On April 26 the NWESD 189 and Cascadian Center at Camp Brotherhood are co-sponsoring, to bring community and schools together to talk about how we are all addressing the notion of safe and nurturing schools.
This One-Day Summit to to Discuss Multi-tiered Systems of Support to Ensure Safe and Nurturing Environments for Young People (Here is the draft agenda for the day).
Guiding Question: What are you doing in your school and community to promote safe AND nurturing environments for young people?
8:00 – 8:30 Registration and Coffee, etc.
8:30 – 8:45 Welcome, Introductions, Etc.
8:45 – 9:45 Opening Keynote Addresses (Creating Context – School Safety and a Multi-tiered System of Support)
9:45 – 11:00 Facilitated Table Talk – 10 tables x 10 people x 4 Questions (Facilitator, Recorder)
1. What does school/community safety mean to your organization?
2. What strategies/initiatives do you employ to create safe and nurturing environments for young people?
- How does your school and community collaborate to foster safe and nurturing environments for young people?
- How does this keep your children safe and nurtured?
10:30 Refreshments Available
11:00 – 12:30 Brief (6-8 Minutes) Table Talk Report-outs
12:30 – 1:15 Lunch (speaker, movie, or table conversation starters based on the table talk topics)
1:30 – 3:00 Panel Presentation ( highlighting key regionally available resource providers who would address the 4 Questions – e.g. OSPI, NWESD 189, 1/10 of 1% mental health programs, community mental health, YMCA, Boys and Girls Club, Law enforcement, DSHS, Rachel’s Challenge, Rotary, Lions, Parks and Rec, Prevention Coalitions, etc)
3:00 – 3:15 Break/Refreshments
3:15 – 4:00 Strategize Next Steps: What do we need to know? Who is missing from the discussion? Where do we go from here?
4:00 – 4:30 Closure/Feedback/Key Questions or Ideas for Future Summits or action?
Follow-up: Copies of notes/forms from the 10 table talks, a list of regional resources, a contact list of all participants, other documents.
INTERESTED? Please send names and addresses to Bill Evans, Superintendent – Lopez Island School District at firstname.lastname@example.org to register. Thank you!