Upcoming Classes

The Ray Center is proud to partner with area education agencies to offer essential seminars to educators and community members.  

Because we believe these classes are so valuable, The Ray Center offers substantial price reduction for registrants (indicated below).

 

At-Risk Youth and Character Education

Recommended for: Anyone who works with youth who may be at-risk.

Description:  Back by popular request! Carrie Davis Marchant returns to offer multiple techniques and approaches to teaching character education skills to youth ages 10 and up who may be at-risk.  Past participants have been able to effectively use approaches and strategies and related activities.

Carrie is the creator and author of Moral Kombat, a program for at-risk youth and their families.

Seminar Cost:  $100 per person  (A $230 value; discount provided by The Ray Center - use code CHARACTERCOUNTS when you register )

Credit:  One hour of Drake University EDMA credit or one hour of license renewal credit.  Credit is optional and the cost of credit is additional to the seminar cost.

Summer 2017 Dates/Locations

  • July 24-25, 2017,  8:00 am - 4:30 pm, Avoca, Iowa
  • July 27-28, 2017, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, Des Moines, Iowa

Register by July 14:  

School Climate and Student Development Seminar

Recommended for: Teams of 3-6 educators and administrators, PreK-12 

Description:  Learn data-driven techniques for integrating character education into existing curriculum; research-based strategies for interactions and instruction; and tips on involving staff, parents and the community.  

School teams will complete a pre-seminar assessment of their school's existing character education programming and leave the seminar with specific goals for their school. Follow-up professional development and coaching will be available to participating schools.

Seminar Cost:  $125 per person  (A $685 value; discount provided by The Ray Center and Central Iowa Power Coop)

  • Discount!  Save $25 per person if your building principal is one of your attending team members.

Credit:  One hour of Drake University EDMA credit or one hour of license renewal credit.  Credit is optional and the cost of credit is additional to the seminar cost.

Summer 2017 Dates/Locations

  • June 13-15, 2017,  8:00 am - 4:30 pm, Council Bluffs area, Iowa
  • June 27-29, 2017, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, Bettendorf, Iowa

Register by May 1: 

 

 

For more information about these seminars, please contact Georgia Sheriff at 515-271-1995.

Link to Upcoming Classes
Your Character Minute
July 20, 2017
June 29, 2017
June 22, 2017
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