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Grief and Loss Resources for Educators

The experience of personal loss weighs heavy on all of us, especially now as we learn to adapt to a new way of life.
Published: 10/19/2020
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NEA is a proud founding member of the Coalition to Support Grieving Students, a unique collaboration of leading professional organizations representing public school educators as well as other school professionals who have come together to provide grieving students with the support and care of the school community. Its purpose is to create a set of industry-endorsed resources to empower school communities across America in their ongoing support of grieving students.

To support educators and students during these rapidly evolving times, we’ve gathered a list of grief and loss resources for self-care, wellness, and resiliency from the Coalition and some of its member organizations.

Leadership Institutes

Become an effective leader and advocate for your students, your coworkers, and public education through NEA’s Leadership Institutes.
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Grief and Self-Care during the COVID-19 Pandemic

This webinar provides an overview of the impact that profound personal losses suffered during the COVID-19 pandemic has had on many and suggests strategies to facilitate mourning as well as promote self-care, wellness and resiliency.
National Education Association

Great public schools for every student

The National Education Association (NEA), the nation's largest professional employee organization, is committed to advancing the cause of public education. NEA's 3 million members work at every level of education—from pre-school to university graduate programs. NEA has affiliate organizations in every state and in more than 14,000 communities across the United States.