A Statewide Summit
Friday, June 7, 2013

Learn about your school’s legal duties and responsibilities under "Matt’s Safe School Law"

Access proven programs aligned with the state standards to meet mandated requirements for bullying.

Hear from Kevin Epling (Matt’s father), lawyers, judges, and educators, on what you can and must do to stop the bullying!

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Summit Program

9:00 a.m. Check In/Continental Breakfast

9:30 a.m. Morning Session: The Problem of Bullying

The Impact of School Violence & Bullying On Students & Families
Keynote Speaker: Mr. Kevin Epling (Father of Matt Epling for whom Matt's Safe School Law is named)

• A School's Legal Duties and Responsibilities under Title IX and Matt's Safe School Law

• 3-part Test for Determining Liability for Student-on- Student Bullying 

• Addressing On-Campus & Off-Campus Cyberbullying 

• Students' First Amendment Rights 

Speakers: Prof. Monica Nuckolls - Cooley Law School, and Hon. M.T. Thompson, Jr. – District Court Judge

Question & Answer Session

11:30 a.m. Lunch & Informational Video

12:30 p.m. Afternoon Session: Solutions for Bullying

Weekly Bully Beat Down

• Evidence-based program used to stop bullying

• Complies with Matt’s Safe School Law

• Aligned with Core Curriculum State Standards 

Speakers: Dr. Gwendolyn McMillon - Oakland University, Dr. Julia Smith - Oakland University, and Dr. Mark N. Mitchell - Delta College

Additional Topics

• 8 things a school district can do to stop the bullying. 

• 5 things that teachers can do to stop the bullying. 

• What students can do to stop the bullying? 

• What parents can do to stop the bullying? 

• Warning signs for teen shooters and suicide. 

• The profile of a bully. 

• The profile of a victim.

Registration Deadline May 30!

Eventbrite - Working Together to Stop School Violence: A Statewide Summit on Bullying

Admission is FREE
Lunch and materials will be provided

Location and Maps

Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Auburn Hills Campus
2630 Featherstone Road, Auburn Hills, Michigan 48326 [MAP]

When: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Contact: Prof. Monica Nuckolls
Cooley Law School, Auburn Hills Campus
(248) 751-7800 ext. 7752; nuckollm@cooley.edu

Event Partner

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