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September 18, 2020 Workshop
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Join us for our monthly workshops!

When: 09/18/2020
12:30 PM
Where: Zoom Call
United States
Contact: Sharon S. Bruce, CAE

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Through December, our workshops will be held on the third Friday of each month virtually.  The presentations will take place from 12:30—3:30 pm.  Recognizing the value of the informal discussions that take place during the breaks and at lunch, we will hold roundtable discussions from 3:30—4:00 pm. 

In an effort to minimize distractions, members are encouraged to participate in these sessions from home.  Please set the time aside as you would when registering for the our in-person workshops. 


CSDE Update:  Kathy Demsey and her colleagues from CSDE will join us to provide an update on their activities and answer your questions. 

FEMA:  Brenda Bergeron, Esq., DEMHS Legal Advisor will also join us to provide a brief overview of the FEMA disaster funding programs, both for COVID and for “normal” natural disasters like hurricanes. 

Social/Emotion Component for School Districts:  Representatives from Anonymous Alerts will discuss the importance of social/emotion awareness and provide ideas on how to make address this topic in your district.  Take-aways will be:

  • Learn about roadmaps and guidelines regarding best practices for re-opening schools safely taking into account social and emotional health
  • Discuss optimal plans for providing information about school operations and medical plans to staff, students, parents, and the community
  • Importance of providing anonymous open communication channels that allow school stakeholders to share feedback & concerns related to social & emotional health, safety and COVID-19
  • Ways to enhance school security and establish guidelines for teachers in the classroom
  • Learn more about the various public resources available for schools to utilize content
  • Information on mental health coping tips related to family issues, social & emotional issues, medical issues, financial issues, and more
  • Activities and content to provide to the school community to help foster positive discussion and social and emotional health of all stakeholders
  • COVID-19 staff and student screening compliance

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