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Educators from local, regional, national, and international areas participate in ESIP sponsored conferences.
The Elementary Science Integration Projects (ESIP) hosted the conference, "Crossing Borders: Connecting Science and Literacy," August 24-26, 2001 at the Mt. Washington Conference Center in Baltimore, MD. Seventy-two nationally recognized educators, scholars, school-based persons, researchers, and other stakeholders attended this invitational conference.
Continuing the work started in 2001 (see Crossing Borders I), the Elementary Science Integration Projects hosted a second conference, “Crossing Borders II: Connecting Science and Literacy in the Classroom,” August 7-10, 2003 at University of Maryland Baltimore County and the Sheraton BWI Hotel in Baltimore, Maryland. Eleven school-based teams representing various geographical regions of the United States participated in this invitational conference. States represented include: Texas, California, Wisconsin, Rhode Island, New York, Maryland, Missouri, Colorado, Pennsylvania, New Hampshire and Kentucky. Participants included district and school administrators, curriculum supervisors, professional development personnel, librarians, and classroom teachers.