COVID-19 may be sparing our children’s bodies, but it is another story when it comes to their minds. Troubling data about mental health problems for students as young as pre-K is increasing. We know remote learning is challenging and stressful for everyone.
Pathways Early Education Center of Immokalee continues to innovate with a virtual mentoring program. Volunteers are helping students develop much-needed social skills and confidence while reducing anxiety and improving mental health. Pathways volunteer mentors say the work has not only been personally rewarding, but they are left feeling good about the next generation.
Read Barbara Todd’s story here.
– Vikki Locke, C2 Communications