Summer course on bullying/school violence available at Cambridge and Coon Rapids Campuses
Anoka-Ramsey Community College (ARCC) announces the initial offering of the Center for Graduate Teacher Education available at its two campuses in Cambridge and Coon Rapids through a partnership with St. Cloud State University (SCSU). The two institutions are collaborating to serve the most pressing needs of teachers today.
This summer, teachers looking for expert strategies in dealing with the foremost issue in classroom management today have the opportunity to take a three-credit, two-day bullying/school violence graduate course at the Cambridge or Coon Rapids Campus of ARCC. The course will be offered this summer: Aug. 10-11, with an additional online component.
The bullying/school violence course will be taught by John Hoover, Professor of Special Education at SCSU. Dr. Hoover is nationally known as an educator, clinician, and expert witness on bullying and school violence. The course will address:
• Bullying and systems theory/ecological views of psychology;
• Bullying and trust in adult relationships;
• Student views of bullying;
• Causes and results of school violence;
• Bullying behaviors, including relational aggression; and
• Bullying prevention: Second Step, Bully Busters, Safe School Ambassadors.
“St. Cloud State University is dedicated to providing quality teacher education programming, with highly qualified instructors and curricula,” says Joane
McKay, Dean of the College of Education at SCSU.
“ Anoka-Ramsey Community College remains committed to two-year degree programs, but our mission includes responding to the educational needs of its changing communities and that means bringing advanced-degree offerings to our campuses,” says Susan Tarnowski, Vice President of Educational Services at ARCC.
ARCC will bring additional advanced-degree programs and courses to its Cambridge and Coon Rapids Campuses in Fall Semester 2005. For more information or to register, contact Luanne Kane at 763-422-3478.
ABOUT ANOKA-RAMSEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Anoka-Ramsey Community College, with campuses in Cambridge and Coon Rapids, has been a leading provider of higher education and training in East Central Minnesota since 1978 and the north suburban area of Minneapolis/St. Paul since 1965. Annually, the college serves more than 9,000 learners of all ages as they pursue associate degrees that transfer as the first two years of a bachelor's degree, or certificate programs that lead immediately to rewarding careers. ARCC is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System.
ABOUT ST. CLOUD STATE UNIVERSITY
SCSU is located 70 miles northwest of the Twin Cities along the banks of the Mississippi River. The university offers 15,500 students 175 majors, minors and pre-professional programs in Business, Education, Fine Arts & Humanities, Science & Engineering, and Social Sciences, and 50 master’s degrees through its School of Graduate Studies.