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2nd ANNUAL CULTIVATING RESPECT
CREATING SAFE SCHOOLS FOR ALL STUDENTS
Hosted by Hamline University and The Hedgeman Center for Student Diversity Initiatives and Programs and presented by PFLAG Twin Cities
A day-long conference for 250 teachers, social workers, psychologists, school nurses, school board members, administrators, superintendents, counselors, parents of GLBTQ individuals, students middle school through college, GLBTQ youth and allies, and GSA leaders.
Updated: Check out the amazing list of conference breakouts and presenters!
As a result of generous donations, sponsorships and grants, PFLAG Twin Cities has a limited number of scholarships available for the conference. (Scholarships do not include tickets to the awards dinner.) Please complete this application if you would like to be considered for a scholarship. Scholarships will be awarded on a first-come basis and recipients will be notified within ten days of acceptance. A waitlist will be maintained if sold out.
Scholarship recipients will be asked to complete a conference evaluation and a 45-day post conference survey.
Dr. David M. Hall, a teacher by training and profession, is a nationally recognized educator, distinguished corporate trainer, author and professor. His teaching awards range from his high school students naming him Most Creative Teacher to GLSEN honoring him with their Educator of the Year Runner-Up Award.
As the founding Co-Chair of Out & Equal Philadelphia, and co-creator of the Transgender Workplace Inclusion Scale, he has worked on transforming workplace culture for a 21st century economy. Dr. Hall is the author of Allies at Work: Creating a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Inclusive Work Environment as well as the editor of Taking Sides: Family and Personal Relationships, a college text. For iPhone and Droid users, Dr. Hall has created apps such as BullyShield and Allies at Work.
*Learn strategies to build support of administrative leadership
*Hear from both parents and students about why creating safe schools is critical
*Obtain valuable information to create lesson plans and materials
*Network with other education professionals
*Receive CEU certificates
8:15 am - 9:00 am Registration/Resource Fair (Anderson Center Lobby)
9:00 am - 10:15 am Welcome/Keynote (Anderson Center 111)
10:15 am - 10:30 am Break/Resource Fair (Anderson Center Lobby)
10:30 am - 12:00 pm Invisible Athlete Forum (Anderson Center Ballroom 111)
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm Lunch/Networking/Resource Fair (Anderson Center Lobby & 2nd Floor Commons Area)
1:15 pm - 2:15 pm Breakout #1 (6 Sessions -- Anderson Center & Robbins Science Center)
2:15 pm - 2:45 pm Refreshment Break/Resource Fair (Anderson Center & Robbins Science Center Lobbies)
2:45 pm - 3:45 pm Breakout #2 (5 Sessions -- Anderson Center & Robbins Science Center)
3:45 pm - 4:00 pm Break
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Breakout #3 (5 Sessions -- Anderson Center & Robbins Science Center)
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Reception (Anderson Center Ballroom 111/112)
6:30 pm - 8:15 pm PFLAG Awards Dinner (Anderson Center Ballroom 111/112) -- presented by Target
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Review materials from 2012 Cultivating Respect Conference:
*2012 Conference recap
The Holiday Inn Express, Bandana Square
1010 Bandana Boulevard West
St. Paul, MN 55108
651-647-1637 (main hotel line)
Four Points Sheraton - Saint Paul/Capital Hotel
400 North Hamline Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55104
651-642-1234 (main hotel line)