Dear Educators:

Many of you have newcomers from Afghanistan joining your schools and classes. MASFEC is compiling a list of resources that may be useful. The list is under construction; we will add to it as more information becomes available. Let us know if you have resources to share as well!

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Welcoming Newcomers
Background Information
Family Engagement
Tools & Resources
Trauma

Many newcomer or refugee students and their families have experienced trauma, either in their country of origin or during their transition to the United States. Below are some resources to help schools and school personnel be more trauma-informed in working with newcomers.