The Global Issues Resource Center at Cuyahoga Community College and its partners are hosting the 3rd International Conference on Conflict Resolution Education (CRE), Building Infrastructures for Change: Innovations in Conflict Resolution Education (CRE) and Justice Initiatives in Cleveland, Ohio. The conference will take place March 26-27, 2010, with pre-conference workshops on March 24 – 25. Presentations and workshops will focus on innovations in the fields that are making broad impacts in collaboration and research on issues related to the development of CRE and justice initiatives in local, state, national, and international communities. Participants will exchange best practices, evaluation methodology, creation of policy implementation structures, consideration of obstacles to success, and new and innovative use of training, resources and technology. Conference participants will be drawn from the local, state, national, and international community.
· Pre-Conference Training topics include: sustained dialogue, restorative justice, project citizen and youth for justice programs, exploring humanitarian law, and peace and values education.
· Keynotes include: Hal Saunders, Former Secretary of State and one of the negotiators of the Camp David Accords and a mediator of the Egyptian –Israeli Peace Treaty; Mr. Kevin Jennings, United States Department of Education Deputy Secretary of Education with a state government education policy panel representing New York, Maryland, Ohio, and Minnesota facilitated by the national Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development; Jimmie Briggs, author of Innocents Lost: When Child Soldiers Go to War; Judge Linda Teodosio, “Rerouting the School-to-Prison Pipeline: Innovative School-Court Collaboration”, Charlotte Cole, VP of International Education, Sesame Workshop; John Marks, President and Founder of Search for Common Ground, and many more….
· Credits offered: Graduate, Social Work, RCH, CEU, CHES
· Save! Early Registration due February 26th, 2010!
Conference and meeting publications are available http://creducation.org/cre/goto/3rd
For more information, please contact Global Issues Resource Center, Cuyahoga Community College at 216-987-2224.