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The training incorporates mental health support into emergency preparedness.
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Grief and stress soured Kerry Graham on her job, but not on her students.
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Wrapping up the school year can be daunting for teachers.
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Learn about the latest findings from the Merrimack College Teacher Survey. Discover practical strategies for enhancing teacher well-being and retention from a panel of K-12 practitioners and teacher educators.
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Teachers offer unvarnished advice about how administrators can make them feel heard and respected.
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Alexandra Robbins' advocacy on behalf of teachers stems from her own research for a book on the teaching profession.