Touro University to give presentation on healthy environments and their effect on schools

Posted:   01/06/2013 01:02:46 AM PDT

Touro University California's Graduate School of Education, together with the Vallejo City Unified School District, is hosting a presentation in February about changing school culture by creating healthy environments and how they affect student learning. 

The main speaker will be educator Anthony Muhammed, a former teacher and administrator whose most notable accomplishment came as principal of Levey Middle School in Southfield, Mich., a National School of Excellence, where student proficiency on state assessments more than doubled in five years.

His presentation begins at 4:30 p.m. Feb. 7 at the campus, 1310 Club Drive, Mare Island, Vallejo. 

Established in 1971 primarily to enrich the Jewish heritage, Touro is a system of nonprofit institutions of higher and professional education. Besides several in California, it has branch campuses, locations and instructional sites in the New York and branch campuses and programs in Berlin, Jerusalem, Moscow, Paris, and Florida. 

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