6:30am to 8:00am

Registration and Breakfast

8:00am to 8:15am

Opening Ceremony and Welcome

8:15am to 9:45am

Opening Keynote Speaker: Dr. Melissa Brymer
School Staff/Educator Resilience and Self-care

9:45am to 10:00am

AM Break to visit Exhibitors

9:45am to 10:00am

Presentation of 4 concurrent speaker workshops:

  1. Cybersecurity, Geolocation & Social Media Apps
  2. Developing a Multi-Tiered Systems of Support Approach
    • Presented by: Todd Wester
    • This workshop will discuss developing a Multi-Tiered Systems of Support approach to most efficiently, effectively, and equitably meet student academic and social and emotional needs. Todd will explain Livingston Public School’s approach and why it has worked.
  3. Creating a Safe School Environment for American Indian Student
    • Presented by: Office of Public Instruction, American Indian Student Achievement Taskforce
    • This presentation will outline the unique and successful approaches schools and the American Indian Student Achievement Taskforce (Office of Public Instruction) have taken to improve the safety of American Indian students in the school-setting. Participants will gain insight on the safety needs of American Indian students and how to support those needs. Participants will also be presented with the school safety model developed by Heart Butte School District which offers a new perspective on the elements necessary for creating a safe school environment for schools within and outside of Montana’s tribal nations.
  4. Threat Assessment Crisis Intervention
    • Presented by: Dale Stripling
    • This workshop will cover general school safety with an emphasis on Behavioral Threat Assessment. Information will include updated data for the Secret Service National Threat Assessment Center (NTAC). Also, trends in school attackers (formerly identified as school shooters) such as gender, weapons, age, motivation, etc. will be discussed.

11:30am to 12:00pm

Lunch served/Lunch programming

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Luncheon Keynote Speaker

1:00pm to 2:00 pm

Panel Discussion on Mental Health Resources

  1. Shodair
  2. CSCT (Comprehensive School and Community Treatment) Coalition
  3. Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch
  4. University of Montana Tele-Counseling Clinic

2:00pm to 3:30pm

Presentation of 4 concurrent speaker workshops:

  1. Threat assessment, Mitigation & Active Shooter
  2. Workshop TBD
  3. Social Emotional Learning & Digital Citizenship
    • Presented by: Ericha Anderson
    • Description: Come learn how to leverage the power of digital tools to support student voice, choice, and agency connected to social-emotional learning standards such as self-awareness, social management, and self-efficacy. You will leave this fun and interactive workshop equipped with strategies and resources that will engage students and help them thrive socially, emotionally, and academically in the school environment.
  4. Integrating SEL and Restorative Practices – In Person Only
    • Presented by: Sara Cole
    • Description: More info coming soon

3:30pm to 4:00pm

PM Break to visit Exhibitors

4:00pm to 5:30pm

PM Keynote Speaker: Spokane Officers Tom Michaud & Lt. Terry Preuninger
Collaboration Between Schools and Police Officers

5:30pm to 8:00pm

Vendor Expo followed by BBQ