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FROM SANDY HOOK TO SEATTLE: Building the Compassionate Schools Movement
Cleveland High School
Seattle, WA
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FROM SANDY HOOK TO SEATTLE: Building the Compassionate Schools Movement
August 11, 2014   7-9pm   $10.00
August 12, 2014   8-4pm   $20.00
$25.00 for both events if registered by August 1, 2014

Cleveland High School 5511 15th Ave S Seattle

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Following the tragedy in Newtown, CT, Dr. Christopher Kukk and Scarlett Lewis, mother of 6-year-old Jesse Lewis, began work to weave compassion into schools. They met with President Obama and soon after with his sister, Maya Soetoro-Ng, who was developing compassion curriculum for schools on the opposite side of the country. The movement to create a nation of compassionate schools had begun.

Join us for a compassionate schools networking conference for teachers, parents, students, administrators and community partners as we learn from these experts and work together to promote social and emotional growth strategies, community service opportunities, earth stewardship initiatives and innovative perspectives for rethinking schools. Guest speakers include:

Dr. Christopher Kukk
Western Connecticut State University
Center for Comnpassion, Creativity & Innovation

Scarlett Lewis
Founder, Jesse Lewis Choose Love Foundation

Marilyn Turkovich
Charter for Compassion International

Ron Hertel
OSPI, Compassionate Schools Project Director

Raj Manhas
Superintendent, North Thurston Public Schools

Ed Murray (not confirmed)
Seattle City Mayor

Community partnership and networking opportunities:
Service learning strategies with Lois Brewer, SPS Director of Service Learning,
Creativity & compassion clubs with Peter Hubbard, 5th grade teacher,
Youth Ambassadors with Youth Ambassador students
Compassion Games International with Jon Ramer, Compassion Games founder,
Mindful classroom stress reduction with Dr. Joshua Ginzler,,
DiscoverGiving: altruism in the classroom with Karli Larson, TisBest Philanthropy,
And many more!  Join our local compassionate community at

Clock hours offered for all Washington State certified teachers.  
Light refreshments and a full lunch will be provided.

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This event is being co-sponsored by Compassionate Seattle - Compassionate Schools Constellation, and Charter for Compassion International with the generous support of Cleveland High School.

   "We recognize that every person shares a common humanity capable both of happiness and suffering.  We pledge in our words and actions to treat everyone in this school community as we would wish to be treated, to help those around us who are in need, and to make amends when we cause another pain."
                                                              Charter for Compassionate Schools



Cleveland High School (View)
5511 15th Ave S.
Seattle, WA 98108
United States

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