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Last Updated: 2/27/13

Topeka Workshop Offerings T1. Stress Management for Teachers Instructor: Ruth Dey Course #: EDUC 797-22 Dates: 2/1 (5 pm-9 pm) and 2/2 (8 am-5:30 pm)

1 credit Level: K-12 Location: Topeka

You teach all day, volunteer all night, and go home to the demands of a busy family and homework to grade. Talk about Stress with a capital S! This is definitely not what you had in mind when you decided to teach. This workshop will introduce effective stress-reduction and stress-elimination techniques that you can use both personally and in the classroom. Do something for you, for a change, and take this workshop!

T2. The Organized Teacher Instructor: Ruth Dey Course #: EDUC 2630-34 Dates: 2/8 (5 pm-9 pm) and 2/9 (8 am-5:30 pm)

1 credit Level: K-12 Location: Topeka

“Organization.� Does that word make you shudder in fear? Well, good organizational skills help eliminate stress, both in the home and classroom. Organized information is easier to register and recall, while brain organizational techniques enable you to reach every learner. You will receive a valuable collection of reproducible classroom forms and sheets, ideas, and techniques enabling you to organize your room, papers, and LIFE.

Lenexa Workshop Offerings L1. Making Project-Based Learning Work Instructor: Patricia Jordan Course #: EDUC 5067-02 Dates: 2/22 (5 pm-9 pm) and 2/23 (8 am-5:30 pm)

1 credit Level: 4-8 Location: Lenexa

Learn the effective components of project-based learning (PBL) and the research behind it, as well as how to adapt activities for the learning style and level of the individual student. Come learn how to write plans for PBL that both challenge students and meet the Common Core State Standards for their grade level. Participants will prepare PBLs to use immediately in the classroom.


L2. Brain Breaks = Happy Students Instructor: Maurica Gilliland Course #: EDUC 5071-02 Dates: 3/1 (5 pm-9 pm) and 3/2 (8 am-5:30 pm)

1 credit Level: K-12 Location: Lenexa

Are you looking for an easy way to help your students increase their focus, knowledge, and therefore, their happiness? Do you want to diversify and differentiate without completely changing your lesson plans? This brain-break workshop will include research information, implemented brain breaks, and the opportunity to create brain breaks specific to your and your students’ needs.

L3. Stress Management for Teachers Instructor: Ruth Dey Course #: EDUC 797-23 Dates: 3/8 (5 pm-9 pm) and 3/9 (8 am-5:30 pm)

1 credit Level: K-12 Location: Lenexa

You teach all day, volunteer all night, and go home to the demands of a busy family and homework to grade. Talk about Stress with a capital S! This is definitely not what you had in mind when you decided to teach. This workshop will introduce effective stress-reduction and stress-elimination techniques that you can use both personally and in the classroom. Do something for you, for a change, and take this workshop!

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Lenexa Campus 2820 SW Mission Woods Dr. · Topeka, KS 66614

8207 Melrose Dr. Suite 200 · Lenexa, KS 66214


Workshops with Jon Maska Offering online graduate classes for license renewal and salary movement. No difficult meeting times! No traveling to class locations! No need to find childcare! Meaningful online classes for all teachers K-12. Visit www.workshopswithjon.com or email us at jonmaska@hotmail.com

Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Ready to be noticed? Licensed teachers ready to take the next step in advancing your career, come earn an MAT degree from Friends University! You will exit the program with maximized classroom and leadership skills, thus providing you with the opportunity for job security, increased salary and benefits, and leadership positions within your district. Your students will immediately benefit from the advanced teaching skills you acquire. Experienced, passionate faculty who are committed to your future will guide you through this 18-month, 30-credit hour program. Enrollment occurs in the fall and spring with most students qualifying for enough financial aid to cover the entire cost of the program. For more information contact: Patty Gingrich at 316.295.5693 or 1.800.794.6945 x 5693 or email at pattyg@friends.edu

Administrators and Teachers! May we be of service to your school district? If you are offering in-services, professional development, or training sessions, we may be able to assist you with developing an independent course of study for graduate credit! Please call for more information on how to meet the needs of your faculty members by providing them with continuing education units or graduate credits. For more information, please contact Lisa Schmidt at 316-295-5588 or by email at: lisa_schmidt@friends.edu.


WORKSHOP REGISTRATION INFORMATION FRIENDS UNIVERSITY All workshops are offered for graduate-level credit and available to licensed educators. These workshops are recommended for re-licensure, along with post-graduate and professional development purposes. To register: Complete and detach the pre-registration form. To pre-register by phone using a credit card, call (316) 295-5516 or 1800-794-6945 ext. 5516. Payment must be received to hold your spot. Make checks payable to Friends University or call (316) 295-5516 to have charges made to your Visa, MasterCard or Discover Card account. To pay online, go to www.friends.edu/payonline and click on e-market. Follow instructions under Teacher Education Workshops. Print out the final page with transaction # and bring to first day of class. Tuition is $145 per credit hour. For online or blended courses, additional computer requirements may be found at: www.friends.edu/frequently-askedquestions-2 No pre-registrations will be taken the first day of the workshop. All pre-registration must be completed prior to the start of the workshop. An e-mail reminder with a class-specific map will be sent the week before the start of the workshop. No refunds will be issued beginning one week prior to the workshop start date. A $25 cancellation fee per credit will be assessed on all refunds requested. If the minimum number of participants do not enroll, the workshop will be cancelled, whereupon you will be notified and a full refund will be given. All workshops will be letter-graded. As a result, projects/assignments will be assessed. Unofficial grade letters will be mailed out by Registrar after the grades have been posted to transcripts. Transcripts: To request transcripts of coursework from Friends University, please call (316) 295-5400 or 800-794-6945 ext. 5400. Grades can be expected to be posted 3-5 weeks from the time the registration forms are received by Graduate Workshops Dept. Questions? Just give us a call at (316) 295-5516 or 800-794-6945 ext. 5516. Be sure to visit our website: www.friends.edu/edworkshops. Like us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/FriendsUniversityEdWorkshops.

Friends University is a comprehensive, private university offering liberal arts and professional education at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Founded in 1898, today Friends has a combined undergraduate and graduate population of more than 3,000 students. In addition to the main campus in Wichita, Friends maintains educational centers in Topeka and Lenexa and offers selected programs at other locations throughout the state of Kansas. Friends University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association, telephone (312) 263-0456, www.ncahigherlearningcommission.org. The Teacher Education Unit at Friends University is accredited by the Kansas State Department of Education and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), 2010 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Suite500, Washington, D.C. 20036, phone: (202) 4667496. This accreditation includes the undergraduate and graduate levels of professional education programs offered at the institution. In addition, the education programs at Friends University are also approved by the Kansas State Department of Education. Friends University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding this policy: EEOC/Title IX Coordinator, Friends University, 2100 W. University Ave, Wichita, KS 67213, (316) 295-5000.


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