Reach For Success Program


The RICH philosophy emphasizes how affirmative language, as demonstrated in the “Reach for Success” Program, can be used as a focal point for the development of self-respect and respect for others. Students learn to model constructive language skills, using program 4 guiding principles:

  1. I matter
  2. I am responsible for my behavior
  3. I am considerate of classmates and others
  4. I use thinking strategies for school success

Program Goal

The goal is to introduce to public school students to new ways of thinking and experiencing how they can use language and affirm their respect for themselves and others.

Behavioral Objectives

  • Students will become aware that they matter
  • Students will become accountable for their behavior
  • Students will become concerned for others
  • Students will become self-directed learners