Thu, August 26, 2021
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

SEL Leadership Part 1

In part one of this series, participants will build community, review the pillars of effective SEL implementation and prepare for the coming school year to support their teams in working towards SEL goals for adult and youth. They will focus on embedding key staff practices, program structures and routines, and youth engagement strategies that lay the foundation for a positive and inclusive climate and culture in OST for the first six weeks of programming.

Prerequisites:  SEL Basics Onboarding, and at least one other SEL Training (SEL Academy or SEL Integration training or Adult SEL Blended Series). OST Directors and Activity Leaders from a PSELI pilot school, Prime Time Registry ID

Live Session Time:  3 hours

Session Materials:  5 Chairs 5 Choices Book. Morning Meeting Book. Participant Handbook


This training is only being offered to OST Directors and Activity Leaders or OST Champions from the PSELI Phase I and Phase 2 sites.


Core Competencies Addressed: Professional Development and Leadership: 7D: Understand how youth learn and develop in each of the domains: physical, social, emotional, cognitive and creative. ALL Levels


Primary QIS Scales Addressed: High Expectations for Youth and Staff- VI-C. Organization promotes staff development. Supportive Environment: H-F: Staff provide a welcoming atmosphere.


SELOC Items Addressed: Adult SEL Practice 1.1 Intrapersonal Skills, 1.2 Interpersonal Skills; SEL Integration and Infusion 2.1 Adult Practice with Youth (all) 2.3 Equity and Inclusion (all); Family/Caregiver Engagement 4.1 Positive Communication and Climate


Training Objectives

  1. Review the areas of effective SEL implementation and identify “look for” examples of best practice in each area
  2. Explore program structures, practices, and routines that lay the foundation for a positive and inclusive climate and culture
  3. Assess needs and engage in peer problem-solving to apply SEL programs and practices the first six weeks of programming

Training Outcomes

  1. Utilize SEL needs/support form to monitor areas of SEL implementation, programs and practices that are strengths and where improvement is needed in the OST program year round
  2. Build community agreements with, and teach basics of positive language and interactive modeling steps to, OST staff
  3. Orient staff on basic strategies for building positive and inclusive climate and culture with youth