COVID-19 School Challenges
We equip school communities with skills and tools
to transform the trauma and conflicts caused by the COVID-19 pandemic into
opportunities for individual and collective growth and resilience.
Our methods can help you and your school community THRIVE in the coming months as you S.H.I.F.T. to deeper connection, and S.H.A.R.E. the challenge of
overcoming COVID-related conflict and trauma.
"Restorative Way's tools, skills, and support gave me the confidence to "lean into conflict" instead of avoiding it."
Carolyn L., Parent
Designed for all members of the school community, the Restorative Way Playbook equips you to resolve conflict, identify trauma and develop lesson plans.
Download your excerpt of the Playbook to find out what tools you can use to turn the experience of the pandemic and civil unrest into an opportunity for student development.DOWNLOAD NOW
Let's Grow Together
Your school community is currently navigating one of the most chaotic and challenging times in the history of education. We get it. Our aim is to enable you and your school to thrive during this disorienting and unstable time. We’ll help you resolve conflict, identify and respond to trauma, and develop compelling lessons that address the difficult issues we are all facing.
The Education (Re)Open Challenge Top Idea
Restorative Way's ONLINE PROGRAM has been selected for how might we strengthen school communities, as sites reopen, by highlighting solutions that reconnect people and enhance collective wellbeing, teaching, and learning.
Read our brochure and schedule a time to meet with us and discuss your school's specific challenges.Download Online Program Brochure
Conflict resolved is a win-win for students, educators, parents and the whole school community.
Our aim is to reduce disruption to the learning environment; the negative impact of conflict in the classroom and ongoing stress from unresolved conflicts that lead to ongoing resentments and poor morale
Identifying the key challenges of Restorative Discipline
In an article for CSEE Connections Quarterly – Winter 2019 Dr. Bledsoe identifies four key challenges when implementing Restorative Discipline in schools.DOWNLOAD NOW
Why schools call us?
Recognize the signs and symptoms of COVID-19 induced trauma
When it happens. This has never been more important
Support your own well-being using our evidence based techniques
Our lessons plans help you tomorrow in your classroom.
"Our school was experiencing conflicts between students, parents, and faculty.
Teachers were feeling overwhelmed and parents were angry and frustrated.
Then we found Dr. Bledsoe. He took what was best about us as a community, accentuated it, and it's still working 4 years later!"
Anne White (Waldorf School Roaring Fork, CO)
There is no obligation. Our mission is to help you strengthen your school community
Is there a match?
Our leadership team reviews all applications to make sure it is a good fit
We get you and your team off to a flying start with the ONLINE PROGRAM
Today we are faced with the preeminent fact that if civilization is to survive, we must cultivate the science of human relationships, the ability of all peoples of all kinds, to live together and work together in the same world at peace.
Franklin D. Roosevelt, 32nd U.S. President