All workshop activities are designed to build institutional teams informed about and committed to strengthening the undergraduate science and mathematics programs for which they are responsible through the planning and designing of better spaces for science. Institutional teams are recommended with suggested team members including senior administrators with budget authority, those responsible for facilities management, advancement and/or curricular planning, joining with the faculty who understand the nature and demands of 21st century learning and teaching in the fields of mathematics, engineering and the various fields of science. Teams will be selected from applications received by February 15. Applications received after the scheduled deadline will be considered on a space-available basis. Applicants will be informed of their application status within ten days of the application deadline by email.
Application materials are to include:
- A Team Information Form
- A one-page description of the current status of planning for new spaces, including reports on curriculum development. A brief description of present spaces should be included and, if available, the projected size and cost of the anticipated project. Please type the description in 11 - 12 point font and include the institution's name as the heading.
- A letter of support from the president if the president is not a member of the team
- A one-paragraph explanation of the appropriateness of the team
- A copy of the departmental/divisional mission statement
- A copy of the institutional mission statement
- A burning question that your team would like to have addressed at the workshop
- If your institution has received a Keck/PKAL Consultation, please include in the application a brief update on recent follow-up activities in response to the consultants' report.
Application Deadline: February 15, 2003
Send Applications (2 Copies) to:
1730 Rhode Island Avenue, NW ~ Suite 803
Washington, DC 20036
* Applications may be submitted by fax or email if followed by hard-copies (2) sent by postal mail.
The registration fee is $275.00 per person. The fee includes meals and workshop materials. An invoice for registration will be sent to the institution's team upon workshop acceptance. Participants or their institutions pay the cost of lodging and travel.