Category: Diversified Learners

Taking Mental Health Strategies into the Holidays

As we move into the holiday season, let’s help our communities bring mental health and coping strategies into the season too! Resources respectfully shared by the Mental Health Ministry Committee, […]

October is Mental Illness Awareness Month

October 4-10, 2020 Mental Health Awareness Week From our partners at NAMI: The theme of this year’s Mental Illness Awareness Week is, “What People with Mental Illness Want You to […]

20-21 Diversified Learners Committee Updates and Schedule

Diversified Learners Committee is #igniting hope this new school year! With the wisdom of our co-chair, Dan Sherman, Principal, St. Paul School, we have been working on various items since […]

Elementary SEL School Counselors Mtgs – 20-21

Through Spring 2020, our Catholic schools learned quickly the impact of effective mental health supports for students and adults. Two key Elementary SEL Counselors who were instrumental in sharing resources […]

Upcoming Slingerland Trainings and Spring Education Conference

Slingerland Institution for Literacy  – Our wonderful learning partners at the Slingerland Institute for Literacy have an excellent calendar of training classes coming your way! Please consider: Important Links for […]

Mental Health Resources

In the United States last year, nearly 1 in 5 people suffer from mental illness – mental illness are taken seriously here at the Catholic Schools. If you ever need […]

Slingerland Fall Classes – Consider signing up NOW!

The Slingerland® Institute for Literacy is a non-profit organization that trains teachers to instruct students struggling with reading, writing and spelling skills. The Slingerland® Approach teaches oral and written language […]

Summer 2019 PD Offerings

Summer 2019 Professional Development Offerings – Recommended by OCS AUGUST 2019   Friday, August 16, 2019 VIRTUS TRAINING as a Component of NEW TEACHER ORIENTATION. Time: 9 AM – NOON. […]

Let’s get ready for UNIFIED ROBOTICS!!! Fall 2019

Dear Catholic School Leadership, Join us in creating unified teams for this year’s Unified Robotics season through Special Olympics of Washington. All are invited and welcome! Become a partner! Dedicated […]

Memo of Understanding – Gonzaga, Fulcrum Foundation, and OCS

Catholic schools partnership targets service to diverse learners Archdiocese of Seattle Catholic Schools, Gonzaga University, Fulcrum Foundation GU-FF-OCS MOU Poster The Archdiocese of Seattle Office for Catholic Schools is joining […]

WABIDA FAMILY FAIR – August 14, 2019

SAVE-THE-DATE for WABIDA FAMILY FAIR – August 14, 2019 The Washington State Branch of the International Dyslexia Association (WABIDA) serves as a resource for individuals and the groups seeking information […]

Mental Health OSPI – OSSI Resources- May 2019

OSSI’s monthly newsletter provides accessible resources and connects readers to best practices at the state, regional and local level that are improving student outcomes. May focus: Mental Health Setting the […]

Happy Mental Health Awareness Month!

Happy Mental Health Awareness Month! One of the GREAT things about this article are all the resources linked to other resources.  The links lead to a treasure trove of great […]

Bridge Disability Ministries Conference – May 15, 2019

2019 Bridge Disability Ministries Conference -May 15, 2019 1-Day Regional Conference – Diversity in Unity: Imagining Our Faith Communities Differently Our Speakers: Maria Eugenia Cornou PhD, Author and Speaker, is […]

Mental Health Resources to assist Parishes and Schools

The Archdiocesan Mental Health Ministry Committee has organized the following resources to better support our parish school faith communities. MH Ministry Brochure Quick Reference on Mental Health for Faith Leaders […]

2 Mental Health First Aid Trainings – Nov. 17 and December 7

Mental Health First Aid Training – sponsored by NAMI Eastside. Mental Health First Aid program teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance […]

NCEA Parent News – Perfectionist Teens

Important mental health habits—including coping, resilience, and good judgment—help adolescents to achieve overall well-being and set the stage for positive mental health in adulthood. The anxiety epidemic among youth today […]