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      Restorative Practices: Alternatives To Suspension (Richmond) in Sandston

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      December 5, 2019

      Thursday   8:30 AM

      445 International Center Drive
      Sandston, Virginia

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      Restorative Practices: Alternatives To Suspension (Richmond)

      REGISTER BY PURCHASE ORDER To register with a purchase order, Click Here. OVERVIEW Around the country, educators feel that their hands are tied when it comes to addressing students with challenging behavior in our schools. Schools are challenged daily with students exhibiting behavior that negatively impact the learning environment. In most cases, they are limited to only some type of traditional exclusionary consequence such as in-school suspension or out-of-school suspension. They are assigning traditional consequences but the disruptive behaviors that have an adverse effect on the learning environment continue to persist.  ​The limitations of traditional consequences leave schools feeling helpless because they only focus on deterring disruptive behavior rather than working to change the behavior. Educators are often finding themselves in a quandary when dealing with adverse behavior in school. With federal and state pushes to reduce and, in some cases, eliminate suspensions, schools are feeling helpless when it comes to ensuring they can maintain a safe and secure learning environment. ​ ​By the end of this training, participants will understand: a Discipline Decision-Making Process that helps ensure decision makers are making thoughtful and thorough decisions when addressing students who need to be held accountable for their behavior. a framework for creating Highly Effective Accountability that is designed to change the adverse behavior while maintaining the idea of some traditional consequences. specific Alternatives To Suspension that can be used in place of traditional consequences such as suspension. ***LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE*** WHAT TO EXPECT ABOUT THE PRESENTER Kelvin Oliver is an Educational Consultant specializing in Restorative Practices in Schools. As an assistant principal, he played an instrumental role in the development, implementation, and support of Restorative Practices. Kelvin is credited for creating a Restorative Practices campus-based support model that included weekly professional development and an implementation support team. He has over 10 years of experience in public education as a special education teacher, classroom teacher, campus math specialist, district curriculum specialist, assistant principal and, most recently, principal. To learn more about Kelvin's work, visit FAQs How can I contact the organizer with any questions? You can email me at or call me at (214) 273-0034.  What's the refund policy? If you are unable to attend and need to request a refund, you must submit your refund request in writing SEVEN DAYS prior to the scheduled date of the workshop. Submit all refund requests to

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