The Character Education Partnership (CEP) is pleased to team-up with noted truancy expert, CEP advisor and retired Court Judge Irene Sullivan to help parents, educators and communities reduce children’s’ truancy during the school year.
According to Judge Sullivan, problems increase during the academic year when students are faced with the stresses of school. For many middle and high school students, a new school year brings discouragement, suspensions, and temptations instead of new challenges and friends. The resulting delinquency may often lead to an adult life plagued by family dysfunction, crime, poverty and unemployment.
Water Planet Challenge Workshop: Out the Spout & Down the Drain to be presented by The Character Education Partnership and Earth Echo International, Nov. 1 from 9 a.m. to noon. To reserve a please visit www.character.org/conference/sessions/in-depth-workshops
Teachers will learn how to integrate service-learning and citizen journalism into their academic lessons and how to provide students a comprehensive understanding of local water quality issues. The workshop will empower students to become community leaders to benefit the health of our water planet.
The informative workshop will be taught by Cathy Berger Kaye, renowned author and service learning consultant, and Kyra Kristof of EarthEcho International.