2017 African-American Children & Families Conference

Schedule

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2017
Wednesday, February 22nd
9:30 AM

11th African American Read-in

9:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Thursday, February 23rd
5:00 PM

Pre-Conference Institute of African-American Children and Families

Sandra E. Staton

5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Friday, February 24th
7:30 AM

Registration & Refreshments

7:30 AM - 8:00 AM

7:55 AM

Community Youth Group Performance

University of Northern Iowa

7:55 AM - 8:05 AM

8:00 AM

Welcome, Dean Gaetane Jean-Marie, College of Education, University of Northern Iowa

Gaetane Jean-Marie, University of Northern Iowa

8:00 AM - 8:20 AM

8:10 AM

Greetings, Interim President, Jim Wohlpart, University of Northern Iowa

Jim Wohlpart, University of Northern Iowa

8:10 AM - 8:20 AM

8:20 AM

Introduction of Keynote Speaker, The Honorable Quentin Hart, Mayor, City of Waterloo, Iowa

Quentin Hart, City of Waterloo

8:20 AM - 8:30 AM

Keynote Speaker

Rasheed Cromwell, The Harbor Institute

8:20 AM - 8:30 AM

8:30 AM

Responses to the Keynote Presentation

Gaetane Jean-Marie Dr., University of Northern Iowa
Carlos Grant Dr., Washington Highschool, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Dwight Watson Dr., Southwest Minnesota State University

8:30 AM - 9:40 AM

9:45 AM

Large Group Session A - Panel of Presenters - African American Children and Families, You Can Make a Difference

University of Northern Iowa

9:45 AM - 10:45 AM

Large Group Session B - Youth Keynote Speaker

Marshaundus L. Robinson Rev., Corinthian Missionary Baptist Church, Waterloo, Iowa

9:45 AM - 10:45 AM

10:50 AM

Breakout Session #1 - Creating a Trauma Informed Approach to Addressing Substance Abuse in African American Families Affected by Domestic Abuse

Rose Loggins, University of Northern Iowa
Robert Tyson, University of Northern Iwa

10:50 AM - 11:45 AM

Breakout Session #2 - lowed Entry Without the Code: Finding Ways to Measure Immeasurable Data

Priscilla Culp, Iowa City Community School District

10:50 AM - 11:45 AM

Breakout Session #3 - How to defeat Murphy's Law when you teach!

David Brown Dr., EDpiphany Consulting

10:50 AM - 11:45 AM

11:45 AM

Lunch

11:45 AM - 12:50 PM

11:50 AM

Featured Guest Presenters

University of Northern Iowa

11:50 AM - 12:50 PM

1:00 PM

Special Community Focus Session - Youth Talk Back

Beverly Smith Dr.
Dwight Watson Dr., Southwest Minnesota State University

1:00 PM - 2:10 PM

2:20 PM

Special Community Focus Session - Making A Difference in Positive Alternatives for Students Who Pose Attention Deficit Challenges- More than Medication!

Theodora Pinnock Dr., MD

2:20 PM - 3:50 PM

3:50 PM

CEUs, Diversity Certificates, Conference Participation Certificates, Turn in Conference Evaluations

3:50 PM - 4:00 PM