Mental Health Resources for Staff & Students
Below, you'll find a list of resources intended to help educators help themselves and their students deal with the increased strain of social distancing, digital learning and an overall disruption of day-to-day life as we all knew it. Learn more about everything from the importance of setting habits, to limiting screen time, and the best ways for parents and educators to address COVID-19 with youth.
Wisconsin Education Association Council - Self-Care Resources
Resources & Tips for Supporting Mental Health During COVID-19 Outbreak from Vanderbilt University
WHO Mental Health Resources
National Association of School Psychologists - Talking to Children About COVID-19:A Parent Resource Guide
Panorama Education Resources for Social-Emotional Learning and Self-Care
Digital Learning Resources
All of us here at WEA are continually surprised and inspired by the quick thinking, dedication, and adaptability of Wyoming educators as you work to redefine the face of education in Wyoming. We've compiled a list of free digital resources to lend a helping hand as you lead your students through these uncertain times.
NEA Today: How Innovative Educators are Engaging Students Online
Regional Educational Laboratory Program - Webinars on Digital Learning
Panorama Education - Resources for Educators and School Communities
The Journal - Free Resources for Educators & Students
ACT Resources for K-12 Educators
Britannica Digital Learning Resources
Scholastic - Learn at Home
Audible - Free Children's Audiobooks
Wyoming PBS Learning Media
Innovative educators across Wyoming are creating new resources every day! Please Like WEA on Facebook for additional resources. If you have discovered or developed a digital resource that you'd like to share with colleagues, please email it to WEA Communications Director, Amanda Turner at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Legislation & Advocacy Efforts
Learn the latest about the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act including summary and analyses of passed legislation, bills currently before Congress, and in-depth info on how the CARES Act will impact you and your community.
National Education Association - Education Votes: COVID-19
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities - How Much Will States Receive Through CARES Act?
Learning Policy Institute - COVID-19 and School Funding: What to Expect and What You can Do
National Conference of State Legislatures - CARES Act Gives State Education Funding, Flexibility in Wake of COVID-19
Periodic updates are made available on COVID legislation as it relates to education on WEA's Legislative Affairs Blog at www.wealegislativeinfo.com
Have you suffered a negative financial impact due to the COVID-19 outbreak?
Below, you will find federal guidelines governing leave policies and resources for financial assistance and relief programs.
Do you have questions or concerns about your compensation or leave during school closures?
Reach out to your UniServ Director for assistance.
AFL-CIO - Navigating Resources, Programs and Benefits