AERA 2018 will be in New York City this year, and I will be presenting with my colleagues Haslip and Schein, our paper entitled " Children's Spirituality: How are Early Childhood Educators supporting the whoe child?", as part of a round table presentation on Tuedsay morning. The conference runds from April 13th to the 18th. Will I see you there?
The International Association for Children's Spirituality is presenting the 15th International Conference on Children's Spirituality - Spirituality and the Whole Child: Interdisciplinary Approaches, hosted by Dr. Kate Adams at Bishop Grosseteste University, Lincoln, UK, from Tuesday July 26th to Friday July 29th, 2016. You can find the call for papers here.
The Society for Children's Spirituality Christian Perspectives is having the 5th Children's Spirituality Conference: Cristian Perspectives in Nashville, Tennessee at Lipscomb University, from June 12 to 14, 2016. To register go here.
Southern University of Illinois is holding a conference this coming October 2013, entitled Global Fusion 2013. The conference's focus is on Mediations: Movements and Markets.Two colleagues and I will present a panel on Spirituality: Spirituality and Mediation in both Private and Public Spheres, and my paper is specifically on Sharing my Journey and Opening Spaces: Spirituality in the Classroom.
It promises to be a thought provoking time. If you are interested in this conference, you can find more information on it here.
4th Global Conference
Tuesday 18th March – Thursday 20th March 2014
Prague, Czech Republic
The 3rd Conference of Spirituality in the 21st Century is to be held in Lisbon Prague in March of 2013. I presented at the First edition of this conference in 2011, and somehow missed the Second conference, but will surely be attending and presenting at the Third installment. If you are going, please stop by and say hi.
You can find more information about this conference here.
1st Global Conference
Sunday 20th March – Tuesday 22nd March 2011
Prague, Czech Republic
Religion and Diversity Education: Cultivating Global Citizenship
July 13-16th and 20th, 2009, 9AM - 4PM
Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding
254 W. 31st St., 7th floor, New York, NY 10001
Course Description: It's true: we're a global community. In Religion and Diversity Education: Cultivating Global Citizenship, you'll learn how to assess the state of multicultural education in your classroom, adapt your curriculum for establishing an inclusive environment, and prepare students to participate in society at a global level. Cultivating Global Citizenship explores: Tanenbaum's 7 Principles for Inclusive Education, samples from our curricula, theories of multicultural education, globalization trends, and Professional Teaching Standards so that you learn how to integrate religion and diversity education into your classes and standard curriculum.
Who should attend: Primary and secondary school teachers from both public and private schools, curriculum developers and after school and summer enrichment educational directors. Accessible to all, the course is particularly applicable to educators working with K-5 students.
Credit: New York City public school teachers are eligible for 3P credits, while New York State educators can earn professional development credits. Private school and non-New York educators are encouraged to attend and will receive a certificate of completion.
Cost: This term, we are able to offer Cultivating Global Citizenship at a reduced price. Originally $450, tuition is reduced to $150 for a limited number of New York City public schools teachers thanks to a generous grant. To make it accessible to all teachers, Tanenbaum is offering the course to state, private and other educators for $250.
To register: New York City and state employees should register through the New York City Department of Education - click here to register. All other participants should register directly with Tanenbaum by emailing our education team.
Course Instructor: Mark E. Fowler is Tanenbaum’s Manager of Programs. Mark has been involved in New York City's education community for over 20 years as a high school teacher and skilled educator, facilitator and trainer who worked with teachers, counselors, administrators and students at the Anti-Defamation League on prejudice reduction, conflict resolution, and reducing bias and bullying. He is a sought-after keynote speaker and facilitator who has addressed organizations throughout New York on issues of equality in race, gender, sexual orientation and religion. Mr. Fowler earned a B.A. in English and Education at Duke University and was trained as a Mediation and Conflict Resolution Specialist with the NYC Department of Education.For more information, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (212) 967-7707 x135. We look forward to seeing you this July!