Audience: K-12 teachers and administrators
Method: Online course
Duration: 4 weeks
What is restorative justice?
As it applies to schools, restorative justice is a powerful approach to discipline that focuses on repairing harm through inclusive processes that engage all stakeholders. Implemented well, restorative justice shifts the focus of discipline from punishment to learning.
Learn how to bring restorative justice to your school
Attend this course to gain a richer understanding of how to use restorative justice practices in your school. Students will be provided reading material and video lectures and meet once a week online to develop strategies to use restorative justice practices to help students succeed.
A note on course credit
This course is not being offered for credit on its own. However, individuals who successfully complete two of the course offerings listed below and then enroll in the Educational Leadership (Master of Science) program will be awarded 3 credit hours toward their EDL degree.
Meet your course instructor
Restorative Justice in Schools is led by Rebecca Stichler. Stichler is a leader and special educator who has spent time with diverse learners in both urban and suburban school districts in the Omaha metro area. Stichler is passionate about ensuring all students are treated with dignity and integrity and immersed in rigorous learning opportunities. In addition, she facilitates inclusivity, universal design for learning, and promotes a positive school culture; while encouraging restorative justice practices. She enjoys spending time with her family, camping, cooking, running and watching just about any sport."
Student interactions and viewpoints are a vital part of our rich learning environment. For this reason, Creighton reserves the right to cancel courses and issue refunds in the case of low registration numbers.