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School House Journal, Volume 2 Issue 1     2/20/99

1 Introduction
2 Wireless Tech
3 Symposium
4 High School Success
5 Calendar 1
6 Calendar 2

SHJournal 1, 12/99
(with member photos)

UEF Officers

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Committee Reports:
Research
Sustainable Buildings
Sponsors & Grants
Technology & Training
Building Assessments
Advocacy

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LOGO FOR I-UEF21 SYMPOSIUM
Designed by Bruce Jilk with Todd Proctor

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International UEF Symposium ‘99

Theme: "Invention, Maintenance and Renewal of Urban Educational Facilities: Global Challenges and Community Solutions"

"Invention focuses on the rebirth of school facilities in forms that recognize and celebrate the continuing process of invention in education itself. "Maintenance" focuses on preserving the massive investment already committed to the educational infrastructure. "Renewal" focuses on breathing new life into old. The slogan, "Global Challenges and Community Solutions" says that many of the same challenges are being experienced by urban educational facilities worldwide – how to deal with deteriorating infrastructure, ill-preparedness for the 21st century particularly in the area of technology readiness, security concerns and the challenges of incorporating into the design of school buildings, newly developed curriculum, new understandings in the areas of multiple intelligence theory and teacher-student relationships.

To be truly effective, solutions must be tailored and customized toward the local community. But what is the "global community" in the context of education? As technology such as the Internet, e-mail and distance learning shrinks "global" to manageable proportions, it simultaneously alters "community" beyond the neighborhood to encompass the world at large.

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Symposium Program

Friday Night, Oct. 29, 99. 6:30 p.m.
Reception & Welcome @ the
   Baltimore Hilton Hotel
Walk to Inner Harbor & dine with
    friends (on your own)

Saturday, October 30, 1999.
7:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m Continental
   Breakfast @ the Baltimore Hilton
Bus to School @ Wilde Lake High
   School, All day Program: Tours, 2
   Speakers, 4 Tracks w/ Sessions A & B.
   Breaks & Lunch are included.
Late Afternoon Student Entertainment
Bus to "Columbia Shopping Mall"
Food Courtyard & Restaurants - on
   your own
Return Bus to the Baltimore Hilton

Sunday, October 31, 1999.
7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Continental
   Breakfast @ the Baltimore Hilton Hotel
Bus to School @ Patterson High
   School, All day Program: Tours, 2
   Speakers, 4 Tracks with Sessions C &
   D. Breaks & Lunch will be provided.
Late Afternoon Wrap-up
Return Bus to the Baltimore Hilton

Extend Your Stay:
Monday, November 1, 1999. Separate Registration with CEFPI HDQ.

Tuesday – Thursday
November 2-4, 1999.

CEFPI
,
76th Annual International Conference.

SPOUSE / COMPANION PROGRAM WILL BE ARRANGED

 

Who: The Gathering and Interaction of Educational Facilities World Leaders of "PEB", "CAE" and "UEF", which are sub-chapters / committees of their respective organizations: "OECD", "AIA" and "CEFPI"

When: Friday evening, October 29; Saturday & Sunday, October 30 & 31, 1999

Registration is limited: Attendees will be selected on a first come first served basis. Fee: $200 members, $250 non-members. For information, and forms contact Ed Kirkbride at (610) 873-1560 or eek@bee.net

Where: Headquarters Hotel will be: Baltimore Hilton Hotel at the Inner Harbor, Baltimore, Maryland. Tel: 1-800-HILTONS/ (888) 466-4644 e-mail Registration online at: www.hilton.com

Information on other hotels, call CEFPI  (602) 948-2337

 

Speakers:
JOHN MAYFIELD, PhD, Adelaide, Australia
BRUCE A. JILK, AIA, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
PRAKASH NAIR, RA, New York, New York, USA
PEB SPEAKER, TO BE ANNOUNCED

Tracks:
TRACK 1: "Creating Learning Environments of the Future" Leader: James Dyck, AIA, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA

TRACK 2: "Impact of Social Patterns on Education & Facilities" Leader: Jeffery  Lackney, PhD, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

TRACK 3: "Strategies for Managing Educational Infrastructure" Leader: Manfred Hinum, Vienna, Austria

TRACK 4: "Improving the Effectiveness of Educational Facilities" Leader: Marie Dandois, Quebec, Canada


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