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Cultivating Leaders To Reform School Culture, Carmalita Dillard, Amber Hurley, Dolores Gordon, Tene Evertt Mar 2020

Cultivating Leaders To Reform School Culture, Carmalita Dillard, Amber Hurley, Dolores Gordon, Tene Evertt

National Youth-At-Risk Conference Savannah

A school environment which chronically deals with disruptive students, high absenteeism and low student morale, may find traditional disciplinary consequences ineffective for changing the culture of the school. By using student leadership and empowerment opportunities, coupled with positive parental and behavioral contacts, the presenters will provide practical applications to transform and sustain a positive learning environment.


Four Pillars To Reducing Achievement Gaps In Urban Schools, Gastrid Harrigan Mar 2019

Four Pillars To Reducing Achievement Gaps In Urban Schools, Gastrid Harrigan

National Youth-At-Risk Conference Savannah

The culture of a school has far-reaching impacts over every aspect of the organization. Participants will be exposed to researched-based strategies, and ideas to revitalize their school culture for minorities in urban schools. Participants will learn ways to make positive shifts, build relational trust, and recharge their students, staff and school culture.


Building Impactful Instructional Leadership Teams That Bolster Student Growth And Achievement, Jason Stamper, Shatavia Elder Mar 2019

Building Impactful Instructional Leadership Teams That Bolster Student Growth And Achievement, Jason Stamper, Shatavia Elder

National Youth-At-Risk Conference Savannah

Are you a K-12 educational leader and have been searching for that high leverage initiative that will thrust your student growth and achievement to the next level? After attending this session, you will leave with a clear blueprint for establishing and maintaining a strong Instructional Leadership Team focused on the right work and equipped for unprecedented student growth and achievement.


Using Restorative Practices To Create A School District That Cares, Louis L. Fletcher Phd, Kim Boyd Psyd Mar 2018

Using Restorative Practices To Create A School District That Cares, Louis L. Fletcher Phd, Kim Boyd Psyd

National Youth-At-Risk Conference Savannah

Zero-tolerance became the rule in many school districts due to an increase in school-based violence, which served to silence student voices and led to the overrepresentation of minority students in discipline situations. Schools could adopt restorative approaches, but change cannot be sustained without fair processes at the district level. Thus, district policies should be aligned to restorative practices to increase the probability of district-wide success.


“Engaging Youth Leaders In Prevention Planning With Developmental Assets, Survey Data And Social Norming”, Joseph H. Markiewicz Mr Mar 2018

“Engaging Youth Leaders In Prevention Planning With Developmental Assets, Survey Data And Social Norming”, Joseph H. Markiewicz Mr

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PRESENTATION DESCRIPTION

Three (3) Learning Objectives:

  • To demonstrate how to engage youth (grades 6-12) in the prevention planning process through student leadership councils in the school and community domains. Also, how to engage the community and students to be actively involved in the reduction of substance abuse and other adolescent problem behaviors.
  • To demonstrate the connection between three prevention models, Communities That Care (CTC), 40 Developmental Assets, and Positive Community Social Norms. Focus will be placed on how the three prevention frameworks work together to support the Social Development Model of preventing substance abuse.
  • To share templates and other materials ...


Entrepreneurship Education Empowers Youth To Change Their Lives, Marianna Brashear, Jason Riddle Mar 2018

Entrepreneurship Education Empowers Youth To Change Their Lives, Marianna Brashear, Jason Riddle

National Youth-At-Risk Conference Savannah

The Foundation for Economic Education (FEE) aims at equipping Title 1 schools with free, hands-on, engaging materials that any teacher can facilitate either individually or in a classroom setting with no background in entrepreneurship necessary. These versatile lessons, courses, and workshops teach the entrepreneurial mindset optimizing opportunities for grades 8-12 students no matter which life/career path they choose.


Why Peer Intervention Is Viable, Cynthia L. Morton, Antoinette Dunstan, Candice Anderson, Monica Seeley Mar 2018

Why Peer Intervention Is Viable, Cynthia L. Morton, Antoinette Dunstan, Candice Anderson, Monica Seeley

National Youth-At-Risk Conference Savannah

Welcome to the "Age of Indifference". Unfortunately, our culture is so busy looking at our own problems and issues that we have systematically stopped caring about others. However, if our culture would embrace a system based on collaboration and compassion, we may lessen many social and psychological issues that impact youth today.


Confessions Of A Recovering Disciplinarian, Craig Lockhart Mar 2017

Confessions Of A Recovering Disciplinarian, Craig Lockhart

National Youth-At-Risk Conference Savannah

This presentation discusses, exposes, and confronts how student achievement is negatively impacted by poor school culture and climate. Discipline practices will be reviewed, and methods for establishing and sustaining a viable school-wide behavior management plan will be provided. This presentation equips the audience with the strategies to improve conditions in schools wishing to move to a better state of performance.


Teaching The Value Of Work Through School And Community Integration, Sharon Singleton, Jason Bossart Mar 2017

Teaching The Value Of Work Through School And Community Integration, Sharon Singleton, Jason Bossart

National Youth-At-Risk Conference Savannah

Bonnie Brae is a 100 year old residential treatment facility for youth at-risk. Recognizing a need to implement experiential learning into our school, we have effectively collaborated and partnered with numerous community non-profit organizations for work experience. Because of this integration, our boys are prepared to successfully transition from the residential environment knowing the importance of interpersonal skills and the value of work.


Sole (Self Organized Learning Environment) Time!, Hope Fuss Mar 2017

Sole (Self Organized Learning Environment) Time!, Hope Fuss

National Youth-At-Risk Conference Savannah

Welcome to SOLE Time! Imagine how your student’s perception of school would change if they were able to end each day choosing topics and creating amazing learning experiences with peers. SOLE (Self Organized Learning Environment) Time can improve student motivation and achievement levels in your classroom/school. The presenter will show how she took her elementary school through the implementation process of SOLE Time. Participants will leave with an overview of SOLE Time, implementation timelines, possible school schedules, and an online unit where they can begin their own SOLE journey and collaborate with colleagues.


At-Risk Students Score With Goal, Chris Ice, Mario Zavala Mar 2015

At-Risk Students Score With Goal, Chris Ice, Mario Zavala

National Youth-At-Risk Conference Savannah

Demographic projections predict that by the year 2050, two-thirds of public school children in Texas will be Hispanic. Embedded in this statistic are challenges including income, language, culture, and politics. GOAL is a proactive approach serving the needs of this growing community. Like other industries, education requires custom service for its constituents. GOAL is an exemplar of such service.