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Concussion Related Information and Documents - Academic Team


The School Academic Team is the individuals at the school who will watch, monitor, and track the academic and emotional effects of the concussion.  The following content may be especially relevant to members of the School Academic Team; however, you may wish to review content available on the other team pages as well.

Teacher's Acute Concussion Tool (TACT)

The Iowa Departments of Public Health and Education have partnered together, in collaboration with Get Schools on Concussions, the Iowa Concussion Coalition and the Advisory Council on Brain Injuries, to make a statewide subscription to the Teacher's Acute Concussion Tool (TACT) available to all Iowa schools.  TACT is a "just in time" concussion management resource for educators at all levels.  Included in the 2020-2021 subscription is, access to tip sheets, informational videos, and sample concussion return-to-learn plans.

Learn more about TACT at

Interested in bringing TACT to your school?  Contact to learn how to get started.

References for Concussion Management & Return-to-Learn

For Information about Return-to-Play, please visit the School Physical Team Page

2018 Iowa Concussion LawPDF

Brain Injury Association of America's Return-to-Learn Protocol

Educational Videos

Healthy Habit All Stars concussion video for children aged 5 to 10(support materials availablehere)

Helping Students with Brain Injuries online video series (module 4: Concussion)

Handouts and Forms

Classroom Concussion AssessmentPDF

Concussion Symptom ChecklistPDF

Get Schooled on Concussions one pagers for educators

Teacher Feedback FormPDF (for printing)   Teacher Feedback FormPDF(fillable pdf)