Welcome to CASEL, the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning. Our mission is to help make evidence-based social and emotional learning (SEL) an integral part of education from preschool through high school. CASEL and our broad network of collaborators are working together to turn momentum for SEL into a national movement.

  • The Latest

    Breaking: U.S. Dept. of Education release guidance on ESSA Title IV program, includes social and emotional learning. https://t.co/Id01pSBeia

    Edutopia: Resources to fight bullying and harassment at school. https://t.co/EG53T7H2Co

    Harvard Business Review: How Microsoft uses growth mindset to develop leaders. https://t.co/HRLDZ4bPAV

  • Featured News & Resources

    National Commission on Social, Emotional and Academic Development launched. Its goal is to unite educators and policymakers around a common vision that integrates SEL and academics.

    Our guides rate top evidence-based social and emotional learning programs for preschool through high school students and provide a systematic framework for evaluating the quality of these resources.

    Leaders from CASEL, Committee for Children, IBM, and the Austin and Chicago schools discussed employability skills in a briefing with Congress. Read an article about the event and briefing papers.

    A national survey shows that over 90% of teachers support more social and emotional learning in their schools — and want the additional training needed to help them teach these skills, attitudes, and behaviors.

    A growing body of research from multiple fields documents the positive impact of social and emotional learning on student achievement and behaviors, as well as school climate and culture.

    From Anchorage to Austin, a growing number of school districts are embedding social and emotional learning into their strategic plans, budgets, and core curricula.