Examines how principals can put in place policies and practices that honor the diverse cultures alive in a school. The resource includes recommended strategies, a sample checklist and links to additional resources that can support principals in their efforts to providing a more culturally competent school environment.
Presents the results of the University Risk Management & Insurance Association (URMIA) survey investigating whether a rash of negative news stories about misconduct in fraternities was having an effect on how colleges and universities view the risk associated with them.
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.
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.