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News and Opinion Apr 5, 2022

Pamela Cantor M.D. Quoted in Article from Getting Smart

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Turnaround for Children Founder and Senior Science Advisor Pamela Cantor, M.D. was quoted in the article, “How to Leave Your Education Job as a Good Steward,” from Getting Smart.

Written by Eric Tucker, the article explores how the work of educators often goes beyond the scope of a job and how that impacts students, colleagues and school communities when educators decide to leave to profession. The article offers guidance on what is important to prioritize when preparing for a transition, with the top priority being students who will go on to support them.

In detailing the impact on students, the author mentions Dr. Cantor and includes a quote on the importance of consistent, attuned relationships:

What young people need, in response, are consistent, attuned relationships that build safety, trust, and belief in their futures. Pamela Cantor, M.D. Founder of Turnaround for Children, writes, “relationships are the antidote to stress and the engine for motivation and learning.”

Read the full article here.