Eric Jensen

Eric Jensen

Dr. Eric Jensen is a former teacher and educational leader. For over two decades he has synthesized brain research and developed practical applications for educators. Jensen has authored over 29 books including 3 bestsellers. Jensen is a difference-maker, named one of the top 30 global gurus in education.
Dr. Ashley Schoof

Essential Steps for Providing Successful Learning Environments

Dr. Ashley Schoof - Early and proper intervention can prevent mental health issues from escalating and impacting behavior in the classroom and at home.
Eric Jensen

Tools for Engagement

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Dr. Eric Jensen - This powerful program that teaches you how to consistently engage nearly every student, every day.

Working with Parents of Students with Special Challenges

Paul and Jane Mose - learn crucial information and practical ideas to help them work effectively with parents of students with disabilities and other special needs, including behavioral and emotional needs.
Greg Schmill

Building a Foundation for Leadership—Spiritual, Emotional, and Physical Health and Resiliency

Greg Schmill - Discover how much personal resiliency benefits the leader and impacts others.
Ben Clemons

High Expectations Teaching in Diverse Classrooms

Ben Clemons - explore how our expectations influence our teaching by reflecting on our underlying assumptions about the goals of Christian education and the roles of teachers and students.
Dr. Phil Huebner

Encouraging Spiritual Growth in the Home

Dr. Phil Huebner - Advice and recommendations on how to model and encourage spiritual growth in the home.
Maria Gines

Connecting ECE Families to Jesus and the Congregation

Maria Gines & Caleb Free - Learn strategies to use to connect children and parents to Jesus and the church.

Bridging the Opportunity Gap: Special Education in WELS Schools

Kelli Green & Dr. Mark Murphy - A practical discussion on how to organize and start a special education program at your school or group of schools. This sectional is intended to support educators and administrators to serve students with disabilities.
Kayte Gut

Social and Emotional Learning in Our Classrooms

Kayte Gut - Learn about what social and emotional competencies are along with the benefits that come from intentionally them in your classroom.
Shawn Herkstroeter

What is your School’s HQ?

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Shawn Herkstroeter- Examine six key hospitality traits for a school ministry setting.
Paul Steinberg

Shepherding Shepherds for Educational Outreach

Rev. Paul Steinberg - Partnership between school staff and congregational staff is key for outreach and mission efficiency.
Al Bitter

Practice What you Preach: MDP in Action

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Al Bitter- A helpful session for educators developing MDPs or leaders assisting others in this process.

Screens: Success or Sabotage for Schools? A Discussion of Children, Screens, and Learning

Dr. Dipesh Navsaria - Developmental principles and research around screen usage and the basis for recommendations for families as they navigate this topic.
Rachel Youngblom

Supporting the Social and Emotional Needs of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

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Dr. Rachel Youngblom - Insight to the diverse learning profiles of children with ASD and strategies for supporting the social and emotional needs of these students.
Ray Schumacher

Cultivating Compassion

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Jeremy Bakken & Rev. Ray Schumacher - Christian love urges us also to increase our awareness and develop our understanding of the complexities of human emotion and mental function.
Laura Reinke

School-Based Counseling: Leveraging All Available Resources to Meet Students’ Needs

Laura Reinke - Learn more about current and emerging student concerns and how school-based counseling can help schools serve the “whole child.”
Andy Van Weele

Creating Unforgettable Lessons in Your Classroom

Andy Van Weele - Through a variety of resources, research, and first hand experience, learn how to bring your lessons to life in the classroom.
Becky Lindenberg

Early Learning Standards and Learn by Play

Becky Lindenberg & Janine Thies - Connect the value of play based learning to content area grade-level expectations required by their school, state, or national standards.

Effective Strategies when Using MAP Data

Mike Koestler - This session will empower educators with instructional design options that engage and support individual student growth using the data tools from Measures of Academic Progress (MAP).
Rachel Feld

Using Technology to Spark Creativity and Higher Order Thinking Skills

Rachel Feld - Methods and technology tools that support creativity and higher order thinking skills in the classroom.

Called to be a Witness

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Rev. Earle Treptow - You have been called to be his witness in a very special way as you carry out the ministry God himself has assigned to you.
Dan Nommensen

Supporting the Emotional Health of Teachers: Resources for Care from Christian Family Solutions

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Dan Nommensen - Resources for care and how to access this help in order to address or prevent mental health concerns in the teaching ministry.

Books Build Better Brains: How Promoting Literacy is Key to Early Brain and Child Development

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Dr. Dipesh Navsaria - Recognize the importance of the first years of a child’s life as key for lifelong mental and physical health as well as learning potential.