ALBANY, NY. – The New York State Teachers Union is holding a conference on Monday to show school district leaders and teachers how to combat bullying.
The national office of the American Federation of Teachers and its New York affiliate, NYSUT, are partnering to host the Northeast Region "See a Bully, Stop a Bully: Making a Difference" during a day-long conference at The Desmond in Albany.
The conference will hold several workshops discussing cyber bullying, sexting, bullying legislation, and prevention for school district leaders, teachers, and members of the community.
The keynote speaker is Jamie Nabozny who won federal lawsuit against school administrators in Wisconsin for failing to stop anti-gay bullying.
Nabozny will speak about the destructive hanture of school bullying during the conferenece.
The conference starts at 9:30a.m. and lasts until 4p.m. at the Desmond Hotel at 645 Albany Shaker Road. The cost is $75 per person.
For more information about the conference click on the following link; http://www.nysut.org/cps/rde/xchg/nysut/hs.xsl/labor_16952.htm?print=1