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UW-Green BayEducation Outreach

0041D - Children and Poverty

Registration for this Event is Closed

Please see REVISED schedule below.

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Course Description:

Join us to examine the issue of childhood poverty, homelessness, and the effects on the brain and learning. Explore strategies for teaching students to be in charge of their education and develop a plan for addressing issues of poverty in your educational setting.

One book is required for all participants in this class. UWGB will contact you with more information about the book following the course registration deadline.

~Offered in partnership with the Howard-Suamico School District
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Comments from Participants:

“This was a wonderful and empowering learning experience. I am changed as a person and a professional for the better as a result of this course. Thank you!”

“I have a greater understanding of how poverty affects the various aspects of students, as well as tools to use in the school to help students.”

“Wonderful training; great resources – thank you!”

Choose from TWO Enrollment Options!

One Graduate Credit ($325)

  • Course Number: ED & HUD 795-2, section 7409 (#0041D)

  • Prerequisite: Graduate Standing (Must have earned a bachelor’s degree)

  • Schedule: Please note this schedule was revised on Jan. 24 due to a conflict with the Feb. 26 parent teacher conferences. Course schedule is as follows-Tuesday, February 19; Tuesday, March 5; Wednesday, March 13; and Tuesday, March 19, 2013 (4:30-7:30 p.m.); plus three hours arranged by participant for course application in their school or community.
    (The official course start and end dates for fee and grade reporting purposes are February 19 to April 9, 2013.)

  • Teacher Standards # 3, 4, 5, 9, 10

  • Administrator Standards # 3, 5


Noncredit ($225)
  • Program Number: #0041ND

  • Prerequisite: None

  • Schedule: Please note this schedule was revised on Jan. 24 due to a conflict with the Feb. 26 parent teacher conferences. Course schedule is as follows-Tuesday, February 19; Tuesday, March 5; Wednesday, March 13; and Tuesday, March 19, 2013 (4:30-7:30 p.m.); plus three hours arranged by participant for course application in their school or community.

  • Teacher Standards # 3, 4, 5, 9, 10

  • Administrator Standards # 3, 5

Location of Course: Green Bay - Howard Elementary School


Course Instructor(s): Lisa Merkel - Instructor Bio

Registration Deadline: 02/08/2013

Syllabus Link: Click here for PDF of course syllabus

 

To Register For This Course:

Click the "Register Online" link or contact Mary Ann in the UW-Green Bay Education Outreach Office at (920) 465-2480 or toll-free at 800-621-2313. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 7:45 AM-4:30 PM. Or, please email your request to us at educationoutreach@uwgb.edu.

Registration for this Event is Closed