First Presenter's Institution

Savannah Chatham County School System

Second Presenter's Institution

Albany State University

Third Presenter's Institution

Clemson University

Fourth Presenter's Institution

KL Greer Consulting

Fifth Presenter's Institution

NA

Location

Session 5 (Scarbrough 2)

Strand #1

Academic Achievement & School Leadership

Relevance

Presenter will provide.

Brief Program Description

This panel is set to push the boundaries of typical bullying prevention and propose fresh ideas for solutions in schools. Bullying prevention is one of the most pressing topics in education today. With many instances of school violence linked to bullying, schools are actively seeking practical solutions that can curtail this epidemic.

Summary

This panel is set to push the boundaries of typical bullying prevention and propose fresh ideas for solutions in schools. Bullying prevention is one of the most pressing topics in education today. With many instances of school violence linked to bullying, schools are actively seeking practical solutions that can curtail this epidemic.

Evidence

Presenter will provide.

Format

Individual Presentation

Biographical Sketch

Dr. Jacqueline Smart is employed with the Savannah-Chatham School System. She is a graduate of California State University and Cambridge College School of Education with a degree in Educational Leadership, and is also the author of What Makes A Bully. Dr. Smart is passionate about finding solutions to the issue of bullying behavior and that everyone is responsible for bullying solutions. Dr. Smart also writes for various local newspapers where she writes a column about bullying and social justice issues.

Empowering her students to envision themselves as productive citizens encourages a desire in them to better our nation and world of tomorrow.

Irma Gibson, a self-proclaimed digital miracle and Associate Professor in the Department of Social Work at Albany State University, describes her journey from traditional professor to digital advocate and how she overcame her fear of digital learning while retaining her pedagogy style.

Jan Urbanski, Ed.D. is Director of Safe and Humane Schools at Clemson University where she oversees the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program and related initiatives focused on building positive connections and reducing bullying and violence. Dr. Urbanski has 24 years of school district experience as a prevention specialist, elementary teacher, and professional school counselor. She has also authored several publications and curriculum related to bullying prevention.

Previously of the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office and for the State Police, Katie Greer travels the country working with and educating law enforcement, communities, school staff/administration and students on social media and tech/Internet safety best practices. Katie has spoken to hundreds of thousands of students throughout the country, urging them to use technology in safe and productive ways. Katie serves as a media industry expert and has been featured on CNN, The O’Reilly Factor, The Meredith Vieira Show, Inside Edition, and in media such as The Huffington Post, TIME Magazine, The Boston Globe, USA Today, Procter & Gamble, Parents Magazine and more.

Presentation Year

2019

Start Date

3-5-2019 10:15 AM

End Date

3-5-2019 11:30 AM

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Bullying Panel

Session 5 (Scarbrough 2)

This panel is set to push the boundaries of typical bullying prevention and propose fresh ideas for solutions in schools. Bullying prevention is one of the most pressing topics in education today. With many instances of school violence linked to bullying, schools are actively seeking practical solutions that can curtail this epidemic.