Kudos to SPS School Nurses’ Immunization Efforts

Crossposted from Seattle Public Schools Health Services December 2019 Newsletter. Our priority is to make sure schools are safe learning environments for all. On December 16, [2019 SPS joins] other local school districts who have taken bold action to send out exclusion letters to those still out of compliance. Exclusion is set for January 8,…

It Starts with You(th): Engaging Youth in Deeper Conversation Around Mental Health and Suicide

In an effort to highlight new and creative ways school-based health staff are engaging youth in conversations around health and well-being, we are starting a series called It Starts with You(th). Kaiser Permanente Thriving Schools has partnered with Seattle Children’s Theatre (SCT) to produce Ghosted, a “new educational theatre production [that brings] the mental health…

Application: Structural Racism & Cultural Responsiveness Learning Series (Dec 2019 – Jun 2020)

Crossposted from SOWA website School’s Out Washington is excited to offer a new foundational learning series focused on advancing cultural and racial equity within school-age and youth programs. Our primary objective of the Structural Racism & Cultural Responsiveness Learning Series is to build a community of professionals that are confident in their ability to implement personal and organizational changes to promote racial equity at…