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July

**1-24--International education: Seminar: Education in Ireland, sponsored by the National University of Ireland, Galway, for K-12 educators, in Galway, Ireland. Contact: Bernard J. Keenan, NUIG, 127 Glen Road, Gorham, NH 03581; (603) 466-2972; e-mail: Lilysky@ncia.net.

5-9--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.

5-9--Professional development: Schools Attuned Training, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds, for K-12 educators, in Long Island, N.Y. and Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. Contact: AKM; Web site: www.allkindsofminds.org/sa/siteLocationsAndDates.aspx.

5-12--History: National Teacher Institute: Early American History, 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.

**6-9--Arts education: Summer Institute for Education and the Arts, sponsored by the Boston Arts Academy, for K-12 educators, in Boston. Contact Morgaen Donaldson, BAA, 174 Ispwich St., Boston, MA 02215; (617) 635-6470; fax: (617) 635-8854; e-mail: mdonaldson@boston.k12.ma.us; Web site: http://boston.k12.ma.us/baa.

**6-9--Education research: Using the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Kindergarten Class of 1998-99 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 Arlington, Va. Deadline: May 21. 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.

**6-10--School safety: Building and Sustaining Peaceable Schools and Communities in Challenging Times Institute, sponsored by the Lesley University Center for Peaceable Schools, for K-12 educators, at the university in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: Tamara Suttle, LUCPS, 29 Everett St., Cambridge, MA 02138; (617) 349-8127 or (800) 999-1959 ext. 8127; e-mail: peace@lesley.edu; Web site: www.lesley.edu/peace.html.

6-12--Leadership: Various International Institutes, 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.

7-9--Drug education: 2004 National DARE In-Service Training Seminar, sponsored by DARE America, for teachers, DARE staff, and school resource and safety officers, at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, Tenn. Contact: Frank Pegueros, DARE, 9800 LaCienega Blvd., Suite 401, Inglewood, CA 90301; (800) 223-3273; fax: (310) 215-0180; e-mail: frank.pegueros@dare.com; Web site: www.dare.com.

7-13--Professional development: Project Zero Classroom 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.

7-14--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.

**8--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.

8-10--Character education: 10th Annual Character Education Conference, sponsored by the Cooperating School Districts, for educators, counselors, administrators, and parents, at the Hyatt Regency Union Station in St. Louis. Contact: Dorothy White, CSD, 1460 Craig Road, St. Louis, MO 63146; (314) 692-1250; fax: (314) 872-9128; e-mail: dwhite@csd.org; Web site: www.csd.org/metc2004.

**8-11--History: 2004 Southern Regional Conference, sponsored by the Organization of American Historians, for K-12 educators, historians, and professors, at Georgia State University in Atlanta. Contact: Amy Stark, OAH, 112 N. Bryan Ave., Bloomington, IN 47408; (812) 855-7311; fax: (812) 855-0696; e-mail: meetings@oah.org; Web site: www.oah.org/meetings.

8-14--Civic education: Project Citizen Mountains/Plains Institute, sponsored by the Center for Civic Education, for middle level teachers, in Albuquerque, N.M. 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.

10-16--Civic education: Project Citizen Southeast Institute, sponsored by the Center for Civic Education, for middle level teachers, in Tallahassee, Fla. 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.

11-13--Professional development: International Assembly, sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, for independent schools and universities, at the Sheraton in San Diego. Contact: Barbara Berry, CASE, 1307 New York Ave. N.W., Washington, DC 20005; (202) 478-5641; fax: (202) 387-4973; e-mail: berry@case.org; Web site: www.case.org.

11-14--Public relations: 2004 Seminar, sponsored by the National School Public Relations Association, for school district public relations professionals, at the Renaissance Hotel in Nashville, Tenn. Contact: Elaine Willis, NSPRA, 15948 Derwood Road, Rockville, MD 20855; (301) 519-0496; fax: (301) 519-0494; e-mail: nspra@nspra.org; Web site: www.nspra.org.

11-14--School nurses: 36th Annual Conference-Building Tomorrow Today: Establishing the Legacy, sponsored by the National Association of School Nurses, for school nurses, at the Washington State Convention and Trade Center in Seattle. Contact: Gloria Durgin, NASN, PO Box 1300, Scarborough, ME 04070; (207) 883-2117; fax: (207) 883-2683; e-mail: nasn@nasn.org; Web site: www.nasn.org.

**12-14--Education finance: 2004 Education Grants and Funding Summit, sponsored by the Performance Institute, for K-12 administrators, in New Orleans. Contact: James Simpson, PI; (703) 894-0481 ext. 204; e-mail: Simpson@performanceweb.org; Web site: www.performanceweb.org/education/S157/index.html.

12-16--Professional development: Schools Attuned Training, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds, for K-12 educators, in Austin, Texas; San Antonio; and Lewisville, N.C. Contact: AKM; Web site: www.allkindsofminds.org/sa/siteLocationsAndDates.aspx.

12-16--Teacher education: Hill Center Institute, sponsored by the Hill Center, for K-12 educators, 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.

**12-16--Leadership: Principals’ Center for Educational Leadership Conference, sponsored by the Foundation for Educational Administration, for K-12 educators, at Princeton University in Princeton, N.J. Deadline: June 1. Contact: Karin T. Marchione, FEA, 12 Centre Drive, Monroe Township, NJ 08831; (609) 860-1200 ext. 166; fax: (609) 860-6677; e-mail: kmarchione@njpsa.org; Web site: www.njpsa.org.

12-29--Best practices: Summer Teaching and Learning Academies, sponsored by Mid-continent Research in Education and Learning, for K-12 educators, in Aurora, Colo. Contact: Wendy Grunewald, McREL, 2550 S. Parker Road, Aurora, CO 80014; (303) 632-5547; fax: (303) 337-3005; e-mail: wgrunewald@crel.org; Web site: www.mcrel.org.

13-16--Education reform: 2004 National Forum on Education Policy Conference, sponsored by the Education Commission of the States, at the Peabody Hotel in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Dara D. Piltz, ECS, 700 Broadway, #1200, Denver, CO 80203; (303) 299-3600; fax: (303) 296-8332; e-mail: dpiltz@ecs.org; Web site: www.ecs.org.

14--Staff development: Workshop: Train the Trainer, sponsored by the Substitute Teaching Institute, for substitute teacher trainers, at the Marriott in Park City, Utah. Contact: Andrae Ferguson, STI, Utah State University, 6516 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322-6516; (800) 922-4693; fax: (435) 797-0944; e-mail: andrae@subed.usu.edu; Web site: http://subed.usu.edu/subsolutions.

**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; Web site:  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 ; Web site: www.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 ; Web site: www.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 ; Web site: www.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.

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.

**26-30--Classroom management: Specialized Classroom Management Workshop, sponsored by Girls and Boys Town, for K-12 teachers and 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: http://www.girlsandboystown.org/nrtc .

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.

**27-30--Science: Lab Safety Training Workshop, sponsored by the Laboratory Safety Institute, for science teachers, at the College of Charleston in Charleston, S.C. Contact: LSI, 192 Worcester Road, Natick, MA 01760-2252; (800) 647-1977; fax: (508) 647-0062; Web site: www.labsafety.org.

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.

**30-Aug. 1--History: Third Annual Civil War Teacher Institute, sponsored by the Virginia Center for Civil War Studies and the Civil War Preservation Trust, for K-12 teachers, at the Conference Center in Roanoke, Va. Deadline: July 9. Contact: Jennifer Rosenberry, CWPT, 1331 H Street N.W., Suite 1001 Washington, DC 20005; (888) 606-1400; e-mail: jrosenberry@civilwar.org; Web site: www.civilwar.org.

August

**1-3--Technology: 5th International Conference on Information Communication Technologies in Education, sponsored by the Research and Training Institute of the East Aegean, for K-12 and college educators, on Samos Island in Greece. Contact: Nancy Pyrini, ICICTE, 3 Alamanas Str, 15351 Pallini, Attica Greece; e-mail: icicte@ineag.gr; Web site: www.ineag.gr/icicte.

1-6--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, 6802 Paragon Place, Suite 525, Richmond, VA 23230; (804) 282-3592; fax: (804) 282-3595; e-mail: joanfargis@vais.org; Web site: www.vais.org.

**1-6--Community involvement: Community Mapping Institute for Educators, sponsored by the Orton Family Foundation, for K-12 educators, in Boulder, Colo. Contact: OFF, 128 Merchants Row, 2nd Floor Rutland, VT 05701; (802) 773-6336; fax: (802) 773-6602; Web site: www.orton.org.

**2--At-risk youth: Workshop: Supporting Young Children and Families who are Homeless, sponsored by the Lesley University Center for Children, Families, and Public Policy, for early childhood educators, social workers, and mental health professionals, in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: Aliya Ewing, LU/CCFPP, 29 Everett St., Cambridge, MA 02138; (800) 999-1959 ext. 8922; fax: (617) 349-8922; e-mail: aewing@lesley.edu; Web site: www.lesley.edu/centers/childrenandfamilies.

2-6--Professional development: Schools Attuned Training, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds, for K-12 educators, in Palo Alto, Calif. Contact: AKM; Web site: www.allkindsofminds.org/sa/siteLocationsAndDates.aspx.

2-6--Best practices: Workshop: What Works in Schools: Translating Research into Action Academy, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators and administrators, in St. Louis. 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.

2-6--Montessori education: International Conference: Teachers Research Network, sponsored by the American Montessori Society and the Princeton Center for Teacher Education, for K-12 educators, in Princeton, NJ. Deadline: July 1. Contact: Banu Eser, PCTE, 487 Cherry Valley Road, Princeton, NJ 08540; (800) 924-4166; fax: (609) 924-2216; e-mail: beser@pmonts.edu; Web site: www.amshq.org.

2-6--Special education: Critical Issues in Urban Special Education Institute, sponsored by the Harvard Graduate School of Education, for K-12 special education staff and policymakers, 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.

**2-6--Professional development: Southwest Conference on Inspiring Education, sponsored by the Center for Promoting Excellence and Inspiration in Education, for K-12 educators, at the La Fonda Hotel in Santa Fe, N.M. Contact: Adrienne or Dale Haskamp, CPEIED, 1200 Divide View Place, PO Box 5468, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147; (877) 264-5521; fax: (877) 264-5521; e-mail: info@cpeied.org; Web site: www.cpeied.org.

**2-6--Science: Space Discovery Institute: Space Technologies in the Classroom, sponsored by the Space Foundation, for K-12 educators, in Colorado Springs, Colo. Contact: Jonathan Ogg, SF, 310 S. 14th St., Colorado Springs, CO 80909; (719) 576-8000; fax: (719) 576-8801; e-mail: jonathan@spacefoundation.org; Web site: www.spacefoundation.org.

**3-6--Health: Institute: Developing Powerful Partnerships for Successful, Healthy Students, sponsored by the American School Health Association, for K-12 administrators, school nurses, and health educators, at the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston. Contact: Mary Bamer Ramsier, ASHA, PO Box 708, Kent, OH 44240; (330) 678-1601; fax: (330) 678-4526; e-mail: mbramsi@ashaweb.org; Web site: http://ashaweb.org/conferences.html .

**3-6--Science: Lab Safety Training Workshop, sponsored by the Laboratory Safety Institute, for science teachers, at Northeastern University in Boston. Contact: LSI, 192 Worcester Road, Natick, MA 01760-2252; (800) 647-1977; fax: (508) 647-0062; Web site: www.labsafety.org.

4-6--Achievement gap: Courageous Leadership for School Success Summit, sponsored by the HOPE Foundation, for K-12 educators, in Waukesha, Wis. Contact: HOPE Foundation, 1252 N. Loesch Road, PO Box 906, Bloomington, IN 47404; (800) 627-0232; fax: (812) 323-8140; e-mail: pd@communitiesofhope.org; Web site: www.communitiesofhope.org.

**4-6--Charter schools: Northeast Charter School Leaders’ Institute, sponsored by the Massachusetts Charter School Association, for charter school administrators, at the Hotel Northampton in Northampton, Mass. Deadline: July 20. Contact: Cynthia Snow, MCSA, 11 Beacon St., Boston, MA 02108; (617) 973-6655; fax: (617) 973-0503; e-mail: snow@masscharterschools.org; Web site: www.masscharterschools.org.

**4-6--Distance education: 20th Annual Conference on Distance Teaching and Learning, sponsored by the University of Wisconsin-Madison, for K-12 educators, in Madison, Wis. Contact: Kimary Peterson, UWM, The Pyle Center, Dept. 111 702 Langdon St., Madison, WI 53706; (608) 265-4159; fax: (608) 265-7848; e-mail: distel@education.wisc.edu; Web site: www.uwex.edu/disted/conference

**4-6--Technology: 2004 MERLOT International Conference: Online Resources—Sharing the Future, sponsored by the Multimedia Education Resource for Learning and Online Teaching, for K-12 educators, at the Hilton in Costa Mesa, Calif. Contact: MERLOT, 1275 W. 124th Ave., Westminster, CO 80234-1705; (303) 404-0339; e-mail: merlotconference@merlot.org; Web site: www.merlot.org.

7-11--Teacher education: Passion, Courage, Wisdom: Attaining Excellence for all Learners Conference sponsored by the Association of Teacher Educators, for K-12 teachers, teacher educators, and administrators, at the Hyatt Regency in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: Marilyn L. Nicholas, ATE, 1900 Association Drive, Suite ATE, Reston, VA 20191-1502; (703) 602-3110; fax: (703) 620-9530; e-mail: ATE1@aol.com; Web site: www.ATE1.org.

**7-11--Teacher education: Summer Conference, sponsored by the Association of Teacher Educators, for K-12 educators, in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: ATE, 1900 Association Drive, Suite ATE, Reston, VA 20191; Web site: www.ate1.org.

**9-11--Higher education: 3rd Global Conference: The Idea of Education, sponsored by Learning Solutions, for college educators, in Prague, Czech Republic. Contact: LS, Priory House, 149b Wroslyn Road, Freeland, Oxfordshire, UK OX29 8HR; Web site: www.inter-disciplinary.net.

**9-13--Foreign languages: Institute for the Teaching of Foreign Language to Young Students, sponsored by the Beauvoir Center for Teaching and Learning, for elementary and middle school educators, in Washington. Contact: Cindy Gibbs, BCTL, 3500 Woodley Road N.W., Washington, DC 20016; (202) 449-3234; fax: (202) 449-3234; e-mail: cgibbs@cathedral.org; Web site: www.beauvoirschool.org.

**10-13--Science: Lab Safety Training Workshop, sponsored by the Laboratory Safety Institute, for science teachers, at Wesleyan University in Delaware, Ohio. Contact: LSI, 192 Worcester Road, Natick, MA 01760-2252; (800) 647-1977; fax: (508) 647-0062; Web site: www.labsafety.org.

11-13--High school: Annual Senior Project Institute, sponsored by the Southeastern Regional Vision of Education, for high school educators, in Williamsburg, Va. Contact: SERVE, 4259 Innsbruck Ridge, Medford, OR 97504; (541) 770-9483; e-mail: cosher@serve.org; Web site: www.seniorproject.net.

**15-19--Religious education: 29th Annual Conference on Alternatives in Jewish Education, sponsored by the Coalition for the Advancement of Jewish Education, for early childhood educators, at Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY. Contact: David Frank, CAJE, 261 W. 35th St., Floor 12A, New York, NY 10001; (212) 268-4210; fax: (212) 268-4214; e-mail: dfrank@caje.org; Web site: www.caje.org.

**16-18--Technology: Seventh International Conference on Computers and Advanced Technology in Education, sponsored by the International Association of Science and Technology for Development, for K-12 educators, researchers, and technology professionals, at the Sheraton Kauai Resort in Kauai, Hawaii. Contact: IASTD, #80, 4500 16th Ave. N.W., Calgary, AB, Canada T3B 0M6; e-mail: Calgary@iasted.org; Web site: www.iasted.org.

**16-20--Learning disabilities: Schools Attuned on Demand Institute, sponsored by the Beauvoir Center for Teaching and Learning, for elementary and middle school educators, in Washington. Contact: Cindy Gibbs, BCTL, 3500 Woodley Road N.W., Washington, DC 20016; (202) 449-3234; fax: (202) 449-3234; e-mail: cgibbs@cathedral.org; Web site: www.beauvoirschool.org.

17-20--Achievement gap: Courageous Leadership for School Success Institute, sponsored by the HOPE Foundation, for K-12 educators, in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: HOPE Foundation, 1252 N. Loesch Road, PO Box 906, Bloomington, IN 47404; (800) 627-0232; fax: (812) 323-8140; e-mail: pd@communitiesofhope.org; Web site: www.communitiesofhope.org.

18-20--Technology: 2004 Interactive Technologies Conference, sponsored by the Society for Applied Learning Technology, for educators, at the Sheraton National Hotel in Arlington, Va. Contact: Carrie Janssen, LTI, 50 Culpepper St., Warrenton, VA 20186; (540) 347-0055; fax: (540) 349-3169; e-mail: conference_info@lti.org; Web site: www.salt.org.

**21-24--Technology: International Conference on Education and Information Systems, sponsored by International Institute of Informatics and Systemics and Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, K-12 and higher education researchers, teachers, and scientists, in Orlando, Fla. Contact: IIIS – EISTA, PMB 228 3956 Town Center Blvd., Orlando, FL 32837; Web site: www.confinf.org/eista04/website/default.asp.

23-27--Professional development: Schools Attuned Training, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds, for K-12 educators, in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. Contact: AKM; Web site: www.allkindsofminds.org/sa/siteLocationsAndDates.aspx.

**30-Sept. 1--Technology: International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies 2004: Crafting Learning Within Context, sponsored by the Learning Technology Task Force, for educators, researchers, and linguists, in Joensuu, Finland. Contact: University of Joensuu, P.O.Box 111, FIN-80101 Joensuu Finland; Web site: http://lttf.ieee.org/icalt2004.

**31--Technology: 2nd International Workshop on Technology for Education in Developing Countries, sponsored by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, for educators, in Joensuu, Finland. Contact: University of Joensuu, P.O.Box 111, FIN-80101 Joensuu Finland; Web site: http://lttf.ieee.org/icalt2004.

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