8:00 — Registration and coffee
8:55 — Welcome
Count ME In
Susan Lieberman, Director
9:15 —Working Together to Support Student Success
Hedy Chang, Director of Attendance Works, will provide a national perspective on successful partnerships, practices and data-driven strategies that have increased student attendance and academic achievement
10:40 — Break
10:50 —State Policy Perspective
Rachelle Tome, Chief Academic Officer
Maine Department of Education
11:10 — Moving From Awareness to Action: Lessons Learned
Panelists from Maine and other New England schools will speak about effective strategies
12:15 — Luncheon Speaker Ed Cervone, Educate Maine
1:00 —Innovative Programs and Practical Resources
Presentations on successful strategies and programs that have increased student attendance and connections to school and learning. Participants will choose from 15 different innovative and practical resources that could be replicated into schools, organizations and communities.
Topics include: Increase School Attendance with a Walking School Bus Model; BARR, Building Assets Reducing Risks, In Middle and High Schools; Restorative Practices, Family Engagement and Student Attendance; Hassles to Tassels; Managing a Mental Health Crisis; Effective Approaches to Difficult Conversations; School Family Nights; Health and School Attendance; and much more.
3:10 — Youth Panel Discussion
CEUs and Certificate of Attendance are available
For more information: email@example.com
The 2015 Fall Summit is intended for educators, policy makers, administrators, nurses, social workers, counselors, clinicians, case managers, afterschool programs, businesses, families, school board members, community members and people who are interested and dedicated to supporting all students be successful in school.
Frances Hollis Brain Foundation