Entries by Tammy Lyman

Missed the PSI Webinar on Sandy Hook and Making Your School Safer?

Tune into this free webinar presented by Scott Poland, Ph.D. and Michele Gay, Sandy Hook Parent. Together with school crisis and mental health expert Dr. Scott Poland, Michele will share lessons learned Mark your calendars for Wednesday January 14th, 2015. Michele Gay tragically lost her daughter, Josephine, at the Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting on December 14, 2012. Since then Michele has chosen to help school communities improve school safety. Learn the lessons that her school community learned in the aftermath of this tragedy along with steps to make changes in your own school.

Students win Competition at Akron University

Congratulations to the Chinese II students at Walsh Jesuit High School for placing first in the speaking competition at the Confucius Institute at Akron University. The students performed a five minute skit that included speaking and singing. The competition was a part of the Confucius Institute 2014 China Day activities, an event that several other […]

PSI lost a dear friend and colleague

Elizabeth Zagorski was a Nurse Manager at PSI from 2005 to 2010. Previously she had worked as a PSI school based nurse in the Twinsburg Public Schools and in other schools we serve. Elizabeth was loved in all the schools she served, by the children and their parents and all school and PSI administrators with […]

What Do We Do To Prevent School Violence?

What do we do to prevent school violence? The following PSI Webinar, The Minds of School Shooters-  Effective Strategies for Addressing and Preventing School Violence was recently presented by PSI. This webinar was given by PSI and Dr. Scott Poland.  Dr. Poland is a world-renowned expert on school safety and violence prevention.  He has personally […]

PSI hosted a workshop on Human Trafficking. Is this really happening in my school?

The speaker was Sr. Anne Victory, HM, MSN; Education Coordinator: The Collaborative Initiative to End Human Trafficking. Do you know the red-flags students may exhibit if they are victims? How does this affect your school achievement, school safety, attendance and other important factors? What community resources are available to help your school? Right now in […]

PSI represented at the Annual TESOL Conference

Recently chosen to present workshops at the Ohio Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Annual Conference were Kay Almy and Sharon Hamad, PSI ESL staff. ESL professionals throughout Ohio attend this annual conference. The two presented well received workshops entitled ESL Best Practices (Only The Best For Our ELLS) and ESL/Core Teacher Collaboration– […]