Pennsylvania CASA Conference

Advocacy Matters: Igniting Hope for the Children We Serve through Volunteer Advocacy

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TimeEventWorkshop TitlePresenter
7-8 a.m.Conference Registration
8-8:45 a.m.Breakfast Buffet
9-10 a.m.Keynote Plenary SessionEmbracing the Challenges: Reigniting Your Volunteer Fire and Uplifting Others When Your Energy Runs LowTahitia Timmons, Chief Lead, Conscious By Us, LLC
10-10:15 a.m.Break
10:15-11:45 a.m.Morning Breakout Session (choice of one)
Workshop A Sustaining Volunteer Health and Avoiding Burnout: Strategies for CASA VolunteersTahitia Timmons, Chief Lead, Conscious By Us, LLC
Workshop BUnlocking Ambiguous Loss and Nurturing Grief Expression in Children/TeensBeth Tyson, MA, Chilldhood Trauma Consultant
Workshop CAdvocating For the Education Rights of Children in Foster Care: In the Courtroom and Beyond Maura McInerney, Esq., Legal Director, Education Law Center
Workshop D (AM only)Centering Lived Experience: Enhancing Support for Older Youth in the CASA Network Idelia Robinson-Confer, PA CASA, Impact Project Coordinator; Chloe Williams, Emerging Leaders Fellowship; Kie Walcott, Emerging Leaders Fellowship; Marshall Gruber, Emerging Leaders Fellowship
Workshop E (AM only) – Data TrackStandards and Rules and Requirements, Oh My!Robert Hahn, Co-Founder, Evinto Solutions
Workshop F (AM only) – Governance TrackEnsuring Tomorrow: The Role of Insurance in Boardroom LeadershipBrett N. Benton, Esq., Partner, Richard M. Ochroch & Associates, P.C.; Andy Enders, Esq., President & General Counsel, Enders Insurance
Workshop G – Media/Communications TrackUsing Today’s Media to Deliver Your MessageRyan Leckey, Ryan Leckey Media, Jillian Shields, Lead Content Producer, Grace McHale, Content Producer/Creative Liaison
11:45 a.m. – 12 p.m.Break
12-1:30 pmNetworking Lunch and CASA QuizzoCASA Quizzo emceed by Robert Hahn, Co-Founder, Evinto Solutions
1:30-1:45 p.m.Break
1:45-3:15 p.m.Afternoon Breakout Session (choice of one)
Workshop HSustaining Volunteer Health and Avoiding Burnout: Strategies for CASA VolunteersTahitia Timmons, Chief Lead, Conscious By Us, LLC
Workshop IUnlocking Ambiguous Loss and Nurturing Grief Expression in Children/TeensBeth Tyson, MA, Chilldhood Trauma Consultant
Workshop JAdvocating For the Education Rights of Children in Foster Care: In the Courtroom and Beyond Maura McInerney, Esq., Legal Director, Education Law Center
Workshop K (PM only)Ditch Lazy Storytelling: Be an Ally in Amplifying Voices of Lived ExperienceKeri Richmond, CEO, Keri Hope CO
Workshop L (PM only) – Data TrackEstablishing the Building Blocks of Data AnalysisJennifer Oswald, CEO, Momentum, Inc.
Workshop M (PM only) – Governance TrackRisky Business: How to Analyze, Assess and Anticipate Potential Pitfalls and Potential Challenges of Colunteer Recruiting and Volunteer ManagementSam Affinito, Sr. Director, Human Resources, Comcast/NBC Universal; Robert Hahn, Co-Founder, Evinto Solutions
Workshop N – Media/Communications TrackUsing Today’s Media to Deliver Your MessageRyan Leckey, Ryan Leckey Media, Jillian Shields, Lead Content Producer, Grace McHale, Content Producer/Creative Liaison
3:15-3:30 p.m.Break
3:30-4:00 p.m.Closing Session