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6th International CRE Summit

Bridging Cultures: Education for Global
Citizenship and Civic Engagement

June 12 – 17, 2013
Cleveland, Ohio, USA

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Conference Audience:  Those interested in Civic Engagement, CRE/Social and Emotional Learning(SEL)/peace education (PE), global education, citizenship education, democracy education, including policy makers, practitioners, researchers, educators, college and university faculty, staff, and students, K-12 educators, public health officials, prevention specialists, local, national, and international policy makers, and individuals who work with youth serving organizations.

Credits offered: Graduate, Social Work, Counselor, CEUs

Event Overview: The 6th International Conference on CRE is an opportunity to engage in interdisciplinary collaboration and research on issues related to the development of infrastructure in CRE. Presentations will focus on innovations in the fields that are making broad impacts in local, state, national, and international communities.  Participants will exchange best practices, evaluation methodology, creation of policy implementation structures, consideration of obstacles to success, and new and innovative use of training, resources and technology. Conference participants will be drawn from the local, state, national, and international community.  College students and faculty are encouraged to attend and present their findings.  On-site events include a meeting of Colleges and Universities developing peace and conflict studies programs, June 13th, 6:30PM - 9:30PM and a capacity building seminar for U.S. Community Colleges developing peace and conflict studies programs on June 16th - 17th, 2013.

Global Issues Resource Center and Library at Cuyahoga Community College is partnering with colleges and universities, local, national, and international non-governmental and governmental organizations to host the 6th International Conference on Conflict Resolution Education (CRE), Bridging Cultures: Education for Global Citizenship and Civic Engagement in Cleveland, Ohio, USA.  Earlier conferences and working group meetings brought together government representatives from among the 50 states, around the globe, and their non-governmental organization partners who have legislation or policies in place to deliver CRE/SEL/PE and Civics Education at the K-12 level and in universities.  Conference and meeting publications are available at:

This conference builds upon the following conferences and working group meetings:

Questions?  Please contact Global Issues Resource Center at 216-987-2224 or e-mail Sandra Geringer at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)