Raising the Bar
Power Up, Speak Out! meets National Common Core Standards and ASCA1 National Standards
National Common Core Standards
Power Up, Speak Out! meets the following National Common Core Standards for Education:
ASCA1 National Standards
Power Up, Speak Out! meets the following American School Counselor Association National Standards:
Standard A: Students will acquire the knowledge, attitudes and interpersonal skills to help them understand and respect self and others.
PS:A1.6 Distinguish between appropriate and inappropriate behavior PS:A1.7 Recognize personal boundaries, rights and privacy needs PS:A1.9 Demonstrate cooperative behavior in groups
PS:A2Acquire Interpersonal Skills
PS:A2.1 Recognize that everyone has rights and responsibilities PS:A2.2 Respect alternative points of view
PS:A2.3 Recognize, accept, respect and appreciate individual differences PS:A2.4 Recognize, accept and appreciate ethnic and cultural diversity PS:A2.5 Recognize and respect differences in various family configurations
PS:A2.7 Know that communication involves speaking, listening and non verbal behavior
PS:A2.8 Learn how to make and keep friends
Standard B: Students will make decisions, set goals and take necessary action to achieve goals.
PS:B1.1 Know when peer pressure is influencing a decision
Standard C: Students will understand safety and survival skills.
PS:C1Acquire Personal Safety Skills
PS:C1.3 Learn about the differences between appropriate and inappropriate physical contact
PS:C1.4 Demonstrate the ability to set boundaries, rights and personal privacy PS:C1.6 Identify resource people in the school and community, and know how to seek their help
1. American School Counselor Association (2004). ASCA National Standards for Students. Alexandria, VA: Author.