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.
*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 firstname.lastname@example.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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.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 email@example.com; 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 firstname.lastname@example.org; 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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.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 email@example.com; 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 firstname.lastname@example.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 email@example.com; 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.
*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 firstname.lastname@example.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 email@example.com.
*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 firstname.lastname@example.org; 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 email@example.com; www.aepp.org.
*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 firstname.lastname@example.org/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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org; 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 email@example.com; 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
*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 email@example.com; 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