On October 22, 2020, the Illinois 60 by 25 Network hosted a discussion on trauma-informed practices at the high school level. Representatives from East St. Louis School District 189 and Township High School District 214 in the Northwest suburbs of Chicago shared how they have implemented trauma-informed practices in their districts in partnership with the Illinois Federation of Teachers and community partners. Hear about the strategies and resources they are using to support the needs of students and community members as they deal with challenges related to COVID-19, racial unrest, and adjusting to remote learning. Download the slides.
East St. Louis HS’s Class of 2022 has has earned a combined total of over $29 million in scholarships and two graduates also earned their associate degrees while in high school.