Join the Movement

CASEL envisions a world where all students and adults benefit from high-quality SEL in schools and classrooms. No organization or individual can do this alone. We need your help! Join us and the SEL movement, and help improve the school, work, and life opportunities for all children and youth. Here’s how:
  • District Leaders

    • Communicate about your commitment through presentations, blogs, op-eds, and social media. Make the Case for SEL.
    • Implement SEL using the guidance resources on CASEL’s District Resource Center and assess your district’s current SEL efforts.
    • Explore how leading districts are prioritizing SEL and consider connecting with leadership in those districts.

    School Leaders


    • Create an SEL leadership team at your school to bring SEL to the classroom and strengthen your own social and emotional skills. School SEL leadership team.
    • Talk to families about the importance of SEL during one-on-one conferences, back-to-school nights, open houses, and more. Make the Case for SEL.
    • Write about your experience teaching SEL for media outlets like Edutopia and ASCD Express.

    Program Providers

    • Learn how to be included in our evidence-based Program Guide and have your program reviewed.
    • Learn how advancements in the field (integration with equity, new technology, etc,.) impact programming.

    State Leaders

    Researchers and Scholars

    Parents and Families

    • Learn what SEL is all about. SEL for Parents Introductory Video (and in Spanish)
    • Ask district leaders and the school board to support SEL in schools and classrooms. Share our SEL Discussion Series for parents (and in Spanish)
    • Work with your child’s teachers to learn how to reinforce SEL skills at home.

    Community Partners

    • Work with schools to support the integration of SEL into students’ lives both in and out of the classroom.
    • Reach out to your local school members to partner with them in giving students a consistent experience of SEL. Guiding questions for the conversation.
    • Host events and showcase community projects that highlight the power and value of SEL for students, families, and the larger community. Do we have any tools to help them do this?

  • Stay Informed

    Subscribe to the CASEL monthly newsletter for the latest on SEL resources, events, and news.
    Register for free, online district and school resources for implementation guidance and special membership benefits. Districts. Schools.
    Follow CASEL on social media accounts for more frequent updates. Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.
    Check out the CASEL events calendar to sign up for our latest webinars and Twitter Town Halls.

    Spread the Word

    Present the benefits of SEL to your key stakeholders. Make the Case for SEL.
    Share information about our free, online tools with your network and/or on social media. District Resource Center, Guide to Schoolwide SEL, and SEL Assessment Guide.


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