for before- and after-school program directors, supervisors, and staff, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: NRTC Support Services, Box 145, Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; Web site: www.girlsandboystown.org.

22- 29—Religious education: Annual Convention, sponsored by the Christian Educators Association International, for educators, at the Hilton Los Angeles North/Glendale Hotel in Los Angeles. Contact: Judy Turpen, CEAI, (626) 798-1124; e-mail: judy@ceai.org; Web site: www.ceai.org.

*23—Learning disabilities: Workshop: Identifying the Pre-School Child ‘At Risk’ for Learning Disabilities, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for educators and social workers, in Washington. Contact: Lois Meyer, LSW, 4759 Reservoir Road, N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 944- 2232; fax: (202) 944-3083; e-mail: Loislab@aol.com; Web site: www.labschool.org.

23-25— Administrators: 34th Annual Conference, sponsored by the Kentucky Association of School Administrators, for administrators, at Galt House 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.

*23- 25—Education funding: 2003 Education Funding Summit, sponsored by the Performance Institute, for grant administrators, superintendents, grant writers, education fundraisers, and trustees, at the Wyndham City Center Hotel in Washington. Contact: James Simpson, TPI, 1515 N. Courthouse Road, Arlington, VA 22201; (703) 894-0481; fax: (703) 894-0482; e-mail: Simpson@Performancewweb.org; Web site: www.educationperformance.org.

23- 25—Education reform: EdVentures 2003, sponsored by the Education Industry Association and the Education Industry Foundation, for educators, at Boston University in Boston. Contact: Chris Yelich, Executive Director, EIA EIF, PO Box 348, 104 W. Main St., #101, Watertown, WI 53094-0348; (800) 252- 3280; fax: (920) 206-1474; Web site: www.aepp.org.

23- 26—Leadership: AFSA Triennial Convention, sponsored by the American Federation of School Employees, for AFSA members and members of affiliated associations, at the Rio Hotel in Las Vegas. Contact: Sharneen Smiley, AFSA, 1729 21st St. N.W., Washington, DC 20009; (202) 986-4209; fax: (202) 986-4211; e-mail: ssmiley@admin.org; Web site: www.admin.org.

23- 26—Professional development: EDVentures 2003, sponsored by the Association of Education Practitioners and Providers and the Educators in Private Practice Foundation, for educators, at Boston University in Boston. Contact: Chris Yelich, Executive Director, AEPP/EPPF, PO Box 348, Watertown, WI 53094-0348; (800) 252-3280; fax: (920) 206-1475; e-mail: cyelich@aepp.org; Web site: www.aepp.org.

*24—Learning disabilities: Workshop: Teaching the Pre-School Child ‘At Risk’ for Learning Disabilities, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for educators and social workers, in Washington. Contact: Lois Meyer, LSW, 4759 Reservoir Road, N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 944- 2232; fax: (202) 944-3083; e-mail: Loislab@aol.com; Web site: www.labschool.org.

24-25—Religious education: The Well-Managed Classroom for Catholic Schools, sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource Tr

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