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Thursday, March 30 • 12:45pm - 2:00pm
Social Emotional Engagement – Knowledge and Skills (SEE-KS)

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Research in social neuroscience fosters our understanding of the development of social and emotional competence in the classroom. This translates into essential instructional elements for students with autism, while creating a Universal Design for Learning (UDL) for all students. The outcomes of the Social Emotional Engagement Knowledge and Skills (SEE-KS) focus on ensuring that learning strategies are implemented by fostering student engagement, presenting information in multiple ways, promoting student participation, and ensuring equitable access for students at various developmental stages. This session supports fostering high-quality personnel preparation and professional development through discussions about how system-wide professional development has focused on sustainability and has included: identifying internal resources, school-wide training, building effective coaching practices, and gathering data specific to the increase in educator knowledge and skills as well as an inbcrease in student engagement.

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Jen Townsend

Educational Consultant, School District of Elmbrook
Jennifer C. Townsend, M Ed, is an educational consultant with expertise in social emotional learning differences including autism spectrum disorder. Over the past eighteen years, she has worked in collaboration with school districts to build capacity for educating students with autism spectrum disorder and related disabilities in the public school setting using Universal Design for Learning (UDL) principals paired with appreciative inquiry... Read More →

Thursday March 30, 2017 12:45pm - 2:00pm
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