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May 10, 2018
Morningside Center’s founding goal, back in 1982, was to educate for peace. Our idea of “peace” has always been active and ambitious. At the bottom of every issue of “Action News,” the typewritten…
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May 9, 2018
Title: Per Diem Staff Developer Morningside Center seeks experienced, resourceful educators strongly committed to social and emotional learning (SEL) and racial equity to join our team of per diem…
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May 3, 2018
  Tom Roderick, Morningside Center’s executive director, received the Mary Utne O’Brien Award from the Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning (CASEL) in Chicago on April 30,…
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April 27, 2018
Tom Roderick, who has been Morningside Center's executive director for the past 35 years, has announced that he will be leaving that post by the end of 2018.  Morningside Center is seeking a new…
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April 13, 2018
Dear friends of Morningside Center for Teaching Social Responsibility,   I'm writing to share the news that after 35 years of leading Morningside Center, I'll be stepping out of the executive…
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March 28, 2018
The student-led March for Our Lives was one of the largest demonstrations ever in Washington, D.C.  Youth activists across the country are in the spotlight. How can we as educators take advantage of…
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March 15, 2018
Come join us for a 3-day workshop. In this interactive workshop, educators will engage in a rigorous and unflinching exploration of racism in the United States today. We will examine how systemic…
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March 14, 2018
In her new piece on Edutopia, Morningside Center senior trainer Marieke van Woerkom notes that restorative circles are most effective when they’re an integral part of school culture. "After all, you…
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February 24, 2018
When we first heard the news of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on February 14, we felt sickened, heartbroken, and exhausted.  Here was yet another tragic school shooting, this…
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February 21, 2018
We’re thrilled to launch this new site. Please click around and explore! Our aim is to make it easier for you to find all of your favorite content and discover even more—from any device. And we hope…