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**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: 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: AATFAnnual 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/w o rkshops.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--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 r g; 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/ education.

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/~specprog.

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.

7-15--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.

**8-11--Character education: Educating Minds and Hearts: Safe Schools, Healthy Character Development, Academic Success, and Social-Emotional Education, sponsored by the Center for Social and Emotional Education, for educators, at the University of New Yorkin New York City. Contact: CSEE, 1841 Broadway, Suite 713, New York, NY 10023; (212) 707-8799; fax: (212) 957-6616; Web site: www.csee.net.

8-14--Early childhood: Learning and Development Module and Culture, Family, and Providers Module, sponsored by the WestEd Center for Child and Family Studies, for educators, program managers, and child-care providers, at the Radisson Hotel in Berkeley, Calif. Deadline: April 11. 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.

**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.

**9-11--High schools: Senior Projects: A Culmination Experience for 12th Graders, sponsored by the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Center on Education and Work, for educators, at the Lowell Center in Madison, Wis. Contact: Carol Edds, CEW, 974 Education Science Building, 1025 W. Johnson, Madison, WI 53706; (608) 263- 4779; fax: (608) 262-3063; e-mail: cedds@education.wisc.edu; Web site: www.cew.wisc.edu/summer.

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, Suite 105, Little Rock, AR 72205; (800) 305-7322; fax: (501) 227-5297; e-mail: gbean@southernearlychildhood.org</ a >; 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: Jerry Corley, CSD, 8225 Florissant Road, St. Louis, MO 63121; (800) 835-8282 ext. 126; fax: (314) 692- 9700; e- mail: jcorley@csd.org; Web site: http://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 Canyons Resort in Park City, Utah. Deadline: May 2. Contact: Andrae Ferguson, STI/USU, 6516 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322- 6516; (800) 922-4693; fax: (435) 797-0944; e-mail: subed@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, 801 N. Quincy St., Suite 700, Arlington, VA 22203; (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) 302-4242; 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.edu; 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--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.

**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.chuchillcenter.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--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/ education.

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--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.

**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--Leadership: 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, 801 N. Quincy St., Suite 700, Arlington, VA 22203; (703) 528-0700; Web site: www.aasa.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/w o rkshops.html.

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.

20-27--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--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.

21-24--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.

**21-25--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--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 Boulevard, Suite 241, Concord, CA 84521; (925) 676-5748; fax: (925) 676-5785; e-mail: eidetics@conferencemanagement.com < /a>; Web site:www.conferencemanagement.com or www.bayces.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--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--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.o r g; Web site: www.allkindsofminds.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/ education.

**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--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.

**23-25--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--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; Website: www.kasa.org.

23-26--Leadership: AFSATriennial 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 Training Center, for teachers, administrators, religious-education coordinators, 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.

**24-26--Early childhood: Diversity Among Us: Serving the Children and Families of Today, sponsored by the Southern Early Childhood Association, for early-childhood teachers and administrators, at Trinity University in San Antonio. Contact: SECA, 8500 W. Markham, Suite 105, Little Rock, AR 72205; (800) 305-7322; fax: (501) 227-5297; e-mail: gbean@southernearlychildhood.org</ a >; Web site:www.SouthernEarlyChildhood.org.

**24-27--Literacy: Literacies for All Summer Institute—Reading and Writing the Lives of Children, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, for educators, in St. Paul, Minn. Contact: NCTE, 1111 W. Kenyon Road, Urbana, IL 61801; (217) 328-3870; fax: (217) 278-3761; e-mail: public_info@ncte.org; Web site: www.ncte.org.

24-27--Professional development: 34th Annual Convention: Congress for Excellence in Public Education, sponsored by the Christian Educators Association International, for K-16 public school teachers and administrators, in Glendale, Calif. Contact: Judy Turpen, CEAI; (888) 798-1124; e-mail: judy@ceai.org.

26-Aug. 2--Education law: Indiana University We the People Summer Institute, sponsored by the Center for Civic Education, for teachers and graduate students, at Indiana University in Bloomington, Ind. Contact: Janet Hunter, 2805 E. 10th, Bloomington, IN 47408-2619; (812) 855-0467; fax: (812) 855-0455; e-mail: janhunter@Indiana.edu.

26- Aug. 2--Education law: Hilda E. Taylor We the People ... The Citizen and the Constitution Summer Institute, sponsored by the Center for Civic Education, for upper elementary, middle and high school teachers, at Washington College in Chestertown, Md. Contact: Marcie Taylor-Thoma, 200 W. Baltimore St., Baltimore, MD 21201; (410) 767-0519; fax: (410) 333-2050; e-mail: mthoma@msde. state.md.us.

27-30--Administrators: Summer Institute, sponsored by the Council of Chief State School Officers, for state school officers, in Lake Tahoe, Nev. Contact: Jill Henry, CCSSO, 1 Massachusetts Ave. N.W., Suite 700, Washington, DC 20001; (202) 408- 5505; fax: (202) 408-8072; Web site: www.ccsso.org.

27- Aug. 1--Education law: We the People Institute for New Jersey and Delaware, sponsored by the Center for Civic Education, for teachers, at the NJ Center for Civic and Law, Rutgers University in Rutgers, N.J. Contact: Arlene Gardner; (732) 445-3413; fax: (732) 445-3420; e-mail: agardner@njclre.rutger.edu.

27- Aug. 1--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.

27- Aug. 2--Education law: Nevada State Institute, sponsored by the Center for Civic Education, for 5-12 social studies teachers, at Sierra Nevada College in Incline Village, Nev. Contact: Judith Simpson, 2678 Alpine Creek Road, Reno, NV 89509; (775) 826- 6632; fax: (775) 826-6442; e-mail: Judith7640@aol.com.

28-31--School improvement: Summer Institute, sponsored by the HOPE Foundation, for teachers and administrators, at the Tremblant Resort in Tremblant, Canada. Contact: HOPE Foundation, 3925 Hagan St., Suite 105, PO Box 906, Bloomington, IN 47402-0906; (812) 355-6000; fax: (812) 323-8140; e-mail: hope@communitiesofhope.org; Web site: www.communitiesofhope.org.

28- Aug. 1--Space education: Space Technologies 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 /education.

28- Aug. 1--Curriculum: Understanding by Design Summer Academy II, 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.

28- Aug. 1--Mathematics: Summer Sleuths Institute: Introduction to Problem-Based Learning Coaching, 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.

28- Aug. 1--Professional development: Critical Friends Groups Advanced Coaches Institute, sponsored by the UCLA School Management Program, for teachers and administrators, to be held in the Los Angeles area. Deadline: Day of the event. 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.

28- Aug. 1--Education law: Education Law Institute, sponsored by the Franklin Pierce Law Center, for administrators, special education teachers, lawyers, and law students, at the center in Concord, N.H. Contact: Sarah Redfield, FPLC, 2 White St., Concord, NH 03301; (603) 228-1541, ext. 1151; fax: (603) 225-4016; e-mail: scallahan@piercelaw.edu; Web site: www.piercelaw.edu.

29--Equity: Forum on Educational Equity, sponsored by the American Association of University Women Educational Foundation, for educators, at the Wyndham Hotel in Washington. Deadline: July 8. Contact: Susan Hanold, AAUWEF, 1111 16th St., Washington, DC 20036; (202) 785- 7713; fax: (202) 463-7169; e-mail: erft@aauw.org; Web site: www.aauw.org.

29-31--Education law: 10th Annual Education Law Conference, sponsored by the Franklin Pierce Law Center, for administrators, teachers, attorneys and students, at the University of New England in Portland, Maine. Contact: Sarah Redfield or Amy Pednault, FPLC, Two White St., Concord, NH 00301; (603) 228-1541 ext. 1152 or (207) 797-7688 ext. 4413; fax: (603) 228-1074; sredfield@ piercelaw.edu or apednault@une.edu; Web site: www.edlaw.pier c elaw.eduorwww.une.edu/oce/events.html.

30- Aug. 5--Professional development: Schools Attuned Training, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds and the Elementary School Consortium RTS, for teachers and administrators, in Honolulu. Contact: Ermile Hargrove, ESC RTS; (808) 247-9511; e-mail: ekhargrove@aol.com; Web site: www.allkindsofminds.org.

31- Aug. 2--Charter Schools: Ring a Bell for Education Reform, sponsored by the National Charter School Clearinghouse, for urban charter school teachers and administrators, at Villanova University in Villanovae, Pa. Deadline: July 18. Contact: Andrea Zavislak, NCSC, 3900 E. Camelback Road, Suite 312, Phoenix, AZ 85018; (602) 954- 1414; fax: (602) 954-1415; e-mail: fir@aibt.edu; Web site: www.ncsc.info.

31 - Aug. 3--Drama: AATE/ATHE Joint Conference, sponsored by the American Alliance for Theatre and Education and the Association of Theatre in Higher Education, for educators, at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. Contact: Christy M. Taylor, AATE, ASU-Department of Theatre, PO Box 872002, Tempe, AZ 85287-2002; (480) 965-6064; fax: (480) 965-5351; e-mail: aate.info@asu.edu; Web site: www.aate.com.

31- Aug. 5--Foreign languages: Annual Meeting, sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, for K-16 language teachers and administrators, at the Chicago Fairmont Hotel in Chicago. Deadline: June 1. Contact: Carol E. Klein, Executive Director, AATSP, 423 Exton Commons, Exton, PA 19143-2451; (610) 363- 7005; fax: (610) 363-7116; e-mail: corporate@aatsp.org; Web site: www.aatsp.org.

31- Aug. 7--Education law: We the People Washington State Summer Institute, sponsored by the Center for Civic Education, for elementary, middle, and high school teachers, at Seattle University in Seattle. Contact: Kathy Hand, 560 S. 158th St., Seattle, WA 98148-1205; (206) 248- 3463; fax: (206) 244-3463; e-mail: kathyhand@attbi.com; Web site: civiced-wa.com.

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