Dena Simmons, Ed.D., Founder, LiberatED
Keynote, Monday, May 17 at 1:00 p.m.
Dena Simmons has a wealth of knowledge on teacher education and pedagogy and has published several popular articles on teacher education, social justice pedagogy, education reform and bullying.
Ed Dunkelblau, Ph.D., Director, Institute for Emotionally Intelligent Learning
Plenary, Monday, May 17 at 4:30 p.m.
Ed Dunkelblau is an internationally known speaker and consultant on the topics of social-emotional learning and character development, safe schools programming and humor in education.
Luvelle Brown, Ed.D., Superintendent, Ithaca City School District
Plenary, Tuesday, May 18 at 1:00 p.m.
Luvelle Brown was the recipient of the 2017 New York State Superintendent of the Year award and was selected by the U.S. Department of Education as one of the nation’s top 100 innovative superintendents.
Elizabeth Cushing, President and COO, Playworks
Plenary, Tuesday, May 19 at 1:00 p.m.
Elizabeth Cushing is president and COO of Playworks, a national nonprofit organization that brings safe, healthy, inclusive play and physical activity to schools and youth organizations around the country.
CPSEL is an initiative of Center for Schools and Communities, a division of Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit.