The 6th Annual BYU Latter-day Saint Educators Society Conference

Sponsored by BYU Alumni and the BYU McKay School of Education

June 24, 2022

8:00 am - 4:00 pm (MDT)

Hinckley Center at Brigham Young University

Portions available live online

Keynote Speakers

Russell T. Osguthorpe, PhD

Freeing the Moral Imagination

Russell T. Osguthorpe is the former General President of the Sunday School for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He also served as a mission president, as a member of the Fifth Quorum of the Seventy, and as a stake president. He is a former director of the Center for Teaching and Learning and a professor emeritus in the Department of Instructional Psychology and Technology at Brigham Young University in the BYU McKay School of Education, where he also served as associate dean.

Jane Clayson Johnson

Silent Souls Weeping: Sharing Stories, Finding Hope

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. she is an award-winning journalist widely known for her work at CBS News as co-anchor of The Early Show, ABC News, and on the nationally syndicated NPR program, On Point. 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.



Breakout Speakers

Barbara Morgan Gardner

Women Teaching in Power


Paul Caldarella & Erika Richards

The Power of Praise