Conducting Local SEL Research

Resources showing how district teams have collected data internally to inform planning.

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The Continuous Improvement Journey: Where Are We now and Where Do We Want To Go?

This brief offers a case study focused on Guilford County Schools in North Carolina, to illustrate the experience of a research-practice partnership between CASEL researchers and the district and the use of goal-setting, data, and reflection for continuous improvement.

SOURCE: CASEL

TAGS research brief conducting local SEL research continuous improvement

Practices of Promise: Youth Voice in Washoe County School District, Nevada

This case example offers a glimpse into WCSD’s process of creating structures to elevate and listen to students, before and through the pandemic.

SOURCE: CASEL

TAGS student leadership conducting local SEL research continuous improvement youth voice

SEL: Best Practices and Barriers to Successful Implementation

From Austin Independent School District's Department of Research and Evaluation, this report shares findings from district case studies that underscore the importance of four key themes that influence the quality and sustainability of SEL implementation.

SOURCE: Austin Independent School District

TAGS implementation support conducting local SEL research implementation monitoring implementation evaluation

SEL Trends: Using Data for Improvement

CASEL profiles Austin ISD, El Paso ISD, Nashville Metropolitan School District, and Washoe County School District, about how district leaders in SEL and research have worked together to use data to improve implementation of their SEL strategies. Includes links to artifacts and research reports from the districts.

SOURCE: CASEL

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El Paso SEL Implementation Report

This report on El Paso's first year of SEL implementation answers the questions: How was SEL capacity built? How has SEL impacted climate and perception? How has SEL impacted discipline and attendance? and How do school stakeholders view their implementation success?

SOURCE: El Paso Independent School District

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The Effects of Program Implementation and Longevity

This research brief from the Austin ISD Department of Research and Evaluation examines the question -- Do outcomes associated with SEL programming improve with time? Is there a difference in outcomes between schools that have been implementing for 4+ years compared with schools that are newer to SEL?

SOURCE: Austin Independent School District

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The SEL Assessment Guide

The SEL Assessment Guide provides several resources for practitioners to select and use measures of student SEL, including guidance on how to select an assessment and use student SEL data, a catalog of SEL assessments equipped with filters and bookmarking, and real-world accounts of how practitioners are using SEL assessments.

SOURCE: CASEL

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MeasuringSEL: Use Data

From CASEL's Measuring SEL practitioner resources, this page provides details and examples of how districts have used SEL data from formative or summative assessment for continuous improvement.

SOURCE: CASEL

TAGS student assessment define SEL metrics equity assessment conducting local SEL research implementation monitoring implementation evaluation youth voice

Debriefing Conditions for Learning Survey Results, with Culture and Classroom Practice

Presentation to help analyze the results of the Conditions for Learning Survey, use it to identify areas for growth, and provide resources and ideas for improvement.

SOURCE: Cleveland Metropolitan School District

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Learning from Process Data

Recommendations for assembling process data, reflecting on and interpreting the data, and using it to plan.

SOURCE: CASEL

TAGS define SEL metrics assessment data dashboards conducting local SEL research continuous improvement implementation monitoring implementation evaluation planning

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