Anti-Racism, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Real Talk: Lessons in Uncommon Sense

April 13, 2022 | 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Registration is closed

MPY is pleased to host this in-person conference. It will not be recorded.

Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational Technical High School, New Bedford

Speaker: Adolph Brown, Ph.D., Lecturer, Author, Researcher

Webinar Description
Without a doubt, Dr. Adolph Brown offers the most unique, relevant, relatable and entertaining presentation. As a former at-risk student who had one foot in gifted education and the other in alternative education, Dr. Brown knows the Whole Child deserves a Whole Education. Dr. Brown uses evidence informed practice combined with the best available research and his vast experience as a veteran educator to deliver measurable outcomes.

About the Speaker
Dr. Adolph Brown is a career educator, mental health professional, business entrepreneur, and humorist of over thirty years. He will deliver many ah-ha’s and a few ha-ha’s with current events, controversial issues, and guests from all walks of life. Dr. Brown is also a social justice advocate, martial arts expert, a real estate and cartoon maven, and became a gun collector after inheriting his grandfather's collection.

Dr. Brown’s ultimate goal is to help others win in life despite setbacks. He has a unique way to make conversations from all walks of life a little easier and more digestible. Join Dr. Adolph Brown as he creates a safe space that encourages empathy in an atmosphere of apathy.  Your life will be transformed through laughter and learning.

Massachusetts Partnerships for Youth will not be issuing PDPs/CEUs for this program.

Membership Information
Most MPY webinars are available to ONLY current staff from member districts and organizations. Public school memberships include police and fire personnel. Former and retired employees and members of committees, including but not limited to, PTO/PTA, PAC, School Improvement Councils, Health Councils, Drug/Alcohol Councils, and school volunteers, are not considered MPY members.

PDPs and CEUs
MPY is an approved Professional Development Provider through the Massachusetts Department of Elementary & Secondary Education (F20180079 provider number). Professional Development Points (PDPs) are offered for all MPY professional development webinars. PDPs are issued for a minimum of 10 hours of training.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are available for clinical staff from the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and the Massachusetts Mental Health Counselors Association, Inc. (MaMHCA). The NASW and the MaMHCA approves each event. Event participants may request CEUs by filling out the request form above. 

Requests for PDPs and CEUs must be submitted within 8 days of the webinar. PDPs and CEUs will only be issued to participants who have attended the webinar(s) and submitted the appropriate paperwork within 8 days of the webinar, with accurate accountability codes. 

PDP and CEU certificates will be emailed to attendees at the end of the school year.

Event Cancellation Policy
If you are unable to attend any MPY event after registering, you must cancel online at least 72 hours prior to event. For assistance email