School Climate Transformation Grant

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Office of Student Support

2500 North Lincoln
Boulevard, Suite 1-14
Oklahoma City, OK 73105

Elizabeth Suddath, MPH

Executive Director of Prevention and School Climate Project Director


Regions 1 & 5


Heather Graham, M.Ed. 

School Climate Specialist


Regions 4 & 9


Blaire Harrison, M.Ed.

School Climate Specialist


Regions 2, 3, & 9


Jenna Jones, M.Ed.

School Climate Specialist


Regions 6 & 8


Amanda Sellers, LMSW

School Climate Specialist


Regions 7 & 8

School Climate consists of the norms, goals, values, interpersonal relationships, teaching and learning practices, and organizational structures. Building strong foundations is key to transforming the climate and culture of your school.  When implemented with fidelity, a multi-tiered system of support (MTSS) directly impacts the overall climate of a school by creating environments that support the success of ALL students. 

Sustainable school climate transformation integrates positive behavior interventions and supports with social-emotional learning and prevention programming to form a social-emotional-behavioral MTSS.  Below you will find resources and training guidance for each of the core pillars of a sustainable SEB-MTSS to foster your school climate transformation. 
The SEB-MTSS resources are divided into sustainable teaming systems for school climate teams, Evidence-based practices for school-wide implementation, and data-based decisions to help teams use data to drive the MTSS framework. Social and emotional learning and prevention are best practices for positive school climate. 

Multi-Tiered System of Support - Social-Emotional-Behavioral Framework




Multi-Tiered System of Support in Early Childhood Settings

The Pyramid Model supports early childhood staff in reflecting on teaching practices and gaining skills to build the foundation of social-emotional and behavioral skills using evidence-based practices that lead to the promotion of healthy behaviors throughout a student’s life.


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Training and Technical Assistance

School Climate Specialists are able to provide training and technical assistance to all schools and districts in the areas of:

  • Multi-Tiered System of Support
    • Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS)
    • Social-Emotional Learning 
  • Trauma-Informed Training
  • Prevention Topics
  • Mental Health Awareness
  • Opioid/Substance Abuse Prevention 
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Request Professional Development:

Student Support PD Request Form

Specialists are field-based and serve these nine regions across the state:


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Last updated on July 12, 2021