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    Covid-resources

    Support the Expertise and Guidance You Trust. Thanks to the contributions of those who believe in CASEL and SEL, we reach millions of people across the world with free quality guidance, expert resources, and thoughtful discussions. Please consider a contribution today so CASEL can continue to provide the necessary expertise to support you and your communities. Donate Today.

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    Covid- 19 SEL Resources

    CASEL understands how important it is to attend to the social and emotional needs that arise during times like these. SEL offers a powerful means to explore and express our emotions, build relationships, and support each other – children and adults alike. Please feel free to access and share the resources below, which are designed to support educators, parents, and anyone who works with children. This page will be updated regularly. Guidelines for Educators, Parents, and Caregivers Below we share guidance for keeping SEL at the forefront during the COVID-19 pandemic following the four core focus areas of CASEL’s guides for schoolwide SEL and districtwide SEL. SEL Resources Support the Expertise and Guidance You Trust. Thanks to the contributions of […]

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    SEL in the News – Archive

    2021 K-12 DiveReport: K-12 schools saw 66% jump in overall safety incidents in fall The Hechinger ReportTeacher Voice: In dark pandemic days, we are teachers, watchdogs, technology experts and therapists The 74Dear Dr. Cardona: Student Leaders Demand A Voice in Biden Administration’s Education Policies As Pandemic Creates Unprecedented Disruptions K-12 Dive4 questions to ask when committing to equity and anti-racism in schools EdutopiaHow to Teach Character in the Classroom and Online Education WeekWhen Social-Emotional Learning Is Misused Every Hour CountsLaunching a Social and Emotional Learning Initiative EdutopiaA Fuller Picture of What a ‘Good’ School Is Education WeekHere Are 3 Top SEL Strategies That Can Help Improve Student Engagement Right Now  Huffington PostKids Need To Learn To Disagree. Here’s How To Teach Them. […]

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    Press Room

    Logos and Permissions CASEL frequently receives requests to use and reproduce resources and graphics. We are pleased so many find value in our work and seek to incorporate our learnings and research into their own efforts. To link to any graphic, handout, article, or page on our website, include: Source: ©2021 CASEL. All Rights Reserved. [Source URL] Permission must be requested to alter or translate any CASEL material. To request permission, please email info@casel.org.

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    CASEL in the News

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    Resource Library

    CASEL offers a comprehensive collection of high-quality social and emotional learning (SEL) tools and resources to inform and support educators, researchers, policymakers, and parents who are leading this work in the field. Resources have been selected by CASEL staff, consultants, school district partners, field collaborators, and others. Use the navigation above to learn more about SEL and to access practical tools for SEL implementation.

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    Press Release Archive

    2021 CASEL Board Member Dr. Kimberly A. Schonert-Reichl Starts as NoVo Endowed Chair of SEL at UIC (2/16/21) A Better Way Forward for Education – ‘Year in Review’ for Social and Emotional Learning (1/27/21) CASEL Shares Timely Resources To Support Students Transitioning to Second Semester, Processing January 6 Violent Attack (1/14/21) 2020 CASEL Announces 2020 Award Recipients for Excellence in Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) Research and Practice (11/9/20) Voices of Young People Lead the Way at 2020 SEL Exchange Virtual Summit, Hosted by CASEL (10/22/20) Nation’s Foremost Social and Emotional Learning Event To Feature Tim Shriver, Linda Darling-Hammond, John B. King Jr., Asalah Youssef, and More (9/15/20) CASEL, with More Than 40 Partners, Releases Guidance for Reopening School (7/8/20) CASEL Releases […]

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    SEL as a Lever for Equity & Excellence

    CASEL continues to be committed to advancing equity and excellence in education through social and emotional learning (SEL). Through ongoing efforts with practitioners, policymakers, and researchers, CASEL has been deepening what we know about SEL and equity, recently published in updated definitions of SEL and our framework. Information about our initiatives and access to our resources to advance SEL as a lever for equity are below.

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    Year in Review

    From the pandemic to school closures to nationwide mobilization for racial justice, the challenges of 2020 remind us that the systems in which we learn, work, and live must promote healthy development. For CASEL, the past year confirmed a resounding truth: with social and emotional learning (SEL), there is a better way forward.  As we move into a new year, there is an opportunity for innovation that can last beyond the pandemic and carry us forward if we continue to harness the power of SEL toward meaningful, equitable action.  Below are notable SEL headlines from the past year, including a look at how we contributed to those efforts. Global concerns shifted to the overall social-emotional well-being of all adults and […]

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    Webinars

    Building Connections is our new, monthly webinar series that explores how SEL connects to topics that are top of mind for your community. The webinars will take place on the third Friday of every month and are free to anyone interested in social and emotional learning. We encourage you to bookmark this page to: You will receive a certificate of participation for each live event in the series that you attend. Certificates will be sent via email within one week after the webinar. Closed captioning is provided for the live event and the recording. The Building Connections webinar series is made possible thanks to Susan Crown Exchange. Upcoming Webinars Support the Expertise and Guidance You Trust. Thanks to the contributions […]