May 02, 2005

SIUC will host life-long learning workshop for teachers

by Katharine Quaranta

CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Southern Illinois University Carbondale will host the Teacher's Academy for Life-Long Learning Workshop on June 27-July 1 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Public school educators are encouraged to attend.

The theme this year is "Diversity: the Never-Ending American Public School Experiment." Guest speakers with expertise in the study of cultural difference will offer strategies for promoting productive interaction, exchange and understanding among diversified students.

The cost for this workshop is $75 in addition to the cost of tuition if it is taken for graduate credit. Some partial tuition waivers are available on a first come first serve basis for credit tuition.

For further information, contact the Division of Continuing Education at 618/536-7751 or visit the Web site at