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Learning Together SEL Workshops


Join our Leading Schoolwide SEL: Preparing for the Journey Ahead workshop series on social and emotional learning to help you plan, sustain, and continuously improve systemic SEL implementation throughout your school community.

Live Virtual Series

On-demand Course

Delivered virtually.
Attendees can choose the live or on-demand series
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Ask questions.
Connect with the CASEL team and other attendees
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Guided action planning.
Prepare specific steps to take with your school community
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All SEL leaders.
Beginning, intermediate, and advanced SEL expertise
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Delivered virtually.
Attendees can join the live or on-demand series

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Ask questions.
Connect with the CASEL team and other attendees

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Guided action planning.
Prepare specific steps to take with your school community

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All SEL leaders.
Beginning, intermediate, and advanced SEL expertise

Registration for the next live virtual series will open in the spring. Click here to learn more.

Is this workshop right for you?

✔ You are leading SEL implementation in a PreK-12 school setting. Roles may include: school principal, assistant principal, school administrator, school SEL team member.

✔ You are leading SEL in a district setting. Roles may include: specialist, coach, or coordinator who supports school leaders and teams with implementation.

✔ You are interested in leading schoolwide SEL implementation.

✔ You are using the CASEL Guide to Schoolwide SEL and seeking additional support.

What will you learn?

You’ll gain the necessary expertise to lead an intentional, collaborative process in your school that promotes academic, social, and emotional learning. The strategies will help you engage adults, support students, and create equitable learning environments.

Cannot recommend the CASEL workshop enough! The steps and resources for implementing schoolwide SEL were concrete, actionable, data-driven, equitable, and able to be applied to all schools – no matter where they are in their SEL journey. To make the complicated and overwhelming process of implementing schoolwide SEL feel manageable is no small feat, but CASEL has done it!

-2021 workshop participant

One of the most user-friendly online learning experiences I’ve had to date.

-On-demand course participant

After attending this series, you should be able to:

  • Educate others on CASEL’s Theory of Action in service of equity and excellence, including what quality SEL in a school looks like (Read more: 10 indicators of schoolwide SEL).
  • Develop and apply strategies to promote SEL for your students.
  • Provide adults in your school with strategies to strengthen adult SEL competencies and capacity.
  • Assess your current SEL implementation, resources, and needs.
  • Create goals and a plan for implementing and sustaining schoolwide SEL.

Explore the content for the workshops below.

 

 

Live Series v. On-Demand: What is the best virtual option for you?

To best match your schedule, we offer the virtual workshop series in two formats.

  • Live series: Our live series offers four, two-hour sessions over a four-week period. Each session is led by CASEL experts and held on a specific date and time. We recommend attending live if you appreciate live interaction and a set, weekly pace when engaging in professional learning.
  • On-demand series: Our on-demand series begins when you choose and you can stop and start at any time. We recommend the on-demand option if you need more flexibility in your schedule to complete the course.
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Live Virtual Series

The next live virtual four-part workshop series will be offered in Summer 2022.

Sign up to be notified when registration is available.

How are the live virtual sessions offered?

The workshop takes place across 4 webinars with a week between each for teams to meet and collaborate on action steps. Each two-hour session is facilitated live. Participants are able to submit questions and use an online hub to connect with other participants and the CASEL team.

Tip: Register with a team from your school or district, and schedule time with your team to meet between sessions.

Cost: $250 per participant, or $200 per participant if registering a team of 4 or more.

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On-demand Series - Coming Winter 2022

Need more flexibility? We’ll soon be offering an on-demand version of this workshop. Register to receive instant access and complete it at your own pace.

Sign up to be notified when this new offering is available

How is the on-demand workshop offered?

Set your own pace: Decide how you want to complete each of the five chapters and what time of year/time of day works best for you or your team.

Access video presentations led by CASEL: Our experts will share guidance and their experiences supporting and learning from school district partners.

Engage in interactive discussion boards: You can share ideas and ask questions of the CASEL team and other participants.

Download the workbook: It contains prompts and activities to record your thinking and progress, share with your leadership team, and guide your school community through the SEL action planning process.

Cost: $250 per participant, or $200 per participant if registering a team of 4 or more.

 

Leading Schoolwide SEL: Preparing for the Journey Ahead

The workshop offers practical strategies to bring back to your community. Whether you attend our virtual series live or on-demand, suggested actions between sessions will provide a record of your work, and help you and your leadership team facilitate a collaborative planning process with your school community.

SESSION 1 – Establish a shared understanding of systemic SEL

Participants will engage in an interactive exploration of CASEL’s framework for SEL, the four focus areas for systemic SEL implementation, and the 10 indicators of schoolwide SEL. From this shared understanding, participants will determine where they are starting from and we’ll unpack immediate priority actions.

SESSION 2: Strengthen adult SEL

Participants will explore tangible strategies that support adults in cultivating their own social emotional learning through intentional self-reflection, deep community learning, and modeling SEL across contexts.

 

SESSION 3: Promote SEL for students

Participants will examine strategies for actively engaging students in learning and practicing social and emotional competencies across classrooms and school environments, and in partnership with families and communities. This session will also focus on creating the conditions for student learning, including relationship-building and supportive learning environments.

SESSION 4: Putting it all together: Implementing your plan

Participants will explore tools and resources for collecting data they can use to track progress toward their SEL goals, draft action steps and an aligned evaluation plan, and develop strategies for engaging the full school community (staff, families, and students) in learning from data during this session that will model the full continuous improvement cycle.

 

Hear from Past Participants

“A wealth of valuable information put into practice for you. You decide what you want to do next and how to roll it out. Great resources!”

“This workshop has been instrumental in being able to introduce SEL to my school in a way that is attainable and connects to all staff levels. Prior to this training, I did not have the language or ability to present the information in a way that connects to the overall goals of the school. I now have hope that we can do this.”

“Any school in any country worldwide planning to implement SEL will benefit.”

“I have been studying the resources provided with the CASEL Schoolwide SEL guide independently, but the training really served to solidify my understanding. It gave the me the opportunity to reflect and plan as well as gain the confidence to implement the plan and advocate for SEL in both my school and district.”

“These sessions were so smartly organized and facilitated. Thank you for ensuring that our time was maximized and adult learning principles were utilized.”

“This workshop really helped me develop a more comprehensive understanding of the aspects of and ways to implement school wide SEL. I learned both helpful background information as well as very practical and accessible steps to get started with this important work!”

“In the ever-busy space that is education, this series invites us to pause and hold space for ourselves, our schools, and our communities as we reflect on our audacious ambitions for SEL: Where are we today? Where do we want to be? Through the productive reflections and visioning curated through this series, we have the opportunity to start the work in the now and start where we are.”

 

Questions?

If you have any questions about this workshop series, please email professionallearning@casel.org

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