The Pyramid Model
Pyramid Model: Promoting Social-Emotional Competence to Support All Children
The Pyramid Model is a conceptual framework of evidence-based practices that promote social emotional competence, prevent social emotional delays, and address challenging behaviors of young children.
The Pyramid Model helps ensure that all children experience supportive learning environments that promote positive social emotional growth and development. The approach offers tools to help educators identify and support infants and young children if persistent, challenging behaviors occur.
Who can use the Pyramid Model?
Early childhood professionals (including community child care providers)
Early intervention professionals
Educators and teachers
Mental health professionals
Families and caregivers
Where can the Pyramid Model be used?
Community-based child care centers
Home-based child care settings
Head Start programs