Designed to improve the well-being and academic outcomes of Alaskan children, this phenomenal resource is relevant and applicable to educational systems throughout North America and beyond. Clear, concise and engaging, this framework synthesizes information from multidisciplinary scholarly literatures with extensive practice-based evidence derived from more than 200 school board and community members, teachers, counselors, nurses, and administrators. Uses stories, research, and best practices to promote school-wide trauma-informed care and teaching practices that promote optimal learning, social-emotional development, and holistic growth for each student. Developed by the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development in collaboration with multiple state, tribal, and nonprofit and partner organizations. Read pdf.