SEL, EdTech & Equity: Expanding the Definition of Student Success

Last month, we heard from Dr. Farber on the topic of Gaming SEL and saw many innovative examples of how technology can be an effective tool for Social Emotional Learning. This month, we’re putting an equity lens on the subject of SEL & Tech and considering how both of these can play a role in […]

Gaming SEL: How Digital Games Connect Us

Games enable children to practice emotions in spaces that are free from actualized consequences. With thoughtful guidance, games can help children manage emotions, perspective-take, demonstrate empathic concern, and exhibit prosocial behaviors. Join Matthew Farber, Ed.D., Assistant Professor of Technology, Innovation, and Pedagogy at the University of Northern Colorado where he founded the Gaming SEL Lab, […]

De-mystifying SEL Product Efficacy Research

Curious about the differences between evidence-based and evidence-informed? How to determine if your product has demonstrated efficacy? Or about what type of research is needed to effectively market SEL products? For this training, we’ll be joined by Dr. Lisa Sontag-Padilla, behavioral social scientist at RAND, and Malvika Bhagwat, Partner and Head of Outcomes at Owl […]

Take the Work Out of Networking

Networking is a vital part of any organization’s efforts, yet so many professionals find networking difficult and uncomfortable. It feels like work. But what if we knew exactly how we were going to approach networking events, including what we would say and how we would follow up after? Is there a way to take the […]

SEL Funding and Funding Advocacy Opportunities: A Conversation

We know that SEL federal funding opportunities abound like never before. But what are they exactly and how do we make sense of them specifically for SEL? We also know that SEL competes for available funding alongside a great many other priorities. What are the funding advocacy opportunities that will help maximize allocations to SEL? […]

The Role of Adult SEL in Dismantling Systemic Racism

District and school teams often don’t know where to start when it comes to educational equity work or fostering anti-racist teaching practices. Yet, without deliberately carving out time for reflection, critically analyzing existing curriculum through an equity lens, and prioritizing professional learning on this topic, it will be challenging for schools to build a more […]

Opportunities and Barriers to Engaging Schools in Adult SEL

We all know that cultivating social and emotional competence among educators, staff and administrators is critical to successful SEL implementation. Yet schools are still far more likely to invest time and resources in student SEL programming without addressing this critical need for Adult SEL. Join us for an interactive discussion featuring Dr. Mark Greenberg, Emeritus […]

Council Networking Event—Partnerships and Research

Join your fellow Council members for a networking event focused on partnerships and research. We seek to spark conversation and connections around our virtual tables with topics like “Joint Marketing & Cross-Promotion”, “Content Collaboration”, “Research: Getting Started”, and “Research: Next Level”. You’ll also have the opportunity to contribute to the direction of the Council at the […]

Envisioning Equity and Excellence in CASEL’s Program Guide

Please join us for a webinar featuring the CASEL Program Guide team: Drs. Robert Jagers, Ally Skoog-Hoffman, Alaina Boyle, Brittney Williams, Colin Ackerman, and Heather Schwartz. Anticipating a 2021 update of CASEL’s most frequently accessed resource, the CASEL Guide to Effective SEL Programs, CASEL has published revised criteria for evidence-based SEL programming. The revised criteria reflect […]

CASEL Program Guide: Then and Now

Please join us for a webinar featuring the CASEL Program Guide team: Drs. Ally Skoog-Hoffman, Alaina Boyle, Brittney Williams and Colin Ackerman, and Heather Schwartz. Anticipating a 2021 update of CASEL’s most frequently accessed resource, the CASEL Guide to Effective SEL Programs, CASEL has published revised criteria for evidence-based SEL programming. The revised criteria reflect the […]

SEL Landscape Insights with Tyton Partners

Join us as we hear from Sean Crowley and Andrea Mainelli from Tyton Partners, an investment banking and advisory firm focused on the education ecosystem, to gain new insights into the SEL market. Attendees will hear a summary of the key findings of their rigorous study of social and emotional learning market dynamics, which included a study of over 2,900 […]

Bridging SEL and Equity

Join us for a conversation on Bridging SEL and Equity with panelists Dr. Shree Walker and Terrance “Cirvant” French. In this interactive webinar we will discuss: how SEL programs can intentionally support antiracism; how to support educators to build equitable learning communities; and integrating equity in your organization to support your work with educators and students. […]