Relationships, Routines, Resilience: Promoting SEL skills from a distance

APR 23, 2020

In this webinar recording, we'll cover:

  • 1

    The neurobiology of stress and trauma and how to build the skills or "muscles" to surmount the COVID-19 crisis and thrive in school, presented by Dr. Cantor

  • 2

    How teachers can use Newsela to integrate social-emotional learning into their distance learning routines

  • 3

    A district administrator’s perspective on implementing social-emotional learning face to face and remotely

Speaker Details

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Dan Cogan-Drew

Co-Founder and Chief Academic Officer, Newsela

Dan brings twenty-plus years of professional experience spent working towards a more perfect union of teaching, learning and technology. Prior to Newsela, Dan was the founding Director of Digital Learning at Achievement First Public Charter Schools, where he spearheaded the integration of digital learning technologies across the network.

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Pamela Cantor, MD

Turnaround for Children’s Founder & Senior Science Advisor

Pamela Cantor, M.D. practiced child and adolescent psychiatry for nearly two decades, specializing in trauma. She founded Turnaround for Children in 2002, after co-authoring a study on the impact of the 9/11 attacks on NYC schoolchildren.

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Pamela Price

Instructional Administrator, Holmes County School Board, FL

Pamela Price is the Instructional Administrator for Holmes County School Board in Florida. Pamela has been in education for 30 years as an elementary teacher, school based curriculum coordinator, school administrator and now as a district administrator.


Christina Pirzada

Senior Product Manager, Newsela

Christina focuses on designing content products that solve teachers’ biggest ELA and SEL challenges so learners cultivate the critical thinking and 21st century skills for success in school, career, and life. After teaching middle school literacy in Nashville, TN, Christina continued her teaching career in San Jose, CA where she taught all subjects and developed curriculum. 

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