SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL LEARNING PROJECT MONTHLY NEWS
Social and emotional learning (SEL) changes lives! Studies show that SEL improves well-being and academic outcomes, builds positive school climate, and provides children with the necessary skills to succeed. Yet many members of our communities don’t know about SEL yet.

SEL Day is an opportunity to spread the word about the importance and impact of SEL. Working together, we can raise awareness for SEL, bring on new SEL supporters, create artifacts that demonstrate SEL in action, share SEL best practices, involve families… and more!

Celebrate with ACROSS NH! The second annual International SEL Day is March 26, 2021. This is an opportunity to spread the word about the importance and impact of social and emotional learning. Let's share what is happening in afterschool and out-of-schooltime in NH. Please consider sending a photo, video, or email about how SEL looks in your program to the ACROSS NH SEL Project Coordinator at ablodgett@seresc.net. Submissions must be received by March 22nd. Those who participate are eligible to win an SEL prize for their program! Click here or on the button below for more details!
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Learn more about SEL Day, and the second annual global celebration of
the importance of social and emotional learning at https://selday.org/. #SELday​ #SEL
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Afterschool and summer programs, which have long been positive places for youth development, are helping students cultivate their social and emotional skills and competencies.
Read more about this in the Afterschool Alliance brief,
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To celebrate SEL Day with ACROSS NH and learn how to be eligible for an SEL prize for your program, click on the image below:
GUIDES FROM ACROSS NH
This guide seeks to support afterschool programs with the development of policies that seek to include all children and youth. Research shows many positive outcomes from participation in afterschool programs that intentionally address growth in personal and social skills.
Social and Emotional Learning takes place in all contexts that children and youth participate: their homes, schools, out-of-school time environments, and communities. The field of afterschool’s commitment to Social and Emotional Learning can make a profound difference in the lives of the young people served, and in the adults who guide them.
FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
Abigail J. Blodgett, NH ASMP & ECMP
Social and Emotional Learning Project Coordinator
ACROSS NH, a project of SERESC
165 South River Road, Unit F
Bedford, NH 03110
Art by Mercy, 12 years old
ACROSS NH is a project of the Southeastern Regional Education Service Center (SERESC) and is funded by the Bureau of Child Development and Head Start Collaboration. Our goal is to provide statewide technical assistance and professional development opportunities to afterschool providers to support their work in creating high quality, innovative programs for schoolage children.