Trauma-Informed Education Resources

“Trauma-informed education isn’t a set of strategies. [It] is ultimately an exercise in empathy, patience, and flexibility.” 

-Educator Alex Shevrin 

Adverse Childhood Experiences

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Resources

What are ACEs and how do they impact human development across the lifespan? 

In recent years a great deal of research has begun to come out, validifying what we have always known: trauma anywhere in a student’s life impacts everything. 

If you are interested in obtaining Street School specific risk factor assessment sheets, please feel free to reach out to us at We would be happy to pass along the resources we have gathered and created internally. 

Continue reading and learning: 

The Chronic Stress of Poverty: Toxic to Children” by Dr. Nadine Burke Harris

Click here for research on Adverse Childhood Experiences prevention, and more!

Visit the Center for Disease Control’s website to learn more about ACEs by clicking here!

“What Trauma Taught Me About Resilience”

-Charles Hunt-


Featured Professional Development Reads

The Body Keeps the Score

by: Dr. Bessel van der Kolk


Check out this 20 minute Youtube synopsis of Dr. Bessel van der Kolk’s work on “Healing Trauma & How the Body Keeps the Score” for continued learning.

Visit TCU’s Karen Purvis Institute of Childhood Development website to learn more about the transformational work of TBRI®.

La Intervención Relacional Basada en la Confianza

Do you need TBRI® information in Spanish? No problem! Visit TCU’s TBRI® site en español by clicking the link above!

Rethinking Trauma in Education


Take a look at how one school has begun to rethink trauma-informed education and how their new practices have revolutionized their community. 

For more information on Paper Tigers, visit the film’s website here.

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