Presenters

Tee Raney

Tee Raney is a licensed associate counselor, a wellness activist, and meditation teacher specializing in the emotional well-being of dynamic women and teens. She has 16 years of experience working as a school counselor within an at-risk population. She is also a doctoral student at Kean University where her research focuses on racial trauma, social […]

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Lauren Hyman Kaplan

Lauren Hyman Kaplan is a school consultant, certified emotional intelligence coach and counselor in the field of social-emotional learning and bullying prevention. She is a former teacher and school counselor with over 20 years of experience training and providing consulting to schools around the United States and the world. She conducts presentations, workshops and provides […]

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Jane Webber, PhD, LPC, DRCC

Jane Webber, PhD, LPC, DRCC is Assistant Professor and Doctoral Program Coordinator in the Counselor Education Department at Kean University. Before moving to the academe, Jane was a school counselor and director of school counseling. She is a Fellow of the American Counseling Association and co-editor of  Disaster Mental Health Counseling: A Guide to Preparing […]

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Kathy Lu, Esq.

Kathy Lu is the co-founder of the Immigrant History Initiative (IHI), a non-profit that produces educational resources on immigrant histories and aims to fundamentally change to how we learn, talk, and think about race, migration, and social justice in America. She has over ten years of experience working with AAPI immigrant communities, and at IHI […]

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Farrah A. Irving

Farrah A. Irving is admitted to practice law in the State of New Jersey, United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, and United States Tax Court. Ms. Irving earned a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology with a concentration in Social Services from William Paterson University, a Master’s Degree in Social Work from […]

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Dr. Lori Desautels

Dr. Lori Desautels, has been an Assistant Professor at Butler University since 2016 where she teaches both undergraduate and graduate programs in the College of Education.  Lori was also an Assistant Professor at Marian University in Indianapolis for 8 years where she founded the Educational Neuroscience Symposium.  Because of her work, Lori has been able […]

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Kevin Huezo

My name is Kevin Huezo Funes. I am a Latino man born in San Salvador, El Salvador, who immigrated to West New York, NJ, when I was a small child.  I graduated from Memorial High School in WNY, where I participated for years in the district’s Peer Leadership and Peer Mediation programs.  After graduation, I […]

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Dr. Samuel Y. Kim

Dr. Samuel Y. Kim is Assistant Professor of School Psychology at the University of Denver. His research interests include positive psychology, psychological measurement, bullying, and Korean American mental health. He was also a former president of the Korean American Coalition – DFW chapter.  Dr. Kim is a second generation Korean American who received his B.A. from Emory […]

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Latrice Harrison

LATRICE HARRISON serves as Vice President of Development for the International American Medical Mission (IAMM) bringing unwavering expertise and compassion to the team. After countless years in the corporate arena, LaTrice transitioned to the nonprofit sector in 2010, after accepting the position of Marketing Director and later VP of Marketing and Development for Matrix Human […]

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Tia Powell Harris

TIA POWELL HARRIS is a career arts educator and administrator whose unwavering belief in the power of the arts to transform lives has landed her at a variety of educational and cultural institutions. Her career began at Duke Ellington School of the Arts in Washington, DC, and spans over thirty years. Following her initial classroom […]

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Connie St. John

CONNIE ST. JOHN is founder and president of No Weapon Productions, which specializes in change your life entertainment ™ for film, television, stage productions, and live events. As an award-winning writer/director, she has written and directed over 100 stage and screenplays that have been produced and screened all over the world. Connie also heads the […]

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Randy Nathan

Randy is affectionately known as Coach Randy and is the President/CEO of Coach Randy Says.  He is an international speaker, adjunct Professor at Union County College and Rutgers University School of Social Work, and the former Mental Training/Life Coach for the Rutgers-Newark baseball team. He earned his BA from the University of Colorado in sociology […]

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Alisha De Lorenzo

Alisha De Lorenzo MS, NCC, LPC, SAC is a human connection expert working with individuals, schools, communities and organizations across the globe to awaken their individual and collective healing potential. Her experiences are rooted in the fields of education, wellness, mental health and social justice. She works at the intersection of social emotional learning, trauma & healing […]

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Dr. Mykee Fowlin

Featuring a BRAND NEW Performance for Schools

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Jose Luis Posos, M.Ed.

Jose Luis is a licensed counselor who brings significant years of experience in the areas of trauma-informed care, intimate partner violence, crisis intervention, and diversity, equity, and inclusion training within higher education. Jose received his Masters of Education from William Paterson University of New Jersey with a specialization in mental health.

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Christopher C. Irving, Ed.D.

Christopher C. Irving, is an educational consultant who travels to different colleges and school districts all around the country.

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Rita Johnson, Psy.D.

For many years, Rita Johnson, Psy.D. was a full Professor at Cheyney University, in Pennsylvania.

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Dr. Judith Springer

Dr. Springer’s areas of expertise include diversity education, peer leadership and peer mediation training, bullying prevention and youth suicide prevention.

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