PACE Day: Safe and Secure Schools

April 25, 2014

Eugene - Hilton Hotel - 66 E 6th Ave, Eugene OR 97401 - 541-342-2000
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PACE Day is BACK this year!  We have brought back your opportunity to receive training, connect with other members and learn how to leverage your insurance policy and access services. AND, we have focused on information and training to help you ensure Safe and Secure Schools.

A day of education and networking

PACE members will learn:
  • Sex Abuse and Boundary Invasion
    • Prepare and address
  • Threat Assessment – In the aftermath of Sandy Hook: Assessing student threats
  • Employment Claims – Position your district for success: How to properly handle adverse employment actions.
  • Concussions – Effective concussion management in the school setting
  • Bullying – Steps to deal with it before, during and after.
Your attendance is so important that we will cover hotel and registration for one person from each PACE member entity.

Register now and your first member attendee receives FREE:

  • One night hotel *
  • Registration
  • Continental breakfast and lunch
  • Conference materials

*For the first attendee per member entity:  Make your hotel reservations directly with the hotel and we'll take care of picking up one night directly with the hotel. You'll just need to pay for additional guests and incidentals.

Each additional attendee from a member entity will cost:

  • Hotel - $104 single/double occupancy per night ($20 for each additional person per night) + 10.5% tax
    (Make your hotel reservations directly with the hotel.)
  • Registration - $75 (includes continental breakfast, lunch and conference materials)
    Choose "Registration - additional attendees"
Join us Thursday, April 24, 6-7 p.m., for a Welcoming Reception:
   Refreshments
   Meet our Sponsors
   
Agenda - Friday, April 25

8:30

Welcome and Introduction to PACE
Adam Stewart, PACE Board of Trustees Chair and Chief Financial Officer, Hillsboro School District
Lisa Freiley, Director of Labor and PACE Services, Oregon School Boards Association
Geoff Sinclair, Director of Claims Services, Special Districts Association of Oregon

9:00

Dealing with Students, Boundary Issues and Professional Ethics for Educators
Glenn Scott Lipson, Ph.D., A.B.P.P.,
and Daniel Shinoff, Attorney, Stutz, Artiano, Shinoff & Holtz
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Dr. Lipson
 is the Program Director for the California School of Forensic Studies of Alliant International University, San Diego campus. As a Diplomate in Forensic Psychology, as well as a Clinical Psychologist, he has consulted with public and private sector organizations for over two decades in regard to employment related matters, violence prevention, work place harassment and bullying.

Dr. Lipson is currently a Full Professor at the Karl Menninger School of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Sciences, teaching doctoral classes along with chairing doctoral level research. He testifies and evaluates claimants in civil and criminal cases.


Mr. Shinoff
is based in San Diego, CA, where he focuses on the defense of school districts in all areas impacting educational institutions. He is recognized as a leading authority in school district defense and litigation and is a frequent lecturer in continuing education and personnel training. His seminars include topics on special education, student issues, employment discrimination, sexual harassment, school violence, First Amendment issues, construction issues, and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

10:30

Break

10:45

Concussion Management
Ann Glang, Ph.D., and Michael C. Koester, M.D., ATC
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Dr. Glang
has spent 20 years designing and studying ways to help families support a loved one with brain injury. She is the principal investigator and research scientist on the Brain Injury Partners website project. She has led numerous projects at the Oregon Center for Applied Science, all involving video, interactive-computer exercises, and web production, including ACTive: Athletic Concussion Training, aimed at teaching coaches of youth ages 10-18 how to recognize and manage a sports concussion.

This is an image of Michael KoesterDr. Koester specializes in pediatric and adolescent sports medicine and sports concussion management at the Slocum Center for Orthopedics and Sports Medicine in Eugene, Oregon. He is one of the nation's leading experts on sports-related concussions, specializing in the evaluation and treatment of musculoskeletal injuries and conditions. Dr. Koester has devoted many hours to the Oregon School Activities Association (OSAA) and the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) – particularly in the area of concussions in sports. Dr. Koester recently completed five years on the NFHS Sports Medicine Advisory Committee (SMAC), including three years as chair. During that time, he led the committee’s work with regard to concussions and was the spokesman for the NFHS at meetings across the country. He has also played a large role in shaping the guidelines and procedures required when an athlete is suspected of having a concussion as well as developing a concussion education program for coaches.

11:45

Lunch

12:35  PACE Awards
Adam Stewart,
PACE Board of Trustees Chair and Chief Financial Officer, Hillsboro School District
 

Outstanding Program Award 2013
Gaston School District
South Lane School District

Outstanding Individual Award 2013
Ralph Dickenson, Harney County School District
Brian Anderson, South Lane School District
Gustave Forster, Willamina School District

12:45   

Effective Threat Assessment Techniques
John Van Dreal, School Psychologist, Salem-Keizer School District

John Van Dreal is a school psychologist with the Salem-Keizer School District and has 26 years of experience in educational and clinical evaluation. In 1999,  he began the development and implementation of a Student Threat Assessment System that includes community and multi-agency collaboration, staff training and consultation to youth services agencies. He has received national and local recognition, including a 2006 Salem Crystal Apple award, for his efforts in threat assessment, education, community service and systems design. He is the primary author and editor of Assessing Student Threats: A Handbook for Implementing the Salem-Keizer System.

1:45

Break

2:00

Avoiding Retaliation Claims
Karen Vickers, Attorney, Mersereau and Shannon

Karen Vickers has been representing public and private employers for nearly 18 years. Her practice includes employment counseling as well as representation of clients in adversarial proceedings up to and including trial. A large portion of Ms. Vickers’s practice involves representation of school districts and other public entities in civil rights and tort claims. Additionally, she has years of experience defending churches and other non-profit entities in sexual abuselitigation.

3:00

Addressing Bullying in Schools
Peggy Holstedt, Director of Board Development and Policy Services, Oregon School Boards Association

Peggy Holstedt joined the Oregon School Boards Association staff in 2007. She has fifteen years of experience as a classroom teacher in grades 4-12 and in higher education, and more than 20 years of administrative experience at the building, district and state level. Her district and state administrative experience includes federal programs, student services (including health services), curriculum and human resources. Her educational experience includes both public and private schools. Ms. Holstedt earned her bachelor’s degree from Oregon Health Sciences University, her master’s degree from the University of Oregon and completed her superintendent licensure program through Portland State University.

4:00

Adjourn

Your attendance is so important that we will cover hotel and registration for one person from each PACE member entity.

Register now and your first member attendee receives FREE:

  • One night hotel *
  • Registration
  • Continental breakfast and lunch
  • Conference materials

Event registration does not reserve your hotel room. You must make your hotel reservation directly with the hotel.

*For the first attendee per member entity:  Make your hotel reservations directly with the hotel and we'll take care of picking up one night directly with the hotel. You'll just need to pay for any additional guests and incidentals when you check out. Click on "Travel Information" for hotel details.

Each additional attendee from a member entity will cost:

  • Hotel - $104 single/double occupancy per night ($20 for each additional person per night) + 10.5% tax
    (Event registration does not include your hotel reservation. Make your hotel reservations directly with the hotel. Click on "Travel Information" for hotel details.)
  • Registration - $75 (includes continental breakfast, lunch and conference materials)
    Choose "Registration - additional attendees"

Register Online

Printable Registration Form - This file is in Adobe Acrobat PDF format. (125KB)

A BIG Thank You to our Sponsors

Genesis
BELFOR Property Restoration
Bain Insurance Agency
Brown and Brown
Cooper Construction
Garrett Hemann Robertson
Hart Wagner LLP – Trial Attorneys
Heart to Heart Claims
Kennedy Restoration
Maloney, Lauersdorf, Reiner PC
McLarens International
Patterson, Buchanan
SafeSchools
Servpro of Douglas County/S. Eugene/Florence
Servpro of Hillsboro/Forest Grove/Yamhill and Tillamook Counties
Todd Construction, Inc.
WHA Insurance
YOUNG & Associates
Zolezzi Insurance

Make your hotel reservations directly with the hotel, either online or by calling 1-800-937-6660 and specifying OSBA for conference rate.

$104 single/double occupancy/night ($20 for each additional person) + 10.5% tax

For the first attendee per member entity: Make your reservations directly with the hotel and we'll take care  of picking up one night directly with the hotel. You'll just need to cover any additional nights and incidentals when you check out.

The group rate is guaranteed through April 3, 2014.


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