The Second Step program, which is being taught to all students TK-5th grade, is a classroom-based social-emotional learning program with lessons and reinforcement activities designed to increase children’s school success and decrease problem behaviors.
  • It teaches skills that strengthen children’s ability to learn, have empathy, manage emotions, and solve problems.
  • When children have Second Step skills it creates a safer, more respectful learning environment that promotes school success for all.
  • Parents can learn more about the Second Step program and ways to help your child by going to and using the activation keys listed below.
TK/Kinder: SSPK  FAMI LY70
1st Grade: SSP1   FAMI LY71
2nd Grade: SSP2  FAMI LY72
3rd Grade: SSP3  FAMI LY73
4th Grade: SSP4  FAMILY74
5th Grade: SSP5  FAMILY75
*If you have any questions about the Second Step program please feel free to contact the school counselor, Veronica Tapia at

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