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PASA Leadership Forum

For ALL district & building administrators who want to create safe schools and build strong cultures that promote the well-being of staff and students, increase student engagement, & enhance academic performance

Is your school(s) a healthy place in which your students feel safe and have a sense of belonging?  Does your school’s culture support social, emotional, and academic development?  How are you attending to your staff’s well-being as they lead and teach an increasing number of students impacted by stress and trauma?  Are you involving your students in your prevention efforts?  Do you feel adequately prepared to manage a crisis and lead your school(s) through the recovery process?  

The Forum will support your growth as a school leader who leads responsive schools for the creation of resilient students.  Bring a team and learn tested methods and practical strategies for:
* supporting social and emotional learning 
* mitigating the impact of trauma and toxic stress
* empowering student voice
* responding effectively to a crisis  

Featuring...  Keynotes, exhibits, networking, facilitated table talks that allow participants to rotate among selected related topics, and breakout sessions based upon the theme, including topics such as:
Safe2Say Something Update, Leading with Peace, Purpose & Power, Social and Emotional Learning, Student Voice, Mental Health Literacy, Mental Health Network Models, School Wellness Team Models, Community Partnership Models, Safety & Security... and more!
40 hours PIL credit available
Requirements: attendance in all events on March 30 and 31, an embedded activity that requires a book read, a set of reflective questions to follow the Forum, and a culminating project that consists of a short action plan.  Attendees have six months following the Forum to complete the requirements.  (A networking opportunity is scheduled for Sunday evening for those who want to come early to connect with statewide superintendent and other colleagues. However, attendance at this event is not required for the PIL hours.)

*Sunday, March 29: registration (4-6 p.m.) and a Mix-and-Mingle Reception (6-9 p.m.)
*Monday, March 30: breakfast (7-8 a.m.), keynotes and sessions, exhibits and evening reception
*Tuesday, March 31: breakfast (7-8 a.m.), keynote, sessions & exhibits (8 a.m. - noon)
Click here to learn more about Forum keynotes.

David J. Schonfeld, M.D.
School Crisis Response

JC Pohl
Building Culture from the Inside Out

Dr. Sherri Smith

Dr. Dana Milakovic
PDE Safe Schools Update

PASA members: $349
Non-members: $449
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Overnight rooms on March 29 and 30: $133 + tax. 
Deadline: Feb. 27 
Call the Nittany Lion Inn at 1-800-233-7505 (group code PASA20C) or make your reservations online.

Direct questions to: Connie Kindler, Consultant for Prof. Dev.