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5th Annual Reducing Chronic Absenteeism Regional Conference
September 29 @ 7:30 am - 3:30 pm
The Fifth Annual Chronic Absenteeism conference is a Riverside County initiative bringing together schools, community, and statewide leaders to strengthen the connection between school attendance and academic achievement through research-based practices and strategies. When school districts focus resources and use research-based strategies, attendance rates increase and chronic absenteeism decreases due to targeting and addressing the need rather than strictly using punitive measures.
Michael Gottried, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Education Policy
University of California, Santa Barbara
Former NFL Wide Receiver
Director of Analysis, Measurements and Accountability Reporting Division
California Department of Education
National Education Manager
School Innovations and Achievement
Special Guest Performers
Encore High School for the Arts