Re: [oneroom] CFP: National One-Room School Conference 2010
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Subject: [oneroom] CFP: National One-Room School Conference 2010
Tenth Annual Country School Association of America Conference
June 21-23, 2010 Chickasha, Oklahoma
Blazing the Trail:
Education Among the Earliest Americans
The 2010 CSAA Conference will take place on the campus of The University of Science and Arts of
Oklahoma on June 21-22 with an optional bus tour to several one-room schools in the Oklahoma City
area on June 23. Visit a fully restored African American one room school in Chickasha, Oklahoma.
You are cordially invited to participate in and/or lead a panel discussion, present a research paper, conduct a workshop, present a play, organize a symposium, or give a demonstration on country schooling. Decide which topic most interests you and submit a brief proposal. The following topics may spark your creativity.
Topic such as: volunteers, promoting the project, collecting artifacts, preserving a restored school, preparing for and/or recovering from a natural disaster, etc. Envisioning the restored country school, raising money, recruiting and managing community, the process of digging up the history of a school, oral history-making, the architectural significance of one-room schools, the supervision of one-room schools, teacher training for one-room schoolteachers, the consolidation movement, educational methods (maps, music education, nature study,reading charts), etc.
Native American and African American one-room schooling, teachers and the rural
reenactment or living history programs, etc. Videotapes and other resources are welcome.
Stories, camp, holiday celebrations, music schools, musical instruments, dramatic
related to country schooling, etc.
Presentations related to the conference theme will be noted in the program.
Come and share your memories, photographs, artifacts, books, facts and fiction
Proposals should not exceed three double-spaced, printed pages. Add a cover sheet with title of the proposal, names and affiliations (if any) of participants, and the address, email address, and phone number of each participant. If you want to discuss your topic before submitting a proposal, contact CSAA
Executive Director Lucy Townsend (815-753-1236 or ltownsend@niu. edu). Proposals are due March 1, 2010.
E-mail your cover sheet & proposal to:
Loretta Jackson Lewis
For updates on the conference, visit our website at:
lyjackson1@suddenli nk.net and Richardrichard. lewis@nasa. gov Or send 2 copies of your proposal and two self-addressed, stampedLoretta Jackson, P.O. Box 2044, Chickasha, OK 73023.www.countrysc hoolassociation. org
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