2008 Conference Information

Mindfulness as a Foundation for Teaching & Learning

A Day-Long Conference for Educators, Counselors and Administrators

Co-Sponsored by: Association of Independent Maryland Schools, Center for Contemplative Mind in Society, and Friends Council on Education

Saturday, February 9th, 2008, 8:30am-4:30pm
Sidwell Friends School (get directions)
3825 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, Washington, DC

For questions, email: mindfulnesseducation@starpower.net
Cut-off date for Online Registration: February 1, 2008



William Penn House
515 East Capitol Street, SE, DC (15 minute walk to Union Station/the Metro) (202)543-5560

Two dormitory style rooms each with bunk beds for ten people have been reserved for the night of February 8. The cost is $30/per person. People wanting to stay there can arrange to do so through MiEN by sending their request to mindfulnesseducation@starpower.net. Information on William Penn House is available at their web site: (http://www.wmpennhouse.org/).

Savoy Suites Hotel

Ten rooms have been reserved with a cost of $109.00 + 14.5% tax per night, double occupancy for 2/8 and 2/9 at Savoy Suites Hotel, 2505 Wisconsin Avenue, N.W. (a short cab or bus ride from Sidwell Friends). Rate includes- free parking, shuttle to metro and internet. Conference attendees should book these rooms directly by calling 202-625-5410 and ask for a room reserved by the Mindfulness in Education Network. More info on the hotel is available by clicking here (www.SavoySuites.com).