PEDC 9120 Teaching Dignity, Integrity and Empathy to all Students
3 Graduate Level or In-service Credit/ 45 Hours Instructor: Richard Faber June 1-28, August 1-30, December 1-30, March 1-30
All elementary and secondary schools should provide students with a safe and supportive environment free from discrimination, intimidation, taunting, harassment, and bullying on school property, a school bus and/or at a school function. Students will learn instruction in civility, citizenship, and character education by expanding the concepts of tolerance, respect for others and dignity to include: an awareness and sensitivity in the relations of people, including but not limited to, different races, weights, national origins, ethnic groups, religions, religious practices, mental or physical abilities, sexual orientations, gender identity, and sexes according to the requirements of the Dignity for All Students Act. This course is appropriate for all educators including Guidance Counselors, Psychologists, Social Workers, ELA, Math, Social Studies, Foreign Language, Science, The Arts, Physical and Special Education, N-12.
June 1-28, August 1-30, December 1-30, March 1-30