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August

*17-19—Native American education: Culture-Based Education Resources for Teachers of Indian Students Institiute, sponsored by the University of Wisconsin’s Comprehensive Center, at the Thunderbird Hotel and Convention Center in Minneapolis. Contact: Eva Kubinski, CC, 1025 W. Johnson St., Madison, WI 53706; (888) 862-7763; fax: (608) 263-3733; e-mail: kubinski@wisc.edu; Web site: www.wcer.wisc.edu/ccvi.

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.

*22—Education reform: Single-Sex Education in Public Schools, sponsored by the National Association for Single Sex Public Education, for K-12 educators and administrators, at the National Press Club in Washington. Contact: Leonard Sax, NASSPE, 19710 Fisher Ave., Poolesville, MD 20837; (301) 972-7600; fax: (301) 972-8006; e-mail: mail@singlesexschools.org; Web site: www.singlesexschools.org.

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.

*29-Sept. 1— Equity: The Color Lines Conference: Segregation and Intergration in America’s Present and Future, sponsored by the Civil Rights Project at Harvard University, for K-12 educators, administrators, policymakers, researchers, and activists, at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: CRP, HU, 124 Mt. Auburn St., Suite 400 S. Cambridge, MA 02138; Web site: http://www.civilrightsproject.harvard.edu/convenings/colorlines/synopsis.php .

September

4-5—Accountability: 2003 CRESST Conference, sponsored by the National Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards, and Student Testing, for educators, at Covel Commons Conference Center in Los Angeles. Contact: Ronald Dietel, UCLA/CRESST, 300 Charles E. Young Drive N., GSE & IS Bldg., Box 951522, Los Angeles, CA 90095; (310) 794-9168; fax: (310) 825-3883; e-mail: Ron@ucla.edu; Web site: www.cse.ucla.edu.

*5—Counseling education: Fall Counselor Workshop, sponsored by the College Board, for secondary school counselors, at Elizabethtown College in Elizabethtown, Pa. Contact: Stephen L. DiPietro, CB, Two Bala Plaza, Suite 900, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004; (610) 667-8900 ext. 124; fax: (610) 667-6998; e-mail: sdipietro@collegeboard.org; Web site: www.collegeboard.org.

*6—Teacher education: Waldorf Teacher Preparation for Grades Four and Five, sponsored by the Waldorf Institute of Southern California, for educators, in San Diego. Contact: WISC, 17100 Superior St., Northridge, CA 91325; (877) 394-1444; fax: (818) 349-2390; e-mail: info@waldorfteaching.org; Web site: www.waldorfteaching.org.

*9—Counseling education: Fall Counselor Workshop, sponsored by the College Board, for secondary school counselors, at the College of Mt. St. Vincent in Riverdale, N.Y. Contact: Stephen L. DiPietro, CB, Two Bala Plaza, Suite 900, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004; (610) 667-8900 ext. 124; fax: (610) 667-6998; e-mail: sdipietro@collegeboard.org; Web site: www.collegeboard.org.

*9— Mentoring: Workshop: The Mentoring Year—Mentor/Mentee Relationship Building, sponsored by the University of Wisconsin-Madison, for K-12 teachers and mentoring coordinators, in Green Bay, Wis. Contact: Sue Schroeder, UWM, Office of Education Outreach, 1050 University Ave., Suite 304, Madison, WI 53706; (608) 263-0951; fax: (608) 265-4309; e-mail: sueschroeder@education.wisc.edu; Web site: www.education.w isc.edu/outreach/mentoringyear.html.

9-10—Safety: Safe and Effective Secondary Schools, sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource Training Center, for teachers, administrators, resource officers, and staff members, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: NRTC Support Services, Box 145, Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; Web site: www.girlsandboystown.org.

*10— Counseling education: Fall Counselor Workshop, sponsored by the College Board, for secondary school counselors, in Rochester, N.Y. and Philadelphia. Contact: Stephen L. DiPietro, CB, Two Bala Plaza, Suite 900, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004; (610) 667-8900 ext. 124; fax: (610) 667-6998; e-mail: sdipietro@collegeboard.org; Web site: www.collegeboard.org.

*10-12— Education reform: Educators’ Call to Action Legislative Conference, sponsored by the Association of Educational Service Agencies, for educational service agency and school district staff, at the Hyatt Regency in Washington. Contact: Kari M. Arfstrom, AESA, 801 N. Quincy St., #750, Arlington, VA 22203-1730; (703) 875-0739; fax: (703) 807-1849; e- mail: karfstrom.aesa@aasa.org; Web site: www.aesa.us.

*10-13—Higher education: 15th Annual Conference of the European Association for International Education, sponsored by the European Commission, for international education professionals, at the University of Vienna in Vienna, Austria. Contact: Janny van Wijk, EAIE, PO Box 11189, Amsterdam, 1001 GD; (+31) 20-525-4999; fax: (+31) 20-525-4998; e-mail: eaie@eaie.nl; Web site: www.eaie.org/conf2003.

*11— Counseling education: Fall Counselor Workshop, sponsored by the College Board, for secondary school counselors, at St. Mary’s College of Maryland in St. Mary’s City, Md. Contact: Stephen L. DiPietro, CB, Two Bala Plaza, Suite 900, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004; (610) 667-8900 ext. 124; fax: (610) 667-6998; e-mail: sdipietro@collegeboard.org; Web site: www.collegeboard.org.

*11— Mentoring: Workshop: The Mentoring Year – Mentor/Mentee Relationship Building, sponsored by the University of Wisconsin-Madison, for K-12 teachers and mentoring coordinators, in Mequon, Wis. Contact: Sue Schroeder, UWM, Office of Education Outreach, 1050 University Ave., Suite 304, Madison, WI 53706; (608) 263-0951; fax: (608) 265- 4309; e-mail: sueschroeder@education.wisc.edu; Web site: www.education.w isc.edu/outreach/mentoringyear.html.

*12—Counseling education: Fall Counselor Workshop, sponsored by the College Board, for secondary school counselors, in College Park, Md., Carlisle, Pa., and Swathmore, Pa.Contact: Stephen L. DiPietro, CB, Two Bala Plaza, Suite 900, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004; (610) 667-8900 ext. 124; fax: (610) 667-6998; e-mail: sdipietro@collegeboard.org; Web site: www.collegeboard.org.

*13— Professional development: Workshop: The Deadly Effects of Standardized Testing— Rescuing Our Classrooms from MCAS, sponsored by the Center for Peaceable Schools at Lesley University, for teachers, administrators, and parents, at the university in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: CPSLU, 29 Everett St., Cambridge, MA 02138; (800) 999-1959 ext. 8134 or (617) 349-8134; e-mail: peace@lesley.edu; Web site: www.lesley.edu/peace.html.

*13—Teacher education: Waldorf Teacher Preparation for Grades Four and Five, sponsored by the Waldorf Institute of Southern California, for educators, in Los Angeles. Contact: WISC, 17100 Superior St., Northridge, CA 91325; (877) 394-1444; fax: (818) 349-2390; e-mail: info@waldorfteaching.org; Web site: www.waldorfteaching.org.

*15—Counseling education: Fall Counselor Workshop, sponsored by the College Board, for secondary school counselors, at King’s College in Wilkes Barre, Pa.. Contact: Stephen L. DiPietro, CB, Two Bala Plaza, Suite 900, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004; (610) 667-8900 ext. 124; fax: (610) 667-6998; e-mail: sdipietro@collegeboard.org; Web site: www.collegeboard.org.

*15- 16—Special education: Hill Methodology Workshop Part II, 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.

*15- Oct. 17—Science: Online Jason Project Five-Week Workshop, sponsored by the Jason Foundation for Education, for K-12 educators, online at www.jason.org. Deadline: Sept. 1. Contact: Jennifer Walsh, JASON, 2009 N. 14th St., Suite 407, Arlington, VA 22201; (703) 276-2772 ext. 13; fax: (703) 528- 5058; e-mail: pr@jason.org; Web site: www.jason.org.

*16—Behavior: National Seminar: Preventing School Violence: A Student-Driven Solution, sponsored by Microsociety, Inc., for education leaders, administrators, and funders, in Washington. Contact: Diana Zeitzer, Widmeyer Communications, 1825 Connecticut Ave. N.W., Fifth Floor, Washington, DC, 20009; (202) 667-0901; fax: (202) 667-0902; e-mail: diana.zeitzer@widmeyer.com; Web site: www.microsociety.org.

*16— Counseling education: Fall Counselor Workshop, sponsored by the College Board, for secondary school counselors, at Stockton College in Pomona, N.J. Contact: Stephen L. DiPietro, CB, Two Bala Plaza, Suite 900, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004; (610) 667-8900 ext. 124; fax: (610) 667-6998; e-mail: sdipietro@collegeboard.org; Web site: www.collegeboard.org.

*16— Mentoring: Workshop: The Mentoring Year—Mentor/Mentee Relationship Building, sponsored by the University of Wisconsin-Madison, for K-12 teachers and mentoring coordinators, in Fennimore, Wis. Contact: Sue Schroeder, UWM, Office of Education Outreach, 1050 University Ave., Suite 304, Madison, WI 53706; (608) 263-0951; fax: (608) 265-4309; e-mail: sueschroeder@education.wisc.edu; Web site: www.education.w isc.edu/outreach/mentoringyear.html.

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

*6- 17—Education business: 2003 Business and Education Conference: Making a Difference: The Schools We Need and the Leadership it Will Take to Get Them, sponsored by the Conference Board, for K-12 educators, at the Marriott Marquis, in New York City. Contact: Marcia Carneiro, CB, 845 Third Ave., New York, NY 10022; (212) 339-0345; fax: (212) 836-9740; e-mail: marcia.carneiro@conference- board.org; Web site: www.conference- board.org/bus&ed.htm.

*16- 17—Science: Lab Safety Workshop, sponsored by the Laboratory Safety Institute, for K-20 science educators, lab workers, and supervisors, at the Holiday Inn Express in Pierre, S.D. Contact: LSI, 192 Worcester Road, Natick, MA 01760-2252; (508) 647-1900; fax: (508) 647-0062; labsafe@aol.com; Web site: www.labsafety.org.

16-19— Parental involvement: Common Sense Parenting: Training for Parent Trainers, sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource Training Center, for teachers, administrators, and support staff, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: NRTC Support Services, Box 145, Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; Web site: www.girlsandboystown.org.

*17— Counseling education: Fall Counselor Workshop, sponsored by the College Board, for secondary school counselors, at Hood College in Frederick, Md. Contact: Stephen L. DiPietro, CB, Two Bala Plaza, Suite 900, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004; (610) 667-8900 ext. 124; fax: (610) 667-6998; e-mail: sdipietro@collegeboard.org; Web site: www.collegeboard.org.

*17— Mathematics: Workshop: Hands-On Math, sponsored by the Hill Center, for middle and elementary school teachers, at the center in Durham, N.C. Contact: HC, 3200 Pickett Road, Durham, N.C. 27705-6010; (919) 489-7464; fax: (919) 489-7466; Web site: www.hillcenter.org.

*17—Mental health: Conference—Child Sexual Abuse: Evaluation, Treatment, and Legal Issues, sponsored by the American Association for Sexual Educators, Counselors, and Therapists, for K-12 educators, therapists, and school counselors, in Louisville, Ky. Deadline: Sept. 16. Contact: Bill Finger, AASECT; (804) 644-3288; e-mail: wwfinger@yahoo.com; Web site: www.aasect.org.

17—Professional development: Ongoing monthly workshops: Muslim Culture and Interacting with American Muslim Students, sponsored by the Islamic Speakers Bureau, for K-12 teachers and administrators, nationwide. Contact: ISB; Web site: www.IslamicResourceOnline.org.

*17-19—School safety: Second Step: A Violence Prevention Program Train the Trainer Workshop, sponsored by the Committee for Children, for K-12 educators, administrators, and counselors, in San Francisco, Calif. Contact: CC, Client Support Services, 568 First Ave. S., Suite 600, Seattle, WA 98104-2804; (800) 634-4449 ext. 200; fax: (206) 343- 1445; Web site: www.cfchildren.org.

17-Oct. 28—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.

*18—Counseling education: Fall Counselor Workshop, sponsored by the College Board, for secondary school counselors, at the University of Delaware in Newark, Del. and at the University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh. Contact: Stephen L. DiPietro, CB, Two Bala Plaza, Suite 900, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004; (610) 667-8900 ext. 124; fax: (610) 667-6998; e-mail: sdipietro@collegeboard.org; Web site: www.collegeboard.org.

*19— Counseling education: Fall Counselor Workshop, sponsored by the College Board, for secondary school counselors, in Baltimore, Brookville, N.Y., and Bethlehem, Pa. Contact: Stephen L. DiPietro, CB, Two Bala Plaza, Suite 900, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004; (610) 667-8900 ext. 124; fax: (610) 667-6998; e-mail: sdipietro@collegeboard.org; Web site: www.collegeboard.org.

*19- 20—Accountability: 8th Annual Conference: Lead, Follow or Make Way! Setting the Stage for Student Success, sponsored by the Education Leaders Council, for national, state, and local education leaders, at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, Tenn. Contact: Todd Johnson, ELC, 1225 19th St. N.W., Suite 400, Washington, DC 20036; (202) 261- 2639; fax: (202) 261-2638; e-mail: info@educationleaders.org; Web site: www.educationleaders.org.

*21—College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for educators, parents, and students, at the Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center in Birmingham, Ala. Contact: Pat Taylor; Alabama School of Fine Arts, 1800 Eighth Ave. N., Birmingham, AL 35203; (205) 252-9241; e-mail: ptaylor@asfa.k12.al.us; Web site: www.nacac.com.

*21—College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for educators, parents, and students, at the Cincinnati Coknvention Center in Cincinnati. Contact: Aaron B. Kellenberger, Miami University, 301 S. Campus Ave., Oxford, OH 45056-2481; (513) 529-2531; e-mail: kellenab@muohio.edu; Web site: www.nacac.com.

*21-23—Federal programs: Fall 2003 NAFIS Conference, sponsored by the National Association of Federally Impacted Schools, for public school superintendents and school business officials, at the Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill in Washington. Deadline: Sept. 4. Contact: Lynn A. Watkins, 444 Capitol St., N.W., Hall of the States, Suite 419, Washington, DC 20001-1512; (202) 624-5455; fax: (202) 624-5468; e- mail: watkins1@sso.org; Web site: www.sso.org/nafis.

*21-24—Magnet schools: 2003 Grant Writing Workshop, sponsored by the Magnet Schools of America and the National Association of Magnet School Development, for magnet school educators and administrators, at the Alexis Park Hotel in Las Vegas. Deadline: Sept. 15. Contact: Judith Stein, MSA, 733 15th St., N.W., Suite 330, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 824-0672; fax: (202) 638-7865; e-mail: nationaldirector@magnet- dc.org; Web site: www.magnet.edu.

*21- 24—Higher education: Grants Resource Center Fall Meeting, sponsored by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, for campus sponsored program administrators, at the Marriott at Metro Center in Washington. Contact: Marion Tangum or Jim Cummins, AASCU, 1307 New York Avenue, N.W., 5th Floor., Washington, DC 20005; (202) 293-7070; fax: (202) 296-5819; e- mail: tangumm@aascu.org or cumminsj@aascu.org; Web site: www.aascu.org.

*21-26—Literacy: National Institute in Reading Apprenticeship, sponsored by WestEd Strategic Literacy Initiative, for middle and high school administrators, at the WestEd office in Oakland, Calif. Contact: Jana Bouc, WSLI, 300 Lakeside Drive, 18th Floor, Oakland, CA 94612; (510) 302-4245; fax: (510) 302-4354; e-mail: jbouc@wested.org; Web site: www.wested.org/stratlit.

*22— Behavior: Social Emotional Learning Seminar—Educating the Heart and Mind, sponsored by the Committee for Children, for principals, counselors, state and local administrators, and character education coordinators, in East Lansing, Mich. Contact: Susan Torgan, CC, 568 First Ave. S., Suite 600, Seattle, WA 98104-2804; (800) 634-4449 ext. 6203; fax: (206) 343-1445; e-mail: storgan@cfchildren.org; Web site: www.cfchildren.org.

*22—Foreign language: Workshop: Foreign Language Strategies, sponsored by the Hill Center, for high school and college foreign language teachers, at the center in Durham, N.C. Contact: HC, 3200 Pickett Road, Durham, N.C. 27705-6010; (919) 489-7464; fax: (919) 489-7466; Web site: www.hillcenter.org.

*22— Science: JASON Academy for Science Teaching and Learning Courses, sponsored by the JASON Foundation for Education, for middle school teachers, online. Deadline: Sept. 8. Contact: Jennifer Walsh, JF, 2009 N. 14th St., Suite 407, Arlington, VA 22201; (703) 276-2772 ext. 13; fax: (703) 528-5058; e-mail: pr@jason.org; Web site: www.jason.org.

*22- 24—School safety: Second Step: A Violence Prevention Program Train the Trainer Workshop, sponsored by the Committee for Children, for K-12 educators, administrators, and counselors, in Peoria, Ill. and Philadelphia. Contact: CC, Client Support Services, 568 First Ave. S., Suite 600, Seattle, WA 98104-2804; (800) 634-4449 ext. 200; fax: (206) 343-1445; Web site: www.cfchildren.org.

*22-25—Higher education: Adult and Community Education: An Important Link in Florida’s Education System, sponsored by Adult and Community Educators of Florida, for GED teachers, workforce education staff, and administrators, at the Sawgrass Marriott in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. Contact: Crystal Green, ACE, 912 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, Tallahassee, FL 32301; (850) 222-2233; fax: (850) 222-0133; e-mail: ace@aceofflorida.org; Web site: www.aceofflorida.org.

22-26— 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.

*23—Behavior: Social Emotional Learning Seminar—Educating the Heart and Mind, sponsored by the Committee for Children, for principals, counselors, state and local administrators, and character education coordinators, in Detroit. Contact: Susan Torgan, CC, 568 First Ave. S., Suite 600, Seattle, WA 98104-2804; (800) 634-4449 ext. 6203; fax: (206) 343-1445; e-mail: storgan@cfchildren.org; Web site: www.cfchildren.org.

*23—Counseling education: Fall Counselor Workshop, sponsored by the College Board, for secondary school counselors, in New York City and Lewisburg, Pa. Contact: Stephen L. DiPietro, CB, Two Bala Plaza, Suite 900, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004; (610) 667-8900 ext. 124; fax: (610) 667-6998; e-mail: sdipietro@collegeboard.org; Web site: www.collegeboard.org.

*23— Testing: National SAT I Conference, sponsored by Hofstra University, for secondary educators and guidance counselors, at the university in Hempstead, N.Y. Contact: Barbara Calvo-Moran or Martin Blum, HU, Hempstead, NY 11549; (516) 463-5750; Web site: www.hofstra.edu.

*23-24—Science: Lab Safety Workshop, sponsored by the Laboratory Safety Institute, for K-20 science educators, lab workers, and supervisors, at Hilton Garden Inn, Spokane Airport, in Spokane, Wash. Contact: LSI, 192 Worcester Road, Natick, MA 01760-2252; (508) 647-1900; fax: (508) 647-0062; labsafe@aol.com; Web site: www.labsafety.org.

23-26—Developmental education: 2003 Annual Conference, sponsored by the Adult and Community Educators of Florida, Inc., for educators, literary providers and workforce development coordinators, at the Sawgrass Marriott in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. Contact: Valorie Boyd, ACE of Florida, 912 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, Tallahassee, FL 32301; (850) 222-2233; fax: (850) 222-0133; e- mail: ace@aceofflorida.org; Web site: www.aceofflorida.org.

*24—Counseling education: Fall Counselor Workshop, sponsored by the College Board, for secondary school counselors, in Canton, N.Y., Erie, Pa., and Philadelphia. Contact: Stephen L. DiPietro, CB, Two Bala Plaza, Suite 900, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004; (610) 667-8900 ext. 124; fax: (610) 667-6998; e-mail: sdipietro@collegeboard.org; Web site: www.collegeboard.org.

*24- 25—College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for educators, parents, and students, at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis. Contact: Deb Balzer, Brainerd High School, 402 S. Fifth St., Brainerd, MN 56401; (218) 824- 6330; e-mail: tdblazer@brainerd.k12.mn.us; Web site: www.nacac.com.

*24- 25—Science: Lab Safety Workshop, sponsored by the Laboratory Safety Institute, for K-20 science educators, lab workers, and supervisors, at the Four Points Sheraton in Akron, Ohio. Contact: LSI, 192 Worcester Road, Natick, MA 01760-2252; (508) 647-1900; fax: (508) 647-0062; labsafe@aol.com; Web site: www.labsafety.org.

*24-26— School improvement: 2003 No Child Left Behind Summit, sponsored by the Performance Institute, for administrators, grant specialists, and teachers, at the Wyndham City Center Hotel in Washington. Contact: James Simpson, PI, 1515 N. Courthouse Road, Suite 600, Arlington, VA 22201; (703) 894-0481; fax: (703) 894-0482; e-mail: Simpson@PerformanceWeb.org; Web site: www.performanceweb. org/education/s133/s133.htm.

*24-26—School safety: Second Step: A Violence Prevention Program Train the Trainer Workshop, sponsored by the Committee for Children, for K-12 educators, administrators, and counselors, in Hartford, Conn. Contact: CC, Client Support Services, 568 First Ave. S., Suite 600, Seattle, WA 98104-2804; (800) 634-4449 ext. 200; fax: (206) 343-1445; Web site: www.cfchildren.org.

*25—Assessment: Assessment Summit, sponsored by the Association of American Publishers School Division, for K-12 educators and policymakers, at the Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill in Washington. Contact: Lydia Sutton, AAPSD, 50 F St., N.W., Suite 400, Washington, DC 20001; (202) 220- 4547; fax: (202) 347-3690; e-mail: lsutton@publishers.org; Web site: www.publishers.org.

*25—Behavior: Social Emotional Learning Seminar—Educating the Heart and Mind, sponsored by the Committee for Children, for principals, counselors, state and local administrators, and character education coordinators, in Cleveland. Contact: Susan Torgan, CC, 568 First Ave. S., Suite 600, Seattle, WA 98104-2804; (800) 634-4449 ext. 6203; fax: (206) 343-1445; e-mail: storgan@cfchildren.org; Web site: www.cfchildren.org.

*25— Counseling: Adjustment to Hearing Loss: What it Means to Your Student, sponsored by the Mainstream Center at the Clarke School for the Deaf, for adjustment counselors, school psychologists, social workers, and guidance counselors, at the Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel in Marlborough, Mass. Contact: Barbara Rochan, MCCSD, 48 Round Hill Road, Northhampton, MA 01060; (413) 587-7313; fax: (413) 586-6654; e-mail: brochon@clarkeschool.org; Web site: www.clarkeschool.org.

*25—Counseling education: Fall Counselor Workshop, sponsored by the College Board, for secondary school counselors, at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City. Contact: Stephen L. DiPietro, CB, Two Bala Plaza, Suite 900, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004; (610) 667-8900 ext. 124; fax: (610) 667-6998; e-mail: sdipietro@collegeboard.org; Web site: www.collegeboard.org.

*25— Education funding: 2003 Legislative Conference: Strengthening America’s Future, sponsored by the Committee for Education Funding, for K-20 educators and lobbyists, at the National Press Club in Washington. Contact: Adenike Akintilo, CEF, 122 C. St. N.W., Suite 280, Washington, DC 20001; (202) 383-0083; fax: (202) 383-0097; e-mail: akintilo@cef.org; Web site: www.cef.org.

*25—Teacher education: Workshop: Study Skills for the Elementary and Middle School Student, sponsored by the Hill Center, for middle and elementary school teachers, at the center in Durham, N.C. Contact: HC, 3200 Pickett Road, Durham, N.C. 27705-6010; (919) 489-7464; fax: (919) 489-7466; Web site: www.hillcenter.org.

*25- 27—Sex education: Creating a Culture of Health Sexuality, sponsored by the National Council on Sexual Addiction and Compulsivity, for K-12 educators and counselors, in Minneapolis. Contact: Bill Herring, NCSAC; e-mail: herring@mindspring.com; Web site: www.ncsac.org.

*25- 28—Accountability: No Child Left Behind Training Workshop, sponsored by the National Association of Federal Education Program Administrators, for NCLB administrators and state directors, in Arlington, Va. Contact: John A. Pfaff, Sheboygan Area School District, 830 Virginia Avenue, Sheboygan, WI 53081; (920) 459-3596; (920) 459-4049; e-mail: jpfaff@sheboygan.k12.wi.us; Web site: www.nafepa.org.

*26—Behavior: Social Emotional Learning Seminar—Educating the Heart and Mind, sponsored by the Committee for Children, for principals, counselors, state and local administrators, and character education coordinators, in Columbus, Ohio. Contact: Susan Torgan, CC, 568 First Ave. S., Suite 600, Seattle, WA 98104-2804; (800) 634-4449 ext. 6203; fax: (206) 343-1445; e-mail: storgan@cfchildren.org; Web site: www.cfchildren.org.

*26—Counseling education: Fall Counselor Workshop, sponsored by the College Board, for secondary school counselors, in Lawrenceville, N.J. and Garden City, N.Y. Contact: Stephen L. DiPietro, CB, Two Bala Plaza, Suite 900, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004; (610) 667-8900 ext. 124; fax: (610) 667-6998; e-mail: sdipietro@collegeboard.org; Web site: www.collegeboard.org.

*26- 27—Classroom management: Workshop: Teaching Strategies for the Differentiated Classroom, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development and the Australian Council for Educational Leaders, for K-12 educators and administrators, in Sydney, Australia. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (703) 578-9600 or (800) 933-ASCD; fax: (703) 575-5400; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

*26- 28—Foreign language: Multiple Language Literacy Conference: Policies to Build Successful Multiple Language Literacy Programs in Schools, sponsored by the International Reading Association, for educators and administrators, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Vancouver, Canada. Deadline: Aug. 25. Contact: Cyrstal Jackson, IRA, 800 Barksdale Road, PO Box 8139, Newark, DE 19714-8139; (302) 731-1600 ext. 272; e-mail: cjackson@reading.org; Web site: www.reading.org.

27-30— Facilities: Annual Conference, sponsored by the Council of Educational Facility Planners International, for architects, facility planners and K-12 administrators, at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare in Chicago. Contact: Barbara C. Worth, CEFPI, 9180 E. Desert Cove Drive, Suite 104, Scottsdale, AZ 85260; (480) 391-0840; fax: (480) 391-0940; e-mail: barb@cefpi.org; Web site: www.cefpi.org/chicago2003.

28- 30—Principals: Beginning Administrator’s Conference, sponsored by the Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association, for administrators, at the Marriott Hotel at Round Rock in Austin, Texas. Contact: Lisa Holloway, TEPSA, (512) 478-5268; e-mail: lisa@tepsa.org; Web site: www.tepsa.org.

*29—Behavior: Social Emotional Learning Seminar—Educating the Heart and Mind, sponsored by the Committee for Children, for principals, counselors, state and local administrators, and character education coordinators, in Cincinnati. Contact: Susan Torgan, CC, 568 First Ave. S., Suite 600, Seattle, WA 98104-2804; (800) 634-4449 ext. 6203; fax: (206) 343- 1445; e-mail: storgan@cfchildren.org; Web site: www.cfchildren.org.

*29- Oct. 1—School safety: Second Step: A Violence Prevention Program Train the Trainer Workshop, sponsored by the Committee for Children, for K-12 educators, administrators, and counselors, in Seattle. Contact: CC, Client Support Services, 568 First Ave. S., Suite 600, Seattle, WA 98104-2804; (800) 634-4449 ext. 200; fax: (206) 343-1445; Web site: www.cfchildren.org.

*29- Nov. 1—Special education: AD/HD Through the Years: From Science to Practice, sponsored by Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, for educators, parents, social workers, and individuals with AD/HD, at the Adam’s Mark Hotel in Denver. Contact: Marsha Bokman, CHADD, 8181 Professional Place, Suite 150, Landover, MD 20785; (301) 306-7070 ext. 108; fax: (301) 306-7091; e-mail: marsha_bokman@chadd.org; Web site: www.chadd.org.

*30—Behavior: Social Emotional Learning Seminar—Educating the Heart and Mind, sponsored by the Committee for Children, for principals, counselors, state and local administrators, and character education coordinators, in Pittsburgh. Contact: Susan Torgan, CC, 568 First Ave. S., Suite 600, Seattle, WA 98104-2804; (800) 634-4449 ext. 6203; fax: (206) 343-1445; e-mail: storgan@cfchildren.org; Web site: www.cfchildren.org.

*30—Counseling education: Fall Counselor Workshop, sponsored by the College Board, for secondary school counselors, at Rutgers College of New Jersey in New Brunswick, N.J. Contact: Stephen L. DiPietro, CB, Two Bala Plaza, Suite 900, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004; (610) 667-8900 ext. 124; fax: (610) 667-6998; e-mail: sdipietro@collegeboard.org; Web site: www.collegeboard.org.

*30—Middle schools: Day One and Beyond, Part 1, sponsored by the National Middle School Association, for educators, online. Contact: Mary Henton, NMSA, 4151 Executive Parkway, Suite 300, Westerville, OH 43081; (800) 528-NMSA; fax: (614) 895-4750; e-mail: mhenton@nmsa.org; Web site: www.nmsa.org.

*30-Oct. 1—Science: Lab Safety Workshop, sponsored by the Laboratory Safety Institute, for K-20 science educators, lab workers, and supervisors, at the Holiday Inn, Rochester Airport, in Rochester, N.Y. Contact: LSI, 192 Worcester Road, Natick, MA 01760- 2252; (508) 647-1900; fax: (508) 647-0062; labsafe@aol.com; Web site: www.labsafety.org.

—By Marianne Hurst

Vol. 22, Issue 43, Pages 52,54

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