As schools reopen and students return to their school buildings how do we ensure they feel safe? How do schools ramp up to hear student voices and prepare teachers and school leaders to provide trauma informed practices and the necessary supports to build resiliency?


Cara Jean L. O’Neal
Specialist, Department of Professional Learning and Leadership and The Office of Equity, Diversity and Opportunities, Henrico County, VA

Dr. Aurelia Ortiz
Principal, Falling Creek Middle School, North Chesterfield, VA

Dr. Maia Johnson
Counseling Coordinator, George Washington Carver Middle School, North Chesterfield, VA

David J. Schonfeld, MD
Director, National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement