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Summer 2023


According to research, trauma informed practices have faced disconnect when educating stakeholders who work directly with individuals who have faced a variety of traumatic events. With such disconnect, staff in the school systems have been unable to stay educated on the different resources available and training on best practices used. Administrators being present and working together to provide more effective professional development to help both students and staff who are directly impacted by trauma and trauma informed practices. Current research has supported the lack of knowledge and increase of teacher burnout when working with individuals who have faced adversity. A school improvement plan has been set in place to educate and support all stakeholders working with students who have experienced trauma. This allows a deeper understanding of the interventions and supports in place at the school(s) to improve students’ survey scores and success rates.