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Trips by*

Alfred Garesche


Total cost of 20 trips: $25,333.67


Trips traveled under the office of Elizabeth Dole

Destination: San Diego, CA
Sponsor: Mortgage Insurance Companies of America
Purpose: Educational
Date: Apr 14, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,572.00
source

Destination: CHARLOTTE, NC
Sponsor: Bank of America Corporation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Apr 22, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $914.82
source

Destination: ASHEVILLE, NC
Sponsor: Conference of State Bank Supervisors
Purpose: SPOKE AT A CONFERENCE
Date: May 29, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $1,115.93
source

Destination: MIAMI, FL
Sponsor: National Association of Realtors
Purpose: SPEAKING AT A CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 20, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $2,118.07
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: Bond Market Association
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL BRIEFDAYS
Date: Mar 21, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $708.64
source

Destination: ORLANDO, FL
Sponsor: Council of Federal Home Loan Banks
Purpose: WINTER CONGRESSIONAL STAFF BRIEFING
Date: Jan 8, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,310.00
source

Destination: NAPLES, FLORIDA
Sponsor: American Bankers Association
Purpose: SPEAKING AT A LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 10, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,715.72
source


Trips traveled under the office of Sue Kelly

Destination: SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Sponsor: Mortgage Insurance Companies of America
Purpose: EDUCATION OF MORTGAGE INSURANCE INDUSTRY
Date: Apr 14, 2000 (5 days)
Expense: $1,766.20
source


Trips traveled under the office of Michael Oxley

Destination: MIAMI, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Mortgage Insurance Companies of America
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL FORUM
Date: Apr 7, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $1,290.26
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: AMERICAN BANKERS ASSOCIATION AND J.P. MORGAN CHASE
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: May 3, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $718.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: Securities Industry Association
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: May 30, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $1,001.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: Instinet Corporation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jun 28, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $809.84
source

Destination: BOSTON, MA
Sponsor: Council of Federal Home Loan Banks
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Aug 29, 2001 (5 days)
Expense: $957.98
source

Destination: HOUSTON, TX
Sponsor: El Paso Corporation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jan 14, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $2,141.65
source

Destination: TRUMBULL, CT - NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: NASDAQ
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jan 17, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $865.11
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: Food Marketing Institute
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Feb 2, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,045.86
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA
Sponsor: Mortgage Insurance Companies of America
Purpose: FACT FINDING / ISSUES BRIEFING
Date: Mar 24, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $2,191.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: New York Life Insurance Co
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL BRIEFING
Date: Apr 21, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $346.00
source

Destination: COLORADO SPRINGS
Sponsor: Association of American Railroads
Purpose: PANEL DISCUSSION ON TERRORISM INSURANCE
Date: May 9, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $1,036.09
source

Destination: THE LAKES, NV
Sponsor: Citigroup
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jan 23, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,709.50
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Alfred Garesche.


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.