"Embracing Diversity and Equitable Access"

7:30 - 8:30 am

Graduate Student Poster Presentations: 8:00 - 8:30 am
Informal, conversational presentations by graduate students


Keynote Address
8:30 - 9:50am
Embracing Diversity and Supporting Students’ Equitable Access
Dr. Jason Willis, Director of Afro-American Studies
Rochester City School District

Lunch (provided)
12:10 pm – 1:45 pm

Lifetime Achievement
Outstanding Graduate Poster

Working with students of incarcerated parents (Survive to Thrive)
Cassie Fleck
Mindfulness in Middle School
Mary Birchenough
Mindfulness in High School
Melanie MacDonald
David Sanchez (Gandhi Institute)
Working with Migrant Workers and Undocumented Students
Sally Espinosa
Gary Metz
Implications of legalized marijuana use
Carmelo Oliveri
Restorative Practice Discipline
Shira May/PIRI

Addressing the social/emotional needs of ELL students
Svetlana Stowell
Homelessness & Youth
Center for Youth (Elaine Spaul, Executive Director)
Overview of NYS School Counselor Regulation Updates
Beth Gerardi & Summer Reiner
Supporting First Generation, College-bound Students
Carmina Wallace
Pathways and regulations regarding special education
Sandra Johnville from RSETS

4th Annual WNYSCC & College at Brockport Alumni Reception
hosted and sponsored by The College at Brockport's Department of Counselor Education and the Offices of Alumni Engagement and Undergraduate Admissions
All Conference Attendees and The College at Brockport Alumni welcome!

4:00 - 7:30 pm

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