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L.E.A.D. is the most rapidly growing school-based K-12 Drug & Prevention Program in the United States with certified instructors in 32 states. We offer the only evidence-based, tested and proven effective K-12 ATOD curriculum delivered by Law Enforcement and Educators in the United States.

Our strategic relationship with the Mendez Foundation allows us to offer tested and effective curricula. L.E.A.D. utilizes the evidence based Too Good for Drugs and Too Good for Violence curricula.

The Too Good for Drugs and Too Good for Violence curricula develops a framework of social and emotional skills that promote positive, pro-social attitudes and behaviors, while fostering healthy relationships, resistance to substance abuse and conflict, and resistance to negative peer pressure and influence.

L.E.A.D. offers over 20 evidence-based curricula, each individualized to ensure school districts can decide which curricula, and at which grade level is most appropriate for their community.

Too Good mitigates risk factors and promotes resiliency through the development of these skills and traits:

  • Goal Setting
  • Decision Making
  • Effective Communication
  • Anger Management
  • Media Literacy
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Social and Emotional Competency
  • Pro-Social Bonding

Each of the Too Good programs feature:

  • Fully Scripted Lessons
  • Age Appropriate Approach
  • Assessment and Evaluation Tools
  • Enhanced Cooperative Learning
  • Built-in Classroom Management
  • Parent Component
  • Technical Support

One Week New Instructor Training:
Open to any Officer never trained in any drug and violence prevention program. Successful completion certifies the Officer as a L.E.A.D. Instructor in the K-12 Too Good for Drugs and Too Good for Violence-Social Perspectives Curricula.

One-Day Instructor K-8 Curricula Training:
For all School Resource Officers and Officers already teaching a School-based Prevention Program and all Educators who are collaborating with their Law Enforcement Agency to implement L.E.A.D. Successful completion certifies that Officer or Educator as L.E.A.D Instructor in the K-8 Too Good for Drugs and Too Good for Violence-Social Perspectives Curricula and certifies them as a member of the L.E.A.D. Family.

One-Day Instructor High School Curricula Training:
For all School Resource Officers and Officers already teaching a School-based Prevention Program and all Educators who are collaborating with their Law Enforcement Agency to implement L.E.A.D. Successful completion certifies the Officer or Educator as s L.E.A.D. Instructor in the High School Too Good for Drugs Curricula and the High School Too Good for Violence-Social Perspective and certifies them as a member of the L.E.A.D. Family.


EVALUATION STUDIES

Each Too Good evaluation study was conducted by third-party researchers and used randomized treatment-control group designs (pre-test/post-test, 20-week post-test, or one-year follow-up). The Researchers examined pre-test equivalence between treatment and control groups, potential bias of loss of student data over time, quality of program implementation, and estimates of reliability and validity of assessment tools.

Click here for more information about the Too Good evaluation studies.


PROGRAM KITS

Program Kits provide instructors with the essentials they need to implement the Too Good programs. Each kit includes a Teacher’s Manual with ten fully scripted lessons, take home activities, and assessment materials. Kits also include thirty Student Workbooks, as well as accompanying activity aids to get you started.