The Role of Policy in Prevention: Schools

Tuesday, January 10, 2022; 10:00-11:00am
60-minute webinar
No fee to attend.

Objective:
This webinar will identify the strong foundational policies and procedures that can create effective and supportive learning environments where academic achievement can grow. The presenter will outline how well-written policy and procedures go beyond a punitive intent and establish the groundwork to support safety, appropriate conduct, and healthy living. The training highlights how policy can empower adults in the building with tools for responding appropriately in situations that may impact the safety, health, and well-being of all those in the school.

Presenter:
Richard Fournier serves as partnership director of EDC Solutions.  He works in policy and leadership in the development of school culture, citizenship, character, and social and emotional learning (SEL) for improving equitable student outcomes. Fournier is a subject matter expert for the EDC-led Massachusetts Social, Emotional, and Behavior Academy and a technical assistance advisor for EDC’s work with North Central Health Services. and a technical assistance advisor for EDC’s work with North Central Health Services. As a licensed superintendent, former teacher, and researcher, he brings a balance of practice, policy, and research to every project.