When addressed comprehensively throughout the school program, social emotional learning (SEL) has proven beneficial effects on student attitudes toward learning, behavior within school settings, and academic achievement. Thankfully, educators have fully embraced the importance of SEL over these past two years for themselves and their students. The question becomes: How can educators maintain a clear, unwavering focus on SEL so it becomes a part of the organizational culture? Join us in this session where we explore the factors necessary for creating a social emotional learning culture and assess your organization’s level depth and authenticity of SEL implementation across the five SEL competencies.
- Explore the factors necessary for creating a culture of social emotional learning
- Analyze the organization's current level of organization using the Three Factors Checklist
- Identify current actions that contribute to the development of a culture of SEL and actions necessary for deepening comprehensive alignment and implementation
- Consider three challenges that may arise during sustainable and scalable implementation