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UW-Green BayEducation Outreach

0217D - Children and Poverty

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Course Description:

Join us and examine the issues 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 Green Bay Area Public Schools
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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.”

"This was so amazing and eye opening, that I truly believe all teachers and students becoming teachers should take this as a required course!"

Choose from TWO Enrollment Options!

One Graduate Credit ($325)

  • Course Number: ED & HUD 795-9, section 7401 (#0217D)

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

  • Schedule: Tuesdays, November 4, 11, 18, and December 2, 2014 (5:00-8:00 p.m.); plus three hours arranged by you for course application in your school or community.
    (The official course start and end dates for fee and grade reporting purposes are November 4 to December 12, 2014.)

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

  • Administrator Standards # 3, 5

Noncredit ($225)
  • Program Number: #0217ND

  • Prerequisite: None

  • Schedule: Tuesdays, November 4, 11, 18, and December 2, 2014 (5:00-8:00 p.m.); plus three hours arranged by you for course application in your school or community.

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

  • Administrator Standards # 3, 5

Payment is due two weeks prior to the class start date.

Location of Course: Green Bay - Green Bay West High School


Course Instructor(s): Lisa Merkel - Instructor Bio

Registration Deadline: 10/24/2014

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.

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