Peer Mediation Club

In a Nutshell...

by Lyn Bush, 5th Grade Counselor and Facilitator
What is Peer Mediation? 
 
Peer Mediation is a PROCESS in which students facilitate discussions between parties in conflict, helping the parties work together toward a solution that is agreeable to all.
 
Why have a club?
 
At Koontz Intermediate, we focus on giving back to our community. By creating a Peer Mediation Club, we are able to meet regularly, create a "club" atmosphere for our participants and help them gain ownership of the process. We just thought it would be a great way to go!
 
What qualities do I need in order to be a member of the Peer Mediation Club?
 
...be a good listener
...be able to be neutral in the discussion
...always trying to help SOLVE the problem
...keeps the conflict between those involved only
...is a team builder
...is dependable and trustworthy
 
INTERESTED? 
 
We will begin our meetings in the fall of 2017. Check back for more important information. Also, watch our announcements for up to date news.