Pre-Conference Attendance Summit Highlights

MHS logo Thank you to the Milton Hershey School for hosting and sponsoring the Pre-Conference Attendance Summit on December 8th 2021.  The Attendance Summit brought together K12 educators, policy makers, and community members who support student attendance to talk through, describe and share their professional roles in supporting student attendance.


Our excellent line up of speakers provided topical sessions which fostered great discussion both in person and online.

Phyllis Jordan, Future Ed
Tina Brown, PsyD, School Psychologist
Brooke Ludwig, HSV, School Social Worker
Lindsey Knepp, LSW, MSW, MEd
Kate Parker, Check and Connect
Chanda Telleen, Check and Connect
Melvin Frye, Lancaster County Truancy Task Force
Nathan VanPatter, Focus on Attendance
Glenn Kaiser, Dan McCauley, and Danielle Donovan, K&S Consultants
Dr. Amanda Katchur
Holly Hardin
Deirdre Stalnecker

Download Agenda

Slides 

 Please see below for access to the slides from each session:

Sherri Smith - Department of Education Updates and Initiatives

Phyllis Jordan - Future Ed

Attend Program: Removing Barriers and Improving School Attendance

School Attendance and Data to Engage Interventions with Teachers

Check and Connect