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Wednesday, September 9 • 2:30pm - 3:30pm
A Leader's Guide to Fostering Mental Wellness and Building School Community Cultures of Connection Part 2

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Prior to the onset of COVID-19, a study forms the UCL Institute of Education revealed that one in 20 teachers suffers with a mental illness that has lasted or is likely to last more than a year. COVID-19 has only exasperated those figures. Our teachers are feeling stress, anxiety, and fear. Consequently, it is incumbent upon school leaders to check-in and support their staff.  It is time to begin investing in our staff as human beings and not just as employees. Participants will learn to conduct staff wellness checks, implement workplace stigma reduction practices, and will receive concrete examples to build school community cultures of connection.


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Monica Nepomuceno

Education Programs Consultant, Mental Health Services Program, California Department of Education
Monica Nepomuceno has worked as an Education Programs Consultant for the California Department of Education overseeing the Mental Health Services Program since 2009. She is the Co-Chair for the Student Mental Health Policy Workgroup and is also the Project Cal-Well Youth Mental Health... Read More →
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Mara Madrigal

Director, San Diego County Office of Education
Mara Madrigal-Weiss is the Director of Student Wellness and Positive School Climate and Foster & Homeless Youth Education Services with the San Diego County Office of Education. Ms. Madrigal-Weiss currently serves as Commissioner on the Mental Health Services and Oversight Commission... Read More →


Wednesday September 9, 2020 2:30pm - 3:30pm PDT