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Delaware: Partnerships Integrate SEL With Career and Workforce Development to Define a New Generation of Learners

May 12, 2022
CASEL, Coalition for Career Development Center, Delaware Department of Education
Summary

This case study is one of three describing the development and implementation of social and emotional learning (SEL) integrated with career and workforce development efforts in Delaware, Kansas, and Wisconsin.

Delaware’s journey offers inspiration for other states looking to do this work. By creatively braiding capital support and engaging collaborative problem-solving, it is possible to recognize and overcome barriers to systemic change:

  1. Delaware’s commitment to collaboration, coalition-building, and empowerment is the foundation of their progress.

  2. Delaware’s pursuit of diverse leaders’ involvement in this work is critical to their strong foundational efforts related to SEL and career and workforce development.

  3. Finally, Delaware is a prime example of the adage “Go slow to go far.”

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Articles & Briefs Wisconsin: Regional Career Pathways Link SEL to Career and Workforce Development CASEL, Coalition for Career Development Center, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction
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