College of Education

Leadership BU Way 2012

Sponsored by Butler University's College of Education Graduate Programs

July 20, 2012 • On the Campus of Butler University

Lessons in Preventing Bullying by Creating a Caring Community
Available to students entering grades 7-12 in fall 2012

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Butler professor Brandie Oliver writes about bullying in the Indy Star

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Learn how to use the five leadership principles of The Butler Way in your school and community to prevent bullying and learn how to create a caring community.  Butler College of Education graduate students will lead small groups in interactive and engaging curriculum for a fun-filled day of meaningful leadership and bullying prevention strategies!

Keynote Speaker: Ryan "Superman" Moran


After attending this event, students will:

  • Have the skills and confidence to tackle bullying in their schools

  • Display improved leadership skills

  • Be able to summon strength and courage during difficult times

  • Understand that it is within their power to make a difference

  • Be able to lead using their own individual strengths

  • Be inspired to DO something in their community

  • Make friends and meet new people

  • Recognize and appreciate others

  • Expand their  vision and purpose in life and inspire vision and purpose in the lives of others


Registration is available online, or  a printed registration form must be received by Thursday, July 13, 2012

Visit our Facebook page to connect with other students attending the conference!

Cost is $75 per student • Breakfast and lunch included
School Group Promotion: For every 5 students registered, you will earn a free student registration!

Leadership Day 2010

Conference Agenda

8-8:30 a.m.

8:30-9:00 a.m. 

Drop off/Registration/Continental Breakfast* in the Reilly Room

Break into small groups
Opening Activities

9:00-9:45 a.m.  Welcome/Keynote: Ryan "Superman" Moran
10:00 a.m.
-11:50 p.m.

Breakout sessions about preventing bullying including presentations and hands-on activities based on the Five Principles of The Butler Way:

  • Servanthood- Learning to Prevent Bullying through Role-Play
  • Humility - Empathy Building by examining social & emotional learning
12:00-12:45 p.m. Lunch with Ronald Nored and Barry Collier exploring the principle of Thankfulness

Breakout sessions continue:

  • Unity- Plan and Record an Anti-Bullying video in groups for the DO Something Project
  • Passion- Create an Action Plan to take back to your school and affect change!
3:15-4:30 p.m.  Culminating Activity in the Reilly Room on Humility

Closing Speaker: Olivia Rusk


Information for Registered Participants:
Drop-off for the morning begins at 8 am and ends at 8:30.  Drop-off is located in front of Atherton Union Reilly Room on West Hampton Dr.  The day ends at 4:30 pm and pick-up is at the same location.  Dress is casual and students should dress comfortably as there will both indoor and outdoor activities.

Please visit and "like" the Leadership: The Butler Way Facebook page to meet and keep in touch with other students from the camp. 

Should you have any questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to contact the College of Education by emailing or calling Maggie Power at (317)940-9501.

* Pick-up/drop-off location: West Hampton Boulevard, in front of Atherton Union Reilly Room
(by the bulldog statue)

A printed registration form must be received by Thursday, July 13, 2012