You are invited to an upcoming webinar, sponsored by Satchel Pulse and Transeo, on Wednesday, March 3rd at 11a.m. CST. Join educational leaders and SEL experts in a round table discussion of best practices to ensure our students are cognitively engaged as we move into 2021 and beyond.
This past year has shed light on the already existing need for a holistic focus on our students and the importance of comprehensively preparing them for life after graduation. We, as educators, are committed to preparing our kids for independence and their next steps in life.
Some of the topics of this conversation will include:
After the main discussion, we invite attendees to actively join in smaller breakout rooms led by our panelists for Q&A and a deeper expansion on the topics covered.
Meet The Panelists
Dr. Kristina M. Bellamy
Since 2018, Dr. Kristina Bellamy has served as the Director of K-12 Teaching and Learning in the Anchorage School District in Alaska. As Alaska's largest school system, it serves 48,000 students. In 2014, Kristina founded SOAR Academy Public Charter School, one of Washington State’s first homegrown public charters, which served more than 100 students. Widely regarded as a tenacious advocate for students, and a culturally responsive leader who motivates and inspires others to action, Dr. Bellamy has been actively engaged. in helping to shape policy, practice and culture through her various roles. As a systems-thinker, she is committed to her charge of expanding adult capacity to handle adaptive challenges, while driving equity- focused inquiry and action. Kristina is the proud mommy of a 5 year son. They reside in Anchorage, Alaska.
Dr. Luvelle Brown
Dr. Luvelle Brown was the 2017 New York State Superintendent of the Year. He has served as Superintendent of the Ithaca City School District in Ithaca, New York since January 2011. Prior to arriving in Ithaca, Dr. Brown served as a teacher, assistant principal, principal, school CIO, and district-level leader in Virginia. Early in his tenure, Dr. Brown facilitated a community-wide, strategic-planning process that resulted in a new vision and mission. Conversations in homes, community centers, places of worship, and other local settings informed the vision of “6000+ Thinkers” and mission to “Engage. Educate. Empower.” The newly informed vision and mission has led to district-wide initiatives based on systems thinking, including integrating thinking skills into every classroom, shifting the organizational design towards a systemic approach, redesigning learning spaces, and numerous technology initiatives, such as systems-based visual mapping, game-based learning, innovative uses of social media, and 1:1 mobile device implementation.
Dr. Kristine Gilmore
Dr. Kristine Gilmore has served as D.C. Everest Junior High Assistant Principal/Athletic Director, Evergreen Elementary Principal, and D.C. Everest Middle School Principal. She has served as Superintendent of Schools for the past 18 years. Dr. Gilmore was named Wisconsin Superintendent of the Year in 2012. She is the past President of the Wisconsin Association of School District Administrators and is currently on the AASA Board of Directors. D.C. Everest is known as an innovative, student centered, high achieving, and digitally powered school district throughout the state and nation.
R. Keeth Matheny
R. Keeth Matheny is a national award-winning teacher, author, and speaker. He was a 2015 winner of the Crystal Star Award for Excellence in supporting student success from the National Dropout Prevention Center. In addition, He is a member of the Aspen Institute’s SEAD Council of Distinguished Educators and the founder of SEL Launchpad. A passionate and dedicated former classroom teacher with over 25yrs experience. Keeth created and taught an innovative social and emotional learning freshman seminar, which was featured in an article in The Atlantic, and has now spread to many more schools and districts. Keeth is a co-author of School-Connect, a research and evidence-based social and emotional learning curriculum now in over two thousand secondary schools. He is a frequent public speaker and keynote on SEL, school safety, and multi-tiered systems of student supports. Last spring with the help of his son, a filmmaker, he created remote SEL video lessons for teachers to use during spring school closures, they had over 300,000 users from more than a dozen countries. That work led to the creation of a year-long remote SEL resource called EQ from Home or School, that as of this week, is in 40,000 plus classrooms and growing. Since 2014, he has helped launch over three hundred SEL programs in secondary schools, has led over two hundred teacher trainings, and has presented at two congressional briefings on Social and Emotional Learning, in Washington DC.
Meet The Facilitator
Dr. David R. Schuler
Dr. David R. Schuler, a national education leader and superintendent in the northwest suburbs of Chicago, is passionate about preparing all students to be college, career and life ready. Dr. Schuler launched Redefining Ready!, a national initiative around post-secondary readiness, and was named the Illinois Superintendent of the Year and AASA National Superintendent of the Year.
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Hosted by Ann Herbener, Education Services Manager at Transeo, and Shelli Koester, Post-Secondary Counselor at Papillion La Vista High School