REA Annual Meeting 2016
The Future of the Teaching Profession
in a Globalized World
“Make a difference: become a teacher.” This kind of advertisement can be found on many corners of the street – nowadays and worldwide. Teachers and educators apparently are considered to be agents of change in communities. What makes them special? What is the scope of their profession? How do they respond professionally to their vocation in a globalized world? And what would be the specific contribution of the religious educator or the religious education teacher to larger communities of educational practice? The 2016 REA conference in Pittsburgh will bring together passionate scholars and reflective practitioners with a vision on teaching for a new world.
Will you join us?
Our 2016 annual meeting will be held November 4-6 at the Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown hotel in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Registration is available on site. Our call for papers provides deeper insight into the theme for the meeting. We are excited to announce that David T. Hansen (Teachers College, NYC), Reginald Nel (UNISA, Pretoria, South Africa), Elizabeth Conde-Frazier (Esperanza College, Philadelphia)and Aaron Ghiloni (Trinity College Queensland, Brisbane, Australia) have already confirmed their presence as keynote speakers.
Are You a Member?
While you do not need to be a member to join us for the annual meeting, we would like to encourage you to consider joining the REA.
The Religious Education Association is an incorporation of the venerable 100 year old Religious Education Association (REA), who have gathered semi-annually, published, and taught religious education during this past century, and the Association of Professors and Researchers in Religious Education (APRRE), a group of professors, scholars and researchers who for the past 30 years have gathered annually as a guild of scholars building and sharing a body of theory and research.
REA dues are determined with a sliding scale based on income. As a benefit of membership, you will receive five issues of Religious Education, the official journal of REA, and reduced registration for the Annual Meeting. Join REA and enjoy the full benefits of membership.