Visioning During a Time of Uncertainty to Bring Peace and Hope

By Christine Mason, CEI Executive Director Paradox rules at the moment. Even as we are socially isolating indoors, skies are clearing as we have halted toxic pollution. Although we have become more and more concerned about our children’s time on their digital devices, classrooms have gone virtual. And parents who have been stressed out over
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Trauma-Informed Distance Learning Recommendations

By Dana Asby, CEI Director of Innovation & Research Support and Christine Mason, CEI Executive Director Teachers and schools around the country have quickly mobilized to figure out how to serve their students from afar. Schools and communities have banded together to make sure that all of their students have the tools and resources needed
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Part I: Five Mindful Habits for Families and Schools to Increase Happiness and Connection – Presence and Calm

By Dana Asby, CEI Director of Innovation & Research Support This is Part I of a two-part series. Part II is available here. Stress can be toxic to the body and mind. When parents or teachers are stressed, they’re less likely to be well attuned to the youth in their care. Research shows that mindfulness
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Featured Fellow: Andrea Elliot – Bringing Compassion to New Hampshire High Schoolers

By Dana Asby, CEI Director of Innovation & Research Support “Bishop Brady High School: A Caring Community” is on the sign outside this Concord, New Hampshire high school. Andrea Elliot, the principal of this small Catholic school that serves about 300 students, thinks her school’s foundational belief in the importance of loving one another—brother and
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