Dec 4th Webinar: Education for Global Peace & ACPA Intl Conference Bursary Dec 15

Wednesday, December 4th  “Dial a Dialogue”
The Commission for the Global Dimensions of Student Development (CGDSD) “Dial-a-Dialogue” series features a speaker approximately once each month.  The next presenter in the series is Dr. Jing Lin, who will speak on the topic of education for global peace.  Dr. Lin’s talk will take place on Wednesday, December 4, at 1:00 pm EST.  To receive a free participation code, please email lkavalia@umd.edu.

Dr. Lin is a Professor in International Education Policy at the University of Maryland. She has done extensive research on peace education and environmental education, resulting in her books, Love, Peace and Wisdom in Education: Vision for Education in the 21st Century (2006), Educators as Peace Makers: Transforming Education for Global Peace (2008), Spirituality, Religion, and Peace Education (2010), and Transformative Eco-Education for Human and Planetary Survival (2012). She is also the co-editor of two book series, one on Peace Education, and the other on Transforming Education for the Future.

The next speaker will be Dr. Beth Niehaus, Assistant Professor at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, and Principal Investigator for the National Survey of Alternative Breaks.  Dr. Niehaus will speak about her recent research about students’ experiences with international and domestic service-learning.  Details for her talk, to take place in early February, will be announced soon.

ACPA International Subsidy

ACPA recognizes that traveling to another country for a convention can be a financial and logistical challenge. To encourage more participation from international practitioners, ACPA is pleased to announce the availability of ten (10) travel subsidies. Grant amounts can vary but the maximum grant that will be awarded per request is $400 USD. These are available to first-time attendees from outside the United States attending the 2014 ACPA Convention to be held from 30 March – 2 April 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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To apply for this subsidy please complete the application by 15 December 2013. A
ward decisions will be made by 15 January 2014 and winners will be notified shortly thereafter. For more information on the 2014 ACPA Convention, please visit the convention Web site.   Click here for more information on subsidy eligibility and criteria.

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