Attention: State and District Leaders, School Administrators, Educators, Student Support Personnel, Parents, and Education Stakeholders

The U.S. Department of Education is hosting a webinar series to address hot topics that are on the top of educators’ minds. After sharing federal updates, the series features lessons learned and best practices from faculty, staff, schools, districts, institutions of higher education, and other places of educational instruction. It also shares a variety of useful resources.

On behalf of the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education’s Office of Safe and Supportive Schools, the National Center on Safe Supportive Learning Environments (NCSSLE) invites you to join a two-part miniseries titled, The Facts About Fentanyl and Approaches to Prevention.

Part 1: Knowing the Facts About Fentanyl  Tuesday, January 17, 2023  3:00 – 4:30 pm ET

During the first webinar of this two-part miniseries, you will learn what fentanyl is and why it is so addictive and deadly. You will learn how students get it and in what different forms. You will hear from families impacted by the fentanyl crisis and the hopes they have for implementing more robust prevention efforts with students. 

Part 2: Preventing and Addressing Fentanyl Use  Wednesday, February 8, 2023  3:00 – 4:30 pm ET

During the second webinar of this two-part miniseries, you will learn about a variety of approaches schools and communities are taking to educate students on the risks of fentanyl. You will hear from practitioners in schools and districts as well as community-based organizations working with schools to prevent and address fentanyl use.

Registration is required at this website: