Progress

U of M Extension partnership with St. Paul school growing great things

Monday, April 11, 2016

When Judy Myers and Sara Langworthy, educators in University of Minnesota Extension's Children, Youth, and Family Consortium (CYFC), received an Extension grant in 2014, they had no idea how beautifully the “Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds, Healthy Learners” project would blossom.

Extension CYFC's partnership with Bruce Vento Elementary School began as informal conversations with the school principal, Scott Masini, who was hoping to create a trauma-sensitive school environment. Those conversations have led to the creation of a network of partners and supporters across the University of Minnesota and the East St. Paul community.

Read the full story on the Extension News website.

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