In today’s ever-evolving landscape of education, the spotlight is increasingly shining on the critical role of mental health and well-being in the lives of students. We recently had the privilege of sitting down with Jill Bohenkamp, Associate Professor of Psychiatry within the National Center for School Mental Health.
The data dashboard presents a collection of nationwide child and adult statistics as a means to examine trends in both recent and historical national statistics. The data compilation focuses primarily on child health, nutrition and demographics.
Conflict is unfortunately a part of our lives. It exists within families, communities, and in many aspects of both our personal and working lives. How can schools or districts break the cycle of conflict? Learn more in this blog by Richard Long.
How do we transform the education system in the post-pandemic era? One key vehicle is leadership. Community-based leadership development recognizes that everyone has the potential to be a leader and emphasizes the importance of equipping both positional and non-positional leaders with the necessary tools to drive change. Read more about community-based leadership in this new blog from Eddie Koen, President of IEL.
The Learning First Alliance seeks an Association Support Specialist for an August 2023 start date. Learn more about the responsibilities of the position and how to apply.
The Learning First Alliance has elected Jill Cook, CAE, executive director of the American School Counselor Association, as chair of its Board of Directors for the 2023-24 term. Frederick Brown, president and CEO of Learning Forward, has been elected secretary/treasurer, and L. Earl Franks, executive director of the National Association of Elementary School Principals and 2022-23 LFA chair, will serve on the executive committee as immediate past president.
American Institutes for Research & Learning First Alliance Release Student Voices Podcast Series on Safety, Engagement, and Equity
The American Institutes for Research (AIR) and the Learning First Alliance (LFA) proudly present a three-part podcast series on student safety, engagement and equity, produced by David Osher, Vice President and Institute Fellow at AIR and Richard Long, Executive Director at LFA.
National Center for School Mental Health and Learning First Alliance Launch Educator Mental Health Resource Hub
The National Center for School Mental Health and the Learning First Alliance announce the debut of Mental Health Matters: An Educator Resource Hub, a hub designed to support the educator community in identifying and addressing student mental health challenges.
Learning First Alliance and National Education Groups Celebrate Graduation, Grade Promotion Milestones
The Learning First Alliance, a partnership of national education groups, is designating May 1 - June 16 Graduation and Grade Promotion Season to recognize students' educational achievements and highlight the impact of educational staff in helping them to succeed. #WeAre2023.