USC - Safe School Climate Certificate Program
University of Southern California Sol Price School of Public Policy Safe Communities Institute (SCI), in partnership with PCE Solutions, offers a Trainer Certification Course (TCC) for individuals who are interested in receiving a Safe School Climate Certificate (SSCC) and recognized as a certified trainer in the Peer Leaders Uniting Students Program (PLUS) Program. The Safe School Climate Certificate program will engage participants with critical insight on emerging trends impacting a safe learning environment.
Evidence Based Program Development
PCE Solutions serves as the training provider of the evidence based PLUS Program. Proven to increase student attendance and academic rates, the PLUS Program is a Youth Participatory Action Research model that is helping schools integrate data into their program development.
All Students Have Not Settled In To The “New Normal” While the country continues to battle Covid-19, school leaders are monitoring a growing crisis: students struggling with stress, isolation, and uncertainty related to the pandemic. Recent surveys of high school students reveal that since the pandemic started: 75% feel stressed “most of the time” 66% …
Don’t wait until the last inning to make a change: Gather real time data to implement meaningful interventions with Direction Survey
Don’t wait until the last inning to make a change: Gather real time data to implement meaningful interventions with Direction Survey Students have the greatest stake in their school experience, yet they often have limited say in how it is delivered. We must listen to them, gain their confidence and commitment, and genuinely center their voices…
PCE in the News: Stockton USD PLUS Program helps Raise Graduation Rates!
Featured on PBS
Watch the PBS article to learn how the Stockton Unified School District's PLUS Program helped turn around its graduation rate, going from a "dropout factory" to a success story.
Stockton Unified School District refocused on the implementation of a strong School and Law Enforcement Partnership and PLUS Program development that serves to Protect, Connect and Educate all kids.
This PBS news article details the success of the Stockton USD efforts in creating a safe school environment and keeping kids in school and off the streets. When kids are connected, feel safe and have meaningful participation in schools, the outcomes can lead to significant changes on school campuses and in community.
Professional Development Conferences
PCE Solutions values the ongoing relationships we share with our sponsors, partnering agencies and the tremendous speakers we get to work with. Each year we are blown away by the support that is given to assure the Conferences and Training we host continue to be the most effective professional development in the country. We thank you for your commitment and look forward to working with each one of you every year!