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Conference 2018

Tuesday | Wednesday | Thursday

 

Tuesday — February 20, 2018

8:30 am

Graduate Course, (Level 4)

8:30 am

Preconference workshop registration opens (Level 4)

9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Full-day Preconference Workshops (includes lunch)

  • 1A:  Colette Dollarhide (K-12):  School Counselors as Leaders and Agents of Change for Social Justice
  • 1B:  Karin Beal (K-5):  We've Tried Everything...Reaching the Unreachable Child
 
9:30 am-12:30pm

Morning Half-Day Workshops
  • 2A:  Michele Borba (6-12): Empathy is a Verb: Lessons for Success in the Digital Age
  • 2B:  Helena Stevens, Amy Kramer & Emily Rose (K-5): Beyond Breathing and Yoga: A Practical Guide to Mindfulness in Elementary Schools
  • 2C:  Beth Herman (PK-Post Secondary):  Social and Emotional Learning: The Why, the What, the How. 
  • 2D:  Katherine Reid, Diane Gilroy & Keith Decker (K-12):  Restorative Practices: Building Relationships One Circle at a Time
  • 2E:  Chris Foreman & Liza Simon-Roper (K-12): Playing Well With Others; Using Your Student Skills to Develop Allies in Your Work Toward Systemic Change for Trauma-Informed Schools
  • 4A:  Gregg Curtis & Tahira Chaudary (6-12): ACP Leaders & Key Stakeholders Institute: Fostering Career Development Heroes!

1:30 - 4:30 pm

Afternoon Half-day Workshops
  • 3A:  Michele Borba (K-5): Empathy is a Verb: Lessons for Success in the Digital Age
  • 3B:  Carissa Buchanan & Lisa Herpolsheimer (6-12):  Introduction to Dialectical Behavior Therapy: Applying DBT Skills and Philosophy in the School Setting
  • 3C:  Heather Boorman (K-12):  Supporting Wellness in our Gifted Students
  • 3D:  Elizabeth Cook & Stephanie Skolasinski (K-12): School Mental Health Embedded Within a PBIS Framework: Key Practices for Effective Implementation
  • 3E:  Kristin Long & Julie Hau (6-12): ACP Leaders and Key Stakeholders: Impacting Students’ Career Development: Where Career Theories meet Labor Market Information and Postsecondary Resources
  • 4B:  Andrea Donegan & Rachel Pufall (K-12 & Post-Secondary): “Afternoon on the Hill – Continuing to Build our Legislative Momentum”

5:10 - 6:00 pm

WSCA Board/Coordinator Meeting - (Level 4)

4:00 - 6:00 pm

Exhibit Setup, (Level 4)

Wednesday — February 21, 2018

7:00 am

Graduate Course, (Level 4)
Registration opens, (Level 4)

7:15 - 8:15 am Early Bird Sectional 1 

7:30 am - 5:00 pm

Exhibits open, (Level 4)

8:30 am

General Session I - Welcome: Stacy Eslick - WSCA Executive Director
Keynote Speaker:  Michele Borba: Raising UnSelfies: Why Counselors Matter Now More Than Ever

10:30 - 11:30 am

Sectionals – 2


11:30 - 1:00 pm

Lunch - Complimentary desserts and refreshments in the Exhibit Hall
(Level 4)
 

1:00 - 2:00 pm

Sectionals – 3

1:00 - 3:00 pm

Intensive Sectionals

2:30  - 3:30 pm

Sectionals – 4

3:30 - 4:00 pm

Nutrition Break

4:00  - 5:00 pm

Sectionals – 5

5:15 – 6:15 pm
 
Afterglow Reception: WSCA & Exhibitor Social Networking (Level 4 – Grand Terrace) Cash Beverage Bar & Hors d’oeuvres | Raffle Drawing:  Must Be Present to Win

Thursday — February 22, 2018

7:30 - 11:00 am

Exhibits and Registration Open, (Level 4)

8:30 - 9:30 am

Sectionals – 6

8:30 - 10:45 am

Intensive Sectionals

9:45 - 10:45 am

Sectionals – 7

11:00 am

Brunch

12:00 - 1:00pm

Keynote Speaker: Rosalind Wiseman

 

 
 

ANNUAL CONFERENCE

Make your plans to attend the 2018 WSCA Annual Conference to be held February 20-22, 2018 at the at the Monona Terrace Convention Center, Madison WI
 


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