SEL Implementation Tools and Resources

CASEL has an online suite of tools accessed by users worldwide that provides guidance and support for districts and schools to implement high-quality, evidence-based SEL in their communities.

    • The CASEL Guide to Schoolwide SEL
      Online platform that offers step-by-step guidance and field-tested tools to help school teams implement high-quality SEL. (Jan 2019)

    • CASEL’s District Resource Center
      Online platform that offers guidance, and more than 500+ tools and resources curated from CASEL’s partner districts to support high-quality SEL implementation in districts. (May 2017)

    • The CASEL Program Guides
      Guides for selecting well-designed, evidence-based SEL programs that are being used by a growing number of schools across the country. Two editions: preschool and elementary school; and middle and high school. (2013, 2015)

    • State Guidance Documents
      CASEL and partner states developed resources to help educators integrate SEL into general teaching practice. (2017)

    • SEL Assessment Guide
      The Assessment Work Group developed an SEL Assessment Guide to provide several resources for leaders and implementation teams in PreK-12th grade settings who are making decisions about selecting and using measures of student SEL. (2018)

    • Making the Case for SEL
      Need to make a compelling case on the benefits of SEL for your stakeholders? This PowerPoint from CASEL brings together powerful scientific evidence of the benefits of SEL and survey results that reflect the growing demand for SEL from all sectors. Presented in easy-to-understand, customizable slides. (2021)

    • SEL 101 for Parents
      An informational video to inform parents on SEL in schools and provide them with insights on SEL in their own parenting practices in order to support their children’s social and emotional know-how. (2017) Also available in Spanish

    • SEL Roadmap for Reopening Schools
      CASEL collaborated with 40+ organizations to illuminate a way forward with social and emotional learning that is centered on relationships and built on the existing strengths of a school community. (2020)


  • CASEL Webinars
    CASEL offers free webinars to address how SEL can be most helpful in response to today’s circumstances (2020)