First Presenter's Institution

Edwards Educational Services

Second Presenter's Institution

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Third Presenter's Institution

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Fourth Presenter's Institution

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Fifth Presenter's Institution

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Location

Session 1 (Scarbrough 3)

Strand #1

Social & Emotional Skills

Strand #2

Mental & Physical Health

Relevance

1. Participants will leave with specific techniques in developing relationship skills with students 2. Participants will learn how to examine current policies and procedures at their schools to ensure they support a positive school climate 3. Participants will understand the link between a positive school climate and student academic achievement

Brief Program Description

With the constant pressure of high stakes testing and new achievement standards the culture of a school can be compromised. This session will focus on specific strategies and techniques that can be implemented to keep the child first while at the same time enhancing student academic achievement. Participants will walk away with ideas that they can immediately implement in their classrooms and schools.

Summary

1. Learn that focusing solely on state test scores will not create sustainable academic achievement 2.Through a clear and consistent focus on the child’s collective needs can true achieve academic success 3. It is the adult behaviors and actions that determine the culture of the school

Evidence

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Format

Individual Presentation

Biographical Sketch

A leader nationally recognized by USA Today for his innovative approach to education, Dr. Edwards successfully implemented numerous groundbreaking programs to improve student performance during his sixteen-year tenure as a school administrator. As President and CEO of Edwards Educational Services, Inc., Dr. Edwards has been instrumental in helping countless organizations tailor similar programs with positive, far-reaching results. He is also CEO of and expert contributor to The National Principals Academy, an organization dedicated to helping educational leaders improve their professional practice. In addition, Dr. Edwards is an internationally recognized keynote speaker, facilitator and trainer regularly featured as a content expert on television and radio with appearances on CNN.

Presentation Year

2020

Start Date

3-9-2020 10:30 AM

End Date

3-9-2020 1:15 PM

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Mar 9th, 10:30 AM Mar 9th, 1:15 PM

Nurturing The Culture To Ensure Success For All

Session 1 (Scarbrough 3)

With the constant pressure of high stakes testing and new achievement standards the culture of a school can be compromised. This session will focus on specific strategies and techniques that can be implemented to keep the child first while at the same time enhancing student academic achievement. Participants will walk away with ideas that they can immediately implement in their classrooms and schools.