Bethel Hosts "Summer Institute for Teachers"

Bethel will offer a three-day “Summer Institute for Teachers” on June 8 - 10. Participants can earn up to nine CRUs or three graduate credits. The cost is $100.00 per day and includes a continental breakfast, lunch and snacks.

Topics include:

“Differentiated Discussion” on June 8 presented by Jim Bennett, director of curriculum at Wa-Nee Schools, and Dina Koble, High School English teacher/staff developer at Northwood High School. “Diversity in the Classroom” on June 9 presented by Alma C. Powell, educational consultant. “Response to Intervention” on June 10 presented by Ginger Miller, Ph.D, project coordinator at Blumberg Center.

Participants may choose to take one, two or all three days of the seminar. Graduate credits (EDUC505 Seminar in Education) may be purchased for an additional cost of $250.00 per credit hour.

Daily agenda is as follows:

8:00 - 8:30 a.m. – Registration and Breakfast 8:30 - 11:45 a.m. – Morning Session 11:45 - 12:30 p.m. – Lunch provided on campus 12:30 - 3:30 p.m. – Afternoon Session

The registration deadline is May 15. Registration is limited to the first 65 participants per session. For more information, e-mail Angela Overmyer at

Bethel College is an accredited Christian college of the arts and sciences offering associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees in more than 50 areas of study. The current enrollment of more than 2,000 includes students from 34 states and Puerto Rico, 20 countries, more than 25 denominations and 16 percent from culturally diverse backgrounds. Scholarships are available based upon a variety of factors including academic achievement, talent in the arts or athletics, ethnicity and church affiliation. In addition to its 75 wooded acre main campus in Mishawaka, Ind., Bethel also offers specific academic programs at sites in Elkhart, Ind., Fort Wayne, Ind., Dowagiac, Mich., and St. Joseph, Mich. Nursing programs are also offered in cooperation with Grace College in Winona Lake, Ind.