What is PBIS?

PBIS seems to be the new thing everyone is talking about in schools, and even though it can be a popular topic of discussion, it is sometimes difficult to know what it really is.  PBIS  stands for Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports and its goal is to...

Burnout, Compassion Fatigue and Self-Care

This week I wanted to shed some light on three important topics, Burnout, Compassion Fatigue, and Self-Care. Burnout and Compassion Fatigue can impact our lives tremendously if not taken care of.  Self-Care is one way to be preventive and proactive in your mental...

Building Self Confidence

So many children and teens are affected by poor self image, low self esteem, and lack of self confidence.  It is so important that the development of high self esteem and positive self image is fostered in the school setting, because there is no guarantee that it is...

Say Something

Say Something Does it bother you when one ethnic group gets the blame for an entire range of social ills?  Do you cringe when all members of a particular religious group are identified as dangerous or evil?  Are you struggling with current trends to minimalize,...