Free Presentation from “Why Try” Founder Christian Moore

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Crossroads High School, Right Turn Discipline Center, and the Burleson ISD are proud and excited to announce a

Free Presentation from

Christian Moore

Keynote Speaker and Founder of “Why Try”

Christian Moore, an internationally renowned author, licensed clinical social worker, and advocate for at-risk youth and creator of the “Why Try Program”, will speak to Burleson ISD and surrounding district staff members on this highly successful intervention program designed to effectively reach students previously viewed as “unreachable.” The program addresses dropout prevention, violence prevention, drug and alcohol prevention, truancy reduction, and increase academic success and graduation rates for all students. This program is proud to be associated with the “Rachel’s Challenge” initiative.

Date:   Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Time:   9:45 a.m.  – 11:15 a.m.

Location:  Burleson Recreation Center (BRiCk)

                  550 NW Summercrest Blvd., Burleson                  

This free event is a presentation of “Why Try” and will be an excellent professional development opportunity for administrators, counselors, educators, and anyone else interested in making a difference in students’ lives. In addition to speaking, Christian will be answering questions and signing books following his presentation.

Following the “Why Try” presentation will be a 30 minute follow-up with faculty and staff from Crossroads High School and Right Turn Discipline Center in Burleson, TX. We will share ways we have used the “Why Try” program on our campus. We are excited to tell you about the great responses from our students and give direction about how you might use it on your own campus. We will be available to answer questions as well.

Please RSVP on or before November 14, 2014 the number of people attending from your school to Sabrina Porter at 817-245-0520 or sporter@bisdmail.net.