EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT $225 for both days if registered by August 28, 2017 
$250 for both days after the deadline
Cost:  $150 for one day only
Student/Parent discounted rate $150.00 for both days

Purpose:  This 2-day summit provides strategies and techniques to assist with behavior management and mental health needs in the school setting. The summit also provides an opportunity for educators to network and collaborate around behavioral and mental health needs in the school setting.  In addition to two distinct keynote speakers, this conference features multiple breakout sessions with regional & local experts 'in the field', vendors and terrific door prizes.


MONDAY - Mike Veny
Mike Veny, founder of TransformingStigma.Com, is a sought after mental health stigma expert, keynote speaker, and professional drummer. He delivers entertaining, engaging, and educational experiences to conferences and events throughout the world. For more information visit his website at or 
check out his TEDx Normal Talk:

TUESDAY  - Dr. Dipesh Navsaria
Dr Dipesh Navsaria, MPH, MSLIS, MD is a pediatrician, occasional children's librarian, public health professional and child health advocate. For more information please visit his website:

Other topics include:

What ARE They Thinking? Pediatric Brain Development - Dr Brian Fidlin, PsyD
Student Realities VS School Expectations & Home Realities vs School Expectations - Anita D'Abbraccio & Parent
Supporting Kids with ASD Who Experience Anxiety - Connie Persike & Jessica Nichols
Mindful Education for Students - Middleton Cross Plains SD Team
Mindfulness for Helping Professionals - Andrew Archer, MSW, LCSW
Strategies to Engage Traumatized Students - Dr Dani Scott, Baraboo SD
Technology to Support Student Independence - Cassie Frost, Stevens Pt SD
Restoring Empathy in Children/Youth - Patrice Vossekuil, MA
Current Drug Trends & Confiscations - Sgt Detective Alexander Agnew, Col Co
ACE Interface Training - Cindy Schick, ACE Master Trainer, CESA 5
Honest, Open, Proud MS/HS - Sue McKenzie, Director Rogers InHealth
Suicide Prevention in Schools - Brenda Jennings, MSE, WDPI
ReMoved - Video and Discussion - Patricia Gumz, Social Worker, Reedsburg SD
Behavior 101 - Wendy Cartledge, Coord Alternative Schools

VITERBO CREDIT OPTION:  Optional 1 graduate credit from Viterbo University is available for 2-day attendees. ($220 additional fee) You can sign up for the credit at the conference - we will have the registration forms at a designated and staffed table for your convenience.  If you choose to take the credit, you pay the $220 fee (note: only personal checks made out to VITERBO are accepted) when you turn in your registration forms at the conference. The articles and syllabus are below - you can choose to print or read them online.

Questions about the Credit Option?  Mary O'Brien, 608-745-5434 or