BYU's Latter-day Saint Educators Society Conference will be held June 24, 8–4 p.m. and will feature keynote speakers Russell T. Osguthorpe and Jane Clayson Johnson. Registration is now open.
Russell T. Osguthorpe served as Sunday School general president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 2009 to 2014. He
received a PhD from Brigham Young University, where he then taught as a professor of instructional psychology and technology until he retired in 2013. He also served at BYU as associate dean of the McKay School of Education.
Jane Clayson Johnson is the best-selling author of Silent Souls Weeping, which examines the stigma and isolation associated with depression, as well as the dangers of perfectionistic tendencies and suicidal ideation. Within the Church, Jane has served in regional, stake, and ward public affairs callings, as a gospel doctrine teacher, and in other auxiliary leadership positions.
Some of the breakout session topics include:
Enhancing Student Belonging
Women Teaching With Power
Helping Marginalized Students and Teachers Thrive
The Sacredness of Teaching and Learning
Helping Students Deal with Difficult Gospel Questions