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Megan McWilliams, School Social Worker

Megan McWilliams, LCSW, MPH spent 10 years as a school social worker before the pandemic closed her Austin Independent School District Elementary school for in person learning.

  • February 8, 2022
Celebrating Black History

Celebrating Black History means celebrating the fullness of the African-American story. Beyond the limitations of American History books and the narrative portrayed in the news is a rich, complicated story of strength, resilience and perseverance.

Educator Self-Care for Extraordinary Times: A Trauma-Sensitive Guide to Teacher Wellness

Tools that focus on Occupational Wellness, Physical Wellness, and Emotional Wellness.

How to Support SEL and Teacher Wellness with Yoga and Mindfulness

Understand ways yoga and mindfulness reinforce CASEL’s 5 SEL competencies and learn how accessible chair yoga & mindfulness tools can be implemented into the online and in-person learning space.

kids doing classroom yoga Suzy Park, School Social Worker

From teaching yoga full-time in New York City schools to becoming a high school social worker in Hawaii, Suzy seeks to integrate yoga and mindful practices at all levels in the school system.

Mindful Journaling

Journaling is one of our favorite tools to mindfully close out the year. Research has found many benefits to the simple act of writing down our thoughts, including increased self-compassion and enhanced sense of well-being.

Heating the Hands and the Heart

Teacher Joel guides this simple and effective practice for focus, self-appreciation, and physical awareness.

Breath to Land

Teacher Harmony leads this brief mindfulness practice that promotes a sense of presence, grounded energy, and calm.

Replenish: 7 Tools for Filling Your Cup

Truly combating burnout as a society will require collective commitment and systemic change, we can develop skills while we work towards change to fill our cups, not only on holidays and long weekends, but also in the moments in-between.

Head, Hands, Heart

Teacher Joel leads this brief mindfulness practice that supports focused attention, physical awareness, and a sense of gratitude.

Native American Heritage Month

Native American Heritage Month is a fantastic opportunity for non-Natives to learn and unlearn about Native history and culture. Though many values and traditions may be shared, each Native American nation and community has its own history and culture.

Hissing, Humming, Singing

Teacher Stephanie leads this brief mindfulness practice that connects mind, body, and breath. This Mindful Moment supports focus, helps relieve physical tension, and promotes a sense of calm.