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Note:  While the deadline date is past, Angella assured me that AAUWNC members could register this coming week-end at our meeting.  I will have the applications for your use. See me Sat.  Mary 

2006 Education Leadership Institute Now Accepting Applications!
The NC Justice Center’s Education and Law Project is accepting applications for its Education Leadership Institute (ELI).  ELI is an education advocacy training program created out of a belief that informed knowledgeable parents and community members are essential to making public education the best that it can be for all students.  ELI is an intensive, 4-day workshop that provides participants with the content knowledge and advocacy skills to improve public education in North Carolina. 


  • Learn how federal laws such as the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and No Child Left Behind (NCLB) can be used to maximize your child’s access to education.
  • Learn how you can work to change practices and policies around short-term and long-term school suspensions.
  • Learn what the Leandro court decision means to your child’s education and how to ensure that every child has an equal opportunity to receive the sound basic education mandated by our state constitution.
  • Learn how to become a part of an organized movement to improve the quality of public education in North Carolina.

The Justice Center invites you to attend our next ELI to learn about these issues and much more in the area of improving public schools.  This workshop is offered at no cost to you.  The Justice Center will provide workshop materials, food, and accommodations if needed.

When:  Friday              October 27, 2006            9:00am-4:30pm          

            Saturday            October 28, 2006            9:00am-3:30pm          

            Friday              November 10, 2006            9:00am-4:30pm          

            Saturday            November 11, 2006            9:00am-3:30pm          

Where: The Hoke Center in Raeford, NC

All sessions begin at 9am
To fully benefit from the training, participants are expected to attend all four days.  Participants will receive a training notebook with all materials for the workshop.
APPLY by e-mail, fax or regular mail. Application must be received by October 15, 2006.  An application may be attached to this e-mail, if not; you may register online at . Contact Angella Dunston at 919-856-2567 or

Co-sponsored by the Center for Community Action, Blue Springs Community Development Center and the Hoke County Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People