Pittsburgh Theological Seminary will host the 27th annual Teacher Training Workshop Sat., Sept. 25 from 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Keynote speaker Saleem Ghubril, executive director, The Pittsburgh Program, will present “Teaching for Living: Experiencing Faith Beyond Sunday Mornings.” In addition to the keynote addresses, participants will attend two afternoon workshops of their choice.
The annual Teacher Training Workshop offers information and instruction for teachers of all grade levels. In addition to the keynote presentation, workshops will be offered on a variety of topics aimed at both new and seasoned teachers. This greatly loved fall workshop is co-sponsored by Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, Pittsburgh Presbytery, and Mt. Ararat Baptist Church.
Contact the Office of Continuing Education at 412-924-1345 or ConEd@testsite.pts.edu to register for this event. Before Sept. 9, the fee is $20 and includes lunch; after Sept. 9 is $25 and includes lunch; after Sept. 20 is $25 and does not include lunch. Brochure
Ghubril is a strong advocate for children and the city of Pittsburgh. An ordained Presbyterian minister with his M.Div. from Dubuque Theological Seminary, Ghubril has devoted his life to serving the people of his community through outreach programs and education. In 1985, Ghubril founded The Pittsburgh Project, a community development organization that fosters a sense of unity between young and old, and creates safe, stable, and dynamic neighborhoods. He is currently co-pastor of the Mosaic Community Presbyterian Church in Pittsburgh, and serves as the chair of the A+ Schools: Pittsburgh’s Community Alliance for Public Education, treasurer of The Buhl Foundation, and vice chair of the Pittsburgh Partnership for Neighborhood Development. In addition, Ghubril is a member of The Grable Foundation Community Cabinet and the Youth Crime Prevention Council Action Committee.
Pittsburgh Theological Seminary is a graduate professional institution of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A). Founded in 1794, the Seminary is located in Pittsburgh, Pa. and approximately 320 students are enrolled yearly in the degree programs. The Seminary prepares leaders who proclaim with great joy God’s message of good news in both word and deed. PTS is rooted in the Reformed history of faithfulness to Scripture and commitment to the Gospel of Jesus Christ.