NCPTA 2020 Winter Symposium

Saturday, February 29, 2020
8:00am-3:00pm
Durham Public Schools Staff Development Center
2107 Hillandale Rd, Durham, NC 27705
Cost: $10 (includes breakfast and lunch)

Speaker Bios
Breakfast Flyer
Symposium Flyer

AGENDA

8:00-9:00am Superhero Partnership Breakfast


Dr. Kashi Bazemore, Added Education Solutions
Ayax Rangel, NCPTA Gates Team Lead
Leonardo Williams, PHASE 3 Group
Use your superpowers to transform the lives and experiences of our children today, tomorrow, and beyond through access and equity. A focus will be on the From Report to Results campaign and how school report card data can be used to advocate for our children.

9:00-9:30am Gathering and Welcome


NCPTA President Harold Dixon

9:30-10:15am Violence in the Community


John Van Arnam, Third Talk
Karen W. Fairley, NC Center for Safer Schools
Southern High School Football Team
We anticipate a lively discussion on the various forms of violence children of today face and how to combat them.

10:15-11:00am Small Group Discussion

11:00-11:15am Break

11:15-12:00pm Racism and the Impact on Our Children


Dr. Wanda Boone, Durham T.R.Y.
A new policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics labels racism as a “socially transmitted disease” that causes damage to children. Dr. Boone will discuss the many ways racism is present in children’s lives.

12:00-12:45pm Small Group Discussion

12:45-1:30pm The Leandro Report


Matt Ellinwood, North Carolina Justice Center
Brian Lewis, New Frame
Teicher Patterson, Principal – Halifax County
Over lunch ur panel will discuss the history of school funding, what caused the Leandro lawsuit, and examine the findings and possible impact of the current report.

1:30-1:45pm Break

1:45-2:45pm How Servant Leadership Benefits Our Children


Marques Ogden, Executive Coach
Marques is a former NFL offensive lineman who today is a renowned keynote speaker and influencer in the field of leadership.

2:45-3:00pm Closing Remarks