Engage all members of the school community in foundational learning opportunities to help them understand their role in schoolwide SEL.
Create a stable budget for SEL resources, professional learning, and staffing to support the sustainability of SEL efforts.
Establish a highly-functioning SEL team that’s representative of the school community and includes students, families, and community groups in decision-making processes.
Build foundational support by establishing an SEL team, fostering SEL awareness, and developing a shared vision.
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.
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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.
Assess needs and resources to develop an SEL implementation plan with clear goals, action steps, and assigned ownership.