EDUCATION as Transformation sponsors or co-sponsors educational programs and conferences, and works with professional organizations to engage issues of religious pluralism and spirituality in education.
EDUCATION as Transformation's first major event took place in 1998, with a national gathering at Wellesley College that attracted 1000 people from across the country. Subsequent conferences were held in 1999 at Baruch College in New York City and in 2000 at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and Inward Bound held at North Carolina State University in October, 2002, co-sponsored with the Self Knowledge Symposium. In 2006, the Third Vittachi International Conference "Rethinking Educational Change" at Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane, Morocco. New collaborations and venues for conferences are always welcome.
Staff and associates of EDUCATION as Transformation offer programs at professional conferences, such as those of the Association of American Colleges and Universities, the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, and the Council of Independent Colleges.
Sponsored or Co-Sponsored Conferences and Educational Programs
EDUCATION as Transformation: Religious Pluralism, Spirituality, and Higher Education 1998 EasT National Gathering at Wellesley College
EDUCATION as Transformation: Religious Pluralism, Spirituality, and Higher Education - a regional gathering at Baruch College in New York City, 1999.
Going Public with Spirituality in Work and Higher Education - a national conference at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2000
Inward Bound: Youth and Spirituality - a national conference at North Carolina State University, 2002.
Rethinking Educational Change - an international conference at Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane, Morocco, 2006.
Transforming Education: Humanity's Essential Vocation - a conference for educators at the Omega Institute, 2008
Collaborations with Professonal Organizations
EDUCATION as Transformation has provided collaboration, keynote addresses, and/or workshop presentations in conjunction with the following organizations: