Tue, September 28, 2021
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

SEL Academy: SEL I – Foundations in SEL I

Prerequisites: Foundations in SEL, Afterschool professionals from a PSELI pilot school, Prime Time Registry ID


This training provides an introduction to Social and Emotional Learning competencies as defined by the CASEL and Weikart frameworks and relate these competencies to the goals of the participating sites in the Partnership for Social and Emotional Learning Initiative (PSELI).  Participants will also explore basic mindfulness and SEL practices to increase resilience and enhance their experiential understanding of SEL in their own lives. Finally, participants will learn the structure and approach behind the selected SEL curriculum for youth in afterschool, Responsive Classroom and Afternoon Meeting.


Training Objectives

Participants will

  1. Discuss and explore the meaning of SEL competencies using CASEL and Weikart frameworks, and the four areas of SEL implementation.
  2. Practice adult self-awareness tools and analyze scientific findings on the impact of SEL.
  3. Apply and plan to implement the Responsive Classroom approach and a daily Afternoon Meeting.