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2016 Bullying Prevention Symposium: Your Journey to a Bully-free School
Session Number: 055384
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One out of every four students report being bullied during the school year.* Students who experience bullying are at increased risk for depression, anxiety, sleep difficulties, and poor school adjustment. The 2016 Bullying Prevention Symposium will provide current information regarding bullying programs, cyber-bullying, laws, and other relevant content to aid in your journey of providing a bully-free school for students. *National Center for Educational Statistics, 2015.

Short Title Bullying Symposium Long Title 2016 Bullying Prevention Symposium: Your Journey to a Bully-free School
PDAS Objectives II-2,IV-2 TTESS Codes 3.1,3.2,3.3,4.3
TPESS Codes 3a,4b,4d,4e,5d Credit Type CPE
Audience Type
Administrators, Nurses, Bus Drivers / Transportation, Counselors / Social Workers, Curriculum Directors, zMentors, Instructional Paraprofessional, Principals, Substitute Teachers, Teachers Grade Levels
Content is not grade-level specific
Session Start End Schedule
055384 06/23/2016 08:30am 06/23/2016 03:00pm 08:30 am - 03:00 pm
Venue City Location Duration
In Person Only Kilgore, TX Region 7, Cedar All 05:00
Workshop Fees $100.00 Standard Fee
Fee Waived for members of *Employees of Region 7 ESC
Fee Waived for members of Professional School Counselor
Fee Waived for members of School Safety Coop
Fee Waived for members of Title I Complete Service Package
Fee Waived for members of Nurses, Health & PE Coop
Fee Waived for members of Title I Prof Dev Support
$75.00 for members of *Region 7 Districts /Charters
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Presenter Justin W. Patchin, Ph.D. in Criminal Justice, Professor of Criminal Justice at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Dr. Patchin has presented on various topics relating to juvenile justice, school violence, policy and program evaluation, and adolescent Internet use and misuse at academic conferences and training seminars across the United States. His first book The Family Context of Childhood Delinquency explores the role of parenting in the prevention and intervention of serious delinquent behaviors of children. Since 2002, his research has focused on online adolescent behavior. His award-winning book "Bullying Beyond the Schoolyard: Preventing and Responding to Cyberbullying" (co-authored with Sameer Hinduja) examines the ways adolescents use technology to cause harm to their peers (and what adults can do about it). Dr. Patchin also co-authored "Cyberbullying Prevention and Response: Expert Perspectives and School Climate 2.0: Preventing Cyberbullying and Sexting One Classroom at a Time" with Sameer Hinduja. Their most recent book "Words Wound: Delete Cyberbullying and Make Kindness Go Viral," written for teens, was published in December of 2013. He has also published in a number of academic and professional journals and magazines. Dr. Patchin has spoken at the White House and the FBI Academy, and has appeared on CNN, NPR, and in the New York Times to discuss issues related to teens use and misuse of technology.

Curtis Clay, B.A., Associate Director of the School Safety Education Division of the Texas School Safety Center
Mr. Clay is a nationally recognized speaker and has conducted numerous trainings on school violence, dating violence, and sexual assault prevention to schools and universities. Since the inception of the Texas School Safety Center in 1999, he has been an integral part of school safety and youth violence prevention and is well versed in school safety and security assessments and emergency management planning.

Lois Hickman, M.Ed., Director of Business Development for The NED Show
Ms. Hickman has served with All for KIDZ as the Director of Business Development for the NED Show School Assembly for the past three years. She served as a National Literacy Consultant for McGraw-Hill School Education for nine years and as an elementary classroom teacher and literacy coach for five years. She was also a presenter at the 2014 National Bullying Prevention Conference.

Adrian Knight, M.Ed., Region 7 CTE & Safety Coordinator
Mr. Knight is a 24-year veteran of Texas public schools. He started his career as an Agriculture Science and Secondary Math teacher. He later became an Assistant Principal, Principal, and District Coordinator. Currently, he is the CTE and School Safety Coordinator at Region 7 ESC, and is also a T-TESS, T-PESS, and AEL trainer.

Angie Trull, M.Ed., Elementary Principal at Rains ISD
Ms. Trull has served at Rains ISD for sixteen years, currently as the Elementary Principal. She received her Bachelor of Science in Education at Stephen F. Austin State University and Master of Education from East Texas State University. Ms. Trull presented "RTI: Making the Pieces Fit" and "Keeping the Fire Alive" at the 2014 TEPSA Conference.

Quentin Woods, Ed.D., Region 7 Special Education Specialist
Dr. Woods is a 19 year veteran of Texas public schools. He started his career as an English teacher and football coach. He later became an assistant principal, principal, and district coordinator. Currently, he is a Special Education Specialist at Region 7 ESC where he works specifically in the areas of Secondary Differentiated Instruction, Transition/VAC, RtI Academic and Behavior, and T-TESS, T-PESS, and AEL training. He is a published author and serves as an adjunct professor.
Registration Deadline 06/16/2016 11:59pm
Message Cancellation deadline June 19th.

Continuing Education credits will be available for social workers at each session attended.

Breakout sessions will be limited to 30 participants per session and filled on a first come, first serve basis.

08:30 am - 11:30 am Keynote presentation
11:30 am - 12:45 pm Lunch on your own
12:45 pm - 01:45 pm Breakout Session
01:45 pm - 02:00 pm Break
02:00 pm - 03:00 pm Breakout Session
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Internet registration is not allowed for this session. Please contact registrar.
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Ms. Sherri Wright Ms. Tanya Hicks
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(903)988-6809 (903)988-6848
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