Bill would create mental health training for Michigan teachers

// on Mon, Jan 28 2019 / Article

“Our teachers are our first responders with our students,” says Santana. “We want them to be able to have a mechanism where they can identify if there are any issues of mental health with our students, or a trauma, any type of mental illnesses… Read More

Sen. Santana introduces bill to standardize mental health training for teachers

// on Tue, Jan 22 2019 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Sylvia Santana (D-Detroit) has made mental health training for teachers her first order of business in the new legislative session. Senate Bill 41 would require the Michigan Department of Education, in conjunction with the Michigan Department of Health and… Read More

Sen. Santana meets MDHHS Director Robert Gordon, talks poverty issues

// on Fri, Jan 18 2019 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Sylvia Santana (D–Detroit) issued the following statement on her meeting yesterday with new Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Director Robert Gordon. “It was an honor meeting Robert Gordon, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s choice to lead the Michigan Department… Read More

Sen. Santana sworn-in to serve in Michigan’s 100th Legislature

// on Wed, Jan 9 2019 / Press release

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Sylvia Santana (D–Detroit) took the oath of office today to represent the citizens of Michigan’s 3rd Senate District. “I am so honored to serve the people of our district in the state Senate,” Sen. Santana said. “I’ve already started developing legislation… Read More

Macomb students travel to Lansing to present technology showcase

// on Wed, Dec 19 2018 / Article

Governor Rick Snyder and State Rep. Sylvia Santana were recognized with “Excellence in Education” awards at the showcase for their commitment to connecting students with innovative technologies, and their dedication to improving the Michigan educational system.… Read More

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