Title

The Transformative Power of Student Voice

First Presenter's Institution

The Centergy Project

Second Presenter's Institution

The Centergy Project

Third Presenter's Institution

N/A

Fourth Presenter's Institution

N/A

Fifth Presenter's Institution

N/A

Location

Pre-Conference Workshop (Scarbrough 3)

Strand #1

Social & Emotional Skills

Strand #2

Mental & Physical Health

Strand #1

Head: Academic Achievement & Leadership

Strand #2

Head: Academic Achievement & Leadership

Relevance

Participants will learn basics related to Whole Child and Wraparound Participants will explore student voice artifacts Participants will gain knowledge and experience with five processes for gathering student voice

Brief Program Description

Join Leigh Colburn and Linda Beggs to learn multiple processes for gathering the voice and experiences of your students in a manner that will transform the mindset, processes, practices, programming, and measurable outcomes of your school. Most importantly, these whole child processes will help you create a culture of hope for students and your staff.

Summary

Participants will receive an overview of wraparound services and hands-on practice with five processes for gathering student voice.

Evidence

N/A

Learning Objectives

Presenter will provide.

Format

Individual Presentation

Biographical Sketch

Leigh Colburn is an experienced educator and the co-founder of The Centergy Project which provides consulting to districts who are interested in launching embedded wraparound services within their schools. For a decade, Mrs. Colburn proudly served as the principal of Marietta High School, and in 2015 she founded the Graduate Marietta Student Success Center which was recognized in 2016 by the Georgia legislature and the Georgia Charter Foundation as the Education Innovation of the Year. In 2017, Ms. Colburn began her career as a consultant and she joined Community and Leadership Consultant, Linda Beggs, to launch The Centergy Project. Ms. Colburn and Ms. Beggs are now working with schools in Georgia, Illinois, Alabama, and Virginia to launch student and family support centers that are customized to the barriers and assets of each community. Ms. Colburn's first book published by Solution will be available during 2020.

Presentation Year

2020

Start Date

3-8-2020 2:30 PM

End Date

3-8-2020 3:30 PM

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The Transformative Power of Student Voice

Pre-Conference Workshop (Scarbrough 3)

Join Leigh Colburn and Linda Beggs to learn multiple processes for gathering the voice and experiences of your students in a manner that will transform the mindset, processes, practices, programming, and measurable outcomes of your school. Most importantly, these whole child processes will help you create a culture of hope for students and your staff.