One of the greatest challenges of the 21st century is to prepare the next generation of citizens and policy leaders to face the complex challenges of the global community. The subtleties of multi-national issues can easily get lost in a world of oversimplification and 140-character bytes.
Whether engaging in dialogue, embracing the power of social media, or leveraging learning outcomes — the Camden Conference orients students to their complex world through educational programs and partnerships that promote critical thinking, raise awareness, and provide accurate information about important global issues.
Education programs of the Camden Conference are designed to promote knowledge, perspectives, and dialogue opportunities on world affairs with high school and college educators and their students. Academic courses are now offered in Maine high schools and colleges on the Camden Conference, which are linked to the rich resources from current and past Conference presentations.
Read more about our high school program Camden Conference in the Classroom (CCC).
Read more about our colleges and universities program.
Read more about the essay contest and read the award winning essays.[/two_col_50_50_col1] [two_col_50_50_col2]
The Camden Conference invites teachers and students to attend the 32nd annual Camden Conference, Is This China’s Century February 22-24, 2019. The Conference is presented live from the historic Camden Opera House and streamed in HD to the Strand Theatre in Rockland, the Hutchinson Center in Belfast, and USM’s Luther Bonney Auditorium in Portland.[/message]
Special teacher-student rates are available at the streaming sites: Full-time students may attend the Conference at any satellite venue for just $50. Teachers who bring 3 or more students also receive that special $50 rate. And, the Camden Conference is approved for 1.5 Continuing Education Units for teachers![two_col_50_50_col1]