Peace Pathways

Free Professional Development Course for Teachers

Peace Pathways:
Teaching Non-Violence in a World at War

Register by November 30th - Limited Capacity

Thanks to a generous grant from The Cornelius A. Martin Family Legacy Fund, the International Peace Museum is excited to announce the Dayton Peace Institute - the new educational arm of the International Peace Museum.

The Institute's first program series is free professional development for middle and high school teachers across the Miami Valley, called Peace Pathways: Teaching Non-Violence in a World at War.

The program begins on December 3, 2022, with three hours of teacher training by Dr. Paul Morrow and Dr. Todd Uhlman, of the University of Dayton. Teachers may submit this course to their school district for professional development credit hours (CEUs). Enrollment is limited to the first 25 teachers who register online. The registration deadline is November 30, 2022.

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Peace Pathways consists of three events: an educational workshop on Saturday, December 3rd, 2022, a mid-term meeting after school on Tuesday, February 21, 2023 (teacher brainstorming), and a morning Reception on Saturday, April 29, 2023, with door prizes and certificates of completion. Every teacher who completes the program will receive a Family Membership to the International Peace Museum (free admission for one-year).

Teachers will receive three hours of foundational peace literacy training - Ideas of Peace, Movements and Institutions Promoting Peace, and Teaching Contemporary Conflicts. The Peace Pathways Committee will provide support in creating relevant, high-interest lesson plans reflective of the workshop topics.

On February 21, teachers will reconvene to share ideas about their peace-themed lesson plans and student projects addressing topics on peace, equity, justice, and non-violence. Participating teachers will be granted free student field trips to tour the Museum and utilize its many educational resources. On April 29, 2023, the Peace Pathways cohort will reconvene to discuss outcomes and celebrate the completion of the course.

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