Save the date and plan to attend the 2016 Conference on School Culture, Climate, and Positive Behavior Support on August 11-12, 2016 from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm at the SERESC Event & Conference Center in Bedford, NH.
This year’s conference theme is Transforming Practices, Strengthening Partnerships, Developing Leaders, and will include presentations by national leaders, New Hampshire educators, youth, and community partners, plus opportunities for teams to work together, including instruction on cutting-edge strategies for school improvement.
This two-day conference will focus on sharing examples, tools, and practices within a multi-tiered system of supports framework in order to help schools and communities to improve their culture, climate, and safety and features a youth strand to engage young people who are interested in learning about how to become leaders of and advocates for positive change to their school’s culture and climate.
Keynote Presentations include:
What Does It Take to Sustain PBIS? Lessons for Leaders presented by Kent McIntosh, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Special Education and Clinical Sciences, University of Oregon; and
Keeping Silos but Baking Better Bread: Integrating MTSS Efforts to Transform Practices, presented by Hank Bohanon, Ph.D. Professor, School of Education, Loyola University of Chicago
Who Should Attend:
Educators, paraeducators, school administrators, guidance counselors, related services providers, psychologists, university students, youth involved in student government, youth involved in diversity organizations, youth involved in leadership roles, athletes, youth requiring school support, and at-risk youth are encouraged to attend. School teams are highly encouraged to attend, and a special group rate is available for groups of 3 or more registrants. A limited number of free spaces are available for youth ages 12+.
All participants will receive a Certificate of Participation for 14 Staff Development Hours.
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Questions? Call 603.228.2084 or email us!
This conference is a collaboration between the UNH Institute on Disability, the New Hampshire Center for Effective Behavioral Interventions and Supports (NH CEBIS) at SERESC, Strafford Learning Center, the New Hampshire Department of Education, DHHS - Bureau of Behavioral Health, NH Communities for Children (Safe Schools Healthy Children Project), Granite State Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health, and Youth M.O.V.E. New Hampshire.