Results: Whole Child (3 Stories)

Transforming Teacher Retention through Mentorship

South Dakota Schools, South Dakota - Higher Education

Sharla Steever, a Learning Specialist, wanted to address the critical need for teacher retention in her rural district, particularly within its higher-needs schools. Sharla and her team created partnerships between new teachers and experienced teacher mentors to help aid in navigating complex studen...

Topics: equity, Mentoring, Whole Child

Helping Students in Trauma and Poverty Be Successful

Columbus City Schools, Ohio - Elementary

Ohio Avenue Elementary School teacher leader, Jessica Bedra, believes that Teacher Leadership means looking at a bigger picture and seeing how to make it better for everyone involved. It means taking action where action is needed. This Columbus City teacher and her team are taking action by helping ...

Topics: School Climate, Whole Child

Developing Socio-Emotional Skills in a Diverse School Environment

Baltimore County Public Schools, Maryland - Elementary

Clare Kruft’s team from Norwood Elementary School in Dundalk, MD is focused on developing their students’ capacities for social problem-solving, empathy, and self-reflection in the school setting. They believe that mastery of these key socio-emotional skills is essential for students to do their...

Topics: School Climate, Teacher Leadership Positions/Roles, Whole Child