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Educator professional development and support

Educator professional development and support involves education opportunities for teachers to improve or enhance their teaching methods or classroom environment.

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Supporting Students with Behavioral and Emotional Needs: A Conversation with Carl SumiSupporting Students with Behavioral and Emotional Needs: A Conversation with Carl Sumi

In the latest episode of The SRI Homeroom podcast, Senior Principal Education Researcher Carl Sumi joined host Kori Hamilton Biagas to discuss strategies, interventions, and recommendations for educators, schools, and researchers hoping to meet that need head-on.
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BEST in CLASS: What Coaches and Teachers Say About It. Part 2: Teacher PerspectivesBEST in CLASS: What Coaches and Teachers Say About It. Part 2: Teacher Perspectives

Practice-based coaching (PBC) promotes a strong collaborative partnership between teachers and coaches to facilitate the use of effective instructional practices. The PBC process includes skills instruction on BEST in CLASS practices, shared goals and action planning, implementation support, classroom observation, and reflection and feedback.
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Promoting Mental Health and Well-Being in Schools: An Action Guide for School and District LeadersPromoting Mental Health and Well-Being in Schools: An Action Guide for School and District Leaders

Schools are prioritizing students’ mental health, and there are many tools and resources to choose from. CDC created this action guide as a place to start. It can help school and district leaders build on what they are already doing to promote students’ mental health and find new strategies to ...
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2024 School Mental Health Quality Guides2024 School Mental Health Quality Guides

These 2024 editions contain major updates and an and easy-to-follow format complete with action steps, best practices, examples from the field, and more.
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BEST in CLASS: What Coaches and Teachers Say About It. Part 1: Coach PerspectivesBEST in CLASS: What Coaches and Teachers Say About It. Part 1: Coach Perspectives

BEST in CLASS (Behavioral, Emotional, and Social Training: Competent Learners Achieving School Success) is a tier 2 (targeted) evidence-based intervention for young children with persistent and intensive challenging behaviors.
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Handle With Care: Expanding and evaluating trauma supports for studentsHandle With Care: Expanding and evaluating trauma supports for students

Now more than ever, many children and youth are exposed to potentially traumatic events, whether it be from community or school violence, natural disasters, or the sudden loss of a loved one.
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TeacherWise Well-Being Notebook from WISE GeorgetownTeacherWise Well-Being Notebook from WISE Georgetown

The Center for Wellbeing in School Environments (WISE) works with Washington DC school communities to reduce mental health and educational disparities.
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Handle With Care Virtual Learning AcademyHandle With Care Virtual Learning Academy

This free online course provides educators with information on implementing trauma-sensitive strategies in the school setting. Courses focus on understanding trauma, creating a trauma-informed school environment, and much more.
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What to Say When Tragedy Strikes (Consejos para Abordar Problemas Sociales Actuales)What to Say When Tragedy Strikes (Consejos para Abordar Problemas Sociales Actuales)

(Available in Spanish and English.) Our team at SRI Education is deeply saddened and concerned about the wars, violence, and climate destruction sweeping the world. Adults and children may be grappling with feelings of fear, worry, anxiety, anger, and confusion in response to what they are seeing and hearing in ...
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Supporting Transgender Staff and StudentsSupporting Transgender Staff and Students

The National Center for School Mental Health (NCSMH) at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) compiled the following list of websites and free resources to help support transgender youth and adults.
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