The National Center on Safe Supportive Learning Environments' (NCSSLE) Innovation Spotlights highlight the great work states and communities across the country are doing to address school climate-related issues. To demonstrate a variety of ways to approach a topic, NCSSLE develops two to three Innovation Spotlights for each topic.
High Quality Professional Development (PD) to Address Student Trauma
There are a variety of ways a district and school can approach training staff on addressing student trauma. Below we offer spotlights of innovative efforts that could be helpful to others working to improve PD that addresses trauma. For context, read an introduction.
|Baltimore City Schools
Diversifying Trauma Focused PD Opportunities and Providing Coaching to Multiple Stakeholder Groups
|Chicago Public Schools
Developing a Scope and Sequence for Trauma Training
|St. Louis Public Schools
Targeting Trauma PD toward School Change Teams and Aligning Training and District Priorities