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Georgia Southern University

National Youth-At-Risk Conference – Savannah

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28th Annual National Youth-At-Risk Conference
“Helping Adults Serve Youth”
March 5-8, 2017
Hyatt Regency, Savannah, GA

Hosted by:
College of Education and The Division of Continuing Education
at Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA

Download the Official Conference Program (Here)

Keynote Speakers
Manny Scott
Original Freedom Writer
“The Power of One: Reaching the Unreachable Youth”
Joanne Billingsley
Award-Winning Teacher & Author
“Unleashing a Mindset of Achievement”
Alan Sitomer
California Teacher of the Year
“Bringing Rigorous Learning to Life: Having Your Academic Cake and Eating It, Too!”
Professional Learning Benefits:
  • Professional Credits: Earn professional credits pending approval: CEU, POST, LPCA, GAMFT, NASW.
  • Aligned Objectives: Gain up-to-date relevant training based on conference objectives aligned nationally with ESSA, Title I, & Title IIA and in Georgia with TKES & LKES.
  • Comprehensive Strands: Learn how to educate the whole child/youth with five holistic conference strands: Academic Achievement, Social & Emotional Skills, Safety & Violence Prevention, Mental & Physical Health, and Family & Community Engagement.
  • Poverty-Focused: Learn from nationally recognized presenters how to serve youth in high-poverty schools and communities.
  • Evidence-Based: Choose from over 120 training sessions providing evidence-based programs and best practices to foster the school and life success of youth at risk.
  • Networking Opportunities: Network and exchange useful educational information with over 1200 conference attendees across the nation.
Conference Audience:

The Conference is designed for all people interested in the well-being of youth, including but not limited to: Teachers at all levels, Principals and Assistant Principals, School Counselors and Psychologists, Health and Human Service Counselors and Personnel, Criminal Justice Professionals, Business and Community Leaders, Volunteer Service Providers, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Social Workers.


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Last updated: 3/20/2017

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