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*Safe and Supportive Schools Summit 2018

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Rutgers University Robeson Campus Center

Essex Room

350 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd

Newark, NJ 07102

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The Newark Trust for Education is proud to present the first Safe and Supportive Schools Citywide Summit in Newark. At the Safe and Supportive Schools Summit participants will:

  • Share local and national best practices on whole school/district wide approaches to trauma-informed care and social emotional learning.
  • Network across sectors and wards.
  • Engage with like minds around the notion that social emotional competencies and trauma have an impact on learning
  • Learn about the positive work being done in Newark Public Schools.

Keynote Address 3:00pm - 3:45pm Safe and Supportive Schools: How School Climate Supports the Conditions for Learning that Lead to Improved Academic Outcomes (Presented by Jonathan Cohen, of Teachers College Columbia University and the National School Climate Center)

Q&A 3:45pm - 4:00pm

Presentation 4:00pm - 4:10pm Connecting National Practices to Local Context: Key Highlights from Newark Trust for Education's Safe and Supportive Schools White Paper (Presented by Ronald Chaluisán, Executive Director, Newark Trust for Education)

Breakout Sessions 4:10pm - 4:40pm Safe and Supportive Schools: Showcasing Local Evidence-Based Social and Emotional Learning Practices

  • Session A: Spencer Miller Community School (National Best Practice Model Positive Action)
  • Session B: Speedway Academies and Luis Muñoz Marin School for Social Justice (National Best Practices Model-Yale RULER)
  • Session C: University Heights Charter School (Tools of the Mind)

Panel Discussion 4:45pm - 5:30pm Safe and Supportive Schools: Towards Creating “Whole-School” Approaches (Panelists Include: Erin Bruno, Social Decision Making; Dominique Lee, BRICK Academy; Dr. Sunne-Ryse Smith, Newark Public Schools; and Parent Leaders)

Closing Remarks 5:45pm - 6:00pm

Cocktail Reception 6:00pm - 7:00pm






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