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June

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.

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