Strong Social-Emotional Skills

Pillar 2 Joy and Wellness


Cultivate and model strong social-emotional skills


Social-emotional skills will enable students to learn and positively contribute to the broader community


Provide varied professional development opportunities focused on deepening staff knowledge, skills, and dispositions to support students’ social and emotional needs

Integrate social-emotional learning into instruction and provide effective, evidence-based curricula to support social development

Expand access to resources and curricula to build capacity of families, staff, and community members to support students, particularly for those transitioning to elementary, middle, or high school

Develop school awareness and use of practices that support positive individual wellness and model effective behaviors for students

Create opportunities for students to demonstrate and apply positive socialemotional behaviors at school and in other social interactions

Develop portfolio structures by June 2023 to monitor and measure students' application of social-emotional learning competencies

Build capacity of all adults on campus on the use of Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports and Restorative Practices to promote a positive culture in the classroom


By 2026, we will:

Increase the percentage of students in elementary, middle school and high school demonstrating growth in each of the socialemotional learning competencies of growth mindset, self-efficacy, self-management, and social awareness to 8% as measured by the School Experience survey

Reduce the Single Student Suspension Rate to 0.15% (from 0.4% in 2018-19)