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Sankofa Series: Reclaiming the Genius

October 18, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm


The Sankofa Symposium Beyond the Diagnosis: Reclaiming the Genius of ALL Children. A community conversation with a panel of experts:

KATURAH JENKINSHALL, PH.D., Moderator – Licensed Clinical Psychologist, President of Legacy56, Inc.; Associate Pastor of New Dawn Restoration Center

 LADONNA N. BUTLER, LMHC, MCAP, Ed.D., Panelist – Infant/Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant at USF St. Petersburg and Chief Executive Officer at The Well for Life

MARY CONAGE, Ed.D., Panelist – Special Projects Director for Pinellas County Schools. Former Director of Pinellas County Schools, Title I Specializes in culturally responsive pedagogy

REV. KENNY IRBY, Panelist – Community Intervention Director for St. Petersburg Police Department; Chair’s the City’s my brother and sister’s Keeper Committee; Pastor of the Historic Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church 

REGINA ALLEN HARDIN, MD, Panelist – Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics; Specializes in the accurate diagnosis and management of Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder

RENE ROBINSON-FLOWERS, Discussant – Chairperson, Pinellas County School Board; Corporate Training Manager-Gulf Coast Jewish Family Center

DEXTER FREDERICK, M.D., Discussant Founder & Exec. Dir of BEST [Brain Expansions & Scholastic Training]

KIMBERLY GRIFFIE JACKSON, ESQ., Discussant Academic Department Chair for Social and Behavioral Sciences for the Downtown and Midtown Campuses of St. Petersburg College.



October 18, 2019
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Legacy 56


Eckerd College

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