MSPRA Fall Drive-In Conference is Thursday, October 27, 2016 at the Kellogg Center in E. Lansing"Creating Gender Inc lusive Schools"
featuring Joel Baum from Gender Spectrum as seen at the National School Public Relations Association.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Public relations professionals, superintendents, school board members, principals, counselors, and others seeking to learn about this complex topic.
$100 for members / $125 for non-members (includes parking fee, breakfast and lunch)
Space is limited. Register by October 14.
Learn how to create a truly inclusive school, gain a sharper understanding of gender, and learn how to respond to issues raised by community members.
The topic of gender, including issues related to transgender students, is front and center for our nation's educators. A shifting legal landscape, growing visibility for transgender and other gender diverse young people, and widely divergent perspectives about the questions being raised by this topic can be confusing, if not overwhelming for educational leaders. This engaging full-day session will address the following important subjects:
Register by Friday, October 14, 2016.
MSPRA 2017 Annual Conference is March 16 and 17, 2017 at Weber's Inn, Ann Arbor
Mark your calendar now.
Sessions will include "Communicating in a Crisis: The 2015 Umpqua Community College shooting" featuring Beth Anne Steele, Public Affairs, FBI Portland Oregon Division
Thank you to our 2016 conference sponsorS:
ABOUT THE PRESENTER
For 30 years, Joel's work as an educator has focused on issues of social justice and equity. First as an award-winning middle school science teacher and school administrator, he has also served as a district administrator in Oakland, California, as well as a school reform coach with the National Equity Project and professor at California State University, East Bay in the Department of Educational Leadership.
Gender Spectrum provides education, resources and support to help create a gender sensitive and inclusive environment for all children and teens. It accomplishes this mission through school trainings, parent support groups and consultations, policy development, our annual Family Conference, and work with medical and mental health care providers, social service agencies, and others working with families, children and teens.