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

Friday, September 13, 2019
9:30am to 11:30am EDT
1400 16th Street NW
First Floor Conference Center
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Registration Information: 
WRAG Members: 
Free. Please register online.
Non-member Education Funders: $95. Please contact Rebekah Seder, seder(at) 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
Michael Cordell, Principal, KIPP DC: The Learning Center
Dr. Marcia Jackson, Executive Director of Student Services, Alternative Programs and Equity, Alexandria City Public Schools
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