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Announcements

  Stories of Us Promoting Positive Peer Relationships (P3R) resources are now in:
  BB 36 US States (AZ, CA, CO, DC, DE, GA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, NC, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY);
  BB 5 countries (USA, Canada, Mexico, Thailand, Australia).

  P3R Evaluation: the Classroom Resource is currently being evaluated with 147 7th grade students in Goleta, California by Professor Shane Jimerson and Tyler Renshaw (UCSB). Preliminary findings reveal statistically significant positive changes using pre-post test methodology including:
  BB 16 of the 19 items on the Bullying Attitudinal Scale;
  BB Attitudes towards bullies, victims, their understanding of the social dynamics influencing bullying, and awareness of the importance of the topic of bullying;
  BB Student contributions to bullying prevention efforts stemmed from the P3R program.

Events

Stories of Us and GLSEN have launched a joint initiative combining lesson plans and a special version of the Make-Your-Own-Film curriculum. >More

International Bullying Prevention Association annual conference exhibit – Pittsburg, PA

Indiana School Counselors Association annual conference exhibit – Indianapolis, IN

Missouri School Counselors Association annual conference P3R session, Promote Positive School Climate Using 21st Century Skills – Lake of the Ozarks, MI

National Middle School Association annual convention P3R session, 21st Century Skills and Bullying Prevention – Indianapolis, IN

Australian Consulate General New York P3R sessions – New York City, NY

Wisconsin PTA annual convention exhibit – Oconomowoc, WI

Los Angeles County Office of Education P3R curriculum training session – Los Angeles, CA

A.U.S.S.I.E. consultants P3R briefing session – New York City, NY

National Association of Secondary School Principals annual conference P3R session, Collaborating with students to Reduce Bullying – San Diego, CA

National Association of School Psychologists annual convention P3R session, Collaborating With Students to Reduce Bullying: Promoting Positive Peer Relationships – Boston, MA

Wisconsin School Counselors Association annual conference, P3R joint session with Bill Bond, Specialist for School Safety, National Association of Secondary School Principals – Stephen’s Point, WI

National Council of Teachers of English annual convention P3R session – San Antonio, TX

International Bullying Prevention Association annual conference exhibit – Indianapolis, IN

National Middle School Association annual convention Research Advisory Board P3R session, What Research Says About Bullying: Collaborating with Students to Promote Positive Peer Relationships – Denver, CO

National Association of Secondary School Principals, National Leaders’ Conference P3R session – Washington, DC

California League of Middle Schools/California League of High Schools/National High School Association School Climate & School Leadership Symposium P3R session, Collaborating with Students to Reduce Bullying – Lake Tahoe, CA

Illinois Secondary School Principals Association, P3R joint session with Bill Bond, Specialist for School Safety, National Association of Secondary School Principals – Geneva, IL

Official P3R Launch, and release of first of the middle school series resources – Champaign, IL

National Forum to Accelerate Middle Grades Reform annual meeting P3R session – Long Beach, CA

National Association of School Psychologists annual convention exhibit – New Orleans, LA

International Bullying Prevention Association annual conference P3R session, Stories of Us: Collaborating with students to Reduce Bullying – Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Stories of Us In The News

CBS "The Early Show" (National broadcast)
"Teen Film Takes on Bullying"
 
Chicago Tribune
"Film helps bullies learn their lesson"
 
National Council of Teachers of English "Council Chronicle"
"Stories of Us: Students and Film Director Collaborate"
District Administration Magazine
"School Bullies Get the Picture, Thanks to New Short Films"
National Association of Secondary School Principals NewsLeader – "Middle View: Reflections on Leadership in Middle Level Years"
National Association of School Psychologists "Communique"
"Innovative International Initiative to Address Bullying in Schools"
ABC World News (National Broadcast)
"What Can Stop a Bully" (Video)
ABC World News
"Film Effort Hopes to Put Headlock on Bullying" (Text)
News-Gazette (Champaign, IL) – Front Page
"Students Learn from Anti-Bullying Film"
Journal Star (Lincoln, NE) – Front Page
Front page headline: "Acting Out"
"Students learn about bullying as they act in film"
News-Gazette (Champaign, IL) – Front Page
"Anti Bullying Film Premieres Friday"
University of Nebraska–Lincoln
"UNL Expert Hopes Film will Reduce Bullying"
University of Illinois as Urbana-Champaign
"Local School, U. of I. Professor, part of anti--bullying film"
Lincoln Public Schools (NE) – Web site Home Page
Champaign Unit 4 School District Newsletter
"Franklin Film Hoped to Reduce Bullying"
Weekly Reader News
"Acting Against Bullies"
News-Gazette (Champaign, IL) – Front Page
"Franklin students take bullying by the horns"
News-Gazette (Champaign, IL) – Front Page
"Filmmaker studies bullying at Franklin Middle School"
WCIA Channel 3 News
"National Documentary on Bullying will be filmed at Franklin Middle School" (Text & Video of Broadcast)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
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