SEEC is a year-long project that begins with classroom teaching teams attending four full-day classes on supporting children’s social and emotional development. These classes stress the importance of building supports from the bottom up focusing first on relationships, teacher beliefs and attitudes, then on classroom environment, social-emotional teaching strategies and finally, individual intervention plans for children with greater needs.
Teachers develop an action plan tailored to their own classroom’s needs, and then work with a consultant over a series of on-site observation and feed-back sessions to implement this plan throughout the rest of the project year. Consultants support teachers through the sometimes difficult process of change, and teachers come back together as a large group twice during the year to network and get re-energized.
SEEC offers individualized support levels for Infant-Toddlers, Preschool, and Leadership Staff. This project is currently available to licensed or licensed-exempt programs within St. Louis City.
SEEC completed a successful year with a training based on working with girls. Take a look below and see what they have accomplished since August.