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Hector Montenegro – Building a Restorative Culture Around a Socially and Emotionally Supportive Community

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  • October 23, 2018
    12:30 pm - 3:15 pm


Approved Illinois Administrator Academy #1374

Hector Montenegro has been a math teacher, principal, chief of staff for the Washington, DC Public Schools, area superintendent, deputy superintendent for the Dallas ISD, and superintendent of schools for three school districts in Texas. He is an internationally recognized speaker and presenter with hundreds of workshop presentations, leadership development seminars, and keynote speeches at conferences, universities, schools, businesses, and special events in the US and 22 other countries. He worked most recently in Brazil, Chile, and Peru as a special consultant on education reform with the US embassy.

Dr. Montenegro specializes in multicultural and multilingual education, curriculum designs, interactive pedagogy, technology integration, effective instructional strategies for ELLs and leadership coaching and development. He works directly with administrators, faculty and staff in developing leadership skills to establish structures that promote student success and support collaborative cultures that empower faculty and staff.

This presentation will increase awareness of Restorative Practices (RP) and Social Emotional Learning (SEL), explore strategies for effective implementation and build leadership capacity to sustain RPand SEL over time.

Presentation Objectives:
1) To reflect on current understanding and practices of RP, SEL, culturally responsive teaching and addressing the needs of English Learners

2) To review current research and trends of RP, SEL, culturally responsive teaching and systemic implementation of reform initiatives.

3) To engage participants in RP and SEL strategies that would build capacity to provide leadership, coaching and support to redefine efforts to address issues of culture and climate in a changing school environment.

*Participants of this event may want to consider also registering for “Becoming a Restorative School Community” by Beverly Manigo on April 30, 2019 (pg.15)

Registration and Continental Breakfast    8:00 am — 8:30 am
Lunch is provided.


550 Shriners Drive, Addison, Illinois, 60101, United States

Additional Information
  • All registrations will be confirmed by email.
  • If you register 15 people, the 15th registration is free. Call 847-851-2256 to receive this discount.
  • Cancellations must be received at least 5 business days before the program event in order for refunds to be made. A $10 cancellation fee applies to all cancellations.
  • If you have questions or need assistance in registering, call Tresie at 847-851-2256 or email her at .