eLuma’s Industry News Roundup: October 22, 2021

A resource for clinicians, administrators, and educators to stay in the loop on the latest news and happenings in the K-12 education space, with a special focus on special education, teletherapy, and mental health.

CNN: Biden administration rolls out plan to address students’ mental health

Education Week: The Pandemic Has Shaken Students’ Sense of Themselves

Edutopia: Harnessing the Synergy Between Trauma-Informed Teaching and SEL

PBS Newshour: Sec. Cardona on combating COVID’s impact on student mental health, forgiving student loans

U.S. News & World Report: What is an IEP?

U.S. News & World Report: How Parents Can Offer Homework Help

Colorado Newsline: Colorado special education sees funding increase this year, but is it enough?

Mental Health America: The State Of Mental Health In America

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Sierra Thomas

Sierra Thomas

Sierra Thomas is a Marketing Communications Program Manager at eLuma Online Therapy. A lover of all things technology, Sierra enjoys the unique opportunity to advance eLuma’s mission of improving therapeutic outcomes on a social, emotional and mental health level in elementary and secondary school settings through teletherapy options. Prior to joining eLuma, Sierra worked in public relations for a number of technology companies spanning the Education, Healthcare, Financial Services, Enterprise and SaaS landscapes. She received her B.A. from Brigham Young University’s School of Communications with a Public Relations emphasis.