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2019 KPEC "All In" Conference Archive


Trauma-Sensitive + Five Strands

In addition to the fantastic keynote speakers and trauma-sensitive schools focus, sessions will be offered in the following areas:

  • Curriculum Content Areas
  • Leadership
  • Special Education
  • Technology
  • The Whole Child

Conference lodging rates and session details will be released as they become available.

2019 Agenda 


Registration for the ALL IN Summer Education Conference is full. 
We invite you to follow #BeALLIn on Twitter during the conference.

If you need help registering: If you have difficulty creating a log-in or getting registered please reach out directly to Kathy Wessel or Teresa Bushman at 800-632-5918 for assistance.  Users with current logins may search for KPEC under the Courses list.

2019 Conference registration 


Note: Limited seating is available.

Breakfast, lunch, and snacks are included in the registration fee.  Recertification credit is available for an additional fee.

June 25, 2019 Keynoters

Fostering resilient learners book

Pete Hall currently serves as a speaker, an author, and a professional development agent for schools and districts around the globe. A former teacher and veteran school principal, Pete is the author of more than a dozen articles on school leadership and five books, including Building Teachers' Capacity for Success (ASCD, 2008), Teach, Reflect, Learn (ASCD, 2015), and The Principal Influence (ASCD, 2015). In addition to his leadership work, Pete passionately advocates for the establishment of trauma-sensitive learning environments, education that addresses the whole child, and the relentless quest for continuous improvement. More about Pete Hall.

Kristin Souers is a licensed mental health counselor in the state of Washington. Kristin has a Master of Arts degree in counseling psychology from Gonzaga University and a Bachelor of Science degree from Santa Clara University. She is an assistant director at Washington State University's Child and Family Research Unit (CAFRU) in the CLEAR Trauma Center. Kristin also serves as an adjunct faculty member for the Master of Counseling Psychology Program at Gonzaga University. Kristin is an expert in understanding the impact of trauma on individuals and families and has provided consultation and training on this topic to education and human services systems for more than 20 years.  More about Kristin Souers.


June 26, 2019 Keynoters

Hamish Brewer

More about Hamish Brewer

When the name Hamish Brewer is mentioned, a number of words come to mind: relentless, innovative, maverick, and loyal. Hamish Brewer is a visionary unfazed by conventional leadership and educational practices and theories, which leads him to push boundaries and to challenge archaic process and practices.

As a leader and speaker, Brewer is considered an inspiration, innovator and motivational by those who have met, watched or listened to him.

Hamish Brewer is an award winning Title 1 Principal. Mr. Brewer is a Nationally Distinguished Principal and has seen his school awarded the Nationally Distinguished Title One School designation.

He has over 20 years of experience serving as a classroom teacher, administrator, international education director and an educational consultant in the United States and abroad. Mr. Brewer is a highly regarded and sought after keynote and conference speaker on key educational topics from school improvements to engaging practices, motivation and best performance practices.

Brewer is high octane in his approach to children, teachers and his community. Hamish Brewer has been nominated for numerous leadership awards for his visionary approach and results in education. Mr. Brewer is currently a principal in Prince William County, one of the largest divisions in the country, helping in best practices and advances in the implementation and use of technology. 

Tricia McKale Skyles co-authored Coaching Classroom Management: A Toolkit for Administrators and Coaches with Randy Sprick, Jim Knight, and Wendy Reinke.

In her role as a Safe & Civil Schools consultant, Tricia has provided training in:

  • CHAMPs: A Proactive and Positive Approach to Classroom Management
  • Coaching Classroom Management for Coaches
  • Coaching Classroom Management for Administrators
  • Foundations: Establishing Positive Discipline Policies
  • ParaPro: Supporting the Instructional Process

She consults with many schools in all areas of behavior management, schoolwide interventions, and best instructional practices.


Licensure Renewal

To obtain licensure renewal credit you must be registered for these two courses: 

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Lodging options

We have blocks reserved at several hotels in Dubuque.  Please refer to this list and ask for the Keystone AEA block when making your reservation.