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Kane County Institute Day 2022
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Registration is open and closes on February 9th, 2022.  We look forward to a great day of learning together at the Q Center.

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Friday, March 4
 

8:00am CST

9:30am CST

**KEYNOTE SPEAKER**From Research to Practice, How to Create the Learning Spaces Kids Need St Charles AmphitheaterFILLINGTom Murray *FEATURED SPEAKER* Examining Implicit Bias through Media Literacy Education EL 203-05FULLKristen Mattson *FEATURED SPEAKER* Trauma, Resilience, and the Developing Brain EL 308-10FULLFrank Kros *FEATURED SPEAKER*Don't We Already Do Inclusion? Creating Better Schools for All EL 311-13Paula Kluth *FEATURED SPEAKER*Finding Purpose: Beyond the Curriculum DL 169 AmphitheaterFULLAaron Polansky *FEATURED SPEAKER*Saving Sycamore: The School Shooting that Never Happened Riverwoods AmphitheaterFULLMolly Hudgens An Introduction to Mindfulness-Based Social and Emotional Learning EL 304-06FULLTracy Heilers An Investigation of the Equity of Two-Way Dual Language Programs and Low-Income Students EL 312-14James Robinette Autism from a mother's and teachers perspective. Fox River Ballroom 1FULLRyan McCann • Mary Jane Tupper Circle Up! for Classroom Community Building St Charles Ballroom 10Sarah-Bess Dworin Cool, Calm and Collected: Real Life Strategies to Manage Crisis in the Classroom EL 307-09FULLKelsey Wild • Amy Finn Education in a Violent World: Behavior Threat Assessments That Save Lives EL 408-10Steve Webb Empowering Student Writers EL 208-10FILLINGKatelynn Giordano Exploring Our Beautiful Diverse World through Play and Exploration EL 407-09Jennifer LaRocque FONA The Science Behind Food and Flavor EL 112-14Katie Sudler Google Workspace Wonders EL 303-05FULLGail Stover • Leah Herold How to Hone your Information Literacy Superpowers! D 210-12Chris Heintz Identifying and Supporting Students with Anxiety in the Classroom Fox River Ballroom 6FULLAllyse Rehak Leading Our Students to Their Future EL 108-10Eric Hamilton • Mark Richter Leading Your Educational Equity Journey EL 411-13Nakia Hall Learning Acceleration through A Focus on Adult SEL D 206-08Allison Slade Remove the Mask D 202-04Kim Paulus Resilience: The Biology of Stress & The Science of Hope EL 211-13FULLJennifer Samartano SEL in Post-Pandemic Classrooms EL 212-14FULLMichael Riendeau SEL in the K-12 Classroom for Today's Whole Learner St Charles Ballroom 9Erin Williams • Deepthi Ramachandran • Elizabeth Nash Student Voice - Going from Invisible to Invaluable D 207-09PJ Caposey • Michael Lubefeld • Nick Polyak Taiwanese percussion ensemble St Charles Ballroom 8Chih-I Hsiao Technology Rules for Home and School D 106-08Rob Philibert • Vienna Webb Thailand Drum Workshop St Charles Ballroom 7FULLSripraram Chamni The Power Up with Podcasts EL 107-09Michael Doyle • Stacy Reagan Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences: Building Self-Healing Communities D 107-09Anna Czerniak, LCSW • Kim Peterson Understanding Selective Mutism EL 204-06FILLINGKathy Slattery Building a Community of Readers Fox River Ballroom 2FULLKathryn Dagres • Brenda Engelhardt • Ashley Falkos • Kim Hollis Curing the Secondary Literacy Epidemic by Cultivating Motivated Read EL 111-13Nichole Woodruff • Kathryn Hoving Emergent Bilinguals as Language Makers: Experimenting with Hands-On Writing Instruction EL 104-06FILLINGBen Kuhlman Engaging Students in the Library - A Sharing Session D 111-13FILLINGAimee Miller • Kathy McCoy Implementing the Teaching Equitable Asian American History (TEAACH) Act: A Discussion D 115-17Eric Smith Improving Instruction through Empathy with Cultural Diversity Book Clubs D 114-16FILLINGJanet Anderson • Laura Winter Prevention is the Key St Charles Ballroom 11FILLINGJessica Reed • Ricardo Gasca This is the Year to Utilize your PE Program Data D 203-05FILLINGDale Brown Applying the Science of Reading through the Brain's Backdoor: How to Fast-Track Phonics using SEL Superhighways! Fox River Ballroom 5FULLKatie Garner Are You the Captain of Your Climate and Culture? EL 103-05Kurt Preble Changing the "B" in CUBES EL 403-05Rachel Priola • Erica Snyder Classroom Community Building EL 412-14FILLINGKimberly Carthans • Kristi Sutter Getting a G.R.I.P. on Guided Reading Fox River Ballrooms 3-4FULLKristy Piebenga Helping ELs Succeed Through the Stages of Language Acquisition EL 404-06Stephanie Diaz Level Up Student Comprehension EL 207-09FULLPam Gruzynski

11:00am CST

**KEYNOTE SPEAKER**Prioritizing an Equity Lens St Charles AmphitheaterTom Murray **KEYNOTE SPEAKER**Social Emotional Learning: SOAR to Success Fox River Ballroom 2Greg Wolcott *FEATURED SPEAKER* Beyond Poverty: Brain-inspired Ways to Understand and Respond to Poverty EL 308-10FILLINGFrank Kros *FEATURED SPEAKER*Beyond the Hashtags: Social Media's Role in Social Justice EL 203-05Kristen Mattson *FEATURED SPEAKER*Finding Purpose: Beyond the Curriculum DL 169 AmphitheaterAaron Polansky *FEATURED SPEAKER*Saving Sycamore: The School Shooting that Never Happened Riverwoods AmphitheaterMolly Hudgens *FEATURED SPEAKER*Universal Design Daily: 5 Hacks for K-12 classrooms EL 311-13FILLINGPaula Kluth *FEATURED SPEAKERS*Facilitating Racial Equity in the Classroom: Autobiographical Timelines and Bios D 111-13Katy Smith • Steve Zemelman • Tonya Perry 5 W's of Differentiation for Special Education and English Learners EL 312-14David Brannstrom An Introduction to Mindfulness-Based Social and Emotional Learning EL 304-06FILLINGTracy Heilers Benefits of Effective Co-teaching Fox River Ballroom 1Mary Jane Tupper • Ryan McCann Circle Up! for Classroom Community Building St Charles Ballroom 10Sarah-Bess Dworin Cool, Calm and Clear: A S.T.O.IC. Approach to Classroom Culture and Management D 106-08FILLINGPeter Cunningham Cool, Calm and Collected: Real Life Strategies to Manage Crisis in the Classroom EL 307-09Amy Finn • Kelsey Wild Education in a Violent World: Behavior Threat Assessments That Save Lives EL 408-10Steve Webb Effective & Efficient Mandated Reporting of Child Abuse & Neglect D 207-09Pam Ely • Bea Mendivil • Detective Jen Hillgoth • Robin Pelfrey • Samantha Hoover Empowering Student Writers EL 208-10Katelynn Giordano FONA The Science Behind Food and Flavor EL 112-14Katie Sudler Google Earth: More than Just a Map EL 107-09FULLMichael Doyle Leading Our Students to Their Future EL 108-10FILLINGEric Hamilton • Mark Richter Learning Acceleration through A Focus on Adult SEL D 107-09Allison Slade Lunch Lunch Area Music for Social Emotional Learning - and Healing D 115-17FILLINGKristin Lems Resilience: The Biology of Stress & The Science of Hope EL 211-13FILLINGJennifer Samartano SEL in Post-Pandemic Classrooms EL 212-14FILLINGMichael Riendeau SEL in the K-12 Classroom for Today's Whole Learner St Charles Ballroom 9Erin Williams • Elizabeth Nash • Deepthi Ramachandran Sleep Deprivation and It's Epidemic Impact upon Students/Teachers EL 204-06FULLDon Spencer Supporting Student's Social Emotional Skills Through Literacy D 210-12FILLINGChris Heintz Thailand Drum Workshop St Charles Ballroom 7Sripraram Chamni What's new in Destiny and Diversity/SEL Analysis D 206-08FULLKevin Weniger • Jennifer Gold "By the Facts of History...We Are American Citizens": Using Primary Sources to Explore Protest and Social Justice EL 412-14FULLDave Bates Communication Circles D 203-05Sarah McEwen • Jocelyn Kotrba • Linda Lee Saflarski Curing the Secondary Literacy Epidemic by Cultivating Motivated Read EL 111-13FILLINGKathryn Hoving • Nichole Woodruff Applying the Science of Reading through the Brain's Backdoor: How to Fast-Track Phonics using SEL Superhighways! Fox River Ballroom 5Katie Garner Authentic Integration: SEL strategies to change classroom culture D 202-04Cathy D'Alessandro • Noelle Hoffmeister Getting a G.R.I.P. on Guided Reading Fox River Ballrooms 3-4FILLINGKristy Piebenga Langauge Rich Environment EL 404-06Stephanie Diaz Mission Possible: Reenvisioning Word Problems in the Math Classroom EL 207-09FULLPam Gruzynski Structured Literacy Elements in Every Elementary Classroom - Syllabication and Beyond EL 303-05Kristen Miller What's New in Kid's Books K-5 EL 103-05FULLKimberly Luthin

12:30pm CST

**KEYNOTE SPEAKER**Social Emotional Learning: Strategies for Daily Impact Fox River Ballroom 2Greg Wolcott *FEATURED SPEAKER* Best Behavior: The Five Essential but Uncommon Tools for Every Helper's Resilience Toolbox EL 308-10FILLINGFrank Kros *FEATURED SPEAKER*Real Talk: Why Not You? DL 169 AmphitheaterFILLINGAaron Polansky *FEATURED SPEAKER*Universal Design Daily: 5 Hacks for K-12 classrooms EL 311-13Paula Kluth *FEATURED SPEAKER*Unlearning Traditional Research Skills: New Techniques for a Digital Age EL 203-05FULLKristen Mattson *FEATURED SPEAKERS*Facilitating Racial Equity in the Classroom: Autobiographical Timelines and Bios D 111-13Katy Smith • Steve Zemelman • Tonya Perry ​*FEATURED SPEAKER*The Best Plan you Hope to Never Use: Building a Crisis Plan Riverwoods AmphitheaterMolly Hudgens An Investigation of the Equity of Two-Way Dual Language Programs and Low-Income Students EL 312-14James Robinette Benefits of Effective Co-teaching Fox River Ballroom 1Mary Jane Tupper • Ryan McCann Breathing Enhancement to Improve Our Overall Life EL 204-06Don Spencer Bringing Play Into the Classroom St Charles AmphitheaterFULLJennifer LaRocque Cool, Calm and Clear: A S.T.O.IC. Approach to Classroom Culture and Management D 106-08FILLINGPeter Cunningham Cool, Calm and Collected: Real Life Strategies to Manage Crisis in the Classroom EL 307-09Amy Finn • Kelsey Wild Effective & Efficient Mandated Reporting of Child Abuse & Neglect D 207-09Pam Ely • Bea Mendivil • Detective Jen Hillgoth • Robin Pelfrey • Samantha Hoover Empowering Student Writers EL 208-10Katelynn Giordano FONA The Science Behind Food and Flavor EL 112-14Katie Sudler Identifying and Supporting Students with Anxiety in the Classroom Fox River Ballroom 6FILLINGAllyse Rehak Leading Our Students to Their Future EL 108-10Eric Hamilton • Mark Richter Leading Your Educational Equity Journey EL 411-13Nakia Hall Lunch Lunch Area Music for Social Emotional Learning - and Healing D 115-17Kristin Lems Resilience: The Biology of Stress & The Science of Hope EL 211-13Jennifer Samartano SEL in Post-Pandemic Classrooms EL 212-14FULLMichael Riendeau Set Yourself Up for Success with Slides St Charles Ballroom 10Gail Stover • Leah Herold Supporting Student's Social Emotional Skills Through Literacy D 210-12Chris Heintz Thailand Drum Workshop St Charles Ballroom 7Sripraram Chamni Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences: Building Self-Healing Communities D 107-09Kim Peterson • Anna Czerniak, LCSW What's new in Destiny and Diversity/SEL Analysis D 206-08Kevin Weniger • Jennifer Gold When Students Can, But Won't: Reaching the Reluctant Fox River Ballrooms 3-4FULLKristy Piebenga "By the Facts of History...We Are American Citizens": Using Primary Sources to Explore Protest and Social Justice EL 412-14Dave Bates Communication Circles D 203-05Sarah McEwen • Jocelyn Kotrba • Linda Lee Saflarski Curing the Secondary Literacy Epidemic by Cultivating Motivated Read EL 111-13Kathryn Hoving • Nichole Woodruff Improving Instruction through Empathy with Cultural Diversity Book Clubs D 114-16Janet Anderson • Laura Winter Personalized Student Experiences through Blended Learning EL 304-06Brian Giovanni • Mike Purcell Removing Labels EL 107-09Kim Paulus What's New in Kid's Books 6-12 EL 103-05Kimberly Luthin Applying the Science of Reading through the Brain's Backdoor: How to Fast-Track Phonics using SEL Superhighways! Fox River Ballroom 5Katie Garner Authentic Integration: SEL strategies to Change Classroom Culture D 202-04Cathy D'Alessandro • Noelle Hoffmeister Changing the "B" in CUBES EL 403-05Rachel Priola • Erica Snyder Helping ELs Succeed Through the Stages of Language Acquisition EL 404-06Stephanie Diaz How to Unleash the Writer in all Learners EL 408-10FILLINGKelsey Deihs • Amanda Sauceda • Erica Kile Serving Up Some Differentiation Tips to Grow Student Learning EL 207-09Pam Gruzynski Structured Literacy Elements in Every Elementary Classroom - Syllabication and Beyond EL 303-05FILLINGKristen Miller

2:00pm CST