We partner with your school so your students are more connected, do better in school, and are better prepared for a meaningful life.
What does school look like when you prioritize the mental, social-emotional health of everyone?
SEL Curriculum for M.S./H.S. Students
Curriculum (digital or live) to guide students to self-reflection and discussion.
Engaging training for adult competencies regarding SEL & personal wellbeing.
Parent Resources & Education
Interactive curriculum to resource parents at every age and stage.
Want a year's worth of social-emotional warmup exercises? Use them as journal prompts, or for small group, or large group discussions- virtually or in person. Yep, for free. No catch.
We'll also send you a free copy of our new e-book, Cultivating Uncommon Emotional Intelligence...
Are your students connected?
Students who feel connected with adults and peers at school do better academically and personally.
Are your students self-aware?
Students who are guided to reflect on their personal lives do better in school and are better prepared for life.
Are your teachers resourced for SEL?
Effective training builds capacity, alignment, and makes teachers happier.
Are your parents equipped and engaged?
Partnering with parents can unlock potential in every area for your school community.
Is your vision for student success clear?
A clear, compelling vision for student success- what an ideal grad would be like will help every facet.
The Stakes Have Never Been Higher: Unprecedented Times Call for Extraordinary Effort (read more...)
Upcoming Live Workshops
Each month, we offer live training workshops on the most relevant SEL competencies. Our style is learn-by-doing rather than lecture, so everything we present is field-tested and ready to put to use tomorrow.
August Workshop — Back-to-School Wellness
September Workshop — Connection via Storytelling
October Workshop — Guiding Meaningful Reflection
November Workshop — Deactivation Strategies
Brett Killen, Principal at Canyon Crest Academy
"What I really appreciate about YouSchool is they got to know us—our strengths, our values, our needs, our goals—and then worked alongside us to customize programming and do what’s right for our young people and community, now and in the future. We realized we couldn’t do this important work alone, and the YouSchool has been a great partner in helping us to actualize our goals."
Featured Student Offering:
Life Foundations SEL Curriculum
Connecting with students is critical to achievement. We know teachers want to connect- it's what drives their passion for the work. Not to mention- students need support now more than ever before.
But...building connection in a distance learning environment is...different. And, prepping relevant, engaging lessons to build a connection with students is time-consuming.
Sometimes teachers feel hesitant to ‘go there’ with students; they aren’t sure what’s most relevant or appropriate.
With distance learning, there's no time to waste. The curriculum has to be engaging as well as tied to learning standards. Whether your school has an advisory or homeroom period or not- this curriculum can help you.
Watch a short video together
30 short, engaging videos on CASEL's five big SEL themes.
Assign reflection questions
Thought-provoking questions, whether delivered fully digital or in person.
Easily facilitate discussion
With little or no prep, you can get your students talking and listening with each other.
Professional Development Offerings
The last thing you want is to spend money on training that is ineffective. Perhaps worse, you really, really don’t want to burn any trust with your staff. The training has to be relevant. And high quality. And worthwhile. Simple to understand. And simple to put into practice.
We get it. We don’t want to waste your time or money, either, so we promise we won’t. If we didn’t feel confident about the impact our training can have on your climate and culture, we wouldn’t be in this business.
In other words, we promise to be good!
Adult SEL Competencies
Equipping: We’ve developed a step-by-step training program designed to equip and empower every teacher with the tools to practice empathy in the classroom.
Engaging: Using a simple framework, interactive role-plays and guided case studies.
Holistic: teachers will learn how to effectively break the plane with their students, listen actively, affirm their identity development, reflect their emerging talents, and challenge them to an authentic character.
Staff Wellness Course
Customized for teachers: as leaders in social-emotional wellness, we understand the qualities and attributes adults need to embody
Grounded: research-based content made digestible for thoughtful working professionals
Flexible: we get the constraints schools have to offer training that’s meaningful but can’t take a lot of time
Interactive: whether offered to your staff on an individual basis, or to facilitate group discussion, this is content that is designed to be interactive and personalized
We offer leadership coaching and consulting for school leaders, using our Culture Roadmap. And, we can train some of your staff to be certified YouSchool Guides.
Just ask how.
It's Simple to Work Together
1. Get in Touch
We can set up a time to review our offerings for students, teachers, and parents- and how they can be simply customized to your context.
2. Start Small
It can be overwhelming to implement a new initiative. Let's work together step-by-step to do it right- start with a course or one of our trainings.
3. Learn & Scale
We will work together to define success so you can learn, adjust, & grow. Including the right voices is especially important.
Set Up a Conversation
Let's find time to talk about what we offer and how it might work in your context.
Maybe you've wondered...
What if my students had their own answers to life's most important questions?
What if every student was successful academically AND prepared to build a meaningful life?
What if my teachers and staff were on the same page and fired up to come to work everyday?
What if it felt like my parents were true partners?
Download our free ebook:
NOW IS THE TIME
Students are coming back to campus, carrying chronic stress and isolation. Business as usual will now work. So, here's a field guide to implementing social-emotional learning at any school site. (We'll also send you a copy of our new e-book, Cultivating Uncommon Emotional Intelligence)