The Connecticut Association of School Psychologists in conjunction with Fairfield University Proudly Present:
Helping Transgender and Gender Diverse Student Success at School and at Home (WS1)Presented by Todd Savage, PhD and/or Legal and Ethical Considerations for School-Based Mental Health Employees (WS2) Presented by Michelle C. Laubin, Esq.
When: Friday, May 27, 2016
Time: Todd Savage: 8:30-11:30 or 12:30-3:30
Michelle Laubin: 8:30-11:30 or 12:30-3:30
Where: Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT
Room:Kelley (Aloysius P.), S.J. Center (which is number 1) on the Fairfield University Map
Register and Pay on-line or to pay by check: Mail in registration is available: Please -No Purchase Orders
NASP CPDs will be awarded
upon successful completion of the session
Todd A. Savage, NCSP earned his doctorate in school psychology from the University of Kentucky in 2002. Having worked as a consultant for several education-related agencies, he joined the school psychology faculty at New Mexico State University in 2004. Since 2008, Dr. Savage has been on the school psychology faculty at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, where he currently holds the rank of associate professor. He teaches courses on diversity and inclusion; consultation; assessment; public policy and advocacy; and school crisis prevention, preparedness, and intervention. His research interests include culturally-responsive practice; social justice in school psychology; issues of sexual orientation and gender identity as they pertain to the schooling process; and school crisis response. He has published multiple articles and chapters in a variety of sources, in addition to providing professional development focused primarily on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender student matters as well as the PREPaRE school crisis prevention and intervention curriculum published by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP).Dr. Savage’s NASP service includes terms as New Mexico Delegate; Leadership Development Workgroup chair and co-chair; and Program Manager for the Professional Development Program Area.
Michelle C. Laubin, Esq., is a Senior Partner with the law firm of Berchem, Moses & Devlin, P.C. She is a 1993 Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Wells College, and a 1996 graduate of Northeastern University School of Law. Ms. Laubin is admitted to practice in Connecticut and New York, as well as the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut and the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. Ms. Laubin concentrates her practice in education law, representing local and regional boards of education in the areas of special education law, student discipline, school accommodations matters, and student-related policy issues. Ms. Laubin is a frequent speaker on education law issues throughout the state, having previously presented at the CABE/CAPSS Convention, the Connecticut Bar Association, the Special Education Resource Center (SERC), and the Fairfield Association of Pupil Personnel Administrators (FAPPA), among others. She is a member of the Connecticut Bar Association Education Law Section, as well as the Professional Discipline Section, and is a past-President of the Connecticut School Attorneys Council. In addition to her work representing school districts, she acts as legal advisor to the Connecticut Council of Administrators of Special Education (ConnCASE).