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Friday, July 8 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Cozy Centers: Developing a Cozy Wellness Area in Your Classroom!

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Come learn how to implement a wellness area in your classroom to support your students’ social-emotional skills, decrease challenging behaviors, and increase self-regulation. Cozy centers can be created in any size classroom with any budget. You do not have to have prior experience with cozy centers to benefit from this session. This session provides guidance for developing cozy centers as well as recommendations for effective use. Participants will learn what elements and resources should be included in cozy centers, why cozy centers are useful, how to implement and use them with students, and other ways to support your students’ social-emotional learning. Cozy centers are especially useful in early childhood classrooms and k-12 special education rooms, but they can also be useful in regular education and older grade classrooms with some modifications.

Participants should bring a laptop, tablet, or smartphone to access web-based learning activities and resources to fully participate in this session.

Presenters
avatar for Chelsea Oaks

Chelsea Oaks

Education Specialist-Preschool, Utah State Board of Education
Chelsea Oaks is a preschool specialist for the Utah State Board of Education (USBE). She has a bachelor's degree in English Education from Southern Utah University, and a master’s in Early Childhood Special Education from the University of Utah. Prior to joining USBE, she taught... Read More →
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Jared Lisonbee

Preschool Education Specialist, Utah State Board of Education
Jared Lisonbee is a Preschool Specialist at the Utah State Board of Education (USBE). Prior to joining USBE, Jared worked in Head Start and taught in higher education. Jared earned bachelor and master’s degrees from Brigham Young University before earning a Ph. D. in human development... Read More →


Friday July 8, 2022 11:00am - 12:00pm MDT
GC 303 - General Classroom Building, Room 303 Southern Utah University, 351 W University Blvd., Cedar City Utah
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