Education Services Association (ESA™) advances thriving school cultures of positive mental health awareness & responsiveness and trauma informed practices that promote social & emotional learning, character development, mindfulness, safety and security.
Mentally Healthy and Trauma Informed schools are characterized by positive mental health awareness, school safety & security and infusion of social & emotional learning, digital citizenship, conflict resolution, strategic thinking, character development & executive functioning curriculum.
Dr. Anthony Hadzimichalis, founder of ESA, serves as Principal of a thriving therapeutic school for students with emotional & behavioral disorders. Anthony is an author, a public speaker and thought leader in the area of mentally healthy & trauma informed schools.
Dr. Hadzimichalis has found success in practice as a Teacher Leader and a School Administrator utilizing a similar approach to fostering a thriving, responsive and positive culture of school safety and security adhering to three unique leadership tenets that he has coined as follows:
- Model 4T™ – The concept of those who “Train Together Thrive Together™”
- The “Best Theory™” -The notion that we must always bring our best if we wish to see the best in others
- The “Self Care or Get Nowhere™” Mindset (SCGN)
Dr. Hadzimichalis guides his professional development firm in the advancement of positive school cultures surrounding mental health awareness, school safety and security with the goal of fostering the social, emotional and academic growth of our future generations at the forefront.