Social and emotional learning success depends on efforts of the entire school community — administrators, teachers, counselors, specialists and support staff, and administrators. Here are a few of our favorite resources for educators.




District Resource Center


Teachers Aligned Network

School-level SEL


Practice Base for How We Learn


SEL Trends: Integrating with Academics


Using Data to Support and Communicate Effectively about SEL


What is SEL?

Self-awareness: The ability to accurately recognize one’s emotions and thoughts and their influence on behavior. This includes accurately assessing one’s strengths and limitations and possessing a well-grounded sense of confidence and optimism. Self-management: The ability to regulate one’s emotions, thoughts, and behaviors effectively in different situations.

Program Selection

Guide to Effective SEL Programs

Navigating SEL from the Inside Out

SEL Interventions Under ESSA

Educators Value SEL

Teachers are calling for schools to prioritize integrating SEL learning practices and strategies.

Principals Value SEL

Principals say SEL is essential, but want more guidance, training and support to teach these skills effectively.