Raleigh 2006: Planning Facilities for Undergraduate Science & Mathematics

Application Procedures: WORKSHOP FULL

Planning Facilities for Undergraduate Science & Mathematics
Meredith College
Raleigh, NC
March 3-5, 2006

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. Participants are highly encouraged to attend as members of an institutional team. Suggested team members include senior administrators with budget authority; other administrators and staff responsible for facilities management, information technologies, development, advancement, and/or curricular planning; and faculty leaders at all career stages with insights and expertise in shaping 21st century learning environments, intellectual and social.

Teams will be selected from applications received by Wednesday, February 1, 2006 (extended from January 25). Applications received after February 1 will be considered on a space-available basis.

Applications

Applications should include the following:

  • Team Application Form
  • One-page description of the current status of planning for new spaces, including reports on curriculum development relevant to the spaces discussed. A brief description of present spaces should be included and, if available, the projected size and cost of the anticipated project. The one-page description should have one-inch margins, should be in 11 to 12 point, and should have the institution's name as the page header.
  • 250-word statement articulating the goals for your facilities project.
  • Brief description of each member of the proposed team and a one paragraph explanation of the appropriateness of the team.
  • Letter of support from the President or a Senior Academic Administrator.
  • One "burning question" that your team would like to have addressed at the workshop.
  • If your institution has received a Keck-PKAL Consultation in the past, please include a brief update on recent follow-up activities in response to the consultants' report.

Teams will be given preference, however individual participants will be accepted as observers, subject to available space. Observers should follow the application procedure outlined above.

Send applications (2 copies) to:

Project Kaleidoscope
Attn: 2006 Facilities Workshop
1730 Rhode Island Avenue, NW
ICO-PKAL Suite 803
Washington, DC 20036
Fax: 202-331-1283
Email: applications@pkal.org

Applications may be submitted by fax or email if followed by hard-copies (2).

Workshop Fees & Cancellation Policy

The registration fee for the workshop is $350.00 per person. The fee includes meals and workshop materials; it does not include the pre-workshop tour participation fee (additional $25 per person). An invoice for registration will be sent to the institution's team leader upon acceptance to the workshop. Project Kaleidoscope accepts payment by check or credit card (Visa or Mastercard only). Participants are responsible for the cost of lodging and travel.

Credit card information may be provided in advance on the Team Application Form. However, the credit card will not be charged until the team is formally accepted to participate in the workshop.

Workshop cancellations must be made in writing to Project Kaleidoscope at applications@pkal.org. Full refunds will be provided to those who cancel by 5:00 pm Eastern on Thursday, February 23. Cancellations received after this date will not receive a refund. Full workshop fees will be charged for "no-shows" (no refunds will be given). Registrations are transferable within an institution. Project Kaleidoscope must be informed of these changes by 5:00 pm Eastern on Thursday, February 23.

Questions?

Please call at 202-232-1300 or write to applications@pkal.org