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 2019 Fall Institute – November 18, 2019

Trauma Informed Leadership

University Club

208 E. Brandeis Ave.

University of Louisville, Louisville KY

Six hours of EILA Credit will be available.

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Keynote:   Dr. Bryan Pearlman

 Trauma Informed Leadership

  I’m Sad, Mad & Traumatized… And You Still Expect Me To Learn?

Bryan Pearlman

Dr. Bryan Pearlman is a veteran educator, PD leader, keynote speaker, and adjunct professor. He is the author of the book, Whatever It Takes For All Students To Succeed In School and Life, released in January 2019. Dr. Pearlman is also the co-founder and board member of the mental health non-profit His expertise is helping all children to succeed, challenging behaviors, trauma, school improvement, differentiation, and data-driven decision making. In the past two years, Dr. Pearlman has presented to over 18,000 people. He is regularly asked to provide keynote addresses, featured presentations, and trainings for state, regional and national organizations.

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Additional topics of the Institute:

Updates on Assessment and Accountability – What School Leaders Need to Know – presented by Helen Jones, KDE, Branch Manager of the Division of Assessment and Accountability Support

Content Standards: Revision Policies, Implementation Plan, and Resources – presented by Jackie Rogers, KDE, Office of Standards Assessment and Accountability

Trauma Informed Resources for Kentucky Schools – presented by Dr. Judy Vanderhaar, KDE, Division of Student Success

Evidence Based Practices: What School Leaders Need to Know – presented by Dr. Matthew, KDE, Division of Student Success and Program Improvement