ALASKA SCHOOL SAFETY &
WELL-BEING SUMMIT

When:

September 25-26, 2024

Where:

Egan Convention Center, Anchorage, Alaska

Who:

Administrators, Teachers, School Counselors/Nurses/Social Workers, Community Partners, School Board Members, Parents, Students

Theme:

Finding Our Anchors

 

Educational leaders, key staff, and strategic stakeholders, including representation from every district across the state, will convene to improve school safety and well-being in Alaska by both learning and sharing methods to: Promote healthy development through trauma-engaged and restorative practices, improve school climate, and be better prepared for any possible school crisis.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Jessica Swain-Bradway, PhD

Executive Director
Northwest PBIS Network

Clynita Grafenreed, PhD

Training and Technical Assistance Coordinator
Washington, SMART Center

Leora Wolf-Prusan, EdD

Project Director
School Crisis Recovery & Renewal Project

Summit Objectives

Establish/strengthen a shared understanding of comprehensive school safety and well-being

Acquire concrete tools and skills for implementation of best practices for school safety

Build peer connections, identify community resources, and exchange of ideas and information that advance awareness of school mental health and wellness

Key Topics

Educator wellness, culturally responsive practices, restorative practices, positive school climate (PBIS), suicide prevention, mental health in schools, social emotional learning, trauma-engaged practices, school health, school safety, emergency operation planning, health & safety related policies, equity, the Alaska Safe Children’s Act, belonging, resilience and recovery.