Caring School Community, K-8

Building Caring School Communities

The Caring School Community® program is a nationally recognized, evidence-based curriculum that builds classroom and schoolwide community while developing students’ social and emotional learning (SEL) skills and competencies. It is designed to help students become caring, responsible members of their school communities who will become humane, principled, and skilled citizens of our democratic society. It does this by:

  • Building caring relationships with and among students
  • Directly teaching social skills
  • Creating calm, orderly learning environments through the effective use of classroom management practices
  • Helping students acquire self-discipline through a caring and effective approach to discipline


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