Learning Environments

Creating Safe and Culturally Responsive Learning Environments

Janelle Wood- President, Black Mothers Forum, Inc.

 

 

 

 

 

Janelle Wood is the founder of the Black Mothers Forum, a parents’ group in the Phoenix, Ariz.-area that was empowered by the Every Student Succeeds Act. (Black Mothers Forum)

This session is geared toward Individuals who interact with children and youth in various settings (schools, community programs, foster care, etc.). As an influential adult in a child’s life, it is important to build a strong and authentic relationship. Children need to be surrounded by caring people and know they are in a safe space. By recognizing a child’s/youth’s culture, past traumas and background it increases the capacity to create a safe and supportive learning environment in which that child/youth can excel academically and socially.


Read about more than 20 breakout sessions, including sessions offering BCBA credits, coming to BET-C 2019 this November 7th!

Our keynote address: 

‘Building District Capacity to Systematically Improve Outcomes for All’

Heather George PhD- Research Professor in the Department of Child & Family Studies, University of South Florida

Register now at bet-c.org 

Agenda for BET-C 2016

Check out this line-up of BET-C sessions!

Keynote by Dr. Jeffrey Sprague

Professor of Special Education and Director of the  University of Oregon Institute on Violence and Destructive Behavior

  • Integrated Models of Prevention and Treatment: Positive Behavior Supports and Restorative Practices (*BCBA)
  • Blending School-wide Positive Behavior Support with Restorative Practices in the Classroom (*BCBA)
  • The Millennial Generation: Trends, Theories, and Treatment 
  • How to Engage Families and Schools
  • K12 Implementer’s Perspective on Preparing for a Successful Tier 1 Rollout
  • Advanced PBIS Insights for School Leaders and Policy Makers
  • Slut: A New Play about a Destructive Word
  • Improbable to Unstoppable
  • What’s Love Got To Do With It – The Heart of PBIS
  • Caught on Camera: Using PBIS Video Effectively
  • STEM is for Everyone: What’s Missing for Girls and Other Underrepresented Groups?
  • Will It Blend?
  • Supporting Students At-Risk: Check-In, Check-Out (CICO), Families And Diversity (*BCBA)
  • Culturally Responsive PBIS for Equitable Schools
  • The Art Digital Teaching
  • Empowering Schools to be No Place for Hate
  • The powerful impact of families & diversity in school-based decision-making
  • PBIS: Preventing Restraint and Seclusion in Schools (*BCBA)
  • Using SWPBIS to Help Schools Become more Trauma Sensitive
  • What I Wouldn’t do for STEAM
  • A Collaborative Approach to End the School-to-Prison Pipeline

*BCBA/BCaBA attendees may earn up to 6 Type 2 CEU credits by attending presentations indicated above with BCBA.

Look for presentation materials to be uploaded on the bet-c.org/materials page prior to the conference. Download, share, network and learn! @BETconf

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