Kristin Grosso and Jonathan Cohen have developed the information in this section of our web site. It builds on the research based guidelines that we have developed for the New York State Department of Education (2002), the Ohio Department of Education as well as the following peer reviewed papers and books:

Cohen, J. (Editor) (1999). Educating Minds and Hearts: Social Emotional Learning and the Passage Into Adolescence. New York: Teachers College Press; and, Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

Cohen, J. (Ed.) (2001). Caring Classrooms / Intelligent Schools: The Social Emotional Education of Young Children. New York: Teachers College Press.

Cohen, J. (2006). Social, emotional, ethical and academic education: Creating a climate for learning, participation in democracy and well-being. Harvard Educational Review, Vol. 76, No. 2, Summer, pg 201-237.

Cohen, J,. McCabe, E.M, Michelli, N.M & Pickeral, T. (2009). School Climate: Research, Policy, Teacher Education and Practice. Teachers College Record, Volume 111: Issue 1: pp. 180-213.

Devine, J. & Cohen, J. (2007). Making your school safe: Strategies to Protect Children and Promote Learning. New York: Teachers College Press

Fuchs-Nadeau, D. LaRue, C.M., Allen, J., Cohen, J., Hyman, L., (2002). The New York State Interpersonal Violence Prevention Resource Guide: Stopping Youth Violence Before it Begins. New York State Center for School Safety, The New York State Office of the Governor and the New York State Education Department, Albany, New York. We are also indebted to the many NSCC staff (past and present), members of the National School Climate Council and many educators, school-based mental healthprofessionals and parents that we have worked with over the years.