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Trips by*

Angela Ellard


Total cost of 11 trips: $22,105.28


Trips traveled under the office of Bill Archer

Destination: NEW YORK
Sponsor: Powell Goldstein Frazer & Murphy
Purpose: SPEAK AT EVENT AT CHINESE CONSULATE HOSTED BY POWELL, GOLDSTEIN TO EDUCATE BUSINESS COMMUNITY ABOUT CHINESE ACCESSION TO WTI
Date: Jan 12, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $775.44
source

Destination: THE HOMESTEAD, HOT SPRINGS, VIRGINIA
Sponsor: Electronic Industries Alliance
Purpose: SPEAK AT 18TH ANNUAL LEGISLATIVE ROUNDTABLE
Date: Aug 6, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $851.30
source


Trips traveled under the office of William Thomas

Destination: SINGAPORE - HANOI (VIETNAM) - HOCHI MINH CITY (VIETN)
Sponsor: US-Asean Business Council
Purpose: ACCOMPANY CONGRESSMAN CRANE ON TRADE AND ECONOMIC MISSION TO MEET WITHU.S. AND FOREIGN GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS AND BUSINESS REPRESENTATIVES
Date: Apr 6, 2001 (8 days)
Expense: $9,781.00
source

Destination: NY
Sponsor: American Association of Exporters & Importers
Purpose: KEYNOTE SPEECH AT ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Date: May 21, 2002
Expense: $500.02
source

Destination: NY
Sponsor: CONFERENCE BOARD
Purpose: SPEAK TO GLOBAL ADVISORY COUNCIL OF THE CONFERENCE BOARD ON TRADE ISSUES
Date: Feb 25, 2003
Expense: $671.70
source

Destination: PHNOM PENH
Sponsor: US-ASEAN BUSINESS COUNCIL PAID FOR AIR TRAVEL GOVTS OF THAILAND & CAMBODIA PAID FOR IN COUNTRY EXPENSES
Purpose: MEET W/ U.S., THAI, & CAMBODIAN GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS AND U.S. BUSINESS COMMUNITY ON BILATERAL AND MULTILATERAL TRADE ISSUES
Date: Jan 11, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $2,953.50
source

Destination: NAPLES, FL
Sponsor: National Association of Manufacturers
Purpose: SPEAK TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS ON THE TRADE POLICY AGENDA; PARTICIPATE IN OTHER CONFERENCE ACTIVITIES
Date: Mar 18, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $2,593.72
source

Destination: CORAL GABLES, FL
Sponsor: Business Roundtable
Purpose: SPEAK AT TRADE CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 12, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,170.40
source

Destination: NY
Sponsor: National Retail Federation
Purpose: SPEECH AT TRADE COMMITTEE MEETING
Date: Jan 17, 2005
Expense: $336.00
source

Destination: CORAL GABLES, FL
Sponsor: U.S. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE & ASSN OF AMERICAN CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE IN LATIN AMERICA
Purpose: LUNCH SPEAKER
Date: Jan 28, 2005
Expense: $307.20
source

Destination: SAN SALVADOR-GUATEMALA CITY
Sponsor: Business Roundtable
Purpose: PREPARATION & FACT GATHERING FOR CONGRESSIONAL CONSIDERATION OF CENTRAL AMERICA FREE TRADE AGREEMENT
Date: Feb 21, 2005 (4 days)
Expense: $2,165.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Angela Ellard.


American RadioWorks |
Image via Wikimedia Commons.

Minorities and Special Ed

For years policy makers believed that minorities were overrepresented in special education and that there was inherent bias in the way kids were being identified as disabled. A new study turns this idea on its head.

Recent Posts

  • 06.23.15

    Learning from Video Games

    A lot of parents worry about whether their kids' video game habits are harmful - especially when gaming gets in the way of homework or reading. But writer Greg Toppo says gaming can be a great way to learn.
  • 06.17.15

    Teaching the Birds and the Bees

    For more than a century, Americans have been arguing about how to teach children about the birds and the bees in public schools. A new book argues that for all the fuss about sex education in America, students get precious little of it.
  • 06.11.15

    What can Japan teach us about teaching?

    Coming up this fall we'll be releasing a documentary about teacher preparation - how people learn to become teachers and how they get better once they're in the classroom. This week: how do Japanese teachers learn to improve on the job?
  • 06.02.15

    Million-Dollar Teacher

    When Nancie Atwell was growing up, she never thought she’d go to college, let alone become an award-winning teacher. But a few months ago, Atwell received a $1-million-dollar global prize for her decades of teaching English and literacy skills to elementary and middle schoolers.