In 1979, at the NAEYC Conference in Atlanta, Peggy Schirmer and others founded P.E.A.C.E. (Formerly C.E.A.S.E., 2014) as a network of parents, teachers and other concerned individuals dedicated to creating a safe world for children. P.E.A.C.E. Workshops and Seminars at NAEYC 1981 “Nuclear Radiation, Our Children’s Legacy” 1983 “Nuclear Anxiety […]
This year, the annual retreat in the Leadership of P.E.A.C.E was held in Truro, Massachusetts. Our main discussion this year evolved around the question, “Who are we now AND what are we doing?” We spent time on listening to the different perspectives and needs we see in the communities surrounding […]
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 […]
We honored Geralyn B McLaughlin and Tony Palomba for their dedication and commitment to CEASE.
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 […]