A-B-Cs

New A-B-Cs For Success

Attendance, behavior, and course performance are all strongly influenced by students and teachers experiences of school agency, belonging, and connectedness.

AGENCY

Agency is about acting rather than being acted upon – fully participating as an equal and contributing member of a community that shares a common goal or purpose. Agency is the capability to make choices and take an active role in one’s own life path.

BELONGING

Belonging means having a meaningful voice and the opportunity to participate in the design of political, social, and cultural structures that shape one’s life — the right to both contribute and make demands upon society and political institutions. Our schools have often functioned as though belonging is conditional and achievement is the evidence one is worthy of belonging. This has not served anyone well.

CONNECTEDNESS

We connect naturally. We are hard wired to connect. We are all connected. What intentional environments craft is the meaning and purpose to seed a connected community. Authentic connections happen when we are curious and open to relating without an agenda about the outcome. Connections vary in intensity and length. The antidote to controlling others is connectedness, openness, and curiosity are the catalysts.

agency

Resources to promote Agency – the ability to take action and/or choose what action to take.

We offer a wide-variety of videos illustrating how how schools nationwide are integrating Agency in their student success systems.

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We offer a selection of online resources including, reports, blogs, and other resources from out nation’s educators.

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You can explore all the resources curated by Pathways to Adult Success including: reports, publications, toolkits, videos, podcasts & more!

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belonging

Resources to promote Belonging – Being accepted as you truly are and as an equal participant in how things are created.

We offer a wide-variety of videos illustrating how how schools nationwide are integrating Belonging in their student success systems.

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We offer a selection of online resources including, reports, blogs, and other resources from out nation’s educators.

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You can explore all the resources curated by Pathways to Adult Success including: reports, publications, toolkits, videos, podcasts & more!

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connectedness

Resources to promote Connectedness – Engaging in meaningful activities with supportive adults and peers where you are seen, heard, and valued.

We offer a wide-variety of videos illustrating how how schools nationwide are integrating Connectedness in their student success systems.

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We offer a selection of online resources including, reports, blogs, and other resources from out nation’s educators.

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You can explore all the resources curated by Pathways to Adult Success including: reports, publications, toolkits, videos, podcasts & more!

Visit PAS Tools & Resources

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