Explore the ETAC’s collection of strategy boosters, research studies, training materials, and toolkits.
Social and Emotional Learning Literature Review

First in a series of related reports about what is known about SEL programs for students ages 3 -- 8. Describes the characteristics of effective SEL programs.

College and Career Readiness

The brief is the first in a series documenting effective educational strategies for military-connected schools and district grantees. The brief profiles DoDEA-funded college and career readiness projects intended to act as a guide for other grantees.

Military-Connected Children in Charter Schools

This report briefly discusses the grant-supported charter schools that have a curricular focus on STEM. Each school highlighted documents the successes and lessons learned when designing school programs that support military-connected students.

Strategy Boosters: Lessons Learned from Department of Defense Education Activity Educational Partnerships Grants

This document contains district profiles with a snapshot of how they developed and implemented activities (professional development, technology in the classroom, formative assessments, and transition support) that yielded increased student achievement or improved transitions for military-connected youth.

Social Emotional Learning Literature Review (Part 2)

This is the second in a series of four reports about what is know n about SEL programs for students ages 3--8. This report covers implementation strategies and state and district policies that support SEL programming.

Literature Review on Social and Emotional Learning (Part 4)

This is the fourth in a series of four related reports about what is known about SEL programs for students ages 3-8. This report addresses the outcomes of social and emotional learning among different student populations and settings.

Promising Practices in Virtual Learning

This report focuses on promising practices in virtual learning to support student achievement in military-connected local education agencies and ease challenges and transitions that students face due to their parents' military service.

Activities to Support Academic and Transition Outcomes for Military-Connected Students and their Families: Lessons Learned from the DoDEA Educational Partnership Grants

This report highlights the most innovative, effective, or sustainable aspects of each 2009 grant and is one of a series of reports that features programs implemented with DoDEA Education Partners Resources grants. This report provides superintendents, principals, teachers and other school personnel with a roadmap for how to develop and implement strategies that will impact student achievement of military-connected students. Grantee projects included in this report offer contextual details about how their project activities supported military-connected youth and their families.

 Literature Review of Social and Emotional Learning: Teacher and Classroom Strategies (Part 3)

This is the third in a series of four reports about what is known about SEL programs for students ages 3--8. This report covers teacher and classroom strategies that contribute to social and emotional learning.

Social Emotional Learning

This brief discusses research-based programs that improve pre-K-12 military-connected student achievement and ease the academic social emotional difficulties military-connected students face due to their parents' service. Several grantee profiles are shared with their successes and lessons learned for application in other grantees' settings and with their military-connected students.