The course is designed to help educators who want to build their capacity to reach at-risk youth. It offers practical, step-by-step training in the steps necessary to transform culture at both institutional and classroom levels. For educators, administrators and parents who wish to elevate their academic environment, Dr. Ashley’s School Connectedness course promotes understanding of risk factors among youth and strategies to combat them.
This online course is self-paced–participants may complete each module at a pace suitable to their own schedule and the needs of their school community. No prior work or preparation is required for participants to receive the full benefit of this course, and results will be visible from the moment each module is implemented.
The end result is a clear understanding of how to create a place where students feel valued as individuals and are motivated to excel, both in the classroom and beyond.