Interdisciplinary Spring Summit

Date: March 27, 2018

Time: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Registration begins at 8:00 AM

Sponsored in collaboration with the College of Education.

2018 Spring Summit

The 2018 Interdisciplinary Action Summit, Strengthening Families, Communities and the Schools That Serve Them: An Interdisciplinary Summit, will be held Tuesday, March 27, 2018, at the NC State University Club, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The summit will focus closely on families and community resources to support and connect families to schools.

N.C. Attorney General Josh Stein will be the Keynote Speaker.

2018 Spring Summit Agenda

8:00 AM – 8:30 AM

8:30 AM – 9:00 AM Welcome and Introductions
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Keynote – Josh Stein, Attorney General of North Carolina
10:00 AM – 10:15 AM Break
10:15 AM – 11:30 AM Panel Discussion on Strengthening Families, Communities and the Schools That Serve Them
  • William Cobey, Chair of the North Carolina State Board of Education
  • Jessica Holmes, Chair of the Wake County Commissioner
  • James White, BA, Executive Vice President, Organizational Relations, Triangle YMCA.
  • Moderated by Jon Powell, Director of the Restorative Justice Clinic
11:30 AM -12:45 PM Lunch
12:45 PM – 2:00 PM

 Breakout Session I

  • Gene Nichol, JD, Boyd Tinsley Distinguished Professor, UNC Chapel Hill School of Law.
  • Moderated by Verna Best, MS, Director/Grants Administrator, DHHS Office of Economic Opportunity.
  • Moderated by Christine Kushner, MPA, Board Member, Wake County Board of Education.
  • Illiana Santillan-Carrillo, YFCS, Community Organizer, El Pueblo, Inc.
  • Darlene Johnson, MSW, ACSW,  Director of School Social Work, Wake County Public School System.
  • Chuck Small, MEd, NCC, Counselor, William G. Enloe High School.
  • Moderated by Robin McWilliams, MS CED, Director, Students Advocating for Youth, College of Education, NC State. 
  • Deric J. Boston, MSW, Senior Lecturer, Department of Social Work, NC State.
  • Qiana Cryer-Coupet, PhD Assistant Professor, Department of Social Work, NC State.

2:00 PM – 2:15 PM Break
2:15 PM – 3:30 PM

Breakout Session II

  • Moderated by Terrance Ruth, PhD, Lecturer, Department of Social Work, NC State.
  • Keith Sutton, MS, Board Member, Wake County Board of Education.
  • Andy Taylor, PhD, Professor, Political Science, SPIA, NC State.
  • Jamie Pearson ,PhD, (Facilitator) Assistant Professor, Special Education, NC State.
  • Charity Brown Griffin, PhD, NCSP, Assistant Professor, School Psychology, Winston-Salem State University.
  • Anne La Force, LPA, Clinical Director for the NC START Central Region.
  • Nigel Pierce Assistant Professor, PhD, Special Education, North Carolina Central University.
  • Tamara Dawkins, PhD, Associate Clinical Director, Chapel Hill , TEACCH Center.
  • Glenna Osborn, MEd, Director of Transition Services, UNC .TEACCH Autism Program
  • Christopher Campau, BSW, Collegiate Recovery Coordinator, Addiction Professionals of North Carolina.
  • Robert Horne, PhD, NCC, LPC, ACS, MAC, Assistant Professor, Counselor Education, North Carolina Central University.

3:45 PM – 4:30 PM Closing

Parking and Directions for the 2018 Spring Symposium

The Department of Social Work 2018 Spring Summit will take place at the NC State University Club, at 4200 Hillsborough St, Raleigh, NC 27606. Please be aware that highway construction in southeast Raleigh on I-40 to U.S. 1 in Cary may contribute to traffic delays as you travel to and from our event. Click Here to check on congestion so you can “Know Before You Go." 

Parking Information

Coming soon!