To Make SEL Stick, Align School and Out-of-school Time

Prime Time Palm Beach County recently featured in The Learning Professional article entitled To Make SEL Stick, Align School and Out-of-School Time, covers why SEL partnerships matter, a focus on adult SEL, SEL signature practices, collaboration as a priority and how to create a seamless approach for students. 

Prime Time’s Director of Professional Development Katherine Gopie provides insight and learned experiences from Palm Beach County’s Partnerships for Social and Emotional Learning Initiative (PSELI), a national effort to help children in six communities gain greater opportunities for social and emotional learning and to understand how schools and out-of-school-time providers can work together to align and improve those opportunities.

”Adults have to first understand what SEL is, then they have to embody it, then they can model it.”

— Katherine Gopie 

“SEL has always been a focal point for us in the OST space,” says Prime Time’s Gopie, because it “dovetails with positive youth development practice, which is the grounding for much of our work.”

Click here to read the full article and PLEASE share: https://learningforward.org/journal/starting-strong/to-make-sel-stick-align-school-and-out-of-school-time/?utm_source=Informz&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=Journal&utm_term=August&utm_content=2021

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