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**14--Home schooling: Workshop: Helping Children Achieve Academic Success: Building Powerful Home-School Partnerships that Yield Results, sponsored by the Lesley University Center for Children, Families, and Public Policy, for K-3 administrators and principals, in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: LU/CCFPP, 29 Everett St., Cambridge, MA 02138; (617) 349-8922; e-mail: ECEinfo@mail.lesley.edu; Web site: www.lesley.edu/centers/childrenandfamilies.

**14--Reading: Improving Reading Comprehension for the Older Student Workshop, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for K-12 educators, in Washington. Contact: LSW, 4759 Reservoir Road N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 944-2232; Web site: www.labschool.org.

**14-16--Education research: Using the National Household Education Surveys Program Database for Research and Policy Analysis 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 23. Contact: Joy Butler, 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.

**14-17--Instruction: Second International Conference on Imagination and Education, sponsored by the Imaginative Education Research Group of the Faculty of Education at Simon Fraiser University, for K-12 educators, at the Coast Plaza Hotel in Vancouver, Canada. Contact: SFU, Burnaby, B.C, Canada V5A 1S6; (604) 291-4479; fax: (604) 291-3203; e-mail: ierg-2004@sfu.ca.

14-20--Leadership: International Institute: Instructional Supervision, sponsored by the Teacher Training Center for International Educators, for K-12 educators, in 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.

**15--Learning disabilities: Psychological Assessment of Learning Disabilities for Non- Psychologists Workshop, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for K-12 educators, in Washington. Contact: LSW, 4759 Reservoir Road N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 944-2232; Web site: www.labschool.org.

15-17--Substitutes: SubSolutions Conference, sponsored by the Substitute Teaching Institute at Utah State University, for administrators and personnel managing substitutes, in Park City, Utah. Contact: Andrae Ferguson, STI, 6516 Old Main Hall, Logan, UT 84322; (800) 922-4693; fax: (435) 797-0944; e-mail: andrae@subedu.usu.edu; Web site: http://subed.usu.edu.

15-18--English: Whole Language Umbrella Conference, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, for teachers of English and teacher-educators, in St. Louis, Mo. Contact: NCTE Customer Service Department, 1111 W. Kenyon Road, Urbana, IL 61801-1096; (217) 278-3849 or (877) 369-6283; fax: (217) 328-9645; e-mail: public_info@ncte.org; Web site: www.ncte.org/groups/wlu.

**16--Science:: Space Discovery Institutes, 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.

16-17--English: Assembly for the Teaching of English Grammar Conference, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, for teachers of English and teacher-educators, in Seattle. Contact: NCTE, Michael Kischner, 1111 W. Kenyon Road, Urbana, IL 61801-1096; (206) 528-4540; Web site: www.ateg.org.

16-18--Science: Cosmos in the Classroom 2004, sponsored by the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, for high school and college astronomy teachers, at Tufts University in Boston. Contact: Andrew Fraknoi, ASP, 390 Ashton Ave., San Francisco, CA 94112; fax: (415) 337-5205; e-mail: fraknoi@fhda.edu; Web site: www.astrosociety.org/events/cosmos.html.

16-25--Leadership: Harvard Institute for School Leadership, 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.

17-22--Civic education: Project Citizen Western Institute, sponsored by the Center for Civic Education, for middle level teachers, in Boise, Idaho. 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.

17-22--Ethics: Adult Ethics Institute, sponsored by the Council for Spiritual and Ethical Education, for middle and high school educators, at Ghost Ranch in Santa Fe, N.M. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: CSEE, 1465 Northside Drive, Suite 220, Atlanta, GA 30318-4225; (404) 298-4899; fax: (404) 355- 4435; e-mail: info@csee.org; Web site: www.csee.org.

17-23--Foreign language: Annual convention, sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of French, for French teachers, at the Hilton Hotel in Atlanta. Contact: Jayne Abrate, AATF, Mailcode 4510, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL 62901; (618) 453-5731; fax (618) 453-5733; e-mail: abrate@siu.edu; Web site: www.frenchteachers.org.

18-21--Administrators: Summer Institute, sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators, for administrators, at the Laguna Cliffs Marriott in Dana Point, Calif. Contact: Marilynn Maury, AASA, 801 N. Quincy St., Suite 700, Arlington, VA 22203; (703) 875-0769; fax: (703) 841-1543; e-mail: mmaury@aasa.org; Website: www.aasa.org.

18-21--Middle schools: Leadership Institute, sponsored by the National Middle School Association, for middle school administrators, in Breckenridge, Colo. Contact: NMSA, 4151 Executive Parkway, Suite 300, Westerville, OH 43081; (800) 528- NMSA; fax: (614) 895-4750; e-mail: info@nmsa.org; Web site: www.nmsa.org.

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.

**19-20--Administrators: International Seminar: Personnel Administrator Boot Camp, sponsored by the American Association of School Personnel Administrators, for K-12 school personnel administrators, at the Hyatt Regency Crown Center in Kansas City, Mo. Contact: Jody Shelton, AASPA, 533-B N. Mur-Len Road, Olathe, KS 66062; (913) 829-2007; fax: (913) 829-2041; e-mail: aaspa@aaspa.org; Web site: www.aaspa.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--Science: Lab Safety Training Workshop, sponsored by the Laboratory Safety Institute, for science teachers, at the University of California in San Diego. Contact: LSI, 192 Worcester Road, Natick, MA 01760-2252; (800) 647-1977; fax: (508) 647-0062; Web site: www.labsafety.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.girlsandboystown.org/nrtc.

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.

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