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Paget Hetherington

Paget Hetherington has dedicated more than three decades to enhancing education for children, leading sales and marketing efforts for global publishing and EdTech companies. As the vice president of Marketing at Gaggle, Paget's focus is the safety and well-being of students, ensuring that schools are a secure environment for children to learn and thrive. Prior to Gaggle, Paget led marketing efforts with industry sector leaders VitalSource, Mimio, Lexia Learning, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Dorling Kindersley, and Vivendi Universal Publishing.
12 Feb 2021

The Risks of Social Media Pressure: Keeping Teens Safe

Almost every teenager in the U.S. has personal access to a device with...

28 Jan 2021
Student Safety | 3 min read

Data Privacy: Are Your Students Secure?

With so many students learning remotely as a result of the COVID-19 pa...

14 Jan 2021

5 Ways to Support Educator Mental Health

The past year has been particularly demanding of educators’ mental and...

08 Jan 2021
Gaggle | 4 min read

2020 Reflections: Through the Gaggle Lens

Every year, we like to look back and reflect upon all that we have bee...

23 Dec 2020
Student Mental Health | 2 min read

Student Wellness: Confronting the Holiday Blues

Gaggle has seen a 66% increase in the number of incidents it has repor...

10 Dec 2020
Student Mental Health | 2 min read

Student Wellness: What Is Cutting and How Can You Help?

As parents and educators look for ways to support students who are exp...

23 Nov 2020
Student Mental Health | 2 min read

Student Wellness: Students Facing Anxiety

According to a 2019 survey, the greatest struggle students face is anx...

13 Nov 2020

Student Wellness: Supporting Students With Eating Disorders

There are more than 30 million people diagnosed with an eating disorde...

26 Oct 2020
Student Safety | 3 min read

What We Stand For

Here at Gaggle, we believe that all schools should be safe and all stu...

16 Oct 2020

You Have Students Struggling With Mental Health Issues. What’s Next?

K-12 schools have been experiencing a mental health crisis for several...

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