Bullying Prevention and Education Conference 2017
The Bullying Remediation and Court Education (B.R.A.C.E.) partners are pleased to announce their fifth annual Bullying Prevention and Education Conference, made possible by a generous grant from DCU for Kids.
North High School (150 Harrington Way) is hosting the conference.
The conference features these outstanding keynote speakers:
Dr. Michele Borba, Educational Psychologist/Author/National Media Contributor
Dr. Borba is a world-recognized educational psychologist and parenting, bullying, and character expert, whose aim is to strengthen children's empathy and resilience, and break the cycle of youth violence. Dr. Borba has delivered keynotes and workshops to more than 1,000,000 participants and authored 24 books. She is a frequent NBC contributor, and has made multiple appearances on the Today show, Dateline, Anderson Cooper, Dr. Phil, Dr. Oz, The View, NBC Nightly News, and CNN.
Christopher Poole, Director, YOU, Inc. Adventure Challenge Experience (ACE)
Chris Poole is the Director of the Adventure Challenge Experience, YOU, Inc.'s highly-regarded, certified Therapeutic Education program. Chris holds a degree in Movement Arts/Physical Education, and brings more than 15 years of experience and training in therapeutic recreation to his work at YOU, Inc. Chris is certified as a Challenge Course Manager by a national ACCT organization, has completed Outdoor Leadership training with the Appalachian Mountain Club, and is a Red Cross certified First Aid/CPR instruction. The ACE program combines classroom-based and outdoor experiential activities, and promotes team building, self-esteem, and trust in a safe and innovative learning environment.