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  1. Websites:
    a.    Mentoring:  www.lehman.cuny.edu\education\facpages\nta.htm
    b.    Girls Inc. :  www.girlsinc.org
    c.    Tech Directions magazine:   www.techdirections.com

  2. Organizations:
    a.    High / Scope Educational Research Foundation
            600 North River Street
            Ypsilanti, Michigan  48198-2898
            Phone:  (313)  485-2000     Fax: (313)  485-07004
            Programs for young children and teachers as well as publications
    b.    Girls Inc.
            120 Wall St.
            New York, New York  10005
            (212) 509-2000
    c.    NACME National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering, Inc.
            3 West 35th St.
            New York, New York  10001
            (212) 279-2626
    d.    ACE  Mentor Program
            Opportunities for career direction in Architecture, Construction, & Engineering
            for High School Students (call to see if there is one in your city)
            641 Ave. of the Americas
            New York, New York  10011
            (212) 741-1300
    e.    SECBE Salvadori Educational Center on the Built Environment
            Using the principles of architecture to help children grasp science and math
            for Middle School Students
            City College - Harris Hall 202
            138th Street & Convent Ave.
            New York, New York  10031
    f.    PETA People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals
            Often children with behavior issues act out and harm animals;
            parents and teachers may want to contact this or other
            animal rights organizations to ask for assistance on this issue
            and obtaining teaching aides.
            Art and building projects in the classroom are a good way to allow children
            to show their talents as well as their feelings.
            P.O.Box 42516
            Washington, DC  20015
            (301) 770-PETA
    g.    Resources for Children with Special Needs
            "Information and Advocacy, A directory of resources for New York City
             children with special needs and their families." (programs and services listed)
            200 Park Ave. South, Suite #816
            New York, New York  10003
            (212)  677-4650
    h.    NEW ( Non-Traditional Employment for Women )
                243 West 20th Street
                New York, New York  
                (212) 627-6252   
     

  3. Other References:
    a.    Penny Colman: author of numerous books including
            Rosie the Riveter: Women Working on the Home Front in World War II
            (ISBN 0-517-59790-X  Crown 1995  800-733-3000)
            Great for children and adults alike
 

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