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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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Tuesday, November 2
 

8:00am CDT

9:00am CDT

9:15am CDT

10:30am CDT

11:45am CDT

1:00pm CDT

2:30pm CDT

Equitable Instruction: Assessing Student Needs, Focus of Lesson and Accelerating Learning (Part 2) Room 314-315Wendy Robinson • Kathy Bertsch Equitable Instruction: Assessing Student Needs, Focus of Lesson and Accelerating Learning (Part 2) Room 312-313Kathy Scebold • Tina Wahlert Embracing the Role of Student Voice in Mental Health Advocacy and Suicide Prevention Room 316Jessica Christensen • Sydney, (She/Her) • Margo (They/Them) • Estrella (She/Her) Empowering Youth Voice: Participatory Evaluation Model Across a Public School System Room 321Eric Moore • Maren Henderson Families and Schools: Working Together to Ensure Student Success Room 318Jennifer Cira • Sara Mohr • Heather Dirks • Brenda Hummel-Foreman Aligning Trauma-Informed Care and Behavioral Approaches to Support Students with Challenging Behavior Hy-Vee Hall Room 102-103Brandi Moon • Lisa-Ann Johnson • Jake Vitense An Introduction to Iowa's Social-Emotional Learning Framework Room 319-320Kay Augustine, (she/her) • Wendy Trotter • Marianne Rodriques Finding the "Fuel" for Learning and Emotional Well-Being – “How” We Can Enhance Learner Engagement while Supporting Educators’ Well-Being (Part 3) Hy-Vee Hall Room 108Jen Townsend • Emily Rubin Fostering Peer Relationships Hy-Vee Hall Room 101Amy Bellmore Maximizing the Effectiveness of Equitable Tier 2 Classroom Interventions Hy-Vee Hall Room 107Julie Owens The Role of Clinical Psychiatric and Psychological Consultation to Bridge the Gap for Students with Persistent Mental Health Concerns Hy-Vee Hall Room 105Dr. Jamie Elizalde • James Burkhalter We Must Be Allies: Creating Inclusive Spaces (Part 2) Room 402Jacob Priest Youth Suicide: Data, Emerging Trends, Best Practices Hy-Vee Hall Room 106Drew Martel Strategic Planning Session for the Iowa Center for School Mental Health Room 401Sarah Brown
 
Wednesday, November 3
 

8:00am CDT

9:00am CDT

10:30am CDT

Effective School Leadership Teams: Sustaining Effective Practices Over Time Room 312-315Brian Gaunt Authentically Involving Students with Data & Strategic Change through a Service-Learning Model Room 318Kay Augustine, (she/her) • Soomin • Hannah, (she/her) • Kamryn Ryan • Klaertje Civic and Inquiry Learning Gains through Student Voice Efforts in the Elementary Years Room 311Dana Mitra Families and Schools: Working Together to Ensure Student Success Room 319Jennifer Cira • Sara Mohr • Heather Dirks • Brenda Hummel-Foreman MVP Strategies Bystander Education and Prevention Model Room 317Alan Heisterkamp • Michael Fleming Broaching the Subject of Homelessness with Students Hy-Vee Hall Room 105Erin Barnes Center Equity Through Relationship-Centered Learning Environments Hy-Vee Hall Room 108Soumya Palreddy • IAN LOWE Cyber Bullying Prevention and Intervention Hy-Vee Hall Room 106Chad Rose Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Training for School Staff and Students (Part 1) Hy-Vee Hall Room 107Brandi Moon • Coreen Frank • Dr. Jamie Elizalde • James Burkhalter Progress Monitoring of Tier 2 and 3 Social-Emotional and Behavioral Interventions Hy-Vee Hall Room 102-103Dr. Steve Kilgus Strength Based approaches to address the unique needs of high ability youth with mental health concerns Room 316Megan Foley-Nicpon Suicide Prevention and Supporting Military Connected Students Room 321Dr. Stephanie Latham • Kristy Pitts • Dr. Schanna Smalls • Laura O'Brien The Resilience Education Program (REP): A Tier 2 Intervention for Internalizing Problems Hy-Vee Hall Room 104Katie Eklund Trauma-Informed School Practices to Support Resilience During Times of Collective Stress and Trauma Hy-Vee Hall Room 101Mary Crnobori Why the Pyramid Model Practices Matter More Than Ever: Supporting Young Children through the Pandemic and Other Challenging Times (Part 1) Room 320Adrienne Golden • Kiersten Kinder

11:45am CDT

1:00pm CDT

Accelerating Learning: Evidence-Based Scaffolding for Equitable Instruction Room 314Kathy Scebold • Wendy Robinson Accelerating Literacy: Teacher Tools & Scaffolds Room 312Jaci Jarmes • Leigh Bellville Accelerating Math: Teacher Tools & Scaffolds Room 313Janet Greene • April Pforts • Christi Donald Authentically Involving Students with Data & Strategic Change through a Service-Learning Model Room 318Kay Augustine, (she/her) • Soomin • Hannah, (she/her) • Kamryn Ryan • Klaertje Do "with" Me, Not "for" Me: Collaborative Partnerships with Parents/Families Room 315-316Amy Liddell • Brenda Renter Nurturing Student Advocacy and Agency Focused on Mental Health through Authentic and Equitable Student/Adult Partnerships Room 315Laura Liechty • Claire (she/her) • Rachel Sweeney Partnerships in Action: Working with Community Agencies to Better Support Students Room 319Amy Kahle • Thomas Trefz • Becca Bender Schools Preventing Bullying and Harassment and the Role of Student Voice Room 317Alan Heisterkamp • Michael Fleming Addressing Vaping and Substance Use with Adolescents Hy-Vee Hall Room 104Shannon Lea Watkins Bullying Prevention and Intervention Hy-Vee Hall Room 106Chad Rose Creating a Trauma-Sensitive Culture through Restorative Practices Hy-Vee Hall Room 101Justin Blietz Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Training for School Staff and Students (Part 2) Hy-Vee Hall Room 107Brandi Moon • Coreen Frank • Dr. Jamie Elizalde • James Burkhalter Exploring Emotions with Sesame Street in Communities Resources Room 321Sarah Welch Intensifying Interventions for Academics and Behavior Room 311Dr. Joseph Wehby Referring and Coordinating Counseling Services for Students with Mental Health Concerns Hy-Vee Hall Room 105Erin Barnes Screening for Social-Emotional and Behavioral Risk: What You Need to Know Hy-Vee Hall Room 102-103Jared Izumi The Intersections of Equity, Mental Health, and Trauma-Informed Care Hy-Vee Hall Room 108Soumya Palreddy • IAN LOWE Why the Pyramid Model Practices Matter More Than Ever: Supporting Young Children through the Pandemic and Other Challenging Times (Part 2) Room 320Adrienne Golden • Kiersten Kinder