Resources

Our resources offer the most-up-to-date clearinghouse of tools drawn from the worlds of scholarly research, on-the-ground practice, and cutting-edge policy. They include practical guides, program reviews, videos, webinars, books, articles, and position papers on a wide range of topics — developed by CASEL staff and consultants, our district partners, and our many other collaborators.

Featured Resources


  • CASEL’s District Resource Center
    offers field-tested guidance, tools, and resources for SEL implementation throughout a district. It contains 500+ tools and artifacts used in the 10 districts in our Collaborating Districts Initiative.


  • New meta-analysis finds positive long-term impacts of social and emotional learning programs. Read article in July 12, 2017 Education Week.


    Read the January 2011 article in Child Development describing another landmark meta-analysis of SEL impacts.


    Visit our web page on the 2017 meta-analysis.


  • CASEL’s monthly newsletter delivered to your inbox
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  • The CASEL Guide identifies and rates well-designed, evidence-based SEL programs that are being used by a growing number of schools across the country. Two editions: preschool and elementary school; and middle and high school.
  • Pre-service preparation for SEL is the subject of a national study developed by CASEL and the University of British Columbia. Important work in this area is clearly needed.



  • Watch video on SEL for parents developed jointly by CASEL and the Chicago Public Schools.

  • Key Implementation Insights from the Collaborating Districts Initiative. Learn how districts across the country are successfully implementing SEL.