Florida Virtual

Contact:

Nikki Callaghan
ESE Director
ncallaghan@flvs.net
813-449-3018


Social and emotional learning curriculum/program used:

Character Traits of the Month, Zones of Regulation, Second Step, Calm for Schools, Growth Mindset, Habits of Highly Effective Teens

 

Schools implementing social and emotional education and skills development in the district:

School Level
# of Schools
Implementation

Elementary
1
Character education monthly lesson on specific traits, specific skill topic sessions (open to any students, held for specific duration); Great Kindness Challenge; and T2/T3 supports provided by student services staff on a monthly/weekly basis (social skills development, counseling)

Middle
1
Character education monthly lesson on specific traits (open to any students, facilitated by the school counselors); Gifted Guidance sessions (Gifted staff); T2/T3 supports provided by student services staff on a monthly/weekly basis (i-Positive, social skills groups, counseling); test anxiety sessions (in Spring, open to any student to attend); parent virtual session (Raising Resilient Teens)

High
1
T2/T3 supported provided by student services staff on a monthly/weekly basis (social skills groups, i-Positive, counseling); test anxiety sessions (in Spring, open to any student to attend); “Preparing for Life After High School” (facilitated by school counselors); parent virtual session (Raising Resilient Teens)

 


 

Strategies, practices, and approaches implemented in the district for the following areas along with grade levels implemented:

Resilience-building strategies
Growth Mindset instruction & infusion (K-12)/Parent information sessions (K-12)

Positive school climate efforts
Monthly Character Education focused on one specific trait monthly (K-8), Star Student (K-5), Stellar Student (6-8), Thank a Teacher (K-5), Honor Roll assemblies K-5), monthly face to face meet ups (K-8), high school face to face meet ups (quarterly); and school clubs (K-12); staff meetings

Trauma informed practices
Staff trainings, parent sessions (K-12)

Student-led initiatives
Clubs (K-12) such as NJHS, student council, and GSA (NJHS and Student Council work on community projects, tutoring, etc.); Student Ambassadors (9-12)

Character education
Monthly Character Education focused on one trait monthly (K-8); Counselor Corner K-12

Restorative practices Tier 1 approaches
Discipline policies, Resource Teachers, Lead Teacher Intervention (K-12)

Other
ACT on FACTS suicide awareness training for all FLVS FT staff K-12, Youth Mental Health First Aid (selected student services staff have been trained), Parent Engagement sessions (K-8) held monthly on a variety of topics

 

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