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    Ask an Expert x Live Demo: Behavior and Branching Minds

    Thursday, July 25, 2024
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    1 PM ET / 12 PM CT / 10 AM PT

    Get your questions ready! “Ask An Expert” is an interactive webinar and live platform demo that puts you in touch with experienced MTSS practitioners, learning scientists, and Branching Minds super-users.


    Our first “Ask An Expert” is focused on MTSS-Behavior – we will answer questions, share practical advice, and demonstrate Branching Minds tools that can help you take your behavior support system to the next level

    What: A free, interactive webinar and live demo hosted by Branching Minds

    Why: To learn about important MTSS topics and how Branching Minds solves common MTSS challenges

    Who: K-12 educators at all levels of experience with MTSS

    You can ask your questions live, or pre-submit questions about the topic using this form


    “Ask an Expert” webinars are live and will not be available for later viewing, so don’t miss it!


    Your MTSS-Behavior Experts:

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    Trudy Bender, Ed.S., NSCP
    Sr. Manager of Thought Leadership Content, Branching Minds

    Trudy Bender is the Senior Manager of Thought Leadership Content at Branching Minds. She has extensive experience as a teacher, school psychologist, and district administrator. She previously served as the Coordinator of District Behavior Intervention for Waco ISD, where she led the district in reducing exclusionary discipline and disproportionality. She facilitated the implementation of a Multi-Tiered System of Supports for Behavior, including initiatives to improve school climate and universal behavior supports, provide effective Tier 2 and Tier 3 behavior intervention programs, and coordinate wrap-around services and transitional support for students in alternative disciplinary settings. Trudy is a Nationally Certified School Psychologist.

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    Brittany Shurley
    Sr. Director of Learning and Enablement, Branching Minds

    Brittany Shurley oversees professional learning and sales enablement at Branching Minds. She has served students, educators, and leaders in various roles throughout her career, including as a classroom teacher, learning disabilities specialist, school-based leader, and district level administrator. Brittany has extensive experience in facilitating the implementation of MTSS at the district and school levels. She is passionate about ensuring teachers have the tools to promote safe, healthy, and engaging learning environments where students are experiencing success.