Charlottesville High School
Over 500 attendees including school officials, counselors and law enforcement personnel filled the auditorium.
Dr. Tolan's opening remarks focused on viewing bullying through a Positive Youth Development framework.
Audience members confer.
Legal Issues with Bullying
Craig Wood spoke about the potential liabilities for school teachers and administrators if they fail to take action to prevent and remedy threatening and abusive behaviors against students.
Experts answered audience questions at the end of the day.
A school-based intervention
Dr. Limber, from Clemson University, spoke about the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program.
Think Tank for Researchers
After the state conference, researchers convened for a two day private meeting.
A PYD Approach
Dr. Tolan addresses the group of scholars.
Dr. Dorothy Espelage of the University of Illinois and Dena Sacco of Harvard University.
Think Tank researchers took time out for a field trip exploring Mr. Jefferson's home.