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Western REGIONAL LEADERSHIP SUMMIT
ON SCHOOL-JUSTICE PARTNERSHIPs

keeping kids in school and out of court


 

Saint John Fisher College, Rochester, NY
May 14, 2014

 

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

  • HON. CRAIG DORAN, Administrative Judge, Seventh Judicial District
  • 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
  • DR. WILL KERESZTES, Associate Superintendent for Educational Services, Buffalo Public Schools
  • MARY ADAMS, M.P.H., Board of Education Member, Rochester City School District


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

  • MATT CREGOR, ESQ., Staff Attorney, Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice
  • 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

Plenary Presentations
1 SS.1 Cregor
2 SS.2 Corriero

Additional Resource

  1. SS.AR – CSG Justice Center Consensus Project
  2. SS.AR – Myths-Facts Racial Differences in Behavior
  3. SS.AR – Briefing Paper School-based Interventions
  4. SS.AR – New-Developing Research on Disparities in Discipline
  5. SS.AR – Discipline Disparity-Overview
  6. SS.AR – Recommendations for Reducing Disparities in Discipline
  7. SS.AR – Can De-Biasing Reduce Racial Disparities in Discipline
  8. 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
    MODEL DISCIPLINE CODE
  • HAROLD JORDAN, Coordinating Committee Member, Dignity in Schools Campaign
    BEST PRACTICES FOR SCHOOL SAFETY AND STUDENT INTERACTION
  • 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, Executive Director, Strategies for Youth

Plenary Presentations
3 P2.1 Cardillo PPT
4 P2.2 Jordan PPT
5 P2.3 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
  • MATT CREGOR, ESQ., Managing Director of Programs, Advancement Project

Presentation
6 BOA Banner PPT

B. ENHANCING SCHOOL CLIMATE

  • RICHARD CARDILLO, M.A., Director of Education, National School Climate Center

Presentation
7 BOB Cardillo PPT

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

  • HAROLD JORDAN, Coordinating Committee Member, Dignity in Schools Campaign
  • JAMES PAYNE, Activist, Alliance for Quality Education of New York and Citizen Action of New York
  • DR. WILL KERESZTES, Associate Superintendent for Educational Services, Buffalo Public Schools

Additional Resource
9 BOD.AR Buffalo-Code of Conduct
10 BOD.AR Buffalo-Summarized Code of Conduct

D. BEST PRACTICES FOR SCHOOL SAFETY AND STUDENT INTERACTION

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

MOSES ROBINSON, School Resource Officer, Rochester City School District

Presentation
8 BOE.1 Thurau PPT

 

PICK UP BOXED LUNCH AND RETURN TO STORER AUDITORIUM FOR WORKING LUNCH AND PLENARY (12:00-12:25 p.m.)

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

COLLABORATIVE MODEL FOR SCHOOL ARREST DIVERSION

  • HON. STEVEN C. TESKE., Chief Judge, Juvenile Court, Clayton County, GA
    BUILDING COMMUNITY SCHOOLS
  • SARAH JONAS, Director of Regional Initiatives at the National Center for Community Schools, The Children’s Aid Society
    THE INSTITUTE FOR UNDERSTANDING BEHAVIOR
  • MITCH KLAGES-BOMBICH, Behavior Specialist, The Institute for Understanding Behavior
    RESTORATIVE PRACTICES IN ACTION
  • JOHN BAILIE, PH.D., Assistant Professor, Director of Continuing Education, International Institute for Restorative Practices
    POLICING THE TEEN BRAIN IN SCHOOL
  • LISA H. THURAU, ESQ., Executive Director, Strategies for Youth

Plenary Presentations
9 P3.1 Teske PPT
10 P3.2 Jonas PPT
11 P3.4 Klages-Bombich PPT
12 P3.4 Bailie PPT
13 P3.5 Thurau PPT

Additional Resources
11 P3.AR – Evidence of Effectiveness-Restorative Practices
12 P3.AR – IIRP-Closing School To Prison
13 P3.AR – Restorative Practices
14 P3.AR – Whole-School Change
15 P3.AR – Evidence of Effectiveness-Restorative Practices
16 P3.AR – Restorative Practices Program Overview
17 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.  COLLABORATIVE MODEL FOR SCHOOL ARREST DIVERSION

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

Additional Resources
18 BOG.AR – Courts Role
19 BOG.AR – CT Graduated Response Model Chart
20 BOG.AR – CT JJAC Model MOA
21 BOG.AR – CT JJA-Adult Decisions-White Paper
22 BOG.AR – GA 2013 School Offense Agreement
23 BOG.AR – GA School Protocol Agreement
24 BOG.AR – GA Warning-School Offense
25 BOG.AR – Paradox of Education in America
26 BOG.AR – The Dichotomy of Judicial Leadership
27 BOG.AR – Zero Tolerance JCAPN

G.  BUILDING COMMUNITY SCHOOLS

  • SARAH JONAS, Director of Regional Initiatives at the National Center for Community Schools, The Children’s Aid Society

Presentation
14 BOG Jonas PPT

H. THE INSTITUTE FOR UNDERSTANDING BEHAVIOR

  • MITCH KLAGES-BOMBICH, Behavior Specialist, The Institute for Understanding Behavior

I.  RESTORATIVE PRACTICES IN ACTION

  • JOHN BAILIE, PH.D., Assistant Professor, Director of Continuing Education, International

J. POLICING THE TEEN BRAIN IN SCHOOL

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

Presentation
15 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
  • THOMAS ANDRIOLA, Director of Policy & Implementation New York State Office of the Deputy Secretary for Public Safety

Presentation
16 P4 DeCataldo PPT

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