Topics for Teachers and Staff to Consider/ Be Mindful of When Planning Activities

    • Students’ transition back to school
    • May be behind on schoolwork
    • Secondary traumas/loss-grief
    • Increase in abusive tendencies
    • Isolation/loneliness
    • Change in routine
    • Relocation
    • Unemployment situation/job loss
    • News, constant bad news
    • Previous mental health issues worsening
    • Frustration with use/knowledge of remote technology
    • Family job loss
    • Middle and High School Orientations and Class Meetings
    • Video and/or virtual tour to know what to expect

    Each school will need to plan for building a broad coalition to integrate SEL and academic supports into transition plans, and create and maintain a caring, safe, and supportive environment for all students and adults.