A Distinguished Reputation
of Achievement

Awards & Recognition

A leader in social-emotional learning and child well-being, Committee for Children has received tremendous recognition for its efforts, including numerous awards and accolades. The team constantly strives to create programs that not only work, but are appealing and engaging. These programs have received strong praise over the years from highly regarded organizations in the field.

2016

Second Step Elementary Program added to National Registry of Evidence-Based Programs
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2016

Second Step Middle School Program added to National Registry of Evidence-Based Programs
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2016

Parents' Choice Recommended

ParkPals: Kindness Rules
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2015

CASEL SELect

Second Step Middle School Program
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2014

Golden Eagle

Second Step Bullying Prevention Lesson Videos
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2014

Bronze Award

Second Step Bullying Prevention Unit Story Videos
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2013

CASEL SELect

Second Step Elementary Program
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2011

Golden Eagle

Second Step Music Video Series

2008

Golden Award

Superb craftsmanship in the production of the Second Step Program

2003

Gold Camera Award

Second Step Video Lessons

2002

Researchers award high marks to Second Step & Steps to Respect programs

2001

Expert Panel of Safe, Disciplined, and Drug-Free Schools rates the Second Step program as “Exemplary”

1998

Second Step "a model program" for school violence protection in its Annual Report of School Safety

1997

Second Step is lauded as effective in summary of three-year research study of the program

1996

Golden Eagle

What Do I Say Now?

1996

First Place

National Council of Family Relations Annual Media Awards Competition

1996

Silver Cindy Award

What Do I Say Now?

1991

NATAS Award

Children of Youth Special: Facing Up

1991

Golden Eagle

Check It Out

1991

Silver Screen Award

Check It Out

1990

Golden Eagle

Facing Up

1989

Blue Ribbon

Choices

1988

Golden Apple Award

Choices

1988

Gold Cindy Award

Choices

1987

NATAS Award

The Street is Cool, Right? PSA

1987

NATAS Award

Choices

1986

Golden Eagle

Yes You Can Say No