How educators can prioritize self-care now
Taking care of ourselves cannot take a back seat, say DA guest columnists Christine Ravesi-Weinstein and Matthew X. Joseph, who is also a featured speaker for FETC. They share five self-care strategies for educators, from educators, including staying connected and leading with heart.
How a hospital-based school district is supporting students now
Using technology to personalize learning for inpatient and day hospital program students is important to maintain engagement and connection, says DA guest columnist Emily Hersh, superintendent of Mount Pleasant Blythedale Union Free School District in New York.
Why mindfulness continues to be important for students, staff
DA guest columnist and Baldwin-Whitehall School District Superintendent Randal A. Lutz shares how his district's CHILL Project provides a blueprint for implementing stress-reduction practices for all, in school—and out. Here are six strategies for success.
Does your district have a continuity of operations plan?
It should now. Making preparations to avoid confusion during any emergency—including a pandemic—is critical, says Mike Raisor, the former COO for Jefferson County Public Schools, whose plan was designed to get the district up and running within 12 hours.