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NJEA Building A Family Workshop Series Part 2: Overview of Resources for Healthy Pregnancy, Birth, and Parental Mental Health

April 27 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

NJEA members will share resources around more equitable birth outcomes and mental health support for parents, maximizing paid leave access and options, and lactation rights for educators.

Event Description

NJEA is proud to offer a new series of virtual workshops and conversations on the topic of building a family.

In this series, NJEA members will share resources around more equitable birth outcomes and mental health support for parents, maximizing paid leave access and options, and lactation rights for educators.  Experts will provide information and answer your questions.  We will also discuss ways that we can advocate for ourselves and our colleagues.  The virtual series is detailed below, and is open to all NJEA members.

Panelists to include:

  • Kaitlyn Dunphy, Esq., NJEA Legal Services
  • Susan Esserman, MSW, Maternal and Paternal Mental Health Specialist
  • Jackie Mancinelli, Eastern Camden County Regional School District, Start Healing Together
  • Meg Santonacita, Freehold Regional High School District
  • Mary Elizabeth O’Conner, NJEA Member Benefits
  • Jill Wodnick, New Jersey Breastfeeding Coalition, NJEA Lactation Rights Task Force

Lauren Zucker to serve as moderator.