With the official school year winding down, now is a great time to start planning your summer professional learning. Webinars can be an invaluable way to enhance your professional practices — and you can watch them anytime, anywhere it’s convenient for you!

Check out these six engaging webinars to hear from social and emotional learning (SEL) experts, educators, and researchers about the benefits of SEL and best implementation practices.

  1. SEL and Resilience: A Holistic Approach to Preventative Mental Health

Learn about the importance of SEL as a tool to support the development of resilience and protective factors in today’s students. You will hear from a panel of experts and gain actionable information on how to build community partnerships, work through challenges around integrating data within a mental health framework, and more. Watch now.

  1. Trauma-Informed Practices in Schools and Beyond

Gain actionable information and advice on how to support students suffering from trauma. In this three-part series, we cover important topics like Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), what trauma looks like in children, and how students can build protective factors to lead more successful lives. Watch now.

  1. Caring for Your Staff: Why Supporting SEL for Educators is Important

Prioritize increasing social-emotional competence in your staff next year. This webinar explains why SEL for educators is important and describes strategies for increasing educators’ social-emotional competence and teaching SEL to students. Watch now.

  1. Advancing Equity with the DESSA: Practical Applications to a Crucial Issue

Watch this webinar to gain valuable strategies to advance educational equity. You will learn new approaches for recognizing and valuing students’ strengths, differentiating instruction equitably, and identifying and countering implicit bias. Watch now.

  1. The DESSA in Special Ed Setting

Hear from SEL expert Dave Adams, Director of SEL at Urban Assembly, about the role of assessment in a special education context. You will learn about the advantages of strengths-based measures and how to use SEL data in a tiered approach to identify and support all students, including those with special learning needs. Watch now.

  1. Roadmap to Strategic Culture Planning

Prepare for a strategic planning journey! In this webinar, Katie Gordon, Elementary Principal from Indianapolis, IN, offers insight and best practices around building an effective school improvement plan focused on culture, understanding types of PBIS and SEL data, how to use data to guide planning, and strategies and tools that will lead to actionable change. Watch now.

Visit our website for even more SEL webinars. Our SEL experts are also here to answer implementation questions or talk through challenges you may be facing in your SEL program. Contact us anytime!