As staff use shared agreements to guide their interactions, it’s essential that they also reflect on their own social and emotional growth.
A list of the written sources
Establish a highly-functioning SEL team that’s representative of the school community and includes students, families, and community groups in decision-making processes.
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.
Support staff in cultivating personal social and emotional competencies and fostering the competencies of peers and students.
Strategies for Establishing School-OST-Family Partnerships in Support of SEL
The core tool used in this guide is the Schoolwide SEL Implementation Rubric. The rubric provides an overview of a systemic approach to schoolwide SEL, and teams can review it to get a sense of what SEL looks like when it is coordinated across classrooms, the school, homes, and the community.
The SEL team serves as a model for positive practices that promote healthy relationships among adults, students, and families. It’s highly beneficial to build a strong team dynamic and positive working relationship by developing group norms and team routines.
Schoolwide norms help operationalize how all staff and students will contribute to a school culture that achieves their shared vision.
Develop a coordinated approach for supporting students’ social and emotional learning across the school, classrooms, homes, and communities.