MSSWA Day at the Hill 2019

  • 03/05/2019
  • 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Ed Minnesota, 41 Sherburne Ave, St Paul, MN 55103
  • 25


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      MN School Social Workers’ Association Presents:

The 16th Annual

Day at the Hill 

March 5, 2019

Education Minnesota





8:30-9:00.......Christy McCoy, MSSWA

President: Welcome & Review of the Day

9:00-10:20.....Keynote Dr. Clay Cook:

Social-Emotional Learning as the Foundation for Academic and Life Success.

Participants will learn (a) why integrating social-emotional learning is critical to promoting student social, emotional,,and behavioral wellbeing as the foundation for academic and life success; (b) evidence supporting the implementation of a continuum of social-emotional supports discussed; and (c) describe the role of SSW’s in advancing social-emotional learning as part of school-based service delivery.


10:30-11:00...School Safety Center Dept of ED Heather Hirsch: Utilizing SEL to Promote School Safety

11:00-11:15...Legislative Updates from MSSWA Lobbyist Brad Lundell

11:30-11:45...Ryan Gibbs Principal and Sheila Webb MSW LICSW from Loring Elementary School will discuss the power of collaboration in changing systems.

11:45-12:30...Working Lunch & Developing Your Message

12:30-3:00...March to the Capitol & Meetings with Legislators

Dr. Jay Cook is the John and Nancy Peyton Faculty Fellow in Child and Adolescent Wellbeing at the University of Minnesota and Associate Professor in the School Psychology Program.  He has extensive research and practical experiences involving the implementation of multi-tiered systems of support to promote children’s mental and behavioral health.

For more information and questions, please contact with myself or Tony Porter at or  (612) 803-2722. 

See you all March 5th as we begin School Social Work Week embracing our macro-practice! :)

Christy McCoy MSW LICSW

MSSWA Legislative Chair and Secretary; SSWAA Legislative Chair and Secretary

Register here:

or complete hard copy registration in the brochure, 
Make checks payable to MSSWA and mail to* :

MSSWA/Attn: Tony Porter

762 Meyer Street N

Maplewood, MN 55119

* No cancellations or refunds after 3/1/19
RSVP by February 28th

Day at the Hill brochure 2019.pdf
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