SSD Webinar Series Event: Guiding Principle #1, Climate and Prevention

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Add to Calendar 2014-02-27 15:30:00 2014-02-27 15:30:00 SSD Webinar Series Event: Guiding Principle #1, Climate and Prevention Description Continuing the efforts of the Federal Supportive School Discipline Initiative, the U.S. Departments of Justice and Education* are pleased to announce the next event in the 2014 Supportive School Discipline (SSD) Webinar Series. The Series is designed to increase awareness and understanding of school disciplinary practices that push youth out of school and many times into the justice system, and provide practical examples of alternative approaches that maintain school safety while ensuring academic engagement and success for all students. The third Webinar in the 2014 series, Guiding Principle 1: Fostering Positive School Climate through Prevention and Student Support, is scheduled for February 27, 2014, 3:30-5:00 p.m. ET. This Webinar will provide an in-depth review of Guiding Principle #1 as outlined within the Guiding Principles: A Resource Guide for Improving School Climate and Discipline, a key document in the recently released School Discipline Guidance Package.  In particular, it will walk through each Action Step identified for Principle #1 implementation, including exploring how each are being implemented by an expert panel of practitioners. These content experts bring deep knowledge of the practical realities associated with integrating Principle #1 strategies into current practice. The Webinar will also include a "tracking guide" that will allow participants to complete a short self-assessment aligned with the Action Steps of Guiding Principle #1 and a list of related resources to support effective implementation.   Presenters The Webinar will be moderated by David Osher, Ph.D. (American Institutes for Research, Washington, DC), and feature key experts in the field who have implemented elements of Principle #1, including: Virginia Dolan, Ph.D. (Coordinator of Behavior Supports and Interventions, Anne Arundel County Public Schools, MD), Nicholas Yoder, Ph.D. (Technical Assistant Consultant, Center for Great Teachers and Leaders, Chicago, IL), the Honorable Stephen J. Teske (Juvenile Court Judge, Clayton County Court, Jonesboro, GA), and Ricardo Martinez (Parents and Youth United, Denver, CO). Registration There is no registration fee. To register for this Webinar, please click on the link below.  You will receive a confirmation email shortly after you submit your registration from ncssle@air.org.  Please add that email address to your safe-senders list to ensure delivery to your e-mail inbox. If you do not receive the email confirmation within 5 minutes of registering, please check your spam folder.   Washington DC Washington DC noreply@air.org America/New_York public

Description

This Webinar provided an in-depth review of Guiding Principle #1 as outlined within the Guiding Principles: A Resource Guide for Improving School Climate and Discipline, a key document in the recently released School Discipline Guidance Package.  In particular, it walked through each Action Step identified for Principle #1 implementation, including exploring how each are being implemented by an expert panel of practitioners. These content experts brought deep knowledge of the practical realities associated with integrating Principle #1 strategies into current practice.

The Webinar also included a "tracking guide" that allowed participants to complete a short self-assessment aligned with the Action Steps of Guiding Principle #1 and a list of related resources to support effective implementation.  

Webinar Materials

Webinar Recording 
Presentation Slides (PDF) 
Tracking Guide (DOC)
Questions and Answers (Coming Soon)

Related Resources

Sample Code of Conduct: Student Handbook pgs4-15 Code o fConduct (PDF)
 
 

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