Advancing School Safety & Student Wellness Executive Learning Community
SUMMARY – A year-long learning community for leaders in nine North Texas school districts. Members have access to expert-facilitated group learning experiences and cultivated workshops anchored in evidence-based practices to promote safe schools and student well-being.
Meadows Institute staff kicked off the Advancing School Safety and Student Wellness Executive Learning Community.
The Advancing School Safety and Student Wellness Executive Learning Community (ELC) convenes nine school districts representing 244,577 students through monthly sessions to address the current challenges with student behavior and well-being, including increases in student aggression, anxiety, grief, and loss. Through a curated learning sequence, district leaders are equipped with the tools to build districtwide infrastructure based on prevention, data, and collaboration to reduce exclusionary discipline practices and better support student well-being and academic achievement.
The Advancing School Safety and Student Wellness ELC is part of a broader effort launched by the Meadows Institute to equip districts across Texas with evidence-based tools to support student and educator mental health. Participating regions include North Texas, Northeast Texas, San Antonio, and Tarrant County encompassing 52 districts and representing nearly half a million students. These learning communities will set the tone and lead the way for Texas districts interested in implementing best practices in school mental health and well-being.
The Advancing School Safety and Student Wellness Executive Learning Community is possible through the generous support of the Harold Simmons Foundation and partnership with the Region 10 Education Service Center.
Advancing School Safety and Student Wellness Executive Learning Community Members
- Denton ISD
- Garland ISD
- Grand Prairie ISD
- Plano ISD
- Richardson ISD
- Royce City ISD
- Sunnyvale ISD
- Uplift Education
- Waco ISD
Advancing School Safety and Student Wellness ELC members can access session materials and other resources through our secure, members-only page.
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