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Whole Child and Community Design

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Transforming systems through an aligned and integrated approach to educating the whole child

Through its work, the Whole Child and Community Design team is committed to honoring diverse voices, leveraging community relationships, and ensuring the well-being and success of every child. They operate one of eight regional technical assistance centers that will support local LEAs with the complexities of community schools planning, implementation, capacity building, and organization, and help districts implement culturally relevant practices and build equitable systems that create conditions for all members of the school community to thrive.

San Diego County Office of Education’s Whole Child and Community Design Department is recognized as a California Regional Technical Assistance Center for Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) and is committed to providing professional development for districts and sites with implementing PBIS in accordance with the National Center on PBIS. and the California MTSS Framework. To ensure fidelity of implementation and to best meet the needs of districts and schools, Readiness Commitments and Requirements will be applied.

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Multi-Tiered System of Support

Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS) is a framework that aligns Response to Instruction and Intervention with the California State standards and the systems necessary to ensure academic, behavior, and social success.

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Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports

Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) is a process for creating school environments that are more predictable and effective for achieving academic and social goals.

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Restorative Practices

Restorative practices provide schools with a framework to build community, strengthen relationships and improve school climate. This approach can be seamlessly integrated into the classroom, state standards-aligned curriculum, and a school's culture and climate.

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School Social Work

Through SDCOE’s School Social Work Services program, you can network with other school social workers, find professional learning opportunities, and gain valuable resources for you, your students, and your colleagues.

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Transformative Social and Emotional Learning

Explore webinars, resources, and upcoming training opportunities that can help educators in San Diego County build their skills in social-emotional learning.

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Felicia Singleton-Daniel

Senior Director, Sys Suppts
Linda Vista Campus

Judy Butterfield
Program Secretary
Linda Vista Campus