Getting on Board with Community Schools: A Minnesota conversation
When: Wed., Aug. 15, 2012 9:30 a.m. -3 p.m.
Where: Brooklyn Center Community Schools, 6500 Humboldt Ave. N., Brooklyn Center
What: A presentation and dialogue with Marty Blank, National Director of the Coalition for Community Schools. Topic discussions will serve as a springboard for developing a statewide community schools network, which will provide resources and technical assistance for those interested in implementing this model. The benefits of this model are vast and have proven to help in eliminating barriers that our students, families, and community face.
Suggested attendees: School superintendents, principals, teachersm school board members, local and state policy makers, community-based youth, family, and neighborhood organizations, philanthropic leaders, parent/family leadership, and early childhood organizations.
Contact for more information: Patrice Howard, Brooklyn Center Community Schools
Follow this link for more information about Community Schools http://www.communityschools.org
Teaching the Art of Training
The Center for Inclusive Child Care is sponsoring train the trainer courses Teaching the Art of Training: Delivery Module 1 and Design Module 2 this fall. These two courses are approved by the Minnesota Center for Professional Development for the adult learning/teaching hours needed for trainer approval of 6 training hours each. You can sign up for one or both of the courses depending on your needs or availability. You do not have to take the courses sequentially.
Module 1: Teaching the Art of Training (Delivery) will be presented on Saturday, Oct. 27 and Module 2: Teaching the Art of Training (Design) will be presented on Saturday, Dec. 7. Each course will be from 9 am to 3:30 p.m. with a lunch break from Noon to 12:30 p.m. (lunch is on your own). The location is: Richfield Church of Christ, 7314 Humboldt Ave. S., Richfield, MN 55423.
The cost is $75 per course payable to Concordia University, Center for Inclusive Child Care.
Your instructor is an approved trainer for the curriculum and this Train the Trainer course. You will receive a certificate of completion once the course is finished.
If you have any questions or need a registration form, please contact:
Director, Center For Inclusive Child Care