Human Trafficking Conference
Human Trafficking: Interrupting the Pathway to Victimization
was held on Friday, May 1, 2015 at the University of Miami.
Click here for online coverage and conference handouts.
The Melissa Institute
UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI
SCHOOL of EDUCATION
& HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
20th Annual Conference
May 6, 2016
Newman Alumni Center
University of Miami
6200 San Amaro Drive
Coral Gables, FL 33146
SCHOLARSHIPS FOR 2015
Institute nurtures the work of young scientists by
awarding annual scholarships to support doctoral
students' dissertation research in the field of
violence prevention. The 2015 winners have been announced!
See the Winners!
Please create a “Save the Date” for the 20th Annual Conference on May 6, 2016 at the Newman Alumni Center, University of Miami.
A Framework for Understanding
and Teaching Literacy
The site was developed by Dr. Dale Willows of the University of Toronto, a member of both the National Reading panel and the Scientific Board of the Institute.
The Melissa Institute has introduced the www.readingteacher.net website to support educators in developing effective and engaging literacy programs across the elementary grades.
Read "The Art of Presence"
Promoting peaceful alternatives
to violence and providing educational programs to the community for nearly twenty years!
Do you have a short story or comment about how your involvement with The Melissa Institute has affected you in some way? Did you learn something from our websites, from attending one of our conferences, or participating in one of our seminars?
Please share with us as we start into our 20th year. Send your comments to Frank@melissainstitute.org. Please give us your name and a phone number where we can contact you. We may want to publish your story on our website or in our Community Report. Please let us hear from you.
Read our 2015 Report to the Community - Synergy - to learn more about our activities. Click image to download.