Join author Karen Gross for a Zoom chat on her book Trauma Doesn't Stop at the School Door to explore whether schools can be a place for healing trauma. She will be joined by Ed Wang, a psychologist; Sakina McGruder, a kindergarten teacher; and Pat Neal, a former teacher and middle school administrator.
Moderated by Brian Ellerbeck, executive acquisitions editor at Teachers College Press
For more about the book: https://www.tcpress.com/trauma-doesn-t-stop-at-the-school-door-9780807764107
About the Panelists:
Karen Gross is an author and educator; she serves as an instructor of continuing education at Rutgers Graduate School of Social Work and visiting professor at Bennington College.
Ed Wang is the Director of Policy and Planning, Division of Global Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital and Assistant Professor of Psychology, Harvard Medical School.
Sakina McGruder is a National Board Certified Teacher (NBCT) with 18 years of experience with both elementary and intermediate aged students. She is currently teaching kindergarten and is a member of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International.
Pat Neal served as a teacher in DC Public Schools, after which she worked in Fairfax County Public Schools during which period she served as an elementary school teacher and school counselor, and as middle school counselor and school director of student services.