5th Annual PEAR Conference
The Whole Child, The Whole Day

Agenda




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Time Event
8:00-8:30am Continental Breakfast and Registration
8:30-9:00am

Opening Remarks/Introduction to Conference
GIL NOAM, PEAR Conference Chair
ANN REALE, MA Commissioner of Early Education and Care

9:00-10:15am

Featured Presentation: SUSAN EATON, Award-winning Journalist and Author The Children in Room E4:   American Education on Trial

Introduced by NICK DONAHUE, CEO, Nellie Mae Education Foundation

10:15-10:30am The Charge for the Day
10:30-10:45am Break
MORNING WORKSHOPS (Concurrent)
10:45am-12:15pm Leadership on the Line:   Closing the Gap Between Aspiration and Reality School & After-School: Links to Learning


L.I.V.E. Brothers: Honoring the Voices of Youth in Schools
Hip-Hop and Youth: From Violence to Hope


From Violence to Connection: Helping Urban Youth Heal
MARTY LINSKY Author and Lecturer, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University ELLEN GANNETT
Director, NIOST

DISHON MILLS
Afterschool Programs Coordinator, Boston Public Schools
MICHAEL McDONALD Drop-out specialist, Dearborn School, Roxbury &

YOUTH
in a demonstration of an advisory group
DERRICK ASHONG
Actor, Musician, and Educator
ROBERT MACY
Director of Community Services, Trauma Center, Boston

STACEY LUCCHINO
(MODERATOR)
Co-Chair PEAR Board and Boston Red Sox
12:15-12:30pm Break
LUNCH CONVERSATIONS WITH LEADERS
Lunch
12:30-1:45pm
Afterschool in Action: Sports and Movement The Power of the Arts to Transform Youth

Mental Health and Resilence

Links to National Scene
 
MARION KANE
CHAIR, Executive Director, Barr Foundation

TIM BENSON, MD
Research Fellow, Alcohol & Drug Abuse Treatment Program, McLean Hospital

NED EAMES
President & Founder, Tenacity

MEG VAILLANCOURT
SVP, Corporate Relations, Boston Red Sox and
Executive Director, Red Sox Foundation

GREG ZAFF
Executive Director & Founder, Squashbusters
DORIS SOMMER
CHAIR, Ira Jewell Williams, Jr., Professor of Romance Languages and
Literatures, Harvard University

DERRICK ASHONG
Actor, Musician and Educator

LANA JACKSON
Arts & Culture Coordinator, Boston After School & Beyond

JANNA SCHWARTZ
ARTWorks for Kids Program Manager, Swanee Hunt Family Foundation
JOE GOLD, MD
CHAIR, Chief Medical Officer and Director of Child and Adolescent Program,
McLean Hospital

STEVEN GROSS
Trauma and Youth Development Specialist, Director, Project Joy

CELESTE REID LEE
Director of Community Health Programs, Blue Cross Blue Shield of
Massachusetts Foundation

LAURA PERILLE
Executive Director, EdVestors
PETER HOWE
CHAIR, Chief Operating Officer, National AfterSchool Association

DARA ROSE
Program Officer, Wallace Foundation

ERIC SCHWARZ
President and CEO, Citizen Schools

RICK WEISSBOURD
Faculty, Harvard Graduate School of Education and Kennedy School of
Government and Founder or Co-Founder of ReadBoston and WriteBoston
1:45-2:10pm THOMAS M. MENINO,
Mayor, City of Boston and PEAR Conference Honorary Chair

Introduced by Scott L. Rauch, M.D., President, McLean Hospital and Chair, Partners Psychiatry and Mental Health, Professor, Harvard Medical School
2:10-2:15pm Break
AFTERNOON WORKSHOPS (Concurrent)
2:15-3:45pm

Priming the Imagination  

Re-engaging High School Youth

System Change: No Piece of Cake

Building the Public Will

LINDA NATHAN
Co-Director, Boston Arts Academy

ROBERT MACY
Director of Community Services, Trauma Center, Boston

ROBERT ORCHARD
(MODERATOR)
Executive Director, American Repertory Theater, Cambridge

SAM PIHA
Senior Consultant, TEMESCAL Associates, San Francisco

STEPHEN M. PRATT
(MODERATOR) President, Boston After School & Beyond

EVELYN FRANKFORD
Director, EOHHS Schools Initiative

ANNE MCKENZIE
Collaborative
Leader, Lower Pioneer Valley Educational Collaborative

HELENANN CIVIAN
Expanded
Learning Time Program Director, Mass 2020

JOAN CONNOLLY
Superintendent,
Malden Public Schools

PATRICK DUHON
Director, Providence Afterschool Alliance

JAMES CARRINGTON Transportation
Office,
Providence School Department

JANE
FEINBERG
(MODERATOR)
Deputy Director of Field Building, FrameWorks Institute, Washington DC

JENNIFER HAHN
VP, Douglas Gould & Company

GWYNN HUGHES
(MODERATOR)
Executive Director,
Massachusetts Afterschool Partnership,

3:45-5:00pm Networking Reception with Music from Students

All speakers and topics are subject to change, if necessary.
CONFERENCES

5th Annual PEAR Conference

Schedule

Panel Resources

Resource Rooms


Speakers

Organizers

Advisory Board



Advisory Board

Mayor Thomas Menino
Honorary Chair, Boston, MA

Jonathan Abbot
WGBH

Senator Robert Antonini
Massachusetts State Senator

Alan Bersin
California Secretary of Education

Louis Casagrande
Boston Children's Museum

Commissioner Elizabeth Childs
Department of Mental Health, Boston MA

Michael Contompasis
Boston Public Schools

William Dandridge
Lesley University

Nicholas Donohue
Nellie Mae Education Foundation

Matt Fishman
Partners HealthCare

Gary French
Boston Police Department

Chris Gabrieli
Massachusetts 2020 Foundation

Cinthia Haan
Haan Foundation for Children

Reverend Ray Hammond
Bethel AME Church, Boston, MA

Milton Little, Jr.
United Way of Massachusetts Bay

Stacey Lucchino
PEAR, Boston Red Sox Foundation

Senator Thomas M. McGee
Massachusetts State Senator

Jill Medvedow
Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA

Ronay Menschel
Phipps House

Ioannis Miaoulis
Museum of Science, Boston, MA

Earl Phalen
The Bell Foundation

Commissioner Anne Reale
Department of Early Education and Care, Massachusetts

Eric Schwarz
Citizen Schools

Ellen Semenoff
Department of Human Services, Cambridge, mA

John Shattuck
JFK Library Foundation

Commissioner Harry Spence
Department of Social Services, Massachusetts

Representative Marie P. St. Fleur
State Representative

Marylou Sudders
Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children,

Meg Vaillancourt
Red Sox Foundation


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