Presents a new approach to increasing student engagement and building relationships between students and staff. This video contains insights for how to reduce feelings of isolation in a rural school setting in an effort to minimize the likelihood of another school shooting.
Discusses a fist fight that took place in a North Carolina school. A parent advocate believes that with the shortage of teachers and administrators, acts like this can quickly lead to unfairly funneling a student from the classroom into the criminal justice system.
Proposes a vision and path forward for a broad coalition of partners to bring inclusive, equitable, and evidence-based supports to students and educators experiencing trauma and transform outcomes in the Appalachian region.