March Community Engagement Events

Redirecting the School to Prison Pipeline... Working with Pennsylvania School Districts to Stop the Flow | 3/23/17

Redirecting the School to Prison

Working with Pennsylvania School Districts to Stop the Flow

Wednesday March 22, 2017 7:00 p.m.
University Room, Gordinier Hall, Millersville University

Dr. Jamie J. Fader, Assistant Professor and Graduate Chair at Temple University and author of Falling Back presents: The End of the School to Prison Pipeline

Thursday, March 23, 2017 8:30 A.M.-12:00 Noon
Lehr Room, Gordinier Hall, Millersville University

7:30-8:30          Participant Registration
Heavy Continental Breakfast offered in Old Main Room, Gordinier Hall.
8:30

Welcome from Mr. Geoff Biringer, director of education and community services; PA Human Relations Commission

Background and Context Millersville faculty expert – Dr. Laura Brierton Granruth - shares relevant data and will identify key problems and challenges to shape the discussion

9:00 Keynote Speakers:
PA Secretary Department of Corrections, Mr. John Wetzel
PA Center for Safe Schools, Ms. Michelle Nutter
10:15 Coffee/Snack Break
10:30 Panel Session to highlight some local exemplary programs
Mr. William Rennecker, school attendance improvement plan coordinator; Lebanon City School District
Mr. Josh Coatsworth; director of special education; Lebanon City School District
Ms. Stephanie Roy, special project manager; PA Network for Student Assistance Services
12:00 Closing Remarks Dr. Victor DeSantis, sssociate provost for Civic and Community Engagement at Millersville University

CCERP and PHRC

Co-presented by Civic and Community Engagement at Millersville and the PHRC