Dispute Resolution Systems Design for Educational Institutions
A 3-credit course, offered in conjunction with the Feerick Center for Social Justice, providing fieldwork experience as well as a potential internship opportunity. Topics include basic principles of corporate governance with an emphasis on not-for-profits and private education. Students will be trained to act as facilitators by experienced practitioners for the first regional school boards for the primary educational system of the Archdiocese of New York City. The course will provide students with the opportunity to attend board meetings and interview board members. The class will host speakers including leaders from public and non-profit organizations.
Transformative changes are taking place in the Archdiocese of New York City in connection with its primary educational system. This course will provide students with the opportunity to be part of implementing this new system of governance. The archdiocese includes approximately 119 regional schools with enrollment of over 50,000 students.