The Need for a Conclave of Associations and Groups in Our Field

By David J. Smith, June 21, 2016 I just returned from the 10th International Conference on Conflict Resolution Education in Columbus, Ohio. It brought together U.S. and global educators to share ideas and improve education outcomes. Though it’s an important gathering and I look forward to attending every year, I recognized that there are aContinue reading “The Need for a Conclave of Associations and Groups in Our Field”

Educators Call for Papers: PJSA Conference 2014, Extended to 4/30

We invite and encourage you to share your ideas and best practices for teaching peace at the 2014 Peace and Justice Studies Association conference in San Diego (October 16-18). The conference will feature an educators strand, meaning there will be at least one workshop or presentation per breakout session focused on education-related themes to supportContinue reading “Educators Call for Papers: PJSA Conference 2014, Extended to 4/30”

Community Colleges, A New Frontier

By David J. Smith Efforts at advancing teaching peace in secondary education often through peace education approaches, in four year undergraduate institutions by way of peace studies, and in graduate education generally via conflict resolution strategies have been successful as measured by the number of programs offered in those educational environments, as well as theContinue reading “Community Colleges, A New Frontier”