20th Anniversary Conference 4/26/13
BULLIES? BULLETS? BOMBS?
How can we protect our children now, so we can promote them later?
APRIL 26, 2013 MELVILLE MARRIOTT 8 AM – 3 PM
THE 20TH ANNUAL COUNCIL FOR PREJUDICE REDUCTION CONFERENCE
KEYNOTE LEE HIRSCH, Director of the film BULLY,
as well as: Dr. Deborah Tempkin, formerly Bullying Research and Policy Coordinator for US Department of Education and StopBullying.gov and now Bullying Prevention Manager for the Robert F. Kennedy Foundation Speaking Truth to Power Program; Tracy Garrison-Feinberg from Facing History and Ourselves; New York State United Teachers Lee Cutler; Education professor, author and parent Dr. Andrea Honigsfeld of Molloy College; Celebrity Chef, Nassau BOCES Culinary Arts graduate and Long Island’s own Chef Marc Anthony Bynum; Rutherford New Jersey Superintendent of Schools Dr. Rosemary Jones, formerly of Sayville School District; Det. Lt. Gary Shapiro, Nassau County Police Department; Marta Vančurová of The Neighbors Who Disappeared Project, and Hauppauge High School Advanced Acting Ensemble under the direction of Hauppauge High School Theater Arts Director Ruth Pincus…among many others who will share workshops, exhibits and presentations offering:
- Proven, ready-to-use practices to answer children’s questions about violence, bullying and other social cruelty
- Best practices for promoting excellence in learning and safety in a time of Common Core State Standards, Dignity for All Students Act (DASA) Annual Professional Performance Review, increasing unfunded mandates and serious Budget Cuts
- Protective factors to help every student
- Specific steps to protect students bullied or excluded for such perceived or actual characteristics as race, faith, disability, language of origin, ethnicity, nation of origin, immigration status, weight, sexual identity or sexual orientation, height, socio-economic status, etc. Includes CYBERBULLYING, ANIMAL ABUSE/HUMANE EDUCATION, etc.
- Cost-free practices for promoting diversity and creating a culture of inclusiveness that prepares all students to be contributing citizens in our open society.
WHAT: 20TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE: COUNCIL FOR PREJUDICE REDUCTION
WHO ATTENDS: Educators preK-12 and university, school board members, parents, faith communities, law enforcement, health and mental health groups, community based groups, business leaders, students middle through university level.
WHERE: MELVILLE MARRIOTT
WHEN: APRIL 26, 2013
TIME: 8:00 AM -3:00 PM
REGISTRATION: $65 Adults $45 Students: INCLUDES BREAKFAST, LUNCH AND KIT
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC TO REGISTER OR TO PAY AT THE DOOR
EDUCATORS: Register at My Learning Plan
EVERYONE ELSE: Register here
QUESTIONS: Call 631-689-6603 or Email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Council for Prejudice Reduction (CPR) is a public-private partnership that advances equity and reduces prejudice in collaboration with schools and universities. Founded in 2003, located at Stony Brook University School of Social Welfare, and comprised of more than 50 volunteer community leaders, CPR has provided professional development, conflict resolution, diversity education services, anger management, hate crime programs, character education services, human resources support, board retreats, parent programs and other services to schools, universities, businesses, faith communities, community-based groups and youth groups across and beyond our Long Island and New York City region.