The primary objective of this conference is to have group discussions on Pathshala Education Material, Teaching Methodology, and Tracking Systems (see list of groups). We will avoid lectures and speeches. Participants will be divided into groups based on their interests and expertise. We willhave some sessions with all the participants as one group.
This conference is designed for Jain Pathshalas in North America and other Pathshalas which follow a similar format. Scholars, academics andresearch oriented professionals may not benefit by attending this conference. We welcome individuals who may be interested in starting similar Pathshalas at their locations.
Registration fee for the conference is $25, which includes lodging and boarding for the duration of the conference. We encourage you to sign up on-lineASAP by clicking on the link below. You would be able to pay the registration fee of $25 on-line as well.Registration deadline is April 2, 2012.
When arriving in Los Angeles, you may have to arrange for your own transportation to the Jain temple or the host family address, depending on when you arrive.Details of shuttle services from Airport to Jain Center or to the host family will be provided later.
When departing from Los Angeles, we will provide transportation fromjain center to lax only, between 1:00 – 3:00 pm on MONDAY MAY 28th. You have to arrange your own transportation to all other airports and alternate times.
Host family will provide transportation between their home and the conference place which is Jain center. Participants will be responsible for their own inter-city transportation not related to the conference.
For all inquiries for the Teachers’ Conference, please contact the following coordinators (preferably by e-mail):
SAILES JAIN (firstname.lastname@example.org– 714-529-5874)
RAJUL VASA (email@example.com– 562-860-7273 home, 562-650-4683 cell)
Pravin K. Shah & Madhuker A. Mehta
JAINA Education Committee