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18th Dealing with Difference Institute
May 17-18, 2011
Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL

General Information

Location: WIU Multicultural Center, Murray Street (C.T. Vivian Way), Macomb, Illinois. A link to a campus map and parking instructions will be included with registration confirmations.

Professional Development: Western Illinois University is an ISBE Approved Provider for Professional Development (#10634). The 2011 DWDI will provide up to 11 hours development activity that could be applied towards teacher re-certification, subject to the teacher's Certificate Renewal Plan and approval by the teacher's Local Professional Development Committee. Participation verification forms will be available at the Institute.

Undergraduate and Graduate Credit Opportunities: Participants interested in earning course credit for the institute through the College of Education and Human Services should email Dr. J. Q. Adams, Department of Educational and Interdisciplinary Studies, at Students interested in earning course credit ("Race, Class and Gender") through the College of Arts and Sciences should contact Dr. Aimee Shouse, Women's Studies, at 309-298-2214.

Special Needs: Western Illinois University complies with all applicable federal and state nondiscrimination laws, orders, and regulations. The University is an Affirmative Action and Equal Oppportunity institution and affirms its committment to nondiscrimination in all programs and activities.

Lodging: A Partial List of Lodging Options in Macomb:
Best Western (309-836-6700)
Days Inn (309-833-5511)
Hampton Inn (309-833-3154)
Inselhaus B&B (309-837-5400)
Super 8 (309-836-8888)

Dealing with Difference Institute Planning Committee:
J. Q. Adams, Western Illinois University
Richard Hazley, Trinity Higher Education Corporation
Mikki Meadows, Eastern Illinois University
Diane Nyhammer, Rock Valley College
Joyce H. Reed, Lincoln College
Janice R. Welsch, Western Illinois University

Sponsors: Western Illinois University's Expanding Cultural Diversity Project and Center for Innovation in Teaching and Research and the Illinois Association for Cultural Diversity.

Questions? Please contact Janice R. Welsch ( / 309-298-2057) or J. Q. Adams ( / 309-298-3698)