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Provider

Committee for Children - Second Step

Contact Information

Primary

Jennifer Balogh
2815 2nd Ave #400
Seattle, WA 98121

Phone: 2064386522
Email: jbalogh@cfchildren.org

General Information

Website: www.cfchildren.org
Screenshots / Demo: www.cfchildren.org/second-step
Effectiveness Data: www.cfchildren.org/second-step/research
Type of Organization: Other
Curriculum Provider
Organization is best described as: Non-Profit
Age of Firm / Number of Years in Operation: 35
Level(s) services may be provided: - Elementary
- Middle
- District
Provides performance guarantees in contract: NO
Educational Services Provided Bully Prevention
Content Curriculum Programs
Curriculum Alignment
District Culture
Professional Development
School and District Improvement
Student
Family and Community Support
21st Century Skills
Specific Content Area :
Social Emotional Learning

Name of Schools/ Districts that this organization has served in Colorado:

Adams Twelve Five Star Schools - Tammy Lawrence - tammy.lawrence@adams12.org
Denver Public Schools - Donna Cash - DONNA_CASH@DPSK12.ORG

Recent References:

Adams Twelve Five Star Schools - Tammy Lawrence - tammy.lawrence@adams12.org
Denver Public Schools - Donna Cash - DONNA_CASH@DPSK12.ORG

Also, Finessa Ferrell - Colorado Education Initiative - fferrell@coloradoedinitiative.org

Name of Schools/ Districts that this organization has served in other states:

Austin Independent School District - Peter Price - peter.price@austinisd.org
Atlanta Public Schools - Kori Sanchez Smith - kssmith@atlanta.k12.ga.us
Metro Nashville Public Schools - Kyla Krengel - Kyla.Krengel@mnps.org
Monroe County Schools - Harry Russell - Harry.Russell@KeysSchools.com

Qualifications of this Organization (licensure, trademark, etc.):

Committee for Children is a global non-profit organization serving over 25,000 schools and 10 million children each year with the evidence-based social emotional learning curriculum the Second Step program. Along with it's additional Bullying Prevention Unit and Child Protection Unit (child abuse and child sexual abuse prevention)schools and districts across the country and around the world can address school climate, student skills, and staff training. Second Step is used in 22% of all US elementary and middle schools to reduce discipline referrals, work in partnership with PBIS/MTSS, Restorative Practices and other frameworks to bring about positive change in schools and server the whole child. We are proud to be endorsed by the Collaborative for Academic, Social, Emotional Learning as well as listed on the NREPP list of evidence-based curriculum (Elementary: http://nrepp.samhsa.gov/ProgramProfile.aspx?id=123

MS: http://nrepp.samhsa.gov/ProgramProfile.aspx?id=106)

Qualifications of Instructors/ Staff that Provide Services:

Staff that develop the Second Step curriculum and it's additional units are experienced and highly educated researchers and program developers with Masters and PHd level degrees. Our staff specialize in creating the program itself as well as the online training that is included in the cost of the program and is accessible to all program users via the resource website www.secondstep.org. Outreach Managers and Implementation Support staff are experts in program implementation for Early Learning to Grade 8 and provide unlimited online and phone support for the life of the program.

Cost:

The Second Step program costs are based on a price per classroom kit. Each kit contains everything a teacher needs to teach the lessons, access the training and online support for as long as they choose to teach the program. A streaming lesson media option is offered as an nominal additional cost per user/per year (DVDs are included). The program costs in detail can be found on www.cfchildren.org.

Explanation of how we are able to provide differentiated services to meet the individual needs of schools and districts.

The Second Step program offers various ways that schools and districts can adapt to their student needs and our Outreach Managers work with key personnel to help design the most effective implementation and training plan for each school or district.

How will we evaluate our services and support to schools and districts and its effectiveness in school/ district/ student achievement?

A comprehensive guide to evaluation options for district, school and student outcomes is available at www.cfchildren.org. We also partner with several student assessment providers and universities to evaluate program effectiveness.

Sample of services offered for a school or district:

Under 500 Students:

Program materials, staff training and program implementation planning.

500-1000 Students:

Program materials, staff training and program implementation planning.

1000+ Students:

Program materials, staff training and program implementation planning.

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