The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Bullying Prevention Conference will be June 13 at Nebraska Innovation Campus.
The conference is free and open to the public, but space is limited. Registration is available online.
Featured speakers include Cynthia Germanotta, co-founder of the Born This Way Foundation; Dan Olweus, international scholar in the field of bullying prevention research; and Marjorie Kostelnik, dean of the College of Education and Human Sciences.
Breakout sessions will be offered on the following topics: bullying prevention in preschool; the importance of play with young children; how to structure nurturing environments for young children; and understanding children’s temperament.
The conference is hosted by the UNL’s College of Education and Human Sciences, the Buffett Early Childhood Institute at the University of Nebraska and the Bullying Research Network, which aims to support research related to child and school bullying. This is the sixth annual BRNET public conference, which began at UNL in 2011.