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Bank Street’s Safe & Sound Schools Conference

Bank Street’s Safe & Sound Schools Conference is a day of collaboration and study of Emotionally Responsive Practice as part of the Community of Safe and Sound Schools Initiative. Through collaboration and study, the annual conference supports teachers, social workers, and administrators in elementary schools and early childhood settings develop a deep understanding of child development, the social and emotional foundations for learning, parent engagement, and mastery of supportive techniques for building safe and nurturing school communities.

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Bank Street's Safe & Sound Schools Conference 2018

The conference was held on Saturday, December 8, with a Keynote Presentation by Lesley Koplow: Why Children Go to the Nurse: The Search for a Safe Haven in School
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2018 Conference

The 2018 conference included a keynote by Lesley Koplow on “Why Children Go to the Nurse: The Search for a Safe Haven in School” and workshops that centered on Immigration Issues in the Classroom, Using Teddy Bears in the Classroom, Emotionally Responsive Practice in Upper Elementary & Middle School Practice, and more.
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  • Lesley Koplow delivers keynote at Bank Street's Safe & Sound Schools Conference
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  • Margaret Blachly leads workshop at Bank Street's Safe & Sound Schools Conference
  • Lesley Koplow leads workshop at Bank Street's Safe & Sound Schools Conference
  • Guests listen during a workshop at Bank Street's Safe & Sound Schools Conference