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Day 3 – The End is Here

Day 3 – The End is Here

It’s been a fun journey here in San Diego — such a variety of presentations and opportunities to connect with my colleagues from across the continent. From the Field: Implementing an Evidence-based Framework to Support Student Mental Health This morning I attended a session on student mental health. The statistics in the States are similar […]

The Jed Foundation Seeks to Undo the Lack of Attention to Student Mental Wellness

This is the current state of our youth’s mental health crisis in the United States: On average, it takes 14 years for teens and young adults to access mental health resources from the time of diagnosis, said Tony Walker, senior vice president of academic programs at the Jed Foundation. Participants at “Issues From the Field: […]

[Video] What’s the Value of One Saved Life? (2:11)

Superintendents discussed the mental health crisis and how it affects students attending their schools in this session with Terry Ward. This story was produced by Bennett Songer at the 2024 AASA National Conference on Education in San Diego, Calif.

[Video] AASA Health & Wellness Center (1:20)

When a recharge is needed during the convention, the Live Well. Lead Well. Health & Wellness Center has fun and relaxing ways dedicated to relaxing. This story was produced by AB Ross at the 2024 Conference in San Diego, Calif.

New Survey of Superintendents Focuses on the State of Mental Health Among Youth

EAB, a research firm in education, used the AASA national conference to release its 2023 Voice of the Superintendent report, which highlights findings from a survey of 198 school district superintendents across 37 states. The survey focused on the state of mental wellness among students. Eighty-one percent of superintendents stated student behavioral concerns are worse […]