FIRST STEP Next is a collaborative home and school intervention for preschool through second grade. The teacher, family member, and behavioral coach (for example, school counselor, early childhood educator, or behavioral specialist) teach the at-risk child skills that contribute to school success and the development of friendships.
FIRST STEP Next Coach’s Kit
The FIRST STEP Next Coach’s Kit includes everything a coach needs to implement the program:
- Coach’s Manual with CD of reproducible forms and DVD with training videos
- Super Students! Lessons
- Set of Cooperation Cards (trading cards with cartoon characters and skill steps)
- 3 Green and Red Cards with lanyards
- Super Students! Book
- Reward Cards (coach writes rewards on these and lets student draw one) and dry-erase marker
- 3 FIRST STEP Next Student Sets
Each FIRST STEP Next Coach’s Kit contains reusable coach and teacher materials to implement First Step Next as well as one set of consumable materials needed for a coach, teacher, and family to work with a single focus student. Additional consumable student materials are available for use with additional or future FIRST STEP Next students.
FIRST STEP Student Sets (3)
Sustain your FIRST STEP Next program by purchasing additional Student Sets. Sold in sets of three, a FIRST STEP Next Student Set contains all the materials needed for a coach, teacher, and family to work with a single focus student.
FIRST STEP Next Spanish-Language Student Sets
Spanish-language FIRST STEP Next Student Sets are designed for work with Spanish-speaking families. Sold in bundles of three, a FIRST STEP Next Student Set contains all the materials needed for a coach, teacher, and family to work with a single focus student.
FIRST STEP Super Students Book
Super Students! is an illustrated, full-color book used to introduce the seven behavioral skills taught in the FIRST STEP Next program. One copy of the Super Students! book is included in FIRST STEP Next Coach’s Kit. Coaches and teachers may wish to purchase more copies to help additional young students learn these vital school success skills.
Interval Timer and Wristband
FIRST STEP Next coaches and teachers: Let the easy-to-use Gymboss interval timer prompt you when it’s time to record points during the Green Card game.