When this principal accepted the position at Langley Elementary in Washington, D.C., they had two objectives in mind: one, to empower teachers who truly care about supporting the whole child, and two, to inspire a schoolwide culture shift.
Discusses implementing programs that ensure school safety and academic success, covering what makes up Iowa's program as an example. Demonstrates Iowa's success via participation in standard LEA implementation activities and their Safe School Certification Program as well as via completing items on an implementation checklist.
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 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).