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SEPTEMBER 18

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Exploring the Impact of Safety, Mental Health & Equity in the Classroom

No matter what your role in education may be, you know that the field is shifting. How can you meet the moment with enthusiasm and confidence? Find out at The Road Forward Symposium, where specialists in the field of education will share insights based on their area of expertise, from conflict resolution in the classroom to increasing student well-being and managing mental health issues at school.


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THE ROAD FORWARD SYMPOSIUM SCHEDULE

Event Room 1

08:45 AM - 10:00 AM

9AM | Keynote | Dr. Steven Dorsey, Executive Leadership Coach, Equity, San Diego County Office of Education

Join us as we dive into a discussion of Equity, SEL and Trauma and the importance of addressing the adult wellbeing to support students in these often-siloed approaches that we bring together.

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Dr. Steven Dorsey

Executive Leadership Coach, Equit,, San Diego County Office of Education
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM

10:15 AM | Support Student Success Initiatives by Bridging the Gap Between School and Home

The presentation will explore best practices in supporting student success by bridging the gap between school and home.

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Dr. James Adams

Associate Professor & Program Director, California School of Education
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

11:15 AM | Balancing Academic Pressure & Mental Health Conditions

The discussion will shed light on the mental health difficulty our children are experiencing and will provide tips for building resiliency.

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Dr. Ronald Stolberg

Professor, California School of Professional Psychology
12:15 PM - 01:00 PM

12:15PM | Increasing Emotional Well-Being Through Research-Based Positive Psychology Interventions

This presentation explains the underpinning values and beliefs (validated by substantial research) of positive psychology. Additionally, the benefits of increasing emotional well-being will be presented, and the research-based interventions designed to increase emotional well-being will be explained.

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Dr. Stephen Cochrane

Professor, Special Education, California School of Education
01:15 PM - 02:00 PM

1:15PM | Support Student Success Initiatives by Bridging the Gap Between School and Home

The presentation will explore best practices in supporting student success by bridging the gap between school and home.

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Dr. James Adams

Associate Professor & Program Director, California School of Education
02:15 PM - 03:00 PM

2:15PM | Balancing Academic Pressure & Mental Health Concerns

The discussion will shed light on the mental health difficulty our children are experiencing and will provide tips for building resiliency.

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Dr. Ronald Stolberg

Professor, California School of Professional Psychology

Event Room 2

09:00 AM - 10:00 AM

9AM | Keynote | Dr. Steven Dorsey, Executive Leadership Coach, Equity, San Diego County Office of Education

Join us as we dive into a discussion of Equity, SEL and Trauma and the importance of addressing the adult wellbeing to support students in these often-siloed approaches that we bring together.

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Dr. Steven Dorsey

Executive Leadership Coach, Equit,, San Diego County Office of Education
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM

10:15 AM | Conflict Resolution in the Contemporary Classroom

Exploring best practices in supporting diversity of thought during times of heightened community polarization.

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Dr. Diana Concannon

Dean, California School of Forensic Studies
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

11:15 AM | Mindfulness Practices in K-12 Grades

This presentation will cover the research and examples of educational programs using mindfulness practice in K-12 grades.

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Alexandria Norman

Alumni, Alliant International University
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Dr. Tien Liang

Licensed Psychologist
12:15 PM - 01:00 PM

12:15PM | Conflict resolution in the contemporary classroom

Exploring best practices in supporting diversity of thought during times of heightened community polarization.

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Dr. Diana Concannon

Dean, California School of Forensic Studies
01:15 PM - 02:00 PM

1:15PM | Mindfulness practice in k-12 grades

This presentation will cover the research and examples of educational programs using mindfulness practice in k-12 grades.

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Dr. Tien Liang

Licensed Psychologist
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Alexandria Norman

Alumni, Alliant International University
02:15 PM - 03:00 PM

2:15PM | Increasing Emotional Well-Being Through Research-Based Positive Psychology Interventions

This presentation explains the underpinning values and beliefs (validated by substantial research) of positive psychology. Additionally, the benefits of increasing emotional well-being will be presented, and the research-based interventions designed to increase emotional well-being will be explained.

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Dr. Stephen Cochrane

Professor, Special Education, California School of Education

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