SRI Education researchers are conducting an evaluation of the Pyramid Model, a three-tiered framework that supports early childhood education (ECE) teachers in preschool classrooms. The main goals of the Pyramid Model are to support ECE teachers as key figures in promoting the social-emotional skills and competence of children with and without disabilities so that all children can learn, develop, and grow in a positive and safe environment.
After over a full year of school closures, several teachers and school administrators are busy preparing for the long-awaited return to in-person classes this fall. But while worries of student learning-loss, momentum, and social-emotional well-being remain at the forefront of parent and school administrators’ concerns, the significant impact that this past year had on teachers cannot be overlooked.
Implementation and evaluation study of trauma-informed universal (Second Steps), secondary (Bounce Back), and tertiary supports (districtwide behavior support team) in 30 elementary schools in one urban school district. Lead Investigators: W. Carl Sumi, Michelle Woodbridge Funder: National Institute for Justice Dates: 2017-2021
Efficacy study of Foundations, a schoolwide positive and proactive behavioral intervention developed by Safe & Civil Schools conducted in 60 middle schools in 3 states. » Read more about this project on SRI.com Lead Investigators: W. Carl Sumi, Michelle Woodbridge Funder: U.S. Department of Education Dates: 2016-2021
Large-scale effectiveness study of First Step to Success, an early intervention program for children in grades 1-3 with antisocial or aggressive behaviors, conducted in 48 elementary schools of 5 states. Lead Investigators: Mary Wagner, W. Carl Sumi Funder: U.S. Department of Education Dates: 2006-2011