When staff understand what motivates them and what motivates others, they are better equipped to work together in productive ways. This page can help teams explore what motivates them in the workplace.
Support staff in cultivating personal social and emotional competencies and fostering the competencies of peers and students.
When instructional practices actively involve students in making meaning of content, they are more deeply engaged in their learning and have meaningful opportunities to practice SEL skills.
Expand adult learning through structures such as professional learning communities and mentoring opportunities.
Professional learning communities provide an important opportunity to integrate SEL into existing practices, work collaboratively on the goals of schoolwide SEL, and cultivate their own social and emotional competencies.
SEL practices help improve collaboration and can be embedded into any meeting where staff comes together to help build collaboration. Practices may include intentional opportunities to connect personally, interact in meaningful ways, share appreciations, or take time for reflection.
Cultivate a community of adults who engage in their own social and emotional learning, collaborate on strategies for promoting SEL, and model SEL throughout the school.
Develop a coordinated approach for supporting students’ social and emotional learning across the school, classrooms, homes, and communities.
Leverage strategic and aligned community partnerships that ensure students receive consistent SEL supports, increase access to a broad range of community services, and expand the professional learning opportunities for SEL.