Description: In this workshop, participants will deepen their understanding of the question “Does the student’s behavior impede their learning or that of others?” We will dig into a variety of approaches to support inclusive strategies to address behavioral needs including: interrupting bias, building healthy relationships, building proactive, positive approaches, understanding the response cycle, and shifting adult mindsets.
Presenters: Katie Berg has been supporting students for more than 20 years. In the private sector, public education, and statewide through an IDEA Discretionary Grant her experiences include providing one on one therapy, classroom teaching, administration, technical assistance, and coaching, along with district and statewide training. Katie has experience working with unique neurodiverse learners focusing on the Social and Emotional Learning skills that help students and educators support behaviors that are challenging to adults.
Eva Shaw is a consultant on the special education team at the Wisconsin DPI. Her role focuses on work related to social and emotional learning, autism, and emotional behavioral disabilities, functional behavioral assessment, positive behavioral interventions and supports for students with IEPs, and alternatives to exclusionary practices. She has worked in the field of special education for over 25 years, and has had the privilege to serve children, families, and schools in several states and in a variety of roles.