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      3rd Annual Summit on School Climate and Culture in Des Moines

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      August 13, 2018

      Monday   7:00 AM

      730 Third Street
      Des Moines, Iowa 50309

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      3rd Annual Summit on School Climate and Culture

      Complete event information available at  The Des Moines Public Schools is determined to improve School Climate and Culture through professional development, skill building and the application of best practices and research. Experts within the field of School Improvement agree that a positive School Climate and Culture is key to any sustained District, School and Student improvements. The conditions in which students learn and school staff work, are foundational and inexplicitly linked to student outcomes. Long term and sustainable success occur when adults and students work together to create a positive school climate.  The Des Moines Public Summit will bring educators and stakeholders from around the mid-west to work side-by-side with Global and National experts addressing 6 major strands:  Best Practices in Improving School Climate Multi-Tiered System of Supports Cultural Profiency Social, Emotional and Physical Health Stakeholder Engagement  Leadership  NEW THIS YEAR! We will be offering a new-to-teaching track for all teachers and staff members new to education. 2018 KEYNOTE SPEAKERS W. Kumau Bell Christopher Emdin Richard Van Acker University of Illinois - Chicago Emeritus Professor DA Douglas Anthony Douglas Anthony Prince George's County Public Schools Linda Bacon AMOS Let's Talk Project Volunteer HB Heidi Bagg Heidi Bagg Joshua Barr W. Kamau Bell Ryan Berg Kingsley Botchway Iowa City Community School District Director of Equity, Recruitment, & Engagement Kirsten Brown Eyes Open Iowa WISE Program Manager Sarah Bruch University of Iowa Assistant Professor, Director of the Social & Education Policy Research Program Jamin Carter Focus 5 Inc. consultant Lesleyann Christensen Des Moines Public Schools Community School Coordinator MC Megan Crouse Megan Crouse Nicole Ellis DMPS ELL Teacher Dr. Christopher Emdin HF Heather Farris Heather Farris Des Moines Public Schools Weeks Middle School Vice Principal David Ford Mississippi Bend AEA Director Dr. Mary Grinstead Des Moines Public Schools Director of Assessment, Data, and Evaluation HH Harvey Harrison Harvey Harrison Emily Helfgot Flocabulary Sararae Herrin Dr. Jill Johnson Drake University Mark Johnson Mission Monday Elementary Principal/Author Dr. Eddie Moore Jr. America & Moore, LLC Founder/Consultant Petra Lange Drake University Special Programs Coordinator Sean Layne Focus 5, Inc. Director DM Dee Martin Dee Martin AMOS "Let's Talk" & AmeriCORPS/VISTA Cirle Keeper, Mediator, and Community Refugee Coordinator Pam McDonnell Iowa Department of Education Consultant, English Language Acquisition and Immigrant Education Brian Mendler Jessica Minahan M.Ed., BCBA Author and National Consultant Dr. Barb Mitchell University of Missouri Gilmara Vila Nova Mitchell Heartland AEA Equity Consultant NM Nate Monson Nate Monson Iowa Safe Schools Executive Director Dr. Anthony Muhammad New Frontier 21, LLC CEO VN Vinh Nguyen Vinh Nguyen Des Moines Public Schools Bilingual Community Program Supervisor Brad Niebling Iowa Department of Education Bureau Chief, Learner Strategies and Supports Tierney Oberhammer Flocabulary Director of Production KO Kevin OConnor Kevin OConnor Broward County Public Schools, Florida Instructional Facilitator Stephanie Oppel The Robert D. Billie Ray Center at Drake University Associate Director, Applied Research & National Projects Dr. Olga Acosta Price Malisa Rader Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Human Sciences Specialist Sonia Reyes-Snyder Office of Latino Affairs, Iowa Department of Human Rights Executive Officer Brent Robins Des Moines Public Schools Dean of Students Phil Roeder Des Moines Public Schools Director of Communications CR Carrie Romo Carrie Romo Des Moines Public Schools Shannon Schott YSS Family Life Center Dr. Terrance Scott University of Louisville Professor, Director Bobbie Jo Sheridan DMPS Hiring & Training Specialist Becky Smith Iowa Safe Schools Iowa GSA Network Coordinator Dr. Joseph Spiess Des Moines Public Schools School Improvement Leader

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