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Thursday, November 12 • 21:15 - 21:30
Trauma and Education: The Connection that can Save Lives

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With the onset of COVID-19, wellbeing in education has become a vital focus area for educators to not only support their caregivers and students but also to support themselves. This firestarter session will focus on why understanding the place where trauma and learning converge is critically important for educators. Also emphasized is the crucial need for us as educators to empower ourselves to work through and with our own traumas, secondary traumatic stress, and emotions so that we can heal and better be there for our students and colleagues as well as help them do the same for themselves.

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Kathryn Kennedy

Founder and CEO, Kathryn Kennedy Consulting and Wellness for Educators
Dr. Kennedy is an educational researcher and consultant. She has focused on the areas of K-12 online, blended, and digital learning for over 15 years as well as social and emotional learning for teachers and students, in addition to trauma education for over five years. Her work centers... Read More →

Thursday November 12, 2020 21:15 - 21:30 CET