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Continuing Education offers workshops for educators

4/28/2010 —

Penn State Lehigh Valley Continuing Education is offering two summer workshops for educators. The workshops, which will be held at the campus in Center Valley, are each approved for five Act 48 hours.

 

Keys for Effective Communication in the Classroom

The purpose of this workshop is to provide participants with a collection of techniques to foster effective communications when working with a diverse student population. Information will be presented on pragmatics and cultural diversity. Emphasis will be placed upon conflict management and resolution through understanding the connection between language, power, and gender. This workshop is ideal for teachers, administrators, guidance counselors, school psychologists, and any person who works within the educational system.

Date:  July 27, 2010

Time:  9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Act 48:  Approved for 5 hours

Fee: $99

Location:  Center Valley Campus, 2809 Saucon Valley Road, Center Valley, PA  18034

 

Classroom Interventions for Students with Emotional/Behavioral Issues

This workshop will provide participants with information that can enable them to understand and implement classroom interventions for students with specific psychological, social, and medical issues.  Strategies related to depression, attention deficit disorder, oppositional defiant disorder, suicide, bullying, death/grieving, and many more topics will be covered. Participants will receive handouts with practical suggestions to foster a supportive and positive school environment.

Date:  July 29, 2010

Time:  9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Act 48:  Approved for 5 hours

Fee:  $99

Location:  Center Valley Campus, 2809 Saucon Valley Road, Center Valley, PA  18034

For more information or to register, contact Diane Lewis McAloon at 610-285-5066 or by emailing dlewis@psu.edu.

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