Friday, May 9, 2008
WINGSPREAD IX, University of Southern Maine, Portland, Maine, July 27-28 2008
Starting Sunday evening, Wingspread itself runs through Monday, followed by a law-themed strand for the full day on Tuesday and also the rest of the 15 th Annual Education & Law Conference (July 28-31).
Wingspread IX focuses on the role of career/theme, the relationships between LRE and diversity, plus the important roles of counseling & philanthropy. Specific sessions at Wingspread and in the following Ed & Law Conference sessions will include Wingspread for newcomers; law themed curricula and schools; multicultural education and resources; pipeline and admissions programs; curriculum lessons shared; student disability awareness; diversity and race neutrality; innovative law-themed programs; restroative justice models; why creativity in schools is so critical: thinking of MySpace, YouTube, etc. as positive learning environments; technology strand; the view from the Bench and the Bar. Presenters include several renowned law school faculty.
For Substantive Information Contact:
Professor Sarah E. Redfield
For Conference Information Contact:
Sherry Phillips, Assistant Director
Department of Conferences
the Bench and the Bar.