Symposium on Bullying in Schools

This will be an excellent program that would benefit all with an interest in Loudoun County Public Schools. Please encourage those you know to attend.

Saturday, February 4, 2012, 2:00-4:00 pm
Silver Spring Civic Building
One Veterans Plaza
Silver Spring, Maryland 20910
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Presented by the Montgomery County Committee on Hate/Violence and the Montgomery County Office of Human Rights

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Detailed information from the Montgomery County Office of Human Rights follows.

Montgomery County Committee on Hate/Violence and Montgomery County Office of Human Rights present:

Bullying in Schools: A Community Symposium on Prevention and Intervention Strategies
A Free Community Forum and Discussion for Parents, Students, Educators, Members and Leaders of the Business and Faith Communities

Reception to follow

Saturday, February 4, 2012
2:00-4:00 p.m.
Silver Spring Civic Building at Veterans Plaza
One Veterans Plaza
Silver Spring, Maryland 20910

In the past the COHV has taken a strong position on bullying and steps to take to minimize bullying incidents (see letter below from the COHV, dated November 17, 2010). In keeping with our commitment to address and share the “best practices” to thwart bullying, the COHV will hold a Bullying Symposium Saturday, February 4, 2012. The emphasis of the symposium is to address bullying in the educational sector. A moderator will lead a panel discussion, with a team of subject matter experts who will address factors which impact bullying.

Martin Castro, Chair U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, Keynote Speaker
Valerie Ervin, Councilmember, Montgomery County Council, Moderator

Panelists include:

  • Johnnie Williams, Youth Advocate
  • Montgomery County Public Schools
  • National Association of School Psychologists
  • National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
  • Gay-Straight Alliance of Walt Whitman High School

Please request sign language interpreters and accommodation by January 31, 2012

For information:
CONTACT: Committee on Hate Violence
EMAIL: CommitteeonHateViolence@montgomerycountymd.gov
Website

Click here for Committee on Hate/Violence Letter Regarding Anti-Bullying Resources

For information:
CONTACT: Office of Human Rights
ADDRESS: 21 Maryland Ave., Suite 330, Rockville MD 20850
PHONE: (240) 777- 8450
EMAIL: Human-Rights.Administration@montgomerycountymd.gov
Website

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