2018 SPEAKERS

Tracie Berry-McGhee

Girl Drama Best Practices to Help Educators Reduce Relational Aggression, Cyberbullying & Emotional Violence

Tracie Berry-McGhee founded the SistaKeeper Empowerment Center in St. Louis 12 years ago with the mission of empowering, inspiring and developing the mind, body and spirit of young women.

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Steph Jensen

Lost Boys: Strategies to Help Educators Navigate the World of Boys for Academic Success!

Steph Jensen, MS, LPC is an award-winning author and international speaker recognized for her insight and understanding of relational aggression.

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Catava Burton

Trauma, Not D-Code Drama

Catava Burton is the Preventative Services Specialist for Henrico County Public Schools providing oversight to the Behavior Support Team and Positive Behavior Intervention & Supports.

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Aaron Wiemeier, MS, LPC

The Mental Health Crisis in Education: Insights, Strategies & Interventions for Maximizing Academic Potential in an Ever Increasingly Stressful School Environment

Aaron J. Wiemeier is a licensed professional counselor with 20 years of experience in the mental health field and is a nationally recognized author, trainer and educator.

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Lisa King, LPC

Mindset Matters: Teaching Growth Mindset in Schools

Lisa King is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Nationally Certified School Counselor. She is the author of several books and has received awards for her writing.

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PLENARY SPEAKERS

Dr. Spencer Kagan

Optimal Academic and Psychological Growth via Simple Kagan Structures

Dr. Spencer Kagan is an internationally acclaimed researcher, presenter and author of over 100 books, chapters, and scientific journal articles. He is a former clinical psychologist and full-time professor of psychology and education at the University of California.

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Baruti Kafele

School Leadership Strategies for Creating a Climate and Culture of Excellence

Award-winning principal, internationally-renowned education speaker and best-selling author, Principal Kafele is on fire! He’s on a personal mission to close the ATTITUDE GAP, the world over.

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Dr. David Rendall

Using Humor to Create Serious Transformation

During the last fifteen years, David Rendall has spoken to audiences on every inhabited continent. Prior to becoming a speaker, he was a management professor, stand-up comedian and endurance athlete.

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FEATURED SPEAKERS

Brian Mendler

"That One Kid"

Brian Mendler trains tens of thousands of educators a year and is a highly regarded dynamic speaker. Through his affiliation with Teacher Learning Center, he provides staff development training for K-12 educators and youth service workers throughout the world with a focus on how to be successful with even the most difficult students.

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Brad Chapin

Teaching Self-Regulation: Avoiding Classroom Chaos

A leading authority on Self-regulation, Brad Chapin, LCP, LMLP is a masters level psychologist with a passion for helping others learn the skills necessary for success and happiness. He is a best-selling author and nationally-recognized speaker in the area of Self-Regulation.

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