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In this course we will examine the main goals, potential challenges, and critical questions for successful implementation of an anti-bias framework in early childhood education. In the beginning of the course, we will highlight the interdependent relationship between culture, family, and the...

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One in up to four families faces some kind of fertility challenge (eg. conception, adoption, loss), meaning that multiple children in a classroom or group likely come from families that have faced and/or are dealing with fertility struggles. Participants will learn about the...

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Semester: Summer B: July 6

There are many differing economic systems in the world today, from communism to capitalism. This course explores the relationship between each economic system and how it supports and/or limits human rights in relation to fair pay and financial security for workers.

Semester: TBD

This course will examine the critical financial considerations of the nonprofit organization, including sources of funds, reserve development and management, and financial accountability. In an environment that privileges accountability to funding sources in lieu of maximizing shareholder value...

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The First Amendment of the US Constitution gives citizens the right to practice religion freely, the right to free speech, a free press, and the right for the people to assemble to express their grievances. This course examines each of these rights, how they have been variously interpreted, and...

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Semester: TBD

Students will gain skills and knowledge in providing interventions for common classroom discipline problem areas: attention-seeking behavior, power-seeking behavior, revenge-seeking behavior and avoidance of failure behaviors. Techniques to identify each type of behavior and intervention...

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Study a three-dimensional model for understanding why students may act irresponsibly in the classroom and what can be done about it. Develop an approach that focuses on students’ internal dialogues to help them resolve inner conflicts.

(GRADES: 6-12)

Semester: Summer A: June 1

The purpose of this course is to educate current and future camp directors and camp personnel regarding “best practices” and procedures followed generally within the camp industry . Special emphasis will be on educating camp directors and owners in the key aspects of camp administration. The...

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Semester: Online Fall 2020 Semester A- August 26 to October 20, 2020

This course explores the theoretical foundations and practical applications of studies in creativity; topics include an overview of the leading creativity theorists and their respective methods for studying creativity. The course also highlights the major debates within the field including...

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Semester: Online Fall 2020 Semester A- August 26 to October 20, 2020

Though often studied as stand-alone events, the Armenian Genocide of World War I and the Holocaust of World War II have a fascinating and frightening relationship to each other.  Assuming students are already familiar with the basic facts and issues associated with the Holocaust, this study will...

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The activities of Jewish learning are ultimately linked to more fundamental assumptions about the nature of knowledge, human growth, and Jewish purpose. Methodologically, this class looks beneath the surface of the educational activities to find the visions that guide them. It is a Jewish...

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Semester: Online Fall 2020 Semester B- October 28 to December 22, 2020

Students will explore the techniques and skills necessary to manage and effectively guide human resources in a rapidly changing technological and competitive environment. Emphasis is on student ability to formulate and implement strategies to understand, guide, and develop human resources within...

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Semester: Online Fall 2020 Semester A- August 26 to October 20, 2020

This course will address the fundamentals of fundraising in its various forms: annual giving, grants (government and foundation), major gifts, individual donations, and estate planning. Students will have the opportunity to consider the economics of the philanthropic community as a whole, and...

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Semester: Online Fall 2020 Semester A- August 26 to October 20, 2020