The primary focus of Capturing Kids' Hearts is to develop healthy relationships between members of a school's community. 

    * Develop self-managing classrooms and decrease discipline issues through innovative techniques such as a social contract

    * Decrease delinquent behaviors such as disruptive outbursts, violent acts, and drug use

    * Utilize the EXCEL Teaching Model and reinforce the role of emotional intelligence in teaching

    * Build classroom rapport and teamwork to create a safe, trusting learning environment

    * Develop student's empathy for diverse cultures/backgrounds

    * Increase classroom attendance by building student' motivation and helping them take responsibility for their actions and performance