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The PROMISE (Preventing Recidivism through Opportunities, Mentoring, Interventions, Supports & Education) program represents the most comprehensive thinking available to address socially unacceptable or illegal behavior, targeting both short and long term academic success, aligning best practice models and Restorative Justice principles, and developing pro-social and resiliency skills. PROMISE, while addressing the behavior specific to the youth, is committed to addressing family and community circumstances that serve as both strengths and challenges for the youth’s resiliency.
PROMISE is an intervention-based program designed to correct student behavior that violates Policy 5.8 and/or Policy 5006, Suspension and Expulsion. PROMISE utilizes a comprehensive set of supports and education. The intent of PROMISE is to safeguard the student from entering the judicial system.
PROMISE Program Information & Documents
- PROMISE Program Update – June 2019
- Collaborative Agreement on School Discipline 10/16
- PROMISE Flyer
- Victim's Rights Brochure
- Juvenile Justice System of Care (JJSC) Flyer
- Home School Student Probationary Transition 2 Plan
- PROMISE Program Flowchart
- Some of the curriculum and programs used by students while at PROMISE: Suite 360, EverFi, Cloud 9, Coping Skills Groups, and Life Skills Training.
In The News
- PROMISE Community Workshop, May 7, 2018 at Piper High School: Watch the video of the event now.
- Eliminating The Schoolhouse To Jailhouse Pipeline wins Outstanding Partnership of the Year: Congratulations to Eliminating The Schoolhouse To Jailhouse Pipeline for receiving BCPS’s Community Involvement Award of Outstanding Partner of the Year. Broward County Public Schools held its annual Community Involvement Awards ceremony on Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at the Parker Playhouse. Congratulations to Eliminating The Schoolhouse To Jailhouse Pipeline and all of the District’s outstanding volunteers, mentors
andpartners who support Broward County’s students success.
Marjory Stoneman Douglas (MSD) CommissionView the video clips below of Sheriff Bob Gualtieri, MSC Commission Chair when presenting the MSD Commission Report Review to the School Board on February 26, 2019.
Sheriff Bob Gualtieri discusses how the PROMISE Program has nothing to do with the incident.Sheriff Bob Gualtieri discusses how Superintendent Runcie and the District were cooperative and transparent throughout the process.
Learn About The Schoolhouse To Jailhouse Pipeline
Utilize the video from America Divided with its corresponding curriculum. In it, re-segregation is investigated as having led to a massive educational and criminal justice divide for the students. Witness the community’s efforts to confront the school system and heal the divide. Watch the video now at https://www.kanopystreaming.com/product/class-divide.