Conflict Resolution: Unlocking Barriers to Student Achievement

Would you like to learn effective strategies that empower students to transform conflicts into win-win solutions? This interactive workshop from Cooperating School Districts’ Learning Division will share with participants ready-to use tips and tricks for preventing and resolving conflicts, big and small, at your school. Participants will acquire an array of tools with practical application for teachers, administrators, counselors and social workers alike.

​The Learning Division’s Drew Schwartz currently works with K-12 educators as a consultant and speaker through for topics such as Positive Behavioral Support which are designed to cultivate positive school environments that foster student empowerment in and beyond the classroom. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia and a Masters degree from the Interdisciplinary Center in Israel in government and conflict resolution. As an educator, he has taught Special Education at the middle school and high school levels in both Missouri and Texas. Additionally, he has presented and published internationally on the topic of conflict resolution and post-conflict reconciliation.

This professional development  is Tuesday, October 30, 2012 and will be held at Lindenwood University’s Spellmann Campus Center, in the Anheuser-Busch Leadership Room. The cost is $80 for CSD members and $100 for non-members. This fee includes lunch and materials; in addition, college credit is available after attending this full-day session. Register at www.csd.org by October 23rd- look for Conflict Resolution: Unlocking Barriers to Student Achievement on the event calendar.

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