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Restorative Justice in Education Program Offered by Eastern Mennonite University

A unique array of restorative justice courses are being offered to educators in Lancaster area through Eastern Mennonite University as part of the larger Restorative Justice in Education (RJE) concentration.

According to the news release, “The RJE graduate program offers different focus options for K-12 educators, administrators or other school leaders, community leaders, and social workers or school counselors. A variety of electives allows for focused study for each of these groups. Participants learn to: Promote positive student behavior and increase student achievement and attendance; Replace suspensions and expulsions with strategies that work; Improve relationships and school climate while increasing instructional time.”

See more at http://emu.edu/now/news/2014/11/unique-restorative-justice-coursework-offered-to-educators-in-lancaster-area/

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About clwoelk

Cheryl Woelk is coordinator of Language for Peace and specializes in language and peace education in multicultural contexts. She holds an MA in Education and a graduate certificate in Peacebuilding from Eastern Mennonite University in Virginia, USA. Cheryl currently lives in Saskatchewan, Canada with her spouse and son.

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Cheryl Woelk is coordinator of Language for Peace and specializes in language and peace education in multicultural contexts. She holds an MA in Education and a graduate certificate in Peacebuilding from Eastern Mennonite University in Virginia, USA. Cheryl currently lives in Saskatchewan, Canada with her spouse and son.

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