New CASEL Brief on Reopening and Renewing School Communities
CASEL shares actionable recommendations to help school leadership teams plan for the SEL needs of all students and adults during the upcoming transition into summer and the beginning of the new school year. The brief, Leveraging the Power of Social and Emotional Learning As You Prepare to Reopen and Renew Your School Community, comes in advance of comprehensive guidance scheduled for release in late June.
Now is the time to take a bold stance in supporting educators, students, and their families. You can help encourage state departments of education and district leaders to use funding from the federal emergency relief funds to be dedicated to supporting high-quality SEL skill-building. Get involved by sharing our expert recommendations.
Tool: Building Positive Conditions for Learning at Home
Separating Education Fact from Fiction Podcast: CASEL Co-Founder Talks SEL
Roger P. Weissberg (CASEL Co-Founder and Chief Knowledge Officer) joined Professor Roisin Corcoran on the first episode of the The Corcoran Lab Podcast. The episode examined how COVID-19 is affecting children’s education, how best to provide support during the pandemic, and the benefits of SEL.
Free SEL Curriculum & Programs to Support E-Learning
Members of the SEL Providers Council are committed to providing free resources and curriculum to support e-learning efforts across the country. Visit the site to sort resources by grade level, SEL competencies, and more.
Please note that these resources have not been evaluated by CASEL through our program review process.
SEL Snapshot: Download and Share
Worth Reading This Month
Leveraging Social and Emotional Learning to Support Students and Families in the Time of COVID-19. Learning Policy Institute. |More
How Principals and District Leaders Are Trying to Boost Lagging Teacher Morale During COVID-19. EdWeek. | More
Do Families Now Understand What It Takes to Be a Teacher? EdSurge. | More
Why School Climate Matters and What Can Be Done to Improve It. NASBE. | More
May 22:CASEL CARES Webinar on "Leveraging SEL to Reopen and Renew Your School Community During COVID-19." Register
June 2 Deadline: Teacher School Leader (TSL) Grant Program.Apply
June 9 Deadline: STOP School Violence Program. Apply
June 15 Deadline: Education Innovation and Research Program EIR grants.Apply
Thank you to CASEL's sponsors
The Allstate Foundation helps create more prosperous communities where people are empowered to fulfill their hopes and dreams. Through its Good Starts Young® program, The Allstate Foundation enables youth to build social and emotional learning skills and helps shape the next generation of leaders.
LG is proud to partner with CASEL to advance SEL. The LG Experience Happiness platform is dedicated to bringing Sustainable Happiness Skills to youth across the country through collaboration, awareness and highly impactful SEL programming.