25 Years: Looking Back and Looking Ahead

Presented by: Larry Dieringer
Presented at: Sustaining Conflict Resolution Education: Building Bridges to the Future, Fairfax VA
Date of Session: March 10, 2008

Session Description: In this keynote address, Larry Dieringer reviews the CRE field from the vantage point of Educators for Social Responsibility (ESR). Larry has been a staff member at ESR for 24 years and has been its executive director for the last 15 years. He has overseen the national dissemination of the widely acclaimed Resolving Conflict Creatively Program (RCCP) to 25 school districts and over 275 schools across the country, and the launch of a Masters Degree Program in Conflict Resolution and Peaceable Schools with Lesley University. An experienced workshop leader, school consultant, and university lecturer, he teaches nationally on topics including conflict resolution, diversity and anti-bias education, social and emotional learning, character development, and secondary school reform.