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: No special training or certification required