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HEARTS Professional Learning Institute

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Apply now for the inaugural Healthy Environments and Response to Trauma in Schools (HEARTS) Professional Learning Institute!

Applications for this round of the Institute are now closed. Stay tuned for future updates from us.

The HEARTS Professional Learning Institute will build capacity of school staff across the country to implement HEARTS principles and approaches for creating trauma-informed, safe, supportive, and equitable learning and teaching environments that foster resilience, wellness, and racial justice for everyone in the school community.

A collaboration between UCSF HEARTS and ETR, the Institute will provide free, ongoing virtual training, consultation, and technical assistance to participating school teams. Participants of the two-year HEARTS Institute will gain the knowledge and skills to implement trauma-informed practices, procedures, and policies that are tailored to their local school communities.

The HEARTS Professional Learning Institute is made possible through funding from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. This 2021 inaugural Institute will be free of charge to participants for the full two years.

For more information, review the full Request for Applications.

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