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Join WestEd at the 2019 Georgia Association of Educational Leaders Summer Conference, July 14-17, in Jekyll Island, GA

GAEL and WestEd

Senior Research Associate Trevor Fronius with the WestEd Justice & Prevention Research Center and School Climate Specialist Jenny Betz with WestEd’s School Climate & Wellness Partnership will present at the Georgia Association of Educational Leaders’ 2019 Summer Conference, July 14 through July 17, in Jekyll Island, Georgia.

During the event, Georgia education leaders will participate in sessions, led by a diverse group of experts, that focus on what it takes to make schools safe, supportive, and trauma-informed.

Learn about WestEd’s session below. This year’s conference theme is “Make Schools Safe Again.” Join us!

Using Trauma-Informed Practices to Improve School Climate

Date: Wednesday, July 17
Time: 8:30-9:15am
Location: Jekyll Island Convention Center, Room 4

In this session, participants will:

  • Gain insight from research on the benefits of trauma-informed practices on school climate and on teaching and learning
  • Learn about tools designed to help identify where school systems fall along a continuum of trauma-inducing to trauma-informed
  • Discuss vignettes and short case studies

Participants will leave with several strategies that can be implemented right away.

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July 14–17th, 2019


Jekyll Island, Georgia


Georgia Association of Educational Leaders


Administrators, Policymakers