Empowering Educators: Highlights from the 2024 CEC Conference

Were you unable to make it to the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)‘s biggest event of the year? Don’t worry – we’ve got the highlights from CEC 2024 right here! “What’s Your Why” We invited attendees to share their motivations as educators – their “why” – by contributing to a wall filled with heartfelt reflections. … Read more

Empower Every Student: Introducing eLuma’s Expanded MTSS Solutions

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At eLuma, we understand the ever-evolving landscape of K-12 education and the unique challenges educators face daily. We’ve earned a reputation as unwavering champions in teletherapy for special education by empowering nearly 500 districts through our tailored services aligned with IEP and 504 plans. You’ve witnessed our commitment and effectiveness in special education and mental … Read more

A Guide for Teachers: How To Improve Mental Health in Schools

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Table of Contents In today’s fast-paced and demanding educational landscape, educators must prioritize the mental well-being of their students if they want to improve student outcomes. This blog aims to equip teachers with practical strategies, resources, and insights to create a nurturing environment that supports learners’ needs.  If you want to learn more about how … Read more

Enhancing Student Well-being with Universal Screening: A Guide for K-12 Administrators

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As K-12 schools adjust to facilating post-pandemic instruction, a focus on student well-being has taken center stage, emphasizing the need for a comprehensive approach that includes academic, behavioral, and social-emotional support.  Universal screening is a critical tool in this endeavor, offering a systematic way to identify students needing additional help to achieve their full potential. … Read more

Addressing Chronic Absenteeism in K-12 Schools

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Do you struggle with chronic absenteeism in your school or district? Chronic absenteeism has long been a concern for educators, but recent data suggests its impact is more profound than previously understood.  According to a recent article from K-12 Dive, the White House Council of Economic Advisers found that chronic absenteeism significantly contributed to recent … Read more

SELS 2023 Survey Insights: Unveiling the State of Mental Health in K-12 Schools [Infographic]

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The Special Education Legislative Summit 2023 (SELS 2023) hosted in Washington DC was a remarkable gathering of over 300 members of the special education community, united by a common mission: confronting the pressing challenges faced by our schools and educators. One of SELS 2023’s key issues is the mental health of K-12 students, a topic … Read more