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July

18-21--School safety: 35th Annual Training Conference, sponsored by the National Association of School Safety and Law Enforcement Officers, for school safety officers and law enforcement officers, at the Millennium Four Points Sheraton Hotel Downtown in St. Louis. Deadline: June 15. Contact: Charles McCrary, St. Louis Public Schools, 801 N. 11th St., St. Louis, MO 63101; (314) 345-4505; e-mail: charles.mccrary@slps.org; Web site: www.nassleo.org.

19-22--Service learning: National Teacher Institute for Service Learning, sponsored by the National Youth Leadership Council, for K-12 educators in St. Paul, Minn. Contact: Pam Siebert, NYLC, 1667 Snelling Ave. N., Suite D300, St. Paul, MN 55108; (651) 999-7377; fax: (651) 631-2955; e-mail: psiebert@nylc.org; Web site: www.nylc.org.

19-23--Professional development: Schools Attuned Training, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds, for K-12 educators, in Lake George, N.Y. and Houston. Contact: AKM; Web site: www.allkindsofminds.org/sa/siteLocationsAndDates.aspx.

19-23--Foreign language: International Conference: Joint Meeting: Le francais - Le defi de la diversite, sponsored by the Federation Internationale des Professeurs de francais and the American Association of Teachers of French, for French teachers, in Atlanta. Contact: Jayne Abrate, Southern Illinois University, Mailcode 4510, Carbondale, IL 62901-4501; (618) 453-5731; fax: (618) 453- 5733; e-mail: abrate@siu.edu; Web site: www.frenchteachers.org.

**19-23--Reading: Workshop: Preventing Academic Failure: Part I, sponsored by the Churchill Center, for K-3 and remedial teachers, at the center in New York City. Contact: Susan Spero, CC, 301 East 29th St., New York, NY 10016; (212) 722-0610; fax: (212) 722-6555; Web site: www.churchillcenter.org.

**19-23--Science: Space Discovery Institute, sponsored by the Space Foundation, for K-12 educators, in Colorado Springs, Colo. Contact: Jonathan Ogg, SF, 310 S. 14th St., Colorado Springs, CO 80904; (719) 576-8000; fax: (719) 576-8801; e-mail: jonathan@spacefoundation.org; Web site: www.spacefoundation.org.

19-26--History: National Teacher Institute, sponsored by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, for elementary teachers, in Williamsburg, Va. Deadline: May 15. Contact: Tab Broyles, CWF, PO Box 1776, Williamsburg, VA 23187-1776; (757) 220-7975; fax: (757) 565-8916; e-mail: tbroyles@cwf.org; Web site: www.history.org/teach.

20-21--Counseling: Transition Counselor Institute, sponsored by the Military Child Education Coalition, for school counselors and social workers, at Antlers Adams Mark Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo. Contact: Shellie Campos, MCEC, 108 East FM 2410, Suite D, Harker Heights, TX 76548; (254) 953-1923; fax: (254) 953-1925; e-mail: Shellie.Campos@militarychild.org

20-21--Principals: Principals and Administrators Seminar, sponsored by the Military Child Education Coalition, for principals and administrators, at Antlers Adams Mark Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo. Contact: Shellie Campos, MCEC, 108 East FM 2410, Suite D, Harker Heights, TX 76548; (254) 953-1923; fax: (254) 953-1925; e-mail: Shellie.Campos@militarychild.org

**20-23--Education research: Using the National Assessment of Educational Progress Database for Research and Policy Discussion Seminar, sponsored by the National Center for Education Statistics, the Institute of Education Sciences, and the U.S Department of Education, for K-12 educators, in Washington. Deadline: June 18. Contact: Christine Forest, Synectics for Management Decisions, Inc., (703) 516- 8873; NCES, 1990 K St. N.W, Washington, DC 20006; (202) 502-7300; Web site: http://nces.ed.gov/conferences.

21-23--Professional development: Sixth Annual Conference, sponsored by the Military Child Education Coalition, for K-12 educators, at Antlers Adams Mark Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo. Contact: Shellie Campos, MCEC, 108 East FM 2410, Suite D, Harker Heights, TX 76548; (254) 953-1923; fax: (254) 953-1925; e-mail: Shellie.Campos@MilitaryChild.org

**21-23--Administrators: Administrative Intervention Workshop, sponsored by Girls and Boys Town, for K-12 administrators, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: GBT, 14100 Crawford St., Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771; fax: (402) 498-1280; e-mail: nrtcmarketing@girlsandboystown.org; Web site: www.girlsandboystow n.org/pros/training/index.asp.

21-24--Equity: Educational Equity as a Civil Right Conference, sponsored by the Association for Gender Equity Leadership in Education and the Mid-Atlantic Equity Center, for gender equity specialists and K-20 educators, at the Metro Center Marriott in Washington. Contact: Linda Shevitz, Maryland State Department of Education, 200 W. Baltimore St., Baltimore, MD 21201; (410) 767-0428; fax: (410) 767-0431; e-mail: lshevitz@msde.state.md.us.

21-24--Mathematics: 12th Annual Harris Institute: Introduction to Problem-Based Learning Design, sponsored by the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, for K-16 educators, in Aurora, Ill. Deadline: May 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.

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

21-1--Mathematics: Ninth Annual Summer Sleuths Institute: Introduction to Problem-Based Learning Coaching, sponsored by the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, for K-16 educators, in Aurora, Ill. Deadline: May 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.

22--Professional development: Workshop: Understanding by Design, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators and administrators, in San Diego. 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.

**22-24--Student achievement: National Conference: Practical Strategies for Effective Instruction and Raising Classroom Achievement, sponsored by the Otter Creek Institute, for K-12 teachers and administrators, at the Western Hills Area Education Association Center in Sioux City, Iowa. Contact: OCI, 1218 McCann Drive, Altoona, WI 54720; (800) 931-9193; Web site: www.oci-sems.com.

22-25--Montessori education: International Conference: Human Construction-The Ultimate Expression of Creativity, sponsored by the Association Montessori International/USA, for K-12 educators, at the Portland Marriott Downtown in Portland, Ore. Contact: AMI/USA, 410 Alexander St., Rochester, NY 14607; (585) 461-5920; fax: (585) 461-0075; e-mail: montessori@amiusa.org; Web site: www.montessori-ami.org.

23-25--Professional development: Conference on Understanding by Design, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators and administrators, in San Diego. 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.

24-27--School improvement: Congress for Excellence in Public Education, sponsored by the Christian Educators Association International, for K-12 public school educators, in West Palm Beach, Fla. Contact: CEAI, PO Box 41300, Pasadena, CA 91114; (888) 798-1124; fax: (626) 798-2346; e-mail: judy@ceai.org; Web site: www.ceai.org.

24-30--Civic education: Project Citizen Northeast Institute, sponsored by the Center for Civic Education, for middle level teachers, in Newport, R.I. 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.

25-28--Health: Annual National Conference on Child Nutrition, sponsored by the American School Food Service Association, for K-12 school nutrition directors and nutrition educators, in Indianapolis. Contact: Barb Dunlavey, ASFSA, 700 S. Washington St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 739-3900; fax: (703) 739-3915; e-mail: servicecenter@asfsa.org; Web site: www.asfsa.org.

25-30--School safety: National School Safety Conference, sponsored by the National Association of School Resource Officers, for school police, administrators, and DARE officers, at the JW Marriott Resort in Phoenix. Contact: Curtis Lavarello, NASRO, PO Box 39, Osprey, FL 34229; (888) 316-2776; fax: (352) 369-8519; e-mail: Resourcer@aol.com; Web site: www.nasro.org.

26-30--Education law: 10th Annual Education Law Conference, sponsored by the Franklin Pierce Law Center, for K-20 educators, policymakers, and school attorneys, in Portland, Maine. Contact: Sarah E. Redfield, FPLC; e-mail: redfield@maine.rr.com; Web site: www.edlaw.org.

26-30--Professional development: Schools Attuned Training, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds, for K-12 educators, in Rochester, N.Y. and Lewisville, N.C. Contact: AKM; Web site: www.allkindsofminds.org/sa/siteLocationsAndDates.aspx.

26-30--Staff development: International Conference: Constructivist Experience Design Conference on Teaching & Learning, sponsored by the Institute for Learning Centered Education, for K-12 educators, in Canton, NY. Contact: Don Mesibov, ILCE, 414 Bagdad Road, Potsdam, NY 13676; (315) 265-7530; fax: (315) 265-0926; e-mail: dmesibov@twcny.rr.com; Web site: www.learnercentereded.org.

26-30--Arts education: Creating Interdisciplinary Arts-Centered Curriculum Institute, sponsored by the Young Audiences of Greater Cleveland and Playhouse Square Center, for K-12 educators and administrators, in Cleveland. Contact: Emily Davidson, YAGC, 13110 Shaker Square, Suite C203, Cleveland, OH 44120; (216) 561-5014; fax: (216) 561-3444; e-mail: emily@yagc.org; Web site: www.yagc.org.

26-31--High school: Redesigning American High Schools Institute, sponsored by the Harvard Graduate School of Education, for K-12 educators, in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: Sara Huff, HGSE, 14 Story St., Fourth Floor, Cambridge, MA 02138; (617) 496- 8215; fax: (617) 496-8051; e-mail: sara-huff@gse.harvard.edu; Web site: www.gse.harvard.edu/ppe.

28-30--Education reform: EdVentures 2004, sponsored by the Education Industry Foundation, for educators, at Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. Contact: Chris Yelich, EIF, PO Box 348, 104 W. Main St., #101, Watertown, WI 53094-0348; (800) 252-3280; fax: (920) 206-1475; e-mail: cyelich@educationindustry.org; Web site: www.educationindustry.org.

**28-30--Reading: Workshop: Preventing Academic Failure: Part II, sponsored by the Churchill Center, for K-3 and remedial teachers, at the center in New York City. Contact: Susan Spero, CC, 301 East 29th St., New York, NY 10016; (212) 722-0610; fax: (212) 722-6555; Web site: www.churchillcenter.org.

28-2--History: National Teacher Institute, sponsored by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, for elementary teachers, in Williamsburg, Va. Deadline: May 15. Contact: Tab Broyles, CWF, PO Box 1776, Williamsburg, VA 23187-1776; (757) 220-7975; fax: (757) 565-8916; e-mail: tbroyles@cwf.org; Web site: www.history.org/teach.

28-4--History: National Teacher Institute, sponsored by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, for middle and high school teachers, in Williamsburg, Va. Deadline: May 15. Contact: Tab Broyles, CWF, PO Box 1776, Williamsburg, VA 23187-1776; (757) 220-7975; fax: (757) 565-8916; e-mail: tbroyles@cwf.org; Web site: www.history.org/teach.

29-1--Education reform: With All Deliberate Speed: Social Justice and the Future of Public Education, sponsored by the National Coalition of Education Activists, for teachers, teacher educators, and parents, at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. Contact: NCEA, 1420 Walnut St., Suite 720, Philadelphia, PA 19102; (215) 735-2418; fax: (215) 735-2419; e-mail: conference@edactivsts.org; Web site: www.edactivists.org.

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