University of Minnesota
Check & Connect Student Engagement Intervention | Institute on Community Integration
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Institute on Community Integration CEHD

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Conference Schedule

October 12-13, 2017 • Minneapolis, MN

Click on a presentation title to view the description and speaker biographies. This schedule is subject to change.

Day 1: Thursday, October 12, 2017

8-8:30am Registration and Breakfast
8:30-9am Welcome Remarks and Acknowledgements
9-10am

Ensuring An Equal Opportunity To Learn By Reducing Chronic Absence
Hedy Chang, Ph.D., Attendance Works

10-10:15am Break
TRACKS
Tools
Leadership
Systemwide Application
Research
10:15-11:30am

How to Use the Student Engagement Instrument to Increase Student Engagement
Institute on Community Integration, U of M

A Leadership View: Successes & Pitfalls of a Large District’s Application of C&C
Dekalb County School District

The Evolution of C&C at Treehouse
Treehouse

Understanding the Costs Associated with Interventions to Improve High School Completion
Institute on Community Integration, U of M

11:30am-12:30pm Lunch
12:30-1:45pm

Use What They’ve Got! Building Relationships to Engage and Empower Students
Central Kentucky Educational Cooperative

It’s Elementary My Dear Watson
Austin Public Schools

Graduation and Career Coach Initiative
Ivy Tech Community College

Taking a Team Approach: An Essential Strategy for Reducing Chronic Absence
Attendance Works

1:45-2pm Break
2-3:15pm

The Essentials: Student-Centered Planning
Treehouse

Implementing C&C in a High School Setting: Reavis High School Model
Reavis High School

MALAGA: The Journey of C&C and the Modern Day Village Approach
Cluster 5 RTLB, New Zealand

Student and Mentor Perspectives on Student Success in C&C
Center for Early Education and Development, U of M

3:15-3:30pm Break
3:30-4:45pm

Strategies to Engage Black Males
Minneapolis Public Schools

Supporting Fidelity of Implementation: A Discussion in Leadership at the School and District Level
St. Paul Public Schools

Where Do We Go From Here? Lessons Learned in Florida
Florida Gulf Coast University

Parent Barriers and Solutions to Preschool Attendance
Center for Early Education and Development, U of M

Day 2: Friday, October 13, 2017

8-8:30am Breakfast / Welcome
8:30-9:30am

Lessons Learned in Student Engagement and Dropout Interventions
Amy Reschly, Ph.D., University of Georgia

9:30-9:45am Break
TRACKS
Tools
Leadership
Systemwide Application
Research
9:45-11am

Climbing the Ladder to Meaningful Youth-Adult Partnerships
National Youth Leadership Council

A Leadership View: Successes & Pitfalls of a Large District’s Application of C&C
Dekalb County School District

MALAGA: The Journey of C&C and the Modern Day Village Approach
Cluster 5 RTLB, New Zealand

Measuring Progress Over Time
Treehouse

11am-11:15pm Break
11:15-12:15pm

Mentor Perspectives: Tales from the Field

12:15-1:15pm Lunch
1:15-2:30pm

Planning for Valued Social Roles Through Person-Centered Practices
Institute on Community Integration, U of M

Engaging Students through School-wide College Readiness
College Readiness Consortium, U of M

Districts in Action: Service-Learning as a Strategy to Meet District Goals
National Youth Leadership Council

A Longitudinal Analysis of Juvenile Offenders Enrolled in C&C
Institute on Community Integration, U of M

2:30-2:45pm Break
2:45-3pm Closing Remarks, Conference Evaluations, and CEU Certificates

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