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2019 MESCA Conference Schedule

“Growth and Change: The Power of Positive Relationships”

Keynote Speakers:

Kirsten Perry
Dr. Bryan Pearlman

Friday, November 30, 2018
7:30 AM – 4 PM

Holiday Inn by the Bay
Portland, ME

Conference Schedule

7:30 a.m. to 8 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast
8 a.m. to 8:15 a.m. Board Chair Welcome & Opening Remarks
8:15 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. SCOY Welcome Address & Scholarship Awards
8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Morning Keynote – Kirsten Perry
9:30 a.m. to 9:45 a.m Exhibitor & Vendor Break with Mid-Morning Snack
9:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Breakout Sessions A (6 workshops)
10:45 a.m. to 11 a.m. Exhibitor & Vendor Break
11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. SCUTA Information & Youth Voices from GLSEN Southern Maine
11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Lunch
12:45 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. PRIZES! Approval of Board Reports, Open MESCA Board Positions, Government Relations Update & DOE update
1:15 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. Afternoon Keynote – Dr. Bryan Pearlman
2:15 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Exhibitor & Vendor Break with afternoon snack
2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Breakout Sessions B (6 workshops)
3:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. THINK TANKS: School Counselors Collaborating
Google Forms & Data
Small Groups & Classroom Lessons
High School Focus
Join the Board
4 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. Closing – PRIZES including FREE MESCA & ASCA conference drawing. Submit evaluations!

Join your peers for a full day of learning, inspiration, and networking!


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