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State of the Field: The Past, Present, and Future of Religion and Education

February 19, 2020 – Benjamin Marcus, Kate Soules, David Callaway​​ — On Sept. 27, 2019, experts gathered at the Newseum in Washington, D.C., for a National Summit on Religion and Education to discuss the past, present and future of K-12 religious studies education in the United States.

Teaching Religious Studies and Religious Literacy for College Students

Gene Gallagher is the Rosemary Park Professor Emeritus of Religious Studies at Connecticut College and founding director of the Joy Shechtman Mankoff Center for Teaching & Learning. He is also a co-chair of the new AAR effort to create guidelines about what every two- and four-year college graduate should know about the study of religion. He also contributed an excellent chapter in…

Ethics and Religious Culture: Teacher Education in Quebec

Dr. Jafralie shares about the history and current status of the Ethics and Religious Culture (ERC) program in Quebec. She has taught the ERC curriculum since its initial implementation in 2008 and also teaches pre-service teachers about the curriculum. Her research examines the need for more teacher education about religion in Quebec in order to improve the treatment of the ERC curriculum in primary and secondary schools.

Fall 2018 Check-in Meeting

Members of the Religion & Education Collaborative provide summaries of the projects they are currently working on. Presenters include: Alice Chan, Ryan Gardner, Gayle Pagnoni, Ben Marcus, and Kate Soules.

National Policies & Guidelines for Religion & Education in Albania

We take turns sharing updates about our work and the year ahead before a presentation by Ben Marcus about his experience in June 2018 creating national policies and guidelines for religion and education in Albania, generously funded by a Fulbright Specialist grant.