We believe that a positive, trust-filled school culture and climate is critical to high student achievement and attendance. How a school builds its culture is imcumbent on the school leadership, school relationships with faculty, families and community partners, and the essential practice of making the school welcoming for all – a place of belonging and trust for every student and family.
As stated by the National School Climate Center: Research proves that a positive school climate directly impacts telling indicators of success such as increased teacher retention, lower dropout rates, decreased incidences of violence, and higher student achievement. Read more >
Our consultation and trainings help schools establish collective trust in and among school leaders, staff, students, families, and partners to build positive school culture and climate.
Anti-Bias Curriculum Training
Collaborative Leadership Training for School Staff
Establishing Collective Trust between Staff, Families, Students and Leaders
Facilitating ABLE Change Framework for Collective Impact in your Community
Introduction to Community School Practices: Community Schools 101
Facilitating the Ready Schools Assessment
Reducing Chronic Absence and Creating School-Wide Culture of Attendance
School Health Indicators Reports: Using the Data to Improve Culture/Climate
Study Visits to Model Union Public Schools’ Community Schools (Pre-K through Union Collegiate Academy, Union’s career/college-focused high school)
SCHOOL CLIMATE RESOURCES FROM U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION: