Alternative Education

Previous 2017 TAEA Conference Schedule

2017 TAEA Conference at a Glance

Monday, July 10, 2017

11:00 – 4:00

Registration

1:00 - 1:30 pm

Welcome to Murfreesboro TAEA Board

1:30 - 2:30 pm

Breakout Session 1

 
  • Dr. Robert Kirton: From Risk to Resiliency: Reducing Disproportionate Discipline
  • Special Agent Barry Crotzer: TN Dept. of Homeland Security
  • Dr. Craig Boykin: Right Motives, Wrong Methods

2:45 - 3:45 p.m.

Breakout Session 2

  • Dr. Robert Kirton:  Improve Your ABC’s Achievement Behavior and Climate
  • Dr. Craig Boykin: Right Motives, Wrong Methods
  • John Shows: Effective Classroom Management
  • Jerre Maynor TN Department of Education: Building a Postsecondary-going Culture (Tenative)

5:00 - 7:00 pm

Manager’s Reception for Hotel Guest

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

7:00 - 8:00 am

Registration

8:00 - 8:15 am

Welcome to Murfreesboro

  • TAEA Board
  • Commissioner McQueen: Tennessee Department of Education

8:15 - 9:30 am

Opening Keynote: Tara Brown  - The Connection Coach

9:45 – 10:45 am

Breakout Session 3

  • John Paul Derry Berry: Share Emotions, Emotions Matter
  • Edgenuity:
  • Tishara Robinson: Building Relationships
  • Claudette Williams and Dr. Mary Jo Holmes: Leveraging Instructional Technology Partnerships to Personalize Learning

11:00 - 12:00 am

Breakout Session 4

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  • Dr. Robert Kirton: How to motivate your students while staying motivated
  • Marcy Conway: Time to Teach
  • Shawn Hurt: Equipping Leaders to Close the Achievement Gap While Conquering Poverty
  • Pat Connor: Building Strong Brains: Strategies for Educators

12:45 - 2:00 p.m.

General Session: 

  • Pat Connor Executive Director, Safe & Supportive Schools Tennessee Department of Education: Alternative Education Recognition Program
  • Special Agent Barry Crotzer, TN Department of Homeland Security - Surviving an Active Shooter

2:15- 3:15 pm

Breakout Session 5

  • Corporal Jim Sanford, Rutherford County Sheriff Department: Domestic Violence and Child Abuse
  • Ricky Witt: TIPS Trauma Informed Practices for Schools
  • Judith Carre/Kara Porter: Mindful Education
  • Stan Mozingo: Accelerate Learning

3:30 - 4:30 pm

Breakout Session 6

  • John Paul Derry Berry: Share Emotions, Emotions Matter
  • Shawn Hurt: Equipping Leaders to Close the Achievement Gap While Conquering Poverty
  • Jackie Morgan: Teaching Soft Skills Doesn’t Have to be Hard
  • Dr. Tammy Hickey: Inspire Your Students with a College and Career Day

5:30 - 7:30 pm

Manager’s Reception for Hotel Guest

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

8:00 - 8:30 am

Welcome TAEA Board

8:30 - 9:30 am

Keynote Speaker: Sylvia Hooker CEO Center for Transformational Teaching and Learning: "Hidden Figures": Rising to the Challenges

9:40 - 10:40 am

Breakout Session 7

  • Corporal Jim Sanford, Rutherford County Sheriff Department: Domestic Violence and Child Abuse
  • Todd Parker: Brilliant, Bored, Boys, with no BAD: A Balanced Approach to Discipline
  • Sylvia Hooker: Unleashing your LEADERSHIP Star to Rise to the Challenges
  • Chris McCarty: Disciple For SPED Students In an Alternative Setting

10:50 - 11:50 am

Breakout Session 8

 

 

  • Dr. Candice Dowd Barnes: Cultivate Civility, Now!
  • Dr. Krystal Kennedy, Cindy Conley EdS: Supporting Caregivers: A PBS Training for Care Givers and Service Providers of Students in Alternative Schools
  • Quilletta J. Dunston, Kimberly S. Harrison: MEPHS A Shining Star(School Transforming At-Risk Students)

12:00 - 1:30 pm

Closing Keynote: 

  • Dr. Billy Walker: 1 Yr. works! Increasing HS Graduation Rate and Decreasing Drop Out Rate of Overage for Grade & Challenged Youth
  • Door Prizes – Must be present to win
The Tennessee Alternative Education Association or TAEA is membership-based organization dedicated to exemplary practice, professional development, knowledge sharing, public policy development, and advocacy aimed at advancing alternative and nontraditional education in Tennessee and beyond.