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Fielding Educational Series Summer 2014

Fielding Graduate University

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 from 3:30 PM to 10:00 PM (PDT)

Fielding Educational Series Summer 2014

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3:30 - 5:30 pm Lessons from Military Psychology Ended Free  
7:00- 10:00 pm Teach – In for Public Education K-12 and Beyond Ended Free  

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Fielding Educational Series

As part of its National Summer Session in Rosemont, IL, Fielding Graduate University invites the extended Chicago community to the following free and open to the public presentations featuring two timely and relevant topics our nation is facing today.

The Fielding Educational Series features select presentations across the national that are timely and significant to current social issues from the scholarly fields of human and organizational development, psychology, and educational leadership and change.

Lessons from Military Psychology: Organizational strategy, ethics, and mental health in high-stress environments

Presenters: Joseph Troiani, PhD, Stephen Redmon, PhD, Barton Buechner, PhD

Date: Wednesday, July 16              Time: 3:30 – 5:30 pm

Location: The Westin O'Hare, Rosemont, IL        

Room: Executive Forum

The effects of warfare on our overall society, as well as those who have served and their families, has been substantial over the history of our country, culminating in a crossroads in our time. After thirteen years of prolonged warfare in the global war on terrorism, we are at a point of taking stock as to the costs of war, and effects on our soldiers, our national psyche, and our national institutions. This significant discussion has profound implications for educators, media, clinicians, and those interested in organizational change. Time will be allowed at the end of presentation for questions.


Teach – In for Public Education K-12 and Beyond: A critical conversation

Guest presenters: Michelle Fine, PhD and Ira Shor, PhD

Date: Wednesday, July 16           Time: 7:00 – 10:00 pm

Location: The Westin O'Hare, Rosemont, IL 

Room: Executive Forum

Parents, teachers, activists, and students to join our teach-in on public education for an evening of critical exploration and discussion about the future of public schools in the age of standardized tests, corporate reforms, and neo-liberal economics. This conversation will be led by distinguished scholar-activists Michelle Fine, Ira Shor, and faculty members of Fielding Graduate University. In the true spirit of a teach-in this event is open and inclusive. We invite educators, students, activists and anyone interested in participating, speaking and sharing with our community. Click here to read more.

*Light snacks and refreshments will be served.

For information about the Teach In presentation, please contact: Regina Tuma (rtuma@fielding.edu) or Kathy Timer (ktiner@fielding.edu)


Press and media, please contact Hilary Edwards, Manager of University Relations at Fielding Graduate University at hedwards@fielding.edu.


Have questions about Fielding Educational Series Summer 2014? Contact Fielding Graduate University

When & Where

The Westin O'Hare
6100 N River Rd
Rosemont, IL 60018

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 from 3:30 PM to 10:00 PM (PDT)

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Fielding Graduate University

Fielding Graduate University is an accredited nonprofit leader in blended graduate education, combining face‐to‐face and online learning. Our curriculum offers quality degrees and courses for professionals living and working anywhere in the world. Fielding’s faculty members represent a breadth of scholarship and practice in the fields of educational leadership, human and organizational development, and clinical and media psychology. Maintaining Fielding’s reputation for quality programs faculty are mentors and guides to self‐directed students who use their skills to become powerful, and socially‐responsible leaders in their communities, workplaces, and society.

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