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Video: Voices from the Field: The Importance of Trauma-Informed Practices

Two national experts in trauma and resilience discuss why trauma-informed practices are important for students and schools and share ideas for educators to strengthen the culture of youth-serving organizations to better support struggling students.


Video Workshop: Designing Teacher Led Professional Learning

Video archive of a workshop offering an introduction to next generation professional learning, including prompts for when viewers can pause and engage in the workshop activities themselves along with the participants.


Archived Webinar: Identifying and Transforming Educational Inequities, Part One

1 of 2. Presenters introduce key research on the existence and impact of microaggressions in education and share a four-stage framework for transformation that can be used within education systems to identify and address racial inequities and their impact on school climate.


Archived Webinar: Identifying and Transforming Educational Inequities, Part Two

2 of 2. Presenters provide in-depth discussion on working together to replace harmful microaggressions with positive and inclusive school practices; and fostering conditions and relationships to fundamentally shift school culture.

Featured Video

Reducing Chronic Absenteeism: Every Day Counts!

This 19-minute video helps schools and districts understand that chronic absenteeism is a problem they can address.

Featured Event

School Leader Supports: What Do We Know? Where Are We Going Next?

April 16, 2018 - April 17, 2018
Phoenix, AZ

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