This tool outlines and describes sample team roles. Use this list as a jumping-off point for identifying roles that suit your team’s particular strengths and needs.
To ensure meetings are productive, it’s a good idea to define team roles and responsibilities, and strive to share work equitably.
Establish a highly-functioning SEL team that’s representative of the school community and includes students, families, and community groups in decision-making processes.
In addition to driving overall schoolwide SEL implementation, PDSA improvement cycles also provide a powerful structure for quickly testing specific innovative strategies to support SEL.
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.
Build foundational support by establishing an SEL team, fostering SEL awareness, and developing a shared vision.
Students have a unique perspective on how high-level decisions impact the day-to-day life of the school, and their voices are critical to quality schoolwide SEL implementation. By listening to students, schools can make informed decisions about the changes that will best support all learners.
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.
Social and emotional learning is essential to every child’s education.