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July

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.

*21-22—Professional development: Professional Development Institute for Certified Career Development Facilitators and Instructors, sponsored by the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Center on Education and Work, for CDFs and instructors, at the Grainger Hall 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.

*21- 23—Teacher education: 2003 ChemCom Teacher Training Workshop, sponsored by the American Chemical Society, for chemistry teachers, in Columbia, S.C. 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

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—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 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—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 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 Bvld., 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—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.

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.

22-23—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.churchillcenter.org/index. shtml.

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 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 ; 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.

*25-26—English: Assembly for the Teaching of English Grammar Conference, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, for educators, in State College, Pa. Contact: Martha Kolln, NCTE, 1111 W. Kenyon Road, Urbana, IL 61801; (814) 355- 4666; e-mail: mjk14@psu.edu; Web site: www.ateg.org

*26—Animal education: Workshop: Animals in the Classroom, sponsored by the Pet Care Trust Foundation, for humane educators, K-12 teachers, administrators, and school nurses, in at the Dane County Humane Society in Madison, Wis. Contact: Mandy Falk or John Pitts, PCTF, 36-951 Leland Valley Road W., Quilcene, WA 98376; (608) 838-0413 ext. 115 or (360) 765-3311; fax: (360) 765-3399; e-mail: education@giveshelter.org or jlpitts@olympus.net; Web site: www.petcaretrust.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.

*26- Aug. 2—Literacy: Cruising Into Literacy, sponsored by the Washington Organization for Reading Development, for educators, in Seattle. Contact: WORD; (253) 549-2183; Web site: www.wordreading.org.

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.

2 7-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</ a>; Web site:www.allkindsofminds.org.

*27- Aug. 1—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.

*27- Aug. 1—Writing: Summer Institute for Writing Center Directors, sponsored by the International Writing Centers Association, for educators, in Madison, Wis. Contact: Brad Hughes, Director of the Writing Center,University of Wisconsin-Madison, (608) 263-3823; e-mail: bhughes@facstaff.wisc.edu; Web site: www.wisc.edu/writing/institute .

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—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— 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.

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. 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—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/educati on.

*28-Aug. 8—Education reform: Professional Development Courses, sponsored by the Bay Area Coalition for Equitable Schools, for administrators and district personnel, 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.c om; Web site: www.conferencemanagement.com or www.bayces.org.

29—Equity: Forum on Educational Equity, sponsored by the American Association of University Women Educational Foundation, for educators, at the Wyndham Hotel in Washington. 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.piercelaw.edu or www.une.edu/oce/events.html.

*< B>30-Aug. 1—Assessment: Using Career Assessments to Plan the Future: Portfolios, Informal Assessments, and Formal Instruments, 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.

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 K-12 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. 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: www.civiced-wa.com.

August

1-9—Education law: Mountain Northeast Region Summer Institute, sponsored by the Center for Civic Education, for upper elementary, middle and high school teachers, at Northeast University in Boston. 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.

2-6—Science: 127th AAPT National Meeting, sponsored by the American Association of Physics Teachers, for K-20 physics educators, at the Monona Terrace in Madison, Wis. Contact: Carol Heimpel, Director of Meetings & Exhibits, AAPT, One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740; (301) 209-3340; fax: (301) 209-0845; Web site: www.aapt.org.

*3-7—New teachers: New Teacher Workshop, sponsored by the Southern Association of Independent Schools, for new teachers, at Wofford College in Spartanburg, S.C. Deadline: 2 weeks prior to event. Contact: SAIS, 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033; (404) 633-2203; fax: (404) 633-2433; Web site: www.sais.org.

3-8—New teachers: New Teacher Institute, sponsored by the Virginia Association of Independent Schools, for new teachers, at the Randolph-Macon Academy in Front Royal, Va. Contact: Joan Fargis, VAIS, 8001 Franklin Farms Drive, Suite 100, Richmond VA 23229; (804) 282-3592; fax: (804) 282-3596; e-mail: jfargis@vais.org; Web site: www.vais.org.

*3-8—Teacher education: 2003 ChemCom Teacher Training Workshop, sponsored by the American Chemical Society, for chemistry teachers, in Malibu, Calif. 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.

3-9—Education law: New York State We the People Summer Institute, sponsored by the Center for Civic Education, for teachers, at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Contact: Michele Ringrose, Russell Sage College, 45 Terry St., Troy, NY 12180; (518) 244-2363; fax: (518) 244-3125; e-mail: ringrm@sage.edu.

4-6— 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.

4- 6—Health: 10th Annual Summer Institute - No Child Left Behind, No Program Left Behind, sponsored by the American School Health Association, for health teachers and nutritionists, at Kansas City Airport Hilton in Kansas City, Mo. Contact: Mary Bamer Ramsier, ASHA, PO Box 708, Kent, OH 44240; (330) 678-1601 ext. 127; (330) 678-4526; e-mail: mbramsi@ashaweb.org; Web site: www.ashaweb.org.

*4-6—Teacher education: 2003 ChemCom Teacher Training Workshop, sponsored by the American Chemical Society, for chemistry teachers, in Lake Forest, Ill. and Oak Ridge, Tenn. 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

4-8—Curriculum: Understanding by Design Advanced Academy, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators and administrators, in Cleveland. 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.

*4-8—Middle schools: Targeting Success for Middle Level Educators, sponsored by Seattle Pacific University and the University of Idaho, for grade 5-9 educators, in Seattle. Deadline: July 25. Contact: Keith Overa, SPU, 3307 Third Ave. 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.

*4-8—Education research: Teacher's Research Network Workshop, sponsored by the American Montessori Society, for educators, in Princeton, NJ. Contact: Banu Eser, AMS, Princeton, NJ; (609) 924-4594; e-mail: beser@pmonts.edu; Web site: www.AmericanMontessoriSociety.o rg.

4-8—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.

6-8— Technology: Education Technology 2003, sponsored by the Society for Applied Learning Technology, for educators, at the Ritz Carlton Hotel Pentagon City in Arlington, Va. Deadline: July 23. Contact: Yvonne Beichner, SALT; e- mail: yvonne@lti.org.

7-8—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.

11- 15—Literacy: Early Literacy Institute: Clay's Observation Survey of Early Literacy Achievement, 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.

11-16—Professional development: Schools Attuned Training, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds and the Elementary School Consortium RTS, for teachers and administrators, in Kohala, Hawaii. Contact: Ermile Hargrove, ESC RTS; (808) 247-9511; e-mail: ekhargrove@aol.com; Web site: www.allkindsofminds.org.

18-22— Professional development: Schools Attuned Training, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds and the PEEL District School Board RTS, for teachers and administrators, at the University of Toronto at Mississauga in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. Contact: David Leeder, PEEL SD; (905) 890-1010; e-mail: david.leeder@peelsb.com; Web site: www.allkindsofminds.org.

*20— Economics: 2003 Economic and Financial Literacy Conference, sponsored by the Hawaii Council on Economic Education, for K-12 educators and administrators, at the Japanese Cultural Center in Honolulu. Contact: Kristine Castagnaro, HCEE, 2424 Maile Way, Room 540, Honolulu, HI 96822; (808) 956- 7009; fax: (808) 956-9564; e-mail: hcee@hawaii.edu; Web site: www.hawaii.edu/hcee/conference .

23—Charter Schools: Calculating and Transferring Credits and Accreditation, sponsored by the National Charter School Clearinghouse, for charter school teachers and administrators, online. Contact: Lynn Kepford, 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.

*26-28—Special education: Hill Methodology Workshop Part I, sponsored by the Hill Center, for special education teachers, at the center in Durham, N.C. Contact: Jane R. Brasier, HC, 3200 Pickett Road, Durham, NC 27705-6010; (919) 489-7464 ext. 793; fax: (919) 489-7466; Web site: www.hillcenter.org.

Vol. 22, Issue 42, Pages 45-46

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