National Youth-At-Risk Conference – Savannah
29th Annual National Youth-At-Risk Conference
“Helping Adults Serve Youth”
March 4–7, 2018
Hyatt Regency, Savannah, GA
College of Education and The Division of Continuing Education
at Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA
Sunday Banquet Keynote Speaker
March 4, 2018
“Identity Leadership: A Roadmap to Professional Success”
Principal Baruti Kafele
Monday Keynote Speaker
March 5, 2018
“Closing the Attitude Gap: How to Fire Up Your Students For Excellence”
Dr. Jane Bluestein
Wednesday Keynote Speaker
March 7, 2018
“Ensuring Every Student Succeeds with a Supportive School Climate”
Professional Learning Benefits:
- Professional Credits: Earn professional credits pending approval: CEU, POST, LPCA, GAMFT, NASW.
- Aligned Objectives: Gain relevant, up-to-date training based on conference objectives that are aligned nationally with ESSA, Title I & Title IIA, and also Georgia TKES & LKES.
- Comprehensive Strands: Learn how to take a holistic approach to the education of youth with the 5H conference strands: Head (Academic Achievement), Heart (Social & Emotional Skills), Hands (Safety & Violence Prevention), Health (Mental & Physical Health), and Home (Family & Community Engagement).
- Poverty-Focused: Learn from nationally recognized presenters effective ways to serve youth in high-poverty schools and communities.
- Evidence-Based: Choose from over 120 training sessions providing evidence-based programs and best practices.
- Networking Opportunities: Network and exchange useful educational information with over 1200 conference attendees across the nation.
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.
Last updated: 2/27/2018