Leading for Mental Health

How principals can better serve their school's mental health needs

Topics: Health and Wellness, Mental Health and Safety

In order for students to learn or for teachers to teach, attending to mental health is crucial. What role do principals play in ensuring those needs are met in their schools? Equetta Jones is joined by Cynthia Cardenas and Dr. Jerod Phillips to discuss strategies to help their students, staff, and school community with their mental health needs.

Cynthia Cardenas is principal of Orchard Elementary School in Orem, Utah.

Dr. Jerod Phillips is principal of David E. Robinson Elementary School in Magnolia, Delaware.

Equetta Jones is principal of Love Creek Elementary School in Lewes, Delaware, and serves as fellow at the NAESP Early Career Principal Community of Practice.