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Pre-Conference Speaker, Dr. Rebecca Dedmond

Rebecca is Professor of School Counseling at The George Washington University where she founded The Transition Initiative and has written and validated Transition Standards at both the high and middle school levels.

Pre-Conference Itinerary

 

TIMEEVENTTOPIC
8:30 - 9:15 am Opening Address Focus on Today's Students
9:15 - 10:15 am Session

What do we WANT for our youth? Building a Culture of Hope and Success

  • Research Review
  • Standards Review
10:15 - 10:30 am Break Break
10:30 - 11:30 am  Session

What do we KNOW about our youth and the world that awaits them?

  • Youth Development & Engagement
  • World of Work
11:30 - 12:30 pm Luncheon Luncheon
12:30 - 1:45 pm Session

What do we DO to Prepare our Youth?

  • What Works
  • Transition Initiatives
1:45 - 2:00 pm  Break Break 
2:00 - 3:00 pm  Session 

Comprehensive Guidance

  • Whose Responsibility
  • Strategies
3:00 - 3:30 pm Session

Small group discussions for sharing and planning

  • Questions and Answers

TOTAL CONTACT HOURS: 5 hours, 30 minutes