3rd School Wellness Symposium

Dec. 6 & 7 at Stoney Creek in Columbia with 20 co-sponsors.

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3rd Annual School Wellness Symposium December 6 & 7, 2021 Columbia, Missouri “Building Bridges Together”

Monday, December 6, 2021


  • 8:00 - 8:30 AM Registration - Conference Center
  • 8:45 - 11:45 AM Wellness Center Salon C
  • 8:45 - 9:45 AM Concurrent Session I


  1. Pines Leading, Teaming and Engaging Community during a Crisis-A story of WSCC
  2. Timberlands Suspension CANNOT be the intervention
  3. Meadows Employee Wellness Initiatives for Retention and Recruitment Too
  4. Columbia Whole Child: Whole Community
  5. Lewis & Clark Vitamin E(ducator)


  • 9:55 - 10:25 AM General Session Opening - Opening Comments Salon AB
  • 10:25 - 11:25 AM First general Session - Dr. Linda Jordan The Neuroscience of Well-Being: Hope in Learning Salon AB
  • 11:25 - 11:45 AM General Session Wrap-Up - Dr. Adam Drummond Salon AB
  • 12:00 - 1:00 PM Lunch Salon AB
  • Lunch Hour Tabletop Discussions - Dr. Adam Drummond


  1. Dealing with Trauma
  2. Suicide
  3. Hustle Culture Impacting Staff
  4. Digital Wellness

  • 1:10 - 4:00 PM Wellness Center Salon C
  • 1:10 - 2:10 PM Concurrent Session II


  1. Pines Self-care? Don’t care
  2. Timberlands Stop Drowning in Email - Techy Self Care to Help be More Present at School and at Home
  3. Meadows Results of Statewide Surveys to Measure School Health Policies and Practices
  4. Columbia Be Their Hero: Trauma Informed Care
  5. Lewis & Clark The Arts and Student Wellness


  • 2:20 - 3:20 PM Concurrent Session III


  1. Pines Phone a friend Family Supports for Teachers and Staff
  2. Timberlands Family Supports for Teachers and Staff
  3. Meadows Supporting Learning Communities Through Grief
  4. Columbia Guide to Building Trust in Social Media on Campus
  5. Lewis & Clark Self-Care: From Awareness to Action


  • 3:30 - 4:00 PM Closure 1st Day - Dr. Adam Drummond Salon AB


DINNER ON YOUR OWN


Tuesday, December 7, 2021


  • 8:30 - 9:30 AM Second General Session Keynote - Kim Karr Student Digital Wellness Education + Support Salon AB
  • 9:45 - 10:45 AM Wellness Center Salon C
  • 9:45 - 10:45 AM Concurrent Session IV


  1. Pines Smart, Good, and Strong: Bayless’ Comprehensive Approach to Wellness
  2. Meadows We’re Here to Help! How School Psychologists Can Support Student and Teacher Mental Health to Promote Effective Teaching and Learning
  3. Columbia The most important “R” in schools: Relationships

  4. Lewis & Clark Mental Health and Wellness Amidst COVID Pandemic


  • 11:00 - 11:45 AM Student Panel Salon AB
  • 11:45 - 12:00 PM Closing Comments Salon AB

SYMPOSIUM LOCATION IS THE STONEY CREEK HOTEL & CONFERENCE CENTER

Registration and hotel links are available. Conference strands include the following:


  • Proactive Services
  • Reactive Services
  • Communication Services
  • Community Health Support Services
  • Links between mental health services and educational services


Registration price is $225 and $189 per person for teams of 3 or more. We are excited to announce that Dr. Linda Jordan, Dr. Adam Drummond, and Kim Karr will be headlining keynotes and presentations. We have 19 outstanding breakout sessions planned. This event is needed more than ever. We hope you will attend and/or send a team.

Missouri Association of Secondary School Principals

The vision of MoASSP is to serve ALL middle level and high school administrators.


The mission of MoASSP is to improve secondary education through positive leadership and the enhancement of student performance.