2018 – 6th Annual Education Summit

Safe. Loved. Achieving: Intentional School Practices for EMPOWERING Kids. 

Summit Schedule:

7:30am-8:15am: Registration/Breakfast

8:15am-8:45am: Welcome & Overview

8:45am-10:00am: Keynote Speaker

10:00am-10:30am: BREAK

10:30am-11:45am: Panel Presentation

12:00pm-12:45pm: LUNCH

12:45pm-1:45pm: Workshops: Choice of 4 breakout sessions

1:45pm-2:00pm: BREAK

2:00pm-3:00pm: Workshops repeated: Choice of 4 breakout sessions


Join other academics, social workers, teachers, counselors, administrators and parents as we shape a program of action springing from the latest research on the physiological and neurological impact of poverty and trauma on a student’s ability to learn. The Summit is also a great opportunity for education funders and innovation investors.

Keynote Speaker

Kenneth Ginsburg, MD, MSEd

Dr. Ken Ginsburg is a pediatrician specializing in Adolescent Medicine at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He also serves as Director of Health Services at Covenant House Pennsylvania, an agency that serves Philadelphia’s homeless and marginalized youth. Read More…


Panel Presentation: Recognizing the Range of Social and Emotional Experience, How Do We Help Empower Children to Achieve?

Developing strong relationships between students, families and teachers can create a safe, healing and loving environment. Relational approaches can support resilience and competence. This sensitivity can change our practice, broaden our conversation and empower children to achieve. Learn more about the panelists here…


Workshop Sessions 

Practices of Life-Changing Teachers: Kenesta Mack 

Using ACE’s to Create Trauma-Sensitive Schools: Marcy Witherspoon 

The Power of Relationships in Building Resilience: Empowering Vulnerable Youth and Families: Kirby Wycoff

Self Care 101: Using the Oxygen Mask of Life as an Educator: Erin Connolly 

Learn more about each workshop here…

If you have any questions, feel free to email ethummel@cspschools.org with the subject line “2018 Summit Questions”.