ELLEN MITCHELL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Chicago

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PROGRAM(S) PARTICIPATED IN: Sprint 2015

TEAM

Donna Wipf, Middle School Science + 8th Grade ELA
Patrick O’Connor, Assistant Principal + 7th Grade ELA
Nicole Milberg, Principal

PROBLEM

Lack of non-cognitive skills results in unpreparedness for high school, college and life.

HOW MIGHT WE…

Improve students’ critical soft skills for successful transitions to high school?

SOLUTION

Advisory period to provide executive functioning and social emotional support for middle school students that meets twice weekly in single-sex groups.