Social and Emotional Learning

WPS District Goal: Develop a school and district approach to social and emotional learning (SEL) that is integrated into core curricular areas.

Article: This Time, With Feeling (The Aspen Institute, 2017)

CASEL SEL Competencies

Challenge Success

Infographic: Citizenship in the Digital Age (ISTE, 2017)

Open Circle

Resources for Teaching Growth Mindset (Edutopia, 2016)

TEC Online Learning Course: Connecting Behavioral Health and Social Emotional Learning to Success in School


Tiered Systems of Support

WPS District Goal: Develop and refine a tiered system of instructional supports PreK-12 so that all students are appropriately challenged and experience continuous growth.

District Curriculum Accommodation Plan (DCAP)

Systems for Student Success at the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education


21st Century Learning

WPS District Goal: Refine and expand opportunities PreK-12 for students to engage in creative, authentic and collaborative learning experiences that inspire curiosity, encourage innovation and engage students’ imagination.

Article: Preparing 21st Century Students for a Global Society (National Education Association)

Buck Institute for Education (BIE)

EdLeader21


Cultural Proficiency & Inclusiveness

WPS District Goal: Establish and begin to implement a coordinated, district-wide approach around cultural proficiency and inclusiveness that promotes a deeper understanding of and commitment to the strengths of diversity.

Current IDEAS (Initiatives for Developing Equity and Achievement for Students) Courses