March 25, 2021
A new national curriculum called “Vaping: Know the truth” is meeting an urgent need to help keep America’s youth from starting to use e-cigarettes, and offering resources for those who are already vaping.
Announcing Ready, Set, RISE! — Digital Resources Supporting Emotional Resiliency in Teachers and Students
December 14, 2020
Amidst the many challenges of the coronavirus pandemic, creating safe and supportive learning environments for teaching and learning continues to be a top priority for school leaders and for Kaiser Permanente. While there are many efforts focused on student resilience, Kaiser Permanente recognizes the importance of addressing staff resilience as a key strategy in building safe and supportive school communities. To that end, we are excited to introduce Ready, Set RISE! — a new series of free, digital resources offered as part of our Resilience in School Environments (RISE) initiative.
October 26, 2020
It goes without saying that this year’s back-to-school experience has been fraught with stress and uncertainty for students, staff, and teachers in light of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Those who lead Kaiser Permanente’s Educational Theatre program recognized the current high level of stress and set out to offer educators a way to connect and discuss solutions for the unique challenges they are experiencing in 2020.
July 1, 2020
With summer in full swing, Kaiser Permanente Thriving Schools recognizes the teachers, staff, and district leaders who have sustained learning and health during such a challenging time. The following story is just one example of the care and dedication of so many educators. We hope it provides insight and hope for the future of schools.
June 15, 2020
The past several months of the COVID-19 pandemic and the systemic inequities it has amplified alongside the recent murder of George Floyd and other victims of police brutality truly underscore the ways racism has affected African Americans and other communities of color. We must confront this racism head-on in our community institutions. This includes schools, which are centers of learning and touchpoints for social support services.