Breakout Sessions

How May We Help You?  Customer Service Standards that Exceed Expectations
9:45 - 10:45 and 1:15 - 2:15
Presented by:  Erica Chandler - Director of Communications, Affton School District

In this fast-paced session, learn how creating model customer service standards for your school office can help make the best impression on your customers - the first time and every time.  See real life examples of how one Missouri district set a mission to meet high expectations and is using data to ensure happy parents, students, teachers and community members.  You'll walk away with Model Customer Service Guidelines and ideas to put into action.


Addressing Bullying Through Universal and Targeted Social and Communication Skills Instruction
9:45 - 10:45 and 11:00 - 12:00
Presented by:  Dr. Chad Rose - Department of Special Education, University of Missouri

Bullying has become a pervasive issue facing the Nation’s youth. Given the pervasiveness of bullying and the revised state legislation, districts must begin implementing interventions and programming designed to reduce the prevalence of bullying within their schools. This session will detail an evidence-based protocol for implementing a skills-based approach for reducing perpetration and victimization among K-5 youth. Specifically, universal and targeted intervention strategies for improving social-emotional learning, social skills, and communication skills will be introduced. 


FERPA:  What you Really Need to Know about Student Records
9:45 - 10:45 and 11:00 - 12:00
Presented by:  Betsey A. Helfrich - Attorney at Law, Mickes O'Toole, LLC.

In this fast-paced session, we will review the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act and answer your most frequently asked questions about maintaining student records and granting parental access to records while protecting student confidentiality.


Trauma Sensitive Schools:  How Trauma Impacts the Brain & Strategies to Support Students
9:45 - 10:45 and 1:15 - 2:15
Presented by: 
Dr. Al Voelker - Assistant Superintendent of Academic Services, Raymore Peculiar School District
Dr. Michelle Hofmann - Director of Elementary Education, Raymore Peculiar School District
Dr. Kristel Barr - Director of Secondary Education, Raymore Peculiar School District

Many students in our schools have experienced trauma in their lives, and the impact this can have upon the developing brain is significant.  As front line staff members, we see the effects of this daily, namely the rising number of students who walk through our doors demonstrating social, emotional, behavioral, and academic challenges today.  This session will help participants better understand the effects that trauma can have upon the developing brain, what impact that has upon learning and behavior, and how we as adults can respond in helpful, trauma-sensitive ways to support the students we serve


Google Take the Wheel
11:00 - 12:00 and 1:15 - 2:15
Presented by:  Melinda Miller - Principal, Willard East Elementary, Willard School District

Let google "Drive" your school. This workshop will showcase how one elementary principal and secretary leverage Google tools in every day school management. Specific examples of how we use Calendars, Forms, Docs, Slides will be shared. More than 25 ways to use Google tools to make your work life more efficient.


Fair Labor Standards Act Compliance
11:00 - 12:00 
Presented by:  Michael Curry - Attorney at Law, Tueth Keeney Cooper Mohan Jackstadt, PC.

Description to follow.


Complying with the Open Meetings Act
1:15 - 2:15
Presented by:  Michael Curry - Attorney at Law, Tueth Keeney Cooper Mohan Jackstadt, PC.

Description to follow.


Missouri Association of Elementary School Principals
3550 Amazonas Drive
Jefferson City, MO  65109

Phone: 573-638-2460
Fax:  573-556-6270
maesp@maesp.com

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