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Register for Iowa BEST: behavioral, social emotional health conference

Date: 
Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Registration is under way for the Iowa BEST: Behavioral, Equitable, Social-Emotional, Trauma-Informed Health in Schools summit to be held Nov. 2-3 in Des Moines.

The summit is designed to highlight our collective need to bolster support and care across our educational system, and to build our shared capacity to get there. Attend to receive valuable information, resources and practical solutions around social-emotional-behavioral health.

There will be three focus areas:

  1. Social-Emotional-Behavioral Health (SEBH): provides strategies and evidence-based practices around SEBH for all learners and stakeholders in a multi-tiered system of supports (MTSS) framework. 
  2. Family and Student Voice: provides rich learning to improve and sustain family and community engagement to benefit all learners birth to 21, and engage student voice within an Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) framework
  3. Accelerating Learning: provides strategies and evidence-based practices around accelerating learning and closing achievement gaps for all learners in an MTSS framework.

The summit is intended for educators, administrators, building leadership teams, policymakers, university educators who support preservice teachers, counselors, area education agency personnel and community partners.

Participants can receive one Iowa Licensure Renewal Unit for attending the summit and completing all readings and discussions via the online course platform through the Baker Teacher Leader Center. To receive ILRU credit, complete the additional registration and click "Enroll".

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

Register at no cost now. Contact nancy.hunt@iowa.gov with questions.

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Printed from the Iowa Department of Education website on October 21, 2021 at 6:46am.