MN School Social Workers’ Association Presents:
The 16th Annual
Day at the Hill
March 5, 2019
8:30-9:00.......Christy McCoy, MSSWA
President: Welcome & Review of the Day
9:00-10:20.....Keynote Dr. Clay Cook:
Social-Emotional Learning as the Foundation for Academic and Life Success.
Participants will learn (a) why integrating social-emotional learning is critical to promoting student social, emotional,,and behavioral wellbeing as the foundation for academic and life success; (b) evidence supporting the implementation of a continuum of social-emotional supports discussed; and (c) describe the role of SSW’s in advancing social-emotional learning as part of school-based service delivery.
10:30-11:00...School Safety Center Dept of ED Heather Hirsch: Utilizing SEL to Promote School Safety
11:00-11:15...Legislative Updates from MSSWA Lobbyist Brad Lundell
11:30-11:45...Ryan Gibbs Principal and Sheila Webb MSW LICSW from Loring Elementary School will discuss the power of collaboration in changing systems.
11:45-12:30...Working Lunch & Developing Your Message
12:30-3:00...March to the Capitol & Meetings with Legislators
Dr. Jay Cook is the John and Nancy Peyton Faculty Fellow in Child and Adolescent Wellbeing at the University of Minnesota and Associate Professor in the School Psychology Program. He has extensive research and practical experiences involving the implementation of multi-tiered systems of support to promote children’s mental and behavioral health.
For more information and questions, please contact with myself or Tony Porter at firstname.lastname@example.org or (612) 803-2722.
See you all March 5th as we begin School Social Work Week embracing our macro-practice! :)
Christy McCoy MSW LICSW
MSSWA Legislative Chair and Secretary; SSWAA Legislative Chair and Secretary
Register here: http://www.msswa.org/event-3185016
or complete hard copy registration in the brochure,
Make checks payable to MSSWA and mail to* :
MSSWA/Attn: Tony Porter
762 Meyer Street N
Maplewood, MN 55119
Day at the Hill brochure 2019.pdf
* No cancellations or refunds after 3/1/19
RSVP by February 28th