A Sampling of the Presentations and Presenters

“Celebrating Country Schools,
Slates, Socials, Salutes and Scholars”
210 North Kansas
League City, Texas 77573
The Country School Association of America
15th Annual Conference
June 14-17, 2015
Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
Hosted by
Farm Museum
392 Old Schuylerville Road
Greenwich, NY 12834
A Sampling of the Presentations and Presenters
Alice School Restoration Project
Brad & Marilyn Allen, owners and restorers of Alice School, Texas County, Missouri
A Commerce Curriculum: The educational work of the Commercial Museum of Philadelphia.
Dr. Veronica Ent, Associate Professor in Education at Saint Vincent College, Latrobe, Pennsylvania
From Billy Goat Gruff to Dick & Jane
Larry Scheckel, Wisconsin author and retired physics and aerospace science teacher
How to Investigate and Promote Country Schooling - Dr. Lucy Townsend, Memphis, TN
Keynote -William (Bill) Krattinger, Administrator, New York State Division for Historic Preservation and
the State and National Registers of Historic Places
Patriotism In The Classroom 1880 – 1940
Debbie Shaefer-Jacobs, curator at the American History Smithsonian Museum
Phrenology in the 19th Century Schoolhouse
Mary Margaret Kuhn, Filer’s Corners Schoolhouse, The Farmer’s Museum, Cooperstown, New York
Preparing Teachers for Country Schools: Normal Schools in America
Mary Outlaw, retired educator, Berry College, Rome, GA
Schoolhouse Rarities Uncovered
Susan Fineman, Schoolmarm at the Nashua, New Hampshire District #1 Schoolhouse
Slate Roof Maintenance and Repair
Eric Braymer, Custom and Traditional Slate Roofs and Restorations, Hebron, NY
Tying the Anderson Schoolhouse curriculum to the Ohio Department of education curriculum standards:
A case for primary sources
Drs. Carla Abreu-Ellis and Jason Brent Ellis, Associate Professors at Ashland University, Ohio
Way Up South: The northern reach of Rosenwald Schools
Ralph Buglas, volunteer guide at Kingsley Schoolhouse in Montgomery County, Maryland
Webster in Your Classroom: Skool mas ter to A mer a ka
Susan Webb, traveling schoolmarm, Birmingham, Alabama
Plus more!!!