The Collaborating States Initiative is expanding and enhancing its resources to best serve current and new state partners. The tools and resources provide material to support states’ efforts and help in achieving more fidelity in implementation to advance SEL nationwide.
Reports and Briefs
Case study: How States and School Districts are Collaborating to Support Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (Sept 2018)
Case study: How Six States Are Collaborating with Local and Regional Educators to Implement Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (Sept 2018)
Report: Emerging Insights from the States’ Efforts to Strengthen Social and Emotional Learning (June 2018)
Brief: District Recommendations for How States Can Support SEL (June 2018)
Brief: Learning Policy Institute and CASEL on ESSA, SEL Asssessment, and Accountability (June 2018)
Brief: State Efforts to Promote Social and Emotional Learning (Jan. 2017)
Brief: Key Features of High-Quality Standards and Guidelines to Support Social and Emotional Learning (Jan. 2017)
Brief: The Collaborating States Initiative (CSI) Recommended Process for Developing State Policies and Guidelines to Support Social and Emotional Learning (Jan. 2017)
Brief: A Process for Developing and Articulating Learning Goals or Competencies for Social and Emotional Learning (Jan. 2017)
Brief: What Does Evidence-Based Instruction in Social and Emotional Learning Actually Look Like in Practice (Oct. 2015)
State Scorecard Scan: The interactive map assesses the development of competencies, standards, and guidelines for social and emotional learning (SEL), preschool through high school, in all 50 states. (Sept 2018)
Integrating SEL Into General Teaching Practice: These downloadable CSI resources, developed in partnership with educational leaders in Massachusetts and Pennsylvania, help educators integrate SEL into general teaching practice.
- Sample Teaching Activities to Support SEL Core Competencies
- SEL in Elementary English Language Arts
- SEL in High School English Language Arts
- SEL in Elementary Mathematics
- SEL in Middle School Social Studies
CASEL Program Guides: CASEL recommends that schools adopt evidence-based programs to build a comprehensive foundation for SEL. Check out our widely used program guides for high-quality resources.
Professional learning: The Washington State Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) has developed a multimodule online course in social and emotional learning. It’s available for credit to Washington educators and for use by anyone. View here.