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Effective July 15, 2018, the Center for Strong Schools will cease operations. Professor Gregory Benner has relocated to the University of Alabama. He may be reached at

The University of Washington Tacoma will continue its partnerships on Whole Child Initiatives. Details will be available later this summer.

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Whole Child, Whole Solution



Our Team

Jene Jones, MAT
Director of Whole Child Initiatives

Carey J Kirkwood, M.Ed., NBCT
Implementation Coach

Mari Meador
Implementation Coach