2023 Safe and Supportive Learning Environments: Prevention Before the Crisis Summit

Safe and Supportive Learning Environments: Prevention Before Crisis

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Session Dates

Wednesday August 16, 2023 9:45 AM - 4:15 PM - PaTTAN - CENTRAL


Day One attendees of the Safe and Supportive Learning Environment Summit can begin the day engaged in mindfulness activities that will lead participants through strategies designed to promote regulation. Dr. Bryan Meyer will present a keynote address focused on points to consider regarding de-escalation. Participants can select from an array of sessions designed to support educators and learners from early childhood through school-age.


  • Define phases of escalation.
  • Identify methods to create systems to support regulated educator and learner behaviors.
  • Examine evidenced-based strategies to create safe and supportive learning environments.

Target Audience

Suggested participants include the following:

  • Administrators
  • Educators, including early childhood educators
  • Behavioral specialists (school counselors, school psychologists, special educators)
  • Behavioral and mental health providers
  • Emotional Support teachers
  • Emotional Support paraprofessionals
  • Parents/families

Topics Covered: Behavior

Reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate individuals who have special needs as addressed by the Americans with Disabilities Act and who need assistance at this event. Contact: Tina Rife, at 717-901-2251, or trife@pattan.net.

Event Info

Event Type:


Credit Type:

Act 48 Clock Hour
No credit
Social Work


Multiple Presenters

Event Contact:


Tina Rife

Content Contact:

Chanda Telleen

Additional Info

A list of nearby hotel locations can be found here: PaTTAN Central Information
Note: You are responsible for securing and paying for your own lodging. Room blocks with discounted rates have not been reserved.