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MAY

21-24—Crisis prevention: Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Program, sponsored by the Crisis Prevention Institute, for educators, in Warwick, R.I.; Baltimore; Atlanta; Greensboro, N.C.; and Erie, Pa. Contact: CPI, 3315-K N. 124th St., Brookfield, WI 53005; (800) 558-8976; fax: (262) 783-5906; e-mail: info@crisisprevention.com; Web site: www.crisisprevention.com.

22—Professional development: Word Identification, sponsored by the Churchill School and Center, for educators, at the Churchill Center in New York City. Contact: Susan Spero, CSC, 22 E. 95th St., New York, NY 10128; (212) 722- 0610; fax: (212) 410-3199; e-mail: sspero@churchillschool.com.

23—Scholarships: National Scholarship Month Dollars for Scholars Gala, sponsored by the Citizens’ Scholarship Foundation of America Dollars for Scholars, for educators and the general public, at the St. Paul Hotel in St. Paul, Minn. Contact: Erin Hedges, Director of Special Events, Dollars for Scholars, 7703 Normandale Road, Suite 110, Minneapolis, MN 55435; (800) 713- 3193; fax: (952) 830-1929; e-mail: ehedges@csfa.org; Web site: www.csfa.org.

23—Sexual abuse: Preventing Child-on-Child Sexual Abuse, sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource and Training Center, for counselors, medical staff, and educators, in Buena Park, Calif. Contact: NRTC Workshop Division, 14100 Crawford St., Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; Web site: www.girlsandboystown.org/nrtc.

30-31—Technology: Education Technology Summit, sponsored by Teachers College, Columbia University, for educators, at Lerner Hall at Columbia University in New York City. Contact: Customer Service, 383 Main Ave., Norwalk, CT 06851; (888) 464-9950. For sponsorship information, contact: Marc Goldstein, (617) 630-2285.

31-June 1—Parent involvement: A Coalition Approach to Increasing Parent Involvement in Mathematics, Science, and Technology/Engineering, sponsored by the Massachusetts Parent Involvement Project, for parent organizations, policy- makers, and school, business, and community leaders, at the Wyndham Hotel in Westborough, Mass. Early registration deadline: April 20th. Contact: Patrice Garvin, Museum Institute for Teaching Science, 308 Congress St., Suite 5D, Boston, MA 02210, (617) 695-9771; fax: (617) 695-1829; e-mail: pgarvin@mits.org; Web site: www.doe.mass.edu/PIP/masspip.htm l .

JUNE

1-2—Professional development: I Teach Regional Conference, sponsored by Kappa Delta Pi, International Honor Society in Education, for college students or professionals in education, at Butler University in Indianapolis. Contact: Kathy Neise, Kappa Delta Pi, 3707 Woodview Trace, Indianapolis, IN 46268-1158; (317) 871-4900; fax: (317) 704-2323; e- mail: kathyn@kdp.org; Web site: www.kdp.org.

3-4—Troubled youths: Breakthrough Strategies To Teach and Counsel Troubled Youth workshop, sponsored by Youth Change, for educators, counselors, parents, and social workers, in Indianapolis. Contact: YC, 275 N. Third St., Woodburn, OR 97071; (800) 545-5736; fax: (503) 982-7910; e-mail: dwells@youthchg.com; Web site: www.youthchg.com.

3-6—Professional development: African-American Autobiography: Reading/Writing Sites and I Construction, sponsored by the college section of the National Council of Teachers of English, for teachers of English at the college level and teacher-educators, in San Diego. Contact: Customer Service Department, NCTE, 1111 W. Kenyon Road, Urbana, IL 61801-1096; (877) 369-6283; fax: (217) 328-9645; e-mail: convreg@ncte.org.

4—Sexual abuse: Preventing Child-on-Child Sexual Abuse, sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource and Training Center, for counselors, medical staff, and educators, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: NRTC Workshop Division, 14100 Crawford St., Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; Web site: www.girlsandboystown.org/nrtc.

4-6—School milk: School Milk Matters: International Conference on School Milk, sponsored by the Dairy Farmers of Ontario, for professionals in education, public health, food services, and the dairy industry, at the Sheraton Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Contact: DFO, (905) 821-8970, ext. 275; e-mail: canada2001@milk.org; Web site: www.milk.org.

5-8—Crisis prevention: Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Program, sponsored by the Crisis Prevention Institute, for educators, in Virgina Beach, Va.; Boston; and Buffalo, N.Y. Contact: CPI, 3315-K N. 124th St., Brookfield, WI 53005; (800) 558-8976; fax: (262) 783-5906; e-mail: info@crisisprevention.com; Web site: www.crisisprevention.com.

6—Media: Award ceremony and dinner for excellence in children’s programming, sponsored by KIDSNET, for the general public, at the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington. Contact: Jenny Chrest, Project Director, KIDSNET, 6856 Eastern Ave. N.W., Suite 208, Washington, DC 20012; (202) 291-1400; fax: (202) 882-7315; e-mail: KIDSNET@cais.com; Web site: www.KIDSNET.org.

6-7—Aggression: Reducing Aggression in Schools, sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource and Training Center, for educators, administrators, and support staff, in Chicago. Contact: NRTC Workshop Division, 14100 Crawford St., Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; Web site: www.girlsandboystown.org/nrtc.

7-10—Communications: Conference, sponsored by the National Communication Association, for educators, at the Jury’s Doyle Hotel in Washington. Contact: Sherry Morreale, NCA Associate Director, 1765 N Street N.W., Washington, DC 20036; (202) 464-4622; fax: (202) 464-4600; e-mail: smorreale@natcom.org; Web site: www.natcom.org.

7-10—Professional development: Profile Adviser Workshop, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds, for educators, in Chapel Hill, NC. Contact: Stephanie Lind; (919) 933-8082.

A version of this article appeared in the May 09, 2001 edition of Education Week

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