KPEC 2020 (Keystone's Premier Education Conference) attendees will connect with peers, hear keynote addresses from nationally-recognized speakers, and choose from dozens of breakout sessions. The conference will feature hands-on sessions on leadership, technology, curriculum content, special education, and social-emotional behavioral health. Recertification credit is available.
"Every Kid Is One Caring Adult Away from Being a Success Story"
Statistically, Josh Shipp should be dead, in jail, or homeless. But his success as a preeminent author, speaker, and global youth empowerment expert is living proof of the power of one caring adult. A former at-risk foster kid turned youth advocate, Josh is renowned for the documentary TV series on A&E that followed his groundbreaking work with youth and families.
Thanks to the support of teachers, counselors, and a wonderful set of foster parents, Josh went on to be listed on Inc. Magazine’s 30 under 30 list, and is now a postgraduate student at Harvard himself, further honing his skills in persuasive communication.
To serve his ultimate goal of reaching as many youth as possible, Josh trains other speakers through Youth Speaker University, helping them use their own stories to make an impact. His social and emotional learning curriculum, Year of Awesomeness, is in use in hundreds of classrooms all around the world, while his free newsletter offers practical strategies to 200K+ parents, educators, and social workers.
Josh will share practical, evidence-based strategies on how to be the "one caring adult" to students and kids in your lives. Josh's story
The early bird conference fee is just $109 and includes breakfast, lunch, and snacks.
The fee increases to $139 on May 1. Recertification credit is available for $85. More exciting keynote speakers will be announced soon!
After logging into the AEA Professional Learning Registration System go to the Courses menu > Search for KPEC or the course #s provided above. If you need assistance with registration please contact Kathy Wessel at 800-632-5918.
KPEC 2020 Session Proposals