May 24, 2000 1 min read

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1-28—Dyslexia: Slingerland Approach to Multisensory Instruction for Dyslexic Children, sponsored by the Slingerland Institute, for educators, at the Turning Point School in Tucson, Ariz. Contact: Annette Calvagna, SI, 1 Bellevue Center, 411 108th Ave. N.E., Bellevue, WA 98004; (425) 453-1190; fax: (425) 635-7762; e-mail:; Web site:

2-5—Theater: Conference 2000, sponsored by the American Alliance for Theatre & Education, for theater educators, teachers, theater professionals, university professors, and graduate-level theater students, at Gallaudet University in Washington. Contact: AATE, Department of Theater, Arizona State University, Box 872002, Tempe, AZ 85287-2002; (480) 965-6064; fax: (480) 965-5351.

5-6—Professional development: Annual Legislative Conference, sponsored by the College Board, for high school counselors, superintendents, principals, teachers, two- and four-year higher education admissions officers, financial-aid advisers, faculty, and state policymakers, at the Capitol Hill Hyatt Regency in Washington. Contact: Irene Spero or Rob Caruano, CB, 1233 20th St. NW, Suite 600, Washington, DC 20036; (202) 822-5900; fax: (202) 822-5920; e-mail: or

8-11—Literacy: Literacy Connections, sponsored by the Laubach Literacy Action, for educators and students, at the Hyatt in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Janet Hiemstra, Director of Conferences, LLA, 1320 Jamesville Ave., Syracuse, NY 13210; (315) 422-9121, ext. 283; fax: (315) 422-6369; e-mail:; Web site:

A version of this article appeared in the May 24, 2000 edition of Education Week