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  • Keynote Presentation begins at 8:30am in the Auditorium.
  • Debrief Sessions have been pre-assigned to represent a variety of PreK-12 educators.
  • Choose your lunch selection.
  • Select two 1-hour Learning Sessions or one 2-hour Learning Session.
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Monday, December 2

8:00am EST

8:30am EST

10:30am EST

11:30am EST

12:00pm EST

12:30pm EST

"What Do Schools Look Like in Wakanda?"* Room 231Amy Anderson All Kinds of Learners: An Introduction to Autism and ABA Room 338Liz Korandanis • Mandy Smith Article Discussion: "How to Be an Antiracist Educator" Room 430Stephen Rose Article Discussion: "Why We Can't Afford Whitewashed Social-Emotional Learning" Room 319Kyle Eichner Biology of Skin Color Room 337Louisa Morrison • Beanie Spangler Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain Room 421Jennifer Friedman • Nina Kahn Diversity, Equity and Special Education Room 321Sarah Orlov Everything You Wanted to Know About Judaism but Were Afraid to Ask Room 334Abby Frank • Cindy Hurley Fitness for ALL Fitness CenterJohn Mulryan History of American Racism: How Does This Impact Students Now? Room 316Jacqueline Katz I Wish My Teacher Knew: The Intent Versus Impact of Microaggressions in WPS Room 263Stephanie Erickson • Emily Gordon • Young Ethnic Scholars Let's Talk About _____! Room 428Lynn Kaminski Mentor Relationships with Students of Color Room 330Bevin Hale My Family's History of Escaping Nazi Germany Room 135 (FDR)Dr. Peter Hill Pronouns and the Power of Language: Promoting Gender Equity in the Classroom Room 219Emily Giddings • Jacqueline Maxwell Taking a Grassroots Approach to Implementing Anti-Racist Practices Room 331Crystal Bartels • Lauren Colella • Maria DiPietro • Ranjani Sriram Teaching Diverse Texts: A Book Talk Room 333Natasha Goddard Translators: Supporting Our Students and Parents of Other Languages Room 310Anne Higgins • Karen Pekowitz • Jenna Stacy “White Fragility” Reading Session LibraryJenn Hannon Art + Robots: Accessible STEM Experiences for All Students Room 341Libby Belli • Sara Jauniskis Authentic Relating Through Visual Art Room 347Jill Callahan • Jess Lau •   Sarah Steinberg • Hillary Sturman Culturally Responsive TeachingEd Walker Exploring and Expanding Opportunities for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Performing Arts Chorus RoomMike LaCava How to Talk About Race and RacismDr. Paula Martin • Doug Weinstock That Awkward Moment Room 450Dawn Shearer-Coren • Jen Dirga

1:45pm EST

"White Fragility" Discussion Session - Elementary Room 410Justine Ferguson "White Fragility" Discussion Session - High School Room 409Emily Giddings "White Fragility" Discussion Session - Middle School Room 406Jenn Hannon Article Discussion: "How to Change the Story about Students of Color" Room 431Alison McCormick Article Discussion: "Is Social-Emotional Learning Really Going to Work for Students of Color?" Room 419Cathi Gordon Building a Diverse Book Collection in Your Classroom Room 320Roxanne Scott Drama in the Inclusive Classroom Room 318Alicia Diozzi Expand Your Classroom: LGBTQ+ Students and Families in Your Curriculum Room 317Anne-Marie Sklarwitz Fitness for ALL Fitness CenterJohn Mulryan I Wish My Teacher Knew: The Intent Versus Impact of Microaggressions in WPS Room 263Stephanie Erickson • Emily Gordon • Young Ethnic Scholars Identity and Equity in K-5 Mathematics Room 418Danielle Silverman Implicit Bias: How Does This Impact Your Teaching?  Room 316Jacqueline Katz Inclusion Through Play Room 211Nicole Fyvie • Christina Gerst Keep Calm and Teach On Room 243Riley Barry • Jena Falconi Mirrors and Windows Room 332Katy Comstock • Laura Kelly Reading Your Student’s IEP: For the General Educator Room 420Astrid Mazariegos • Kristen Stacy Seven Forms of Bias to Consider in Your Classroom Room 429Toni Carlson Sharing Your Cultural Autobiography Room 228Vicky Anderson Tackling Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in a Biology Classroom Room 339Ken Bateman • Julie Boehm Where Are You - Really - From? Room 432Bárbara Barnett Wire Connections Room 343Brian Reddy • Shayla Vines