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.
Create a stable budget for SEL resources, professional learning, and staffing to support the sustainability of SEL efforts.
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.
Review your current level of implementation, identify needs and resources, set goals, and develop concrete action steps for SEL implementation.
Support staff in cultivating personal social and emotional competencies and fostering the competencies of peers and students.
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.