Posts Categorized: Podcast

Connected Educators: Episode 10

Sonya Kelly   We continue our series on Connected Educators with Sarah Mercado, and Sonya Kelly, a school Principal at Western Hills Primary School in Fort Worth, TX. In this episode, Sarah and Sonya discuss how Western Hills incorporates TBRI with young students and helps to support their social/emotional wellbeing.

Connected Educators: Episode 9

Jeni Franks We continue our series on Connected Educators with Sarah Mercado, and Jeni Franks, a TBRI Practitioner and second grade teacher in Cour d’Alene, ID. Jeni’s passion for her students is so evident in this episode, and she gives wonderful tips for creatively connecting with her students, even through distance-learning or in a socially-distanced… Read more »

Connected Educators Episode 8

Andi West We continue our series on Connected Educators with Sarah Mercado, and Andi West, who serves as Mental Health Coordinator with the Coeur d’Alene School District in North Idaho. In this role, Andi plans and facilitates district wide implementation of social and emotional learning and trauma sensitive practices. Andi is a TBRI Practitioner, TBRI… Read more »

Connected Educators, Episode 6: Kristy Hernandez

Kristy Hernandez Episode 6 of our Connected Educators series features a conversation with Kristy Hernandez, who serves as the Director of Student Services for Moore Public Schools in Moore, OK. Kristy talks about creating felt-safety with staff and students around COVID-19, and also gives great tips for meeting sensory needs while social distancing. We hope… Read more »

Connected Educators: Episode 5

Becky Evans Episode 5 of our Connected Educators series features a conversation with Becky Evans who is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a District Intervention Counselor with Aledo Independent School District in Aledo, TX. This conversation with  is full of practical tips

Connected Educators: Episode 4

Erin Stout & Heather Storey   Today we are so excited to share the experience of two teachers who use TBRI in their classrooms at Center Grove Middle School in Greenwood, Indiana. You’ll hear from Heather Storey, who is in her 6th year as a 7th grade Language Arts teacher. You’ll also hear from Erin… Read more »

Connected Educators, Episode 1

Trauma-Informed Classrooms with Dr. Casey Call This episode kicks off our first series: Connected Educators. We’ll talk with teachers, school counselors, administrators, and parents about the importance of creating a connected, trauma-informed classroom, especially in light of the back to school season during a pandemic. From virtual learning to socially distanced in-person instruction, fostering rich… Read more »