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Philadelphia 2008 ACS Meeting Agenda

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Agenda

August, 2008

TO: POLYED Committee

FROM: C. Carraher, Jr. and J. Droske

RE: POLYED Agenda for the Philadelphia ACS Meeting

We will meet at 7:30 A.M. on Tuesday, August 19th, 2008, in the Sheraton Philadelphia City Center, Salon 1. The meeting will have a continental breakfast and the room will be equipped with an overhead projector.

The agenda for the meeting is given below. Subcommittee chairs, please be sure to forward your reports to the POLYED Center (polyed@uwsp.edu) in advance of the meeting so that they may be posted on our web site.

Meeting reports and other information may be found at http://www.polyed.org under Info for Committee Members.

See you in Philadelphia!

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AGENDA:

Welcome and New Business

New Business: Working with CPT on New Guidelines for Undergraduate Chemistry Programs

    1. Formation of POLYED Working Group (with CPT liaison)
    2. Development of written materials [article(s)] for CPT Supplements
    3. Compilation / Distribution of Previously Published POLYED Core Course Guidelines with updating

A. PRECOLLEGE DIRECTORATE (open)

    1. Award for Excellence in HS Teaching (open)
    2. Teacher Outreach (M. Harris)
    3. Intersociety Polymer Education Council (Droske/Carraher/Padias)
    4. Polymer Ambassadors (Harris/Van Natta)

B. COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY STUDENTS DIRECTORATE (T. SMITH)

    1. Organic Student Award (open)
    2. Polymer Graduates (Deanin)
    3. Undergraduate Summer Research Scholarships (archived)
    4. Undergraduate Research Awards Program (Howell)

C. COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY FACULTY DIRECTORATE (T. SMITH)

    1. Textbook Authors (Ford/Krause/Sperling)
    2. Curriculum Development Award (Massoud Miri)
    3. AkzoNobel Outstanding Graduate Thesis Award (formerly sponsored by National Starch & Chemical) (Berry/Ford)
    4. AkzoNobel Outstanding Symposium Paper (formerly sponsored by ICI) (Hahn and Thomaides)

D. INDUSTRIAL/GOVERNMENT PROFESSIONALS (R. MOORE)

    1. Short Course Directory (archived)
    2. Industrial Teachers (archived)
    3. Educational Needs of the Industrial Polymer Scientist (open)

E. POLYED National Information Center (Droske)

F. Treasurer (Reddy Venumbaka)

G. PEN (open)

H. CPT Liaison (Carraher)

I. SOCED Liaison (Archer/Krause)

J. Liaison to Division of Chemical Education (M. Harris)

K. Industrial Sponsors (Moore/Pilcher)

L. Adjournment (by 9:00 A.M.)

 

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