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Kris Eels

Mindful Education in Schools Instructor

Kris Eells is a retired elementary school teacher from Cedar Rapids and is proud to have taught all grade levels K-5 at some point over her 35 year career.  She employed mindfulness and yoga strategies while teaching, and so is very excited to work and learn with the Challenge to Change organization. 

She attended schools in the Cedar Rapids School District, graduated with her BS degree in Elementary Education from Iowa State University, and her Masters in Reading Instruction from the University of Northern Iowa.

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