Friday, October 28, 2005

CFP: 4th International Conference on Civic Education: Research and Practice

CFP: 4th International Conference on Civic Education: Research and Practice
Jan. 19-21 (Thur-Sat), 2006 · Hilton Orlando/Altamonte, Florida
Deadline 11/1/2005

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Proposal a Research Paper:
Offer to be a Chair/Discussant:
Propose a Worshop Presentation:

For a country to flourish and grow, and for a democracy to sustain liberty and justice, the next generation of citizens must acquire the civic skills, abilities and commitments to govern.
This interdisciplinary conference will draw together researchers and practitioners, including:
* K-12 educators and counselors,
* University faculty and researchers,
* State coordinators, policy makers and evaluators,
* School and University administrators,
* Staff from youth-serving community based organizations.

This would include work on:
* service-learning,
* moral education,
* character education,
* democratic education,
* violence prevention,
* substance abuse prevention.

The deadline to submit a proposal is 11/1/05. You will be notified about your proposal by 11/15. The conference registration fee includes two breakfasts, two lunches and a reception. If you go to the conference website,, you can locate copies of previos conferences to get an idea of the types of papers and workshops that are presented.

The Centre is an independent, non-partisan organization that supports research and its application to real world questions. The Director of the Centre is William Morgan. Will has run several civic education programs and conducts research on the impacts of civic education. Will received the Points of Light Award from the Points of Light Foundation, was recognized by
the Fund for Social Entrepreneurs at Youth Serve America and was named a Fellow at the John Glenn Institute for his service-learning research.