Notes from the Backpack: The Teacher Burnout Crisis

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In the last few years, teachers have faced unprecedented challenges that have left a lot of them feeling burnt out. Experienced educator and activist, Sofia Gonzalez, shares her thoughts on teacher burnout and how systemic changes could make teaching a more sustainable profession.

LAUSD All Families Connected

@LASChools has expanded a program to pay for wired internet connections in students’ homes and is working to ensure every student and employee has access to the internet connectivity needed for high-quality teaching and learning.

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LAUSD is exploring device and connectivity needs to provide the right solution for every student, every educator, and every family. Please let them know how the District can best support your child by completing the Parent Acknowledgement and Device/Connectivity Request Form.

LAUSD LDC Virtual Family Community Resource Fair (5/21 10:00a)

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@LAUSD_LDC Local District Central is hosting a Spring Virtual Family Community Resource Fair in partnership with @LASchools Wellness Programs and the Kindergarten Readiness Program. Community organizations will share resources available to families. We welcome families to connect with community organizations to get needed resources!

via Zoom at
Zoom ID is: 821 8010 1961

Student Art Show Reception (5/21 11:00a)

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On Saturday, May 21st at 11 a.m. join us for the reception of a student art show at OxyArts . The theme is CommUNITY: Better Together. Each of the 22 schools in our community has submitted an art piece that will be on display for one week at OxyArts. If you are unable to make it to the reception, the exhibition will be on display from May 21st to May 27th.

Webinar: Stand Up to Street Harassment Workshop (5/17 6:00p)

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HighlandsCouncil is bringing L’Oreal Paris and Right To Be for a free, one-hour, interactive training to train people on how to safely intervene when you witness street harassment — or experience it yourself — to better inform you and address any questions you have. During this training, you’ll learn a clear, adaptable, and expert-approved set of tools that have been proven to reduce the prevalence of street harassment: Right To Be’s 5Ds of bystander intervention. Register here.

LAUSD LDC Mental Health Parent Workshop (5/13 9:00a)

A Guide for Parents Supporting the Mental Health and Wellness of Children (Zoom Link

  • Engage in learning about mental health and the importance of protective factors
  • Learn about mental health disorders in youth such as Depression, Anxiety, ADHD, and Trauma.
  • Learn how to identify and support youth who need mental health services
  • Learn how to support students through PFA (Psychological First Aid)