Practical Utility of a School Climate Walkthrough Assessment

This session is from the NASP 2021 Annual Convention

  • PMD: 1,9
  • Skill Level: Introduction

Learner Objectives

This session will help participants…

  1. become familiar with the SCWA, including the environmental features and student perceptions it assesses.
  2. contextualize the SCWA within existing systems of school assessment and data use.
  3. apply the SCWA in practice to assess the physical school environment, target school climate interventions, and utilize qualitative school climate data.

Description

Get familiar with the School Climate Walkthrough Assessment (SCWA), a recently developed measure for assessing environmental indicators and student perceptions of the general school climate. The walkthrough tool contributes to comprehensive school climate assessment and expands our capacity to assess the physical school environment, target school climate interventions, and make use of qualitative school climate data sources.

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Presenter(s)

Jesslynn Rocha Neves, Rivier University
Tamika P. La Salle, University of Connecticut

Letter to Supervisor

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Preliminary Brochure

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