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Breakout Sessions**

**Sessions and speakers subject to change. Please check back often.

 

LAS VEGAS BREAKOUT SESSIONS
Sessions and speakers subject to change. Please check back often.

Presenter: Tracie Berry-McGhee
Title: I’m a Keeper!

Presenter: Dr. Shaheen Shariff
Title: Defining the Lines on Cyberbullying

Presenter: Brian Mendler
Title: Power Struggles Unplugged

Presenters: Mark Johnson & Sam Stecher
Title: Proactive Choice: A Classroom Discipline Intervention That Fosters Brain Activity, Student Ownership, and Positive Relationships (K-12)

Presenter: Rick Shaw
Title: Lessons Learned from Sandy Hook: Key Insights Every Educator Needs to Know about Student Safety

Presenter: Baruti Kafele
Title: Closing the Attitude Gap

Presenter: Rick Shaw
Title: Student Liabilities: Addressing Your Biggest Threat (to Your Students, Reputation & Bottom Line)

Presenter: Stephanie Plain Potter
Title: The Writing Buzz: Taking the Sting Out of Writing

Presenter: Dave Derpak
Title: School Climate Control: Transforming School Climate through Caring

Presenter: Brian Mendler
Title: Motivating and Managing Hard to Reach, Uninterested and Disruptive Students

Presenter: Jacque Wisnauskas
Title: Living Aspie: Navigating the Neuro-typical World

Presenter: Mike Paget
Title: TBA

Presenter: Stephanie Jensen
Title: Survive the Hive: Key Strategies to Aid Young Women in Cultivating Healthy Relationships

Presenter: Cheri Dill-Schenkar
Title: Decrease Vocabulary and Reading Gaps with Strategies that Guarantee All Students Participate, not Disrupt

Presenter: Dr. David Steinberg
Title: Lead Like the Legends

Presenter: Kathy Byrd
Title: Becoming a Lady of Distinction

Presenter: Dr. Thomas Armstrong
Title: Making the Words Come Alive: The Multiple Intelligences of Reading and Writing

Presenter: Mary Fisk, Jennifer Rook, Brenda Blue, Mary Beth Roulston
Title: Check-In and Check-Out: A Tier II Behavior Intervention

Presenter: Dr. Thomas Armstrong
Title: ADHD Alternatives in the Classroom:  Practical Strategies to Improve Behavior and Attention Span in All Kids

Presenters: Radha Patel, Tonya Riley, Natalie Jones, Amanda Lamza, Denise Alcover
Title: Got Guidance? How's That workin' for Ya?

Presenter: Baruti Kafele
Title: Closing the Attitude Gap

Presenter: Lisa Navarra
Title: Are You Listening? Interventions to Motive the Unfocused

Presenter: Dr. Tom Maglisceau
Title: Life Class: Transitional Preparedness for Transformational Students

Presenter: Carol Miller
Title: Are Your Girls Star Bound? A Journey in Leadership and Empowerment

Presenter: David Foster
Title: After-School to In-School Cyberbullying and Violence

Presenter: Dr. Greg Richards
Title: Ethics Lessons to Inspire Bystanders and Improve Student Peer Relationships

Presenter: Dr. Kelli Jette
Title: Zero-Tolerance Policies: The School to Prison Pipeline

Presenter: Brenda Prestage
Title: Empower Teachers, Encourage Students, Elevate Learning

Presenter: Steven Bridge
Title: Differentiation in Mathematics: How to Reach All Learners

Presenter: Stephanie Jensen
Title: Teaching Social Skills in Schools: Interventions to Support Social Emotional Learning

Presenter: Dr. Greg Richards
Title: Insights from Brain Research on Adolescent Behavior and Risk-Taking

Presenters: Tamika McPherson & Dr. Peri-Anne Chobot
Title: Alternative Programming for the Disenfranchised Learning Disabled High School Student

Presenter: Felicia Richardson
Title: Managing the Student-Centered Classroom


ATLANTA BREAKOUT SESSIONS
Sessions and speakers subject to change. Please check back often.

Presenter: Dr. Shaheen Shariff
Title: Defining the Lines on Cyberbullying

Presenter: Kip Jones
Title: TBA

Presenter: Rick Shaw
Title: Lessons Learned from Sandy Hook: Key Insights Every Educator Needs to Know about Student Safety

Presenter: Rick Shaw
Title: Student Safety and Social Media: Liability vs. Plausible Deniability

Presenter: Vaughn Baker
Title: Behavior Pattern Recognition for School Violence

Presenter: Carol McCloud
Title: How to Create Your Bucketfilling Environment

Presenter: Joree Rosenblatt
Title: Practicing Mindfulness: How to Optimize Social and Emotional Development in Children

Presenter: Mark Johnson & Sam Stecher
Title: Proactive Choice: A Classroom Discipline Intervention that Fosters Brain Activity, Student Ownership, and Positive Relationships (K-12)

Presenter: Baruti Kafele
Title: Closing the Attitude Gap

Presenter: Brad Chapin
Title: Self-Regulation Skills in the Classroom

Presenter: Carolyn Strong
Title: Black Girl Blues: An Examination of Intra-racial Bullying

Presenters: Felicia Richardson & Shawn Foster
Title: Managing the Student-Centered Classroom

Presenter: Rosie Cooper-Neary
Title: Transforming In-school Suspension into a Positive and Effective Tool for Changing Behavior

Presenter: Susan Bowman
Title: How to Help Children and Adolrescernts Who Self-Injure Using Creative Media

Presenter: Dr. Bob Bowman
Title: Motivating Discouraged Students: Unique Approaches for Encouraging Self-Change in Disconnected Young People

Presenter: Brian Mendler
Title: Power Struggles Unplugged

Presenter: Brian Mendler
Title: The Teacher That Changed My Life

Presenter: Mike Paget
Title: TBA

Presenter: Dr. Deb Leach
Title: TBA

Presenter: Jodi Green
Title: How Implementing Bullying Prevention Programs can Improve Student Achievement

Presenters: Lori Woodley & Denise Riccio-Fournerat
Title: From Bully to Builder - Discovering the Way to Lead Through Compassion

Presenter: Joyce Davis
Title: Pearl Girlz Education & Empowerment Program

Presenter: Felicia Shepherd
Title: OMG! Not Another Mean Girl: How to Help Girls with Relational Aggession

Presenter: Kyra Kelly
Title: Media, Body Image and Gender Identity- How Social Media Impacts Young Women and How We Can Help

Presenter: Dr. Greg Richards
Title: Ethics Lessons to Inspire Bystanders and Improve Student Peer Relationships

Presenter: Major Loyd Stewart
Title: Are You Ready for a Crisis?

Presenter: Rick Shaw
Title: Student Safety and Social Media: Liability vs. Plausible Deniability

Presenter: Vaughn Baker
Title: Behavior Pattern Recognition for School Violence

Presenter: Gary Sigrist
Title: Bomb Threat Protocols for Schools

Presenter: Dr. Marta Garrett
Title: Sandtray Interventions for Adolescents Dealing with Grief and Loss

Presenter: Stephen Boyd
Title: Chaos to Character: Classroom Management Strategies that Lead to Behavior Change!

Presenter: Cheryl LaRue
Title: I Have One Nerve Left, and You Are Standing On It!

Presenters: Garrett Brudage, Tameka Singh & Michael Benjamin
Title: Teaching Expectations and Setting Students Up for Success Behaviorally and Academically

Presenter: Laurie Cook
Title: From ISS to Success


NIAGARA FALLS BREAKOUT SESSIONS
Sessions and speakers subject to change. Please check back often.

Presenter: Richard Guerry
Title: Teaching Public & Permanent: Cyberbullying & Other Cyber Issues Prevention Made Simple

Presenter: Dr. Shaheen Shariff
Title: Defining the Lines on Cyberbullying

Presenter: Brian Mendler
Title: Power Struggles Unplugged

Presenters: Dave Derpak & Chris Parker
Title: School Climate Control: Transforming School Climate through Caring

Presenter: Brad Chapin
Title: Self-Regulation Skills in the Classroom

Presenter: Shawn Hunt, Alena Zachery-Ross, Carla Turner-Laws
Title: Equipping Leaders to Close the Achievement Gap While Conquering Poverty

Presenter: Steph Jensen
Title: Survive the Hive: Key Strategies to Aid Young Women in Cultivating Healthy Relationships

Presenter: Dr. Greg Richards
Title: Ethics Lessons to Inspire Bystanders and Improve Student Peer Relationships

Presenter: Rick Shaw
Title: Student Liabilities: Addressing Your Biggest Threat (to Your Students, Reputation & Bottom Line)

Presenter: Rick Shaw
Title: Lessons Learned from Sandy Hook: Key Insights Every Educator Needs to Know about Student Safety

Presenter: James Davis
Title: Bullying in the Age of Technology

Presenter: Larry Dieringer
Title: Schoolwide Discipline and Student Support: Developing an Integrated, Restorative, Multi-tiered Approach

Presenter: Dr. Greg Richards
Title: Insights from Brain Research on Adolescent Behavior and Risk-Taking

Presenter: Rick Shaw
Title: Student Safety and Social Media: Liability vs. Plausible Deniability