Tag Archives: University of Washington

The Tacoma Whole Child Initiative Update

Is it possible to transform an entire school district so that every child has school success? The Tacoma Whole Child Initiative (TWCI) is a 10-year partnership between Tacoma Public Schools and the University of Washington, and their goal is sustainable school transformation.…

NW PBIS Spring Conference 2016 Preview

We are thrilled to be a sponsor for the NorthWest PBIS Spring Conference in Portland, Oregon. NWPBIS is a great organization promoting the best behavior science for safe and positive classrooms. The conference is a great place to learn about PBIS (which stands for Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports), get up-to-date information on how PBIS works in schools, and connect with others in your profession.…

Education for Every Child: The Tacoma Whole Child Initiative

Wouldn’t it be great if every single child could succeed in school? What if every child could perform at grade level, regardless of their socio-economic background, ethnicity, or risk factors? Can it be done with education reform? That’s the vision of educators in the Tacoma Public School District (TPS) and researchers at the University of Washington, Tacoma who are rolling out an eight-year plan called the Tacoma Whole Child Initiative (TWCI).…