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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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Sarah Welch

Iowa ACEs 360
Communications and Network Engagement Contractor
Des Moines
Sarah Welch focuses on using communications strategies to create system and social change. With 15+ years of experience in areas including nonprofit communications, journalism, and higher education, she brings knowledge of how to lead diverse stakeholders toward shared goals and strategies, develop frames for messaging to gain broader support, create and implement communications and action plans, and write engaging content. As a network engagement and communications contractor with Iowa ACEs 360, she leads efforts to communicate the impact of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) on Iowans’ health and well-being and the importance of reshaping systems and communities to promote healing and build protective factors with families. Sarah also leads the Iowa Alliance for Healthy Kids, a collaborative effort with Sesame Street in Communities to improve the social-emotional well-being of kids ages 0-8 in Iowa and is a mentor to child health advocates through the HealthConnect Fellowship led by Mid-Iowa Health Foundation.

My Speakers Sessions

Wednesday, November 3

1:00pm CDT