October 16 - 17, 2017 The Stueckle Sky Center at Boise State University
Family & Community Engagement (FACE) Conference plays an important role in the academic success of students. School, family, and community partnerships provide a circle of support for students to be successful today and in the future.
Conference Registration, Fees and Payment Information
Conference Registration this year is $50.00.
Only credit card payments will be accepted.
Onsite registration will not be available.
Monday, October 16, 2017 8:00 – 8:15 Welcome/Intro 8:15-10:00 Dr. Donna Beegle 9:55-10:10 Superintendent Ybarra Welcome 10:10-10:25 Networking Break 10:25-11:30 Dr. Donna Beegle 11:30 – 1:00 Lunch 1:00 – 2:30 Clay Olsen 2:30-2:45 Networking Break 2:45 – 3:45 Dr. Lori Head 3:45 – 5:30 Dr. Jody McVittie 5:30 End of Day #1 Tuesday, October 17, 2017 8:00 – 8:15 Welcome/Intro 8:15-10:00 Dr. Karen Mapp 10:00-10:15 Networking Break 10:15-11:30 Dr. Karen Mapp 11:30 – 1:00 Lunch 1:00 – 2:00 Panel Discussion 2:00-2:15 Networking Break 2:15 – 4:15 Jonathan Edison 4:15 End of Day #2 – Close Conference
Dr. Donna Beegle
Biography: Dr. Donna Beegle inspires and educates individuals, organizations, politicians and entire communities with proven models to better outcomes for people in poverty. Born into a migrant labor family and married at 15, Dr. Beegle is the only member of her family who has not been incarcerated. By age 25, she earned her GED and then, within 10 years, received her doctorate in Educational Leadership. She is an authentic voice from poverty that speaks, writes and trains across the nation to break the iron cage of poverty for others through services provided by her company, Communication Across Barriers (CAB). For more than 25 years, she has traveled throughout hundreds of cities in 47 states and four countries to assist professionals with proven strategies for breaking poverty barriers. State agencies, politicians and other organizations have partnered with her to implement community-wide approaches to improving outcomes for citizens in poverty.
Biography: Clay Olsen is a passionate filmmaker, marketer, and entrepreneur born and raised in Northern Utah. He has been a part of starting several successful companies over the years. He finds the most fulfillment in helping others which is why he left a growing company he started to co-found Fight the New Drug with a few likeminded friends. Since then they've been featured on ABC Nightline, ABC News, NPR, Al-Jazeera, CNN, The Dr. Drew Show, and many more. Clay has presented to over 400 schools and tens of thousands of teens all over the country. He passionately feels that education is the most powerful weapon to combat the influence of pornography in our society.
- Website: http://fightthenewdrug.org/
Dr. Lori Head
Biography: Dr. Lori Head graduated from Boise State, Arizona State, and the University of Idaho. She has been teaching at the college level since 1976, and currently is a professor at Idaho State University. Teaching has always been a passion, as well as a major influence for her extensive research in right/left brain work, which is based upon Howard Gardner’s multiple intelligence theory. Her step by step instruction encompasses motion and the critical role it can play within the brain. Also, Dr. Head owns Mind Your Body Wellness Studio in Pocatello, Idaho. Dr. Head uses evidenced based practices in her classes, presentations, and everyday life. She and her husband have lived in Pocatello for the past 17 years. They have 2 children who recently graduated from Century High School. Also, her family all enjoy exploring the great outdoors of Idaho.
Dr. Jody McVittie
Biography: Jody McVittie, MD received her medical degree from Case Western University and completed a family medicine residency and fellowship in Modesto California before returning to the Northwest and shifting her focus to broader community issues that impact health outcomes including parenting, education, trauma and the impact of intra-family violence. A lead trainer for the Positive Discipline Association, she co-authored Positive Discipline in the School and Classroom, Teachers Guide: Activities for students and Positive Discipline in the School and Classroom, Leaders Guide: Resources and activities. Jody is the cofounder and executive director of Sound Discipline, a Seattle non-profit that uses trauma informed practices to support schools and families to increase equity and build respectful relationships. She has consulted for dozens of schools: public, independent, early childhood, elementary, and secondary. Her work with schools includes trainings in Spanish (Nicaragua) for First Nations Communities (in northern British Columbia) and for a school for the deaf. Her dream has been to build healthy communities by supporting educators, physicians, students and parents to build and/or rebuild relationships founded on deep mutual respect. She is also the mother of three young adults who have been some of her best teachers.
Dr. Karen Mapp
Biography: Karen L. Mapp, Ed.D., is a senior lecturer on education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) and the faculty director of the Education Policy and Management Master's Program. Over the past twenty years, Mapp's research and practice focus has been on the cultivation of partnerships among families, community members and educators that support student achievement and school improvement. She served as the co-coordinator with Professor Mark Warren of the Community Organizing and School Reform Research Project and as a core faculty member in the Doctorate in Educational Leadership (Ed.L.D.) program at HGSE. She is a founding member of the District Leaders Network on Family and Community Engagement, is a trustee of the Hyams Foundation in Boston, MA, and is on the board of the Institute for Educational Leadership (IEL) in Washington, D.C. From 2011 to 2013, Mapp served as a consultant on family engagement to the United States Department of Education in the Office of Innovation and Improvement. She currently serves as a consultant to the Family and Community Engagement (FACE) division of Scholastic, Inc.
Biography: “Success Strategist” Jonathan Edison is one of the most compelling thought leaders and Motivational Business Speakers today. As an expert in human development he delivers strategies, methods and tools filled with insight and humor that consistently move people and organizations to their highest potential. His personal Motto is “ Results don’t Lie, people do!” Growing up in an environment that was a prescription for failure, young John John—his grandmother’s affectionate nickname for him—faced many hardships. After exposing him to drugs and violence, his mother was removed from the household by the Department of Social Services when he was five years old. Two years later Jonathan’s father left to start a new family on another side of town. Then, his grandmother Cloraine that took on the challenge of raising him died of cancer when he was 14.
Parking will be available in the West Stadium Parking Lot between the Taco Bell Arena and Albertsons Stadium off Bronco Lane. There will be attendants staffing the lot, let them know you are there for the FACE Conference.
No. Breakfast and lunch will be on your own. There are various restaurants in walking distance from the venue.
Those who cancel their conference registration online will receive their registration fee refunded, minus a processing fee.