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Strengths Based Education: Serving the Underserved

Facilitators: Deborah Thomas-Jones, debitj@uw.edu

                     Gary Howlett, gary.howlett66@gmail.com

            

  • Class meets on Wednesdays
  • Class Starts Date: 4/10
  • Time: 3:00-3:50pm
  • Location:
  • The first seminar on 4/10 will be in MGH 173R, located in Center for Experiential Learning and Diversity;
  • The rest of the quarter will be in MGH 258

The focus of this seminar is on emphasizing student's strengths in learning, navigating, and approaching education. We will look at risk and protective factors of struggling students and critique current prevention and intervention programs being used in schools and communities. Each week we will have a guest speaker who will bring insight and open discussion to our exploration of working with youth. We will emphasize the important roles that we all serve in the education of our youth, as teachers, leaders, mentors, and tutors.