Second Step is a research-based intervention that is taught in every classroom at Parkway and is specifically tailored to grade levels. Second Step teaches students the skills needed to succeed socially and academically. It promotes social-emotional self-regulation while decreasing problem behaviors. It teaches skills that strengthen students’ ability to learn, have empathy, manage emotions, and solve problems effectively. Parkway strongly believes that with the implementation of Second Step we will create a safe and respectable learning environment that promotes school success.