Why Should I Use the DESSA?
Assess skills related to social-emotional competence, resilience, and academic success.
Measure outcomes of social and emotional learning programs, and compliance with social and emotional learning standards at the individual, class, school, and district level.
Identify a child’s social and emotional strengths and potential need for an Individualized Education Program (IEP).
Enhance teacher practice with unique interpretation tools found only in the DESSA, DESSA-mini and DESSA-SSE.
User-friendly: Thorough training available for all staff. No special certification required.