Bullying Conference


Bullying Conference

Northern Illinois University's 5th Annual Conference:

Bullying: How Schools Can Respond


Wednesday, October 21, 2015
8 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

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Bullying Conference

Gabel Hall, Learning Center North, DeKalb and
University Center of Lake County, Grayslake


The goal of this professional development conference is to inform and educate administrators, teachers, counselors, and staff members about how they can respond to the issue of bullying in their schools. This event is co-sponsored by the College of Education Office of External & Global Programs and College of Liberal Arts and Sciences External Programming.

Professional Development Hours for licensed educators and Continuing Education Units will be available upon request for those completing the conference.

Speakers (subject to change):

Live in DeKalb - Videoconferencing to Grayslake
Keynote Speaker: Dorothy L. Espelage, Ph.D., Professor, Educational Psychology, University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign, "Bullying Prevention: Promoting Healthy Behaviors and Positive School Climate."

Christine Malecki, Professor and Director of the School Psychology Program, Department of Psychology and Michelle Demaray, Professor, Department of Psychology, "Working with Parents to Address Bullying Situations."

Live in Grayslake - Videoconferencing to DeKalb
Megan Sayre, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, VOICES Founder; Joe Alger, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, VOICES Sponsor; Courtney Plaza, GNHS teacher and VOICES Sponsor and with students from Grayslake North High School, Ana Sabaj, GNHS Senior, VOICES Student Advisor, Megan Fosco, GNHS Senior, VOICES Student Advisor, Fallon Rhoads, GNHS Senior, VOICES Student Advisor, "Voices: How Grayslake North High School Students are Changing the Culture of Their Community."


TENTATIVE PROGRAM

8 - 8:40 a.m.
Check In

8:40 a.m.
Welcome

8:45 - 9:45 a.m.
Live in DeKalb - Videoconferencing to Grayslake
"Working with Parents to Address Bullying Situations"
Christine Malecki, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Psychology, Northern Illinois University and Michelle Demaray, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Psychology, Northern Illinois University

9:50 a.m.
Break

10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Live in DeKalb - Videoconferencing to Grayslake
Keynote Address: "Bully Prevention: Promoting Healthy Behaviors and Positive School Climate"
Dorothy L. Espelage, Ph.D., Professor, Educational Psychology, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

12:10 - 1:10 p.m.
Networking lunch (Blackhawk Annex)

1:15 - 2:15 p.m.
Live in Grayslake - Videoconferencing to DeKalb
"Voices: How Grayslake North High School Students are Changing the Culture of Their Community"
Megan Sayre, social worker, Grayslake North High School and students from Grayslake North High School

2:15 - 2:30 p.m.
Evaluation


Some comments from past participants:

"Presenters were knowledgeable about their content and I thought they all did an excellent job."

"All presentations gave me information that I will bring back and try to implement at my school."

"Content was very useful."

"I will go back and share a lot of the information with fellow teachers." 


Early Bird Fee: $99 per person ($125 after September 30, 2015)
Includes continental breakfast, networking lunch, resource materials.
PDH or CEUs available upon request.


For more information, please contact:

College of Education
Office of External & Global Programs
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL 60115
Phone: 815-753-6907
ceduexternal@niu.edu

Bullying Conference

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Bullying Conference

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
External Programming
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL 60115
Phone: 815-753-5200
LASEP@niu.edu

Bullying Conference