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May 21, 2003 10 min read
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June

11-12—Classroom management: The Well-Managed Classroom, sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource Training Center, for teachers, administrators, and support staff, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: NRTC Support Services, Box 145, Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; Web site: www.girlsandboystown.org.

11- 12—Safety: Safe and Effective Secondary Schools, sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource Training Center, for teachers, administrators, resource officers, and staff members, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: NRTC Support Services, Box 145, Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; Web site: www.girlsandboystown.org.

11- 13—Principals: Summer Conference, sponsored by the Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association, for administrators, at the Austin Renaissance Hotel in Austin, Texas. Contact: Lisa Holloway, TEPSA; (512) 478- 5268; e-mail: lisa@tepsa.or; Web site: www.tepsa.org.

11-13—Technology: Alabama Educational Technology Conference, sponsored by the Alabama Department of Education, for teachers, administrators, and technology coordinators, at the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex in Birmingham, Ala. Contact: Kathy Birdnow, ADE, 50 N. Ripley St., Montgomery, AL 36104; (334) 242-9594; fax: (334) 353-5886; e-mail: kbirdnow@alsde.edu; Web site: www.aetc.cc.

13-14—Charter schools: 2nd Annual Charter School Conference: Welcome to Tomorrow, sponsored by I Can Do Anything Charter High School and the U.S. Department of Education, for educators, in Reno, Nev. Contact: Jennifer Levy, ICDACHS; (775) 857-1544; e- mail: jlevy@icdareno.com; Web site: www.icdareno.com.

**13-16—Leadership: Millennium Leadership Institute, sponsored by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, for senior administrators, at the Westin Grand Hotel in Washington. Contact: Rosemary Lauth or Danita Young, AASCU, 1307 New York Ave. N.W., 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 293-7070; fax: (202) 296-5819; e-mail: lauthr@aascu.org or youngd@aascu.org; Web site: www.aascu.org.

15-18—Professional development: National Institute for Early Childhood Professional Development, sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children, for administrators, teachers, and researchers, at the Hilton Portland and Executive Tower in Portland, Ore. Contact: NAEYC, 1509 16th St. N.W., Washington, DC 20036; (202) 232-8777; fax: (202) 328-1846; Web site: www.naeyc.org.

15-19—Independent schools: 2003 National Admission Workshop, sponsored by the Virginia Association of Independent Schools, for admissions officers, at the Omni Charlottesville Hotel in Charlottesville, Va. Contact: Joan Fargis, VAIS, 8001 Franklin Farms Drive, Suite 100, Richmond, VA 23229; (804) 282-3592; fax: (804) 282-3596; e-mail: joanfargis@vais.org; Web site: www.vais.org.

15-20—Education law: Tennessee We the People State Teacher Institute, sponsored by the Center for Civic Education, for teachers in grades 5-12, at the Robert Penn Warren Center, Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn. Contact: Mary Catherine Bradshaw, 5845 Merrimac Court, Nashville, TN 37215; (615) 376-5108; fax: (615) 298-8402; e-mail: marycatbrad@yahoo.com.

15-20— Education law: Mississippi We the People Institute, sponsored by the Center for Civic Education, for teachers, at Mississippi State University in Mississippi State, Miss. Contact: Susie Burroughs, Curriculum & Instruction, PO Box 9705. Mississippi State, MS 39762; (662) 325-3747; fax: (662) 325-7124; e-mail: sburroughs@colled.msstate.edu.

15-20—Professional development: Schools Attuned Training, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds and Cattaraugus-Allegany-Erie-Wyoming BOCES, for teachers and administrators, at Holiday Valley in Olean, N.Y. Contact: Barbara Van Wicklin, CAEW BOCES; (716) 376-8321; e-mail: barb_vanwicklin@cabo.wnyric.org; Web site:www.allkindsofminds.org.

15- 22—Education law: Arizona State Summer Institute, sponsored by the Center for Civic Education, for teachers, at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Ariz. Contact: Susan Nasal, 111 W. Monroe, Suite 1800, Phoenix, AZ 85003-1742; (602) 340-7361; fax: (602) 416-7561; e-mail: nusall@azflse.org; Web site: www.azflse.org/we_the_people.

16-18—Special education: Hill Methodology Workshop, sponsored by the Hill Center, for special education teachers, at the center in Durham, N.C. Contact: Gaye Thompson, HC, 3200 Pickett Road, Durham, NC 27705; (919) 489- 7464; fax: (919) 489-7466; Web site: www.hillcenter.org.

16-18—Special education: Summer Institute on Legal and Educational Issues, sponsored by Marathon County Special Education, for educators and administrators, at the LaCrosse Center in LaCrosse, Wis. Contact: MCSE, 1200 Lakeview Drive, Suite 350, Wausau, WI 54403; (715) 261-1980; fax: (715) 261-1981; e-mail: conferences@mcspecialeducation .com; Web site: www.mcspecialeducation.com.

1 6-20—Professional development: Schools Attuned Training, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds and the Christian Learning Center Midwest RTS, for teachers and administrators, at the Haworth Conference Center in Holland, Mich. Contact: Doug Bouman, CLCM RTS; (616) 748-9024; e-mail: doug@clcnetwork.org; Web site: www.allkindsofminds.org.

16-20— Professional development: Schools Attuned Training, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds and The Learning Center of North Texas, for teachers and administrators, at the Shelton School in Dallas. Contact: Lucille Helton, LCNT; (817) 336-0808; e-mail: l.helton@thelearningcenterofnt .org; Web site: www.allkindsofminds.org.

16- 20—Professional development: Schools Attuned Training, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds and the Christian Learning Center Midwest RTS, for teachers and administrators, at the Old Trail School in Bath, Ohio. Contact: Doug Bouman, CLCM RTS; (616) 748-9024; e-mail: doug@clcnetwork.org; Web site: www.allkindsofminds.org.

16-20— Space education: Space Law, sponsored by the Space Foundation, for educators, in Colorado Springs, Colo. Contact: Misty Garland, SF, 310 S. 14th St., Colorado Springs, CO 80904; (719) 576-8000; fax: (719) 576-8801; e-mail: misty@spacefoundation.org; Web site: www.spacefoundation.org/educati on.

16-25—Education law: Mountain/Plains Region Summer Institute, sponsored by the Center for Civic Education, for upper elementary, middle, and high school teachers, at Montana State University in Billings, Mont. Contact: Susan Roe, Director of Professional Development, 5146 Douglas Fir Road, Calabasas, CA 91302; (818) 591-9321; fax: (818) 591-9330; e-mail: roe@civiced.org.

17—Parent involvement: Education News Parents Can Use: Summer Reading, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, for parents, teachers, and administrators, at the WETA studios in Arlington, Va. Deadline: Day of the event at 10 a.m. Contact: Jennifer Walsh, Tricom Associates, 2009 N. 14th St., Suite 407, Arlington, VA 22201; (703) 276-2772 ext. 13; fax: (703) 528-5058; e-mail: jennifer@tricomassociates.com; Web site: www.ed.gov/offices/OIIA/televi sion.

17—Professional development: Satellite Town Meeting With Rod Paige, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, for K-12 educators, to be broadcast on national television. Contact: USDE, (800) 872-5327; e-mail: Satellite.Town.Meeting@ed.gov; Web site: www.ed.gov/inits/stm/.

18-20— Administrators: Administrative Intervention, sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource Training Center, for principals, administrators, counselors, social workers, and team leaders, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: NRTC Support Services, Box 145, Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; Web site: www.girlsandboystown.org.

18- 20—Technology: 12th Annual ed-ACCESS Conference, sponsored by ed-ACCESS, for educators, at the Purnell School in Pottersville, N.J. Contact: Rob Mancabelli, PS, Pottersville, NJ 07979; (908) 439-4038; Web site: www.edaccess.org.

18-24—Early childhood: Social-Emotional Growth Module and Socialization and Group Care Module, sponsored by the WestEd Center for Child and Family Studies, for educators, program managers, and child-care providers, at the Shelter Pointe Hotel in San Diego. Contact: Alicia Tuesta, WestEd, 180 Harbor Drive, Suite 112, Sausalito, CA 94965; (415) 289-2300; e-mail: atuesta@wested.org; Web site: www.pitc.org.

19-20—Classroom management: Inspire the Best ... Strategies for Success, sponsored by Calvert School Education Services, for teachers and administrators, at the Calvert School in Baltimore. Deadline: May 30. Contact: Megin Renaud, CSES, 10713 Gilroy Road, Suite B, Hunt Valley, MD 21031; (877) 485-8283 ext. 2; fax: (410) 785-3418; e- mail: schools@calvertservices.org; Web site: www.calvertschool.org.

19-27— Education law: Southeastern Region Summer Institute, sponsored by the Center for Civic Education, for upper elementary, middle, and high school teachers, at Furman University in Greenville, S.C. Contact: Susan Roe, Director of Professional Development, 5146 Douglas Fir Road, Calabasas, CA 91302; (818) 591-9321; fax: (818) 591-9330; e-mail: roe@civiced.org.

20-22—Parental involvement: National PTA Convention, sponsored by the National Parent Teacher Association, for educators and child advocates, at the Charlotte Convention Center in Charlotte, N.C. Contact: NPTA, Customer Service; fax: (312) 670-6783; e-mail: info@pta.org; Web site: www.pta.org.

20-25—Collaboration: 2003 Conference, sponsored by the National Peer Helpers Association, for educators, at the Sheraton Colony Square Hotel in Atlanta. Contact: NPHA, PO Box 32272, Kansas City, MO 64171-5272; (877) 314-7337; fax: (913) 362-0735; e-mail: npha@peerhelping.org; Web site: www.peerhelping.org.

22-24— Professional development: PATHWISE Framework for Teaching, sponsored by the Educational Testing Service, for school staff developers, mentors, and administrators, at the Radisson O’Hare Airport in Chicago. Contact: Lisa Mannon, ETS Pathwise, 33 Delaware Avenue, Suite 102, Yardley, PA 19067; (800) 297-9051; fax: (800) 553-4423; Web site: www.ets.org/pathwise.

22-25— Assessment: 33rd Annual Conference on Large-Scale Assessment, sponsored by the Council of Chief State School Officers, for education agencies, test developers, universities, and policymakers, in San Antonio. Contact: Carl Andrews, CCSSO, 1 Massachusetts Ave. N.W., Suite 700, Washington, DC 20001; (202) 336-7053; e-mail: acarl@ccsso.org; Web site: www.ccsso.org/conf.html.

22-27— Education law: Oregon Summer Institute, sponsored by the Center for Civic Education, for upper elementary, middle, and high school teachers, at Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Ore. Contact: Marilyn Cover, 620 S.W. Main St., Suite 102, Portland, OR 97205; (503) 224-4424; fax: (503) 227-1721; e-mail: office@classroomlaw.org; Web site: www.classroomlaw.org.

22- 27—Education law: Special Education Law Seminar, sponsored by Lehigh University’s College of Education, for administrators, special education teachers, and mental health agencies, at the university’s Mountaintop Campus in Bethlehem, Pa. Deadline: June 2. Contact: Theresa M. Freeman, LUCOE, 111 Research Drive, A-219, Bethlehem, PA 18015; (610) 758-6563; fax: (610) 758- 3227; e-mail: specprog@lehigh.edu; Web site: www.lehigh.edu/~specprog

23-27— Professional development: Schools Attuned Training, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds and the Children’s Health Council RTS, for teachers and administrators, in Palo Alto, Calif. Contact: Karen Grites, CHC RTS; (650) 326- 5530; e-mail: kgrites@chconline.org; Web site: www.allkindsofminds.org.

23-27— Professional development: Schools Attuned Training, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds and the Etta Israel Center RTS, for teachers and administrators, at the center in Los Angeles. Contact: Rick Goldman, EIC RTS; (818) 385-1631; e- mail: rlgcal@aol.com; Web site: www.allkindsofminds.org.

23-27— Professional development: Schools Attuned Training, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds and the Christian Learning Center Midwest RTS, for teachers and administrators, at the University of Chicago Laboratory School in Chicago. Contact: Doug Bouman, CLCM RTS; (616) 748-9024; e-mail: doug@clcnetwork.org; Web site: www.allkindsofminds.org.

23-27— Religious education: Institute in Catholic Identity: Called to Be Authentic, sponsored by the Manhattan College Catholic School Administrator Program, the Center for Learning Leaders, and the Catholic School Administrator Association, for Catholic school educators, at the college in Riverdale, N.Y. Contact: Sister Remigia Kushner, CSAP, MC School of Education, Riverdale, NY 10471; (718) 862-7473; fax: (718) 862-7816; e-mail: sr.remigia.kushner@manhattan.edu or nysadm@aol.com; Web site: www.manhattan.edu/gov; Web site: www.archives.gov/digital_classroom/primarily_teaching/primarily_te aching.html.

Marianne Hurst

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