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University of Richmond, Virginia
Dates: Thursday-Sunday, October 6-9, 2005
Theme: Telling Our Story

The Virginia Governor's School for Humanities and Visual & Performing Arts at the University of Richmond has agreed to host the 2005 Biennial Working Retreat of the National Conference of Governor's Schools. Read the Invitation Letter - PDF and complete the Registration Form - PDF. See registration deadlines below.

Location

Retreat Agenda

Thursday, October 6
3:00-5:30 Registration, Brown Alley Room (Weinstein Hall)
3:00 Executive Board Meeting, Jenkins Suite
5:30 Wine and Cheese Reception, Brown Alley Room
7:00 Dinner, Richmond Room (Heilman Dining Center)
President’s Welcome
Hosts’ Welcome
Roll Call of States
9:30 Return to Crowne Plaza Hotel (formerly a Holiday Inn)
Informal gathering opportunities (hot tub, bar)
Friday, October 7
8:00 Meet in hotel lobby for transportation to University of Richmond
8:00-8:45 Continental Breakfast, Jenkins Suite
8:45 Welcome: Barbara McGonagill, Specialist for Governor’s Schools and Gifted Programs (Virginia)
9:00-11:45 Opening Business Session, Jenkins Suite
12:00-1:00 Lunch, Richmond Room
Roll Call of States (continued)
1:15-2:15 Campus Walking Tour
2:30-4:30 Work Session: Telling Your Story, Jenkins Suite
4:30 Depart campus for Poe Museum
5:00-6:15 Poe Museum
6:30 Dinner, Bottoms Up Pizza (Shockoe Bottom)
9:00 Return to Crowne Plaza
Informal gathering opportunities (hot tub, bar)
Saturday, October 8
8:00 Meet in hotel lobby for transportation to University of Richmond
8:00-8:45 Continental Breakfast, Jenkins Suite
8:45-11:45 Work Session: Telling Your Story, Jenkins Suite
12:00 Depart for Picnic Lunch, Hollywood Cemetery
2:00 Depart for University of Richmond via Monument Avenue
2:45-5:00 Reconvene Business Session, Jenkins Suite
Reports on Work Accomplished
5:15 Depart for Crowne Plaza
6:00 Depart for optional dinner
6:30 Dinner, Café Gutenberg (dinner not included in conference fee)
9:30 Return to Crowne Plaza
Informal gathering opportunities (hot tub, bar)
Sunday, October 9
8:00-9:00 Executive Committee Meeting, Crowne Plaza dining room

Lodging

Transportation

Fees and Registration

The conference fee includes a wine and cheese reception on October 6, continental breakfast and lunch each day, and dinner on October 6 and 7. An optional dinner on October 8 at downtown Richmond's Café Gutenberg is not included.

Complete the Registration Form - PDF and mail, with payment made to University of Richmond, to:

Sheryl A.M. Johnson, Director
The Governor’s School
28 Westhampton Way
University of Richmond, VA 23173

University of Richmond Taxpayer ID #: 54-0505965
NCoGS Taxpayer ID# 61-1026274