Closing the Gap Conference – April 19 – John A. Logan College


Date: Wednesday, April 19, 2023

Time:  8:00 a.m. – 3:10 p.m. (Check-in:  7:30 – 8:00 am)

Location: John A. Logan College, Carterville, IL 

Don’t miss out! 5.5 PDHs/CEUs

Keynote Presentation – 2022 Illinois Teacher of the Year, Kim Radostits

Building a Bridge to Belonging

We know that in education, relationships matter. In this keynote we will discuss the importance of community in empowering students to be lifelong learners that are confident, productive, responsible community members.

All Day Workshop – Karen Wagnon, Certified Human Behavior Consultant, Trainer & Author

Discipline @ Work the Road Map for Guiding Your Students Toward Self-Management

This all-day workshop is designed to have teachers reflect on their influence leading students on the ascent of well-ness. It covers topics from prevention to crisis intervention using a Positive Behavior Support philosophy to enhance harmony and belonging in their environment.

Breakout Sessions will target topics such as ACEs, building resilience, building community from within, stress levels on the body, self-regulation, stress responses, self-care, and many more!

Conference Schedule:   

  • 7:30 am        Registration and Coffee
  • 8:00 am        Keynote Presentation
  • 9:10 am        Breakout Session I or All-Day Workshop
  • 10:50 am      Breakout Session II or All-Day Workshop
  • 12:20 pm      Lunch & Networking
  • 1:40 pm        Breakout Session III or All-Day Workshop

Register HERE or complete the attached registration form.  If your school is planning to pay your fees, please go ahead and register and your school or district will be billed.

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