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LONG ISLAND REGIONAL LEADERSHIP SUMMIT
ON SCHOOL-JUSTICE PARTNERSHIPS


 

LONG ISLAND REGIONAL LEADERSHIP SUMMIT ON SCHOOL-JUSTICE PARTNERSHIPS: KEEPING KIDS IN SCHOOL AND OUT OF COURT
Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY
March 7, 2014

 

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

 

WELCOMING REMARKS (9:00-9:20 a.m.)

Speakers
ERIC LANE, Dean and Eric J. Schmertz Distinguished Professor of Public Law and Public Service, Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University

THOMAS P. ABT, Deputy Secretary for Public Safety at Executive Chamber, State of New York

MIKILA J. THOMPSON, 2014 J.D. Candidate, Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University 

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

 

PLENARY 1: SETTING THE STAGE: UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES OF SCHOOL-JUSTICE PRACTICES (9:20-10:10 a.m.)


Speakers
MATT CREGOR, ESQ., Assistant Counsel of the Education Practice, NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc.
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 County
Presentations
1 SS.1 Cregor
2 SS.2 Corriero
Additional Resource
1 SS.AR – CSG Justice Center Consensus Project

 

PLENARY 2: INTRODUCTIONS TO: (10:10-10:50 A.M.)

 

  • A. BEST PRACTICES FOR SCHOOL SAFETY AND STUDENT INTERACTION
    JAIME KOPPEL, M.P.A., Atlantic Philanthropies Senior Fellow   
  • B. ENHANCING SCHOOL CLIMATE
    JONATHAN COHEN, PH.D., President, National School Climate Center
  • C. BUILDING COMMUNITY SCHOOLS
    LUKAS WEINSTEIN, Director of Special Projects, The National Center for Community Schools, The Children’s Aid Society
  • 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


Presentations
3 P2.1 Cohen
4 P2.2 Weinstein
5 P2.3 Ashley

 

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. THE DEPARTMENTS OF EDUCATION AND JUSTICE SCHOOL DISCIPLINE GUIDANCE PACKAGE
    MATT CREGOR, ESQ., Staff Attorney, Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice
  • B. ENHANCING SCHOOL CLIMATE
    JONATHAN COHEN, PH.D., President, National School Climate Center
  • C.  BUILDING COMMUNITY SCHOOLS
    LUKAS WEINSTEIN, Director of Special Projects, The National Center for Community Schools, The Children’s Aid Society
  • 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
  • E.  BEST PRACTICES FOR SCHOOL SAFETY AND STUDENT INTERACTION
    JAIME KOPPEL, M.P.A., Atlantic Philanthropies Senior Fellow
    LISA H. THURAU, Executive Director, Strategies for Youth
    ERICA AYALA, Youth Leadership Development Associate, Children’s Defense Fund-New York

Presentations   
6 BOE.1 Thurau
7 BOE.2 Ayala

 

PICK UP BOXED LUNCH AND RETURN TO MOOT COURTROOM, ROOM 308, FOR WORKING LUNCH AND PLENARY (12:00-12:25 p.m.)

 

PLENARY 3—INTRODUCTIONS TO: (12:25-1:10 p.m.)

  • A. MODEL DISCIPLINE CODE
    LIZ SULLIVAN-YUKNIS, M.P.P., Director, Human Right to Education Program, National Economic and Social Rights Initiative 
  • B. COLLABORATIVE MODEL FOR SCHOOL ARREST DIVERSION
    HON. STEVEN C. TESKE, Chief Judge, Juvenile Court, Clayton County, GA
  • C. EDUCATIONAL ENGAGEMENT FOR RE-ENTRY AND COURT-INVOLVED YOUTH
    TIMOTHY LISANTE, PH.D., Superintendent, District 79, Alternative Schools and Programs, New York City Department of Education
  • D. RESTORATIVE PRACTICES IN ACTION
    JOHN BAILIE, PH.D., Assistant Professor, Director of Continuing Education, International Institute for Restorative Practices

Presentations
8 P3.1 Sullivan-Yuknis
9 P3.2 Teske
10 P3.3 Lisante
11 P3.4 Bailie

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

 

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
    LARA HERSCOVITCH, Deputy Director, Connecticut Juvenile Justice Alliance

Presentations
12 BOG.1 Teske
13 BOG.2 Herscovitch

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
    TIMOTHY LISANTE, PH.D.,
    Superintendent, 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

Presentations
14 BOH Lisante

  • I.  RESTORATIVE PRACTICES IN ACTION
    JOHN BAILIE, PH.D.,
    Assistant Professor, Director of Continuing Education, International Institute for Restorative Practices

 

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
15 P4 DeCataldo