9 December - 12 December, 2021 | 2450 Galleria Parkway, Atlanta, GA, USA

Innovative Schools Summit Atlanta 2021

Innovative Schools Summit Atlanta

About

Scheduled to be held in-person Dec 9-12, 2021 at the Renaissance Atlanta Waverly (following COVID-19 health protocols), the Innovative School Summit Atlanta will feature Ron Clark, Baruti Kafele and Gerry Brooks together with other nationally recognized speakers. This expert lineup of presenters draws upon their years of experience and research to provide proven strategies that work.

4
Days
56
Speakers
4
Sponsors
62
Sessions

Innovative Schools Summit Atlanta 2021

Sponsors

Whitney

Rainier

Speakers

Baruti Kafele, M.A.
School Turnaround Specialist, Author of Closing the Attitude Gap and The Principal 50
Ron Clark
"America's Educator," NYTimes Bestselling Author, Disney's American Teacher of the Year Ron Clark Academy
Gerry Brooks
Brian Mendler, M.Ed.
Expert on Working with Disruptive Students & Author Teacher Learning Center
Aaron Wiemeier, MS, LPC
Former Dean, Founder of High Mountain Counseling Institute High Mountain Counseling Institute
Marquita Blades, Ed.D.
Award-Winning STEM Educator & Teacher Support Specialist Dr. Blades Consulting
Hotep Benzo, MBA
Education Success Strategist & Creator of MAKE A WAY Program Make a Way
Steph Jensen, MS, LPC
International Speaker, Award-Winning Author & Consultant on Social-Emotional Learning
William Noel, Ed.D.
District Director of Student Support, National Speaker & Consultant Henrico County Public Schools
Steve Webb, Ph.D.
President/Founder, Safe School Systems Safe School Systems
Melissa Sadin, Ed.D.
Director of Special Education/Executive Director
Bethany Powers, Ed.D.
Bethany Powers, Ed.D.
PBIS Behavior Coach
Tomekia Watson, Ed.D.
Strategic Intervention Specialist High Yield Innovations
Narineh Gharashor, M.A.
Chief Executive Officer WholisticEdu
Kristina Scala
Founder & CEO Aspen Academy
Audrey McKenna Wittenauer, Ed.D.
Federal Programs Specialist SmartParentsDoThis
Lynn Kahler, M.A.
Lynn Kahler, M.A.
District Mentor Natrona County School District
Shelley Ellbogen, M.A.
Shelley Ellbogen, M.A.
District Mentor Natrona County School District
Karla Jump, M.A.
Karla Jump, M.A.
District Mentor Natrona County School District
Terra Tarango
Director Van Andel Institute for Education
Melissa Hughes, Ph.D.
Melissa Hughes, Ph.D.
Program Director Give Something Back
Christopher Hoang, Ed.D.
Christopher Hoang, Ed.D.
Assistant Principal
Norma Vijeila
Norma Vijeila
Ernest West, M.Ed.
Ernest West, M.Ed.
Head Principal Columbus City Schools
Veronica Johnson, M.A.
Veronica Johnson, M.A.
Personalized Learning Specialist
Brad Chapin, LCP, LMLP
Popular Author, Leading Authority on Self-Regulation Self-Regulation Training System
Consuelo Castillo Kickbusch
Community Leader and Former U.S. Army Officer Who Grew Up in a South Texas Barrio Educational Achievement Services
Ernesto Mejia, M.Ed.
Son of Immigrants, Speaks to Students & Educators about the American Dream -- Education Coolspeak
Jennifer Moore, Ed.D.
International Speaker and Consultant Focusing on Student & Teacher Wellbeing Moore Wellbeing
Rick Surrency, Ed.D.
Rick Surrency, Ed.D.
Superintendent Putnam County School District
Sarajean McDaniel
Sarajean McDaniel
Kevin Brawley
Music Teacher/Choir Director Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
Susan Enfield
Superintendent Highline Public Schools
Anarupa Ganguly, M.A.
Anarupa Ganguly, M.A.
Founder & CEO Prisms of Reality
Brian Dinkins, Ed.D.
Brian Dinkins, Ed.D.
RCD Certified Master Trainer Responsibility-Centered Discipline
Doug Smith, MBA
Doug Smith, MBA
Director of Learning Success HoloPundits
Zabrina Grisby, MSW
Adjunct Professor University of Missouri
Dardi Hendershott
Author & Co-Founder Hope 4 the Wounded
Joe Hendershott, Ed.D.
Author & Founder of Hope 4 the Wounded Hope 4 the Wounded
Anika Costa, M.S.Ed, BCBA
Behavior Consultant
Marques Stewart, Ed.S.
Assistant Director of Teaching & Learning Decatur Public Schools
Mandy Goodwin, MSW, LCSW
School Social Worker/ Program Director Paint Love
Aletha Howie, M.Ed.
Aletha Howie, M.Ed.
Special Education Director Pinnacle Behavioral Health
Edward DeShazer, MS. Man
Executive Director Greater Holy Temple Christian Academy
Erin Glenn, NBCT
Secondary Schools Induction Specialist Hamilton County Schools
Stacy Brannon, Ed.D.
Stacy Brannon, Ed.D.
Instructional Technology Trainer
Darrell Hardge
Educational Consultant
Sean Buchanan, M.S.
Principal Geary Public Schools
Kara Rigsby, M.A.
Teacher & Co-Founder of IntegratED IntegratED
Megan Diede, M.Ed.
Teacher & Co-Founder of IntegratED IntegratED
Shaun Woodly, Ph.D.
Speaker, Author, Educator, Motivator Teach Hustle Inspire
Amanda Kirshner, NCBT
Amanda Kirshner, NCBT

Agenda

Categories:
Stages
Ballroom 1

9:00 AM

10:00 AM

11:00 AM

12:00 PM

1:00 PM

2:00 PM

3:00 PM

4:00 PM

Engaging the Traumatized Child

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Aaron Wiemeier, MS, LPC Aaron Wiemeier, MS, LPC

The Mental Health Crisis in Education: 10 Steps to a Trauma-Empowered School

1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Aaron Wiemeier, MS, LPC Aaron Wiemeier, MS, LPC
Highlands

9:00 AM

10:00 AM

11:00 AM

12:00 PM

1:00 PM

2:00 PM

3:00 PM

4:00 PM

How to Reach the (Sometimes) Hard-To-Reach

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
William Noel, Ed.D. William Noel, Ed.D.

Overcoming the Poverty Mindset

1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Hotep Benzo, MBA Hotep Benzo, MBA
Ballroom 2

9:00 AM

10:00 AM

11:00 AM

12:00 PM

1:00 PM

2:00 PM

3:00 PM

4:00 PM

Lost Boys: Strategies to Help Educators Navigate the World of Boys for Academic Success - Part 1

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Steph Jensen, MS, LPC Steph Jensen, MS, LPC

Lost Boys: Strategies to Help Educators Navigate the World of Boys for Academic Success - Part 2

1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Steph Jensen, MS, LPC Steph Jensen, MS, LPC

Partners

Teacher Learning Center
Teacher Learning Center
Safe School Systems
Safe School Systems
Gifts of Joy
Gifts of Joy
AccuTrain Connect
AccuTrain Connect
AccuTrain
AccuTrain
Responsibility-Centered Discipline
Responsibility-Centered Discipline
AccuTrain Courses
AccuTrain Courses
Pinnacle Behavioral Health - Elk River Treatment Program
Pinnacle Behavioral Health - Elk River Treatment Program
Hustle University
Hustle University
IntegratED
IntegratED
Hope 4 the Wounded
Hope 4 the Wounded
Moore Well-being
Moore Well-being
Responsibility-Centered Discipline
Responsibility-Centered Discipline
YouthLight
YouthLight
Ident-a-Kid
Ident-a-Kid
XR Guru
XR Guru
QuaverEd
QuaverEd
Advancement Courses
Advancement Courses
American College of Education
American College of Education
Educational Achievement Services
Educational Achievement Services
Fifth Third Bank
Fifth Third Bank
Ducks and Lions: Trauma Sensitive Resources
Ducks and Lions: Trauma Sensitive Resources
Teach Hustle Inspire
Teach Hustle Inspire
SmartParentsDoThis
SmartParentsDoThis
STEM U
STEM U
Public Consulting Group
Public Consulting Group
CoolSpeak
CoolSpeak

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