Creating Emotionally Safe Spaces: Reserve a Spot at our Next Webinar!

Adults must not only learn how to recognize signs of mental health challenges in children, but they must also learn what they should do to address arising issues so they can create a safe and supportive learning environment for all. Through the “TODAY Matters: Be Seen. Be Heard. Be Present.” webinar series, the Newark Trust for Education has the goal of ensuring that every student comes to school ready to learn and is well supported.

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Trust Matters: 2022 School Board Election & More

The Newark Trust for Education is excited to announce this year's launch of Campaign Central, committed to serving as an independent source for information about the 2022 Newark Board of Education election scheduled for Tuesday, April 19th.

From now until April 19th, we’ll do all we can to ensure that you find the information needed to make your choice. The Trust is committed to creating a forum for the residents of Newark to hear and assess the candidates’ priorities and ideas.

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Let’s Celebrate SEL Day on March 11, 2022 – and every day!

March 11 is SEL Day, which brings recognition to the importance of social and emotional learning (SEL). This collaborative, behavioral approach is a proven way to promote the wellbeing of a child by teaching them how to identify their emotions, empathize with others, and engage with the world in a positive manner. It applies to children of all ages as well as to the adults who nurture their development and learning. SEL plays a huge role in the class- room, where it’s been proven to boost retention, academic accomplishments, graduation rates, and the overall wellbeing of the child. But it can’t take place there or in other areas of a child’s life unless it exists at home. That’s where SEL begins.

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