A Keeping Kids in School Summit will be held to bring those involved in education, justice and youth services together to ensure the path is clear for students on a school to success pipeline. The summit will be held on September 21, from 8:45 a.m. until 4 p.m., at the Valley High School Theater, 2839 Burnham Ave. The summit is hosted by the Eighth Judicial District Court, the city of Las Vegas Department of Youth Development and Social Innovation and the Clark County School District.
The agenda will cover hot topics in education, justice and youth services professions including:
8:45 – 9 a.m. Welcome and Introductions Dr. Jesus F. Jara and Dr. Lisa Morris Hibbler
9 – 10 a.m. Restorative Justice Jennifer Beskow and Dr. Zachary Robbins
10 – 10:50 a.m. De-escalating Conflict in School Captain Ken Young
11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Legal Rights of Youth Displaced from School Kelly Venci
12 – 1:15 p.m. Lunch
1:15 – 1:45 p.m. Creating Positive Connections with Students James Dudman
1:45 – 2:15 p.m. Charging Youth for School Related Behavior Brigid Duffy
2:15—3 p.m. Early Childhood Education Dr. Michael Maxwell
3 – 4 p.m. Panel Discussion Judge William O. Voy, Assemblyman Tyrone Thompson, Dr. Tiffany Tyler, Dr. Tammy Malich and Director Jack Martin
Those who are interested in attending should contact Sheila Scott at ScottS@clarkcountycourts.us.