SKY Schools* offers equitable, evidence-based SEL programs for students (K-12), educators, and parents. Our values-based curriculum uplifts qualities such as responsibility, commitment, empathy, collaboration, and resilience.
Our curriculum includes:
- Targeted SKY breathing techniques to help reduce stress, manage emotions, and process trauma
- Restorative practices that empower students, educators, and parents
- Effective conflict resolution skills that improve relationships inside and outside of school.
- Fun, collaborative games and processes that increase self-awareness, build leadership skills, and incorporate vigorous physical activity
Since 2009 SKY Schools has reached over 110,000 USA students/300,000 students worldwide. SKY Schools Research & Impact Report
*SKY Schools (formerly YES for Schools)
SKY Schools for Youth K-12
Evidence-based SEL for kids and teens
Our curriculum of restorative practices and social emotional learning includes:
Programming Hours: 15-30 hours
SKY Schools is recognized in CASEL’s Guide to Effective Social and Emotional Learning (link) as an SEL-related program. The designation is given to innovative programs on educational practice that are aligned with social and emotional learning and can contribute to systemic SEL implementation at the school or district level.
SKY Schools for Parents
in English and Spanish
Self-Mastery is key to parenting. Parents learn practical self-care tools to manage stress and emotions, improve focus and energy levels, and support well-being.
Parents are introduced to the SKY Schools youth curriculum, enabling parents to coach their child in making healthy choices when faced with everyday challenges.
Programming Hours: 6.5 hrs online/9 hrs onsite.
We have customized short format workshops for schools to meet the specific needs of your Parent Community.
SKY Schools for Educators
SKY Wellness & Resilience Program
A professional development self-care program for educators, administrators and staff designed to increase resilience and manage stress and emotions. The curriculum includes modules on personal wellness, conflict resolution and team building, as well as an introduction to the SKY Schools youth curriculum.
Program Hours: 6.5 hrs online/12 hours onsite
Become a SKY SEL Coach
A professional development program to teach Educators, Counselors, Social Workers, Psychologists to become SKY Coaches in their School. SKY Coaches train youth and adults on first level SKY Stress Management Modules (does not include advanced SKY Breathing Technique). SKY Coach program includes a manual and weekly SKY Guided Breathing Followups.
Prerequisite: SKY Wellness & Resilience Program
Program Hours: 9 hrs online
We have customized short format workshops for schools to meet the specific needs of your Administrators, Educators, Counselors, School Psychologist, Social Worker, and Wellness Coordinator.
Short Format Workshops for Educators, Youth & Parents
Evidence-based practices that can lower stress from the very 1st session!
From reducing stress to getting better rest, these techniques have a demonstrated measurable impact on quality of life.
Over 70 independent studies conducted on four continents and published in peer review journals, have demonstrated a comprehensive range of benefits from practicing Sudarshan Kriya™ and related breathing exercises taught on the SKY Breathing & Meditation Online Course