The way to combat school violence is through human connection.
Social-Emotional Learning is ultimately about growth, but through that growth we gain the tools to prevent violence. In this video, Michigan educators discuss the response of their school communities to the recent school shooting in Oxford. Please check out more resources for prevention, intervention, and recovery, including restorative practices, on our new Community Safety Page.
What is an SEL Hub?
This SEL Hub serves as a space for the Durham Public Schools Community to connect and access resources to support the social emotional needs of all.
Learn more about Social-Emotional Learning
and the District's work to support our families.
DPS Health Minute: Understanding Emotions
It's difficult to understand our emotions sometimes, but it is a skill that we can develop through practice! In this week's health minute, Dr. Chris Soto describes the importance of de-mystifying our emotions by using them as information towards success, both in and out of school.
Featured Video for All
DPS is a restorative practices district, meaning that we strive to work with students and adults towards better outcomes, rather than doing things to them or for them. This video is a brief description of restorative practices.