Featured C-TLC Fellow: Addressing Trauma with Joan Cavallo, St. Albans City School Principal

By Dana Asby, CEI Director of Innovation & Research Support

In her 12 years at St. Albans City School, a Pre-K-8 school of 800 students, Joan Cavallo has been adapting her leadership to meet the needs of her students. St. Albans City, a high poverty area, has significant needs for mental health support. The school realized that it must create a compassionate school community in order to serve the students holistically. They have implemented an impressive array of programs to “create an environment that is safe and loving while providing academic rigor that students can access.” Read more .