Afrika Afeni Mills, MEd, is the
CEO of Continental Drift, LLC, an author, Education Consultant, and
Adjunct Professor at Boston College’s Lynch School of Education and
Human Development. She has been an educator since 1999 with a
background as a classroom teacher, instructional coach, teacher
In this series, we explore how childhood trauma and its many consequences impact students' well-being, cognition, and academic learning. We’ll hear educators, psychologists, and thought leaders describe current research and state-of-the-art approaches, including practical tips for schools on how to lessen or alleviate trauma’s impact.