Join Us While We Discuss Data-Driven Academic Integration of SEL! 
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Join our discussion with SEL experts to explore why data-driven academic integration of SEL is so crucial in our schools. Our students deserve to be supported with a whole-child framework in a school environment built around acceptance, belonging, and connections. 
 
The discussion will cover: 
  • Why SEL is critical in our schools 
  • The federal and state education policies surrounding SEL 
  • Correlating the research around academic growth and SEL 
  • Benefits of assessment with CASEL-aligned curriculum for grades K–6 
  • Selecting the proper assessment tool 
  • Closing learning gaps through explicit SEL instruction
About the Presenters
Dr. Pamela Emery has worked in the area of inclusive special education, curriculum implementation, and supervision. She is currently a contributing consultant with the Pennsylvania Department of Education’s Office for Safe Schools. Her work includes leading the creation and implementation of Pennsylvania’s social–emotional skills through PA Career Ready Skills and accompanying tools. Dr. Emery is also the lead Pennsylvania state partner member with the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning’s (CASEL) Collaborating States Initiative. 
Dr. Clark McKown is the president of xSEL Labs and the 2020 winner of the CASEL Joseph Zins Award for Outstanding Contributions to Action Research in SEL. In his role as a Rush University faculty member, Clark has been the lead scientist on several large grants supporting the development and validation of SELweb, Networker, and other assessment systems. Clark is passionate about creating usable, feasible, and scientifically sound tools that help educators and their students, which is embodied in the paper he led with four other scholars, Web-Based Assessment of Children’s Social-Emotional Comprehension.
Dr. Richard Hasenyager is the vice president of curriculum solutions for the Rosen Publishing Group. Prior to this, he served as the director of library services for the New York City Department of Education and North East Independent School District (NEISD) in Texas. Under his direction, NEISD received the 2011 American Association of School Librarians National School Library Program of the Year Award.