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Attend a CEA Workshop on Supporting Muslim Students and Families

Join your colleagues this Thursday in Rocky Hill for a workshop titled Supporting Muslim Students and Families: What Every Teacher Needs to Know.

At this workshop, sponsored by the CEA Human and Civil Rights Commission and the Anti-Defamation League of Connecticut, participants will hear presentations from experts, work with case studies, and interact with panelists to:

  • Understand the basics of Islam
  • Learn about the impact of the current societal climate on Muslim children
  • Discuss how to foster connections and trust between students, families, and schools

The workshop will take place from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at the Sheraton Hartford South, 100 Capital Boulevard, in Rocky Hill. A light buffet dinner will be available from 3:45 – 4:30 p.m.

The workshop is free of charge and open only to CEA members.

Click here to register.

Presenters include:

  • Dr. M. Saud Anwar, Founder and Co-Chair of the American Muslim Peace Initiative
  • Shazia Chaudhry, Co-Facilitator of the Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL) Jewish-Muslim Dialogue Group
  • Marji Lipshez-Shapiro, Senior Associate Director of the ADL
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