Seekers' Program (Kindergarten—2nd Grades)

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The Seekers' Program offers an integrated approach to character development designed for kindergarten through 2nd grade youth. The program blends character development, life skills, academic learning, and outdoor experiences into a comprehensive program geared help students successful handle the complexities of contemporary society, reinforce social skills, critical and creative thinking, ethical decision making, conflict resolution, and build their self-esteem. The 8 core character traits promoted in the Seekers' Program are: 1) Respect, 2) Responsibility, 3) Honesty/Trust, 4) Caring/Fairness, 5) Perseverance, 6) Self-Discipline, 7) Courage, and 8) Citizenship, A group of Life Skills lesson plans with themes like Safety and Classic Literature are also included..

Curricula books for each grade level consists of 61 lessons plans, all age-appropriate and grade specific. Lessons focus on themes such as "Accepting Consequences," "Gangs," "Meeting Deadlines," "Respecting Differences," and "Sticking to What's Right." Through reflection activities in each lesson, students engage in analyzing their behaviors. Lessons are easily integrated into core curricula subjects. Each lesson plan also includes a "Home/Family Activity Worksheet" which teachers send to the student's parent/guardian as an extension activity to reinforce the lesson plan in the home environment.

The Seekers Program has its own recognition plan that includes honor charts and 15 colorful stickers for student participation

Other valued-added features of the Seekers' Program includes: outdoor experiences, community speakers, field trips, and teacher training.

Safety Seekers is value added program book filled with many individual and group activities that review the four rules of personal safety. The book can be used in any instruction setting. or sent home to be used by parents. The four rules include:

  • Check with a parent
  • Go with a friend
  • It's your body
  • Tell a trusted adult

An English and Spanish version is available and can be ordered from your local office.

 

 

   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
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