Nearly half of U.S. students have suffered one or more traumatic experiences. This presents a significant barrier to academic success for a large population of learners. How do we create a nurturing environment, set high expectations, and intentionally engage in meaningful relationships to help our at-risk students build resilience?
Click here for a leader-focused webinar on how to move students from risk to resilience. Dr. Shree Walker will share strategies that have been successful for Metro Nashville Public Schools to support their trauma-affected learners, and will provide insights to help you implement these strategies in your school or district.
Dr. Shree Walker is the Director of Section 504 and Special Populations for Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools as well an Adjunct Professor of Education at Belmont University. She is the co-author of University community partnerships in teacher preparation: Changing attitudes about students with disabilities. Dr. Walker earned a Bachelor’s degree in history from Fisk University and a Master’s degree in Special Education from Lipscomb University. She holds an Education Specialist’s degree in Administration and Supervision from Tennessee State University, where she also earned her doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction. Her new book, Resilient Walker, is available on Amazon.