The Philosophy Learning and Teaching Organization Biennial Conference, June 2017

Distinguished panelists speak about their experiences teaching pre-collegiate philosophy.

Distinguished panelists speak about their experiences teaching pre-collegiate philosophy.

The Philosophy Learning and Teaching Organization (PLATO) is working in collaboration with Winning Words to organize and host their 2017 conference on “Social Justice and Precollege Philosophy: Where Do We Go From Here?”  The conference will be held on June 23-24 2017 at the University of Chicago’s downtown Gleacher Center, 450 N. Cityfront Plaza Drive.  Proposals for papers are presentations are due by November 1.  This conference will represent a major opportunity for both those already engaged with precollege philosophy and those seeking to get engaged with this growing movement.  Students and educators at all levels are welcome to attend, and discounted registration will be available for both CPS teachers and principals and UChicago students, staff, and faculty.  The CKP Winning Words Program will cover the entire cost of all Winning Words instructors, past and present, wishing to attend the conference.  This page will provide ongoing updates on the conference planning, but for more information, please feel free to contact CKP Director Bart Schultz, at rschultz@uchicago.edu, and PLATO, which has a webpage devoted to the conference at http://www.plato-philosophy.org/plato-conferences/