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Creating a Peaceful School Conference 2013

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MOUNT DIABLO PEACE & JUSTICE CENTER PRESENTS: CREATING A PEACEFUL SCHOOL             


PLEASE JOIN US !


~ Saturday, February 2, 2013 / 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
~ Seven Hills School, 975 North San Carlos Dr., WC


Parents, Teachers, Administrators, Classroom Aides


and After-school Program Providers


LEARN THE SKILLS YOU NEED TO MAKE SCHOOLS SAFER AND MORE PEACEFUL


BREAKOUT SESSIONS INCLUDE TOPICS USEFUL IN PRIMARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS



  • CYBER-BULLYING

  • TEACHING ON ISSUES OF PEACE / ETHICS

  • SCHOOL SAFETY

  • TEACHING NON-VIOLENCE

  • MINDFULNESS / MEDITATION

  • BRAIN FUNCTION / BEHAVIOR

  • RESTORATIVE JUSTICE AND DISCIPLINE

  • YOGA FOR THE CLASSROOM

  • CONFLICT RESOLUTION

  • PEER  MEDIATION


Keynote speaker:  RON CLAASSEN, Professor of Peacemaking and Conflict Studies, School of Education, Fresno Pacific University and Director of the Restorative Discipline Project will speak on the use of restorative justice in the classroom setting. 


Workshop presenters and conference organizers include but are not limited to:


CONGRESSMAN GEORGE MILLER (invited to appear), IAN HARRIS – Retired Professor of  Peace Studies Program, University of Wisconsin, DAN REYNOLDS – Teacher of the year, Mt. Diablo Unified School District; JOHN MARVIN – Retired teacher, Pleasant Hill MS; LORIN PETERS – Retired teacher, Bishop O’Dowd HS, Gandhian Nonviolence;  JILL JOHNSON – Teacher, Freedom HS, Peace and Conflict Studies; CHRIS GIOTTA – Art Teacher, Walnut Creek Intermediate School;  SHERRY MCCREEDY – Facilitator, Restorative Practices, Former teacher, Stone Valley MS and San Ramon Valley HS; SCOTT ESPINOSA-BROWN – Head of Middle School,  Seven Hills School; MARTI ROACH – Facilitator & Trainer; RENEE RAMIG – Technology Director, Seven Hills School; JOREE ROSENBLATT –  Counselor, Seven Hills School; MILT PANAGOTACOS – Retired educator, Mt. Diablo HS – Conflict Management Coordinator; NAGLER & VAN HOOK - The Metta Center; BARBARA HOLLENBACH - Peace Education Coordinator; JEFF PORTER -  San Francisco Friends School; MARGLI AUCLAIR – Las Lomas HS parent and Mt. Diablo Peace & Justice Center Director; TINA KAUFFMAN – Registered Yoga Instructor.


Registration is $35. A delicious catered lunch included. Continuing Education Credit through St. Mary’s College of Education (0.5) are available for an additional $25.  orms for credits will be provided at the conference.


Full descriptions of presenters, topics and registration information is available on our new website: www.creatingpeacefulschools.weebly.com


Questions? Please contact Margli Auclair at: margli@mtdpc.org or  (925) 933-7850.

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