Preparing a New Generation of Active Citizens

Posted by on May 6, 2005

You are invited to join KIDS Consortium at: Classroom-Community: Preparing a New Generation of Active Citizens

A 2-Day Conference – June 27 and 28, 2005; and
A 3-day Service-Learning Summer Institute for Educators – June 29-July 1, 2005

Location: Sunday River, Maine – A beautiful resort nestled in the Western Maine mountains. Great recreational opportunities!

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN ON-LINE! Early bird registration rates effective through May 15. Visit

Conference highlights include presentations by ROBERT PUTNAM, whose best-seller Bowling Alone has created a national dialogue on renewing civic spirit, and BONNIE BENARD, a national leader in the field of prevention and resilience/youth development.

Featured Workshop Presenters include:
Nelson Beaudoin, Kennebunk High School, ME
James Carignan, Maine State Board of Education
Charles Colgan, Muskie Institute for Public Policy, University of Southern Maine
Glenn Cummings, Majority Leader, Maine House of Representatives
Tony Ganger, YMCA of the USA, Chicago, IL
Kathryn Hunt, Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center, The University of Maine
Erik Jorgensen, Maine Humanities Council
Mark Lopez, Center for Information and Research on Civic Engagement (CIRLCE), University of MD
Alan Melchior, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
Sarah Pearson, American Youth Policy Forum, Washington, D.C.
Jennifer Piscatelli, Education Commission of the States, National Center for Leadership and Citizenship, Denver, CO
Mica Stark, New Hampshire Institute for Politics, St. Anselm College, NH
Larry Taylor, New England College, Henniker, NH
Peter Taylor, Maine Community Foundation

Please feel free to contact us for any reason.
Thank you,
Terri Marin, Administrative Director
KIDS Consortium
215 Lisbon St., Suite 12
Lewiston, ME 04240
Fax: 207-784-6733

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