The 17th annual National At-Risk Education Network (NAREN)-TranZed Conference with theme “Resilience Realized: Braiding Academics, Behavior and Culture to Build Extraordinary Brains” will be held Oct. 16 and 17, 2019, at the Baltimore Convention Center at 1 W. Pratt St. in Baltimore.
Internationally renowned educator and author of over 30 books focusing on brain research and education strategies, Dr. Eric Jensen, will make a rare East Coast appearance as the opening keynote speaker. Horacio Sanchez, president and CEO of Resiliency Inc., a leader in helping schools improve school climate and instruction by showing how the brain shapes student behavior, will be the keynote speaker on day two. Dr. Bryan Harris, author and educator who has trained more than 18,000 educators to increase student engagement and achievement, will conduct a plenary session.
The conference is designed for educators, clinicians, counselors and leaders as well as other child-serving professionals who work with children in the U.S. and internationally. Category 1 social work CEUs are awarded.
Among the sessions offered will be a presentation by Woz ED, a company launched by Apple’s co-founder Steve Wozniak. Woz ED will demonstrate how to revolutionize education technology using a hands-on approach to STEAM through a unique robotics experience.
The conference will offer keynote and breakout sessions, youth performances and networking opportunities spotlighting braiding academics, behavior and school culture into a practical and inspiring model to help build and strengthen resilience in students. Once again this year, Authoring Action, an organization that provides tools to youth for their personal success in any career, calling and life path, will participate. TED Talks formats will also be used to expose participants to some of the most innovative ideas in education.
To learn more and register for the conference, visit www.narentranzed.org. Early bird registration is available through Sept. 15.
Thursday, October 17, 2019 at 8:30am to 4:15pm
Baltimore Convention Center
1 W Pratt St, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA