Sunday Evening and Monday, October 10-11, 2010
Keynote Speaker – Charles Haynes
Senior Scholar of the First Amendment Center, author, and Director of the Religious Freedom Education Project of the Newseum in Washington, D.C.
Other nationally recognized speakers and authors participating are:
• Richard T. Foltin, Director of National and Legislative Affairs for the American Jewish Committee
• Emile Lester, Professor, University of Mary Washington
• Daniel Mach, Director of the ACLU Program on Freedom of Religion and Belief
• Colby May, Senior Counsel, American Center for Law and Justice
• David Scott, Director of Project PATCH, Northport School District, New York
• Muhammad Shafiq, Executive Director of the Center for Interfaith Studies and Dialogue, Professor of Islamic and
Religious Studies, Nazareth College and Imam of the Islamic Center of Rochester, NY
• Stephen Solomon, Professor, New York University, author of Ellery’s Protest: How One Young Man Defied Tradition
and Sparked the Battle Over School Prayer
• Kathy Wildman, World Religions Teacher, Fairfax County Schools, Virginia
• Jay Worona, General Counsel, New York State School Boards Association
Sunday evening will include an in depth look at the landmark Supreme Court cas
Sunday evening will include an in depth look at the landmark Supreme Court case about school prayer and Bible read-
ing, Abington v. Schempp with New York University scholar Stephen Solomon. The Sunday evening portion of the
symposium (not including dinner) is free and open to the public. Monday will include a keynote address by Charles
Haynes followed by several expert panel discussions on curriculum and instruction issues and religious liberty issues.
Participants will receive a variety of texts and materials and may be eligible for up to eight hours of professional
development credit. The cost of the conference is $85 ($45 for full-time students).