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Schools, districts, and organizations across the U.S. and abroad are implementing Check & Connect to engage students at school and with learning. Check & Connect can be implemented as a school-based program with K-12 students in general education and/or special education, or as a community-based program serving such groups as youth with truancy issues, youth in the juvenile justice system, or youth in foster care (see Adaptations for Other Contexts). Check & Connect can be implemented at various levels, including school-wide, district-wide, or even state-wide (see Statewide Implementation Sites).
To support your implementation of Check & Connect, we offer various Implementation Tools & Resources. See links on the right for more information.
Whether you’re interested in the topic of student disengagement and dropout prevention, thinking about adopting Check & Connect in your school or organization, or using Check & Connect with students now, our Attend-Engage-Invest Blog contains valuable insights and resources on implementing with fidelity.
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We periodically spotlight a school, district, state, or organization implementing Check & Connect to give you a sense of how others are using the intervention. Below is the latest spotlight (see all spotlights):
Check & Connect Tulsa
In 2006, members from the Tulsa Area Community Schools Initiative (a program of the Community Service Council) — Center for Community School Strategies, Oklahoma Department of Human Services (OKDHS), Tulsa Public Schools, and the Tulsa County Juvenile Bureau — forged an alliance to bring Check & Connect to Tulsa as a prevention initiative. Read more...
Are you implementing Check & Connect? Do you need to identify yourself or staff with Check & Connect branded apparel? We have partnered with Lands' EndTM to offer apparel with the Check & Connect logo. You can order for all of your staff or just one embroidered shirt, blouse, sweatshirt, or even tote for yourself! Browse the selection at Lands' EndTM Check & Connect Store and see instructions on How to Order.