2021 Robert G. Bernreuter Lecture

 Increasing Equity in School Discipline: Practical Strategies and Tools
Dr. Kent McIntosh - University of Oregon
Racial and ethnic disproportionality in school discipline is a pressing challenge across the country. Based on findings from recent empirical research, this full-day workshop will focus on a promising multiple component approach emphasizing five interrelated areas to reduce disproportionality through school-wide and classroom strategies. Participants will leave with new skills and action plans for their schools to enhance equity.

Kent McIntosh, PhD is the Philip H. Knight Chair of Special Education at the University of Oregon and Director of Educational and Community Supports, a research unit in the College of Education. His current research focuses on implementation and sustainability of school-based interventions, reducing racial discipline disparities, and integrated academic and behavior support. He is lead author of over 80 peer reviewed journal articles, presenter of over 50 keynote addresses, and principal or co-investigator of over $60 million in federal grant funding. He is Co-Director of the Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports and lead of the Center’s Equity Workgroup, as well as a founding member of the PBIS-SCP Canada Network and a member of the Board of Directors of the Association for Positive Behavior Support.

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