Lessons from the Field - Protecting Students by Preventing Aiding and Abetting Adult Sexual Misconduct

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- Add to Calendar 2022-07-20 15:00:00 2022-07-20 16:15:00 Lessons from the Field - Protecting Students by Preventing Aiding and Abetting Adult Sexual Misconduct Attention: State and District Leaders, School Administrators, Educators, Student Support Personnel, Parents, and Education Stakeholders The U.S. Department of Education is hosting a webinar series to address hot topics that are on the top of educators’ minds. After sharing federal updates, the series features lessons learned and best practices from faculty, staff, schools, districts, institutions of higher education, and other places of educational instruction. It also shares a variety of useful resources. On behalf of the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education’s Office of Safe and Supportive Schools, the National Center on Safe Supportive Learning Environments (NCSSLE) invites you to join the next Lessons from the Field webinar, Protecting Students by Preventing Aiding and Abetting Adult Sexual Misconduct. Date: Wednesday, July 20, 2022Time: 3:00 – 4:15 pm ET Please join the U.S. Department of Education, subject matter experts, and state and local education agencies as they share how schools and districts can inhibit the aiding and abetting of adult sexual misconduct. This is when staff who have engaged in adult sexual misconduct move to another school. This webinar will improve participants’ understanding of what aiding and abetting is and what practices and policies can help prevent it. Speakers/Panelists Ruth Ryder, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, U.S. Department of Education  Leslie Anderson, Senior Managing Director, Policy Studies Associates Stephanie Wilkerson, President, Magnolia Consulting Bronwyn Roberts, Strategic Director for the Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools Technical Assistance Center (REMS TA Center) and Project Director for the Title IV, Part A Technical Assistance Center (T4PA Center) Panel of Practitioners Michael Arakawa, Chief Compliance Investigator, Office of Educator Development, Licensure, and Family Engagement, State Department of Education, NV Nancy Pugliese, Chief, Bureau of Investigations and Professional Practice, Connecticut State Department of Education, CT Catherine Slagle, Director, Office of Professional Practices, Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, WA Webinar Materials The recording will be posted to this event page a day after the event.  Speaker Bios Slides Recording (Coming Soon!) Transcript (Coming Soon!) Related Resources This event will reference the following resources, which we encourage you to access in advance of the webinar to inform participation: Study of State Policies to Prohibit Aiding and Abetting Sexual Misconduct in Schools (ED) Fact Sheet Study of State Policies to Prohibit Aiding and Abetting Sexual Misconduct in Schools (ED) A Training Guide for Administrators and Educators on Addressing Adult Sexual Misconduct in the School Setting (ED) Registration You must register to participate in this presentation. Register Please contact NCSSLE if you have any questions. We look forward to sharing this information with you and hearing about the important work you are doing in your schools, communities, and states to meet the needs of students and staff. More on the Lessons from the Field Webinar Series To access archived materials from previous webinars and to find out what is coming next, go here. Online Online noreply@air.org America/New_York public

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Attention: State and District Leaders, School Administrators, Educators, Student Support Personnel, Parents, and Education Stakeholders

The U.S. Department of Education is hosting a webinar series to address hot topics that are on the top of educators’ minds. After sharing federal updates, the series features lessons learned and best practices from faculty, staff, schools, districts, institutions of higher education, and other places of educational instruction. It also shares a variety of useful resources.

On behalf of the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education’s Office of Safe and Supportive Schools, the National Center on Safe Supportive Learning Environments (NCSSLE) invites you to join the next Lessons from the Field webinar, Protecting Students by Preventing Aiding and Abetting Adult Sexual Misconduct.

Date: Wednesday, July 20, 2022
Time: 3:00 – 4:15 pm ET

Please join the U.S. Department of Education, subject matter experts, and state and local education agencies as they share how schools and districts can inhibit the aiding and abetting of adult sexual misconduct. This is when staff who have engaged in adult sexual misconduct move to another school. This webinar will improve participants’ understanding of what aiding and abetting is and what practices and policies can help prevent it.

Speakers/Panelists

  • Ruth Ryder, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, U.S. Department of Education 
  • Leslie Anderson, Senior Managing Director, Policy Studies Associates
  • Stephanie Wilkerson, President, Magnolia Consulting
  • Bronwyn Roberts, Strategic Director for the Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools Technical Assistance Center (REMS TA Center) and Project Director for the Title IV, Part A Technical Assistance Center (T4PA Center)
  • Panel of Practitioners
    • Michael Arakawa, Chief Compliance Investigator, Office of Educator Development, Licensure, and Family Engagement, State Department of Education, NV
    • Nancy Pugliese, Chief, Bureau of Investigations and Professional Practice, Connecticut State Department of Education, CT
    • Catherine Slagle, Director, Office of Professional Practices, Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, WA

Webinar Materials

Related Resources

This event will reference the following resources, which we encourage you to access in advance of the webinar to inform participation:

Please contact NCSSLE if you have any questions. We look forward to sharing this information with you and hearing about the important work you are doing in your schools, communities, and states to meet the needs of students and staff.

More on the Lessons from the Field Webinar Series

To access archived materials from previous webinars and to find out what is coming next, go here.


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