Quality Paraprofessionals Equals Quality Instruction

Quality Paraprofessionals Equals Quality Instruction for All Students

Paraprofessionals are pivotal support in special education classrooms and to the successful inclusion of students with disabilities in general education classrooms. Quality paraprofessionals improve student outcomes, teacher effectiveness, and school climate. Establishing good relationships between teachers and paraprofessionals as well as supporting paraprofessionals in understanding their roles and responsibilities with students is essential. Empowering paraprofessionals […]

The Power of Addressing the Whole Child

The Power of Addressing the Whole Child: Social and Emotional Learning Skills for Life

Malcom Gladwell, global thinker and author, contends that there’s a phenomenon calledthe tipping point. The tipping point is what happens when a minor thing like an idea ortrend spreads like wildfire, then leads to a major shift in the way people think and believe.There’s a tipping point going on in education right now and it’s […]

ESSER Funding Guide: Best Practices for Maximizing Outcomes

Free Webinar ESSER Funding Guide: Best Practices for Maximizing Outcomes with Presenter: Christian Rhodes

On Thursday, March 11, 2021, the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act was signed into law. It includes $122 billion for the ARP Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ARP ESSER) Fund. Funds are provided to SEAs and LEAs to help safely reopen and sustain the same operation of schools and address the impact of the […]

The Key to Successful Talent Management Lies in Behavioral Health

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An innovative and analytical approach to behavioral well-being will be the defining factor between organizations that grow and those that stall. Industry leading companies share a powerful commonality, a skilled and driven labor force. Creating, growing, and guiding an organization that shapes landscapes requires dependable and knowledgeable employees that are attracted, developed, and maintained sustainably […]

Napa Valley Unified School District

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Due to the district’s unique geographical makeup, Napa Valley relies on technology to keep teachers and administrators connected across the district. “Vizzle gives us the ability to see how teachers and students are interacting and to monitor their progress over time. With Vizzle’s data, we’re able to see who needs support so that we can […]

Top Take-Aways: Meeting the Needs of Children with Behavioral Challenges Virtually


Remember, it is relatively easy to teach social skills and provide social-emotional supports via web-based technologies. School districts need to be creative in figuring out new ways of reaching and teaching students. Kurt Hulett Tweet Take-Away #1:  The Law has Not Changed in Light of COVID-19:    The Department of Education has made it clear since […]