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Support Your Staff and Student Resiliency During COVID-19

When faced with adversity in K-12 education, oftentimes it's just as challenging to resume normal school days as it is to move through the adverse event. We understand that social emotional learning (SEL) and trauma resiliency can be top of mind.

RTI is here to support you. We are offering virtual trainings, customized to your organization, that will provide you with the tools you need to move through the effects of COVID-19.

When tools aren’t enough, let our expertise work for you.
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Resources for Teacher and Student Resiliency from Adverse Events

NEW Coaching for Teacher Resilience during COVID-19 | Part 3: Coaching for Resilience
NEW Coaching for Teacher Resilience during COVID-19 | Part 2: The Power of Coaching
NEW Coaching for Teacher Resilience during COVID-19 | Part 1: Burnout and Trauma
Instruction Partners' COVID-19 School Resource Hub: Resources for supporting distance learning and recovery
Returning to School After an Emergency or Disaster: Tips to Help Your Students Cope (CDC)
Helping Children Cope with Emergencies (CDC)
Coping with Disaster (FEMA)
Recovery from Large-Scale Crises: Guidelines for Crisis Teams and Administrators (NASP)
Children & Disasters: Disaster Preparedness to Meet Children’s Needs (AAP)
Advice for Dealing with Uncertainty, From People Who’ve Been There (NPR)
AASA, The School Superintendents Association provides resources on Coronavirus
Checklist for Taking Care of Yourself from The National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN)
Continuity of Learning Resources from the Aurora Institute
Coronavirus Resources from New York Times: Teaching, Learning and Thinking Critically
COVID-19 Superintendent Response Check-list
EdWeek – How Teachers are Talking to Students
Five ways to support students affected by trauma
Four Core Priorities for Trauma-Informed Distance Learning (KQED)
From RTI International: Promoting Student Resilience
From Stanford: Teaching Effectively in Times of Disruption
Matrix of Trauma-Sensitive Strategies of School Success
National Association of School Psychologists, Health Crisis Resources Communication Guidance & Steps for Schools
Social-Emotional Support in the New World of Distance Learning (School Library Journal)

Resources for School Reentry and Reopening

Video series demonstrating reading skills activities and comprehension lessons for parents (Florida Center for Reading Research)
Instructional videos on teaching phonics and vocabulary lessons virtually (University of Michigan School of Education)
NC Office of Early Learning’s Remote Learning Website: Weekly education resources and activities for supporting distance learning
Virtual Kit: Phonological Awareness and Early Literacy Birth to Five (University of Kansas)
Analysis—A Blueprint for Reopening America’s Schools This Fall
School closures, government responses, and learning inequality around the world during COVID-19 (Brookings)
National Coronavirus Response: A Road Map to Reopening (AEI)
School Leaders Debate Solutions For an Uncertain 2020-2021 (Edutopia)
How Schools are Planning to Reopen in the Fall (The Washington Post)
A Blueprint for Back to School (AEI)
Return to School Roadmap
Reentry and recovery are not the same thing: What the next chapter for schools may look like (Instruction Partners)
What will it take to open schools in North Carolina this fall? (EdNC)
Analysis: Reopening schools will be a huge challenge for education leaders. Here is a road map to help with their planning (The 74 Million)

General Resources for COVID-19 Information

American Academy of Pediatrics - 2019 Novel Coronavirus
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) – COVID-19 Guidance for Schools and Childcare
General CDC COVID-19 Information
National School Boards Association (NSBA) - COVID-19: Preparing For Widespread Illness in Your School Community
Nonprofit Quarterly (NPQ) – How Nonprofits Can Utilize the New Federal Laws Dealing with COVID-19
US Department of Education - COVID-19 Information and Resources for Schools and School Personnel
World Health Organization (WHO) – Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak

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