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Our mission is to improve equity and wellbeing in our schools with the same set of design principles that will drive community resilience and sustainable development on a planetary scale. 

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We start by partnering with youth and schools.


 Prosocial is a theory and methodology based in Nobel Prize-winning economics, contextual behavioral science and evolutionary biology. 

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Social and emotional health

Teacher collective efficacy

Academic achievement

Community science

Shaping the future of school

Shaping the future of work

Youth voice | engagement

Equitable education systems

21st century economics

Social capital and innovation


Whether in-person or virtual, Prosocial processes are scale independent, and can be implemented within classrooms, projects, teams, and/or school-community partnerships.

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Social and Emotional Health

The physical and social-emotional health of everyone across the school community is critical to support and evaluate.  


Prosocial incorporates contextual behavioral science (CBS) which provides evidence-informed practices for all ages and all levels of need. The following resources are easy to learn and applicable for children, teens, parents, teachers and school leaders.

Adaptive Capacity

Nobody, no matter their educational expertise, has the experience to ensure a fail-safe plan for the 2020-21 school year. 

As school improvement specialist David Sherer has argued, it is not about choosing "the right model", it is about ensuring your school has the right systems in place to improve and adapt. 

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Networked Improvement Communities

The NIC model for school improvement builds on the latest insights for the spread of evidence-informed social innovation. This approach supports leadership from every chair to:

1. Clarify individual and group improvement aims; 
2. Increase the capacity to ideate, share, and evolve solutions to complex improvement barriers;

3. Help groups stay focused on coordination around targeted goals, with an emphasis on cooperation within and between schools.

Teaching Materials, Ages 4-17

The science behind Prosocial offers 21st century learning content in all core subject areas, as well as open science methods for students to investigate and improve their communities.

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Youth Corps Co-Design

We are seeking to empower youth as ambassadors for the principles and challenges of behavioral flexibility, starting with real-world projects that matter to them, their schools and/or communities. 


What is a co-design? Confident, yet humble, we want to design the Corps from square one with youth voice and youth agency. Then we want to nurture a perpetual, peer to peer, Prosocial Youth Corps movement.

DEAL Portraits

The highest level intervention is to model the system

For students, teachers, and school leaders looking for community based science at the cutting edge of evolutionary change, we offer custom support to launch the Doughnut Economic Action Lab (DEAL) Portrait tool.

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Prosocial Institute

Our free tools help group members practice the Prosocial methodology, at any age. Key stakeholders receive Prosocial for Facilitators training that we sponsor, designed by Prosocial Institute. 

For groups looking to further embed Prosocial leadership, you may consider taking a Prosocial for Facilitators training course.

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