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Human Trafficking Conference
Online

Human Trafficking: Interrupting the Pathway to Victimization was held on Friday, May 1, 2015 at the University of Miami.

Click here for online coverage and conference handouts.


Save The Date

The Melissa Institute

                        and

UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI
SCHOOL of EDUCATION
& HUMAN DEVELOPMENT

Conference
20th Annual Conference

May 6, 2016

Location:
Newman Alumni Center
University of Miami
6200 San Amaro Drive
Coral Gables, FL 33146

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR 2015

The Melissa Institute nurtures the work of young scientists by awarding annual scholarships to support doctoral students' dissertation research in the field of violence prevention. The 2015 winners have been announced!

See the Winners!      More Information





A Framework for Understanding
and Teaching Literacy


www.readingteacher.net

The site was developed by Dr. Dale Willows of the University of Toronto, a member of both the National Reading panel and the Scientific Board of the Institute.

The Melissa Institute has introduced the www.readingteacher.net website to support educators in developing effective and engaging literacy programs across the elementary grades.



The Art of Presence

Read "The Art of Presence"        




Promoting peaceful alternatives
to violence and providing educational programs to the community for nearly twenty years!

Do you have a short story or comment about how your involvement with The Melissa Institute has affected you in some way? Did you learn something from our websites, from attending one of our conferences, or participating in one of our seminars?

Please share with us as we start into our 20th year. Send your comments to Frank@melissainstitute.org. Please give us your name and a phone number where we can contact you. We may want to publish your story on our website or in our Community Report. Please let us hear from you.

Frank DeLaurier
Executive Director


Read our 2015 Report to the Community - Synergy - to learn more about our activities. Click image to download.






 
Teach Safe Schools

We invite you to visit our site for educators TeachSafeSchools.org to access relevant, research based information on the prevention of school violence.


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