Committee for Children Blog

Announcing the New and Improved Committee for Children Website!


Why Redesign?

You may have been using the Committee for Children website as your go-to place for Second Step Program information and product purchases. As more and more classrooms and districts have implemented our programs, we realized the need for a website dedicated to all things Second Step Program. Learn more about the new here!

The New Committee for Children Website

We at Committee for Children—the creators of the Second Step Program—have worked tirelessly for nearly 40 years to foster the safety and well-being of children. Our newly redesigned website (still located at showcases all the work we do to support and advance social-emotional learning, bullying prevention, child protection, and most recently mindfulness.

Here’s a brief message from our Executive Director, Joan Cole Duffell:

mindfulness - Joan Duffell

Visit the new and improved today to learn more about:

  • Great mindfulness and SEL resources for families
  • Research and SEL materials for schools and educators
  • Newsletters and information for policy makers and funders
  • Ways to get involved in the Committee for Children community

What’s to Come

As always, we look forward to continuing to bring parents, educators, and communities together to help young people stay safe and reach their potential.

Questions? Contact us at:

  • 800-634-4449