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Social/Emotional Learning Conference, sponsored by The Twomey Center, Loyola University New Orleans, set for August 1 and 2

Loyola press release - July 26, 2000

(New Orleans)—The Twomey Center for Peace through Justice, sponsored by Loyola University New Orleans, is presenting the Social/Emotional Learning Conference, a two-day seminar focusing on creative resolution of school conflict, on August 1 and 2.

The conference is offered by the Resolving Conflict Creatively Program (RCCP) at the Twomey Center and will be held at the Radisson Hotel from 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. both days. The RCCP focuses on creating school environments that prevent violence and increase academic achievement.

The conference consists of three tracks on Tuesday: Social Emotional Learning Center Institute; Creating Peaceable High School Classrooms; and Student Centered Mediation/3rd to 12th Grade. Wednesday tracks include: continuation of the Social Emotional Learning Institute; Storytelling, Puppetry & Conflict Resolution; and Classroom Management and Discipline. Sessions are facilitated by local, national and international experts in education and conflict resolution in schools. The fee is $100 for 1 day or $150 for both days and covers costs of curriculum, materials and supplies.

The RCCP is a nationally-known comprehensive school-based conflict resolution and intergroup relations program which facilitates the creation of safe, caring, nuturing school communities.

To register or for more information, contact Sherrie Gammage, site coordinator at RCCP, at 861-5836 or email gammage@loyno.edu.