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Introducing #PPSmatters - Fill out the Self-Care Checklist

All of us at Peoria Public Schools, including our Board of Education, care about you and your extended safety, health and welfare, and as a result, have established #PPSmatters (Positive Personnel Support Matters) made up of teachers, social workers and others.

This team's mission is to help us all stay focused on self-care and caring for each other during this time and beyond.

  • What is #PPSmatters? - In the light of the most recent events, employees of Peoria Public Schools have gone above and beyond to support our students, our families, and our City.
  • We also have to remember to support ourselves.
  • #PPSmatters stands for Positive Personnel Support matters.
  • Its mission is to offer strategies, resources and encouragement to the staff that makes PPS so great.
  • What will #PPSmatters do? - Tomorrow, a very brief survey will be sent out to gauge self-care and wellness skills.
  • All of the responses will be anonymous, and will help guide strategies, suggestions and supports!
  • Why the hashtag? - It is our hope that #PPSmatters can become a positive social media movement where everyone can share the things they do to practice mental health and wellness to inspire others!
    • I'm really struggling right now...what if I need more support than this - Don't forget the PPS staff counseling through Vicare (309.264.3087) or for more urgent needs you can text HOME to 741741 for additional crisis supports.

 

Over the past few weeks, you all have gone above and beyond to support our students, families, and city. It is our hope that #PPSmatters can be a little reminder to each of you how important it is to support yourself as well. In this email you will find a QUICK survey meant to give our team some insight into your self-care and wellness skills. All of the responses will be anonymous and will help us guide strategies, suggestions, and supports that we will send through this account. If you are receiving this email, we want to hear from YOU!