June 10, 2020
Surveys Available to Support Your School Climate Efforts
The School Climate Assessment Lab offers access to a variety of reliable and useful tools, data analysis and reporting, and assistance with interpreting the data and creating action plans. Whether you are looking for a school climate survey or interested in assessing more specific concerns related to school re-entry in the fall or issues related to equity, we have a variety of options to assist you.  Click here for more information on any of the following surveys. Contact us to discuss your needs.
Equity and Inclusion Survey
This survey provides schools and districts with a clear picture of how students are thinking and feeling about diversity, equity, and inclusion in school. The survey can help schools and districts track the progress of equity initiatives through the lens of the student, identify areas for celebration and improvement, and signal the importance of equity and inclusion to the community. 
Reopening School Community Needs Assessment
This survey helps school districts understand and assess the needs of students, staff, and families with comprehensive feedback on distance learning, well-being, academic needs, social-emotional learning and access to resources.
School Culture and Climate Assessment Survey
This survey provides valuable data for schools interested in improving their culture and climate.
School Health Assessment Survey
This survey is intended for schools that have a strong focus on wellness or have a desire to make wellness a priority and need a baseline of data to get started.
Spectrum School Climate and Bullying Prevention Survey
This survey has a specific focus on bullying prevention. It collects detailed information about bullying behavior, groups who may be at highest risk and therefore, has practical program implications.
PD Offerings Related to Cultural Competence and Social Justice
Upcoming Webinars and Virtual PD
"Coming Together: Standing Up to Racism. A CNN/Sesame Street Town Hall for Kids and Families"
Webinar: Racial Justice and Our Schools: A Blueprint for Action
Friday, June 12 at 10:00 a.m. ET
LEGAL ONE Director David Nash, George Guy, Jr., George Scott, and other speakers to be announced soon will lead the webinar to provide an overview of key legal principles and best practices related to addressing issues of racial justice, and provide participants with resources to effectively address this complex issue. Register here
Webinar: CASEL CARES: SEL As a Lever for Equity and Social Justice
Friday, June 12 at 1:00 p.m. ET
In response to the painful events that have highlighted ongoing systemic racism and violence against the black community, we invite our network to attend these discussions intended to prioritize equity and discuss racial injustice through the lens of SEL. This week we discuss how we can advance SEL in ways that support districts and communities in their larger efforts toward educational equity and excellence. Register here
The School Culture and Climate Initiative (SCCI) is based at the Center for Human and Social Development at the College of Saint Elizabeth.
For questions about SSN meetings, contact Liz Warner
For questions about or difficulty with registration, contact Leighann Garland