• Academic Development

    Standard A: Students will acquire the attitudes, knowledge, and skills that contribute to effective learning in school and across the life span.

    Standard B: Students will complete school with the academic preparation essential to choose from a wide range of substantial post-secondary options, including college.

    Standard C: Students will understand the relationship of academics to the wold of work and to life at home and in the community.

  • Career Development

    Standard A: Students will acquire the skills to investigate the world of work in relation to knowledge of self and to make informed career decisions.

    Standard B: Students will employ strategies to achieve future career goals with success and satisfaction.

    Standard C: Students will understand the relationship between personal qualities, education, training and the world of work.

  • Personal/Social

    Standard A: Students will acquire the knowledge, attitudes and interpersonal skills to help them understand and respect self and others.

    Standard B: Students will make decisions, set goals and take necessary action to achieve goals.

    Standard C: Students will understand safety and survival skills.

  • Kindergarten Competencies:

    Academic Development (Standards 1.A., 1.B., 1.C.)

    1. Learn the importance of using listening skills at all times in school. (KLA_A2005-2) (CE) (LA.K.1) (A:A2.3)
    2. Follow classroom rules and be able to explain what those rules mean. (EMLA_A2002-2) (KSS_C1998-9) (CE) (A:B1.3) (PS:A2.1)
    3. Follow spoken directions given in school. (EMLA_A2002-2) (CE) (A:B1.3)
    4. Cultivate school success by taking responsibility for their actions (self-control). (KPE_D2002-12) (CE) (H.K.11) (A:A3.1) (PS:A1.8)

    Career Development (Standards 2.A., 2.B., 2.C.)

    1. Learn about various careers and occupations. (KSS_D1998-14) (CE) (SS.K.8) (C:A1.2)

    Life Skills (Standards 3.A., 3.B., 3.C.)

    1. Express feelings appropriately and recognize the connections between thoughts, feelings, and actions (ex. learning anger management skills) (KHE_G2002-8) (CE) (H.K.13) (PS:A1.5)
    2. Develop positive attitudes towards self as a unique and worthy person. (KSS_C1998-7) (CE) (H.K.10) (PS:A1.1)
    3. Identify and respect similarities and differences of others. (KHE_G2002-8) (CE) (SS.K.14) (PS:A2.3)
    4. Explore the difference between appropriate and inappropriate touches. (CE) (H.K.24) (PS:C1.3)
    5. Identify strategies for stopping inappropriate touches. (KHE_B2002-2) (CE) (H.K.25) (PS:C1.6) (PS:C1.1)
  • First Grade Competencies:

    Academic Development (Standards 1.A., 1.B., 1.C.)

    1. Acquire skills to improve learning (ex: on-task behaviors, positive attitude, perseverance) (EMLA_A2002-2) (CE) (A:A2.1) (A:A2.2)
    2. Use listening skills to follow oral and written directions. (1LA_A2005-4) (1LA_B2005-17) (CE) (A:A1.5) (A:B1.3)
    3. Accept mistakes as essential to the learning process. (CE) (A:A1.4)
    4. Learn when and how to ask for help with schoolwork. (CE) (A:A2.3)
    5. Demonstrate personal responsibility in following rules. (CE) (A:A3.1)

    Career Development (Standards 2.A., 2.B., 2.C.)

    1. Explore personal likes and dislikes as they relate to various careers and occupations. (EMLA_A2002-3) (CE) (C:C1.3)

    Life Skills (Standards 3.A., 3.B., 3.C.)

    1. Demonstrate respect for oneself as well as others. (CE) (H.1.12) (PS:A2.2)
    2. Learn about ways to handle disagreements without fighting (conflict resolution). (1HE_G2002-8) (CE) (H.1.8) (PS:B1.6)
    3. Learn how to make and keep friends. (1HE_G2002-8) (CE) (H.1.11) (PS:A2.8)
    4. Recognize the difference between the feelings associated with appropriate and inappropriate physical contact. (1HE_B2002-2) (CE) (H.1.25) PS:C1.3)
    5. Identify strategies for stopping inappropriate touches including sexual abuse. (1HE_B2002-2) (CE) (H.1.26) (PS:C1.6) (PS:C1.1)
  • Second Grade Competencies:

    Academic Development (Standards 1.A., 1.B., 1.C.)

    1. Demonstrate the ability to work independently and cooperatively with other students. (CE) (A:A3.2)
    2. Practice effective listening skills in order to follow directions. (2HE_G2002-8) (CE) (A:B1.3)
    3. Follow multi-step directions. (2LA_A2005-3) (CE) (A:B1.3)
    4. Identify attitudes and behaviors that lead to successful learning (i.e. test-taking skills, work habits). (2HE_G2002-8) (CE) (H.2.12) (A:A1.5)

    Career Development (Standards 2.A., 2.B., 2.C.)

    1. Learn connections between education and possible careers and occupations. (EMLB_A2002-15) (CE) (C:B2.1)

    Life Skills (Standards 3.A., 3.B., 3.C.)

    1. Learn appropriate decision-making skills. (2SS_B1998-6) (CE) (H.2.11) (PS:B1.1)
    2. Understand the relationship between behaviors and consequences. (2SS_B1998-6) (CE) (H.2.11) (PS:B1.2)
    3. Learn conflict resolution skills. (2HE_G2002-8) (CE) (H.2.13) (PS:B1.3) (PS:B1.5)
    4. Demonstrate ways to show respect for self, others and property. (2HE_G.2002-8) (CE) (H.2.10) (PS:A2.3) (PS:A2.4)
    5. Recognize the difference between the feelings associated with appropriate and inappropriate physical contact. (CE) (PS:C1.3)
    6. Examine and practice safety skills including preventing/stopping sexual abuse. (2HE_B2002-2) (CE) (PS:C1.4) (PS:C1.6)
  • Third Grade Competencies:

    Academic Development (Standards 1.A., 1.B., 1.C.)

    1. Develop skills to work independently. (CE) (PE.3.9) (A:B1.7)
    2. Explore effective test-taking strategies and stress management techniques. (3HE_G2002-8) (CE) (H.3.11) (PS:C1.10)
    3. Follow both written and spoken directions. (3LA_A2005-4) (3LA_B2005-24) (CE) (A:B1.3)
    4. Practice goal setting, time management, and organizational skills. (CE) (C:A1.6) (A:A2.1)

    Career Development (Standards 2.A., 2.B., 2.C.)

    1. Understand the differences among various careers and occupations. (EMLB_A2002-15) (CE) (C:A1.2) (C:B1.7)
    2. Work cooperatively in small groups to solve problems. (CE) (PE.3.9) (C:A1.4)

    Life Skills (Standards 3.A., 3.B., 3.C.)

    1. Apply effective problem-solving skills to make safe and healthy choices. (3HE_E2002-6) (CE) (H.3.3) (PS:C1.7)
    2. Learn appropriate responses to bullying/harassment. (3HE_E2002-6) (CE) (H.3.3) (H.3.12) (PS:C1.2)
    3. Identify sources of positive and negative influences (peers, family, community, media.) (3HE_E2002-6) (CE) (PS:B1.8)
    4. Use effective communication skills. (3EMLB_A2002-3) (CE) (H.3.9) (PS:A2.6)
    5. Develop a healthy self-concept by making positive choices. (3HE_G2009-9) (CE) (H.3.10) (PS:A1.8)
    6. Examine and practice safety skills including preventing/stopping sexual abuse. (3HE_B2002-2) (CE) (H.3.21) (PS:C1.3) (PS:C1.6)
  • Fourth Grade Competencies:

    Academic Development (Standards 1.A., 1.B., 1.C.)

    1. Identify personal strengths and weaknesses to positively influence school performance. (CE) (A:A2.4) (A:A3.3)
    2. Learn and apply test-taking strategies. (CE) (LA.4.60) (A:B1.3)
    3. Utilize organizational and time management skills to complete school assignments. (CE) (LA.4.60) (A:A2.1) (C:A2.9)
    4. Learn and apply goal-setting strategies. (CE) (A:B2.4) (C:A1.6)

    Career Development (Standards 2.A., 2.B., 2.C.)

    1. Explore how hobbies and personal interests relate to careers. (EMLB_A2002-15) (CE) (C:A1.8) (C:A1.9)
    2. Use conflict resolution skills to solve problems effectively. (4HE_F2002-10) (CE) (H.4.10) (C:C2.2)
    3. Learn how to prioritize time between work and leisure activities. (CE) (C:A1.10) (C:A1.7)

    Life Skills (Standards 3.A., 3.B., 3.C.)

    1. Accept responsibility and understand consequences for personal choices. (CE) (H.4.12) (A:A3.1) (PS:B1.2)
    2. Learn effective strategies related to peer pressure. (4HE_F2002-10) (CE) (H.4.8) (PS:C1.9) (PS:B1.8)
    3. Identify strategies to cope effectively with personal and classroom difficulties (conflict resolution skills). (4HE_F2002-10) (CE) (H.4.10) (PS:B1.4)
    4. Recognize and appreciate differences in others (culture, ethnicity, students with disabilities). (4HE_F2002-11) (CE) (H.4.11) (PS:A2.3) (PS:A2.4)
    5. Summarize and practice safety skills including preventing and stopping sexual abuse. (4H_A2002-1) (CE) (H.4.21) (PS:C1.3) (PS:C1.6)
  • Fifth Grade Competencies:

    Academic Development (Standards 1.A., 1.B., 1.C.)

    1. Apply time management and organizational skills to enhance personal and academic success. (CE) (A:C1.1) (A:B1.3)
    2. Utilize study skills to help achieve goals and reduce test-taking anxiety. (CE) (LA.5.65) (A:B2.1) (A:B2.5)
    3. Learn strategies to successfully transition to middle school (5HE_G2002-11) (CE) (H.5.18) (PS:A1.11)

    Career Development (Standards 2.A., 2.B., 2.C.)

    1. Identify how hobbies and personal interests influence possible careers and occupations. (5SS_G1998-36) (CE) (C:B1.2)
    2. Develop skills to locate information about possible careers and occupations. (5SS_B1998-10) (CE) (C:B1.5) (C:B1.6)

    Life Skills (Standards 3.A., 3.B., 3.C.)

    1. Demonstrate skills needed to cope with challenges in daily life. (5HE_G2002-11) (CE) (H.5.18) (PS:C1.11)
    2. Demonstrate behaviors needed to interact with peers effectively (friendship skills, avoiding peer pressure and bullying). (5HE_E2002-6) (CE) (H.5.5) (PS:A2.8) (PS:C1.9)
    3. Demonstrate respect for and acceptance of differences in others (culture, ethnic, students with disabilities). (EMLB_B2002-18) (EMLC_B2002-13) (CE) (PS:B1.7)
    4. Demonstrate the use of effective communication skills (verbal and nonverbal) in a variety of settings. (5LA_A2005-1) (CE) (PS:A2.6) (PS:A2.7)
    5. Distinguish between appropriate and inappropriate school behaviors. (CE) (PS:A1.6)
    6. Identify neglectful, physical and sexually abusive situations and strategies for getting help. (5HE_B2002-2) (CE) (H.5.27) (H.5.28) (PS:C1.3) (PS:C1.6)
    7. Understand the relationship between effective work habits (responsibility, punctuality, and effort) and the world of work. (5SS_G1998-36) (CE) (C:A2.8) (A:C1.6)