Public Education Learning Series: Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Students in Trauma-Informed Schools

When: 
Friday, September 13, 2019
9:30am to 11:30am EDT
Where: 
1400 16th Street NW
First Floor Conference Center
Non-members: 
Most WRAG events are only open to our members. Please refer to the text at left for attendance eligibility.
Add to Calendar

Registration Information: 
WRAG Members: 
Free. Please register online.
Non-member Education Funders: $95. Please contact Rebekah Seder, seder(at)washingtongrantmakers.org to register.

Adverse childhood experiences and toxic stress can have a significant impact on young people’s learning and academic achievement. Join us for a panel discussion to explore what effective trauma-informed practices look like in school settings and across levels of intervention, and what it takes to create schools and classrooms that meet the mental health needs of students and enable them to reach their full academic potential. 
 
Moderator: Dr. Megan McCormick, Director of Programs, MedStar Georgetown WISE Center
 
Panelists:
Dr. John Baker, Lead Psychologist, Alexandria Public Schools
Michael Cordell, Principal, KIPP Learning Center
Cynthia Robinson-Rivers, Head of School, Van Ness Elementary School
Jimmy Venza, Executive Director, Lourie Center for Children’s Social and Emotional Wellness

This program is generously sponsored by

Topic(s): 
Audience: