School Counseling Program Specialist
Social and emotional learning curriculum/program used:
Sanford Harmony (Elementary), Start with Hello (Middle)
Schools implementing social and emotional education and skills development in the district:
# of Schools
Sanford Harmony curriculum has been obtained to supply a curriculum kit for each elementary teacher. School counselors, psychologists, and social workers have been trained to train their school-based staff and provide support for implementaion. Sanford Harmony curriculum lessons are being imbedded into our district's academic curriculum maps for easy access and alignment to the Florida academic standards.
Start with Hello is a social inclusiveness curriculum implented at each middle school in the district. SAVE Promise Clubs (student led) are responsible for carrying out school-wide activities to encourage social inclusiveness.
Marion County's long-term plan is to incorporate the Start with Hello social inclusiveness program into the high schools.
Strategies, practices, and approaches implemented in the district for the following areas along with grade levels implemented:
Sanford Harmony (elementary) and Second Steps (elementary and middle)