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2020 Minnesota School Psychologist Association Midwinter Conference

Minnesota in Focus: Looking to our Future

January 30-31, 2020

Crowne Plaza Hotel, Plymouth, MN

2020 Midwinter Schedule

2020 Session Descriptions & Speaker Bios 

2020 Job Fair Districts/Organizations List

THURSDAY

Time

Room

Title

7:30

Registration/Breakfast

8:00

Regency

Announcements

8:30

Regency

Keynote:  School Psychologists as Mental Health Advocates, Providers, And Implementation Intermediaries - materials

10:00

Break

10:15

Morning Breakout Sessions

1

Regency

Building Relationships With Our Legislators

2

D

Whole School Well-Being: Reviewing Wellness Practices For Students And School Personnel - materials

3

E

The Neuropsychology Of Stress And Trauma: How To Develop A “Trauma Informed” School - materials

4

F

Every Data Tells A Story

5

G

Using Autocrat To Improve Quality Of Report Writing And Cut Your Paperwork Time In Half - materials

11:45

Europa

Lunch Buffet

12:45

Early Afternoon Breakout Sessions

1

Regency

Organizing And Delivering A Continuum Of School-Based Mental Health Services - materials

2

D

Messy Conversations About Equity, Diversity, Inclusion & Liberation

3

E

Continuing: The Neuropsychology Of Stress and Trauma: How To Develop A “Trauma Informed” School - materials

4

F

Focusing Interventions: Better Academic Outcomes Using The Learning Hierarchy – READING - materials

5

G

Unpacking Reasons For Chronic Absenteeism And Evidence Based Strategies For Improving Attendance - materials

2:15

Break

2:30-6:30

Conf. B & C

Job Fair

2:30

Late Afternoon Breakout Sessions

1

Regency

Life After High School- Students With Disabilities In Postsecondary Settings  NASP Legal/Ethics CEU - materials

2

D

Repeat: Messy Conversations About Equity, Diversity, Inclusion & Liberation

3

E

Starting - And STAYING - In The Field: Getting Past The 5-Year Hump

4

F

Focusing Interventions: Better Academic Outcomes Using The Learning Hierarchy - MATH - materials

5

G

Functional Behavior Assessments: Practical and Versatile Resources For School Psychologists - material 1, material 2

6

Board Room 1

University Trainers Session

4:30

MSPA Social- Appetizers and Socializing


FRIDAY

Time

Room

Title

7:30

Registration/Breakfast

7:30-10:30

Conf. B&C

Job Fair

8:00

Regency

Announcements and Awards

8:30

Regency

Keynote:  2020 Vision: Leadership In Focus - materials

9:45

Break

10:00

Breakout Sessions

1

Regency

Tech Ethics: Using Technology Legally And Ethically- NASP Legal/Ethics CEU - material 1, material 2

2

D

School Psychology: Leadership In Action - materials

3

E

Dyslexia For School Psychologists: Definitions, Research And Case Studies - materials

4

F

Equity & Eligibility: The Perpetuation Of Disparities By Special Education Policy - material 1, material 2

5

G

Assessing Reasoning In Culturally Diverse Students - materials

11:30

Europa

Lunch Buffet               11:45: STUDENT SESSION With NASP President in Board Room 1

12:30

Breakout Sessions

1

Regency

Cont: Tech Ethics: Using Technology Legally And Ethically - NASP Legal/Ethics CEU - material 1, material 2

2

D

Best Practices For Social Justice In Schools - materials

3

E

Transitioning At School: My Experience In Rural Virginia

4

F

Attacks On Equity: Promoting Fairness And Justice For ALL, Especially When It's Hard -NASP Legal/Ethics CEU

5

G

Nondiscriminatory Assessment Of English Language Learners Through The Lens Of Neuropsychology

2:00

Break

2:15

Breakout Sessions

1

Regency

Update on Pediatric Anxiety Disorders - materials

2

D

Best Practices In Assessing Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students - materials

3

E

Repeat: Transitioning At School: My Experience In Rural Virginia

4

F

The Power of Relationships: Preventative & Proactive Ways With Children & Youth Who Are Intense & Challenging - material 1, material 2, material 3

5

G

Repeat: Nondiscriminatory Assessment Of English Language Learners Through The Lens of Neuropsychology



Crowne Plaza Hotel

3131 Campus Dr, Plymouth, MN 55441   


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