Students who have suffered trauma are far more likely to experience academic failure. To combat this tendency – with female students in particular – Tracie
Dr. Christopher Emdin
Professor of Science Education, Author of For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood
About the At-Risk & Struggling Students Conference
The At-Risk & Struggling Students Conference focuses on evidence-based programs and strategies that educators can use to prevent dropouts and to help students experience success in school. More than 1.2 million students in the United States and Canada drop out of high school each year (with the percentages skewed toward males, low-income and minority students). Millions more are considered at-risk because they exhibit ongoing disciplinary problems, impulsive behavior, truancy issues and have become frustrated or disengaged. The long-term cost of failing to engage these students is tremendous, since they are much less likely to transition successfully into adulthood and to achieve economic self-sufficiency. Join us in Atlanta to gain valuable insights and to explore practical ways to help this critical portion of your school’s population.
In Atlanta attendees receive complimentary access, on a space-available basis, to sessions of the At-Risk & Struggling Students Conference, School Discipline Conference, Innovative Teaching Strategies Conference, Wired Differently Conference and Boy Brains & Engagement Conference.
In San Antonio attendees receive complimentary access, on a space-available basis to sessions of the At-Risk & Struggling Students Conference, School Climate & Culture Forum, School Discipline Conference, Wired Differently Conference and the Innovative Teaching Strategies Conference.
“Responsible adults naturally have a tendency to prescribe experiences for children. The result is that many children are allowed to have only experiences deemed to
By incorporating their culture into classroom instruction, teachers value the unique realities of minority students — an approach that sets both students and educators up
Atlanta / Las Vegas / San Antonio /Orlando
The At-Risk & Struggling is part of the Innovative Schools Summit in Atlanta (June 18-22) and San Antonio (November 14-17). Conference attendees receive complimentary access to all Summit sessions (on a space available basis).
What Past Attendees Have to Say...
Who Should Attend?
– School Counselors (PK-12)
– Classroom Principals
– Special Education Personnel
– School Administrators
– Social Workers
– School Resource Officers
– Community & Faith-Based Youth Workers
– After-School Program Coordinators
– Other Professional Working with Young People