Join Executive Director Celine Coggins in a conversation about what our new direction means for you. Celine will share how our strategy was informed by your input and how our efforts will help support and amplify your grantmaking impact. You’ll get to hear about our exciting plans for deeper offerings, stronger partnerships and equity-centered work. We’ll share what our new website can do for you and have plenty of time for questions and ideas from all.
This event is intended for members of Grantmakers for Education. There is no cost to attend this program. The program runs for one hour.
Celine Coggins has been an educator for more than two decades, with a track record as an innovator, leader and connector. Her work has always been deeply connected to teachers and disadvantaged schools. In 2007, she founded Teach Plus where she spent the next decade as CEO and grew the organization to over 30,000 teachers. Celine was recognized at the White House for her organization’s impact on public education. A nationally-recognized expert on teacher leadership, education policy standards and accountability, and union politics, Celine has addressed audiences nationwide. She appears regularly in the media and has been interviewed by The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Atlantic, among others. She is the author of three books, most recently How to Be Heard: Ten Lessons Teachers Need to Advocate for Their Students and Profession. Celine earned her Ph.D. in education policy analysis at Stanford University and is a lecturer at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
Helping Students Thrive: Differentiating Mental Health Supports from Social and Emotional Learning
What are the fundamental differences in the frameworks of mental health, SEL, and mental illness? What stigmas continue to stand in the way of our support for each? We’ll explore language, actions and interventions and the role of philanthropy to advance all supports for youth during this critical time.