District SEL Resources

The following is a curated list of resources selected by CASEL staff that focuses on the role of school districts with social and emotional learning.

Also check out more on our CASEL district partners and our research to action project to learn more about systemic social and emotional learning (SEL).


Mart, A. K., Weissberg, R. P., & Kendziora, K. (2015). Systemic support for SEL in school districts. In J. Durlak, C.E. Domitrovich, R.P. Weissberg, & T. Gullotta (Eds). The handbook of social and emotional learning: Research and practice (pp. 482-499). New York: Guilford.
Chapter available with purchase.


Raymond, J.P. (2018) Wildflowers: A School Superintendent’s Challenge to America. Stuart Foundation.
Book available for purchase.


CASEL (2017). Key insights from the collaborating districts initiative. Chicago: Author.
View the report.

Kendziora, K, & Yoder, N. (2016). When districts support and integrate social and emotional learning (SEL): Findings from and ongoing evaluation of districtwide implementation of SEL. Washington, DC: American Institutes of Research. Retrieved from https://www.air.org/sites/default/files/downloads/report/When-Districts-Support-and-Integrate-SEL-October-2016.pdf
View the report.


CASEL (2018). SEL District Resource Center. Chicago: Author.
View the website.