2014 NAEYC Conference Session

This year, our CEASE session “Sensitive Issues: Responses teachers need when children reveal realities experienced in their lives” was well attended.  Our presenters Craig Simpson, Joyce Daniels, Marilyn Shelton, Veronica Hernandez, Lucy Stroock, and Karin Pavelek were inspired to present this subject by using our own classroom experiences. We proposed […]

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CEASE Conference Meeting

A Name Change The first topic of discussion involved our name change. Lucy informed the group that we received a majority of proxy votes in favor of changing our name from CEASE to P.E.A.C.E.: Peace Educators Allied for Children Everywhere. Marilyn Shelton shared positive reactions she received during other Interest […]

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2014 Annual Leadership Retreat

The leadership of CEASE held its annual retreat in Nevada City, CA. hosted by our CEASE West members. We began our retreat by gathering around the sculpture of “A Circle of Friends” and sharing remembrances of our dear, departed mentor and friend, Chris Lamm. We also welcomed a newcomer into […]

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2013 NAEYC Conference in D.C.

Interest Forum Sessions Our CEASE session “Empowering children to cultivate peacemaking and democratic life skills” was well attended and warmly received.  Having the conference at the capital, the seat of our country’s government, was inspiring to our presenters, Craig Simpson, Irene Lipshin and Sharon Davisson.  Our power point demonstrated how […]

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