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Please Join Us in Beautiful Portland, Maine for Our BEST Conference Yet!

CPI is partnering this year with the Positive Youth Development Institute to bring you the  “Maine Event” National Conference on Creating Positive Climates for Youth! Earn 16 contact hours or 1.6 CEU’s, while improving your ability to develop and sustain a vibrant school or work climate, networking with colleagues from across the nation, and enhancing your practice through targeted strategies for organizational well-being (and even self care)!


Featuring: Frank DeAngelis, Former Columbine High School Principal, and school climate expert; Karen Williams, dynamic speaker, trainer, and consultant on developmental neuroscience; and SO MUCH MORE… Check the agenda and workshop descriptions here:   The Maine Event – National Conference on Creating Positive Climates for Youth!

Customizable Restorative Justice for Schools

Restorative Justice School Discipline doesn’t always have to involve cumbersome logistics … In fact, this approach can be phased in seamlessly to enhance your current disciplinary practices! Check out our Solutions Webcast on Restorative Practices on the National Dropout Prevention Center website!  And JOIN US at the Maine Event: National Conference on Positive School Climate … less than two weeks away!!

A Customizable Approach to Restorative Justice School Discipline: Replacing Ineffective, Punitive Consequences with Human-Centered Educational Practices


The Professional Development Experience that Enhances ALL of your School Improvement Efforts!

Join us for THE MAINE EVENT: National Conference on Positive School Climate!

This professional development experience focuses on PERSONAL, PROFESSIONAL, and ORGANIZATIONAL WELLBEING!  The success of ALL your other School Improvement Efforts hinges on a POSITIVE SCHOOL CLIMATE!

June 23 and 24th at Holiday Inn by the Bay in Portland, Maine


  • Earn 1.6 CEUs from University of Southern Maine
  • Four Dynamic Keynote Addresses and 36 Workshop Options throughout the 2-Days
  • Examples of Workshop Topics: Positive Behavior Supports; ESSA; Neuroscience of Learning and Behavior; Bullying Prevention; Title IX Requirements; Leadership in times of Change and Upheaval; Alternative Education Programs; Restorative Justice…
  • Presentation of the Pegasus Awards for Professional Courage!
  • Learn strategies and approaches that TRANSCEND changing mandates to enhance ALL of your school improvement initiatives!


The 2nd ANNUAL Maine Event: National Conference on Positive School Climate

June 23-24, 2016 at the Holiday Inn by the Bay, Portland Maine!!

There is still time to register for this one-of-a-kind professional development experience!


Maine Event 2016 Program

Stand Up to Bullying!

Mike Dreiblatt, from Stand Up to Bullying. will speak at our upcoming professional development experience:  The Maine Event – A National Conference on Positive School Climate!

Make sure to register early for this important, national conversation!  Discounted room rates at the Westin Portland Harborview Hotel are still available (and can be applied for up to 3 days before and after the Maine Event … maybe you’ll be in Portland for 4th of July??)


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