Presents ways student support staff can reorganize services. Offers guidance for how to create resource teams that focus on prevention and the integration of services for groups of students, instead of only focusing only on case oriented interventions for individual students.
Includes information for schools that want to get moving right away to improve school climate. This toolkit contains an implementation readiness guide, sample plan, and details six steps that can move a school through a change process.
Provides a wealth of handbooks, newsletters, briefs, tutorials, and tools to assist through the twists and turns of program evaluation. Includes information for planning, data collection and analysis, and strategies to share results.
Provides a unifying framework for schools, families, and communities to understand, select, and organize their learning supports (i.e., strategies, programs, and practices used to create conditions to enhance learning).
Recommends four steps to determine the best use for spending American Rescue Plan Act education funds. This brief emphasizes a data-based decision-making process for SEA and LEAs with active positive behavioral interventions and supports or other social, emotional, and behavioral initiatives in place.
Presents a video, created by the Elk Grove Unified School District, on the experience and successes of schools under Project GROW, an Elementary and Secondary School Counseling Grant program. The program uses a multi-tiered approach to address behavioral issues and provide developmentally appropriate interventions to students so that they can develop the skills to succeed in the instructional environment.
Includes a variety of resources that meet a range of needs for stakeholders interested in improving school climate. Resources come in the form of online modules, worksheets, self-assessments, action guides, and an instructional manual.
Provides two self-assessment tools to help school leaders interested in school climate improvements 1) identify which School Climate Improvement Resource Package items would be most helpful to their needs and 2) assess how well their school is implementing school climate improvement initiatives. These self-assessments are one component of many in the School Climate Improvement Resource Package.
Provides an introduction to S.M.A.R.T. objectives, a guide to developing measurable goals. Provides a description of each of the 5 elements of S.M.A.R.T. objectives: goals should be Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, and Time oriented. Provides a link to a worksheet and worksheet example.