FEATURED SESSIONS

Please continue to check this page as we are currently organizing speakers for the 2018 National Conference on School Discipline. If you would like more information on becoming a speaker at this conference or any of our other conferences please email us at pd@accutrain.com.


ATLANTA FEATURED SESSIONS

Rosalind Wiseman - Educator, Parent Expert & Social Activist

Queen Bees & Masterminds: Navigating Friendships, Social Conflicts & Popularity
Speaker Rosalind Wiseman, the New York Times bestsellers Queen Bees and Wannabes: Helping Your Daughter Survive Cliques, Gossip, Boyfriends & Other Realities of Adolescence & Masterminds and Wingmen: Helping Our Boys Cope with Schoolyard Power, Locker-Room Tests,Girlfriends, and the New Rules of Boy World pulls back the curtain on what's really going on in boys and girls friendships and social hierarchies. She'll share how boys' and girls' social group dynamics influence their interactions and offer step-by-step advice on how to teach young people how to navigate these common yet complex situations. She’ll also explain why young people can be reluctant to ask for help and give common-sense suggestions to break through communication barriers. This presentation can be tailored to both student and adult audiences and will be customized to reflect any specifics that should be addressed in your community..

Dr. Michael Gurian - Marriage and Family Counselor and New York Times Bestselling Author

Boys & Girls Learn Differently: Why Gender-Based Instruction Works

Dr. Christopher Emdin - Professor of Science Education & Author

Reimagining Education: Using Hip-Hop as an Approach to Teaching from the Students’ Standpoint
In this talk, Dr. Emdin uses hip-hop as an approach to teaching and learning that privileges students’ realities. The talk provides with an approach to pedagogy that comprises of practical and tangible approaches to instruction, but also a philosophy for teaching and learning that gives teachers and school leaders a path towards more effective practice.

Larry Thompson - Supportive Discipline Innovator & Creator of "Responsibility-Centered Discipline"

Dr. Michael Gurian - Marriage and Family Counselor and New York Times Bestselling Author

Robert Jackson - National Speaker and Author

Building Cultural Awareness & Effective Communication with Staff and Students
There is Power in being an Educator. During this interactive keynote address, educators will learn how to activate that power to inspire all students to be success stories. Educators will be challenged to self-evaluate their day to day routine. Strategies will be given to build positive relationships and cultural awareness with students and staff. Who are you as an educator? We must understand our roles to positively impact our students. There are several factors that affect our view of our children that will be mapped out during this keynote also. We must recharge our batteries and renew our minds daily so our students receive our best. Educators will leave this keynote recharged and empowered to do their jobs more efficiently.


LAS VEGAS FEATURED SESSIONS

Edward (Ned) Hallowell, M.Ed. - Child & Adult Psychiatrist; Learning Differences Expert

The American Edge: The Mind of the Entrepreneur

Dr. Yong Zhao - Expert on Globalization & Education

Merlyna Valentine - Transformational Leadership Principal, National Speaker & Consultant

From Impossible to Possible...Every Child, Every Day

Dr. Peter DeWitt - Best-Selling Author

Brian Mendler - International Speaker, Author, Expert on Working with Disruptive Students