Aperture Training Honors 15 Districts and 19 New York Metropolis Faculties for Concentrate on Social-Emotional Studying 

Aperture Training Honors 15 Districts and 19 New York Metropolis Faculties for Concentrate on Social-Emotional Studying 


CHARLOTTE, NC – Aperture Training, the main supplier of research-based social and emotional studying (SEL) assessments for Okay-12 faculties, honored 19 New York Metropolis faculties as SEL Champions for profitable integrating high-quality SEL applications into the material of their college communities. 

“New York Metropolis doubled down on their funding in SEL to complement college students’ lives and put together them for achievement all through life by including help workers, partnering with City Meeting to measure success, and carefully integrating SEL into the educational curriculum,” stated Jessica Adamson, Chief Technique Officer, Aperture Training. “The colleges honored as our SEL Champions present what might be completed when utilizing SEL knowledge to create secure and constructive environments for studying, and emphasize a holistic strategy to scholar success and profession readiness.”

Superintendents awarded for exemplary use of the DESSA of their districts are:

  • Dr. Crystal Bonds, District 29
  • David Cintron, District 14
  • Dr. Tamera S. Collins, District 19
  • Dr. Philip Composto, District 30
  • Sean Davenport, District 5
  • Danielle DiMango, District 25
  • Danielle Giunta, District 26
  • Khalek Kirkland, District 23
  • Roberto Padilla, District 7
  • Renee Peart, Districts 7, 9 & 12
  • Dr. David Pretto, District 20
  • Manuel Ramirez, District 6
  • Dr. Jacqueline Rosado, District 12
  • Celeste Terry, District 18
  • Maribel Torres–Hulla, District 10

The colleges awarded are: 

  • The Walter Crowley Intermediate College
  • The Ronald McNair College
  • The Henry Longfellow College
  • Intermediate College 230
  • Norwood Heights College
  • Excessive College of World Cultures
  • P.S. 173 Contemporary Meadows
  • P.S. 189M Magnet College of Inquiry and Expression
  • Artwork and Design Excessive College
  • P.S. 247 Brooklyn
  • P.S. 066 Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
  • The City Meeting Unison College
  • P.S. 193 Gil Hodges
  • P.S. 069 Daniel D. Tompkins
  • P.S. 149 Danny Kaye
  • Riverdale Avenue Center College
  • Thurgood Marshall Academy Decrease College
  • P.S. 183 Robert L. Stevenson
  • P.S. 130 Hernando De Soto

The NYC primarily based districts and faculties have been chosen primarily based on their extremely efficient SEL applications that have been included via each section of the varsity day and prioritized by administration and lecturers.  

Underpinning the SEL success at these faculties is a data-driven strategy, which leverages the Devereux Scholar Strengths Evaluation (DESSA). This strength-based social and emotional studying screener objectively measures college students’ social-emotional competencies, together with self consciousness, self administration, private duty, choice making, social consciousness, relationship abilities, goal-directed conduct and optimistic pondering. DESSA supplies insights into college students’  strengths as a way to construct on these and assume extra strategically about methods to help college students when interventions are wanted.

Management from these districts and faculties have been honored on the“SEL State of Thoughts Awards Ceremony” on June 27, 2023 on the Manhattan Penthouse, hosted by Aperture Training and City Meeting. 

About Aperture Training

Aperture Training has empowered almost 8,500 faculties and out-of-school time applications throughout North America to measure, strengthen, and help social and emotional competence in Okay-12 youth and educators. The Aperture System consists of the DESSA suite of strength-based assessments, CASEL™-aligned intervention methods, and sturdy reporting, multi function easy-to-use digital platform. This technique permits schooling leaders to make strategic, data-based selections about SEL inside their organizations. Aperture has supported multiple million college students of their social and emotional progress and continues to develop modern options to convey the entire youngster into focus. To study extra, go to www.ApertureEd.com

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