• PATHS (Promoting Alternative THinking Strategies): A Social and Emotional Learning Program for Children Grades K-6 by Channing Bete Company is utilized by South Allegheny's guidance counselors, teachers, and school psychologists for individual or group instruction. This research-based and proven effective program is a violence-prevention curriculum that promotes social and emotional learning, character development, and bullying prevention. It also builds the problem-solving abilities and other life skills required for positive relationships. The general and special education students that have completed the PATHS program experienced positive outcomes.