School culture supports the social and emotional safety and well-being of students

Unpacking the Commitment

Educating the whole child means providing for their physical, emotional, and social safety. A focus on wellness extends beyond the classroom walls and is part of our focus throughout the whole campus.

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Vision for 3.2:

Provide a coordinated student services program to support students and their ability to access their learning.
  • Staff to provide coordinated student services at each school.

  • School Counselors

  • School Nurses

  • Pupil Personnel Workers

  • School Psychologists

  • In-School Intervention Center Staff

Implement curricula focused on teaching social and emotional skill development.
  • School Counseling Program curricula includes, but not limited to, Second Step, Steps to Respect, and Suicide Prevention

  • Character Education

  • Life Skills

Implement a multi-tiered system of behavioral interventions to support struggling students.
  • Provide general supports available at all schools, including behavior plans, individual counseling, small group counseling, and student/parent conferences.

  • Implement Zones of Regulation, Check and Connect, and Check In Check Out for students with challenging behaviors.

  • Adopt restorative justice practices, including restorative classrooms, peer mediation, student courts, and peacemaking circles.

Coordinate the Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) framework in selected schools.
  • Assign coaches to support school teams with implementation of the framework.

  • Provide professional development to enhance the implementation at each school.

  • Assess annual implementation of the framework in each school to determine fidelity and future planning.

Provide health services to support student wellness.
  • Staff school health centers with full-time nurses to provide on-site medical support.

  • Coordinate student flu clinics, vision screening, and hearing screening.

Offer after school programs to provide individual student enrichment, extended academic supports, and social and emotional skill development.
  • Provide tutoring to support academic achievement.

  • Engage students in enrichment activities to support classroom learning.

  • Offer adult mentoring for students through community volunteers.

  • Future Leaders of the World

  • School staff

  • Provide services through the Evening Counseling Center.

 

Performance Measures

  • Enrollment/participation in program

  • Attendance, academic, and behavioral data

  • PBIS Data

  • Therapeutic pre and post assessment data