Redefine your classroom with 26 different sessions through out the day and inspiration from keynote speaker SuEllen Fried and lunch speaker Dr. Gary Doolittle. These two speakers will enlighten you on topics that effect you and your students.
The KCPT K-12 Technology Conference is free to KCPT Member Districts…if your district is not a member, please contact Gary Brock, KCPT K-12 Media Services Director. Registration is required. Come early and join us for a continental breakfast, network with fellow teachers and visit with over 20 vendors.
February 26, 2014, 7:30am – 3pm
Indian Creek Technology Center, 4401 West 103rd St, Shawnee Mission, Kansas 66207
Keynote: SuEllen Fried: Banishing Bullying Behavior – Transforming the Culture of Peer Abuse
SuEllen Fried has been deeply involved as a volunteer in the prevention of child abuse since 1976. She served as Chairman of the Board of Prevent Child Abuse America from 1980-82. Her concern for the cruelty of children to each other led her to co-author two books on the subject of bullying with her daughter, Paula.
Fried, Ph.D. “Bullies & Victims – Helping Your Child Through the Schoolyard Battlefield” and “Bullies, Targets & Witnesses – Helping Children Break the Pain Chain”. During her keynote she will cover the five kinds of bullying – physical, verbal, emotional, sexual, and cyberbullying. She will also discuss current research, lessons learned from conversations with students and strategies for preventing and intervening with bullying situations. Finally she will focus on the greatest challenges in the field today.
Lunch Keynote: Dr. Gary Doolittle: Everything You Need To Know About Malignant Melanoma (Information teachers need to know) Director, Melanoma Sarcoma Program, Medical Director, Center for Telemedicine and Telehealth, Medical Director, Midwest Cancer Alliance and Associate Director, Clinical Affairs Division of Hematology Oncology. As medical director for the Center for Telemedicine and Telehealth, Dr. Doolittle consults for one of the most active telemedicine programs in the United States. He has authored numerous publications concerning telemedicine delivery, cost-tracking, and patient satisfaction. In addition to the publications, he has delivered over 60 presentations on the topics of telemedicine, palliative care, oncology disorders, cost-tracking, and patient satisfaction at national and international conferences.
As Medical Director of the MCA, the outreach arm of The University of Kansas Cancer Center, Dr. Doolittle leads the effort to enhance cancer care by collaborating with health professionals throughout Kansas and Western Missouri. Under Dr. Doolittle’s direction, the MCA provides professional education, community outreach and access to cutting-edge clinical trials and the latest advancements in cancer care to people in their own communities, bringing more options close to home.