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Re: Courage to Teach- book and retreat


From: Judy Decker (jdecker_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Sun Aug 24 2003 - 12:24:20 PDT

(Thanks Leslie - looking up the book was on my "to do" list....)

Dear Art Educators,

Leslie (Getty member) just got back from a Courage to Teach retreat and it
was WONDERFUL! She feels charged up - ready to face the challenges in the
I looked up a wee bit of imformation on the topic to share with everyone.

Here is a link to information about the book: Courage to Teach by Parker

Center for Teacher Formation:
More about the program:

I had to share this with ArtsEducators for Daniel to see - so thought I'd
share with Art Education, too. There is more out there on the Web about the

Well...I hope all of you give yourself time for you you are ready
for the kiddies tomorrow.

Sensation Sunday!

Judy Decker

P.S. Just for just what was it that Lion needed in the "Wizard
of Oz"? You have a heart - your have a brain - and you have COURAGE for

----- Original Message -----
Subject: Re: Courage to Teach-Answer to Jane's question

Hi Jane,

>>Courage to Teach is a book by Parker Palmer. It is about getting to know
yourself as a teacher and as a person. He has devised a series of retreats
for up to 24 teachers, with two facilitators.

>>Look up the book. It's quite wonderful. I found it while perusing the
education section at Borders' Books. I had no idea there were retreats, at
that time.

in Framingham, MA