Restorative Justice

 

Upcoming Conferences and Trainings at Skidmore College


Capital Region Restorative Justice Conference
Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
September 20, 2013 (9:00 am - 4:00 pm)
Murray Aikens Dining Hall 2nd Floor
Registration Fee: $25 (includes lunch)

In this conference, we will explore how restorative justice has become a worldwide social movement and how it has been implemented in a variety of settings including schools, communities, and the criminal justice system. The conference will be an opportunity for regional networking and planning to strengthen restorative practices in the local area.

Pre-Conference: Restorative Justice for K-12 Student Misconduct
September 19, 2013 (9:00 am to 4:00 pm)
Murray Aikens Dining Hall 2nd Floor
Registration Fee: $175 (includes Capital Region Restorative Justice Conference 9/20/13)

In this one-day training for school administrators and teachers, you will learn how to use Restorative Justice Conferencing for collaborative responses to bullying and other policy violations. The training will focus on the use of restorative justice in school settings to meet the needs of harmed parties while helping student offenders take responsibility by repairing harm, rebuilding trust, and succeeding academically.

Post-Conference: Restorative Justice for College Student Misconduct
September 21-22, 2013 (Saturday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm; Sunday 9:00 am to 3:00 pm)
Murray Aikens Dining Hall 2nd Floor
Registration Fee: $350 (includes Capital Region Restorative Justice Conference 9/20/13)

In this intensive two-day training for conduct officers, student affairs staff, and faculty, you will gain a thorough understanding of restorative justice principles and practices, strong facilitation skills, practical information about program implementation, and the satisfaction of having participated in a powerful intellectual, emotional, and spiritual training experience.


Parking
All parking lots on the Skidmore College campus are free and open to the public on a first-come, first-served basis. All of the RJ events will be held in the Murray Aikins Dining Hall, 2nd Floor (#24 on the map linked below). The closest parking is in the Tower Lot (next to #24), but spaces are limited. Next best are the Palamountain (near #27) and West lots (near #42).

Campus Map

 

Accommodations
See the link above--Where to Stay--for a variety of choices in Saratoga Springs. Unfortunately, a large concert "Farm Aid" will be on the same weekend and rooms are tight. We do have 25 rooms blocked at La Quinta Inn and Suites, near the Albany Airport, which includes breakfast and free airport shuttle. However, the hotel is 28 miles from the college. Please let them know you are with Skidmore College to receive our rate.

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