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June 2004

** marks events that have not appeared in a previous issue of Education Week.

6-9--Teacher education: 76th Annual Conference, sponsored by the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification, for state department of education personnel and school district administrators, at the Marriott City Center Hotel in Pittsburgh. Contact: Roy Einreinhofer, 39 Nathan Ellis Hwy., PMB #134, Mashpee, MA 02649; (508) 539-8844; fax: (508) 539-8868; e-mail: NASDTEC@comcast.net; Web site: www.NASDTEC.org.

9-11--School safety: Talk About Touching: A Personal Safety Curriculum 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.

9-12--Leadership: 2004 Teacher Leader Institute, sponsored by the Reading Recovery Council of North America, for teacher leaders and trainers, at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Anita M. Gibson, RRCNA, 1929 Kenny Road, Suite 100, Columbus, OH 43210; (614) 292-7111 ext. 3; fax: (614) 247-7323; e-mail: conferenceinfo@readingrecovery.org; Web site: www.rrcna.org.

10-11--Arts education: Arts in Education Conference, sponsored by the Vision, Strength, and Artistic Expression Arts Institute, for pre-K-12 educators, at the Hilton in Washington. Contact: Stephanie Litvak, VSA, 1300 Connecticut Ave., N.W., Suite 700, Washington, DC 20036; (800) 933-8721; fax: (202) 737-0725; e-mail: stephaniel@vsarts.org; Web site: www.vsartsfestival.org.

11-14--Leadership: Millennium Leadership Institute, sponsored by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, for senior and mid-level administrators, in Washington. Contact: Rosemary Lauth or Danita Young, AASCU, 1307 New York Ave., Fifth Floor, Washington, DC 20005; (202)293-7070; fax: (202) 296-5819; e-mail: lauthr@aascu.org or youngd@aascu.org; Web site: www.aascu.org.

11-16--Civic education: Project Citizen Central Institute, sponsored by the Center for Civic Education, for middle level teachers, in Chattanooga, Tenn. Deadline: March 8. Contact: Rita Anne DeSouza, CCE, 5146 Douglas Fir Road, Calabasas, CA 91302; (800) 350-4223; fax: (818) 591-9330; e-mail: rita@civiced.org; Web site: www.civiced.org.

13-17--Administrators: National Admission Institute, sponsored by the Virginia Association of Independent Schools, for new independent school educators, at the Virginia Crossings Resort in Richmond, Va. Contact: Joan Fargis, VAIS, 6802 Paragon Place, Suite 525, Richmond, VA 23230; (804) 282-3592 ext. 301; fax: (804) 282- 3596; e-mail: joanfargis@vais.org; Web site: www.vais.org.

14-15--Professional development: Problem-Based Government Workshop, sponsored by the Buck Institute for Education, for high school civics teachers, at the institute in Novato, Calif. Contact: BI, 18 Commercial Blvd., Novato, CA 94949; (415) 883-0122; e-mail: info@bie.org; Web site: www.bie.org.

14-16--Special education: Hill Methodology Workshop Part 1, sponsored by the Hill Center, for special educators, 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.

14-17--New teachers: International Conference on the First-Year Experience, sponsored by the National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition, for secondary educators, administrators, and counselors, at the Westin Maui Kaanapali Beach in Maui, Hawaii. Contact: Nina Glisson, NRC, University of South Carolina, 1629 Pendleton St., Columbia, SC 29208; (803) 777-8158; fax: (803) 777-4699; e-mail: nina1@gwm.sc.edu; Web site: www.sc.edu/fye.

14-18--Professional development: Schools Attuned Training, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds, for K-12 educators, in Dallas, Sulpher Spring, Texas; Holland, Mich; Indianapolis; Bath, Ohio; and Lewisville, N.C. Contact: AKM; Web site: www.allkindso fminds.org/sa/siteLocationsAndDates.aspx.

15-17--School improvement: Impacting Student Achievement through Program Improvement Institute, sponsored by the National Study of School Evaluation, for Pre-K-16 educators, in Schaumburg, Ill. Contact: Cheryl Gray, NSSE, 1699 E. Woodfield Road, Suite 406, Schaumburg, IL 60173; (847) 995-9080; fax: (847) 995-9088; e-mail: schoolimprovement@nsse.org; Web site: www.nsse.org.

16-18--Charter schools: 2004 Charter Schools National Conference, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, for K-12 educators, at the Fontainebleau Hilton in Miami Beach, Fla. Contact: Dean Kern, USDE, 400 Maryland Ave. S.W., Washington, DC 20202; (202) 260-1882; e-mail: dean.kern@ed.gov; Website:www.uscharterschools.org.

16-18--Charter schools: National Trade Show: Charter Marketplace, sponsored by the Center for the Study of Small Rural Schools, for K-12 educators, in Miami. Deadline: June 9. Contact: Dee Anne Holcomb, CSSRS, 555 E. Constitution-138, Norman, OK 73072- 7820; (405) 325-1450; fax: (405) 325-0755; e-mail: dholcomb@ou.edu; Web site: http://cssrs.ou.edu.

16-18--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.

17-18--Professional development: Project Based Learning Workshop, sponsored by the Buck Institute for Education, for middle and high school teachers, at the institute in Novato, Calif. Contact: BI, 18 Commercial Blvd., Novato, CA 94949; (415) 883-0122; e- mail: info@bie.org; Web site: www.bie.org.

18-20--Gifted education: National Conference Beyond IQ: Classroom and Homeschool Practices with the Highly and Profoundly Gifted, sponsored by Gifted Conference Planners, for K-12 educators and parents, in Chicago. Contact: Josh Shaine, GCP; (978) 597- 0977; fax: (801) 729-5081; e-mail: giftedconferenceplanners@yahoo.com; Web site: www.giftedconferenceplanners.org .

18-20--International education: International Recruitment Center Conference, sponsored by the International Schools Services, for K-12 educators, in Philadelphia. Deadline: June 1. Contact: Jane Larsson, ISS, 15 Roszel Road, PO Box 5910, Princeton, NJ 08540; (609) 452-0990; fax: (609) 452-2690; e-mail: edustaffing@iss.edu; Web site: www.iss.edu.

**19-25--Science: Workshop: Earthworks—Earth System Science for Secondary Teachers, sponsored by NASA, for high school teachers, in Boulder, Colo. Contact: Genny Healy, University of Colorado, UCB 216, Boulder, CO 80309; (303) 735-3641; e- mail: ghealy@cires.colorado.edu; Web site: http://cires.colorado.edu/k-12/earthworks.

20-23--Early childhood: National Institute for Early Childhood Professional Development, sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children, for early childhood teachers, at the Marriott Waterfront in Baltimore. Contact: NAEYC, 1509 16th St. N.W., Washington, DC 20036; (202) 232-8777; fax: (202) 328-1846; e-mail: institute@naeyc.org; Web site: www.naeyc.org/conferences.

20-26--Leadership: International Institute: Curriculum and Resource Development, sponsored by the Principals' Training Center for International School Leadership, for K-12 educators, in Miami. Contact: PTC-TTC, PO Box 458, Cummaquid, MA 02637; (508) 362-6550; fax: (508) 362-0285; Web sites: www.ThePTC.org and www.TheTTC.org.

20-8--Professional development: Various workshops, sponsored by the Annenberg/Corporation for Public Broadcasting, for K-12 educators, broadcast online. Contact: Annenberg/CPB, (800) Learner; e-mail: channel@learner.org; Web site: www.learner.org.

21-23--Technology: Jammin' and Jazzin' with Technology Conference, sponsored by the International Society for Technology in Education, for K-12 teachers, teacher educators, and technology coordinators, at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. Contact: NECC, 245 W. Fifth Ave., Eugene, OR 97401; (800) 280-6218; fax: (541) 434-9589; e-mail: neccinfo@iste.org; Web site: www.iste.org/necc.

21-24--Data: Using Data to Improve Student Achievement Summer Institute, sponsored by the National Study of School Evaluation, for pre-K-16 educators, in Schaumburg, Ill. Contact: Cheryl Gray, NSSE, 1699 E. Woodfield Road, Suite 406, Schaumburg, IL 60173; (847) 995-9080; fax: (847) 995-9088; e-mail: schoolimprovement@nsse.org; Web site: www.nsse.org.

21-25--Professional development: Schools Attuned Training, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds, for K-12 educators, in Fort Worth, Texas; Los Angeles; Chicago; and Palo Alto, Calif. Contact: AKM; Web site: www.allkindso fminds.org/sa/siteLocationsAndDates.aspx.

21-25--Professional development: Workshop: Differentiating Instruction Academy, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators and administrators, in New York City. 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.

21-28--History: Colonial Williamsburg Teacher Institute: Early American History, sponsored by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, for elementary educators, in Williamsburg, Va. Deadline: May 15. Contact: Tab Broyles, CWF, PO Box 1776, Williamsburg, VA 23187; (757) 220-7975; fax: (757) 565-8916; e-mail: tbroyles@cwf.org; Web site: www.history.org/teach.

21-1--Reading: Workshop: Teaching Reading K-2, sponsored by the Annenberg/Corporation for Public Broadcasting, for K-2 educators, broadcast online. Contact: Annenberg/CPB, (800) Learner; e-mail: channel@learner.org; Web site: www.learner.org.

21-5--Science: Workshop: Private Universe Project in Science, sponsored by the Annenberg/Corporation for Public Broadcasting, for K-12 educators, broadcast online. Contact: Annenberg/CPB, (800) Learner; e-mail: channel@learner.org; Web site: www.learner.org.

22-24--Professional development: Problem-Based Economics Workshop, sponsored by the Buck Institute for Education, for high school economics teachers, at the institute in Novato, Calif. Contact: BI, 18 Commercial Blvd., Novato, CA 94949; (415) 883-0122; e- mail: info@bie.org; Web site: www.bie.org.

**22-25--Technology: National Educational Technology Conference, sponsored by edACCESS, for K-12 technology educators, in Groton, Mass. Contact: JT Amirawlt, PO Box 991, Groton, MA 01450; (978) 448-7510; e-mail: jamirault@groton.org; Web site: www.groton.org.

23-25--High school: Annual Senior Project Institute, sponsored by the Southeastern Regional Vision of Education, for high school educators, in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Contact: SERVE, 4259 Innsbruck Ridge, Medford, OR 97504; (541) 770-9483; e-mail: cosher@serve.org; Web site: www.seniorproject.net.

23-28--Mentoring: Conference, sponsored by the National Peer Helpers Association, for teachers and peer advisers, at the Hilton in Austin, Texas. Contact: NPHA, PO Box 32272, Kansas City, MO 64171-5272; (913) 362-0794; fax: (913) 362-0735; e- mail: npha@peerhelping.org; Web site: www.peerhelping.org.

23-30--History: National Teacher Institute: Early American History, sponsored by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, for middle and high school educators, in Williamsburg, Va. Deadline: May 15. Contact: Tab Broyles, CWF, PO Box 1776, Williamsburg, VA 23187; (757) 220-7975; fax: (757) 565-8916; e-mail: tbroyles@cwf.org; Web site: www.history.org/teach.

23-2--History: Primarily Teaching: A Workshop for Educators on Using Historical Documents, sponsored by the National Archives and Records Administration, for social studies teachers, librarians, archivists, and museum educators, at the National Archives in Washington. Deadline: May 5. Contact: Kahlil G. Chism, NARA, 8601 Adelphi Road, #3700, College Park, MD 20740; (301) 837-2064; (301) 837-3601; e-mail: Kahlil.Chism@nara.gov; Web site: www.archives.gov.

24--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, NC 27705-6010; (919) 489- 7464; fax: (919) 489-7466; Web site: www.hillcenter.org.

24-27--English: 2004 Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning Conference, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, for K-12 educators, in Estes Park, Colo. Contact: Robert Root or Susan Schiller, Central Michigan University, Department of English, Mt. Pleasant, MI 48859; e-mail: Root1RL@CMICII.EDUorSchil1S A@CMICII.EDU; Web site: www.chsbs.cmich.edu/Robert_Root/Mapping/Mapping_Nonfiction.htm.

25-27--Early childhood: Educating the Young Child: Conversations in Excellence, sponsored by the National Catholic Educational Association and Boston College, for Catholic school administrators and teachers, at the college in Boston. Deadline: June 11. Contact: Michael Coombe, NCEA, 1077 30th St. N.W., Suite 100, Washington, DC 20007; (202) 337-6232; fax: (202) 333-6706; e-mail: mcoombe@ncea.org; Web site: www.ncea.org.

25-27--Urban schools: Council of Urban School Boards of Education Issues Seminar, sponsored by the National School Boards Association, for urban school administrators and school board members, at the Renaissance Inner Harbour in Baltimore Contact: Jessica Bonaiuto, NSBA, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 838-6704; fax: (703) 548-5613; e-mail: jbonaiuto@nsba.org; Web site: www.nsba.org/cube.

**25-27--Alternative education: International Conference: Setting the Agenda for the Education Revolution, sponsored by the Alternative Education Resource Center, for K-12 educators, at Russell Sage College in Troy, NY. Contact: Isaac Graves, AERO, 417 Roslyn Heights, NY 11577-2620; (800) 769-4171; fax: (516) 625-3257; e- mail: aeroconference@educationrevo lution.org; Web site: www.educationrevolution.org.

25-29--Professional development: Teaching and Learning Conference, sponsored by the Educational Testing Service, for K-12 educators, in Philadelphia. Contact: ETS, 33 S. Delaware Ave., Suite 102, Yardley, PA 19067; (800) 297-9051; Web site: www.ets.org.

25-13--Professional development: Various workshops, sponsored by the Annenberg/Corporation for Public Broadcasting, for K-12 educators, broadcast online. Contact: Annenberg/CPB, (800) Learner; e-mail: channel@learner.org; Web site: www.learner.org.

25-23--Developmental education: Kellogg Institute for the Training and Certification of Developmental Educators, sponsored by the Kellogg Institute, for teachers and administrators, at Appalachian State University in Boone, N.C. Deadline: April 16. Contact: KI, National Center for Developmental Education, ASU Box 32098, Boone, NC 28608; (828) 262-3057; fax: (828) 262-2128; Web site: www.ncde.appstate.edu.

25-30--Mathematics: Workshop: Private Universe Project in Mathematics, sponsored by the Annenberg/Corporation for Public Broadcasting, for K-12 educators, broadcast online. Contact: Annenberg/CPB, (800) Learner; e-mail: channel@learner.org; Web site: www.learner.org.

26-28--Parental involvement: 108th Annual Conference, sponsored by the National Parent Teacher Association, for educators and parents, in Anaheim, Calif. Contact: NPTA, 330 N. Wabash Ave., Suite 2100, Chicago, IL 60611; (312) 670-6782; Web site: www.pta.org.

26-30--Higher education: Millennium Leadership Institute, sponsored by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, for educators, in Washington. Contact: Danita Young, AASCU, 1307 New York Ave. N.W., 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 293-7070; Web site: www.aascu.org/meetings.

26-14--Professional development: Various workshops, sponsored by the Annenberg/Corporation for Public Broadcasting, for K-12 educators, broadcast online. Contact: Annenberg/CPB, (800) Learner; e-mail: channel@learner.org; Web site: www.learner.org.

27-30--Counseling: Annual Conference, sponsored by the American School Counselor Association, for school counselors and administrators, in Reno, Nev. Deadline: May 2004. Contact: Kelly Frey, ASCA, 801 N. Fairfax St., Suite 310, Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 683-2722; fax: (703) 683-1619; e-mail: kfrey@schoolcounselor.org; Web site: www.schoolcounselor.org.

27-30--Religious education: Early Childhood and Day School Conference, sponsored by the Coalition for the Advancement of Jewish Education, for early childhood and day school educators, at Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY. Contact: David Frank, CAJE, 261 W. 35th St., New York, NY 10001; (212) 268-4210; fax: (212) 268-4214; e- mail: dfrank@caje.org; Web site: www.caje.org.

28-30--Leadership: National Institute: Skills for School Leaders, sponsored by the National Study of School Evaluation, for school leaders, in Schaumburg, Ill. Contact: Cheryl Gray, NSSE, 1699 E. Woodfield Road, Suite 406, Schuamburg, IL 60173; (847) 995-9080; fax: (847) 995-9088; e-mail: schoolimprovement@nsse.org; Web site: www.nsse.org.

**28-30--Reading: Seminar: Using the Progress in International Reading Literacy Study Database for Research and Policy Discussion, sponsored by the National Center for Education Statistics, for K-12 educators, in Washington. Deadline: June 7. Contact: Joy Butler, NCES, 1990 K St. N.W, Washington, DC 20006; (703) 807- 2315; Web site: http://nces.ed.gov/conferences.

28-2--Professional development: Schools Attuned Training, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds, for K-12 educators, in Fort Worth, Texas; Midland, Texas; and Bellefontaine, Ohio. Contact: AKM; Web site: www.allkindsofminds.org/sa/siteLocationsAndDates.aspx.

28-2--Special education: The Summer Institute on Autism, sponsored by Lehigh University, for K- 12 educators, school psychologists, counselors, and behavior analysts, in Bethlehem, Pa. Contact: Theresa Freeman, LU, 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/specialseminars.

28-4--Leadership: International Institute: Curriculum and Resource Development, sponsored by the Principals' Training Center for International School Leadership, for K-12 educators, in Miami and London, England. Contact: PTC- TTC, PO Box 458, Cummaquid, MA 02637; (508) 362-6550; fax: (508) 362-0285; Web sites: www.ThePTC.org and www.TheTTC.org.

29-3--Leadership: Various International Institutes, sponsored by the Teacher Training Center for International Educators, for K-12 educators, in Miami and London. England. Contact: PTC-TTC, PO Box 458, Cummaquid, MA 02637; (508) 362-6550; fax: (508) 362-0285; Web sites: www.ThePTC.org and www.TheTTC.org.

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