The 2017 Frueauff Opening Conference will be held at Marymount University in Arlington, VA.

Overarching Goals

 Connect with each other to form meaningful learning relationships. Identify learning and reflection strategies to foster engagement. Understand strategies to ensure the safety of self and others. Initiate conversations that allow interns to understand how their academic work relates to learning through engagement.

Tentative Schedule, as of February 1.

Friday, June 2

2:00 – 5:30pm: Intern Registration and Check-in

5:30-6:30pm: Welcome Dinner

6:45 – 8:45pm: Regional Group Discussion

Saturday, June 3

7:30 – 8:15am: Intern Breakfast Buffet

8:30 – 9:15am: Opening Session

9:15 – 10:00am: Guest Speaker DCPD Attorney or Marcus Washington

10:00-10:15: Break

10:15 – 11:30am: Session 1: How Does My Experience Relate to the Topic of Prison, Poverty & Race?

11:30 – noon: Best Practices for Personal Safety

12:00-1:15pm: Lunch

1:30-2:45pm: Session II: Learning Through Experience. Workshop on writing & reflection practices with focus of area of academic discipline.

2:45 – 3:15pm: Break

3:15 – 4:30pm: Understanding and Practicing Cultural Humility

3:15 – 4:30pm: Professional Development Workshop I

4:30pm: Intern Cohort Photo – Informal

4:45 – 5:30pm: Drop-In Room for Participant Questions

5:30 -7:00pm: Dinner

8:00pm: Film

Sunday, June 5

6:00 – 9:00 am: Coffee, Turn in keys and keycards & Depart for Internships


*Subject to change*


Registration for faculty and staff will open March 28, 2017.

Registration for interns will open late May, 2017.