The school mental health supplement to the Northwest MHTTC is excited to co-sponsor the UW SMART Center's 2021 Virtual Speaker Series. Originally a series of in-person events, we have moved these presentations to a virtual format due to COVID-19.
Join us on Wednesday, December 2nd from 8:30 - 9:45am for a presentation by Dr. Rhona Nese who will present:
"Developing an Instructional Alternative to Exclusionary Discipline Practices".
Please note: This event will be limited to 500 attendees. Access to the live event will be available to registered participants on a first come, first serve basis. To secure a spot, we invite you to log on 5 - 10 minutes prior to the event.
About the Presenter:
Dr. Rhonda Nese, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Special Education and Clinical Sciences at the University of Oregon. Dr. Nese currently serves as the Principal Investigator of an IES grant to refine and test an intervention to reduce exclusionary discipline practices, improve student behavior and student-teacher relationships, and increase instructional me for students in secondary settings, and Co-Principal Investigator on three additional IES grants to identify factors that predict implementation and sustainability of evidence-based practices, to develop technology to improve online learning for educators, and to develop and validate an automated scoring system for oral reading fluency. Dr. Nese also provides technical assistance to state, district, and school-level teams across the nation on preventative practices, including addressing implicit bias in school discipline, effective classroom behavior management strategies, bullying prevention, and alternatives to exclusionary discipline practices through the OSEP-funded National TA-Center on PBIS. Dr. Nese’s research involves intervention delivery within a multi-tiered behavior support framework focused on preventative strategies for improving student outcomes.
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