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In the Media

  • Daily Herald (Chicago suburbs)
    A superintendent writes about how his district is boosting social and emotional learning. (Jan. 2017) Learn more.

  • Chicago Tribune
    Can in-school meditation help curb school violence? (Jan. 2017) Learn more.

  • Boston Herald
    Student suicides—psychologist says risk factors are “10 times worse than they used to be.” (Jan. 2017) Learn more.    

Latest from the Field

  • Edutopia—Maurice Elias
    A leading proponent of SEL writes on how gaming connects to SEL and career readiness. (Jan. 2017) Learn more.

  • ASCD
    What about the rules? A lesson plan for building trust first. (Dec. 2016) Learn more.

  • NEA Today
    Keeping schools safe, happy places for everyone. (Jan. 2017) Learn more.


  • Webinar on SEL in Teacher Education, Fri., Jan. 13, 10 a.m. PT, 1 p.m. ET.
    A collaborative project of the University of British Columbia and CASEL. (Jan. 2016) Learn more.

  • Webinar recording, Nov. 17, 2016—Leveraging the Opportunity of Social-Emotional Learning
    Features CASEL Senior Scientist Linda Dusenbury. (59 min.) Register to view.

  • After the 2016 election: information and resources
    For creating a safe environment for learning. (Nov. 2016). Learn more.

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