DPS SEL Partners
Durham Public Schools is proud to partner with a range of SEL providers to support our school communities.
In 2020-21 every elementary school will be implementing an approved SEL curriculum with a vision towards a fully comprehensive approach by 2023, aligning with Priority 2 of our Strategic Plan to provide a safe school environment that supports the whole child.
Elementary In-School Partners
Middle School and High School SEL
DPS is committed to a restorative approach to SEL, which means that we work with students rather than doing things to them or for them. Here are some basic resources for planning restorative classroom discussions.
Restorative Practices Resources
Circle Planning Guide
Restorative Circle Openings and Closings
Through our Panorama SEL Survey, DPS Wellness Teams can leverage the real time results of students’ assessments of their own SEL competencies to implement supportive interventions at the individual, small group, and whole classroom levels.