CEI supports this call for inclusivity The School Superintendents Association (AASA) American School Counselor Association (ASCA) Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network (GLSEN) National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) National School Boards Association (NSBA) National PTA They sent this call t
Editor: We are dismayed by the uptick in harassment and the fear that some children are now experiencing. Over the next few weeks, we plan to share resources that we believe will be particularly useful to schools. If you are still wondering, as a teacher, how to be what your students need after the 2016 election, you are not alone. Dionne Grayman, a Morningside Center developer, has listed some Morningside Center resources and lessons for you in her blog article ‘Post-Electio
Founded by Peter Yarrow of the folk group Peter, Paul & Mary, Operation Respect, Inc. disseminates educational resources designed to establish a climate that reduces the emotional and physical cruelty some children inflict upon each other by behaviors such as ridicule, bullying and, in extreme cases, violence. It is a unique organization that provides a gateway to broad scale adoption of school-based character education as well as social and emotional learning (SEL) programs.
By Mark Weiss, Director of Education, Operation Respect. Author’s Note: This is a test run for what I hope to be a “series.” The next blog post will be entitled Season 1, Episode 1 (S1, E1), and there you have it’”the ruminations of someone who thinks that his blog posts are akin to a TV series. And who hasn’t noticed that we’re living in an age of narcissism? I have spent the past twelve years with Peter Yarrow of Peter, Paul and Mary on a project he co-founded called Operat
The recent tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT, weighs heavily on my mind. Those of you who have followed Wow!Ed and the Center for Educational Improvement know that we are grounded in the concept of “heart centered education.” Since I have come to the National Association of Elementary School Principals, Gail Connelly, the Executive Director of NAESP has helped to expand this to the concept of Heart Centered Leadership. Courage, compassion, confidence, con