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Adjusting to a "New Normal": Advice for School Administrators

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As schools navigate another year of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s essential to reflect upon what we have learned. When face-to-face instruction was deemed unsafe, schools–along with the rest of the nation–were initially caught off guard when asked to deliver a quality educational program. According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), there was… Read More »

5 Steps to Understanding & Developing a School Budget

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While budgets are a standard structure utilized by various organizations, school budgets are uniquely distinguishable. Curious about how to develop accurate school budgets and what sets them apart? Here are five frequently asked questions about school budget development – ANSWERED.   1. What Is a School Budget?  A school budget development process is comprised of… Read More »

Curbing the Rise of Teacher Burnout Syndrome

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Even before the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, studies revealed that the education profession was a highly stressful trade. The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that more than 270,000 teachers have left the occupation since 2016. Further studies show that educators leave the profession because they experience daily professional demands and challenges, which… Read More »

Keeping Schools Open: Easier Said Than Done

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As cases of the COVID-19 Delta variant, a highly contagious strain of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, continually rise, school administrators face the challenge of keeping schools safely open while providing instruction to address learning gaps and increase achievement levels.   Beyond the educational field, people may view COVID safety as a simple process. Some may question,… Read More »

Long COVID – What Does This Mean for Schools?

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With many schools once again in-person, administrators will encounter various challenges caused by the COVID-19 crisis. While teachers and educational therapists endeavor to resolve these concerns, many have not acknowledged a new consideration that may affect their daily interactions with students: long COVID.    Long COVID refers to the continuation of symptoms that affect children,… Read More »

Compliance Monitoring Explained: 4 Steps

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What Exactly IS Compliance Monitoring and Why Do We Do It? As per the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and State Board of Education regulations, each state must ensure that all students with disabilities receive a ”free appropriate public education” (FAPE) program as well as need-based special education and related services. Each state must also… Read More »

Compliance Monitoring: 7 Ideas for Proactive Audit Preparation

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Undergoing compliance monitoring can be an intensive and stressful experience. In many cases, it is a highly labor-intensive exercise to ensure all the appropriate paperwork and district/school processes adhere to timelines. Forms must contain the correct information. Instruction must correlate to the student’s IEP and be provided by staff members knowledgeable about specially designed instruction.… Read More »

How To Create an Effective Virtual Education Program: Just Follow the Research!

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As I’m sure we can all agree, COVID-19 was a massive catalyst for change in the instructional landscape of brick-and-mortar schools. Before the pandemic, the vast majority of these schools utilized technology only as a secondary, as-needed enhancement to in-person programs. Of course, this all changed when schools faced the urgent challenge of offering an… Read More »

Therapy Source Recognized on Philadelphia Business Journal Healthiest Employer List for 2021

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Plymouth Meeting, PA — July 7, 2021 — Therapy Source, Inc. the leading provider of in-person and online related services and educational staffing, has been recognized by the Philadelphia Business Journal as a Healthiest Employer 2021 finalist for making employee wellness an integral part of their corporate mission. This marks the company’s 3rd time appearing… Read More »