Restorative Justice in Education (RJE) Conference
In light of the current circumstances, the RJE conference will be held via video conferencing June 23 & 24, 2020.
Theme: "Youth-Led Restorative Justice"
Join us for input from experts in the field of restorative justice as it pertains to education. Sessions will be offered for newcomers to the field as well as those with experience in RJE. Keynote speaker is Dr. Anita Wadhwa; additional input will be provided by Ram Bhagat, Martha Brown, Joe Brummer, Kathy Evans, Laura Feichtinger McGrath, Bob Garrity, Kevin Gilbert, April Howard, Emily Imgram, Deb Lokrantz, Judy Mullet, Dwanna Nicole, Sal Romero, and David Shenk.
Cost: $100 per participant
|DAY ONE - JUNE 23, 2020 (EDT)|
|8:30 - 8:50||Check-in|
|8:50 - 9||Welcome and Conference Overview||Dr. Kathy Evans|
|9 - 10:15||Opening Keynote||Dr. Anita Wadhwa/Leslie Lux|
|10:30 - 11:45||Session 1: Foundations of Restorative Justice in Education||Dr. Kathy Evans/Deb Lokrantz|
|12 - 1:15||Session 2: Leadershift: How Administrators are Embracing Restorative Justice||Dr. Kevin Gilbert /Dwanna Nicole|
|1:30 - 2:45||Session 3: Peacebuilding in the Classroom||Dr. Judy Mullet|
|3 - 4:15||Session 4: How Readiness Assessments, Evaluation, and Implementaton Science Go Hand in Hand||Dr. Martha Brown|
|4:30 - 5:45||Session 5: A Collaborative Approach to Implementing Trauma-Informed Restorative Practices||Joe Brummer|
|6 - 7:30||
Sesson 6: Building Resilience for Challenging Systemic Racism: A Restorative Practice for Youth Dealing with Urban Trauma
|DAY TWO - JUNE 24, 2020 (EDT)|
|8:30 - 9||Check-in|
|9 - 10:15||Session 7: Restorative Discipline||Bob Garrity|
|10:30 - 11:45||Session 8: RJE Practices for English Language Learners||
Emily Imgram/Laura Feichtinger McGrath/David Shenk
|12 - 1:15||
Session 9: Introduction to Online Circle Processes
Dr. Kathy Evans
|1:30 - 2:45||Session 10: More than an Alternative: Dismantling the School-to-Prison Pipeline Through Restorative Justice||Dr. Kevin Gilbert/Dwanna Nicole|
|3 - 4:15||Session 11: Building Family and Community Support for RJE||April Howard/Sal Romero|
|4:30 - 5:30||Closing Keynote: Building a More Restorative School Culture through Student Leadership||Dr. Anita Wadhwa /Jose Lagunas|
|5:30 - 5:45||Closing Remarks: Adjourn|
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