Coming up on July 11th:
Plan to be in Lexington in July to participate in our first KASSW Legislative Summit.
It will be held at 2010 Leestown Road (Leestown Middle School) from 9-4.
This will offer School Social Workers an opportunity to learn more about advocacy efforts for our profession. This event is free to KASSW members.
Presentations will be made by Jamie Bloyd, MPA, Bloyd Consulting. Christy McCoy and Representative Cherlynn Stevenson will also be presenting.
To register: https://www.surveymonkey.com/4/BS93GGR
The Conference will occur on Friday, September 27th and will be at the Elkhorn Crossing School in Georgetown, KY.
We are also planning to add a t-shirt order form in the near future. The ordered t-shirts can be ordered and picked up at conference.
Hello and Happy Summer!
I hope everyone is enjoying the time off and staying dry! This has been one rainy summer, that is for sure. I have been using that time to clean out closets and catch up on my DVR. Not the most exciting summer, but what I needed to do.
I wanted to give you some updates about upcoming events and actions we have been taking at KASSW.
Resource: "Children Should Not Fear School."
The continuing rise of violence in education is an ongoing problem in this era.
In this article Charles Lewis discusses how educators can help stop the fear our students carry into the classroom. Here.
The population in the United States is projected to become more diverse over the next few years.
It is crucial that educators across the nation become more culturally competent and sensitive to the students' backgrounds.
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