Christie Whitehead
Director of ESE and Student Services

Social and emotional learning curriculum/program used:

Second Step - Student Success Through Prevention: this is used with students who are at our alternative school.


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

School Level
# of Schools

We use the Florida DOE Comprehensive Health Education Toolkit as well as other resources to cover required health standards.

Essential Health textbook - 2nd edition and the FL. DOE Comprehensive Health Toolkit

Essential Health textbook - 2nd edition and the FL. DOE Comprehensive Health Education Toolkit



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

Resilience-building strategies

Positive school climate efforts
Positive Behavior Interventions and Support (PBIS) - Pre-K - 12

Trauma informed practices
Personal and Community Safety Education on home, school, and highway safety, natural and weather-related disasters, survival skills, environmental hazards, violence prevention, bullying prevention, internet safety, dating violence (middle and high school only), first-aid CPR or AED and emergency healthcare procedures, and safety rules and laws.

Student-led initiatives
Students Working Against Tobacco (SWAT) - middle and high school, Children Learning Another Way (CLAW) club (middle school)

Character education
PBIS (District-wide) and health lessons at each school, Personal Fitness Class and JROTC (both at high school)

Restorative practices Tier 1 approaches
We have focused on trying to do more in-school suspensions rather than out of school suspensions. We also refer for mental health counseling and/or supports from school guidance counselors.



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