New Sandy Hook PSA

This week marks the 6th anniversary of the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School.​​​

​Please join us in honoring and remembering the 20 children and 6 educators that were killed that day, including principal and AFSA member, Dawn Hochsprung​. 

Our hearts will forever be with the victims and their families.

We wanted to share with you this powerful public service announcement​​, by Sandy Hook Promise. Please take a moment to watch this important message.

AFSA is a founding member of the Coalition to Support Grieving Students. Please visit, for resources on supporting grieving children and families. The coalition was formed to create resources and materials to assist those dealing with crisis and bereavement, and also to create, a groundbreaking, practitioner-oriented website designed to provide educators with the information, insights, and practical advice they need to better understand and meet the needs of the millions of grieving kids in America’s classrooms.