Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) Curriculum

Shepherd Elementary School is a diverse and equitable school community that is dedicated to the social-emotional wellness of all Mustang scholars, faculty and staff. This specifically entails:

  1. The daily practice of mindfulness;
  2. The promotion of mental health well-being; and
  3. Meeting the social-emotional learning needs of each student, in collaboration with parents, families and the school community.

As stipulated by the DCPS Trauma-Responsive School Model, Shepherd Elementary School is a trauma-responsive, healing-centered organization that acknowledges and effectively addresses the impact of trauma on students to ensure their psychological and physical safety, full participation in academic learning, as well as success within the school setting and beyond.