University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana
October 8 – 9, 2004

 “Envisioning the Future"
Retreat and Workshop

Friday, October 8, 2004

3:00 - 4:00 pm      Tour of Spurlock World Heritage Museum exhibit of Greco-Roman antiquities, designed in part by Jim Dengate

4:00 - 6:00 pm      Advisory Council Meeting

4:00 – 6:00 pm     Wine-tasting at Alto Vineyard shop

4:00 – 6:00 pm     Classics Library visit and tour

6:15 pm                 Dinner --at downtown restaurants, within walking distance, “Dutch treat,”  arranged by group preference

8:30                        repair to hotel lounge to continue conviviality and welcome arriving guests

Saturday, October 9, 2004

(All meetings held in Foreign Language Building)

continental breakfast provided by the hotel

8:00 am – 12:00 noon        Conference Registration

8:30 am – 1:00 pm              Books and Materials Exhibit

8:30 – 9:30 am       Business Meeting

9:30 – 10:30 am     Panel, Part I:  Envisioning the Future  

panelists: Virginia Anderson, Barrington;  Mary Lee Muniz, Collinsville High School; David Wick, Lake Forest Academy; Janet Berardo, Chicago Community College; Stephanie Quinn, Rockford College; Ariana Traill, UIUC

10:30 – 11:30 am   Small Group Discussion

  designated leader and notetaker in each

11:30 am-12:15 pm            Report and Response:  compare lists of ideas and solutions; commentary by panel

12:15 pm                 Lunch –box lunches in FLB conference room

Invocation, by Alice Mulberry 

1:00 pm                   Awards and Presentations

1:30-2:30 pm         “Women and Children in the Productive Household”  by Dr. Richard Saller, Provost, University of Chicago; Lucy Ellis Lounge, FLB

2:30 pm                   Panel, Part II:  Preparing for the Future

      1) NLTRW:  addressing the Latin teacher shortage;

      2) follow-up from ACL and/or CAMWS activities and initiatives

      3) transitional readers

      4) promoting Classics and ICC

3:00 pm                 Small Group Discussion:  assignment to create list of concrete plans for NLRTW in March or throughout year, or to flesh out one idea which everyone can take home and implement; creation of actual materials to use to recruit teachers in Illinois

4:00 pm                 Report and Response:  Panel comments on the ideas from the groups

4:30 – 5:45 pm     Wine and Cheese Reception, hosted by UIUC Classics Department

6:00 pm                 67th ICC Banquet:  at Timpone’s in Urbana

ICC President, Laurie Jolicoeur, presiding

Invocation, by Alice Mulberry


Awards and Recognitions

8:15 pm                 Dismissal:  head for home, or?  Stay for travel “show and tell” :  bring pictures and CD photo files from your Classical tours this year

Sunday, October 10, 2004:  after-glow for those staying over before departing

8:00 am                 Breakfast provided by hotel

9:00 – 11:00 am  Informal gathering, providing opportunity to discuss teaching tips and ideas exchange.  Bring your idea to present, or come to listen and discuss.

11:00 am               Deli lunch/brunch imported

11:30 am               Valete, omnes!

Continuing Professional Development Units (CPDUs) are available at this conference.

Our thanks to the local committee:

Miriam Pittenger, Kirk Freudenberg, Angeliki Tzanetou