Today’s extraordinary circumstances present new challenges for you and other educators striving to continue your core work — whether it be teaching, leading, or policymaking, and whether it be at the K-12 level, in higher education, or in early care and education programs. WestEd is here to support your efforts.
Our new COVID-19 web page offers a selection of timely, evidence-based resources and guidance, designed to help you continue making a positive difference in the lives of children, youth, and adults as we move through this difficult time. We hope you find them useful and that you and your families and communities remain safe and healthy.
As many educators engage in online instruction for the first time, these REL West tools can help districts and schools determine if a particular distance-learning approach or strategy is evidence-based and what ESSA level of evidence it meets.
Join our experts to learn strategies for managing fiscal challenges in the wake of massive school closures. We’ll discuss how to allocate or reallocate funds, deal with funding cuts, ensure resources are available for our most vulnerable students, and more.
The Center to Improve Social and Emotional Learning and School Safety at WestEd presents a timely brief that introduces the concept of mindfulness, provides mindfulness strategies, and explains the benefits for both students and educators.