Come explore Islam in the World and in Your Classroom

February 3, 2018 at the Muslims of Puget Sound Offices in Redmond

Register now for the K8 conference!  You'll start the day with Professor Kayaoglu, who will present Islam 101 to all attendees.  Break out sessions will feature discussions on Muslims in America, books and other research materials on Islam, and a women's panel led by Terese Saliba.  Then, we'll have a midday panel by teenage refugees, who will speak to what teachers need to know about the refugee children in our schools. 

Expect a wonderful Moroccan lunch, catered by the MAPS center.  Finally, end your exploration of Islam with a session led by Aneelah Afzali. She will address Islamophobia in our nation and our schools.  It's going to be a powerful and enjoyable day, we can't wait to see you there!

 

Highlights of the day include: 

  • Learning the real tenets of Islam

  • Exploring the history of Muslims in the US

  • A guided tour of a mosque in small groups

  • Hearing from young refugees attending our schools

  • Asking the questions you have about Muslims- religion/culture

  • As always, six (STEM approved!) clock hours are included


Conference Registration - Open Now!

Attend the K8 Conference in Redmond, WA!  A great lunch, one year of membership to the WSCSS, and six clock hours (now STEM approved!) are provided with this registration.

 

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Registration for the WSCSS 2018 K8 Conference is open now! Your $60/20 registration cost will cover attendance at the conference, lunch, a one year membership to the WSCSS, and six clock hours.

There is no walk-in registration for the K8 conference this year.  If you have any registration questions or concerns including cancellation, please contact Mary Barnes at mbarnes7@uw.edu


 

Location and Date

February 3rd, 2018 8AM-2:30PM

Muslims of Puget Sound Offices

17550 NE 67th Court

Redmond, WA 98052


The 2018 Conference Schedule - Coming Soon!

The schedule is coming soon.  Please see the preview at the top of this page for the list of presenters and topics


2018 Session Documents

Sessions from our 2017 conference on Railroad history in Washington are now available.  As our 2018 presenters upload documents from their sessions, we will make them available here.  Many presenters work on their sessions right up until the day of the conference, so come back after you attend the conference in February.