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Courage to Teach: Renewing Ourselves as Professional Educators

Date: May 6 2013 5:00pm - 6:30pm Location: Lewis & Clark Graduate Campus

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Our work as teachers has never been more demanding. It’s easy to lose heart at the conditions of schools and the difficult work we engage in daily. We enter this workshop with the fundamental belief that poetry can help us reconnect our hearts to our teaching and give heart to our students as well. Using the principles of Courage to Teach®, we will focus on renewing ourselves as educators. 

Workshop Details

This workshop is part of our 2012-2013 Workshop Series

Fee: $30. 
Complimentary coffee and tea will be served.  

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Instructors: Andie Cunningham, M.A.T., Ruth Shagoury, Ph.D., Sherri Carreker, M.Ed.

About the Instructors

Andie Cunningham and Ruth Shagoury coordinate the Language and Literacy Reading Endorsement Program at the Lewis & Clark Graduate School of Education and Counseling. They frequently present at both local and national conferences, often with teaching colleagues in public schools. 

Sherri Carreker started her teaching career at a kindergarten and preschool program in Berlin, Germany. She continued her teaching career in elementary, middle, and high schools within the southeast United States. For 14 years she served as principal in an elementary school and a high school within North Carolina. Currently, Sherri serves as the Director for the Center for Community Engagement (CCE). 

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