Annual Health and Safety Summit for Catholic Schools

June 6, 2017
For more information contact: 
Sue Brown
Director of Marketing & Community Relations, Catholic Education Office
Phone: 314.792.7304

WHAT: Archdiocese of St. Louis Health and Safety Summit
WHERE: John F. Kennedy Catholic High School, 500 Woods Mill Rd., Manchester, MO
WHEN: June 8, 2017 – 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (Program begins at 8:15 a.m. with welcome and prayer)

ST. LOUIS – The Catholic Education Office of the Archdiocese of St. Louis will host the annual Health and Safety Summit on Thursday, June 8, 2017, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at John F. Kennedy Catholic High School (500 Woods Mill Rd., Manchester, MO).

Keynote speaker, Julie Smith, an adjunct communications professor at Webster University and board member of the Gateway Media Literacy Partners, will speak on the topic “Why We’re Missing the Point in Digital Citizenship” at 8:30-9:45 a.m. Break-out sessions begin at 9:55 a.m.

A total of 30 presenters are scheduled for morning and afternoon sessions. Topics include “Dealing with Grief,” “Head Injury and Concussion,” and Protecting God’s Children” for certification. The second round of morning break-out sessions begin at 11:05 a.m. Afternoon sessions begin at 1:05 p.m.

The numerous break-out sessions during the conference are intended for a wide-range of attendees including pastors, principals, teachers, Parish School of Religion (PSR) coordinators and catechists, school nurses, maintenance personnel and athletic directors. Currently over 300 participants are registered for the summit, representing Catholic school and parish personnel across the Archdiocese of St. Louis.