Strategy Four

Improve Social/Emotional Support

Results Statements:

  1. Create a social-emotional support team.
  2. Create a Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) for behavior and social-emotional supports.
  3. Provide staff training on consistent social-emotional supports using a restorative practices approach within a Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS).

Smart Goal:

By June, 2018 Quest will see a 50% decrease in the number of student suspensions.


  1. Form a Social-Emotional Support Team.
  2. Add a social worker at each school to provide individual/small group Tier II and III interventions and to work with families and community agencies.
  3. Identify and use a universal screening tool to identify students for support.
  4. Identify RtI interventions (Tiers I, II and III) to address social-emotional needs.
  5. Train staff and implement Responsive Classroom program at the middle school.
  6. Train staff and implement Restorative Practices program at the high school.

Tangible and Intangible Benefits:

  1. Improved school and classroom climate.
  2. Decreased behavioral referrals, suspensions and expulsions.
  3. Decreased student retentions.
  4. Increased staff retention.

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