COVID-19, Trauma Informed, and Other Resources

We know this is a difficult time for everyone.  We hope you find the resources below helpful to you.  If you have a great resource to share, please let us know.  Also, remember that our Friday emails will contain great articles and resources, too!


The National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) has a page that is devoted to COVID-19 Resources.  Click here to access that information.

The Center for Disease Control has detailed information on schools and dealing with COVID-19.  Click here to find that information. 

The Kentucky Department of Education has developed a page devoted to updated information on COVID-19.  Click here to access that information.

Trauma-Informed Resources

Here is a website that contains great information on establishing a Trauma Informed Schools.  Click Trauma Informed Schools,

Click for a planning guide to develop an action plan around leading a Trauma Sensitive School. 

Click here for a thoughtful reflection on leading trauma sensitive schools. 

Great people/organizations to follow on Twitter on this topic:

Bryan Pearlman    @DrP_Principal

Trauma Aware Schools  @TraumaAware

National Child Traumatic Stress Network  @nctsn

Trauma Sensitive Teaching @TSTeaching

Trauma Informed Schools @schools_trauma

Grant Opportunities for Schools:

Click for GrantWatch opportunities.

Click for US Department of Education opportunities.

Blogs to follow:

21st Century Principal

A Principal’s Reflection

Connected Principals 

The Principal of Change

The Answer Sheet 

Education World 

Twitter Hashtags to Follow:





Who to Follow on Twitter:

KAESP  @kaespky

Frederick M. Hess, @rickhess99

Baruti K. Kafele, @PrincipalKafele

Jennifer Gonzalez, @cultofpedagogy

Larry Ferlazzo, @Larryferlazzo

Michael Petrilli, @MichaelPetrilli

Pedro Noguera   @PedroANoguera

Steven W. Anderson, @web20classroom

Simon Sinek, @simonsinek

Alexander Russo @alexanderrusso

Amy Fast, Ed.D., @FastCrayon

Danny Steele @SteeleThoughts

Salome Thomas-EL, Ed.D  @Principal_EL