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School of Education presents on Universal Design Principles at a Children’s Museum, prepares for School Safety Conference

Published: 10/19/2022

Gannon School of Education students Emily Pier and Bethanie Masterson, presenting.

Gannon School of Education students Emily Pier and Bethanie Masterson, presenting.

Gannon School of Education students Emily Pier, Bethanie Masterson, Sydney Davis, and assistant professor Dr. Nancy Morris presented research on Promoting Access at a Children's Museum through Application of Universal Design Principles at the Division of Early Childhood Conference in Chicago.

“Everyone had a blast learning from other educators and researchers and exploring the city.” 

Up next, the School of Education will hold a School Safety Conference on Saturday, October 22 beginning at 9 a.m. Visit the School Safety Conference Poll page for details and registration. 

This conference features sessions including: 

  • Role of the School Resource Officer: Corporal Jeremy Markham, North East School District
  • Approaches to School Safety: Matt Parker, Supervisor of School and Community Safety, Erie's Public Schools
  • Dealing with Emotional Needs of Students and Faculty after Trauma Events: Conor Dawley, Highmark Caring Place, discusses how children grieve and Dr. Melanie Hetzel-Riggin, Penn State Behrend Psychology Professor, discusses building resilient learners and a trauma-informed classroom.

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