ACSI Leadership Network - Early Education

Thank you for joining the EE Leader Network-It was a joy to see you!

  • 1.  Thank you for joining the EE Leader Network-It was a joy to see you!

    Posted 06-28-2023 02:32:00 PM

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    Creating safe Christ-centered learning environments for early learners is a passion of mine. It's the burning bush that God used to get my attention and lead me out of corporate America. During our time together, we discussed numerous health and safety concerns. I wanted to continue the discussion here. Please read the article below and post your answers. <o:p></o:p>

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                            • What Assumptions does the author of the text hold? <o:p></o:p>

                            • What do you Agree with in the text? <o:p></o:p>

                            • What do you want to Argue with in the text?<o:p></o:p>

                            • What parts of the text do you want to Aspire to (or Act upon)?<o:p></o:p>


                            What does this mean for us as Christian early educators and school leaders in light of God's design for wellbeing? <o:p></o:p>

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    As we go into summer many schools are facing hand, foot, and mouth disease outbreaks. In the fall, everyone jumps when someone sneezes; and we seeing babies born post pandemic with diverse developmental concerns that impact the wellbeing of all stakeholders. Please share your experiences and challenges. It may be helpful for others.<o:p></o:p>

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    Flourishing School Culture Domain: Well-Being<o:p></o:p>

    Well-being is an important domain for both student and educator flourishing. The GSCI identified three constructs related to well-being-one for teachers and leaders (Stress), and two for students (Healthy Living and Resilience). This domain and related constructs demonstrate that the well-being of educators and students is not a secondary concern-but an essential contributor to flourishing outcomes.<o:p></o:p>

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    Until August,<o:p></o:p>


    Althea Penn
    Director of Early Education
    ACSI Headquarters
    Colorado Springs CO
    (678) 557-8684