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CENTRAL REGIONAL LEADERSHIP SUMMIT
ON SCHOOL-JUSTICE PARTNERSHIPS


 

Central Regional Leadership Summit on School-Justice Partnerships
Onondaga Community College
April 3, 2014

REGISTRATION/CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST (8:00-9:00 a.m).
WELCOMING REMARKS (9:00-9:20 a.m.)

HON. JOANNE M. MAHONEY, Onondaga County Executive

HON. KIMBERLY SEAGER, Judge, Oswego County Family Court

HON. JUDITH S. KAYE, Former Chief Judge of the State of New York and Chair of the New York State Permanent Judicial Commission on Justice for Children

RAYMOND BLACKWELL, Transitional Advocate, Center for Community Alternatives         


PLENARY 1—SETTING THE STAGE: UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES OF SCHOOL-JUSTICE PRACTICES AND A RECENT FEDERAL RESPONSE (9:20-10:10 a.m.)

JAMES EICHNER, ESQ., Managing Director of Programs, Advancement Project

HON. MICHAEL CORRIERO, Executive Director, New York Center for Juvenile Justice, The New York Foundling Fontana Center for Child Protection; Retired Justice, Supreme Court Criminal Term, New York

Presentations
1 SS Eichner Video
1 SS.1 Eichner PPT
2 SS.2 Corriero PPT

Additional Resource
1 SS.AR – CSG Justice Center Consensus Project

1.1 SS.AR – Myths-Facts Racial Differences in Behavior

1.2 SS.AR – Briefing Paper School-based Interventions

1.3 SS.AR – New-Developing Research on Disparities in Discipline

1.4 SS.AR – Discipline Disparity-Overview

1.5 SS.AR – Recommendations for Reducing Disparities in Discipline

1.6 SS.AR – Can De-Biasing Reduce Racial Disparities in Discipline

1.7 SS.AR – Discipline Disparities-Myths and Facts

PLENARY 2—INTRODUCTIONS TO: (10:10-10:50 a.m.)
ENHANCING SCHOOL CLIMATE

RICHARD CARDILLO, M.A., Director of Education, National School Climate Center
BUILDING COMMUNITY SCHOOLS

JANE QUINN, Vice President for Community Schools and Director, The National Center for Community Schools, The Children’s Aid Society
THE INSTITUTE FOR UNDERSTANDING BEHAVIOR

DANA ASHLEY, Director, The Institute for Understanding Behavior: A Partnership between the United Federation of Teachers, New York City Department of Education and Cornell University
BEST PRACTICES FOR SCHOOL SAFETY AND STUDENT INTERACTION

LISA H. THURAU, ESQ., Executive Director, Strategies for Youth

Plenary Presentations
3 P2.1 Cardillo PPT
4 P2.2 Quinn PPT
5 P2.3 Ashley PPT
6 P2.4 Thurau PPT

PROCEED TO BREAKOUT SESSION (10:50-11:00 a.m.)
BREAKOUT SESSION I—JOIN AN IN-DEPTH DISCUSSION (11:00-12:00 p.m.)
A. UNPACKING THE DEPARTMENTS OF EDUCATION AND JUSTICE SCHOOL DISCIPLINE GUIDANCE PACKAGE

KAITLIN BANNER, ESQ., Staff Attorney, Ending the Schoolhouse to Jailhouse Track Program, Advancement Project

JAMES EICHNER, ESQ., Managing Director of Programs, Advancement Project
Presentation
7 BOA Banner PPT

B. ENHANCING SCHOOL CLIMATE
RICHARD CARDILLO, M.A., Director of Education, National School Climate Center
Presentation
8 BOB Cardillo PPT

C. BUILDING COMMUNITY SCHOOLS
JANE QUINN, Vice President for Community Schools and Director, The National Center for Community Schools, The Children’s Aid Society
Presentation
9 BOC Quinn PPT

D.  THE INSTITUTE FOR UNDERSTANDING BEHAVIOR

DANA ASHLEY, Director, The Institute for Understanding Behavior: A Partnership between the United Federation of Teachers, New York City Department of Education and Cornell University
Presentation
10 BOD Ashley PPT

E.  BEST PRACTICES FOR SCHOOL SAFETY AND STUDENT INTERACTION
LISA H. THURAU, ESQ., Executive Director, Strategies for Youth

ERICA AYALA, Youth Leadership Development Associate, Children’s Defense Fund-New York

Presentations
11 BOE.1 Thurau PPT
12 BOE.2 Ayala PPT

 

PICK UP BOXED LUNCH AND RETURN TO STORER AUDITORIUM FOR WORKING LUNCH AND PLENARY (12:00-12:20 p.m.)
PLENARY 3—INTRODUCTIONS TO: (12:20-1:10 p.m.)
MODEL DISCIPLINE CODE

LIZ SULLIVAN-YUKNIS, M.P.P., Director, Human Right to Education Program, National Economic and Social Rights Initiative 
COLLABORATIVE MODEL FOR SCHOOL ARREST DIVERSION

HON. STEVEN C. TESKE, Chief Judge, Juvenile Court, Clayton County, GA
EDUCATIONAL ENGAGEMENT FOR RE-ENTRY AND COURT-INVOLVED YOUTH

NICK MARINACCI, Senior Executive Director for Youth Justice Education and Treatment Programs, District 79, Alternative Schools and Programs, New York City Department of Education
RESTORATIVE PRACTICES IN ACTION

LEE RUSH, M.ED., Trainer and Instructor, International Institute for Restorative Practices
POLICING THE TEEN BRAIN IN SCHOOL

LISA H. THURAU, ESQ., Executive Director, Strategies for Youth

Presentations
13 P3.1 Sullivan-Yuknis PPT
14 P3.2 Teske PPT
15 P3.3 Marinacci PPT
16 P3.4 Rush PPT
17 P3.5 Thurau PPT

Additional Resources
2 P3.AR – Evidence of Effectiveness-Restorative Practices
3 P3.AR – IIRP-Closing School To Prison
4 P3.AR – Restorative Practices
5 P3.AR – Whole-School Change
5.1 P3.AR – Evidence of Effectiveness-Restorative Practices
5.2 P3.AR – Restorative Practices Program Overview
5.3 P3.AR – Restorative Practices Toolkit Description

 

PROCEED TO BREAKOUT SESSION (1:10-1:20 p.m.)
BREAKOUT SESSION II—JOIN AN IN-DEPTH DISCUSSION (1:20-2:20 p.m.)

F.  MODEL DISCIPLINE CODE AND BUFFALO’S EXPERIENCE WITH CODE REFORM

LIZ SULLIVAN-YUKNIS, M.P.P., Director, Human Right to Education Program, National Economic and Social Rights Initiative 
JAMES PAYNE, Activist, Alliance for Quality Education of New York and Citizen Action of New York

G.  COLLABORATIVE MODEL FOR SCHOOL ARREST DIVERSION

HON. STEVEN C. TESKE, Chief Judge, Juvenile Court, Clayton County, GA

Additional Resources
6 BOG.AR – Courts Role
7 BOG.AR – CT Graduated Response Model Chart
8 BOG.AR – CT JJAC Model MOA
9 BOG.AR – CT JJA-Adult Decisions-White Paper
10 BOG.AR – GA 2013 School Offense Agreement
11 BOG.AR – GA School Protocol Agreement
12 BOG.AR – GA Warning-School Offense
13 BOG.AR – Paradox of Education in America
14 BOG.AR – The Dichotomy of Judicial Leadership
15 BOG.AR – Zero Tolerance JCAPN

H.  EDUCATIONAL ENGAGEMENT FOR RE-ENTRY AND COURT-INVOLVED YOUTH
NICK MARINACCI, Senior Executive Director for Youth Justice Education and Treatment Programs, District 79, Alternative Schools and Programs, New York City Department of Education

STACEY OLIGER-PAYAMPS, Deputy Director, External Relations, District 79, Alternative Schools and Programs, New York City Department of Education

ALEX PEDERSON, School Business Manager, East River Academy, District 79, Alternative Schools and Programs, New York City Department of Education
Presentation
18 BOH Marinacci PPT

I.  RESTORATIVE PRACTICES IN ACTION
LEE RUSH, M.ED., Trainer and Instructor, International Institute for Restorative Practices
Presentation
19 BOI Rush PPT

J. POLICING THE TEEN BRAIN IN SCHOOL
LISA H. THURAU, ESQ., Executive Director, Strategies for Youth 
Presentation
20 BOJ Thurau PPT

RETURN TO STORER AUDITORIUM FOR PLENARY (2:20-2:30 p.m.)
PLENARY 4—A MODEL FOR NEXT STEPS: CONVENING A SCHOOL-JUSTICE TASK FORCE AND CREATING A ROADMAP (2:30-3:00 p.m.)

KATHLEEN DECATALDO, ESQ., Executive Director, New York State Permanent Judicial Commission on Justice for Children     
Presentation
21 P4 DeCataldo PPT

BRAINSTORMING NEXT STEPS FOR YOUR COMMUNITY (3:00-4:00 p.m.)