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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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Kirstey Ewald

Central Rivers AEA
School Improvement Consultant
Cedar Falls, IA
Kirstey Ewald is an English Language Arts teacher who currently gets to work as a consultant for school improvement at Central Rivers Area Education Agency. Spending twenty years in a high school ELA classroom, she has experience in a wide range of classroom contexts. She’s taught in rural and urban school districts with all levels of students in core and elective English courses. Her passions in literacy education are reading and writing workshop, writing process, student conferring, and independent reading. She blends this past expertise and knowledge in her current role where she looks at building and district system structures. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in English and Secondary Education from Wartburg College and a Master of Arts degree from the University of Northern Iowa in English, with a TESS (Teaching English in the Secondary School) emphasis. Along her professional path, her love of teaching and learning has been supported through her work as the co-director of the Iowa Writing Project, her membership in and service on the executive board of the Iowa Council of Teachers of English, and her membership in the National Council of Teachers of English, where she currently chairs the Standing Committee of Affiliates. She enjoys weekend road trips, sees as much live music as possible, binge watches tv, reads books, and takes lots of naps.
Tuesday, November 2
 

8:00am CDT

9:00am CDT

9:15am CDT

10:30am CDT

11:45am CDT

1:00pm CDT

2:30pm CDT

 
Wednesday, November 3
 

8:00am CDT

9:00am CDT

10:30am CDT

11:45am CDT

1:00pm CDT