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Transforming Education for Youth in CT Justice System


January 18, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Tow Youth Justice Institute at the University of New Haven presents 

Transforming Education for Youth in Connecticut’s Justice System

Every child deserves a chance to learn. But for kids in the custody of the justice system, a great education can be hard to come by.

Thursday, January 18, 2018
The Capitol Building, Room 310
Hartford, CT

Connecticut can transform education for youth in custody.

Hear about the troubling status quo and about best practices for change from national experts in educating youth in custody and from families who have been affected by the justice system in Connecticut.

Every child deserves a chance to learn. But for kids in the custody of the justice system, a great education can be hard to come by. On January 18, please join us for an important discussion of how Connecticut can transform education for youth in custody.

We’ll hear about the troubling status quo and about best practices for change from national experts in educating youth in custody and from families who have been affected by the justice system here in Connecticut.

 

Panelists

Woody Clift
Director of Department of Youth Services Education Initiative
Collaborative for Educational Services
Massachusetts

Kathleen Sande
Institutional Education and Title 1 Neglected-Delinquent Program Supervisor
Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction
Washington State

Leon Smith
Director, Racial Justice Project
Center for Children’s Advocacy
Connecticut

Moderator
Kate Burdick
Staff Attorney, Juvenile Law Center
Philadelphia

 

Click HERE to register by Monday, January 15, 2018.

This event is co-sponsored by the Center for Children’s Advocacy, the CT Juvenile Justice Alliance, and FAVOR

Date:
January 18
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Website:
http://www.newhaven.edu/academics/centers-institutes/tow-youth-justice-institute/
Where:
The Capitol Building, Room 310, Hartford, CT
210 Capitol Ave
Hartford, CT 06106 United States
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