Teaching Peace in Texas Schools Conference

Oct 13 2007 - 8:30am
Oct 13 2007 - 4:30pm

Event Description:

Texans for Peace presents it third annual "Teaching Peace in Texas Schools" conference. Workshops include "Teaching empathy through exercises in the math and science curricula," "Creating a culture of peace in the schools," "Encouraging student activism," "Working it out; empowering elementary school students to resolve their own conflicts," "Nonviolent communication in the schools," and "Peaceful vocations; a guide to counter-recruiting in our schools." Keynote speaker is noted author Jan Arnow, founder of the Louisville Kentucky-based Intercultural Institute and longtime proponent of nonviolent communication techniques in education.

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The conference begins at 8:30 and should end at approximately 4:30. Lunch is included in the registration fee.

Event Sponsor:
Texans for Peace, co-sponsored by Houston Peace and Justice Center and Decade of Nonviolence Houston

Event Contact Name:
Alyssa Burgin

Event Phone Contact Information:
210-381.4021

Event Email Address:
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Event Website:
www.texansforpeace.org/ConferenceTeachingPeace.htm

Event Fee:
$55, including lunch. Please contact for student rates.