International Conference on Conflict Resolution Education
Hosted by: The Ohio State University Mershon Center for Security Studies, Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict (GPPAC), George Mason University’s (GMU) School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution (S-CAR)
Facilitators: Jen Batton M.A., GPPAC/OSU; Dr. Julie Shedd, GMU; David Smith, M.A., J.D., GMU (See an overview of their bios below)
Costs: Early Registration (before 4/29/2016) – $100; Late Registration (4/29/2016– 6/1/2016) – $250
1. Faculty, staff, and administrators from colleges and universities come together to work to further build capacity in their peace, conflict, and global studies courses, degrees, certificates, and related programming. All participants that attend are asked to participate and share their experience with their colleagues.
2. Faculty/Staff/Administrators from colleges and universities ideally participate in the International Conference on Conflict Resolution Education June 8 – 13, 2016, during which they will begin to think through the development of their course(s) and/or programs. For those who register, a draft action planning template packet will be provided in advance (it will be loaded into dropbox).
3. College faculty/staff and/or college teams will focus on capacity building around one of three core areas as they work to develop and enhance their action plans around:
a) Capacity Building and Sustainability of Programs
b) Course Development/Integration
c) Supplemental Programming