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April 01, 2001 2 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 events are national meetings. Registration deadlines may close before the date of the event. Asterisks (*) denote new entries.

East

*June 8 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Workshop. Sponsored by the New Jersey Educational Computing Cooperative Inc., in Union, N.J. Contact: Maria Eckert, Business Administrator, NJECC Inc., PBM 378, 551 Valley Rd., Upper Montclair, NJ 07043; (888) 305-2211; fax (800) 435- 9202; www.njecc.org.

*June 25-29 TECHNOLOGY
Internet institute. Sponsored by the New Jersey Educational Computing Cooperative Inc., in Rutherford, N.J. Contact: Maria Eckert, Business Administrator, NJECC Inc., PBM 378, 551 Valley Rd., Upper Montclair, NJ 07043; (888) 305-2211; fax (800) 435-9202; www.njecc.org.

Midwest/Plains

*June 11 CURRICULUM
Curriculum Management Audit. Sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, in Bloomington, Ind. Deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500, or (800) 766-1156; fax (812) 339-0018; e-mail cpds@pdkintl.org; www.pdkintl.org.

*June 28-July 3 STAFF DEVELOPMENT
Annual conference. Sponsored by the National Peer Helpers Association, in Kansas City, Mo. Contact: NPHA, P.O. Box 32272, Kansas City, MO 64171-5272; (877) 314-7337; fax (913) 362-0735; e-mail npha@peerhelping.org; www.peerhelping.org.

South

*June 7-9 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Seminar. Sponsored by True Colors Communications Group, in Atlanta. Contact: TCCG, 12395 Doherty St., Riverside, CA 92503; (888) 698-2577; fax (909) 371- 1701.

*June 14-16 STAFF DEVELOPMENT
Defining Social Responsibility. Sponsored by the Consortium for Social Responsibility and Character in Education, in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Michael O’Byrne, Assistant to the Directors, CSRCE; (407) 823-2140; fax (407) 823-5135; e-mail csrce@pegasus.cc.ucf.edu.

*June 23-26 MEDIA EDUCATION
National Media Education conference. Sponsored by the Partnership for Media Education, in Austin, Texas. For more information, contact: Frank Baker, (800) 277-3245; e-mail fbaker@scetv.org.

*June 23-July 20 STAFF DEVELOPMENT
Institute. Sponsored by the Kellogg Institute for the Training and Certification of Developmental Educators, in Boone, N.C. Deadline: April 16. Contact: Maggie Mock, National Center for Developmental Education, P.O. 32098, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC 28608; (828) 262-3057; fax (828) 262- 2128; e-mail mockmt@appstate.edu.

West

*June 24 SCHOOL COUNSELORS
Annual conference. Sponsored by the American School Counselor Association, in Portland, Ore. For more information, contact: ASCA, 801 N. Fairfax St., Suite 310, Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 683-2722; fax (703) 683-1619; e-mail asca@schoolcounselor.org; www.schoolcounselor.org.

*June 26-28 PREVENTION
Symposium on Preventing School Failure. Sponsored by Our Other Youth, in Renton, Wash. Contact: Jerry Conrath, OOY, 64 Junco Rd., Lopez Island, WA 98261- 9571; (360) 468-3169.

*June 28-July 1 SCHOOL NURSING
Annual continuing education conference. Sponsored by the National Association of School Nurses, in Phoenix. Contact: NASN, P.O. Box 1300, Scarborough, ME 04070-1300; (207) 883-2117; fax (207) 883-2683; e-mail nasn@nasn.org; www.nasn.org.

—Michelle Galley

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