FREE Statewide Safe Schools Summit May 18!

MTA’s Division of Training & Professional Learning invites members to the Statewide Safe Schools Summit on May 18, 2019, at Grafton High School from 8:30am to 4pm. The summit is free and made possible with a grant from the National Education Association.

The Safe Schools Summit is an activism and advocacy conference in which MTA members will discuss professional, regulatory and legislative issues, along with plans of action to create the safe schools our communities deserve.

Participants can choose from 30 different workshops led by members and partner organizations, including:

  • Combating Racism and White Privilege Through the Cultural Proficiency Model
  • Cyberbullying and the Role of Educators
  • Student Success Planning & Restorative Practices
  • Supporting School Personnel to Respond to Suicide
  • Supporting Transgender and Gender-Nonconforming Students in Secondary Schools
  • Trauma-Informed Pedagogy for English Learners: Research and Best Practices


Educators who are interested in earning 10 or more PDPs may elect to attend an evening program on Friday, May 17, as well as the Saturday program. 

Hotel rooms will be provided to participants in the Friday program.

To register and for more information about the program on both Friday and Saturday, visit

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