Jeff Kluever is an Assistant Director, Programs for The Robert D. and Billie Ray Center at Drake University. A native of Norwalk, Iowa, Jeff graduated from Grinnell College with a Bachelor’s Degree in History and his Initial Teaching License. After teaching and coaching at the high school level for several years, Jeff accepted a coaching position with the Wartburg College football team. After one season at Wartburg, he served as a Graduate Assistant football coach at Carroll University in Wisconsin, while also earning a Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction. Jeff then worked as the Executive Director of the Allen County Historical Society in Iola, Kansas for two and half years before accepting a position as the Education Supervisor at Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier in Petersburg, Virginia. He and his wife returned to Iowa in 2015.
Research indicates that our inability to identify and manage stress is having a significant impact on workplace culture and optimal performance. This interactive session will focus on the new science of stress management with a focus on awareness, mindset, actions, and reflection of personal stress management. Participants will receive research-based strategies to build their own stress management plan along with strategies on how to lead others to be equipped to manage their stress.