Health

From the Editor

Izida Zorde
With the fall issue of Voice, we consider what a just and equitable recovery from COVID-19 looks like.

Well-being: Don’t Forget About Your Own

Nancy Baldree

As we approach the winter break, my mind turns to the ebb and flow of school life. Many of us are running on fumes to get through the December push of school obligations and expectations, holiday celebration events, and managing the excited anticipation of our students as we wind down the calendar year.

Support Student Mental Health

Gail Lalonde
You won’t be able to take away the pandemic-related stressors your students feel, but Gail Lalonde outlines ways you may be able to help reduce their impact.

Recovering and Rebuilding

Laura and Jonathan Temporal

Jonathan and Laura Temporal write that the pandemic has highlighted just how important public services such as education, healthcare, transportation and community support programs are.

Taking Care of Ourselves

Elizabeth Mitchell

Elizabeth Mitchell writes about the importance of prioritizing the mental and physical health of ETFO members and acknowledges the deep impacts the COVID-19 pandemic has had and continues to have on educators.