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Following are dates for workshops, conferences, and other professional-development opportunities for teachers. Some events may also include administrators, policymakers, parents, and others. The list is organized by region, though some events are national meetings. Registration deadlines may close before the date of the event. Asterisks (*) denote new entries.

East

*June 24-28 TECHNOLOGY

Curriculum, Instruction, Technology, and You 2000. Sponsored by the Secondary Schools Department of the National Catholic Educational Association, in Aston, Pa. Contact: Sister Mary Frances Taymans, Associate Executive Director, SSD of the NCEA, 1077 30th St. N.W., Suite 100, Washington, DC 20007-3852; (202) 337-6232; fax (202) 333-6706; e- mail nceasec@ncea.org.

*June 25-30 HUMANITIES

Interdisciplinary Investigations of Local and Global Migration. Sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities, in Millersville, Pa. Contact: Tracey Weis, New Media Classroom Regional Leader, Millersville University, History Department, P.O. Box 1002, Millersville, PA 17551-0302; (717) 871-2025; fax (717) 871-2485; e-mail Tracey.Weis@millersv.edu.

*June 27-29 STUDY SKILLS

Hm Study Skills Seminar for Leaders. Sponsored by Hm Study Skills, the National Association of Secondary School Principals, and the National Association of Elementary School Principals, in Boston. Registration deadline: Ten working days before event. For more information, contact: Esther Davenport, P.O. Box 95010, Newton, MA 02495; (617) 965-0048; fax (617) 965-0056; e-mail edaven1010@aol.com.

*July 9-11 HOLOCAUST

Arthur and Rochelle Belfer National Conference for Educators. Sponsored by the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, in Washington, D.C. Contact: Sylvia Kay, USHMM, 100 Raoul Wallenberg Pl. S.W., Washington, DC 20024-2126; (202) 488-2639; fax (202) 488-2696; e-mail skay@ushmm.org.

*July 9-12 RURAL SCHOOLS

Annual convention. Sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators, in Killington, Vt. Contact: AASA, 1801 North Moore St., Arlington, VA 22209-1813; (703) 528-0700; fax (703) 841-1543; e-mail mhunt@aasa.org; www.aasa.org.

*July 9-21 GIFTED EDUCATION

Confratute 2000 Summer Experience. Sponsored by Confratute 2000, in Storrs, Conn. For more information, contact: Sally Reis, Confratute 2000, University of Connecticut, 362 Fairfield Rd., U-7, Storrs, CT 06269-2007; (860) 486-4826; www.gifted.uconn.edu.

*July 10-14 URBAN EDUCATION

Crossing Urban Borders. Sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities, in New York City. Contact: Bill Friedheim, Department of Social Science, Borough of Manhattan Community College/CUNY, 199 Chambers St., New York, NY 10007; (212) 346-8243; fax (212) 346-8233; e-mail billfheim@aol.com; www.columbia.edu/bjb5/nmc/nmc.h tml.

*July 12-14 DIVERSITY

Healing the Heart of Diversity. Sponsored by the Fetzer Institute, in Washington, D.C. Contact: Patricia Moore Harbour, Director, HTHD, 712 Staunton Ave. N.E., Roanoke, VA 24016; (540) 343-5192; fax (540) 721-4211; e-mail hthd@mindspring.com.

*July 13-15 INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION

International Assembly. Sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, in Toronto. Contact: CASE, 1307 New York Ave. N.W., Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20005-4701; (202) 328-5900; fax (202) 387-4973; e-mail conference@case.org; www.case.org.

*July 24-26 TECHNOLOGY

Education technology conference. Sponsored by the Society for Applied Learning Technology, in Arlington, Virginia. Contact: SALT, 50 Culpeper St., Warrenton, VA 20186; (540) 347-0055 or (800) 457-6812; fax (540) 349-3169; e-mail conference_info@lti.org; www.salt.org.

*July 30-August 4 HOLOCAUST

Mandel Teacher Fellowship Summer Institute. Sponsored by the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, in Washington, D.C. For more information, contact: Stephen Feinberg, Coordinator, Mandel Teacher Fellowship Program, USHMM, 100 Raoul Wallenberg Pl. S.W., Washington, DC 20024; (202) 488-0456; fax (202) 314-7888; e-mail sfeinberg@ushmm.org; www.ushmm.org.

*July 31-August 4 ARCHAELOGY

Digging, Learning, Teaching: Archaeology for Teachers. Sponsored by Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest and the University of Virginia Lynchburg Center, in Forest, Va. Contact: Barbara Bragg, UVA, P.O. Box 4709, Lynchburg, VA 24502; (804) 582-5107; fax (804) 582-5110; www.uvace.virginia.edu/lynchburg

*July 31-Aug. 4 EDUCATION LAW

Education Law Institute. Sponsored by the Franklin Pierce Law Center, in Concord, N.H. Contact: Sarah Redfield, FPLC, 2 White St., Concord, NH 03301; (603) 228-1541; fax (603) 228-1074; e-mail sredfield@fplc.edu; www.fplc.edu/eliconf.htm.

*August 7-13 STAFF DEVELOPMENT

International Peace, Security, and Conflict Management. Sponsored by the United States Institute of Peace, in Washington, D.C. For more information, contact: USIP, Education Program, 1200 17th St. N.W., Suite 200, Washington, DC 20036; (202) 429-3854; fax (202) 429-6063; www.usip.org.

Midwest/Plains

*June 24-27 PARENTS AND TEACHERS

National PTA's annual convention. Sponsored by the NPTA, in Chicago. For more information, contact: NPTA, Meetings Department, 330 N. Wabash, Suite 2100, Chicago, IL 60611; (312) 670-6782; fax (312) 670-6783; e-mail info@pta.org; www.pta.org.

*June 28-July 1 HEALTH

32nd Annual Conference. Sponsored by the National Association of School Nurses, in Milwaukee. Contact: NASN, P.O. Box 1300, Scarborough, ME 04070-1300; (207) 883-2117; (207) 883-2683; e-mail NASN@aol.com.

*July 9-12 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Annual meeting. Sponsored by the Education Commission of the States, in Minneapolis. Contact: Dara Dawes, ECS, 707 17th St., Suite 2700, Denver, CO 80202-3427; (303) 299-3621; fax (303) 296-8332; e-mail ddawes@ecs.org.

*July 10-12 STUDENT BEHAVIOR

The Well-Managed Classroom. Sponsored by Boys Town, in Boys Town, Neb. For more information, contact: National Resource and Training Center Support Services, Box 145, Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; www.ffbh.boystown.org.

*July 17-21 SPECIAL EDUCATION

Specialized Classroom Management. Sponsored by Boys Town, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: National Resource and Training Center Support Services, Box 145, Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; www.ffbh.boystown.org.

*July 24-28 HISTORY AND LITERATURE

Wired: Using New Media To Enrich the Teaching of History and Literature. Sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities, in Kansas City, Mo. For more information, contact: Carl Schulkin, Pembroke Hill School, 5121 State Line Rd., Kansas City, MO 64112; (816) 753-1300; fax (816) 936-1429; e-mail schulkin@gvi.net; www.elfrank.com/kc/nmc.htm.

*July 27-29 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

EDVentures 2000. Sponsored by the Association of Educators in Private Practice and the Charter Friends National Network, in Detroit. Contact: Chris Yelich, Executive Director, AEPP, 104 W. Main St., Suite 101, P.O. Box 348, Watertown, WI 53094-0348; (800) 252-3280; fax (920) 206-1475; e-mail cyelich@aepp.org; www.aepp.org.

South

*June 24-July 21 STAFF DEVELOPMENT

Kellogg Institute for the Training and Certification of Developmental Educators. Sponsored by the National Center for Developmental Education, at Appalachian State University in Boone, N.C. Contact: NCDE, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC 28608; (828) 262-3057; fax (828) 262-2128; www.ced.appstate.edu/ncde.

*July 17-21 HUMANITIES

The New Media Classroom: Teaching, Learning and Technology in the Humanities Classroom. Sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities, in Tulsa, Okla. For more information, contact: Peter Felten, Tulsa Community College, Liberal Arts Division, 10300 E. 81st St. S., Tulsa, OK 74133-4513; (918) 595-7780; fax (918) 595-7799; e- mail pfelten@tulsa.cc.ok.ushome.earthlink.net/cnew/pdccl ass.htm.

*July 26-30 LANGUAGE

Whole-Language Umbrella International Conference. Sponsored by the whole-language umbrella of the National Council of Teachers of English, in Nashville, Tenn. Contact: Membership Service Representative, NCTE, 1111 W. Kenyon Rd., Urbana, IL 61801-1096; (217) 328-3870; fax (217) 328-0977; e-mail convreg@ncte.org.

West

May 1-3 CURRICULUM

Curriculum Management Audit Writing Training. Sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, in Portland, Ore. Contact: PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax (812) 339-0018; e-mail cpds@pdkintl.org; www.pdkintl.org.

May 24-26 DIVERSITY

Healing the Heart of Diversity. Sponsored by the Fetzer Institute, in Santa Cruz, Calif. For more information, contact: Patricia Moore Harbour, Director, HTHD, 712 Staunton Ave. N.E., Roanoke, VA 24016; (540) 343-5192; fax (540) 721-4211; e-mail hthd@mindspring.com.

*July 9-13 HUMANITIES

New Technologies in Humanities Classrooms: Literacy for the 21st Century. Sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities, in Pullman, Wash. Contact: Susan Kilgore, New Media Classroom Regional Leader, WSU, General Education Program, Admin. Annex 301B, Pullman, WA 99164-4133; (509) 335-1339; fax (509) 335-7003; e-mail skilgore@wsu.edu; www.educ.wsu.edu/enviroed/NewM edia/.

*July 13-15 ASTRONOMY

Universe in the Classroom. Sponsored by the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, in Pasadena, Calif. Contact: Sandrine Milanello, Meeting Planner, ASP, 390 Ashton Ave., San Francisco, CA 94112; (415) 337-1100, ext. 109; fax (415) 337-5205; e-mail meeting@aspsky.org; www.aspsky.org.

*July 16-19 GENDER EQUITY

Annual conference. Sponsored by the National Coalition for Sex Equity in Education, in Denver. Contact: Theodora Furst Martin, NCSEE, P.O. Box 534, Annandale, NJ 08801; (908) 735-5045; fax (908) 735-9674; e-mail tedequity@nac.net.

*July 23-25 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Annual conference. Sponsored by the World Future Society, in Houston. Contact: Robert M. Schley, Program Director, WFS, 7910 Woodmont Ave., Suite 450, Bethesda, MD 20814; (301) 656-8274; fax (301) 951-0394; e-mail schley@wfs.org; www.wfs.org.

*August 3-6 CHRISTIAN EDUCATORS

Congress for Excellence in Public Education. Sponsored by the Christian Educators Association International, in Colorado Springs, Colo. Contact: CEAI; (626) 798-1124; fax (626) 798-2346; e-mail Judy@ceai.org; www.ceai.org.

Karen L. Abercrombie And Michelle Galley

Vol. 11, Issue 8, Pages 70,72-73

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