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

  • 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.

  • Our landmark 2011 meta-analysis of more than 200 research studies documented the positive impact of SEL on academics, attitudes and behaviors, and relieving emotional distress.

  • A 2015 benefit-cost study by Columbia Uni-versity found an 11-to-1 return on investment from quality SEL programming.

  • CASEL’s Financial
    website features tools and case studies from four districts that have strategically budgeted for SEL.