How to Support Students with a Growth Mindset

Past Webinar | May 21, 2021

Whether or not students were forced to learn remotely in the past 12 months, schools have seen the impact of Covid on student well-being. This webinar breaks down important student experiences in the past 12 months to provide actionable steps for building healthy, productive school communities this fall.

Hear about the issues that must be addressed, how to prioritize challenges facing your school, and what to do first.

Attendees learned:
  • The latest research on Covid’s impact on student well-being
  • How school leaders are reframing their approach to SEL during and after Covid 
  • Tips for students, parents, and teachers to reframe and refuel their mindset heading into Fall 2021


Laura TierneyCombining her sports leadership experience with her career managing social media for world-class brands, Laura bridges the gap between adults and students as one of the nation’s leading pioneers in positive social media education. During the 10 years she worked in social media, she helped build social strategies and campaigns for leading brands including Duke Men’s Basketball, ESPN, Samsung, Oakley, and Disney. A graduate of Duke University, she became a 4x Duke All-American, 2-time team captain, and Duke Athlete of the Decade for field hockey.

Josh LutkusAs a former Dean of Students, Josh Lutkus brings his passion for education to schools nationwide as Senior Partner Success Manager at The Social Institute. Josh works closely with school leaders at both public and independent schools to guide implementation of the #WinAtSocial Program to benefit students, parents, and educators.