Funding

How to apply for and receive funding for social and emotional learning programs.

13 02, 2020

How to Secure Funding for Your Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) Program

By |2020-02-11T17:54:49+00:00February 13th, 2020|Funding, Research|Comments Off on How to Secure Funding for Your Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) Program

How to Secure Funding for Your SEL Program A top challenge many schools face when implementing a social and emotional learning (SEL) program is finding adequate, long-term funding. Staff planning time and training, quality SEL curriculum and assessments, and implementation consultants are all important components of any successful SEL program, but they do require [...]

24 07, 2019

8 Tips to Get Started with SEL Right Now

By |2020-03-03T21:35:15+00:00July 24th, 2019|Funding, Industry Leadership, Program Implementation, SEL, SEL Integration|Comments Off on 8 Tips to Get Started with SEL Right Now

Do you believe in social and emotional learning (SEL) but just don’t know how to get started? You’re not alone. Many administrators and educators are invested in SEL and want to launch an SEL program, but they don’t know how to take the first steps. If you’re feeling stuck, here are eight things you [...]

20 12, 2018

8 Tips to Get Started with SEL Right Now

By |2019-01-28T19:18:04+00:00December 20th, 2018|Funding, Program Implementation, Research, SEL Data|Comments Off on 8 Tips to Get Started with SEL Right Now

Launch an SEL Program in 8 Steps (And Start Today!) A national survey shows that principals understand the importance of teaching social and emotional skills to youth, and for good reason. Social and emotional learning (SEL) helps students get ready to learn and increases student achievement through better grades, fewer behavior incidents, and higher graduation [...]

22 11, 2018

4 Grants and Programs For SEL Funding (And They’re Available Right Now!)

By |2019-01-28T19:28:24+00:00November 22nd, 2018|Funding|Comments Off on 4 Grants and Programs For SEL Funding (And They’re Available Right Now!)

Funding is always top-of-mind for schools looking to implement social and emotional learning (SEL). So, we stay on top of available funding sources that can be used to support and supplement SEL programs. Take a look at this fresh list of potential SEL funding sources and see if any fit your needs. Pay close attention [...]

21 06, 2018

4 SEL Funding Opportunities in the 2018 Federal Education Budget

By |2019-01-28T19:36:06+00:00June 21st, 2018|ESSA, Funding, Legislative|Comments Off on 4 SEL Funding Opportunities in the 2018 Federal Education Budget

Earlier this spring, Congress passed the Federal Education Budget to fund schools for the remainder of this fiscal year (through September 30, 2018). Surprisingly, many federal education programs received funding increases. This is good news for social and emotional learning (SEL), since more money has opened up to support SEL initiatives. As you plan for [...]

7 09, 2017

How the Proposed 2018 Education Budget Impacts SEL Funding

By |2019-01-29T20:32:57+00:00September 7th, 2017|Funding, Legislative|Comments Off on How the Proposed 2018 Education Budget Impacts SEL Funding

The House Appropriations Committee has approved an education budget that calls for more than $2.4 million in cuts. The reductions are far less than the president’s plan, yet the House bill’s proposed decrease in spending will limit funding for many important education programs ― and this could impact social and emotional learning (SEL). The good [...]

20 07, 2017

6 Ways to Leverage ESSA Funds: Improving Professional Development with SEL

By |2019-01-29T20:35:34+00:00July 20th, 2017|ESSA, Funding, Professional Development|Comments Off on 6 Ways to Leverage ESSA Funds: Improving Professional Development with SEL

What is one of the most impactful things we can do to improve education for all students? Ensure our educators are knowledgeable and adept at their jobs by providing relevant, impactful professional development. States are realizing that the traditional one-day workshop model can be dramatically strengthened by implementing comprehensive professional development that fosters a culture [...]

6 07, 2017

Did You Know? You Can Leverage Title IV Grants for SEL Programming!

By |2019-01-29T20:36:14+00:00July 6th, 2017|Funding, Legislative|Comments Off on Did You Know? You Can Leverage Title IV Grants for SEL Programming!

ESSA specifies that Local Education Agencies that receive $30,000 in Student Support and Academic Enrichment Grants (SSAE) must direct portions of that money toward three priorities: - Well-rounded educational opportunities (20% of the budget) - Safe and supportive practices (20% of the budget) - Effective use of technology (at least some portion of the budget) [...]