November 3-5, 2010 Workshop Agenda Fairhope, Alabama Wednesday, November 3
“You gotta get away to where the boat leaves from.” Zac Brown Band
5:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Welcome Fairhope Museum of History 24 North Section Street Dinner @ Tamara’s Downtown
Thursday, November 4
“To live is not to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, our senses, our faculties, of all the parts of ourselves which give us the sentiment of our existence.” Jean-‐Jacques Rousseau “The health of a democratic society may be measured by the quality of functions performed by private citizens.” Alexis de Tocqueville
8:30 a.m. 11:45 a.m. 1:00 p.m.
Workshop Part One: Community Reflections Each of you work tirelessly in your communities on behalf of and for the public good. You are a diverse bunch with varied roles, yet you have much in common related to community development. Reflect with us on your community and your work with citizens: What have you learned? What things would you do differently? Lunch @ Hampton Inn, catered by Mary Ann’s Deli Workshop Part Two: Building a Community Learning Program for Students
“Education must come into its own. It must become the conscious agent for building a better world. It must be true to its high mission.” Marietta Johnson, founder of Fairhope’s Organic School of Education
Rachel Naftel’s Story
3:30 p.m. 6:10 p.m.
The Experiment and Project Course Sequence What do we hope students might learn and gain through the program? What do we hope citizens might learn and gain through the program? Workshop Part Three: An Immediate Collaborative Opportunity to Launch Our Working Relationship Together Nan Fairley’s Community Journalism Course, Spring Semester 2011 Sunset at Fairhope Municipal Pier Dinner at Wintzell’s Restaurant
Friday, November 5 Breakfast at the Hampton Inn (both mornings). Our team will be available in the dining room for additional questions and conversations. Mark will also handle reimbursement details at this time.
Spend some time in Fairhope and enjoy the day!