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Iowa BEST: Behavioral, Equitable, Social-Emotional, Trauma-Informed Health in Schools Summit
The Iowa BEST Summit is designed to highlight educators’ collective need to bolster support and care across the educational system, and to build shared capacity to get there. The sessions will deliver resources and practical solutions around social-emotional-behavioral health. #IowaBEST2021

The summit is co-sponsored by the Iowa Department of Education and the University of Iowa College of Education.

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Wednesday, November 3 • 10:30am - 11:45am
Center Equity Through Relationship-Centered Learning Environments

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This session will provide opportunities for participants to learn how to increase relationship-centered practices within their classroom to center and cultivate equity. This session will also examine how relationships within the learning environment are a critical ingredient to respond to inequities within the classroom.

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Soumya Palreddy, PhD

Consultant, Palreddy-Lowe Learning Lab
Soumya (pronunciation: SOH-myuh, she/her) is an anti-bias anti-racism educator in progress, licensed psychologist, and trainer. Bringing warmth and energy, she provides training and promotes transformative change in the areas of health care inequities, centering anti-racism, leadership... Read More →
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Ian Lowe

Education Consultant, Palreddy-Lowe Learning Lab
Ian (pronunciation: EE - uh n, he/him) is a Wisconsin-based educator with 15 years of classroom teaching experience. As a teacher and student advisor, Ian mentors students and staff on how to center justice and equity through course and project design. These projects are grounded... Read More →

Wednesday November 3, 2021 10:30am - 11:45am CDT
Hy-Vee Hall Room 108