Adverse Childhood Experiences or ACEs: Do you know what it means?

Have you ever heard of Adverse Childhood Experience or Complex Trauma?  I only first learned several months ago that it was being studied at universities, Kaiser Permanente and the Center for Disease Control for several years.  It concerns me that this information has not been disseminated to providers and servicers of children,… Read more“Adverse Childhood Experiences or ACEs: Do you know what it means?”

A Self-examination of Emotions and Ambivalence

I am writing this post several weeks after the launch of my Blog, Education Access Denied (EAD).   Zero Tolerance: Suspensions, Expulsions, and the School to Prison Pipeline (STPP). On my About Me page my readers can glean from my brief bio of my life and how I transitioned from a… Read more“A Self-examination of Emotions and Ambivalence”

Suspensions and Expulsions: Effective or Not?

Suspensions generally are a result of students’ behaviors manifested as an act of deliberate defiance as in breaking school rules and/or policies. Suspensions are usually short-term of ten or less days and reinstatement is automatic. The school principal usually has the authority to render a short-term suspension. Procedures and processes vary… Read more“Suspensions and Expulsions: Effective or Not?”