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Every Tuesday between April 20th and May 18th from 11:30-12:30pm we will be hosting a variety of keynote speakers intended to educate and inspire school professionals across the state of South Dakota.

The caliber and experience of these speakers is incredible!  Here is the lineup:

April 20 | Michele Gay, mother of a child who died in Sandy Hook

April 27 | Dr. Scott Poland, Expert on youth suicide

May 4 | Dr. CJ Huff, Superintendent of Joplin Schools when the community was devastated by tornados

May 11 | Molly Hudgens, School Counselor at Sycamore Schools that stopped a mass shooting

May 18 | Dr. Eric Rossen, Expert on trauma and youth- will also discuss impacts of Covid

To register for the speaker series, click this link:  https://usd.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYsdO-gpjooHdZZxgEpccqlp12Jcp5NoZLa

You are only required to register once for the entire series.  If you cannot tune in live, each session will be recorded and made available to those who have pre-registered for 1 week.  You can choose to attend just one session or join us for all.  There will be continuing education contact hours for those who attend the live Zoom presentation.  1 hour will be awarded for each session that you attend.   

This virtual speaker series is being brought to you by the University of South Dakota in partnership with the Department of Social Services through a SAMHSA disaster grant. 

If you have any questions, please contact Amber Kilburn at Amber.Kilburn@usd.edu.