ED311 & NEDRP present
2019 National Educators for Restorative Practices Conference
Coming November 2019: a 2-day restorative conference changing the ways that educators view discipline
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The 2019 National Educators for Restorative Practices Conference
The Student Connection Conference
November 4-5, 2019
Irving Convention Center
Come experience the student voice through the power of relationships.
The third annual NERDP Conference will focus on connecting with students and will heavily feature student voices as we continue the work of learning how to improve student behavior by building relationships in schools. There’s always more to learn and new skills to practice. This 2-day conference is by educators and for educators and is for both those new to and those already invested in using Restorative Practices in schools.
2019 Keynote Speakers:
We are delighted to welcome Michael Bonner this year as our featured speaker for this event. Every day he works hard to make a profound impact on his students with his vision to create an engaging learning environment where students can become productive global citizens. Michael was honored by Ellen DeGeneres, NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt, Ashton Kutcher Foundation, Flocabulary, Front Row, and other media formats in recognition of his positive & innovative approaches to shifting the frameworks surrounding education for all children. He has just recently released the first augmented reality children’s book with fictional characters called “Embrace It” and will be continuing his career next year as a 4th-grade teacher at The Ron Clark Academy
As co-founder of Happy Caveman, Joe Beckman’s mission has been to RECLAIM HUMAN CONNECTION in school communities throughout the world.
Joe has shared his infectious energy, humor, and passion in over 1,000 schools and positively impacting over 1 million people worldwide through student keynotes, leadership workshops, staff trainings, and on-demand video-based advisory curriculum.
Joe resides in Minneapolis, MN with his 3 children and exceptionally beautiful/patient/strong/kind-hearted wife, Jess.