Dr. Jenna Lichter is a life-long educator who has taught at the middle school, high school, and post-secondary level. She joins ATN with significant expertise in educational assessment and higher education leadership, nonprofit organizations and youth at risk. She has a wide range of teaching experiences, including high schools, middle schools, a state youth correctional […]
#TSS 2021–Thank You!
Thank you for the conference… This Mom can’t say thank you enough for the Trauma Sensitive Schools Conference in February 2021. What a great experience to join with others who are passionate about finding answers, having hard conversations, and learning heavy things. There is nothing worse than traveling a tough, unexpected road silently and alone. […]
On Being an Anti-Racist White Mom
The Atlanta shootings It’s been a few weeks since the news broke about the shootings at 3 spas in the Atlanta area. Watching this unfold on my TV, sitting in my Atlanta suburban home, I was confounded. Now…so many days later…I still am. Was the shooter racist? Was this a hate crime? The news media […]
NOW ACCEPTING WORKSHOP PROPOSALS THROUGH JUNE 30, 2020
Calling all trauma-informed educators and community leaders interested in presenting at the 4th annual Creating Trauma-Sensitive Schools Conference, currently scheduled for February 14-16, 2021 in Atlanta, GA. This conference hosts over 1700 teachers, counselors, administrators, parents and child advocates from across the United States – the largest gathering of trauma-informed educators in the world! Our Call for […]
Back to School with Traumatized Students: What Do We Tell New Teachers?
By: Jen Alexander, MA, NCC, RPT It’s back to school time for all of us. It can be overwhelming to think about what to tell this year’s teachers about our children. What’s too much? What’s too little? The answers, of course, are different for everyone, but here are some ideas to think about sharing. Educators […]