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2018 Learning Supports Conference


Friday, March 2, 2018 -
8:30am to 4:00pm
Event Location: 
Scheman Building
1805 Center Drive #102
Ames, IA 50011

Preschool through 12th grade educators are encouraged to attend.  Strands during the conference will include Early Childhood Positive Behavioral Intervention Supports (PBIS), School-wide PBIS, Social-emotional learning and challenging behaviors.

Featured speakers will include Nick Yoder of the American Institutes for Research and Kelly Jo Wilson, a behavior consultant and author.

There is no cost to participants and lunch will be provided, but registration is required.

Agenda Overview

Hotel Information

Recordings of Nick Yoder's Presentation

American Institutes for Research's Nick Yoder presented Connecting Social and Emotional Learning and School Climate: Key Components of Student Success. Consensus is emerging that student development of social and emotional competencies is critical for student success in work, life, and career. Yet, teachers and administrators often mention that they do not have the time to implement social and emotional learning (SEL). A following two recordings are of the conference presentation.

  • Part 1 - Explains why it is important, and explores some key components of SEL.
  • Part 2 - Discusses ways to integrate SEL into instruction, as well as support adult social and emotional competencies.  Dr. Yoder also provides strategies on how to integrate SEL into other initiatives, including school climate and PBIS.

Printed from the Iowa Department of Education website on March 21, 2018 at 5:04pm.