Authors Posts by Maureen McGurk

Maureen McGurk

Maureen McGurk
Maureen McGurk is a National Board Certified Teacher who has had the privilege of teaching children in public schools for over twenty years. She has a Master of Public Administration from California State University Long Beach and is particularly interested in getting classroom teachers involved in education policy decisions.
The Deepest Well

Traumatic Consequences: A Revolution in Caring for Children

In The Deepest Well, pediatrician Nadine Burke Harris writes about her first encounter with the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study by Drs. Felitti and Anda. She says that it was like finding “the final...
Trauma Informed

Trauma-Informed Schools Need Trauma-Informed Policies

Childhood trauma is in the news every day, from school shootings to the opioid crisis to separation at the border. While some stories are highlighted in the media, every community has children we never...


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