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This process helps schools create an environment that supports students in developing the academic, social, and emotional competencies that they need to navigate the world.
Build foundational support by establishing an SEL team, fostering SEL awareness, and developing a shared vision.
Evidence-based SEL programs are grounded in research and principles of child and adolescent development, and scientifically evaluated and shown to produce positive student outcomes.
Establish a highly-functioning SEL team that’s representative of the school community and includes students, families, and community groups in decision-making processes.
Review your current level of implementation, identify needs and resources, set goals, and develop concrete action steps for SEL implementation.
Create a stable budget for SEL resources, professional learning, and staffing to support the sustainability of SEL efforts.
Support staff in cultivating personal social and emotional competencies and fostering the competencies of peers and students.
By integrating SEL into student support services through a Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS), schools are better equipped to ensure that all students have what they need to succeed.
Explicit SEL instruction refers to consistent opportunities for students to cultivate, practice, and reflect on social and emotional competencies in ways that are developmentally appropriate and culturally responsive.