EmpowerU – An elective course to build student resilience, persistence and success.
Northern Star Online is excited to partner with EmpowerU to bring a proven, data-driven SEL curriculum to students in an effective and meaningful way. Now more than ever, students need support and skills to engage, learn and focus. We help them do that in a credit-bearing course.
EmpowerU equips students with the skills to build persistence, resilience and success by pairing interactive daily lessons with 1:1 support from dedicated online instructors. These instructors serve as life coaches and personalize the course content to apply to each student’s goals and barriers.
Over 93% of students who complete EmpowerU report increased confidence and wellbeing, and make meaningful progress towards their goals.
It has been proven that effective SEL programs increase student’s academic performance, classroom behavior, stress management, and attitudes.
High School (9-12)
EmpowerU high school Tier 2 program functions as a high school MTSS SEL semester intervention for students who need additional support.
Students complete daily online skill-building lessons using the online portal. These lessons help them master critical SEL concepts and coaching skills.
Each day, students receive personalized coaching by their 1:1 EmpowerU instructor through the online portal (text/email).
Program includes curriculum (six units, 44 lessons) , student portal access and six hours of 1:1 coaching. Final pre and post data is reported for each participating student, as well as overall school data.
Middle School (6-8)
This course functions as a middle school MTSS SEL semester intervention and is designed to be used for students who need additional mental health support.
Students use guided study or target time to complete six units of daily middle school SEL skill-building lessons using the online portal. These lessons help them master critical SEL concepts and coping skills.
Each day students also exchange asynchronous text and email messages through the online portal for personalized coaching with their EmpowerU instructor
Program includes curriculum (6 units, 34 lessons), student portal access, six hours of 1:1 coaching. Pre and post data is reported for each participating student, as well as overall school data.