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SURRY, ME — August 4, 2011 For people who want to learn about meaningful, empowering, and relevant issues that connect to their daily lives and are passionate about exploring solutions to our global challenges, the Institute for Humane Education offers a variety of online courses and graduate programs:
“A Better World, A Meaningful Life” is a monthly online course for activists and concerned citizens. It provides participants with tools for action and change-making and teaches about the interconnection between human rights, environmental sustainability and animal protection in creating a better world. Classes start Sept. 2, Oct. 3, and Nov. 4. For info: http://humaneeducation.org/sections/view/better_world_meaningful_life
“Teaching for a Positive Future” is a six-week online course for teachers and educators who want tools and resources to help inspire their students to become leaders and change-makers for a healthy, peaceful, and sustainable world. The Fall class starts Oct. 17. For more info: http://humaneeducation.org/sections/view/teaching_for_a_positive_future
“Raising a Humane Child” is a six-week online course for parents who want tools and resources to help their children to become conscientious, compassionate citizens of the world. Classes start Sept. 12 and Nov 7. For more info: http://humaneeducation.org/sections/view/raising_a_humane_child
The Institute for Humane Education in affiliation with Valparaiso University also offers five accredited graduate programs in humane education – with degrees for teachers, activists and concerned citizens including M.Ed., M.A., M.A. in Liberal Studies, M.Ed. in Instructional Leadership and a Graduate Certificate in Humane Education. For more info: http://humaneeducation.org/sections/view/graduateprograms
The Institute for Humane Education is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) educational organization dedicated to fostering peace, sustainability and compassion through humane education. Humane education approaches human rights, environmental preservation and animal protection as interconnected and integral dimensions of a healthy, just society. Headquartered in Surry, Maine, the Institute for Humane Education has been training humane educators and promoting humane education since 1996. The Institute for Humane Education offers online programs, workshops and institutes, a certificate in humane education, and a dynamic resource-filled website: www.HumaneEducation.org.
About the Institute for Humane Education
The Institute for Humane Education (IHE) is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) educational organization dedicated to creating a humane world through humane education.
About Zoe Weil
Zoe Weil is the president of the Institute for Humane Education (IHE)www.HumaneEducation.org, which is dedicated to educating people to becomechangemakers in creating a healthy, humane, and just world for all. With the goalto inspire a society of solutionaries, IHE offers graduate programs, online courses,workshops, and resources that advance comprehensive humane education worldwide.
Humane education addresses the interconnected issues of human rights, environmentalpreservation, and animal protection. IHE’s M.Ed., M.A. and graduate certificate inhumane education, offered through an affiliation with Valparaiso University, are the onlyprograms of their kind. Zoe is the author of Nautilus Silver Medal winner Most Good,Least Harm; Above All, Be Kind: Raising a Humane Child in Challenging Times; ThePower and Promise of Humane Education, and Moonbeam gold medal winner Claudeand Medea, about 12-year-old activists.