Teachers Share Resources & Support After Hurricane Harvey

Teacher2Teacher Team

by | 08.31.17

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After the tragic hurricane that impacted Texas and Louisiana, we’ve seen teachers and educators throughout the T2T community reaching out to share resources and words of comfort for school communities directly affected by this disaster.

Educators created these resources:

Teacher Carol Salva shared how she plans to teach newcomers and refugees after the hurricane.

Educator Joe Marquez shared a Flipgrid link so staff and students can show support and love for those affected by Hurricane Harvey.

Principals are helping one another with this Google spreadsheet. They’re using it to match their schools with ones in the affected areas that need help.

Educators shared these resources for helping students and families:

Teacher Mary Cathryn shared this Colorîn Colorado resource for supporting students and their families who have been impacted by natural disasters. Colorîn Colorado also passed along a bilingual resource list for immigrant families.

Educators showed support for their colleagues, both near and far.

Rolando Teviño, a superintendent in Houston, called on his fellow educators to stay optimistic and strong for their kids.

Richard Carranza, the superintendent of Houston Independent School District, replied to tweets from worried teachers and provided motivation for his entire school community:

Matt Foster, an educator in Houston, reflected on the sense of community he saw build from the disaster.

Educator Michael Hunt’s #OneSmallThing is dedicated to supporting his community.

Deshaun Harris, a teacher in Houston, will be working with his students to help affected families:

And, many teachers had their students and school communities in their thoughts:

Have another resource to share, or words of support you’d like to pass along? You can post them in the comments below to keep this list growing.

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