Sessions

Morning Sessions (10:30 to 11:30AM)

Featured Speaker Session

Ballroom A – Featured Speaker, Dr. Denise Schares: Leading and Learning with Character: Think Tank Dialogue

Panel Session

Ballroom B – Invited Panel, Culturally Responsive Trauma-Informed Care in Schools and Communities

  • Boyle, F., Student, Department of Secondary Education, Northwestern College, Orange City, IA​
  • Henfield, M., Dean, School of Education, Loyola University, Chicago, IL​
  • Kitrick, D., Grant Coordinator, Student Services, Waterloo Community School District, Waterloo, Iowa 
  • Powers-Brown, T., Iowa House of Representatives, Government, Des Moines, IA
  • Washington, A., Assistant Professor, Department of Counseling and Human Development, The University of Louisville, Louisville, KY​​
  • Weekley, R., At-Risk Student Support Coordinator, Waterloo Community School District, Waterloo, IA

Breakout Sessions

Ballroom C – Creating A Community in Motion™ for Mental Health, Social Justice, and Equality in Education

  • Heisterkamp, A., Fleming, M., & Skaar, N. (2019, November). Creating a community in Motion™ for mental health, social justice and equality in education. Paper presented at University of Northern Iowa Education Summit, Cedar Falls, IA.
  • STRAND: Community, School, and University Partnerships
  • SESSION TYPE: Conversation and Dialogues

College Eye Room – Integrating Health Disparities in the Undergraduate Education: Preparing a New Generation of Learners.

  • Jones, T. (2019, November). Integrating health disparities in the undergraduate education: Preparing a new generation of learners. Paper presented at the University of Northern Iowa Education Summit, Cedar Falls, IA.
  • STRAND: Inequity and Injustice in Education
  • SESSION TYPE: Paper Session

Elm Room – A Black History Curriculum in Elementary Social Studies

  • Walker, I. (2019, November). A Black history curriculum in elementary social studies. Paper presented at the University of Northern Iowa Education Summit, Cedar Falls, IA.
  • STRAND: Cultural Responsive Pedagogy
  • SESSION TYPE: Paper Session

Oak Room – Equity in Grading Practices: A Conversation for PK-16 Educators

  • Townsley, M. (2019, November) Equity in grading practices: A conversation for PK-16 educators. Paper presented at the University of Northern Iowa Education Summit, Cedar Falls, IA.
  • STRAND: Inequity and Injustice in Education
  • SESSION TYPE: Conversation and Dialogues

Presidential Room – Successful Integration of MTSS and PBIS; Empowering Students Intellectually, Socially and Emotionally

  • Browning, A. (2019, November). Successful integration of MTSS and PBIS: Empowering students intellectually, socially and emotionally. Paper presented at the University of Northern Iowa Education Summit, Cedar Falls, IA.
  • STRAND: Culturally Responsive Pedagogy
  • SESSION TYPE: Conversations and Dialogues

State College Room – Querying General Education Teacher Preparation: In What Ways can We Better Prepare Teachers to Support Educational Equity for Learners with Greater Support Needs?

  • Potter, K., & Jacobsen, D. (2019, November). Querying general education teacher preparation: In what ways can we better prepare teachers to support educational equity for learners with greater support needs? Paper presented at University of Northern Iowa Education Summit, Cedar Falls, IA.
  • STRAND: Inequity and Injustice in Education
  • SESSION TYPE: Conversation and Dialogues

University Room – Are We Even Listening? Discounting the Voice of Minority Students on Racial and Socio-Economic Inequities in their Schools

  • Luevanos, E. A., Madsen, J., Luo, W., & Luevanos, J. (2019, November). Are we even listening? Discounting the voice of minority students on racial and socio-economic inequities in their schools. Paper presented at the University of Northern Iowa Education Summit, Cedar Falls, IA.
  • STRAND: Inequity and Injustice in Education
  • SESSION TYPE: Paper Session

Early Afternoon Sessions (1:00 to 2:00PM)

Featured Speaker Session

Ballroom A – Featured Speaker, Dr. Michele Devlin: Health Disparities among Iowa's Newest Residents

Panel Session

Ballroom B – Invited Panel, Intersecting Systems and Sectors: Implications for Positive Culturally Relevant Health and Educational Outcomes

  • Egbuonye​, N., Public Health Director, Black Hawk County Health Department, Waterloo, IA 
  • La Salle, T., Associate Professor, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT ​
  • Lindaman, J., Superintendent, Waterloo Community Schools, Waterloo, IA​
  • Rafanello, A., Dean of Students, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA
  • Tura, H., REACH Program Director, Ethnic Minorities of Burma Advocacy and Resource Center, Waterloo, IA 
  • Whitaker, J., Director of the Public Health Undergraduate Program, Allen College, Waterloo, IA

Breakout Sessions

Ballroom C – The Power of an Invitation: The Impact of Using Hip Hop to Help Students to Share What They Know

  • Meacham, S., Muhammad, L. P., Valancia, A., & Lee, L. (2019, November). The power of an invitation: The impact of using Hip Hop to help students to share what they know. Symposium session presented at the University of Northern Iowa Education Summit, Cedar Falls, IA.
  • STRAND: Culturally Responsive Pedagogy
  • SESSION TYPE: Symposia

College Eye Room – How Does it Feel? Examining Emotional Arcs of Diverse Characters in Multicultural Picture Books

  • Matloob Haghanikar, T. (2019, November). How does it feel? Examining emotional arcs of diverse characters in multicultural picture books. Paper presented at the University of Northern Iowa Education Summit, Cedar Falls, IA.
  • STRAND: Culturally Responsive Pedagogy
  • SESSION TYPE: Paper Session

Elm Room – Correlational Study Examining Individual Educational Program (IEP) Numbers and Assessed Toxics score Risk in a Midwest Regional Area using GIS as a Supportive Tool

  • Zeman, C., Shrestha, J., & McClintock, S. (2019, November). Correlational study examining individual educational program (IEP) numbers and assessed toxics score risk in a Midwest regional area using GIS as a supportive tool. Paper presented at the University of Northern Iowa Education Summit, Cedar Falls, IA.
  • STRAND: Inequity and Injustice in Education
  • SESSION TYPE: Paper Session

Oak Room – Identifying and Disrupting the School-to-Prison Nexus

  • Mohorne, S., & Stumbo, C. (2019, November). Identifying and disrupting the school-to-prison nexus. Paper presented at the University of Northern Iowa Education Summit, Cedar Falls, IA.
  • STRAND: Inequity and Injustice in Education
  • SESSION TYPE: Conversations and Dialogues

Presidential Room – A Critical-cultural Summation of the “Not Without Me” Community Dialogues on Practices to Connect Community, Schools, and Parents

  • Burke Henderson, K. (2019, November). A Critical-cultural summation of the “Not Without Me” Community dialogues on practices to connect community, schools and parents. Paper presented at the University of Northern Iowa Education Summit, Cedar Falls, IA.
  • STRAND: Community, School, and University Partnerships
  • SESSION TYPE: Conversations and Dialogues

State College Room – End Game: Game Changing Best Practices That Move Organizations Toward Inclusion

  • Mabry, C. (2019, November). End game: Game changing best practices that move organizations toward inclusion. Paper presented at the University of Northern Iowa Education Summit, Cedar Falls, IA.
  • STRAND: Inequity and Injustice in Education
  • SESSION TYPE: Conversations and Dialogues

University Room – Culturally Responsive Teaching: Training Teachers through a University Partnership with a Large Urban School District in Iowa

  • Behan, D., & Colbert, E. (2019, November). Culturally responsive teaching: Training teachers through a university partnership with a large urban school district in Iowa. Paper presented at the University of Northern Iowa Education Summit, Cedar Falls, IA.
  • STRAND: Community, School, and Partnerships
  • SESSION TYPE: Conversations and Dialogues

Late Afternoon Sessions (2:15 to 3:15PM)

Featured Speaker Session

Ballroom A – Featured Speaker, Dr. Nicole Skaar: Development and Implementation of a Mental Health MTSS for a Rural School

Panel Session

Ballroom B – Invited Panel, Diversifying the Teacher Workforce: Unexplored Ideas and Innovative Suggestions

  • Botchway II, K., Chief Officer of Human Resources & Equity, Waterloo Community Schools, Waterloo, IA
  • Grooms, A., Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Policy and Leadership Studies, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
  • Horne, R., Executive Director, School of Administrators of Iowa, Clive, IA ​
  • Mohorne, S., Associate Superintendent for Educational Services, Waterloo Community Schools, Waterloo, IA
  • Morse, A., Assistant to the President, Board and Governmental Relations, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA
  • Burke, C. 2019 Iowa Teacher of the Year, Dubuque’s Eleanor Roosevelt Middle School, Dubuque, IA

Breakout Sessions

Ballroom C – A Tale of Two Systems: A Systems Perspective on How Rural and Suburban School Districts can Work to Create Cultural and Linguistic Competence

  • Hudson, S., & Daisy, B. (2019, November). A tale of two systems: A systems perspective on how rural and suburban school districts can work to create cultural and linguistic competence. Paper presented at the University of Northern Iowa Education Summit, Cedar Falls, IA.
  • STRAND: Cultural and Linguistic Competence in Education and Health Care Systems
  • SESSION TYPE: Conversations and Dialogues

College Eye Room – Beyond Awareness and Competence: Cultural and Linguistic Proficiency for Equitable and Inclusive Education

  • Muhayimana, T. (2019, November). Beyond awareness and competence: Cultural and linguistic proficiency for equitable and inclusive education. Paper presented at the University of Northern Iowa Education Summit, Cedar Falls, IA.
  • STRAND: Cultural and Linguistic Competence in Education and Health Care Systems
  • SESSION TYPE: Paper Session

Elm Room – Redeeming “Teacher Face”: Bridging Divides When Words May Fail

  • Nonhof, C., & Heitritter, L. (2019, November). Redeeming “Teacher face”: Bridging divides when words may fail. Paper presented at the University of Northern Iowa Education Summit, Cedar Falls, IA.
  • STRAND: Cultural and Linguistic Competence in Education and Health Care Systems
  • SESSION TYPE: Conversations and Dialogues

Oak Room – Using Arts-Based Inquiry and Mindfulness Practices to Address Executive Function Deficiencies of Students Exposed to Multiple Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

  • Kuhn, M., Tallakson, D., & Schienwerf, M. (2019, November). Using arts-based inquiry and mindfulness practices to address executive function deficiencies of students exposed to multiple adverse childhood experiences (ACEs). Paper presented at the University of Northern Iowa Education Summit, Cedar Falls, IA.
  • STRAND: Community, School, and University Partnerships
  • SESSION TYPE: Paper Session

Presidential Room – Whose Linguistic Competence? Opportunities to Learn in Tension for Young Children in Northeast Iowa

  • Edwards, L. (2019, November). Whose linguistic competence? Opportunities to learn in tension for young children in Northeast Iowa. Paper presented at the University of Northern Iowa Education Summit, Cedar Falls, IA.
  • STRAND: Cultural and Linguistic Competence in Education and Health Care Systems
  • SESSION TYPE: Paper Session

State College Room – English Language Partnerships: A College Preparation Pathway for English Language Learners

  • Roos, S. (2019, November). English language partnerships: A college preparation pathway for English language learners. Paper presented at the University of Northern Iowa Education Summit, Cedar Falls, IA.
  • STRAND: Community, School, and University Partnerships
  • SESSION TYPE: Conversations and Dialogues

University Room – Place and race: Examining the Retention of Administrators of Color in a Predominantly Rural State

  • Stumbo, C., & McGee, I. (2019, November). Place and race: Examining the retention of administrators of color in a predominantly rural state. Paper presented at the University of Northern Iowa Education Summit, Cedar Falls, IA.
  • STRAND: Inequity and Injustice in Education
  • SESSION TYPE: Paper Session