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Auburn University to host fourth Anti-Bullying Summit in June in Peachtree City

AUBURN UNIVERSITY – Cyberbullying protection, bullying and school violence and community bullying prevention are just some of the issues that will be addressed in Auburn University’s fourth annual Anti-Bullying Summit to be held in Peachtree City, Georgia, in June.

Auburn University’s Truman Pierce Institute and Office of Professional and Continuing Education will hold the summit June 26-27, at the Wyndham Peachtree Conference Center. The summit is open to anyone interested, but registration is required.

For more information or to register for the summit, which has been approved for 1 PLU credit, or 10 CEU contact hours, by the Departments of Education in both Alabama and Georgia, go to www.auburn.edu/antibullying.

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Auburn’s anti-bullying summit named extraordinary program by association of educators and professionals

AUBURN UNIVERSITY – Auburn University’s Anti-Bullying Summit which brings together educators, mental health practitioners and community groups to address bullying and cyberbullying has been recognized as an extraordinary program by the University Professional and Continuing Education Association.

“The summit, over the last three years, has provided a forum for more than 500 educators and community leaders to learn about the far-reaching impacts of bullying in schools and communities,” said John Freeze, associate director of the Office of Professional and Continuing Education. “The program has been instrumental in bringing together practitioners, researchers and learners alike to share information and learn from each other. It’s a remarkable and touching experience to see the participants leave with a renewed perspective on just how devastating and far-reaching the consequences of bullying can be, as well as with a reinvigorated commitment to put an end to it.”

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