City Year’s Whole School Whole Child services are designed to support teachers and add capacity to schools through the work of our AmeriCorps members, who serve in diverse teams to deliver individual student, classroom and whole school supports. In 2007, City Year began to focus exclusively on education, embarking on the Whole School, Whole Child (WSWC) initiative to address the achievement gap and subsequent high school dropout rate. Proposed Sole Source. Vendor Name. Whole School, Whole Child. City Year helps students and schools succeed. SEL-Related Approach Program Design. Diverse teams of City Year AmeriCorps members provide holistic support to students, classrooms and the whole school, helping to ensure that students in systemically under-resourced schools are prepared with the skills and mindsets to thrive and contribute to their communities. City Year is a learning organization committed to the rigorous evaluation of its "Whole School Whole Child" model, which trains and deploys teams of AmeriCorps members to low-performing, urban schools to empower more students to reach their full potential. Policy Studies Associates examined the impact of City Year’s Whole School, Whole Child services on City Year’s partner schools’ performance in comparison to similar schools without City Year, analyzing data from approximately 600 schools in 22 cities. health and education affect individuals, society, and the economy and, as such, must work together whenever possible. City Year started in Boston in 1988 as a national youth-service movement. Whole School Whole Child Intervention Supports. DCPS Program/School. with teachers and principals to provide individual, classroom and whole school support to students throughout the school day. LaVeta Hilton, Contract Specialist, at (202) 442-5136. e-mail address: [email protected] A United Way partner since 2012. The Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child, or WSCC model, is CDC’s framework for addressing health in schools. The WSCC model is student-centered and emphasizes the role of the community in supporting the school, the connections between health and academic achievement and the importance of evidence-based school policies and practices. Whole School, Whole Child Framework Whole School: Creating a positive, welcoming environment with participation in structured group activities to achieve school success. A third-party study by Policy Studies Associates (PSA) examined the impact of "Whole School Whole Child" on City Year's partner … Funded Program. Determination and Findings. Impacts of City Year’s Whole School Whole Child Model on artner Schools’ erformance 3 City Year is an education-focused organization founded in 1988 dedicated to helping students and schools succeed. Point of Contact. City Year teams are made up of 18 to 24 year olds, who provide student, classroom, and whole school support, intended to help students stay in school and on track to graduate high school. Whole School Whole Child: Young people, ages 17-24, spend one year as tutors, mentors and role models in underperforming, high poverty schools, helping students succeed, stay in school and be on track to graduate. schools are a perfect setting for this collaboration. Whole Child: Disadvantaggyed youth benefit from individual academic attention and supportive relationships with adults to le arn and thrive socially and emotionally. OUR REACH 3,000 AmeriCorps 13 the whole school, whole community, whole child model whole school whole community whole child. Office of School Improvements and Supports. City Year, Inc. City Year’s Whole School Whole Child model engages teams of 8 to 12 City Year AmeriCorps members to serve full-time in underserved and under-resourced schools as tutors, mentors, and role models.