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Cultivating Resilience

Apr 19, 2022

If COVID has an upside, it’s that it has brought attention to the emotional needs of students (and faculty members). Indeed, if a student doesn’t feel emotionally safe in the classroom, their ability to learn is severely impeded. And if an educator is experiencing extreme stress, their ability to work effectively with kids is compromised. The bottom line is that educators must work toward balancing a student’s academic needs with their social and emotional needs.

Our three guests from the Elizabethton School District in Elizabethton, TN provide the details.

Dr. Myra Newman — Assistant Director of Schools for Academics, Elizabethton City Schools, Elizabethton, TN

Dr. Jon Minton — Principal, Elizabethton High School, Elizabethton,

TN Megan Ellis — Counselor, Elizabethton High School, Elizabethton, TN