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Prevent School Violence Illinois (PSVI)

Beyond the Personnel Handbook: A Workshop on Key School Policies for School Climate Transformation

Date: Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm 

Location: Skyline Conference Room, Lawndale Christian Health Center
3860 W. Ogden Avenue
Chicago, IL 60623

Registration: Registration online is closed. Please contact Sarah Schriber at

Workshop description:
Through storytelling, skill shares, and facilitated action planning, participants will learn about ways to coordinate and put into action:
•    ISBE's Social and Emotional Learning learning standards,
•    Illinois new discipline reform law, and
•    Berwyn South School District 100's first-of-a kind set of transgender student support guidelines
to create schools where students thrive socially, emotionally, and academically.

Facilitators: Caryn Curry, former Coordinator for the Statewide SEL Pilot; Jeremy Majeski, Principal at Berwyn's Komensky Elementary School; Owen Daniel-McCarter and Jordee Yanez, Illinois Safe Schools Alliance; Miranda Johnson and Candace Moore, Transforming School Discipline Collaborative; and others.

Questions: Please contact Sarah Schriber at