Professional Learning

2023-2024 SEL Fellows Academy Application

Cohort 3: Virtual 10-month experience for up to 45 district and regional office of education employees

Whether you have been leading social and emotional learning in your community for years or are just beginning the work - this is your virtual SEL leadership academy! 

We recommend:

  1. Learning more about the opportunity before applying.
  2. If you have questions related to cohort 3, we are hosting a 30-minute Q&A session on March 1, 6:30-7:00 pm ET. Register to join


SEL Fellows Academy, Cohort 3 Application of Interest

What: The 10-month, virtual SEL Fellows Academy offers a unique opportunity for leaders from rural, suburban, and urban communities to strengthen their SEL expertise in community with one another.  Annually, a cohort of up to 45 SEL leaders will be selected to participate and deepen their SEL practice at a personal, interpersonal, and institutional level. The cost is $6,000 per person for the entire engagement.

Who: You must be employed by a school district or regional office of education in the United States and responsible for leading SEL in their community.

When: Your time with us will include three dedicated hours per month for community gatherings.

  • Cohort 3 will launch in August 2023
  • Full group sessions: September 22, October 20, November 1, January 19, February 23, March 22, April 19, May 17
  • Peer inquiry circles: October 20, December 8, February 23, April 19
  • Cohort 3 will conclude on June 21, 2024

Why: This opportunity benefits the entire district and regional office community. With a new or enhanced plan for SEL implementation, a capstone project to benefit students, and continued access to the broad CASEL network, SEL Fellows will have expert knowledge and guidance to share with their communities.


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