Concurrent Session:

“Bullying Beyond the Schoolyard”– Cyber Bullying and Internet Safety for Students

Donna Clark Love, B.S. Education, LCDC
Consultant, Clark-Love & Associates, Houston, Texas

Do you know what to do when Cyber Bullying spills into school? Since we are usually on the front lines, we need to know the “best practices’’ for preventing/ intervening in cyber- bullying. Are u aware of the most popular social craze for elementary/secondary students such as: YikYak, Reddit, Ooovoo, Poof by Cydia, Tinder &, Kik, ? Come and see ” research-based strategies” demonstrated through vignettes, video clips, & interactive scenarios.

“Branding Made Easy: Telling Your Story Through Social Media”

Frank Buck, Ed.D. in Educational Leadership
President, Frank Buck Consulting, Inc., Pell City, Alabama

If you don’t tell your school’s story, someone will, and it won’t be as flattering. Learn a social media strategy and how to make all of the components work together. It can be efficient, easy, and fun

“Connected Leadership: Surviving and Thriving in an Initiative-Filled World”

Melissa E. Gorla, M.A. – Villanova University, B.A. – Muhlenberg College
Principal, Skyview Upper Elementary School, Methacton School District, Eagleville, Pennsylvania

Being an educational leader is overwhelming – often it seems there are more initiatives than hours available. Connecting the dots between initiatives and culture builds a successful learning community. This session will offer practical strategies for school leaders to prompt them to think and act as a connected leader.

“Extraordinary Principals: Leading Equitable, High Achieving Schools”

Dionne V. McLaughlin
Assistant Professor, North Carolina Central University, Chapel Hill , North Carolina

This session examines the decisions expert principals made that resulted in increased performance for African American and Latino students in their schools. Case studies, program planning, and an equity audit will be conducted. This presenter has written a Corwin book about 21 principals that was published in 2015.

“From the Ground Up: Connecting to Build a Culture of Improvement”

Daniel P. Butler
Elementary Principal, Epworth and Farley Elementary Schools, Epworth, Iowa

Effective school leaders develop improvement systems that lead to continual growth. Participants will learn how data centers, assessment walls, instructional coaching, social media, and other tools have been utilized to increase student achievement, enhance public relations, while fostering a culture of improvement within the elementary school environment.

“Increasing Student Achievement Beyond the Bricks and Mortar”

Deborah B. Ford, MLIS
Director of Library Outreach, Junior Library Guild, Plain City, Ohio

Did you know you can use what you already have to improve student achievement? Analyzing your school library program and improving
its resources can level the playing field for every student. Participants in this session will learn five simple steps to
achieving the greatest impact- beyond the bricks and mortar

“7 Practical Tips to NURTURE Teachers to be their Best”

Wendy Claussen-Schoolmeester, Ed.D.
Professor of Education, Southwest Minnesota State University, Marshall, Minnesota

It’s time to cultivate a positive working/learning environment. This interactive session will provide 7 practical tips for principals to NURTURE their staff to become the best of the best. Principals will learn how to Nourish staff with effective praise, Unlock staffs’ unexpected happiness, Role model best practices & much more.

“Social Networking Safety”

Paul Davis
Speaker, Social Networking Safety, PDEXCO Inc, Woodbridge, Ontario, Canada

Social Media Safety. Accountability & Responsibility of Students When Online. Cyberbullying, Texting, Sexting, Digital Trails, Spcial Media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter) Handheld Devices & More. As delivered to 215,000 Students, 26,000 Parents, 1200 Principals & Law Enforcement Agencies. A dose of reality and common sense from an IT expert with 25yrs of experience.

Date :Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Time : 2.45 pm to 4.00 pm


Grace Taylor