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Posted by: Chelsea Bennett on Aug 16, 2018

Centennial High School’s Cassie Bates was one of only four educators selected to participate in the Peace Teacher Program through the U.S. Institute for Peace, The Tennessean reports. This congressionally funded program provides resources and professional development in order to bring themes of global peace and conflict resolution into the selected educator’s classrooms and communities. Bates will be leading Centennial High’s participation in the International Day of Peace on Sept. 21. Additionally, she will undertake the challenge of sharing international peacemaking principals and conflict resolution skills with other Tennessee educators and the community.