Community building circles create an environment where students are seen, heard, understood and given the opportunity to connect to other students and staff
Creating a sense of belonging is the foundation for students’ experiences and development inside and outside of the classroom. School belongingness is the sense of being accepted, valued, and encouraged by others and of feeling included in the life and activity of the class or school. (Hanover Research February 2019)
PBIS is a proactive approach to establishing the behavioral supports and social culture needed for all students on a school site to achieve social, emotional and academic success. An integral part of EGUSD’s commitment to wellness, PBIS is a framework implemented by explicitly teaching expected behaviors, acknowledging appropriate behaviors and reteaching when behavioral errors are made. Please watch the video below to learn more about our commitment to recognize the link between student health and learning.