Websites of Interest
The DePaolo School Counselors are trying to keep students and parents in touch with what is going on during the middle school years. Here are some websites that provide families with information that may be helpful. This page will be updated periodically with new websites for you to visit.
Through self discovery and collaboration with parents, teachers and school counselors, Naviance helps students be better prepared for academics, careers and understanding of self. The Naviance Family Connection portal provides students and families with a variety of tools designed to connect learning to life™. School Counselors have the access information if you cannot log in.
Southington Town-wide Effort to Promote Success (STEPS) is our community’s substance abuse prevention coalition located in Southington, Connecticut. We strive to make prevention a priority here in the Southington community through education, limiting access and policy change. Our work specifically focuses on underage drinking, tobacco, marijuana and prescription drug prevention. In addition, we follow the Search Institute’s 40 Developmental Asset Model. The more assets youth have, the more likely they will grow up to be caring, competent and successful individuals. http://www.southingtonsteps.org/
The Search Institute
A Southington community initiative aimed at developing healthy and successful youth. Search Institute is a nonprofit organization that studies and works to strengthen youth success in schools, coalitions, youth and family organizations, and the faith community.
Throughout our 60-year history, we have focused on improving the outcomes and success of youth. By leveraging strong partnerships and sharing quality research through publications, workshops, and surveys, Search Institute has been a highly regarded thought leader.