Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Academic Retreat for Teachers

The Institute for Catholic Liberal Education invites you to attend:

Academic Retreat for High School Teachers & Principals

  • Revitalize your classroom teaching
  • Engage your students in life-long learning habits
  • See exciting results in your classroom
  • Feed your own passion for growth and learning

In this week-long retreat, you will:

  • Explore the foundations of classical liberal education
  • Discuss the profound and practical refl ections of great thinkers on education
  • Learn with like-minded colleagues in an atmosphere of refl ection and devotion
  • Return to your classroom with a renewed joy in learning and with practical suggestions to share with your academic community

Discussions include:

  • Monday: Christopher Dawson and the History of Western Education
  • Tuesday: Sr. Miriam Joseph and Th e Trivium
  • Wednesday: Euclid, Descartes and the Quadrivium
  • Thursday: Newton, Democritus and Science
  • Friday: “Wisdom” Subjects: Literature with Newman, History with Dawson, Th eology with JP II

PLUS: Seminars on Sophocles and Shakespeare, Lectures on Poetry and Music Directed by: Andrew T. Seeley, Ph.D. - Senior tutor at Th omas Aquinas College in Santa Paula, California
with: Dave Fleischacker, Ph.D. - Chairman, Department of Philosophy & Th eology, University of St. Francis

Date: July 6 - 11 Location: University of St. Francis in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Registration includes room, board and all materials for the entire week:

- EARLY Registration (by June 22): only $400

- AFTER June 22: $450

REGISTER ONLINE TODAY!!! http://www.catholicliberaleducation.org/

Or by check payable to: “Institute for Catholic Liberal Education” and mailed to:

ICLE Summer Academic Retreats, P.O. Box 4638, Ventura, California 93007-0638

Questions? 805.625.1817

For more information or to Register Online: http://www.catholicliberaleducation.org/

I was part of this retreat last year as a presenter. It was wonderful.

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