Apply Now: Northeast Texas School Mental Health Executive Learning Community
Apply between January 23 & February 3 for this premier learning experience to advance school mental health in your district
School districts are overwhelmed as they work to meet the needs of students and educators.
1 in 5
children in the U.S. show symptoms of Mental Health Disorders each year*
leading cause of death for children ages 10-24 is suicide*
Effective school mental health programs are critical to improving student outcomes, well-being, and academic achievement.
Join the Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute for a 12-month learning experience that equips districts to effectively develop and implement evidence-based school mental health programs. This opportunity is free of cost thanks to the generous support of the Texas Pioneer Foundation.
Submit your application today
Applications open from January 23 through February 3 for school districts within Northeast Texas.
Capacity is limited.
Who Should Apply
This opportunity is targeted toward district executives and student support leaders responsible for developing and implementing school mental health programs. This professional learning community is philanthropically funded and only available to school districts within Northeast Texas. Each district accepted into the Executive Learning Community can send up to 4 district leaders to participate.
Executive Learning Community members will attend ten 120-minute learning sessions delivered in person or virtually from March 2023 – February 2024. The Meadows Institute will work closely with Learning Community participants to develop a meeting schedule that is responsive to district needs.
Who We Are
The Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute provides independent, nonpartisan, data-driven, and trusted policy and programmatic recommendations for creating equitable, systemic change. We are a nonprofit organization that works closely with districts across Texas building sustainable mental and behavioral health systems that serve all students and educators.
Our team of school mental health experts includes former school district and education service center leaders, mental and behavioral health systems leadership, licensed clinical professionals, evaluation experts, policy analysts, and more.
The Meadows Institute is uniquely positioned as the only entity in Texas that works to put school mental health research, policy, and best practices into action—and into the hands of educators who do the work and need the help building systems that support their students and staff.
Executive Learning Community member benefits include:
- Access to an exclusive peer-learning space to collaborate, innovate, and implement with other district leaders facing similar challenges
- Professional executive networking opportunities with other district leaders and high impact community partners
- A curated professional learning curriculum developed by school mental health experts at the Meadows Institute and its network of partner organizations
- Support developing a customized program implementation plan leveraging the best and latest school mental health research
Curriculum topics include:
- Foundations of School Mental Health and Evidence-Based Practices
- Long-Term Systems Building, such as Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS)
- How to Promote Adult Well-Being for Educators
- School Mental Health Funding and Sustainability
- How to Leverage a Network of Highly Effective Community Partners
- School Mental Health Data Collection and Analysis
- And more!
For more information please contact:
Linda Webb, PhD, Senior Vice President for Education Initiatives | [email protected]
This learning community is free of cost thanks to the generous philanthropic support of: