Prime Time and School District Discuss the Ingredients for a Successful Partnership and Implementation of SEL

On February 19, 2021, Prime Time Palm Beach County Director of Professional Development Katherine Gopie, The School District of Palm Beach County SEL Manager Kristen Rullison, and professionals from CASEL, and The Wallace Foundation discussed what Palm Beach County has learned about how school and out-of-school time partners can work together to align and implement SEL on…

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Crosspointe Elementary Shares Lessons Learned at Phase II Community of Practice

On October 28, 2020, PSELI Palm Beach County had its first Community of Practice for Phase II Sites where principals, OST directors, and SEL leads from the six participating Phase II Sites joined for a morning of learning together. The session included time to start their Year 1 SEL Plan, roll-alike problem-solving groups and a mentor…

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MAP for Well-being for Families at West Gate Elementary / MAPA para bienestar para las familias en West Gate Elementary.

As part of an ongoing effort to promote SEL at home, Prime Time’s SEL specialist offered a virtual bilingual session on well-being and SEL for parents at the monthly SAC meeting. Parents, school staff and youth at West Gate Elementary practiced evidence-based movement and awareness exercises, shared their experiences, and were offered a “M.A.P.” for…

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PSELI Community of Practice for Phase I Sites

On October 21, 2020, PSELI had its first Community of Practice for Phase I principals, OST directors, SEL leads and champions. The focus of this session was around continuous SEL improvement. Sites had time to analyze their recent RAND Year 3 Reports. Also, participants met in roll-alike groups to share what is going well and…

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PSELI Sites Align SEL from 7 to 7

On February 20, 2020, PSELI sites attended the Community of Practice at Diamond View Elementary where they presented on how they align SEL from 7 to 7 and how they are progressing on Year 3 goals. Attendees also took a learning walk to observe SEL in classrooms. A recap of the presentations will be shown at…

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Wallace Convening 2019

Thank you to everyone who attended the Wallace Convening from November 13-15, 2019. A big THANK YOU to site-level community spotlight presenters: Leah Rock and Courtney Prieto, Forest Hill Elementary; Kasey Nell, Elizabeth Grochan and Ivonne Pimentel, West Gate Elementary; Sharon Clark, Pahokee Youth Enrichment Academy; and Lori Seal, Egret Lake Elementary Afterschool. The community…

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PSELI Core Team Meeting – November 5, 2019

On November 5, 2019, the PSELI Core Team met at the Children’s Services Council of Palm Beach County to hear presentations from out-of-school time programs Forest Hill Elementary and Egret Lake Elementary. School day presentations included Forest Hill Elementary and West Gate Elementary. You can view the presentations below.

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Community of Practice

Site SEL Teams, including administrators, SEL leads, school day SEL champions and OST SEL champions, met on October 23, 2019, for a productive community of practice. We are grateful that CASEL Assistant Director of Continuous Improvement Duncan Meyers, along with Weikart Center Field Services Director Laenne Thompson, joined us, providing valuable insights, technical assistance and…

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Diamond View Elementary Presents at CASEL SEL Exchange

Congratulations to Diamond View Elementary Principal Carolyn Seal and OST Director Luis Lebron for their successful workshop presentation titled “Creating Seamless SEL Experiences for Young People Between In and Out of School Time” at the “CASEL Social and Emotional Exchange 2019” in Chicago on October 3, 2019.

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SEL Palm Beach County Summer Institute Promoted Social and Emotional Learning to the Hearts and Minds of Educators

Prime Time Palm Beach County and The School District of Palm Beach County co-hosted the SEL Palm Beach County Summer Institute, a one-day event offered on two days, July 31 or August 1, 2019, at Palm Springs Middle School. More than 600 administrators, teachers, afterschool directors, afterschool practitioners, non-instructional staff, and community partners who in some…

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