As part of our CASEL CARES initiative, we are offering free webinars every Friday to address how SEL can be most helpful in response to today’s circumstances. This series is made possible with support from The Allstate Foundation.

Upcoming Webinars

MAY 29: The Urgency of Educational Equity Now: A conversation with John King and Karen Pittman

We must recognize that the most vulnerable students are at particular risk during this time. The Education Trust’s John King and Forum For Youth Investment’s Karen Pittman will offer reflections on existing inequities in education that have been exposed and exacerbated by the pandemic.

JUNE 5: The Impact of Trauma on Child Development and Strategies to Support Children and Families During the Pandemic

Dr. Bruce Perry, Senior Fellow at The ChildTrauma Academy, will review clinical work and research that can help us better understand developmental trauma and the cognitive, developmental, and relational problems that can arise as a result.

Past Webinars

  • Strategies for Being Your Best ‘SEL’f featuring Dr. Marc Brackett
    CASEL Board Member
    Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence

    Explore how we can all be our best possible selves during this stressful time

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  • So Now What? Support SEL at Home featuring Jennifer Miller
    Confident Parents, Confident Kids

    Learn parenting strategies for SEL and learning during this time

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  • Building Resilience to Support Ourselves, Others, + Our Students featuring Mark Greenberg, Christa Turksma, and Velma Cobb
    CREATE for Education

    Experience guided self-care and mindfulness exercises

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  • Let’s Listen To Our Young People: What Support Do They Need? featuring Josh Starr and students, Daisy Boyar and Jessica Morrissey
    PDK International

    Hear directly from students on what they want and need at this time

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  • Leading for Equity in Challenging Times: Our Role as Leaders to Catalyze Change for Our Collective Well-being featuring Kathleen Osta, Victor Cary, and Hugh Vasquez 
    National Equity Project

    Explore the role of leaders in catalyzing healing, social emotional wellness, and change

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  • Authentic Student Leadership in a Time of Crisis: A Conversation with Chicago High Schoolers featuring Yafae Cotton, Elijah Adams, Principal Charles Anderson, teacher Melissa Hughes
    Michele Clark Academic Prep Magnet High School (Chicago, IL)

    Hear from two high school students that are strengthening peer connections through a student-driven podcast

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  • Leadership in Virtual Times: Superintendents Share Their Experiences co-hosted with AASA, The School Superintendents Association
    Linda Darling-Hammond (Learning Policy Institute), Dr. Sheldon Berman (Andover, MA), Dr. Eric Gallien (Racine, WI), Dr. Kyla Johnson-Trammel (Oakland, CA), Jorge A. Aguilar (Sacramento, CA)

    Four school district superintendents share how they are supporting the social and emotional needs of the adults and students in their communities

  • Distance Learning Across the Education Sector: Social & Emotional Supports from Private, Charter, & Public Schools co-hosted with Thomas B Fordham Institute
    Michael J. Petrelli (Thomas B Fordham Institute), Juan Cabrera (El Paso Independent School District), Eva Moskowitz (Success Academy School), Kathleen Porter-Magee (Partnership for Inner-City Education)

    Private, charter, and public schools are embracing strategies to strengthen connectedness and engagement during remote learning

  • Leveraging SEL to Reopen and Renew Your School Community During COVID-19
    CASEL’s Melissa Schlinger and Justina Schlund, School principals Cesar Rivera and Jovanni Ramos

    School principals discuss SEL strategies to re-engage students, support adults, and rebuild relationships

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