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.
May 21, 2020
In these days of sheltering in place, many of our beloved social gatherings that once…
March 27, 2020
We’re curating this resource page as an online space that you can trust for the latest information and ideas to support learning, health, and overall well-being during these challenging times. We recognize that school communities are having to adapt to tremendous changes in a short period of time and that more support will be needed as students and teachers eventually return to in-person school life.
Thriving Schools Expands Social and Emotional Health Resources through Resilience in School Environments
December 12, 2019
A Message from Annie Reed, National Director of Thriving Schools: It is with great excitement that we, at Kaiser Permanente Thriving Schools, are announcing today some exciting developments that will deepen our ability to serve the social and emotional health of school communities.