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⛰️ 2024 VIRTUAL MTSS SUMMIT | Get notified when registration opens >>

    Enhancing School Safety Through Restorative Practices and MTSS

    Tuesday, August 29, 2023
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    1 PM ET / 12 PM CT / 10 AM PT

    How do restorative practices fit in with the way that discipline and behavior intervention are structured in schools?  

    Join us to hear how educators and school-based law enforcement are working together to take kids off the pathway to violence and help create safer and more supportive schools.

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    Please note: Certificates of attendance will be emailed to registered live attendees who attend 25 minutes or more of this webinar. Certificates will verify 1 hour of professional development credit and will be emailed within 24 hours of the webinar. As with all professional development hours delivered, we recommend that you verify ahead of the webinar that the content will qualify for professional development in your school, district, county, or state with your supervisor, human resources department, and/or principal or superintendent’s office.

    Meet the presenters:

    Sherwynn Patton, Life Anew

    Sherwynn Patton
    Co-Executive Director, Life Anew Restorative Justice

    As the Co-Executive Director of Life Anew, Sherwynn helps guide individuals and communities - including school staff, students, parents, and community volunteers - to engage one another in intentional conversations that lead to deep, meaningful relationships that result in life transformation.

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    Trudy Bender, Ed.S, LSSP, NCSP
    MTSS Content Manager, Branching Minds

    Trudy Bender is the MTSS Content Manager at Branching Minds. She has extensive experience as a teacher, school psychologist, and district administrator. She previously served as the Coordinator of District Behavior Intervention for Waco ISD, where she led the district in reducing exclusionary discipline practices and disproportionality, including initiatives to improve school climate and classroom management, provide effective Tier 2 and Tier 3 behavior intervention programs, and coordinate wrap-around services and transitional support for students in alternative disciplinary settings. She is a Restorative Discipline Facilitator and has expertise in building district and campus systems that incorporate restorative practices. She is currently part of a statewide effort in Texas to enhance school safety by providing integrated MTSS and restorative practices training for educators and school-based law enforcement.  

    Brian Clason, TxSSC

    Brian Clason
    Program Manager, Training and Education Curriculum,Texas School Safety Center (TxSSC)

    Brian Clason is currently the Program Manager of Curriculum and Instruction at the Texas School Safety Center. He has spent the last 23 years of his career serving diverse communities between Texas and Colorado as a school administrator, post-secondary readiness coordinator, literacy coach, teacher, and community advocate.  Brian is a believer and practitioner of building campus cultures that focus on the well-being and connectedness of every child in an effort to prevent hopelessness, unrealized potential, and school violence.