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Good Schools IX / Creating Safe and Supportive Schools

Tuesday, Mar 25, 2014 | 1:00pm

(Tuesday, March 25 - Public Sessions)

Click here for video of the public sessions. 

Welcome

Leo Casey, Executive Director, Albert Shanker Institute

Schools that are Safe and Supportive; Discipline that is Fair and Effective

Pedro Noguera, Peter L. Agnew Professor of Education, Steinhardt School, New York University; Executive Director, Metropolitan Center for Urban Education
Discussion
Randi Weingarten, President, American Federation of Teachers & Albert Shanker Institute
Discussion

Framing the Problem: Bias, Perception and Practice 

Judith Browne Dianis, Co-Director, Advancement Project 
Discussion
Sharon Davies, Executive Director, Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race & Ethnicity; Gregory H. Williams Chair in Civil Rights & Civil Liberties, Moritz College of Law, The Ohio State University
Discussion

Finding Solutions

Overview of Effective Programs and Practices
David Osher, Vice President, American Institutes for Research; Principal Investigator, National Center on Safe and Supportive Learning Environments
Restorative Practices/Peer Mediation
Tom Roderick, Executive Director, Morningside Center for Teaching Social Responsibility
Wraparound Mental Health and Social Services
Terri D. Wright, Director, Center for School, Health and Education, American Public Health Association
Discussion

(Wednesday, March 26 - Private Sessions)

Working Together to Strengthen Policy

Discussion Leaders:
Michael Mulgrew, President, United Federation of Teachers
Connie Cuttle, Director of Professional Development, NYC Department of Education,  Office of School and Youth Development
Susan Solomon, Executive Vice President, United Educators of San Francisco
Matt Haney, San Francisco Board of Education, Author, Resolution on Safe Schools

Finding and Implementing Effective Programs and Policies  

David Osher, Vice President, American Institutes for Research; Principal Investigator, National Center on Safe and Supportive Learning Environments 
Susan Barrett, Director, PBIS Regional Training and Technical Assistance Center, Sheppard Pratt Health System
Tom Roderick, Executive Director, Morningside Center for Teaching Social Responsibility

Finding the Resources to Move Forward 

Robert Kim, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Strategic Operations and Outreach, Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education
Jane Sundius, Director, Education and Youth Development Program, Open Society Institute–Baltimore
Ann Bradley, Director, AFT Innovation Fund
Moderator: Kavitha Mediratta, Programme Executive, Children and Youth, Atlantic Philanthropies

Where Do We Go from Here?

Leo Casey, Executive Director, Albert Shanker Institute