EmpowerU is excited to partner with North Dakota Center for Distance Education (NDCDE) to bring a proven, data-driven SEL curriculum to North Dakota students in an effective and meaningful way. Now more than ever, students need support and skills to engage, learn and focus.
EmpowerU equips students with the skills to build persistence, resilience and success by pairing interactive daily lessons with 1:1 support from dedicated online instructors. These instructors serve as life coaches and personalize the course content to apply to each student’s goals and barriers. Students can enroll in the online, credit-bearing class directly or work with their school guidance counselor.
Over 93% of students who complete EmpowerU report increased confidence and wellbeing, and make meaningful progress towards their goals.
For North Dakota schools/districts interested in this course, ND DPI has provided a matching grant for enrollments through June 2022.
DPI will reimburse all ND school districts half of the course enrollment fee through the webgrants portal reducing the cost from $390 to $195 per enrollment. If you have questions regarding how this will work please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
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Middle School (6-8)
This course functions as a middle school MTSS SEL semester intervention and is designed to be used for students who need additional SEL or mental health support, or just skills for self-advocacy and motivation.
Students can use an advisory, guided study or target time to complete six units of middle school SEL skill-building lessons using the online portal. These lessons help them master critical SEL concepts and coping skills.
Each day students also exchange asynchronous text and email messages through the online portal for personalized coaching with their EmpowerU instructor that helps them apply skills to their unique life.
Program includes curriculum (6 units, 34 lessons), student portal access, six hours of 1:1 coaching. Pre and post data is reported for each participating student, as well as overall school data.
High School (9-12)
EmpowerU high school Tier 2 program functions as a high school MTSS SEL semester intervention for students who need additional support with SEL, mental health or motivation.
Students complete daily online skill-building lessons using the online portal. These lessons help them master critical SEL concepts and coaching skills.
Each day, students receive personalized coaching by their 1:1 EmpowerU instructor through the online portal (text/email).
Program includes curriculum (six units, 44 lessons) , student portal access and six hours of 1:1 coaching. Final pre and post data is reported for each participating student, as well as overall school data.