Atlanta Promise Neighborhood (APN) Partnership for Schools

The purpose of the Atlanta Promise Neighborhood (APN) Partnership to Support Schools project is to support the educational goals of select elementary schools in the Atlanta Public Schools district. The Urban Child Study Center is partnering with these schools to provide ongoing support and professional development in the use Self-Regulated Strategy Development (SRSD); an explicit, evidence-based approach to teaching composition skills that has show the greatest effectiveness in improving children’s performance in the upper elementary grades.

For more information on this project, please contact: Dr. Debra McKeown ( or Dr. Nicole Patton-Terry (