Jim Sporleder, retired Principal WallaWalla, WA will be visiting Maine!
Jim Sporleder will be visiting central Maine to work with Coalitions and Schools to understand the steps needed to become a trauma-informed school. “MRBN is pleased to have the opportunity to consult with Jim to expand our capacity to offer TA and guidance to Maine schools. MRBN looks forward to assisting schools who are exploring or creating plans to become trauma informed,” explained Ms. Tinkham, MRBN’s Executive Director.
Jim Sporleder has dedicated the next chapter of his life to assisting schools become more trauma informed and centers of healing. After 33 years as an educator and most recently as principal of Lincoln High School in Walla Walla, WA, Jim and his staff’s pioneering work was documented in the movie
Most recently, Jim along with Heather Forbes, published an Implementation Guide for Administrators and School Personnel. The manual is designed to provide a step-by-step guide on how to turn any building into a trauma-informed school.