Funding

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

6 07, 2017

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

By |2020-09-30T18:57:43+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) [...]

16 03, 2017

Are SEL Programs Worth the Time & Money? A Look at the Return on Investment

By |2019-01-29T20:42:11+00:00March 16th, 2017|Funding, Research, SEL Data|Comments Off on Are SEL Programs Worth the Time & Money? A Look at the Return on Investment

Currently, there is a lot of buzz around developing the social and emotional skills of students. Many research studies demonstrate that students benefit from SEL programming and these programs can lead to better grades, higher attendance rates, and increased positive behavior. Yet with ever-tightening budgets, district leaders often wonder–what is the return on investment of [...]