Trinity Academy Of Raleigh Hosts Society Of Classical Learning Annual Conference
June 27, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Education NewsRALEIGH, N.C. – Dr. Robert Littlejohn, head of school at Trinity Academy of Raleigh, a K-12 college preparatory school community located in North Raleigh, has announced that the school will host the 2007 Society of Classical Learning Conference June 28-30 at the Sheraton Raleigh Hotel at 421 S. Salisbury St. in Raleigh. The event, now in its 10th year, is held annually to provide educators, administrators and board members from around the nation a forum to exchange ideas, discuss new practices that are impacting America’s schools and offer various perspectives on matters of interest to classical educators.
This year’s event will focus on improved tracks for grammar school instruction, as well as a continued examination of math, science and history, among other topics. Presenters will include a number of prestigious educators from around the nation, led by Dr. Walter Buckalew, Dr. Carl Richard, Dr. John L. Cooley, Dr. E. Christian Kopff and Dr. Peter Kreeft, who has been selected as this year’s plenary speaker and will lecture on Blaise Pascal: Faith, Science and Mathematics. Dr. Kreeft is a professor of philosophy at Boston College and has authored more than 45 books as well as number of scholarly essays on a wide range of religious and philosophical topics.
Tickets to attend the three-day event are $325, which includes daily breakfast and lunch, conference tuition and materials, and a tour of Trinity Academy of Raleigh on June 29 at 2 p.m. For more information or to register for this event, please call 434-847-8313 or e-mail Tonya Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org.
“We are honored to host the 2007 Society of Classical Learning Conference,” said Dr. Littlejohn. “It is a privilege to host an event that allows the educational community as a whole to learn from the experience of others.”
About The Society for Classical Learning:
The Society for Classical Learning is a professional society committed to promoting the cultural benefits of the classical, Christian tradition by providing leadership and support, opportunities for the exchange of ideas, and standards of excellence for educators and schools. The purpose of the Society is to be a professional organization for educators in classical, Christian schools. As such it will offer a variety of services, including annual teacher conferences where individuals can keep up with the developments in the field, and deepen their understanding of classical pedagogy and philosophy. The Society publishes a quarterly journal and is currently exploring peer-consulting services, teacher training through institutions of higher learning, and other benefits that would assist the classical, Christian educator. For more information, visit http://www.societyforclassicallearning.org.
About Trinity Academy of Raleigh:
Trinity Academy of Raleigh is a K-12 college preparatory school community located in North Raleigh. Founded in 1998, the school focuses on the development of learning while placing a strong emphasis on the classical liberal arts and sciences. Trinity Academy is also committed being a resource for the Triangle community, creating partnerships with community organizations such as the YMCA, North Carolina Theatre, North Wake Baseball and many others. Trinity Academy currently includes over 260 students as well as 35 faculty and staff, under the direction of head of school Robert Littlejohn, Ph.D. For more information, call 919-786-0114 or visit http://www.trinityacademy.com.
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