Apex Learning Brings Critical Social and Emotional Learning and Mental Health Programming to Districts through Partnership with Evolution Labs

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Partnership enables districts to support the health and wellbeing of students, addressing the needs of the whole child

Apex Learning, a recognized leader in online learning, announced a partnership with Evolution Labs, a leader in social-emotional learning (SEL) devoted to engaging students in positive SEL outcomes through their industry leading Suite360 solution. This partnership provides districts with SEL and mental health resources to support student emotional health and well-being.

“Effective SEL resources equip students with life skills and strategies for managing stress and change while building perseverance and resilience—all skills that are important, particularly in the midst of the challenges we are experiencing today,” said Chris Porter, CEO, Apex Learning. “To fully support the academic needs of students, we must also support their social and emotional needs. This partnership with Suite360 allows us to continue to provide standards-aligned, student centered learning backed by powerful efficacy data, now with the ability to offer essential life skills supporting the needs of the whole child.”

The Suite360:Student program covers a wide range of SEL and mental health issues, including bullying, digital citizenship, conflict resolution, respect, racial tolerance, anxiety, academic pressure, vaping and drug and alcohol awareness. Suite360:Mental Health covers strategies for healthy coping skills, reducing stigma, awareness of mental health resources and suicide prevention. Suite360:Intervention provides restorative programming to students who commit infractions. Suite360:Parent and Suite360:Staff assure that all stakeholders are involved and equipped to help students be successful.

Web and mobile Suite360 lessons are available in multiple languages. Suite360 offers research and evidence-backed learning materials mapped to the standards developed by the National Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) and designed to meet grade-level learning objectives.

All Suite360 programs can be accessed in school or at home on any web-enabled device, and they all include Suite360 programs include Pulse surveys. These surveys provide a snapshot of student dispositions, attitudes and school climate throughout the year.

“We immediately recognized the synergy between Apex Learning and our core values, putting students at the center of their learning with standards-aligned content demonstrating proven student outcomes,” said Peter Kraft, Founder and President, Evolution Labs. “We believe this partnership will continue to expand our reach to provide more students with access to social, emotional and mental health strategies – critical skills needed for academic and social success.” 

To learn more, visit: https://www.apexlearning.com/social-emotional-learning.

About Apex Learning

An industry leader in online education with deep expertise in digital curriculum, Apex Learning works closely with school districts across the country to implement proven solutions that increase on-time graduation rates and create opportunities for student success in school and beyond. The company is driven by the understanding that supporting the needs of all students – from struggling to accelerated – strengthens schools and creates stronger communities, brighter futures and a more equitable world. Apex Learning is accredited by AdvancED and its courses are approved for National Collegiate Athletic Association eligibility. Apex Learning, where opportunity thrives. For more information, visit http://www.apexlearning.com

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