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Natural Awakenings Chicago

T.E.A.M. Comes to Chicago in February

Dec 28, 2011 12:30PM

The 23rd annual T.E.A.M. Conference will be held February 3 and 4, at Northeastern Illinois University, in Chicago. The event’s theme is Connecting People: Building Peaceful Schools and Communities.

Speakers include Native Elders Momfeather Erickson and Ohsamin Judy Meister, as well as Ray Piagentini, Lori Frank, Michelle Cummings and other experts on leadership, community and education.

Among the dozens of workshops are topics such as Brain-Based Creativity, Social Emotional Learning, Health and Relaxation, Wisdom of Elders, Facilitating Groups, Wilderness Skills, Personal Growth and Anti-Bullying Suicide Prevention.

Throughout the weekend, attendees can attend sessions, visit the Rainbow Peace Fire Lodge, walk through a labyrinth, try a crate-climbing session, shop for books and handmade items at the vendor fair and see the 11-year-old Peace Pole.

Cost is $120: $100 before January 5. Group rate discounts and single workshop rates are available. Continuing education units (CEU) and continuing professional development units are available at no extra cost. Location: Physical Education (P.E.) complex, at Northeastern Illinois University, 5500 North St. Louis Ave., Chicago.

For more information or to register, call 773-442-5564, email [email protected] or visit