2014 Federal Bullying Prevention Summit Keeping Kids Safe: Opportunities and Challenges in Bullying Prevention

08/15/2014 - 8:30am to 5:30pm
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Federal Partners in Bullying Prevention
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At this Summit, the Federal Partners in Bullying Prevention aim to highlight successful strategies that support the creation of a positive school climate. The Summit will kick off with a look at current trends and data, as well as the state of the research in bullying prevention. SEA and LEA administrators will share their successes and lessons learned regarding their bullying prevention work. Focus groups will allow audience members to express their opinions concerning the opportunities and challenges they face in implementing their bullying prevention programs.Participants will also be able to share suggestions regarding the future direction of federal bullying prevention efforts to support local programming. Youth, who have worked to reduce bullying in their schools and/or communities, will be participating as an integral part of the Summit. The Federal Partners will highlight recent and past accomplishments and future directions. Other topics that will be covered include cyberbullying, related bullying behaviors that impact healthy school climate, and the relationship between bullying prevention programs and school discipline. Registration for virtual participants will be available through the day of the Summit.

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