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June 2019
Tool: New Videos on the SEL Core Competencies
The Montgomery County (Ohio) Education Service Center and Ohio Department of Education have teamed with CASEL to produce a series of brief videos explaining and showing the five SEL competencies in action. The videos are linked under each competency here.
Tool: Key Responsibilities of an SEL Lead
Leadership is crucial to the implementation of schoolwide SEL. This description of the SEL lead’s role can help you ensure you have a solid foundation for school-level work.

For more school team resources, visit the School Guide .
SEL Trends: Districts Using Data for Improvement
School districts in Austin and El Paso, Tex.; Nashville, Tenn.; and Washoe County, Nev. are using data to improve implementation of their SEL strategies. Common trends include increased cooperation between research/evaluation and SEL offices, greater attention to fidelity of implementation, and an ongoing evolution in measurement tools. More
Ohio Adopts SEL Standards
The Ohio State Board of Education has adopted new standards for social and emotional learning for grades K-12. The standards are part of Ohio’s Each Child, Our Future, Ohio's Strategic Plan for Education . SEL is one of four learning domains supporting Ohio’s goal of preparing each student for postsecondary life.  More
House Passes SEL Funding Bill
The House has passed H.R. 2740, a comprehensive funding bill that provides $260 million for SEL initiatives to reduce trauma, improve school safety, and promote stronger communities . More than 100 organizations signed a letter urging the Senate to support the House bill.
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Worth Reading
This Month

Teacher Mindsets: How Educators' Perspectives Shape Student Success. EdSurge | More

Transforming schools through whole-child, hands-on, community-based education.   Education Week/NextGen Learning  | More

Want Safe Schools? Start with Research-Based School Discipline Policies. Forbes   | More

What Kids Can Teach Their Parents About Emotional Intelligence. Psychology Today | More

What Works Brief: Family Engagement. WestEd | More
Mark Your Calendar

June 26, 2 p.m. ET, webinar: How CASEL Partner Districts Use SEL Measurement. Join Panorama Education to explore how districts are adopting an equity lens when using SEL measurement and addressing school climate through data as key levers of student success. Register

July 11-12, Educator Summit on Building Character. An annual event, hosted by   Character Lab   and   Relay/GSE to give teachers the knowledge and skills they need to help all students develop character. Register

 Aug. 8, Transforming Learning Summit, Minneapolis, Minn. Annual K-12 conference focusing on ways to transform the school culture and learning environment for Minnesota schools.   Register

Sept. 7, Inaugural Conversations Summit 2019 in Chicago. The Summit will feature interactive sessions for learning, dialog, and activism with presentations created by youth ages 12-24 on mental health, self-expression, social justice, and more. Learn more.
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