FREE Professional Development in

                                         Southwest Montana


Monday, September 24, 2018 from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM MDT
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Best Western Gran Tree Inn 
1325 N. 7th Ave.
Bozeman, MT 59715

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Lora Griffin 
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           Creating A Climate

                   Closing the Achievement Gap 

                              with HORACIO SANCHEZ

                                     September 24, 2018


                                GranTree Inn,  Bozeman, MT

             Check youtube "Horacio Sanchez" for a preview of this dynamic, energetic speaker!




Advancements in brain research provide insight as towhy struggling schools continue to fail. The researchclearly indicates that schools must have specificelements in place or any program implementation willfalter. The most interesting finding is that closing theachievement gap cannot be achieved through academicprogramming alone. Effective programming mustaddress many of the other challenges that contribute tothe achievement gap. Schools must createenvironments conducive to learning, that promotepositive social interaction, and that motivate thedisenfranchised student. Once climates are stabilized,then alternative methods of instruction can besystematically implemented. Come learn the four specific steps that every class, school, and districtmust implement in order to improve student academic performance, behavior, and motivation.

Topics Covered:

A paradigm for understanding human behavior.

The neuroscientific view of trauma and recovery.

The unique brain functions of students with chronic behavioral issues and how to extinguish thosebehaviors

 Understanding why social conflict occurs and how to prevent it.

Exposing myths related to replacement behaviors and designing interventions that produce longtermbehavioral change.

Identifying what elements in the school climate must be in place to maximize academicperformance and minimize impulsive behaviors.

A curriculum for achieving required steps for improving behaviors and increasing academicperformance


Reduced behavioral incidents

Improved academic performance

Increased teacher and student satisfaction



About Horacio Sanchez

Horacio Sanchez is the President and CEO of Resiliency Inc., an agency leader in helpingschools improve school climate, instruction, and discipline. Horacio is recognized as one ofthe nation’s prominent experts on promoting student resiliency and applying brain scienceto improve school outcomes. The Maladaptive Council (Academy of Science) recognizeshim as a leading authority on emotional disorders and resiliency. He is a highly sought-afterspeaker and has keynoted many national conferences.Horacio has been a teacher, administrator, clinician, mental health director, and consultantto the Department of Education in North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and other states. Hisdiverse education and background have helped him to merge research, science, andpractice. Horacio sits on True Health Initiative Council of Directors, a coalition of more than250 world-renowned health experts, committed to educating on proven principles of lifestyleas medicine. He has authored several articles and books on the topics of resiliency, closingthe achievement gap, and applying neuroscience to improve educational practices andoutcomes. He is the author of the best-selling book, The Education Revolution publishedby Corwin Press, which applies brain science to improve instruction, behaviors, and school climate.

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