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
Venture Philanthropy Partners
1201 15th St NW, Suite 510
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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
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