UM-Dearborn to host 'choice theory' workshop for teachers May 3

April 13, 2007

DEARBORN / April 13, 2007---Gerald LeCureux, lecturer of education at the University of Michigan-Dearborn, and retired teacher and coach David Clark will present "Understanding Choice Theory: Eliminating or Reducing Behavioral Problems in Your School or Classroom" from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, May 3 as part of the Teachers Academy series at UM-Dearborn's School of Education.

The talk will take place at the campus's Fairlane Center, located off of Hubbard Drive. The workshop is geared toward teachers, counselors, administrators, social workers, school psychologists and youth workers.

LeCureux served as a middle- and high-school teacher, counselor and administrator. In 1994, he received a national Milken Educator Award in Los Angeles.

Clark has developed and used reality therapy and choice theory strategies in his own classroom. He also has led responsibility training workshops in more than 150 schools.

The deadline to register for the workshop is April 16. Cost is $100 for the general public and $60 for UM-Dearborn alumni and students. After April 16, the cost is $125 for the public and $75 for UM-Dearborn students and alumni.

The workshop also may be taken for one undergraduate or graduate credit. Please contact Judy Garfield, academic services secretary, at 313-593-5285 for more information on tuition and registration procedures for academic credit.

For more information about the program, contact Yvonne DeCarlo at 313-593-1181.


The University of Michigan-Dearborn does not necessarily endorse speakers' views.


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