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May 01, 2001 4 min read
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Following are dates for workshops, conferences, and other professional- development opportunities for teachers. Some events may include administrators, policymakers, parents, and others. The list is organized by region, though some national meetings. Registration deadlines may close before the date of the event. Asterisks (*) denote new entries.

East

*July 9-14 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Thinking-Based Learning. Sponsored by the National Center for Teaching Thinking, in Medford, Mass. Contact: National Center for Teaching Thinking, 815 Washington St., Suite 8, Newtonville, MA 02460; (617) 965-4604; fax (617) 965- 4674; e-mail nctt1@javanet.com; javanet.com/~natlctt.

*July 24 GENDER EQUITY
Forum on Educational Equity. Sponsored by the American Association of University Women Educational Foundation, in Washington, D.C. Contact: AAUW, 1111 16th St. N.W., Washington, DC 20036; (202) 728-7602; fax (202) 463-7169; e- mail ertf@aauw.org; www.aauw.org.

*August 2-4 STAFF DEVELOPMENT
Seminar. Sponsored by True Colors Communications Group, in Newark, N.J. Contact: TCCG, 12395 Doherty St., Riverside, CA 92503; (888) 698-2577; fax (909) 371-1701.

*August 28-29 STAFF DEVELOPMENT
New Teacher Tech Training. Sponsored by the New Jersey Educational Computing Cooperative Inc., in Rutherford, N.J.; and West Paterson, N.J. Contact: Maria Eckert, Business Administrator, NJECC, PBM 378, 551 Valley Rd., Upper Montclair, NJ 07043; (888) 305-2211; fax (800) 435-9202; www.njecc.org.

Midwest/Plains

*July 9 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Understanding by Design. Sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, in Chicago. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (800) 933-2723; fax (703) 575-5400; e-mail member@ascd.org; www.ascd.org.

*July 12-14 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Character Education Conference. Sponsored by the Cooperating School Districts, in St. Louis. Contact: Jerry Corley, CSD, 8225 Florissant Rd., St. Louis, MO 63122; (800) 835-8282; e-mail jerry@info.csd.org; info.csd.org.

*July 25-29 LANGUAGE
Annual conference. Sponsored by the Whole Language Umbrella of the National Council of Teachers of English, in Chicago. For more information, contact: NCTE, 1111 W. Kenyon Rd., Urbana, IL 61801-1096; (217) 328-3870, ext. 3642; fax (217) 278-3761; e-mail covreg@ncte.org.

*July 31-August 2 CURRICULUM
Curriculum Mapping. Sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, in Minneapolis. For more information, contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (800) 933-2723; fax (703) 575-5400; e-mail member@ascd.org; www.ascd.org.

South

*July 10 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
A Workshop for the New Teacher. Sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, in Orlando, Fla. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (800) 933-2723; fax (703) 575-5400; e-mail member@ascd.org; www.ascd.org.

*July 12-14 LEADERSHIP
Classroom Leadership Conference 2001. Sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, in Orlando, Fla. Contact: ASCD, Customer Service, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (800) 933- 2723; e-mail member@ascd.org; www.ascd.org.

*July 12-14 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Seminar. Sponsored by True Colors Communications Group, in Tampa, Fla. Contact: TCCG, 12395 Doherty St., Riverside, CA 92503; (888) 698-2577; fax (909) 371- 1701.

*July 15-19 HIGHER EDUCATION
27th Annual Summer Institute on College Admissions. Sponsored by the College Board, in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Linda Owens, College Board, Highpoint Center, 106 E. College Ave., Suite 900, Tallahassee, FL 32301-7732; (850) 222-7999; fax (850) 224-3077; e-mail flo@collegeboard.org; www.collegeboard.com.

*July 19-21 EVALUATION
10th Annual National Evaluation Institute. Sponsored by the Consortium for Research on Educational Accountability and Teacher Evaluation, in Wilmington, N.C. For more information, contact: CREATE, Evaluation Center, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5178; (616) 387-5895; fax (616) 387-5923; create.wmich.edu.

*August 23-25 STAFF DEVELOPMENT
Seminar. Sponsored by True Colors Communications Group, in Raleigh, N.C. Contact: TCCG, 12395 Doherty St., Riverside, CA 92503; (888) 698-2577; fax (909) 371-1701.

West

*July 5-8 FRENCH TEACHERS
Annual conference. Sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of French, in Denver. For more information, contact: AATF, Mailcode: 4510, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL 62901-4510; (618) 453-5731; fax (618) 453- 5733; e-mail abrate@siu.edu.

*July 12-14 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Seminar. Sponsored by True Colors Communications Group, in Seattle. Contact: TCCG, 12395 Doherty St., Riverside, CA 92503; (888) 698-2577; fax (909) 371- 1701.

*July 19-21 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Seminar. Sponsored by True Colors Communications Group, in Denver. Contact: TCCG, 12395 Doherty St., Riverside, CA 92503; (888) 698-2577; fax (909) 371- 1701.

*July 23-27 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Understanding by Design. Sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, in Seattle. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (800) 933-2723; fax (703) 575-5400; e-mail member@ascd.org; www.ascd.org.

*July 26-28 EDUCATION REFORM
Conference. Sponsored by EdVentures and the Association for Educators in Private Practice, in Los Angeles. For more information, contact: Chris Yelich, Executive Director, AEPP, 104 W. Main St., Suite 101, Watertown, WI 53094; (800) 252-3280; fax (920) 206-1475; e-mail cyelich@aepp.org; www.aepp.org.

*August 14-16 PREVENTION
Symposium on Preventing School Failure. Sponsored by Our Other Youth, in Edmonds, Wash. For more information, contact: Jerry Conrath, OOY, 64 Junco Rd., Lopez Island, WA 98261-9571; (360) 468-3169.

—Michelle Galley

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