Title

Safe Schools: Addressing Racism, Harassment, Bias and Bullying Through a Youth Development Lens

First Presenter's Institution

Vanden Corporation

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Location

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Strand #1

Head: Academic Achievement & Leadership

Strand #2

Head: Academic Achievement & Leadership

Relevance

This workshop will examine how a network of students, staff, parents and community members can strategically come together to develop activities that address school climate and the prevention of racism, harassment, bullying, and other acts of school violence. Participants will learn the latest youth development research and trends influencing our school climate and the importance of planning in alignment with these trends when developing Safe School Plans.

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Summary

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Learning Objectives

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Format

Individual Presentation

Biographical Sketch

John Vandenburgh began his career as a High School Teacher in Southern California, where in 2002 he was honored as one of the California League of High Schools Educators of the Year. His career transitioned into a focus on Violence Prevention in schools when he became a Safe Schools administrator for Murrieta Valley USD, in Murrieta, California. He has served on the California Department of Education’s Gang Task Force where he helped develop the Getting Results Update on Gang Violence for schools in the state of California. In 2007, he received the Ananda Guruge Lifetime Commitment Award for Violence Prevention, presented by Stop the Violence, Increase the Peace Foundation in Los Angeles, CA. He is currently the Vice President of the California School Resource Officers Association and an active member of the Southern California Regional Violence Prevention Coalition. John is a nationally recognized speaker, program developer and trainer on violence prevention and youth development approaches in education. He is the author of the PLUS Program (Peer Leaders Uniting Students) and the creator of a software based application called CyberBully Alert. His latest work, has gathered international attention as an innovative strategy for addressing online safety and cyberbullying. Keith

Presentation Year

2018

Start Date

3-5-2018 1:15 PM

End Date

3-5-2018 2:30 PM

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Mar 5th, 1:15 PM Mar 5th, 2:30 PM

Safe Schools: Addressing Racism, Harassment, Bias and Bullying Through a Youth Development Lens

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