Stacey Havlik, PhD

Associate Professor of Education & Counseling | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Stacey Havlik, PhD, is an expert in school counseling, homeless children and youths, and first-generation college students.

First -Generation College Students School Counseling Homeless children and youths

Terese C. Aceves

Professor · Loyola Marymount University

Department of Specialized Programs in Professional Psychology

Supporting Low-Income, Diverse Families in Special Education Using Evidence-Based Practices with Culturally and Liguistically Diverse Students Investigating Early Home Literacy Practices with Latino Families Providing Assessment and Intervention of Early Reading Skills with English Language Learners

Diane Kratt, Ed.D.

Expert in expanded school mental health · Florida Gulf Coast University

Diane Kratt works to support student well-being and create inclusive classroom environments.

Teacher Training Professional Development Schools (PDS) Teacher's Role in Expanded School Mental Health Inclusive Classroom Environment Field Experience and Student Teaching

Mariana Brussoni

Associate Professor · University of British Columbia

Brussoni's research focuses on child injury prevention, including risky play, parents' perspectives on safety, and Aboriginal injuries.

Injury Prevention Child Development Parenting Outdoor Play Higher Education

Mitch Prinstein, Ph.D., ABPP

John Van Seters Distinguished Professor and Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, College of Arts & Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Prinstein is an expert on children’s and adolescents’ peer relationships.

Clinical Psychology Adolescent Psychology Self-Injury Peer Influence and Adolescent Health Risk Behaviors Suicide Prevention

John Seita

Associate Professor of Social Work · Michigan State University

An expert on the foster care system and the process and problems associated with "aging out" of the system. Also, foster care leadership.

Foster Care

Leapetswe Malete

Associate Professor of Kinesiology · Michigan State University

Leps Malete is an associate professor and coordinator of global initiatives in the Department of Kinesiology.

Motivational processes Youth Sport International and Comparative Education Kinesiology Physical Activity and Health

Gail E. Thomas, PhD

Professor of Sociology · Soka University

Professor Thomas is a sociology professor who specializes in the analysis of higher education.

Mentoring and Empowering Youth Race, Class and Gender Differences in Educational Access and Outcomes Education and Status Attainment Effective Education for Diverse Learners and At Risk Youth Race and Gender Relations

Sandra M. Chafouleas

Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor of Educational Psychology · University of Connecticut

Professor Chafouleas is an expert on whole child, school mental health, behavioral assessment, and K12 tiered systems of support.

Multi-Tiered Frameworks Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child Model Social-Emotional-Behavioral Assessment School Mental Health Trauma-Informed Schools

Lori Wilkinson

Professor of Sociology · University of Manitoba

Professor of Sociology, specializing in immigration and refugee studies and survey methods

Research Methods Race and Ethnic Relations Settlement Integration Youth and School-To-Work Transitions

Prof. Peter Lloyd-Sherlock

Professor of Social Policy and International Development · University of East Anglia

Peter has wide interests in the health and wellbeing of older people in low and middle-income countries.

Integrated Health and Social Care Vaccination Active Ageing Human Rights Cardiovascular Diseases

Teal Benevides

Associate Professor & Director of Faculty Development, Institute of Public and Preventive Health · Augusta University

Teal Benevides has a passion for addressing disparities among those on the autism spectrum, including racial and ethnic minorities.

Mental Health Research Autism Adults With Autism Services and Support Autism Research and Treatment

Terry Lewis

Manager, Community Engagement, Atlantic Canada · Diabetes Canada

Manager, Community Engagement, Atlantic Canada

Fundraising Nonprofit Volunteer Management Community Development Charities

Mica Pollock

Professor of Education Studies · UC San Diego

Mica Pollock's many books examine racism in everyday places and what opportunities diversity can foster.

STEM Education and Careers Race Issues Diversity Racism related to Public School & Higher Education Equity in Education

Georgene Troseth

Associate Professor of Psychology · Vanderbilt University

An expert in how toddlers' brains process (and learn from) what they see on screens, TV and video chat.

dialogic questioning Skype toddlers Ipad Child Development

Julia Hanigsberg

President and CEO · Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital

Champion for children and youth with disabilities & healthcare CEO. Expert speaker and leader on diversity, innovation and inclusion.

Disabilities Patient Centred Care Children's Health Leadership Women in Leadership

Leslie Ellis-Lang

Managing Director of Child and Youth Services · CARF International

Leslie Ellis-Lang, MSEd, LMFT, is a leader in services for children and youth with emphasis in both child welfare and behavioral health.

Child Behavioral Health Healthcare quality management Cultural Competency Family First Prevention Services Act Child Welfare

Dan Gould

Gwendolyn Norrell Professor, Department of Kinesiology · Michigan State University

Dan Gould's research interests include the stress-athletic performance relationship and the psychological foundations of coaching.

Youth Leadership Psychological Foundations of Coaching Sport Psychology Family, Community and Schools Kinesiology

Richard V. Poirier

President and CEO · Church Mutual Insurance Company, S.I.

Rich can speak to senior leadership perspectives, top needs of houses of worship today, leading companies through crisis & insurance trends.

Insurance in COVID-19 Insurance Trends Digital Business Executive Leadership Perspectives Diversity and Inclusion

Carolyn Gall Casey

Director of Education · Diabetes Canada

Carolyn Gall Casey is the Director of Education at Diabetes Canada.

Clinical Practice Guidelines Diabetes Diabetes Education Nutrition Program Development