A symbol (*) marks events that have not appeared in a previous issue of Education Week.
6-10—Magnet schools: Summer Magnet and Related Training Institute, sponsored by Magnet Schools of America, for educators and administrators, at the Sheraton Suites, Tampa Airport in Tampa, Fla. Contact: Robert G. Brooks, MSA, 733 15th St. N.W, Suite 330, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 824-0672; fax: (202) 638-7895; e-mail: [email protected] dc.org; Web site: www.magnet.edu.
6-11—Teacher education: 2003 ChemCom Teacher Training Workshop, sponsored by the American Chemical Society, for chemistry teachers, in Lake Forest, Ill. Contact: Angela Powers, ACS, 1155 16th St. N.W., Washington, DC 20036; (202) 872-6383; fax: (202) 833-7732; Web site: http://chemistry.org/chemcom /workshops.html
6-13—Education law: We the People ... The Citizen and the Constitution Summer Institute, sponsored by the Center for Civic Education, for teachers, at the University of San Diego in San Diego. Contact: Roy Erickson, 4808 Runaway Drive, Fair Oaks, CA 95628; (916) 863-6614; fax: (916) 863-6551; e-mail: [email protected].
6-18—Education law: Georgia State Summer Institute, sponsored by the Center for Civic Education, for middle and high school teachers, at Berry College in Rome, Ga. Contact: Parker F. Davis, PO Box 26156, Mason, GA 31221; (478) 474-7217; fax: (478) 474-9482; e-mail: [email protected].
7-11—Aesthetic education: Workshop: Introduction to Aesthetic Education, sponsored by the Lincoln Center Institute, for PK-12 teachers, artists, schools, teacher- educators, and administrators, in New York City. Contact: Jose Velez, LCI, 70 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10027; (212) 875-5535; Web site: www.lcinstitute.org.
7-11—Best practices: Reclaiming Connections: Caring, Trust, and Social Justice in Schools and Communities, sponsored by the Center for Peaceable School at Lesley University, for educators, parents, and community members, in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: Lucy Patton or Tania Mireles, 29 Everett St., Cambridge, MA 02138; (617) 349-8669; e-mail: [email protected]\; Web site: www.lesley.edu/peace.html.
7- 11—Curriculum: Understanding by Design Academy, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators and administrators, in Los Angeles. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (703) 578-9600 or (800) 933-2723; fax: (703) 575- 5400; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: www.ascd.org.
7-11—Professional development: Schools Attuned Training, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds and The Learning Center of North Texas, for teachers and administrators, in Ft. Worth, Texas. Contact: Lucille Helton, LCNT; (817) 336-0808; e-mail: [email protected] .org; Web site: www.allkindsofminds.org.
7- 11—Space education: Rocketry and the Biology of Living in Space, 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: [email protected]; Web site: www.spacefoundation.org/educati on.
7-11—Special Education: The Summer Institute on Autism, sponsored by Lehigh University's College of Education, for administrators, teachers and social workers, at the university in Bethlehem, Pa. Contact: Theresa M. Freeman, LUCOE, 111 Research Drive, A-219, Bethlehem, PA 18015; (610) 758-6563; fax: (610) 758-3227; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: www.lehigh.edu/
*8-11-Character education: Educating Minds and Hearts: Safe Schools, Healthy Character Development, Academic Success, and Social-Emotional Education, sponsored by the Center for Social and Emotional Education, for educators, at the University of New York in New York City. Contact: CSEE, 1841 Broadway, Suite 713, New York, NY 10023; (212) 707-8799; fax: (212) 957-6616; Web site: www.csee.net.
9—Learning disabilities: Workshop: Unlocking the Mystery of Written Language Instruction for Elementary Students with Learning Disabilities, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for educators, in Washington. Contact: Lois Meyer, LSW, 4759 Reservoir Road, N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 944-2232; fax: (202) 944-3083; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: www.labschool.org.
—By Marianne Hurst
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