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2019 Student Engagement Conference: Full Schedule (subject to change)

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Day 1: Wednesday, July 24

Session Time Title
  8:00am Registration/Breakfast Memorial Hall
  8:45am Welcome Remarks Memorial Hall
Keynote 9:00am

Getting Relationships Right

Kent Pekel, Ph.D., Search Institute, CEO
Memorial Hall
  9:45am- 10:00am Break
Room Time Johnson Room Ski-U-Mah Room Thomas Swain Room Minnesota Room
Session 1 10:00am- 11:10am Going Deeper with Developmental Relationships
Search Institute
K-12
Systematic Supports for Promoting Graduation
University of Minnesota, ICI
K-12
What Makes a Reading Intervention Effective? Key Components for Academic Success and Engagement
PRESS
Elementary
C&C App
ETI
  11:10am Break
Session 2 11:20am- 12:30pm Evidence-Based Student Engagement Strategies
Amy Reschly
K-12
Differentiating Between Performance and Acquisition Deficits
Clay Cook/IM4
MS/HS
Check and Connect: Creating Leaders of Change and Combating the School-to-Prison Pipeline
The Student Advocacy Center of Michigan
K-12
C&C Info Session
Check & Connect Trainer
Lunch 12:30pm Break
Session 3 1:30pm- 2:40pm Increasing Family Engagement with Culturally Responsive Mentors
University of South Florida
K-12
A Large District’s Implementation of Check & Connect, Stakeholder Perception, and Building for Capacity
Dekalb County
MS/HS
How to Increase Students’ Behavioural and Emotional Engagement in the ESL Classroom: A Case Study
Ivanna Thenoux
HS
C&C Fidelity Dive
Check & Connect Trainer
  2:40pm Break
Session 4 2:50pm- 4:00pm The Success of Implementing Social Emotional Learning and Trauma Informed Practices within an MTSS from Preschool through 12th Grade.
Kansas MTSS and Alignment, KSDE TASN
K-12
Student Engagement Instrument
Amy Reschly
3-12
How a School Built a Mentorship Community Based on Trauma Responsive Care
Red Lion, PA
High School
C&C Implementation Network Launch
Check & Connect Trainer

Day 2: Thursday, July 25

Session Time Title
  8:30am Breakfast: Memorial Hall
Keynote 9:00am

Educating The Current "Worst" Generation: Accepting Kids for Who They Are Rather Than Who We Want Them To Be

Kelvin Oliver, M.Ed., Leaving the Village
Memorial Hall
  9:45am Break
Room Time Johnson Room Ski-U-Mah Room Thomas Swain Room Minnesota Room
Session 5 10:00am- 11:10am Restorative Practices: Alternatives to Suspension
Leaving the Village
K-12
Just the Stats, Please
Sumner Elementary School
Elementary
Check and Connect: The transition of Pinellas County Schools from a small grant in 2010 to sustainability and beyond in 2019
Pinellas County School Board
K-12
Author Feature: Student Engagement Intervention Handbook
Dr. Sandy Christianson &
Dr. Amy Reschly
  11:10am Break
Session 6 11:20am- 12:30pm Understanding Student Disengagement as a Means to Best Target Support. A Case of Two South African High Schools
University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
High School
Cultural Liaisons Enhancing Belonging in Minnesota Schools: A Panel
Moorhead Area Public Schools
K-12
After-School Programs: Developing Confidence and Skills to Achieve Academic Success
Keystone Services and U Connect
Middle
Engage SEI Preview: Online Administration Option for the Student Engagement Instrument
Check & Connect & ETI
Lunch 12:30pm Lunch Memorial Hall
Session 7 1:30pm- 2:40pm Supporting Students Using Universal Person-Centered Strategies that Promote Social and Emotional Skill Development
Rachel Freeman, Institute on Community Integration
K-12
Partnering with Immigrant Families, Parents of English Learners (ELs) and ELs with Disabilities
Charity Funfe Tatah Mentan, National Center on Educational Outcomes
K-12
AmeriCorps Promise Fellows: Increasing Engagement through the Power of Collaboration
Minnesota Alliance for Youth
MS/HS
C&C Implementation Network Onboarding
Check & Connect Trainer
  2:40pm Break
Closing Plenary Session 2:50pm- 3:15pm

Engaging Student Voice

High School for the Performing Arts, St. Paul, MN
Memorial Hall
  3:15pm Collect Evaluations/Provide CEUs
Memorial Hall

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