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Webinar: Lessons from the Field -- Addressing Student Behavioral Needs & Supporting Their Mental Health


- Lessons from the Field Webinar Series -

Addressing Student Behavioral Needs & Supporting Their Mental Health

Wednesday, December 8, 2021 | 3:00 - 4:15 PM ET


Attention: State and District Leaders, School Administrators, Educators, Student Support Personnel, Parents, and Education Stakeholders


The U.S. Department of Education is hosting a webinar series to support educational settings in safely sustaining in-person instruction. The series features lessons learned and best practices from faculty, staff, schools, districts, institutions of higher education, early childhood education providers, and other places of educational instruction, describing approaches to operating during the COVID-19 pandemic.

On behalf of the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education’s Office of Safe and Supportive Schools, the National Center on Safe Supportive Learning Environments (NCSSLE) invites you to join the next webinar, Addressing Student Behavioral Needs and Supporting Their Mental Health.

Date: Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Time: 3:00 - 4:15 pm EDT

Please join us for important information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the

U.S. Department of Education addressing student behavioral and mental health issues resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. Strategies for supporting students as they return to or sustain in-person instruction will be addressed. A panel discussion with practitioners from the field will follow information shared by federal agency staff members.



  • ·       Kabrillen Jones: Special Assistant, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, U.S. Department of Education
  • ·       Renee Bradley: Education Program Specialist, Office of Special Education Programs, U.S. Department of Education
  • .       Marci Hertz: Senior Behavioral Scientist, Division of Adolescent and School Health, Centers for

Disease Control and Prevention

  • ·       Jennifer Kubista: Superintendent, Central School District 13J, Monmouth and Independence, OR
  • ·       Lisa Spears: SBT Clinical Supervisor & Program Coordinator, James F. Reames Center, Florence 1 Schools, Florence, SC


Related Documents

This event will reference the following resources, which we encourage you to access in advance of the webinar to inform participation:


U.S. Department of Education Resources


CDC Resources


Other Resources


For your reference, slides for this presentation will be posted on the event webpage on the day of the event. The recording will be posted a day after.


You must register to participate in this presentation.


Register Here!



Please contact NCSSLE if you have any questions. We look forward to sharing this information with you

and hearing from you about the important work you are doing in your schools, communities, and states to meet the needs of your students and staff as they return to in-person learning.


More on the Lessons from the Field Webinar Series


Archived Events: To access archived materials from previous Lessons from the Field webinars, go here.


Upcoming Webinars: Stay tuned for additional details on upcoming webinars in the Lessons from the

Field Webinar Series.

About the Author

Adam Honeysett is Managing Director of U.S. Department of Education Office of Communications and Outreach, State and Local Engagement.  ED Review is a product of that office.

To submit comments or provide feedback, please contact Managing Director Honeysett at (202) 401-3003 or Or, visit