National Youth-At-Risk Conference – Savannah
30th Annual National Youth-At-Risk Conference
“Helping Adults Serve Youth”
March 3–6, 2019
The National Youth-At-Risk Conference is designed to provide quality, relevant training 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.
This year, the conference celebrates 30 years of helping adults serve youth!
Call for Proposals: No “individual” proposals will be accepted after September 7, 2018. If you would like to submit a Poster Proposal, please view the Poster Presentation Guidelines.
2019 Keynote Speakers
Reaching the Wounded Student
Sunday, March 3
Joe Hendershott, Ed.D., is a sought-after speaker about the effects of trauma on learning and behaviors & working with wounded students™. As president of Hope 4 The Wounded, Inc., he also provides consulting, staff training, an online course, and has authored Reaching The Wounded Student and 7 Ways to Transform the Lives of Wounded Students.
|Reach for Greatness: Personalizable Education for All Children
Monday, March 4
Yong Zhao currently serves as a Foundations Distinguished Professor at the University of Kansas and a Professor in the Department of Educational Measurement, Policy, and Leadership at the University of Oregon. He has published over 100 articles and 30 books, including Reach for Greatness: Personalizable Education for All Children, Counting What Counts: Reframing Education Outcomes, and others.
Excellence Through Equity: Courageous Stories of Transforming Schools and Inspiring Student Achievement
Wednesday, March 6
Pedro Noguera is the Distinguished Professor of Education at the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies at UCLA. His research focuses on the ways in which schools are influenced by social and economic conditions, as well as by demographic trends in local, regional and global contexts.
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|#NYAR19 | March 3–6, 2019 | Hyatt Regency, Savannah, GA|
Last updated: 9/12/2018