Support student and staffs’ mental health and well-being by ensuring access to mental health supports, including universal mental health promotion for all students and staff, selective services for students identified as at-risk for a mental health concern or problems, and indicated services for individual students who already display a mental health concern or problem.
How will we measure progress? (Key Performance Indicators)
Provide Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) professional learning opportunities for grades K-8.
Develop model for consistent SEL instruction across high schools.
Complete SEL practice inventory with middle schools and identify resources to support consistent SEL instruction across elementary and middle schools.
Implement instruction on Healthy Relationships & Behaviors, including comprehensive TK-12 sexual health instruction.
Provide staff workshops on supporting vulnerable students as part of the New Hire Equity Series and on Professional Learning Days. Topics would include: SEL, Restorative Practices, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Questioning (LGBTQQ) inclusivity, and ongoing support for student mental and physical health needs.
Create and implement attendance interventions, coordinating available resources – including School Counselors, Family Engagement Specialists, District Social Workers, and District Nurses – to support increased attendance.
Expand partnerships and explore models to provide alternatives to traditional high school settings.
Establish an annual process to review, refine, and publish protocols for identifying and addressing physical and mental health needs of TK-12 students.
Develop consistent articulation processes to share student needs and interventions for elementary to middle, and middle to high school transitions.
Promote healthy, productive, and responsible use of technology and digital citizenship.
Create District Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) model that encompasses the academic, social, emotional, and behavioral health needs of all students.
Improve Bullying & Harassment reporting and responses by utilizing the anonymous reporting tool, a process flow chart, and case management through administrators, counselors, and social workers.