About Us

About Us


To promote and advance effective social-emotional learning in all schools, families, organizations, and communities in South Carolina. 


We envision a South Carolina where all parents, educators, businesses, and community leaders are united in supporting social-emotional learning; where SEL is practiced throughout our schools, homes, organizations, and communities; and where we work together as a state to elevate equity, fairness, and a better life for all. 

Guiding Values

For the Handle With Care Note, click here!


Community Organization

Connect local SEL stakeholders to learn about and share research, advocacy and best practices.


Advocate for state and local SEL policies and funding.

Public Awareness

Informing families, business community and the general public of the benefits of social emotional learning for developing skills that are vital for school, work and life success.


Provide resources and implementation support to schools and other institutions.