Sherrie Raven

Implementation Coordinator

Sherrie Raven works with districts in the Wallace Partnerships for Social and Emotional Learning Initiative (PSELI). She was the founding director of the Department of Social and Emotional Learning in the Austin, Texas, Independent School District. Since the department’s formation in 2011, the work of social and emotional learning has expanded to all 130 schools in the district. Sherrie and her department worked with educators to ensure that every student receives explicit instruction in SEL skills in an environment that is supportive and that reinforces these skills all day.