The PREP for All Students Act of 2020 is a proposed bill that aims to create a Council on Emergency Response Protocols to ensure the establishment of accessible, developmentally appropriate, culturally aware, and trauma-informed emergency response protocols in public schools, early childcare and education settings, and institutions of higher education, and for other purposes. VisitContinue reading “PREP for All Students Act of 2020 – S.4956”
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Counseling Not Criminalization in Schools Act – S.2125
The Counseling Not Criminalization in Schools Act aims to divert Federal funding away from supporting the presence of police in schools and toward evidence-based and trauma informed services that address the needs of marginalized students and improve academic outcomes, and for other purposes. Visit the bill here.
Mentoring to Succeed Act of 2021 – S.2198
The Mentoring to Succeed Act of 2021 is a proposed bill created to amend the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006. This would give the Department of Education the authority to award competitive grants to eligible entities to establish, expand, or support school-based mentoring programs to assist at-risk students in middleContinue reading “Mentoring to Succeed Act of 2021 – S.2198”
Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL)
CASEL’s mission is to help make evidence-based social and emotional learning an integral part of education from preschool through high school. Visit the webpage here.
National Commission on Social, Emotional, and Academic Development
This organization works to establish a foundation and understanding of social, emotional, and academic development in K-12 schools in communities while developing a comprehensive change agenda with recommendations in research, practice, and policy that provide clear and compelling guidance on how to integrate social, emotional, and academic development in K-12 education. Visit the webpage here.
H.R.6120 – Social and Emotional Learning for Families (SELF) Act
The SELF act ensures that parents and teachers are able to teach children social and emotional skills. Read about the proposed bill here.
Safe and Supportive Schools – School Climate (EDSCLS Model)
The Safe and Supportive Schools model ensures a positive school climate. They are dedicated to creating strong relationships between students, teachers, and parents, making sure that students are safe from violence, and creating a well-managed environment. Learn more about this resource here.
National Center of Safe Supportive Learning Environments (NCSSLE)
NCSSLE is an organization that promotes safe school environments. They provide training to teachers, support staff, families, and students. The organization also implements school climate surveys which are used to measure the safety of the environment and areas that need improvement. Visit their website here.
American Psychological Association – School Connectedness Program
School Connectedness promotes relationships between students and teachers. The program provides students with the emotional and social skills necessary to engage actively in school. Learn more about the resource here.
Common Sense Education – Building Peer Relationships
Common Sense Education is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of kids through the development of peer relationships. Visit their website here.