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Mid-Hudson REGIONAL LEADERSHIP SUMMIT
ON SCHOOL-JUSTICE PARTNERSHIPS


 

Mid-Hudson Regional Leadership Summit on School-Justice Partnerships: Keeping Kids In School and Out of Court
New York State Judicial Institute, White Plains, NY
December 11, 2013

Registration/Continental Breakfast (8:00-9:00 a.m.)

WELCOMING REMARKS (9:00-9:30 a.m.)
Speakers
Hon. Juanita Bing Newton, Dean, New York State Judicial Institute
HON. JUDITH S. KAYE, Former Chief Judge of the State of New York and Chair of the New York State Permanent Judicial Commission on Justice for Children
Hon. Andrea STEWART-Cousins, New York State Senate Democratic Conference Leader (Due to a last minute conflict, opening remarks for Senator Stewart-Cousins were read by John Tomlin, her Deputy Chief of Staff)
Written Remarks
1 Opening Remarks – Senator Stewart-Cousins

 

SETTING THE STAGE: UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES OF SCHOOL-JUSTICE PRACTICES (9:30-10:15 a.m.)
Speakers
MATT CREGOR, ESQ., Assistant Counsel of the Education Practice, NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc.
HON. MICHAEL CORRIERO, Executive Director, New York Center for Juvenile Justice, The New York Foundling Fontana Center for Child Protection; Retired Justice, Supreme Court Criminal Term, New York County
Presentations
1 SS.1 Cregor
2 SS.2 Corriero
Additional Resource
1 SS.AR – CSG Justice Center Consensus Project

 

PLENARY 1: NEW YORK CITY SCHOOL-JUSTICE PARTNERSHIP TASK FORCE:
REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS
(10:15-10:30 a.m.)
Speaker
KIM SWEET, ESQ., Executive Director, Advocates for Children of New York
Presentation
3 P1 Sweet

 

PLENARY 2: SCHOOL CLIMATE REFORM AND PROMOTING THE WHOLE SCHOOL-COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENT EFFORTS (10:30-11:10 A.M.)
Speakers/Moderator
Jonathan Cohen, PH.D., President, National School Climate Center (Moderator/Speaker)
Lukas Weinstein, Director of Special Projects, The National Center for Community Schools, The Children’s Aid Society
Presentations
4 P2.1 Cohen
5 P2.2 Weinstein

 

PLENARY 3: COLLABORATIVE MODELS FOR SCHOOL ARREST DIVERSION (11:10-11:50 p.m.)
Speakers/Moderator
HON. STEVEN C. TESKE, Chief Judge, Juvenile Court, Clayton County, GA (Moderator/Speaker)
ABBY ANDERSON, Executive Director, Connecticut Juvenile Justice Alliance
Presentations
6 P3.1 Teske
7 P3.2 Anderson
Additional Resources
2 P3.AR – Courts Role
3 P3.AR – CT Graduated Response Model Chart
4 P3.AR – CT JJAC Model MOA
5 P3.AR – CT JJA-Adult Decisions-White Paper
6 P3.AR – GA 2013 School Offense Agreement
7 P3.AR – GA School Protocol Agreement
8 P3.AR – GA Warning-School Offense
9 P3.AR – Paradox of Education in America
10 P3.AR – The Dichotomy of Judicial Leadership
11 P3.AR – Zero Tolerance JCAPN

 

PLENARY 4: EDUCATIONAL ENGAGEMENT FOR RE-ENTRY AND COURT-INVOLVED YOUTH (11:50-12:30 p.m.)
Speakers/Moderator
TimOTHY Lisante, Ph.D., Superintendent, District 79, Alternative Schools and Programs, New York City Department of Education (Moderator/Speaker)
ChrisTINE Pahigian, M.P.A., Executive Director, Friends of Island Academy Planning
Presentations
8 P4 Lisante

12:30-12:45 p.m.

PICK UP BOXED LUNCH AND GO TO BREAKOUT SESSION I

12:45-1:45 p.m.

 

BREAKOUT SESSION I

A. Measuring School Climate and PromotiNG THE Whole School-Community Improvement Efforts  
Speakers
Jonathan Cohen, PH.D., President, National School Climate Center (Moderator/Speaker)
Lukas Weinstein, Director of Special Projects, The National Center for Community Schools, The Children’s Aid Society
B. Collaborative Models for School arrest Diversion
Speakers
HON. STEVEN C. TESKE, Chief Judge, Juvenile Court, Clayton County, GA (Moderator/Speaker)
ABBY ANDERSON, Executive Director, Connecticut Juvenile Justice Alliance
C. Educational Engagement for Re-entry and Court-involved Youth
Speakers
STACEY OLIGER-PAYAMPS, Deputy Director, External Relations, District 79, Alternative Schools and Programs, New York City Department of Education (Moderator/Speaker)
Alex Pederson, School Business Manager, East River Academy, District 79, Alternative Schools and Programs, New York City Department of Education
Presentation
9 BO.C Oliger-Payamps

Return to Plenary (1:45-1:55 p.m.)

 

PLENARY 5: MODEL DISCIPLINE CODE AND RESTORATIVE JUSTICE (1:55-2:35 p.m.)
Speakers/Moderator
LIZ SULLIVAN-Yuknis, M.P.P., Director, Human Right to Education
Program, National Economic and Social Rights Initiative (Moderator/Speaker)
John Bailie, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Director of Continuing Education, International Institute for Restorative Practices
Presentations
10 P5.1 Sullivan-Yuknis
11 P5.2 Bailie
Additional Resources
12 P5.AR – Evidence of Effectiveness-Restorative Practices
13 P5.AR – IIRP-Closing School To Prison
14 P5.AR – Restorative Practices
15 P5.AR – Whole-School Change

 

 

PLENARY 6: Best Practices for School Safety and Student Interaction (2:35-3:15 p.m.)
Speakers/Moderator
Jaime Koppel, M.P.A., Atlantic Philanthropies Senior Fellow (Moderator/Speaker)
J. STUART Ablon, PH.D., Director, Think:Kids, Department of  Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital; Associate Clinical Professor of Psychology , Harvard Medical School; Co-Director of the Center for Collaborative Problem Solving
Lisa  H. thurau, Executive Director, Strategies for Youth
LYNN SANCHEZ, Parent Leader, New Settlement Apartments Parent Action Committee and NYC Coalition for Educational Justice
Presentations
12 P6.1 Koppel
13 P6.2 Ablon
14 P6.3  Thurau

3:15-3:30 p.m.

PICK UP SNACK AND GO TO BREAKOUT SESSION II

3:30-4:30 p.m.

BREAKOUT SESSION II

D. MODEL DISCIPLINE CODE and Buffalo’s Experience with Code Reform
Speakers
LIZ SULLIVAN-Yuknis, M.P.P., Director, Human Right to Education  Program, National Economic and Social Rights Initiative  (Moderator/Speaker)
James Payne, Activist, Alliance for Quality Education of New York and Citizen Action of New York
E. Restorative Justice in Action
Speaker
John Bailie, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Director of Continuing Education, International Institute for Restorative Practices
F. Collaborative Problem Solving
Speaker
J. STUART Ablon, PH.D., Director, Think:Kids, Department of  Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital; Associate Clinical Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School; Co-Director of the Center for Collaborative Problem Solving
G. Best Practices for School Safety and Student Interaction
Speakers
Jaime Koppel, M.P.A., Atlantic Philanthropies Senior Fellow (Moderator/Speaker)
Lisa  H. thurau, Executive Director, Strategies for Youth
Erica Ayala, Youth Leadership Development Associate, Children’s Defense Fund-New York
Presentation
15 BO.G.2 Ayala