About Connect with Kids Network
Connect with Kids Network (CWK) is an educational media and technology company that connects communities through inspiring, real stories about the social and emotional issues that change lives. Through dynamic websites, we deliver engaging videos, evidence-based curricula, parent engagement programs, professional development resources and the communications tools that educators and youth-centered organizations need to inspire positive social action and improve community culture.
CWK owns the nation’s largest non-fiction video library on social and emotional learning (SEL) and parent engagement that includes over 6000 hours of video and thousands of lesson plans, parent fact sheets, professional development materials and more. Our topics include: Attendance and Achievement, Bullying and Violence Prevention, College and Career Readiness, Culturally Responsive Education, Character and Life Skills, Drug and Alcohol Prevention, Digital Citizenship, and Health and Wellness
Evidence-based Resources on Social and Emotional Learning
Delivered through Customized Websites
CWK now provides SEL resources through customized digital platforms that include the following:
1. Branding: Organization Logo, colors, mission, and message.
2. Evidence-Based SEL, Parent Engagement, and Professional Development Resources: Hundreds of non-fiction, evidence-based videos, classroom curricula, and implementation guides with recommended scope and sequence; parenting documentaries and guides in English and Spanish; and, video-streaming professional development with accompanying print materials.
3. Customized Communications Features: Discussion Forums; Department Landing Pages; Calendars; School/Community Pictures and Animated Slide Shows; Google Drive Integration; Peer-to-Peer Professional Development Videos; Promotion of Additional Resources, Partnerships, and Service Providers; and a monthly E-newsletter.
4. Full Community Access: Direct or limited/tiered access for all students, parents, and teachers based on the organization’s preference.
A site license also includes: Analytic Reports; Language Translation; Onsite & Online Training; and Technical Services and Support.
CWK not only provides substantive educational resources for your community, but also the communications strategies and services you need to promote your mission and expand your reach. The company offers a full suite of creative services including custom video production; graphic design; message development, copywriting and more.
CWK is designated as an “Effective Producer” of programs by the U.S. Department of Education, appears on the U.S. Department of Education’s What Works Clearinghouse List, and is on the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service’s Administration’s (SAMSHA) National Registry of Effective Programs (NREPP). CWK has received over 27 Emmy awards and nominations for its television documentaries on parenting.
CWK’s list of clients includes schools, school districts, and youth centered organizations in all 50 states, Canada, and the Grand Cayman Islands. Our network of educational websites reaches millions of students, teachers and parents nationwide.
The company’s largest client is New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE) where CWK provides SEL digital resources and websites to many school buildings and many district level departments including Family and Community Engagement (FACE), NYCDOE Attendance Teachers, NYCDOE Substance Abuse Prevention and Intervention Specialists (SAPIS), Expanded Success Initiative (ESI), NYC Men Teach, English Language Learners, and the Office of School Improvement. CWK is also producing a series of documentaries for NYCDOE focused on overcoming racial, economic, and gender inequities.