Dearest colleagues and friends, These are unprecedented, challenging, and rapidly changing times for all of us, particularly students, families, and the most vulnerable.  We are grateful to the heroic individuals on the frontlines of the Covid-19 crisis, who put themselves and…

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The Wilton family will be named Outstanding Philanthropist for 2019, at the National Philanthropy Day Awards Conference. Article from Patch.com, Oct 23, 2019 7:42 am ET AFP: The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Fairfield County and…

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The iCAT is an organizational assessment, planning, and evaluation tool that helps consultants, funders, parent organizations, associations of nonprofits and other intermediaries to better target their efforts in supporting and strengthening the nonprofits they work…

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After a thorough and rigorous application and due diligence process, the Tauck Family Foundation is pleased to announce its Second Investee Cohort.  Congratulations to our Investees, and many thanks to all the organizations and initiatives…

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On May 16, 2018, the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy (CCP) named the Tauck Family Foundation the recipient of the 2018 Nancy P. Roberts Award for Innovation in Philanthropy at CCP's Annual Conference.  Foundation President Liz Tauck…

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The Bridgeport Public Schools (BPS) Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) Initiative with Yale University and Bridgeport Child Advocacy Coalition (BCAC) was launched in 2013 to build the social and emotional skills of Bridgeport Public Schools…

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We invite you to read this Annual Update from the Tauck Family Foundation's Executive Director on the work of the foundation and our non-profit investees, as well as information on our 2018-2023 funding opportunity. View…

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A follow up to the 2015 report, "LOST CLASS TIME: Redefining School Discipline and Improving School Climate in Bridgeport", this report provides a summary of the Social and Emotional Learning Initiative underway in the Bridgeport…

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This publication explores how three diverse school districts - Sacramento, California, Anchorage, Alaska and Bridgeport, Connecticut - are taking their SEL strategy to scale and some of the key administrative, academic, communications and measurement decisions…

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This report provides a summary of key findings from an initial evaluation of the district-wide Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) Initiative in Bridgeport. During the first year of classroom-level programming, evaluators found evidence that SEL…

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The report highlights the decrease in school suspensions, both in and out of school, between 2012-2015 academic years in the Bridgeport Public Schools. The report highlights the role social and emotional learning plays in the…

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Providing Educators with Tools to Measure and Monitor Social and Emotional Skills that Lead to Academic Success. This report describes the work undertaken by the Tauck Family Foundation and Child Trends, a national leader in…

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A Literature Review and Recommendations to the Tauck Family Foundation. This working paper addresses three key questions: What life skills have been identified in the research literature as contributing to success for elementary school students?…

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Through the course of our work together, four particular skills have emerged as potential areas of focus for the Foundation: self‐control, academic self‐efficacy, persistence and mastery orientation. This short paper summarizes Child Trends’ review of…

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