Causeway Galveston’s Mission:We will create a supportive culture that empowers youth to thrive in the community we share.Causeway Galveston’s Vision:A socially and emotionally healthy community for tomorrow’s youth.
Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) is a process through which children and adults develop the fundamental skills for life effectiveness. We need SEL skills for ourselves, our relationships, and our work. In GISD , we believe that strengthening these skills enhances our ability to effectively and ethically connect across race, class, culture, language, gender identity, sexual orientation, learning needs, and age.
I understand who I am, and how my feelings about myself and others influence my actions. I know my strengths and opportunities for growth. I know when I need help and how to get help.
I interact in ways that build positive relationships with people like me and people different from me. I am able to handle conflicts in healthy ways.
I express my feelings and handle my actions in skillful ways.
I set goals and I achieve them.
I act in ways that are respectful and safe.
I consider how my choices and decisions will affect myself and others.
I care about and work with people like me and people different from me.
I understand and respect their thoughts, feelings and points of view.
Causeway Galveston (CG) emphasizes the critical link between healthy relationships, mental health and well-being, and academic success for all students.
CG is both an innovative partnership between GISD, Family Service Center(FSC), Teen Health Center, Inc.(THC), and UTMB Behavioral Health and Research (BHAR) and a model for how to promote resilience in students for success in school and life.
Our whole school model focuses on integrating Social Emotional Learning (SEL) and mental health supports, including the implementation of the following CASEL’s SEL Core Competencies:
SEL and Mental Health services on a variety of levels are available at all GISD campuses