No-cost, downloadable tools that teach children and teens how to be more socially inclusive and connected to each other. Start With Hello asks students, educators, parents and other community leaders who interact with children to take steps in class, the lunchroom and/or on the bus to be inclusive and connected.
Start With Hello Educators Guide
This easy-to-use guide is designed to assist adult educators in delivering the Start With Hello program. It includes classroom objectives, discussion questions, key messages, activities, extension options and additional resources.
The Start With Hello Parent Resource Guide is a tool that parents and caretakers can use – and that schools and youth organizations can give to parents – to help continue the Start With Hello conversation at home.
This easy-to-use guide is designed to assist youth ambassador or peer leaders in delivering the Start With Hello program. It includes tips for getting started; key action steps and messages to emphasize; and ideas, activities and resources that young people can do throughout the year to carry Start With Hello forward.
Start With Hello PowerPoint Presentation
The Start With Hello PowerPoint Presentation accompanies the Educators and Student guides. In most cases, the Start With Hello presentation can be completed in 20-40 minutes.
A few simple and easy to implement steps to assure that the key messages and practices of Start With Hello are reinforced and sustained throughout the year.
A Promise Club is made up of a designated adult champion(s) and youth leaders. A Promise Club can be a unique, stand-alone club or embedded into an existing student club, such as SADD, Student Council, or another student leadership, civic or kindness club.