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

The 24rd annual T.E.A.M. Conference will be held February 1 and 2, at Northeastern Illinois University, in Chicago. The event’s theme is Connecting People: Building Peaceful Schools and Communities, and features two days of dynamic workshops fostering social emotional learning. 

Speakers include Native Elders Momfeather Erickson and Ohsamin Judy Meister, as well as 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, Anti-Bullying Methods and 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 12-year-old Peace Pole.

See website for cost. 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 (PE) complex, at Northeastern Illinois University, 5500 North St. Louis Ave., Chicago. For more information or to register, call 773-442-5564 or visit