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Westminster College's Drinko Center to Host Workshop for School Administrators

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Westminster College's Drinko Center for Experiential Learning will host a workshop for school superintendents and administrators Tuesday, Oct. 23, beginning at 8:15 a.m. in the Witherspoon Lakeview Room of McKelvey Campus Center.

"Legal and Policy Issues Facing School Administrators in 2012-2013" is sponsored by the Drinko Center and the University of Pittsburgh's Tri-State Area School Study Council.  Presentations will cover "Employee Speech/Conduct: What is Protected, What is Not," "Questionable Teacher Behavior and Student Sexual Abuse: Training Now Required," and "Teacher Dismissal: You Have to Draw the Line Somewhere." An advisory panel will address participants' questions.

The workshop will include a continental breakfast, time for networking, and lunch. The workshop qualifies for Act 48 credits.

The registration deadline is Oct. 15. To register contact Amanda Mitchell at TriState@pitt.edu

The Drinko Center for Experiential Learning was created to enrich undergraduate education at Westminster through advancing world-class teaching as well as by participating in collaborations that address community and regional needs including strengthening K-12 education.  The Undergraduate Research Initiative provides funding for students to conduct research and to present their research at regional and national conferences. 

Click here for more information about the Drinko Center and its programs.

About Westminster College...
Founded in 1852 and related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Westminster College ranks first in the nation as "Best College for Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math," according to Forbes.com. Westminster is a top-tier liberal arts college and a national leader in graduation rate performance, according to U.S. News Best Colleges guide. Westminster is also honored as one of "The Best 377 Colleges" by The Princeton Review, and is named to the President's Honor Roll for excellence in service learning.

Nearly 1,600 undergraduate and graduate students benefit from individualized attention from dedicated faculty while choosing from 42 majors and nearly 100 organizations on the New Wilmington, Pa., campus. Visit www.westminster.edu/advantage to view "Advantage: Westminster" A Strategic Plan 2010-2020.