Can mental health training for teachers reduce preschool suspensions?
The Hechinger Report
JANUARY 26, 2019
Chari Plumeri, director of the Kidango-Ryan center, plays with children outside on a recent morning. Jackie Mader/ The Hechinger Report. SAN JOSE, Calif. Chally Grundwag, a mental health consultant, faced three teachers gathered around a pint-size preschool table. What kind of kids really push your buttons?” she asked the group. The teachers at Kidango’s Dorsa Center in San Jose thought for a moment. Crying ones,” one responded. “I I want to say, ‘Stop crying; you’re going to be OK!’